Mission Tejas State Park

Mission Tejas State Park


Location:22 miles northeast of Crockett in the northeastern part of the state.
Facilities:Campsites with full hookups, campsites with water and electricity hookups, tent camping, showers, restrooms, group camp, day-use group facility, picnic areas, hiking trails, historic structures, park store, amphitheater, playground.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking.
Special Features:Park was built as a commemorative representation of Mission San Francisco de los Tejas, the first Spanish mission in the province of Texas. In the park also is the Rice Family Log Home, which was constructed betweeen 1828 and 1838 and served as a stopover for travelers on the Old San Antonio Road across pioneer Texas.
Address:RR 2, Box 108
Grapeland, TX 75844

Phone:936-687-2394
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/mission_tejas
Size: 363 acres.

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The Mission San Francisco de los Tejas at Mission Tejas State Park in East Texas.
Old iron pipes keep breaking and need to be replaced at Mission Tejas State Park in East Texas.
One of the most important effects of the prescribed fire at Mission Tejas State Park was the reduction in the amount of hazardous fuels in the forest stand.
The on-going prescribed fire project at Mission Tejas State Park helps demonstrate the effectiveness and desirability of fire in managing the natural resources of recreation areas.

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