Mother Neff State Park


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Mother Neff State Park


Location:6 miles west of Moody on State Highway 236.
Facilities:Campsites with water and electricity hookups, tent camping, showers, restrooms, group camp (é), day-use group facility (é), picnic areas, hiking trail (1.5 miles), playfield, playground, scenic areas.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, interpretive programs.
Special Features:The oldest state park in Texas was named for Isabella Eleanor (Mother) Neff, who donated six acres of land along the Leon River to the state of Texas in 1916. Her son was Texas governor Pat M. Neff, who served from 1921 to 1925.
Address:1680 Texas 236 Hwy
Moody, TX 76557

Phone:254-853-2389
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/mother_neff
Size: 259 acres.

See other parks in Texas.
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Funding through USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), was announced by Assistant Chief Kirk Hanlin at an event in Mother Neff State Park outside Temple, Texas.
They note, "by the end of the century, in fact, Mother Neff State Park had come full circle, from a shady riverside `beauty spot' to a relatively important unit in the mid-century state-park system, then back to its fundamental role as a community recreation ground" (p.