Abilene State Park


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Abilene State Park


Location:16 miles southwest of Abilene, off Farm Road 89.
Facilities:Campsites (with water and electricity hookups), tent camping, group camp, showers, restrooms, day-use group facility, picnic areas, screened shelters, hiking trails, swimming pool, game courts, playground, park store.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is located in a semi-arid region of short prairie grass, brushland, and wooded stream valley.
Address:150 Park Rd 32
Tuscola, TX 79562

Phone:325-572-3204
Fax:325-572-3008
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/abilene
Size: 529 acres.

See other parks in Texas.
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The three trapping areas examined for this study were: Tye in the NNW corner of the county, Abilene in the NE portion of the county and Abilene State Park in the center portion of the county.
Abilene State Park is a preserve which includes areas of mixed grass plains, riparian habitat, as well as an outcropping of the Edwards Plateau.
-- This species is common in areas of cleared brush and the stream-side habitats of Elm Creek in Abilene State Park. There are no specimens recorded from Coke or Tom Green counties, but there is one reorted from Runnels County to the south and Fisher, Jones and Stonewall counties to the north (Boyd et al.
-- Both photographic records and specimens of this species (ACUNHC 91, 92) were obtained from Abilene State Park. The species is abundant in Taylor County and in surrounding counties (Davis & Schmidly 1994).
There is also a photographic record of this species in Abilene State Park. Moreover, there are numerous sightings from Taylor and surrounding counties (Davis & Schmidly 1994).