Fort Griffin State Park & Historic Site

Fort Griffin State Park & Historic Site


Location:15 miles north of Albany on US 283.
Facilities:Campsites with full hookups, tent camping, primitive camping, horsemen's camp, group camp, showers, restrooms, day-use group facility, picnic areas, hiking trails, nature trails, historic structure, interpretive center, amphitheater, playgrounds, game courts, ballfield, park store.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, nature study, historical interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park includes the ruins of the fort buildings, including a hand-dug well, mess hall, ghost building, barracks, library, rock chimney, store, administration building, cistern, hospital, and officers' quarters. A portion of the official Texas longhorn cattle herd resides here.
Address:1701 N US Hwy 283
Albany, TX 76430

Phone:325-762-3592
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/fort_griffin
Size: 506 acres.

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