Palmetto State Park


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Palmetto State Park


Location:6 miles southeast of Luling on US 183.
Facilities:41 campsites (18 with water and electric hookups, 1 with full hookup), group camp, showers, restrooms, day-use group facility, picnic areas, hiking trails, nature trails, fishing pier, boat rentals, interpretive programs, park store, playgrounds, scenic overlook.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, fishing, swimming, tubing, hiking, birding.
Special Features:Park is in an unusual botanical area that resembles the tropics more than Central Texas, and the park is named for a stand of dwarf palmetto plants usually found only in eastern and southeastern Texas.
Address:78 Park Rd 11 S
Gonzales, TX 78629

Phone:830-672-3266
Web: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/palmetto
Size: 270 acres.

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Our study area was the forest of Ottine Swamp, Palmetto State Park, Gonzales County, Texas.
Soils in Ottine Swamp and Palmetto State Park reported by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (2006) include Bosque clay loam, Bosque-Tinn complex, Navasota clay, and Tinn clay from the frequent flooding of the San Marcos River.
Of the six species of land snails from Ottine Swamp and 12 others from Palmetto State Park listed by Taber and Fleenor (2005), we found four previously listed species and added a new occurrence, M.