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Level One Trips

Brazoria County

Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site is 66 acres, along Varner Creek, 50 miles south of Houston in Brazoria County. The park was donated to the state in 1957 by Miss Ima Hogg, daughter of the early-day governor, and was dedicated/opened on March 24, 1958, the 107th birthday of Governor James S. Hogg

Chambers County

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Fort Bend County - Day Trips and Things To Do

Brazos Bend State Park (More Info)

The park is approximately a one-hour drive from downtown Houston. The park is open 7 days a week year-round except when closed for emergencies or scheduled closures. Gate Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday the park opens at 7am. Monday through Thursday the park opens at 8am. The gate is closed at 10pm each night.

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Galveston County

Galveston Island
See the beautiful Victorian Homes, the beaches and shop at The Strand. See the Tall Ship Elissa, visit the museums and walk in the warm gulf waters of the third coast. You can visit Moody Gardens, frolic the day away at Schlitterbahn Water Park, rent jet skis or just go fishing.

Harris County

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Liberty County

None Currently Listed

Montgomery County

None Currently Listed

Waller County

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Level Two Trips

Stephen F. Austin State Park & San Felipe State Historic Site
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Stephen F. Austin State Park and San Felipe State Historic Site, 663.3 acres in Austin County, was deeded by the San Felipe de Austin Corporation in 1940, and the park was opened to the public the same year.
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Level Three Trips

Big Bend Ranch State Park (Click Here for More Info)

Big Bend Ranch State Park, over 299,008.38 acres of Chihuahuan Desert wilderness, extends along the Rio Grande from southeast of Presidio to near Lajitas in both Brewster and Presidio Counties. It was purchased from private owners in 1988. Embracing some of the most remote and rugged terrain in the Southwest, it encompasses two mountain ranges containing ancient extinct volcanoes, precipitous canyons, and waterfalls.
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