The Lone Star State is known for open ranges, big skies, and a strong sense of national pride and identity. Millions of visitors move through the state each year to take in the sites and experience Texas firsthand. There are more than fourteen national parks and monuments scattered throughout Texas, and these national landmarks are a great way to explore the terrain of the state. Listed below are some of the most popular national park attractions.
Big Bend National Park
An isolated paradise of panoramic mountain views, Big Bend National Park is a haven for nature lovers who want to stargaze at night or birdwatch during the day. Both activities are uninhibited by manmade structures in this West Texas retreat area. Deep canyons make the night sky even darker, making the star show even brighter. Big Bend National Park is an amazing site to see and a great stop for all ages.
Chamizal National Memorial
This urban getaway near El Paso, Texas is a tribute to the resolution of the one hundred year war between the United States and Mexico. The manicured landscape is an honorary tribute to the ability to effectively resolve border disputes. The Chamizal National Memorial is rich with history and beauty, and is a must-see when taking in the sites of Texas.
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