Friday, February 23, 2018

How to Plan Your Park Getaway

Our free mobile app will help you go from everyday to getaway! Get all the info on Texas' 95 state parks at your fingertips.

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Go from everyday to getaway!

How to Plan Your Park Getaway

How to plan your park getaway video
Soon the weather will be warming up, the wildflowers will be blooming and the birds will be singing. So now is the perfect time to begin planning your next state park getaway. Make it easy with our app, the Texas State Parks Official Guide.
The app lets you search for parks by activities or types of facilities. Look at photos and videos of each park.Then you can view a map to find a park near you and get driving directions. Watch this video to see the how it works.


1. Find your perfect park
  • Search for parks by activities like hiking or swimming
  • Find parks with cabins, lodges, shelters, RV sites, or tent camping sites
  • Search for amenities like boat ramps or dump stations
  • Use the in-app map to locate parks near you
search for your perfect park
Learn more about the park
2. Discover more
  • Learn about events and activities offered at the park
  • See photos, videos and virtual tours
  • View detailed facility maps for each park
  • Download trail maps for hiking, biking and equestrian
  • Create a list of your favorite parks
3. Getaway!
  • Use in-app dialing to make reservations or call a park
  • Get driving directions from your current location
  • Get up-to-date park advisories such as burn bans
Make your getaway


The Texas State Parks Official Guide is just one of the programs made possible by supporters of Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation, our Nonprofit Partner.

Banquet Deadline March 1

Friday, February 9, 2018

2018 Camp Cards!

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Funeral for Bill Tatsch's wife

From: Dave Romack

Eleanor, wife of long time Arlington Scouter Bill Tatsch passed away last Sunday. 

Service details:

 Monday, Feb 12
        10:30 am -11:30 am  
        Moore Bowen Road Funeral Home
        4216 S. Bowen Road

Friday, February 2, 2018

District Elections

please note that our annual District Committee Election will be held March 6, 2018 at the District Banquet.

The election location is Trinity United Methodist Church.  The program will begin at 7:00 PM.

The election will be administered by Clayton Starkweather, the Nominating Committee Chair.

other members of the Nominating Committee are:

Ron Hons
Elmer Jewell
Valerie Lund
David Mack
Mikel Shelton
and the Council Professional liaison, Field Director Tracy Carroll

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