When it just hasn't been your day, your week, your month, or even your year, and you just need to get out of the Killeen-Temple, Texas area for a while, Colorado Bend State Park will be there for you. There are so many parks and activities to enjoy within the state park system that has now been operating for 100 years in the Lone Star State.

In a moment, you will be able to check out all the amazing and best places to go camping in Texas. No surprise Colorado Bend State Park is on the list, but the reason it is the best state park in Central Texas is a list all of its own.

The 4th reason it is the best:

Hiking the many trails, and when I say many, we're talking about miles and miles of endless paths through even and rugged terrain. Recommend setting out early, and planning to reach your top sightseeing locations at the perfect time.

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The 3rd reason it is the best:

You get to check out all the wildlife of several unique ecosystems. There's obviously aquatic advantages for fresh water dwellers within the Colorado River. Adventure along the banks and terrain to further explore excellent flora and fauna.

The 2nd reason it is the best:

There a multiple waterfalls and/or cascades to enjoy highlighted by Spicewood Springs Cascade, and the more than 70 foot tall Gorman Falls. You can explore on your own, or with a guided tour.

The list is already pretty spectacular from the pictures alone, but the top reason is what really sets Colorado Bend State Park apart.


The 1st reason it is the best:

You can go caving! There are over 400 caves at Colorado Bend State Park, and you can adventure into one of the best caves in the state on a tour. You can also go self caving with a permit and required additional paperwork.

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