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Aug. 26, 2011
Choice River Tract to be Added to Big Bend Ranch State Park
AUSTIN — Texas’ largest state park, Big Bend Ranch State Park near Presidio, may soon be expanding by 520 acres along the Rio Grande River.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has given the go-ahead for TPWD to take the necessary steps to purchase roughly 520 acres in Presidio County – the last section of privately owned riverfront property on an approximately 10-mile stretch of the Rio Grande.
The Tapado Canyon tract is considered to be the most important privately owned in-holding remaining within the 310,000-acre state park that was acquired by the state in 1988. The river tract, which already has trails providing access to scenic Tapado Canyon, has considerable aesthetic and recreational value, according to TPWD staff.
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