Help Texas State Parks
Your 100% tax-deductible donation to Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation, the Department's official non-profit partner, will help make life better outside in Texas State Parks.
Please select a donation amount:
Donate by mail
- Your donation to the department's official nonprofit partner, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation is 100% tax-deductible.
- Please consider making a donation of $10, $20, $50 or whatever you can to help keep state parks open.
- Every dollar counts, and your efforts and support do make a difference. Thank you.
- Donate by mail
Donations made when renewing your motor vehicle registration, as well as revenue from park visitor fees, are both dedicated by legal statute to state parks and cannot be used for any other purpose. Your online donation dollars, minus a small processing and administrative fee to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation, will be dedicated to help keep Texas State Parks operating.
Other ways you can help:
Donate when you renew your registration.
Give $5 or more with your vehicle or boat registration. You can register by mail, at your local county tax office, or online in counties that offer online payments. Donate when you renew.
Purchase a bluebonnet license plate.
Purchase of the Bluebonnet plate helps fund state park operations in Texas.
Purchase a State Parks Pass.
As a holder of State Parks Pass, you and your guests can enjoy unlimited visits to more than 90 State Parks.
Visit State Parks.
About 50% of the state parks operating budget comes directly from state park visitor fees. Find a Texas State Park.
Find opportunities to volunteer at state parks near you.