Lake Whitney State Park

June 24, 2013 -The main boat ramp is closed due to low lake levels. The primitive “clay banks” boat ramp is currently available and may be appropriate for smaller vessels.

Nature

The park is located in the Grand Prairie subregion of the Blackland Prairie natural region. It has open disturbed tallgrass prairie remnants with scattered groves of live oak and a small area of post oak/blackjack oak woodland. In the spring, bluebonnets, Indian paintbrushes and over 40 species of wildflowers cover the roadside and landscape. Common animals include white-tailed deer, raccoons and squirrels, and foxes, coyotes and bobcats are occasionally spotted; 194 species of birds have been sighted, including wild turkeys and bald eagles.


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