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Texas lawmakers consider funding for state park #7428170 02/08/19 06:41 PM
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But Miller and other Strawn residents have been patiently waiting for the one thing that could dramatically change their town of 654.
That's the 4,400-acre Palo Pinto Mountains State Park.
The park includes 1,400-foot ridge lines, a 90-acre lake and two creeks surrounded by live oaks, post oaks and pecan trees.
But right now, there is little indication that it exists. Only Tucker Lake, west of Strawn, is open to the public.
Palo Pinto Mountains has been dubbed the "Metroplex's playground" because it is designed to be a regional park for Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Its origins also go back to a 2008 killing at the Mule Lip bar in nearby Mingus.
To open, the park needs funding from legislators to go forward with building camp sites, roads and other facilities.
"The public has done its part, the city of Strawn and Palo Pinto County have done their part and now it's time for the state to put up their share of the funding," said Fort Worth resident George Bristol, a former member of the Audubon Texas board of directors and


http://www.texarkanagazette.com/new...kers-consider-funding-state-park/764181/


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Re: Texas lawmakers consider funding for state park [Re: jeh7mmmag] #7434396 02/15/19 12:54 AM
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I sure hope they open it to the public. I love the area. It is a special place. As far as the stabbing in Mingus, that always been a rough town.


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