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Palo Duro Canyon State Park Lighthouse Peak
Palo Duro Canyon is known as "the Grand Canyon of Texas." Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Brazos Bend State Park Houston
Brazos Bend offers plenty of water — but watch out for gators.  Brazos Bend State Park