Huntsville State Park Set to Partially Reopen May 17 Following Extensive Repairs

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Extended Closure Impacts Trails and Facilities, Community and Ranger Support Highlighted

HUNTSVILLE, TX — Huntsville State Park, a popular outdoor destination in Texas, is scheduled to partially reopen on Friday, May 17, following a closure due to significant damage from a recent unprecedented weather event. The park has been closed to the public as staff and inspectors assess and repair the damage, which has impacted several facilities and utilities.

According to a park update posted on social media, the reopening will include the camping areas, boat ramp, and fishing piers. However, all trails, the boathouse, rental facilities, the day-use bathroom, swimming area, and the lodge will remain closed due to ongoing safety and utility concerns.

Park officials expressed gratitude for the patience and support of the community, particularly volunteers eager to assist with the park’s recovery. They also extended a “big thank you” to rangers from other state parks who have contributed to the repair efforts.

For those seeking more detailed information about the park’s status and recovery plans, park officials have invited the public to join the upcoming “Saturday Live with a Ranger” session on Facebook at

The park management has apologized for the inconvenience caused by the closure and has reassured visitors that they are working diligently to ensure the park is safe and operational for its partial reopening.