Admission: $3 per person
Palmetto State Park is a fantastic 270 acre State Park located just outside of Gonzales Texas.
It’s named after the stand of dwarf palmetto plants that are found in large clusters around the Park’s ephemeral swamp.
Palmetto State Park and is loaded with history, antique shops, several dining options, and a great city park with a nine-hole golf course, boating, fishing, swimming pool, picnicking, camping, and bird-watching.
The park also contains over 5 miles of trails that are fantastic for biking, hiking, or jogging. The trails are flat, crused stone, and wide – and they are great for everyone from 2 to 92.
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Fun Fact: You’re likely to spot white-tailed deer, armadillos, squirrels, raccoons, and numerous birds.