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LAKE TEXANA STATE PARK
LAKE TEXANA STATE PARK. Lake Texana State Park is on Lake Texana 6½ miles east of Edna in central Jackson County. The park, operated by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, consists of 575 acres of coastal prairie and oak woodlands and is operated under a fifty-year lease from the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority and Water and Power Resources Service. The main entrance to the park is on State Highway 111. The park provides opportunities for camping, fishing, swimming, canoeing, boating, and hiking. It also offers more leisurely pleasures such as picnicking and unstructured nature study. The area houses a wide variety of trees, including live oak, post oak, pecan, water oak, American elm, cedar elm, Texas sugarberry, red mulberry, and hawthorn. The shrubs and vines include yaupon, American beautyberry, greenbriar, and mustang grapes. A double ramp provides ready excess to the lake. Anglers may cast from the banks, boats, a jetty, a pier handy to picnic areas, or either of two lighted fishing piers located near the overnight-use areas.
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