MCCLELLAN CREEK NATIONAL GRASSLAND
MCCLELLAN CREEK NATIONAL GRASSLAND. McClellan Creek National Grassland is on Farm Road 2477 five miles north of State Highway 70 in Gray County. The 1,449-acre preserve was purchased by the Department of the Interior during the 1930s under the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act in an effort to return some the badly eroded land of the Dust Bowl to its natural state. The park, which includes Lake McClellan, is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service regional office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, under a policy of multiple use for range, watershed, recreation, and wildlife. Open grasslands, marshes, and woodlands provide habitats for a variety of animal life, ranging from deer and coyotes to quail and turkeys. Facilities include camping and picnicking areas and a boat dock.
George Oxford Miller, Texas Parks and Campgrounds: Central, South, and West Texas (Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1984).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "McClellan Creek National Grassland," accessed February 12, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/gkmgt.
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