FM 521 River Park

FM 521 River Park is a small county park on the Colorado River in southern Texas. The 13-acre park is about 5 1/2 miles southwest of Wadsworth, Texas. Facilities include picnic sites, chemical toilet, playground, fishing piers and group pavilion. A boat ramp allows for launching of canoes, kayaks and light watercraft. Free overnight camping is also permitted but there are no designated sites.

Thurmond Lake

Thurmond Lake is the largest Corps of Engineers lake east of the Mississippi River. It encompasses 1,200 miles of shoreline, 70,000 acres of water and 80,000 acres of land. The Corps operates 13 campgrounds with a total of 554 campsites. The lake offers excellent striper and largemouth bass fishing and its large wildlife management program provides excellent hunting and wildlife observation opportunities. Thurmond Lake is one of the most visited Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation.

Curlew National Grassland

Curlew National Grassland in southeastern Idaho encompasses 47,000 acres of public land. Historically the area was inhabited by the Bannock and Shoshone Indians before the settlement of Mormon pioneers. Today the area attracts visitors interested in camping, fishing, hunting, wildlife observation, and photography.

Stone Reservoir is a popular spot for fishing and water skiing. Camping is available in the Curlew Campground, which has eight campsites with picnic tables and fire rings.