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Save the Day Passes
Many parks fill to capacity on weekends and holidays. Pre-purchase a day pass and guarantee your entry and parking. Day passes are:
  • Guests may enter the park anytime between 6AM to 10PM even with a 3:00-8:00 pass.
  • Valid until 8 p.m., unless the park closes earlier.
  • Available up to 1 month in advance.
  • Not transferrable to another person or park.
  • Also sold at the park, if available.
Learn more about Save the Day Passes.
Driving Directions
From Houston:
Take IH-45 North to exit 109. Turn left on Park Road 40 to the park.
The park is 6 miles South of Huntsville.

From Dallas:
Take IH 45 South, for 6 miles South of Huntsville, to exit 109. Turn right on Park Road 40 to the park.

Alerts and Important Information
Prescribed burns are planned during this timeframe (November-April), depending on weather and other factors. Prescribed fire operations and associated smoke may impact your visit. Some camping areas, lodging facilities, trails, and day-use areas may be closed for public safety. Contact the park to learn how this may affect your stay.

Dec. 6-7
The entire park will be closed from noon on December 5th until 8am on December 8th.

If your plans change, please modify or cancel your reservation as soon as possible to allow someone else to enjoy the park.

$7 per day, per person 13 and older.

$2 per day per person for Group Entrance. The Group Entrance rate applies to Group Rec Hall Rental. Must request with park manager and with prior arrangements made at the park.

We have a very high volume of visitors on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and school breaks. We close when we reach capacity..
You can purchase Save the Day passes up to 30 days before your visit with the new state parks reservation system..

Activity fee of $2 charged for non-campers if arriving after hours to receive the gate code.

Gate is open from 6am to 10pm. If you will be a late arrival, you must call the park prior to 5pm on arrival date for late arrival instructions.

HQ Office Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 8a-4:30pm, with extended weekend hours.

Trail rides are no longer available and customers may not bring horses to the park.

• Walker County Dispatch - (936) 435-8001
• Huntsville Police Dept – (936)291-5480
• Walker County Sherriff’s Dept. - (936) 435-2400

PARK PHONE NUMBER: 936-295-5644

Huntsville State Park camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Huntsville State Park campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Huntsville State Park or day pass availability.

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