Day 26: Days, Services at Texas State Parks Cut Back

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Throughout the month of August, The Texas Tribune is featuring 31 ways Texans' lives will change come Sept. 1, the date most bills passed by the Legislature — including the dramatically reduced budget — take effect. Check out our story calendar here.

Day 26: To cope with big budget cuts, some Texas state parks reduce services, close earlier or are open fewer days.

Visitors to Kickapoo Cavern State Park, southwest of San Antonio, can currently visit any day they please to stroll the 1,400-foot length of the cavern, observe the formations and watch bats. Soon, however, the park will pare back ...

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