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State abandons effort to take back Fairfield Lake State Park land

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will stop pursuing eminent domain to take over the former park property south of Dallas. A private developer plans to turn it into a luxury subdivision.

A sign reads that the state park is closed at the entrance of Fairfield Lake State Park on Feb. 27, 2023.

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