ABILENE, TX - Summer is starting and guest traffic at the state parks is growing at a fast speed.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says visitation has increased by 500,000 in the last year alone.
They requested an additional $24 million to help keep up with operations – but it was denied.
They had planned to remodel the pool and bathhouse at the Abilene State Park, but the project has now been put on hold until further notice.
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