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24300 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880
+1 936-878-2214
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Every Texan's Home

A very nice park very nicely done. Lots to see and do and very educational. Take lots of bug... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Dallas, Texas
Great family outing

My family and I spend 4 hours on the grounds visiting each attraction. It was an awesome experience... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Kerri O
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Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is the lush, 293 acre park where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed in 1836, creating a new nation. Independence Hall, a re-creation of the drafty building where the 59 delegates met to hammer out the document, stands on the original cornerstones. The Star of the Republic Museum tells the story of the decade that Texas was a sovereign nation. Barrington Living History Farm includes the homestead of Texas' final president, Anson Jones, and is a working cotton farm. The vistor's center houses a unique gift shop and a Texas History timeline. Picnic areas are available along the Brazos River.
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24300 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880
+1 936-878-2214
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A very nice park very nicely done. Lots to see and do and very educational. Take lots of bug spray and a good picnic.

Thank jdwii
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I spend 4 hours on the grounds visiting each attraction. It was an awesome experience that I would do again.

Thank Kerri O
Reviewed 14 April 2017

There are a couple easy walking paths and a museum. The museum does a good job explaining early Texas history.

Thank KW642
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Great spot for the history buff... and the kids! Don't miss this site in spite of the fact that it's off the beaten path. It is well worth your time... makes for a wonderful day out. Take a picnic lunch or eat at R's Place...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Educational and fun trip. Views of beautiful bluebonnet and Indian paintbrush in mid-March! Spring is the perfect time of year to visit here.

Thank TMS2014
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

So much to do and learn! The wildflowers in March are amazing. We saw lots of people with their dogs enjoying the warm spring day.

1  Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 8 March 2017

declaration of Texas independence is celebrated every year near march 2 and there is a replica of the wooden structure on the very site it took place. take the family or friends to this well kept park rich in history with knowledgeable and friendly staff!...More

Thank kim b
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Beautiful, well maintained park along the Brazos River that preserves the birthplace of The Republic of Texas. If you visit on the 3rd Sat. of the month, you will get to see demonstrations of life in 1836 in the newly established town of Washington. There...More

2  Thank capitollover
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This state park is one of the nicest places we've been to in Texas. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. My kids loved the playground and we all enjoyed a nice picnic next to the playground. The fascinating history of this location is well...More

1  Thank luvyrnaybor
Management response:Responded 4 January 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to Washington on the Brazos, the place Where Texas Became Texas! Our staff works hard to maintain the 293 acres, and are experts on the history of this beautiful site. We hope you will visit again during one...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016

My little guy and I enjoy the outdoors very much. This state park has walking trails with plenty of cactus to see as well as a pond and Brazos River in the background. The park has historical structures, museum and real animals to see including...More

1  Thank Beth G
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Rhonda M
What is the address?
11 April 2015|
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Response from Arun S | Reviewed this property |
Yep thats right... 23400 Park Road, Washington, TX 77880. we took the hwy 1155from chappell hill to washington. This way is very good and you can see lot of wildflower fields. (like blue bonnets) Also there is a lavendar... More
Rhonda M
What is the actual address?
11 April 2015|
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Response from Chrissy449 | Reviewed this property |
23400 Park Road Washington TX