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Lake Somerville Is the Disneyland of Texas State Parks“Whatever your outdoor passion, you can pursue it here.” So declares Texas Parks and Wildlife’s enticing web page for Lake Somerville State Park & Trailway. Encircling an almost 12,000-acre man-made lake, the park sits smack-dab between Austin and Houston. This vast hub of open-air amusement comprises two units (Birch Creek at 2,365 acres and Nails Creek at 3,155 acres), the 13-mile Lake Somerville Trailway, and the 350-acre Flag Pond, a habitat for migrating birds.Other parks are more showy, like Big Bend Ranch, with its desert vistas, and Colorado Bend, with its transporting waterfalls. I anticipated something more straightforward with Lake Somerville, but I should have known: it is often the unassuming parks that offer the biggest surprises.Lake Somerville is one of only 22 of Texas’s…

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