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State park

State park is a term used in the United States and in Mexico for an area of land preserved on account of its natural beauty, historic interest, or other reason, and under the administration of the government of a U.S. state or one of the states of Mexico.

State parks are thus similar to national parks, but under state rather than federal administration. Similarly, local government entities below state level may maintain parks, e.g. regional parks or county parks.

Similar systems of local government maintained parks exist in other countries, but the terminology varies.

Details of state parks in particular states are available as follows:

See also: List of state parks