Hammocks are compact, easy-to-deploy portable lounges that make the perfect place to take a break when you’re out in nature. They’re cool on a hot summer day and easy to transport, and the gentle swaying motion will rock you right to sleep.

But can you just hang your hammock anywhere at a park? Nope: There are rules for where and how to use them. And where are the best places to hang out in Central Texas?

Go to mystatesman.com for tips on hammock rules, plus the 10 best places to hang out and chill.