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Get festive a la fresca at these 8 Texas state park events

On a bluff overlooking La Grange, ice skaters swirl on an imaginary pond and penguins check their fishing lines amid…

8 State Parks in East Texas Where You Can Unplug and Enjoy Nature

Despite my job as a Texas photographer and writer, I hadn’t visited many of East Texas’ state parks in years.…

Let’s Go Glamping!

Glamping: A combination of “glamorous” and “camping” that blends great outdoor adventures with the comforts of home or a hotel.…

10 Tips for Toddlers to Teens

Summer vacation zoomed by, fortunately the Labor Day holiday happens just in the nick of time. It's a dose of…

Sea Rim State Park celebrates grand reopening

After years of recovery from hurricane damage, Sea Rim State Park on the upper Texas coast is celebrating its grand…

New plate pays for parks

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has introduced its first new conservation-themed specialty license plate design in a more than…

Room to Breathe

The trouble with the traditional American school calendar is that it conditions you to believe that summers should be spent…

Tips for Camping with Kids

1. Expect the unexpected Whether traveling alone or with preschool companions, that’s one rule campers and parents alike ought to…

Child in the Wild

We camped near a dry creek bed in Davis Mountains State Park, my daughter Ursula tucked into her junior-sized sleeping…

Looking for Bigtooth

As dusk settles over the campground, a faint chorus rises from the reed-fringed pond next to my tent. The sound gradually…
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