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Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Fifteen hikers dodge a minefield of prickly pear cacti and thorny shrubs as they descend into Upper Presa Canyon in…

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…at Tule Canyon and Lake MacKenzie. This is close to the site of the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon, where…

The Daytripper Visits Palo Duro Canyon

The Daytripper Visits Palo Duro Canyon

© Todd White Stills & Motion Near the rim of Palo Duro Canyon, the second-largest canyon in the U.S., lies…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

A restoration crew rehabs the 1901 Alvino House against a backdrop of Sierra Ponce in Mexico, Santa Elena Canyon on…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…Shumla Archaeological Research and Education Center and at the Fate Bell Shelter rock art site at Seminole Canyon State Park,…

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

…for the nighttime theatrics only. Daylight is good light as well, illuminating the many hidden canyons, wind-riven hoodoos, and ephemeral…

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

base of the canyon walls and along the stream bed, as well as on the terraces above the canyon floor,…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…to focus on raising her daughter. They eventually moved to Canyon Lake, where they live today. Palacios remains a legend…

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

…reach the springs, which are located on the east side of the park near the Boquillas Canyon, it will be…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…170, aka River Road. Hikers can explore the area between the towering walls of Closed Canyon and beside the windswept…

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

  A view of Limpia Canyon on the R.M. Sproul Ranch shows storm clouds skirting the horizon. (Photo by E….

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…to goat-leg it up the Nature Conservancy’s newly opened Madera Canyon Trail—a little thing like gusting 50-mph wind isn’t going…

Four for Fall: 2010

Four for Fall: 2010

Canyons State Park for the first time on a crisp fall day. The park straddles a line where the Southern…

How One Houston Family Visited All 89 Texas State Parks—And More

How One Houston Family Visited All 89 Texas State Parks—And More

…Parks Danica: Monahan Sandhills State Park Kevin: Palo Duro Canyon State Park Sarah: South Llano River State Park Aaron: Old…

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

…that wander through the canyons, and jumbles of rocky spires and escalating peaks. They are—at more than 8,000 feet—a dramatic…

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