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Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…the Rio Grande, and Mesa de Anguila in Texas. Photo by Jessica Lutz. Big Bend National Park’s craggy Chihuahuan Desert

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…day trip. This small outpost of rocks and dust is an oasis in the Chihuahuan Desert. Mayor Clay Henry All…

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

…may have also contained information to help people navigate the Chihuahuan Desert. “While life here would not have been easy…

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

…contrast to the raw Chihuahuan Desert landscape on the northwest side of the highway. To the south, in Mexico, craggy…

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

Capturing the Tenacity and Persistence of the Mesquite

…Salcido reminisces, “my Tío Chico would drag some of us kids into the Chihuahuan Desert beyond the city limits of…

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

…the Chihuahuan Desert in West Texas to the Piney Woods in the East, the state boasts a diversity of terrain,…

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

…of the Davis Mountains range is considered a “sky island;’ a high-rise habitat elevated above the Chihuahuan Desert, the largest…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…375) exit and drive 3.8 miles to the park entrance. The Northern Chihuahuan Desert vegetation here includes lechuguilla, sotol, ocotillo,…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute’s trails a flora fiend’s delight. This trip I’d promised Elliott he’d be one of the first…

Driving FM 170

Driving FM 170

…though this is not a typical day on FM 170 between Lajitas and Presidio in Big Bend’s Chihuahuan Desert Country,…

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

From a distance, West Texas’ Davis Mountains float above the Chihuahuan Desert like a smoky mirage. Formed millions of years…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Marfa

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Marfa

(Photo © Hogaboom Road, Inc.) Take a drive deep into West Texas, through the Martian landscape of the Chihuahuan Desert,…

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

…the trekker into the circuitry of Chihuahuan Desert life where, over the course of the last century, very little has…

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

Alpine’s Edge: A Gateway to Big Bend

…you are about to see and do as you drive farther into the high Chihuahuan Desert. So, when the mountains…

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

in the unspoiled Chihuahuan Desert. Now, a group of park supporters is working to prevent development on the pristine landscape…

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