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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

…wide stone jaw of a rock shelter gapes open, revealing limestone walls decorated with squiggly lines, dots, and human figures…

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

The Lost History of Texas Granite that Never Made it to the Capitol

…train; on average, the rock weighs about 168 pounds per cubic foot, according to Cox. So, these pieces of rock

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

…as Enchanted Rock, within Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. From here, you’ll drive to Eckert, a ghost town at the…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…’60s blues and rock band with Ronnie Kelly. He’d already put his signature harmonica sound on his version of Williamson’s…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

rock formations of the Hoodoos Trail. Catch incredible views from the Big Hill, which contains the “DOM” rock made famous…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…bill becomes a law than is available in a textbook or even that classic old episode of “Schoolhouse Rock.” So,…

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

…of rockhounds share my passion for Texas’ geologic treasures. “Rock hunting is like treasure hunting,” says Teri Smith, a rockhound…

Hiking the Summit Trail at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

Hiking the Summit Trail at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

More than 300,000 people visit Enchanted Rock State Natural Area each year, and a majority of them test their legs…

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

Dave’s: A Pawn Shop Is Filled to the Brim With Historical, Eclectic, and Cryptic Artifacts

…El Paso is the stuff of legends, revolutionaries, rock stars, and one-of-a-kind oddities. The oldest and first street in the…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…for the areas of Hutchinson, Coleman Ranch Road, Rock Church Highway, and Nocal in Tolar. The Somervell Sheriff’s Office recommended…

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

…with potter Chase Kahwinhut Earles, painting rocks for a future rock mural, and demonstrations of the atlatl, an ancient device…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

From the canyons to the Coast, explore the many personalities of the fabled river By Joe Nick…

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

…and hosting pride parades of their own. Many towns are throwing pride celebrations for the first time, like Round Rock

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…part-time detective named Martin Fender. Rock Critic Murders, published in 1989, starred the real-life haunts of my alter ego, with…

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

…the guy who mentored rock star Janis Joplin at his Threadgill’s Tavern on North Lamar in 1962. After his Armadillo…

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