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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…

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

…spring-fed waters or hiking at Garner State Park, located 8 miles north. Long before it was a Hill Country tourist…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

…Falls State Park: waterfalls, tree-lined hiking trails, and ruins of a colonial homestead, all just 20 minutes and a $6…

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

Do’s and Don’ts of Late Summer Travel in Texas

…amount of water, wear suitable clothing—including loose fitting, breathable attire, hiking shoes, and a hat—apply plenty of sunscreen, and have…

Hiking the Summit Trail at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

Hiking the Summit Trail at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

…ancient geologic formation known as a batholith. Austin-based photographer Kenny Braun took this photo in July 2014 while hiking the…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…my new city. I had envisioned Austin as green and hilly, with hiking trails cutting through the middle of town….

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…by the 1985 film Fandango starring Kevin Costner. Lajitas Stables If hiking on foot isn’t your thing, let a trusty…

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

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

…dedicated open space offers a network of hiking trails and a taste of the sprawling hills, plains, canyons, and rivers…

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

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

The Strauss family at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site in 2020. Photo courtesy of Sarah Strauss….

Chisholm Trail Rides Offers an Idyllic Small Town Horseback Riding Experience

Chisholm Trail Rides Offers an Idyllic Small Town Horseback Riding Experience

Sitting atop Champ, my horse for the day, I trot along the paths that wind across the pastures…

Chain of Jewels

Chain of Jewels

…promontory near the restaurant. Miles of hiking trails traverse wooded lakeshore and rugged hills, and people also come for excellent…

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

…vivid along two-and-one-half miles of this popular canyon’s hiking trail. In addition to its high concentration of bigtooth maples, says…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…hummingbirds and acorn woodpeckers calling him. Thanks to the hot La Niña wind blowing in from the Chihuahuan Desert, hiking

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

…Trail enthusiasts will not want to miss one of the area’s most popular hiking trails—the Fort Trail—which links the state…

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

A Coastal Charmer—Rockport

…Sr. “There’s fishing, duck hunting, birdwatching, water-skiing, sailboating, hiking, camping, crabbing, swimming, sunbathing, shel­l­ing, oystering—I don’t know of anywhere else…

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