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Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…most recent being the Chalk Mountain Fire in Somervell County near Dallas-Fort Worth. The fire at Chalk Mountain has burned…

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

…Cox about the history of the building. Granite Mountain, on the west side of Marble Falls, covers 180 acres of…

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

Go Wild for New Texas Nature Documentary Narrated by Matthew McConaughey

…gorgeous visual feast of Texas’ often unseen wildlife—black bears, ocelots, mountain lions, just to name a few—and the wild places…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

mountain zebra, American bison, and giraffes. If driving your own car, tickets cost $24.95 for adults and $19.95 for children…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…forks until the Brazos finally becomes a river where the Double Mountain and Salt forks converge in northeast Stonewall County,…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…Kerrville Mountain Sun described what locals could expect at the town’s brand-new music festival. Founded by Rod Kennedy, an Austin-area…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…star kids who have joined the Echo Hill Mountain-Climbing Association, which was founded in 1953, get a card. That means…

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

Loud and Invasive, the Monk Parakeet Charmed Its Way Into Texas Almost 50 Years Ago

…her grievously ill. “There’s no such thing as a ‘Free Bird,’” Lee notes, citing the mountain of vet bills. Another…

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

…(known for turkey sausage). Take the Farm to Market Road 965 junction to see the bulging pink granite mountain known…

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

Altitude Adjustment: Fort Davis

…Area, a 1,400-acre, undeveloped slice of the Davis Mountains. This rugged land, which falls under the umbrella of Davis Mountains…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…follows Loop 375, or the Trans-Mountain Road, through Franklin Mountains State Park, at 37 square miles, the nation’s largest urban…

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…

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

…The remote peak, one of dozens forming the Davis Mountains, lies northwest of the communities of Fort Davis, Marfa, and…

PK Away!

PK Away!

…broad beach. Exploring winding, wooded mountain trails. Casting lazily from a pier as gentle lake waves lap below. Picnicking at…

Madera Canyon Trail

Madera Canyon Trail

…climate make the surrounding Davis Mountains a favorite among hikers and bikers. On the other hand, rugged terrain and private…

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