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

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

…plains suddenly break into the buff red and orange crags and cliffs marking the east end of Palo Duro Canyon….

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…

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

…neighboring town of Alto. Along with injuring about 40 people, it destroyed the historic site’s museum and traditional Caddo grass…

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

…on the battlefield.   Broadway 830 Walking into this eatery feels like entering a trendy urban pizza joint. But it’s…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…the Palo Pinto Mountains and spreading out around the limestone peaks and cliffs like a set of liquid fingers. The…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…the Palo Pinto Mountains and Possum Kingdom Lake, the first major impoundment on the Brazos, dammed in 1941. Covering 17,000…

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

Lost Gold of the Palo Duro

Campers in Palo Duro Canyon State Park wake up to panoramas that seem straight from the Old West. (Photo by…

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…

Four for Fall: 2010

Four for Fall: 2010

…to 20 miles wide and 120 miles long, Palo Duro Canyon splits the Southern High Plains, or Llano Estacado. Shortgrass…

PK Away!

PK Away!

…Possum Kingdom Lake delivered this requisite bliss in abundance. Tucked into the Palo Pinto Mountains on the upper reaches of…

Where Independence Was Won

Where Independence Was Won

…Jacinto Battlefield State Historic Site. “It’s from the ‘old school’ of historic monuments, which basically demands that you build the…

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

In the Ballpark: A TH moment with Nolan Ryan

…have free time, what are your favorite places to visit in Texas? RYAN: Probably Big Bend and Palo Duro. I…

Quirky Quarters

Quirky Quarters

…events that took place here. Nearby: Goliad Paddling Trail, Goliad State Park & Historic Site, Fannin Memorial Monument, Fannin Battlefield

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

…Panhandle rancher Charles Goodnight to drive cattle from Palo Pinto County to Fort Sumner in New Mexico. Their route, which…

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

…Texas state parks rely heavily on volunteers, who provided nearly $7 million worth of labor in 2008. At Palo Duro…

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