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The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

…“Lords of the Plains” valued horses the most; they needed them for hunting, warfare, and trade. Reaching the Trans-Pecos region…

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

…the Comstockbased nonprofit preserves and studies rock art in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands. “The longer you stare, the more and…

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

…in the remote borderland canyons where the Rio Grande and Pecos rivers converge, near present-day Amistad Reservoir. This is where,…

Borderland Amazing

Borderland Amazing

Pecos river canyons, but he likes the Pecos River the best. “It’s narrower and more dramatic,” he says, “and, of…

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site Offers a Glimpse of Turbulent Times on the West Texas Frontier

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site Offers a Glimpse of Turbulent Times on the West Texas Frontier

Pecos River watershed. “When people visit Fort Lancaster, you don’t have to imagine being out and away from a town…

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

…Historical Association, the trail started in Young County, followed the Pecos River into New Mexico, then on into Colorado, and…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…the Trans-Pecos, where things get more hilly than the Hill Country itself, and human settlement is scarce, what’s the point…

140 Years Ago, Judge Roy Bean Became the “Law West of the Pecos”

140 Years Ago, Judge Roy Bean Became the “Law West of the Pecos”

…the Pecos River ComstockAs you zoom down 90 over the Pecos, recall the railroad’s famous 1892 Pecos River High Bridge,…

A West Texas Photographer Chases Nature’s Constant Change Through Art and Photography

A West Texas Photographer Chases Nature’s Constant Change Through Art and Photography

Natural Attraction A west texas photographer chases a constantly changing landscape Story and photographs by E. Dan…

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

…located just before crossing the Pecos River bridge. Texas legend meets Texas reality in Langtry, the settlement in barren canyon…

Skeeter and the Cowboy Crowd

Skeeter and the Cowboy Crowd

…Spectators would inevitably gather, and the modern-day rodeo was born. The town of Pecos claims “the [world’s] first public cowboy…

Dive In!

Dive In!

…springs resembles tiny, exploding popcorn. Pool residents include velvet-black headwater catfish, endangered Pecos gambusia, schools of Rio Grande tetra unafraid…

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

…them up again.  Last November, my wife, Lindy, and I decided to explore this inviting pocket of the Trans-Pecos. With…

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

…real good cowboy, like I wanted to be, I’d probably be babysitting somebody’s ranch out on the Pecos River. MAYES:…

Whirring Dervishes

Whirring Dervishes

…Trans-Pecos survey, contact the Texas Hummingbird Roundup at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at 512/389-4644, or email [email protected] For…

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