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…along with details on events, state parks, lakes, national parks and forests, wineries, and scenic areas, and Texas Travel Information…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…the town’s original buildings. thc.texas.gov/historic-sites/san-felipe-de-austin-state-historic-site Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, Washington: Along with a living history farm and a museum covering…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

is largest in August and September. Texas Parks & Wildlife acquired Old Tunnel State Park in 1991 to protect the…

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

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

Tunnel State Park Find these and other state parks at https://tpwd.texas.gov/stateparks/parks-map and just enjoying nature along the way, something they…

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

The restoration project added several new amenities to the park’s beach. Photo courtesy Nieco Payton/TPWD Galveston Island State Park is…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…place surrounding the wildfire, including Dinosaur Valley State Park. Texas Parks and Wildlife temporarily closed the park due to its…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…petrified 113-million-year-old footsteps of dinosaurs.1629 Park Road 59.254-897-4588; tpwd.texas.gov/stateparks/dinosaur-valley Billy the Kid Museum – Hico The museum displays Old West…

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

…Mustang Island State Park and Matagorda Bay. nps.gov/pais; tpwd.texas.gov/stateparks/mustang-island; matagordabaytexas.com   4 Hang 10: Surf at Corpus ­Christi’s Bob Hall…

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

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

…and visitors to the state, but hikers need to be ready before making their way out. August temperatures can reach…

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…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…velvet-skinned beasts with long oar-like noses, called “rostrums,” and faintly shocked expressions. Caddo Lake State Park 245 Park Road 2,…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

…region—546,301 acres—is preserved, including privately owned land and state, city, and county parks. Reaching the 30% goal will maintain river…

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

On the first Friday and Saturday of each month, a steady stream of customers parks at the back gate of…

Caching in

Caching in

…taught at Texas state parks. Equipment provided. Have a smart phone? Download a free introductory Geocaching app. There is more…

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