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Participants and Spectators Alike Cheer for the San Antonio River Basin Paddling Race Series
For San Antonio canoeists and ultramarathon enthusiasts Marcus Monroe and Ryan Tedrow, racing beneath the skyline of their city has been a “bucket list” item since the River Walk section opened to paddlers last year.
New Safari-Style Tents Offer Hassle-Free Camping at Lake Bastrop North Shore Park
Five minutes after arrival at Lake Bastrop North Shore Park, my friend and I are relaxing around the firepit as flames crackle and the sky darkens into a canopy of stars.
6 Texas Daytrips to Drive Away the Winter Blues
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, my wife and I have been laying low. Our ages and autoimmune issues put us squarely in the highest at-risk category.
New Paddling Trail Near Carthage Navigates a Secluded Stretch of the Sabine River
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Sabine River Sandbar Paddling Trail runs 15 miles through undeveloped riverbank with sandbars that provide opportunities to rest or camp.
Trails in Guadalupe Mountains and San Antonio Get Federal Recognition
The Department of the Interior has named 19 new national recreation trails, and Texas is home to two of them: the Guadalupe Ridge Trail that runs across the Texas-New Mexico border and the Salado Creek Greenway in San Antonio.
A Canoe Exploration of Caddo Lake’s Creatures and History
Two hours into my canoeing adventure on Caddo Lake, I saw an osprey swoop down into the water and emerge with a fish clutched in its beak. I was debating whether the raptor would stick around long enough for me to pull out my binoculars when an enterprising bald eagle suddenly appeared and struck the osprey in mid-air. The osprey tumbled but managed to keep the fish, and then flew higher. My group watched in wonder as the two magnificent birds circled one another over the lake’s cypress forest for several minutes.
Scenic Route: Peaceful Paddle
For more information, visit tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/boat/paddlingtrails/inland.
End of Summer Bucket List
When August rolls around, the schedule starts getting crammed with back-to-school shopping, and separation anxiety from summer fun starts to emerge.
Big Thicket Drift
“It’s not too often that you just don’t have anything to do,” our guide remarked as we lounged on the sandy shoreline of the Neches River in East Texas, cooling off in the water after a day of canoeing.
Paddle Port O
I’m an occasional weekend paddler, launching a canoe or kayak about once a month with my trusty paddling partner and husband John.
The Magnificent Seven
Texas is blessed with an abundance and variety of wildflowers. Come springtime, nearly every corner of the state boasts photogenic displays of beautiful blooms.