Hiking + Biking

Biking with Birds

Biking with Birds

Not a half-hour into my daylong adventure, in the middle of a prairie of sea lavender and leatherleaf, I stopped my Read More »

Favorite Big Bend Mountain-Bike Rides

Favorite Big Bend Mountain-Bike Rides

When out in Big Bend for the Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest, I talked with multiple local riders to gather information Read More »

Biking Big Bend

Biking Big Bend

Chances are I won’t be hitchhiking out West any time soon to hire on with a ranch or join a sheriff’s posse. My ... Read More »

9 Divine Hill Country Hikes

9 Divine Hill Country Hikes

In the Texas Hill Country, the flat Gulf Coastal plains to the east and the Texas brush country to the south ... Read More »

Park the Car and See Galveston Island by Bicycle

Park the Car and See Galveston Island by Bicycle

Lucky us: A brilliantly sunny morning greets us on the day we plan to see Galveston by bicycle. It’s been years ... Read More »

A Desert Diverse

A Desert Diverse

Resting in the shade next to a pool of clear water, I could almost forget that miles and miles of West Texas desert Read More »

A New Dawn in the Davis Mountains

A New Dawn in the Davis Mountains

Dawn has just broken above the new Davis Mountains State Park wildlife-viewing station, an L-shaped timber and ... Read More »

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

From a distance, West Texas’ Davis Mountains float above the Chihuahuan Desert like a smoky mirage. Read More > Read More »

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