Nature + Outdoors

Photo: Monahans Sandhills State Park

Photo: Monahans Sandhills State Park

West Texas winds transform an ever-changing landscape of sand dunes at the ... Read More »

This Wilderness Survival Course Teaches Beginners How to Navigate an Outdoor Emergency

This Wilderness Survival Course Teaches Beginners How to Navigate an Outdoor Emergency

Earth Native founder Dave Scott grew up tagging along with his father and ... Read More »

Frio 101: Everything You Need to Know for a Trip to Texas’ Favorite River

Frio 101: Everything You Need to Know for a Trip to Texas’ Favorite River

If you love Texas outdoors, how could you not know the Frio? Well, maybe ... Read More »

5 Hidden Gem Texas Lakes

5 Hidden Gem Texas Lakes

Spend some time in and on the waters of these five lesser-known lakes, then Read More »

Summer for Procrastinators: Lost Maples State Natural Area

Summer for Procrastinators: Lost Maples State Natural Area

Lost Maples is most often touted as a destination for viewing fall foliage, Read More »

Escape to the Mother Lagoon for a Quiet Coastal Getaway

Escape to the Mother Lagoon for a Quiet Coastal Getaway

There are few places in and around Texas where the visible fish—plus ... Read More »

One Man’s Half-Century Project to Heal a Hill Country Landscape Created a Legacy Reaching Far Beyond His Fenceline
Floating the Frio in Garner State Park

Floating the Frio in Garner State Park

With hotter temperatures coming, the aptly named Frio River attracts ... Read More »

Texas Parks & Wildlife’s Texas Outdoor Family Program Caters to Rookie Campers

Texas Parks & Wildlife’s Texas Outdoor Family Program Caters to Rookie Campers

Texas Parks & Wildlife ranger Immanuel Salas assists Texas Outdoor Family ... Read More »

National Forests in Piney Woods Closing Some Trails, Campsites

National Forests in Piney Woods Closing Some Trails, Campsites

Planning a wilderness escape to the Piney Woods? Consider double-checking ... Read More »

Hike, Fish, and Play—but Watch Out for Bigfoot—at the Mineola Nature Preserve

Hike, Fish, and Play—but Watch Out for Bigfoot—at the Mineola Nature Preserve

Past the sign for a wastewater treatment plant on the southern edge of ... Read More »

San Angelo Doing a ‘Big Happy Dance’ as Lakes Refill After Drought

San Angelo Doing a ‘Big Happy Dance’ as Lakes Refill After Drought

San Angelo is ready to reclaim its title as the oasis of West Texas. ... Read More »

Watch Out for Tiny ‘Fairy Shrimp’ on Your Next Hike Up Enchanted Rock

Watch Out for Tiny ‘Fairy Shrimp’ on Your Next Hike Up Enchanted Rock

Shallow pools that form after rains on the massive granite dome north of ... Read More »

Film Tour Focuses on Texas Wildlife, Adventure, and Conservation

Film Tour Focuses on Texas Wildlife, Adventure, and Conservation

Looking to enjoy the Texas outdoors from the comfort of the indoors? Look ... Read More »

150 Miles of Trails Coming to Houston in 2020

150 Miles of Trails Coming to Houston in 2020

The Bayou Greenways initiative connects existing trails and adds more green Read More »

Find Rustic Relaxation on the Nueces River at Camp Wood in the Hill Country

Find Rustic Relaxation on the Nueces River at Camp Wood in the Hill Country

The Nueces River valley plummets from the Edwards Plateau with the ... Read More »

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