Nature + Outdoors

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 »

One Man’s Half-Century Project to Heal a Hill Country Landscape Created a Legacy Reaching Far Beyond His Fenceline
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 »

The Call of The River Brings Peace and a Sense of Nostalgia

The Call of The River Brings Peace and a Sense of Nostalgia

Written byEmily Roberts Stone, Executive Editor

  There’s something about a river that evokes feelings of nostalgia. ... Read More »

Guadalupe Mountains Landmark Designated As Endangered

Guadalupe Mountains Landmark Designated As Endangered

Written byJulia Jones

Framed by a dramatic mountain backdrop, not far from the Texas-New Mexico ... Read More »

Make a Date with Mother Nature on the Pecos River

Make a Date with Mother Nature on the Pecos River

Written byPam LeBlanc

For nearly a week, an unspooling ribbon of greenish-blue will carry you ... Read More »

Dive into Classic Summer Activities at Daingerfield State Park

Dive into Classic Summer Activities at Daingerfield State Park

Summer fun awaits at Daingerfield State Park, located a couple of miles ... Read More »

Paddling the Devils River in Southwest Texas Offers High Risks and High Rewards

Paddling the Devils River in Southwest Texas Offers High Risks and High Rewards

Written byMatt Joyce

You find two kinds of paddlers on the Devils River: those who come out here Read More »

The Devils River Camping Conundrum

The Devils River Camping Conundrum

The Devils River grows more popular every year as word spreads about its ... Read More »

Find Texas Events

Events Search - Quick

Where do you want to go today?

Where do you want to go today?

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.