Nature + Outdoors

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 »

Make A Splash With These 7 Quintessential Texas Rope Swings

Make A Splash With These 7 Quintessential Texas Rope Swings

When Mother Nature doles up a summer afternoon so hot you need oven mitts ... Read More »

9 Texas Cruises to Keep You Cool and Charmed This Summer

9 Texas Cruises to Keep You Cool and Charmed This Summer

We love the idea of taking a boat ride—the cool breezes, sparkling waters, ... 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

  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

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

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

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 »

It’s Hard to Be Stressed-Out in a Hammock

It’s Hard to Be Stressed-Out in a Hammock

The sky’s a bruised black and a north wind scatters leaves as I step inside Read More »

8 State Parks in East Texas Where You Can Unplug and Enjoy Nature

8 State Parks in East Texas Where You Can Unplug and Enjoy Nature

Despite my job as a Texas photographer and writer, I hadn’t visited many of Read More »

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