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As Drought Sets in Across Texas, Expect a Bumpy Tubing Season

As Drought Sets in Across Texas, Expect a Bumpy Tubing Season

  What’s not to love about tubing the river? Hot sun and cold water, fun with friends, and time spent ... Read More »

The History and Science Behind Bois d’Arc Lake

The History and Science Behind Bois d’Arc Lake

Like any birth, the creation of a new lake is both painful and miraculous. Over the past year, I observed the ... Read More »

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

13 Things to Do Along the Texas Coast

1 Explore Coastal History: Though Battleship Texas in La Porte is locked in a struggle for restoration, Tall Ship ... Read More »

How the San Antonio River Walk Became More Than Just a Tourist Attraction

How the San Antonio River Walk Became More Than Just a Tourist Attraction

When Hank Lee opened an art gallery next to the San Antonio River in 1989, his new neighbors in San Antonio’s ... Read More »

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Brazos is a river of contradictions. Flowing more than 800 miles on a diagonal course across the breadth of ... Read More »

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

Fly Fishing Is Taking off in Texas Rivers

Fifteen major rivers and many hundreds of miles of smaller streams run across Texas, giving adventurers and ... Read More »

Where To Go Swimming This Summer in Texas

Where To Go Swimming This Summer in Texas

Balmorhea State Park Toyahvale Hours: Spring-fed pool hours are 8 am- 7:30 pm Ticket info: $7 per person (13 yrs ... Read More »

Peel Back the Layers of Austin’s Onion Creek

Peel Back the Layers of Austin’s Onion Creek

The promise of an oasis led us here beneath Interstate 35, where the Old San Antonio Greenbelt borders the edge of ... Read More »

From Garden Gnomes to Willie Nelson’s Likeness, the Sculptures of Port Aransas Sandfest Never Disappoint

From Garden Gnomes to Willie Nelson’s Likeness, the Sculptures of Port Aransas Sandfest Never Disappoint

Every year as temperatures rise, friends and families from across the state descend on the long, wide beaches ... Read More »

Where to Scuba Dive in Texas

Where to Scuba Dive in Texas

The Wild Blue Yonder Scuba diving opens up new worlds beneath Texas waters By Melissa GaskillFor centuries, people ... Read More »

Take a Dip at Soon-to-Reopen Balmorhea Pool in West Texas

Take a Dip at Soon-to-Reopen Balmorhea Pool in West Texas

I remember the first time, and the second time, and close to the 100th time I’ve visited Balmorhea State Park ... Read More »

Behold the Bounty of the Blanco

Behold the Bounty of the Blanco

Rivers in Texas run the gamut from bucolic babbling brooks to churning whitewater, from rocky dry channels to wide ... Read More »

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