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Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Fifteen hikers dodge a minefield of prickly pear cacti and thorny shrubs as they descend into Upper Presa Canyon in…

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

What Is the Greatest Piece of Art in Texas?

…in the remote borderland canyons where the Rio Grande and Pecos rivers converge, near present-day Amistad Reservoir. This is where,…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…a boy from Texas when I first visited Possum Kingdom Lake, a serpent-shaped reservoir 80 miles west of Fort Worth,…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

A restoration crew rehabs the 1901 Alvino House against a backdrop of Sierra Ponce in Mexico, Santa Elena Canyon on…

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

Alchemy in Big Bend Ranch State Park

…for the nighttime theatrics only. Daylight is good light as well, illuminating the many hidden canyons, wind-riven hoodoos, and ephemeral…

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

base of the canyon walls and along the stream bed, as well as on the terraces above the canyon floor,…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…body each day so that when I put my head down at night my mother’s absence would not choke me….

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…to replenish one of Texas’ many reservoirs. That day, however, the tank was filled with something curious: 6,500 baby paddlefish,…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…to focus on raising her daughter. They eventually moved to Canyon Lake, where they live today. Palacios remains a legend…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…. Travel even further west—toward Caprock Canyon and the edge of the Great Plains—and you can find the remains of…

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

The Trailblazing Story of Legendary Rancher Charles Goodnight Comes to Life at Houston Exhibition

…and Quanah. When Goodnight arrived at Palo Duro Canyon around 1876 or ’77 to start ranching operations in the area,…

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

Flash-Flooding Prompts a Soaking Hiatus at Big Bend National Park’s Hot Springs Pool

…reach the springs, which are located on the east side of the park near the Boquillas Canyon, it will be…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…170, aka River Road. Hikers can explore the area between the towering walls of Closed Canyon and beside the windswept…

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

The Comanche Trail in Big Bend Recalls a Bygone Era of Tribal Raids into Mexico

…after losing the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon in 1875. The Comanche were forced to move to a reservation in…

Texas and Louisiana Find Common Ground Along Toledo Bend Reservoir

Texas and Louisiana Find Common Ground Along Toledo Bend Reservoir

pines reflected in Toledo Bend Reservoir. If you want to know Hemphill, the East Texas town Near Toledo Bend Reservoir

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