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Our Readers’ Favorite Stories from 2022

Our Readers’ Favorite Stories from 2022

In a state as big and as unique as Texas, there’s always more to learn. This year, our readers loved stories about deep-rooted Texans, from historical legends to enduring communities to native species.

The Frio is Chilly but That’s the Point

The Frio is Chilly but That’s the Point

Dip a toe in the blue-green swirls of the Frio River and brace for the shiver that’s sure to ripple up your leg.

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 you’re one of the millions of newcomers who just got to Texas. Or perhaps you’ve lived in Texas your entire life and, unlike all those people whose families have been vacationing on the Frio for generations, you have no clue what or where they are talking about. Never stepped foot in Garner State Park? Think Concan is in Mexico? Well, pull up a chair and scoot closer.

At Frio Cave, See Bats, Birds, and Beetles—Oh My!

At Frio Cave, See Bats, Birds, and Beetles—Oh My!

Each summer, 10 to 12 million Mexican free-tailed bats roost in this cave, making it the second-largest single-mammal colony in the world. The bats spend their winters in Mexico, and each spring, they migrate to Texas to establish “maternity” colonies. The females stay from about March through October and give birth to their babies in mid-June.

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