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South Llano River State Park, a Treasured Hill Country Haven, is Getting a New Headquarters and Bridge

South Llano River State Park, a Treasured Hill Country Haven, is Getting a New Headquarters and Bridge

South Llano River State Park in Junction. Photo by Kevin Stillman/TxDOT. South Llano River State Park, a former goat and…

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

Galveston Island State Park’s Beachside Set to Reopen for First Time Since 2019

The restoration project added several new amenities to the park’s beach. Photo courtesy Nieco Payton/TPWD Galveston Island State Park is…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Park offers 80 RV sites with hookups, fully furnished cabins, swimming pool, dog park, bicycle and remote-control car trails, a…

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

Big Bend’s Oldest Surviving Adobe Structure Gets a Makeover

…the Rio Grande, and Mesa de Anguila in Texas. Photo by Jessica Lutz. Big Bend National Park’s craggy Chihuahuan Desert…

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

The hot springs along the Rio Grande at Big Bend National Park are shown here before last week’s flooding filled…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…Bend State Park, Needville: Located 45 miles southwest of Houston, this park has 37 miles of trails to explore wetland…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

is largest in August and September. Texas Parks & Wildlife acquired Old Tunnel State Park in 1991 to protect the…

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

Rio Grande Valley Birder Tiffany Kersten Set a ‘Big Year’ Record

parking lot of Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco. A spirited symphony of birdsong filled the tropical summer air…

New Discovery of Dinosaur Tracks Adds to Glen Rose’s Dino-mite Collection

New Discovery of Dinosaur Tracks Adds to Glen Rose’s Dino-mite Collection

…but it’s great for people who want to research tracks,” says park superintendent Jeff Davis. For two months, the park

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…adorned the motor company’s walls with “heavy petrified logs laid in diagonal patterns and scattered pieces of sparkling translucent white…

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

Dance the State Line Two-Step on a Weekend Getaway to Texarkana

…corn. 8 / The Dapper at Park Place Park Place has been a go-to spot for dining in Texarkana since…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

…Falls State Park: waterfalls, tree-lined hiking trails, and ruins of a colonial homestead, all just 20 minutes and a $6…

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

…was a valued steward of Austin parkland. Photo courtesy Austin American-Statesman. Preserves are a special kind of parkland. They are…

San Antonio’s  Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

San Antonio’s Morgan’s Wonderland Caters to Kids with Disabilities

Photo courtesy Morgan’s Wonderland Upon entering Morgan’s Wonderland theme park in San Antonio, visitors are welcomed by a 25-foot-tall bronze…

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

…all kinds of things. In Tyler, I’ve painted murals for an elementary school, a park, a car dealership, and a…

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