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The National Park Service Gains Oversight of Marfa’s Historic Blackwell School

The National Park Service Gains Oversight of Marfa’s Historic Blackwell School

…coincides with the National Parks Conservation Association’s focus on diverse new national park sites, among them the Amache National Historic…

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 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

Historians believe the Comanches sometimes crossed the Rio Grande into Mexico at San Vicente Crossing in Big Bend National Park….

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…

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 Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

velvet-skinned beasts with long oar-like noses, called “rostrums,” and faintly shocked expressions. Caddo Lake State Park 245 Park Road 2,…

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

Ancient Mosasaur Discovery Has Us Wondering Where Texas Ranks for Fossils

…desert landscape around Big Bend National Park , which contains the ghosts of spectacular ecosystems toward the end of the…

Oak Tree Thought to be Extinct Found in Big Bend National Park

Oak Tree Thought to be Extinct Found in Big Bend National Park

…Big Bend National Park was found on its own—the last of its kind. The last living specimen of the lateleaf…

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

Think Texas Is Hot? Here Are 8 Reasons Why It’s Hotter Than You Think

…as hot as the Rio Grande Village Springs, located inside Big Bend National Park. Pools here offer amazing views and…

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Get in Gear for National Bike Month With These 5 Rides Around Texas

Bicycle riders at Landa Park in New Braunfels, circa 1905. Photo via TxDOT archives I’ve ridden bikes and written about…

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

The Daytripper Meets the Goat Mayor of Lajitas

…land a ball in Mexico. Big Bend Ranch State Park The little brother of Big Bend National Park boasts over…

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

10 Facts About the Texas State Flag

Texas flags at the 60th Annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo. Photo by Will van Overbeek Today is National Flag…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…Leaton is the largest preserved adobe structure in Texas, and people going to the state park or national park stop…

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

The desert scenery of Big Bend National Park. Photo by Brandon Jakobeit Ask fans of Big Bend National Park about…

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