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The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…beds scoured clean by spring floods, and their young grew to maturity in flooded bottomlands and oxbow lakes among the…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…Erich Schlegel The Brazos River below Possum Kingdom Lake. The Brazos is a river of contradictions. Flowing more than 800…

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

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

…south, Wright Patman Lake offers hiking trails, boat ramps, and a public beach. 2 / Spring Lake Park In October,…

PK Away!

PK Away!

State Park, situated on the lake’s western shores. My family has just blown into the park (literally) behind a spring

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…like Barton Springs and Deep Eddy are lovely, and I’ve spent my share of afternoons soaking in both, but they…

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

A Hiker Confronts Monoculture in Austin Parks

…for kids near Lady Bird Lake. The grounds feature a waterfall, trail, and dinosaur pit with play bones for children…

Annual Mermaid Festival Makes A Splash in San Marcos

Annual Mermaid Festival Makes A Splash in San Marcos

…fondly remembered Aquarena Springs, a popular theme park that opened in 1951 and included glass-bottom boat tours of Spring Lake,…

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

Trip to Bountiful: Texas Highways Wildflower Drives

…Caddo Lake State Park curves around Saw Mill Pond and connects to Lake Caddo. On park trails, look for blooming…

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

4 for Fall: The Autumn Trails

…much less crowded. Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area Woods of mixed pine and hardwood surround this 45-acre, man-made lake in East…

The Fruits of a Flood: The Canyon Lake Gorge

The Fruits of a Flood: The Canyon Lake Gorge

The floodwaters that topped the Canyon Lake spillway in 2002 carved a gorge more than a mile long. In a…

Dive In!

Dive In!

…Swimming equals flying. Water replaces atmosphere, and the sea floor or lake bottom might resemble a barren moon or the…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…Coffee Mill Lake, and Lake Fannin, a wilderness area where a historic lodge is being rehabilitated. Here, the landscape is…

Good Times = Good Works

Good Times = Good Works

spring, including the one I joined on St. Jo. The Ocean Conservancy sponsors an annual international cleanup every fall, with…

Historic Moment in Granbury

Historic Moment in Granbury

…outdoors activities offered by Lake Granbury, so a late-spring invitation to speak at a writers’ conference had me anticipating a…

Into the Big Thicket

Into the Big Thicket

The cozy and quiet Cabins in the Thicket, near Kountze on McNeely Lake, await visitors, just five minutes from the…

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