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Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…up on Echo Hill Ranch—the summer camp between Kerrville and Medina that his parents opened in 1953—and attended the University…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…a month. In 1938, writes Buescher, the Taylors purchased a ranch in Bandera and named it the “Mayan Dude Ranch.”…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…since the first one. The location moved to Quiet Valley Ranch, purchased by Kennedy in 1974; the number of days…

Riding High at Dude Ranches

Riding High at Dude Ranches

“Hey dude.” Dude ranching reached its early heyday in the Roaring Twenties. Texas’ first dude ranches, such as the Prude…

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

…sheep ranch that’s now a beloved outdoors playground on the edge of the Texas Hill Country, is getting a new…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

says. Hillingdon Ranch is an example of this approach. Located in Kendall County between Comfort and Fredericksburg, the ranch recognized…

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

was revered as “the Father of the Texas Panhandle” for founding the JA Ranch, the region’s first cattle ranch. You…

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…

An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

An Ode to the Native Chile Pequin, the ‘Mother of All Peppers’

…Treviño says excitedly, as he strolls through the grounds of his sprawling ranch in the Rio Grande Valley. “That’s what…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…route instead veered west to Kerrville. Charles Schreiner, the influential merchant and owner of YO Ranch in Kerrville, lobbied for…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…some sort of existential crisis. In February, we drove from Kerrville to his Hill Country ranch in Medina, home of…

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

…Edwards Plateau. In the mid-19th century, Anglo settlers established ranches to raise goats, sheep, and cattle amid the rocky terrain….

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…most legible manner. Arterial highways and farm/ranch roads leading to arterial highways, communities, and recreational areas are included, as are…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…Historic Site, a preserved 1840s trading post and the western gateway to Big Bend Ranch State Park. Local Sites “Fort…

Ranger Creek Ranch

Ranger Creek Ranch

…more privacy can stay in one of four nearby ranch houses. Meals at Ranger Creek far exceed standard ranch grub….

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