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Brazos Bend State Park Provides Family-Friendly Adventure

June 23, 2023 | By Saba Khonsari

The Sky’s the Limit at South Llano River State Park

February 3, 2023 | By Melissa Gaskill

The Texas State Parks system marks its 100th anniversary this year. With 89 parks, natural areas, and historic sites to choose from, visitors can experience all kinds of different outdoor activities.

McDonald Observatory and Big Bend Communities are Forming the World’s Largest Dark-Sky Preserve

August 4, 2021 | By Joe Nick Patoski

Did you know that stars shine so bright in the West Texas desert that you can see in the dark on a clear night?

A Perseid Meteor Shower Under West Texas Dark Skies

December 24, 2020 | By

Red Bull Air Force Sheds New Lights on Marfa and Dark Skies

December 21, 2020 | By Pam LeBlanc

Marfa residents have grown accustomed to the unexplained lights that flicker out in the desert off of US 90, about 9 miles east of their small West Texas town.

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