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Fireflies Set Independence Creek Preserve Aglow

March 28, 2024 | By

These 10 Texas Nature Conservancy Preserves Offer Public Access—and Plenty of Awe-Inspiring Sights

March 20, 2018 | By Pam LeBlanc

Waltz across Texas and you’ll find coastal marshes where alligators lurk, spring-fed pools in the middle of the desert, and green-blue creeks sandwiched between cypress-lined banks.

Scenic Route: Independence Creek Preserve

July 29, 2016 | By

The Sweet Side of Texas Summers? Swimming-Hole Satisfaction

July 14, 2016 | By Pam Leblanc

In Texas, we love our swimming holes as much as we love barbecue and country music.

We’ve got plenty of them worth bragging about, too. From east to west and north to south, shimmering natural ponds and river respites abound, beckoning us to kick off our sandals and take a flying leap.

Our advice? Give in to the temptation. To help you plot your adventure, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.

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