national parks

Celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service

January 13, 2016 | By

Texas Highways offers a Special Issue spotlighting the National Parks 100 year celebration. Most especially, we explore the national parks within the Lone Star State.

Hidden Gems

January 12, 2016 | By Melissa Gaskill

The National Park Service operates more than 400 sites around the country as part of its mission to preserve natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.

Filming Beauty

January 11, 2016 | By Matt Joyce

In the span of roughly one year, documentary filmmaker Lynn Boswell has hiked the Guadalupe Mountains carrying a camera tripod, rung the historic church bell at Mission Concepción, shed a tear at the moving spectacle of sea-turtle hatchlings scurrying into the surf at Padre Island, explored Big Thicket mushrooms, and boated Lake Amistad in search of prehistoric pictographs.

National Parks, Refuges offer Fee-Free Days in 2016

December 10, 2015 | By

Free access to national treasures? Yes. The National Wildlife Refuge System and National Parks Service have allotted fee-free days in 2016 to further entice visitation.

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