nueces river

The Rivers Take You Home

June 27, 2023 | By Kimberly Garza

As Drought Sets in Across Texas, Expect a Bumpy Tubing Season

July 29, 2022 | By Amelia Nonemacher

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

April 28, 2022 | By Chet Garner

At the crossroads where the Hill Country meets South Texas sits a charming town with a history deeper than its swimming holes.

Shhh … This Just Might Be the Prettiest Body of Water in Texas

June 25, 2020 | By Joe Nick Patoski

A Sparkling Texas Swimming Hole On the Nueces River

June 25, 2020 | By Kenny Braun

Find Rustic Relaxation on the Nueces River at Camp Wood in the Hill Country

August 10, 2018 | By E. Dan Klepper

The Nueces River valley plummets from the Edwards Plateau with the abruptness of a summer squall. The topography plunges from dry to drenched when you cruise south from Rocksprings on State Highway 55, blank skies giving way to blue-green canopies of oaks and pecans as the road abandons the grassless flats for glimpses of resplendent waters that seem to chase canyon twilight into the brightness of day. Here, the Nueces River finds its voice: a convergence of forks, prongs, creeks, and springs that begin their last odyssey to the Gulf of Mexico as one.

Swimming Holes

April 9, 2013 | By Melissa Gaskill

Our bodies are mostly water. Our primordial ancestors lived in it. Science tells us that looking at it lowers stress.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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