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The Eternal Springs of Balmorhea State Park Pool in West Texas

January 24, 2023 | By Katie Gutierrez

Make A Splash With These 7 Quintessential Texas Rope Swings

August 1, 2018 | By Written by Pam LeBlanc

When Mother Nature doles up a summer afternoon so hot you need oven mitts to handle the steering wheel of your car, smart Texans head to the nearest swimming hole.

Dive into a Texas swimming hole

July 14, 2017 | By Julie Wernersbach

When photographer Carolyn Tracy and I sign on to curate a guide to 100 of the best places to swim in the state, we know we are taking on a mighty task.

An oasis in the West Texas desert: Chandler Ranch on Independence Creek

July 13, 2017 | By Matt Joyce

We were just a minute or two from pulling into Chandler Ranch when a roadrunner popped out of the roadside scrub and ran alongside the car for a few seconds.

Springs Odyssey

April 20, 2010 | By Joe Nick Patoski

Springs feed the life force for humans (and other living things) throughout Texas, and  have done so ever since … well, ever since there have been humans in Texas.

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