An overlook at Independence Creek Preserve

Photo: Jerod Foster

Independence Creek Preserve is located in southwest Texas

 Independence Creek Preserve

30o 28′ 28.86″ N
101o 47′ 137.30″ W

An overlook at The Nature Conservancy’s Independence Creek Preserve in Terrell County reveals an awe-inspiring view of the spring-fed creek and surrounding terrain—a convergence of arid desert mesas, woodlands, and prairie grasses. The preserve opens to the public for several days during the year, including April 20-22, for camping, swimming, hiking, and fishing. From Interstate 10, take State Highway 349 south nearly 27 miles to the preserve entrance.
For more information, visit
nature.org.

From the April 2018 issue

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