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Return to the Guadalupes

I got to know the Guadalupe Mountains as a child in the 1970s, when my dad was a park ranger…

Nature by Day … or Night

The sun is low and the gate guarded as we arrive at the south shore of Lewisville Lake, some 30…

Get Trim with Travel

So, the time has come at the beginning of the year when we weigh (pun intended) our physical fitness levels.…

Hidden Canyons of Big Bend

When most people think of canyons in the Big Bend, the large chasms come to mind: Santa Elena, Boquillas, Mariscal,…

San Marcos Trails

In the past decade, the citizens of San Marcos have built and currently maintain more than 17 miles of trails…

Daytripper with Chet Garner: Guadalupe Mountains

Most of my day trips consist of a handful of museums, a bit of outdoors, and lots of great food.…

Northeast Explorer

After running across a brief story on a new rail-trail in northeast Texas, I had to investigate. The 130-mile trail—open…

Tracking Time

Travelers on the Caprock Canyons Trailway sometimes feel they’ve tipped time’s arrow on its head. Following the path of an…

Trail Mix: 10 Top Hikes

Take a hike. Rather than a brush-off, to me this sounds like an invitation to have a great time. Hiking…

Urban Sanctuaries

For a relaxing break from city hustle, venture down the following urban trails…and learn about nature along the way. Regulations…
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