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Trails in Guadalupe Mountains and San Antonio Get Federal Recognition

  The Department of the Interior has named 19 new national recreation trails, and Texas is home to two of…

Paddling the Devils River in Southwest Texas Offers High Risks and High Rewards

You find two kinds of paddlers on the Devils River: those who come out here whenever possible and those who…

A Canoe Exploration of Caddo Lake’s Creatures and History

Two hours into my canoeing adventure on Caddo Lake, I saw an osprey swoop down into the water and emerge with…

It’s Hard to Be Stressed-Out in a Hammock

The sky’s a bruised black and a north wind scatters leaves as I step inside the Kammok Gear Shop at…

A City Slicker Fulfills His Lifelong Dream of Riding a Horse

Maverick Horseback Riding in Lockhart offers a wide range of lessons and rides for all ages and levels of experience.

Dog-Friendly Trails, Restaurants, and Lodging in Central Texas

When that road-trip itch needs scratching, I can always count on one friend to join me: my big mutt Max.…

Rail-to-Trail Bicycling on the Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway

A flash of bright green catches my eye, and I slam on the brakes, my bicycle kicking up gravel as…

8 State Parks in East Texas Where You Can Unplug and Enjoy Nature

Despite my job as a Texas photographer and writer, I hadn’t visited many of East Texas’ state parks in years.…

Gearing up for Palestine's El Camino 205 bicycle tour

We rise before daybreak to a chorus of birdsong and pump up our tires. It’s the morning of my first…

10 Epic Summer Travel Adventures

Get even more summertime adventure ideas. Hello summertime! We know it can get hot out there, but that’s no excuse…

Nine-river Day

There’s something about the summer solstice that inspires adventure. As the official start of summer and the longest day of…

Big Thicket Drift

“It’s not too often that you just don’t have anything to do,” our guide remarked as we lounged on the…
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