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    Spash Across Texas
    by Chandra Moira Beal

    Swimming



    Swimming to Mexico
    The Skinny on Dipping in Texas

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    Texas Hill Country

  • Colorado Bend: It Is What It Is by Clay Coppedge
    "..Colorado Bend is pure Hill Country: stands of live oak and juniper, thick with wildflowers in the spring, whitetail deer all year long and, every spring, the white bass moving up the Colorado River to spawn..."
  • Blanco State Park 7-1-17
  • Enchanted Rock State Natural Area 6-26-17
  • Swimming to Mexico - 10 rivers, 7 State Parks, 2 Creeks and more Springs than an old mattress
  • Hill Country - Rivers, Springs and Parks (Excerpts from "Splash Across Texas" The Definitive Guide to Swimming in Central Texas by Chandra Moira Beal) :
  • McKinney Falls State Park : McKinney Falls
  • Pedernales Falls State Park by Audrey A. Herbrich
  • Hamilton Pool
  • Lake Austin
  • Lake Marble Falls, Highland Lakes
  • Barton Springs and Zilker Park : Austin's crown jewel
  • Guadalupe River: River Road, Kerrville-Schreiner State Park, Guadalupe River State Park, Cascade Cavern, Louise Hays Park, Max Starcke Park
  • San Gabriel River : San Gabriel Park, Blue Hole
  • Blanco River : Blanco, Blanco State Park, Five Mile Dam
  • Comal River - Landa Park, Hinman Island Park, Prince Solms Park, Camp Warnecke and Cypress Bend Park
  • San Saba River: Mill Pond Park, Risien Park
  • Colorado Bend State Park
  • Salado
  • Cross Mountain by Michael Barr 9-1-18
  • Aquarena Springs

  • West Texas

  • Canoeists Take On Pristine Texas River by Sandra Billingsley
  • A Flatboat Named Enchilada - Hot Springs in Big Bend National Park....
  • Big Bend
  • Drives
  • The Drives to Guadalupe Peak
  • The Dunes
  • Signal Peak - The Dunes

  • Guadalupe Peak (aka Signal Peak) & El Capitan

  • Central Texas

  • The Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney by Janet Gregg
  • Dinosaur Valley State Park
    Paluxy River
  • Meridian
  • Meridian State Park by Sam Fenstermacher
  • Drive-by Safari by Jase Graves 9-16-17
    A trip to the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose, Texas. Unlike a traditional zoo where the wildlife is safely secured within enclosures and only pose a danger to your nostrils, Fossil Rim is a drive-through animal experience.

  • East Texas

  • Wild Azalea Canyons Trail - Rock cliffs and wild Azaelas in an area few people know about.
  • Slyvan Nature Trail - Four miles SE of Newton on Hwy 190. A Texas Forestry Assn Woodlands Trail.

  • Texas Gulf Coast

  • Aransas Bay Texas' Carmel-by-the-Sea by Ken Rudine 2-24-11
  • sea turtle
  • Out of My Shell at South Padre by Jase Graves 7-15-17
    "[W]hen my family and I were on vacation at South Padre Island recently, I jumped at the chance to witness a release of newly hatched Kemp's ridley sea turtles...."

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    Kemp's ridley sea turtle release
  • Blanco State Park 7-1-17
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  • Enchanted Rock State Natural Area 6-26-17

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