Tag: Texas State Parks

Hiking Lake Mineral Wells State Park

It has been a while since Keltin and I took Bear on a good hike and we decided to head up to Lake Mineral Wells State Park recently. We go there early to beat the crowds and hopefully the heat. We actually managed fairly well on those two fronts only to nearly drowned in the

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Texas: Pedernales Falls State Park

As we headed home from Fredericksburg, Keltin and I wanted to get one good hike in and it made since to find a park on the way home. We decided to stop by Pedernales Falls State Park. This is a very popular park and we managed to get in just before the park was closed

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Texas: Old Tunnel State Park

On the way to Walnut Canyon Cabins and walking distance from Alamo Springs Cafe is Old Tunnel State Park. This is a tiny state park, the smallest in Texas in fact, and is just over 16 acres. Old Tunnel is named for the old train tunnel that runs through the front portion of the park.

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Texas Hill Country: Alamo Springs Cafe

Keltin and I were starving after we reached Fredericksburg and after checking in we decided to stop in at a local burger joint that we had seen on the drive in. Alamo Springs Cafe isn’t exactly in the middle of nowhere but there are a couple of miles between in and the next nearest restaurant.

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Meridian State Park: Gear Review

After our first tent camping trip, you can read about it here, I thought it might be fun to review the new gear we purchased and somethings we had that made the trip easier. First all of these opinions are my own, nothing is sponsored. Some of the gear we used was older stuff that

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Meridian State Park: Visitors Guide

Keltin and I have wanted to go camping for a while now. Both of us grew up camping but haven’t really since high school. With spring in the air (and a chance of rain) we finally got to go camping. We left making our reservations at a camp ground until much later than we should

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Lake Ray Roberts-Johnson Branch: Visitors Guide

I love to hike but never get to enough because Keltin and I keep ourselves so busy. Well last weekend we had a Sunday free and headed out to Lake Ray Roberts State Park. We picked this location for our hike for a couple of reasons: drive time and that it was a place we

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Texas: Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Finally catching up a bit after having been on vacation. We spent a couple days in Canyon, Texas before heading to Albuquerque for the balloon fiesta. One of the things I was really looking forward to doing was hiking the Lighthouse Trail at Palo Duro Canyon State Park because despite having gone to college near

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Galveston Island State Park: Visitors Guide: May 2018

I hope that everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. To all who served, that you for your service and sacrifice. It is Wednesday and you are probably expecting a China story, never fear, they will be back next week. Over the long weekend Keltin and I visited Galveston Island State Park. Hopefully this will

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