Thursday, March 17, 2016

Parks In Texas--America The Beautiful

We are on Spring Break this week.  It's a perfect time to visit 
some parks in our great state . . .
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                                            Mineral Wells State Park
         Gorgeous view.  Pretty cool fence too!

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There are some fun places to visit. Texas Freshwater Fisheries 
located in Athens, Texas. 
  
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Spring is here in Texas.  Our beautiful wildflowers are popping up in fields.  You can see some gorgeous fields along the highways and by ways . . . 

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Our state flower is the Blue Bonnet.  They appear along our highways in huge fields.  The bluebonnet fields are a great photo opportunity!
                     Watch out for slithery critters!


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The Alligator Gar is an interesting fish found in some of the rivers in Texas.  Click on the source for more info.  about fishing for
Alligator Gar.

                                                         

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Our parks are a great place for cyclist enthusiasts!  
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Big Bend National Park is a favorite place for races and events. 


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Last spring we had an unusual amount of rain.  Pretty much everything was underwater.  
Thanks to funding help, Bastrop State Park is recovering from the devastating fires.
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The Texas parks offer some great places for walks and hikes.


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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department provides many activities 
for the visitors to the parks. 

Our great state is home to a host of wild life . . . 

              
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Our state parks offer lots of different types of lodging . . . 
Garner State Park Cabin Rentals | Garner State Park — Texas Parks & Wildlife Department:
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              Are you planning your families summer vacation?    
Our big 'ole state of Texas offers lots of fun!  Come and check it out!

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