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About walktx

I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.

Midlothian 4th of July

Midlothian is located in the “Y” between I-35 West and I-35 East, about 30 miles north of the “Y” at Hillsboro. The name Midlothian picked for the town in 1882 or 1883 when the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway … Continue reading

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Walk Waco 6/29/2019

This walk can be done any day of the week… dawn to dusk.  Registration is at the Hilton.  It only costs $3.00 to participate.  To find out more about Volksmarching go to AVA.org.

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Enchanted Rock State Park 6/8/2019

We did a 5K around the south side of Enchanted Rock.  We walked out to Moss Lake and back. We did not climb to the summit. There is a $7.00 entry (if you don’t have a pass). To make sure … Continue reading

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Fort Worth Botanic Garden 06/01/2019

Living New Deal Website “The Fort Worth Botanic Garden had its origins in 1912 when the park board purchased a tract of land southwest of Trinity Park and named it Rock Springs Park. In his 1909 park master plan for … Continue reading

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Mineral Wells 04/27/2019

The city was named for mineral springs in the area, which were highly popular in the early 1900s. It is west of Fort Worth on US-180. Walk started at the Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway trailhead. They told us we’d … Continue reading

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Monahans Sandhills State Park

I noticed that the walking club in Midland is doing a group walk there tomorrow.  Information here. So I looked up my pictures from 2009 and decided to post them.  Maybe it will encourage others to walk here.

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Baytown Nature Center 4/20/2019

Baytown Nature Center is a 500-acre peninsula surrounded by Burnet, Crystal and Scott Bays. It consists of hardwood uplands, high quality tidal marsh, and freshwater wetlands. This unique site provides habitat for 317 species of resident and migrant birds.

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