Category Archives: hiking

Fort Davis National Historic Site – Fort Davis, TX – 10/6/2018

We walked this event hosted by the West Texas Trail Walkers.  We did the 5K which was mostly on level ground around the fort grounds. Advertisements

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Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center – Fort Davis, TX – 10/5/2018

We hiked this trail hosted by the Midland Walkabout Club. Open year-round, the Nature Center offers over five miles of hiking trails, in addition to the Desert Botanical Garden, the Cactus & Succulent Greenhouse, the Heritage Mining Exhibit, the Geologic … Continue reading

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Fort Richardson State Park 10K

First a short history lesson on Fort Richardson. It was officially established in February 1868 in order to provide protection against marauding Comanche and Kiowa Indians. The unstockaded fort occupied some 300 acres along Lost Creek, a tributary of the … Continue reading

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The Colony Shoreline Trail Event completed 05/09/15

 

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Gruene 10K Event completed 04/25/15

Walk started inside the Gruene Dance hall. Volunteers selling start cards for $3.00 each. Volunteer collecting the completed registration cards and giving directions for the event. Second store built by Henry D. Gruene. Henry D. Gruene’s home.  Now a B&B. … Continue reading

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Fort Parker State Park 10K

The walk started at the pavilion right next to the lake. Ed registering for the event. Walk heads out across the lagoon on a pontoon bridge. Pretty reeds. Ed on the trail through the woods. Looks like wild hogs had … Continue reading

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Grindstone Lake Trail, Ruidoso, NM 10/12

We hiked this trail with the West Texas Trailwalkers. We did the 6k option which was an out and back to the dam. The walk stayed fairly close to the lake and we enjoyed the views.

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