Category Archives: Texas

Winedale Walking Tour

Winedale is classified as a “ghost town”.  It is about 4 miles north of Round Top.  The  Stagecoach Inn at Winedale was purchased by Miss Ima Hogg, daughter of former Governor Jim Hogg, and given to the University of Texas. Other … Continue reading

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Irving, TX Walking Tour

After a 4 day trip to the Texas Panhandle it is good to do a day trip and stay close to home. Our walk started at a McDonalds. A stainless steel sculpture represents how the Indians used to bend “trees” … Continue reading

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Copper Breaks State Park 10/13/2019

Another event hosted by the West Texas Trail Walkers.  We did an out/back 4 miles in this park (which you would think was beautiful if you hadn’t just walked at Caprock Canyon the day before). We arrived around 8 am … Continue reading

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Caprock Canyon State Park 10/12/2019

Event hosted by the West Texas Trail Walkers.  We did an out/back 5K in this beautiful park with its free range buffalo. They told us to stay at least 50 yards away from the buffalo, but someone forgot to tell … Continue reading

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Childress 10/11/2019

It was a very cold morning so we put off walking until it warmed up a little. We started walking around 2pm.  Walk started at Fair Park. We parked in front of Fair Park Stadium – a WPA constructed football … Continue reading

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Fort Worth Stockyards Walking Tour

Official Stockyards Website “Fort Worth is where the West begins, and nothing embodies Western heritage better than the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. From the original brick walkways to the wooden corrals, every inch of the Stockyards tells the … Continue reading

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Paris Walking Tour

Paris is a very historic town that has had some bad things happen. The town was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1916. Only a couple of building survived the fire. A terrific architect, J.L. Wees, designed a lot of … Continue reading

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