Category Archives: urban hiking

Gonzales, TX – 08/12/2017

Gonzales is where the Texas fight for independence from Mexico began. The town of Gonzales had a small 6-pound cannon which they buried to hide from the 150 Mexican Dragoons sent to take it. On October 2, 1835, it was … Continue reading

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Singing Winds Park – Kerrville, Tx 08/05/17

This walk was a sanctioned event in conjunction with the Texas Volkssport Association bi-annual meeting.  The walk was on a gravel trail through Singing Winds Park.

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Mission San Jose (San Antonio) 7/22/2017

We did an event today that started at Mission San Jose.  It is a 13K walk along the San Antonio River to reach Mission Concepcion, but we only did the 6K, so we didn’t reach it.  The walk is an … Continue reading

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Boerne, TX – 07/15/2017

Boerne has three walks to choose from: Downtown, Cemetery, and Cibolo Wilderness.  We chose the Cemetery walk but since we were doing the short version we didn’t actually get to the cemetery.

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Palestine, TX – 07/08/2017

Text of a Texas Historical Marker states: Palestine was established as the Anderson County seat in 1846. The town first centered on trade facilitated by the Trinity River, with frequent steamboats bringing in staples in exchange for local and East … Continue reading

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Waco, TX – 06/30/2017

This urban hike starts at the Hilton and goes through downtown.

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Bandera, TX – 06/24/2017

We drove down to do the Volksmarch in Bandera. After the walk we planned on checking out the Riverfest activities.  Walk registration started at 7am, we didn’t get there until 8:30 so most people were already out walking.  

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