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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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Purtis Creek State Park 9/20/2019

We were supposed to do a hike here in the spring but got rained out. Today we had great weather and dry trails. Park Entrance. Walk director explaining the trail map before we headed out. Hike started here. My husband … Continue reading

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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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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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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.

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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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