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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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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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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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Reverchon Park – Dallas – 4/6/2019

Heavy rain was predicted, but we decided to chance it and joined the Dallas Trekkers for their Azalea Walk.

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Athens Freshwater Fish Hatchery 3-23

It was a rainy day but we enjoyed the tour of the fish hatchery. We paid a $4.50 entry fee and walked through the building display before heading outside.

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