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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

At 8,749 feet, Guadalupe Peak is the highest point in the state of Texas! The Guadalupe Mountains, once a reef in an ancient sea, are the southernmost part of the 40-mile-long Guadalupe range. The Apaches occupied these mountains for centuries. With over 80 miles of trails, hikers and backpackers will feel rewarded for making the …

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Devils River State Natural Area

    Del Norte is a special place for the “primitive at heart.” A remote 20,000 acre preserve awaits the visitor to what has been referred to by most Texans as the Devils River State Natural Area. This park provides kayakers and canoers flowing downstream towards Canyon Marina at Lake Amistad with a key camping …

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Sabine National Forest

     Sitting on the boundary between Texas and Louisiana, the Sabine National Forest is the easternmost of the four national forests in Texas. This ecologically diverse environment and expansive forest have a long history of human civilization. The popularity of this special place continues to draw visitors today. The Toledo Bend reservoir (or lake) …

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Sam Houston National Forest

    One of four National Forests in Texas, Sam Houston offers 140 miles of ecological diversity and a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. With an abundance of miles to explore, this is a hiking and mountain biking wonderland! Two scenic areas found in the park are Big Creek and Winters Bayou. Sam Houston National …

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Amistad National Recreation Area

     The word “Amistad” means friendship in Spanish. Amistad National Recreation Area offers worldwide visitors and locals from two countries an opportunity to enjoy a water paradise nestled within the desert.  “At conservation pool capacities, Amistad Reservoir is the second largest lake in Texas” (National Park Service). Maintaining a friendship among nations will be …

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