Kalyn Stralow

A writer and editor by profession, Kalyn is a fan of all things outdoors. (Well, almost all. Mosquitoes will always be a huge bummer). Whether running, hiking, biking or camping, she prefers to spend her free time exploring. And when writing is combined with her love for the great outdoors – ahem, TrekTexas – that’s just living the dream. Currently based in San Antonio, Kalyn is enjoying the opportunity to visit Texas’ many great parks and unique landscapes with her A-Team: husband Josh, and adventure-loving dog, Maya.

Lockhart State Park

   Lockhart State Park caters more to those looking for a slower-paced nature experience than some of the other Texas parks. Great for families, educational opportunities or passing a leisurely day, Lockhart has a swimming pool, golf course and walking/hiking trails that are dog and kid friendly.

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Prized for Lake Meredith itself, this national recreation area in the Texas panhandle offers visitors a place to swim, boat and fish, as well as takes scenic hikes along the naturally-formed canyons and multiple campsites. With a few activity-specific exceptions (such as boating permits) visiting Lake Meredith is free!

Lake Somerville State Park

Comprised of two units, Nails Creek and Birch Creek, the Lake Somerville State Park draws crowds because of its secluded campsites (which feel private even with hundreds of other guests), trails and lake activities. A laid back environment with a little something for everyone, Lake Somerville is popular for family reunions, holiday trips, and group …

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