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National Parks and Monuments

Big Bend National Park
Chamizal National Memorial
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Lake Amistad - Amistad National Recreation Area

New eBook
Texas Unexplained

Texas Facts
Capital: Austin
Land Area: 261,797 sq. miles
Population: 22,118,509
Counties: 254
Highest Point: Guadalupe Peak at 8,749 feet,
Lowest Point: Gulf of Mexico at Sea Level


State And Regional Parks

Balmorhea State Park
Big Bend Ranch State Park
Fort Lancaster State Park
Fort Leaton State Park
Franklin Mountains State Park

Hueco Tanks State
Historical Park

Hueco Tanks - Another Look
Monahans Sand Hills State Park
Wyler Aerial Tramway State Park


Recreation & Wilderness Areas

Lake Amistad National Recreation Area
Black Gap Wilderness Area
Lake Amistad

Rough Canyon Recreation Area
Río Grande Wild and
Scenic River

Sierra Diablo Wildlife
Management Area


Cities & Towns

Amarillo, Texas
Arlington, Texas
Austin, Texas
Balmorhea, Texas
Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Del Rio, Texas (Motels)
El Paso, Texas
Fort Stockton, Texas
Lajitas

Marathon, Texas
Marfa, Texas
Monahans, Texas
Pecos, Texas
Presidio, Texas
Sanderson, Texas
Sierra Blanca, Texas
Sonora, Texas
Terlingua
Van Horn,Texas



Historic Locations & Points of Interest

Anne Riggs Memorial Museum (Ft. Stockton)
Caverns of Sonora (Sonora)
Fort Davis and Mountains
Desert Museums
Museum of History (El Paso)
Fort Bliss Museum (El Paso)
Fort Davis National Historic Site

New eBook
Texas Unexplained -
A dozen fascinating and suspenseful tales about the "unexplained" side of Texas. The stories inform, arouse and even move the reader, allowing a view of the state from a different perspective at each turn. As varied as the stories may be, they all share the theme of mystery.

Seminole Canyon State
Historic Park
Tigua Indian Reservation
& Pueblo (El Paso)
Interstate 10
Marfa Pillars
West of the Pecos Museum
(Pecos)
West Texas' Northern Chihuahuan Desert
Wilderness Park Museum
(El Paso)
W.J. McDonald Observatory (Ft. Davis)


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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
The park's most famous cave, Carlsbad Cavern, is over 1,000 feet deep and currently contains 30 miles of mapped passages. The Big Room of Carlsbad Cavern is the largest underground chamber in the United States. View formations of stalagmites, stalactites, and columns in this video. You will also see the evening flight of Mexican free-tailed bats from the entrance of the Cavern.

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