Swimming in State Parks Great Way to Beat the Summer Heat

Swimming in State Parks Great Way to Beat the Summer Heat

AUSTIN- With temperatures around the state hitting the 90’s and 100’s, Texans everywhere are looking for a way to keep cool.

Parks around the state offer a variety of swimming options such as spring-fed rivers, lakes, and Gulf water … Read More

June 25 National Catfish Day

June 25 National Catfish Day

 

 

 

 

ETX- East Texans are well acquainted with the bottom feeder, known as the the whiskerfish. Area residents have enjoyed catfishing and the fish fry feast they make for many years.In East Texas, Toledo Bend, Tawakoni, Richland-Chambers, Livingston, Palestine, Cedar Creek, Conroe … Read More

Hiking Through History at Mission Tejas State Park

Hiking Through History at Mission Tejas State Park

By Dana Goolsby

WECHES- What Mission Tejas State Park lacks in size and amenities it certainly makes up for in history. Located on the El Camino Real, Texas Highway 21, between Alto and Crockett, the 363-acre park marks the historic location of … Read More

Hitchhiker Stopped at Local Gas Station

Hitchhiker Stopped at Local Gas Station

ATHENS—Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries biologist Robert J. Mauk of Wichita Falls tells how a routine refueling stop at a gas station turned into something quite out of the ordinary.… Read More

Get ready for the 16th Annual Neches River Rendezvous

Get ready for the 16th Annual Neches River Rendezvous

LUFKIN- Get your canoes ready and your life jackets on! The Neches River Rendezvous is Saturday, June 1 at International Paper’s North Boggy Slough Wildlife Management Area. This scenic 10-mile canoe trip has something for everyone. Whether you’re a bird … Read More