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Aug 10, 2013 - Starting To Explore The Abilene Area

From Buck Creek RV Park – Abilene, TX Our history lesson for today was the last fifty years (1875 – 1925) of the Texas frontier. In the small neighboring community of Buffalo Gap a unique collection of historic buildings filled with West Texas artifacts convey a story of this time in history. Hundreds of years ago large herds of buffalo favored this gap in the Callahan Divide a few miles south of present day Abilene. This gathering of buffalo soon became a favored camping place for native Indians. After the Indians and the buffalo passed...

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May 8, 2012 - Abilene Lake State Park

Tuesday, May 8 Abilene Lake State Park, Buffalo Gap, TX We found this state park quite pleasant. The sites are separated with lots of oak and pecan trees. There is a very large swimming pool that is open after Memorial Day, lots of interior roads to ride bikes, and trails among the nature. There are also geocaches in the park. We rode our bikes and walked both days before the rain came yesterday. This is the first significant rain we have seen since leaving Tucson. It was about 100 when we arrived on Sunday, but it is only 66 degrees as we...

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