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Oct 14, 2016 - Guadalupe River State Park

Today Carolyn Nottleson and I visited Guadalupe River State Park, which is southwest of Austin near Spring Branch on the southeastern edge of the Hill Country. Before hitting the road we stopped at McDonald’s to get a little breakfast to eat on the way. It was very foggy until mid-morning but not dense enough to interfere with traffic. It was quite warm once the fog lifted. At the park we went on a wildflower and butterfly walk with Ranger Craig Hensley, who is very knowledgeable about the plants, animals and insects found in the park....

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Apr 17, 2016 - Guadalupe River State Park

It was an ordinary 239 mile trip from Baytown to Guadalupe River State Park, TX with all but the last 40 or so miles on I-10. We waited until abut 9:30 to leave so the rush hour traffic through Houston would subside and that worked pretty well as the traffic was heavy but no stop and go portion to it. It was raining as we went through Houston but it was of no consequence other than messing up our pretty wax job on the Mothership!! We are staying at the Guadalupe River State Park just northwest of San Antonio, TX. Texas state parks are much...

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Apr 19, 2002 - Guadalupe River State Park

It is very nice to have Fridays off work. I really like my 10/4 work schedule because it gives me more time to take day trips. Today I visited the Guadalupe River State Park and took a guided walk in the Honey Creek State Natural Area. The spring-fed Guadalupe River above Canyon Dam is one of the most scenic stretches of river in Texas, with high limestone bluffs, giant bald cypress, pecan, oak, elm and a wide variety of shrubs lining the river. The winding river flows over natural rapids and is a favorite destination for swimming,...

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