I have found hiking is a great exercise because it is easy to adjust our family’s level of fitness. The outdoor adventure can be on a well maintained trail, or off the beaten path, or its totally up to you. This makes it excellent for us, as we strive to improve our fitness. My goal is to journal the hikes, trails and experiences as we explore the great parks in our state of Texas.

Mission Tejas State Park is a 363.5-acre park in Houston County, 22 miles northeast of Crockett. The park contains several historic sites in the park along with a commemorative replica of the first Spanish mission in Texas and one of the oldest surviving structures in Houston County.  Nice short trails crisscross the park, along […]

Mission Tejas State Park

Huntsville State Park is a 2,000+ acre wooded recreational area, six miles southwest of Huntsville, Texas, and the Sam Houston National Forest.  From 1937 to 1942, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1823(CV), made improvements to the site, including construction of a combination of buildings.  Huntsville State Park offers a great deal of activities: […]

Hiking Huntsville State Park