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Eisenhower State Park, Denison Texas

We just returned from a short trip to Eisenhower State Park, named for the 34th President of the United States who was born nearby. Located northwest of Denison Texas and approximately 100 miles north of Dallas Texas this nice size … Continue reading

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Back Country Camping Petrified Forest National Park

  There are no campgrounds in Petrified Forest National Park.  If you want to camp in the back country wilderness you must obtain a free permit (for up to 14 days) at Painted Desert Visitor Center, Painted Desert Inn or … Continue reading

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Petrified Forest National Park Hiking Tips

The next pull out is not named and so of course we call it No Name Point.  This is a good spot to pause, look at your map and plan your remaining stops and perhaps some hikes.  You may hike … Continue reading

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Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Trail

The Paria Rimrocks hike near the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is a pleasant 1.5 mile round trip jaunt taking you to the hoodoos and balanced rocks.  Actually located in the Grand Staircase Escalante this is a fairly easy hike … Continue reading

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Lake Arrowhead State Park

Lake Arrowhead State Park in Clay County is just 18 miles south of Wichita Falls, Texas.  At 524 acres this is a small park on a very large (16,200 acres) reservoir with 106 miles of shoreline.   Fishermen  are drawn to … Continue reading

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