Hiking Texas Guide Book

by Laurence Parent (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Texas  by Laurence Parent

288pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762723238

Lace up your boots and sample eighty-five of the finest trails the Lone Star State has to offer. From the rugged Guadalupe Mountains in the west and the deep canyons of the Red River in the Panhandle to the lakes on the eastern landscape, the Texas backcountry is as spacious and diverse as the Lone Star State itself. This guide contains unforgettable hikes that suit all abilities and interests. FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks for more than twenty- five years. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors.

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Trails from the "Hiking Texas" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 57.
... Preview: A strenuous cross-country day hike to the summit of the second highest peak in the Franklin Mountains. Special Attractions: Views, rugged mountains, solitude. Not only is the hike long, it ascends 23 ... From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
El Paso, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: This guide includes four short easy hikes at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. Because Aransas National Wildlife Refuge is the primary winter home to the endangered whooping crane, it is probably one ... From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Corpus Christi, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: A moderate day hike through a surprisingly wild area within Austin. Special Attractions: Rugged, wooded Hill Country canyon, accessibility. The trail along the Barton Creek Greenbelt is one of many th ... From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Austin, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: An easy day hike through mature beech-magnolia-loblolly forest. Special Attractions: Mature Big Thicket forest. Permit required for camping. Part of this hike wanders through a mature beech-magnolia-l ... From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Lufkin, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: About 5 miles SW of Mission. An easy day hike along two trails in Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park. Special Attractions: Native subtropical woodland, unique wildlife. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
McAllen, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: About 65 miles north of Houston. An easy to moderate day hike through the woods along Big Creek. Special Attractions: Lush forest, creek, large magnolias. This hike traverses a particularly scenic str ... From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Huntsville, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: About 45 miles SW of Houston. An easy day hike along part of the Brazos River. Special Attractions: Lush forest, red buckeyes in the spring. The trail starts by passing through a short strip of woods ... From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Houston, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: About 12 miles east of Bastrop. A moderately easy day hike in the Lost Pines of Texas. Special Attractions: Dense pine forest. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Bastrop, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.8
... Preview: About 17 miles NE of Marshall. An easy day hike through the woods of Caddo Lake State Park. Special Attractions: Cypress-dotted lake, CCC buildings. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Tyler, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: About 90 miles NE of Lubbock. An easy day hike or overnight trip in the red rock canyons of the caprock's edge. Special Attractions: Red rock formations, views. Permit required for camping. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Quitaque, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: In Boerne, an easy day hike along a cypress-lines Hill Country stream. Special Attractions: Bald cypresses, native prairie, creek. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Boerne, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: About 40 miles NE of Llano. An easy day hike through typical oak-juniper Hill Country. Special Attractions: Lush Hill Country grassland. Permit required for camping. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Austin, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: About 35 miles NW of Sherman. A moderate overnight trip along undeveloped southern shoreline of Lake Texoma. Special Attractions: Lake. Permit required for camping. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Dallas, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: About 40 miles north of Longview. An easy day hike around a small East Texas lake. Special Attractions: Lake, dense forest, fall color. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Texarkana, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: About 60 miles SW of Fort Worth. An easy day hike through the hills above the Paluxy River. Special Attractions: Dinosaur tracks, views. Permit required for camping. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Ft. Worth, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.3
... Preview: About 7 miles NW of Denison. A relatively easy day hike on the bluffs above Lake Texoma. Special Attractions: Lake. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Dallas, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: A strenuous day hike to the highest peak in the Chisos Mountains. Special Attractions: views, maples. Permit required for camping. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Marathon, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: About 17 miles north of Fredericksburg. An easy day hike onto and around a large granite dome. Special Attractions: Pink granite dome, rock climbing. Permit required for camping. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Austin, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: About 7 miles NE of Fairfield. An easy day hike through woods and fields above Fairfield Lake. Special Attractions: Lake, elaborate primitive camp. Permit required for camping. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Tyler, TX - Birding,Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: An easy day hike from an historic fort to Davis Mountains State Park. Special Attractions: Well preserved frontier fort, views. From the guidebook "Hiking Texas"
Fort Davis, TX - Hiking - Trail Length: 4