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Brazos Bend State Park Walk – Needville – 05/16/15

The Houston Happy Hikers are hosting this event.  There will be a 5K and a 10K trail to choose from.  Come and enjoy the outdoors and see the beautiful array of sycamore, cottonwood, and black willow along Big Creek and … Continue reading

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Fort Richardson State Park Walk – Jacksboro – 05/16/15

The Tarrant County Walkers are hosting this event.  There will be a 5K and a 10K trail to choose from.  The walk will include the fort site with its seven restored original buildings, including the post hospital, officers’ quarters, powder … Continue reading

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Village Creek State Park Walk – Lumberton – 04/18/15

The Houston Happy Hikers are hosting this event.  There will be a 5K and a 10K walk.  This State Park is located in Hardin County on 1,090 heavily forested acres approximately 10 miles north of Beaumont. Wildlife is abundant and … Continue reading

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Kerrville Trailblazers Event – Sept 21st at “Old Tunnel Wildlife Area”

This abandoned tunnel of the Fredericksburg & Northern Railway is run by the Texas State Parks, but there is no entry fee at this time.  This Tunnel is the only railroad tunnel ever dug in Texas east of the Pecos … Continue reading

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East Texas Trekkers – Tyler, TX

The EAST TEXAS TREKKERS are a volksmarching (non-competitive walking) club that was established in 1997.  The club’s purpose is to promote and encourage volksmarching which stimulates personal fitness, health and relaxation. Volksmarching is a fun recreational activity that provides fellowship … Continue reading

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