Caprock Canyon, TX

    Day 1

    Day 01 - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - Depart Home, Drive to Caprock Canyons State Park

    Turkey Day Trek to Texas

    As we have done for the past seven years, we began our Thanksgiving drive to Austin, Texas on November 26th. We had been watching an incredible winter storm that...

    Day 2

    Day 02 - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - Visit Caprock Canyons State Park

    Turkey Day Trek to Texas

    Our quest for the day was to visit Texas’s Caprock Canyons State Park just south of Tulia and about 50 miles east into the Texas Panhandle. For miles, the land was flat...

    Day 3

    Day 03 - Wednesday, November 27 to December 2, 2013 - Drive to Austin, TX, Visit Our Son, Celebrate Our 40th Anniversary, Drive Home to Colorado

    Turkey Day Trek to Texas

    Our evening in Lubbock was surprisingly cold! The temperatures were in the low 30’s and there was snow everywhere....

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Day 2: Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve


The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are...

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