Hill Country Spring

    Day 1

    March 29, 2016

    Our spring trip to the Hill Country in Austin, Texas brought delights as we made our way on the back roads of Travis County. As part of the1965 Highway Beautification Act, Lady Bird Johnson encouraged cleanup of the interstates and state highways.

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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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