Author: Larry

Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site

Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site

Wednesday April 10 Through Wednesday April 17, 2019 After arriving at Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site on Wednesday, we did an abbreviated camp setup that didn't include putting up the gazebo.  All of the weather forecast sources predicted high winds across north Texas.  The predictions ranged from 40 to 60 MPH wind gusts.  … Continue reading Fort Richardson State Park and Historic Site

Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) National Grasslands

It turns out that using Apple Maps on the iPhone isn't the best way to find The Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) National Grasslands, located outside Decatur Texas.  The mapping app directed us through a labyrinth of county roads, state highways, FM roads and Forest Service roads.  We found ourselves backtracking when confronted with locked gates … Continue reading Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) National Grasslands

Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway

Thursday April 11, 2019 Thursday we drove over to Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway and back.  In the future we might want to stay in Lake Mineral Wells if we were going to be in the area. The park's best and most interesting park features were built in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation … Continue reading Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway