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Devil’s Hall

(Pine Springs TX) Next stop was a visit to Guadalupe Mountains National Park, which includes the highest point in Texas. The Visitor Center has a nice display about the area and features of the park. There is another section of the park on the north slope of the mountains. Ten trails of varying difficulty, elevation […]

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Carlsbad Caverns

(Whites City NM) Visited Carlsbad Caverns National Park which is actually several miles south of Carlsbad off of US-180. A nice Visitor Center explains the history of the caverns. They also have a gift shop and a large restaurant. Walking in through the original entrance to the caverns is probably the best option. However, it’s […]

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Living Desert

(Carlsbad NM) Visited the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens which had displays of native plants and animals of the Chihuahuan Desert. They’ve recreated the natural environment fairly well; but, it still felt like a zoo to me. Critters included birds, javelina, black bear, tortoise, prairie dogs, Mexican wolves, mule deer, bison, pronghorn, elk, bobcat, and […]

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