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Texas - Prairies and Lakes

"Prairies and Lakes." Does that title really tell the tale? Well, yes-and no. Prairies and Lakes paints merely the pastoral brush strokes in this region's richly textured panorama. The full picture emerges only when you add the dynamic cities, charming communities, and colorful history that enliven this attraction-packed section of Texas.

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Waco Lake Fishing

There are over 51 species of fish which inhabit Waco Lake. The 6 major species which anglers catch regularly include Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Crappie, Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish and Yellow Catfish.

, TX Fishing

Lake Bardwell Fishing

Many local fishermen consider Bardwell Lake as one of the best kept secrets in the state. Although the largemouth bass caught from these waters may not win a state record, bass fishermen seldom leave empty-handed. Crappie

, TX Fishing

Sam Rayburn House Museum

The Sam Rayburn House Museum is the home of the late "Mister Sam," who served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives longer than any other in American history. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house was built in 1916 and restored to 1961

Bonham, TX Museums

Black Mustang Ranch

Horse rentals in Pilot Point, Texas. You will not know what you've been missing here at Lake Ray Roberts until you hit the trails with us. This is the best-kept secret in North Texas. Lots of sandy trails and spectacular views of the prettiest lake around. We'

Pilot Point, TX Equestrian Trails


C.A.R.E. - Center for Animal Research and Education

The Center for Animal Research & Education, (CARE) was founded to provide for the rescue, rehabilitation, and holistic nurturing of sick, injured or abused big cats, thus ensuring a vital habitat and safe haven for them to live in comfort and with dignity. 

Bridgeport, TX Wildlife Refuges

Navarro Mills Lake Camping

There are five developed park areas at Lake Navarro Mills. Liberty Hill Park Liberty Hill Park is located on the western shore of Navarro Mills Lake. and offers 99 campsites with water and electric hookups, of which 3 are screen shelters and 6 have sewer hookups, and 3

, TX Camping

Ray Roberts Lake Equestrian Trails

In the Isle du Dois Unit & Greenbelt Corridor of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, visitors can enjoy the 12.5-mile trail winding through oak and pine trees, passing by the lake, with occasional hills. Blue Stem Grove, the equestrian area, has 14 campsites that can each hold up to a combined total of 8

, TX Equestrian

Athens Scuba Park

With underwater visibility of up to 70 feet, there's no telling what you might see - a sunken tour bus, houseboat, airplane, motorcycles and more. Divers flock to the Athens Scuba Park clear blue waters for recreational certification. The average visibility is 30 to 40 feet. The park also features 1

Athens, TX Scuba Diving

Lewisville Lake Hiking and Equestrian Trails

Pilot Knoll Equestrian Trail - Approximately 8 miles Pilot Knoll offers several loop trails to explore.

, TX Trails

Austin County Jail

The historic Austin County Jail served the county from 1896 through 1992

Bellville, TX Historic Buildings

Meadowbrook Golf Course

Located one mile east of downtown Arlington in Meadowbrook Park, Meadowbrook Golf Course, built in 1935, is the oldest course in Arlington. The 9-Hole executive layout, par 32 consists of six par fours 250 to 300 yards in length and three par threes approximately 150

Arlington, TX Golf Courses

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