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You will find enticing diversity here - in the scenery, the history, the food, and the people. And you will discover a hospitality born of gracious Southern roots, sprinkled with old-fashioned Western grit, and spiced with the cultures and customes of Hispanic, German, Czech, and two dozen or so other significant ancestries.

Texas is, indeed, like a whole other country.

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Wright Patman Lake Boat Ramps

Wright Patman Lake has boat ramps at 6 parks. These boat ramps are of concrete construction. Courtesy docks are available at some of the boat ramps. Swimming in the vicinity of the courtesy docks is prohibited. Fishing is not allowed from the courtesy docks. A "No Wake"

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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.

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Big Bend National Park Rappelling

Big Bend National Park is not typically considered a climbers' destination, but it offers some scenic, challenging, and wildly varied rock climbs. Over the years, park visitors have often inquired about climbing, but there is little written.

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Preston Kyle Shatto Wildlife Museum

There are currently more than 75 different species of wildlife exhibited in the Shatto Museum, including Africa's "Big Five" - elephant, rhinoceros, lion, leopard, cape buffalo - and a white rhinoceros, one of only two on exhibit in the United States.

Columbus, TX Museums

Lake Texoma Sailing

Lake Texoma has become a huge sailing center based on the lake'

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Whitney Lake COE Parks

CEDAR CREEK PARK Cedar Creek Park has 20 camp/picnic sites with a ground cooker/fire ring. Water faucets are located throughout the park. There is one restroom (with toilet facilities only)

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Grapevine Lake Boat Ramps

Boat Ramps at Grapevine Lake: Boat Ramp Managing Agency - Corps Annual Pass accepted Marshall Creek City of Trophy Club - Corps Annual Pass Accepted. Meadowmere City of Grapevine - Corps Annual Pass Accepted. Lakeview 1 and 2 City of Grapevine - Corps Annual Pass Accepted. Oak Grove (

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Belton Lake Fishing

Lake Belton is a popular lake for hybrid striped bass, and can also be a good largemouth bass lake at certain times of the year. There is a floating fishing dock with room for 50 fishermen on the side deck and 100

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Stillhouse Hollow Lake Fishing

Largemouth bass is the most abundant sportfish in the reservoir, although there is also a good population of smallmouth bass. Fair to good populations of channel catfish are also available.

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Proctor Lake Hunting

Hunting is permitted in specified areas on Proctor Lake. The season is from September 1 through February 24 as published in the Texas Hunting Guide for this county. Legal game are dove, quail, squirrel, rabbits and waterfowl. NO DEER OR TURKEY MAY BE TAKEN!

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