The Panhandle Plains. Some folks call this region of Texas gloriously flat, some say it's just plain glorious. These vast, open lands-like the overwhelming expanses of the ocean-often evoke superlatives and always excite the imagination. Artist Georgia O'Keeffe, who once lived here (in Amarillo and Canyon), reveled in "the beauty of that wild world" and portrayed the expansive luminosity of the Plains in her magnificent paintings.
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Proctor Lake has 4 parks for camping or day use activites with RV, tent, screened shelter, and group camping facilities. The parks include: Copperas Creek Park, Sowell Creek Park, Promontory Park, and High Point Park. Copperas Creek Park is located on FM 2861 off of Highway 377, TX Camping
On 93 acres with trees, shrubs and many other plants. A central lake is home to swimming ducks and many birds frequent the area. The grounds and Hodges Rose Garden open daily. On the second Sat. of the month, gardening programs are held at the Interpretive Center at 9:30 a.m. on 4111Lubbock, TX Aboretums
Born from a casual experiment with grapevines shading a Lubbock patio, this winery now is one of Texas' largest. Tasting room samples Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, and others. Gift shop and tasting open Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. noon - 4 p.m. Tours available. Take U.S. 87Lubbock, TX Wineries