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Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site

They’re called mountains, but they’re really enormous piles of rubble – granite boulders honeycombed with caves, cracks and crevices. They began about 34 million years ago as balloons of hot magma rising into the surrounding limestone. Over time, the overlying ...

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Balmorhea State Park

In the middle of the West Texas desert lies a deep, blue-green pool of water that never runs dry. Its rocky walls have the contours of a tropical reef. Schools of silvery fish dart in unison through the crystal waters, while turtles dance on its pebbled bottom.

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