Outdoors

Star party at City of Rocks State Park

An evening adventure awaits--City of Rocks State Park is having a Star Party at dusk on Saturday, March 22 and you’re invited!

Colorado River Guadalupe Bass is potential state, world record

A 3.71-pound, 17-inch Guadalupe Bass caught from the Colorado River below Austin appears to qualify as a new state and world record in several categories.

Rio Grande Gorge stocked with Rio Grande cutthroat trout

Department of Game and Fish personnel plan to stock the Rio Grande Gorge with almost 10,000 Rio Grande cutthroat trout March 24. Volunteers are needed to help carry the native fish down into the gorge by packing them in on foot.

Record fish caught at east Texas lake

A new lake record blue catfish has been verified at Lake Tawakoni. The massive fish was caught back on February 15, 2014.

Improvements at Navajo Lake State Park

Navajo Lake State Park is making several improvements at the San Juan River near Navajo Dam to better accommodate visitors this spring.

Young archers score big at state tournament

Young archers loosed 18,930 arrows Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center, where teams from across New Mexico gathered for the third annual National Archery in the Schools State Tournament.

11th annual camp furlong day at Pancho Villa State Park

Mexican-American history and culture will be highlighted all day at Pancho Villa State Park’s 11th Annual Camp Furlong Day on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Texas paddlefish on the rebound

A boat ride on the peaceful waters of the Big Cypress Bayou in northeast Texas is like taking a step back in time.

States, tribes, federal agencies conserve Rio Grande cutthroat

The states of New Mexico and Colorado, three Native American tribes, and several federal agencies recently signed an updated conservation agreement and strategy plan to conserve Rio Grande cutthroat trout.

National park tourism in Texas creates $188.1 million in economic benefit

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that the 3,939,160 visitors to Texas national parks in 2012 spent $188.1 million and supported 2,592 jobs in the state.

Spring break activities planned at Fort Davis National Historic Site

Just a little more than three hours drive from El Paso is one of the best surviving examples of a frontier military post in the Southwest.

New Mexico State Parks May 2014 marathon series

Register today and start training for your next marathon adventure at one or all four New Mexico State Parks hosting a marathon series beginning in May!

The Battleship TEXAS celebrates 100th commissioning anniversary

he Battleship Texas Foundation, working in partnership with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the commissioning of the Battleship TEXAS with two events next month.

TPWD proposing seatrout bag limit change, gar conservation rules

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing fishing regulation changes that will affect both salt and freshwater anglers.