WHERE IN TEXAS?
Before it was a county park, this oasis in the Big Bend region was a U.S. Army outpost, home to Buffalo Soldiers in the 1800s. Before that, it was a regular stop for Native American tribes thanks to the supply of water from the perennial springs. Surrounded by cottonwood trees, this park is a prime spot for picnicking and bird-watching.
If you recognize this site, send us a note at Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744 (write “Where in Texas?” on the envelope); email us at email@example.com; or let us know on Facebook. We’ll reveal the answer in a future issue.
Photo by Sonja Sommerfeld
TOOLS: Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens, f/10 at 1/200th of a second, ISO 200