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Types of hiking

By Amy Hope | December 19, 2023

When you set out on a hike, there are a few options you can plan. A Loop: You start and stop at the same location…

Fun questions for meeting new people

By Amy Hope | November 6, 2023

Hiking: What’s the most beautiful hike you’ve been on, and what made it special? Do you have a favorite hiking trail that you’d recommend to…

How to Plan for Crazy Weather in Houston

By Amy Hope | October 27, 2023

photo by @naixaaguirre Have you noticed the drastic swings in Houston weather? One day it can be sunny and 75 degrees.  The next day it’s…

Poisonous vs. Venomous: Unraveling Nature’s Sneaky Sidekicks!

By Amy Hope | September 1, 2023

Hey there, fellow nature enthusiasts! 🌿 Let’s embark on a wild adventure through the kingdom of critters and creatures, where we’ll decode the age-old mystery…

X-Mas Potluck

By Amy Hope | December 4, 2022

Looking for something to do on x-mas?  Let’s have a potluck! Member only information: 

“Secret” park, it’s a new fav

By Amy Hope | November 29, 2022

A last minute trip to an unknown place turned into one of my favorite places.  I love to go to places where you have a…

Breathtaking Places To See Beautiful Fall Foliage In Texas

By Aniko M | October 27, 2022

Lost Maples State Natural Area When the fall comes, leaves change their colors and give a stunning look to landscapes. While you can get some…

When the stars align

By Amy Hope | August 30, 2022

5 Weeks Mobile

By Amy Hope | July 13, 2022

For the last 5 weeks I’ve felt so free!!  There is a ton of flexibility park hosting, especially the parks I’ve worked.  At the same time,…

Funny Story

By Amy Hope | June 30, 2022

When I moved from Buescher State Park to Bastrop State Park, it was only about 15 miles down the road.  Since it was close, I…