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Palo Duro State Park

Palo Duro State Park

Our goal today was to spend the afternoon at Pablo Duro Canyon State Park south of Abilene TX. iphone 6 case shockproof The canyon is reported to be the second largest in the US and a favorite of Texans. The drive east was through remarkably flat land filled with black cows grazing in beige grassy ranges, stock ponds filled with water, and windmills. We had a tailwind most of the day and plenty of sun and blue skies. iphone 8 case gold hard shockproof At one point tumbleweed was bouncing along and across the road. rose phone case iphone 7 plus We arrived at Palo Duro Canyon State Park to find a moderately long line to enter. iphone 8 case elephant This is a very popular park and it is spring break for many schools. We encountered family groups as well as scout groups spending the day in the park. iphone 8 plus phone case celtic After a quick lunch we drove the park road stopping at times for pictures, then we decided to walk the Rock Garden Trail, a little more than one-mile pleasant walk up through a rock slide of enormous boulders. iphone 6 gorilla case Lovely, with good views of the canyon below. iphone 8 case rubber Because we made up our mind to visit this park at the last minute, we were unable to spend the night at the park and spent the night in Canyon TX.

 

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