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New Top Ten!

It’s been almost five years since I posted the “Top Ten Places to See on the Great Plains Trail,” and while some things are going to remain the same, a lot has changed as far as routing and highlights are … Continue reading

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High Points – Guadalupe Peak

The Great Plains may be relatively flat in places, but it is not a lowland.  It is high country.  If you were to start at, say, the Mississippi River and work your way westward, you would be on a gradually … Continue reading

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The Highest Point in Texas

To finish off our look at National Parks and Monuments of the Great Plains, let’s take a look at Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas.  To be precise, GMNP is not in the Great Plains, but at the northern edge … Continue reading

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