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Whether you're a visitor or a long time resident, Austin probably has more treasures than you know about. Austin Explorer is your way of discovering more about the city as you get outside of your stuffy home or office and into the fresh air.
The final resting place of Deputy Sheriff A.W. Grimes, killed by the Bass gang in 1878. [Round Rock Cemetery]
Pedernales Falls - 4-Mile Loop -
Wade across a creek to hike this trail that most visitors to Pedernales Falls never bother with.
Haile Airport / Howard Nursery -
After 94 years in business, Howard Nursery is closing down. The closing of this Austin gardening institution will also have ramifications for the remains of Haile Airport.
Preece Cemetery -
This cemetery not too far from Steiner Ranch once served as the final resting place for those who worked the land in this rapidly urbanizing area.
Geocaching on KXAN Firstcast -
This Austin morning news segment presented geocaching in a positive light. Once again, Moosiegirl does the geocaching community proud!
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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: San Antonio and Austin: Includes the Hill Country
Tom Taylor, Johnny Molloy
List Price: $16.95
Our price: $3.53
This practical guide takes readers to the best trails found in the Texas Hill Country, all within easy reach of San Antonio and Austin. Destinations include secluded, low-traffic areas for quiet hikes as well more popular and heavily used paths. The former LBJ Ranch, the Guadalupe River, the Highland Lakes Chain, and the Lost Pines area are a few of the spectacular treks featured.