Today, having off work, we decided to do a bit of sightseeing in the area. When we plugged in "tourist attractions " on the GPS, we were thrilled to see there was a National Wildlife Refuge just 16 miles away. So off we went to
This is one of the nicest refuges we've visited. There are 14 miles of walking trails. We walked one that was about a mile long. Along the way we saw some birds I've never seen before such as this Green Jay
Maybe someone (Judy) can tell me what this is
I know this is an Oriole
There are several ponds with all kinds to ducks
I saw something I had never seen alive before. I thought all armadillos were just dead on the roads.
We took the hour and a half tram ride which stopped twice. One was at three towers. We climb the taller one that had 70 steps. This is looking out at the other two that have a connecting bridge.
The other stop was at a cemetery.
The last burial was in 1929.
We do plan on returning. Next Saturday they are having their Winter Texan Appreciation Day. Free admission (ours is always free with the Federal Golden Pass), refreshments, door prizes and $2.00 tram rides. Usual cost is $4.00/$3.50 for seniors.
As Judy who volunteers at so many NWR's would say THE END