2022-08-21 Sunday Tour of Blackjack Peninsula

After leaving High Island, and exploring Anahuac NWR, I continued south and spent some time at Brazoria NWR and San Bernard NWR. My next targeted destination was the Blackjack Peninsula, the winter home of the Aransas-Wood Buffalo flock of Whooping Cranes. Though the cranes aren’t expected to return here from Canada for another month, I … Read more

2021-03-12 Friday at Aransas NWR

Camped only five miles away in Austwell (Texas), an excursion into Aransas National Wildlife Refuge was mandatory. With the recent stories of my journey here already told, it was time for a new adventure. Overcast skies continued during this visit, but there were clear signs of spring. The warmer weather had snakes sunning themselves on … Read more

2021-03-02 Tuesday Morning At Aransas NWR

Sunday I left Port Aransas and drove to Rockport and boondock camped there. Monday I confirmed the availability of RV parking near Aransas NWR, in Austwell. I drove through the wind and rain to settle in for a few days and ride out the winter storm. After getting my RV spot established, there was still … Read more