Thursday, September 11, 2008

Highest Point in Texas

Just behind El Capitan (pictured here) in the Guadalupe Mountains National Park is Guadalupe Peak, which at 8,749 feet, is the highest point in Texas.
The park is also the location of the historic meeting of the first eastern- and western-bound stagecoaches on the Butterfield Overland Mail, which celebrates its sesquicentennial this month.
The park is hosting a celebration on September 27 and more about this event and others at:
For hiking information, visit:

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