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Brewster County, Texas
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Recent developments feature a modern motel and resort complex with golf course, river rafting, swimming pools, tennis courts, horseback riding, restaurant, and frontier building styles with plank sidewalks and hitching rails. 915-424-3471.

Big Bend Ranch State Natural Area, hiking and backpacking, nature study, river rafting and canoeing, bus tours. Entrance and use fees. Warnock Environmental Education Center, archeological, historical and natural history profile of the Big Bend region. Departure point for the tours of the Big Bend Ranch State Natural Area the third Saturday of each month. Tour fee includes meal in the natural area; reservations advisable. 915-424-3327. Open 8–5 daily. Admission.

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