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Cedar Hill State Park

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Best Summer Vacation Activities In DFW

Summer is upon us and it’s time to start planning this year’s family vacation. With so many places to choose from in the DFW area, the options are nearly endless.

07/12/2013

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7-Year-Old Drowns At Joe Pool Lake

An 8-year-old boy was pulled from Joe Pool Lake Saturday, according to Grand Prairie police spokesman Det. Lyle Gensler.

07/06/2013

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Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of DFW

Driving the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex is a twisty pretzel of interstate highways, tangled and salty with people in a hurry. Getting out of town can be the best way to spend a day, and past those highways, it’s all scenery. Try out these off-the-beaten path options for some of the best scenic drives near Dallas-Fort Worth.

04/28/2012

Wild Fire Spreads Across West Texas

Burning Scheduled At Park In Grand Prairie

Officials in Grand Prairie are warning that smoke could make driving hazardous on some major highways because of a prescribed burn at a park.

02/21/2012

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Best North Texas Cold Weather Campsites

While the most favorable time for camping around the country is during the summer months, anyone who has slept in a tent in August in Texas knows better!

02/11/2012

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Supposed Judgment Day Comes And Goes Without Incident

Dark clouds hung in the sky and doomsday warnings spread like wildfire leading up to this supposed judgment weekend. But when the clock finally struck 6 p.m., this May 21, 2011, North Texas seemed, well, the same as usual, actually.

CBSDFW.COM–05/21/2011

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Best Hiking Trails Around Dallas/Fort Worth

Visitors may not think of Dallas / Fort Worth as being hiker-friendly, but North Texas has plenty to offer both guests and residents wanting an invigorating tramp in the great outdoors. Dinosaur Valley State Park […]

CBSDFW.COM–10/25/2010

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Best Wildlife Areas Around Dallas / Fort Worth

Even though we live in one of the largest urban areas in the United States, sometimes you need an escape, and oasis, a trip into nature.  Luckily for you, the oasis isn’t that far away. […]

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2010

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Best Campgrounds Around Dallas / Fort Worth

Camping is a fun way to reconnect with family and nature. In North Texas, the best seasons for camping are early spring and late fall, before and after (respectively) the oppressive triple-digit summer heat bears […]

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2010