McKittrick Canyon: A Beautiful History (Natural History) by Donna Blake Birchell

By Donna Blake Birchell

The Guadalupe Mountains carry what a few name the main appealing spot in Texas. as soon as domestic to the Mescalero Apaches, McKittrick Canyon is an desirable wonderland of lush and ample natural world. it's named for Captain Felix McKittrick, who obtained the land for ranching in 1869. Legends of misplaced Spanish gold mines drew many unsuccessful prospectors sooner than the flip of the century. Later, during the enormous efforts of early landowners J.C. Hunter Sr. and Wallace Pratt, the canyon was once preserved as a pristine element of the Guadalupe Mountains nationwide Park. every one fall, keen viewers witness a colourful convey headlined through bigtooth maple and numerous oak bushes. sign up for writer Donna Blake Birchell in an exploration of McKittrick Canyon�s colourful history.

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