Crowds hit the trails on New Year’s Day

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  • Texas Parks and Wildlife officials expressed excitement that so many people spent their New Year’s Day at a Texas State Park. Contributed/TPWD
    Texas Parks and Wildlife officials expressed excitement that so many people spent their New Year’s Day at a Texas State Park. Contributed/TPWD
Visitors from across Texas laced up their shoes and packed on plenty of layers to usher in 2021 with a First Day Hike at a Texas State Park. In total, 2,668 people hiked and biked a total of 8,173 miles statewide. This year, parks hosted a total of 60 events across the state and many were self-guided to encourage social distancing. “I am thrilled that Texans bundled up and joined others in…

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