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Three Canyons
The Southwest Edge of Texas Hill Country -- Home to Lost Maples and Garner State Park -- Is Rich in Both Beauty and History
"...Country, consisting of three large river valleys, the Sabinal, Frio, and Nueces, and the hills that separate them. No..."

May 18, 2001 Features Feature by Brant Bingamon

Day Trips & Beyond: October Events Roundup
Find fall foliage in Texas and stop and smell the roses
"...Fall on the Frio BBQ Cook-off Oct. 4-5, Concan,"

Oct. 3, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The idyllic River Haven Cabins near Garner State Park.
"...of Leakey stands on a bluff above the Rio Frio like a log fortress. The constant sound of the..."

March 23, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Stack rocks, meet the Hulk, and celebrate the Lone Star State
"...Rio Frio Fest March 14-18, Concan,"

March 3, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
Autumn events you ought to check out
"...Frio River Trash Bash, Sept. 9, Garner State Park, Concan..."

Aug. 30, 2017 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Avoid Garner State Park between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and you'll have a great nature experience
"...If you can visit the scenic spot on the Frio River in northern Uvalde County any time other than..."

April 16, 2010 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Nothing seems to recharge the batteries like relaxing in a rocking chair on the front porch of a cottage surrounded by sounds of nature
"...River Haven Cabins outside of Leakey on the Frio River is a year-round vacation destination. During the summer,..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Stay Trips: The Inn Between, Concan
Tiny homes in the hills await your arrival
"...of color among the scenic hills of the Rio Frio Valley south of Garner State Park and north of..."

April 17, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Spring is the season for Texas travel
"...Spring Frio Family Camp March 6-10,"

Feb. 29, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Bracken Cave and Other Bat Caves
The bat colonies around Texas are swollen with mothers and their pups emerging for the nightly feeding frenzy, making for spectacular shows
"...Frio Bat Cave, Concan,;..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The Choke Canyon State Park is a haven for fishermen, birders, and campers alike
"...Antonio and Corpus Christi, the park impounds the Rio Frio a few miles upstream from where the Frio, Atascosa,..."

March 2, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Legendary Snow Monkeys of Texas
A brief open season on monkeys resulted in protections for them in the Lone Star State
"...entire primate population. The observatory's ranch near Dilley, in Frio County, was much hotter than the macaques' Japanese home,..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Ed Baker

Day Trips
"," Firsching says, is the 1876 courthouse in old Frio Town in Frio County southwest of San Antonio. The..."

March 27, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Stay home, stay safe, and still scratch that travel itch
"...your eyes and listen to the sound of the Frio River at Garner State Park...."

April 8, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

20 Special Occasion Restaurants
We pick our favorite spots for a night out
"...Michalovic, but once inside, Suerte’s food impresses with standout “frio” (read: raw) offerings and masa-driven small plates. With a..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Food Post by The Food Staff

Day Trips: Looking Back at 2016
Some noteworthy milestones from last year
"...for reaching its 75th anniversary. The park on the Frio River has been the most popular camping spot in..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Column by Gerald McLeod

Death Watch: San Antonio Gun Brother
Appeals denied for Paredes and two others
"...Their bodies were found a few days later in Frio County, southwest of San Antonio, where they'd been bound..."

Oct. 24, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Taco Experiment
Taco cook-off contest!
"...favorite) Theo’s Prize for Experimentation: Mary Makes Dinner for Frio Tillo Tacos (ice cream)..."

March 14, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

In this bone-dry summer, one gallery group show has water in abundance
" to the Guadalupe or the Comal or the Frio, take a dip in Wally Workman's "Rivers" and see..."

July 8, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Nitro, Hedgehogs, and Depravity
Film by film with Tim League on his SXFantastic picks for SXSW
"...Cold Sweat/Sudor Frio D: Adrián García Bogliano (International Premiere, Argentina) "During the..."

Feb. 11, 2011 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Last Shotgun Blast of SXSW Film Programming
'Hobo,' Spike's 'Scenes From the Suburbs,' and more
"...SX FANTASTIC Cold Sweat / Sudor Frio Director: Adrián Garcia Bogliano, Writers: Adrián Garcia Bogliano, Ramiro..."

Feb. 10, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Memorial Set for Karen Dickey
Photographer captured politicians and wildlife
" documenting the Snow Monkeys in Dilley, Texas, in Frio County. A dedicated animal rescue advocate and political activist,..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Day Trips
The top eight state park swimming holes in Texas
"...And finally, Garner State Park on the Frio River is one of the most popular swimming holes..."

July 31, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

There's Hope for Texas Democrats
Texas trending Democratic – at least in the urban areas
"...Frio: 10,528..."

Nov. 14, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Luv Doc Recommends: Second Annual Austin Ice Cream Festival
Waterloo Park, Saturday, August 9, 2008
"...tough as it sounds. City pools are free and frio. There’s also Barton Creek, the fountains at Palmer, and..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

Guiding With Porpoise
The Expedition School's Kimery Duda is out standing in her field ...
" Colorado, and this year's senior trip to Rio Frio. "Kids don't have expectations. Experiences like these touch their..."

May 25, 2007 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

In Print
Cowgirl Cuisine: Rustic Recipes & Cowgirl Adventures From a Texas Ranch
" for scorpions, and taking refreshing swims in the Frio River are interspersed among the recipes, along with candid..."

May 4, 2007 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

Celebrity Judges
"...the chef at a dude ranch on the Rio Frio. She has written about food for Food & Wine,..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Food Feature

Travis County Bond Election
"...inmates incarcerated there, and dozens are now shipped to Frio County (at great local expense). This bond will help..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature

No on everything. Double no on Proposition 2.
"...inmates incarcerated there, and dozens are now shipped to Frio County (at great local expense). This bond will help..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature

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