Paddling Port Arthur by kayak

Paddling Port Arthur by kayak

Dave Roberts, owner of TexasKayakChronicles.com, has provided a guest blog on why he loves paddling Port Arthur waters. He is a contributor to “Texas Saltwater Magazine” and “The Local” at Bolivar Peninsula. Thanks, Dave! * * * Without a doubt Texas is one of the most...
Sea Rim gets Santa by airboat

Sea Rim gets Santa by airboat

Have you ever wondered how Santa gets around the marsh to visit the good little boys and girls? By air boat of course! Santa and Mrs. Claus have booked Sea Rim State Park’s cabin and will be arriving by air boat on Dec. 17. Children will have a photo opportunity with...
Park Pick: Paddling Sea Rim

Park Pick: Paddling Sea Rim

Park Pick: Paddling Sea Rim Relax or catch your supper on one of the state park’s paddling trails. By Walt Bailey State Parks Division Regional Interpretive Specialist I plunge my feet into the water, grab hold of both sides of my kyak and lower myself in. Life...
Cattail Marsh features new boardwalk

Cattail Marsh features new boardwalk

Birding in Southeast Texas just got even better. Port Arthur features 5 miles of natural beach at Sea Rim State Park and Sabine Woods. Cattail Marsh in Beaumont is already a well-known hot spot, and now there’s a spectacular boardwalk to entice birders: The...
New Keith Lake boat launch

New Keith Lake boat launch

Feeling fishy? There’s a new launch in town to what one official calls “some of the best fishing in Texas.” Head to Port Arthur and the new Walter Umphrey State Park Keith Lake Unit Boat Launch off Texas 87. The launch area guides boats into a popular fishing area...