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Houston from Above and Below: Chase Tower and Underground Tunnel Tour
"Kick off your Houston tour at Georgia’s Market where you’ll learn about the epic Downtown Houston Tunnel System which gives downtown workers an escape from the heat. Take a walk down Main Street to the Chase Bank Building where you’ll admire frescoes and a stained-glass window depicting Texas’ history amid the elegant Art-Deco interior. Then descend 20 feet (6 meters) below the streets into the underground tunnel system. Walk through the air-conditioned tunnel to the Chase Tower Texas’ tallest building. Head inside the massive tower and ride the elevator up to the 60th-floor sky lobby where you’ll take in sweeping views of the city skyline. Return to the lobby and pause for a photo in front of Spanish painter Joan Miro’s brightly colored ‘Personage and Birds’ sculpture.Following your guide
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Outdoor Trivia Race in the Dallas Arts District
"Race to save Dallas from a deadly epidemic. This off-beat game is played by teams of 2-4 people. Armed with only your wits and your cell phones you will try to help a team of completely inept scientists discover the cure to a mysterious disease known as “the playgue”.As you travel to different outbreaks within a 4 block radius (starting at Klyde Warren Park) be prepared to solve scavenger hunt questions pub-style trivia and brain puzzles at each location to earn points. Points earned are lives saved. Your entire team must work together using their collective knowledge and the ability to find all of the world’s information on their mobile phones.The game permits as long as it is during daylight hours."""
From $30.00
 
Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the Meyersen Symphony Center and takes you on a well-designed course among historic and cultural sights past great artwork and through the city’s most active park. The tour requires approximately 1.75 miles of walking with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows parti leaving time to stop for some Dallas BBQ or simply enjoy the city and the scenery. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun while seeing the city! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn the Dallas Arts District into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone
From $15.00

More Things to Do in Caddo Lake State Park

Birding At The Park!

Caddo Lake State Park has been set apart as a Wetlands of International Importance. Is it any wonder that a multitude of bird species can be found here!Here are just the "Key" birds: Wood Duck, Wild...
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VeronicaG
Feb 15, 2008

Guided Pontoon Tour

For a serene view of Big Cypress Bayou, a guided tour can be scheduled with Old Port Caddo Rentals and Tours, which is located within Caddo Lake State Park. A pontoon boat will be your transport as...
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VeronicaG
Feb 15, 2008

A Canoe and You!

These canoes lined up neatly at shore's edge caught our eye as we drove through Caddo Lake State Park.They're available for rent, so you can do more than just enjoy the two trails. A canoe would allow...
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VeronicaG
Feb 13, 2008

Skimming Over the Lake

Canoes and kayaks are a popular way to explore the lake and maze of bayous. The water level is kept under control by dams and reservoirs.The lake is fairly shallow in some places at 8-10 feet, but...
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VeronicaG
Feb 13, 2008

Head to the Trails!

The temperature this February afternoon was in the 70's, the sun was shining and we couldn't have ordered a more perfect day to visit Caddo Lake State Park. The park has two trails to try out--we...
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VeronicaG
Feb 13, 2008

Wildlife at the Park

This was the extent of the wildlife we encountered...one friendly little squirrel, who didn't seem to mind posing for my camera. However, other creatures,such as, alligators, turtles, frogs, snakes,...
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VeronicaG
Feb 12, 2008
 
 
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Oxbow

A Beavers Lodge - Research discovered an abundance of beaver activity related to the cypress as well as a lack of cypress regeneration because of them. This was one of a few beaver lodges we saw....
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keeweechic
Jun 08, 2003

Don Henley's House

Don Henley's (of the Eagles Band) grew up on Caddo Lake and threw his support behind the Nature Conservancy's action to preserve the Lake. He has been deeply engaged as founder of the Caddo Lake...
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keeweechic
Jun 08, 2003

Don't Get Caught on the Dry Side

This house served as a bar and liquor store for Harrison County which was 'dry'. On the other side of the river channel where it sat was Marion County which was 'wet'. As an easy convenience and to...
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keeweechic
Jun 08, 2003

Easy to Get Lost

The upper 1/3 of the lake is a 10,000 acre pristine cypress swamp crisscrossed by a maze of boat roads. It was the site of the first Powerboat Mail route. New boaters should carry a map of the lake...
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keeweechic
Jun 08, 2003

Oil drilling

The first off-shore oil drilling happened in Caddo Lake by the Gulf Oil Company although the mushy swamp made moving the heavy equipment for drilling impossible. The US Army Corps of Engineers were...
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keeweechic
Jun 08, 2003

Birds

I believe in the warmer months you can listen for Yellow-billed Cuckoos, Acadian and Great Crested Flycatchers, Wood Thrushes, White-eyed, Red-eyed, and Yellow-throated Vireos, and at least 13 species...
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keeweechic
Jun 08, 2003

A Naturally Formed Lake

The 32,000 acre Caddo Lake is Texas' only naturally-formed lake. It straddles the boundary between Texas and Louisiana and has as many as five configurations. It has also been called Sodo Lake and...
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keeweechic
Jun 08, 2003

Turtle Shell

Between 1845 and 1875 more than 200 steamboats travelled between Shreveport, Louisiana, and Jefferson, Texas marking up more than 2,500 documented trips. Their route took them through Caddo Lake where...
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Jun 08, 2003

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Top 5 Caddo Lake State Park Writers

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VeronicaG

"The Only Natural Lake in Texas--Caddo Lake"
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btex

"Caddo Lake!"
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Caddo Lake"
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ATXtraveler

"Beautiful Scenery!"
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Texxunn1

"Caddo Lake State Park in the fall"
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