• Lake Meredith National Recreation Area in the Panhandle of Texas

    Lake Meredith

    National Recreation Area Texas

Oasis on the High Plains

Within the dry and windswept high plains of the Texas Panhandle lies a hidden oasis, a welcoming haven where wildlife and humans find respite from the dry grasslands above. Through this plain, the Canadian River has cut dramatic 200-foot canyons, or breaks, where humans have eked out a living for over 13,000 years. Lake Meredith now occupies these hidden coves where early humans once roamed.

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