Texas Hill Country - steve-coyle

Utopian Sunset

We went on a drive this weekend to check out the effect of the rain we received on different Texas Hill Country rivers and creeks. We are glad to report every one we saw was running now. Something we hadn't seen in years. We stopped for dinner in Utopia at the Lost Maples Cafe, then ventured over to the Utopia Park to check out the Sabinal River. When we last saw this part of the river it was about 6 feet lower than it is now and what water was in it was stagnant and not very inviting. The rains have refilled the river and it is once again flowing over the little dam behind me. The river has returned to the swimming hole I remember from my youth. I didn't take a dip this evening, but sure would like to return someday to do just that.

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