Comanche Lookout Park
Length: 4.5 miles
If you're interested in Texas history, you're interested in Comanche history, and this spot is crucial to the storied Native American nation's past. Comanches used the land as a vantage point for warfare and hunting, and it was later acquired by the second president of the Republic of Texas, Mirabeau Lamar, who passed it on to his daughter. This history makes runs at Comanche Lookout Park that much better. As your ascending the hill, passing native plants like huisache, Lindheimer's hackberry, and chinaberry, think about the Texans who walked there before you.