We visited Bastrop State Park to go hiking a couple weeks ago. In September of 2011, Bastrop State Park and the surrounding pine forest were stricken by wildfire that affected 96 percent of the park.
The park is recovering.
Daddy, Daddy, Daddy, Daddy!
See the black line in the foreground of the photo? That is burnt trail marker.
Lil'D hiding his face because he did not want to be in the picture!
Riding his hiking stick like a horse and drawing a line in the trail.