March 3, 2015

Port Arthur, Sea Rim State Park


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In the huge complex of refineries at Port Arthur

Port Arthur was one of the first petroleum refineries in Texas, and has grown through the years. There was a lot of security, so I had to shoot from the state highway that runs through the complex.

Port Arthur, Texas

March 3, 2015
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region: texas-east
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coordinates: 29.8606 N -93.9682 W
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The oil-port area at Port Arthur

This was an interesting looking industrial area, with offshore drilling ships and specialized cargo ships, but I was not allowed to get any closer than the historical marker.

Port Arthur, Texas

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coordinates: 29.8481 N -93.9724 W
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Sea Rim kayak trail

Beginning of the kayak trail at Sea Rim State Park. There was a sign warning about alligators.

Sea Rim State Park near Port Arthur, Texas

March 3, 2015
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coordinates: 29.6846 N -94.0327 W
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Gambusia Trail boardwalk at Sea Rim State Park

The Gambusia Trail boardwalk at Sea Rim State Park provides an introduction to the freshwater marshes and lakes that often occur behind beach ridges along the Gulf coast.

Sea Rim State Park near Port Arthur, Texas

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coordinates: 29.6782 N -94.0343 W
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Foggy afternoon camping on the beach at Sea Rim State Park

When I got to Sea Rim State Park it was sunny, but while I was driving down the beach to camp thick fog rolled in. It was peaceful, but a bit eerie.

Sea Rim State Park near Port Arthur, Texas

March 3, 2015
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region: texas-east
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coordinates: 29.6692 N -94.0639 W
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