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North Texas Active Life

I’m Fred Mays, the creator and editor of North Texas Active Life.

My background as a journalist includes 35 years in television news, and writing articles for websites, newspapers and magazines. I look forward to bringing my expertise to this website by providing our followers with interesting, useful articles about North Texas recreation, fitness, healthy habits, outdoor hobbies and everything in between.

I hope you will follow our blog and check in with us often as we add content and grow along with the exciting, ever-growing North Texas community.

Comments, questions and feedback can be sent to northtexasactivelife@gmail.com. Look forward to hearing from you.



North Texas Active Life is your guide to resources in North Texas that will help you and your family lead active and healthy lives. We are focused on the Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Allen areas and surrounding communities. Our topics cover events, recreation, activities, fitness resources, and healthy living . Articles cover hiking, biking, trails, fitness, parks, kayaking, bicycling, rock climbing, walking, and more.