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Taft, Texas: Papalote Creek Wind Farm

Wump-wump-wump. Drive into the middle of a wind farm with nearly 200 turbines that are nearly 400 feet tall. Wump.

Address:
CR 79, Taft, TX
Directions:
From downtown Taft drive east on US Hwy 181 for three miles, then turn north onto CR 79.
Admission:
Free
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Papalote Creek Wind Farm

At the Papalote Creek Wind Farm you can stand within 100 feet of the base of a wind turbine. With dozens of turbines in every direction, it is a visually overwhelming experience. All of the turbines are approximately 400 feet high.

[Amanda Furr, 10/28/2015]

This wind farm has photo-friendly merit because the ground is flat, there are nearly 200 turbines, and many of them are next to county roads with not much traffic.


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