This 50-mile wide scene from April 8th, 2019 spans Taylor and Runnels Counties, Texas. I-20 clips the NE corner of the scene, passing through Abilene. Agricultural fields surround the Callahan Divide, a ridge trending east-west across the northern 1/3 of the scene. The Callahan Divide is a 26-mile long ridge that rises to an elevation of 2287 feet and is the site of a large wind farm providing 114 MW of electricity to the Texas grid.
Abilene State Park lies along Elm Creek at the eastern end of the Callahan Ridge. The Park is located on the former hunting grounds of Comanche and Tonkawa Native American tribes. Tribes camped in the area to access native pecan trees and accessible fresh water. The Rolling Plains and Edwards Plateau Ecoregions meet in this area.
The City of Abilene is home to Hardin Simmons University and the Frontier Texas! Museum. It is also home to Dyess Air Force Base.
Abilene State Park is located at: