North Texas Hill Country Star Party
Explore the dark skies of night-time Texas at a stargazing party in our newest state park!
Apr 26, 2014 05:00 PM
Apr 27, 2014 12:30 AM
|Where||Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, 2 miles west of Strawn.|
|Contact Name||John Ferguson|
|Contact Phone||(254) 210-3015|
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, along with the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society, will be hosting a stargazing party at Palo Pinto Mountains State Park on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 5 p.m.
The park is located near Strawn, which is 4 miles north of Interstate 20, halfway between Fort Worth and Abilene.
To get to the event, just go west on FM 2372 or the Tucker Lake Road from Strawn.
Go two miles from town and look for the signs.
You can bring your own telescope or use one provided by volunteers, who will be on hand to share expertise, knowledge, and lore.
Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks will be available.
In the event of rain or cloudy skies, the event will be the following Saturday, May 3.