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TPWD News Release — June 7, 2017

Monahans Sandhills State Park Celebrates 60 Years

MONAHANS— Monahans Sandhills State Park is celebrating its 60th anniversary this Saturday with a day filled with fun events in the dunes. The free event begins at 9 a.m. and continues on until 10 p.m.

The birthday celebration will begin at 9 a.m. and will run until 3 p.m. with sand sledding, rock art paint making, geocaching, prehistoric hunting techniques, solar observing, animal tracking, Dutch oven cooking demo, water slide and bounce houses, just to name a few.

Three sand art classes are scheduled throughout the day and will begin at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

The evening festivities will kick back up after dark with a zombie survival hike at 7 p.m., cowboy music and stories at 8 p.m. with Glenn Moreland and Washtub Jerry of Fort Davis, stargazing and food trucks.

For more information about the event, contact the park at 432-943-2092 or visit the Texas Parks and Wildlife website.

Video showcasing Monahans Sandhills State Park is also available on the TPWD YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/jBJ13b1awuM.

The event is sponsored by the Monahans Chamber of Commerce.

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