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First Day Hike: Wonder of the River

9:00a to 11:30a
Mon, January 01, 2024
Layla Spurlock
(432) 424-3327, x2

Kick off the New Year with a refreshing hike along the river!

The Rio Grande is an iconic feature, providing an important source of water in our desert landscape. However, it is at risk. Join Ranger Layla on a 1-mile hike to discover how the Rio Grande sustains life in the desert and what you can do to protect it. Refreshments will be provided.

When: Monday, January 1, 2023 from 9 AM to 11:30 AM

Where: Hoodoos Trailhead. Located on FM 170 (River Road) about 26 miles from Barton Warnock Visitor Center and 22 miles from Fort Leaton State Historic Site. 

Distance: 1 mile round trip 

Bring: Water. We recommend 1 L for every hour you hike.

Wear: Layers, a hat, and comfortable hiking shoes. 

Cost: This event is free with park admission; $5 per person 13 and older. Park admission is free with a Texas State Parks Pass. 

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