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Scrubby Survival Skills

What did it take to survive in the Thornscrub forest? Mash up some mesquite beans and learn a primitive fire-making technique.

Learn some of the everyday survival methods of the Coahuitecans and why they were able to call the Rio Grande Valley home. Mash up some mesquite beans and see a primitive fire-making demonstration.

  • Meet: Headquarters Bus Loop

  • Bring: Water, sunscreen, hat, comfortable shoes, mosquito spray
  • Cost: Free with park entry. Park entry free with Texas State Parks Pass