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Annular Solar Eclipse Viewing

9:30a to 1:30p
Sat, October 14, 2023
Arlyne Martinez
(806) 241-5741

Join us on top of the hill to witness the "ring of fire" eclipse.

When & Where:

  • 9:30am to 10am - Ranger presentation at the CCC pavilion; ranger will remain in the area during the eclipse to answer questions.
  • About 10:18am - Partial eclipse will begin
  • About 11:44am to 11:48am - Annular eclipse
  • About 1:22pm - Partial eclipse will end

What to bring:

  • Your own solar viewing device (such as solar glasses or a pinhole projector). We will not have solar glasses available to purchase.
  • Something to sit on (such as folding camp chairs or a blanket). Picnic table seating is limited and available on a first-come basis.
  • Plenty of water and snacks. Alcohol is not permitted.
  • Sunscreen

Other Reminders:

  • Solar Viewing Safety - You cannot look up at the sun/annular solar eclipse at any time without proper eye protection. Cameras and sunglasses are not safe to use for solar viewing.
  • Burn Ban - Picnics are welcome! However, the park may still be under a burn ban. Please plan accordingly. No wood or charcoal grill fires.
  • Parking - Parking is available on a first-come basis. Only park in designated parking areas. Keep roadways clear. Parking is available by the entrance gate, at the nature trail trailhead, by headquarters/picnic table area, and by the playground/pavilion.

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