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Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

10:00p Sat, December 31, 2022 to 12:15a Sun, January 01, 2023
Park Staff
(254) 562-5751

Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

Texas state parks centennial logoBe sure to bring a flashlight, closed-toe shoes, and dress for the weather.

This easy 1/2-mile hike starts at 10 PM Dec. 31, 2022 and the scavenger hunt ends at about 11:50 PM.  The NEW YEAR will be celebrated with a countdown, campfire, and refreshments.  The event is over at 12:15 AM Jan. 1, 2023.  

Sign-up by calling the park headquarters at (254) 562-5751 between 8:30 AM and 5 PM daily.

  • Entrance to the park is FREE for children 12 years and younger.
  • This event is FREE with paid park entrance or a Texas State Park Pass!

Midnight Hike