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Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

9:30p Sun, December 31, 2028 to 12:15a Mon, January 01, 2029
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?

Be sure to bring a flashlight, closed-toe shoes, and dress for the weather.

This easy 1/2-mile hike starts at 9:30 PM Dec. 31, 2023 and the scavenger hunt ends at about 11:55 PM.  The NEW YEAR will be celebrated with a countdown, campfire, and refreshments.  The event is over at 12:15 AM Jan. 1, 2024.  

Sign-up by calling the park headquarters at (254) 562-5751 between 8:30 AM and 4:30 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!

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