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Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

10:30p Mon, December 31, 2018 to 1:00a Tue, January 01, 2019
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. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

The New Year will be welcomed in around a campfire with hot chocolate and cookies. Be sure to bring a flashlight, closed-toe shoes, and dress for the weather.

This easy 1/2-mile hike starts at 10:30 PM December 31, 2018 and ends at 1:00 AM January 1, 2019.  

Sign-up by calling the park headquarters at (254) 562-5751 between 8:30 AM and 4:00 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!