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Campfire and Christmas Stories

5:00p to 8:00p
Fri, December 21, 2018
Lydia Pagel
(915) 566-6441 X221

Stories have always been a part of our traditions. Join the Park Rangers for a relaxed evening of sharing hot cocoa and some of the stories that have become a part of our Christmas Season.

Join us for a fire-building demonstration at 5:00 pm, and stay for the program at 6:00 pm. Meet at the scenic overlook in Tom Mays for an evening of stories, hot cocoa, and all around family fun. 

No reservations needed. 

Bring: water, snacks, and a flashlight

Optional: folding chairs, binoculars, camera, and s'mores makings.

Fee: $5 for adults 13 years old and up; $3 for Texas State Park Pass holders, and $1 for children 12 and under.


  • From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards the mountains for 3.8 miles. Park entrance will be on the left. 
  • From Eastside on Hwy 54, take exit 29 towards Transmountain Rd, travel west 7-7.5 miles over the mountains. Park entrance will be on the right.
  • If using a GPS be sure to search for "Tom Mays Access Road," not "Franklin Mountains State Park."