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Veterans Day Hike

8:00a to 1:00p
Sat, November 11, 2023
Lisa Cole
(210) 688-9055, x2010

Come out to Government Canyon State Natural Area and celebrate our military members with a Veterans Day Hike!

Military members past and present, along with their family and friends, are invited to share in a day of camaraderie. Feel free to carry your flags and bring pictures or memorabilia to share.

Hike distance will be approximately 9 miles covering uneven terrain with moderate elevation changes.

Hike is open to ages 10 and older. Minors must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. No pets please.

Registration is NOT required for this hike. Though the hike is free, all Natural Area entrance fees apply. To save time at the Fee Booth on crowded days and ensure entrance, please pre-purchase and PRINT OUT a Day Pass

Arrive no later than 7:45AM. Meet at the Visitors Center near the rainwater harvesting tower. The Natural Area front gates open at 7:00AM; plan to be at the Visitor Center and ready to go no later than 7:45AM. The hike starts promptly at 8:00AM.

Dress for hiking outdoors; comfortable shoes/boots, sunscreen, bug spray and a hat recommended. Bring at least 3 liters of water per person and snacks.

This program is subject to cancellation. Should there be inclement weather, please check Natural Area conditions by calling GCSNA's main office at 210-688-9055, or go to GCSNA’s website, Instagram, or Facebook page.