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Wonders of the Night

8:15p to 9:45p
Fri, August 26, 2022
Josie Gunter
(361) 547-2635

Ever wonder what critters explore the park after dark?

Join a ranger for a night hike on Longhorn Trail to learn about, hear, and maybe even see some of the cool creatures that come out at night.

Meet: At the Longhorn Trailhead by the CCC Pavilion.

Difficulty: Longhorn Trail is rated as easy and we will be going out for 0.5 mile and back, for a total of 1 mile. If you would like to reserve the GRIT Freedom Chair for this program, please email us

Bring: Close-toed shoes, insect repellent, and water. Flashlights are not required for this program.

Cost: Free with park admission. Park admission is $5 for everyone 13 years and older, free for 12 and under.


  • Due to limited day-use numbers, it is recommended that you reserve your day-use entry for this program.
  • All ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • If no visitors show up by 15 minutes after the program start time, the program will be considered canceled.
  • This program is weather-dependent, and programs are subject to changes or cancellations. Call the park for the most up-to-date information.