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TRAIL OF TERROR

7:30p to 9:30p
Sat, October 28, 2023
Lauren Hartwick
(512) 398-3479

Do you dare to be scared? Registration required.

Are you brave enough to hike a haunted trail in the dark?  If so, don’t miss this year’s TRAIL OF TERROR, presented by Lockhart High School’s Drama Club in collaboration with Lockhart State Park! The trail is about 1/2-mile long and crawling with the undead, monsters, and more. Due to graphic content, we recommend this activity for ages 10+. Hike at your own risk.

Registration

Participants must register for a start time to attend. Start times are in five-minute intervals between 7:30 and 9:30pm. Only two to five participants will be allowed per start time. Children under 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is online only. We do not take registration requests via email or phone. Please register only if you’re sure you can attend, and if your plans change, please email lauren.hartwick@tpwd.texas.gov or call (512) 398-3479 to cancel so that someone else can have that spot. Unfortunately, there is no way for you to change or cancel your own registration once submitted.

Prepare

Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. The hike is ~1/2-mile on moderate terrain with several steep and dark areas. You are allowed to bring one flashlight per group, but we may cover it in red cellophane to make it darker. Please leave cell phones and dogs at home.

To save time during check-in, you can pre-pay your entrance fees up to 30 days in advance online (click here).

Meet

Meet us at the park Recreation Hall before your registered start time. If driving from park headquarters, continue straight (up the hill) on Park Road 10 until you arrive at the Rec Hall parking lot. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time to check into the park before continuing to the Rec Hall. You may not be permitted to participate if you arrive at the Rec Hall later than your registered start time.

Conduct

All of the actors and actresses who put on this event are teenagers from Lockhart High School's Drama Club. Please do not touch or curse at these students. If you behave aggressively, you will be escorted off the trail.

Fees

Event is free with paid entry to the park (regular park entrance fees are $3/adult ages 13+), but donations to Lockhart High School’s Drama Club are highly encouraged. Consider how much a haunted house or similar event would cost per person. We suggest bringing cash and donating the difference to support the young men and women who volunteered to make this event possible (the booster club will be onsite to accept donations).