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First Day Self-Guided Hike, Bike, Canoe, or Kayak Adventure

Start the new year off with a self-guided tour on one (or more) of our hiking, biking, canoeing, or kayaking trails.

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Utilize one of our trails at your own pace and keep track of your miles. Afterwards, stop by the park headquarter on the Hen House Ridge side of the park to collect your First Day Hike Stickers! 

Wildlife Trail          

  • Hiking and Biking            
  • Distance: 1.41 miles          
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Whitetail Trail

  • Hiking and Biking
  • Distance: .71 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy

Forest Trail

  • Hiking and Biking
  • Distance: .95 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy         

Island Trail

  • Hiking and Biking
  • Distance: 75 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Shelter Trail

  • Hiking and Biking
  • Distance: .29 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy

Slough Trail

  • Hiking and Biking
  • Distance: 2.24 miles
  • Difficulty: Challenging

Sandy Creek Paddling Trail

  • Canoe or Kayak
  • Distance: 5.39 miles
  • Difficulty: Challenging

Neches Paddling Trail

  • Canoe or Kayak
  • Distance: 2.84 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Walnut Paddling Trail 

  • Canoe or Kayak
  • Distance: 2.70 miles 
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Cherokee Paddling Trail

  • Canoe or Kayak
  • Distance: 2.95 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Cost: Park programs are open to the public and free with park entrance fee ($4 per persons ages 13 and up; children 12 and under are always free! Park entry free with Texas State Park Pass). No need to register -- just show up.