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Primitive Fire ― History in Action

10:00a to 10:45a
Sat, April 24, 2021
Jared Shamburger
(936) 687-2394

Where there’s smoke there’s fire? If only that were true…

Come see the tried and true methods of starting a fire, backed by thousands of years of success! Learn how fire’s importance to us and our landscape has never changed.

- Learn what natural tinder can be found here in the Pineywoods and how to build a successful nest. From friction fire, to pistons, to flint and steel ― see history in action.

Meet: At the Amphitheater near the Playground, park at the Day-Use area.

Duration: Ranger Talk + Demonstration usually takes ~45 minutes.

What to Bring: Water, appropriate clothing + footwear for the outdoors, and be ready to feel thankful for your lighter.


Face coverings are encouraged when social distancing isn’t possible.


***Attendance to this event is open to the public and free AFTER regular day use or camping fees. ***