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Nature Walk Trail Hike

Great for families with small children; learn plant identification and visit the bird blind for some nature viewing. Excellent educational opportunity!

Must have reservation to participate.  Please call:  (915) 566-6441  -  $5.00 entrance fee

Meet at the Bird Blind/Nature Walk Trailhead in the Tom Mays Unit of the park

Start: 8:00 a.m.

Length:  Less than ¾ mile / 1 - 1.5 hours

*Difficulty Level:  Easy.  Short distance trail, well maintained and level.  Great for families with small children; learn plant identification and visit the bird blind for some nature viewing.  Excellent educational opportunity!

BRING:  Water, snacks, sturdy hiking shoes/boots, hiking stick, camera, and binoculars! 

At the Tom Mays Unit of the park - Directions: 

From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards mountains for 3.8 miles, Park entrance will be on the left.  From Eastside on Hwy 54, exit Transmountain Rd, travel west 7-7.5 miles over/thru the mountains, Park entrance will be on the right.  Due to the construction along hwy 375, the park no longer has any sign for the park entrance.  A good point of reference or marker to assist you is the truck runaway ramp on the right side of the hwy as you travel West; as soon as you notice the ramp, begin looking for the slow down lane to turn right.  Please use extra caution as you will need to slow down quickly and the slowdown lane is short.

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