Events

November 2017

Nov 18 End Date

We Can Take It! The CCC in Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Come learn the inspiring history of the men who built Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the Civilian Conservation Corps. There will be a half-hour presentation featuring the history and pictures of the CCC structures in the park, followed by a hike down the CCC trail which was used by the CCC enrollees to get to their daily work sites.
Nov 18 End Date

Star Party

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Explore the night sky at Palo Duro Canyon after dark. Join the park interpreter to learn about the night sky and our place in the cosmos.
Nov 22 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Is your family in town for Thanksgiving? Would you like to share Palo Duro Canyon with them? Join us for a driving tour of one of Texas' most scenic state parks in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Nov 22 End Date

Turkey Trek

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
It's turkey time in Texas! Come out to Palo Duro Canyon State Park to learn a bit about these fascinating birds, then enjoy a hike through the canyon floor in search of some of the interesting critters.
Nov 24 End Date

Green Friday Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Instead of fighting the Black Friday crowds at the mall this year, join the park interpreter for a peaceful walk through the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon on our Green Friday Hike.
Nov 24 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Is your family in town for Thanksgiving? Would you like to share Palo Duro Canyon with them? Join us for a driving tour of one of Texas' most scenic state parks in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Nov 25 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
For thousands of years, the atlatl was the main hunting tool all across the world. If you're not sure what an atlatl is, come learn about this ancient technology and have an opportunity to actually use one yourself.
Nov 25 End Date

Sunset Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The only thing that rivals Palo Duro Canyon’s beauty is the sun setting over it. Come experience a hike down the fascinating CCC trail that ends with a panoramic view of the sunset over the canyon walls. This hike will be about 1 mile in length and will be on easy to moderate terrain.