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Hueco Tanks State Park Park Programs

May

Hueco with Mom

Sunday, May 5, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Explore Hueco Tanks with mom! Join Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site as we embark on a new Mother’s Day tradition of getting outdoors with family. Come out for a moderate hike and enjoy the sights and sounds of Hueco Tanks with that very special lady, mom. Tour is limited to 20 participants and reservations are required.

Don’t forget: water, snacks, and appropriate apparel. Reservations required: (915) 857-1135

Fee: $9 per person 13 and over | $2 children 2-11 | $2 Texas State Park Pass holders

Rare Plant Tour

Saturday May 11 th , 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Join us on a tour of the rare plant life located at Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site. See super rare plants like Comal Snakewood, a member of the Buckthorn family found nowhere else in the world. This easy hike is opento participants of all experience levels.

Don’t forget: water, snacks, and appropriate apparel. Reservations required: (915) 857-1135

Fee: $9 per person 13 and over | $2 children 2-11 | $2 Texas State Park Pass holders

Woman’s Hike

Saturday May 11, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Join us for a woman’s hike at Hueco Tanks, explore the site with a female ranger or volunteer and learn more about best hiking practices in the Chihuahuan Desert. This tour is open to women with all levels of experience and offers breathtaking view of El Paso and the surrounding mountains.

Don’t forget: water, snacks, and appropriate apparel. Reservations required: (915) 857-1135

Fee: $9 per person 13 and over | $2 children 2-11 | $2 Texas State Park Pass holders

Critters of the Night

Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Bring the whole family and explore Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site in the dark to learn about nocturnal critters! We will keep an ear and eye out for the wildlife that feel at home in the dark. Please bring flashlights and water bottles and wear closed-toe shoes. Gates will close promptly at 6:30 p.m. Reservation are required as spaceis limited to the first 25 participants.

Don’t forget: water, snacks, and appropriate apparel. Reservations required: (915) 857-1135

Fee: $9 per person 13 and over | $2 children 2-11 | $2 Texas State Park Pass holders

Family Caving Hikes

Saturday, May 25, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m.

Spend the morning exploring the alcoves and crevices of Hueco Tanks! Join Hueco Tanks staff and volunteers as we explore the caves, nooks, crannies, and crevices of our diverse park. There will be two guided tours, one moderate and the other strenuous both will involve some crawling and climbing. Minimum age requirement is 7 years old and reservations are needed.

Don’t forget: water, snacks, and appropriate apparel. Reservations required: (915) 857-1135

Fee: $9 per person 13 and over | $2 children 2-11 | $2 Texas State Park Pass holders

JR. Ranger-Buffalo Soldiers

Sunday, May 26, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Join park rangers as we learn about the Buffalo Soldiers, African Americans that served in the U.S. Military during the Civil War and continued to serve afterwards

Don’t forget: water, snacks, and appropriate apparel. Reservations required: (915) 857-1135

Fee: $9 per person 13 and over | $2 children 2-11 | $2 Texas State Park Pass holders

To schedule a Pictograph Tour call Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site (915) 857-1135.

 

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