Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site

August 2018 Events

 

August 11th | 8:30 Am | Rare Plant Tour | Max group of 10

Join us on a tour of the plant life located in Hueco Tanks SP&HS. Check out the Comal Snakewood, a member of the Buckthorn family that can only be found here in Hueco Tanks and nowhere else in the U.S.A! Call (915) 857-1135 for reservations.


August 11th | 9 Am | Women’s Hike | Max group of 25

Join us for a woman 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. Hike will be limited to 25 participants. The cost is $9 per adult 13 and above and $2 per child ages 5-12. Please call for reservations as they will be required. To reserve please call (915) 857-1135

 

August 18th | 9 Am | Tai Chi on the Mountain | Max group of 15

Do you want to relieve stress? Join a Tai Chi instructor for a morning of exercise. Tai Chi has been shown to also increase balance, flexibility and strength, perfect for those hikes on the mountain. This tour is limited to 15 participants and reservations are required. The cost is $9 per adult. To reserve please call (915)857-1135

 

August 19th 9Am Jr. Ranger Program- Scavenger Hunt

Join a Hueco Tanks Ranger to learn about the Chihuahuan Desert and explore the outdoors as we walk through the trails and learn with a fun and excited Nature Scavenger Hunt. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and discover the wonders of the desert. The cost is $9 per adult 13 and above and $2 per child ages 5-12. Reservations are required. Call 915-857-1135 to learn more.

 

August 25th | 7:30 Am | Birding Tour | Max group of 10

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you. Tour leave from the Park’s Interpretive Center at 7:30 a.m.  Things to bring: Water, binoculars, camera, bird guide / ID book, good hiking shoes, and enthusiasm! Tour is limited to 10 participants and reservations are required. The cost is $ 9 per adult 13 and above and $2 per child ages 5-12 To reserve a spot on the tour, please call (915) 857-1135

 

August 25th | 9 Am | From the Roots to the Fruits | Max group of 10

Learn how Native Peoples used plants to survive in the Chihuahuan Desert. Join a Certified Master Herbalist and Master Gardener for a look at how Native Peoples utilized the plants of Hueco Tanks to make food, medicine, clothing, tools, weapons, and so much more. This tour is limited to 10 participants and reservations are required. The cost is $9 per adult 13 and above and $2 per child ages 5-12. To Serve please call (915)857-1135

 

August 30th |7:30 Pm | Sunset Hikes|
Join us for an unforgettable view that can only be seen at Hueco Tanks! Sunset Hike through Hueco Tanks. We will be offering three types of tours that cater to the abilities of everyone, including easy, moderate, and strenuous. Reservations are required, and spots are limited to 10 people per moderate and strenuous hikes and 25 for the easy hike. Please call 915-857-1135 to make reservations. The cost is $9 per adult ages 13 and over and $2 per child ages 5 to 12. Please bring sturdy shoes, lots of water, snacks, sun protection, and your sense of adventure!

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