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Hueco Tanks State Park Park Programs

April

Jr. Ranger: Archaeology

Sunday April 7th, 2019 @ 10 AM

For over 10,000 years humans have visited Hueco Tanks and left pieces of their lives. Like a puzzle, archeologists have taken these pieces (artifacts) and put them together to learn more about the people who once lived here. Join park rangers as we act as archeologists and learn how to examine artifacts.

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 April 13th, 2019 @ 9 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

Rare Plant Tour

Saturday April 13th, 2019 @ 9:00 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 open to 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

Twilight Hike

Thursday April 18th, 2019 @ 7 PM

Come and experience Hueco Tanks in a new light! On this easy hike we will stroll around as night begins to envelope the desert. Hike will be mostly ground level and is open to visitors of all experience levels.

Reservations required: (915) 857-1135

** GATES CLOSE PROMPLY AT 6:30P.M. ** Please bring sturdy shoes, water, snacks, flashlights (preferably with a red filter), weather-appropriate clothing, and your sense of adventure!

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

Birding Tour

Saturday April 20th, 2019 @ 8:00 AM

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. Things to bring: Water, binoculars, camera, bird guide / ID book, good hiking shoes, and enthusiasm!

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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