Calendar of Events

August 8, 2014 -- Life of the Comanches - The Lords of the Plains ruled the panhandle for many years. Come to the Old West Stables covered area and discover how they lived until their culture was changed by the last battle of the Red River Wars. Interersting program for familes. No pets, please. 7:30-8:30 p.m.

August 9, 2014 -- Full Moon Walk - Watch the moon rise over the rim of the canyon. Take photos and enjoy being outdoors in the evening. Meet the Park Interpreter in the parking lot of the Entrance Office for directions to the trail. No pets, please. 7:30-8:30 pm

August 9, 2014 -- Canyon DrivingTour - Join the Park Interpreter for a tour of the canyon and have all your questions answered. Learn about the geology, history and wildlife of Palo Duro Canyon State Park. No children requiring car seats. Reservations required. Seating limited to 10. 2-3 pm

August 15, 2014 -- Outdoor Store Walk - Let's shop in the store where the Indians found their food and medicine. This walk will emphasize the plants used by the inhabitants of the canyon many years ago. Meet the Park Interpreter in the Chinaberry Day Use Area to begin your ''shopping'' excursion. No pets, please. 7:30-8:30 pm

August 16, 2014 -- Star Party - Learn about the planets and constellations as you view the beautiful night skies over Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Area astronomers will have telescopes through which you may look and will be available to answer your questions. Your own binoculars are an excellent way to look at the night sky. Event will be held in the Juniper Day Use area. No pets, please .9-10 pm

August 22, 2014 -- Evening Walk - Enjoy an evening outdoors taking a leisurely walk on the Sunflower Trail with the Park Interpreter. Learn about the park in an informal setting. Bring water, a flashlight and insect repellent. No pets, please. Meet at the Sunflower Trailhead between Water Crossings 4 and 5. 7:30-8:30p.m.

August 23, 2014 -- Canyon Driving Tour - Meet the park interpreter in the parking lot at the Entrance Office for a van tour through the canyon. Learn about the park and its history as you view the canyon. Reservations required; seating limited to 10. No children requiring car seats, please. 2-3 pm

August 29, 2014 -- Family Evening Hike - Bring the family to see and hear what is out in the park after dark. Flashlights, water and insect repellent are necessary. Meet in the Chinaberry Day Use Area. No pets, please. 8-9 pm

August 30, 2014 -- Storytelling Night - Hear a story, tell a story. Sing a song, hear a song. Come join in the fun at the Lone Star Interpretive Theater for an evening of enjoyment. Show off your talent, if you wish. A good time for all who attend. No pets, please. 8-9 pm

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