Calendar of Events

September 6, 2014 -- Outdoor Store Walk - Discover how the Native Americans used their ''outdoor store'' to survive in the canyon. Walk emphasizes plants used as foods and medicines. This is not a walk that will harvest or encourage tasting native plants. Meet in the Chinaberry Day Use area to begin walk. No pets, please. 10-11 a.m.

September 9, 2014 -- Full Moon Hike - Come out for a beautiful evening in the park and watch the moon rise over the rim of the canyon. Meet the Park Interpreter in the dirt parking lot on Alternate Road 5 to begin your hike. No pets, please. 8-9 p.m.

September 13, 2014 -- Nightsky over the Canyon - Come to the Juniper Day Use Area to view the beautiful night sky over the canyon. Bring comfortable chairs, water and insect repellent. Listen to star stories and use the telescopes set up by the Amarillo Amateur Astronomy Club. No pets, please. 8:30-9:30 p.m.

September 17, 2014 -- Ladies Only Hike - Do you enjoy hiking and wish you could join a group of like-minded individuals? Come to Palo Duro Canyon on Wednesday mornings and become a part of a group of women who enjoy the outdoors. The Park Interpreter will lead the group on various trails in the park. This is not a ''get fit, extreme hiking group''. We will learn about the beautiful natural resource that is Palo Duro Canyon and at the same time share our love of nataure. Hikes will start at 10 and finish by 12. Hiking shoes/boots are a necessity as well as water. Meet the Park Interpreter at the Entrance Office parking lot. No pets, please.

September 20, 2014 -- Canyon Driving Tour - Enjoy a tour through the canyon, receive information and have your questions answered. Seating limited to 10. Reservations required. No chiildren requiring car seats. 2-3 p.m.

September 27, 2014 -- Comanches and the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon - Come to the Lone Star Interpretive Theater and learn how the Comanches lived prior to the Battle of Palo Duro Canyon.This attack changed and destroyed their culture. Interesting program for history lovers. No pets, please. 4-5 p.m.



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