Calendar of Events

January 28, 2017 - 3:00pm -- Canyon Driving Tour

Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.

Prepare: A signup sheet will be located at the gatehouse. This event is limited to the first 14 people who sign up. There are also spaces for alternates, but alternates will only have a seat if there is a no-show. Children must be old enough to ride in the van without a car or booster seat, and no pets are allowed in the state vehicle.

Meet: At the gatehouse. Look for the big white van parked out front.

Fees: Regular park entry fees ($5 per adult, children 12 & under are free). No charge for this program.


January 28, 2017 - 6:00pm -- Nearly New Moon Hike

Explore Palo Duro Canyon on one of the darkest nights of the month. This easy 1 mile hike on the Rojo Grande trail will give you a chance to experience the peaceful dark of a cold Palo Duro night.

Prepare: Dress for the weather, wear good hiking boots or shoes and bring a flashlight or headlamp.

Meet: At the Lighthouse parking lot. The hike will take place on the Rojo Grande trail.

Fees: Regular park entry fees ($5 per adult, children 12 & under are free). No charge for this program.



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