Calendar of Events

August 24, 2016 - 1:00pm -- 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.


August 24, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm -- Canyon Wildlife at the Visitor Center

Come to the visitor center any time between 3:00pm and 4:30pm to learn about the amazing critters that call this canyon home. This is an informal, come-and-go program so you can stay as long as you would like.

Prepare: Bring yourself and any questions about the canyon and its wildlife you might want answered.

Meet: At the park's Visitor Center, about 3/4 of a mile inside the park gate.

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

August 31, 2016 - 1:00pm -- We Can Take It! The CCC in Palo Duro Canyon

Come learn the interesting history of the men who built Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the Civilian Conservation Corps. This presentation will also give you a chance to have other questions about the park answered.

Prepare: Bring yourself and your desire to learn about the park's history.

Meet: At the El Coronado Lodge visitor center, located 3/4 of a mile into the park from the gatehouse.

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

August 31, 2016 - 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.



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