October 25, 2014 -- Palo Duro Canyon History Day - Palo Duro Canyon is rich with history. Come to the Mack Dick Group Pavilion for a day of enrichment. Learn about the Native Americans, the ranching history, and the Civilian Conservation Corps and the part each played in the canyon. Visit a chuck wagon and the encampment of the Frontier Regiment. Participate in erecting a tipi. (10 a.m. a nd 1:00p.m.) Watch a flint knapper at work, learn to use an atlatl. Enjoy the Kwhadi Indian dancers from Amarillo as they perform (11:00 a.m.) There is something for the whole family.
October 25, 2014 -- Nightsky over the Canyon - View the beautiful skies over Palo Duro Canyon from the Lone Star Interpretive Theater. Area astronomers will have telescopes set up for your to look at the stars and constellations. A wonderful way to spend an evening in the park. No pets, please. 7:30-9:00 p.m.
October 31, 2014 -- Haunted Canyon - Halloween in the canyon! Games for younger children and a haunted hike for older ones and adults. Come dressed as your favorite character. Gather at the Old West Riding Stable area for an evening of fun. (Older children must be accompanied by an adult on the hike.) No pets, please. 6:30-8:30 p.m.