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April 2019

City Nature Challenge Hike

April 27 @ 6:00 pm

Here's your chance to get involved in the City Nature Challenge! Come learn about the amazing iNaturalist app and find out how you can help conserve our natural resources by becoming a citizen scientist. Prepare: BEFORE COMING TO THE PARK, download the FREE iNaturalist app on your Android or iOS device. Dress for the weather and wear hiking shoes for this easy hike of less than 1 mile. For more information on the City Nature Challenge, please visit http://citynaturechallenge.org/ Meet:…

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May 2019

CCC Trail Hike

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 11450 Park Road 5
Canyon, TX 79015 United States
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Join park staff and interns from the Center for the Study of the American West (CSAW) for this moderate 1.5 mile hike.  Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps who built Palo Duro Canyon State Park as well as the interesting research the interns have conducted recently. Prepare:  Dress for the weather, wear good hiking shoes, and bring water to drink.  This hike is on moderately difficult terrain, and will cover about 1.5 miles distance.  A van will be stationed at the…

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June 2019

TAS Public Expo Evening

June 13 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Texas Archeological Society has held its annual field school since the 1930s across the state of Texas. This year, the field school is at Palo Duro Canyon State Park! Join us for a public exposition evening to learn about archeology and the ancient and not-so-ancient history of the canyon. Prepare: Dress for the weather, slap on some sunscreen, and come ready to learn. For more information on the field school, please visit https://www.txarch.org/tas-field-school. Activities will be outdoors and designed…

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Public Archeology Fair

June 13 @ 4:00 pm - 9:15 pm

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM TAS Public Archeology Fair: Artifact ID, exhibits and activities 8:00 PM to 9:15 PM Public Presentation: Overview of Park Archeology and TAS Field School Contributions PUBLIC ARCHEOLOGY FAIR Texas Archeological Society and Texas Parks and Wildlife invite you to Palo Duro Canyon State Park Texas Archeological Society and Texas Parks and Wildlife are partnering to host a FREE Public Archeology Fair for all ages. Join us for fun and educational exhibits and activities for adults…

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Percolation Pipe Tour

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Ranger Lindsay to learn how the Canyon displaces water! This ½ mile hike is moderate at the entrance of the cave. We will take a journey back in time and discover the unique geology of Palo Duro. Attendants MUST have water, at least half a gallon, sturdy hiking shoes, and sunscreen.  

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