Edible Plants Walking Trail

Join a park ranger for an easy one mile hike down Turk's Cap Trail. Learn about what plants are edible, how to prepare them, and how to recognize them.

When Feb 15, 2014
from 10:30 AM to 11:45 PM
Where Goose Island State Park
Contact Name Janelle Rand
Contact Email
Contact Phone 361-729-2858
Attendees All ages.

Park at the north trail head for this walk, then head over the restrooms on Warbler Way. This easy one mile hike will meet at Goose Island State Park's Bird Sanctuary and then head out to Turk's Cap Trail.  Learn to identify some of our native plants and find out which parts are edible.  There will be no harvesting or tasting of wild edibles.

When:  Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

Where to park:  The north trail head for Turk's Cap Trail.  

Where to meet:  The Bird Sanctuary, next to the restrooms on Warbler Way.  Warbler Way is located in the wooded camping area. 

What are we doing:  Learn to identify native plant, we can also watch for wildlife.

Things to bring:  Water, bug spray, sun screen, shoes suitable for hiking, a camera, or binoculars.

Walks may be canceled in event of rain.


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