Family Canyon Campout
Oct 18, 2013 04:00 PM
Oct 19, 2013 11:00 AM
|Where||Franklin Mountains State Park|
|Contact Name||Carlos Rodriguez|
|Contact Phone||(915) 544-0753|
Friday, October 18 to Saturday, October 19 ($10.00 adults/$5.00 children 5yr-17yr)
Campout with Texas Parks and Wildlife and El Paso City Parks and Rec.
To make reservations for this event, call: (915) 544-0753 or email: Carlos Rodriguez (RodriguezCA@elpasotexas.gov).
Meet at McKelligon Canyon
Start: Friday 4:00 p.m. to Saturday 11:00 a.m.
Description: Join your park rangers from Franklin Mtns State Park and staff from El Paso City Parks and Recreation for a fun evening of activities and 101 workshops. We’ll show you how to set up your tent and campsite properly, teach you outdoor cooking techniques/tips, and have a fun evening astronomy program, campfire story telling and marshmallow roasting. The next morning we’ll break down camp, cook breakfast and time permitting we’ll wrap up with a hike and archery demonstration.
Directions to McKelligon Canyon: From Hwy 54, take Fred Wilson Rd. West towards the mtns; make slight left to merge on to Alabama Rd. Turn right at McKelligon Canyon Rd. (Across from William Beaumont Hospital). Drive about 2 mi up canyon, past the amphitheater. HQ is on the right.
For all questions, reservations and list of items to bring, call: (915) 544-0753 and/or email Carlos Rodriguez (RodriguezCA@elpasotexas.gov)