First Day Hikes
Jan 01, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
|Where||Government Canyon State Natural Area|
|Contact Phone||(210) 688-9055|
Be a part of a National Movement to get people into State Parks! Join Government Canyon State Natural Area Rangers and Volunteers on either a hike up an historic supply route to a “buena vista” or on a shorter hike across a major fault zone and up into the Balcones Escarpment. Either way, you will be able to boast being one of the First Visitors to hike at Government Canyon in 2012. This is an event you don’t want to miss! Hike #1 meets at the Visitor Center by the rainwater harvesting tower at 10:00 AM for the hike up an historic supply route to a “buena vista.” Round trip length of Hike #1 is approximately 7 miles. Hike #2 meets at the Visitors Center near the rainwater harvesting tower at 1:00 PM for the hike across a major fault zone and up into the Balcones Escarpment. Round trip length of Hike #2 is approximately 2 miles. Both hikes are open to all ages; minors must be accompanied by an adult; group size limited to the first 12 people; no pets please; Natural Area entrance fees apply. Dress in layers and wear sturdy shoes for hiking over rough terrain; bring two liters of water and a snack. (210) 688-9055; xt 295.
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