Great American Backyard Campout

Thousands of people across the nation will gather in their backyards, neighborhoods, communities and parks to take part in this annual event that provides a fun-filled evening for all generations to get outside and connect with nature.

When Jun 28, 2014 05:00 PM to
Jun 29, 2014 11:00 AM
Where Franklin Mountains State Park
Contact Name Adrianna Weickhardt
Contact Email
Contact Phone (915) 566-6441

Great American Backyard Campout!

Make a difference while you camp!  Sign up and pledge to campout at:  http://www.nwf.org/great-american-backyard-campout.aspx

When: June 28 – 29, 2014

Start: 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 28th 

Where: Meet at Tom Mays Unit

Cost: $5.00 per adult/$8.00 per campsite

Description: Thousands of people across the nation will gather in their backyards, neighborhoods, communities and parks to take part in this annual event that provides a fun-filled evening for all generations to get outside and connect with nature.   Enjoy astronomy programs, campfire marshmallow roasting, park ranger campfire stories and more at our event.

BRING: *All families must provide their own tents, food, drinks, (no alcohol) and supplies. Optional: a pair of binoculars for the astronomy program!

Tom Mays Unit - Directions:  From Westside on I-10, take exit 6 & travel east towards Mountains for 3.8 miles, Park entrance will be on the left, but you’ll actually pass it, make a u-turn then enter on the right.  From Eastside on Hwy 54, exit Transmountain Rd, travel west 7 miles over/thru the mountains, Park entrance will be on the right.


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