Meteors Over The Canyon

Join us for the Perseid Meteor Shower

When Aug 11, 2013 08:30 PM to
Aug 12, 2013 01:00 AM
Where Government Canyon State Natural Area
Contact Name John Koepke
Contact Email
Contact Phone (210) 688-9055, ext 289

Join us at Government Canyon State Natural Area to view the Perseid meteor shower! Sunset is at about 8:30 PM that evening so plan to arrive sometime between sundown and 9:30 PM. Gates will be closed and locked at 10PM sharp and no one will be admitted after then, so don’t be late! The best viewing should occur after midnight, so bring a lawn chair or blanket, water, a snack if you like and a flashlight with a red lens cover. (No grills or portable cookers please.) Limited camping will be available this one-time only (Sunday night the 11th ) and must be reserved in advance. For camping reservations please go online to: http://texasreserveworld.com. Those not camping will be required to leave the Natural Area by 1:30 AM. Open to all ages; participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian; no pets please. Natural Area entrance and camping fees apply. Reservations for the meteor viewing are not required, but anyone wishing to camp overnight must make a camping reservation in advance. For additional information, e-mail fogcsna@gmail.com or call (210) 688-9055, ext. 289. This program is subject to cancellation due to weather conditions.


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