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June 6, 2013
TPWD Texas State Parks Junior Ranger Explorer Packs Available at 30 Parks This Summer
AUSTIN- With school ending across the state, families are heading out to Texas State Parks and looking for new trails to hike, rivers to swim, and other activities to enjoy.
This summer, Texas Parks and Wildlife is introducing the Texas State Parks Junior Ranger Explorer Packs at 30 parks across the state. The new packs will give kids a chance to explore state parks like a park ranger.
The Junior Ranger Explorer Pack is a free activity pack that parents can check out for their children at participating state parks. The pack includes a pair of binoculars, magnifying glass, animal tracking key, sketchbook, pencil, crayons and watercolors, colorful guides to identify the flowers, birds, butterflies, trees, rocks, wildlife and plants, plus a journal to record their findings.
Parks that will be offering the Junior Ranger Explorer Packs are:
- Big Bend Ranch
- Caprock Canyons
- Cedar Hill
- Cooper Lake
- Copper Breaks
- Davis Mountains
- Estero Llano Grande
- Fairfield Lake
- Franklin Mountains
- Goose Island
- Government Canyon
- Lake Arrowhead
- Lake Brownwood
- Lake Somerville
- McKinney Falls
- Mission Tejas
- Ray Roberts Lake
- San Angelo
- South Llano River
- Village Creek
For more information, visit the Junior Ranger page on the TPWD website or call 512-389-8900.
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