Upper Canyon Hike

backcountry hike in upper Seminole Canyon

When Jan 19, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Contact Name Tanya Petruney
Contact Email
Contact Phone (432) 292-4464

This is a backcountry, two mile/four hour guided hike that includes visits to a variety of sites that have prehistoric and historic rock art styles, historical railroad sites and the U.S. Army's Detachment of the Seminole Negro Indian Scouts campsite. Participants must be able to hike, clamber, and climb loose materials, large boulders, rough uneven ground and dense vegetation to traverse this canyon. Signing a liability release is required. No pets and not recommended for small children (no strollers). Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by adult or guardian. Limited to 25 experienced hikers, minimum of 4.

Tour fee is $12.00 per person: cash, check, or money order-payable to the Rock Art Foundation. Park entry fee of $3.00 per person and payable to Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site, unless a holder of a Texas State Park Pass. Children 12 years of age or younger, do not pay an entrance fee.  

Call the park at 432-292-4464 for more information and reservations (required). Reservations begin 30 days and end 3 days before the tour depart date. Please only sign up family/household members; larger groups must be able to provide names and phone numbers of participants at time of reservation.

Tours are subject to cancellation due to weather conditions and/or limited number of participants. It is recommended to call the park prior to your trip to confirm tour.


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