Texas Forts Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Mineral Wells: Texas Outdoor Family

April 12, 2013 - 6:30pm to April 14, 2013 - 12:00pm

Texas Outdoor Family

Texas Outdoor Family workshops are hosted at state parks where your family receives hands-on experience learning basic outdoor skills. You will learn everything you need to create great memories enjoying the outdoors with your family.  Activities include:

    •    Building Base Camp: Families come together, gather equipment and build base camp for the weekend.
    •    Experience the natural wonders at night: An evening presentation by a Park Ranger
    •    Creating Careful Kayakers: Enjoy Lake Mineral Wells from the water with our help
    •    Explore Penitentiary Hollow: Hike around a rocky hollow with 100 foot cliffs
    •    Caching in on State Park Trails: Trail adventure and exploration through GPS and Geo-caching
    •    Family Fishing Fun: Try your luck at fishing with our gear and guidance
    •    Fire Building and Outdoor Cooking Tips: How to safely build fires and cook on open flames / grills
    •    Coffee and chat with a Park Ranger: Q&A – Learn more about parks and conservation
    •    Know Before You Go ... Breaking Camp and Leaving No Trace of your stay

    •    $85 per family (up to 6 individuals) - includes all entry and camping fees.
    •    You will be asked to bring your family's food for the two-day event and a suggested list of items is provided to registrants.
How to Register
    •    Call 512-389-8903 and ask to speak to one of our "Texas Outdoor Family" customer service representatives Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. They can answer any questions you might have and also can provide the contact number for partner site workshops.
    •    You will be e-mailed a confirmation packet with directions and additional items.
    •    Please note that all reservations and full payment must be made at least four business days in advance of the workshops. All fees are non-refundable.


  • 100 Park Road 71
  • Mineral Wells, Texas
  • 76067


  • Contact:
    Outdoor Family Coordinator
  • Phone:
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  • $85 per family (up to 6 individuals) - includes all entry and camping fees

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