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SPRING BREAK 2019

NATURE PROGRAMS and GUIDED HIKES
March 11th - 15th, 2019

Nature Center Hours
Weekdays 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (some days may have extended hours for Spring Break only)

Monday, March 11

10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - 1/2 mile, paved trail, approximately 1.5 hours.
1:00 p.m. SNAKE ALIVE!!! - Learn more about these fascinating creatures and the role they play in the environment.

Tuesday, March 12

10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - 1/2 mile, paved trail, approximately 1.5 hours.
2:00 p.m. “GATOR LIFE – SPRINGTIME” – Alligator program - Learn more about Brazos Bend’s most popular resident & North America’s largest reptile.
5:00 - 10:00 p.m. GEORGE OBSERVATORY OPENS TO THE PUBLIC – Special Spring Break Hours: We will be open for star gazing from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Wednesday, March 13

11:00 a.m. 40 ACRE LAKE HIKE – Meet at the 40 Acre Lake restrooms for this 1 mile guided hike to learn more about the wildlife of the park. Bring binoculars if you have them.
1:00 p.m. ALLIGATORS ARE AWESOME! - Learn more about the largest reptile in North America and the most popular resident at Brazos Bend.
3:00 p.m. TURTLE TALK - Get to know what species of turtles call Brazos Bend home.

Thursday, March 14

10:00 a.m. INTRODUCTION TO THE JUNIOR NATURALIST PROGRAM - Come to this program to learn about animals, plants and history of the park & earn a Fawn Patch for your time & effort. Patches are free.
11:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - 1/2 mile, paved trail, approximately 1.5 hours.
1:00 p.m. INTRODUCTION TO THE JUNIOR NATURALIST PROGRAM - Come to this program to learn about animals, plants and history of the park & earn a Raccoon Patch for your time & effort. Patches are free.

Friday, March 15

10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - 1/2 mile, paved trail, approximately 1.5 hours.
Noon GOTTA HAVE GATORS! - Learn how alligators play more than one key role in the health and survival of their native wetlands.
5:00 - 10:00 p.m. GEORGE OBSERVATORY OPENS TO THE PUBLIC – Special Spring Break Hours: We will be open for star gazing from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - ??? S’MORE MAKING 101 - Meet on the side of the Nature Center & make this classic campfire treat. We will provide everything you need, while supplies last.

Brazos Bend State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife on Facebook

All programs are posted one week in advance and are subject to change without notice.
ALL ARE WEATHER PERMITTING.
Programs are free and will begin at the Nature Center unless otherwise noted.


Updated: Mar 04, 2019