September 20, 2017 - 8:00pm -- Star Party
The stars have stories to tell! Come learn about our place in this great big universe and hear some of the stories that humans tell to help us understand the vastness of the cosmos.
Prepare: Dress for the weather and bring a blanket and/or camp chair to sit or lie down on. Feel free to bring snacks, and insect spray will make the event much more enjoyable for you.
Meet: At the Chinaberry Day Use Area, located just beyond the first water crossing on the floor of the canyon. Be sure to arrive at the park entrance at least 30 minutes before the program start time to ensure you make it on time.
Fees: Regular park entrance fees ($5 per adult, children 12 & under are free). No charge for this program.
September 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm -- History Day 2017
History lives at Palo Duro Canyon State Park! From living history reenactors, to Kwahadi Indian Dancers, to historic folk music and poetry, to live canon firing demonstrations, there's something for everyone at History Day 2017.
Prepare: Dress for the weather and wear good hiking or walking shoes for exploring the different exhibits. Feel free to bring cold (non-alcoholic) drinks and snacks. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at the event, but they cannot enter any of the state buildings.
Meet: At Wolfberry Day Use Area, located next door to Juniper Camping Loop on Alternate Park Road 5.
Fees: Regular park entrance fees ($5 per adult, children 12 & under are free). No charge for this event.