Calendar of Events


January 26, 2019 - 10:00am -- Canyon Driving Tour

Take a driving tour of Palo Duro Canyon in the comfort of our van, and learn about the flora, fauna, history, and geology of this amazing place!

Prepare: Sign up ahead of time by visiting park headquarters or by emailing the park interpreter at jeff.davis@tpwd.texas.gov. Seats are limited to the first 14 who sign up, and all riders must be old enough to legally and safely ride without a car seat or booster. This tour is not recommended for young kids.

Meet: At park headquarters, look for the big white van out front.

Fees: Regular park entrance fees - $5 per adult, kids 12 and under are free.

January 26, 2019 - 1:00pm -- Firecraft 101

Throughout all of human history, the ability to control fire has meant the difference between life and death. Visit Palo Duro Canyon to learn some of the basics of firecraft, including techniques and the safe management of a fire.

Prepare: Dress for the weather and feel free to bring a comfy camp chair to sit and watch the demonstration. Plan to stick around for the Dutch Oven Program at 3:00pm if you are interested.

Meet: At the Lone Star Interpretive Theater, located just before the first water crossing on the floor of the canyon.

Fees: Regular park entrance fees - $5 per adult, kids 12 and under are free.

January 26, 2019 - 3:00pm -- Dutch Oven Demo

For hundreds of years, the Dutch Oven has been the preferred method of frontier cooking. Here's your chance to learn the basics this timeless art, and you'll even get to sample some of what we cook!

Prepare: Dress for the weather and bring a comfy camp chair to sit in. Wooden bench seating is available, but your camp chair is more comfortable. We will not be serving a meal, only samples of what is made. Please plan to eat before or after the program.

Meet: At the Lone Star Interpretive Theater, located on the floor of the canyon just before the first water crossing.

Fees: Regular park entrance fees - $5 per adult, kids 12 and under are free.



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