Park Events

November 2018

10

Campfire Fire Building

Lake Bastrop South Shore Park
Start a fire without matches using a flint and steel and the bow-drill technique. You will learn to start a fire the old-fashioned way, a true survival skill.

Cost: $5 + park entrance fee

Event times: 10-11:30 a.m.

For reservations/more information: Call 512-473-3366 or email outdoorprograms@lcra.org.

10

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class

Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area
Experience the thrill of mountain biking with our enthusiastic, knowledgeable instructors. Learn riding techniques, body and pedal position, and trail etiquette. Mountain bikes provided, if needed, at no additional charge. Recommended for those ages 14 and older; ages 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: $79 (Member price) + park entrance fee
$89 (Non-member price) + park entrance fee

Event times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

For reservations/more information: Click here.

17

Texas Outdoor Survival Skills: Shelter Building Basics

McKinney Roughs Nature Park
Surviving the unexpected outdoor emergency often requires protection from the elements of nature. This class provides practical skills that are essential for building a successful emergency shelter from natural materials. Participants will learn to hand twist their own rope/cordage and even discover how to weatherproof a survival shelter. This class is taught by experienced instructors from both REI and LCRA parks.

Cost: $65 (Member price) + park entrance fee
$75 (Non-member price) + park entrance fee

Event times: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

For reservations/more information:Click here.

17

Moonlight SUP Tour

Jessica Hollis Park
Take a guided moonlight tour on Lake Austin to enjoy the beauty of the lake and Mansfield Dam. All equipment will be provided.

Cost: $35 + park entrance fee

Event times: 7-9 p.m.

For reservations/more information: Call 512-730-8049 or email kari.kuwamura@lcra.org.

17

Wonderful World of Reptiles

Lake Bastrop South Shore Park
Discover the wonderful world of reptiles. Watch as our park naturalist handles a turtle and a non-venomous snake.

Cost: FREE + park entrance fee

Event times: 11 a.m.-noon

For reservations/more information: Call 512-473-3366 or email outdoorprograms@lcra.org.

17

Night Hike

Lake Bastrop South Shore Park
Join us for a starlit hike and experience the nocturnal world through night vision goggles and thermal imaging devices. Listen for owls and use ultraviolet lights to look for spiders and scorpions. Our park naturalist will reveal how nocturnal animals see in the dark and identify their calls.

Cost: $10 + park entrance fee

Event times: 8:30-9:30 p.m.

For reservations/more information: Call 512-473-3366 or email outdoorprograms@lcra.org.

23

#OptOutside: Mindfulness Walk

McKinney Roughs Nature Park
Escape to the outdoors in support REI’s #OptOutside this Black Friday. Appreciate the beauty of nature on a tranquil walk and practice mindfulness through guided imagery and awareness exercises.

Cost: $5 + park entrance fee

Event times: 10 a.m.-noon

For reservations/more information:https://goo.gl/fxDmvU or call 512-303-5073.

23

#OptOutside: Guided Nature Walk

Lake Bastrop South Shore Park
Escape to the outdoors in support REI’s #OptOutside this Black Friday. Enjoy an educational hike with our park naturalist who will tell the story of life along the Lake Bastrop shore.

Cost: FREE + park entrance fee

Event times: 1:30-3 p.m.

For reservations/more information: Visit Lake Bastrop South Shore Park Camp Store.

23

#OptOutside: Birds on the Beach

Matagorda Bay Nature Park
Escape to the outdoors in support REI’s #OptOutside this Black Friday. Discover the shorebirds of Matagorda Bay while on a relaxing beach stroll. Proudly supporting REI #OptOutside.

Cost: FREE + park entrance fee

Event times: 1-2 p.m.

For reservations/more information: Call 979-863-2603 or email matagordabay@lcra.org.

Recreation Program Registration Policy

Registration is required unless stated otherwise. For programs with a fee, be prepared to pay online by credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover) to complete your registration.

Matagorda Bay Nature Park /McKinney Roughs staff reserves the right to cancel programs due to weather or because the minimum number of participants has not been met. Registered participants will be notified of cancellations by email or phone and rescheduled to another date or program. If that is not possible, a full refund will be given for any program fees paid.

Participants who cancel their reservations at least 24 hours from the program start time will receive a full refund. Participants cancelling within 24 hours of the program start time will not receive a refund of fees paid.

Matagorda Bay Nature Park Cancellations

Cancellations must be made by email to matagordabay@lcra.org and include participant name(s) and programs(s) to be canceled. A confirmation email will be sent when the refund is processed. Call 979-863-2603 or email matagordabay@lcra.org for more information.

McKinney Roughs Nature Park Cancellations

Cancellations must be made by email to outdoorprograms@lcra.org and include participant name(s) and programs(s) to be canceled. A confirmation email will be sent when the refund is processed. Call 512–303–5073 or email outdoorprograms@lcra.org for more information.