Park Events

September 2018

22

Beach Safari

Matagorda Bay Nature Park
Embark on a safari to learn about creatures that make the beach their home.

Cost: FREE + park entrance fee

Event times: 2–3:30 p.m.

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

22

Texas Outdoor Survival Skills: Water Collection and Treatment

McKinney Roughs Nature Park
Learn how to locate and collect water outdoors using modern and primitive water treatment methods. Experienced instructors from REI and the LCRA parks team teach this class.

Cost: $65 (REI member price) + park entrance fee
$75 (nonmember price) + park entrance fee

Event times: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

23

Mountain Bike Meetup

Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area
Meetup for a bike ride with our certified guide who will introduce you to our park’s trails. Minimum age of 14, ages 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: FREE + park entrance fee

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

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

29

Paddle the Colorado

Matagorda Bay Nature Park
Get a glimpse of birds, fish and other coastal wildlife while kayaking where the mouth of the Colorado River meets the Gulf of Mexico. Advanced reservations required.

Cost: $40 (without own equipment)
$20 (with own equipment)

Event times: 9 a.m.–noon

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

29-30

Colorado River Overnight Kayak Campout

McKinney Roughs Nature Park
Spend the afternoon kayaking 20 miles of the lower Colorado River in the Lost Pines region. Then relax at a private campground on the banks of the river. Awake the next morning to breakfast and coffee, then head back onto the water to finish up the final section of the river. REI provides all paddling equipment as well as your tent, sleeping pad, camp chair and meals. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Participants under 17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: $235 (member price) + park entrance fee
$255 (nonmember price) + park entrance fee

Event times: 11 a.m. Sept. 29 - 2 p.m. Sept. 30

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.