Coastal Prairie

Unplugged Adventure: Backpacking Basics With REI Co-Op

What: Learn how to explore the great outdoors at a whole new level with an REI expert! We’ll take the mystery out of backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation, and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear. Plus, we’ll give you important notes on trail etiquette and Leave No Trace principles. Whether you are a seasoned camper who wants to take the next step in traveling outdoors, or if […]

Unplugged Adventure: Geocaching in the Prairie With REI Co-Op

What: Young and old alike can enjoy this modern-day game of “hide and seek” using GPS coordinates for clues. While we’re finding geocaches hidden throughout the prairie we’ll learn how to use a GPS unit, including creating waypoints, plotting a course, and transferring route information from a map to a GPS. Who: All are welcome to join this Unplugged Adventure. No experience necessary. When: Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Where: […]

Fall in Love With Foliage at a Texas State Park

With the temperatures starting to cool down around the state, Texans are heading outside to see the magical shades of red, orange and yellow leaves ushering in the fall season.   Texas State Parks offer an outdoor escape to all who want to take in the changing of the foliage while still maintaining a safe social distance. “Our parks come to life during the fall season with colored leaves, migrating birds, and visitors celebrating a break […]