Photo courtesy Texas Parks & Wildlife

June Events at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site include Father’s Day Campout

In celebration of Father’s Day, Hueco Tanks will be hosting a Family Camp-Out night filled with fun activities, games, and stories.

Park visitors can join Park Rangers and Guest Presenters as they talk about life on the trail during the old cowboy days, have some monkey bread and campfire coffee as you learn about the constellations, and try your hand at some good ol’ fashioned archery.

June 17 – 18th |Father’s Day Family Campout! | 5:30 Pm Check-in | Reservations Required Due to limited capacity, reservations for the campout are required. Starting on May 29th, call the park at 915-849-6684 to make reservations.  There is only space for 15 families, and a max of 6 people per family

In addition to the Father’s Day event, the park is hosting several other events during the month of June.

June 10th | 8:30 Am | Rare Plant Tour | Max group of 10

Join us on a tour of the plant life located in Hueco Tanks SP&HS. Check out the Comal Snakewood, a member of the Buckthorn family that can only be found here in Hueco Tanks and nowhere else in the U.S.A! And learn some fun (and potentially gross) facts about native plants and the uses some of the local tribes had for them. Call (915) 857-1135×0 for reservations.

June 10th | 9 Am | Women’s Only Hike | Max group of 25

This event is for women who are not normally comfortable with the outdoors.  Join one of the female staff, or volunteers, as she discusses some of the common mistakes people make when they first start hiking, and experience some of the beauty of the Chihuahuan Red Sands Desert in the early morning. Reservations are required. To reserve please call: (915) 849 – 6684

June 10th | 7 Am | Yoga on the Rocks Tour | Max group of 10

Relax and de-stress with our guide from Blue Lizard Climbing and Yoga, Beth M. and a beautiful morning of yoga at Hueco Tanks. Our yoga tours will go out every month. Spots are limited to ten so reservations are recommended. Call (915) 857-1135×0 for reservations. Bring plenty of water, hiking shoes, weather appropriate clothing, and your own mat.

June 17th | 7:30 Am | Birding Tour | Max group of 25

Richarch Hermosillo, one of the leading amateur ornithologists of our region, takes a band of early morning birders out to try and check some “lifers” off of their lists.  Binoculars, water, snacks, and sunscreen are recommended for this tour. To reserve please call: (915) 849 – 6684

June 22nd | 8 Pm | Hueco Tanks Stargazing | First come first serve
Join Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site staff on an awesome night of stargazing, stories, and planetary viewing.  Visitors are welcome to bring their own binoculars and telescopes, but not required. This event will be on a first come, first serve basis.  So be sure to arrive early to the park!