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Lake Brownwood State Park

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200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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October 2018

Trunk or Treat! at the Lake Brownwood State Park

October 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join us for a family-friendly trunk or treat! We will have booths set up with games and candy! Costumes are welcome for this event! We encourage you to attend our park anniversary celebration earlier in the day and stay for this event! Location: Group Recreation Hall

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December 2018

Holiday at the Lake

December 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Hosted by Lake Brownwood State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife

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January 2019

Super Blood Moon Viewing Party

January 20, 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join others at the Lake Brownwood State Park in watching an unusual lunar event: a blood moon, a "Wolf Moon" and a lunar eclipse! They will set up with binoculars to watch this event as it happens! They will also talk about the moon and what you will be seeing. ***Note: this event is weather dependent***This event is come and go and best enjoyed by bringing a lawn chair or blanket and a pair of binoculars! The eclipse begins at…

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March 2019

Spring Break Wildflower Walk

March 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Free

Join a ranger for an easy walk to spot the wildflowers in the park! This 3/4 mile walk will introduce you to some of our native wildflower species and some of their pollinators! This event is free with paid park entry fee. Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead What to bring: sense of curiosity, good walking shoes All ages welcome!

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Spring Break Night Hike

March 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Free

Take a short night hike with a ranger! We will be walking on part of the Texas Oak Trail to explore the wonders of the night such as stargazing, nocturnal animals, and night sounds! This is a family-friendly hike, all ages are welcome! This program is free with paid park entry fee. What to bring: sturdy walking shoes, flashlight if you have one Where to meet: trail head for the Texas Oak Trail

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May 2019

Lake Brownwood State Park Open House

May 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join us at Lake Brownwood State Park for our 23rd Annual Open House! Free daily entry into the park, programs and activities for everyone about resources of our park and Texas. Activities include Buffalo Soldiers, catch and release fishing, archery, wildland firefighting, frontier and CCC history, wildlife, and more! On Friday, area schools are invited to bring out classes; on Saturday, families can enjoy the same activities. Remember, entry is free those days! 9 am to 3 pm each day!…

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Dance of the Past

May 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Free

Dust off your boots and help us bring back a tradition of the park by joining us for a dance on the Visitor Center's patio! We'll have a live country and western band to enjoy as you dance under the stars! See historic photos of the park on our timeline as we celebrate 85 years as a state park! Entry is free for this event.

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Memorial Day Trail Cleanup at the State Park

May 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join Park Ambassador Lauren for a morning of trail maintenance! Please consider volunteering some of your time to help trim shrubs and clean up trash on the Lakeside Trail! Thanks for helping us keep YOUR park beautiful! Where to meet: Group Recreation Hall Parking Lot What to bring: water, gloves, sturdy walking shoes Lake Brownwood State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife 200 Park Rd 15, Brownwood, Texas 76801

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June 2019

Wildflower Walk

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join a ranger for a guided walk to see what flowers are blooming in the park! This is a great chance to learn about local wildflowers and some fun information about them! All ages welcome! Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead What to bring: good walking shoes, water This program is free with paid park entry fee.

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Nite Hike at the State Park

June 22, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join a ranger for a hike in the dark to learn about the night life of the park! Great for all ages! What to bring: good walking shoes, water, flashlight Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead

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Women’s Hike at the State Park

June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Are you a woman interested in getting involved in the outdoors but don't know where to start? Join a female ranger for a hike in the park to learn about hiking basics and to enjoy the natural beauty of the park! This hike is open to women of all experience levels! What to bring: good walking shoes, water Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead

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July 2019

Washers Tournament

July 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join us in celebrating Independence Day week with a washers tournament! We will have a bracket tournament throughout the day as well as activities for the kids! Must RSVP teams of two in advance for entry (only one RSVP per team needed). We are asking for a donation to our Friends Group for participation. Prizes are awarded for first through third places. Equipment is provided for this event. Park entry fee required for park entry.

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Horseshoe Tournament

July 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join us in celebrating Independence Day week with a horseshoe tournament! We will have a bracket tournament throughout the day as well as activities for the kids! Must RSVP teams of two in advance for entry (only one person per teams needs to RSVP). We are asking for a donation to our Friends Group for participation. Prizes are awarded for first through third places. Equipment is provided for this event. Park entry fee required.

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August 2019

CCC History Walk

August 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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October 2019

Nopales Ridge 5K

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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We’re kicking off the 85th Anniversary of the Lake Brownwood State Park with a 5K run on the Nopales Ridge Trail, sponsored by our Friends Group! Register in advance and guarantee yourself a t-shirt! $25 registration fee is due on race day and includes your park entry fee. All ages welcome!

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85th Anniversary Celebration Lake Brownwood State Park

October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Help us celebrate our park's 85th anniversary! Our festivities continue with activity stations that explore the past such as toy crafting, animal tracks and tracking, horseshoes and washers, chuck wagon and Dutch oven cooking, and much more! This event is open to everyone and is come and go! Don't forget to check out the 5K race that morning! Location: Group Recreation Hall

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Dance of the Past at Lake Brownwood State Park

October 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Help us celebrate a tradition of the park by joining us for a dance on the Visitor Center's patio! We'll have a live band to enjoy as you dance under the stars! Help us celebrate our 85th anniversary as a state park! Make sure you join us earlier in the day for our 5K race and family friendly activities! Our Friends Group will be selling drinks, pre-packaged snacks, and merchandise! In the event of rain, this event will be moved…

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Spooky Nite Hike

October 31, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join a ranger for a Halloween night hike to play a zombie apocalypse survival game! Come learn what it takes to survive in the woods! This will NOT be a scary hike, so all ages are welcome. Make sure you join us for the Trunk or Treat beforehand! What to bring: good walking shoes, flashlight or headlamp Where to meet: rock pavilion by the Group Recreation H

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November 2019

Hike with a Homeless Dog at the Lake Brownwood State Park

November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join us for a hike with some dogs looking for their "fur-ever" homes from NaNook & NaKoda's Big Paws Rescue! You'll have a chance to meet the dogs, take a hike with them, learn about hiking with dogs, and even have a chance to start adoption paperwork for one if you're interested! All ages welcome! What to bring: good walking shoes, water Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead This program is free with paid daily entry fee: $5 per person…

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December 2019

Angler Education with optional Fly Fishing Instructor Training

December 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Hosted by Texas Parks and Wildlife - Texas Angler Educators and Lake Brownwood State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife

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Holiday at the Lake

December 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Celebrate the holidays with us! Join us in the historic Group Recreation Hall for activities that will include historic toy making and a campfire talk with a park ranger. There will also be hot chocolate, coffee, cookies, and the chance to visit and take photos with Santa. Overnight visitors are encouraged to decorate their sites in celebration. Please RSVP through the event posting! Spots will be limited due to the high interest! Location: Group Recreation Hall Cost: free with paid…

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January 2020

Spring Break Photo Scavenger Hunt

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Explore the park and find all the cool things in it with our scavenger hunt! Simply pick up a scavenger hunt sheet from headquarters between 9 am and 3 pm and search the park for items on the list! Take a photo of at least 6 items and win a prize! This event can be done at your own pace and all ages are welcome! Show your photos to a park ranger between 9 am and 4 pm to get…

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March 2020

Wildflower Walk

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join a ranger for an easy walk to spot the wildflowers in the park! This 3/4 mile walk will introduce you to some of our native wildflower species and some of their pollinators! All ages welcome! Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead What to bring: sense of curiosity, good walking shoes, water This program is free with paid admission. Program is weather dependent.

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Night Hike

March 8 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2020 at 8:30 pm

Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Take a short night hike with a ranger! We will be walking on part of the Texas Oak Trail to explore the wonders of the night such as stargazing, nocturnal animals, and night sounds! All ages are welcome! What to bring: sturdy walking shoes, flashlight if you have one, water Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead This program is free with paid admission. Program is weather dependent.

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Birding 101

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join us for an introduction to birding! This will be an easy 3/4 mile walk to look and listen for birds and to introduce you to the principles of birding! All ages welcome! What to bring: good walking shoes, water, pair of binoculars (optional) Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead This program is free with paid admission. Program is weather dependent.

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Survival Night Hike

March 13 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join a ranger for a night hike to learn about survival in the woods! We will be playing a survival game as we hike! This will NOT be a scary hike, so all ages are welcome. What to bring: good walking shoes, flashlight or headlamp Where to meet: Texas Oak Trailhead This program is free with paid admission. Program is weather dependent.

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June 2020

Spiders-Friends or Foes? Self Guided

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Come out for a self-guided activity to learn about the spiders that live at Lake Brownwood State Park! Pick up a packet at headquarters or find our volunteer roving the park. The packet includes a handout to teach you about spiders and supplies to craft your own egg crate spider! Where to get a packet: Headquarters or find our volunteer in the park What to bring: sense of curiosity and some water

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Nature Detectives: What’s That Track?

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Join us at the State Park for a self-guided activity to learn about the animals in our park using the footprints they leave behind! Grab a packet at headquarters or from our volunteer in the park to get started! This program is free with admission. What to bring: sense of curiosity Where to get a packet: Headquarters or from our roving volunteer

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July 2020

Spiders: Friends or Foes?

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Come out for a self-guided activity to learn about the spiders that live at Lake Brownwood State Park! Pick up a packet at headquarters or find our volunteer roving the park. The packet includes a handout to teach you about spiders and supplies to craft your own egg crate spider! This program is free with paid admission. Where to get a packet: Headquarters or find our volunteer in the park What to bring: sense of curiosity and some water This…

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Nature Detectives: What’s That Track?

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake Brownwood State Park, 200 Park Rd 15
Lake Brownwood, TX 76801 United States
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Hosted by Lake Brownwood State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife Join us for a self-guided activity to learn about the animals in our park using the footprints they leave behind! Grab a packet at headquarters or from our volunteer in the park to get started! What to bring: sense of curiosity Where to get a packet: Headquarters or from our roving volunteer

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