June is packed with fun at Copper Breaks

Saturdays in June will be packed with lots of fun family learning a outdoor activities at Copper Breaks State Park, located off of Highway 6 between Crowell and Quanah.
June 9
— 10 a.m. Backyard bass
Join a Park Ranger for a game of Backyard Bass. Learn about the fish communities that call Copper Breaks State Park home. Before you hit the pier for some fishing, practice your cast and reel. This game is great for all ages, anyone wanting to learn how to fish. You will learn to identify some of the fish in lake Copper Breaks and some of the current fishing regulations. “Fish” and fishing rods are provided.
Meet: at the Day Use Area
Bring: Hat or cap, comfy shoes, water and lawn chair
This event is free with paid park entrance
— 11 a.m. Museum Tour
Join us at Copper Breaks headquarters for a museum tour as we take you through the history of the area.
Meet: at the Park Headquarters
This event is free with paid park entrance
— 3:30 p.m. Archery 101
Come join us and learn how to shoot a bow. Archery equip.m…ent will be provided so just bring the family and try your skills.
Meet at the day use area across from the Cottonwood Camping area.
Optional Items to Bring: Sunscreen, bug spray, lawn chairs.
This event may be canceled in the event of bad weather.
— 7:00 p.m. Sun Fun
Learn more about our favorite star!
Sky Guide volunteer and NASA Solar System Ambassador Earl Foster will offer Sun Fun, beginning 1 1/2 hours before Star Walk at the equestrian trailhead star viewing area. Sun Fun offers the public rare views of our own star, the Sun, through telescopes fitted with filters for safe viewing. Learn how the Sun-Earth relationship impacts our daily lives.
Meet: At the Star-viewing area next to the equestrian trail head parking lot
Parking: at the Big Pond Equestrian Camp Overflow Parking Lot & Big Pond Restroom Parking Lot
Bring: Water, Hat, Camp Chair
This event is free with paid park entrance.
Note: This event may be cancelled due to bad weather.
— 8:30 p.m. Star Walk
June 15
— 9 a.m. Cowboy Coffee & Dutch Oven Donuts
Join a Park Ranger, learn how Homesteaders and Cowboys would brew coffee out on the range rounding up longhorns or just simply brewing coffee out on the frontier.
Where: Meet by the Day Use Area next to the Pavilion
What to bring: Bring your favorite coffee mug, plate and camping chair
Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather
— 11 a.m. Skins & Skulls
Learn more about who’s who in the park.
Come out to Copper Breaks State Park and learn more about the wildlife in the park. There will be skins and skulls for you to touch so bring your sense of curiosity!
What to bring: comfy shoes, hat, water and lawn chair
Meet: Comanche Camping Area
This event is free with paid park entrance
This event may be canceled due to inclement weather
— 3:30 p.m. Mountain Biking 101
Join us for a basic mountain biking class for beginners at Copper Breaks State Park. Try out a new way to explore more of Copper Breaks on a mile ride through the park led by park rangers. We will go over a little bit of techniques before hitting the trail. This program is BYOB Bring Your Own Bike. May be cancelled due to weather, call the park office for more information and to make your reservations at 940-839-4331.
What to bring: Bike, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, water
Meet: Equestrian Trailhead
June 22
— 9 a.m. Geocaching 101
Join a park ranger to find out what geocaching is all about and how to get started in this outdoor sport. GPS devices will be provided for this program. After a short program on the history and basics of geocaching, you will have the opportunity to get out and try it for yourself in teams. This program may be cancelled due to weather conditions. Contact the park office for updated information.
What to bring: Walking shoes, water, hat and sunscreen.
Meet: Day Use Area
Event is free with park entrance fee. Park entrance fee is free with a Texas State Park Pass.
— 11 a.m. Skins & Skulls
June 29
— 11:00 a.m. Museum Tour
— 1 p.m. Skins & Skulls
— 3:00 p.m. Archery 101
— 8:30 p.m. Creatures of the Night
Come out and join one of our Park Rangers for a Night Hike.
Like all our Night Hikes, this Night Hike will be kid-friendly and may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators lizards, frogs, bats and more, depending on the weather.
Meet by the Old Windmill parking lot.

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