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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Fort Davis, TX
Event Name: Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 112690 2019/Y2223
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km - 1A
Description: This 507- acre site is comprised of semi-desert grasslands and igneous rock outcrops. The geologic features include Modesta Canyon, a unique riparian canyon with a year-round spring, and Clayton's Overlook, a dome with spectacular views from all directions with the Geologic Exhibit at the top of the Overlook. Plenty of wildlife can be seen. Open year-round, the Nature Center offers over five miles of hiking trails, in addition to the Desert Botanical Garden, the Cactus & Succulent Greenhouse, the Heritage Mining Exhibit, the Geologic Timeline display in front of the Powell Visitor Center, and Gift Shop. Open Mon-Sat 9-5; Sun (Apr-Oct only) 12:30-5:30. Be sure to take plenty of water. Hiking boots and poles will help.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
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Location: Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center Visitors Center Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center and Botanical Gardens
Start Point / Driving Directions: Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center Visitors Center, 43869 State Highway 118, Fort Davis, TX 79734. From city of Fort Davis, take highway 118 southeast for 4.5 miles. Entrance will be on the left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Host Club: Midland Walkabout
Contact: Sammy Hunnicutt (432) 210-9506
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