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Girl Scouts Love State Parks!

Date:
Sat Jul 13, 8:00 AM - Sun Jul 14, 3:00 PM
Location:
All New Mexico and Texas State Parks
Program Type:
Outdoor
Grades:
K-12
Level:
Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors
Region:
Any State Park
Girl Fee:
State Park Entrance Fee
Adult Fee:
State Park Entrance Fee
 

Join GSDSW at any New Mexico and Texas State Park on July 13 and 14 for an epic outdoor adventure! 
(On vacation? You can also join in at any state park in the country!)

Come share your love of the great outdoors with your troop or family and revel in the magic and wonder of nature together. It’s the perfect chance to get some fresh air, see memorable sights, and get inspired. This is a great opportunity for troops to work on outdoor and nature badges. You can even bring a friends along to show them the adventurous side of Girl Scouts!

During your epic state park adventure, you can:

  • Have fun working on a hands-on nature project
  • Observe animal habitats
  • Enjoy fun on the water and swimming 
  • Experience the trails
  • Make new friends

So come on, it’s time to celebrate the outdoors Girl Scout style at our beautiful New Mexico and Texas state parks!

Below are the following links to the New Mexico State Parks you may visit:

Below are the following links to the Texas State Parks you may visit:

Staff will be present at the following NM State Parks:
Rockhound State Park (Sunday, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm)
Leasburg Dam State Park (Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:00pm)
Mesilla Valley Bosque (Saturday, 8:00 am-10:00 am)



Staff will be at the following TX State Parks:
Stay tuned for a list of park activities and GSDSW staff park locations.The Franklin Mountains State Park (Sunday, 8:00 am-11:00 am)
Hueco Tanks State Park (Saturday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Balmorhea State Park (Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Headed to a park where staff will be there? Let us know so we may bring the correct number of patches for your girls.

Also, some of the State Parks will be having activities this weekend:

NM:
Percha Dam - Saturday 11:00 am-12:00 pm Rattlesnake Program
Oliver Lee Memorial - Saturday 10:00 am-11:00am Ranch House Tour

TX:
Hueco Tanks - Saturday 8:30 am-11:30 am Rare Plant Tour
Saturday 9:00 am-12:00 pm Women's Hike
Sunday 9:00 am-12:00 pm Junior Ranger

Fort Leaton - Saturday 9:00 am-9:30 am Nature Trail Hike
Saturday 2:00 pm-2:45 pm Historic Fort Tour

Photo Contest

Girl Scouts who participate in our State Park weekend will have the opportunity to capture unforgettable experiences! Seven lucky winners will have a chance to show off their photography skills by sending in their best photos of their Girl Scouts Loves States Park Weekend. Make sure to post them on any social media with #gsdsw and send them to imartinez@gsdsw.org. Winners will be announced on Social Media the following week and presented with a prize pack. Tag GSDSW on either Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter with your State Park photo and we will mail your exclusive State Parks patch

Programs are subject to cancellation due to weather and/or trail conditions. Regular park admission fees apply.