Open Daily - 7 am to Sunset.

1860 County Road 2724
Mineola, Texas 75773

(903) 569-6983

 

Directions

Main Entrance for Biking & Hiking
(CLICK HERE)

 

Derby Entrance for Horse Trailers & RVs
(CLICK HERE)

directions map new


Park CLOSED until noon for Youth Hunt on Saturday, Nov. 29th  and Saturday, December 20th

Naturefest October 11, 12 2013

Bigfoot Boogie October 4th 2014

&

NatureFest October 17th & 18th 2014

  

Get Directions To NatureFest  (Click Here)

    


 

 

Saturday Night October 4th, 2014 “Bigfoot Boogie”

  • 6:00 ~ Doors open

  • 6:30  ~  BBQ Brisket Dinner

  • Bigfoot Look-Alike Contest

  • Dancing with Bigfoot

  • 8:00- 10:00 ~ Otis & the Metro Band Check Out The Band, You will Love Them. (Click Here)

 


(FREE)   Friday & Saturday, October 17th & 18th, 2014   "NatureFest"  (FREE)
Fun For The Whole Family

"schedule subject to change"

Friday

Saturday

  • 8:00am 5K Fun Run “Chasing Bigfoot” $20.00 registration fee includes *T-shirt
    ****Register at Event****
    *
    Registration has to be in by Oct. 6th to guarantee a t-shirt.
    T-Shirts will be first come, first serve after Oct. 6th.
                                  
    All Events From 8:30 on Are FREE

  • 9:00 Birding with Boyd Sanders of - Tyler State Park at Bridge Bob Pond
  • 9:00-12:00 Kids Fishing at Bridge Bob Pond

  • 10:00 Tours of the Nature Preserve

  • 10:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher

  • 10:00 Geocaching 101

  • 11:00 Nature Photography with Gary Edwards at the Pavilion - EastTexasReflections.com

  • 11:00 Birds of Prey by Last Chance Forever - Last Chance Forever

  • 12:00 Paddle Trail Dedication at the Amphitheater

  • 1:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher

  • 1:00 Geocaching 101 - East Texas Geocaching

  • 2:00 Basic Survival by East Texas Native Studies at the Pavilion

  • 2:00 Birds of Prey by Last Chance Forever - Last Chance Forever

  • 3:00 Creature Teacher at the Pavilion - The Creature Teacher

  • 4:00 Bigfoot Rock Throwing Contest

     Also at Nature Fest 2014

  • Texas Forest Service - Texas Forest Service

  • Last Chance Forever - Birds of Prey 2 shows - Last Chance Forever

  • Face Painting

  • The Turtle Guy (weather permitting)

  • Horticulture – Master Gardeners - Master Gardeners

  • The Nature of Bees East TX Bee Keepers Association - East Texas Bee Keepers Association

  • Nature Books (Mobile Library) Mineola Memorial Library - Mineola Memorial Library

  • Boy Scouts

  • Food, fun and much more

  • St Paul Missionary Baptist Church will be selling Food on Saturday.

 

You may want to bring a folding chair.....

Funds raised from the Big Foot Boogie and 5K Fun Run will be used for new playground equipment at the preserve.

For information 1-800-646-3652