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)

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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