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Martin Dies Jr State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston TX (CLOSED)
Sat, 5/01/2021 9:00am to Sun, 5/02/2021 11:00am
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Martin Dies, Jr. SP
634 Park Road 48 South
Jasper, TX, 75951
United States (512) 389-8903

This weekend workshop is full and no longer accepting registrants.

Family Camping

General Program Details


  • We provide basic camping equipment needed for the weekend (pictured below). You provide sheets, blankets, food and personal items.

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A 6 Person Tent, Propane Stove and Fuel, 2 Cooking Pots, 1 Frying Pan, 2 Cots, Tongs, Cooking Spoons, Spatula, 1 Foam Pad per Youth, Wash Basins, Broom, Dust Pan, Mallet, and Coffee Press (on request)
  • Download the TOF Welcome Packet for a more detailed list of what we provide and what you should bring. 


The cost is $75 per family (up to 6 individuals) which includes all park entry and camping fees.


You provide your own meals. Read the TOF Welcome Packet to find camp meal ideas.

Conclusion & Departure

Texas Outdoor Family camping workshops conclude with borrowed gear returned at or before 11am on Sunday. Your onsite Ranger will provide more details at the event.

Specific Program Details


  • Individual car camping sites for each family
  • Potable water at or near each campsite
  • Restrooms with hot showers
  • Overnight ranger presence for comfort and confidence


Activities Specific to this Workshop

  • Tent setup demonstration
  • Leave No Trace
  • Fishing
  • Abundant wildlife viewing
  • Fire building
  • Outdoor cooking demonstration
  • Junior Ranger journal
  • Night Hike

All activities are subject to weather conditions. View our Sample Agenda.

    Program Policies


    Pets are not allowed on TOF camping workshops.

    Weather and Cancellation

    We recognize that the weather will impact your camping experience. TOF staff will notify you via email and telephone if your event cancels. If cancelled, we will add your reservation to our transfer list to be eligible for a future event, pending availability. Due to the state's process for handling funds, refunds cannot be offered.

    All deposits are non-refundable; however, we will allow you to reschedule to another TOF Workshop if we are notified 10 business days prior to the arrival date.  All cancellations within 10 business days or less of arrival date will result in a loss of payment; unless you provide documented circumstances of illness or emergency.


    All participants are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings and respect social distancing rules throughout the camping workshop when applicable. A completed Covid-19 screening questionnaire and program waiver will be required to participate in this camping workshop.

    How to Register

    Check availability and make an online reservation at your convenience. Click on this link to open the online reservations system. Make a note of the workshop date - May 1st. It will be required on the next page to complete your reservation. 

    You also have the option to call (512) 389-8903 and speak to one of our "Texas Outdoor Family" customer service representatives Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    All reservations must be made by 1pm on the Wednesday prior to the event.

    Still have questions?

    Visit our FAQ page for more program details.

    You can also email for answers.

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