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E.g., Jun 15 2021
E.g., Jun 15 2021
Height Hike ― Tallest Trees in Tejas
Sat, 5/15/2021 9:30am to 11:00am
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Mission Tejas SP
19343 State Highway 21 E.
Grapeland, TX, 75844
United States (936) 687-2394

Finally answering: Hey ranger, how tall is that pine tree?!

Join a park ranger in finding the important answers to that impossible question!

- Learn how to size a tree up with a stick, an axe, and a tangential height gauge. Then go hunting for the true giants of Mission Tejas...

Meet: At the playground, park at the Day-Use area

Difficulty: This is a hike on easy terrain coming in at <2 miles.

Duration: The intro to measurement is 15 minutes with the following hike taking about 1 hour, depending on group pace and questions.

What to Bring: Water, bug spray, and appropriate clothing and footwear for the outdoors. Stretch your neck and be ready to look way, way up!


Face coverings are encouraged when social distancing isn’t possible.


***Attendance to this event is open to the public and free AFTER regular day use or camping fees. ***

Things To Do: 
Hiking/ walking
All ages