Outdoor Adventure Series Winter/Spring

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is excited to offer a series of free outdoor adventure activities for the entire family. Activities include hiking, biking, fishing and camping .


The Outdoor Adventure Series activities for winter/fall will include:



Date Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017: from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Outdoor Woman 101-"Lost In the Forest" to be help at Tyler State Park, located at 789 Park Rd.16. Participants will be shown map and compass navigation, building survival campfire, Dutch oven cooking and more. Ages 6 to adult, youth must be accompanied by adult.



Date: Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017  from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Family Trout Fishing to be held at the Tyler State Park, located at 789 Park Rd. 16. Fish with the entire family using the bait of your choice. Registration not required. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.




Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 2 p.m.: Geocaching Made East at Tyler State Park, located at 789 Park Rd. 16. Meet at Black Jack Camping loop. A map will be provided at park gate. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by adult. 




Date: Saturday, April 1,2017 at 8 a.m..: Angler Fishing Education Clinic to be held at the Glass Recreation Center, 501 W. 32nd Street. This is a four and half workshop that is being used across the state by scout leaders, parks and recreation staff, school teachers, camp directors, and after school programs. Learn from our Texas Parks and Wildlife certified instructor Steve Russell as he shows you all the techniques and ways to reel in the big catch while taking care of the environments and lakes we love. All ages welcome. 




Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10:30 a.m.  to noon.: Birding 101 to be held at the Tyler State Park located at 789 Park Rd. 16. Birding fulfills many of the basic criteria for what makes for good outdoor recreation. Birds appeal to the sense of beauty with their colors and plumages.



Cost: FREE for all activities



Contact: For more information and to register, please call Glass Recreation Center at

(903) 595-7271 or visit the Tyler Parks and Recreation website at



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