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Georgetown Parks & Recreation

Garey Park Programs

 

A representative from the Good Water Master Naturalists showing a family a program at Garey Park

Garey Park offers a range of programs that will enrich your experience while in the park. With hiking, nature programs, yoga classes and more, our programs showcase the natural beauty of the park and provide opportunities to learn new skills.

Scavenger Hunts

Trail Fishing – A Texas Freshwater Fish Scavenger Hunt
June 20
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Entry fees required

Take a walk on the River Trail at Garey Park and see how many Texas freshwater fish you can find and identify! We’ll have the scavenger hunt set up from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sat., June 20.

Please be sure to keep a distance of at least 6 feet from other participants and trail walkers at all times.

Park Activities
Yoga

Bring your own mat, water and towel and come get your yoga on at Garey Park!

Yoga has been canceled for June. Stay tuned for more classes!

Hiking

Garey Park has more than seven miles of trails spanning the entire park, giving hikers and horseback riders an opportunity to explore the park’s beautiful natural areas.


Nature Hikes

Entry fees are required.

Hikes are first-come, first-served and limited to 20 people. The meeting point will change each week. Please check-in at the Gate House upon arrival and staff will direct you to the meeting point.

The hikes will range from 1-3 miles long. The trails are uneven, crushed limestone and crushed granite along the way. Bring water, hat, and camera for pictures.

All hikes take place from 9-10 a.m.

Upcoming Hikes
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Nature Programs

Wildlife 101

Ages 4-12
$5 Resident | $10 Nonresident
Registration only required for youth participants. Fee includes entry into Garey Park for participant and guardian.

Everything is bigger in Texas, including our biodiversity! Texas is home to 651 species of birds, 180 species of mammals, and 210 species of reptiles and amphibians. If your child loves to play outside, they just might meet some of these cool critters! Wildlife 101 will teach you about some of the interesting and unique animals you might meet out at Garey Park.

All sessions take place from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Wildlife 101 Dates
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Loose Parts Nature Play

Entry fees are required. 

This fun outdoor activity is the perfect opportunity to fuel your child’s curiosity and appetite for learning. Join us for some playtime with natural elements found right here in the park! Located inside the Play Ranch.

All sessions take place from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Loose Parts Nature Play Dates
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Special Events

Stargazing

Come enjoy the stars at Garey Park! In partnership with Southwestern University and the Williamson County Astronomy Club, Garey Park will be host public viewing nights under the stars. Registration is limited and pre-registration is required. Fees are $2 for Georgetown residents and $3 for nonresidents. Walk-ins will not be accepted at the gate.

Stargazing Dates
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