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Government Canyon State Natural Area

12861 Galm Road

San Antonio, TX 78254

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Join Friends of Government Canyon volunteers on a hike to see birds that are wintering in Government Canyon State Natural Area. Learn about the fun and excitement of bird watching; including basics on the use of binoculars and Bird Field Guides, as well as some techniques for successful bird watching outdoors.

Who is Invited

Open to ages 8 and older; minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Participants should be able to hike over rugged but beautiful trails with a fair amount of elevation gain.

Registration & Fees

Registration required for EACH participant. Sorry, no group registrations. All Natural Area entry fees apply.

When & Where to Meet

Arrive by 8:15 a.m. Meet near the rainwater harvesting tower next to the Visitor’s Center. Plan ahead, as the Natural Area often experiences heavy visitation and wait time at the fee booth.

What to Wear & Bring

Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair of ours. Bring at least a liter of water, and a snack if you like.

Requirements

Group size is limited to 10. No pets please. To reduce human impact on the Natural Area, please follow the Leave No Trace principles of outdoor ethics.

Cancellations

In the event of inclement weather, this program is subject to cancellation. Check trail conditions by calling GCSNA’s main office at 210-688-9055 after 7:30AM, going to the GCSNA twitter feed or the Friends of Government Canyon Facebook page .

For more information about this program, email reservations@friendsofgc.org

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