Outdoor Adventures Programs
The Dallas Park and Recreation Department in partnership with The Dallas Parks Foundation is excited to offer the Dallas Outdoor Adventures program which seeks to provide Dallas youth with outdoor recreational programs including overnight camping, outdoor cooking, nature photography, kayaking and mountain biking and more!
Family Classes (Youth & at least 1 Guardian)
Fishing - Ages 5 & Up
Enjoy a fishing excursion with the family! Participants will learn the fundamentals of fishing in Texas, including how to cast a reel and if you’re lucky… how to reel in the big one! Fishing rod and bait will be provided. *Adults fishing must have a valid fishing license.
|Bachman Lake||Sat||10/24/20||Multiple Time Slots|
|Kidd Springs Pond||Sat||10/10/20||Multiple Time Slots|
|Kleberg Rylie Pond||Sat||11/7/20||Multiple Time Slots|
Register for Family Fishing HERE!
Kayaking - Ages 8 & Up
|White Rock Lake||Sat||10/3/20||Multiple Time Slots|
Register for Family Kayaking HERE!
Mountain Biking Adventure - Ages 8 & Up
This is a beginner-level course which teaches participants the fundamentals of mountain biking for both adults and youth. The course consists of skill development for the first hour followed by an exciting one-hour, dirt trail ride through the beautiful Texas woods. Bicycles and helmets are provided. **SPECIAL NOTE: All participants must be able to confidently ride a two-wheel bicycle. This is not a “Learn to ride a bicycle” course.
|Harry Moss Park||Sat||9/26/20||Multiple Time Slots|
Register for Family Mountain Biking Here!
Nature Photography - Ages 7 & Up
The beautiful outdoors around us is deserving of being captured through the lens of a camera. Each participant will use provided cameras and learn photography techniques such as Rule of Thirds, Contrast, Diagonal Lines, Use of Color and Framing. Participants will be emailed a digital copy of their favorite picture taken in the session.
|Multiple Time Slots|
Register for Family Nature Photography HERE!
Geocaching - Ages 5 & Up
It’s a nature-based treasure hunt using modern-day technology! Geo (world) + Cache (hidden treasure) = Geocaching! Explore the outdoors using GPS devices to find treasures located around the park. Each individual will be provided with a GPS device.
Register for Family Geocaching HERE!
Nature Explorers - Ages 5 & Up
Connect with nature and learn to be a better steward of nature’s resources! Participants will explore different species, learn about food webs and food chains, and create butterfly and bird feeders to help nature’s pollinators do their job!
|White Rock Lake Bath House||Sat||9/12/20||Multiple Time Slots|
|LB Houston Nature Trails||Sat||9/19/20||Multiple Time Slots|
Register for Family Nature Explorers HERE!