Outdoor Adventures Programs

The Dallas Park and Recreation Department is excited to offer the Dallas Outdoor Adventures program which seeks to provide youth, families and individuals with outdoor recreational programs including overnight camping, outdoor cooking, nature photography, kayaking and mountain biking and more!

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Register for any of our Outdoor Adventures programs HERE! 


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Spring Family Series

Perfect for families interested in spending time outside. Ages 7+, FREE

10am-12pm at Samuell Farm

  • April 1 | Bigfoot Geocaching Adventure
  • April 8 | Survival Skills, Track Me, Fishing
  • April 15 | Archery
  • April 22 | Earth Day Kayaking (1pm-3pm, at White Rock Lake - Earth Day Adventure includes lake clean-up)

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Archery Workshop

These 2-week workshops will introduce your child to archery fundamentals while practicing precision.  (Open to ages 7-12)

Tuesday/Thursday from 6pm-7pm at Samuell Farm

  • May 2-11 | Workshop Session 1, $20/session 
  • May 16-25 | Workshop Session 2, $20/session

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Family Camping Trip: Lake Tawakoni State Park 5/20-21

$75/family (up to 6)

Overnight camping is back with Outdoor Adventures!  Take your family on a camping trip with us!  In partnership with Texas Parks and Wildlife's Texas Outdoor Family program, we will teach you everything you need to know from pitching a tent to building a campfire. 

Weekend highlights include kayaking, a guided nature photography hike and night activities.

All camping and activity equipment is provided. Families are responsible for bringing bedding, toiletries and meals.

Mandatory Pre-trip Meeting: May 16th, 6-7pm at Samuell Farm (100 US-80, Mesquite)

Family Camping Trip

Arrival to Tawakoni: Saturday, May 20 9:30 am

Departure: Sunday, May 21 11:00 am