Fall Fun at Tyler State Park: Zombie Apocalypse Hike, Family Fishing, and More!


Tyler State Park is launching a series of classes that are open to all ages of park visitors and geared toward nature enthusiasts. Tyler State Park is located at Hwy 14 north of Tyler. The fall education lineup is intended to help people reconnect with the outdoors with all sessions offered on park grounds, 789 Park Rd. 16. Day passes are $6 for adults; children 12 and younger get in free. For directions and additional class info, call (903)597-5338 or email boyd.sanders@tpwd.texas.gov. For camping fees and availability, go to tpwd.texas.gov and select “Tyler State Park.” Classes include:

October 7th (2pm) – Dutch Oven Cooking & Zombie Apocalypse Hike – The Zombie Apocalypse hike is a game of chance and super fun, plus it focuses on survival skills.

October 21st (9am) – Family Fishing – This session focuses on the basics of fishing, such as how to cast, tie a knot, bait a hook, and reel in the big one. Participants can borrow from a limited supply of poles or bring their own.

October 28th (1pm) – “Spooky Animals” – This class provides a close-up look at creepy crawlers and secretive creatures responsible for rustling noises in the forest.