• Alibates Flint Quarries and the Canadian River Breaks

    Alibates Flint Quarries

    National Monument Texas

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FlintFest will be held on Sept. 29 from 9 AM to 5 PM. More on Sunday from 12 noon to 5 PM. Come watch master flint knappers work their trade! Special quarry tours will be given to an open pit. Reservations are required; call (806) 857-3151.


Lake Meredith National Recreation Area's annual Small-Fry Fishing Tournament is Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Spring Canyon (Stilling Basin.) Children ages 6 to 14 may participate in the free tournament. An adult must accompany child partcipants.

Age groups will be 6-8 years, 9-11 years, and 12-14 years, with prizes awarded in each age group.

Volunteers with the Small-Fry Fishing Tournament Association will be on hand to help children who have never fished.

Schedule of events:

  • 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.-- Registration
  • 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.-- Tournament
  • 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.-- Free Hot Dog Lunch
  • 12:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.-- Awards and Door Prizes

All children registered in the tournament are entered in the door prize drawing. Local businesses donate prizes including bikes, camping gear, and fishing equipment.

Lake Meredith will stock the Stilling Basin with fish shortly before the tournament. After the basin is stocked, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area will close it to the general public until after the tournament.

For more information and directions to Spring Canyon, call (806) 857-3151.

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snow at alibates

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is in the Texas Panhandle, where weather goes to extremes, from blizzards to dust storms to hail and high winds. More...