Become an Amistad Junior Ranger!
Stop by the Visitor Information Center on Hwy 90W to receive your free Junior Ranger Book filled with fun and educational activities. Complete the appropriate number of pages and do a hands-on activity to earn your Amistad Junior Ranger badge and patch.
Junior Ranger Day
You can also earn your badge and patch while attending Junior Ranger Day activities at the upper Diablo East Marina parking lot on Saturday, April 27, 2013 9:00 am--1:00 pm. Ranger-led nature hikes, compass orienteering, tent setup, archeology demonstrations, flintknapping water safety, outdoor ladder ball and "Backyard Bass" fishing.
For more information, call Education Specialist Lisa Evans at (830)775-7491 x3223.
Every October, on a very special Saturday, the Whitehead Museum, 1308 South Main Street in Del Rio, Texas becomes host to a magical event. History comes to life! You can step back in time to enjoy the old lifeways. Make adobe bricks. See cavalry and the Camel Corps. Roll corn into corn meal on a stone. Create cordage and painted pebbles similar to what the Ancient People of the Pecos Region made thousands of years ago. These and many more exciting activities await you!
The 12th Annual Archeology Fair will be held on October 6, 2012 from 10 am to 3 pm.
Admission for the event is $2 per adult and $1 per child.
Call Education Specialist Lisa Evans at (830)775-7491 x3223 for more information.
Did You Know?
There are many caves or "rock shelters" like this near Amistad National Recreation Area. Many of these rock shelters show signs of having human occupation up to 10,000 years ago.