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January 27, 2016
Park to Recruit Volunteers
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is recruiting volunteers.

January 19, 2016
Prescribed Burn Planned for Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
A single prescribed burn is planned totaling approximately 1,200 acres. Prescribed burning will occur at the south end of the park in the Rosita off-road area.

November 05, 2015
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF THE NORTH SIDE TRAILS SYSTEM
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (the park) is proposing to construct a sustainable, multi-use trail system for pedestrian, bicycle, and horse use on the north side of the park in Moore and Potter Counties, Texas.

October 06, 2015
October Star Party
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will host a Star Party on Saturday, October 10.

September 24, 2015
Flintfest 2015
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will host FlintFest 2015 on Saturday, October 3, and Sunday, October 4, 2015.

September 22, 2015
Small Fry Fishing Tournament 2015
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area will again be hosting the annual Small Fry Fishing Tournament, to be held this Saturday, September 26, at the Stilling Basin at Spring Canyon.

September 16, 2015
Bike & Hike of the Month
Explore Dolomite Point Road On Your Bike with a Ranger!

September 15, 2015
Monarch Morning
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will conduct a monarch butterfly program called "MONARCH MORNING" from 9 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. on Sept. 16 in the Alibates Visitors Center.

September 04, 2015
Every Kid In A Park
New National Program Encourages Families and Classes to Visit National Parks

August 12, 2015
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will honor the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the first national monument in Texas on August 29, 2015.

July 24, 2015
August Star Party
Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will host a Star Party on Saturday, August 15.

July 14, 2015
Record of Decision Signed for Off-road Vehicle Plan
Superintendent Robert Maguire is pleased to announce the release of the Record of Decision for the Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan (ORV Plan) for Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.

May 30, 2015
Wildflower Weekend at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area will host the first ever Wildflower Weekend Friday, June 5th beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Alibates Visitor Center.

May 28, 2015
Drowning at Spring Canyon in Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
A 21-year-old Amarillo resident died Wednesday, May 27, at Spring Canyon just below the Sanford Dam within Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.

May 20, 2015
May Star Party
Professor Arthur Schneider, Director of Renewable Energy at Amarillo College, will give an interpretive program on the night sky and stars of the Texas Panhandle.

April 22, 2015
NATIONAL JUNIOR RANGER DAY APRIL 25, 2015
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will celebrate National Junior Ranger Day this Saturday, April 25, at the Alibates Visitor Center.

April 17, 2015
LAKE MEREDITH NATIONAL RECREATION AREA PROPOSES NEW OFF-ROAD VEHICLE RULES
The National Park Service invites public comment on proposed rule to revise off-road vehicle regulations at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.

March 25, 2015
Lake Meredith National Recreation Area Suspends Boat Launch Fees For Three Years
Superintendent Robert Maguire announced today that the National Park Service will be suspending boat launch fees for the next three years.

March 20, 2015
Record of Decision Signed for Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Flint Quarries National Monument
Superintendent Robert Maguire is pleased to announce the release of the Record of Decision for the General Management Plan for Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument.

March 06, 2015
Prescribed Fire Planned For Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, March 8-31
Fire managers plan to continue prescribed burns at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area beginning the week of March 8, 2015.

March 04, 2015
Alibates Visitor Center Temporary Closing
Alibates Visitor Center will be closed March 9-20, 2015, for renovation and installation of new displays.

February 27, 2015
Summer Youth Work Program at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
Lake Meredith will hire four youth to help with roadside maintenance and removal of brush and debris, cleaning and rehabilitation of campsites, trail maintenance, painting of picnic shade shelters and other park facilities.

February 17, 2015
Prescribed Fire Planned for Lake Meredith National Recreation Area
Prescribed Fire planned for February 19 through March 31, 2015 at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.

May 14, 2014

Double Diamond Fire

Approximately 1,474 acres or 2.3 square miles burned on the east side of the park on May 11, 2014.

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