West Texas - Spring 2020

Post date: Jun 13, 2019 4:24:31 PM

Quick Facts

Date: March 16th -March 22nd

Locations:

    • Caves of Sonora
    • Davis Mountains
    • Big Bend National Park

Attendees

Itinerary

3/16/2020 Monday -> Sonora, Texas

    • Leave Austin 7 am -> Arrive Sonora, Texas (3.5 hour drive)
    • Tour Caverns of Sonora
      • Crystal Palace Tour
        • $18
        • Reservations Required
        • 1:45 long
    • Discovery Challenge Tour
  • Camping - Caverns of Sonora ($$??)

3/17/2020 -> Davis Mountains State Park

    • Depart Sonora -> Arrive Langtry, Texas (2 hour drive)
      • Judge Roy Bean Museum - Open 8am - 5pm
  • Depart Langtry -> Arrive Davis Mountains State Park (3 hour drive)
    • Set up camping
    • Short hike at park
    • McDonald Observatory Star Party
      • $10 students/$15 adults
      • ~8pm
      • Expect long lines at telescopes, crowding, be patient

3/18/2020 - Davis Mountains State Park

3/19/2020 - Davis Mountains State Park

3/20/2020 ->Big Bend National Park (3-hour drive from Davis Mountains State Park)

3/21/2020: Big Bend National Park

3/22/2020: -> Austin

Potential Locations

Big Bend National Park

McDonald's Observatory

Davis Mountains State Park

Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

Links

Caves of Sonora

Reservations