Poetry Hike


Sun Feb 12 2023 at 09:30 am to 11:30 am


Government Canyon State Natural Area | San Antonio, TX

Release your inner Wordsmith on a special, guided hike.
About this Event

Spend a morning reading and composing poetry in nature while hiking Government Canyon State Natural Area. The event begins with a short discussion about and reading of poetry, and then continues on a hike along the Bluff Spurs Trail. Along the way we’ll be stopping and writing, using spots along the Bluff Spurs trail as a muse for creating our poems.

Who is Invited: Open to ages 14 and over; minors must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. No pets, please.

Registration & Fees: Registration is required for this hike. Hiking group size is limited. Sorry, no group registrations.

Registration opens on Saturday, two weeks prior to the event, and closes at noon, the Thursday before the event. Though the hike is free, all Natural Area entry apply.

To save time at the Fee Booth on crowded days and ensure entrance, please pre-purchase and PRINT OUT a . SPECIAL NOTE: Reserving a Day Pass is NOT the same as making a program reservation.

When & Where to Meet: Arrive no later than 9:15AM. Meet at the Visitors Center by the rainwater harvesting tower.

The Natural Area front gates open at 7:00AM; plan to be at the Visitor Center and ready to go no later than 9:15AM. The hike starts promptly at 9:30AM.

What to Wear & Bring: Dress for the weather; wear sturdy, comfortable shoes and bring a journal for writing. Bring a snack if you like, at least one (1) liter of water per person, and a towel or pad for sitting along the trail.

Requirements: No pets please. Minors must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.

Cancellation: This hike is weather-dependent and subject to cancellation. Check trail conditions by going to the or the Government Canyon State Natural Area Facebook page.


Where is it happening?

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Road, San Antonio, United States

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