Texas Trail Tamers

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, February 04, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway Austin Tx 78744
    Register

    This is the twelfth morning work project scheduled at McKinney Falls State Park supporting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department build a new extension to the Onion Creek Trail. Volunteers will work under the supervision of the TPWD trail crew in cutting tread for the path.

    Sign up and bring a friend.  Be prepared for the heat or cold and drink plenty of fluids 

    Don't worry if you can't make this workday because we will work on this trail for many more workdays until it is completed.

    We will meet at the front gate to McKinney Falls State Park at 7:45 am. From there we will caravan to the Amphitheater to meet with the park rangers for a 8:00 am briefing before going to the trail building site. 

    It is approximately a quarter mile walk to the work site from the Amphitheater. A utility vehicle will be used to transport all tools and volunteer and safety equipment.

    Please bring gloves, eye covering and head cover. It is recommended to wear long sleeve shirts and pants along with sturdy work boots or similar footwear. 

    Barring unusual weather conditions, it is anticipated that this will be a four-hour project with further follow-up dates until completion of the 1.8-mile trail reroute.  

    Directions: The park entrance is located at 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, TX 78744 and is just past the TPWD Headquarters turnoff.

    Kevin Deiters is the volunteer coordinator for this Saturday work session.

    • Saturday, February 18, 2023
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway Austin Tx 78744
    Register

    This is the thirteenth morning work project scheduled at McKinney Falls State Park supporting Texas Parks and Wildlife Department build a new extension to the Onion Creek Trail. Volunteers will work under the supervision of the TPWD trail crew in cutting tread for the path.

    Sign up and bring a friend.  Be prepared for the heat or cold and drink plenty of fluids 

    Don't worry if you can't make this workday because we will work on this trail for many more workdays until it is completed.

    We will meet at the front gate to McKinney Falls State Park at 7:45 am. From there we will caravan to the Amphitheater to meet with the park rangers for a 8:00 am briefing before going to the trail building site. 

    It is approximately a quarter mile walk to the work site from the Amphitheater. A utility vehicle will be used to transport all tools and volunteer and safety equipment.

    Please bring gloves, eye covering and head cover. It is recommended to wear long sleeve shirts and pants along with sturdy work boots or similar footwear. 

    Barring unusual weather conditions, it is anticipated that this will be a four-hour project with further follow-up dates until completion of the 1.8-mile trail reroute.  

    Directions: The park entrance is located at 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, TX 78744 and is just past the TPWD Headquarters turnoff.

    Kevin Deiters is the volunteer coordinator for this Saturday work session.

Past events

Saturday, January 28, 2023 Trail Tamer Annual Meeting and Cookout
Saturday, January 28, 2023 Cancelled - McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Thursday, January 12, 2023 CDRI Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
Saturday, January 07, 2023 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Saturday, December 17, 2022 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Friday, December 09, 2022 Nature Conservancy Love Creek Preserve Trail
Saturday, December 03, 2022 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Saturday, November 19, 2022 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Sunday, November 13, 2022 Buffalo Trails Scout Ranch Trail Assessment
Wednesday, November 02, 2022 Southwestern University EcoLab Trail Training Session
Saturday, October 29, 2022 New Braunfels Two Four Club Trail
Saturday, October 15, 2022 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Saturday, September 17, 2022 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Wednesday, September 07, 2022 Southwestern University Trail Planning Presentation
Saturday, September 03, 2022 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Saturday, August 27, 2022 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Saturday, August 20, 2022 McKinney Falls State Park Onion Creek Trail
Friday, July 29, 2022 River Place Trail Corridor Clearing
Tuesday, July 05, 2022 River Place Trail Corridor Clearing
Thursday, May 12, 2022 Shield Ranch Creek Crossing
Sunday, April 10, 2022 Buffalo Trails Scout Ranch Project
Sunday, March 06, 2022 CDRI Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
Sunday, February 13, 2022 GMNP McKittrick Canyon Trail Maintenance Project
Saturday, January 15, 2022 Candlelight Ranch Trail Rehabilitation
Sunday, December 12, 2021 Nature Conservancy Love Creek Preserve Trail
Saturday, October 30, 2021 McKinney Falls State Park - Homestead Trail
Saturday, October 16, 2021 Candlelight Ranch Trail Rehabilitation
Sunday, October 10, 2021 CDRI Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
Saturday, August 28, 2021 McKinney Falls State Park - Homestead Trail
Thursday, August 19, 2021 Introduction to Trail Construction and Maintenance - Miller Springs
Sunday, April 18, 2021 Buffalo Trails Scout Ranch Project
Monday, March 15, 2021 Kickapoo Caverns State Park Trail Project
Monday, February 15, 2021 Kickapoo Caverns State Park Trail Project
Sunday, April 19, 2020 Introduction to Sustainable Trail Construction and Maintenance at the Davis Mountains Preserve
Sunday, April 19, 2020 Trail Construction: The Nature Conservancy: Davis Mountains Preserve
Saturday, March 07, 2020 San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance Upper Purgatory Creek
Saturday, January 25, 2020 Trail Construction - YMCA Roberts Ranch
Saturday, January 11, 2020 Trail Building and Maintenance Class Hosted by Ecology Action
Friday, December 13, 2019 Nature Conservancy Love Creek Preserve Trail
Sunday, November 03, 2019 Guadalupe Mountain National Park
Saturday, October 12, 2019 Trail Construction - YMCA Roberts Ranch
Thursday, October 10, 2019 CTTT Davis Mountains Preserve Open Weekend Campout
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Continental Divide Trail - Lagunitas - Carson National Forest
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Intro to Trail Building Class Hosted by Wild Basin
Sunday, April 07, 2019 Nature Conservancy: Davis Mountains Preserve
Saturday, February 16, 2019 Trail Construction Clinic - YMCA Roberts Ranch
Saturday, February 16, 2019 Nature Conservancy Love Creek Preserve Trail
Saturday, February 09, 2019 Candlelight Ranch Trail Project
Monday, January 21, 2019 Colorado River Refuge - Bastrop
Sunday, October 28, 2018 Guadalupe Peak Trail Project
Friday, October 19, 2018 cancelled - Nature Conservancy: Love Creek - cancelled
Saturday, September 01, 2018 Continental Divide Canjilon Lakes Project NM
Saturday, July 21, 2018 Colorado River Refuge - Bastrop, TX (Trailhead Restoration)
Saturday, June 02, 2018 National Trails Day - Barton Creek Trail Maintenance
Saturday, June 02, 2018 National Trails Day - Barton Creek Bike Diversion Project
Friday, May 04, 2018 Balcones Canyonlands, Warbler Vista Trail Project
Friday, March 23, 2018 Introduction to Trail Maintenance
Saturday, February 17, 2018 Nature Conservancy Love Creek Preserve Trail
Saturday, February 03, 2018 Blanco State park
Saturday, January 20, 2018 Colorado River Refuge Trail Closures - Bastrop Tx
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Nature Conservancy Love Creek Preserve Trail
Saturday, November 11, 2017 Ray Fore Celebration and Work Project
Friday, October 27, 2017 Memorial Park Conservancy: Introduction to Trail Maintenance Class
Sunday, October 15, 2017 Davis Mountains Preserve
Thursday, August 24, 2017 CDT: Martinez Canyon Relocation (Carson National Forest)
Saturday, June 03, 2017 National Trails Day 2017: Introduction to Trail Maintenance Class and Hike
Monday, May 15, 2017 Love Creek Trail Flagging
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Advanced Trail Building Skills Class Hosted By Wild Basin
Sunday, April 02, 2017 Davis Mountains Preserve - Wolf Den Trail
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Intro to Trail Building Class Hosted by Wild Basin
Saturday, March 11, 2017 BCP Doe Skin Ranch Creek Crossing
Saturday, February 18, 2017 Nature Conservancy Love Creek Preserve Trail
Saturday, February 11, 2017 Intro to Trail Building Class Hosted By Wild Basin
Saturday, February 04, 2017 Trail Clinic: Working Safely with Chainsaws
Saturday, January 21, 2017 Old Baldy Bridge Project - McKinney Falls State Park

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