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National Parks and Recreation Month
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July is National Parks and Recreation Month! Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation's official Parks and Recreation Month. Help us celebrate what we consider the greatest month of the year!

This year’s theme is “OUT is IN,” challenging everyone to get out and visit their community parks during the month of July. Click here for a complete list of your New Braunfels parks.

We are celebrating by offering buy one get one free admission for the entire month of July on the following days and attractions:

  • Mondays, Landa Park Paddle Boats
  • Tuesdays, Landa Park Miniature Golf ** The Miniature Golf Course will be closed on Tuesdays due to construction, the buy one get one offer will be honored on Thursdays.
  • Wednesdays, Landa Park Aquatic Complex

Landmark Scavenger Hunt and Wet & Wild Family Obstacle Course
Join us at the Landa Park Aquatic Complex on Sunday, July 20th to participate in a scavenger hunt leading up to some wet and wild fun! This FREE event is for all ages. 
Click here for the details.

‘Out is In’ Outdoor Challenge Photo Scavenger Hunt 10 parks in 20 days
Join our outdoor digital photo challenge, a twenty day challenge to get outdoors and capture photos in ten select parks, upload them to Facebook or Instagram using hashtag #outisinNB

1.     Visit the new monarch waystation at Lindheimer Plaza, this park is named after Ferdinand Lindheimer the “Father of Texas Botany.”

2.     Enjoy the views from the Faust Street Bridge, this majestic structure spans 640 feet above the Guadalupe River.

3.     Goal! The H-E-B Soccer Complex is great for a game of soccer or a stroll around the half mile walking trail.

4.     Haymarket Park boasts a basketball court for a quick pick up game and an exciting playground.

5.     Play a field game or have a family picnic at Kraft Park.

6.     Discover nature on the scenic 2.5 mile Dry Comal Trail.

7.     Ernest Eikel Park is known for Jaws Skate Park, if skateboarding isn't your sport, take a walk on the quarter mile walking path that loops the park.

8.     Fly a kite or cast a line in the Guadalupe River that borders Cypress Bend Park.

9.     Look and listen for birds and relax under the shade of large pecan trees at Torrey Park.

10.  Enjoy a bike ride along the County Line Memorial Trail that extends over two miles. Be sure to check out the interpretative wetland signage located on the trail between Pahmeyer Drive and County Line Road.

You can download the ‘Out is In’ Outdoor Challenge Photo Scavenger Hunt information at http://bit.ly/outisin.

Participants who complete the 2014 “Out is In” Outdoor Challenge will have a scavenger hunt photo published in “The Fun Things in Life” Recreation Program Guide.