08 | Solar Eclipse Viewing at Village Creek SP


FREE, included with regular park admission




Village Creek State Park | 8854 Park Road 74, Lumberton, TX 77657

Solar Eclipse Viewing DETAILS

From the organizer:

Join a park ranger this April as the skies go dark at mid-day during a Total Eclipse (90% coverage in our area).

Texas is in the path of an amazing solar phenomenon this April. Join a Park Ranger as the skies go dark at mid-day during a Total Eclipse (our area will experience ~90% coverage). Learn about the astronomy behind eclipses and how they affect the local wildlife. See the sun up close through a telescope as the moon slowly blocks its light. Learn multiple ways to view an eclipse indirectly in a safe manner.

Partial Eclipse starts: ~12:30 PM
Total Eclipse (90%): ~1:30 PM
Eclipse Ends: ~2:30

  • The program will meet in the Longleaf Pine restoration area at the intersection of Water Oak and Village Slough Trails.
  • Solar viewing cards will be provided.
  • Park entry fees apply, no additional charge for the program.
  • Personal folding chairs and drinking water are recommended.

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