TETRA - Trail Riding for Everyone

Bandera Hill Country State Natural Area Trail Ride

  • 20 Nov 2020
  • 2:00 PM
  • 22 Nov 2020
  • 12:00 PM


Hill Country State Natural Area Partners 

Chapa Camp

Bandera, Texas

November 20-22. 2020

To comply with Covid-19 recommendations, we ask all attendees respect social distancing guidelines of 6 feet, frequently wash hands, and wear a mask when indoors or when distancing outdoors of 6 feet is not possible. Exception to masking at meals, 6 foot social distancing should be maintained. 

Guided trail ride groups will be Saturday and Sunday morning and Saturday afternoon.,

Registration:  Pre-register for this ride at tetratrails.org. Friday registration begins at 4:00PM. Saturday registration begins at 7:00am

Arrive after 2:00 PM Friday. All riders must check in and sign release and present a current Coggins at Chapa Camp. Ride participants do not need to stop by the Park Ranger Station.  TETRA will issue vehicle hangtags after you register at Chapa Camp. 

Early arrivals are not permitted by the park at Chapa campground. Departure time is noon Sunday as required by the park, no exceptions

Ride Fee: TETRA Members $20.  Non-Members $35. Children under 18 years old are no charge accompanied by a registered, riding adult. Day Riders $15.

Hot dish will be served Friday night till gone.  

Saturday and Sunday morning breakfast will be served at 7:30-8:45am. Lunch is on your own. Potluck Supper on Saturday will be at 6:30 pm, TETRA will provide the meat.

Ride out on Saturday will be at 9:00am and 2:00 pm.  Sunday morning ride at 9:00am.  Riders may ride out with this group or ride on their own. 

There will be a presentation of colors and play day activities in the open field. 

Please bring auction items for Saturday evening gathering in the barn. All proceeds go directly to park improvements.

Electric hookups:  $25 for the weekend. Horse pens are $10. Reservations for pens and electric open October 30, text Geri Bischoff at 512-658-0937.  No early reservations, your reservation will be confirmed by text.  There are 10 30-amp electric sites and 9 covered pens.  

TETRA rules /trail etiquette must be observed on all TETRA sponsored trail rides.

Horses prone to kick must have a red ribbon attached to their tails.

Dogs must stay on a leash at all times no dogs on the trails.

Practice noise discipline in camp, i.e. no loud music

Be ready to ride at the set "ride out" time.

Make this trail ride enjoyable and safe for everyone by adhering to trail ride rules.

More information, contact Geri Bischoff text or call at 512-658-0937. 

HCSNA Park HQ at 10600 Bandera Creek, Bandera, Texas 78003 830-796-4413 

DIRECTIONS: From Bandera, take Hwy 173 S to FM 1077 which turns into Bandera Creek Rd when the Highway Maintenance ends, go straight, toward Chapa's Group Camp.  Do not go to Park Headquarters. 

We have changed rider check in.  Preregistration on-line is preferred at tetratrails.org.  Pay online with Paypal, or checks by mail.  For onsite registration, cash is strongly discouraged, checks preferred.

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