TETRA - Trail Riding for Everyone

TETRA Annual Christmas Ride

  • 07 Dec 2012
  • 2:00 PM
  • 09 Dec 2012
  • 1:00 PM
  • Nails Creek Lake Sommerville


  • Any person under 12 years old attending with a paid participant is free.
  • Person wishing to join us for Saturday ride.
  • Non-TETRA Member attending with or without guest.
  • For individual TETRA members attending for the weekend.

Registration is closed

TETRA Annual Christmas Trail Ride

Nails Creek Unit of Lake Somerville

December 7-9, 2012

Supper Friday Night,

Breakfast Sat AM

Saturday Night SPECIAL Meal planned.

Sunday Breakfast will be served

Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive in their sleigh and distribute gifts to the kids and to all who bring a gift. Please mark your gift as male or female or who-cares so Santa can give that wrapped gift to the appropriate gender. Please join us for this Festive Ride!

We will ride out at 9:00 on Saturday morning and return to camp for the noon meal (not provided).  Saturday afternoon ride will begin at 2:00 p.m.   A second group will ride out at 9:00 a.m. and eat lunch on the trail, returning before 4:00 p.m.  The Sunday morning ride will leave camp at 9:00 a.m.  Please remember that the Park requests all sites be vacated by 2:00 p.m.

A special evening meal will be served in the lodge at 7:00 p.m.  Santa and Mrs.Claus will arrive after the meal.

TETRA has reserved all the sites in the Bent Tree, Cedar Creek and Equestrian Area for the weekend and will take reservations for the sites. The Bent Tree has water and electric; it costs $16 a night. The Equestrian Area has water; it costs $10 a night.  Please don't call TPWD, they will tell you the sites are all reserved.  Call Debby at 512-517-9476 to reserve a campsite. To hold the site please remit the proper payment to D. Alley 506 Hidden Oak  Elgin, Tex   78621.

Entry into the park will be at individual expense. 

Fees:  Day Rider: $20; TETRA Member $40; Non-TETRA Member $45.Children under 12 visiting Santa are free.

Any Questions? Contact Debby Alley. merlyn6453@sbcglobal.net


  Please RSVP so that we can plan enough food for the meals. You can pre-pay or pay at the ride. To RSVP, register on the website or reply to this email and Debby will get you registered. merlyn6453@sbcglobal.net


  • From Houston take US 290 west to FM 180.  This road is about 6 miles BEFORE Giddings. Turn right on FM 180 to the park.
  • From Austin take US 290 East to about 6 miles East of Giddings. Turn left on FM 180 to the park.

To view a map of the camp sites at the  Nails Creek Unit, click on icon:               nails creek map.pdf.

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Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association, Inc.

P.O.Box 655

Springtown, Texas 76082

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