REI Caving and Rappelling (S/A) 12/10/22
If you're looking for a real outdoor and underground adventure and are not afraid of getting dirty, then join us for a caving and rappelling experience of a lifetime at Colorado Bend State Park. Take in the beautiful scenery of the park before rappelling from a Hill Country canyon cliff, down into an underground oasis of classic karst formations at Gorman Creek Crevice. Colorado Bend State Park is well-known for the 60-foot tall Gorman Falls waterfall and consists of over 5000 acres, 480 cave formations, and over 35 miles of trail. It is home to a number of wildlife and migratory bird species, as well as the federally endangered Golden Cheek Warbler and Black Capped Vireo. Note: This tour is not suggested for those with an extreme fear of heights or tight spaces. REI will provide all gear needed.
Location:Colorado Bend State Park, Bend
Special Instructions: Must be 14 or older to attend.
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