Parker County Today July 2016 - Page 23

8. Go on Safari — Take your cameras and jump in the Family Truckster for an adventure. Escape the everyday, and explore the rugged beauty of Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Amidst the live oak thickets, limestone outcroppings, and stands of juniper; nestled away in the rustic hills of Somervell County, you will discover a sanctuary for endangered species. Fossil Rim is a great get away that’s not too far away. The non-profit promotes the preservation and procreation of threatened/ endangered species, environmental awareness, and a recreational and educational experience for people of all ages. Visit their website and peruse offerings that will help you plan a trip to Fossil Rim, and the Glen Rose area that neither you nor your kids will ever forget. FL Y IN G T I R E When was the last time you went on a picnic? A Picnic Lunch from Yesterday’s & a Bicycle Rental with your Special Someone 9. Make a Bigger Splash! — Splash Kingdom Wild West Water Park is one of Parker County’s newest attractions and it offers a great range of water features from relaxing (for mom) to the thrilling multi-tiered slides that give your older kids plenty of kicks and everything in between. They’ll all be exhausted and happy. Season Tickets available. 10. Have a Peachy Experience — Mon- Sat 9am- 6pm • Sun 12pm- 6pm Endless Summer Discount General Admission $18.95 + tax Hudson Oaks, Texas JULY 2016 1001 Cinema Dr • Weatherford, Tx • 76087 • 817.598.0777 PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY A family trip to the Parker County Peach Festival where you can share a love of all things pertaining to peaches with 50,000 of your new best friends, visitors in Weatherford’s annual salute to the juicy, furry, fruit. There’ll be activities for all ages, food, music, and everything peachy (ice cream, cobbler, etc.) The event runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 9th in historic downtown Weatherford. Admission is $5 for adults. Kids 12 and under are free. Advance tickets are available for $4 at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce office at 401 Fort Worth Hwy. Note: It gets 682.804.5055 • 220 Fort Worth Highway • Suite 300 • Weatherford, Tx 76086 21