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The Iron Riders Christmas Dash

December 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm CST

Hit the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers. Guided Bike Ride, Reenactments, Kid and family friendly activities, South Texas, Family Fun.

Join the buffalo soldiers at Resaca De La Palma State Park as they transform into the historic Iron Riders. The 25th Infantry Buffalo Soldiers unit experimented with bikes for Army use during the late 1890s by conducting several rides to national parks and ending with a 2,000-mile ride from Fort Missoula to St. Louis. Join our modern day buffalo soldier living historians as they take you on a guided bike ride through the beautiful Resaca De La Palma.

Don’t have your own bicycle? No problem!!

A limited number of bikes will be available through the City of Brownsville and 7th and Park cycles and coffee.

The guided ride will begin at 10 am sharp. departing from the Ranch Viejo City Hall located at 3301 Carmen Ave, Rancho Viejo Tx and ending in Resaca de la Palmas State Park. Please fill out the following survey if you intend on joining the guided bike ride with the buffalo soldiers. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7ZCW33W

Not interested in biking with the soldiers? No worries.

There will also be a small encampment set up in the park displaying the life of the buffalo soldiers with plenty of activities for the entire family.

Join us on the trail and be the one who has the best stories during the holiday season.

Ready Forward!!!!!!!

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December 22, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm CST
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Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD)


Resaca de la Palma State Park
1000 New Carmen Ave.
Brownsville, TX 78521 United States
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