NATURAL AREAS: Extreme Blackberry Picking is Back at Taylor Fork Ecological Area
Taylor Fork Ecological Area is open for blackberry picking through the first three weeks of July. These are wild blackberries in thick brambles. The area has poison ivy, ticks and chiggers. There are no venomous snakes. There are porta-potties but no running water. Be sure to bring drinking water and a container for blackberries. Long-sleeved pants and shirt, sunscreen, insect repellent and a hat are highly recommended. The gravel access road passes through an active cattle farm, so be sure to close gates as you pass through. Sign in at the visitor log as you enter the area. Trail maps are available in the visitor log box or online. Google maps now has accurate directions to the area.
Event Date: July 07 Sunrise to sunset Location: Taylor Fork Ecological Area Cost: Free