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Waco Wetlands / CTAS Turner Research Station / Reynolds Creek Park


Waco Wetlands

Directions (from Waco):

* Heading west on Hwy. 6 go across the Twin Bridges and proceed about 6 miles to Hwy 185 (signal light)
* Turn RIGHT and proceed 1/2 mile on Hwy 185
* Turn LEFT on Eichelberger Crossing (it's called Dosher Lane going the other direction)
* Proceed about 1 1/2 miles on Eichelberger Crossing, then watch for Waco Wetlands entrance on the RIGHT

Map to Waco Wetlands


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CTAS Turner Research Station & Meyer Observatory

Directions (from Waco):

* Heading west on Hwy. 6 go across the Twin Bridges and proceed to Clifton, TX (from Bosque Blvd. to Clifton is 30 miles)
* In Clifton, at the signal light turn LEFT on to Hwy 219
* Proceed on Hwy 219 for 7 miles, then turn LEFT on Hwy 182
* Proceed about 3 1/2 miles on Hwy 182 and watch for Coryell County line sign
* After entering Coryell, go 1/2 mile and watch for the concrete drive and metal sliding gate to TRS on the RIGHT (THERE IS NO PROMINENT SIGNAGE YET) * NOTE: Once inside TRS, at the "Y" keep to the right

Map to CTAS Turner Research Station


Observatory building TRS Observing Field
Meyer Observatory at TRS / Observing Field

Observatory building Control room
24-inch Meyer Telescope / Control Room


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Reynolds Creek Park

(formerly known as Speegleville I Park)

Directions (from Waco):

* Heading west on Hwy. 6 go across the Twin Bridges, proceed 3 miles and take the Speegleville Road Exit
* Turn RIGHT onto Speegleville Road and proceed 3 miles (Note: you'll encounter a stop-sign where the cross-traffic does NOT stop; also Speegleville Road will make a rather sharp turn to the left
* The park sign and road are on the right with the admission booth about 1/4 down. (There is no admission charge for attending star parties.)

Map to Reynolds Creek Park


Contact Paul at:
(254) 723-6346 (cell)
paulderrickwaco@aol.com


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