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Posted on: September 7, 2021

Story Trail Walk brings storytime to Riverside Park

A cutout on a tree trunk with an owl character. Text reads "Look in the trees and follow my story

PHOTO #1: A sign at the entrance to the Riverside Park nature trail welcomes residents to the Story Trail Walk.

PHOTO #2: Pages from the book “Hoot Owl: Master of Disguise” are spaced along the Riverside Park nature trail.

PHOTO #3: Residents who complete the Story Trail Walk are invited to take a selfie and tag Parks & Recreation and the Victoria Public Library on social media.

A sidewalk leads through a wooded nature trail. A printed sign shows pages from a children's bookA new collaboration between the City of Victoria Parks & Recreation and the Victoria Public Library combines two fun, family-friendly activities: reading and enjoying nature.

The new Story Trail Walk allows Riverside Park visitors to experience the children’s book “Hoot Owl: Master of Disguise” as they walk along the nature trail. The story begins at the trail entrance near Riverside Stadium and concludes at the intersection of Red River Street and Bluff Street.

A map shows a winding path through a wooded area adjacent to the golf course.

A cutout with an owl character. Text reads Residents who complete the Story Trail Walk can take a selfie with the book’s title character and upload it to social media. Residents are invited to tag Victoria Public Library and Victoria Parks and Recreation on Facebook or @victoriapubliclibrary and @victoriaparks_rec on Instagram.

Parks & Recreation and library staff plan to update the Story Trail Walk with new stories on a rotating basis, although a schedule has not yet been determined.

To learn more about Parks & Recreation, visit www.victoriatx.gov/parks. To learn more about the Victoria Public Library, visit www.victoriatx.gov/library.

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