West Texas Trail Walkers


Celebrating 40 years of hiking our West Texas favorites!

Our Next Event:
Big Bend National Park
October 9-11, 2020
Updated July 19, 2020
WTTW Big Bend event canceled

Due to the new surge and the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are sorry to announce that the West Texas Trail Walkers Events scheduled for October 9-11, 2020,

in the Big Bend Area have been canceled.  This was done to protect all club members and walkers planning to attend these events.  If you have already registered, your money will be fully refunded.  And remember to cancel your motel reservations.  Please follow us on Facebook or our web page for updates and details on our October 2021 events.


News and Notes
Posted September 21, 2020
WTTW Annual Meeting

Mark the date and time for the West Texas Trail Walkers virtual Annual Meeting:  October 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm.  All WTTW members are invited to participate by Zoom in the annual West Texas Trail Walkers business meeting.  The WTTW by-laws require a 4th quarter annual meeting.  Given the  Covid-19 meeting restrictions, the WTTW board decided to hold the 2020 meeting through Zoom meeting service.  We  will be electing a new board member and holding our required 4th quarter business meeting.  Please email Susan Noonan, our Secretary/Treasurer at susan.noonan@gmail.com to register to participate virtually.  Participation is entirely optional.

Posted September 21, 2020
WTTW 2021 Event

Hike with an Altitude!  Hold the dates of October 8-10, 2021 for next year's hiking event in the Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park in west Texas. The West Texas Trail Walkers will be celebrating our 40th year of hiking in the parks of west Texas.  In addition we will be holding memorial walks for Tom Spencer, the founder of WTTW and Jerry Stovall. They were long-term members of the club who both passed away earlier this year. Check our website www.westtexastrailwalkers.org for updates. 

Posted July 4, 2020
BBNP Temporarily Closed

Big Bend National Park and Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River will be closed to all visitors until further notice.  The closure is in response to a positive case for COVID-19 in the park residential community. See the Big Bend COVID-19 Updates web page

Posted June 7, 2020
Updated Registration Form

The registration form has been updated.  Visit the 2020 Big Bend page or click here to download.

Posted June 5, 2020
Passing of Tom Spencer

Tom Spencer, the founding father of both the WTTW and Tarrant County Clubs, passed away on June 1, 2020. His viewing will be on Sunday June 7 at 4-8 PM at Moore Funeral Home, 1219 North Davis Drive, Arlington, TX. The funeral will be on Monday June 8 at 11 AM at the same location.  View Online Obituary

Tom was a very special person and he will be missed greatly.

Posted May 20, 2020
Big Bend Phased Reopening Plan (External Link to nps.gov)
Posted May 12, 2020
COVID-19 update (PDF)