Calendar of Events

All Events

August 2016

Aug 31 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down

September 2016

Sep 1 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 1 End Date

Biking with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen from a different perspective!
Sep 1 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 1 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Sep 1 End Date

Pedal the Trails!

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Prepare for fun with Ranger Jose by bringing your own bike, helmet, water and sunscreen.
Sep 1 End Date

Watercolor Painting

Goose Island State Park
Join us for the basics of watercolor painting and take inspiration from nature!
Sep 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 1 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 1 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Sep 1 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 1 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 1 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Sep 1 End Date

Running with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Are you looking to get in shape, or simply want some company during your workout?
Sep 1 End Date

Science of Sunset Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn about what makes our sunsets beautiful, and how to enjoy them a little more on this 1-2 mile hike along the dam.
Sep 1 End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Especially kid-friendly, there's nothing to be afraid of here!
Sep 2 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorer Packs

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
*Explore on your own - Available every day*
Sep 2 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Sep 2 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 2 End Date

Labor Day

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Camping available the nights of Sept. 2-4.
Sep 2 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Sep 2 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Sep 2 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Sep 2 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 2 End Date

Nature Hike

Huntsville State Park
Join us on a short 0.24 mile hike and learn about the flora and (maybe) fauna of the Park.
Sep 2 End Date

Kerr Wildlife Management Area Wildlife Management & Research Seminar

Kerr Wildlife Management Area
Join us at the Lee and Ramona Bass Conference Facility for free discussions on wildlife management and research in the Texas Hill Country.
Sep 2 End Date

Fall into Fitness Tech Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out how to combine technology and the great outdoors!
Sep 2 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 2 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 2 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 2 End Date

Night skies, during the day!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come unlock a mystery or two about the night sky!
Sep 2 End Date

Fun, Furry, and Freaky!

Huntsville State Park
Ever wondered what's lurking in the woods? Join us to find out about the fun, furry, and freaky creatures we have here at Huntsville!
Sep 2 End Date

Enchanted "Rock Star" Party

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
We're back with a Star Party. Come join Enchanted Rock Staff and members of the Hill Country Astronomers for a night of stargazing.
Sep 2 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with great souvenirs!
Sep 2 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 2 End Date

Owl Power

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come learn all about the who's whoooo of the night.
Sep 2 End Date

Stars over our Parks

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Ditch the lights of the big city, and see the natural lights in the sky!
Sep 2 End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Check out what’s in the sky with a telescope and ranger!
Sep 2 End Date

Along Came a Spider

Eisenhower State Park
Arachnophobia? Often we fear what we don't understand. Come learn a little something!
Sep 2 End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore McKinney Falls at night!
Sep 3 End Date

7 Peaks at the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Have you hiked to the top of Enchanted Rock? Have you hiked every high point at Enchanted Rock SNA? Wanna try? Join a park ranger for the inaugural "7 Peaks Hike" on Labor Day Weekend.
Sep 3 End Date

Birding in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 3 End Date

Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride

Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Sep 3 End Date

Hike With a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Sep 3 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Sep 3 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Sep 3 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 3 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 3 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Sep 3 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 3 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Sep 3 End Date

Geocaching Color Race

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come learn the basics of geocaching with a competitive twist! Can you make it to each animal color station before the other teams? Please email wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov to register.
Sep 3 End Date

Ascension Shelter Tour

Devils River State Natural Area
Hike down into the Ascension Shelter to view rock art.
Sep 3 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Sep 3 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Sep 3 End Date

Canines & Campers: Camping Safety

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Bring your pup for a great hike, and a talk about basic pet first aid!
Sep 3 End Date

Birds of a Feather - Nature Play

Bastrop State Park
Join Ranger Kristen for an hour of nature play!
Sep 3 End Date

History Hike

Lockhart State Park
Travel back in time to discover how Native Americans used the land that is now Lockhart State Park!
Sep 3 End Date

Backyard Bass Fishing Game

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn to cast with Backyard Bass
Sep 3 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference

Garner State Park
KIDS! Help us keep YOUR garner State Park clean, healthy and beautiful ANY DAY OF THE WEEK... It's easy!
Sep 3 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 3 End Date

Stay Safe Family & Junior Ranger Hike

Village Creek State Park
Join a ranger on a short hike and learn how to keep yourself and wildlife safe while in the woods. All ages welcome. Children 6 to 12 can explore the park with their family and begin the journey of earning a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 3 End Date

Lip Smackin’ Good Eatin’/Dutch Oven Cookin’

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come and enjoy learning about the art of Dutch Oven cooking from start to finish.
Sep 3 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 3 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Sep 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 3 End Date

Doodlebug Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Prairie Tour in our open air shuttle. (Reservations Required)
Sep 3 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Sep 3 End Date

Fossils! Journey to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Make your own fossil!
Sep 3 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt. Great group activity for families and scout troops! (Ages 10 and up)
Sep 3 End Date

Look and Learn!

Davis Mountains State Park
Bring your 4-8 year old little ones for a morning of learning about our feathered friends, making crafts, singing songs, playing games and reading stories! September's theme: Birds The Davis Mountains State Park is designated as a 'Globally Important Bird Area' and an important stopover for migrating birds as well as breeding residents. There is no better place to get your child acquainted with the popular hobby of birdwatching.
Sep 3 End Date

Pokemon GO Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Time to hatch those eggs!
Sep 3 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku- the Japanese art of fish printing.
Sep 3 End Date

San Jacinto: A Tale of Two Camps

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Learn more about the Texian and Mexican armies during your visit to San Jacinto Battleground.
Sep 3 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for an afternoon of fishing!
Sep 3 End Date

Hueco Tanks Family Cave Explorations!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Spend a fun afternoon exploring some of the enclosed spaces of Hueco Tanks
Sep 3 End Date

Youth Archery

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Kids learn the basics of archery and take turns at the firing line!
Sep 3 End Date

The Fast & The Furriest

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Ever seen a fox fur? What about a deer pelt?
Sep 3 End Date

American Alligators; The Last Living Dinosaurs

Huntsville State Park
Learn how American Alligators have been able to survive throughout time in an up close, personal, experience with one!
Sep 3 End Date

Celebrate Bandera

Bandera , TX - Bandera City Park
Texas Longhorn Cattle Drive followed by a parade, NPBR Bull Riding and a variety of other activities for all ages including the buffalo soldiers and their 1800's encampment.
Sep 3 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Sep 3 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Sep 3 End Date

Turtle! Turtle! – Turtles and Tortoises of Texas

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Turtle talk! Join us for this exciting program!
Sep 3 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Lockhart State Park
Earn a Junior Ranger badge!
Sep 3 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
Sep 3 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a whole new way--with art!
Sep 3 End Date

San Jacinto Pokémon Safari: Battleground Side

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join the park ranger on a safari within San Jacinto SHS! During this guided walk around the monument side of the park we will learn about the history of the surrounding area and the events of the San Jacinto battle as we hunt for Pokémon.
Sep 3 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Now is the time to start fishing!
Sep 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Sep 3 End Date

Art in the Park-Paint The Park Day

Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls is heating up for the summer! Come out and join us in the Butterfly Garden to take advantage of the beautiful garden scenery in the cool of the morning. Flowers, birds, butterflies, and more will provide your inspiration to create a masterpiece. Paint and paper will be provided but feel free to bring your own set! At the end, enter our 2016 "Get to Know" art contest!
Sep 3 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 3 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Printing

Village Creek State Park
Come by the nature center to learn the Japanese art of Gyotaku - or fish printing. This is a fun activity for everyone. You can paint one of our realistic fish molds or your own fish catch. Get as creative as you want with decorating your fish print. When you are done, you can take your artwork home as a record of your stay here and your catch!
Sep 3 End Date

Leave No Trace Hike - Jr. Ranger

Buescher State Park
So you want to be a Jr. Ranger? Come with us on a short hike to discover the important pillars of Leave No Trace!
Sep 3 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey Kids! If you like to play games, this program is for you!
Sep 3 End Date

"Lost" in the Forest Hike

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost" in the forest.
Sep 3 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Sep 3 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts and Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Sep 3 End Date

Geocache Treasure Hunt

Join us on a search for hidden treasure in the exciting activity of Geocaching at Cooper Lake State Park.
Sep 3 End Date

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Eisenhower State Park
Watch a live chainsaw demonstration and create a craft inspired by native wildflowers! We'll be learning how the park protects its prairie habitats.
Sep 3 End Date

Geocaching 101

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Sep 3 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Sep 3 End Date

Pokemon Safari

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Gotta catch 'em all!
Sep 3 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Prehistoric spear-throwing!
Sep 3 End Date

The Boys in Green: The Civilian Conservation Corps

Tyler State Park
Making your vacation possible!
Sep 3 End Date

Geocaching

Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Hide and Seek
Sep 3 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available. Must RSVP
Sep 3 End Date

Geocaching-Become a Treasure Hunter!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Ever wish you could be a treasure hunter? Well now you can be!
Sep 3 End Date

Astronomy Star Party

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join the Astronomical Society of South East Texas for star party fun.
Sep 3 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
In its 21st year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park. StarWalk is at 7:30. Sun Fun, solar observing, is at 5:00 p.m.
Sep 3 End Date

Trackmakers of Dinosaur Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 3 End Date

To the Moon and Beyond...

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a evening of family friendly stargazing at Goliad State Park! "I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night." -Galileo
Sep 3 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Sep 3 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas here at Caprock Canyons State Park!
Sep 3 End Date

Campfire Gathering

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for some campfire fun!
Sep 3 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Gaze into the night sky through a telescope
Sep 3 End Date

Replaced by 7-9pm Star Party - Stargazing with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to search for and identify constellations.
Sep 3 End Date

Critters Of West Texas

Balmorhea State Park
This is an after dark program, and is a PowerPoint presentation on a projected surface. Guess various sounds made by animals in West Texas! We'll reveal their true identity and learn facts about them.
Sep 4 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Sep 4 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 4 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Sep 4 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 4 End Date

Twin Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for a hike into the cool canyon to see Twin Falls. These beautiful, spring-fed, twin waterfalls are not to be missed. There is no telling what we will see along the way!
Sep 4 End Date

Fire is Living History

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration
Sep 4 End Date

Hike the Back Country of Cooper Lake State Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Explore the back country trails of Cooper Lake State Park with a ranger.
Sep 4 End Date

Stroll and Patrol

Garner State Park
Looking for an ‘easier’ hike? We're on patrol for animal signs!
Sep 4 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 4 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
Sep 4 End Date

Slimey, scaley, and warts. Oh my!

Village Creek State Park
What is the difference in a reptile and an amphibian? How are these animals adapted to live in some of the harshest environments in the world? Why are they so valuable to the environment? Come learn about these amazing creatures.
Sep 4 End Date

Primitive Fire Workshop

Lake Livingston State Park
Join rangers for hands on instruction on how to use a flint and steel and a more modern flint (ferrocerium rod) to start your own fire!
Sep 4 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
At our touch table you will handle replicas of 19th century toys, weapons, tools, food, clothing, and much more. Come learn about the battle of San Jacinto and the runaway scrape; place yourself in the shoes of a Texian soldier, a frontiersman/frontierswoman, or a Mexican soldado.
Sep 4 End Date

Animal Trackers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Looking for an animal encounter while visiting the park? Sometimes you have to read between the signs!
Sep 4 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 4 End Date

Nature Hike

Huntsville State Park
Join us on a short 0.24 mile hike and learn about the flora and (maybe) fauna of the Park.
Sep 4 End Date

Bell County Cowboys of Color Rodeo

Belton , TX - Bell County Expo Center
Buffalo Soldiers, Horses, Bulls and much much more at the Cowboys of Color Rodeo.
Sep 4 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
Sep 4 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 4 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Sep 4 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 4 End Date

Discover the Pond

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Use a dip net to explore what critters live beneath the pond's surface!
Sep 4 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Sep 4 End Date

Pokémon GO Safari (Guided Hike)

Lake Livingston State Park
Go on a one-mile safari with Ranger Joel to catch the invasive Japanese Pokémon that have invaded the park!
Sep 4 End Date

Kids Fishing

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Kids learn the basics of fishing and spend time on the shore.
Sep 4 End Date

How Do Birds Fly?

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Weight, Lift, Drag and Thrust
Sep 4 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 4 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Sep 4 End Date

Pokémon Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come hunt, hatch, and battle Pokémon in the park!
Sep 4 End Date

Life-Sized Board Game

Balmorhea State Park
Test your nature knowledge in this trivia game in which the players are the game pieces.
Sep 4 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Sep 4 End Date

Night Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Can you see what lurks in the night?
Sep 5 End Date

Sunrise Canoe Tour

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Wake Up On The Water
Sep 5 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 5 End Date

Introduction to Geocaching

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about and try out this tech-friendly treasure hunt!
Sep 5 End Date

Be a Cloud Watcher

Garner State Park
Learn the different cloud types and create your own fluffy stuff!
Sep 5 End Date

Paint Party on the Beach

Galveston Island State Park
Watercolor painting on the beach.
Sep 5 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Huntsville State Park
Create works of art inspired by your visit to Huntsville State Park.
Sep 5 End Date

Labor Day Fishing

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join us for some Labor Day fishing at our catch-and-release ponds!
Sep 5 End Date

Critters of East Texas

Lake Livingston State Park
Explore the diversity of local mammals and reptiles.
Sep 5 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
Sep 6 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 6 End Date

Look and Learn!

Davis Mountains State Park
Bring your 4-8 year old little ones for a morning of learning about our feathered friends, making crafts, singing songs, playing games and reading stories! September's theme: Birds The Davis Mountains State Park is designated as a 'Globally Important Bird Area' and an important stopover for migrating birds as well as breeding residents. There is no better place to get your child acquainted with the popular hobby of birdwatching.
Sep 6 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 7 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 7 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 7 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swingset for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Sep 7 End Date

Fish Prints

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gytoku, the Japanese art of fish printing.
Sep 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 8 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 8 End Date

Biking with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen from a different perspective!
Sep 8 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 8 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Sep 8 End Date

Pedal the Trails!

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Prepare for fun with Ranger Jose by bringing your own bike, helmet, water and sunscreen.
Sep 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 8 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Outdoor exploration program designed for kids 3-7 years of age.
Sep 8 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 8 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 8 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 8 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Sep 8 End Date

Running with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Are you looking to get in shape, or simply want some company during your workout?
Sep 8 End Date

Science of Sunset Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn about what makes our sunsets beautiful, and how to enjoy them a little more on this 1-2 mile hike along the dam.
Sep 9 End Date

Franklin Mountains Trail Run - 50K, 13.1 Half, 6 Miler, 10K & 5K

Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a True Texas Mountain Race on the Franklin Mountains. The races will be run around altitude at 5000' and climb to 7192' for the 50k. Most of the trails low are desert trail that is runable terrain with easy technical trail. The climb to the North Franklin Peak is a combination of straight climbing and switchbacks.
Sep 9 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 9 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Sep 9 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Sep 9 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 9 End Date

Fall into Fitness Tech Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out how to combine technology and the great outdoors!
Sep 9 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 9 End Date

Discovery Station

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 9 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 9 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 9 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for an afternoon of fishing!
Sep 9 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with great souvenirs!
Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Find hidden objects using handheld GPS units.
Sep 9 End Date

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Full- Waitlist Forming)

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 9 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 9 End Date

Night Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come explore the park after dark!
Sep 9 End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to find what goes bump in the night!
Sep 9 End Date

BUILD A FIRE AND S’MORE

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to build a campfire. Eat some s'mores. Let's tell some campfire stories.
Sep 9 End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore McKinney Falls at night!
Sep 9 End Date

Afloat in the Stars: Stargazing in San Solomon Springs

Balmorhea State Park
Float in the springs and stargaze after dark.
Sep 9 End Date

Star Party

Eisenhower State Park
"I have loved the stars too fondly to be afraid of the night." Poet Sarah Williams
Sep 9 End Date

Story Time

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 10 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Sep 10 End Date

Burning Pines 5K, 10K, & Junior Ranger Run

Bastrop State Park
The Bastrop YMCA and the Friends of the Lost Pines State Parks present the 5th Annual Burning Pine Run 5K/10K and Junior Ranger Run! http://www.burningpinerun.com/
Sep 10 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Sep 10 End Date

Neches River Rally

Beaumont , TX - LNVA Boat Ramp
This canoe and kayak rally takes paddlers on one of the most popular paddling trails in Southeast Texas: The Cooks Lake to Scatterman Trail.
Sep 10 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Sep 10 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Sep 10 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 10 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 10 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2016. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area. Enjoy the park on-your-own in the afternoon or visit nearby Bandera for added fun.
Sep 10 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Sep 10 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 10 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Sep 10 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Sep 10 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Sep 10 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Sep 10 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Sep 10 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference

Garner State Park
KIDS! Help us keep YOUR garner State Park clean, healthy and beautiful ANY DAY OF THE WEEK... It's easy!
Sep 10 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Katy, TX - Katy ISD Outdoor Learning Center
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Volunteer Instructor
Sep 10 End Date

Hummingbird Banding

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 10 End Date

Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for up-close looks at local songbirds!
Sep 10 End Date

Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 10 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands World Birding Center
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Sep 10 End Date

Fishing Fest

Lockhart State Park
Join us for some fishing fun at Lockhart State Park! New to fishing? No problem! We'll teach you the basics.
Sep 10 End Date

Purtis Creek State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Purtis Creek State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 10 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Sep 10 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 10 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Sep 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 10 End Date

Look and Learn!

Davis Mountains State Park
Bring your 4-8 year old little ones for a morning of learning about our feathered friends, making crafts, singing songs, playing games and reading stories! September's theme: Birds The Davis Mountains State Park is designated as a 'Globally Important Bird Area' and an important stopover for migrating birds as well as breeding residents. There is no better place to get your child acquainted with the popular hobby of birdwatching.
Sep 10 End Date

Pokemon GO Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Time to hatch those eggs!
Sep 10 End Date

Birding for Everyone

Tyler State Park
Introduction to Birding
Sep 10 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 10 End Date

27th Annual Frio River Trash Bash *NEW INFO - PLEASE READ!*

Garner State Park
Join the Friends of Garner to pick up trash in and along our section of the Frio River.
Sep 10 End Date

Youth Archery

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Kids learn the basics of archery and take turns at the firing line!
Sep 10 End Date

Shoreline Scramble

Eisenhower State Park
Are you ready for adventure? Come explore the unique shoreline at Eisenhower State Park!
Sep 10 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Sep 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's go on a modern day treasure hunt!
Sep 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Sep 10 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Sep 10 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a whole new way--with art!
Sep 10 End Date

Story Time

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 10 End Date

Bark Ranger Workshop-Water Dogs

Pedernales Falls State Park
Bring your canine friend to learn their Bark Ranger Skills! After the brief workshop, we will head out on the trail for a short hike down to the river to swim. Participants will receive a Bark Ranger Workshop tag to show off! Registration is required for this event. To register, please email: wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov
Sep 10 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 10 End Date

Native American Play Day

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 10 End Date

Does this Stream Need a Doctor?

Tyler State Park
Amphibians and Insects as Indicators
Sep 10 End Date

The Birth, Life, and Death of a Star!

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the life cycle of stars and see the sun through a telescope in this interactive program.
Sep 10 End Date

Scavenger Hunt

Lockhart State Park
Seek out Mother Nature’s treasures during this nature-themed scavenger hunt!
Sep 10 End Date

Night Sky Activities

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
What is the night sky all about? Constellations, moon phases, planets? Put some of the pieces together and unlock the mystery of the night.
Sep 10 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Sep 10 End Date

Pokemon Safari

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Gotta catch 'em all!
Sep 10 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Prehistoric spear-throwing!
Sep 10 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild?
Sep 10 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 10 End Date

Phases of the Moon.

Learn about the different phases of the moon and why the moon appears to disappear and reappear each month in this interactive activity.
Sep 10 End Date

Backyard Birding

Martin Creek Lake State Park
What's that Bird?
Sep 10 End Date

Build a Bird Workshop

Eisenhower State Park
Let nature inspire you!
Sep 10 End Date

Create Your Own Planisphere!

Lake Livingston State Park
Create your own planisphere, which is a map of the night sky that you can adjust for any date and time!
Sep 10 End Date

Mysteries of the Night Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us on this educational hike to learn all about the things that go "bump" in the night in our beautiful, and sometimes mysterious, Chihuahuan Desert!
Sep 10 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Sep 10 End Date

Star Party

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover the dark night skies at Caprock Canyons State Park
Sep 10 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and enjoy the night sky.
Sep 10 End Date

The Wonders of the Night Sky – Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Explore the night sky just like others from millenniums past.
Sep 10 End Date

SEPTEMBER SKYFEST

Garner State Park
Join us for an amazing night of sky viewing!
Sep 10 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Sep 10 End Date

Batty About Bats Evening Program

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to hear bats!
Sep 10 End Date

Campfire Gathering

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for some campfire fun!
Sep 10 End Date

Star Stories: Stargazing on the Peninsula

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the stars and constellations visible above East Texas.
Sep 11 End Date

Run for Wellness FREE 5K Series

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Free Fun Run for Wellness
Sep 11 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Relax and de-stress with a morning of yoga at Hueco Tanks with instructor Beth.
Sep 11 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 11 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Sep 11 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 11 End Date

Stroll and Patrol

Garner State Park
Looking for an ‘easier’ hike? We're on patrol for animal signs!
Sep 11 End Date

Hummingbird Banding

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 11 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 11 End Date

Geocaching

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join a naturalist on a modern day treasure hunt!
Sep 11 End Date

Animal Trackers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Looking for an animal encounter while visiting the park? Sometimes you have to read between the signs!
Sep 11 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 11 End Date

Gotta Have Gators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 11 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 11 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 11 End Date

Crawfish, Crawdad, Mudbug

Brazos Bend State Park
Sep 11 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Kids participate fun nature activities to become a Texas Junior Ranger!
Sep 11 End Date

Pokémon Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come hunt, hatch, and battle Pokémon in the park!
Sep 12 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 13 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 13 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 14 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 14 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 14 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swingset for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Sep 14 End Date

Fish Prints

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gytoku, the Japanese art of fish printing.
Sep 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 14 End Date

"Mommy and Me" Mondays

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Moms (and Dads) spend the morning exploring the park with your little one!
Sep 14 End Date

Homeschool - Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Sep 15 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 15 End Date

Biking with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen from a different perspective!
Sep 15 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 15 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Sep 15 End Date

Pedal the Trails!

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Prepare for fun with Ranger Jose by bringing your own bike, helmet, water and sunscreen.
Sep 15 End Date

Watercolor Painting

Goose Island State Park
Join us for the basics of watercolor painting and take inspiration from nature!
Sep 15 End Date

Homeschool - Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Sep 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 15 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 15 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 15 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Sep 15 End Date

Running with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Are you looking to get in shape, or simply want some company during your workout?
Sep 15 End Date

Science of Sunset Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn about what makes our sunsets beautiful, and how to enjoy them a little more on this 1-2 mile hike along the dam.
Sep 16 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 16 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Sep 16 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Sep 16 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Sep 16 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 16 End Date

Fall into Fitness Tech Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out how to combine technology and the great outdoors!
Sep 16 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 16 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 16 End Date

Homeschool - Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Sep 16 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with great souvenirs!
Sep 16 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn to start a fire as our ancestors once did.
Sep 16 End Date

Garner State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (Open)

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 16 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 16 End Date

Dutch Oven Dessert

Eisenhower State Park
Here’s your chance to learn the basics of Dutch oven cooking by making an easy and delicious dessert!
Sep 16 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Hike the park lit by the full moon and learn about the nocturnal creatures in the park.
Sep 16 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Sep 16 End Date

Full Moon Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore McKinney Falls by moonlight!
Sep 17 End Date

2016 Bison Fest

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Texas State Bison Herd Music Festival featuring Robert Earl Keen
Sep 17 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Sep 17 End Date

Flying Feathered Friends

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Calling all bird watchers!
Sep 17 End Date

Bird Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring or borrow binoculars to see some of the amazing birds at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Sep 17 End Date

Sheldon Lake Birding League

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Put a team together for this fun and friendly birding competition!
Sep 17 End Date

Sheldon Lake Birding League

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Put together a team and compete in the very first Sheldon Lake Birding League!
Sep 17 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us each month every third Saturday for a new adventure!
Sep 17 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 17 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 17 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Sep 17 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 17 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Sep 17 End Date

Lost Pines Trail Crew!

Bastrop State Park
Lend a hand and become a part of the Lost Pines Trail Crew! Together, we're continuing a legacy and giving the trails a little TLC! We'll teach you how to build a trail, how to stop the soil from eroding away, and other skills that you can even use at your own home!
Sep 17 End Date

Ascension Shelter Tour

Devils River State Natural Area
Hike down into the Ascension Shelter to view rock art.
Sep 17 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Sep 17 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Sep 17 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference

Garner State Park
KIDS! Help us keep YOUR garner State Park clean, healthy and beautiful ANY DAY OF THE WEEK... It's easy!
Sep 17 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 17 End Date

Youth Fishing Day

Sea Center Texas
Pack your sunscreen, hat, lawn chair and fishing gear for catch-and-release fishing at our marine fish hatchery and visitor education center.
Sep 17 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to FLY Fish Event - Texoma on the Fly

Eisenhower State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fly fishing.
Sep 17 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Sep 17 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Plano, TX - Plano Environmental Education Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Sep 17 End Date

Out of the Ashes Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long guided hike on the trails at Bastrop State Park.
Sep 17 End Date

Hike into the Past

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 17 End Date

Texas Heroes Day

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a day honoring our fallen Texas Heroes.
Sep 17 End Date

12th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come and join us at this FREE event to discover the wonders of the Desert. Enjoy educational exhibits, guided walks, demonstrations, and other fun outdoors activities!
Sep 17 End Date

Be a Cloud Watcher

Garner State Park
Learn the different cloud types and create your own fluffy stuff!
Sep 17 End Date

MONARCHS AND MIGRATION

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Discover the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly from Canada to Mexico and how you can help this amazing creature in its' journey.
Sep 17 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 17 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Sep 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 17 End Date

American Alligators: The Last Living Dinosaurs

Huntsville State Park
Learn how American Alligators have been able to survive throughout time in an up close, personal experience with one!
Sep 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 17 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku- the Japanese art of fish printing.
Sep 17 End Date

Vanishing Prairie Guided Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Hike on our gorgeous Vanishing Prairie trail, with a park ranger as your guide!
Sep 17 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Sep 17 End Date

Annual LBJ Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park.
Sep 17 End Date

Limestone Ledge Trail Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 17 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Huntsville State Park
Sep 17 End Date

Kayak with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of kayaking, then take a guided paddling tour!
Sep 17 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Sep 17 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Sep 17 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a whole new way--with art!
Sep 17 End Date

Quit bugging out!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn all about bugs!
Sep 17 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 17 End Date

Art in the Park

Tyler State Park
Make your own nature art!
Sep 17 End Date

THE RX BURN HIKE

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
What is a prescribed burn (RX) and how does it benefit the soil, the plants, and wildlife? We will answer these questions and more at this RX Burn HIke.
Sep 17 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Sep 17 End Date

Pokemon Safari

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Gotta catch 'em all!
Sep 17 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Prehistoric spear-throwing!
Sep 17 End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor - Art in the Park!

Buescher State Park
Learn to paint with all the colors of the wind at Buescher State Park! No experience required! Watercolors, paper, and brushes provided by the park. Program will be led by artist and Park Ranger, Kristen!
Sep 17 End Date

En Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
Sep 17 End Date

Kids Fishing

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Kids learn the basics of fishing and spend time on the shore.
Sep 17 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available. Must RSVP
Sep 17 End Date

Nightscape Photography

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Spend a night under the stars at beautiful Enchanted Rock State Park while learning the foundations of composition and exposure for night photography.
Sep 17 End Date

Fun, Furry, and Freaky!

Huntsville State Park
Ever wondered what's lurking in the woods? Join us to learn about the fun, furry, and freaky creatures living here in Huntsville.
Sep 17 End Date

Night Skies

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Increase your knowledge or share what you already know about the night sky with others as we view the moon, planets, and star clusters.
Sep 17 End Date

Garner Park for $1 a Day

Garner State Park
Take a step back in time to learn about the young men who built Garner State Park.
Sep 17 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Whoooo goes there? Join us and find out!
Sep 17 End Date

Campfire Gathering

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for some campfire fun!
Sep 17 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discovery fun night time activities in the outdoors!
Sep 17 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Huntsville State Park
Join us on a .24 mile hike under the light of the full moon.
Sep 17 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope
Sep 18 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 18 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Sep 18 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 18 End Date

Stroll and Patrol

Garner State Park
Looking for an ‘easier’ hike? We're on patrol for animal signs!
Sep 18 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 18 End Date

Geocaching

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join a naturalist on a modern day treasure hunt!
Sep 18 End Date

Animal Trackers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Looking for an animal encounter while visiting the park? Sometimes you have to read between the signs!
Sep 18 End Date

Annual LBJ Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park.
Sep 18 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 18 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Sep 18 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 18 End Date

Discover the Pond

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Use a dip net to explore what critters live beneath the pond's surface!
Sep 18 End Date

Science of Sunset Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn about what makes our sunsets beautiful, and how to enjoy them a little more on this 1-2 mile hike along the dam.
Sep 19 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 19 End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop

San Antonio, TX - Phil Hardberger Park - Urban Ecology Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Sep 20 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 20 End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop

San Antonio, TX - Phil Hardberger Park - Urban Ecology Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Sep 20 End Date

Look and Learn!

Davis Mountains State Park
Bring your 4-8 year old little ones for a morning of learning about our feathered friends, making crafts, singing songs, playing games and reading stories! September's theme: Birds The Davis Mountains State Park is designated as a 'Globally Important Bird Area' and an important stopover for migrating birds as well as breeding residents. There is no better place to get your child acquainted with the popular hobby of birdwatching.
Sep 20 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 21 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 21 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 21 End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop - in Spanish

San Antonio, TX - Phil Hardberger Park - Urban Ecology Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children. This session is presented dual language - Spanish/English and is designed specifically for bilingual teachers.
Sep 21 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swingset for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Sep 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 21 End Date

"Mommy and Me" Mondays

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Moms (and Dads) spend the morning exploring the park with your little one!
Sep 22 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 22 End Date

Biking with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen from a different perspective!
Sep 22 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 22 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Sep 22 End Date

Pedal the Trails!

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Prepare for fun with Ranger Jose by bringing your own bike, helmet, water and sunscreen.
Sep 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 22 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Outdoor exploration program designed for kids 3-7 years of age.
Sep 22 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 22 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 22 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Dallas, TX - Mountain Creek Library
TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Sep 22 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Sep 22 End Date

Science of Sunset Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn about what makes our sunsets beautiful, and how to enjoy them a little more on this 1-2 mile hike along the dam.
Sep 23 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Sep 23 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 23 End Date

Charles Goodnight Chuck Wagon Cook off

Clarendon, TX -
buffalo soldiers and many other pioneers of the frontier will be in attendance. Living history and story telling
Sep 23 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Sep 23 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Sep 23 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 23 End Date

Fort Boggy State Park Grand Reopening

Fort Boggy State Park
Come join us for the Grand Reopening of Fort Boggy State Park! Guest Speakers, Ribbon Cutting, and Self-Guided Tours of the New Cabins & Parks.
Sep 23 End Date

Fall into Fitness Tech Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out how to combine technology and the great outdoors!
Sep 23 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 23 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 23 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 23 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with great souvenirs!
Sep 23 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 23 End Date

Dutch Oven Dessert

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Sample a delicious Dutch Oven Dessert!
Sep 23 End Date

Night Hike With a Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join with the park ranger and explore the "dark side" of Cooper Lake State Park.
Sep 23 End Date

Camping 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Bring your family to learn the basics of camping.
Sep 23 End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore McKinney Falls at night!
Sep 23 End Date

The Park After Dark

Eisenhower State Park
What's going bump in the night? Learn about the wildlife that comes out after the sun goes down.
Sep 24 End Date

Peak Fitness Challenge Hike on Ron Coleman Trail - Carpooling Necessary

Franklin Mountains State Park
Celebrate National Public Lands Day by joining us for a hike on one of the toughest trails in the Franklin Mountains! Your hard work pays off with spectacular views, “fun” challenges climbing 4 sections of chains and over steep 10 -15 ft rock walls, and of course the right to say you conquered the Ron Coleman Trail.
Sep 24 End Date

Public Lands Day: Trail Maintenance Day

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Show your love and support for your State Parks by volunteering!
Sep 24 End Date

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY/TRAIL MAINTENANCE DAY

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Celebrate National Public Lands Day by helping a park near you.
Sep 24 End Date

Yoga in the Park - by Dare to Dream Yoga

El Paso, TX - Lost Dog trailhead
Enjoy a relaxing yoga session surrounded by the beauty of nature!
Sep 24 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Sep 24 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 24 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 24 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Sep 24 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 24 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Sep 24 End Date

5th Annual Disc Golf Championship

Lake Arrowhead State Park
5th Annual Lake Arrowhead State Park Disc Golf Championship
Sep 24 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Sep 24 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Sep 24 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Sep 24 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference

Garner State Park
KIDS! Help us keep YOUR garner State Park clean, healthy and beautiful ANY DAY OF THE WEEK... It's easy!
Sep 24 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 24 End Date

Our Fine Feathered Friends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join local Texas Master Naturalists to discover the birds that inhabit our park!
Sep 24 End Date

Outdoor EXPO and Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Learn a variety of outdoor skills and engage in activities such as archery, fishing and kayaking. Plus, participate in our Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament to win some great prizes!
Sep 24 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

San Antonio, TX - San Antonio River Authority
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Sep 24 End Date
Sep 24 End Date

Survival Kits 101

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the “ins and outs” of survival kits in this one hour class.
Sep 24 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 24 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Sep 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 24 End Date

American Alligators: The Last Living Dinosaurs

Huntsville State Park
Learn how American Alligators have been able to survive throughout time in an up close, personal experience with one!
Sep 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 24 End Date

Look and Learn!

Davis Mountains State Park
Bring your 4-8 year old little ones for a morning of learning about our feathered friends, making crafts, singing songs, playing games and reading stories! September's theme: Birds The Davis Mountains State Park is designated as a 'Globally Important Bird Area' and an important stopover for migrating birds as well as breeding residents. There is no better place to get your child acquainted with the popular hobby of birdwatching.
Sep 24 End Date

Pokemon GO Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Time to hatch those eggs!
Sep 24 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku- the Japanese art of fish printing.
Sep 24 End Date

GreenFest 2016

Ray Roberts Lake State Park-Greenbelt
Join us for a half-day event celebrating outdoor family fun!
Sep 24 End Date

Perk Up the Pavilion!

Garner State Park
Calling all volunteers! Help us clean up the Pavilion during National Public Lands Day!
Sep 24 End Date

Autumnal Equinox Solar Viewing

Bastrop State Park
View the sun in a safe environment with a Ranger!
Sep 24 End Date

Bike with a Ranger

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a park ranger for a morning bike ride through the park!
Sep 24 End Date

Take Me Outdoors Houston

Houston, TX - Discovery Green
Join the Buffalo Soldiers of Texas Parks and Wildlife as we celebrate the great outdoors at Discovery Green during this free family-oriented festival.
Sep 24 End Date

Green Fest

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Buffalo soldiers and many more outdoor interpretive activities
Sep 24 End Date

Before Life Became Automatic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Witness farm life as lived a century ago. Costumed interpreters demonstrate soap making, blacksmithing and other farm chores before life became so automatic!
Sep 24 End Date

Nature Hike

Huntsville State Park
Join us on a short 0.24 mile hike and learn about the flora and (maybe) fauna of the Park.
Sep 24 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Sep 24 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Sep 24 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a whole new way--with art!
Sep 24 End Date

Arts in the Parks: Hike and Draw

Lake Livingston State Park
Join a park ranger for a short hike around the day use area at the park store. The purpose of this hike is to find an animal, plant, or object that we will draw or write about in our nature journal!
Sep 24 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 24 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 24 End Date

Caprock Canyons Get-To-Know Contest

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get inspired by nature and win big!
Sep 24 End Date

En Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside.
Sep 24 End Date

National Public Lands Day - Volunteer

Meridian State Park
Join us for a fun afternoon as we take 2.5-mile hike on Bosque Hiking Trail to clean up litter and enjoy nature
Sep 24 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Sep 24 End Date

Pokemon Safari

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Gotta catch 'em all!
Sep 24 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Prehistoric spear-throwing!
Sep 24 End Date

Scavenger Hunt at Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Bring the family for a scavenger hunt
Sep 24 End Date

Kids Fishing

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Kids learn the basics of fishing and spend time on the shore.
Sep 24 End Date

Sounds of the Night

Huntsville State Park
Listen and learn about some common campground sounds that you hear at night, who makes those sounds, and why we shouldn’t be afraid of them.
Sep 24 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a Ranger to learn how to fish.
Sep 24 End Date

Garner Park for $1 a Day

Garner State Park
Take a step back in time to learn about the young men who built Garner State Park.
Sep 24 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Sep 24 End Date

I Don't Like Spiders and Snakes

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 24 End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Sep 24 End Date

Campfire Gathering

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for some campfire fun!
Sep 24 End Date

Critters of West Texas

Balmorhea State Park
Guess the sounds and learn about West Texas animals at this 45-minute event.
Sep 24 End Date

Spider Sniffin'

Huntsville State Park
That's right, we're going sniffin' for spiders!
Sep 24 End Date

Night Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Can you see what lurks in the night?
Sep 25 End Date

Last Sunday Hike: Sombrero Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up and around Ranger Peak!
Sep 25 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 25 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Sep 25 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 25 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 25 End Date

Animal Trackers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Looking for an animal encounter while visiting the park? Sometimes you have to read between the signs!
Sep 25 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 25 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 25 End Date

Geocaching

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Find hidden objects using handheld GPS units.
Sep 26 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 27 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 27 End Date

Look and Learn!

Davis Mountains State Park
Bring your 4-8 year old little ones for a morning of learning about our feathered friends, making crafts, singing songs, playing games and reading stories! September's theme: Birds The Davis Mountains State Park is designated as a 'Globally Important Bird Area' and an important stopover for migrating birds as well as breeding residents. There is no better place to get your child acquainted with the popular hobby of birdwatching.
Sep 27 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 27 End Date

Growing Up Wild Afternoons

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents. Each week we explore a different fun nature concept. No two weeks are the same. Call the park for the topic this week.
Sep 28 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Sep 28 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 28 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swingset for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Sep 28 End Date

Fish Prints

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gytoku, the Japanese art of fish printing.
Sep 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 28 End Date

"Mommy and Me" Mondays

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Moms (and Dads) spend the morning exploring the park with your little one!
Sep 29 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 29 End Date

Biking with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen from a different perspective!
Sep 29 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 29 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Sep 29 End Date

Pedal the Trails!

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Prepare for fun with Ranger Jose by bringing your own bike, helmet, water and sunscreen.
Sep 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 29 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 29 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 29 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 29 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Sep 29 End Date

Science of Sunset Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn about what makes our sunsets beautiful, and how to enjoy them a little more on this 1-2 mile hike along the dam.
Sep 30 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Sep 30 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Sep 30 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Sep 30 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Sep 30 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Sep 30 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Sep 30 End Date

State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX - Fair Park
The State Fair of Texas celebrates all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment.
Sep 30 End Date

Life's Better Outside Experience

Dallas, TX - State Fair Grounds
Buffalo Soldiers 150th anniversary, Outdoor education and more.
Sep 30 End Date

Fall into Fitness Tech Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out how to combine technology and the great outdoors!
Sep 30 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 30 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Sep 30 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with great souvenirs!
Sep 30 End Date

Geocaching

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Find hidden objects using handheld GPS units.
Sep 30 End Date

Sunset Hike

Eisenhower State Park
"It's almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream."
Sep 30 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 30 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Stargazing at Hueco Tanks!
Sep 30 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.

October 2016

Oct 1 End Date

Hike With a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Oct 1 End Date

Copper Prospect Mine Tour (Limited to 20 participants)

Franklin Mountains State Park
Let's head underground to explore some of the hidden secrets of the Franklin Mountains!
Oct 1 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Oct 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Oct 1 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 1 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Oct 1 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 1 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Oct 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Oct 1 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference

Garner State Park
KIDS! Help us keep YOUR garner State Park clean, healthy and beautiful ANY DAY OF THE WEEK... It's easy!
Oct 1 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

McKinney Falls State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Oct 1 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Oct 1 End Date

Shoreline Kayaking Tour

Eisenhower State Park
See the park's magnificent rocky bluffs from the water on a guided kayaking tour.
Oct 1 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 1 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Pearland, Tx., TX - Bass Pro Shops
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Oct 1 End Date

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!
Oct 1 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Oct 1 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 1 End Date

Snakes Alive! – A Study of Snakes in the Washington County Area

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Texas Master Naturalists to learn about these fascinating and often misunderstood reptiles!
Oct 1 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Oct 1 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available. Must RSVP
Oct 1 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
The StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park. Sun Fun, solar observing is at 5:00 p.m. The StarWalk is at 7:00 p.m.
Oct 2 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 2 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 2 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 3 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 4 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 4 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 5 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 5 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 5 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swingset for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Oct 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 6 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 6 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 6 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 6 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 6 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Oct 7 End Date

Howl-oween Bark in the Park - Costumed Dog Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come out to the park for a Halloween celebration hike ~ This is a fun, dog-friendly hike on the Agave Loop Trail and we encourage costumes for both two-legged and four-legged participants. Sure to be a tail-waggin' good time!
Oct 7 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Oct 7 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 7 End Date

Columbus Day

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Camping available the nights of Oct.7-9.
Oct 7 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Oct 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 7 End Date

Kerr Wildlife Management Area Wildlife Management & Research Seminar

Kerr Wildlife Management Area
Join us at the Lee and Ramona Bass Conference Facility for free discussions on wildlife management and research in the Texas Hill Country.
Oct 7 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 7 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Oct 7 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?
Oct 7 End Date

Tyler State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Tyler State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Oct 7 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 8 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Oct 8 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Oct 8 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 8 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2016. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area. Enjoy the park on-your-own in the afternoon or visit nearby Bandera for added fun.
Oct 8 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Oct 8 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 8 End Date

Mentored Waterfowl Workshop and Hunts

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Did you ever want to learn "How To" or "What Duck Hunting is all about"? If so, come and spend a day learning and a morning hunting with us and we can help you decide if this sport is something you want to try on your own.
Oct 8 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike! NOTE NEW START TIME !!
Oct 8 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Oct 8 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Oct 8 End Date

Fly Fishing 101 Class

Lockhart State Park
Learn the basics of fly fishing in Texas.
Oct 8 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Buescher State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Oct 8 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Oct 8 End Date

Fort Griffin Living History Days

Albany , TX - Fort Griffin SHS
Come celebrate 150 years of buffalo soldier history. Fort Griffin comes alive with living historians and stories of the past.
Oct 8 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Oct 8 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Oct 8 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 8 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Oct 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Oct 8 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 8 End Date
Oct 8 End Date

The Comanche: Lord of the Plains...And Canyons

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the Comanche and their influence on the Caprock Canyonlands during this presentation in honor of Texas Archeology Awareness Month.
Oct 8 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Oct 8 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Beach hike and storytelling adventure.
Oct 8 End Date

Paleos of the Panhandle

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE
Oct 8 End Date

Afloat in the Stars; Stargazing in San Solomon Springs

Balmorhea State Park
Float in the springs and stargaze after dark.
Oct 9 End Date

Run for Wellness FREE 5K Series

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Free Fun Run for Wellness
Oct 9 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Relax and de-stress with a morning of yoga at Hueco Tanks with instructor Beth.
Oct 9 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 9 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 9 End Date

Doodlebug Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
Oct 9 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 10 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 11 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 11 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 12 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 12 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 12 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swingset for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Oct 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 12 End Date

Homeschool - Ecosystems

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Oct 13 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 13 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 13 End Date

Homeschool - Ecosystems

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Oct 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 13 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Outdoor exploration program designed for kids 3-7 years of age.
Oct 13 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 13 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 13 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Oct 14 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Oct 14 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 14 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Oct 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 14 End Date

Oktoberfisch

Junction, TX - South Llano River RV Park
This hill country fly fishing event is perfect for the beginner and the expert!
Oct 14 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 14 End Date

Homeschool - Ecosystems

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Oct 14 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?
Oct 14 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 15 End Date

Park Anniversary Celebration

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us to celebrate our 82nd anniversary as a State Park!
Oct 15 End Date

Annual Interpretive Fair (First Day)

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site's Annual Interpretive Fair weekend!
Oct 15 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Oct 15 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Oct 15 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Oct 15 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 15 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Oct 15 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 15 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us each month every third Saturday for a new adventure! NOTE NEW START TIME !!
Oct 15 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Oct 15 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Oct 15 End Date

Mock Archaeology Dig

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Mock archaeology dig for the kids
Oct 15 End Date

Bastrop State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Full-Waitlist Forming)

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Oct 15 End Date

Ranch Heritage Day

Hill Country State Natural Area
A free, fun, family day to wear your boots and cowboy hats and enjoy equine arena events, chuck wagon tasting, covered wagon rides, ranch demos and kids activities.
Oct 15 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 15 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Oct 15 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Oct 15 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 15 End Date

Preserving Our Past & Present to Protect Our Future

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
"That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics." ~Aldo Leopold
Oct 15 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Oct 15 End Date

Halloween in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Experience the park at night and join us for games, crafts, and more!
Oct 15 End Date

Masonic Family Picnic

Copper Breaks State Park
Annual picnic held by area mason's lodges for area masons, their families, and prospects; all park visitors invited.
Oct 15 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Beach hike and storytelling adventure.
Oct 15 End Date

Wyman Meinzer Photography Workshop

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Night photography class at Fort Richardson State Park
Oct 15 End Date

The Red River War

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Cultures in conflict... A step back to a difficult time in history. A Texas Archeology Awareness Month presentation.
Oct 16 End Date

Annual Interpretive Fair (Second Day)

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site’s Annual Interpretive Fair Weekend!
Oct 16 End Date

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Oct 16 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 16 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 16 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 17 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 18 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 18 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 19 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 19 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 19 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swingset for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Oct 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 20 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 20 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 20 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 20 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 20 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Oct 21 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Oct 21 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 21 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Oct 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 21 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 21 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?
Oct 21 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 22 End Date

Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride

Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Oct 22 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Oct 22 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 22 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Oct 22 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 22 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Oct 22 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Oct 22 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 22 End Date

Fun with Fiber

Come and discover the many ways that different types of fiber were used on a farm a century ago. Bring a desire to learn about sewing, quilting, rope making and more!
Oct 22 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Oct 22 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 22 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Oct 22 End Date

Mythunderstanding

Copper Breaks State Park
Ranger Carl Hopper presents and explains myths and misunderstandings about wildlife
Oct 22 End Date

Trick or Treat Geocaching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to search for hidden treats or tricks!
Oct 22 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available. Must RSVP
Oct 22 End Date

Trunk or Treat

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Trick or treat in the park through the campsites then a ghost walk through the historic grounds after dark. Event is now on the 22nd.
Oct 22 End Date

The Texan Santa Fe Expedition

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A quest for a trade route...A remote land...Hardships...Prisoners. This is a true tale of courage for the great state of Texas. A Texas Archeology Awareness Month presentation.
Oct 22 End Date

North Texas Skywatch Star Party

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright . . .” in our Texas State Park!
Oct 22 End Date

Creatures of the Night and Spider Sniffing

Balmorhea State Park
Learn about our creepy-crawlies and go spider sniffing.
Oct 23 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 23 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 23 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 24 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 25 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 25 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 25 End Date

Growing Up Wild Afternoons

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents. Each week we explore a different fun nature concept. No two weeks are the same. Call the park for the topic this week.
Oct 26 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 26 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 26 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swingset for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Oct 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 27 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 27 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 27 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 27 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 27 End Date

Halloween at the Hatchery

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Local businesses and organizations will hand out free candy, and the center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.
Oct 27 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center.
Oct 28 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Oct 28 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 28 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Oct 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 28 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike – Nature Walk Trail

Franklin Mountains State Park
So you think you have what it takes to survive a Zombie Apocalypse?  Let’s put your wilderness survival skills to the test and have a little fun, too! Great for children, families and pets.
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?
Oct 28 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 29 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Oct 29 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 29 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Oct 29 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Oct 29 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 29 End Date

Hiking with a Homeless dog

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a homeless dog's day!
Oct 29 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Oct 29 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 29 End Date

Geocache Trick or Treat

Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Trick or Treat
Oct 29 End Date

The Comancheros

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Trade spans many languages on the Panhandle-Plains. A Texas Archeology Awareness Month presentation.
Oct 29 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Oct 29 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Beach hike and storytelling adventure.
Oct 29 End Date

Trunk or Treat

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Be prepared to be tricked or treated
Oct 29 End Date

Boo In the Park

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Come have a great time with your family at our "Boo in the Park" celebration. There will be a special entry fee of $5 per car beginning at 6:00 pm. Take the kids trick or treating in the park. We will have a campsite decorating contest for our campers, a pumpkin carving contest, along with storytelling at the amphitheater.
Oct 29 End Date

Haunted Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a spooktacular time!
Oct 29 End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
"The night's a sea of dappled dark, the night's a feast of sound and spark, the night's a wild, enchanted park!"
Oct 30 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 30 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for raptor migration!
Oct 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Oct 30 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.

November 2016

Nov 1 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Nov 2 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 3 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 3 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Outdoor exploration program designed for kids 3-7 years of age.
Nov 3 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Nov 4 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Nov 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 4 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Nov 4 End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dutch Oven Cooking Event | Fort Worth Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 5 End Date

Hike With a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Nov 5 End Date

Peak Fitness Challenge Hike – N. Franklin Peak Trail

Franklin Mountains State Park
N. Franklin Peak is the highest peak in the park at 7,192 feet in elevation; with over 2,000 feet in elevation gain from the trailhead to the top, you’re sure to get your heart pumping and calories burning on this amazing trek!
Nov 5 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Nov 5 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Nov 5 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 5 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Nov 5 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Nov 5 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Nov 5 End Date

Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 5 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 5 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Nov 5 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 6 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 6 End Date

3rd Annual “Happy Tails n’ Happy Trails” - Dog-friendly Event

Franklin Mountains State Park
3rd Annual Happy Tails n’ Happy Trails -- Fun for the whole family, 2-legged and 4-legged!
Nov 6 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 6 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 9 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 9 End Date

Homeschool – Earthquakes & Volcanoes

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Nov 10 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 10 End Date

Homeschool – Earthquakes & Volcanoes

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Nov 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 11 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Nov 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 11 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Nov 11 End Date

Homeschool – Earthquakes & Volcanoes

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Nov 12 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Nov 12 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. September 17th walk cancelled due to Trail Race Event.
Nov 12 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 12 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2016. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area. Enjoy the park on-your-own in the afternoon or visit nearby Bandera for added fun.
Nov 12 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Nov 12 End Date

Prairie Plant-a-Thon

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join us for our annual prairie planting event!
Nov 12 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Nov 12 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Nov 12 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Nov 12 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 12 End Date

Rio! Rio!

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
For centuries people have been settling along the San Antonio River, from native hunters and gatherers to European immigrants. Come see how they lived and changed the surrounding area at this exciting event!
Nov 12 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Nov 12 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 13 End Date

Run for Wellness FREE 5K Series

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Free Fun Run for Wellness
Nov 13 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Relax and de-stress with a morning of yoga at Hueco Tanks with instructor Beth.
Nov 13 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 13 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 13 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 15 End Date

Growing Up Wild Afternoons

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents. Each week we explore a different fun nature concept. No two weeks are the same. Call the park for the topic this week.
Nov 16 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 17 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 18 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Nov 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 18 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Nov 18 End Date

Thanksgiving

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Camping available the nights of Nov. 18-26
Nov 19 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Nov 19 End Date

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Nov 19 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 19 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Nov 19 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Nov 19 End Date

Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride

Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Nov 19 End Date

McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Full-Waitlist Forming)

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 19 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 19 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Nov 19 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 20 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 20 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 20 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 23 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 24 End Date

Turkey Trot Hike - West Cottonwood Springs

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us on our Thanksgiving Day hike, a perfect way to erase any guilt from that extra slice of pumpkin pie you may have!
Nov 24 End Date

Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a nature inspired centerpiece.
Nov 25 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Nov 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 25 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Nov 26 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 26 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Nov 26 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Nov 26 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Nov 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 26 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Get into the holiday spirit and bring the entire family to this great holiday event.
Nov 26 End Date

Hiking with a Homeless dog

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a homeless dog's day!
Nov 26 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Nov 26 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 27 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 27 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 30 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.

December 2016

Dec 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 2 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Dec 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 2 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 3 End Date

Hike With a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Dec 3 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Dec 3 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 3 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Dec 3 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Dec 3 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Buda, TX - Cabela's Store
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Dec 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 3 End Date

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a handmade gift for our winter birds.
Dec 3 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Dec 3 End Date

Holiday Arts & Crafts for Adults

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Arts and crafts aren't just for kids!
Dec 3 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas
Dec 4 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 4 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 7 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 9 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Dec 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 9 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 9 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas
Dec 10 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 10 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2016. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area. Enjoy the park on-your-own in the afternoon or visit nearby Bandera for added fun.
Dec 10 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Dec 10 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Dec 10 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Dec 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 10 End Date

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a handmade gift for our winter birds.
Dec 10 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Dec 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Dec 10 End Date

Holiday Arts & Crafts for Adults

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Arts and crafts aren't just for kids!
Dec 10 End Date

Twinkle Tour

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Please join us for Twinkle Tour 2016 at Lake Tawakoni State Park. The annual campsite decoration contest will be in full swing, with awards for our top three entrants. Later in the evening we'll have hayrides through the park and enjoy all of the festive Christmas lights. Santa will be at the amphitheater to make note of your Christmas wishes, so bring your camera! Refreshments will be served. Event fee of $5 per vehicle beginning at 5 p.m.
Dec 10 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 11 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Relax and de-stress with a morning of yoga at Hueco Tanks with instructor Beth.
Dec 11 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 11 End Date

Holiday in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Get in the holiday spirit at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Dec 11 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 14 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 16 End Date

Christmas / New Year

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Camping available on the nights of Dec. 16-31.
Dec 16 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Dec 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 16 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 16 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas
Dec 17 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Dec 17 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 17 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take nothing but pictures...leave with a small prize! *Explore on your own - Available every day*
Dec 17 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Dec 17 End Date

Family Fishing at Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Bring the family for fishing in our freshly stocked lake.
Dec 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 17 End Date

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a handmade gift for our winter birds.
Dec 17 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Dec 17 End Date

Holiday Arts & Crafts for Adults

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Arts and crafts aren't just for kids!
Dec 17 End Date

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
1870's Christmas on a military post
Dec 17 End Date

Christmas by the Lake

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrate the holiday with us, Ranger talk, activities for the kids, refreshments at the Group Recreation Hall.
Dec 17 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 18 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 18 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 18 End Date

47th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 46 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 21 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 23 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Dec 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 23 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 24 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 24 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Dec 24 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Dec 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 24 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Dec 25 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 25 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 28 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 30 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Dec 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 30 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 31 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 31 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Dec 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 31 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.

January 2017

Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike (Near Wichita Falls)

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for a First Day Hike and learn about the great outdoors with Texas Master Naturalists.
Jan 1 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 1 End Date

Hueco First Day Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
As a new year rolls in, it is time for the Annual First Day Hikes! This year Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site will be offering four hikes on January 1st with varying difficulties for all ages.
Jan 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike at Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
First Day Hike
Jan 1 End Date

1st Day Walking Meditation

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Start the new year off with meditation instructor Cleo and find your zen!
Jan 1 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jan 1 End Date

1st Day Run

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Start the new year off on the right foot!
Jan 4 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 4 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 5 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 6 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Jan 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 7 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 7 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 7 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jan 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 7 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Jan 8 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 8 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jan 11 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 11 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 12 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 13 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Jan 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 14 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Jan 14 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 14 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 14 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Jan 14 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jan 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 14 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Jan 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Jan 15 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 15 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jan 18 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 18 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 19 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 20 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Jan 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 21 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Jan 21 End Date

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Jan 21 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 21 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 21 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jan 21 End Date

Family Fishing at Fort Richardson

Bring the family out for fishing in our freshly stocked lake
Jan 21 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Austin, TX - TPWD Office at Airport Commerce Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Jan 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 21 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Jan 22 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 22 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jan 25 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 25 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 26 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 27 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Jan 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 28 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 28 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Jan 28 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jan 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 28 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Jan 29 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 29 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.

February 2017

Feb 1 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 3 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Feb 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 4 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 4 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Feb 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 4 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 5 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 5 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Feb 8 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 10 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Feb 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 11 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Feb 11 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 11 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Feb 11 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Feb 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 11 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 12 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 12 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Feb 15 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 17 End Date

Take a Stroll Through Time on the Indian Lodge Walking Tour!

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, and we will take an easy walk around the Indian Lodge to learn about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's.
Feb 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 18 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Feb 18 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Feb 18 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 18 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Feb 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 18 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 19 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 19 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Feb 22 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 25 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 25 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Feb 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 25 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 26 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 26 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.

March 2017

Mar 1 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 4 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 4 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Mar 4 End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop

Denton, TX - Elm Fork Education Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Mar 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 4 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 5 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 5 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 8 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 11 End Date

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Mar 11 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 11 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Mar 11 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Mar 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 11 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 12 End Date

World Birding Center Birdwalks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 12 End Date