Calendar of Events

All Events

March 2017

Mar 30 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. .
Mar 30 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 31 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 31 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.
Mar 31 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
We're sorry, this program has been canceled.
Mar 31 End Date

Bird Watching Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 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.
Mar 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 31 End Date

Mommy and Me

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger for stories, activities, and a stroll through the park!
Mar 31 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.
Mar 31 End Date

Jeop-Birdy and Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
So you think you know about birds? Come challenge yourself with some bird-themed games to test your knowledge. These two games were previously separate programs but have now been combined for twice the fun!
Mar 31 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 31 End Date

TETRA Benefit Trail Ride Weekend

Hill Country State Natural Area
Come ride your horse with people who care! This weekend will benefit the HCSNA's friends group "SNAP".
Mar 31 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Mar 31 End Date

Evening Bike Ride *CANCELLED*

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Explore the park on two wheels! *note changes*
Mar 31 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.
Mar 31 End Date

Guadalupe River State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Guadalupe River 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.
Mar 31 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Eisenhower State Park
"I have loved the stars too fondly to be afraid of the night." Poet Sarah Williams
Mar 31 End Date

Night Sky Viewing!

Bastrop State Park
Join Ranger Kristen for a look through the telescope at the crescent moon!
Mar 31 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for some stargazing and storytelling.

April 2017

Apr 1 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 1 End Date

Live Birds of Prey Program!

Lake Livingston State Park
Watch birds of prey soar high above the park! Live hawks, falcons, eagles, and possibly owls will be featured as part of a talk given by a Falconer from EarthQuest.org.
Apr 1 End Date

Pasadena Community Pregnancy " Walk for Life"

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Community Pregnancy Center of Pasadena
Apr 1 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.
Apr 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 1 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 1 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
Apr 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)
Apr 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Apr 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.
Apr 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Apr 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
Apr 1 End Date

A Little Bit About Bees

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Bee There or Bee Square!
Apr 1 End Date

Solar Viewing!

Bastrop State Park
View the sun in a safe environment with a Ranger!
Apr 1 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Witness a native prairie's wildflower display.
Apr 1 End Date

Shoreline Scramble

Eisenhower State Park
Are you ready for adventure? Come explore the unique shoreline at Eisenhower State Park!
Apr 1 End Date

Tyler State Park | 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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 1 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.
Apr 1 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 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.
Apr 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 1 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 1 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
Apr 1 End Date

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Apr 1 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
Apr 1 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Sssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Apr 1 End Date

Hike to the Creek

Village Creek State Park
Spring is here ! Join ranger Kathy on a guided hike along the Village Creek trail while we enjoy all the changes spring brings to the creek. Discover the plants and animals that call the park home. Look for critter clues, be the first to spot a flower, find out what the animals have been doing, and find out what a slough is. The trail is 1.1 miles one way and muddy in places. Be sure to wear shoes you don’t mind getting wet and bring water, a snack, and mosquito repellent. Meet at the entrance to the picnic area. See you there!
Apr 1 End Date

Bug Eat Bug Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Join a Master Naturalist on a 1.5 mile guided hike!
Apr 1 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 1 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Buffalo Soldiers in Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
Apr 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Apr 1 End Date

Texas Time Travelers

Inks Lake State Park
Go back in time to the mid-1800s and learn all about how Central Texas used to be
Apr 1 End Date

Lost Pines Through the Ages - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Learn how the Lost Pines became lost with a Master Naturalist.
Apr 1 End Date

Family Bird Watching Hike & Craft

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 1 End Date

Butterfly and Wildflower Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a walk among the wildflowers of spring!
Apr 1 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage!
Apr 1 End Date

Birding 101 Workshop

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Come and learn about the exciting world of birds!
Apr 1 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.
Apr 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Dutch ovens are a fun way to cook when camping!
Apr 1 End Date

April Fools!: Nature's Tricksters

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Humans aren't the only pranksters!
Apr 1 End Date

Build A Bird Workshop

Bonham State Park
Let Nature inspire you!
Apr 1 End Date

Fool's Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a hike filled with foolery!
Apr 1 End Date

Edible and Useful Plants

Tyler State Park
Useful plants of the Post Oak Savannah
Apr 1 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 1 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Apr 1 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Get hooked on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Apr 1 End Date

Snake Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 1 End Date

Learn about the RX Burn

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Hike along our recently burned trail and learn about prescribed fire.
Apr 1 End Date

Incredible Edible Plants Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Can I eat this plant???
Apr 1 End Date

Pokemon GO Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gotta catch 'em all!
Apr 1 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Apr 1 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. March Flick: "The Private Lives of Elizabeth of Essex" with Errol Flynn and Bette Davis
Apr 1 End Date

Storytelling Down In The Hollow

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Listen to stories, cowboy poetry and folklore in a beautiful setting.”
Apr 1 End Date

Night Lights-Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come out and join us for a night of stargazing! This is a great way to become more familiar with our big, beautiful night skies here in central Texas. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
Apr 1 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for an evening of stargazing fun.
Apr 1 End Date

Owl Prowl

Balmorhea State Park
Listen to the sounds of various owls, see pictures, and learn about them. Show up early if you would like to dissect an owl pellet!
Apr 1 End Date

Campfire Scary Stories

Dinosaur Valley State Park
BOO!
Apr 2 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 2 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 2 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 2 End Date

GRSP Bird Year Bird Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for as we search for the birds of spring including the Golden-cheeked Warbler.
Apr 2 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 2 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 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.
Apr 2 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 2 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 2 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake is meant to be painted!
Apr 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 2 End Date

Snake Talk and Feeding

Village Creek State Park
The weather is warming up and the snakes are hungry! Come join us in the Nature Center and find out why snakes like the warmth, what they eat, why they do what they do, and why they are vital to healthy environment. After the talk, you will get to watch our non-venomous corn snake feed.
Apr 2 End Date

Buck Lake Trail Nature Walk - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Enjoy the pecan forest with us!
Apr 2 End Date

Photography Scavenger Hunt

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Photography fun for all skill levels!
Apr 2 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 2 End Date

Pond Life Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 2 End Date

Okinawa Patriotic Ceremony

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Hosted by the Battleship TEXAS Foundation and Texas Parks and Wildlife
Apr 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 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.
Apr 2 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Apr 2 End Date

Solar Viewing

Pedernales Falls State Park
We are taking out our telescope and our solar filter to safely look at the sun. See the sunspots of our nearest star up close! This is definitely something you can't do every day!
Apr 3 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 4 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 4 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Apr 4 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 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.
Apr 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. Bird walks will be led by bird hosts.
Apr 5 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 5 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 5 End Date

Heart Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Celebrate National Walking Day!
Apr 6 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 6 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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!
Apr 6 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 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.
Apr 7 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop for Landowners

Lampasas, TX - Courthouse Annex Conference Room
Biologists will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices.
Apr 7 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 7 End Date

Spring Bird Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 7 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 7 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
Apr 7 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 7 End Date

Adopt-a-Highway Pick-up

Garner State Park
Help the Friends of Garner clean up their stretch of Highway 83 just outside of our beautiful park!
Apr 7 End Date

Fort Richardson Days

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come out to our annual living history event.
Apr 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.
Apr 7 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Apr 7 End Date

Owl Prowlin'

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come learn all about the who's whoooo of the night.
Apr 7 End Date

Twilight Hike

Inks Lake State Park
A casual hike around the Valley Spring Creek trail as the sun sets.
Apr 7 End Date

Night Lights-Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come out and join us for a night of stargazing! This is a great way to become more familiar with our big, beautiful night skies here in central Texas. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
Apr 7 End Date

Night Hike (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Caddo Forest Trail in the evening hour.
Apr 8 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 8 End Date

Texas State Parks Over the Air (TSPOTA)

Inks Lake State Park
Get connected with other state parks using HAM radios
Apr 8 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Apr 8 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 8 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 8 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Apr 8 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 8 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Apr 8 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Apr 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.
Apr 8 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
Apr 8 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 8 End Date

Don't Mess with Texas - Trash Off!

Bastrop State Park
Calling all scout groups, NJHS members, and do-gooders! Join volunteers just like you to help pick up trash at Bastrop State Park for Earth Month!
Apr 8 End Date

Athens Eggfest 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us for an event featuring gastric delights and the incredible Green Egg outdoor ceramic cooker.
Apr 8 End Date

Snakefesst

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Ssssssomething wonderful for the whole family!
Apr 8 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
What could be better than a hike in the canyons!?
Apr 8 End Date

Don't Mess with Texas TRASH-OFF

Meridian State Park
Volunteer Trash Pick-up
Apr 8 End Date

Adult Basic Wilderness Survival Clinic

Government Canyon State Natural Area
How to avoid "Mr. Murphy" in the Backcountry.
Apr 8 End Date

Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
Get nose-to-beak with cardinals, goldfinches and more!
Apr 8 End Date

Fort Richardson Days

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come out to our annual living history event. Visit with Buffalo Soldiers and many more as they walk you through the Frontier Army and Stories of the Past. Fort Richardson 150th Anniversary.
Apr 8 End Date

Angler Education FLY FISHING Instructor Training Workshop

Austin, TX - TPWD - Ed Werland Training Room
DATE CHANGE - Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Fly Fishing Instructor
Apr 8 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 8 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
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.
Apr 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.
Apr 8 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 8 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Naturalist Guided Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn about the local flora and fauna with a Texas Master Naturalist volunteer.
Apr 8 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
Apr 8 End Date

Poisonous Plants

Lockhart State Park
Discover the fierce plants of the forest in this fun hike!
Apr 8 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nature Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this family friendly Nurture Nature Festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 8 End Date

1850s Medicine

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Learn about 1850s medicine at Barrington Farm.
Apr 8 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Craft time in the morning!
Apr 8 End Date

Birding 101: Introduction to Birding

Tyler State Park
Everybody's a Birder
Apr 8 End Date

Solar Viewing

Pedernales Falls State Park
We are taking out our telescope and our solar filter to safely look at the sun. See the sunspots of our nearest star up close! This is definitely something you can't do every day!
Apr 8 End Date

A Stroll Through History with the Civilian Conservation Corps

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a easy walking tour to explore the amazing hand-crafted buildings and structures that the Civilian Conservation Corps men built in the depths of the Great Depression.
Apr 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Apr 8 End Date

Birding for Beginners (1 PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
See what birding is all about!
Apr 8 End Date

Out of the Ashes - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the ashes of the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire.
Apr 8 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.
Apr 8 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 8 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Apr 8 End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the wildlife of Caprock Canyons State Park.
Apr 8 End Date

Lip Smackin' Good Eatin' Dutch Oven Cooking

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to use a Dutch oven, free samples included!
Apr 8 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Apr 8 End Date

Behind the Scenes Sign Shop Tour

Bastrop State Park
Ever wonder where those iconic brown and yellow signs come from? Meet the man behind the signs, Ranger Willie! Tour the Historic Sign Shop at Bastrop State Park and even paint a sign that will be installed somewhere in a state park, natural area, or fishery in Texas!
Apr 8 End Date

Lakeshore Nature Hike

Tyler State Park
Join us for a ranger led hike around the picturesque 64 acre Tyler State Park Lake.
Apr 8 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun afternoon learning out to cook with a Dutch oven
Apr 8 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 8 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Apr 8 End Date

Busy Beavers

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Architect, engineer, and lumberjack all rolled into one, the American Beaver is truly a renaissance critter.
Apr 8 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Apr 8 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. March Flick: "The Private Lives of Elizabeth of Essex" with Errol Flynn and Bette Davis
Apr 8 End Date

Guided Night Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to discover the nocturnal animals that bring the forest to life at night. MUST SIGN-UP for this program.
Apr 8 End Date

Bat Prowl

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun evening learning about bats and then going out to see if you can spot some
Apr 8 End Date

Snipe Hunt

Lockhart State Park
Ever searched for Easter eggs after dark? It is fun for the whole family – and that’s no joke!
Apr 8 End Date

Name That Bird!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learn new songs! Songs written and performed by our native birds.”
Apr 8 End Date

Paleos of the Panhandle

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about one of the earliest inhabitants of the Caprock Canyonlands.
Apr 8 End Date

Creatures of the night

Balmorhea State Park
Learn about the creepy crawlies here in our park.
Apr 9 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 9 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.
Apr 9 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 9 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 9 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 9 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Mcallen, TX - Fireman's Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Apr 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.
Apr 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 9 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 9 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 9 End Date

Caddo Lake: Created By Nature, Controlled By Man (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Did you know that Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas? Find out how it was formed!
Apr 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Photography Scavenger Hunt

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Photography fun for all skill levels!
Apr 9 End Date

Native Plant Walk with Bill Carr

Government Canyon State Natural Area
NEW START TIME!
Apr 9 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 9 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Apr 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 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.
Apr 9 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Apr 9 End Date

Solar Viewing

Pedernales Falls State Park
We are taking out our telescope and our solar filter to safely look at the sun. See the sunspots of our nearest star up close! This is definitely something you can't do every day!
Apr 10 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 10 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 11 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 11 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Apr 11 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 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.
Apr 12 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 12 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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.
Apr 12 End Date

Little Naturalists: River Wonders

Guadalupe River State Park
Your little ones will explore the wonders of the Guadalupe River.
Apr 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.
Apr 12 End Date

Homeschool: Survival Skills

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Please Note: this class meets at the Creekview Trailhead.
Apr 13 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 13 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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!
Apr 13 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 13 End Date

Homeschool: Survival Skills

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Please Note: this class meets at the Creekview Trailhead.
Apr 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.
Apr 14 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 14 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop for Landowners

Gatesville, TX - Civic Center – Small Meeting Room
Biologists will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices.
Apr 14 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 14 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 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.
Apr 14 End Date

Homeschool: Survival Skills

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Please Note: this class meets at the Creekview Trailhead.
Apr 14 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Apr 14 End Date

Easter Egg Crafts

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Spring crafts
Apr 14 End Date

Watercolor Wonders (6PM)

Atlanta State Park
An area as beautiful as Atlanta State Park is meant to be painted!
Apr 14 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park around a fire under a big oak tree -- *FREE S'MORES*
Apr 14 End Date

Night Lights-Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come out and join us for a night of stargazing! This is a great way to become more familiar with our big, beautiful night skies here in central Texas. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
Apr 14 End Date

Park After Dark Hike (8PM)

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Volksmarch Trail in the evening hours!
Apr 14 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.
Apr 14 End Date

Campfire Scary Stories

Dinosaur Valley State Park
BOO!
Apr 15 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 15 End Date

Birding in the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come join us on a morning bird walk.
Apr 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.
Apr 15 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 15 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 15 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 15 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us each month on the third Saturday for a new adventure!
Apr 15 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
Apr 15 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Martin Creek Lake State Park
How many eggs can you find?
Apr 15 End Date

Geocaching 101

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join the treasure hunt that combines nature and technology!
Apr 15 End Date

Beach & Bay Day

Galveston Island State Park
Our park opens its doors for a FREE come out and play day!
Apr 15 End Date

Fish-O-Rama!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join staff and volunteers to learn and enjoy the fun of fishing!
Apr 15 End Date

Prairie Work Day

Eisenhower State Park
Come help improve habitat for the birds, bees, and butterflies! Volunteer and visit the park for FREE!
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Geocaching 101

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to geocache in this Easter-themed event!
Apr 15 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 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.
Apr 15 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 15 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
Apr 15 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Apr 15 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

South Llano River State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in South Llano River State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
Apr 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!
Apr 15 End Date

Creatures of the Night - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Master Naturalist for a one mile guided hike!
Apr 15 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Discover the animal battles that happen every day in the Lost Pines! Meet the predators and prey that live here!
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt in the Park

Inks Lake State Park
A fun family tradition of finding our hidden Easter eggs!
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Only eat the chocolates in the plastic Easter eggs, not the ones that the rabbits made that morning!
Apr 15 End Date

Solar Viewing

Pedernales Falls State Park
We are taking out our telescope and our solar filter to safely look at the sun. See the sunspots of our nearest star up close! This is definitely something you can't do every day!
Apr 15 End Date

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Photography

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Do you like photography? Come and learn the basics and have the opportunity to take some photos with the great views from the Tramway!
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Bunny Day

Garner State Park
Bring your kids out to meet Garner's very own Easter Bunny!
Apr 15 End Date

Out of the Ashes - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the ashes of the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire.
Apr 15 End Date

Geocaching Egg Race

Pedernales Falls State Park
This is geocaching with an Easter twist. The Easter bunny hid some of his eggs too early. You can try out your geocaching skills to help us find them! Reservations are required for this event.
Apr 15 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Bonnet Blues

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn about fashion and conservation!
Apr 15 End Date

Owl Pellet Dissection

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out what that owl hacked up!
Apr 15 End Date

3rd Annual Bosque Bunny Hop

Meridian State Park
Bosque County Community Easter Egg Hunt!
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Annual Easter egg hunt.
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Atlanta State Park
Hop on over for our annual event!
Apr 15 End Date

Lost in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Apr 15 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Pedernales Falls State Park
Head over to the campground and take a look at some yummy treats being cooked right in the campfire! Do you get tired of hotdogs and burgers every time you camp? If so, blast that boredom right out of your camping culinary experience with fresh recipes made in a Dutch oven!
Apr 15 End Date

Sunset Kayaking

Inks Lake State Park
A quick jaunt to Devil's Waterhole and back to watch the sun set onboard a kayak
Apr 15 End Date

Cowboy Campfire – Music & Poetry

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Apr 15 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the Official Bison Herd of the great state of Texas!
Apr 15 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.
Apr 15 End Date

Bees, Butterflies and Wildflowers

Tyler State Park
Pollinators and wildflowers need each other.
Apr 15 End Date

Geocache Egg Hunt

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Find some hidden treasure eggs and learn how to geocache!
Apr 16 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 16 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 16 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 16 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 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.
Apr 16 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 16 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 16 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Apr 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Caddo Composition: Photography Tips (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn how to use different composition techniques in your nature photography!
Apr 16 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 16 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
Apr 16 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 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.
Apr 16 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 16 End Date

Solar Viewing

Pedernales Falls State Park
We are taking out our telescope and our solar filter to safely look at the sun. See the sunspots of our nearest star up close! This is definitely something you can't do every day!
Apr 17 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 17 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country. Beginners or experienced birders welcome! Come to teach or learn.
Apr 18 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 18 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Apr 18 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 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.
Apr 19 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 19 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 20 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 20 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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!
Apr 20 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 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.
Apr 21 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 21 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 21 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
Apr 21 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 21 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Abilene, TX - Hardin–Simmons University
Training to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Apr 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.
Apr 21 End Date

San Jacinto Commemorative Ceremony

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Celebrate the 181st Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto
Apr 21 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Apr 21 End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home!
Apr 21 End Date

Night Lights-Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come out and join us for a night of stargazing! This is a great way to become more familiar with our big, beautiful night skies here in central Texas. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
Apr 21 End Date

Sounds of the Night (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Find out what you can expect to hear at night!
Apr 21 End Date

Star Party!

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Kristen at Lake Buescher to view the night sky!
Apr 21 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn about our flying mammals and search for them with a bat detector!
Apr 21 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down
Apr 21 End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger for a hike to find what goes bump in the night!
Apr 22 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 22 End Date

Campout on Lone Wolf Creek

Colorado City, TX - Ruddick Park
FREE COMMUNITY EVENT!!! Fishing, Kayaking, Dutch Oven Cooking, Atlatl, Archery, Campfire Stories, Cowboy Poets, Overnight Camping and so much more!
Apr 22 End Date

The Wild Canyon Ultra Run

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Want to participate in a challenging yet rewarding race experience? Then, this race in the rugged canyons of Caprock Canyons State Park is for you!
Apr 22 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 22 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 22 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Apr 22 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
Apr 22 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 22 End Date

Adopt-A-Beach

Sea Rim State Park
Join us at our Spring Adopt-A-Beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park to clean 5 miles of beach.
Apr 22 End Date

Basic Fishing Clinic

Dallas, TX - Mountain Creek Branch Library
Learn basic fishing skills and have a great time fishing
Apr 22 End Date

Monarch Monitoring

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the Monarch butterfly and it's life cycle with live examples!
Apr 22 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Buescher State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Apr 22 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Apr 22 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Apr 22 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 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.
Apr 22 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 22 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
Apr 22 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Apr 22 End Date

Lost Pines Through the Ages - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Learn how the Lost Pines became lost with a Master Naturalist.
Apr 22 End Date

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a day of fun, food, music and battle-reenactment to celebrate the 18-minute battle that won Texas its Independence from Mexico.
Apr 22 End Date

Fiesta de los Niños

San Antonio, TX - Port San Antonio
Join TPWD Get Outside at Fiesta® San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks”
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Paddling Regatta - Litter Pickup!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Let's clean up our waterways!
Apr 22 End Date

Basketry on the Brazos

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Turning trees into handmade baskets.
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Celebrate Earth Day with a hike through the beautiful Crosstimbers.
Apr 22 End Date

Only the Strong Survive - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Discover how animals compete for survival in the Lost Pines with a Master Naturalist!
Apr 22 End Date

Paws 'n Pals Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Enjoy some spring hiking with your pooch!
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Hike

Meridian State Park
Learn how to be a good steward of our environment!
Apr 22 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a daytime hike to explore nighttime critters!
Apr 22 End Date

Solar Viewing

Pedernales Falls State Park
We are taking out our telescope and our solar filter to safely look at the sun. See the sunspots of our nearest star up close! This is definitely something you can't do every day!
Apr 22 End Date

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Acrylic Painting

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Get inspired by the magnificent views from Ranger Peak and create some art!
Apr 22 End Date

Bark Ranger Workshop

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. Participants will receive a Bark Ranger Badge to show off! Registration is required for this event. To register, please email: wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov
Apr 22 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how does Sasquatch survive in the wild?
Apr 22 End Date

Leave No Trace Hike

Buescher State Park
Come with us on a short hike to discover the important pillars of Leave No Trace!
Apr 22 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Apr 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 22 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 22 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Apr 22 End Date

The Lorax - Leave No Trace

Bastrop State Park
This Earth Day, bring your whole family to listen to a Ranger read the Dr. Seuss classic, "The Lorax." Afterwards we'll go on a short hike to learn about how you can help the Lorax!
Apr 22 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Stay warm by learning some primitive fire making methods.
Apr 22 End Date

Star Party

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Come out and enjoy the beautiful dark night-time skies of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. Members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society host this free event.
Apr 22 End Date

Astronomy Star Party

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join the Astronomical Society of South East Texas for star party fun.
Apr 22 End Date

Explore The Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us as we welcome the San Antonio Astronomical Association
Apr 22 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Apr 22 End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Wildlife abounds at Caprock Canyons!
Apr 23 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 23 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 23 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 23 End Date

BioBlitz !

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for our Spring BioBlitz and iNaturalist app!
Apr 23 End Date

A Hike Thru Time

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 23 End Date

Guided Mt. Bike Ride

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 23 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 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.
Apr 23 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 23 End Date

Hiking With a Homeless Dog

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a homeless dog's day!
Apr 23 End Date

Caddo Lake: Created By Nature, Controlled By Man (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Did you know that Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas? Find out how it was formed!
Apr 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Photography Scavenger Hunt

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Photography fun for all skill levels!
Apr 23 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Apr 23 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 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.
Apr 23 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Apr 23 End Date

Solar Viewing

Pedernales Falls State Park
We are taking out our telescope and our solar filter to safely look at the sun. See the sunspots of our nearest star up close! This is definitely something you can't do every day!
Apr 24 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 25 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 25 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Apr 25 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 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.
Apr 26 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 26 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 27 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 27 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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!
Apr 27 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 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.
Apr 28 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 28 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 28 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
Apr 28 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 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.
Apr 28 End Date

Arbor Day Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Celebrate Arbor Day by learning about our native trees.
Apr 28 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Apr 28 End Date

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX 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.
Apr 28 End Date

Twilight Hike

Inks Lake State Park
A casual hike around the Valley Spring Creek trail as the sun sets.
Apr 28 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake at night!
Apr 28 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for some stargazing and storytelling.
Apr 29 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 29 End Date

Youth Birding Classic

Galveston Island State Park
Youth birding contest, called the Big Sit!
Apr 29 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 29 End Date

Monthly Bird Walk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Look for our feathered friends with us!
Apr 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 29 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 29 End Date

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Watercolor Painting

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let nature inspire you!
Apr 29 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!
Apr 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 29 End Date

Greenery Day Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger to enjoy the new spring growth of the parks plants.
Apr 29 End Date

Estero Llano Grande State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | South TX Area (OPEN)

Estero Llano Grande 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.
Apr 29 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 29 End Date

Cleburne State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Fort Worth Area | (Open)

Cleburne 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.
Apr 29 End Date

Lake Livingston State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - waitlist forming)

Lake Livingston 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 29 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 29 End Date

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Apr 29 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Dutch Oven Breakfast

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a tasty history lesson!
Apr 29 End Date

I Spy! Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
See what you can spy with your little eye on a guided hike with a Master Naturalist!
Apr 29 End Date

Bug Eat Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles!
Apr 29 End Date

12th Annual Folk Festival

Mission Tejas State Park
Experience a fun-filled day of historical activities and demonstrations the days of our past here beneath the pines!
Apr 29 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a scenic tour down the Caprock Canyons Trailway.
Apr 29 End Date

Blazing New Trails with the Buffalo Soldiers

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Dinosaur Valley State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
Apr 29 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
We will teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching
Apr 29 End Date

Animal Architecture - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Discover how animals change their environment to suit their needs!
Apr 29 End Date

Kids Alive!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
A wilderness survival course for kids!
Apr 29 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Apr 29 End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen! Please Note: the start time for this class has moved to 1pm.
Apr 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 29 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Dutch ovens are a fun way to cook when camping!
Apr 29 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Spring is here, and with it wildflowers!
Apr 29 End Date

Pin the Tail on the Bison!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Ok, so not literally but it's a really fun game to learn about bison uses!
Apr 29 End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Apr 29 End Date

Skins N' Skulls

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever pet a bobcat fur? How about held a deer antler?
Apr 29 End Date

Photography at the Park

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Bring your camera and join us for some photography fun!
Apr 29 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down
Apr 29 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Stargazing at Lost Maples with the San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers (SALSA). Learn about Dark Sky and how to save the starry nights from light pollution.
Apr 29 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
Apr 29 End Date

Afloat in the Stars

Balmorhea State Park
Float in the springs and stargaze after dark.
Apr 29 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Apr 30 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 30 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Apr 30 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 30 End Date

Morning on Wolf Mountain Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join our hike leader on this fun trek to look for signs of spring! You will also enjoy great views of the Texas Hill Country from the Wolf Mountain Trail.
Apr 30 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Botanical Garden, Education Building
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Apr 30 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 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.
Apr 30 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 30 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Apr 30 End Date

Photography Scavenger Hunt

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Photography fun for all skill levels!
Apr 30 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 30 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 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.
Apr 30 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Apr 30 End Date

Photography 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn some photography tips and tricks in your state park!

May 2017

May 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.
May 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 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.
May 3 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.
May 4 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!
May 4 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 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.
May 5 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
May 5 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 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.
May 5 End Date

Mayfest

Ft. Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Join TPWD Get Outside at Mayfest for outdoor skills training, music, attractions and fair food.
May 5 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Cleburne State Park
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
May 5 End Date

Garner State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (FULL - Waitlist Forming)

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.
May 5 End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home!
May 5 End Date

Life-Sized Board Game

Balmorhea State Park
A life-sized board game where you are the game piece.
May 6 End Date

Keep Texas Wild Triathlon

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Triathlon Time at the Lake
May 6 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 6 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 6 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
May 6 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.
May 6 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
May 6 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
May 6 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 6 End Date

Cinco de Mayo 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Celebrate the joint history of Texas and Mexico with dance, music, food and outdoor activities.
May 6 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
May 6 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 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.
May 6 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 6 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 6 End Date

Out of the Ashes - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the ashes of the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire.
May 6 End Date

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to check out our six-legged wonders.
May 6 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 6 End Date

Museum Exhibit for the Arts in the Parks Workshop Series

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Come meet the artists and instructors at the opening night for the Arts in the Parks Workshop Series!
May 6 End Date

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Join a park ranger to talk about the tools that the park uses to restore habitat.
May 6 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
May 6 End Date

Ve - Day Celebration Dance

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Victory! It's Over! Peace!
May 6 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
View the moon and other celestial delights through our telescopes.
May 6 End Date

Stars over Texas

Balmorhea State Park
A star and constellation tour of West TX skies.
May 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 7 End Date

GRSP Big Year Bird Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
The migrants are coming, the migrants are coming!
May 7 End Date

27th Annual Monumental Bug Bash

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Oodles and Oodles of Bugs & Beetles at the 27th Annual Bay Area Volkswagen Car Show
May 7 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 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.
May 7 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 7 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake is meant to be painted!
May 7 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 7 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 7 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.
May 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.
May 10 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 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.
May 10 End Date

Little Naturalists: Wild and Wonderful!

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your little ones to learn about the world of plants.
May 10 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.
May 11 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!
May 11 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 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.
May 12 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
May 12 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 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.
May 12 End Date

Garner State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (FULL - Waitlist Forming)

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.
May 12 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (8PM)

Atlanta State Park
Explore Atlanta State Park at night!
May 12 End Date

Constellations of Spring Sky Tour

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come and enjoy beautiful spring here at Pedernales Falls IN THE DARK! The sky offers its own special kind of beauty after the sun goes down. Stargazer and author of "Beginner's Guide to Learning the Night Sky", Paul Derrick, will take you on a tour of the night sky. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
May 13 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
May 13 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the second Saturday of each month for a guided hike. NOTE NEW START TIME - 8AM
May 13 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 13 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
May 13 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
May 13 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 13 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
May 13 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.
May 13 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
May 13 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
May 13 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 13 End Date

Frontier Days

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrate150 years of buffalo soldier history with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Free family activities and, living history stories
May 13 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 13 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 13 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 13 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 13 End Date

Cedar Hill State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Cedar Hill 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.
May 13 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

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.
May 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.
May 13 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 13 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
May 13 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 13 End Date

80th Anniversary and Mother's Day Celebration

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for a celebration of Mother's Day and the 80th Anniversary of the "Mother" of Texas State Parks.
May 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
May 13 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage!
May 13 End Date

Out of the Ashes - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the ashes of the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire.
May 13 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 13 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
May 13 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
May 13 End Date

Constellations of Spring Sky Tour

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come and enjoy beautiful spring here at Pedernales Falls IN THE DARK! The sky offers its own special kind of beauty after the sun goes down. Stargazer and author of "Beginner's Guide to Learning the Night Sky", Paul Derrick, will take you on a tour of the night sky. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
May 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 14 End Date

Mother's Day at Mother Neff State Park

Mother Neff State Park
Learn who Mother Neff was and her role in creating one of the first state parks in Texas.
May 14 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 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.
May 14 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 14 End Date

Caddo Lake: Created By Nature, Controlled By Man (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Did you know that Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas? Find out how it was formed!
May 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 14 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 14 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.
May 15 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country. Beginners or experienced birders welcome! Come to teach or learn.
May 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.
May 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 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.
May 17 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.
May 18 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!
May 18 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 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.
May 19 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 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.
May 19 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake at night!
May 20 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure! NOTE NEW START TIME: 8 AM
May 20 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 20 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!
May 20 End Date

May Hard Hat Tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
May 20 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 20 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
May 20 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 20 End Date

Fly Tying Class

Sea Center Texas
Spend a day learning the basics of fly tying. You will learn to tie three saltwater flies.
May 20 End Date

Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
May 20 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 20 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
May 20 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 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.
May 20 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 20 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
May 20 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Atlanta State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
May 20 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 20 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
May 20 End Date

Birding for Beginners (1PM)

Atlanta State Park
See what birding is all about!
May 20 End Date

Out of the Ashes - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the ashes of the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire.
May 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 20 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (3PM)

Atlanta State Park
Will you survive?
May 20 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
May 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 21 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 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.
May 21 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 21 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
May 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 21 End Date

Birding for Beginners (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
See what birding is all about!
May 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 21 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.
May 22 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
May 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.
May 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 24 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Daingerfield State Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
May 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.
May 24 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.
May 25 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!
May 25 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 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.
May 26 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 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.
May 26 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
May 26 End Date

Owl Prowl

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger to learn the who's whoooo of the night!
May 27 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 27 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 27 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
May 27 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
May 27 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 27 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 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.
May 27 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 27 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 27 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
May 27 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Craft time in the morning!
May 27 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a daytime hike to explore nighttime critters!
May 27 End Date

Letters from Home

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Learn about the importance of writing letters to keep in touch with family and friends far away.
May 27 End Date

Caddo Composition: Photography Tips (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn how to use different composition techniques in your nature photography!
May 27 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.
May 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 27 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how does Sasquatch survive in the wild?
May 27 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
May 27 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
May 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
May 28 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 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.
May 28 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 28 End Date

Junior Ranger: Scavenger Hunt (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake State Park through a scavenger hunt!
May 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 28 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.
May 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.
May 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.
May 31 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.

June 2017

Jun 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!
Jun 1 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 2 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 2 End Date

Pedernales Falls State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (FULL - Waitlist Forming)

Pedernales 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.
Jun 2 End Date

Galveston Island State Park| Texas Outdoor Family | Two night event | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island 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.
Jun 3 End Date

Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby

Kyle, TX - Lake Kyle
Celebrate National Free Fishing Day!
Jun 3 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Jun 3 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Jun 3 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
Jun 3 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 3 End Date

National Fishing Day at TFFC 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Kick off summer with free hot dogs and soft drinks, games and fishing!
Jun 3 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 3 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 3 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities.
Jun 3 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 3 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Zoo
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jun 3 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 3 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 3 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 3 End Date

National Trails Day - Volunteer

Meridian State Park
Help us add some benches and clean up our beautiful trails!
Jun 3 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Bonham State Park
Join Us For an Evening of Stargazing
Jun 4 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 4 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 4 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 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!
Jun 8 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 9 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 10 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Jun 10 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Jun 10 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
Jun 10 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 10 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Buescher State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 10 End Date

Growing Up WILD workshop

San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Botanical Garden, Education Building
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jun 10 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - North Haven Gardens
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jun 10 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 10 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jun 10 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 11 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 11 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 11 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 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!
Jun 15 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 16 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 16 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jun 16 End Date

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX 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.
Jun 17 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 17 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Jun 17 End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island 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.
Jun 17 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 17 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 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!
Jun 17 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 17 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Jun 18 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 18 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 18 End Date

National Fishing Day Event

Meridian State Park
Hook, Line & Sinker!
Jun 18 End Date

Father's Day Fishing Tournament

Meridian State Park
Hook, Line & Sinker!
Jun 18 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 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!
Jun 22 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 23 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 23 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park- Isle du Bois Unit | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
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.
Jun 24 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 24 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 24 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 24 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 24 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Jun 24 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 24 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 25 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 25 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 25 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 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!

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 1 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 2 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 4 End Date

Fireworks at the Fisheries 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
One of the biggest fireworks display in East Texas will light up the skies over TFFC and adjacent Lake Athens. Free fishing until 8:30 p.m.
Jul 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!
Jul 8 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Jul 8 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Jul 8 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Jul 8 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jul 8 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 8 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jul 8 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 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!
Jul 15 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Buescher State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jul 15 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Glen Rose, TX - Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jul 15 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Jul 15 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 15 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 16 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 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!
Jul 22 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jul 22 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 22 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Jul 22 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Glen Rose, TX - Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jul 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 23 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 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!
Jul 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jul 29 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 29 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 30 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 30 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

August 2017

Aug 3 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Aug 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!
Aug 5 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Aug 5 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 5 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 5 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 6 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 6 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 6 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 9 End Date

Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo Workshop

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 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!
Aug 10 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Austin, TX - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Aug 12 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Aug 12 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Aug 12 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Aug 12 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Aug 12 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 12 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Aug 12 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 12 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Aug 13 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 13 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 13 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 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!
Aug 19 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Aug 19 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Aug 19 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg World Birding Center
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 19 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 19 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 19 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Aug 19 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 20 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 20 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 24 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!
Aug 26 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Aug 26 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Aug 26 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 26 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 26 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Aug 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 27 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 27 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 31 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!

September 2017

Sep 2 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 2 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 3 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 3 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 3 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 7 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 9 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Sep 9 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Sep 9 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Sep 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 9 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Sep 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 10 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 10 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 10 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 14 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 16 End Date

Texas Heroes Day

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Honor the fallen Texas heroes of the Dawson Massacre and Mier Expeditions of 1842 & 1843.
Sep 16 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Sep 16 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 16 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 16 End Date

The Sons of the Republic of Texas 2017 Texian Navy Day

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
SRT Texian Navy Day aboard the TEXAS!
Sep 16 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 17 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 17 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 17 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 21 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

25th Annual Lonesome Dove Fest

Karnes City, TX - Karnes City Youth Show Barn
Free fun for the whole family.
Sep 23 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Sep 23 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 23 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 23 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Sep 23 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 24 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 24 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 24 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 28 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 30 End Date

Outdoor EXPO at TFFC 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Learn a variety of outdoor skills and engage in activities such as fishing and kayaking. Participate in our free family fishing tournament and win great prizes!
Sep 30 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 30 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 30 End Date

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!
Sep 30 End Date

National Public Lands Day - GET OUTDOORS

Meridian State Park
Join us for a fun day of FREE activities!
Sep 30 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

October 2017

Oct 1 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 1 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 5 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 7 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 12 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

“Texas BROADSIDE! 2017”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Wargaming is a means to educate the visiting public about the history of U.S. armed conflict.
Oct 14 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Oct 14 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Oct 14 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Oct 14 End Date

Star Party

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Come out and enjoy the beautiful dark night-time skies of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. Members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society host this free event.
Oct 15 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 19 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 21 End Date

October Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Oct 21 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Oct 21 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 21 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Oct 22 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 26 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 26 End Date

Halloween at the Hatchery 2017

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 28 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Oct 28 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

November 2017

Nov 2 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 4 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 9 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 11 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Nov 11 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Nov 11 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 11 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Glen Rose, TX - Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Nov 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Nov 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 16 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 18 End Date

November Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Nov 18 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Nov 18 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 23 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 25 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Nov 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 30 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!

December 2017

Dec 2 End Date

Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
This event commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Dec 2 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 3 End Date

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted park and enjoy a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 9 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Dec 9 End Date

Yuletide TEXAS “A Sailors Christmas”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Come out and see the ship decorated just as the crew did while serving their country aboard this historic Navy vessel.
Dec 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Dec 9 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 15 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 16 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Dec 16 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 23 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.

January 2018

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 three hikes on January 1st with varying difficulties for all ages.
Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.
Jan 13 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2017. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area.
Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

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