Calendar of Events

All Events

July 2016

Jul 23 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.
Jul 23 End Date

Weekend 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!
Jul 23 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
This year signals a big new step in our Park history-- we're providing all equipment, a new Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Jul 23 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

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

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Jul 23 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Jul 23 End Date

All About Alligators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Do you have questions about these scaly and mysterious creatures? Get them answered here!
Jul 23 End Date

Turtle Safari

Blanco State Park
Explore the lives of turtles.
Jul 23 End Date

Phases of the Moon.

Learn about the different phases of the moon and why the moon appears to disappear and reappear each month in this interactive activity.
Jul 23 End Date

Backyard Bass - Learn to Cast

McKinney Falls State Park
Come try your hand at casting a fishing pole!
Jul 23 End Date

River Rangers! - 11:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Let's see if the river is healthy!
Jul 23 End Date

Nature Journal Writing

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Love being outside? Interested in writing?
Jul 23 End Date

Island Survivor

Galveston Island State Park
Game of life and death in paradise for beach safety.
Jul 23 End Date

Create Your Own Planisphere!

Lake Livingston State Park
Create your own planisphere, which is a map of the night sky that you can adjust for any date and time!
Jul 23 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Jul 23 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Jul 23 End Date

Penn Farm Tour with Lucinda

Cedar Hill State Park
See what life was like on a pioneer farm!
Jul 23 End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor

Lockhart State Park
Learn to paint with all the colors of the wind at Lockhart State Park!
Jul 23 End Date

The Misunderstood Lives Of Snakes

Brazos Bend State Park
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 23 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.
Jul 23 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Mother Neff State Park
Bring the kids and learn about all the fascinating resources at Mother Neff State Park.
Jul 23 End Date

Tram Tour

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

What's in the Water-Summer Series

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger down at Trammell's Crossing to learn all about the Pedernales River! Each of these programs will cover different topics about the river. We will examine the power of water, creatures in the water, and how rivers are formed just to name a few. Warning! You may get splashed! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 7/23/2016.
Jul 23 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey Kids! Do you enjoy playing games? Then this program is for you!
Jul 23 End Date

Crafty Afternoons

Village Creek State Park
Come beat the heat in the cool of the Nature Center while making a piece of art to take home as a memento of your visit to our park. All crafts are nature related, fun, and you may even learn something while you're at it!
Jul 23 End Date

Nature in Watercolor

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
How do you interpret nature? Everyone is different and anyone can paint with watercolors. Find your wild side!
Jul 23 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild?
Jul 23 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 23 End Date

Butter Churning

Cedar Hill State Park
Churn butter the old fashioned way!
Jul 23 End Date

Surprise in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join us for an adventure!
Jul 23 End Date

Geocaching 101

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
Jul 23 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Try this high-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 23 End Date

Fire is Living History!

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration!
Jul 23 End Date

Guided Bike Ride

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 23 End Date

Art in the Park: Gyotaku

Mission Tejas State Park
Get outdoors and allow your inner artistic abilities to roam free!
Jul 23 End Date

Basic Backyard Birding

Martin Creek Lake State Park
What's that bird?
Jul 23 End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Cedar Hill State Park
Join a ranger at the Perch Pond for some fishing fun!
Jul 23 End Date

Art in the Park- Penn Farm's Past, Present and Future

Cedar Hill State Park
Let historic Penn Farm inspire your art!
Jul 23 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available. Must RSVP
Jul 23 End Date

Program by the Fort Davis National Historic Site

Davis Mountains State Park
Each Saturday at 7pm at the Amphitheater, the rangers of the Historic Fort Davis bring the stories of west Texas history alive right here at the Davis Mountains State Park!
Jul 23 End Date

Waning Gibbous Moon & Star Party

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us out at Hueco Tanks this July 23rd for a Star and Moon viewing party!
Jul 23 End Date

Nighttime is the Right Time

Mother Neff State Park
Join a park ranger for a guided mile hike as the day shift ends and the night shift begins!
Jul 23 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jul 23 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Jul 23 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Cedar Hill State Park
Relax and unwind around the campfire with Ranger Lauren!
Jul 23 End Date

Fireflies and Fungi Night Hike

Mission Tejas State Park
Let’s try and beat the summer heat by exploring the park after dark!
Jul 23 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Park Ranger Craig for a look at the world of Texas bats.
Jul 23 End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to find what goes bump in the night!
Jul 23 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
The Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas and so much more!
Jul 23 End Date

Trackmakers of Dinosaur Valley State Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jul 23 End Date

Art in the Park-Paint The Park Day

Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls is heating up for the summer! Come out and join us in the Butterfly Garden to take advantage of the beautiful garden scenery in the cool of the morning. Flowers, birds, butterflies, and more will provide your inspiration to create a masterpiece. Paint and paper will be provided but feel free to bring your own set! At the end, enter our 2016 "Get to Know" art contest!
Jul 24 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Due to the popularity of our yoga tours, we will be offering two each month. This is the second one.
Jul 24 End Date

Agents of Discovery - Mobile App Game

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
*Explore on your own - Available every day* Join the Agents of Discovery, the not-so-secret, secret agency dedicated to learning & playing outside to solve challenges. The game is free and can be downloaded on mobile devices and tablets.
Jul 24 End Date

Weekend 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!
Jul 24 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Jul 24 End Date

Geocaching 101

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

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Jul 24 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Jul 24 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Jul 24 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Jul 24 End Date

Fishing 101

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Tips, tricks, and training for beginning anglers!
Jul 24 End Date

Surviving as A Settler

Mission Tejas State Park
No electricity? No grocery stores? No running water? How did they survive?
Jul 24 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 24 End Date

Backyard Bass

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn to cast playing Backyard Bass!
Jul 24 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Jul 24 End Date

Geocaching 101

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

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Jul 24 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - LOCATION UPDATED

Corpus Christi, TX - TPWD Marine Development Center
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 24 End Date

Brazos Bend Turtles

Brazos Bend State Park
Neither mutant, nor ninja, but maybe teenaged . . .
Jul 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.
Jul 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.
Jul 24 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Mother Neff State Park
Bring the kids and learn about all the fascinating resources at Mother Neff State Park.
Jul 24 End Date

Tram Tour

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

Geocaching 101

Cedar Hill State Park
Go on a high-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 24 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Get to know your park by joining us for our weekly craft-ernoon!
Jul 24 End Date

Pond Life

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 24 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 24 End Date

Prowl on Penn Farm

Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Penn farm in a new light!
Jul 25 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorer Packs

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
*Explore on your own - Available every day*
Jul 25 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Junction, TX - Texas Tech Outdoor School
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jul 25 End Date

"Mommy and Me" Mondays

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Moms (and Dads) spend the morning exploring the park with your little one!
Jul 26 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Junction, TX - Texas Tech - Junction Outdoor School
Training to conduct the Suite of WILD workshops - prerequisite required
Jul 26 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.
Jul 26 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Jul 26 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Jul 27 End Date

Agents of Discovery - Mobile App Game

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
*Explore on your own - Available every day* Join the Agents of Discovery, the not-so-secret, secret agency dedicated to learning & playing outside to solve challenges. The game is free and can be downloaded on mobile devices and tablets.
Jul 27 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jul 27 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jul 27 End Date

We Can Take It! The CCC in Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Come learn the interesting history of the men who built Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the Civilian Conservation Corps. There will be a brief presentation featuring history and pictures of the CCC structures in the park, followed by a hike down the CCC trail which was used by the CCC enrollees to get to their daily work sites.
Jul 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Jul 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 27 End Date

Animal Tracker

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Looking for an animal encounter while visiting the park? We will learn how to read their signs.
Jul 27 End Date

Fish Prints

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku - the Japanese art of fish printing.
Jul 28 End Date

Biking with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen from a different perspective!
Jul 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!
Jul 28 End Date

Pedal the Trails!

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Prepare for fun with Ranger Jose by bringing your own bike, helmet, water and sunscreen.
Jul 28 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Jul 28 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (*WEATHER PERMITTING*)
Jul 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Jul 28 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Jul 28 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Jul 28 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.
Jul 28 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Jul 28 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Jul 28 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Jul 28 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jul 28 End Date

Ecomusicology at the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join flutist and musicologist Anne-Marie Houy for an evening talk about music inspired by nature and how the flute specifically can be used to imitate sounds of the natural world.
Jul 29 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorer Packs

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
*Explore on your own - Available every day*
Jul 29 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Jul 29 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Jul 29 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)
Jul 29 End Date

Geocaching 101

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Become a modern day treasure hunter!
Jul 29 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Jul 29 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Jul 29 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Jul 29 End Date

Story Time

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 29 End Date

Kids Kayak Clinic

Inks Lake State Park
Start your kids out kayaking the right way!
Jul 29 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Jul 29 End Date

Demonstration Station - Owls-

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 29 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.
Jul 29 End Date

Tram Tour

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

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 29 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Jul 29 End Date

Smart Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out how to combine technology and the great outdoors!
Jul 29 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring the kids out to Palo Duro Canyon to become junior rangers! They will learn about the park, its resources and why it is so important to be stewards of our natural places. They will then have the opportunity to participate in a mini service project. When completed, they will earn a custom sleeve patch!
Jul 29 End Date

Backyard Bass: Fishing Game

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn to cast with Backyard Bass!
Jul 29 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Prehistoric spear-throwing!
Jul 29 End Date

Hueco Tanks Family Campout!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Interested in learning some camping skills? Bring the family!
Jul 29 End Date

Turtle Patrol Jr.

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Junior Ranger and help us save our sea turtles!
Jul 29 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Jul 29 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 29 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight.
Jul 29 End Date

Survival Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
What would you do if you found yourself lost in a wild place like Palo Duro Canyon? Join the park’s interpreter and intern to learn some of the skills you might need to survive in the wilderness. This hike will take place on the Lower Comanche Trail, a 1.5 mile hike on mostly easy terrain. Skills discussed will include the uses of plants as food and medicine, how to find drinkable water and build a fire.
Jul 29 End Date

Nighttime is the Right Time

Mother Neff State Park
Join a park ranger for a guided mile hike as the day shift ends and the night shift begins!
Jul 29 End Date

National Moth Night

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Despite its name this event is worldwide in scope, now in it's fifth year! Come be a part of this new phenomenon: let's look for MOTHS!
Jul 29 End Date

Dutch Oven Dessert

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Sample a delicious Dutch Oven Dessert!
Jul 29 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.
Jul 29 End Date

Campfire Scary Stories

McKinney Falls State Park
Join a ranger for scary stories around a campfire.
Jul 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.
Jul 30 End Date

Bat Bonanza! - 8:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out the truth about these flying mammals.
Jul 30 End Date

Hike into the Past

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jul 30 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.
Jul 30 End Date

Weekend 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!
Jul 30 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 30 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jul 30 End Date

Ascension Shelter Tour

Devils River State Natural Area
Hike down into the Ascension Shelter to view rock art.
Jul 30 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
This year signals a big new step in our Park history-- we're providing all equipment, a new Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Jul 30 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (*WEATHER PERMITTING*)
Jul 30 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for an afternoon of fishing!
Jul 30 End Date

Buffalo Soldiers 150th Anniversary Family Encampment

Houston , TX - Buffalo Soldier National Museum
The Texas Parks and Wildlife buffalo soldiers are setting up a camp to take you on a journey in the life of a buffalo soldier
Jul 30 End Date

The Fast & The Furriest

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Ever seen a fox fur? What about a deer pelt?
Jul 30 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Jul 30 End Date

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Join the Park Ranger at Guadalupe River State Park for a morning of chasing six-legged wonders from butterflies to grasshoppers.
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

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Jul 30 End Date

Archery 101

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn the basics of using a bow and arrow.
Jul 30 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Jul 30 End Date

How Parks Saved the Country

Bastrop State Park
Join us for morning of discovery as we jump into a time machine and explore how the Civilian Conservation Corps influenced the lives of people across the country!
Jul 30 End Date

Family Fun Day

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Bring the family out to the park!
Jul 30 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (recommended ages 10 and up)
Jul 30 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 30 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 30 End Date

Backyard Bass and Bait!

Mission Tejas State Park
Want to learn how to cast a fishing pole or identify the fish you caught? Then join us in a fun and educational game for all ages!
Jul 30 End Date

Backyard Fishing

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
You don't need water to practice your fishing skills!
Jul 30 End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor - Art in the Park!

Buescher State Park
Learn to paint with all the colors of the wind at Buescher State Park! No experience required! Watercolors, paper, and brushes provided by the park. Program will be led by artist and Park Ranger, Kristen!
Jul 30 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Jul 30 End Date

All About Alligators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Do you have questions about these scaly and mysterious creatures? Get them answered here!
Jul 30 End Date

Devil's Waterhole Paddling Clinic and Tour

Inks Lake State Park
Learn how to paddle safely and then take a trip to Devil's Waterhole and back.
Jul 30 End Date

Wildlife Detectives

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn how to be a Nature Detective!
Jul 30 End Date

Island Survivor

Galveston Island State Park
Game of life and death in paradise for beach safety.
Jul 30 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Jul 30 End Date

'Make & Take' Arts and Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jul 30 End Date

Creatures of The Night

Brazos Bend State Park
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.
Jul 30 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.
Jul 30 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Mother Neff State Park
Bring the kids and learn about all the fascinating resources at Mother Neff State Park.
Jul 30 End Date

Tram Tour

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

What's in the Water-Summer Series

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger down at Trammell's Crossing to learn all about the Pedernales River! Each of these programs will cover different topics about the river. We will examine the power of water, creatures in the water, and how rivers are formed just to name a few. Warning! You may get splashed! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 7/23/2016.
Jul 30 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 30 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Nature crafts
Jul 30 End Date

Night Sky Activities

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Constellations, stars, planets, moons? See the night sky as never before. We will help you through this activity.
Jul 30 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
See and touch animal skins and skulls!
Jul 30 End Date

Surprise in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join us for an adventure!
Jul 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
Jul 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Jul 30 End Date

Guided Bike Ride

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 30 End Date

Primitive Weapons Competition

Copper Breaks State Park
Compete for bragging rights with atlatl, bow and rabbit stick.
Jul 30 End Date

Knot on my Watch

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Survival knot tying
Jul 30 End Date

Program by the Fort Davis National Historic Site

Davis Mountains State Park
Each Saturday at 7pm at the Amphitheater, the rangers of the Historic Fort Davis bring the stories of west Texas history alive right here at the Davis Mountains State Park!
Jul 30 End Date

Devil's Sinkhole SNA Night Sky/Bat Flight Program

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
Join us for a combination night sky and bat flight program on the last Saturday of July.
Jul 30 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Jul 30 End Date

Moth Night at Mother Neff State Park

Mother Neff State Park
Have fun with the Central Texas Master Naturalists and be a Citizen Scientist as part of National Moth Week.
Jul 30 End Date

Honey Creek at Night

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring a flashlight and sense of adventure as we go in search of nocturnal goings-on of owls and other critters.
Jul 30 End Date

The Stars of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Join us for an exciting night of astronomy!
Jul 30 End Date

Geocaching After Dark

Inks Lake State Park
We will give you a fun nighttime course on geocaching!
Jul 30 End Date

The Wonders of the Night Sky – Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Take a look at the moon, planets, or even a nebula or two. There is lots to see in every night sky.
Jul 30 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discovery fun night time activities in the outdoors!
Jul 30 End Date

Listen for the Night Sounds

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jul 30 End Date

Star Stories

Lockhart State Park
Discover the constellations that decorate our July sky and listen to the exciting tales that surround them!
Jul 30 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come stargaze with us!
Jul 30 End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
“For my part, I know nothing. But the sight of the stars makes me dream.” Come to Palo Duro Canyon to find out what Vincent Van Gogh was talking about. Local astronomy experts will be on hand to teach you about the night sky, and telescopes will be available to help you get a closer look.
Jul 31 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Want to enjoy the view from atop Ranger Peak? Come and hike with us!
Jul 31 End Date

Agents of Discovery - Mobile App Game

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
*Explore on your own - Available every day* Join the Agents of Discovery, the not-so-secret, secret agency dedicated to learning & playing outside to solve challenges. The game is free and can be downloaded on mobile devices and tablets.
Jul 31 End Date

Weekend 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!
Jul 31 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come birding with us!
Jul 31 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Jul 31 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 31 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Jul 31 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 31 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Jul 31 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Jul 31 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Jul 31 End Date

Fishing 101

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Tips, tricks, and training for beginning anglers!
Jul 31 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 31 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Jul 31 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 31 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Grand Prairie, TX - North Texas Education Center
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 31 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Jul 31 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 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.
Jul 31 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Mother Neff State Park
Bring the kids and learn about all the fascinating resources at Mother Neff State Park.
Jul 31 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It's hot out, but we can still explore in comfort!
Jul 31 End Date

Discovery Station- Skins & Skulls-

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 31 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Get to know your park by joining us for our weekly craft-ernoon!
Jul 31 End Date

Snout to Tail

Brazos Bend State Park
Jul 31 End Date

Pond Life

Brazos Bend State Park

August 2016

Aug 1 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorer Packs

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

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Aug 3 End Date

Trans-Pecos Wildlife Conference

Trans-Pecos Wildlife Conference featuring Texas Deer Study Group
Aug 3 End Date

Agents of Discovery - Mobile App Game

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
*Explore on your own - Available every day* Join the Agents of Discovery, the not-so-secret, secret agency dedicated to learning & playing outside to solve challenges. The game is free and can be downloaded on mobile devices and tablets.
Aug 3 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 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!
Aug 4 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Aug 4 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (weather permitting)
Aug 4 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 4 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Aug 4 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.
Aug 4 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

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

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Aug 5 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)
Aug 5 End Date

Friday Morning Story Time: The Spider

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for story time at the "Reading Tree."
Aug 5 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Aug 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 5 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (recommended ages 10 and up)
Aug 5 End Date

Wildlife Habitat Management Workshop

Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area
Free habitat management workshop on the Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area.
Aug 5 End Date

Kerr Wildlife Management Area Wildlife Management & Research Seminar

Kerr Wildlife Management Area
Join us at the Lee and Ramona Bass Conference Facility for free discussions on wildlife management and research in the Texas Hill Country.
Aug 5 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.
Aug 5 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 5 End Date

Turtle Patrol Jr.

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Junior Ranger and help us save our sea turtles!
Aug 5 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Aug 5 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 5 End Date

Campfire S'mores

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Aug 5 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight.
Aug 5 End Date

Nighttime is the Right Time

Mother Neff State Park
Join a park ranger for a guided mile hike as the day shift ends and the night shift begins!
Aug 5 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Stargazing at Hueco Tanks on August 5th!
Aug 5 End Date

Night Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Aug 6 End Date

Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride

Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Aug 6 End Date

Men's Hike at Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A male-only hike through Hueco Tanks for those interested in learning about hiking the outdoors.
Aug 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.
Aug 6 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Aug 6 End Date

Weekend 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!
Aug 6 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 6 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!
Aug 6 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
This year signals a big new step in our Park history-- we're providing all equipment, a new Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Aug 6 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (weather permitting)
Aug 6 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
Aug 6 End Date

Birds of a Feather - Nature Play

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Kristen for an hour of nature play!
Aug 6 End Date

Fishing 101

Guadalupe River State Park
If you are looking for a lifetime gift for your child, consider joining the staff and volunteers at Guadalupe River State Park for an introduction to fishing.
Aug 6 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

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

Beach Exploration

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

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Aug 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 6 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 6 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
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 6 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.
Aug 6 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Mother Neff State Park
Bring the kids and learn about all the fascinating resources at Mother Neff State Park.
Aug 6 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey Kids! Do you enjoy games? Then, this program is for you!
Aug 6 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Aug 6 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Aug 6 End Date

Geocaching 101

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Aug 6 End Date

Guess Who! Skins & Skulls

Bastrop State Park
Join Ranger Kristen and discover clues about what animals live here in the Lost Pines!
Aug 6 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available. Must RSVP
Aug 6 End Date

Program by the Fort Davis National Historic Site

Davis Mountains State Park
Each Saturday at 7pm at the Amphitheater, the rangers of the Historic Fort Davis bring the stories of west Texas history alive right here at the Davis Mountains State Park!
Aug 6 End Date

Nighttime is the Right Time

Mother Neff State Park
Join a park ranger for a guided mile hike as the day shift ends and the night shift begins!
Aug 6 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
In its 21st year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Sun Fun, solar observing, is at 5:00 p.m. and the StarWalk starts 8:15 p.m. Copper Breaks State Park is an International Dark Sky Park
Aug 6 End Date

Insects of the Night

Palmetto State Park
Explore the night time insects of the Ottine Swamp
Aug 6 End Date

Bat Talk Evening Program

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
We're Batty About Bats!
Aug 6 End Date

Snakes: Friend or Foe?

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Snakes! Love them? Hate them? Come find out more about some of the snakes that call Texas home.
Aug 6 End Date

A Froggin’ We Will Go

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a toad-a-ly frog-astic good time!
Aug 6 End Date

Stargazing in the Park

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Lost Maples is having a stargazing with the help of the San Antonio Astronomical Society on August 06, 2016. We will have multiple telescopes and dark skies to help you see the wonders of the night sky. Come to the Overflow Parking lot after dark and enjoy.
Aug 6 End Date

Fire...Nature's Tool

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Fire can be very beneficial and is one of nature's primary tools.
Aug 7 End Date

Weekend 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!
Aug 7 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Aug 7 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Aug 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.
Aug 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.
Aug 7 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Mother Neff State Park
Bring the kids and learn about all the fascinating resources at Mother Neff State Park.
Aug 9 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.
Aug 9 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Aug 10 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 11 End Date

Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 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!
Aug 11 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Aug 11 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (weather permitting)
Aug 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 11 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 11 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Aug 11 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.
Aug 11 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Aug 11 End Date

Hueco Tanks Stargazing Party

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Stargazing at Hueco Tanks on August 11th!
Aug 12 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Aug 12 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)
Aug 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 12 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Aug 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 12 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.
Aug 12 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 12 End Date

Pokémon Go Safari (Guided Hike)

Lake Livingston State Park
Go on a 1 mile safari with Ranger Joel to catch the invasive Japanese Pokémon that have invaded the park!
Aug 12 End Date

Turtle Patrol Jr.

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Junior Ranger and help us save our sea turtles!
Aug 12 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Aug 12 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight.
Aug 12 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 12 End Date

Stargazing Party

Monahans Sandhills State Park
Join us for a night of stars on the sand dunes of Monahans Sandhills State Park! Telescopes, snacks and sand discs for sliding on the dunes will be available.
Aug 13 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Aug 13 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

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

Campout on the Comanche Trail

Big Spring, TX - Comanche Trail Park behind the Dora Roberts Center
An overnight outdoor skills workshop. Join for activities all day Saturday and camp out with us overnight in Comanche Trail Park in Big Spring, Texas.
Aug 13 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Aug 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.
Aug 13 End Date

Weekend 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!
Aug 13 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 13 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2016. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area. Enjoy the park on-your-own in the afternoon or visit nearby Bandera for added fun.
Aug 13 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
This year signals a big new step in our Park history-- we're providing all equipment, a new Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Aug 13 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Aug 13 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (weather permitting)
Aug 13 End Date

Fire is Living History

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration
Aug 13 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Lockhart State Park
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 13 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Aug 13 End Date

Who Goes There??

Guadalupe River State Park
Join our Park Rangers for a walk in search of traces, scat and other traces of the animals that call the park home
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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 13 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Aug 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 13 End Date

Lost Pines Guided Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a Texas Master Naturalist for a hike!
Aug 13 End Date

Doodlebug Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided nature tour in our open air shuttle!
Aug 13 End Date

Photo Show

Village Creek State Park
Come join us for a showing of photos from the 2016 Village Creek State Park Volunteer Association Photo Contest. Marvel at the talent of these photographers and be inspired to get outdoors, enjoy nature, and maybe even take some photos of your own. Vote on your favorite photo to receive the Viewers Choice Award.
Aug 13 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive?
Aug 13 End Date

Make Your Own Sun Print!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Sun Printing is fun! Let us show you how to use nature and the sun to create art!
Aug 13 End Date

Beneath Your Feet!!

Lake Livingston State Park
Join Ranger Joel for a hands on look at the role decomposers play in our ecosystem.
Aug 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Aug 13 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
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 13 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.
Aug 13 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey Kids! If you like to play games, this program is for you!
Aug 13 End Date

Snakes Alive!

Eisenhower State Park
Cold-blooded killers or misunderstood reptiles? You decide. Come out and meet a snake face to face!
Aug 13 End Date

En Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
Aug 13 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (recommended ages 10 and up)
Aug 13 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Aug 13 End Date

Kid's Discovery Hike!

Bastrop State Park
Do you have a kiddo that's always exploring outside? Bring your little ones - even those in a stroller - and join us for a quick adventure in nature exploration on the Historic Golf Course paved trails!
Aug 13 End Date

Nightscape Photography

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Spend a night under the stars at beautiful Enchanted Rock State Park while learning the foundations of composition and exposure for night photography.
Aug 13 End Date
Aug 13 End Date

Program by the Fort Davis National Historic Site

Davis Mountains State Park
Each Saturday at 7pm at the Amphitheater, the rangers of the Historic Fort Davis bring the stories of west Texas history alive right here at the Davis Mountains State Park!
Aug 13 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing!
Aug 13 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
Aug 13 End Date

Art in the Park-Paint The Park Day

Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls is heating up for the summer! Come out and join us in the Butterfly Garden to take advantage of the beautiful garden scenery in the cool of the morning. Flowers, birds, butterflies, and more will provide your inspiration to create a masterpiece. Paint and paper will be provided but feel free to bring your own set! At the end, enter our 2016 "Get to Know" art contest!
Aug 14 End Date

Run for Wellness FREE 5K Series

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Free Fun Run for Wellness
Aug 14 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Relax and de-stress with a morning of yoga at Hueco Tanks with instructor Beth.
Aug 14 End Date

Weekend 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!
Aug 14 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Aug 14 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 14 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Aug 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.
Aug 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.
Aug 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.
Aug 16 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.
Aug 16 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Aug 17 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 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!
Aug 18 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Aug 18 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (weather permitting)
Aug 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 18 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 18 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Aug 18 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.
Aug 18 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

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

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Aug 19 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)
Aug 19 End Date

Growing Up WILD Facilitator Training

Dallas, TX - Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Training to conduct Growing Up WILD Workshops - prerequisite required
Aug 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 19 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Aug 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 19 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (recommended ages 10 and up)
Aug 19 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.
Aug 19 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 19 End Date

Turtle Patrol Jr.

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Junior Ranger and help us save our sea turtles!
Aug 19 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Aug 19 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight.
Aug 19 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 19 End Date

Campfire S'mores

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Aug 19 End Date

Hueco Tanks Full Moon Hike!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks and see the park in a whole new, sunset-colored way!
Aug 20 End Date

Bark in the Park (Dog-friendly Hike)

Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a fun, dog-friendly hike sure to be a tail-waggin' good time! Spend some quality time with your 4-legged furry friends and take a leisurely stroll down one of our dog-friendly trails; also, learn a few tips on hiking safely with your pets in the desert and dog specific leave no trace principles!
Aug 20 End Date

Hueco Tanks Junior Ranger Day!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A day for the Junior Rangers in Hueco Tanks. All children attendees will earn their own patch!
Aug 20 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Humble, TX - Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 20 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us each month every third Saturday for a new adventure!
Aug 20 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.
Aug 20 End Date

Weekend 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!
Aug 20 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 20 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

College Station, TX - Biodiversity Research & Teaching Collections, TAMU
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 20 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.
Aug 20 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
This year signals a big new step in our Park history-- we're providing all equipment, a new Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Aug 20 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Aug 20 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (weather permitting)
Aug 20 End Date

Kayak with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of kayaking, then take a guided paddling tour!
Aug 20 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Aug 20 End Date

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Join the Park Ranger at Guadalupe River State Park for a morning of chasing six-legged wonders from butterflies to grasshoppers.
Aug 20 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Discovery Hike with the Kids

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 20 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Aug 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 20 End Date

Snakes Alive!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time.
Aug 20 End Date

Art and the Prairie Invaders

Cedar Hill State Park
Create art while you learn about the prairie!
Aug 20 End Date

Chihuahuan Desert Chili Challenge (Chili Cook Off)

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come out for a fun-filled afternoon of free chili tasting and the great outdoors in the Franklin Mountains!
Aug 20 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Aug 20 End Date

Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Try new tasty recipes for your next camping trip!
Aug 20 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Aug 20 End Date

Art in the Park- Penn Farm's Past, Present, and Future!

Cedar Hill State Park
Let historic Penn Farm inspire your art!
Aug 20 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.
Aug 20 End Date

What's in the Water-Summer Series

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger down at Trammell's Crossing to learn all about the Pedernales River! Each of these programs will cover different topics about the river. We will examine the power of water, creatures in the water, and how rivers are formed just to name a few. Warning! You may get splashed! THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 7/23/2016.
Aug 20 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Aug 20 End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A hands-on guessing game for kids.
Aug 20 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Aug 20 End Date

What's A Ranger Have in his Bag?

Copper Breaks State Park
Ranger Carl Hopper will present this popular program. The ranger's bag holds many wonders and bits of nature.
Aug 20 End Date

Japanese Art of Fish Printing

Cedar Hill State Park
Enjoy the Japanese art of fish printing!
Aug 20 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available. Must RSVP
Aug 20 End Date

Program by the Fort Davis National Historic Site

Davis Mountains State Park
Each Saturday at 7pm at the Amphitheater, the rangers of the Historic Fort Davis bring the stories of west Texas history alive right here at the Davis Mountains State Park!
Aug 20 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Aug 20 End Date

Water coloring by Joe Pool Lake

Cedar Hill State Park
Enjoy the sunset by the lake with water coloring!
Aug 20 End Date

Movie Night

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Enjoy a movie inside Caprock Canyons State Park.
Aug 20 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Park Ranger Craig for a look at the world of Texas bats.
Aug 20 End Date

Night Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Can you see what lurks in the night?
Aug 21 End Date

Weekend 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!
Aug 21 End Date

Geocache 101

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Attention all treasure hunters...
Aug 21 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Aug 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Discovery Hike with the Kids

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 21 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Aug 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.
Aug 23 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.
Aug 24 End Date

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Meeting

The Commission will conduct a public hearing to receive input from our partners, stakeholders and constituents concerning any issues relating to Department policies, goals, programs, and responsibilities.
Aug 24 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 25 End Date

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Meeting

The Commission will conduct a public hearing to receive input from our partners, stakeholders and constituents concerning any issues relating to Department policies, goals, programs, and responsibilities.
Aug 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!
Aug 25 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and explore the various biking trails throughout the park.
Aug 25 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (weather permitting)
Aug 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 25 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Aug 25 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.
Aug 25 End Date

Hueco Tanks Star Talk

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Stargazing at Hueco Tanks on August 25th!
Aug 26 End Date

Women's Hike along the Maze Trail

Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a great opportunity for females of all ages who may feel some apprehension or fear about the activity of hiking. Join in on the fellowship and camaraderie of an all female group, learning the basics about safety and hiking in the desert.
Aug 26 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Aug 26 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)
Aug 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 26 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Aug 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 26 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.
Aug 26 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 26 End Date

Backyard Bass Fishing Game

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn to cast with Backyard Bass
Aug 26 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Aug 26 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Blanco | (Open)

Blanco State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Aug 26 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Lake Mineral Wells State Park | (Open)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Aug 26 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight.
Aug 26 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Galveston Island | (Open)

Galveston Island State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Aug 26 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.
Aug 27 End Date

Yoga in the Park - by Dare to Dream Yoga

Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy a relaxing yoga session surrounded by the beauty of nature!
Aug 27 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.
Aug 27 End Date

Weekend 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!
Aug 27 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 27 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
This year signals a big new step in our Park history-- we're providing all equipment, a new Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Aug 27 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot! (weather permitting)
Aug 27 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for a morning of fishing!
Aug 27 End Date

Kid Fish 2016

Sea Rim State Park
Bring the kids out for our annual kids fish event. It's a free event for ages 1-12. The first 100 kids will receive a free rod and reel and event t-shirt. Tackle and bait will be provided.
Aug 27 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Aug 27 End Date

Geocaching 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Join our Park Rangers to learn how to use a GPS unit to geocache.
Aug 27 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 27 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 27 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Aug 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 27 End Date

LBJ’s 108th Birthday Celebration

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
The Public is invited to participate in commemorating President Lyndon B. Johnson's birthday.
Aug 27 End Date

Introduction to Geocaching

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about and try out this tech-friendly treasure hunt!
Aug 27 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Aug 27 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.
Aug 27 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Aug 27 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" about bats!
Aug 27 End Date

Pokémon Go Safari (Guided Hike)

Lake Livingston State Park
Go on a 1 mile safari with Ranger Joel to catch the invasive Japanese Pokémon that have invaded the park!
Aug 27 End Date

Backyard Bass Fishing Game

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn to cast with Backyard Bass
Aug 27 End Date

Animal Tracks

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who left that track?
Aug 27 End Date

Nature Crafts

Martin Creek Lake State Park
arts and crafts
Aug 27 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Aug 27 End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a slide-show presentation over the Black-tailed prairie dog.
Aug 27 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Guadalupe River State Park
After the sun sets, not everyone goes to bed.
Aug 27 End Date

Name That Bird!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learn new songs! Songs written and performed by our native birds.”
Aug 28 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike 1 mile up to the top of Ranger Peak!
Aug 28 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Due to the popularity of our yoga tours, we will be offering two each month. This is the second one.
Aug 28 End Date

Weekend 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!
Aug 28 End Date

Map & Compass Basics

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Aug 28 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or master naturalist for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Find out things like, "HOW OLD IS THAT ROCK?", "WHO LIVED HERE?", and more. Learn the flora and fauna, cultural and natural history, and "WHAT ARE THOSE POOLS?"
Aug 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 28 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Aug 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.
Aug 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.
Aug 31 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For June, July and August, tour is only offered once at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday. NO TOURS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Aug 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!

September 2016

Sep 1 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Blazers

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Sep 2 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

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

Labor Day

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

Reading Rangers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Kerr Wildlife Management Area Wildlife Management & Research Seminar

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

More Than Meets the Eye

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

Enchanted "Rock Star" Party

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

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with great souvenirs!
Sep 3 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Sep 3 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Become a Junior Ranger!

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

Weekend 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!
Sep 3 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

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

Ascension Shelter Tour

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

Beach Exploration

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

Junior Ranger Explorers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Doodlebug Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

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

Turtle! Turtle! – Turtles and Tortoises of Texas

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

Sand Castle Contest

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Native American Games

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

Insect Safari

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

Geocaching

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

StarWalk

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

The Texas State Bison Herd

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

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Gaze into the night sky through a telescope
Sep 4 End Date

Weekend 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!
Sep 4 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Trailway Tour

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

Sand Castle Contest

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Insect Safari

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

How do birds fly?

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

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

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

Night Hike

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

Sunrise Canoe Tour

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

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
Sep 7 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Blazers

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 9 End Date

Reading Rangers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

More Than Meets the Eye

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

Paint Party

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

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

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

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

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

Hike the Canyon

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Weekend 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!
Sep 10 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

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

Trail Work Days

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Archery 101

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

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

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

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

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

Beach Exploration

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

Junior Ranger Explorers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Geocaching 101

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

Geocaching 101

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

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

Bark Ranger Workshop-Water Dogs

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

Insect Safari

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

Backyard Birding

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

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Sep 11 End Date

Run for Wellness FREE 5K Series

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

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

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

Weekend 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!
Sep 11 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 14 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Blazers

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 16 End Date

Reading Rangers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with great souvenirs!
Sep 17 End Date

2016 Bison Fest

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

Hueco Tanks Junior Ranger Day!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A day for the Junior Rangers in Hueco Tanks. All children attendees will earn their own patch!
Sep 17 End Date

Explore the Canyon

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

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.
Sep 17 End Date

Weekend 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!
Sep 17 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

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

Ascension Shelter Tour

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

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

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

Texas Heroes Day

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

Youth Fishing Day

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Aquatic WILD Workshop

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

Beach Exploration

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

Junior Ranger Explorers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Living History Saturday

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

Annual LBJ Seed Stomp

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

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

Insect Safari

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

Night Hike

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

Stargazing

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

Weekend 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!
Sep 18 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Annual LBJ Seed Stomp

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 21 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Blazers

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 23 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

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

Reading Rangers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with great souvenirs!
Sep 24 End Date

Public Lands Day: Trail Maintenance Day

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

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.
Sep 24 End Date

Weekend 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!
Sep 24 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

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

Lost Pines Trail Crew!

Bastrop State Park
Lend a hand and become a part of the Lost Pines Trail Crew! Together, we're continuing a legacy and giving the trails a little TLC! We'll teach you how to build a trail, how to stop the soil from eroding away, and other skills that you can even use at your own home!
Sep 24 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Our Fine Feathered Friends

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

Outdoor EXPO and Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament

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

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

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

Beach Exploration

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

Junior Ranger Explorers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Before Life Became Automatic

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

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

Caprock Canyons Get-To-Know Contest

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

National Public Lands Day - Volunteer

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

Insect Safari

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

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

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

Night Hike

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

Last Sunday Hike: Sombrero Hike

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

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Due to the popularity of our yoga tours, we will be offering two each month. This is the second one.
Sep 25 End Date

Weekend 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!
Sep 25 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 28 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Blazers

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 30 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

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

Reading Rangers

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

State Fair of Texas

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Paint Party

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

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

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 30 End Date

Night Hike

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

October 2016

Oct 1 End Date

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.
Oct 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

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

Weekend 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!
Oct 1 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Meridian State Park Open House

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

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

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

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

StarWalk

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

Weekend 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!
Oct 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 5 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Oct 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Oct 7 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

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

Columbus Day

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Kerr Wildlife Management Area Wildlife Management & Research Seminar

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Tyler State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

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

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Weekend 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!
Oct 8 End Date

Trail Work Days

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

Hike the Canyon

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

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

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Geocaching 101

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 9 End Date

Run for Wellness FREE 5K Series

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

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

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

Weekend 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!
Oct 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 12 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Oct 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Oct 14 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 15 End Date

Annual Interpretive Fair (First Day)

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

Hueco Tanks Junior Ranger Day!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A day for the Junior Rangers in Hueco Tanks. All children attendees will earn their own patch!
Oct 15 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Oct 15 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Weekend 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!
Oct 15 End Date

Explore the Canyon

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

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Mock Archaeology Dig

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

Ranch Heritage Day

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

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

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Living History Saturday

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

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

Masonic Family Picnic

Copper Breaks State Park
Annual picnic held by area mason's lodges for area masons, their families, and prospects; all park visitors invited.
Oct 16 End Date

Annual Interpretive Fair (Second Day)

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

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

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

Weekend 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!
Oct 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 19 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Oct 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Oct 21 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 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.
Oct 22 End Date

Weekend 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!
Oct 22 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fun with Fiber

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

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

Mythunderstanding

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

Trick or Treat Geocaching

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

Trunk or Treat

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Trick or treat in the park through the campsites then a ghost walk through the historic grounds after dark. Event is now on the 22nd.
Oct 23 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Due to the popularity of our yoga tours, we will be offering two each month. This is the second one.
Oct 23 End Date

Weekend 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!
Oct 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 26 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this Ranger-led exploration of the Park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Oct 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Halloween at the Hatchery

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Local businesses and organizations will hand out free candy, and the center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.
Oct 28 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 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.
Oct 29 End Date

Weekend 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!
Oct 29 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

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

Boo In the Park

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Come have a great time with your family at our "Boo in the Park" celebration. There will be a special entry fee of $5 per car beginning at 6:00 pm. Take the kids trick or treating in the park. We will have a campsite decorating contest for our campers, a pumpkin carving contest, along with storytelling at the amphitheater.
Oct 29 End Date

Haunted Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a spooktacular time!
Oct 30 End Date

Weekend 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!
Oct 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

November 2016

Nov 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Nov 4 End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dutch Oven Cooking Event | Fort Worth Area | (Open)

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 5 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Nov 5 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 5 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Nov 5 End Date

Weekend 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!
Nov 5 End Date

Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 5 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 5 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Nov 5 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 6 End Date

Weekend 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!
Nov 6 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Nov 12 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Nov 12 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 12 End Date

Weekend 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!
Nov 12 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days every Second Saturday morning in 2016. Come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area. Enjoy the park on-your-own in the afternoon or visit nearby Bandera for added fun.
Nov 12 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Nov 12 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Nov 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Nov 12 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 13 End Date

Run for Wellness FREE 5K Series

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Free Fun Run for Wellness
Nov 13 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Relax and de-stress with a morning of yoga at Hueco Tanks with instructor Beth.
Nov 13 End Date

Weekend 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!
Nov 13 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Nov 18 End Date

Thanksgiving

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Camping available the nights of Nov. 18-26
Nov 19 End Date

Hueco Tanks Junior Ranger Day!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A day for the Junior Rangers in Hueco Tanks. All children attendees will earn their own patch!
Nov 19 End Date

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Nov 19 End Date

Weekend 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!
Nov 19 End Date

McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Open)

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 19 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 19 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Nov 19 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 20 End Date

Weekend 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!
Nov 20 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a nature inspired centerpiece.
Nov 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Nov 26 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Nov 26 End Date

Weekend 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!
Nov 26 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Nov 26 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Get into the holiday spirit and bring the entire family to this great holiday event.
Nov 26 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Nov 26 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour -1PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 27 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Due to the popularity of our yoga tours, we will be offering two each month. This is the second one.
Nov 27 End Date

Weekend 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!
Nov 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

December 2016

Dec 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 3 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

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

Weekend 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!
Dec 3 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Buda, TX - Cabela's Store
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Dec 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas
Dec 4 End Date

Weekend 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!
Dec 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas
Dec 10 End Date

Weekend 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!
Dec 10 End Date

Trail Work Days

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Geocaching 101

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

Twinkle Tour

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Please join us for Twinkle Tour 2016 at Lake Tawakoni State Park. The annual campsite decoration contest will be in full swing, with awards for our top three entrants. Later in the evening we'll have hayrides through the park and enjoy all of the festive Christmas lights. Santa will be at the amphitheater to make note of your Christmas wishes, so bring your camera! Refreshments will be served. Event fee of $5 per vehicle beginning at 5 p.m.
Dec 10 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 11 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Hikes

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

Weekend 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!
Dec 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Christmas / New Year

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Camping available on the nights of Dec. 16-31.
Dec 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas
Dec 17 End Date

Hueco Tanks Junior Ranger Day!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A day for the Junior Rangers in Hueco Tanks. All children attendees will earn their own patch!
Dec 17 End Date

Weekend 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!
Dec 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted trails and enjoy an old-fashion German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 18 End Date

Weekend 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!
Dec 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

47th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 46 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 24 End Date

Weekend 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!
Dec 24 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Dec 25 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Due to the popularity of our yoga tours, we will be offering two each month. This is the second one.
Dec 25 End Date

Weekend 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!
Dec 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 31 End Date

Weekend 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!
Dec 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Dec 31 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

January 2017

Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike (Near Wichita Falls)

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for a First Day Hike and learn about the great outdoors with Texas Master Naturalists.
Jan 1 End Date

Weekend 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!
Jan 1 End Date

Hueco First Day Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
As a new year rolls in, it is time for the Annual First Day Hikes! This year Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site will be offering four hikes on January 1st with varying difficulties for all ages.
Jan 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Weekend 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!
Jan 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Weekend 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!
Jan 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Jan 14 End Date

Weekend 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!
Jan 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Jan 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Jan 15 End Date

Weekend 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!
Jan 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Hueco Tanks Junior Ranger Day!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A day for the Junior Rangers in Hueco Tanks. All children attendees will earn their own patch!
Jan 21 End Date

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Jan 21 End Date

Weekend 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!
Jan 21 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Austin, TX - TPWD Office at Airport Commerce Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Jan 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Weekend 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!
Jan 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Jan 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Weekend 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!
Jan 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

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

Weekend 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!
Jan 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

February 2017

Feb 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Weekend 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!
Feb 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 5 End Date

Weekend 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!
Feb 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 5 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Feb 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Feb 11 End Date

Weekend 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!
Feb 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 12 End Date

Weekend 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!
Feb 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Feb 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Feb 18 End Date

Weekend 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!
Feb 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 19 End Date

Weekend 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!
Feb 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 19 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Feb 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Weekend 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!
Feb 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 26 End Date

Weekend 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!
Feb 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 26 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

March 2017

Mar 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Weekend 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!
Mar 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 5 End Date

Weekend 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!
Mar 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 5 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Mar 11 End Date

Weekend 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!
Mar 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 12 End Date

Weekend 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!
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 18 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Mar 18 End Date

Weekend 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!
Mar 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.
Mar 18 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 19 End Date

Weekend 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!
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 25 End Date

Weekend 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!
Mar 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.
Mar 25 End Date

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 26 End Date

Weekend 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!
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
Mar 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.
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.

April 2017

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

Weekend 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

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Apr 2 End Date

Weekend 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

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

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

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 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

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

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 8 End Date

Weekend 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

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

White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from September to May. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Apr 9 End Date

Weekend 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

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

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

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 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

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

Weekend 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