Calendar of Events

All Events

June 2017

Jun 27 End Date

Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo Workshop

Odem, TX - Nueces Delta Preserve
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jun 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.
Jun 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jun 28 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!
Jun 28 End Date

Nature Detectives

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a park ranger at Sheldon Lake State Park while we examine the tracks, scat, and other evidence our wildlife leave behind!
Jun 29 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Reading Rangers (9AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Instill a passion for reading in your child!
Jun 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jun 29 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 29 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jun 29 End Date

International Mud Day - Mud Romp

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
It's International Mud Day! What better way to celebrate than with a romp in the mud and some fun mud activities. Kids and adults who are young at heart are sure to have a great time.
Jun 30 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jun 30 End Date

Aquariumania Summer Mini Camp

Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas is offering Aquariumania Summer Mini Camp to children age 8 years to 12 years. We will provide snacks, water and fun! Cost is $20 per child per session.
Jun 30 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jun 30 End Date

River Critters

Guadalupe River State Park
Wade in and discover the wonders of the river.
Jun 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.
Jun 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jun 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.
Jun 30 End Date

Texas Aquatic Science Educator Workshop

Houston, TX - TPWD Region IV HQ
Texas Aquatic Science is a comprehensive aquatic science curriculum, from molecules to ecosystems, and headwaters to ocean, for middle school and high school students. This workshop will consist of hand-on activities, exploration of student and teacher materials, and a variety of other TPWD education resources.
Jun 30 End Date

Nature Center Hours

Huntsville State Park
The Huntsville State Park Nature Center is a great place to learn about some of the cool critters we have at the park, ask your animal questions, and meet a ranger!
Jun 30 End Date

Ride with a Ranger

Huntsville State Park
Join a park ranger for an afternoon bike ride through the park!
Jun 30 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Jun 30 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that isn't desert or high mountains. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center. 30 min
Jun 30 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jun 30 End Date

Campfire Program: Family Trivia

Huntsville State Park
Are you smarter than the average camper?
Jun 30 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.
Jun 30 End Date

Family Game Night

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join the campground community for some family-friendly games!
Jun 30 End Date

Movie Night In the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come enjoy a movie in the park starting at 8pm Friday nights.
Jun 30 End Date

Nocturnal Jeopardy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
An outdoor twist on the classic game show
Jun 30 End Date

Night Hike - 9:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
Jun 30 End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore the park after dark.

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Corn Harvest and Field Weeding Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come help us harvest our corn and tend to our fields throughout the month of July.
Jul 1 End Date

Red, White, & Blue 5K

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our first annual Red, White, & Blue 5K Run at Daingerfield State Park! This will be the opening event for our first Freedom Fest.
Jul 1 End Date

Early Morning Bird Walk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us in looking for some of our flying, feathered friends.
Jul 1 End Date

Big Fish Contest

Daingerfield State Park
Celebrate your Fourth of July weekend at Daingerfield State Park's first Freedom Fest!
Jul 1 End Date

Trail Picture Scavenger Hunt

Daingerfield State Park
Come celebrate your 4th of July weekend at Daingerfield State Park's Freedom Fest!
Jul 1 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 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.
Jul 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Red, White, & Blue Ocean Cleanup

Galveston Island State Park
Help our beaches and oceans stay clean!
Jul 1 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 1 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
Jul 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Paws for a Cause Hike

Daingerfield State Park
Daingerfield State Park is teaming together with our local animal shelter to bring shelter dogs to the park to be walked and hopefully be adopted. Bring the family and hike with a dog that needs love.
Jul 1 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Jul 1 End Date

4th of July Campground Parade! - 9:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Bring your dog, your bike, or yourself and join us on our 2nd annual 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Cooking up 4th of July favorites!
Jul 1 End Date

Independence Day Bike Parade

Inks Lake State Park
Join us in celebration of our nation's birthday as we go through the park as patriotic as we can!
Jul 1 End Date

Geocaching 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 1 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Jul 1 End Date

Beach Clean-up

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

Independence Day Bike Parade (9:30AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Bring your decorated bike, tricycle, strollers and wagons for a patriotic parade around the park!
Jul 1 End Date

July 4th Bicycle Parade

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Bring your bike, trike, strollers and wagons for a Patriotic Parade around the Park
Jul 1 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! Take your creation home or add it to our garden exhibit!
Jul 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

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 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 1 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 1 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jul 1 End Date

Pollinator Gardens

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come see our native wildflower gardens and discover the benefits of native plants.
Jul 1 End Date

Kids Games

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our first annual Freedom Fest at Daingerfield State Park!
Jul 1 End Date

Coastal Expo

Freeport, TX - Freeport Municipal Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Coastal Expo is a fun, family-oriented event with hands-on activities for all ages!
Jul 1 End Date

Visit Prairie Dog Town

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn about the park's black-tailed prairie dogs!
Jul 1 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the river while hunting for dinosaur tracks!
Jul 1 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 1 End Date

Junior Rangers: Build-a-Bird

Huntsville State Park
Hunstville State Park is home to tons of neat bird species! Join a park ranger to learn more about these amazing animals!
Jul 1 End Date

Nature Center Hours

Huntsville State Park
The Huntsville State Park Nature Center is a great place to learn about some of the cool critters we have at the park, ask your animal questions, and meet a ranger!
Jul 1 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 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" about bats!
Jul 1 End Date

Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Fort McKavett, TX - Fort McKavett State Historic Site
Join us for a wreath-laying ceremony to honor members of the armed forces.
Jul 1 End Date

Painting with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Capture the beauty of Dinosaur Valley State Park with watercolors!
Jul 1 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 1 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jul 1 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how does Sasquatch survive in the wild?
Jul 1 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out what animal skulls can tell us!
Jul 1 End Date

Art Extravaganza

Huntsville State Park
Experience your park in a whole new way--with art!
Jul 1 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 1 End Date

Flag Retirement Ceremony

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join us for a Flag Retirement Ceremony
Jul 1 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available.
Jul 1 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Jul 1 End Date

The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Drift on over to Caprock to hear a mixture of some good music!
Jul 1 End Date

Bat Hike - 7:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike to view the emerging bats at Gorman Cave.
Jul 1 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing. Double check these events, as the dates have changed.
Jul 1 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 1 End Date

CANCELLED: Saturday Night Frog Symphony (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
This program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Jul 1 End Date

Cross Timbers Folklore, Stories & Tales

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Come listen to Native American stories, cowboy poetry, local folklore and just plain fun stories.
Jul 1 End Date

Twilight Paddle

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the lake from on the water once the sun goes down and the stars come out.
Jul 2 End Date

Group Mountain Bike Ride

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a trail ride
Jul 2 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 2 End Date

Visit Prairie Dog Town

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn about the park's black-tailed prairie dogs!
Jul 2 End Date

Archery 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn the basics of archery with a ranger
Jul 2 End Date

River Seining - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
See what lives in the river!
Jul 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 2 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Jul 2 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Get hooked on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 3 End Date

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Jul 3 End Date

Visit Prairie Dog Town

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn about the park's black-tailed prairie dogs!
Jul 4 End Date

4th of July Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Can you find a hidden star?
Jul 4 End Date

Fishing on the Fourth

Lockhart State Park
Come fish with us this 4th of July! All ages and abilities are welcome! Drop in any time between 9-11am.
Jul 4 End Date

Fishing on the Fourth

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come fish with us this 4th of July! All ages and abilities are welcome! Drop in anytime between 9-11am.
Jul 4 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jul 4 End Date

July 4th at the Farm

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate the 4th of July the old fashioned way at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm.
Jul 4 End Date

Fireworks at the Fisheries 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
One of the biggest fireworks display in East Texas will light up the skies over TFFC and adjacent Lake Athens. Free fishing until 8:30 p.m.
Jul 4 End Date

Twilight Paddle

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the lake from on the water once the sun goes down and the stars come out.
Jul 5 End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program (ages 13yrs+), must RSVP in advance.
Jul 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.
Jul 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 5 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 6 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 6 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 6 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 6 End Date

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 7 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 7 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jul 7 End Date

Water World Summer Mini Camp

Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas is offering Water World Mini Camp to children age 8 to 12 years. We will provide snacks, water and fun! Cost is $20 per child per session.
Jul 7 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jul 7 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 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 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.
Jul 7 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that isn't desert or high mountains. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center. 30 min
Jul 7 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 7 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 7 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Jul 7 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. Reservations required.
Jul 7 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Jul 7 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a closer look at our moon!
Jul 8 End Date

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A chilly, but relaxing yoga tour in Hueco Tanks.
Jul 8 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Hike the Canyon

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

Birding in the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come join us on a morning bird walk.
Jul 8 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 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.
Jul 8 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 8 End Date

Birding for Beginners

Lockhart State Park
See what the birding buzz is all about!
Jul 8 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Jul 8 End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Join a ranger lead kayaking program for beginners and experts alike and get a fresh perspective on the estuary.
Jul 8 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

Butterfly & Pollinator Garden Workday

Village Creek State Park
Be involved in the start of something big! Village Creek State Park needs your help in creating a garden for birds, butterflies, pollinators and other wildlife. Our goal is to create a place where people can go to learn, enjoy nature, and to get inspiration for using eco-friendly native plants in their landscape. The garden will be located across the road from the Park Office and the Nature Center, so it will be highly visible and accessible to all visitors. Your help is needed to get this garden started. Can you spend a few hours helping us create this garden? Please contact Kathy to sign up and to find out what you can do to help.
Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 8 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Men at Work

Bonham State Park
See how the Civilian Conservation Corps built this park.
Jul 8 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Jul 8 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Jul 8 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

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 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 8 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 8 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jul 8 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the river while hunting for dinosaur tracks!
Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 8 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

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

Geocaching 101

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 8 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey Kids! If you like to play games, this event is for you!
Jul 8 End Date

Animal Tracks

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who made those tracks?
Jul 8 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive the aftermath of a major disaster?
Jul 8 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jul 8 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching

Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Hide and Seek
Jul 8 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Jul 8 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 8 End Date

XTERRA Jurassic Trail Run 2017

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jul 8 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jul 8 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Lockhart State Park
Take a closer look at our moon!
Jul 8 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the park by the light of a full moon!
Jul 8 End Date

Night Sky Party *CANCELLED JUNE 24TH DUE TO CLOUD COVERAGE**

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down
Jul 9 End Date

Group Mountain Bike Ride

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a trail ride
Jul 9 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 9 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 9 End Date

Archery 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn the basics of archery with a ranger
Jul 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 9 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Jul 10 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Wichita Falls, TX - Region 9 ESC
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jul 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.
Jul 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 12 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 13 End Date

Adventures in Camping

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Spend some time outside this summer at Adventures in Camping! Kids will have the opportunity to shoot archery, go fishing, throw an atlatl, and much more. On Friday night, children and their families are invited to campout with a ranger, supplies provided.
Jul 13 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 13 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 13 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 14 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 14 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jul 14 End Date

Wonderful Wetlands Summer Mini Camp

Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas is offering Wonderful Wetlands Mini Camp to children age 8 to 12 years. We will provide snacks, water and fun! Cost is $20 per child per session.
Jul 14 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jul 14 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 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 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.
Jul 14 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that isn't desert or high mountains. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center. 30 min
Jul 14 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 14 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 14 End Date

Family Game Night

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join the campground community for some family-friendly games!
Jul 14 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. Reservations required.
Jul 15 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

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

Explore the Canyon

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 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.
Jul 15 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 15 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Jul 15 End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Join a ranger lead kayaking program for beginners and experts alike and get a fresh perspective on the estuary.
Jul 15 End Date

Geocaching 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 15 End Date

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Jul 15 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Edible Plants Walk

Lockhart State Park
Join us to explore the wild treats of the woods in this fun hike!
Jul 15 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

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

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jul 15 End Date

Check it Out - Nature Hike with New Perspective

Bonham State Park
Take a nature hike with Ranger Linda.
Jul 15 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Bark Ranger Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Bring your canine friend to learn their Bark Ranger Skills! After the brief workshop, we will head out on the trail for a short hike down to the river. Participants will receive a Bark Ranger Badge to show off! Registration is required for this event. To register, please email: wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov
Jul 15 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

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 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 15 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 15 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jul 15 End Date

Pollinator Gardens

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come see our native wildflower gardens and discover the benefits of native plants.
Jul 15 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 15 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

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 15 End Date

Why is life better outside?

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Find out why life is better outside!
Jul 15 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 15 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 15 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jul 15 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out what animal skulls can tell us!
Jul 15 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 15 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
nature crafts
Jul 15 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available.
Jul 15 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Jul 15 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 15 End Date

Spot the Nature Myth!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Is the Daddy Long-legs REALLY the most venomous spider in the world?
Jul 15 End Date

Night Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
What lurks in the night?
Jul 16 End Date

Group Mountain Bike Ride

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a trail ride
Jul 16 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 16 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 9:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Join us on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 16 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 16 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Jul 16 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
Jul 16 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 16 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Jul 17 End Date

Birds of a Feather

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

Project WILD Workshop

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children.
Jul 18 End Date

Texas Aquatic Science Educator Workshop

McAllen, TX - McAllen High School
Texas Aquatic Science is a comprehensive aquatic science curriculum, from molecules to ecosystems, and headwaters to ocean, for middle school and high school students. This workshop will consist of hand-on activities, exploration of student and teacher materials, and a variety of other TPWD education resources.
Jul 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.
Jul 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 19 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 20 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 20 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 20 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 21 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

El Paso, TX - TechH2O Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children and youth
Jul 21 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 21 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jul 21 End Date

Aquariumania Summer Mini Camp

Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas is offering Aquariumania Summer Mini Camp to children age 8 years to 12 years. We will provide snacks, water and fun! Cost is $20 per child per session.
Jul 21 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jul 21 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 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 21 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Austin, TX - LCRA Redbud Center; The Wilkerson Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children or youth
Jul 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.
Jul 21 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 21 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 21 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Jul 21 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. Reservations required.
Jul 21 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Jul 21 End Date

National Moth Night

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Despite its name this event is worldwide in scope, now in it's sixth year! Come be a part of this new phenomenon: let's look for MOTHS!
Jul 22 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 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.
Jul 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 22 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jul 22 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Jul 22 End Date

Geocaching 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 22 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Wood Ducks and Their Recovery

Bonham State Park
Please join us for an introduction to Wood Ducks and their recovery from near extinction
Jul 22 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Jul 22 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

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 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 22 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Crabbing at Sea Rim State Park, we have a great time and would love for you to come try it out.
Jul 22 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 22 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jul 22 End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe, but not sure how to get started? Join a park guide for a fun paddling adventure.
Jul 22 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 22 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Jul 22 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

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

Nature’s Pantry: Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Food and medicine is all around us in the field and in the forest.
Jul 22 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops Pearland
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 22 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 22 End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor

Lockhart State Park
Paint with all the colors of the wind at Lockhart State Park!
Jul 22 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 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 22 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jul 22 End Date

Solar Viewing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Safely view the Sun through a telescope.
Jul 22 End Date

River Bugs! - 3 pm

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what kind of insects live in the river!
Jul 22 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 22 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Jul 22 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 22 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
Jul 22 End Date

Campfire Poetry Slam

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Nature poetry
Jul 22 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come enjoy our night sky presentation and telescope viewing.
Jul 22 End Date

Night Sky Party *CANCELLED JUNE 24TH DUE TO CLOUD COVERAGE**

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down
Jul 22 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope
Jul 22 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.
Jul 23 End Date

Group Mountain Bike Ride

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a trail ride
Jul 23 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 23 End Date

Japanese Fish Printing - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Learn Gyotaku, the art of fish printing!
Jul 23 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 23 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Jul 23 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
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

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 23 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 23 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Jul 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 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.
Jul 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 26 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

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 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 27 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 27 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 27 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Jul 28 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come birding with us!
Jul 28 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 28 End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Join a ranger lead kayaking program for beginners and experts alike and get a fresh perspective on the estuary.
Jul 28 End Date

Water World Summer Mini Camp

Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas is offering Water World Mini Camp to children age 8 to 12 years. We will provide snacks, water and fun! Cost is $20 per child per session.
Jul 28 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jul 28 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 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 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.
Jul 28 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 28 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 28 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. Reservations required.
Jul 28 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 28 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a closer look at our moon!
Jul 29 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 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.
Jul 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Jul 29 End Date

Geocaching 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 29 End Date

Pokemon Hike

Lockhart State Park
Pokemon are not the only creatures that “evolve” as they grow!
Jul 29 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Tracks, Scat and What's That?

Bonham State Park
Join us and learn how to spot clues that animals have been around.
Jul 29 End Date

Prairies: Oceans of Grass Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jul 29 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

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's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 29 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 29 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jul 29 End Date

Pollinator Gardens

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come see our native wildflower gardens and discover the benefits of native plants.
Jul 29 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 29 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Galveston Island State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Galveston State Park. Fun in the Sun, Beach Play, History, Outdoor Skills and tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
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

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 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 29 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jul 29 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out what animal skulls can tell us!
Jul 29 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 29 End Date

Knot on my watch!

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Survival knot tying
Jul 29 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program, limited spaces available.
Jul 29 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Jul 29 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 29 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Jul 30 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Join our monthly guided hike.
Jul 30 End Date

Group Mountain Bike Ride

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a trail ride
Jul 30 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Jul 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 30 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Jul 30 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Come fishing with us!
Jul 30 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
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

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 30 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 30 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.

August 2017

Aug 2 End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program (ages 13yrs+), must RSVP in advance.
Aug 2 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 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 2 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 3 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Aug 3 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 3 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 3 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Aug 4 End Date

Aquariumania Summer Mini Camp

Sea Center Texas
Sea Center Texas is offering Aquariumania Summer Mini Camp to children age 8 years to 12 years. We will provide snacks, water and fun! Cost is $20 per child per session.
Aug 4 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Aug 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 4 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 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.
Aug 4 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 4 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 4 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Aug 4 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Aug 5 End Date

Capt'n Karl's Trail Race

Colorado Bend State Park
10 / 30 / 60 K Night Trail Race
Aug 5 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 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.
Aug 5 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 5 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45. Special competition on Saturday, July 1st.
Aug 5 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Aug 5 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Aug 5 End Date

Beach Clean-up

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

Men at Work

Bonham State Park
See how the Civilian Conservation Corps built this park.
Aug 5 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 5 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 5 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Aug 5 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Aug 5 End Date

River Seining - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
See what lives in the river!
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

Field Tending Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Visit Barrington Farm to learn how early Texans tended to their fields and gardens to help keep down bugs, weeds and other pests. Every weekend in August weather permitting.
Aug 5 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Round Rock, TX - REI Round Rock
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
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

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 5 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Aug 5 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Aug 5 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 6 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Aug 6 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 6 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
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

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 6 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Aug 9 End Date

Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo Workshop

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 9 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 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 9 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 10 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Austin, TX - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Aug 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 10 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 10 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Aug 11 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Aug 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 11 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 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.
Aug 11 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 11 End Date

Turtle Patrol

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

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A chilly, but relaxing yoga tour in Hueco Tanks.
Aug 12 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Leave No Trace Workshop

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Find out how Big Foot have been doing it for years!
Aug 12 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Aug 12 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 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.
Aug 12 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 12 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Aug 12 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Aug 12 End Date

Check it Out - Nature Hike with New Perspective

Bonham State Park
Take a nature hike with Ranger Linda.
Aug 12 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 12 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 12 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
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

Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Fort Boggy State Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
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

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 12 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Aug 12 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Aug 12 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Aug 12 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing. Double check these events, as the dates have changed.
Aug 12 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 12 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
Aug 13 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Aug 13 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 13 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
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

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 13 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Aug 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 16 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 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 16 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 17 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 17 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 17 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Aug 18 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Aug 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 18 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 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.
Aug 18 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 18 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 18 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Aug 18 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Aug 19 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Aug 19 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Aug 19 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 19 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 19 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 19 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Aug 19 End Date

Wood Ducks and Their Recovery

Bonham State Park
Please join us for an introduction to Wood Ducks and their recovery from near extinction
Aug 19 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 19 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Crabbing at Sea Rim State Park, we have a great time and would love for you to come try it out.
Aug 19 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 19 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Aug 19 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
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

Living History Saturday

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

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

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 19 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Aug 19 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Aug 19 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 20 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Aug 20 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 20 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Aug 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 23 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 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 23 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 24 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 24 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 24 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Aug 24 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Aug 25 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Aug 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 25 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 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.
Aug 25 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 25 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 26 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 26 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 26 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 26 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Aug 26 End Date

Tracks, Scat and What's That?

Bonham State Park
Join us and learn how to spot clues that animals have been around.
Aug 26 End Date

Kid Fish 2017

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 26 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 26 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 26 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Aug 26 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
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

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

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 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Aug 26 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 26 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come enjoy our night sky presentation and telescope viewing.
Aug 27 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Aug 27 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Aug 27 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 27 End Date

Nature Program

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Aug 27 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 27 End Date

LBJ’s 109th Birthday Celebration

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Come join us as we commemorate Lyndon B. Johnson's 109th birthday.
Aug 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Aug 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 30 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 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 30 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 31 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 31 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 31 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

September 2017

Sep 1 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 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.
Sep 1 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 1 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Sep 2 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 2 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 2 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 2 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45. Special competition on Saturday, July 1st.
Sep 2 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Sep 2 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Sep 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
During the summer months of June, July and August, the park offers a 10 am guided tour-only to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on the following days, Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Mondays and Tuesday. For more information, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 2 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Sep 2 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
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

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

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 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Sep 2 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 3 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 3 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Sep 6 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 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 6 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!
Sep 7 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 7 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 8 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 8 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

Hueco Tanks Yoga Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A chilly, but relaxing yoga tour in Hueco Tanks.
Sep 9 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Sep 9 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 9 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 9 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 9 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Sep 9 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Sep 9 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 9 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
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

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
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

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 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Sep 9 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 10 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 10 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 10 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 13 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 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 13 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!
Sep 14 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 14 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 15 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 15 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 15 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

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Sep 16 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Sep 16 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 16 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 16 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 16 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Sep 16 End Date

Texas Heroes Day

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 16 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Sep 16 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
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

The Sons of the Republic of Texas 2017 Texian Navy Day

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

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 16 End Date

LBJ State Park Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State Park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park.
Sep 16 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 16 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Sep 16 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 17 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 17 End Date

LBJ State Park 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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

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 17 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Sep 20 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 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 20 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!
Sep 21 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 21 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 22 End Date

25th Annual Lonesome Dove Fest

Karnes City, TX - Karnes City Youth Show Barn
Free fun for the whole family.
Sep 22 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 22 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 22 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 22 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.
Sep 23 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 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.
Sep 23 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 23 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Sep 23 End Date

Adopt-A-Beach

Sea Rim State Park
Join us at our Fall Adopt-A-Beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park to clean 5 miles of beach.
Sep 23 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 23 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
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

Cotton Pickin'

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Help pick heirloom cotton, and tend the fields, on our 1850's farm and learn where Dr. Jones' sent his most important cash crop.
Sep 23 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

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

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 23 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Sep 23 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 24 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 24 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 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.
Sep 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 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!
Sep 28 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 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. At the Interpretive Center.
Sep 28 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Sep 29 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 29 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 29 End Date

2017 State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX - Fair Park
A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone.
Sep 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.
Sep 30 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 30 End Date

Archery101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout Archery range, and Rangers to teach Archery!
Sep 30 End Date

Outdoor EXPO at TFFC 2017

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 30 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Crabbing at Sea Rim State Park, we have a great time and would love for you to come try it out.
Sep 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
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

Meridian State Park Open House

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

National Public Lands Day - GET OUTDOORS

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

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 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.
Sep 30 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie from the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps. May flick: "They Died With Their Boots On." The popcorn machine will be fired up!
Sep 30 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!

October 2017

Oct 1 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 4 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!
Oct 5 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 5 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 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.
Oct 6 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Oct 7 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 7 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45. Special competition on Saturday, July 1st.
Oct 7 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Oct 7 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 7 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 7 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 7 End Date

Trades Days

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come see skilled trades in action; leather working, woodworking, blacksmithing, pottery and other exhibits will be displayed.
Oct 7 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.
Oct 7 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 8 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 8 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 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.
Oct 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 11 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!
Oct 12 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 12 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 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.
Oct 13 End Date

“Texas BROADSIDE! 2017”

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

Heritage Day

Colorado Bend State Park
Colorado Bend is celebrating 30 years !
Oct 14 End Date

The Mammoth at Dinosaur Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
The biggest, baddest, ADVENTURE TRAIL RUN this side of the Paluxy.
Oct 14 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Oct 14 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 14 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 14 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 14 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 14 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 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

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

Star Party

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Come out and enjoy the beautiful dark night-time skies of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. Members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society host this free event.
Oct 14 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 15 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 15 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 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.
Oct 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 18 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!
Oct 19 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 19 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Burnet

Burnet, TX - AgriLife Extension
This workshop will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation guidelines and qualifications, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices. Biologists will be available to assist landowners with management recommendations and developing management plans.
Oct 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 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.
Oct 21 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Oct 21 End Date

October Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship Texas

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

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 21 End Date

Dairy Daze

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History farm to explore the many uses of milk on a 1915 German family farm.
Oct 21 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 21 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 21 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 21 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.
Oct 21 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Oct 21 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 22 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 22 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 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.
Oct 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 25 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!
Oct 26 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 26 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 26 End Date

Halloween at the Hatchery 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Local businesses and organizations will hand out free candy, and the center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.
Oct 26 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Oct 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 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.
Oct 28 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 28 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 28 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 28 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Crabbing at Sea Rim State Park, we have a great time and would love for you to come try it out.
Oct 28 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 28 End Date

Plow Day

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Preparing the fields for winter crops was an important task on the farm. Come see the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association help us do just that. Weather permitting.
Oct 28 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.
Oct 28 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 29 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 29 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 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.
Oct 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.

November 2017

Nov 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 1 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!
Nov 2 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 2 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Nov 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 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.
Nov 3 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Nov 4 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 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45. Special competition on Saturday, July 1st.
Nov 4 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Nov 4 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 4 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.
Nov 4 End Date

Foraging for Food

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Discover nature's flavorful foods. Wild edible plants are plentiful in Texas if you know where to look. Come join us for a fantastic foraging experience hosted by one of the area's most intrepid explorers Dr. Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen, PhD. Two classes will be held November 4th : 10am - 12pm, 1pm - 4pm. Please call for reservations. Class size limited.
Nov 4 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.
Nov 4 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 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.
Nov 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 8 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!
Nov 9 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 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.
Nov 11 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Nov 11 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 11 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 11 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.
Nov 11 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

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

Behind the Farming Tour

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come see how we keep a working farm running when we are closed to the public. Help us in some necessary, but not-so-period, farm work and learn some secrets about Barrington living History Farm.
Nov 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Nov 11 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.
Nov 11 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 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.
Nov 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 15 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!
Nov 16 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 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.
Nov 18 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Nov 18 End Date

November Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

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

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 18 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 18 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.
Nov 18 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.
Nov 18 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 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.
Nov 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 22 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!
Nov 23 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 23 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Nov 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 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.
Nov 25 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 25 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.
Nov 25 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating and German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Your entire family and friends will have fun decorating cookies as it was done for a German Christmas tree in the early 1900’s.
Nov 25 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.
Nov 25 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 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.
Nov 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 29 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!
Nov 30 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.

December 2017

Dec 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 1 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Dec 2 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Dec 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 2 End Date

Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship Texas

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

Trail of Lights

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 3 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park
Dec 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

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

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Dec 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 9 End Date

Yuletide TEXAS “A Sailors Christmas”

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

Geocaching 101

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

Christmas on the Brazos

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come celebrate an 1850's Christmas with us!
Dec 9 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 10 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 15 End Date

Trail of Lights

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 16 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 17 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

48th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 48 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 23 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 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.
Dec 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 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.

January 2018

Jan 1 End Date

Hueco First Day Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
As a new year rolls in, it is time for the Annual First Day Hikes! This year Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site will be offering three hikes on January 1st with varying difficulties for all ages.
Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.
Jan 5 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Jan 6 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Jan 13 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Jan 13 End Date

Going Whole Hog: Everything but the Squeal

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Harvesting meat for the coming year was important and a matter of survival on the Farm. Come see how we eviscerate and cut up the whole hog and preserve the meat. This program is extremely weather dependent. Please contact the park for updates.
Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

February 2018

Feb 2 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Feb 3 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Feb 24 End Date

Light in the Dark

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Seeing in the dark is something we take for granted today, but making your own light is frugal and satisfying. Come try your hand at candle dipping, for those six years and older, as long as supplies last.

March 2018

Mar 2 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Mar 3 End Date

Tinajas Ultra

Colorado Bend State Park
24 hour Race
Mar 12 End Date

Making Hay

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Visitors can watch us mow the grass with a scythe, and they can help with the process of turning it into hay. Raking, drying, and mounding the hay into hay rows and hay cocks, will culminate with good weather, helping us to store it for later use.
Mar 24 End Date

Trails Day

Colorado Bend State Park
Hikes, bike rides, caving, music, and more
Mar 24 End Date

Flint & Steel - Spark of Life

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Starting a fire was a critical skill in the 1850's and fire was the main tool for light, heat, and food preparation. See how flint, steel, and char cloth can be used to ingite a fire. Programs at 10am and 2pm only.

April 2018

Apr 1 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Colorado Bend State Park
Apr 6 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Apr 7 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Turning the fields over, after lying fallow, and plowing under green manure is a rite of spring. See our oxen and other draft animals prepare our fields in this time-honored tradition, and compare their equipment and working styles. Program is extremely weather dependent. Please call park for details.

May 2018

May 4 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
May 5 End Date

Seeds of the Past

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Pork, corn, pork, and yet more pork and corn! How in the world did Texans survive in the 1850's with such a monotonous diet? Come discover what the folks at Barrington Farm would have raised in their gardens to add some variety to their meals.

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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