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January 2015

Jan 31 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Jan 31 End Date
Fly Tying Demonstration
Allen, TX
Learn to tie a fly!
Jan 31 End Date
Night Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!
Jan 31 End Date
Creatures of the Night
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out and explore the park at night.
Jan 31 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Jan 31 End Date
Night Hike - Program is FULL
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Waiting list only at this point.
Jan 31 End Date
Honey Creek at Night
Guadalupe River State Park
Cancelled due to rain.
Jan 31 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!

February 2015

Feb 1 End Date
Exhibit Opening
“Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas” will open Feb. 1, 2015, and be on display through Feb. 15, 2016.
Feb 1 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 1 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 1 End Date
Bentsen Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for our regular bird walk in search of some of the most beautiful birds in Texas!
Feb 1 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Feb 1 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Feb 1 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Feb 1 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Feb 1 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 1 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Feb 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.
Feb 1 End Date
Nature Walk - 11:00 am
Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Enjoy nature on the trail.
Feb 1 End Date
Mandalas in the Park
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Create Art in the Park!
Feb 1 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Feb 1 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Feb 1 End Date
Arts in the Parks - Voice Lessons
Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 2 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 2 End Date
Nature Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out and see some of the fascinating flora and fauna of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
Feb 2 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 3 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 3 End Date
Plant Walks
Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've been curious, and we'll be looking at native and non-native vegetation, much of it unique to South Texas!
Feb 3 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 3 End Date
Beginner's Butterfly Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out to Bentsen and learn all about butterfly watching!
Feb 4 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 4 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 4 End Date
Bentsen Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for our regular bird walk in search of some of the most beautiful birds in Texas!
Feb 4 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 4 End Date
Bayside Birding
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 4 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 4 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 4 End Date
Birding 101
Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding 101 and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Feb 4 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Indian Lodge Trailhead behind the Indian Lodge at 6:45 pm for a hike under the full moon! Lasts approximately one hour. Bring hiking poles, flashlight, water, and dress for the weather.
Feb 5 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 5 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk and learn about the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 5 End Date
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Adopt-a-Highway Pick-up
Garner State Park
Help the Friends of Garner clean up their stretch of Highway 83 just outside of our beautiful park!
Feb 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.
Feb 5 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 5 End Date
Texas Turtles
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 5 End Date
Migration of Birds
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Where's the birdie? Let's find out. Come to Choke Canyon State Park and join our interpretive park ranger to learn about the migration patterns of birds in North America.c
Feb 5 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 5 End Date
Beginner's Dragonfly Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Search for dragonflies and damselflies at Bentsen State Park!
Feb 6 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 6 End Date
Winter Texan Appreciation Day
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us for a day of nature programs and experience what Resaca de la Palma State Park has to offer.
Feb 6 End Date
Songbird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Feb 6 End Date
Beginner's Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn more about birding and the birds of South Texas!
Feb 6 End Date
Beach Walk
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 6 End Date
Nature Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and your knowledge of the world of nature as you join us for a guided nature hike.
Feb 6 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 6 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Feb 6 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Feb 6 End Date
Choke Canyon Birds and Their Habitats
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
If you were a bird, where would you be? Come meet our interpretive park ranger for a presentation on the birds of Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 6 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 6 End Date
Learn About the Park and Get a Workout, Too!
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet in the parking lot of the Limpia Canyon Primitive Area at 2:30 pm for a trail jog to the top of the mountain, with short talks on highlights of the park as we go! Approximately 5 miles. Choose your own pace!
Feb 6 End Date
Birding 201
Goose Island State Park
Want to know more about birding? This fun program picks up where Birding 101 ends!
Feb 6 End Date
Twilight Hike at Spring Creek
Inks Lake State Park
A mile hike at sunset overlooking Devil's Waterhole.
Feb 6 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
Feb 7 End Date
Rocky Racoon
Huntsville State Park
Trails will be in use.
Feb 7 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 7 End Date
Presa Canyon Day Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a backcountry hike to secluded areas of the park’s canyons where visitors will visit several rock art sites showing a variety of prehistoric rock art styles.
Feb 7 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 7 End Date
Bird Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come see what all the chirping is about as you join us for a guided bird walk through Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Feb 7 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 7 End Date
Birding on the Seep Trail
Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Feb 7 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Feb 7 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Feb 7 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Feb 7 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Feb 7 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Feb 7 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 7 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 7 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
Feb 7 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Feb 7 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Feb 7 End Date
Nature Walk
Blanco State Park
Learn about the history and biology of Blanco State Park.
Feb 7 End Date
D.O.R.B.A. Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
3 Mile Hike
Feb 7 End Date
West Cottonwood Springs Mine - Sweetheart Tour
Franklin Mountains State Park
If you're looking to start a new Valentine's tradition with your sweetheart, look no further than the Franklin Mountains State Park. Join us the week before the big day of love on this fun, sweet tour through the mines!
Feb 7 End Date
Permian Tracks
San Angelo State Park
Travel back in time to see the tracks left by a creature that lived in the Permian era.
Feb 7 End Date
Biking: Back to Basics
Wyler Aerial Tramway
Learn the basics everybody needs to know before a bike ride.
Feb 7 End Date
What do I Love?
Village Creek State Park
Be creative in showing your love with nature-themed arts and crafts. Bird lovers can make a take home valentine treat for the birds made with seed, peanut butter and other natural ingredients or make a unique valentine for that special someone using things found in nature for inspiration. You can even tell us how you love nature by writing a poem!
Feb 7 End Date
WWII Reenactment
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
WWII reenactment at Fort Richardson State Park.
Feb 7 End Date
Cross Timbers Bird Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Feb 7 End Date
Nature Journaling
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Love being outside? Interested in journal writing? This may be the class for you!
Feb 7 End Date
Light in the Dark
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
If you lived more than 150 years ago what would you have to gather, and make yourself, to be able to have light at night?
Feb 7 End Date
Yoga in the Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy fitness and relaxation for the entire family with a weekly yoga class.
Feb 7 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM - SOLD OUT
Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Feb 7 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Feb 7 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come learn the basics of fishing with a park ranger!
Feb 7 End Date
DIY: Mardi Gras Mask
Galveston Island State Park
Make an animal mask for your Mardi Gras celebrations!
Feb 7 End Date
Geology Rocks!
Inks Lake State Park
A mile hike that focuses on our park's unique geology.
Feb 7 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 7 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Feb 7 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Feb 7 End Date
Critters of North Texas
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about some of the critters found here in North Texas!
Feb 7 End Date
Junior Ranger Exploration Time!
Mustang Island State Park
Get started on your way to becoming a Texas State Parks Junior Ranger!
Feb 7 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Feb 7 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
Feb 7 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
Feb 7 End Date
Nature & Art
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Fun for the whole family, especially children ages 5 through 16. Join our hands-on Nature Programs followed by Art in the Park.
Feb 7 End Date
Camera Phone Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Get tips on taking the best photos with your phone.
Feb 7 End Date
Chautauqua Time
Mother Neff State Park
Guided ranger talk.
Feb 7 End Date
Black History Month Event
Dr. Fred McGhee, adjunct professor of anthropology at Austin Community College, will speak at 2 p.m. in the museum theatre about the 1836 Texas Rebellion. Free admission to the museum all day.
Feb 7 End Date
Art in the Park
Cedar Hill State Park
Wild about art!
Feb 7 End Date
Wildlife of Bentsen State Park
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out to see some amazing photos taken of some of the incredible wildlife that inhabits Bentsen State Park.
Feb 7 End Date
Intro to bird watching
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come learn all about the basics of bird watching!
Feb 7 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Feb 7 End Date
Snakes Alive!
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come get up close and personal with our slithery native neighbors: snakes!
Feb 7 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Feb 7 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
Feb 7 End Date
Walk with the Dinosaurs
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 7 End Date
Duck Pond Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the plants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
Feb 7 End Date
Fly Tying Demonstration
Allen, TX
Learn to tie a fly!
Feb 7 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Feb 7 End Date
Creatures of the Night
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us to see what creatures come out at night! (Pre-registration required)
Feb 7 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
Feb 7 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a hike under the light of the full moon
Feb 8 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 8 End Date
Upper Canyon Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a backcountry, two mile/four hour guided hike that includes visits to a variety of sites that have prehistoric and historic rock art styles, historical railroad sites and the U.S. Army's Detachment of the Seminole Negro Indian Scouts campsite.
Feb 8 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 8 End Date
Bentsen Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for our regular bird walk in search of some of the most beautiful birds in Texas!
Feb 8 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Feb 8 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Feb 8 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Feb 8 End Date
Nature Walk Trail Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
Great for families with small children; learn plant identification and visit the bird blind for some nature viewing. Excellent educational opportunity!
Feb 8 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Feb 8 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 8 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Feb 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.
Feb 8 End Date
Light in the Dark
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
If you lived more than 150 years ago what would you have to gather, and make yourself, to be able to have light at night?
Feb 8 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Feb 8 End Date
Buffalo Soldiers Day
Buffalo Soldiers visit the Institute of Texas Cultures. History, fun, and games for the entire family.
Feb 8 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Feb 9 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 9 End Date
Nature Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out and see some of the fascinating flora and fauna of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
Feb 9 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 10 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 10 End Date
Plant Walks
Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've been curious, and we'll be looking at native and non-native vegetation, much of it unique to South Texas!
Feb 10 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 10 End Date
Beginner's Butterfly Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out to Bentsen and learn all about butterfly watching!
Feb 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Fort Worth)
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-class at the Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
Feb 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Dallas)
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands-on class at Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
Feb 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (San Antonio)
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-class at Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
Feb 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Houston)
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-class at Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
Feb 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Southlake)
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-classes at Central Market Cooking Schools statewide. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
Feb 11 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 11 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 11 End Date
Bentsen Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for our regular bird walk in search of some of the most beautiful birds in Texas!
Feb 11 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 11 End Date
Bayside Birding
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 11 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 11 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 11 End Date
Birding 101
Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding 101 and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Feb 11 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Plano)
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-class at Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
Feb 12 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 12 End Date
Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest
Grab your bike and gear and head west for the Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest. Big Bend Ranch State Park provides some of the best mountain biking you can experience anywhere.
Feb 12 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 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.
Feb 12 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 12 End Date
Texas Turtles
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 12 End Date
Project WILD Facilitator Training
Join the corps of volunteer Facilitators who lead the suite of Project WILD workshops - Prerequisite required
Feb 12 End Date
Migration of Birds
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Where's the birdie? Let's find out. Come to Choke Canyon State Park and join our interpretive park ranger to learn about the migration patterns of birds in North America.c
Feb 12 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 12 End Date
Beginner's Dragonfly Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Search for dragonflies and damselflies at Bentsen State Park!
Feb 13 End Date
Brazos Valley Regional History Fair
Students from a five county region will compete for advancement to Texas History Day in Austin under the guidelines of National History Day.
Feb 13 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 13 End Date
Beginner's Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn more about birding and the birds of South Texas!
Feb 13 End Date
Songbird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Feb 13 End Date
Beach Walk
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 13 End Date
Nature Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and your knowledge of the world of nature as you join us for a guided nature hike.
Feb 13 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 13 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Feb 13 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Feb 13 End Date
Choke Canyon Birds and Their Habitats
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
If you were a bird, where would you be? Come meet our interpretive park ranger for a presentation on the birds of Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 13 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 13 End Date
Birding 101, Wildlife Rehab
Galveston Island State Park
Get the basics of birding, then meet Sky, a young Red-tailed Hawk in rehab and training.
Feb 13 End Date
Sweetheart Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Hike with your sweetheart!
Feb 13 End Date
Birding 201
Goose Island State Park
Want to know more about birding? This fun program picks up where Birding 101 ends!
Feb 13 End Date
Twilight Hike at Spring Creek
Inks Lake State Park
A mile hike at sunset overlooking Devil's Waterhole.
Feb 13 End Date
Night Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!
Feb 13 End Date
Stars over our parks
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Ditch those big city lights, and come see the natural lights in the sky!
Feb 14 End Date
Love Run Marathon
Huntsville State Park
Trails will be in use.
Feb 14 End Date
Bird-Watching
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Come out and spot some of the area birds with the help of an experienced guide!
Feb 14 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Feb 14 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 14 End Date
TROUT FRENZY! Family Fishing Day
Garner State Park
The Frio River will be stocked with 1,000 more rainbow trout awaiting your bait. Let’s go fishing!
Feb 14 End Date
Great Backyard Bird Count
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Counting Birds is a fun, free, family-friendly way to discover and help the birds in your community.
Feb 14 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 14 End Date
Bird Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come see what all the chirping is about as you join us for a guided bird walk through Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Feb 14 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds- Morning Bird Hike
Lake Colorado City State Park
A morning hike to explore the park and see what kind of bird species we can discover.
Feb 14 End Date
Hike The Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Feb 14 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Feb 14 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Feb 14 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Feb 14 End Date
Bird and Nature Walk
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us on our monthly bird watching outing during one of the best birding times of the year. Expect to see 25 or more different species as we explore our Interpretive Wetland Trail and other areas of the hatchery.
Feb 14 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Feb 14 End Date
Archery 101
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Feb 14 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Mustang Island State Park
Preregistration required - sign up today! BYOB - Bring your own bait!
Feb 14 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Mustang Island State Park
Preregistration required - sign up today! BYOB - Bring your own bait!
Feb 14 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Feb 14 End Date
Couples and Canines Hike
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Dogs and their owners are welcome on this Valentine's Day hike!
Feb 14 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 14 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 14 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
Feb 14 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Feb 14 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Feb 14 End Date
Junior Ranger Camp
Blanco State Park
Join a park ranger during our junior ranger camp!
Feb 14 End Date
People and Pets Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Dogs and their owners are welcome to this Valentine’s Day Hike!
Feb 14 End Date
Bird Walk on the Trailway
Lake Mineral Wells Trailway
Join our guided birding walk on the State Trailway. How many species can we find?
Feb 14 End Date
Yoga in the Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy fitness and relaxation for the entire family with a weekly yoga class.
Feb 14 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Feb 14 End Date
Sweetheart Hike
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 14 End Date
Stagecoach Days - Corn for Cash
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
On second Saturdays relive the excitement of coaching in early Texas as Fanthorp's beautiful concord stagecoach will offer rides from 11 A.M. until 3 P.M. The program is weather dependent.
Feb 14 End Date
DIY: Mardi Gras Mask
Galveston Island State Park
Make an animal mask for your Mardi Gras celebrations!
Feb 14 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 14 End Date
Night skies during the day!
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come unlock a mystery or two about the night sky!
Feb 14 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Feb 14 End Date
Geocaching 101
Galveston Island State Park
We'll provide high-tech treasure hunting basics and clues to your next wild adventure.
Feb 14 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Feb 14 End Date
Penn Farm Tour with Lucinda
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
Feb 14 End Date
Birding 101 – A Special Valentine’s Program for Bird Lovers and Love Birds
Franklin Mountains State Park
Do you find it difficult differentiating a crow from a raven, or a bluebird from a blue jay? Well, this is the program for you!
Feb 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds-Backyard Birding Basics
Lake Colorado City State Park
Learn the basic backyard birds of the area and what you can do to improve your bird habitat and birding skills.
Feb 14 End Date
Native Fibers Workshop
Inks Lake State Park
Spend the afternoon making your own paper from native plants!
Feb 14 End Date
Junior Ranger Exploration Time!
Mustang Island State Park
Get started on your way to becoming a Texas State Parks Junior Ranger!
Feb 14 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Feb 14 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
Feb 14 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
Feb 14 End Date
Chautauqua Time
Mother Neff State Park
Guided ranger talk.
Feb 14 End Date
Butter Churning with Lucinda
Cedar Hill State Park
Lucinda churns butter the old fashioned way!
Feb 14 End Date
Wild at Heart Kid's Trail Run
Government Canyon State Natural Area
One-mile trail run for kids.
Feb 14 End Date
Black History Month Event
The museum will present the first and second episodes of the PBS series, “African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” at 2 p.m. Free admission to the museum all day.
Feb 14 End Date
Cupids in Training
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Love is in the air and Cupid needs your help to spread the love this Valentine's Day! Come visit us to learn the basics of archery this Valentine's Day.
Feb 14 End Date
The Original Wild Cave Tour - 2:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
Feb 14 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Feb 14 End Date
Animal Adventures
Purtis Creek State Park
What animals live at Purtis Creek State Park? Learn about these animals and their adventures through exploration, discussion and coloring.
Feb 14 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Feb 14 End Date
Dutch Oven Dessert
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come sample a Valentine's Day themed dessert!
Feb 14 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
Feb 14 End Date
Dutch Oven Cooking Class
Inks Lake State Park
Park rangers will introduce you to the historic art of Dutch oven cooking.
Feb 14 End Date
Duck Pond Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the plants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
Feb 14 End Date
Fly Tying Demonstration
Allen, TX
Learn to tie a fly!
Feb 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds - Owl Around the Campfire
Lake Colorado City State Park
Have a hoot of a good time listening to a few owl stories around the campfire and taking off on a Owl Prowl.
Feb 14 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Feb 14 End Date
Creatures of the Night
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us to see what creatures come out at night! (Pre-registration required)
Feb 14 End Date
Trackmakers of Dinosaur Valley State Park
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 14 End Date
STARGAZING
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Gaze into the night sky through a telescope
Feb 15 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 15 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 15 End Date
Bentsen Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for our regular bird walk in search of some of the most beautiful birds in Texas!
Feb 15 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Feb 15 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Feb 15 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Feb 15 End Date
Birds at Breakfast
Blanco State Park
Come to the park for a morning of bird-watching. Bring your family and your breakfast.
Feb 15 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Feb 15 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 15 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Feb 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.
Feb 15 End Date
Ranger Talk - Lincoln At McKinney Falls
Mckinney Falls State Park
Discover the connection between our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, and the namesake of McKinney Falls, Thomas McKinney.
Feb 15 End Date
Kids Alive!
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a wilderness survival class for kids!
Feb 15 End Date
Ranger Talk - Lincoln at McKinney Falls
Mckinney Falls State Park
Discover the connection between our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, and the namesake of McKinney Falls, Thomas McKinney.
Feb 15 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Feb 15 End Date
Ranger Talk - Lincoln at McKinney Falls
Mckinney Falls State Park
Discover the connection between our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, and the namesake of McKinney Falls, Thomas McKinney.
Feb 15 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Feb 15 End Date
Ranger Talk - Lincoln at McKinney Falls
Mckinney Falls State Park
Discover the connection between our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, and the namesake of McKinney Falls, Thomas McKinney.
Feb 15 End Date
Ranger Talk - Lincoln at McKinney Falls
Mckinney Falls State Park
Discover the connection between our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, and the namesake of McKinney Falls, Thomas McKinney.
Feb 15 End Date
Ranger Talk - Lincoln at McKinney Falls
Discover the connection between our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, and the namesake of McKinney Falls, Thomas McKinney.
Feb 16 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 16 End Date
Nature Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out and see some of the fascinating flora and fauna of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
Feb 16 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 17 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 17 End Date
Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 17 End Date
Plant Walks
Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've been curious, and we'll be looking at native and non-native vegetation, much of it unique to South Texas!
Feb 17 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 17 End Date
Beginner's Butterfly Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out to Bentsen and learn all about butterfly watching!
Feb 18 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 18 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 18 End Date
Bentsen Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for our regular bird walk in search of some of the most beautiful birds in Texas!
Feb 18 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 18 End Date
Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop
This session is presented dual language - Spanish/English and is designed specifically for bilingual teachers. Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 18 End Date
Bayside Birding
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 18 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 18 End Date
Ladies Only Hike
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Feb 18 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 18 End Date
Birding 101
Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding 101 and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Feb 19 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 19 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 19 End Date
Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 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.
Feb 19 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 19 End Date
Texas Turtles
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 19 End Date
Migration of Birds
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Where's the birdie? Let's find out. Come to Choke Canyon State Park and join our interpretive park ranger to learn about the migration patterns of birds in North America.c
Feb 19 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 19 End Date
Beginner's Dragonfly Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Search for dragonflies and damselflies at Bentsen State Park!
Feb 20 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 20 End Date
Beginner's Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn more about birding and the birds of South Texas!
Feb 20 End Date
Songbird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Feb 20 End Date
Beach Walk
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 20 End Date
Nature Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and your knowledge of the world of nature as you join us for a guided nature hike.
Feb 20 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 20 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Feb 20 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Feb 20 End Date
Choke Canyon Birds and Their Habitats
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
If you were a bird, where would you be? Come meet our interpretive park ranger for a presentation on the birds of Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 20 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 20 End Date
Birding 201
Goose Island State Park
Want to know more about birding? This fun program picks up where Birding 101 ends!
Feb 20 End Date
Twilight Hike at Spring Creek
Inks Lake State Park
A mile hike at sunset overlooking Devil's Waterhole.
Feb 20 End Date
Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Stephen F. Austin State Park | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Feb 20 End Date
Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Cleburne State Park (OPEN)
Cleburne State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Feb 20 End Date
February's New Year, New Moon Stargazing
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join TPWD staff and the Sun City Astronomers for a night of dark skies, bright stars, and mythological storytelling!
Feb 21 End Date
Enchanted "Rock Star" Festival
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area has been designated by the International Dark Sky Association as a Gold Tier International Dark Sky Park. To celebrate the efforts made by staff and volunteers to earn that special status, we will be holding an all-day event for the public.
Feb 21 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
Feb 21 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 21 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 21 End Date
Bird Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come see what all the chirping is about as you join us for a guided bird walk through Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Feb 21 End Date
Hueco Tanks Birding Hike
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
Feb 21 End Date
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo Workshop
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 21 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 21 End Date
Explore the Canyon--to the Dinosaur Tracks!
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a very special adventure this month
Feb 21 End Date
Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Take this unique behind the scenes tour of areas that are closed to the general public. Reservations are required. Tours open to ages 14+ only.
Feb 21 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Feb 21 End Date
Volunteer Work Day-Cleburne State Park Trail System
Cleburne State Park
Please call the park Saturday morning to find out if the event has been cancelled or not due to weather. 817-645-4215
Feb 21 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Feb 21 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Feb 21 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Feb 21 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Mustang Island State Park
Preregistration required - sign up today! BYOB - Bring your own bait!
Feb 21 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Mustang Island State Park
Preregistration required - sign up today! BYOB - Bring your own bait!
Feb 21 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels! Must have reservation to participate.
Feb 21 End Date
Aquatic WILD
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 21 End Date
Project WILD
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 21 End Date
Fly Fishing Class for Beginners
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Expert fly-fisher Bob Cappallo will teach fly-fishing for beginners, age 16 years and older. No fly-fishing experience is required and equipment is provided.
Feb 21 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Feb 21 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 21 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
Feb 21 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 21 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
Feb 21 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Feb 21 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Feb 21 End Date
Geocaching 101
Cedar Hill State Park
It’s the fastest growing outdoor activity in the world!
Feb 21 End Date
EcoRun
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Learn about the ecology and natural history of Government Canyon while running!
Feb 21 End Date
The Original Wild Cave Tour - 10:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
Feb 21 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Meridian State Park
Join us for a walk and talk on our Bosque hiking trail!
Feb 21 End Date
Stories in Stone
Blanco State Park
A high tech scavenger hunt to reveal the stories left in stone by the Civilian Conservation Corps Company 854.
Feb 21 End Date
Nature Walk
Blanco State Park
Learn about the history and biology of Blanco State Park.
Feb 21 End Date
Cross Timbers Bird Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Feb 21 End Date
Yoga in the Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy fitness and relaxation for the entire family with a weekly yoga class.
Feb 21 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Feb 21 End Date
Backpack the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Feb 21 End Date
Junior Ranger Adventure
Inks Lake State Park
A fun hike and a chance to learn stewardship from a park ranger.
Feb 21 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 21 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Feb 21 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Feb 21 End Date
Hike the Hill
Cedar Hill State Park
Take a moderate hike and learn about the plants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
Feb 21 End Date
Junior Ranger Exploration Time!
Mustang Island State Park
Get started on your way to becoming a Texas State Parks Junior Ranger!
Feb 21 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Feb 21 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
Feb 21 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
Feb 21 End Date
Chautauqua Time
Mother Neff State Park
Guided ranger talk.
Feb 21 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Children who spend time in nature are healthier, happier, and smarter! Join us to earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Feb 21 End Date
Black History Month Event
The museum will host Dr. Bernadette Pruitt, professor of history at Sam Houston State University, for a 2 p.m. presentation titled, "The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, Texas." Free admission to the museum all day.
Feb 21 End Date
When Nature Sings
Mckinney Falls State Park
Communicate with nature through role-playing and music-making. Interactive program!
Feb 21 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Feb 21 End Date
GEOCACHING
Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Hide and Seek
Feb 21 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Feb 21 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
Feb 21 End Date
Penn Farm Tour
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
Feb 21 End Date
Fly Tying Demonstration
Allen, TX
Learn to tie a fly!
Feb 21 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Feb 21 End Date
Courtyard Stargazing
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Spend the evening looking at the stars!
Feb 21 End Date
Star Party in the Valley
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 21 End Date
Big Bend Ranch State Park Star Party
Here at Big Bend Ranch State Park we have some of the darkest of Dark Skies, which makes for spectacularly clear viewing of the night skies. So come tour our night skies and stay over to experience and enjoy this remote and magnificently scenic park to its fullest.
Feb 22 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 22 End Date
Last Sunday Hike
Wyler Aerial Tramway
Join us for our monthly hike up Ranger Peak.
Feb 22 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 22 End Date
Bentsen Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for our regular bird walk in search of some of the most beautiful birds in Texas!
Feb 22 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Feb 22 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Feb 22 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Feb 22 End Date
Women's Hike - Schaeffer Shuffle Trail
Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a great opportunity for females of all ages who may feel some apprehension or fear about the activity of hiking. Join in on the fellowship and camaraderie of an all female group, learning the basics about safety and hiking in the desert. Join us for a guided hike along a scenic trail through canyons and an old ranching site - Moderate/Difficult hike.
Feb 22 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Feb 22 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 22 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Feb 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.
Feb 22 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Feb 22 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Feb 22 End Date
Arts in the Parks - Voice Lessons
Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 22 End Date
“70th Anniversary of Iwo Jima Ceremony”
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
History Event
Feb 23 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 23 End Date
Nature Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out and see some of the fascinating flora and fauna of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
Feb 23 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 24 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 24 End Date
Plant Walks
Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've been curious, and we'll be looking at native and non-native vegetation, much of it unique to South Texas!
Feb 24 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 24 End Date
Beginner's Butterfly Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out to Bentsen and learn all about butterfly watching!
Feb 25 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 25 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 25 End Date
Bentsen Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for our regular bird walk in search of some of the most beautiful birds in Texas!
Feb 25 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 25 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 25 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 25 End Date
Birding 101
Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding 101 and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Feb 26 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 26 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 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.
Feb 26 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 26 End Date
Migration of Birds
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Where's the birdie? Let's find out. Come to Choke Canyon State Park and join our interpretive park ranger to learn about the migration patterns of birds in North America.c
Feb 26 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 26 End Date
Beginner's Dragonfly Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Search for dragonflies and damselflies at Bentsen State Park!
Feb 27 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 27 End Date
Beginner's Bird Walk
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn more about birding and the birds of South Texas!
Feb 27 End Date
Songbird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Feb 27 End Date
Beach Walk
Mustang Island State Park
Feb 27 End Date
Growing Up WILD
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 27 End Date
Nature Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and your knowledge of the world of nature as you join us for a guided nature hike.
Feb 27 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 27 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Feb 27 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Feb 27 End Date
Choke Canyon Birds and Their Habitats
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
If you were a bird, where would you be? Come meet our interpretive park ranger for a presentation on the birds of Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 27 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Feb 27 End Date
Birding 201
Goose Island State Park
Want to know more about birding? This fun program picks up where Birding 101 ends!
Feb 27 End Date
Twilight Hike at Spring Creek
Inks Lake State Park
A mile hike at sunset overlooking Devil's Waterhole.
Feb 27 End Date
On the prowl for owls!
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Whoo whoo!
Feb 27 End Date
Night Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!
Feb 27 End Date
Night Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a Ranger and discover the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Feb 27 End Date
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit | Texas Outdoor Family | Special Cabin Camping Event! | San Antonio Area | (Open)
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Feb 28 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two-day celebration of Texas Independence.
Feb 28 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Feb 28 End Date
Flying Feathered Friends
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Calling all levels of bird watchers!
Feb 28 End Date
Baytown Family YMCA of Greater Houston
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Feb 28 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 28 End Date
Bird Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come see what all the chirping is about as you join us for a guided bird walk through Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Feb 28 End Date
Shorebird Walk
Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. February bird walks are led by Les and Jane Hall.
Feb 28 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Feb 28 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Feb 28 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Feb 28 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Feb 28 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Mustang Island State Park
Preregistration required - sign up today! BYOB - Bring your own bait!
Feb 28 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Mustang Island State Park
Preregistration required - sign up today! BYOB - Bring your own bait!
Feb 28 End Date
Digital Nature Photography 101
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn the basics of digital nature photography with one of the best photographers around!
Feb 28 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Feb 28 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Feb 28 End Date
Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Feb 28 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Feb 28 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 28 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
Feb 28 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Feb 28 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Feb 28 End Date
Smokehouse Secrets
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Discover how sausage, bacon and ham were cured a century ago.
Feb 28 End Date
Creature Clues
A high tech scavenger hunt to discover the clues that a creature left behind.
Feb 28 End Date
Life's Better Outside Experience
Come explore fun, hands-on outdoor recreation activities. Perfect for youth and families, youth groups, or adults.
Feb 28 End Date
Nature Day
Sea Center Texas
Enjoy educational programs and activities that will introduce you and your family to the wonders of nature. Walk-through exhibits, activities, and crafts will be offered by a variety of nature based organizations.
Feb 28 End Date
D.O.R.B.A. Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
3 Mile Hike
Feb 28 End Date
Vanishing Prairie guided hike
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join a park ranger for a guided hike!
Feb 28 End Date
8th Annual Archeolympics
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
primitive skills demonstrations and competitions
Feb 28 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
Feb 28 End Date
Yoga in the Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy fitness and relaxation for the entire family with a weekly yoga class.
Feb 28 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Feb 28 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Feb 28 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Feb 28 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Feb 28 End Date
Native Fibers Workshop
Inks Lake State Park
Spend the afternoon making your own paper from native plants!
Feb 28 End Date
Youth Fishing Event
Sea Center Texas
Pack your sunscreen, lawn chair and fishing gear for catch-and-release fishing at our marine fish hatchery and visitor education center.
Feb 28 End Date
Critters of North Texas
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about some of the critters found here in North Texas
Feb 28 End Date
Junior Ranger Exploration Time!
Mustang Island State Park
Get started on your way to becoming a Texas State Parks Junior Ranger!
Feb 28 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Feb 28 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
Feb 28 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
Feb 28 End Date
Chautauqua Time
Mother Neff State Park
Guided ranger talk.
Feb 28 End Date
Animal Adventures
Purtis Creek State Park
What animals live at Purtis Creek State Park? Learn about these animals and their adventures through exploration, discussion and coloring.
Feb 28 End Date
Nature Hike
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a walk on the wild side.
Feb 28 End Date
Kid’s Wilderness Survival
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids
Feb 28 End Date
Geocaching 101
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 28 End Date
Art in the Park
Cedar Hill State Park
Wild about art!
Feb 28 End Date
Feb 28 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Feb 28 End Date
Concert - For This We Stand
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Mainland Chorale & Mainland Singers of Texas City to perform.
Feb 28 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
Feb 28 End Date
Duck Pond Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the plants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
Feb 28 End Date
Fly Tying Demonstration
Allen, TX
Learn to tie a fly!
Feb 28 End Date
Bat and Owl Prowl Under the Moon
Inks Lake State Park
A special hike as we watch for bats and owls under a first quarter moon!
Feb 28 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Feb 28 End Date
Creatures of the Night
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us as we see what creatures come out at night! (Pre-registration required)

March 2015

Mar 1 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two-day celebration of Texas Independence.
Mar 1 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 1 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 1 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 1 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 1 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 1 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Mar 1 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 1 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Mar 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.
Mar 1 End Date
Life's Better Outside Experience
Come explore fun, hands-on outdoor recreation activities. Perfect for youth and families, youth groups, or adults.
Mar 1 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Mar 1 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Mar 2 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 2 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 3 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 3 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 4 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 4 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 4 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 4 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 5 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 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.
Mar 5 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 5 End Date
Migration of Birds
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Where's the birdie? Let's find out. Come to Choke Canyon State Park and join our interpretive park ranger to learn about the migration patterns of birds in North America.c
Mar 5 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 6 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 6 End Date
Nature Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and your knowledge of the world of nature as you join us for a guided nature hike.
Mar 6 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 6 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 6 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Mar 6 End Date
Choke Canyon Birds and Their Habitats
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
If you were a bird, where would you be? Come meet our interpretive park ranger for a presentation on the birds of Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 6 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 6 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Government Canyon State Natural Area
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Mar 7 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 7 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 7 End Date
Bird Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come see what all the chirping is about as you join us for a guided bird walk through Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Mar 7 End Date
Project WILD
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Mar 7 End Date
Fort Clark Days
Visit with the Buffalo Soldiers and many more as Fort Clark comes alive with voices of the past.
Mar 7 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Mar 7 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 7 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 7 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 7 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Mar 7 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Mar 7 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 7 End Date
McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Open)
Mckinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 7 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 7 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 7 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
Mar 7 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Mar 7 End Date
Texas Independance Day Celebration
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come and out see reenactors showing what life was like in early Texas.
Mar 7 End Date
Life's Better Outside Experience
Come explore fun, hands-on outdoor recreation activities. Perfect for youth and families, youth groups, or adults.
Mar 7 End Date
Yoga in the Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy fitness and relaxation for the entire family with a weekly yoga class.
Mar 7 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Mar 7 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 7 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Mar 7 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Mar 7 End Date
Bluebird House Day
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to build your own bluebird house!
Mar 7 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Mar 7 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
Mar 7 End Date
Chautauqua Time
Mother Neff State Park
Guided ranger talk.
Mar 7 End Date
Cedar Ridge Scenic Overlook Hike
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mar 7 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Mar 7 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
Mar 7 End Date
Fly Tying Demonstration
Allen, TX
Learn to tie a fly!
Mar 7 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Mar 7 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a hike under the light of the full moon
Mar 8 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 8 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 8 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 8 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 8 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 8 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Mar 8 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 8 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Mar 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.
Mar 8 End Date
Life's Better Outside Experience
Come explore fun, hands-on outdoor recreation activities. Perfect for youth and families, youth groups, or adults.
Mar 8 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 8 End Date
Snake Arts and Crafts Activity
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to make and take your own snake (keychain)!
Mar 8 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Mar 8 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Mar 8 End Date
Geocaching
Martin Creek Lake State Park
High tech hide and seek
Mar 9 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 9 End Date
Become a SPRING BREAK Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 9 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 9 End Date
Backyard Birding
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Basic backyard birding
Mar 10 End Date
Spring Break: Additional days open on Tuesday – Thursday, March 10 – 12, 2015
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Site open continuously March 6th, 2015 – March 16th, 2015
Mar 10 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 10 End Date
Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Mar 10 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
Mar 10 End Date
KNOT ON MY WATCH
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Survival Knot Tying
Mar 10 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 10 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
Mar 10 End Date
Arts and Nature
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Mar 11 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 11 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 11 End Date
Hike with a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
Mar 11 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 11 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
Mar 11 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 11 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
Mar 11 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this afternoon program.
Mar 11 End Date
Garner State Park | Two Night Spring Break! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (Open)
Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 12 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 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.
Mar 12 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 12 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up).
Mar 12 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
Mar 12 End Date
Migration of Birds
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Where's the birdie? Let's find out. Come to Choke Canyon State Park and join our interpretive park ranger to learn about the migration patterns of birds in North America.c
Mar 12 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 12 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
Mar 12 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Mar 13 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 13 End Date
Nature Walk Trail Hike
Franklin Mountains State Park
Great for families with small children; learn plant identification and visit the bird blind for some nature viewing. Excellent educational opportunity!
Mar 13 End Date
Nature Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and your knowledge of the world of nature as you join us for a guided nature hike.
Mar 13 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 13 End Date
Dutch Oven Cooking and History
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Cast iron cooking
Mar 13 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up).
Mar 13 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 13 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Mar 13 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
Mar 13 End Date
Choke Canyon Birds and Their Habitats
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
If you were a bird, where would you be? Come meet our interpretive park ranger for a presentation on the birds of Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 13 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 13 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
Mar 13 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this afternoon program.
Mar 13 End Date
Garner State Park | Two Night Spring Break! |Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (Open)
Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 14 End Date
Bird-Watching
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Come out and spot some of the area birds with the help of an experienced guide!
Mar 14 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Mar 14 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 14 End Date
Presa Canyon Day Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a backcountry hike to secluded areas of the park’s canyons where visitors will visit several rock art sites showing a variety of prehistoric rock art styles.
Mar 14 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 14 End Date
Bird Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come see what all the chirping is about as you join us for a guided bird walk through Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Mar 14 End Date
Hike The Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Mar 14 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Mar 14 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 14 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 14 End Date
Bird and Nature Walk
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us on our monthly bird watching outing during one of the best birding times of the year. Expect to see 25 or more different species as we explore our Interpretive Wetland Trail and other areas of the hatchery.
Mar 14 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 14 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Mar 14 End Date
Native American Playday
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mar 14 End Date
Fly Fish Texas
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Fly fishing clubs and anglers from across Texas come to TFFC to share fly fishing tips and techniques and teach them to others. Aimed at the novice fly fisher, Fly Fish Texas is designed to teach you how to tie a fly, cast it and catch a fish with it—all in the same day.
Mar 14 End Date
Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Mar 14 End Date
Archery 101
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Mar 14 End Date
Birding with a Ranger
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what was that bird?
Mar 14 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Mar 14 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 14 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 14 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
Mar 14 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Mar 14 End Date
Martin Creeks First Annual Kid fish
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who will catch the biggest fish?
Mar 14 End Date
Yoga in the Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy fitness and relaxation for the entire family with a weekly yoga class.
Mar 14 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Mar 14 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Mar 14 End Date
Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Mar 14 End Date
Stagecoach Days - Traveling Texas; A Ticket to Adventure
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
On second Saturdays relive the excitement of coaching in early Texas as Fanthorp's beautiful concord stagecoach will offer rides from 11 A.M. until 3 P.M. The program is weather dependent.
Mar 14 End Date
Wyler Aerial Tramway 14th Year Anniversary Celebration
Wyler Aerial Tramway
Join the fun and the celebration at our 14th Year Anniversary!
Mar 14 End Date
Life and Times of the Buffalo Soldier
Buffalo Soldiers share their story of the life and times on the Texas frontier. Artifacts and interactive activities will be on hand for the entire family.
Mar 14 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 14 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Mar 14 End Date
Geocaching 101
Galveston Island State Park
We'll provide high-tech treasure hunting basics and clues to your next wild adventure.
Mar 14 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Mar 14 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Mar 14 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
Mar 14 End Date
Chautauqua Time
Mother Neff State Park
Guided ranger talk.
Mar 14 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
Mar 14 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Mar 14 End Date
Kid’s Dinosaur Track Clean Out
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mar 14 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
Mar 14 End Date
Fly Tying Demonstration
Allen, TX
Learn to tie a fly!
Mar 14 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Mar 14 End Date
Explore the Night Sky
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Association for a star-filled evening of discovery!
Mar 14 End Date
Stargazing
Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope.
Mar 15 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 15 End Date
Upper Canyon Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a backcountry, two mile/four hour guided hike that includes visits to a variety of sites that have prehistoric and historic rock art styles, historical railroad sites and the U.S. Army's Detachment of the Seminole Negro Indian Scouts campsite.
Mar 15 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 15 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 15 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 15 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 15 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Mar 15 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 15 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Mar 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.
Mar 15 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 15 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Mar 15 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Mar 15 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Mar 15 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Spring Break! | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Open)
Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 16 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 16 End Date
Become a SPRING BREAK Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 16 End Date
Project WILD Facilitator Training
Join the corps of volunteer Facilitators who lead the suite of Project WILD workshops - prerequisite required
Mar 16 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 17 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 17 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short hike.
Mar 17 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 17 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation.
Mar 18 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 18 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 18 End Date
Hike with a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
Mar 18 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 18 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short hike.
Mar 18 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 18 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation.
Mar 18 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this afternoon program.
Mar 19 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 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.
Mar 19 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 19 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up).
Mar 19 End Date
Plein Air Watercolor Painting
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint Nature Scenes outside.
Mar 19 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short hike.
Mar 19 End Date
Migration of Birds
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Where's the birdie? Let's find out. Come to Choke Canyon State Park and join our interpretive park ranger to learn about the migration patterns of birds in North America.c
Mar 19 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 19 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation.
Mar 19 End Date
Make & Take - Fish Prints
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
How did people capture the memory of their fish catches before cameras? Join us to find out.
Mar 19 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Mar 20 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 20 End Date
“Bark in the Park”, dog-friendly hike (5.5 mi)
Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a fun, dog-friendly hike on the Lower Sunset and Loop 2 Trails sure to be a tail-waggin' good time!
Mar 20 End Date
Make & Take - Animal Track Booklet
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Making this booklet will help you ID animal tracks on our trails!
Mar 20 End Date
Nature Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and your knowledge of the world of nature as you join us for a guided nature hike.
Mar 20 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 20 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up).
Mar 20 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 20 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Mar 20 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short hike.
Mar 20 End Date
Choke Canyon Birds and Their Habitats
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
If you were a bird, where would you be? Come meet our interpretive park ranger for a presentation on the birds of Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 20 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 20 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation.
Mar 20 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this afternoon program.
Mar 21 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
Mar 21 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 21 End Date
Presa Canyon Day Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a backcountry hike to secluded areas of the park’s canyons where visitors will visit several rock art sites showing a variety of prehistoric rock art styles.
Mar 21 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 21 End Date
Bird Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come see what all the chirping is about as you join us for a guided bird walk through Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Mar 21 End Date
Hueco Tanks Birding Hike
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
Mar 21 End Date
Explore the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us each month every third Saturday for a new adventure!
Mar 21 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Mar 21 End Date
Volunteer Work Day-Cleburne State Park Trail System
Cleburne State Park
Please call the park Saturday morning to find out if the event has been cancelled or not due to weather. 817-645-4215
Mar 21 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 21 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 21 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 21 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Mar 21 End Date
Project WILD
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Mar 21 End Date
Island Trail Nature Hike
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Mar 21 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Mar 21 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 21 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
Mar 21 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 21 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Mar 21 End Date
Beach and Bay Day
Galveston Island State Park
Our park opens its doors for a FREE come out and play day!
Mar 21 End Date
Yoga in the Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy fitness and relaxation for the entire family with a weekly yoga class.
Mar 21 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Mar 21 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 21 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Mar 21 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Mar 21 End Date
Annual LBJ Kite Day
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Old fashioned kite decorating and flying fun at the park.
Mar 21 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Mar 21 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
Mar 21 End Date
Chautauqua Time
Mother Neff State Park
Guided ranger talk.
Mar 21 End Date
Limestone Ledge Trail Hike
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mar 21 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Mar 21 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Mar 21 End Date
Guided Night Hike
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to discover the nocturnal animals that bring the forest to life at night.
Mar 22 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 22 End Date
Upper Canyon Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a backcountry, two mile/four hour guided hike that includes visits to a variety of sites that have prehistoric and historic rock art styles, historical railroad sites and the U.S. Army's Detachment of the Seminole Negro Indian Scouts campsite.
Mar 22 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 22 End Date
Golden-cheeked Warbler Hike
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Mar 22 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 22 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 22 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 22 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Mar 22 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 22 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Mar 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.
Mar 22 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 22 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Mar 22 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Mar 22 End Date
Spring Has Sprung!
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us as we explore for early Spring wildflowers.
Mar 23 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 23 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 24 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 24 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 25 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 25 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 25 End Date
Hike with a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
Mar 25 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 25 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 26 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 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.
Mar 26 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 26 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up).
Mar 26 End Date
Migration of Birds
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Where's the birdie? Let's find out. Come to Choke Canyon State Park and join our interpretive park ranger to learn about the migration patterns of birds in North America.c
Mar 26 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 26 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Mar 27 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 27 End Date
Nature Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and your knowledge of the world of nature as you join us for a guided nature hike.
Mar 27 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 27 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up).
Mar 27 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 27 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Mar 27 End Date
Choke Canyon Birds and Their Habitats
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
If you were a bird, where would you be? Come meet our interpretive park ranger for a presentation on the birds of Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 27 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 27 End Date
Purtis Creek State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)
Purtis Creek State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 27 End Date
Night Hike
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a Park Ranger and discover the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Mar 28 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 28 End Date
15th Annual Jackrabbit Classic & Javier Arana Jr. Memorial
Franklin Mountains State Park
Sponsored by: Up and Running El Paso, join us for a foot race out in the mountain foothills of Far West Texas!
Mar 28 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 28 End Date
Bird Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come see what all the chirping is about as you join us for a guided bird walk through Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Mar 28 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Mar 28 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 28 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 28 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 28 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Mar 28 End Date
Island Trail Nature Hike
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Mar 28 End Date
West Texas Heritage Days
Visit with living historians from all over the state as they bring history to life on the historic grounds of Fort McKavett. Buffalo Soldiers, Native Americans, cannons and more.
Mar 28 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Mar 28 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 28 End Date
Choke Canyon Bird Walk
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Do you see what I see? Join our interpretive park ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 28 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Mar 28 End Date
Plein Air Watercolor Painting
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
Mar 28 End Date
Beasts of Burden; Draft Animals at Work
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Barrington Living History Farm and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work.
Mar 28 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
Mar 28 End Date
Yoga in the Park
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy fitness and relaxation for the entire family with a weekly yoga class.
Mar 28 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Mar 28 End Date
Music Makes a Celebration
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Discover the music that inspired celebration and recreation in 19th century Texas at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site with our fourth Saturday program - Music Makes a Celebration presented by “Roseville Fair Old Time String Band.”
Mar 28 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Mar 28 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Mar 28 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Mar 28 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Mar 28 End Date
Birding 101 & Bird Tracks
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Who was that? Come join the park rangers at Choke Canyon State Park to learn the basics of birding and identifying their tracks!
Mar 28 End Date
Chautauqua Time
Mother Neff State Park
Guided ranger talk.
Mar 28 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Mar 28 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Mar 29 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 29 End Date
Last Sunday Hike
Wyler Aerial Tramway
Join us for our monthly hike, this time we'll go up and around!
Mar 29 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 29 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Mar 29 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Mar 29 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Mar 29 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Mar 29 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 29 End Date
Native and Non-Native Texas Wildlife
Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham
Come learn about native and non-native wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers!
Mar 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.
Mar 29 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 29 End Date
Beasts of Burden; Draft Animals at Work
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Barrington Living History Farm and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work.
Mar 29 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Mar 29 End Date
Butterfly Walk
Resaca de la Palma State Park
Watch and identify a variety of beautiful butterflies on a guided walk around the butterfly garden and hiking trails.
Mar 30 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 30 End Date
North Texas Drought Day
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!
Mar 30 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Mar 31 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar 31 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?

April 2015

Apr 1 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 1 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 1 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 1 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 2 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 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.
Apr 2 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 2 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 3 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 3 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 3 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Apr 3 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Apr 3 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 3 End Date
Davis Mountains Yoga Workshop
Davis Mountains State Park
Davis Mountains State Park is proud to host the first in the 'Public Lands Yoga Experience' series. Connect with nature while learning the physical and mental benefits of outdoor yoga safely with a professional instructor on this full moon weekend. This workshop is for all levels. Fee applies, please see details.
Apr 4 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 4 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 4 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Apr 4 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Apr 4 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Apr 4 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Apr 4 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Apr 4 End Date
Guided Beginner's Mountain Bike Ride
Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Apr 4 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Apr 4 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 4 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Apr 4 End Date
Easter Egg Hunt
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Only eat the chocolates in the plastic Easter eggs, not the ones that the rabbits made that morning!
Apr 4 End Date
Easter at the Farm
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate Easter as a 1915 German farm family would have at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm.
Apr 4 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Apr 4 End Date
Hippity Hop the Park Easter Egg Hunt
Easter egg hunt for children through age 9.
Apr 4 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Apr 4 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Apr 4 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Apr 4 End Date
Easter Egg Hunt
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come out for our annual Easter egg hunt.
Apr 4 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Apr 4 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Apr 4 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Apr 4 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Government Canyon State Natural Area
AAAAAAAAAAOOOOOOooooooooo
Apr 5 End Date
Peak Fitness Challenge Hike - Ron Coleman Trail (CARPOOLING NECESSARY)
Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike on one of the toughest trails in the Franklin Mountains! Your hard work pays off with spectacular views, “fun” challenges climbing 4 sections of chains and over steep 10 -15 ft rock walls, and of course the right to say you conquered the Ron Coleman Trail.
Apr 5 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 5 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 5 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Apr 5 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Apr 5 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Apr 5 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Apr 5 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 5 End Date
Electric Tram Tour
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 5 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 5 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Apr 6 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 6 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 7 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 7 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 8 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 8 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 8 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 8 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 9 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 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.
Apr 9 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 9 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 10 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 10 End Date
Living History Days
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Living history days focused on the late 1800s.
Apr 10 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 10 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Apr 10 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Apr 10 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 11 End Date
Bird-Watching
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Come out and spot some of the area birds with the help of an experienced guide!
Apr 11 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Apr 11 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 11 End Date
Presa Canyon Overnight Camping Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This backcountry hike to the far secluded areas of the park where visitors will visit several rock art sites showing a variety of prehistoric and historic rock art styles and camp under the stars before returning the following day.
Apr 11 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 11 End Date
Hike The Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Apr 11 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Apr 11 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Apr 11 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Apr 11 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Apr 11 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Apr 11 End Date
Living History Days
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Living history days focused on the late 1800s.
Apr 11 End Date
Native Plants of the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Go exploring for plants with the amazing botanist Bill Carr!!
Apr 11 End Date
5th Annual Athens Eggfest
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us for an event featuring gastric delights and the incredible Green Egg outdoor ceramic cooker.
Apr 11 End Date
Bird and Nature Walk
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us on our monthly bird watching outing during one of the best birding times of the year.
Apr 11 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Apr 11 End Date
Franklin Mountains State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | El Paso Area | (Open)
Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 11 End Date
Bastrop State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Open)
Bastrop State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 11 End Date
Estero Llano Grande State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | South Texas Area | (Open)
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 11 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 11 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Apr 11 End Date
Woodpecker Arts & Crafts
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come make your own woodpecker.
Apr 11 End Date
Basketry-on-the-Brazos
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us as we go through the process of pounding a green log into baskets splits, and help us weave those splits into baskets that we will use on the farm throughout the year
Apr 11 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Apr 11 End Date
Stagecoach Days - Dance Across Texas; San Jacinto Ball
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
On second Saturdays relive the excitement of coaching in early Texas as Fanthorp's beautiful concord stagecoach will offer rides from 11 A.M. until 3 P.M. The program is weather dependent.
Apr 11 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Apr 11 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Apr 11 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Apr 11 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Apr 11 End Date
Owl Pellet Dissection
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out what that owl hacked up!
Apr 11 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Apr 11 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Apr 12 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 12 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 12 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Apr 12 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Apr 12 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Apr 12 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Apr 12 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 12 End Date
Electric Tram Tour
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 12 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 12 End Date
Basketry-on-the-Brazos
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us as we go through the process of pounding a green log into baskets splits, and help us weave those splits into baskets that we will use on the farm throughout the year
Apr 12 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Apr 12 End Date
Wildflower Walk
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 13 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 13 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 14 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 14 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 15 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 15 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 15 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 15 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 16 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 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.
Apr 16 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 16 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 17 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 17 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 17 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Apr 17 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Apr 17 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 17 End Date
Cedar Hill State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)
Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 18 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
Apr 18 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 18 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 18 End Date
Hueco Tanks Birding Hike
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
Apr 18 End Date
Four-Hour Guided Kayak Trip
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to explore our sloughs on kayak but not alone?
Apr 18 End Date
Explore the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us each month every third Saturday for a new adventure!
Apr 18 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Apr 18 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Apr 18 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Apr 18 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Apr 18 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Apr 18 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Apr 18 End Date
Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 18 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 18 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
Apr 18 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Apr 18 End Date
Guided Nature Wildlife Tour and Walk
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Guided nature wildlife tour and walk. Explore the trails of LBJ State Park.
Apr 18 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Apr 18 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Apr 18 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Apr 18 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Apr 18 End Date
Map and Compass Basics
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Learn how to find your way in the wild!
Apr 18 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Apr 18 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Apr 18 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Apr 18 End Date
StarWalk
In its 20th year, StarWalk starts with a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park. Sun Fun, solar observing, is in the afternoon
Apr 19 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 19 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 19 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Apr 19 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Apr 19 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Apr 19 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Apr 19 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 19 End Date
Electric Tram Tour
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 19 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 19 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Apr 20 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 20 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 21 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 21 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 22 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 22 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 22 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 22 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 23 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 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.
Apr 23 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 23 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 24 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 24 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 24 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Apr 24 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
Apr 24 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 25 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 25 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 25 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Apr 25 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Apr 25 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Apr 25 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Apr 25 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
Apr 25 End Date
Antique Tractor Show
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come see some of these time-forgotten tractors that have been restored and are ready to pull sleds across the field.
Apr 25 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
Apr 25 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 25 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Apr 25 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
Apr 25 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
Apr 25 End Date
Music Makes a Celebration
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Discover the music that inspired celebration and recreation in 19th century Texas at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site with our fourth Saturday program - Music Makes a Celebration presented by “Roseville Fair Old Time String Band.”
Apr 25 End Date
Mile High Chili Cook-Off
Davis Mountains State Park
The 1st Annual CASI sanctioned competition in the Davis Mountains will attract talented chefs from far and wide as they strive to make it to the finals in Terlingua. Visitors are invited to taste the fruits of their labor for only a $4 donation! Come for the food, stay for the music, scenery, and everything that makes west Texas the perfect place for a weekend in the spring!
Apr 25 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
Apr 25 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Apr 25 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Apr 25 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Apr 25 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
Apr 25 End Date
Spring Concert
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate spring in song with the Beeville Community Choir
Apr 25 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
Apr 26 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 26 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 26 End Date
North Texas Drought Day
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!
Apr 26 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Apr 26 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
Apr 26 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
Apr 26 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Apr 26 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 26 End Date
Electric Tram Tour
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 26 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 26 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
Apr 27 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 27 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 28 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 28 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 29 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 29 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 29 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 29 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Apr 30 End Date
Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Oñate
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Camino al Norte is a traveling exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Apr 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.
Apr 30 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 30 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?

May 2015

May 1 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 1 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
May 1 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
May 1 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 1 End Date
Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Ft Worth Area | (Open)
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 2 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 2 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 2 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
May 2 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
May 2 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
May 2 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
May 2 End Date
Cinco de Mayo
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Celebrate the joint history of Texas and Mexico with dance, music, food and outdoor activities.
May 2 End Date
Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
May 2 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
May 2 End Date
Pedernales Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Open)
Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 2 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 2 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
May 2 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
May 2 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
May 2 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
May 2 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
May 2 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
May 2 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
May 2 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
May 3 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 3 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
May 3 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
May 3 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
May 3 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
May 3 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 3 End Date
Electric Tram Tour
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
May 3 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
May 3 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
May 4 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 5 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 6 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 6 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 6 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 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.
May 7 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 7 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 8 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 8 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
May 8 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
May 8 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 8 End Date
Garner State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (Open)
Garner State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 9 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
May 9 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 9 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 9 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
May 9 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
May 9 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
May 9 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
May 9 End Date
Bird and Nature Walk
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us on our monthly bird watching outing during one of the best birding times of the year.
May 9 End Date
Lake Brownwood State Park Open House and Buffalo Soldiers Program
Lake Brownwood State Park
Come experience the life of a Buffalo Soldier within our authentic camp. Free fun for the young or young at heart.
May 9 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
May 9 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 9 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
May 9 End Date
Junior Ranger Day at LBJ State Park
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn about and get started in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Junior Ranger Program.
May 9 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
May 9 End Date
Stagecoach Days - "On Time and Cradled Like a Baby"
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
On second Saturdays relive the excitement of coaching in early Texas as Fanthorp's beautiful concord stagecoach will offer rides from 11 A.M. until 3 P.M. The program is weather dependent.
May 9 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
May 9 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
May 9 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
May 9 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
May 9 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
May 9 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
May 10 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 10 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
May 10 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
May 10 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
May 10 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
May 10 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 10 End Date
Electric Tram Tour
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
May 10 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
May 10 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
May 11 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 12 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 13 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 13 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 13 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 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.
May 14 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 14 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 15 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 15 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
May 15 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
May 15 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 15 End Date
Dinosaur Valley State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dutch Oven Cooking Event | Ft Worth Area | (Open)
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 16 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
May 16 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 16 End Date
Hueco Tanks Birding Hike
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
May 16 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 16 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
May 16 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
May 16 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
May 16 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
May 16 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
May 16 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 16 End Date
Guadalupe River State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (Open)
Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 16 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 16 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
May 16 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
May 16 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
May 16 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
May 16 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
May 16 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
May 16 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
May 16 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
May 16 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
May 16 End Date
StarWalk
In its 20th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park, followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is one of four Texas International Dark Sky Parks.
May 17 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 17 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
May 17 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
May 17 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
May 17 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
May 17 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 17 End Date
Electric Tram Tour
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
May 17 End Date
Snake Talk & Feeding
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
May 17 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up). SORRY - No class 1/25 and 2/1.
May 18 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 19 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 20 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 20 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 20 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 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.
May 21 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 21 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 22 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 22 End Date
Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
May 22 End Date
Highlights of the Davis Mountains
Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center at 12:30pm for a talk on the park and the must-do's of the area! If you have questions this is the time to ask!!
May 22 End Date
Geocaching 101
Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
May 23 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 23 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 23 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
May 23 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
May 23 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
May 23 End Date
Weekly Birding Walk in the Primitive Area
Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds along a short trail to a seep area. 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. WEATHER DEPENDENT
May 23 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger.
May 23 End Date
Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS- No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 23 End Date
Guided Nature Programs and Tours
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
May 23 End Date
Youth Angler Day
For children through age 13. Short program on safety and fish identification, followed by a youth fishing tournament.
May 23 End Date
Foods from the Farm
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Miss Kellie for a discussion on the heirloom varieties of vegetables we grow here at Barrington.
May 23 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
May 23 End Date
Nature Hike in the Campground
Davis Mountains State Park
Take a wildlife and plant walk through the campground with a ranger! There is always something incredible to learn in the Davis Mountains State Park! Meet at the showers closest to the full hookup campground.
May 23 End Date
Music Makes a Celebration
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Discover the music that inspired celebration and recreation in 19th century Texas at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site with our fourth Saturday program - Music Makes a Celebration presented by “Roseville Fair Old Time String Band.”
May 23 End Date
White Shaman Pictograph Panel Guided Hike
Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a Rock Art Foundation (Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site's Friends Group) guided tour on Saturdays throughout the month and no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring hours from Sept. 1 to May 31. No tours offered in June, July and August.
May 23 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour 1:00 PM
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
May 23 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
May 23 End Date
Guided History Tour
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
May 23 End Date
Angler Academy
Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). Sorry, no class 1/31 and 2/14. `
May 23 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations and other neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this evening program.
May 24 End Date
Bird Walk
Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 24 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Mckinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
May 24 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
May 24 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot! (Sorry-no hike on 2/1/15.)
May 24 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock.
May 24