Calendar of Events

All Events

February 2017

Feb 24 End Date

Bird Walk

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

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and pedal the various biking trails through throughout the park.
Feb 24 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference (Any Day of the Week!)

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 24 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Feb 24 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 24 End Date

Jeop-Birdy and Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
So you think you know about birds? Come challenge yourself with some bird-themed games to test your knowledge. These two games were previously separate programs but have now been combined for twice the fun!
Feb 24 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Feb 24 End Date

Gold, Rocks and Crystals of the Southwest

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center for this seasonal program. Learn what to call those sparkling rocks that catch your eyes as you hike through the southwest, and try your hand at gold panning! Great kids program.
Feb 24 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Feb 24 End Date

Twilight Hike

Inks Lake State Park
A casual hike around the Valley Spring Creek trail as the sun sets.
Feb 24 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Night sky orientation and exploration.
Feb 24 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Feb 24 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Government Canyon State Natural Area | (Application Period Closed)

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Master Outdoor Leadership training will give you hands-on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide specific information that will allow you to use the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Feb 24 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Brazos Bend State Park | (Open)

Brazos Bend State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training will give you hands-on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide specific information that will allow you to use the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Feb 24 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Cleburne State Park | (Full - Registration Closed)

Cleburne State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training will give you hands-on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide specific information that will allow you to use the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Feb 24 End Date

Night Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Feb 25 End Date

Righty Run

Fairfield Lake State Park
Strap on your running shoes, and join us for this 5k and 10k Run, or a 1K Fun Run!
Feb 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
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.
Feb 25 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Feb 25 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Feb 25 End Date

Journey at the Gulf's Edge

Mustang Island State Park
Join the park naturalist for a two-hour walk to discover beach treasures, learn about beach inhabitants, and explore Mustang Island State Park's many diverse resources!
Feb 25 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Feb 25 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 25 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 25 End Date

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Feb 25 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Meridian State Park
Enjoy a scenic tour of nature with a Ranger!
Feb 25 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 25 End Date

Pines Lost: How and Why (Guided Hike)

Bastrop State Park
Discover the Lost Pines with a Master Naturalist!
Feb 25 End Date

Volunteer Trail Work Day

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Here's your chance to make a lasting impression on Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Join the Palo Duro Corp of Engineers and the State Park Ambassadors for a morning of volunteer trail building!
Feb 25 End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn more about who's who in the park.
Feb 25 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Garner State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Garner State Park: History, outdoor skills, and tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age
Feb 25 End Date

Buffalo Soldier Remembrance Day

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate the life of a Buffalo Soldier with the Hueco Tanks staff and volunteers!
Feb 25 End Date

Sea Center Texas 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 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Feb 25 End Date

Nature Hike

Village Creek State Park
Join a Ranger on a guided hike along Village Slough. Spring is on the way and we will be looking for signs of spring as we walk along the trail. Will you be the one to spot the first Spring flowers? Maybe you will spot a bird busy making a nest or the first tadpole of the season. You never know what you will find!
Feb 25 End Date

Devil's Backbone Birds & Blooms Hike

Inks Lake State Park
An hour hike to explore the flora and fauna of the new Devil's Backbone Nature Trail
Feb 25 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Feb 25 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Feb 25 End Date

Homestead Picnic Hike-Part 2

Pedernales Falls State Park
Bring a day pack filled with picnic goodies to explore the less traveled parts of Pedernales Falls. We will stop half way on this hike for a picnic break by Jones Springs. This is a great time to practice those hiking skills for Spring! Reservations are required for this event.
Feb 25 End Date

Games are for the Birds!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
See if you have an eagle eye or are as wise as an owl!
Feb 25 End Date

Leave No Trace Hike

Buescher State Park
Come with us on a short hike to discover the important pillars of Leave No Trace!
Feb 25 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1 p.m.

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 25 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 25 End Date

Walk Back in Time

Davis Mountains State Park
The Mescalero Apache have a rich history in the Davis Mountains. Come to the Interpretive Center to begin a short walk in the campground but a long walk back in time and imagine Chief Nickolas as he fought to survive in the west Texas grasslands.
Feb 25 End Date

Big Shaggy: The American Buffalo

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
No creature has quite captured the American imagination like the Bison. Come to the Visitor Center to learn all about this incredible creature and its legacy.
Feb 25 End Date

Nature Day - Youth Public Fishing

Sea Center Texas
Kids 16 and younger: Come catch some fish!
Feb 25 End Date

Mammal Mania

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Ranger Craig for a look at the world of furry things -- and take a hike in search of their signs.
Feb 25 End Date

Gotta Have Gators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Feb 25 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Feb 25 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Feb 25 End Date

Prescribed Fire: A Hot Topic

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to learn about the importance of fire in nature!
Feb 25 End Date

Geocaching in the Park

Mother Neff State Park
Join us as we use million dollar satellites to hunt for Tupperware and toys in the woods - also known as geocaching!
Feb 25 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Lockhart State Park
Earn a Junior Ranger badge!
Feb 25 End Date

Predators of the Forest - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Discover the animal battles that happen every day in the Lost Pines! Meet the predators and prey that live here!
Feb 25 End Date

Leave No Trace Shore Clean Up

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn LNT principles and help out your park.
Feb 25 End Date

Cast Iron Cooking 101- the Way the Cowboys Did It

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center and find out how to use cast iron skillets and Dutch ovens for incredible meals that can be cooked far from any power outlet! We'll cook and chat on a gorgeous day in the mountains like the ranchers have been doing in this area for over a century. Stay for the whole program and you might get a meal to boot!
Feb 25 End Date

Story Time

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 25 End Date

Geocaching 101 - CANCELLED

South Llano River State Park
We're sorry, this program has been cancelled.
Feb 25 End Date

"I wanted to make my own living:" The Untold Story of Female Buffalo Soldier Cathay Williams

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a special break-out session that focuses on the life of the only female Buffalo Soldier!
Feb 25 End Date

Camp Cooking

Village Creek State Park
Does your “go to” camp menu involve toaster pastries, hot dogs, and not so healthy processed food? Broaden your camp cooking horizons! Learn how to make simple, delicious meals over a campfire. Join us for a camp cooking demonstration and tasting and see how easy it is to make good food and great memories.
Feb 25 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Feb 25 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Get to know your park by joining us for our weekly craft-ernoon!
Feb 25 End Date

Small Walk with a Fire Talk!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come walk with a ranger through a recently burned area of Pedernales Falls! We will explain why in the world firefighters would start a fire in our park ON PURPOSE! Prescribed burns are a very important tool for land management in our parks and we will show you why on this short hike (less than 1/2 mile).
Feb 25 End Date

The Stellar Life of Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn about the birth and death of stars.
Feb 25 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie that the CCC boys might have watched while they were building the Indian Lodge. February Flick: "The Big Sleep"
Feb 25 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Whooo goes there? Join us to find out!
Feb 25 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down
Feb 25 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for some stargazing and storytelling.
Feb 25 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Stargazing at Lost Maples with the San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers (SALSA). Learn about Dark Sky and how to save the starry nights from light pollution.
Feb 26 End Date

Last Sunday Hike - Couple's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike Ranger Peak together!
Feb 26 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Feb 26 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 26 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
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

Nature Program

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

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 26 End Date

Snakes Alive!

Village Creek State Park
Do you fear them or are you fascinated by them? Come join us for a program about these misunderstood, often persecuted yet fascinating creatures while you watch our our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Feb 26 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Feb 26 End Date

Cast Iron Cooking 101- the Way the Cowboys Did It

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center and find out how to use cast iron skillets and Dutch ovens for incredible meals that can be cooked far from any power outlet! We'll cook and chat on a gorgeous day in the mountains like the ranchers have been doing in this area for over a century. Stay for the whole program and you might get a meal to boot!
Feb 26 End Date

Gotta Have Gators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 26 End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Especially kid-friendly, there's nothing to be afraid of here!
Feb 27 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Feb 28 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!

March 2017

Mar 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 1 End Date

Journey at the Gulf's Edge

Mustang Island State Park
Join the park naturalist for a two-hour walk to discover beach treasures, learn about beach inhabitants, and explore Mustang Island State Park's many diverse resources!
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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
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

Birding Basics

Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding Basics and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Mar 1 End Date

Game Night!

Davis Mountains State Park
We'll have cards, dominoes, crafts, puzzles, and other board games! Bring the whole family and get your game face on!
Mar 2 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 2 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 2 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. .
Mar 3 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop for Landowners

Lampasas, TX - Courthouse Annex Conference Room
Biologists will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices.
Mar 3 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 3 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 3 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Mar 3 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and pedal the various biking trails through throughout the park.
Mar 3 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference (Any Day of the Week!)

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

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Resaca de la Palma State Park
RESCHEDULED - 8/3-4/2017 Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Mar 3 End Date

Fort Clark Days

Brackettville, TX - Fort Clark Springs
Step back in the past and experience a frontier fort from the 1800's. Join the buffalo soldiers and many more.
Mar 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 3 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Mar 3 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 3 End Date

Jeop-Birdy and Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
So you think you know about birds? Come challenge yourself with some bird-themed games to test your knowledge. These two games were previously separate programs but have now been combined for twice the fun!
Mar 3 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 4 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 4 End Date

6th Annual San Jacinto Texas Independence 10K and 5K Fun Run/Walk

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Fun Run/Walk Sponsored by the San Jacinto Museum Association
Mar 4 End Date

2017 Baytown YMCA Gator Ride

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Bicycle Racing
Mar 4 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Mar 4 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 4 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Mar 4 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Mar 4 End Date

Beach Clean-up

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Mar 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Mar 4 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Mar 4 End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop

Denton, TX - Elm Fork Education Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Mar 4 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Palmetto State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Palmetto State Park: Come and experience a day in the life of a frontier soldier and learn a few outdoor skills.
Mar 4 End Date

Mt. Bike 101 Clinic and Ride

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Mar 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Mar 4 End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dutch Oven Cooking | Ft Worth Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 4 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Mar 4 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Dallas, TX - J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Mar 4 End Date

The ABC's of Spring

Lockhart State Park
Who’s blooming in Lockhart State Park? Hike with us to find out!
Mar 4 End Date

Texas Independence Day Celebration

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Celebrate the 181st anniversary of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence!
Mar 4 End Date

Texas Independence Day Celebration

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Re-enactors celebrating Texas independence!
Mar 4 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk on the State Trailway. How many species can we find?
Mar 4 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Palmetto State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Palmetto State Park: History, outdoor skills, and tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
Mar 4 End Date

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Mar 4 End Date

Hawk Watch Training

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come out and learn about hawks and their migration!
Mar 4 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families.
Mar 4 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Mar 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Mar 4 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Leave Only Tracks

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn about Leave No Trace Principles and make your own track mold.
Mar 4 End Date

Animal Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Animals+Bingo=Win, Win!
Mar 4 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Mar 4 End Date

Bluebird House Day

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to build your own bluebird house! Limited space available, see below for details.
Mar 4 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Mar 4 End Date

Animal Tracks

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who left that track?
Mar 4 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Mar 4 End Date

Small Walk with a Fire Talk!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come walk with a ranger through a recently burned area of Pedernales Falls! We will explain why in the world firefighters would start a fire in our park ON PURPOSE! Prescribed burns are a very important tool for land management in our parks and we will show you why on this short hike (less than 1/2 mile).
Mar 4 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie that the CCC boys might have watched while they were building the Indian Lodge. February Flick: "The Big Sleep"
Mar 4 End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come take a closer look at the night sky!
Mar 4 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A slide-show presentation on the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas!
Mar 4 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Mar 5 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 5 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Mar 5 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 5 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

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

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Mar 5 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 6 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Discovery Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Are you looking to become a better hiker, or just more comfortable spending time exploring nature on your own?
Mar 6 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 7 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Geocache Treasure Hunting

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn to be a modern day pirate!
Mar 7 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 7 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 7 End Date

Campfire and S'more

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for some campfire fun!
Mar 7 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A slide-show presentation on the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas!
Mar 8 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 8 End Date

Little Habitat on the Prairie

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for this guided hike through the prairie ecosystem.
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

High-Tech Hunt

Garner State Park
Capture the natural, historical, and cultural diversity of Garner State Park with photography!
Mar 8 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Let's go fish!
Mar 8 End Date

Spring Break Hike

Mother Neff State Park
Get outside this Spring Break and take a hike through the park with a ranger.
Mar 8 End Date

Shelling 101

Galveston Island State Park
Comb the beach for shells and treasures, collect and keep.
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

Photography 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn some basic photography skills!
Mar 8 End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Carnivore, omnivore, herbivore?....Predator, prey?
Mar 8 End Date

Birding Basics

Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding Basics and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Mar 8 End Date

Sunset Photo Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Photography 101 with sunset and nature shots.
Mar 8 End Date

Game Night!

Davis Mountains State Park
We'll have cards, dominoes, crafts, puzzles, and other board games! Bring the whole family and get your game face on!
Mar 9 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 9 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 9 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Mar 9 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. .
Mar 9 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 9 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
An abandoned railroad bed, a scenic tour....What could be better?
Mar 9 End Date

Discovery Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Hike with a Ranger!
Mar 9 End Date

Sounds of the Night

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Find out what you can expect to hear that night!
Mar 9 End Date

Public Meeting: Inks Lake State Park Complex

Burnet, TX - Burnet County Courthouse
Join us to discuss plans and offer input into the future development of Inks Lake State Park, Longhorn Cavern State Park and Park Road 4.
Mar 9 End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
There's lots of talk going around about these little guys.... But do you know the their real story?
Mar 10 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 10 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Mar 10 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and pedal the various biking trails through throughout the park.
Mar 10 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference (Any Day of the Week!)

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

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided nature hike.
Mar 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 10 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Mar 10 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Mar 10 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Mar 10 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 10 End Date

Jeop-Birdy and Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
So you think you know about birds? Come challenge yourself with some bird-themed games to test your knowledge. These two games were previously separate programs but have now been combined for twice the fun!
Mar 10 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 10 End Date

Animal Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Animals+Bingo=Win, Win!
Mar 10 End Date

Make An Animal Track Booklet

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Making this booklet will help you ID animal tracks on our trails!
Mar 10 End Date

Night Hike with a Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Let's take a hike at night!
Mar 10 End Date

Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Ft Worth Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
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 10 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the park at night!
Mar 10 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Let the full moon light your way and explore the night!
Mar 10 End Date

The Park After Dark

Eisenhower State Park
What's going bump in the night? Learn about the wildlife that comes out after the sun goes down.
Mar 11 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 11 End Date

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Mar 11 End Date

Birding in the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come join us on a morning bird walk.
Mar 11 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Trail Work Days

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Mar 11 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 11 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Mar 11 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Mar 11 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Mar 11 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Mar 11 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Mar 11 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Mar 11 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Mar 11 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Mar 11 End Date

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

Meridian State Park
Come support our local First Responders and help save a life!
Mar 11 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Mar 11 End Date

Fly Fish Texas 2017

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 will teach you how to tie a fly, cast it and catch a fish with it—all in the same day.
Mar 11 End Date

Stagecoach Days - Memories of the Mercantile

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Ride the stagecoach like an 1850s Texan and discover the role of the mercantile store in early Texas communities.
Mar 11 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - North Haven Gardens
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Mar 11 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Botanical Garden, Education Building
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Mar 11 End Date

Blazing New Trails with the Buffalo Soldiers

Brazos Bend State Park
Celebrate 150 years of Buffalo Soldier history with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Free family activities and, living history stories
Mar 11 End Date

Guided Mt. Bike Ride

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Mar 11 End Date

Lip Smackin' Good Eatin' Dutch Oven Cooking

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to use a Dutch oven and sample the food!
Mar 11 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Full - waitlist forming)

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 11 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Mar 11 End Date

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Mar 11 End Date

High-Tech Hunt

Garner State Park
Capture the natural, historical, and cultural diversity of Garner State Park with photography!
Mar 11 End Date

Trail Workday

Eisenhower State Park
Help us improve Eisenhower's trails! We will pick up trash, trim vegetation, and fix problem areas.
Mar 11 End Date

Youth Fishing Workshop

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
We'll teach your kids to ID fish, set a fishing line, and understand waterways.
Mar 11 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Mar 11 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
Mar 11 End Date

Painting with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Capture the beauty of Dinosaur Valley State Park with watercolors!
Mar 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

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

Survival Workshop @ Amphitheater: Fire Starting

Inks Lake State Park
Learn some fun and basic outdoor skills that might save a life one day!
Mar 11 End Date

Annual LBJ Kite Day

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
This event has been cancelled.
Mar 11 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (Ages 10 and up)
Mar 11 End Date

Geocaching Color Race

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come learn the basics of geocaching with a competitive twist! Can you make it to each animal color station before the other teams? Please email wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov to register.
Mar 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Mar 11 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 11 End Date

Pin the Tail on the...err...umm.....Bison!?

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Bison and their uses and a fun game too!
Mar 11 End Date

Arts in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Try your hand at watercolors!
Mar 11 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Mar 11 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Mar 11 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Mar 11 End Date

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Experience the canyon after dark.
Mar 11 End Date

Get Lost!

Mustang Island State Park
Visit us at sunset for a look at how the early Spanish and French explorers navigated the unknown waters of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Following will be a constellation tour to discover why ancient cultures named the constellations.
Mar 11 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie that the CCC boys might have watched while they were building the Indian Lodge. February Flick: "The Big Sleep"
Mar 11 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Mar 11 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a night sky presentation with telescopes for viewing the stars.
Mar 11 End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
What was that noise? What is THAT? Who made these tracks?
Mar 11 End Date

Night Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Can you see what lurks in the night?
Mar 12 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 12 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Mar 12 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Nature Program

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

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

Hiking with a Homeless dog

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a homeless dog's day!
Mar 12 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Mar 12 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 12 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
Mar 12 End Date

Nature Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a walk back in time
Mar 12 End Date

SSSSSnakes!

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Snakes in South Texas - sssssssssss
Mar 13 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Mar 13 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Mar 13 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 13 End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come join us at the park for nature and Native American themed crafts and activities! This is a great way to get the kids outside and enjoying the beautiful spring weather.
Mar 13 End Date

Sunset Canoe Tour

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Relax on the waters of Martin Creek Lake State Park
Mar 14 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided nature hike.
Mar 14 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Mar 14 End Date

Geocache Treasure Hunting

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to be a modern day pirate!
Mar 14 End Date

Intro to Kayaking

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Let's go Kayaking!
Mar 14 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Mar 14 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

Pin the Tail on the...err...umm.....Bison!?

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Bison and their uses and a fun game too!
Mar 14 End Date

Campfire and S'more

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us for some campfire fun!
Mar 14 End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come join us at the park for nature and Native American themed crafts and activities! This is a great way to get the kids outside and enjoying the beautiful spring weather!
Mar 14 End Date

Knot on my watch!

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Survival knot tying
Mar 14 End Date

Nature Crafts

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Mar 14 End Date

Public Meeting: Chinati Mountains State Natural Area

Marfa, TX, TX - Presidio County Courthouse
Join us to discuss initial plans and offer input into the development of this special place.
Mar 15 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Mar 15 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 15 End Date

Decorating Bird Feeders

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Kids - Let's Decorate your bird feeders
Mar 15 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Go fish!
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

High-Tech Hunt

Garner State Park
Capture the natural, historical, and cultural diversity of Garner State Park with photography!
Mar 15 End Date

Spring Break Hike

Mother Neff State Park
Get outside this Spring Break and take a hike through the park with a ranger.
Mar 15 End Date

Junior Ranger Day at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
This event has been cancelled.
Mar 15 End Date

Kids Alive!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
An outdoor survival class just for kids!
Mar 15 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (Ages 10 and up)
Mar 15 End Date

Geocaching Color Race

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

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Mar 15 End Date

Photography 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn some basic photography skills!
Mar 15 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
An abandoned railroad bed, a scenic tour...What could be better?
Mar 15 End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come join us at the park for nature and Native American themed crafts and activities! This is a great way to get the kids outside and enjoying the beautiful spring weather!
Mar 15 End Date

Homeschool: Insects

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

Birding Basics

Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding Basics and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Mar 15 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short (apocalyptic) hike?
Mar 15 End Date

Game Night!

Davis Mountains State Park
We'll have cards, dominoes, crafts, puzzles, and other board games! Bring the whole family and get your game face on!
Mar 15 End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
This event has been cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Mar 15 End Date

Constellations in the Canyons

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of the Texas Panhandle!
Mar 16 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 16 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Homeschool: Insects

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

Little Habitat on the Prairie

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided hike through the prairie ecosystem.
Mar 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 16 End Date

Spring Break Guided Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Need an activity during your spring break vacation? Join us for a hike!
Mar 16 End Date

Geocaching 101

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
It's a Scavenger Hunt!
Mar 16 End Date

Painting on the Frio

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. .
Mar 16 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Mar 16 End Date

Guided Canoeing Tour

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
I can canoe can you canoe?
Mar 16 End Date

Animal Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Animals+Bingo=Win, Win
Mar 16 End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come join us at the park for nature and Native American themed crafts and activities! This is a great way to get the kids outside and enjoying the beautiful spring weather!
Mar 16 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Mar 16 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Mar 16 End Date

Small Walk with a Fire Talk!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come walk with a ranger through a recently burned area of Pedernales Falls! We will explain why in the world firefighters would start a fire in our park ON PURPOSE! Prescribed burns are a very important tool for land management in our parks and we will show you why on this short hike (less than 1/2 mile).
Mar 16 End Date

Public Meeting: Chinati Mountains State Natural Area

Presidio, TX - Presidio Activity Center
Join us to discuss initial plans and offer input into the development of this special place.
Mar 16 End Date

Spring Break Beaver Tails

Lockhart State Park
Lockhart State Park has two new residents! Join us for a look at just what makes these tree-munching critters so special!
Mar 16 End Date

Sounds of the Night

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Find out what you can expect to hear that night!
Mar 17 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 17 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop for Landowners

Georgetown, TX - AgriLife Extension
Biologists will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices.
Mar 17 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 17 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Mar 17 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and pedal the various biking trails through throughout the park.
Mar 17 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference (Any Day of the Week!)

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 17 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Mar 17 End Date

Lip Smackin' Good Eatin' Dutch Oven Cooking

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn the basics of Dutch Oven cooking and sample the food!
Mar 17 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Mar 17 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Mar 17 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 17 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Mar 17 End Date

Jeop-Birdy and Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
So you think you know about birds? Come challenge yourself with some bird-themed games to test your knowledge. These two games were previously separate programs but have now been combined for twice the fun!
Mar 17 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 17 End Date

Make An Animal Track Booklet

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Making this booklet will help you ID animal tracks on our trails!
Mar 17 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Mar 17 End Date

Homeschool: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Mar 17 End Date

Green Scavenger Hunt

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for a festive scavenger hunt finding all things green.
Mar 17 End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Carnivore, omnivore, herbivore?....Predator, prey?
Mar 17 End Date

How do birds fly?

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Weight, Lift, Drag and Thrust
Mar 17 End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come join us at the park for nature and Native American themed crafts and activities! This is a great way to get the kids outside and enjoying the beautiful spring weather!
Mar 17 End Date

Civilian Conservation Corps Exhibit and Ranger Talk

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
It's History Time
Mar 17 End Date

Backyard Birding

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Basic backyard birding
Mar 17 End Date

Fishin' in the Dark

Eisenhower State Park
Try your luck on the lake! Join us for an evening on the pier.
Mar 17 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A slide-show presentation on the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas!
Mar 18 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 18 End Date

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Mar 18 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Mar 18 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 18 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday for a new adventure!
Mar 18 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Mar 18 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Mar 18 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Mar 18 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Mar 18 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Mar 18 End Date

Caprock Guided Vehicle Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided tour in our park van!
Mar 18 End Date

Shoreline Scramble

Eisenhower State Park
Are you ready for adventure? Come explore the unique shoreline at Eisenhower State Park!
Mar 18 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

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

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 18 End Date

Buescher State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (FULL - Waitlist Forming)

Buescher 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 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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 18 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Mar 18 End Date

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Mar 18 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
Mar 18 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Mar 18 End Date

BioBlitz Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Go on a hike and take part in our weekend bioblitz!
Mar 18 End Date

Wood Carving and Scroll Saw Demonstration

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come to Pedernales Falls and take a look at how woodworkers made fancy designs in the late 1800s. These saws were making their debut at the same time that the first settlers were coming to the Pedernales Falls area from Germany. Hang around headquarters with park host Larry Roszell for a while and see this nifty saw in action at 11:00 and 2:00!
Mar 18 End Date

Kids Alive!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a wilderness survival clinic for kids!
Mar 18 End Date

Painting with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Capture the beauty of Dinosaur Valley State Park with watercolors!
Mar 18 End Date

Tramway's 16th Year Anniversary

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Join the celebration of the Tramway's sweet 16s!
Mar 18 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families.
Mar 18 End Date

Fishing Fest

Lockhart State Park
Join us for some fishing fun at Lockhart State Park! New to fishing? No problem! We'll teach you the basics.
Mar 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Mar 18 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 18 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 18 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Mar 18 End Date

Nature Journaling 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
In search of a relaxing hobby that will get you outside?
Mar 18 End Date

Colors of the Wind

Bonham State Park
Identify trees and complete a craft project using fallen leaves
Mar 18 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Dutch ovens are a fun way to cook when camping!
Mar 18 End Date

Geocaching

Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech hide and seek
Mar 18 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Mar 18 End Date

Small Walk with a Fire Talk!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come walk with a ranger through a recently burned area of Pedernales Falls! We will explain why in the world firefighters would start a fire in our park ON PURPOSE! Prescribed burns are a very important tool for land management in our parks and we will show you why on this short hike (less than 1/2 mile).
Mar 18 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Mar 18 End Date

Get Lost!

Mustang Island State Park
Visit us at sunset for a look at how the early Spanish and French explorers navigated the unknown waters of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Following will be a constellation tour to discover why ancient cultures named the constellations.
Mar 18 End Date

Saturday Movie Night at the Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge
What is better than snacks and old movies in a historic hotel? Every Saturday we will show a movie that the CCC boys might have watched while they were building the Indian Lodge. February Flick: "The Big Sleep"
Mar 18 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Mar 18 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 18 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Gaze into the night sky through a telescope
Mar 19 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 19 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 19 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Mar 19 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Mar 19 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Spring has sprung!
Mar 19 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
Mar 20 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Mar 22 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 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

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

Birding Basics

Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding Basics and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Mar 22 End Date

Game Night!

Davis Mountains State Park
We'll have cards, dominoes, crafts, puzzles, and other board games! Bring the whole family and get your game face on!
Mar 23 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 23 End Date

Hawks by the Hundreds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come experience migration from our Hawk Tower!
Mar 23 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Mar 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 23 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. .
Mar 23 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 24 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 24 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 24 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Mar 24 End Date

Trail Blazers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your bike and pedal the various biking trails through throughout the park.
Mar 24 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference (Any Day of the Week!)

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 24 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Mar 24 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 24 End Date

Jeop-Birdy and Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
So you think you know about birds? Come challenge yourself with some bird-themed games to test your knowledge. These two games were previously separate programs but have now been combined for twice the fun!
Mar 24 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 25 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 25 End Date

March Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Mar 25 End Date

Monthly Bird Walk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for our monthly bird walks the last Saturday of every month!
Mar 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Mar 25 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 25 End Date

Harley's Angels 5k Walk/Run

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Walk/Run for a cure to Breast Cancer.
Mar 25 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Mar 25 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Mar 25 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Mar 25 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Mar 25 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Mar 25 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided hike through the canyons.
Mar 25 End Date

Palmetto State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (OPEN)

Palmetto 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 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

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Mar 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 25 End Date

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Mar 25 End Date

High-Tech Hunt

Garner State Park
Capture the natural, historical, and cultural diversity of Garner State Park with photography!
Mar 25 End Date

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Mar 25 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
See oxen and other draft animals preparing the fields for spring in this time-honored tradition.
Mar 25 End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe or kayak, but not sure where? Join a park guide for a fun paddling adventure.
Mar 25 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Inks Lake State Park
Buffalo Soldiers at Inks Lake State Park: History, outdoor skills, and tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
Mar 25 End Date

Animals Garden Too!

Lockhart State Park
Explore how wildlife keeps Lockhart State Park beautiful in this fun hike!
Mar 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Mar 25 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families.
Mar 25 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Mar 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Mar 25 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 25 End Date

A Venue for Vultures

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Did you know a group of vultures is called a venue?
Mar 25 End Date

Pin the Tail on the...err...umm.....Bison!?

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Bison and their uses and a fun game too!
Mar 25 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Mar 25 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Mar 25 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Mar 25 End Date

Small Walk with a Fire Talk!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come walk with a ranger through a recently burned area of Pedernales Falls! We will explain why in the world firefighters would start a fire in our park ON PURPOSE! Prescribed burns are a very important tool for land management in our parks and we will show you why on this short hike (less than 1/2 mile).
Mar 25 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Mar 25 End Date

Friends of Garner Fundraiser Dance

Garner State Park
Join us for the country sounds of the JACK CLARKSON BAND... and help the park!
Mar 25 End Date

Steamboats and Stories of the Neches

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the history of love and life on the Neches river.
Mar 25 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Mar 25 End Date

Star Party - 8:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Mar 25 End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get all the "dirt" on these comical critters of the prairie.
Mar 25 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Stargazing at Lost Maples with the San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers (SALSA). Learn about Dark Sky and how to save the starry nights from light pollution.
Mar 25 End Date

Night Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Can you see what lurks in the night?
Mar 26 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 26 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike Ranger Peak!
Mar 26 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Mar 26 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 26 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Mar 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 27 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Discovery Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Are you looking to become a better hiker, or just more comfortable spending time exploring nature on your own?
Mar 27 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 28 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Mar 29 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 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

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

Birding Basics

Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding Basics and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Mar 29 End Date

Game Night!

Davis Mountains State Park
We'll have cards, dominoes, crafts, puzzles, and other board games! Bring the whole family and get your game face on!
Mar 30 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Songbird Walks

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.
Mar 30 End Date

Hawks by the Hundreds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come experience migration from our Hawk Tower!
Mar 30 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Mar 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 30 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. .
Mar 30 End Date

Tram Tour

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

Bird Walk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home.
Mar 31 End Date

1 Bag 2 Make a Difference (Any Day of the Week!)

Garner State Park
KIDS! Help us keep YOUR Garner State Park clean, healthy and beautiful ANY DAY OF THE WEEK... It's easy!
Mar 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 31 End Date

Jeop-Birdy and Bird Bingo

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

Tram Tour

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

TETRA Benefit Trail Ride Weekend

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

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Mar 31 End Date

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

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

April 2017

Apr 1 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

Live Birds of Prey Program!

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

Pasadena Community Pregnancy " Walk for Life"

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

Presa Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes the participants into several of the park's secluded areas of the canyon to view a variety of rock art styles/sites.
Apr 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Beach Clean-up

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Apr 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Apr 1 End Date

Tyler State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Tyler State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 1 End Date

Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Nature Program

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

Island Trail Nature Hike

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

Gifts from the Trees

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

Beach Exploration

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

Birding 101 Workshop

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

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

Build A Bird Workshop

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

Birding 101

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

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Apr 2 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

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

Bay Explorations

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

Snake Arts & Crafts

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

Wildflower Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 4 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. Bird Walks will be led by bird hosts.
Apr 5 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 6 End Date

Songbird Walk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop for Landowners

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

Songbird Walk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fort Richardson Days

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

Songbird Walk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Trail Work Days

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Hike the Canyon

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Apr 8 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Apr 8 End Date

Don't Mess with Texas - Trash Off!

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

Athens Eggfest 2017

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

Fort Richardson Days

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

DATE CHANGE - Angler Education FLY FISHING Instructor Training Workshop

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

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

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

2017 Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nature Center
Bring the whole Family to the Nurture Nature Festival to learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 8 End Date

1850s Medicine

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

Geocaching 101

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Birding 101

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

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

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

Paint Party

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

Guided Night Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to discover the nocturnal animals that bring the forest to life at night.
Apr 9 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

Upper Canyon Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This is a back-country, two mile and up to a four hours hike into the secluded upper area of Seminole Canyon.
Apr 9 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

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

Bay Explorations

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

Snake Arts & Crafts

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

Native Plant Walk with Bill Carr

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

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 13 End Date

Songbird Walk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Songbird Walk

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

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop for Landowners

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - 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

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

Birding in the Park

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

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

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

Songbird Walk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Explore the Canyon

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Apr 15 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Apr 15 End Date

Beach & Bay Day

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Gifts from the Trees

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

Beach Exploration

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

Living History Saturday

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

Easter Egg Hunt

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

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Photography

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Owl Pellet Dissection

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

3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Meridian State Park
Children ages 12 & under, bring your baskets and join us at the park to hunt eggs!
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Annual Easter egg hunt.
Apr 16 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

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

Bay Explorations

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

Snake Arts & Crafts

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

Sand Castle Contest

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 17 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 18 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 20 End Date

Songbird Walk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Songbird Walk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Project WILD Facilitator Training

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

San Jacinto Commemorative Ceremony

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Celebrate the 181st Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto
Apr 22 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

The Wild Canyon Ultra Run

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

Songbird Walk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Apr 22 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Apr 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

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

Fiesta de los Niños

Fiesta® San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks”
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Paddling Regatta - Litter Pickup!

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

Basketry on the Brazos

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

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Acrylic Painting

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Birding 101

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

Star Party

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

Astronomy Star Party

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join the Astronomical Society of South East Texas for star party fun.
Apr 23 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Hiking with a Homeless dog

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 25 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 26 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 27 End Date

Songbird Walk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Songbird Walk

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

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

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 29 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

Youth Birding Classic

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

Songbird Walk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Watercolor Painting

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
Apr 29 End Date

Lake Livingston State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Lake Livingston State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Island Trail Nature Hike

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

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

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Stargazing at Lost Maples with the San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers (SALSA). Learn about Dark Sky and how to save the starry nights from light pollution.
Apr 30 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Spring Hawk Watch

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

Growing Up WILD Workshop

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

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

Bay Explorations

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

Snake Arts & Crafts

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

May 2017

May 2 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
May 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Project WILD Facilitator Training

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

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

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 6 End Date

2017 Mayfest

Ft. Worth, TX - Trinity Park
TPWD Get Outside at Mayfest.
May 6 End Date

Keep Texas Wild Triathlon

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Beach Clean-up

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
May 6 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
May 6 End Date

Cinco de Mayo 2017

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Museum Exhibit for the Arts in the Parks Workshop Series

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

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Join a park ranger to talk about the tools that the park uses to restore habitat.
May 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
May 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Garner State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (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.
May 13 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Trail Work Days

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide. Cancelled December 10th and December 17th.
May 13 End Date

Women's Hueco Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
May 13 End Date

Frontier Days

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

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

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 13 End Date

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

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
May 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
May 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Mother's Day Nature Crafts

Meridian State Park
Celebrate Mom
May 14 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
May 15 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
May 16 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
May 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - 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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

May Hard Hat Tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
May 20 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Gifts from the Trees

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

Beach Exploration

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

Living History Saturday

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Electric Tram Tour

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
May 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
May 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Letters from Home

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
May 30 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
May 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 31 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

June 2017

Jun 1 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Pedernales Falls State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX 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 are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 2 End Date

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

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 3 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Beach Clean-up

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Jun 3 End Date

National Fishing Day at TFFC 2017

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

Project WILD Workshop

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

National Trails Day - Volunteer

Meridian State Park
Help us add some benches and clean up our beautiful trails!
Jun 4 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Work Days

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Women's Hueco Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors
Jun 10 End Date

Growing Up WILD workshop

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

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

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 17 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Living History Saturday

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

National Fishing Day Event

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

Father's Day Fishing Tournament

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Jun 23 End Date

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

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 24 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Work Days

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Women's Hueco Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Living History Saturday

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

August 2017

Aug 3 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Work Days

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Women's Hueco Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

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

Nature Program

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Aug 13 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Living History Saturday

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

September 2017

Sep 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Trail Work Days

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Texas Heroes Day

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

The Sons of the Republic of Texas 2017 Texian Navy Day

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

25th Annual Lonesome Dove Fest

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 30 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Meridian State Park Open House

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

National Public Lands Day - GET OUTDOORS

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

October 2017

Oct 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

“Texas BROADSIDE! 2017”

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

Trail Work Days

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

Beach Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

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

Star Party

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

Bay Explorations

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

October Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship Texas

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Beach Exploration

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

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

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

Bay Explorations

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

November 2017

Nov 2 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 4 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 11 End Date

Trail Work Days

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

Beach Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

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

Bay Explorations

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 18 End Date

November Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 25 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Beach Exploration

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

December 2017

Dec 2 End Date

Trail of Lights

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

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

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

Trail Work Days

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

Geocaching 101

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

Trail of Lights

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

Trail of Lights

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Trail of Lights

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

January 2018

Jan 1 End Date

Hueco First Day Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
As a new year rolls in, it is time for the Annual First Day Hikes! This year Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site will be offering three hikes on January 1st with varying difficulties for all ages.
Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

Trail Work Days

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

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

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