Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

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

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

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 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 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

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come birding with us!
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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 4 End Date

Geology Rocks!

Inks Lake State Park
A mile hike that focuses on our park's unique geology.
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

Lost Pines Through the Ages - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Learn how the Lost Pines became lost with a Master Naturalist.
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

Family Bird Watching Hike & Craft

Brazos Bend State Park
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

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

Dancing with Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike with a ranger to the Ballroom Track Site
Mar 4 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
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

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Mar 4 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
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

GRSP Big Year Bird Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
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

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 5 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 5 End Date

Dancing with Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike with a ranger to the Ballroom Track Site
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 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

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

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

Sunset Photo Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Photography 101 with sunset and nature shots.
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

Discovery Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Hike with a Ranger!
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

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come birding with us!
Mar 10 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided nature hike.
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

Stumpy Hollow Hike

Inks Lake State Park
A guided hike down to a part of the lake called Stumpy Hollow.
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

Night Hike with a Ranger

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

Wonders of the Night

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

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

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
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

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

Fawn Trail Nature Hike - 9:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Enjoy a fun hike in the park's back-country!
Mar 11 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

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

Junior Rangers: Nature Detectives

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Calling all Junior Rangers: We need your help to find critter clues!
Mar 11 End Date

Superheros of the Pines Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Marvel at the superpowers in our park! Join a Jr. Master Naturalist for a one mile guided hike on our trails!
Mar 11 End Date

Devil's Waterhole to Devil's Backbone Hike

Inks Lake State Park
A 3 mile adventure to our bird blind along some fantastic trails
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

Nature Hike

Lake Whitney State Park
Take a leisurely walk and discover the plants and wildlife that call our park their home.
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

Geocaching 101

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

Pecan Flats Summit Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of dusk over the lake and the splendor of the night sky on a 2.2 mile hike on the Pecan Flats Trail.
Mar 11 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
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

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

Naturalist Guided Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn about the local flora and fauna with a Texas Master Naturalist volunteer.
Mar 12 End Date

Buck Lake Scavenger Hunt Walk - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
See what cool nature we can find as we walk around Buck Lake!
Mar 12 End Date

Dancing with Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike with a ranger to the Ballroom Track Site
Mar 12 End Date

Nature Hike

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

Canyon Walk & Talk

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

Spring Break Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Take a hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Mar 14 End Date

Beginner Birding

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come learn about the awesome hobby known as birding.
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

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 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

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

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

Out of the Ashes Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long guided hike on the trails at Bastrop State Park.
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

Geocaching 101 Workshop

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

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

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

Out of the Ashes Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long guided hike on the trails at Bastrop State 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

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

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

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Mar 16 End Date

Night Hike - 8:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
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

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

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

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

Homeschool: Insects

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

Wonders of the Night

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

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday for a new adventure!
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

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

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

Lost Pines Through the Ages - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Learn how the Lost Pines became lost with a Master Naturalist.
Mar 18 End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Whitney State Park
Take a leisurely walk and discover the plants and wildlife that call our park their home.
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

Junior Rangers: Nature Detectives

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Calling all Junior Rangers: We need your help to find critter clues!
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

Birding 101

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

Geocaching 101 Workshop

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

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

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
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

Nature Program

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

Dancing with Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike with a ranger to the Ballroom Track Site
Mar 19 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Spring has sprung!
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

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

Geocaching 101 Workshop

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

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come birding with us!
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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Island Trail Nature Hike

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

Bark Ranger Workshop

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

Who Goes There?

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we explore the trails for signs of life
Mar 25 End Date

Incredible Edible Plants Hike

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

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Ranger Craig to learn about and search out owls of the park
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

Nature Program

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

Buck Lake Trail Nature Walk - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
Walk with us in the beautiful pecan forest!
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

Dancing with Dinosaurs

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike with a ranger to the Ballroom Track Site
Mar 26 End Date

Hueco Tanks Sunset Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
In celebration of the March 20th Equinox, join Hueco Tanks staff and volunteers on a sunset hike through the park.
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 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

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 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 31 End Date

Bird Walk

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

Shorebird Walk

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

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come birding with us!
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Butterfly and Wildflower Walk

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

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
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

GRSP Bird Year Bird Walk

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

Nature Program

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

Wildflower Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
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 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 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

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 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 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

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

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 Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

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

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
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

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

Bay Explorations

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

Native Plant Walk with Bill Carr

Government Canyon State Natural Area
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

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 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 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

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 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 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

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

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

Beach & Bay Day

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

Nature Program

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

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
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 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 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

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 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

Bats of Texas

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

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

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

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

Bark Ranger Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Bring your canine friend to learn their Bark Ranger Skills! After the brief workshop, we will head out on the trail for a short hike down to the river. Participants will receive a Bark Ranger Badge to show off! Registration is required for this event. To register, please email: wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov
Apr 22 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

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 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 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

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

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

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 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

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

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

May 2017

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 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 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

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

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 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 7 End Date

GRSP Big Year Bird Walk

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

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 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 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 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

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 Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

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

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 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

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 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 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 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 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

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

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

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 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

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 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 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 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

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 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

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!

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 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

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

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 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

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

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 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 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 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

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

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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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!

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 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 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

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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

National Public Lands Day - GET OUTDOORS

Meridian State Park
Join us for a fun day of FREE activities!

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 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 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 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

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

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 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

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

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 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 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!

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.

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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