Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

April 2017

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 27 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 28 End Date

Songbird Walk

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

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 28 End Date

Junior Explorers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger for stories, activities, and a stroll through the park!
Apr 28 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Apr 28 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 28 End Date

Arbor Day Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Celebrate Arbor Day by learning about our native trees.
Apr 28 End Date

Rock Star Party and Sunset Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy an evening of stargazing with the Hill Country Astronomers, Friends of Enchanted Rock, and Enchanted Rock staff. View the sun through special optics on the telescopes. Catch a glimpse of the moon, up close.
Apr 28 End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore the park after dark.
Apr 28 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Hike with a ranger to explore the park after dark
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

A.M. Birding Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Whether this is your first time birding or you’ve been doing it for decades, come out to Palo Duro Canyon to experience and learn about some of our beautiful wild birds. Join park staff on this easy walk as we explore the amazing variety of birds that live in and visit the canyon.
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

Birding: Spring Migration

Tyler State Park
Lakeshore trail
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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
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.
Apr 29 End Date

Greenery Day Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger to enjoy the new spring growth of the parks plants.
Apr 29 End Date

Estero Llano Grande State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | South TX Area (OPEN)

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

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 29 End Date

Birding: Spring Migration

Tyler State Park
Blackjack Nature Trail
Apr 29 End Date

Lake Livingston State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - waitlist forming)

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

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)
Apr 29 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 29 End Date

Nature Program

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

Island Trail Nature Hike

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

Beach Exploration

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

Bug Eat Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles!
Apr 29 End Date

12th Annual Folk Festival

Mission Tejas State Park
Experience a fun-filled day of historical activities and demonstrations the days of our past here beneath the pines!
Apr 29 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
We will teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching
Apr 29 End Date

Animal Architecture - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Discover how animals change their environment to suit their needs!
Apr 29 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 29 End Date

I Spy! Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
See what you can spy with your little eye on a guided hike with a Master Naturalist!
Apr 29 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Spring is here, and with it wildflowers!
Apr 29 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Apr 29 End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Bring your camera for this one!
Apr 29 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Apr 29 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Hike with a ranger to explore the park after dark
Apr 29 End Date

What creepy crawlies come out at night?

Sea Rim State Park
Come join our informative Park Host on a trek through the marsh on the Gambusia Nature Trail to search out the alligators eyes you can see after dark.
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

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Challenge yourself and hike to Ranger Peak with us!
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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Apr 30 End Date

Morning on Wolf Mountain Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join our hike leader on this fun trek to look for signs of spring! You will also enjoy great views of the Texas Hill Country from the Wolf Mountain Trail.
Apr 30 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
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!
Apr 30 End Date

Photography Scavenger Hunt

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Photography fun for all skill levels!
Apr 30 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 30 End Date

Buck Lake Trail Nature Walk - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Enjoy the pecan forest with us!

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 4 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 5 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
May 5 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 5 End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home! PLEASE NOTE: The start time for this program has been moved to 8PM.
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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
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.
May 6 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
May 6 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Take a hike in the park with us!
May 6 End Date

Walk a Homeless Dog

Village Creek State Park
Make a Dog’s Day! You can help a shelter dog have the best day ever. Join us at the Park where you can make a difference in the life of a shelter dog by taking it for a walk. Like people, dogs need a change of pace to stay healthy. Can you spare a few minutes to take one of these friendly dogs on a walk in the park with you? You would be helping a dog have a great day and you might even find a new furry friend!
May 6 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
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

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
May 6 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

We All Need Trees

Come and listen to Master Naturalist Chris Ebling talk about trees
May 6 End Date

Plant Uses: From Caffeine to Poison Arrows

Lockhart State Park
Find out which plants in your backyard can be used as food, medicine, and more! You may be surprised!
May 6 End Date

Finding the Silver Lining - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
There are two sides to every story. Join a Master Naturalist to discover the silver linings at Buescher State Park.
May 6 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
May 6 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
May 6 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
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

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
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 11 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 12 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
May 12 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 12 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
May 13 End Date

Bird Walk

Lockhart State Park
How many birds can we find and identify around Lockhart State Park? Take a walk with a park ranger and find out! All ages and experience levels welcome.
May 13 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike. NOTE NEW START TIME!!
May 13 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
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

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.
May 13 End Date

Ethnobotany Hike

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Everything you might need for survival can be found right here in the Caprock Canyonlands.
May 13 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 13 End Date

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

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

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
May 13 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

80th Anniversary and Mother's Day Celebration

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for a celebration of Mother's Day and the 80th Anniversary of the "Mother" of Texas State Parks.
May 13 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage! Due to popular demand this program will be offered at three different times: 10AM, 1PM, and 3PM! Pick the time that works best for you!
May 13 End Date

Animal Architects - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
From bird's nests to beehives, join a Master Naturalist to discover how animals are excellent builders!
May 13 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
May 13 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
May 13 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage! Due to popular demand this program will be offered at three different times: 10AM, 1PM, and 3PM! Pick the time that works best for you!
May 13 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
May 13 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage! Due to popular demand this program will be offered at three different times: 10AM, 1PM, and 3PM! Pick the time that works best for you!
May 13 End Date

Owl Prowl

Lockhart State Park
Whooo lives in Lockhart State Park?
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

Mother's Day Plant Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Treat your Mom to a morning with Mother Nature!
May 14 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
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

Bay Explorations

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

Who Built Buescher State Park?

Buescher State Park
Have you ever wondered how Buescher State Park got here? Who built it? Why they picked this spot?
May 15 End Date

Birds of a Feather

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 19 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 20 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday of the month for a new adventure. NOTE NEW START TIME!!
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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 20 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
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

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
May 20 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
May 20 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Lost Pines Through the Ages - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Learn how the Lost Pines became lost with a Master Naturalist.
May 20 End Date

Animal Signs Hike

Eisenhower State Park
There are signs all over the park. Can you read the signs that the wildlife has left behind?
May 20 End Date

How People Cheat - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to see what advantages people have used to change their environment.
May 20 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive the aftermath of a major disaster?
May 20 End Date

Birding for Beginners (1PM)

Atlanta State Park
See what birding is all about!
May 20 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
May 20 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (3PM)

Atlanta State Park
Will you survive?
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

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
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

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 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 22 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 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 25 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 26 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 26 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
May 27 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
May 27 End Date

Monthly Bird Walk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Help us identify some of our feathered friends!
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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 27 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
May 27 End Date

Rise and Shine Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Awaken mind and body with a morning hike at the park!
May 27 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 27 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a daytime hike to explore nighttime critters!
May 27 End Date

I Spy! Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
See what you can spy with your little eye on a guided hike with a Master Naturalist!
May 27 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
May 27 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
May 27 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
May 27 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how does Sasquatch survive in the wild?
May 27 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the park at night!
May 27 End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
The park is still busy with life, even after dark!
May 28 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
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

Junior Ranger: Scavenger Hunt (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake State Park through a scavenger hunt!
May 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Who Built Buescher State Park?

Buescher State Park
Have you ever wondered how Buescher State Park got here? Who built it? Why they picked this spot?

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 1 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 2 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 2 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jun 2 End Date

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

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

Guided Hikes for National Trails Day

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jun 3 End Date

Guided Mt. Bike Rides for National Trails Day

Government Canyon State Natural Area
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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 3 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 8 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 9 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 9 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jun 10 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

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

Hike the Canyon

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
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 15 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 16 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 16 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jun 17 End Date

Explore the Canyon

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 17 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 22 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 23 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 23 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 24 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Jun 24 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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!
Jun 30 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 7 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jul 8 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

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

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 14 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 21 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 28 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 4 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Aug 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 11 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Aug 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Aug 12 End Date

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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

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 18 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Aug 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Aug 19 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Aug 26 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
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 1 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

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 8 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Sep 9 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 9 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

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 15 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 16 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

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 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 23 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

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 29 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 30 End Date

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

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 6 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 7 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 7 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 8 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 14 End Date

Trail Work Days

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 14 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 21 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 21 End Date

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 21 End Date

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 27 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 28 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 28 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 4 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 11 End Date

Trail Work Days

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

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 18 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

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