Calendar of Events

Kids

We provide tools to help kids learn and explore through the Junior Ranger Program.

April 2016

Apr 22 End Date

Texas Nature Challenge - Fossil Hunt

Eisenhower State Park
Join this family-friendly nature competition and adventure across Texas.

June 2016

Jun 1 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jun 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 1 End Date

Fish Prints

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku - the Japanese art of fish printing.
Jun 2 End Date

Bay Seining

Goose Island State Park
Help drag a seine net through the water at Stinky Beach, and try to catch the critters living beneath the waves! Wear closed toed shoes and clothes that can get wet for this program.
Jun 2 End Date

Watercolor Painting

Goose Island State Park
Find your inspiration by the bay!
Jun 2 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jun 3 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Jun 3 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jun 3 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
Jun 3 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Jun 3 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jun 3 End Date

Turtle Patrol

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

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Jun 4 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jun 4 End Date

22nd Annual Mark Howell Memorial Fishing Rodeo

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Lake Arrowhead State Park invites you to join us for the 22nd Annual Mark Howell Memorial Fishing Rodeo, Kids fish and Adult Rough Fish contest!
Jun 4 End Date

National Trails Day-Workstravaganza

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us to celebrate National Trails Day! We will be removing invasive plants and preparing our butterfly garden for new walkways. Trail treats and cool water will be provided at the work site, but bring sturdy leather gloves! Please RSVP to this event by emailing: wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov.
Jun 4 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jun 4 End Date

Family Fun Day

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Bring the family out to the park!
Jun 4 End Date

Annual Fishing Day at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
This event is a fishing clinic for children and families. After fishing on the Pedernales River there will be a short clinic for all the participants. It is hosted through a partnership by LBJ State Park & Historic Site and Wal-Mart. (No pets allowed)
Jun 4 End Date

Teeny Tiny Worlds

Village Creek State Park
Have you ever wondered what a mosquito’s mouth looks like – or a house fly’s tongue? Are spiders hairy? Do bugs have bugs? Look at nature a whole new way through magnifying glasses and microscopes and discover the teeny tiny world around you.
Jun 4 End Date

Master 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.
Jun 4 End Date

Beach Safety 101

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led safety games for families.
Jun 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Geocaching

Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Hide and Seek
Jun 4 End Date

Turtle Safari

Blanco State Park
Explore the lives of turtles.
Jun 4 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jun 4 End Date

Bay Seining

Goose Island State Park
Help drag a seine net through the water at Stinky Beach, and try to catch the critters living beneath the waves! Wear closed toed shoes and clothes that can get wet for this program.
Jun 4 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
See and touch animal skins and skulls!
Jun 4 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who will catch the big one!
Jun 4 End Date

Stories and S'mores

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us around the campfire for some delicious treats and stories. If you have a great story, we want to hear yours too!
Jun 4 End Date

Night Hike Wolfpen Trail

Purtis Creek State Park
Nighttime hike through the forest learning about nocturnal traits and tools to help us adapt after dark.
Jun 4 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
We’re heading out for a hootin’ good time .
Jun 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Reptiles and Amphibians

Village Creek State Park
Who is who and how to tell the difference. What is the difference in a toad, a frog, a lizard and a snake? Join us in the Nature Center for this program about these often misunderstood animals. Watch the remarkable adaptation of snakes that allows them to eat prey larger than their head by observing our non-venomous corn snake feed.
Jun 5 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Come fishing with us!
Jun 5 End Date

Geocaching 101

Blanco State Park
A high tech scavenger hunt.
Jun 5 End Date

Let's Go Fly A Kite!

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring your kite out to the park for some fun!
Jun 5 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Jun 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 9 End Date

Watercolor Painting

Goose Island State Park
Find your inspiration by the bay!
Jun 9 End Date

Reading with a Ranger - Turtles

Blanco State Park
Join us for an after school nature reading program at the Blanco Library.
Jun 9 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jun 10 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Jun 10 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jun 10 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
Jun 10 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Jun 10 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Jun 10 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jun 10 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jun 10 End Date

The Fast & The Furriest

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Have you ever seen a fox fur?
Jun 11 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jun 11 End Date

Archery 101

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

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jun 11 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
We will teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching
Jun 11 End Date

Beach Safety 101

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led safety games for families.
Jun 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Turtle Safari

Blanco State Park
Explore the lives of turtles.
Jun 11 End Date

Bubbles in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Join a ranger for some old school fun!
Jun 11 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jun 11 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 2:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Get hooked on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Jun 11 End Date

Bay Seining

Goose Island State Park
Help drag a seine net through the water at Stinky Beach, and try to catch the critters living beneath the waves! Wear closed toed shoes and clothes that can get wet for this program.
Jun 11 End Date

Solar Viewing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Safely view the sun through a telescope
Jun 11 End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor - Art in the Park!

Buescher State Park
Learn to paint with all the colors of the wind at Buescher State Park! No experience required! Watercolors, paper, and brushes provided by the park. Program will be led by artist and Park Ranger, Kristen!
Jun 11 End Date

Can I eat this??

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join a park ranger and learn all about our native plants!
Jun 11 End Date

Evening Bike Ride

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to explore the park on 2 wheels.
Jun 11 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing!
Jun 11 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope
Jun 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Rock Skipping Contest

McKinney Falls State Park
Show off your rock skipping skills!
Jun 12 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Jun 15 End Date

Tales & Trails

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring the little ones out to hear a hilarious story of the Old West, then take a half-mile hike on the Pioneer Nature Trail with the park interpreter. This hike is aimed at toddlers and young kids, but anyone who is young at heart is welcome!
Jun 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 16 End Date

Devil's Waterhole Paddling Clinic and Tour

Inks Lake State Park
Learn how to paddle safely and then take a trip to Devil's Waterhole and back.
Jun 16 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jun 17 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Jun 17 End Date

Friday Morning Story Time: Hurry and the Monarch

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for story time at the "Reading Tree."
Jun 17 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jun 17 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
Jun 17 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Jun 17 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Jun 17 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jun 17 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jun 17 End Date

Full Moon Night Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come explore the park after dark!
Jun 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!
Jun 18 End Date

Flying Feathered Friends

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Calling all bird watchers!
Jun 18 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jun 18 End Date

Birding 101

Blanco State Park
Join a Master Naturalist for a morning of bird watching.
Jun 18 End Date

River Critters

Guadalupe River State Park
Be sure to dress to get wet as we will get in the water!
Jun 18 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jun 18 End Date

Discovery Hike with the Kids

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

Wildflower Walk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger for a look at summer wildflowers.
Jun 18 End Date

Vanishing Prairie Guided Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Meet up with a park ranger for a guided hike!
Jun 18 End Date

Beach Safety 101

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led safety games for families.
Jun 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Geocaching Color Race

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come learn the basics of geocaching with a competitive twist! Can you make it to each animal color station before the other teams? Please email wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov to register.
Jun 18 End Date

Father's Day Fishing with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Bring your dad and your pole for some fishing fun!
Jun 18 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jun 18 End Date

Bay Seining

Goose Island State Park
Help drag a seine net through the water at Stinky Beach, and try to catch the critters living beneath the waves! Wear closed toed shoes and clothes that can get wet for this program.
Jun 18 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
See and touch animal skins and skulls!
Jun 18 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring the kids out to Palo Duro Canyon to become junior rangers! They will learn about the park, its resources and why it is so important to be stewards of our natural places. They will then have the opportunity to participate in a mini service project. When completed, they will earn a custom sleeve patch!
Jun 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!
Jun 18 End Date

Canyon Nightlife

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Learn about nocturnal nature!
Jun 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jun 19 End Date

Discovery Hike with the Kids

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

Father's Day Fishing Tournament

Meridian State Park
Hook, Line & Sinker!
Jun 19 End Date

Father's Day Picnic Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Bring your Dad on a fantastic Father's Day adventure! Explore the trail system around the Pedernales River and take in hilltop views, rushing water, and fresh air. This is a picnic hike, so put his favorite lunch in a pack and head out to see us!
Jun 19 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Jun 20 End Date

Camp Wild 2016

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Immerse yourself in the Texas outdoors at "Camp Wild"! During this week-long day camp, children will learn valuable knowledge about protecting our natural resources, while having fun in a wilderness setting.
Jun 22 End Date

R.A.N.G.E. Outdoors * * Summer Adventures

San Angelo State Park
Boys and Girls 9 through 12 years old: Join us Wednesday mornings for recreational activities in nature - great experiences outdoors!
Jun 22 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jun 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 22 End Date

Fish Prints

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku - the Japanese art of fish printing.
Jun 23 End Date

Watercolor Painting

Goose Island State Park
Find your inspiration by the bay!
Jun 23 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jun 24 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK! Check out a loaner Explorer Pack and/or complete fun Junior Ranger journal activities on your own time and receive an official badge! (ages 6-12 years)
Jun 24 End Date

Friday Morning Story Time: Owl Moon

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for story time at the "Reading Tree."
Jun 24 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jun 24 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
Jun 24 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Jun 24 End Date

Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
A 1,000 year old oak tree is waiting for you at Goose Island State Park.
Jun 24 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jun 24 End Date

Slitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Jun 24 End Date

Friday Night Frog Talk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Find out who's croaking at your pond!
Jun 25 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jun 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jun 25 End Date

Family Fun Day

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Bring the family out to the park!
Jun 25 End Date

Nature Walk

Blanco State Park
A discovery hike!
Jun 25 End Date

Kids in the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Discover the hidden wonders of Government Canyon!
Jun 25 End Date

Rock Skipping Contest

McKinney Falls State Park
Show off your rock skipping skills!
Jun 25 End Date

Devil's Waterhole Paddling Clinic and Tour

Inks Lake State Park
Learn how to paddle safely and then take a trip to Devil's Waterhole and back.
Jun 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Quit bugging out!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join a park ranger to learn about some crawly critters!
Jun 25 End Date

Bay Seining

Goose Island State Park
Help drag a seine net through the water at Stinky Beach, and try to catch the critters living beneath the waves! Wear closed toed shoes and clothes that can get wet for this program.
Jun 25 End Date

Oh, for goodness SNAKES!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Love snakes? Not so fond of them? This program is for you!
Jun 25 End Date

The good, the bat, and the ugly

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
How well do you know your flying mammals?
Jun 25 End Date

Night Hike

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

Bay Explorations

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

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Check out an Explorer Pack and connect with nature through hands-on environmental activities.
Jun 29 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a few fishing basics. Bring your own bait!
Jun 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 29 End Date

Fish Prints

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku - the Japanese art of fish printing.
Jun 30 End Date

Bay Seining

Goose Island State Park
Help drag a seine net through the water at Stinky Beach, and try to catch the critters living beneath the waves! Wear closed toed shoes and clothes that can get wet for this program.
Jun 30 End Date

Devil's Waterhole Paddling Clinic and Tour

Inks Lake State Park
Learn how to paddle safely and then take a trip to Devil's Waterhole and back.
Jun 30 End Date

Watercolor Painting

Goose Island State Park
Find your inspiration by the bay!
Jun 30 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.

July 2016

Jul 1 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 1 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
Jul 1 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jul 1 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 2 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Jul 2 End Date

July 4th Bicycle Parade

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Bring your bike, trike, strollers and wagons for a Patriotic Parade around the Park
Jul 2 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 2 End Date

4th of July Bicycle Parade!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Have you ever been in a parade? Join us and experience the excitement of being in a parade!!
Jul 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 2 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 3 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Night Hike Wolfpen Trail

Purtis Creek State Park
Nighttime hike through the forest learning about nocturnal traits and tools to help us adapt after dark.
Jul 4 End Date

Geocaching on the 4th of July

Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Hide and Seek
Jul 4 End Date

July 4th at the Farm

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us as we celebrate Independence Day (July 4th) the old fashioned way at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm.
Jul 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 7 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jul 8 End Date

Friday Morning Story Time: The Giving Tree

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for story time at the "Reading Tree."
Jul 8 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 8 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
Jul 8 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jul 8 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 9 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 9 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 9 End Date

Solar Viewing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Safely view the sun through a telescope
Jul 9 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing!
Jul 9 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope
Jul 10 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 14 End Date

Adventures in Camping

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Get those kids outside this summer with Goliad State Park's Adventures in Camping program! Over three days, kids will go fishing, shoot archery, cook over an open fire, and take part in many other awesome outdoor activities. On Friday evening, families are invited to camp out with their children with help from a ranger.
Jul 14 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jul 15 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 15 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
Jul 15 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jul 15 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 16 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 16 End Date

Discovery Hike with the Kids

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

Youth Angler Day

Copper Breaks State Park
July 16, 2016 Fishing for children through age 13. Short program on safety and fish identification, followed by a youth fishing tournament.
Jul 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 16 End Date

Geocaching Color Race

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come learn the basics of geocaching with a competitive twist! Can you make it to each animal color station before the other teams? Please email wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov to register.
Jul 16 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 16 End Date

Nature Tracks

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who left that track?
Jul 16 End Date

Night Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Can you see what lurks in the night?
Jul 17 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Discovery Hike with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunts will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Jul 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 21 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jul 22 End Date

Friday Morning Story Time: Stellaluna

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for story time at the "Reading Tree."
Jul 22 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 22 End Date

Growing Up Wild

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-7 and their parents.
Jul 22 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jul 22 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 23 End Date

Animal Signs

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jul 23 End Date

River Critters

Guadalupe River State Park
Be sure to dress to get wet as we will get in the water!
Jul 23 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 23 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 23 End Date

Basic Backyard Birding

Martin Creek Lake State Park
What's that bird?
Jul 24 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 28 End Date

Annual Archery Clinic at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Want to learn or improve your Archery skills? There will be a free Archery clinic every Thursday in June and July at LBJ State Park Baseball field. Archery Equipment will be provided by the Park to use for this clinic.
Jul 29 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 29 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Jul 29 End Date

Turtle Patrol

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

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Join the Park Ranger at Guadalupe River State Park for a morning of chasing six-legged wonders from butterflies to grasshoppers.
Jul 30 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. CANCELLED on Friday, April 22nd. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 30 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 31 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

August 2016

Aug 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 5 End Date

Friday Morning Story Time: The Spider

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for story time at the "Reading Tree."
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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Aug 5 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 6 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Aug 6 End Date

Fishing 101

Guadalupe River State Park
If you are looking for a lifetime gift for your child, consider joining the staff and volunteers at Guadalupe River State Park for an introduction to fishing.
Aug 6 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Aug 6 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Aug 7 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Aug 12 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 13 End Date

Who Goes There??

Guadalupe River State Park
Join our Park Rangers for a walk in search of traces, scat and other traces of the animals that call the park home
Aug 13 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Aug 13 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Aug 13 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing!
Aug 13 End Date

Night Hike Wolfpen Trail

Purtis Creek State Park
Nighttime hike through the forest learning about nocturnal traits and tools to help us adapt after dark.
Aug 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Aug 19 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 20 End Date

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Join the Park Ranger at Guadalupe River State Park for a morning of chasing six-legged wonders from butterflies to grasshoppers.
Aug 20 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Discovery Hike with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunts will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Aug 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.
Aug 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Aug 20 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Aug 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 21 End Date

Discovery Hike with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunts will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Aug 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
Aug 27 End Date

Kid Fish 2016

Sea Rim State Park
Bring the kids out for our annual kids fish event. It's a free event for ages 1-12. The first 100 kids will receive a free rod and reel and event t-shirt. Tackle and bait will be provided.
Aug 27 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Aug 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!

September 2016

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

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Sep 3 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 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.
Sep 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Bay Explorations

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

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 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.
Sep 17 End Date

Annual LBJ Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park. Learn about proper methods and techniques for wildflower seeding and the importance of keeping it Native. Native seed mix will be provided.
Sep 18 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 18 End Date

Annual LBJ Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park. Learn about proper methods and techniques for wildflower seeding and the importance of keeping it Native. Native seed mix will be provided.
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

Beach Exploration

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

Before Life Became Automatic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Witness farm life as lived a century ago. Costumed interpreters demonstrate soap making, blacksmithing and other farm chores before life became so automatic!
Sep 25 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

October 2016

Oct 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Oct 1 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!
Oct 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

Annual Interpretive Fair (First Day)

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site's Annual Interpretive Fair weekend!
Oct 15 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Annual Interpretive Fair (Second Day)

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site’s Annual Interpretive Fair Weekend!
Oct 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Beach Exploration

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

Fun with Fiber

Come and discover the many ways that different types of fiber were used on a farm a century ago. Bring a desire to learn about sewing, quilting, rope making and more!
Oct 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Beach Exploration

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

Boo In the Park

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Come have a great time with your family at our "Boo in the Park" celebration. There will be a special entry fee of $5 per car beginning at 6:00 pm. Take the kids trick or treating in the park. We will have a campsite decorating contest for our campers, a pumpkin carving contest, along with storytelling at the amphitheater.
Oct 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

November 2016

Nov 5 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Nov 5 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 19 End Date

Beach Exploration

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

Bay Explorations

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

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Get into the holiday spirit and bring the entire family to this great holiday event.

December 2016

Dec 3 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the park with some cool tools and tips.
Dec 10 End Date

Twinkle Tour

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Please join us for Twinkle Tour 2016 at Lake Tawakoni State Park. The annual campsite decoration contest will be in full swing, with awards for our top three entrants. Later in the evening we'll have hayrides through the park and enjoy all of the festive Christmas lights. Santa will be at the amphitheater to make note of your Christmas wishes, so bring your camera! Refreshments will be served. Event fee of $5 per vehicle beginning at 5 p.m.

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