Calendar of Events

Kids

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

December 2016

Dec 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)
Dec 10 End Date

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

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

Holly Jolly Cache

Eisenhower State Park
Santa hid some geocaches! Learn how to use GPS to find them and assemble a unique snowman ornament.
Dec 10 End Date

Christmas for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Come join the elves in Santa’s workshop making bird feeders for our little feathered friends!
Dec 10 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.
Dec 10 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

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

Junior Ranger Academy

Blanco State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Blanco State Park Junior Ranger?
Dec 10 End Date

Paint your own Holiday Ornament

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come to the bird blind and paint your own aromatic, cedar ornament to take home. This is also a great time to investigate any feathered friends that pay us a visit while we paint and enjoy some hot cocoa! Best of all, it's free with paid entrance to the park! Happy Holidays!
Dec 10 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Winter birding basics for non-birders.
Dec 10 End Date

Art in the Park- Penn Farm’s Past, Present and Future

Cedar Hill State Park
Let history inspire you!
Dec 10 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Get hooked on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Dec 10 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 10 End Date
Dec 10 End Date

Critters of North Texas

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about some of the different kinds of mammals and reptiles found in Cedar Hill State Park!
Dec 10 End Date

Jolly Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us for a night of Christmas cheer in the great outdoors!
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 guests can drive 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.
Dec 10 End Date

'Twas the Night at the Guad: Christmas in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Come out and meet the jolly one himself and enjoy a movie!
Dec 10 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a hike into the night under the light of the full moon
Dec 11 End Date

Junior Ranger: Skins, Skulls, Scat & Tracks

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore animal artifacts up close!
Dec 11 End Date

Overlook Trail Hike - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Get a great view of the park and surrounding valley!
Dec 11 End Date

Backyard Bass

Village Creek State Park
How good are your casting skills? Are you an expert or a novice? What is casting? Come learn how to cast and improve your technique. No hooks (or fish) involved and you will stay dry.
Dec 13 End Date

Bentsen on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get out your walking shoes!
Dec 14 End Date

Little Naturalists: Who Goes There?

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us with your preschooler to explore the wonders of nature!
Dec 14 End Date

Homeschool - Water

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Dec 14 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Dec 15 End Date

Homeschool - Water

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

Homeschool - Water

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Dec 16 End Date

Sunset Photo Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Photography 101 with sunset and nature shots.
Dec 16 End Date

Winter Wonderland Night Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come explore the park after dark!
Dec 16 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus, The Grinch, and Smokey the Bear and see all the beautiful lights. Refreshments will be served.
Dec 16 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Ranger Craig as he searches out the owls of the park.
Dec 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)
Dec 17 End Date

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

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

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Dec 17 End Date

Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for our monthly dose of beak-to-nose looks at local songbirds!
Dec 17 End Date

Pokémon Go Safari (Guided Hike)

Lake Livingston State Park
Go on a 1 mile safari with Ranger Joel to catch the invasive Japanese Pokémon that have invaded the park!
Dec 17 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Dec 17 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Dec 17 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 17 End Date

Pinecone Bird Feeder

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a handmade gift for our winter birds.
Dec 17 End Date

Creepy Crawlies Scavenger Hunt

Caddo Lake State Park
Look for insects while on a scavenger hunt!
Dec 17 End Date

Backyard Bass Fishing Game

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn to cast with Backyard Bass
Dec 17 End Date

Survival Workshop @ Amphitheater: Fire starting

Inks Lake State Park
Learn some fun and basic outdoor skills that might save a life one day!
Dec 17 End Date

Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Explore the trail system around the Pedernales River and take in hilltop views, rushing water, and fresh air. Come out to the park and enjoy a hike after lunch!
Dec 17 End Date

River Trail Nature Hike - 1:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Hike the trails in the beautiful pecan forest!
Dec 17 End Date

Mistletoe: Pucker-up for a parasite??

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Mistletoe: more than meets the eye... Come find out for yourself!
Dec 17 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.
Dec 17 End Date

Paint your own Holiday Ornament

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come to the bird blind and paint your own aromatic, cedar ornament to take home. This is also a great time to investigate any feathered friends that pay us a visit while we paint and enjoy some hot cocoa! Best of all, it's free with paid entrance to the park! Happy Holidays!
Dec 17 End Date

Christmas in the Park

San Angelo State Park
Tours, Decorate Ornaments, Campfire with Santa and Campground Light Tour with Prizes
Dec 17 End Date

Stories in Stone

Blanco State Park
Take a trip back in time to learn about the park's history.
Dec 17 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for a morning of fishing!
Dec 17 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Winter birding basics for non-birders.
Dec 17 End Date

Geocaching

Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Hide and Seek
Dec 17 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 17 End Date

A Very Wild Christmas

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Get into the holiday spirit with us at the park!
Dec 17 End Date

Dreaming of a Wild Christmas

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join us for a fun-filled holiday-themed evening!
Dec 17 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus, The Grinch, and Smokey the Bear and see all the beautiful lights. Refreshments will be served.
Dec 17 End Date

Christmas by the Lake

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrate the holiday with us: Ranger talk, activities for the kids, and refreshments at the Group Recreation Hall.
Dec 17 End Date

Discovery Hike with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Come to the beautiful hill country for "eco"-scavenger hunting with the ranger. Climb a mountain, spot an insect and find a fossil. Fun for all ages, even without a kid!
Dec 18 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks

Caddo Lake State Park
Craft time in the morning!
Dec 18 End Date

Backyard Bass Casting Clinic

Mission Tejas State Park
Want to learn how to cast a fishing pole or identify the fish you caught? Then join us in a fun and educational game for all ages!
Dec 20 End Date

Bentsen on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get out your walking shoes!
Dec 21 End Date

Holiday Time Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a look at our feathered friends -- and who knows, perhaps "he" will show up, too!
Dec 22 End Date

Rainbow Trout Stocking

Blanco State Park
Get your rod and reel ready!
Dec 22 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt/Agents of Discovery

Guadalupe River State Park
Dec 22 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Stargazing at Hueco Tanks!
Dec 23 End Date

All Day Archery!

Guadalupe River State Park
Stop by the Rust House and learn the skills of archery.
Dec 23 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Dec 23 End Date

Sunset Photo Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Photography 101 with sunset and nature shots.
Dec 24 End Date

Christmas Eve Bird Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Calling all bird watchers!
Dec 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)
Dec 24 End Date

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

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

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Dec 24 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Dec 24 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 24 End Date

Mistletoe: Pucker-up for a Parasite??

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Mistletoe: more than meets the eye... Come find out for yourself!
Dec 24 End Date

Christmas Themed Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Join us to show off your artistic skills by creating a Christmas themed craft project to take home!
Dec 24 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.
Dec 24 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Winter birding basics for non-birders.
Dec 24 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 24 End Date

Christmas Eve Campfire

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers to enjoy marshmallows and hot chocolate around a campfire this Christmas Eve!
Dec 27 End Date

Bentsen on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get out your walking shoes!
Dec 28 End Date

Birding for Kiddos

Guadalupe River State Park
Dec 30 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Dec 30 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Night sky orientation and exploration.
Dec 31 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)
Dec 31 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Dec 31 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Dec 31 End Date

New Year's Eve Trout Derby!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
It's time again for the annual Johnson Branch Holiday Trout Derby!
Dec 31 End Date

Leave No Trace Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mission Tejas State Park
Discover your inner explorer by hunting for items in the park and capture them with your camera!
Dec 31 End Date

Art in the Park: Creative Canvases

Mission Tejas State Park
Get outdoors and allow your inner artistic abilities to roam free!
Dec 31 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.
Dec 31 End Date

Beachcombing 101-PM

Galveston Island State Park
Afternoon treasure hunt for shells, sea beans, and mermaids...
Dec 31 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Get hooked on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Dec 31 End Date

New Year's Eve Stargazing

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Ditch those big city lights, and come see the natural lights in the sky!
Dec 31 End Date

First Day Campfire – Near Houston

Lake Livingston State Park
Start the New Year off right with a First Day Campfire!

January 2017

Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hikes

South Llano River State Park
Start 2017 off right -- outdoors!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Start the year off on the right foot -- take a First Day Hike in a state park near you on New Year's Day!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Make your New Year's resolution to get outside more!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join us on the first day of the year for a hike on our Shady Oaks trail!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day New Year Resolution Hike

Tyler State Park
Get your New Year started off on the right foot!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike: Woodland Wonders

Mission Tejas State Park
Want to burn some holiday calories while exploring the great outdoors? Then join us to start the new year with a hike into the woods.
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Kids Run

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Paddle

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Calling all kayak enthusiasts!
Jan 1 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern First Day Cave Hike

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Escape the cold and start the New Year off on the right foot with our First Day Cave Hike through Kickapoo Cavern. Learn about the history and formations of the cavern while getting a workout in the warmth of the cave. Don't forget your flashlight.
Jan 1 End Date

Beachcombing 101-PM

Galveston Island State Park
Afternoon treasure hunt for shells, sea beans, and mermaids....
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike at Ike's

Eisenhower State Park
Jump start 2017 with a scenic hike to an inspiring viewpoint over Lake Texoma.
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike

Blanco State Park
Welcome in the New Year at the park!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come ring in the new year with a park naturalist!
Jan 1 End Date

Happy Tails (Dog Stroll)

Galveston Island State Park
Dog hike and socialization stroll down the beach.
Jan 6 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Jan 7 End Date

Fun Run/Walk

Galveston Island State Park
5K/10K Fun Run/Walk
Jan 7 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)
Jan 7 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Jan 7 End Date

Beachcombing 101-PM

Galveston Island State Park
Afternoon treasure hunt for shells, sea beans, and mermaids....
Jan 7 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.
Jan 11 End Date

Shelling 101

Galveston Island State Park
Comb the beach for shells and treasures, collect and keep.
Jan 11 End Date

Sunset Photo Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Photography 101 with sunset and nature shots.
Jan 12 End Date

Rainbow Trout Release

Meridian State Park
2,000 opportunities!
Jan 13 End Date

Rainbow Trout Stocking

Blanco State Park
Get your rod and reel ready!
Jan 13 End Date

Reforestation Friday! (Tree Planting at Bastrop State Park - 1/13/2017)

Bastrop State Park
Join us on Friday, January 13 at the Bastrop State Park Playground parking lot starting at 12:40 p.m. to sink some saplings into the soil! Click on the "More Information About this Event" link below to register. (Let's plant some trees y'all!)
Jan 13 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Jan 13 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Let the full moon light your way and explore the night!
Jan 14 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)
Jan 14 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 14 End Date

Sapling Saturday! (Tree Planting at Bastrop State Park - 1/14/2017)

Bastrop State Park
Join us on Saturday, January 14th at the Bastrop State Park Playground parking lot starting at 12:40pm to sink some saplings into the soil! Click on the "More Information About this Event" link below to register. (Let's plant some trees y'all!)
Jan 14 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.
Jan 14 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Jan 20 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Jan 21 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)
Jan 21 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 21 End Date

Sapling Saturday! (Tree Planting at Bastrop State Park - 1/21/2017)

Bastrop State Park
Join us on Saturday, January 21st at the Bastrop State Park Playground parking lot starting at 12:40pm to sink some saplings into the soil! Click on the "More Information About this Event" link below to register. (Let's plant some trees y'all!)
Jan 21 End Date

Happy Tails (Dog Stroll)

Galveston Island State Park
Dog hike and socialization stroll down the beach.
Jan 21 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.
Jan 21 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Jan 21 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Jan 21 End Date

Discovery Hike with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Come to the beautiful hill country for "eco"-scavenger hunting with the ranger. Climb a mountain, spot an insect and find a fossil. Fun for all ages, even without a kid!
Jan 25 End Date

Shelling 101

Galveston Island State Park
Comb the beach for shells and treasures, collect and keep.
Jan 25 End Date

Sunset Photo Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Photography 101 with sunset and nature shots.
Jan 27 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Jan 27 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Night sky orientation and exploration.
Jan 28 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)
Jan 28 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 28 End Date

Sapling Saturday! (Tree Planting at Bastrop State Park - 1/28/2017)

Bastrop State Park
Join us on Saturday, January 28th at the Bastrop State Park Playground parking lot starting at 12:40pm to sink some saplings into the soil! Click on the "More Information About this Event" link below to register. (Let's plant some trees y'all!)
Jan 28 End Date

Happy Tails (Dog Stroll)

Galveston Island State Park
Dog hike and socialization stroll down the beach.
Jan 28 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.
Jan 28 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Jan 28 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!

February 2017

Feb 3 End Date

Rainbow Trout Stocking

Blanco State Park
Get your rod and reel ready!
Feb 4 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Sapling Saturday! (Tree Planting at Bastrop State Park - 2/4/2017)

Bastrop State Park
Join us on Saturday, February 4th at the Bastrop State Park Playground parking lot starting at 12:40pm to sink some saplings into the soil! Click on the "More Information About this Event" link below to register. (Let's plant some trees y'all!)
Feb 4 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 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.
Feb 4 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Feb 10 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Let the full moon light your way and explore the night!
Feb 11 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Sapling Saturday! (Tree Planting at Bastrop State Park - 2/11/2017)

Bastrop State Park
Join us on Saturday, February 11th at the Bastrop State Park Playground parking lot starting at 12:40pm to sink some saplings into the soil! Click on the "More Information About this Event" link below to register. (Let's plant some trees y'all!)
Feb 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Feb 18 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Fun Fish

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Trout fishing in Texas! Children and parents can enjoy a great morning of FISHING, FOOD AND FUN!!!
Feb 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.
Feb 18 End Date

Discovery Hike with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Come to the beautiful hill country for "eco"-scavenger hunting with the ranger. Climb a mountain, spot an insect and find a fossil. Fun for all ages, even without a kid!
Feb 22 End Date

Shelling 101

Galveston Island State Park
Comb the beach for shells and treasures, collect and keep.
Feb 22 End Date

Sunset Photo Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Photography 101 with sunset and nature shots.
Feb 24 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Night sky orientation and exploration.
Feb 25 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Winter Birding 101

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!

March 2017

Mar 4 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Geocaching 101

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

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

April 2017

Apr 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Apr 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Apr 15 End Date

3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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

May 2017

May 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

June 2017

Jun 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jun 18 End Date

Father's Day Fishing Tournament

Meridian State Park
Hook, Line & Sinker!

July 2017

Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

August 2017

Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

September 2017

Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Sep 30 End Date

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!

October 2017

Oct 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

November 2017

Nov 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

December 2017

Dec 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

January 2018

Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

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