Abilene Events

January 2015

January 31 End Date
Birding Adventure With a Ranger
San Angelo State Park
Join a park ranger to see resident and migrating birds visiting the park.
January 31 End Date
Bird Walk on the Trailway
Lake Mineral Wells Trailway
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
January 31 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
January 31 End Date
Kid’s Wilderness Survival
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.

February 2015

February 7 End Date
WWII Reenactment
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
WWII reenactment at Fort Richardson State Park.
February 7 End Date
Cross Timbers Bird Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
February 7 End Date
Permian Tracks
San Angelo State Park
Travel back in time to see the tracks left by a creature that lived in the Permian era.
February 7 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
February 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds- Morning Bird Hike
Lake Colorado City State Park
A morning hike to explore the park and see what kind of bird species we can discover.
February 14 End Date
Bird Walk on the Trailway
Lake Mineral Wells Trailway
Join our guided birding walk on the State Trailway. How many species can we find?
February 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds-Backyard Birding Basics
Lake Colorado City State Park
Learn the basic backyard birds of the area and what you can do to improve your bird habitat and birding skills.
February 14 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
February 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds - Owl Around the Campfire
Lake Colorado City State Park
Have a hoot of a good time listening to a few owl stories around the campfire and taking off on a Owl Prowl.
February 21 End Date
Cross Timbers Bird Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
February 21 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
February 28 End Date
Kid’s Wilderness Survival
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids

March 2015

March 7 End Date
Texas Independance Day Celebration
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come and out see reenactors showing what life was like in early Texas.

April 2015

April 4 End Date
Hippity Hop the Park Easter Egg Hunt
Copper Breaks State Park
Easter egg hunt for children through age 9.
April 4 End Date
Easter Egg Hunt
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come out for our annual Easter egg hunt.
April 10 End Date
Living History Days
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Living history days focused on the late 1800s.
April 11 End Date
Living History Days
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Living history days focused on the late 1800s.
April 18 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
In its 20th year, StarWalk starts with a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park. Sun Fun, solar observing, is in the afternoon
April 25 End Date
Antique Tractor Show
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come see some of these time-forgotten tractors that have been restored and are ready to pull sleds across the field.

May 2015

May 1 End Date
Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Ft Worth Area | (Open)
Lake Mineral Wells 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 9 End Date
Lake Brownwood State Park Open House and Buffalo Soldiers Program
Lake Brownwood State Park
Come experience the life of a Buffalo Soldier within our authentic camp. Free fun for the young or young at heart.
May 16 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
In its 20th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park, followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is one of four Texas International Dark Sky Parks.
May 23 End Date
Youth Angler Day
Copper Breaks State Park
For children through age 13. Short program on safety and fish identification, followed by a youth fishing tournament.

June 2015

June 6 End Date
National Trails Day hikes
Copper Breaks State Park
Park rangers will lead guided trail hikes at 10:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. guides will point out wildlife, plant life, geological features, discuss area folklore and tell tales.
June 13 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
Naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is one of four International Dark Sky Parks in Texas.
June 20 End Date
Larry Criss Memorial Fishing Tournament
Copper Breaks State Park
Third annual fishing tournament.

July 2015

July 4 End Date
Cowboy Songs and Native American Tales
Copper Breaks State Park
Singer and horse whisperer Larry Hannon will join park ranger David Turner to sing traditional cowboy songs and tell traditional Native American stories.
July 18 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
Naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park
July 25 End Date
Cowboy Songs
Copper Breaks State Park
Horse trainer and whisperer Larry Hannon will sing traditional and original cowboy songs.

August 2015

August 15 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
in its 19th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park

September 2015

September 7 End Date
Horse Whispering
Copper Breaks State Park
Horse trainer Larry Hannon will present "horse sense," an ancient Chinese technique of understanding and training horses and other mammals. After explaining the method, Hannon will lead a unique presentation of "Meet the Longhorns" by applying the technique to the steers at Copper Breaks.
September 26 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
In its 19th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks State Park is an International Dark Sky Park. The 'super moon' will be the focus of this month's program

October 2015

October 3 End Date
Mythunderstanding
Copper Breaks State Park
Ranger Carl Hopper presents and explains myths and misunderstandings about wildlife
October 17 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
In its 19th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is one of four International Dark Sky parks in Texas.

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