Calendar of Events

Austin Events

Events in and around the Austin area.

September 2015

Sep 4 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Sep 4 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (Ages 10 and up)
Sep 4 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Sep 4 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Sep 4 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park around a fire at our amphitheater -- *FREE S'MORES*
Sep 5 End Date

Hike It Baby - Family Friendly Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Join one of the Hike It Baby chapters for a family friendly hike at McKinney Falls State Park!
Sep 5 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 5 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 5 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Sep 5 End Date

Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for nose-to-beak looks at area songbirds!
Sep 5 End Date

Stumpy Hollow Hike

Inks Lake State Park
An hour hike to explore the flora and fauna of Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
Sep 5 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Sep 5 End Date

Triple Combo Cave Tour - 9:30 AM - SOLD OUT

Colorado Bend State Park
The ultimate cave tour experience at Colorado Bend. Enjoy the Discovery, Original Wild Cave, and Adventure Wild Cave Tour in one outing.
Sep 5 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Sep 5 End Date

Angler Academy

Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner angler's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). ***Preregistration Required***
Sep 5 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 5 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM - SOLD OUT

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Sep 5 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Sep 5 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Sep 5 End Date

Kids Kayak Clinic

Inks Lake State Park
Start your kids out kayaking the right way!
Sep 5 End Date

The Adventure Wild Cave Tour - 2:00 PM - SOLD OUT

Colorado Bend State Park
Are you ready for the ultimate caving adventure? Here is your opportunity to take your caving to the next level with an experienced guide
Sep 5 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Sep 5 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Sep 5 End Date

Junior Ranger Hike - 4:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out how YOU can become a Texas State Parks Junior Ranger!
Sep 5 End Date

Bat Hike - 6:30 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike to view the emerging bats at Gorman Cave.
Sep 5 End Date

Twilight Hike

Inks Lake State Park
A casual hike down the Valley Spring Creek trail as the sun sets.
Sep 5 End Date

Bat Bonanza! - 7:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out the truth about these flying mammals.
Sep 5 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
Sep 5 End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sep 5 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Sep 6 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 6 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Sep 6 End Date

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Sep 6 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Sep 6 End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Sep 6 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 6 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Sep 6 End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Sep 6 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Sep 6 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 2:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Get hooked on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 7 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Sep 10 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 10 End Date

Homeschool Series: Trees

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this series of programs for school-age kids!
Sep 11 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Sep 11 End Date

Homeschool Series: Trees

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this series of programs for school-age kids!
Sep 11 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (Ages 10 and up)
Sep 11 End Date

Enchanted "Rock Star" Party

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's Back! After an abnormally wet and unpredictable spring and summer, we are hosting another Star Party and keeping our fingers crossed that the skies are clear with cooler and drier weather. Come join us for a night under the stars
Sep 11 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Sep 11 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Sep 12 End Date

Bird Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Look and listen for birds in this leisurely walk!
Sep 12 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Sep 12 End Date

26th Annual FRIO RIVER TRASH BASH

Garner State Park
Join the Friends of Garner to pick up trash in and along our section of the Frio River. Entrance fees will be waived for 4 hours of service!
Sep 12 End Date

Bird Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Look and listen for birds on this leisurely walk!
Sep 12 End Date

Fishing 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Give your child the gift of a lifetime.
Sep 12 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 12 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Sep 12 End Date

Hike the Hill Country

Inks Lake State Park
A 4 mile adventure exploring our back country trails guided by a Master Naturalist.
Sep 12 End Date

The Other Side of the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a trip to "The Other Side of the Rock". If you want adventure, this is the hike for you.
Sep 12 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Sep 12 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Sep 12 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Sep 12 End Date

Next Generation of Land Stewards

Hill Country State Natural Area
Youth and Teens, groups or individuals, learn while volunteering on land stewardship projects such as trail work and invasive plant removal. Life's better outside and you can help make the outside even better!
Sep 12 End Date

Sweet September Sorghum

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History farm to see how this valuable sweetener was grown and processed in the early 1900’s.
Sep 12 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM - SOLD OUT

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Sep 12 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Sep 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 12 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Sep 12 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Sep 12 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Guadalupe River State Park
Find out who goes there after the sun sets!
Sep 12 End Date

Things That Go Bump in the Night

Lockhart State Park
Explore the park after dark and learn about nocturnal animals that thrive at night!
Sep 13 End Date

Honey Creek Bird Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a walk along the path less taken.
Sep 13 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Sep 13 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Sep 13 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Sep 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 13 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Sep 14 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Sep 14 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country.
Sep 17 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 17 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Sep 18 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Sep 18 End Date

Nature Explorers: Water Wonders

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for this new monthly program!
Sep 18 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (Ages 10 and up)
Sep 18 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Sep 18 End Date

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Inks Lake 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.
Sep 18 End Date

Sunsets at the Summit

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Start the weekend off right with a beautiful sunset on Enchanted Rock. This ranger led hike will focus on the beauty of the park as the sun sets to our west.
Sep 18 End Date

Sunset Kayak Tour to Devil's Waterhole

Inks Lake State Park
A quick kayak jaunt to Devil's Waterhole in kayaks as the sun sets.
Sep 19 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday for a new adventure!
Sep 19 End Date

Overlook Trail Hike - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Get a great view of the park and surrounding valley before the day heats up!
Sep 19 End Date

Yoga Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Hike Onion Creek Trail while practicing Mindful Breathing & Gentle Yoga, ending with a swim at the Upper Falls.
Sep 19 End Date

Basic Fly Fishing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED - SIMILAR EVENT ON OCT 11th
Sep 19 End Date

Ottine Swamp Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore with us and learn about botany on this guided hike.
Sep 19 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 19 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Sep 19 End Date

Basic Fly Fishing Class - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

McKinney Falls State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Sep 19 End Date

Texas Heroes Day

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Honor the fallen Texas Heroes of the Dawson Massacre and Mier Expeditions of 1842 and 1843.
Sep 19 End Date

Stumpy Hollow Hike

Inks Lake State Park
An hour hike to explore the flora and fauna of Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
Sep 19 End Date

International Migratory Bird Day - Twice!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Celebrate Birds!
Sep 19 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Sep 19 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Sep 19 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
We will teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching
Sep 19 End Date

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Sep 19 End Date

The Original Wild Cave Tour - 10:00 AM - SOLD OUT

Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
Sep 19 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Palmetto State Park
Want to go fishing but nervous about where to begin? Come pick up a few skills from a park ranger.
Sep 19 End Date

Poisonous Plants

Lockhart State Park
Join two Master Naturalists on a fun and informative walk through the park!
Sep 19 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Sep 19 End Date

Angler Academy

Garner State Park
Like fishing? Take this beginner angler's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up). ***Preregistration Required***
Sep 19 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Sep 19 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Sep 19 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Sep 19 End Date

LBJ State Park Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State Park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park.
Sep 19 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.
Sep 19 End Date

The Original Wild Cave Tour - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
Sep 19 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Sep 19 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 2:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Get hooked on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Sep 19 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Sep 19 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
View Saturn, the Moon and more!
Sep 19 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Sep 20 End Date

Sunrise Hike to the Summit

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy a cool morning at the park before the granite heats up and watch the sunrise as a park ranger leads you to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Sep 20 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Sep 20 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Sep 20 End Date

River Rangers! - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
Let's see if the river is healthy!
Sep 20 End Date

LBJ State Park Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State Park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park.
Sep 21 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Sep 24 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 25 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Sep 25 End Date

Geocache Greenhorns

Garner State Park
Discover what geocaching is all about while using a GPS unit to navigate your way through a scavenger hunt! (Ages 10 and up)
Sep 25 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Sep 25 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park around a fire at our amphitheater -- *FREE S'MORES*
Sep 26 End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen! UPDATE: CLASS IS FULL
Sep 26 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Sep 26 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Sep 26 End Date

Hike the Hill Country

Inks Lake State Park
A 4 mile adventure exploring our back country trails guided by a Master Naturalist.
Sep 26 End Date

Native Garden Renovation!

Garner State Park
Join us on National Public Lands Day to restore our charming and informative park garden.
Sep 26 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Sep 26 End Date

Geocaching 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Sep 26 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Sep 26 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

McKinney Falls State Park
Come learn all about cooking with a dutch oven!
Sep 26 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Sep 26 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Sep 26 End Date

Geocaching 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Sep 26 End Date

National Public Lands Day Trail Building Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
Learn how to build sustainable trails safely!
Sep 26 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Sep 26 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Sep 26 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Find out WHOOOOOOOO Goes There!
Sep 26 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Hike under the Full Moon and experience the night life at Palmetto State Park
Sep 26 End Date

Moonlight Paddle to Devil's Waterhole

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the lake from a canoe/kayak once the sun goes down and the moon comes out.
Sep 27 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Sep 27 End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Sep 27 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Sep 27 End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Sep 27 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Sep 27 End Date

Eclipse Viewing Party

McKinney Falls State Park
Check out the lunar eclipse at McKinney Falls State Park!
Sep 28 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.

October 2015

Oct 1 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Oct 2 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 2 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Garner State Park | (Open)

Garner State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Oct 3 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 3 End Date

Stumpy Hollow Hike

Inks Lake State Park
An hour hike to explore the flora and fauna of Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
Oct 3 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Oct 3 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 3 End Date

The Original Wild Cave Tour - 10:00 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
Oct 3 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Oct 3 End Date

Texas Time Travelers

Inks Lake State Park
Go back in time to the mid-1800s and learn all about how Central Texas used to be
Oct 3 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Oct 3 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 3 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Oct 4 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 4 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 5 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 7 End Date

Reading Rangers

Lockhart State Park
Listen to stories, sing, play, and explore nature in this fun program for young children!
Oct 9 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 9 End Date

Garner State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | (Full- Waitlist Forming)

Garner 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.
Oct 10 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike! NOTE NEW START TIME !!
Oct 10 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

McKinney Falls State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Oct 10 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 10 End Date

Hike the Hill Country

Inks Lake State Park
A 4 mile adventure exploring our back country trails guided by a Master Naturalist.
Oct 10 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 10 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Palmetto State Park
Want to go fishing but nervous about where to begin? Come pick up a few skills from a park ranger.
Oct 10 End Date

Next Generation of Land Stewards

Hill Country State Natural Area
Youth and Teens, groups or individuals, learn while volunteering on land stewardship projects such as trail work and invasive plant removal. Life's better outside and you can help make the outside even better!
Oct 10 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 10 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Oct 11 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 11 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 11 End Date

Basic Fly Fishing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Come learn the basics of fly fishing in Texas.
Oct 12 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 15 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Oct 16 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 17 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday for a new adventure! NOTE NEW START TIME !!
Oct 17 End Date

Ottine Swamp Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore with us and learn about botany on this guided hike.
Oct 17 End Date

Government Canyon SNA 10th Anniversary Celebration!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Oct 17 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 17 End Date

Stumpy Hollow Hike

Inks Lake State Park
An hour hike to explore the flora and fauna of Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
Oct 17 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 17 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Oct 17 End Date

Ranch Heritage Day at Hill Country State Natural Area

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranch Heritage is an annual free, fun, family event with chuck wagon cooking, horse-drawn covered wagon, cowboys and cowgirls on horseback, frontier days activities including branding, horseshoeing, weaving, fence building and apple peeling.
Oct 17 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 17 End Date

The Original Wild Cave Tour - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
Oct 17 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Oct 18 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 18 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 19 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 19 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country.
Oct 23 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 24 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 24 End Date

Hike the Hill Country

Inks Lake State Park
A 4 mile adventure exploring our back country trails guided by a Master Naturalist.
Oct 24 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 24 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Palmetto State Park
Want to go fishing but nervous about where to begin? Come pick up a few skills from a park ranger.
Oct 24 End Date

Dairy Daze

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History farm to explore the many uses of milk on a 1915 German family farm.
Oct 24 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Oct 24 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 24 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Oct 25 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 25 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 26 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 30 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Oct 31 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Oct 31 End Date

Stumpy Hollow Hike

Inks Lake State Park
An hour hike to explore the flora and fauna of Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
Oct 31 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Oct 31 End Date

Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
Oct 31 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Oct 31 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Oct 31 End Date

Halloween Family Night at Government Canyon SNA

Government Canyon State Natural Area

November 2015

Nov 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 1 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Nov 2 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Nov 4 End Date

Reading Rangers

Lockhart State Park
Listen to stories, sing, play, and explore nature in this fun program for young children!
Nov 5 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Nov 6 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Nov 7 End Date

Friends of Government Canyon 15k/8k Recharge Run

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Nov 7 End Date

Ottine Swamp Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore with us and learn about botany on this guided hike.
Nov 7 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 7 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Nov 7 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Nov 7 End Date

Kickapoo Cavern Tour - 1:00 PM

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Come out to see the largest formations in Texas. Guides will explain the cave life, formations, and history of Kickapoo Cavern.
Nov 8 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 8 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Nov 9 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Nov 11 End Date
Nov 13 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Nov 14 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 14 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Nov 14 End Date

Pedernales Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 14 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Palmetto State Park
Want to go fishing but nervous about where to begin? Come pick up a few skills from a park ranger.
Nov 14 End Date

Next Generation of Land Stewards

Hill Country State Natural Area
Youth and Teens, groups or individuals, learn while volunteering on land stewardship projects such as trail work and invasive plant removal. Life's better outside and you can help make the outside even better!
Nov 15 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 15 End Date

Summit Trail Hikes

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or volunteer master naturalist for a trip to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Learn the natural and cultural history of the park, the flora and fauna, and some of the legends that give the granite dome its name.
Nov 16 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Nov 16 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country.
Nov 19 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Nov 20 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Nov 21 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 21 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Nov 22 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 23 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Nov 27 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Nov 28 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 28 End Date

Fall Harvest Dutch Oven Cooking

Palmetto State Park
Food, outdoors, and campfires! Learn all about the Dutch Oven and cook up some holiday favorites.
Nov 28 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating and German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Your entire family and friends will have fun decorating cookies as it was done for a German Christmas tree in the early 1900’s.
Nov 29 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Do you have what it takes to become a Junior Ranger at McKinney Falls State Park?
Nov 30 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.

December 2015

Dec 2 End Date

Reading Rangers

Lockhart State Park
Listen to stories, sing, play, and explore nature in this fun program for young children!
Dec 3 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Dec 4 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Dec 5 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Dec 5 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful early German Christmas celebration as you walk thru the Trail of Lights and the historic Kreische House.
Dec 7 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Dec 11 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Dec 11 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful early German Christmas celebration as you walk thru the Trail of Lights and the historic Kreische House.
Dec 12 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Palmetto State Park
Want to go fishing but nervous about where to begin? Come pick up a few skills from a park ranger.
Dec 12 End Date

Next Generation of Land Stewards

Hill Country State Natural Area
Youth and Teens, groups or individuals, learn while volunteering on land stewardship projects such as trail work and invasive plant removal. Life's better outside and you can help make the outside even better!
Dec 12 End Date

Christmas at THE ROCK

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join park staff for a holiday in the park. Bring the whole family for this fun, seasonal celebration.
Dec 12 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful early German Christmas celebration as you walk thru the Trail of Lights and the historic Kreische House
Dec 14 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Dec 14 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country.
Dec 17 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Dec 18 End Date

Christmas/New Year: Additional days open on Tuesday – Thursday, Dec. 22 – 24 and Tuesday – Thursday, Dec. 29 – 31, 2015

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Site open continuously Dec. 18, 2015 – Jan. 4, 2016.
Dec 18 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Dec 18 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful early German Christmas celebration as you walk thru the Trail of Lights and the historic Kreische House.
Dec 19 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Dec 19 End Date

Old Fashioned Holiday Taffy Pull

Palmetto State Park
Homemade candy and Holiday fun!
Dec 19 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful early German Christmas celebration as you walk thru the Trail of Lights and the historic Kreische House.
Dec 20 End Date

46th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 46 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 21 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Dec 25 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Dec 28 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.

January 2016

Jan 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Jan 4 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Jan 7 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Jan 8 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Jan 9 End Date

Next Generation of Land Stewards

Hill Country State Natural Area
Youth and Teens, groups or individuals, learn while volunteering on land stewardship projects such as trail work and invasive plant removal. Life's better outside and you can help make the outside even better!
Jan 11 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Jan 15 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Jan 16 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Jan 18 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Jan 18 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country.
Jan 21 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Jan 22 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Jan 25 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Jan 29 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.

February 2016

Feb 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Feb 4 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Feb 5 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Feb 6 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Feb 8 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Feb 12 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Feb 13 End Date

Next Generation of Land Stewards

Hill Country State Natural Area
Youth and Teens, groups or individuals, learn while volunteering on land stewardship projects such as trail work and invasive plant removal. Life's better outside and you can help make the outside even better!
Feb 15 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Feb 15 End Date

Birds of a Feather

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

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Feb 19 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Feb 20 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Feb 22 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Feb 26 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Feb 29 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.

March 2016

Mar 3 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Mar 4 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Mar 5 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Mar 7 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Mar 11 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Mar 12 End Date

Next Generation of Land Stewards

Hill Country State Natural Area
Youth and Teens, groups or individuals, learn while volunteering on land stewardship projects such as trail work and invasive plant removal. Life's better outside and you can help make the outside even better!
Mar 14 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Mar 14 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country.
Mar 17 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Mar 18 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Mar 19 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Mar 21 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Mar 25 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Mar 28 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.

April 2016

Apr 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Apr 2 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Apr 4 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Apr 7 End Date

Walk with Nature/ Talk with the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Meir said "When walking with nature, one finds more than he seeks." Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the hill country.
Apr 8 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Apr 9 End Date

Next Generation of Land Stewards

Hill Country State Natural Area
Youth and Teens, groups or individuals, learn while volunteering on land stewardship projects such as trail work and invasive plant removal. Life's better outside and you can help make the outside even better!
Apr 11 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger !

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kids! Come to headquarters any day and pick up your Junior Ranger Activity Journal. You can learn and earn your official badge here.
Apr 16 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!
Apr 18 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country.
Apr 21 End Date

Discovery Hikes with the Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-lead nature hikes will focus on getting kids outdoors with their folks and discovering and experiencing nature through sight, sound, feeling, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses and binoculars provided!

December 2016

Dec 17 End Date

Old Fashioned Holiday Taffy Pull

Palmetto State Park
Homemade candy and Holiday fun!

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