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Events in and around the Austin area.

July 2015

Jul 28 End Date

Art in the Park - Decorate Our Door Art Contest

McKinney Falls State Park
Your artwork could be featured at McKinney Falls State Park!
Jul 29 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)
Jul 30 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Jul 30 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Jul 30 End Date

Backyard Bass - Learn to Cast

McKinney Falls State Park
Come try your hand at casting a fishing pole!
Jul 30 End Date

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 31 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.
Jul 31 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come see what birds are around!
Jul 31 End Date

Storybook Trail

Guadalupe River State Park
Meet our trail side characters from a bat to a butterfly!
Jul 31 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***
Jul 31 End Date

Sunspotting!

Inks Lake State Park
Solar viewing party mapping out sun spot activity with telescopes!
Jul 31 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Jul 31 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Jul 31 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Jul 31 End Date

Full Moon Hike to the Summit

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Nothing beats the full moon at the summit of Enchanted Rock. Beautiful, bizarre, fantastic, and haunting are some of the words we've heard used at these types of events.
Jul 31 End Date

Sunsets at the Summit

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Start off the weekend with a sunset hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. The dog days of summer are here and they start to cool down as the sun sets to our west.
Jul 31 End Date

Blue Moon Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
It's the second full moon this month!
Jul 31 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*

August 2015

Aug 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12 years.
Aug 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?
Aug 1 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Aug 1 End Date

Junior (Basic) Angler Education Course

Inks Lake State Park
Become a certified junior angler through this TPWD approved Angler Education course.
Aug 1 End Date

Yuccapalooza

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Aug 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.
Aug 1 End Date

Archery 101

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn the basics of using a bow and arrow.
Aug 1 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Lockhart State Park
Earn a Junior Ranger badge!
Aug 1 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.
Aug 1 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.
Aug 1 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Aug 1 End Date

Kool for Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Camping or hiking with the kids this summer? Bring them in and cool them off! Spend an hour seeing and doing cool stuff with a ranger in the air-cooled headquarters of HCSNA.
Aug 1 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.
Aug 1 End Date

Kids Kayak Clinic

Inks Lake State Park
Start your kids out kayaking the right way!
Aug 1 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.
Aug 1 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Aug 1 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger - 4:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Come fishing with us at Buck Lake!
Aug 1 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.
Aug 1 End Date

Full Moon Star Party - 9 pm

South Llano River State Park
Look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Aug 2 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 2 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?
Aug 2 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.
Aug 2 End Date

Japanese Fish Printing - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
Learn Gyotaku, the art of fish printing!
Aug 2 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 2 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Aug 3 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.
Aug 4 End Date

Aqua Rangers

Garner State Park
We love our Frio River... But is it dirty, clean, or somewhere in-between? Let's test it! (ages 7+)
Aug 5 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)
Aug 6 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 6 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 6 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.
Aug 6 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Aug 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.
Aug 7 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come see what birds are around!
Aug 7 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***
Aug 7 End Date

Kids Kayak Clinic

Inks Lake State Park
Start your kids out kayaking the right way!
Aug 7 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 7 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Aug 7 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*
Aug 8 End Date

Bird Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Look and listen for birds in this leisurely walk!
Aug 8 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Aug 8 End Date

Bird Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Look and listen for birds on this leisurely walk!
Aug 8 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12 years.
Aug 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?
Aug 8 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 8 End Date

Edible Plants Walk

Lockhart State Park
In the event of a zombie apocalypse, it would be really useful to know which wild forest plants can be eaten! Better join us on this short hike, just in case.
Aug 8 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Aug 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.
Aug 8 End Date

River Seining - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
See what lives in the river!
Aug 8 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
We will teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching
Aug 8 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.
Aug 8 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Aug 8 End Date

Kool for Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Camping or hiking with the kids this summer? Bring them in and cool them off! Spend an hour seeing and doing cool stuff with a ranger in the air-cooled headquarters of HCSNA.
Aug 8 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.
Aug 8 End Date

Backyard Bass - Learn to Cast

McKinney Falls State Park
Come try your hand at casting a fishing pole!
Aug 8 End Date

Skull Sleuthing - 2:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out what an animal's skull tells us about how it survived!
Aug 8 End Date

Stargazing in the Hill Country

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join us for stargazing with astronomers from the San Antonio Astronomical Association sharing a peek at the night sky through their telescopes.
Aug 8 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Aug 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 9 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?
Aug 9 End Date

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Aug 9 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.
Aug 9 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 9 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Aug 10 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.
Aug 11 End Date

Aqua Rangers

Garner State Park
We love our Frio River... But is it dirty, clean, or somewhere in-between? Let's test it! (ages 7+)
Aug 12 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)
Aug 13 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 13 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 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.
Aug 14 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***
Aug 14 End Date

Kids Kayak Clinic

Inks Lake State Park
Start your kids out kayaking the right way!
Aug 14 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 14 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Aug 14 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*
Aug 15 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday for a new adventure!
Aug 15 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.
Aug 15 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12 years.
Aug 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?
Aug 15 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 15 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Aug 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.
Aug 15 End Date

The Adventure Wild Cave Tour - 10:00 AM

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
Aug 15 End Date

Lower Falls Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Forget the cartoons and sugary cereal, get outside on this Saturday morning!
Aug 15 End Date

Survival Workshop @ Amphitheater: Fire starting and Knot Tying

Inks Lake State Park
Learn some fun and basic outdoor skills that might save a life one day!
Aug 15 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.
Aug 15 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.
Aug 15 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Aug 15 End Date

Kool for Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Camping or hiking with the kids this summer? Bring them in and cool them off! Spend an hour seeing and doing cool stuff with a ranger in the air-cooled headquarters of HCSNA.
Aug 15 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.
Aug 15 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Aug 15 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.
Aug 15 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 5:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Try this high-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 15 End Date

The Stars of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Join us for an exciting night of astronomy!
Aug 15 End Date

Stargazing - Perseid Meteor Shower

Lockhart State Park
Discover the wonders of the perseid meteor shower in this special stargazing event!
Aug 16 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!
Aug 16 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 16 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?
Aug 16 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.
Aug 16 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 16 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Aug 17 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.
Aug 18 End Date

Aqua Rangers

Garner State Park
We love our Frio River... But is it dirty, clean, or somewhere in-between? Let's test it! (ages 7+)
Aug 19 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)
Aug 20 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 20 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 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.
Aug 21 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***
Aug 21 End Date

Backyard Bass - Learn to Cast

McKinney Falls State Park
Come try your hand at casting a fishing pole!
Aug 21 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 21 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

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

Art in the Park - Campfire Poetry Slam

McKinney Falls State Park
Nature is full of poetry!
Aug 21 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*
Aug 22 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12 years.
Aug 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?
Aug 22 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 22 End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen! UPDATE: CLASS IS FULL
Aug 22 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Aug 22 End Date

Junior (Basic) Angler Education Course

Inks Lake State Park
Become a certified junior angler through this TPWD approved Angler Education course.
Aug 22 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.
Aug 22 End Date

Archery 101

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn the basics of using a bow and arrow.
Aug 22 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 22 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.
Aug 22 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Aug 22 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.
Aug 22 End Date

Kids Kayak Clinic

Inks Lake State Park
Start your kids out kayaking the right way!
Aug 22 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.
Aug 22 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Aug 22 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Aug 23 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 23 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?
Aug 23 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.
Aug 23 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 23 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 24 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.
Aug 25 End Date

Aqua Rangers

Garner State Park
We love our Frio River... But is it dirty, clean, or somewhere in-between? Let's test it! (ages 7+)
Aug 26 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)
Aug 27 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 27 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 27 End Date

LBJ’s 107th Birthday Celebration

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Come join us as we commemorate Lyndon B. Johnson's 107th birthday.
Aug 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.
Aug 28 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***
Aug 28 End Date

Kids Kayak Clinic

Inks Lake State Park
Start your kids out kayaking the right way!
Aug 28 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 28 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 28 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch the big one!
Aug 28 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*
Aug 29 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12 years.
Aug 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?
Aug 29 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... On foot!
Aug 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Aug 29 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.
Aug 29 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.
Aug 29 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

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

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Aug 29 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.
Aug 29 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 29 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.
Aug 29 End Date

Full Moon Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore McKinney Falls under the light of a full moon!
Aug 29 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.
Aug 29 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Aug 30 End Date

Photography Workshop

Lockhart State Park
Join esteemed photographer Kayla Willey for a fun photography primer!
Aug 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 30 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?
Aug 30 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.
Aug 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Aug 30 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

McKinney Falls State Park
Ancient spear-throwing!
Aug 31 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.

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 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

Honey Creek Hike

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

Triple Combo Cave Tour - 9:30 AM

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

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 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 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

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 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 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

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 12 End Date

Hike the Canyon

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

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

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

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 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 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 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

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 19 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday for a new adventure!
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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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 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

Honey Creek Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
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

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 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

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 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 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

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

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 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 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

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

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 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 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 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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.

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 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

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

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 | (Open)

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 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 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 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

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 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

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

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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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