Calendar of Events

Austin Events

Events in and around the Austin area.

June 2017

Jun 29 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Jun 29 End Date

Archery Clinic

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

River Critters

Guadalupe River State Park
Wade in and discover the wonders of the river.
Jun 30 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

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

Night Hike - 9:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
Jun 30 End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore the park after dark.

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 1 End Date

4th of July Campground Parade! - 9:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Bring your dog, your bike, or yourself and join us on our 2nd annual 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 1 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Jul 1 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
Jul 1 End Date

Independence Day Bike Parade

Inks Lake State Park
Join us in celebration of our nation's birthday as we go through the park as patriotic as we can!
Jul 1 End Date

Art in the Park - Paint The Park Day

Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls is heating up for the summer! Come out and join us in the Butterfly Garden to take advantage of the beautiful garden scenery in the cool of the morning. Flowers, birds, butterflies, and more will provide your inspiration to create a masterpiece. Paint and paper will be provided but feel free to bring your own set! Take your creation home or add it to our garden exhibit!
Jul 1 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out what animal skulls can tell us!
Jul 1 End Date

Bat Hike - 7:00 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike to view the emerging bats at Gorman Cave.
Jul 1 End Date

Twilight Paddle

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the lake from on the water once the sun goes down and the stars come out.
Jul 2 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 2 End Date

River Seining - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
See what lives in the river!
Jul 2 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Get hooked on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 3 End Date

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Jul 4 End Date

Fishing on the Fourth

Lockhart State Park
Come fish with us this 4th of July! All ages and abilities are welcome! Drop in any time between 9-11am.
Jul 4 End Date

July 4th at the Farm

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate the 4th of July the old fashioned way at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm.
Jul 4 End Date

Twilight Paddle

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the lake from on the water once the sun goes down and the stars come out.
Jul 6 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 6 End Date

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 7 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 7 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a closer look at our moon!
Jul 8 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Jul 8 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 8 End Date

Birding for Beginners

Lockhart State Park
See what the birding buzz is all about!
Jul 8 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 8 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Jul 8 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Lockhart State Park
Take a closer look at our moon!
Jul 8 End Date

Night Sky Party *CANCELLED JUNE 24TH DUE TO CLOUD COVERAGE**

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 13 End Date

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 14 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 15 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a new adventure!
Jul 15 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 15 End Date

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Jul 15 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 15 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Buescher State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jul 15 End Date

Edible Plants Walk

Lockhart State Park
Join us to explore the wild treats of the woods in this fun hike!
Jul 15 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Jul 15 End Date

Bark Ranger Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Bring your canine friend to learn their Bark Ranger Skills! After the brief workshop, we will head out on the trail for a short hike down to the river. Participants will receive a Bark Ranger Badge to show off! Registration is required for this event. To register, please email: wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov
Jul 15 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out what animal skulls can tell us!
Jul 16 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 16 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 9:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Join us on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 17 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.
Jul 20 End Date

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 21 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Austin, TX - LCRA Redbud Center; The Wilkerson Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children or youth
Jul 21 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 22 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 22 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 22 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Jul 22 End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor

Lockhart State Park
Paint with all the colors of the wind at Lockhart State Park!
Jul 22 End Date

River Bugs! - 3 pm

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what kind of insects live in the river!
Jul 22 End Date

Night Sky Party *CANCELLED JUNE 24TH DUE TO CLOUD COVERAGE**

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 23 End Date

Japanese Fish Printing - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Learn Gyotaku, the art of fish printing!
Jul 27 End Date

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 28 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come birding with us!
Jul 28 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Jul 28 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a closer look at our moon!
Jul 29 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 29 End Date

Pokemon Hike

Lockhart State Park
Pokemon are not the only creatures that “evolve” as they grow!
Jul 29 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out what animal skulls can tell us!
Jul 30 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Jul 30 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Come fishing with us!
Jul 30 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)

August 2017

Aug 4 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 5 End Date

Capt'n Karl's Trail Race

Colorado Bend State Park
10 / 30 / 60 K Night Trail Race
Aug 5 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 5 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Aug 5 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Aug 5 End Date

River Seining - 10 am

South Llano River State Park
See what lives in the river!
Aug 5 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Round Rock, TX - REI Round Rock
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Aug 6 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 10 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Austin, TX - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Aug 11 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 12 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Aug 12 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 12 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Aug 13 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 18 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 19 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Aug 19 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 19 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 25 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 26 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 27 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 27 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Aug 27 End Date

LBJ’s 109th Birthday Celebration

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Come join us as we commemorate Lyndon B. Johnson's 109th birthday.

September 2017

Sep 2 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 3 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 9 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Sep 9 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 10 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 16 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Sep 16 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 16 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 & 1843.
Sep 16 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Sep 16 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 17 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 17 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 23 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 24 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 30 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.

October 2017

Oct 1 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 7 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 8 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 14 End Date

Heritage Day

Colorado Bend State Park
Colorado Bend is celebrating 30 years !
Oct 14 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Oct 14 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 15 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 21 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 21 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 21 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Oct 21 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Oct 22 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 28 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 29 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.

November 2017

Nov 11 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Nov 18 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Nov 25 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.

December 2017

Dec 2 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted park and enjoy a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 9 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Dec 9 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 15 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 16 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

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

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 17 End Date

48th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 48 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.

January 2018

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.
Jan 13 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.

March 2018

Mar 3 End Date

Tinajas Ultra

Colorado Bend State Park
24 hour Race
Mar 24 End Date

Trails Day

Colorado Bend State Park
Hikes, bike rides, caving, music, and more

April 2018

Apr 1 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Colorado Bend State Park

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.