Calendar of Events

Dallas and Fort Worth Events

Events in and around the Dallas area.

January 2017

Jan 21 End Date

Flying Feathered Friends

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Calling all bird watchers!
Jan 21 End Date

Family Fishing at Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Bring the family out for fishing in our freshly stocked lake
Jan 21 End Date

Rise and Shine Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Awaken mind and body with a morning hike at the park!
Jan 21 End Date

Intro to Birding

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join a park ranger for the basics of bird-watching!
Jan 21 End Date

Arts in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Come craft with us!
Jan 21 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jan 21 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a tasty cooking lesson!
Jan 21 End Date

Vanishing Prairie Guided Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Hike on our gorgeous Vanishing Prairie trail, with a park ranger as your guide!
Jan 21 End Date

Painting with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Capture the beauty of Dinosaur Valley State Park with watercolors!
Jan 21 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Jan 21 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Jan 21 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Stay warm this winter by learning some primitive fire building methods!
Jan 27 End Date

New Moon Nature Walk

Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park in the dark!
Jan 28 End Date

Trail Work Day-Volunteering

Lake Colorado City State Park
Come out and put in some volunteer time working on our new trail Roadrunner Loop
Jan 28 End Date

Winter Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Hike the back country and discover our winter wonderland.
Jan 28 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Jan 28 End Date

28th Annual Kid's Fish Day

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Share the thrill of fishing with your children!
Jan 28 End Date

Incredible Edible Plants Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Can I eat this plant???
Jan 28 End Date

A Venue for Vultures

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Did you know a group of vultures is called a venue?
Jan 28 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Jan 28 End Date

All Around the Campfire

Lake Colorado City State Park
Treats, Games, and Stories Bring your own hotdogs and fixins, we have the S'mores and treats covered
Jan 28 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for some stargazing and storytelling.

February 2017

Feb 4 End Date

Birding in the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come join us on a morning bird walk.
Feb 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Feb 4 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Feb 4 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Feb 11 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 11 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Feb 11 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Cedar Hill State Park
Buffalo Soldiers on the move headed to Cedar Hill State Park. Make sure to come and experience a day in the life of a frontier soldier
Feb 11 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk on the State Trailway. How many species can we find?
Feb 11 End Date

Painting with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Capture the beauty of Dinosaur Valley State Park with watercolors!
Feb 11 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Feb 11 End Date

Night Sounds

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 11 End Date

Under the Stars Valentine's Dance

Daingerfield State Park
We're bringing back an old tradition at Daingerfield State Park. Join us under the historic pavilion for a great night full of fun and memories.
Feb 18 End Date

Geocaching 101

Lake Colorado City State Park
Get a basic introduction to Geocaching for the whole family and good for kids ages 8 to 108
Feb 18 End Date

Trail Work Day-Volunteering

Lake Colorado City State Park
Come out and put in some volunteer time working on our new trail Roadrunner Loop
Feb 18 End Date

Family Fishing Day

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Bring the family out to catch some freshly stocked trout.
Feb 18 End Date

Fun Fish

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

What's in a River?

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 18 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Feb 18 End Date

All Around the Campfire

Lake Colorado City State Park
Join us All Around the Campfire with your sweethearts for some sweet treats.
Feb 24 End Date

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

Cleburne State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training will give you hands-on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide specific information that will allow you to use the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Feb 25 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Feb 25 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.

March 2017

Mar 4 End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop

Denton, TX - Elm Fork Education Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Mar 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Mar 4 End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dutch Oven Cooking | Ft Worth Area | (Open)

Dinosaur Valley 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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 4 End Date

Texas Independence Day Celebration

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Re-enactors celebrating Texas independence!
Mar 4 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk on the State Trailway. How many species can we find?
Mar 4 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Mar 10 End Date

Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Ft Worth Area | (Open)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
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.
Mar 11 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Mar 11 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Mar 11 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Mar 25 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.

April 2017

Apr 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Apr 1 End Date

Tyler State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Tyler 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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 7 End Date

Fort Richardson Days

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come out to our annual living history event
Apr 8 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Apr 8 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | (Open)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Annual Easter egg hunt.

May 2017

May 5 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Cleburne State Park
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
May 6 End Date

2017 Mayfest

Ft. Worth, TX - Trinity Park
TPWD Get Outside at Mayfest.
May 6 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
May 13 End Date

Frontier Days

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrate150 years of buffalo soldier history with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Free family activities and, living history stories
May 13 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
May 13 End Date

Cedar Hill State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Cedar Hill 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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

June 2017

Jun 3 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Jun 3 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Zoo
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jun 10 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Jun 23 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park- Isle du Bois Unit | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
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.

July 2017

Jul 8 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!

August 2017

Aug 12 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!

September 2017

Sep 9 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!

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