Calendar of Events

Dallas and Fort Worth Events

Events in and around the Dallas area.

March 2015

Mar 3 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Abilene State Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Mar 6 End Date

Critters of North Texas

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about some of the critters found here in North Texas!
Mar 6 End Date

Night Sounds Program

Purtis Creek State Park
Listening, learning and identification program of nocturnal species that inhabit the park.
Mar 6 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Take a hike by the light of the full moon!
Mar 6 End Date

Caddo Lake: Past, Present, and Future

Caddo Lake State Park
Caddo Lake has a relatively short but exciting history!
Mar 7 End Date

Plein Air Art Exhibit

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 7 End Date

Birding 101

Caddo Lake State Park
Have you ever wanted to try bird-watching but didn't know how to get started? Come to Birding 101!
Mar 7 End Date

Spring Break Kickoff Kids Fishing Tournament

Purtis Creek State Park
Friends of Purtis Creek wants to start your Spring Break off fishing and enjoying the outdoors.
Mar 7 End Date

Geocaching 101

Lake Colorado City State Park
A basic introduction to geocaching with all tools provided. Great fun for the whole family and best for kids ages 8 to 108. The program is offered twice that day so be sure to call and sign up for the time that works best for you! 10 a.m. - noon, or 1 - 3 p.m.
Mar 7 End Date

Texas Independance Day Celebration

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

Hike the Hill

Cedar Hill State Park
Take a moderate hike and learn about the plants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
Mar 7 End Date

Get To Know Caddo Lake State Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Enjoy a ranger-led hike on the Caddo Forest Trail, and see the "other side" of Caddo Lake State Park!
Mar 7 End Date

Art in the Park!

Cedar Hill State Park
Celebrate Texas’ Independence Day with art!
Mar 7 End Date

Snakes Alive

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a Texas Master Naturalist for a slitherin' good time.
Mar 7 End Date

Amazing Alligators

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about alligators at this fun program for kids!
Mar 7 End Date

Cedar Ridge Scenic Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mar 7 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 7 End Date

Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
Mar 7 End Date

Nature Journal Writing

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Love being outside? Interested in journal writing? This is the program for you!
Mar 7 End Date

Life as a Three-C's Boy

Caddo Lake State Park
Find out how young men trying to survive the Great Depression built over 800 state parks - including Caddo Lake State Park!
Mar 7 End Date

Butter Churning with Lucinda

Cedar Hill State Park
Butter made the old fashioned way!
Mar 7 End Date

Night Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!
Mar 7 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a hike under the light of the full moon
Mar 8 End Date

Geocaching

Martin Creek Lake State Park
High tech hide and seek
Mar 8 End Date

Nature Hike Beaver Slide Trail

Purtis Creek State Park
Join us for a hike along the Beaver Slide Trail to figure out what makes it so special.
Mar 8 End Date

Duck Pond Trail Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the pants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
Mar 8 End Date

Night Hike Wolfpen Trail

Purtis Creek State Park
Nighttime hike through the forest learning about nocturnal traits and tools to help us adapt after dark.
Mar 9 End Date

Pier Fishing With A Ranger

Purtis Creek State Park
Mentored fishing opportunity to learn about the bait and tackle many use to catch fish from the piers.
Mar 9 End Date

Track Trackin'

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Be a nature detective with us and discover the many clues that animals leave behind at Caprock Canyons.
Mar 9 End Date

Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
Mar 9 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 9 End Date

Backyard Birding

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Basic backyard birding
Mar 9 End Date

D.O.R.B.A. Trail Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Three-mile hike!
Mar 9 End Date

Art In the Park - State Fish-Art Contest

Purtis Creek State Park
Park staff will provide instructions and supplies for students K-12th grade to complete entries to the Texas State Fish-Art Contest.
Mar 9 End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Want to know more about the animals of Caprock Canyons State Park? Join us!
Mar 10 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a hike in the canyons!
Mar 10 End Date

All About Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the Icon of the Prairie
Mar 10 End Date

Knot on my Watch

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Survival knot tying.
Mar 10 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 10 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Mar 10 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn more about the history and current status of the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas!
Mar 11 End Date

Little Habitat on the Prairie

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover the plants and animals that make their home on the prairies of Caprock Canyons State Park.
Mar 11 End Date

Geocache 101

Purtis Creek State Park
Lean to utilize a Global Positioning Satellite receiver (GPS) unit or a smart phone application to find hidden treasures.
Mar 11 End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A hands-on Guessing Game
Mar 11 End Date

Discovery Boxes

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Open up a box of fun!
Mar 11 End Date

Critters of North Texas

Cedar Hill State Park
Mad about Mammals!
Mar 11 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park!
Mar 11 End Date

Sky's Above Us Day

Purtis Creek State Park
Activities, games and art projects to help us remember to look up and be amazed at things in the sky above us.
Mar 11 End Date

Junior Ranger Activities

Cedar Hill State Park
Earn bragging rights at Cedar Hill State Park!
Mar 11 End Date

Stargazing

Purtis Creek State Park
Come and enjoy learning about and viewing the night sky.
Mar 11 End Date

Movie Night

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Enjoy a movie night in the park
Mar 12 End Date

Kayak Basics Class

Purtis Creek State Park
Instructional and hands-on training program to learn proper safety, functionality and paddling of kayaks.
Mar 12 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" about bats!
Mar 12 End Date

Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
Mar 12 End Date

Art in the Park!

Cedar Hill State Park
Penn Farm’s Past, Present and Future
Mar 12 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park!
Mar 12 End Date

Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake.
Mar 12 End Date

Bats of the Texas Panhandle-Plains

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the bats that travel through the Texas Panhandle-Plains
Mar 13 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking and History

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Cast iron cooking
Mar 13 End Date

Geocache 101

Purtis Creek State Park
Lean to utilize a Global Positioning Satellite receiver (GPS) unit or a smart phone application to find hidden treasures.
Mar 13 End Date

Art in the Park!

Cedar Hill State Park
Wild about Reptiles!
Mar 13 End Date

Sensational Snakes

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
I don't like spiders or snakes!
Mar 13 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 13 End Date

Art in the Park - Birds

Purtis Creek State Park
Learn about bird habitat, traits and species that live in the park through instruction and arts and crafts projects.
Mar 13 End Date

D.O.R.B.A. Trail Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
3 Mile Hike
Mar 13 End Date

Night Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!
Mar 13 End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join in on all the fun in the park after dark!
Mar 13 End Date

Friday Night Frog Chorus

Caddo Lake State Park
What is all the commotion about? Find out during a short presentation about frogs!
Mar 13 End Date

Name That Bird Game

Purtis Creek State Park
Join park staff and volunteers for an enjoyable game to increase your bird identification skills.
Mar 14 End Date

Hike With a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Mar 14 End Date

Bird-Watching

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Come out and spot some of the area birds with the help of an experienced guide!
Mar 14 End Date

Native American Playday

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mar 14 End Date

Get To Know Caddo Lake State Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Enjoy a ranger-led hike on the Caddo Forest Trail, and see the "other side" of Caddo Lake State Park!
Mar 14 End Date

Martin Creeks First Annual Kid fish

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who will catch the biggest fish?
Mar 14 End Date

Geocache 101

Purtis Creek State Park
Lean to utilize a Global Positioning Satellite receiver (GPS) unit or a smart phone application to find hidden treasures.
Mar 14 End Date

Duck Pond Trail Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the pants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
Mar 14 End Date

Art in the Park: Art is for the Birds!

Caddo Lake State Park
Bring the children to this fun program about birds!
Mar 14 End Date

Critters of North Texas

Cedar Hill State Park
Reptiles Rule!
Mar 14 End Date

Basics of Photography

Lake Colorado City State Park
We will teach basic settings and give you tips on framing the shots and more. Then we will go on a short trip to capture photos and practice our skills. With Lulu Boyd from Lulu Boyd Photography.
Mar 14 End Date

Camper Kids Scavenger Hunt

Purtis Creek State Park
Friends of Purtis Creek will help kids explore the park by looking for special hidden items among the campsites and trails.
Mar 14 End Date

What's a Paddlefish?

Caddo Lake State Park
Come learn about the ancient paddlefish, a mysterious resident of Caddo Lake who existed before the dinosaurs!
Mar 14 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 14 End Date

Discovery Boxes

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Open up a box of fun!
Mar 14 End Date

Talala Trail Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Hit the trail!
Mar 14 End Date

Junior Ranger Activities

Cedar Hill State Park
Earn bragging rights at Cedar Hill State Park!
Mar 14 End Date

Kid’s Dinosaur Track Clean Out

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mar 14 End Date

Life as a Three-C's Boy

Caddo Lake State Park
Find out how young men trying to survive the Great Depression built over 800 state parks - including Caddo Lake State Park!
Mar 14 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Mar 14 End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join in on all the fun in the park after dark!
Mar 14 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope.
Mar 15 End Date

Duck Pond Trail Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the pants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
Mar 15 End Date

Skins, Skulls and Prints

Cedar Hill State Park
Mar 15 End Date

Junior Ranger Activities

Cedar Hill State Park
Earn bragging rights at Cedar Hill State Park!
Mar 16 End Date

Track Trackin'

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Be a nature detective with us and discover the many clues that animals leave behind at Caprock Canyons.
Mar 16 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 16 End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Want to learn more about the critters that make their home at Caprock? Join us!
Mar 17 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a hike in the canyons!
Mar 17 End Date

Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 17 End Date

All About Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the Icon of the Prairie
Mar 17 End Date

Family Nature Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 17 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 17 End Date

Cowboys and Cattle Drives

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 17 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn more about the history and current status of the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas!
Mar 18 End Date

Little Habitat on the Prairie

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover the plants and animals that make their home on the prairies of Caprock Canyons State Park.
Mar 18 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 18 End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A hands-on Guessing Game
Mar 18 End Date

Discovery Boxes

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Open up a box of fun!
Mar 18 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 18 End Date

Ssssnakes of Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 18 End Date

Movie Night

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Enjoy a movie night in the park.
Mar 19 End Date

Bird Walks and Talks

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 19 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" about bats!
Mar 19 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 19 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 19 End Date

Bats of the Texas Panhandle-Plains

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the bats that travel through the Texas Panhandle-Plains
Mar 20 End Date

Sensational Snakes

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
I don't like spiders or snakes!
Mar 20 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 20 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 20 End Date

Evening Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 20 End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join in on all the fun in the park after dark!
Mar 21 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle du Bois Unit | Texas Outdoor Family | Spanish Bilingual Event | 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.
Mar 21 End Date

Volunteer Work Day - Cleburne State Park Trail System

Cleburne State Park
Please call the park Saturday morning to find out if the event has been cancelled or not due to weather - (817) 645-4215.
Mar 21 End Date

Project WILD

Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Mar 21 End Date

Birding 101

Caddo Lake State Park
Have you ever wanted to try bird-watching but didn't know how to get started? Come to Birding 101!
Mar 21 End Date

Geocache 101

Purtis Creek State Park
Lean to utilize a Global Positioning Satellite receiver (GPS) unit or a smart phone application to find hidden treasures.
Mar 21 End Date

Get To Know Caddo Lake State Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Enjoy a ranger-led hike on the Caddo Forest Trail, and see the "other side" of Caddo Lake State Park!
Mar 21 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 21 End Date

Amazing Alligators

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about alligators at this fun program for kids!
Mar 21 End Date

Children's Discovery Center

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park
Mar 21 End Date

Discovery Boxes

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Open up a box of fun!
Mar 21 End Date

Limestone Ledge Trail Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mar 21 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 21 End Date

Life as a Three-C's Boy

Caddo Lake State Park
Find out how young men trying to survive the Great Depression built over 800 state parks - including Caddo Lake State Park!
Mar 21 End Date

Storytelling Down In The Hollow

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Listen to stories, cowboy poetry and folklore in a beautiful setting.”
Mar 21 End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join in on all the fun in the park after dark!
Mar 25 End Date

Ladies Only Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 27 End Date

Purtis Creek State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Purtis Creek 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.
Mar 28 End Date

Get To Know Caddo Lake State Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Enjoy a ranger-led hike on the Caddo Forest Trail, and see the "other side" of Caddo Lake State Park!
Mar 28 End Date

Kayak Basics Class

Purtis Creek State Park
Instructional and hands-on training program to learn proper safety, functionality and paddling of kayaks.
Mar 28 End Date

Art in the Park: Art is for the Birds!

Caddo Lake State Park
Bring the children to this fun program about birds!
Mar 28 End Date

What's a Paddlefish?

Caddo Lake State Park
Come learn about the ancient paddlefish, a mysterious resident of Caddo Lake who existed before the dinosaurs!
Mar 28 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.
Mar 28 End Date

Life as a Three-C's Boy

Caddo Lake State Park
Find out how young men trying to survive the Great Depression built over 800 state parks - including Caddo Lake State Park!
Mar 28 End Date

Moonlight Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake by the moonlight.
Mar 28 End Date

Night Hike Wolfpen Trail

Purtis Creek State Park
Nighttime hike through the forest learning about nocturnal traits and tools to help us adapt after dark.
Mar 30 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

April 2015

Apr 4 End Date

Dog's Day at the Park

San Angelo State Park
Join us for the 10th annual wiener dog races, any breed small dog races.
Apr 4 End Date

Geocache Treasure Hunt

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn to Geocache! It's an adventure waiting to happen! Call the park office to reserve your spot.
Apr 4 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come out for our annual Easter egg hunt.
Apr 4 End Date

Art in the Park - Birds

Purtis Creek State Park
Learn about bird habitat, traits and species that live in the park through instruction and arts and crafts projects.
Apr 4 End Date

Name That Bird Game

Purtis Creek State Park
Join park staff and volunteers for an enjoyable game to increase your bird identification skills.
Apr 10 End Date

Living History Days

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Living history days focused on the late 1800s.
Apr 11 End Date

Hike With a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Apr 11 End Date

Bird-Watching

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Come out and spot some of the area birds with the help of an experienced guide!
Apr 11 End Date

Living History Days

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Living history days focused on the late 1800s.
Apr 11 End Date

Lip Smackin’ Good Eatin’/Dutch Oven Cookin’

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn to cook the ol' fashion way using the camp dutch oven. Bring a bowl and spoon to get a sample of Lip Smackin' Good Eatin' camp cookin'!
Apr 11 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Apr 17 End Date

Cedar Hill State Park | Two Night Event! | 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 are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 18 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Apr 18 End Date

Night Sky Activities

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn about planets, stars, our moon, telescopes, and other tools to help you view the night sky. Make a sky-wheel to help you locate constellations. Then attend the Stargazing party that evening and enjoy the view!
Apr 18 End Date

Nature Hike Beaver Slide Trail

Purtis Creek State Park
Join us for a hike along the Beaver Slide Trail to figure out what makes it so special.
Apr 18 End Date

The Wonders of the Night Sky – Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Let's explore the vast expanse of the night sky together. Telescopes will be on-site or bring your own.
Apr 18 End Date

Night Hike Wolfpen Trail

Purtis Creek State Park
Nighttime hike through the forest learning about nocturnal traits and tools to help us adapt after dark.
Apr 18 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Apr 25 End Date

Antique Tractor Show

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Apr 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.
Apr 26 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

May 2015

May 1 End Date

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

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & 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.
May 2 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
May 2 End Date

Kayak Basics Class

Purtis Creek State Park
Instructional and hands-on training program to learn proper safety, functionality and paddling of kayaks.
May 2 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
May 2 End Date

Moonlight Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake by moonlight.
May 9 End Date

Hike With a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
May 9 End Date

Lake Brownwood State Park Open House and Buffalo Soldiers Program

Lake Brownwood State Park
Come experience the life of a Buffalo Soldier within our authentic camp. Free fun for the young or young at heart.
May 9 End Date

Wildflower Bicycle Tour

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
May 15 End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dutch Oven Cooking Event | 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.
May 16 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
May 23 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
May 30 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.
May 30 End Date

Kayak Basics Class

Purtis Creek State Park
Instructional and hands-on training program to learn proper safety, functionality and paddling of kayaks.
May 30 End Date

Moonlight Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake by moonlight.
May 31 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

June 2015

Jun 6 End Date

Project WILD

Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jun 19 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas 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.
Jun 27 End Date

Kayak Basics Class

Purtis Creek State Park
Instructional and hands on training program to learn proper safety, functionality and paddling of kayaks.
Jun 27 End Date

Moonlight Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake by moonlight.
Jun 28 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

July 2015

Jul 25 End Date

Kayak Basics Class

Purtis Creek State Park
Instructional and hands on training program to learn proper safety, functionality and paddling of kayaks.
Jul 25 End Date

Moonlight Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake by moonlight.
Jul 26 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

August 2015

Aug 29 End Date

Kayak Basics Class

Purtis Creek State Park
Instructional and hands on training program to learn proper safety, functionality and paddling of kayaks.
Aug 29 End Date

Moonlight Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake by the moonlight.
Aug 30 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

September 2015

Sep 18 End Date

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dutch Oven Cooking | Dallas Area | (Open)

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur 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.
Sep 26 End Date

Moonlight Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake by moonlight.
Sep 27 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

October 2015

Oct 17 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.
Oct 24 End Date

Cedar Hill State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Harvest Days Event! | 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.
Oct 24 End Date

Kayak Basics Class

Purtis Creek State Park
Instructional and hands-on training program to learn proper safety, functionality and paddling of kayaks.
Oct 24 End Date

Moonlight Paddling Tour

Purtis Creek State Park
Paddle along on a guided tour of the coves and stumps of Purtis Creek Lake by moonlight.
Oct 25 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

November 2015

Nov 14 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.
Nov 29 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

December 2015

Dec 27 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

January 2016

Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike (Near Wichita Falls)

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for a First Day Hike and learn about the great outdoors with Texas Master Naturalists.
Jan 31 End Date

North Texas Drought Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Interested in seeing the direct effect of the Texas drought on our lakes? Come out to Lake Arrowhead and see firsthand!

January 2017

Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike (Near Wichita Falls)

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for a First Day Hike and learn about the great outdoors with Texas Master Naturalists.

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