Dallas and Fort Worth Events

Events in and around the Dallas area.

January 2015

January 30 End Date
Night Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!
January 30 End Date
Owl Prowl
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join volunteer Doris Mager on a nighttime hike to listen for our nocturnal neighbors: owls!
January 31 End Date
Birding Tyler State Park
Tyler State Park
Let's go birding!
January 31 End Date
Project WILD
Southlake
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children.
January 31 End Date
Get To Know Caddo Lake State Park
Caddo Lake State Park
Enjoy a ranger-led hike on the two-third mile Caddo Forest Trail.
January 31 End Date
Birding Adventure With a Ranger
San Angelo State Park
Join a park ranger to see resident and migrating birds visiting the park.
January 31 End Date
Bird Walk on the Trailway
Lake Mineral Wells Trailway
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
January 31 End Date
Birds of Prey Talk
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Get up close and personal with some birds of prey and learn why they are so important to the ecosystem!
January 31 End Date
26th Annual Kid's Fish Day
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for our 26th Annual Kid's Fish Day on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015!
January 31 End Date
Critters of North Texas
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about some of the critters found here in North Texas.
January 31 End Date
Arts in the Parks: Art is for the Birds!
Caddo Lake State Park
Bring the children to this fun program about birds! Activities are geared toward children age 6-12, but it’s fun for the whole family.
January 31 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.
January 31 End Date
Live Birds of Prey!
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Come meet "The Eagle Lady" and some amazing birds of prey!
January 31 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
January 31 End Date
Kid’s Wilderness Survival
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
January 31 End Date
Roosevelt's Tree Army: The Civilian Conservation Corps
Tyler State Park
Learn about the Boys in Green.
January 31 End Date
Geocaching
Martin Creek Lake State Park
High tech hide and seek
January 31 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
January 31 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!
January 31 End Date
Winter Birding/Birding Basics
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
January 31 End Date
Life as a Three-C's Boy
Caddo Lake State Park
Learn how young men trying to survive during the Great Depression built over 800 state parks, including Caddo Lake State Park!
January 31 End Date
Survival Fire
Tyler State Park
January 31 End Date
Night Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!

February 2015

February 7 End Date
WWII Reenactment
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
WWII reenactment at Fort Richardson State Park.
February 7 End Date
Cross Timbers Bird Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
February 7 End Date
HOW TO START A CAMPFIRE WITHOUT MATCHES
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
February 7 End Date
D.O.R.B.A. Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
3 Mile Hike
February 7 End Date
Permian Tracks
San Angelo State Park
Travel back in time to see the tracks left by a creature that lived in the Permian era.
February 7 End Date
Nature Journaling
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Love being outside? Interested in journal writing? This may be the class for you!
February 7 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Come learn the basics of fishing with a park ranger!
February 7 End Date
Critters of North Texas
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about some of the critters found here in North Texas!
February 7 End Date
Snakes Alive!
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come get up close and personal with our slithery native neighbors: snakes!
February 7 End Date
Art in the Park
Cedar Hill State Park
Wild about art!
February 7 End Date
Intro to bird watching
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Come learn all about the basics of bird watching!
February 7 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
February 7 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
February 7 End Date
Walk with the Dinosaurs
Dinosaur Valley State Park
February 7 End Date
Duck Pond Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the plants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
February 7 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a hike under the light of the full moon
February 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Southlake)
Central Market, 1425 E. Southlake Blvd. Southlake
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-classes at Central Market Cooking Schools statewide. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
February 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Fort Worth)
Central Market, 4651 W. Freeway, Fort Worth
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-class at the Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
February 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Dallas)
Central Market, 5750 E. Lovers Lane, Dallas
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands-on class at Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
February 11 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Plano)
Central Market, 320 Coit Road, Plano
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-class at Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
February 12 End Date
Project WILD Facilitator Training
Fort Worth
Join the corps of volunteer Facilitators who lead the suite of Project WILD workshops - Prerequisite required
February 13 End Date
Sweetheart Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Hike with your sweetheart!
February 13 End Date
Stars over our parks
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Ditch those big city lights, and come see the natural lights in the sky!
February 14 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
February 14 End Date
Great Backyard Bird Count
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Counting Birds is a fun, free, family-friendly way to discover and help the birds in your community.
February 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds- Morning Bird Hike
Lake Colorado City State Park
A morning hike to explore the park and see what kind of bird species we can discover.
February 14 End Date
Couples and Canines Hike
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Dogs and their owners are welcome on this Valentine's Day hike!
February 14 End Date
Bird Walk on the Trailway
Lake Mineral Wells Trailway
Join our guided birding walk on the State Trailway. How many species can we find?
February 14 End Date
People and Pets Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Dogs and their owners are welcome to this Valentine’s Day Hike!
February 14 End Date
Sweetheart Hike
Dinosaur Valley State Park
February 14 End Date
Night skies during the day!
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Come unlock a mystery or two about the night sky!
February 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds-Backyard Birding Basics
Lake Colorado City State Park
Learn the basic backyard birds of the area and what you can do to improve your bird habitat and birding skills.
February 14 End Date
Penn Farm Tour with Lucinda
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
February 14 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
February 14 End Date
Animal Adventures
Purtis Creek State Park
What animals live at Purtis Creek State Park? Learn about these animals and their adventures through exploration, discussion and coloring.
February 14 End Date
Butter Churning with Lucinda
Cedar Hill State Park
Lucinda churns butter the old fashioned way!
February 14 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
February 14 End Date
Dutch Oven Dessert
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Come sample a Valentine's Day themed dessert!
February 14 End Date
Duck Pond Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the plants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!
February 14 End Date
For the Love of Birds - Owl Around the Campfire
Lake Colorado City State Park
Have a hoot of a good time listening to a few owl stories around the campfire and taking off on a Owl Prowl.
February 14 End Date
Trackmakers of Dinosaur Valley State Park
Dinosaur Valley State Park
February 14 End Date
STARGAZING
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Gaze into the night sky through a telescope
February 18 End Date
Ladies Only Hike
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
February 21 End Date
Aquatic WILD
Dallas
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
February 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
February 21 End Date
Cross Timbers Bird Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
February 21 End Date
Lip Smackin’ Good Eatin’/Dutch Oven Cookin’
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
February 21 End Date
Geocaching 101
Cedar Hill State Park
It’s the fastest growing outdoor activity in the world!
February 21 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!
February 21 End Date
Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
February 21 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
February 21 End Date
GEOCACHING
Martin Creek Lake State Park
High Tech Hide and Seek
February 21 End Date
Penn Farm Tour
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
February 21 End Date
Star Party in the Valley
Dinosaur Valley State Park
February 22 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!
February 27 End Date
On the prowl for owls!
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Whoo whoo!
February 27 End Date
Night Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!
February 28 End Date
Flying Feathered Friends
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Calling all levels of bird watchers!
February 28 End Date
Hike the Back Country of Cooper Lake State Park/Guided Hike
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
February 28 End Date
D.O.R.B.A. Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
3 Mile Hike
February 28 End Date
Vanishing Prairie guided hike
Ray Roberts Lake - Johnson Branch Unit
Join a park ranger for a guided hike!
February 28 End Date
Critters of North Texas
Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about some of the critters found here in North Texas
February 28 End Date
Kid’s Wilderness Survival
Lake Mineral Wells State Park
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids
February 28 End Date
Geocaching 101
Dinosaur Valley State Park
February 28 End Date
Art in the Park
Cedar Hill State Park
Wild about art!
February 28 End Date
Nature Hike
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a walk on the wild side.
February 28 End Date
Coyote Run Nature Trail Hike
Cleburne State Park
February 28 End Date
Animal Adventures
Purtis Creek State Park
What animals live at Purtis Creek State Park? Learn about these animals and their adventures through exploration, discussion and coloring.
February 28 End Date
Geocache Treasure Hunt
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
February 28 End Date
Duck Pond Trail Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Take a leisurely walk and learn about the plants and animals at Cedar Hill State Park!

March 2015

March 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.
March 7 End Date
Cedar Ridge Scenic Overlook Hike
Dinosaur Valley State Park
March 7 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Take a hike under the light of the full moon
March 8 End Date
Geocaching
Martin Creek Lake State Park
High tech hide and seek
March 9 End Date
Backyard Birding
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Basic backyard birding
March 10 End Date
KNOT ON MY WATCH
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Survival Knot Tying
March 10 End Date
Arts and Nature
Martin Creek Lake State Park
March 13 End Date
Dutch Oven Cooking and History
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Cast iron cooking
March 14 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
March 14 End Date
Native American Playday
Dinosaur Valley State Park
March 14 End Date
Martin Creeks First Annual Kid fish
Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who will catch the biggest fish?
March 14 End Date
Kid’s Dinosaur Track Clean Out
Dinosaur Valley State Park
March 14 End Date
Stargazing
Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope.
March 21 End Date
Project WILD
Dallas
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
March 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
March 21 End Date
Limestone Ledge Trail Hike
Dinosaur Valley State Park
March 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.

April 2015

April 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.
April 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.
April 11 End Date
Hike With a Ranger
Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
April 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.
April 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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
April 25 End Date
Antique Tractor Show
Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come see some of these time-forgotten tractors that have been restored and are ready to pull sleds across the field.

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
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 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 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.

June 2015

June 6 End Date
Project WILD
Dallas
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
June 19 End Date
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)
Ray Roberts Lake - 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.

September 2015

September 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.

October 2015

October 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.
October 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.

November 2015

November 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.

January 2016

January 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.

January 2017

January 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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