Calendar of Events

Ranger Talks & Nature Programs

June 2017

Jun 29 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Jun 29 End Date

Reading Rangers (9AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Instill a passion for reading in your child!
Jun 29 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 30 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jun 30 End Date

River Critters

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

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 30 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jun 30 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that isn't desert or high mountains. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center. 30 min
Jun 30 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jun 30 End Date

Campfire Program: Family Trivia

Huntsville State Park
Are you smarter than the average camper?
Jun 30 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight.
Jun 30 End Date

Movie Night In the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come enjoy a movie in the park starting at 8pm Friday nights.
Jun 30 End Date

Nocturnal Jeopardy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
An outdoor twist on the classic game show
Jun 30 End Date

Sounds of the Night

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Found out what you can expect to hear that night!
Jun 30 End Date

Along Came a Spider

Eisenhower State Park
Arachnophobia? Come face your fears!
Jun 30 End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore the park after dark.

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Cooking up 4th of July favorites!
Jul 1 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Jul 1 End Date

Mammal Mania

Guadalupe River State Park
Jul 1 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 1 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 1 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 1 End Date

Pollinator Gardens

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come see our native wildflower gardens and discover the benefits of native plants.
Jul 1 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 1 End Date

Junior Rangers: Build-a-Bird

Huntsville State Park
Hunstville State Park is home to tons of neat bird species! Join a park ranger to learn more about these amazing animals!
Jul 1 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Jul 1 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 1 End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn more about who's who in the park.
Jul 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 1 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" about bats!
Jul 1 End Date

Animal Signs Hike

Eisenhower State Park
There are signs all over the park. Can you read the signs that the wildlife has left behind?
Jul 1 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 1 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jul 1 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how does Sasquatch survive in the wild?
Jul 1 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 1 End Date

Nature Journaling 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
In search of a relaxing hobby that will get you outside?
Jul 1 End Date

Saturday Night Snakes

McKinney Falls State Park
Discover the wild world of reptiles!
Jul 1 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing. Double check these events, as the dates have changed.
Jul 1 End Date

CANCELLED: Saturday Night Frog Symphony (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
This program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Jul 1 End Date

Cross Timbers Folklore, Stories & Tales

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Come listen to Native American stories, cowboy poetry, local folklore and just plain fun stories.
Jul 1 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Ranger Craig for a hike into the night!
Jul 1 End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come take a closer look at the night sky!
Jul 2 End Date

GRSP Big Year Bird Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Meet early for a morning of birds and song.
Jul 2 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 2 End Date

Furs and Skulls, Oh My!

McKinney Falls State Park
Find out what kinds of animals call McKinney Falls home.
Jul 2 End Date

Geocache Treasure Hunting

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Go on a Treasure Hunt using a GPS. See if you can find the treasure.
Jul 2 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 2 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 2 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
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

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jul 5 End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program (ages 13yrs+), must RSVP in advance.
Jul 5 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jul 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 6 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Jul 6 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 7 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jul 7 End Date

Tracks and Traces Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for morning exploration of the park's wildlife.
Jul 7 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 7 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 7 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that isn't desert or high mountains. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center. 30 min
Jul 7 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 7 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Jul 7 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Jul 7 End Date

Goodness Snakes Alive!

Guadalupe River State Park
Explore the world of snakes and meet a live, native snake, too!
Jul 7 End Date

Owl Power

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come learn all about the who's whoooo of the night!
Jul 7 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 8 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Jul 8 End Date

Fishing 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Give your child the gift of a lifetime.
Jul 8 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 8 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 8 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 8 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jul 8 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 8 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 8 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey Kids! If you like to play games, this event is for you!
Jul 8 End Date

Animal Tracks

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Who made those tracks?
Jul 8 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jul 8 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 8 End Date

Aquatic Chorus

Guadalupe River State Park
We're on the hunt for frogs and toads!
Jul 8 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

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

Full Moon Hike

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
See what goes on in the park after dark under the light of a full moon.
Jul 9 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 9 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 9 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 9 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Jul 12 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jul 12 End Date

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Your kids will enjoy a six-legged adventure of the fun kind!
Jul 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 13 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Jul 13 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 14 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jul 14 End Date

Friday Morning Story Time

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a reading of "Lessons from a Rattlesnake"
Jul 14 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 14 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 14 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that isn't desert or high mountains. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center. 30 min
Jul 14 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Jul 14 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 14 End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger for a night hike to find what goes bump in the night!
Jul 15 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 15 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

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

All A-Buzz about Bees and other Pollinators

Guadalupe River State Park
Your children will love this fun-filled and tasty program
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

Check it Out - Nature Hike with New Perspective

Bonham State Park
Take a nature hike with Ranger Linda.
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 15 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 15 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 15 End Date

Pollinator Gardens

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come see our native wildflower gardens and discover the benefits of native plants.
Jul 15 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 15 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 15 End Date

Why is life better outside?

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Find out why life is better outside!
Jul 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 15 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 15 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jul 15 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" about bats!
Jul 15 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 15 End Date

Photography at the Park

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Bring your camera and join us for some photography fun!
Jul 15 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for our final owl prowl of the summer.
Jul 16 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 16 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
Jul 16 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 16 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 16 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Jul 19 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jul 19 End Date

Geocaching 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Jul 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 20 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Jul 20 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 21 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jul 21 End Date

Yucca with a Twist: Rope-making Fun

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to make your own yucca rope
Jul 21 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 21 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 21 End Date

Fossils! Journey to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Make your own fossil!
Jul 21 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 21 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Jul 21 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Jul 21 End Date

National Moth Night

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Despite its name this event is worldwide in scope, now in it's sixth year! Come be a part of this new phenomenon: let's look for MOTHS!
Jul 21 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
Jul 21 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Eisenhower State Park
"I have loved the stars too fondly to be afraid of the night." Poet Sarah Williams
Jul 22 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day use beach to get some answers!
Jul 22 End Date

Wood Ducks and Their Recovery

Bonham State Park
Please join us for an introduction to Wood Ducks and their recovery from near extinction
Jul 22 End Date

Camping Games for the Entire Family

Guadalupe River State Park
Expand your camping fun by learning activities to enjoy with your children.
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 22 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 22 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 22 End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe, but not sure how to get started? Join a park guide for a fun paddling adventure.
Jul 22 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 22 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Jul 22 End Date

Nature’s Pantry: Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Food and medicine is all around us in the field and in the forest.
Jul 22 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 22 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 22 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jul 22 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 22 End Date

Create a Starwheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the stars.
Jul 22 End Date

Evening Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for some bow-and-arrow fun before the sun goes down
Jul 22 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Discover the stories behind our night sky.
Jul 23 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 23 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
Jul 23 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 23 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 23 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Jul 26 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jul 26 End Date

Morning Story Time and Art Adventure

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a reading of "If You Hold a Seed"
Jul 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 27 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Jul 27 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 27 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Jul 28 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 28 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 28 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 28 End Date

Mountain Pies & Banana Boats at the Campfire

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to make and enjoy some campfire goodies
Jul 28 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Jul 28 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Jul 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Jul 29 End Date

Pokemon Hike

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

Tracks, Scat and What's That?

Bonham State Park
Join us and learn how to spot clues that animals have been around.
Jul 29 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 29 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 29 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Jul 29 End Date

Pollinator Gardens

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come see our native wildflower gardens and discover the benefits of native plants.
Jul 29 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Jul 29 End Date

Snakes Alive

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a ssssslitherin' good time!
Jul 29 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jul 29 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 29 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jul 29 End Date

Skins N' Skulls

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever pet a bobcat fur? How about held a deer antler?
Jul 29 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Jul 29 End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to survive in the wild!
Jul 29 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us and the San Antonio Astronomical Association for an evening of stargazing fun
Jul 29 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
Jul 30 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Join our monthly guided hike.
Jul 30 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 30 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. 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!)
Jul 30 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
Jul 30 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 30 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Jul 30 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.

August 2017

Aug 2 End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling program (ages 13yrs+), must RSVP in advance.
Aug 2 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 3 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 3 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 4 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 4 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 4 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Aug 4 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Aug 5 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 5 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 5 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 5 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Aug 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 5 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Aug 5 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Aug 6 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 6 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 6 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 6 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Aug 9 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 10 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 10 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 11 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 11 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 12 End Date

Leave No Trace Workshop

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Find out how Big Foot have been doing it for years!
Aug 12 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 12 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Aug 12 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Aug 12 End Date

Check it Out - Nature Hike with New Perspective

Bonham State Park
Take a nature hike with Ranger Linda.
Aug 12 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 12 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Aug 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Aug 12 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Aug 12 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Aug 12 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Aug 12 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing. Double check these events, as the dates have changed.
Aug 13 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 13 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 13 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 13 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Aug 16 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 17 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 17 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 18 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 18 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 18 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Aug 18 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Aug 19 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 19 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Wood Ducks and Their Recovery

Bonham State Park
Please join us for an introduction to Wood Ducks and their recovery from near extinction
Aug 19 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 19 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 19 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Aug 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 19 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Aug 19 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse? (Aug.21st)
Aug 20 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 20 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 20 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 20 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Aug 23 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 24 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 24 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 24 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Aug 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 25 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 25 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Aug 26 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Aug 26 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 26 End Date

Tracks, Scat and What's That?

Bonham State Park
Join us and learn how to spot clues that animals have been around.
Aug 26 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 26 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 26 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Aug 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 26 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Aug 27 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Aug 27 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 27 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. 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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 27 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Aug 30 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 31 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 31 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!

September 2017

Sep 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 1 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 1 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Sep 2 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 2 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 2 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 2 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 2 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Sep 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 3 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 3 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 3 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Sep 6 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Sep 7 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 8 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 9 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 9 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 9 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Sep 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Sep 9 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Sep 10 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 10 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 10 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 10 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 13 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Sep 14 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 15 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 16 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 16 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 16 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 16 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Sep 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 17 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 17 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Sep 20 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Sep 21 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 22 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 22 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Sep 23 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 23 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 23 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 23 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 23 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Sep 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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 24 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 24 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 24 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 27 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Sep 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Sep 28 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 28 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Sep 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 29 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Sep 30 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Sep 30 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
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.
Sep 30 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.

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 1 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 1 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 5 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 6 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
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 7 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 7 End Date

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!
Oct 7 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
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 8 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 12 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
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 14 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Oct 14 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
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 15 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 19 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
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 22 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 26 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 26 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Oct 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
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 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
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.
Oct 29 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.

November 2017

Nov 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 2 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 3 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Nov 4 End Date

Foraging for Food

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Learn about edible plants
Nov 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Nov 5 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 9 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Nov 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Nov 12 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 16 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Nov 19 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 23 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 23 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Nov 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Nov 26 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 30 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!

December 2017

Dec 1 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Dec 3 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 3 End Date

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park
Dec 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Dec 10 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 17 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 24 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 31 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.

January 2018

Jan 5 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

February 2018

Feb 2 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!

March 2018

Mar 2 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Mar 24 End Date

Trails Day

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

April 2018

Apr 6 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!

May 2018

May 4 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!