Calendar of Events

Ranger Talks & Nature Programs

March 2017

Mar 24 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.
Mar 24 End Date

The Stellar Life of Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn about the birth and death of stars.
Mar 24 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for some stargazing and storytelling.
Mar 24 End Date

Along Came a Spider

Eisenhower State Park
Arachnophobia? Come face your fears!
Mar 25 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 25 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!
Mar 25 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Mar 25 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 25 End Date

Songbird Walks

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Mar 25 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Mar 25 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.
Mar 25 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided hike through the canyons.
Mar 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 25 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Trail Trek

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join us for an adventure trek along the Twin Falls Nature Trail. Along the way we will look at animal habitat, amazing plant diversity, and geology. At the end, discover the overlook with its view of the falls!
Mar 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 25 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 25 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!
Mar 25 End Date

High-Tech Hunt

Garner State Park
Capture the natural, historical, and cultural diversity of Garner State Park with photography!
Mar 25 End Date

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Mar 25 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 25 End Date

Blew Out My Flip Flop, Stepped on a Pop Top

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A fun talk about the history of beverage cans.
Mar 25 End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe or kayak, but not sure where? Join a park guide for a fun paddling adventure.
Mar 25 End Date

Animals Garden, Too!

Lockhart State Park
Explore how wildlife keeps Lockhart State Park beautiful in this fun hike!
Mar 25 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
At our touch table you will handle replicas of 19th-century toys, weapons, tools, food, clothing, and much more. Come learn about the battle of San Jacinto and the runaway scrape; place yourself in the shoes of a Texian soldier, a frontiersman/frontierswoman, or a Mexican soldado.
Mar 25 End Date

Corn Husk Doll Workshop

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Come out to our park and learn how to make one of the premier toys of the 1830s: the corn husk doll!
Mar 25 End Date

Birding 101: Introduction to Birding

Tyler State Park
Everybody's a Birder!
Mar 25 End Date

The Birds And The Bees

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 25 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?
Mar 25 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
Mar 25 End Date

Caddo Lake: Created By Nature, Controlled By Man (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Did you know that Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas? Find out how it was formed!
Mar 25 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families.
Mar 25 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Mar 25 End Date

Who Goes There?

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we explore the trails for signs of life
Mar 25 End Date

Gotta Have Gators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 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.
Mar 25 End Date

Scales, Tails, and Reptiles

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
There are so many different kinds of critters that live at the park!
Mar 25 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 25 End Date

Incredible Edible Plants Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Can I eat this plant???
Mar 25 End Date

A Venue for Vultures

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Did you know a group of vultures is called a venue?
Mar 25 End Date

Pin the Tail on the...err...umm.....Bison!?

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Bison and their uses and a fun game too!
Mar 25 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Mar 25 End Date

Vultures: Carrion the Clean-up Duties

Learn about these amazing birds as they fly overhead.
Mar 25 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Mar 25 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Mar 25 End Date

Small Walk with a Fire Talk!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come walk with a ranger through a recently burned area of Pedernales Falls! We will explain why in the world firefighters would start a fire in our park ON PURPOSE! Prescribed burns are a very important tool for land management in our parks and we will show you why on this short hike (less than 1/2 mile).
Mar 25 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Mar 25 End Date

Steamboats and Stories of the Neches

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the history of love and life on the Neches river.
Mar 25 End Date

Wonders of the Night Sky

Alto, TX - Caddo Mounds State Historic Site
Join us for an evening of night sky exploration.
Mar 25 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Mar 25 End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get all the "dirt" on these comical critters of the prairie.
Mar 25 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Ranger Craig to learn about and search out owls of the park
Mar 26 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Mar 26 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike Ranger Peak!
Mar 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!
Mar 26 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 26 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Mar 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 26 End Date

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Mar 26 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 26 End Date

CCC - Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Mission Tejas State Park
Who built this park and why? Learn about the young men responsible for this park’s creation and their lasting legacy.
Mar 26 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Mar 26 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
At our touch table you will handle replicas of 19th-century toys, weapons, tools, food, clothing, and much more. Come learn about the battle of San Jacinto and the runaway scrape; place yourself in the shoes of a Texian soldier, a frontiersman/frontierswoman, or a Mexican soldado.
Mar 26 End Date

Have a Blast With Backyard Bass!

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
During your visit to the battleground come play a game of Backyard Bass and improve your casting technique.
Mar 26 End Date

Fishing Skills 101

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Learning to tie knots, cast a line, and identify fish will make you a more successful angler!
Mar 26 End Date

Gotta Have a Gator

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 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.
Mar 26 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 26 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
Mar 26 End Date

Pond Life Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 26 End Date

Hueco Tanks Sunset Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
In celebration of the March 20th Equinox, join Hueco Tanks staff and volunteers on a sunset hike through the park.
Mar 26 End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Especially kid-friendly, there's nothing to be afraid of here!
Mar 27 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 27 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 28 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 28 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 28 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.
Mar 28 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 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!
Mar 29 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 29 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Mar 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 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.
Mar 29 End Date

Creature Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Slithering snakes, bellowing bullfrogs, croaking herons, what all will we find?
Mar 29 End Date

Birding Basics

Goose Island State Park
Want to start birding, but do not know where to start? Come to Birding Basics and discover the tools of a bird watcher.
Mar 30 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 30 End Date

Songbird Walks

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Mar 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!
Mar 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 30 End Date

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 30 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 31 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Mar 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Mar 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 31 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.
Mar 31 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Mar 31 End Date

Evening Bike Ride

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Explore the park on two wheels! *note changes*
Mar 31 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.
Mar 31 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

April 2017

Apr 1 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 1 End Date

Live Birds of Prey Program!

Lake Livingston State Park
Watch birds of prey soar high above the park! Live hawks, falcons, eagles, and possibly owls will be featured as part of a talk given by a Falconer from EarthQuest.org.
Apr 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!
Apr 1 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

A Little Bit About Bees

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Bee There or Bee Square!
Apr 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Apr 1 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
Apr 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Apr 1 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage!
Apr 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.
Apr 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Dutch ovens are a fun way to cook when camping!
Apr 1 End Date

Edible and Useful Plants

Tyler State Park
Useful plants of the Post Oak Savannah
Apr 1 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 1 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Apr 1 End Date

Learn about the RX Burn

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Hike along our recently burned trail and learn about prescribed fire.
Apr 1 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Apr 1 End Date

Storytelling Down In The Hollow

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Listen to stories, cowboy poetry and folklore in a beautiful setting.”
Apr 1 End Date

Night Lights-Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come out and join us for a night of stargazing! This is a great way to become more familiar with our big, beautiful night skies here in central Texas. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
Apr 1 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for an evening of stargazing fun.
Apr 2 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 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!
Apr 2 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 2 End Date

GRSP Bird Year Bird Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for as we search for the birds of spring including the Golden-cheeked Warbler.
Apr 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 2 End Date

Solar Viewing

Pedernales Falls State Park
We are taking out our telescope and our solar filter to safely look at the sun. See the sunspots of our nearest star up close! This is definitely something you can't do every day!
Apr 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 2 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 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.
Apr 3 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 4 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 4 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Apr 4 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 4 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.
Apr 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!
Apr 5 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 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.
Apr 6 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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!
Apr 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 7 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 7 End Date

Night Lights-Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come out and join us for a night of stargazing! This is a great way to become more familiar with our big, beautiful night skies here in central Texas. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
Apr 8 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 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!
Apr 8 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 8 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
Get nose-to-beak with cardinals, goldfinches and more!
Apr 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 8 End Date

Nature Program

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

Poisonous Plants

Lockhart State Park
Discover the fierce plants of the forest in this fun hike!
Apr 8 End Date

Birding 101: Introduction to Birding

Tyler State Park
Everybody's a Birder
Apr 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

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

Geocaching Color Race

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come learn the basics of geocaching with a competitive twist! Can you make it to each animal color station before the other teams? Please email wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov to register.
Apr 8 End Date

Lip Smackin' Good Eatin' Dutch Oven Cooking

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to use a Dutch oven, free samples included!
Apr 8 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Apr 8 End Date

Lakeshore Nature Hike

Tyler State Park
Join us for a ranger led hike around the picturesque 64 acre Tyler State Park Lake.
Apr 8 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 8 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

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

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Apr 8 End Date

Guided Night Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to discover the nocturnal animals that bring the forest to life at night. MUST SIGN-UP for this program.
Apr 8 End Date

Name That Bird!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learn new songs! Songs written and performed by our native birds.”
Apr 9 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 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!
Apr 9 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 9 End Date

Nature Program

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 9 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 9 End Date

Caddo Lake: Created By Nature, Controlled By Man (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Did you know that Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas? Find out how it was formed!
Apr 9 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 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.
Apr 10 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 10 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 11 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 11 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Apr 11 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 11 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.
Apr 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!
Apr 12 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 12 End Date

Little Naturalists: River Wonders

Guadalupe River State Park
Your little ones will explore the wonders of the Guadalupe River.
Apr 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.
Apr 12 End Date

Homeschool: Survival Skills

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Please Note: this class meets at the Creekview Trailhead.
Apr 13 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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!
Apr 13 End Date

Homeschool: Survival Skills

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Please Note: this class meets at the Creekview Trailhead.
Apr 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 14 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 14 End Date

Homeschool: Survival Skills

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Please Note: this class meets at the Creekview Trailhead.
Apr 14 End Date

Night Lights-Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come out and join us for a night of stargazing! This is a great way to become more familiar with our big, beautiful night skies here in central Texas. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
Apr 14 End Date

The Park After Dark

Eisenhower State Park
What's going bump in the night? Learn about the wildlife that comes out after the sun goes down.
Apr 15 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 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!
Apr 15 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 15 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Beach & Bay Day

Galveston Island State Park
Our park opens its doors for a FREE come out and play day!
Apr 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 15 End Date

Nature Program

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

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
Apr 15 End Date

Easter Bonnet Blues

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn about fashion and conservation!
Apr 15 End Date

Owl Pellet Dissection

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out what that owl hacked up!
Apr 15 End Date

Lost in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Apr 15 End Date

Bees, Butterflies and Wildflowers

Tyler State Park
Pollinators and wildflowers need each other.
Apr 16 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 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!
Apr 16 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 16 End Date

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 16 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 16 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
Apr 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.
Apr 16 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 17 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 18 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 18 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Apr 18 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 18 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.
Apr 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!
Apr 19 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 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.
Apr 20 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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!
Apr 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 21 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 21 End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home!
Apr 21 End Date

Night Lights-Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come out and join us for a night of stargazing! This is a great way to become more familiar with our big, beautiful night skies here in central Texas. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
Apr 21 End Date

Sounds of the Night (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Find out what you can expect to hear at night!
Apr 21 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn about our flying mammals and search for them with a bat detector!
Apr 22 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 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!
Apr 22 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 22 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Monarch Monitoring

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the Monarch butterfly and it's life cycle with live examples!
Apr 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 22 End Date

Nature Program

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

Earth Day Hike

Meridian State Park
Learn how to be a good steward of our environment!
Apr 22 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a daytime hike to explore nighttime critters!
Apr 22 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
Apr 22 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how does Sasquatch survive in the wild?
Apr 22 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 22 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Apr 23 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 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!
Apr 23 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 23 End Date

A Hike Thru Time

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 23 End Date

Nature Program

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

Hiking With a Homeless Dog

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a homeless dog's day!
Apr 23 End Date

Caddo Lake: Created By Nature, Controlled By Man (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Did you know that Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas? Find out how it was formed!
Apr 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.
Apr 24 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 25 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 25 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Apr 25 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Apr 25 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.
Apr 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!
Apr 26 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 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.
Apr 27 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 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!
Apr 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 28 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 28 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake at night!
Apr 29 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 29 End Date

Youth Birding Classic

Galveston Island State Park
Youth birding contest, called the Big Sit!
Apr 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!
Apr 29 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

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

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 29 End Date

Nature Program

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

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Apr 29 End Date

Bug Eat Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles!
Apr 29 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Dutch ovens are a fun way to cook when camping!
Apr 29 End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Apr 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
Apr 30 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 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!
Apr 30 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 30 End Date

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 30 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 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.

May 2017

May 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.
May 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!
May 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 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.
May 4 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!
May 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 5 End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home!
May 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!
May 6 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 6 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to check out our six-legged wonders.
May 6 End Date

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Join a park ranger to talk about the tools that the park uses to restore habitat.
May 6 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
View the moon and other celestial delights through our telescopes.
May 7 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!
May 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 7 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 7 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.
May 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.
May 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!
May 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 10 End Date

Little Naturalists: Wild and Wonderful!

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your little ones to learn about the world of plants.
May 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.
May 11 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!
May 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 12 End Date

Constellations of Spring Sky Tour

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come and enjoy beautiful spring here at Pedernales Falls IN THE DARK! The sky offers its own special kind of beauty after the sun goes down. Stargazer and author of "Beginner's Guide to Learning the Night Sky", Paul Derrick, will take you on a tour of the night sky. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
May 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!
May 13 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 13 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.
May 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 13 End Date

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
May 13 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
May 13 End Date

Constellations of Spring Sky Tour

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come and enjoy beautiful spring here at Pedernales Falls IN THE DARK! The sky offers its own special kind of beauty after the sun goes down. Stargazer and author of "Beginner's Guide to Learning the Night Sky", Paul Derrick, will take you on a tour of the night sky. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
May 14 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!
May 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 14 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 14 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
May 14 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.
May 15 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
May 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.
May 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!
May 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 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.
May 18 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!
May 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 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!
May 20 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 20 End Date

Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
May 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 20 End Date

Nature Program

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

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
May 21 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!
May 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 21 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 21 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.
May 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.
May 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!
May 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 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.
May 25 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!
May 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 26 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
May 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!
May 27 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 27 End Date

Nature Program

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

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a daytime hike to explore nighttime critters!
May 27 End Date

Geocaching Color Race

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come learn the basics of geocaching with a competitive twist! Can you make it to each animal color station before the other teams? Please email wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov to register.
May 27 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
May 27 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
May 28 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!
May 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 28 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 28 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.
May 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.
May 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 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.

June 2017

Jun 1 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 3 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jun 3 End Date

Nature Program

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

National Trails Day - Volunteer

Meridian State Park
Help us add some benches and clean up our beautiful trails!
Jun 4 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 8 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 10 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jun 10 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.
Jun 10 End Date

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 15 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 17 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jun 17 End Date

Nature Program

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

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Jun 18 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 22 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 24 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jun 24 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 25 End Date

Nature Program

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

July 2017

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

August 2017

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 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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

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

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Aug 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 19 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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

September 2017

Sep 2 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

Nature Program

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

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!

October 2017

Oct 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Geocaching 101

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

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
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!

November 2017

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 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 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
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 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 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 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!

January 2018

Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

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