Calendar of Events

Stargazing

Texas Parks & Wildlife is working to improve night skies in our state parks through the Dark Skies Program.

March 2017

Mar 26 End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Especially kid-friendly, there's nothing to be afraid of here!
Mar 31 End Date

TETRA Benefit Trail Ride Weekend

Hill Country State Natural Area
Come ride your horse with people who care! This weekend will benefit the HCSNA's friends group "SNAP".
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

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

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 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 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 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

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down
Apr 22 End Date

Star Party

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Come out and enjoy the beautiful dark night-time skies of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. Members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society host this free event.
Apr 22 End Date

Astronomy Star Party

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join the Astronomical Society of South East Texas for star party fun.
Apr 22 End Date

Explore The Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us as we welcome the San Antonio Astronomical Association
Apr 22 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Apr 29 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down
Apr 29 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Stargazing at Lost Maples with the San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers (SALSA). Learn about Dark Sky and how to save the starry nights from light pollution.
Apr 29 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park

May 2017

May 6 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
View the moon and other celestial delights through our telescopes.
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

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.

June 2017

Jun 3 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Bonham State Park
Join Us For an Evening of Stargazing

October 2017

Oct 14 End Date

Star Party

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Come out and enjoy the beautiful dark night-time skies of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. Members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society host this free event.

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