Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

May 2017

May 31 End Date

Night Sky Party

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

June 2017

Jun 3 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Jun 3 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Bonham State Park
Join Us For an Evening of Stargazing
Jun 17 End Date

Read With a Ranger: There's No Place Like Space/Solar Viewing

Bastrop State Park
Join Ranger Kristen at the Scenic Overlook! First, we'll go on an adventure with The Cat in the Hat while she reads "There's No Place Like Space!" by Dr. Seuss. Then we'll practice safely looking at the sun to prepare for the solar eclipse this August!
Jun 17 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing. Double check these events, as the dates have changed.
Jun 17 End Date

Constellations in the Canyons

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
The stars at night, are big and bright...... Deep in the heart of the Texas Panhandle!
Jun 17 End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come take a closer look at the night sky!
Jun 22 End Date

***CANCELLED! *** Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Jun 23 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
Jun 23 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Discover the stories behind our night sky.
Jun 24 End Date

Solar Viewing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Safely view the sun through a telescope
Jun 24 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
Jun 24 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jun 24 End Date

Stargazing with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to search for and identify constellations.
Jun 24 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope
Jun 24 End Date

Stories in the Stars

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

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing. Double check these events, as the dates have changed.
Jul 22 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
Jul 22 End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Jul 27 End Date

***CANCELLED! *** Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

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

August 2017

Aug 12 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing. Double check these events, as the dates have changed.
Aug 12 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
Aug 24 End Date

***CANCELLED! *** Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

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

September 2017

Sep 28 End Date

***CANCELLED! *** Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

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

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.
Oct 26 End Date

***CANCELLED! *** Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

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

November 2017

Nov 23 End Date

***CANCELLED! *** Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

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