Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

April 2017

Apr 27 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

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

Rock Star Party and Sunset Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy an evening of stargazing with the Hill Country Astronomers, Friends of Enchanted Rock, and Enchanted Rock staff. View the sun through special optics on the telescopes. Catch a glimpse of the moon, up close.
Apr 28 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for some stargazing and storytelling.
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 5 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
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.
May 27 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing.
May 27 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.
May 27 End Date

Stargazing with a Ranger

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

June 2017

Jun 3 End Date

Stories in the Stars

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

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing.
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.

July 2017

Jul 22 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing.
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.

August 2017

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 26 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing.

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.