Stargazing

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

December 2014

December 19 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 20 End Date
Starry Night Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Bring your flashlight for a brisk, sunset walk.
December 20 End Date
North Star Party
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
The North Star is missing and we need your help to find it!
December 20 End Date
Big Bend Ranch State Park Star Party
Big Bend Ranch State Park
Here at Big Bend Ranch State Park we have some of the darkest of Dark Skies, which makes for spectacularly clear viewing of the night skies. So come tour our night skies and stay over to experience and enjoy this remote and magnificently scenic park to its fullest.
December 20 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 20 End Date
Star Stories
Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the stars and constellations visible above East Texas.
December 20 End Date
Stargazing
Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope
December 22 End Date
Night Hike with Santa
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Santa loves alligators, owls and scorpions, and so will you on this night hike!
December 26 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 27 End Date
Night Sky Activities
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
December 27 End Date
Bat and Owl Prowl Under the Moon
Inks Lake State Park
A special hike as we watch for bats and owls under a first quarter moon!
December 27 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 27 End Date
The Wonders of the Night Sky – Stargazing
Cooper Lake State Park/South Sulphur Unit
December 27 End Date
Stargazing
Bastrop State Park

January 2015

January 2 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 3 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 9 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 10 End Date
Explore The Night Sky
Government Canyon State Natural Area
January 10 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 16 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 17 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 23 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 24 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 24 End Date
Big Bend Ranch State Park Star Party
Big Bend Ranch State Park
Here at Big Bend Ranch State Park we have some of the darkest of Dark Skies, which makes for spectacularly clear viewing of the night skies. So come tour our night skies and stay over to experience and enjoy this remote and magnificently scenic park to its fullest.
January 30 End Date
Night Hike
Cedar Hill State Park
Explore Cedar Hill State Park at night!
January 30 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 31 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!

February 2015

February 6 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 7 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 13 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 14 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 20 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 21 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 21 End Date
Big Bend Ranch State Park Star Party
Big Bend Ranch State Park
Here at Big Bend Ranch State Park we have some of the darkest of Dark Skies, which makes for spectacularly clear viewing of the night skies. So come tour our night skies and stay over to experience and enjoy this remote and magnificently scenic park to its fullest.
February 27 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 28 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!

March 2015

March 6 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 7 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 13 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 14 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 20 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 21 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 27 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 28 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!

April 2015

April 18 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
In its 20th year, StarWalk starts with a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park. Sun Fun, solar observing, is in the afternoon

May 2015

May 16 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
In its 20th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park, followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is one of four Texas International Dark Sky Parks.

June 2015

June 13 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
Naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is one of four International Dark Sky Parks in Texas.

July 2015

July 18 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
Naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park

August 2015

August 15 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
in its 19th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park

September 2015

September 26 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
In its 19th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks State Park is an International Dark Sky Park. The 'super moon' will be the focus of this month's program

October 2015

October 17 End Date
StarWalk
Copper Breaks State Park
In its 19th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is one of four International Dark Sky parks in Texas.

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