Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

March 2015

Mar 11 End Date

Stargazing

Purtis Creek State Park
Come and enjoy learning about and viewing the night sky.
Mar 13 End Date

Stargazing in the Hill Country

Hill Country State Natural Area
Dark skies over the Hill Country create a perfect backdrop for stargazing. We welcome everyone who ever looked up and wondered to join us as we help to identify the constellations and planets that shine in the March sky.
Mar 13 End Date

Big Bend Ranch State Park “Big Starry Nights” 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. Take advantage of Spring Break. Come tour our “Big Starry Nights” and stay over to experience and enjoy this remote and magnificently scenic park to its fullest.
Mar 14 End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Association for a star-filled evening of discovery!
Mar 14 End Date

Stargazing at the Lake

Buescher State Park
Discover the night sky above!
Mar 14 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope.
Mar 18 End Date

Night Sky Activities

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn about the telescope, the moon and stars, and build your own "Sky Wheel" to help you locate constellations.
Mar 18 End Date

The Wonders of the Night Sky – Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come explore the night sky using the naked eye, binoculars, and telescopes.
Mar 20 End Date

Big Bend Ranch State Park “Big Starry Nights” 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. Take advantage of Spring Break. Come tour our “Big Starry Nights” and stay over to experience and enjoy this remote and magnificently scenic park to its fullest.
Mar 28 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park

April 2015

Apr 18 End Date

Night Sky Activities

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn about planets, stars, our moon, telescopes, and other tools to help you view the night sky. Make a sky-wheel to help you locate constellations. Then attend the Stargazing party that evening and enjoy the view!
Apr 18 End Date

StarWalk

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
Apr 18 End Date

The Wonders of the Night Sky – Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Let's explore the vast expanse of the night sky together. Telescopes will be on-site or bring your own.

May 2015

May 16 End Date

StarWalk

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

Jun 13 End Date

StarWalk

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

Jul 18 End Date

StarWalk

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

Aug 15 End Date

StarWalk

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

Sep 26 End Date

StarWalk

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

Oct 17 End Date

StarWalk

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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