Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

September 2015

Sep 5 End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sep 5 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Sep 5 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Gaze into the night sky through a telescope
Sep 11 End Date

Enchanted "Rock Star" Party

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's Back! After an abnormally wet and unpredictable spring and summer, we are hosting another Star Party and keeping our fingers crossed that the skies are clear with cooler and drier weather. Come join us for a night under the stars
Sep 11 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Sep 11 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. So come tour our “Big Starry Nights” and stay over to experience and enjoy this remote and magnificently scenic park to its fullest.
Sep 12 End Date

Sungazing

Lake Livingston State Park
View the Sun safely through a telescope!
Sep 12 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.
Sep 12 End Date

Star Stories: Stargazing on the Peninsula

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the stars and constellations visible above East Texas.
Sep 19 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
View Saturn, the Moon and more!
Sep 19 End Date

NIGHT SKY PROGRAM

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED, DUE TO PARK CLOSURE.
Sep 19 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Sep 25 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Live by the sun, love by the moon!
Sep 26 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 State Park is an International Dark Sky Park. The 'super moon' will be the focus of this month's program
Sep 26 End Date

Moon Viewing - In the Night Sky

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take a close up look at our lovely Luna.
Sep 27 End Date

Eclipse Viewing Party

McKinney Falls State Park
Check out the lunar eclipse at McKinney Falls State Park!

October 2015

Oct 10 End Date

Palo Pinto Mountains Star Party

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, 2 miles west of Strawn, TX
Explore the dark skies of night-time Texas at a stargazing party in our wonderful state park!
Oct 10 End Date

North Texas Skywatch Star Party

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright . . .” in our Texas State Park!
Oct 10 End Date

NIGHT SKY PROGRAM

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED, DUE TO PARK CLOSURE.
Oct 17 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 International Dark Sky parks in Texas.
Oct 23 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Live by the sun, love by the moon!

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