Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

April 2015

Apr 4 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 4 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Apr 4 End Date

Stargazing 101

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Need help connecting the dots in our beautiful night sky? Come by the Nature Center and learn about stars and the night sky while creating something crafty and then going out to observe the stars. If stars are not viewable, we have other fun projects to work on.
Apr 11 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
Get away from the city lights and enjoy the star-filled sky over the state park.
Apr 11 End Date

Night Sky Event - Star Party

Goose Island State Park
Join us when the stars come out, and learn about the night sky.
Apr 11 End Date

Stargazing 101

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Need help connecting the dots in our beautiful night sky? Come by the Nature Center and learn about stars and the night sky while creating something crafty and then going out to observe the stars. If stars are not viewable, we have other fun projects to work on.
Apr 11 End Date

Stargazing

Lockhart State Park
Discover the wonders of the night sky!
Apr 17 End Date

Trail Ride Benefits HCSNA Partners

Hill Country State Natural Area
Weekend trail riding and auction sponsored by TETRA will benefit Hill Country State Natural. Annual gathering inviting members and non-members to enjoy coming together with your horses to ride, eat, camp and donate or bid at the auction.
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

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
Apr 18 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 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.
Apr 18 End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs and more!
Apr 25 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Apr 25 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope.

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

Jun 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

Jul 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

Aug 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

Sep 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

Oct 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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