Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

March 2017

Mar 4 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Association for a night of stargazing fun.
Mar 4 End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come take a closer look at the night sky!
Mar 4 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Mar 10 End Date

Full Moon Viewing

Bastrop State Park
Come see the man in the moon up close through a telescope!
Mar 11 End Date

Pecan Flats Summit Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of dusk over the lake and the splendor of the night sky on a 2.2 mile hike on the Pecan Flats Trail.
Mar 11 End Date

Get Lost!

Mustang Island State Park
Visit us at sunset for a look at how the early Spanish and French explorers navigated the unknown waters of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Following will be a constellation tour to discover why ancient cultures named the constellations.
Mar 11 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a night sky presentation with telescopes for viewing the stars.
Mar 14 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Mar 15 End Date

Vernal Equinox Solar Viewing

Bastrop State Park
View the sun in a safe environment with a Ranger!
Mar 15 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Mar 15 End Date

Constellations in the Canyons

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of the Texas Panhandle!
Mar 16 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Mar 18 End Date

Get Lost!

Mustang Island State Park
Visit us at sunset for a look at how the early Spanish and French explorers navigated the unknown waters of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Following will be a constellation tour to discover why ancient cultures named the constellations.
Mar 18 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Mar 18 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Gaze into the night sky through a telescope
Mar 21 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Mar 22 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down.
Mar 23 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A chilly tour of the stars visible above Hueco Tanks this January night.
Mar 24 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for some stargazing and storytelling.
Mar 25 End Date

Night Sky Party

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

Star Party - 8:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Mar 25 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.
Mar 31 End Date

TETRA Benefit Trail Ride Weekend

Hill Country State Natural Area
Come ride your horse with people who care! This weekend will benefit the HCSNA's friends group "SNAP".

April 2017

Apr 1 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for an evening of stargazing fun.
Apr 22 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.
Apr 22 End Date

Astronomy Star Party

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join the Astronomical Society of South East Texas for star party fun.
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.

May 2017

May 6 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
View the moon and other celestial delights through our telescopes.

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.

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