Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

June 2016

Jun 4 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
Get away from the city lights and enjoy the star-filled sky over the state park.
Jun 4 End Date

Night Sky Program

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AS THE PARK IS CLOSED. Spend the evening exploring the night skies by telescope. A retired National Park Service astronomer will be identifying stars, nebulas and galaxies. Young, as well as old, will find the evening filled with interesting and fun facts about our universe!
Jun 4 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
In its 21st 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. The June StarWalk begins around 8:30 p.m.. Sun Fun, solar observing, is at 5:00 p.m.
Jun 4 End Date

Stargazing in the Park

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Lost Maples is having a stargazing with the help of the San Antonio Astronomical Society on June 04, 2016. We will have multiple telescopes and dark skies to help see the wonders of the night sky.
Jun 11 End Date

Solar Viewing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Safely view the sun through a telescope
Jun 11 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing!
Jun 11 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Jun 11 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope
Jun 11 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jun 12 End Date

Stargazing Party

Monahans Sandhills State Park
Join us for a night of stars on the sand dunes of Monahans Sandhills State Park! Telescopes, snacks and sand discs for sliding on the dunes will be available.
Jun 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
Jun 18 End Date

Star Stories

Lockhart State Park
Discover the constellations that decorate our June sky and listen to the exciting tales that surround them!
Jun 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
Jun 25 End Date

Hueco Tanks June Stargazing

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a viewing of the June night sky in beautiful Hueco Tanks!
Jun 29 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down

July 2016

Jul 2 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
The 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, 5:00 p.m. StarWalk 8:30 p.m.
Jul 8 End Date

Enchanted "Rock Star" Party

We're Back with a Star Party. Come join Enchanted Rock Staff and members of the Hill Country Astronomers for a night of Stargazing.
Jul 9 End Date

Solar Viewing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Safely view the sun through a telescope
Jul 9 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing!
Jul 9 End Date

Stargazing

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

August 2016

Aug 6 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
In its 21st 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. Sun Fun, solar observing, is at 5:00 p.m. and the StarWalk starts 8:15 p.m. Copper Breaks State Park is an International Dark Sky Park
Aug 13 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing!

September 2016

Sep 2 End Date

Enchanted "Rock Star" Party

We're Back with a Star Party. Come join Enchanted Rock Staff and members of the Hill Country Astronomers for a night of Stargazing.
Sep 3 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
In its 21st 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. StarWalk is at 7:30. Sun Fun, solar observing, is at 5:00 p.m.

October 2016

Oct 1 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
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. Sun Fun, solar observing is at 5:00 p.m. The StarWalk is at 7:00 p.m.

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