Outdoor Activity of the Month

Discover Birding

Birding in Texas State Park

Did you know that “birding” is the most popular sport in America - with over 51 million participants? April is a great time to take your family to a state park and go bird-watching - even while hiking, biking or picnicking. A few resources to check out:

Introduction to Birding PDF

Texas Birds: Introducing Texans to Common Birds PDF

Video on “Bird Migration”

Junior Ranger Explorer Packs – Your Child's Guide to the Outdoors!

Junior Ranger Explorer Packs

Kids ages 7 to 12 can learn about nature while exploring and having fun outdoors. Texas State Parks Junior Ranger explorer packs are available for day use, free of charge, at many parks.

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Spotlight on Texas Parks & Wildlife