On Sept. 16 and 17,  2016 the park will be open but the Limpia Canyon Primitive Area will be closed for a trail race. . . .

Events

August 2016

Aug 25 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Aug 26 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Aug 26 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 26 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center for a program on the plants and animals, as well as the highlights of this sky island recreational destination, Davis Mountains State Park and the entire BIg Bend Region of Texas!
Aug 27 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Aug 27 End Date

Yucca, The All in One Plant of the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you wondered what the tall plant with spikes and the large white flower bunch is? It's more than a pretty plant- it has dozens of uses from thread to medicine to food. Learn how to make rope from its leaves, and how it can help you clean up from a day of playing in the mountains. Interpretive Center.
Aug 27 End Date

Weave Your Own Basket!

Davis Mountains State Park
This is a seasonal class for park visitors to learn the skill of basket weaving with natural materials. First come, first served, so arrive early. Class limit 8. Children must be supervised. Check current flyer at the park for location of this program.
Aug 28 End Date

A Walk in the Garden

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Interpretive Center for an easy, informative walk in our pollinator garden. Learn about historical uses of many of the plants, benefits of using native plants in your own yard, and you’ll even be able to sample some foods made from some local plants!
Aug 30 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.

September 2016

Sep 1 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 1 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 1 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 1 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center Wednesday at 2pm.
Sep 2 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Sep 2 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 2 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center. Monday programs at 7pm Saturday programs at 3pm.
Sep 3 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 6 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 8 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 8 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 8 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 8 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center Wednesday at 2pm.
Sep 9 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 9 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center. Monday programs at 7pm Saturday programs at 3pm.
Sep 10 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 13 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 15 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 15 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 15 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 15 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center Wednesday at 2pm.
Sep 16 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center. Monday programs at 7pm Saturday programs at 3pm.
Sep 17 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 20 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 22 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 22 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 22 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 22 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? This program will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while staying with us in the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center Wednesday at 2pm.
Sep 23 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Sep 23 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 23 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? Do you want to know how bombardier beetles protect themselves, how vinegaroons are great parents, or why ants help raise walking sticks from an egg? Discover answers to these questions and more about the kooky, weird, and fascinating creatures visiting the park this summer! At the Interpretive Center. Monday programs at 7pm Saturday programs at 3pm.
Sep 24 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 27 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 29 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 29 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Sep 29 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Sep 30 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Sep 30 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!

October 2016

Oct 1 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 4 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 6 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 6 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Oct 6 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 7 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Oct 7 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park! Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Oct 8 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 11 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 13 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 13 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Oct 13 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 14 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Oct 15 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 18 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 20 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 20 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Oct 20 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 21 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Oct 22 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 25 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 27 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 27 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression.
Oct 27 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Oct 28 End Date

Coffee and Bird Talk

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area on the main road and learn tips and tricks for good birding while identifying bird species at the feeders. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Oct 29 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.

November 2016

Nov 1 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Nov 3 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 3 End Date

Fort Davis: Somewhere Between the Sky and the Desert

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis is in a sky island grassland that is not quite typical desert nor high mountain habitat. Come to this talk and learn about the sights, the plants, animals, and the highlights of this unique area! Interpretive Center.
Nov 5 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 10 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 12 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 17 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!

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