Calendar of Events

All Events

April 2018

Apr 19 End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 19 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 19 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Apr 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 19 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Apr 19 End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 19 End Date

Night Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
As part of International Dark Sky week, join us in taking a dark sky stroll along the loop trail.
Apr 20 End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 20 End Date

24th Annual Civil War Living History and Reenactment

Mexia, TX - Confederate Reunion Grounds SHS
African Americans in the Civil War, living history camps and demonstrations, sutler vendors, period music, presentations on Civil War-era fashions, ladies tea, and special discussions about Civil War-related topics
Apr 20 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 20 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
Apr 20 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Mansfield, TX - Mansfield Activities Center
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Apr 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 20 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Apr 20 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Apr 20 End Date

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
(NO PROGRAM 4/20) From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Apr 20 End Date

Jeop-Birdy!

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge.
Apr 20 End Date

Marvelous Mammals

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn about (and see!) the mammals of Johnson Branch!
Apr 20 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Apr 20 End Date

Come paint with us!

Inks Lake State Park
Capture the beauty of nature with watercolors!
Apr 20 End Date

Sunset Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
A guided nature hike on one of the parks trails during sunset.
Apr 20 End Date

Why Animals Don't Go Bump in the Night

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
As part of International Dark Sky week, join us in learning about the critters that creep in the night!
Apr 20 End Date

Frog & Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home!
Apr 20 End Date

Friday Night Frog Chorus (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Whomp-whomp! Click-click-click! Join us to learn about our local frogs.
Apr 21 End Date

The Big Sit!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come take a seat and count some birds!
Apr 21 End Date

Big Sit!

Goose Island State Park
A fun bird-watching event open to everyone!
Apr 21 End Date

Wild Canyon Ultra Run and Ride

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Experience the wild in the rugged terrain, vibrant red earth tones, and stunning views of Caprock Canyons State Park on trails that offer adventures deep into the rocky canyons and onto majestic ridges.
Apr 21 End Date

Sixth Annual Earth Day Paddling Flotilla

Uncertain, TX - Shady Glade Resort - RV Park and Marina
Join us for a day filled with family adventures, beautiful paddling trails, delicious food, a raffle and auction of prizes and more!
Apr 21 End Date

Bird Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring or borrow binoculars to see some of the amazing birds at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Apr 21 End Date

Learn to Fish Event

Leander, TX - Southwest Williamson County Regional Park
Share the enjoyment of fishing with a child!
Apr 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 21 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 21 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Apr 21 End Date

Big Tree Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 21 End Date

McKinney Falls Trail Crew

McKinney Falls State Park
Looking for an opportunity to work outside, gain new skills, and give back to the only state park in Austin, TX? Join our team as a Trail Crew Volunteer!
Apr 21 End Date

FIRSTCATCH Center

Tyler, TX - Glass Recreation Center-Woldert Pond
Bring the family to learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands on activities.
Apr 21 End Date

Women-Only Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Apr 21 End Date

Keep Texas Wild Triathlon

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
The “Keep Texas Wild Triathlon” will consist of two events, a Sprint Tri and a Mini-Sprint Tri.
Apr 21 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Apr 21 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Apr 21 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Apr 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 21 End Date

Adopt-A-Beach

Mustang Island State Park
Join us for a day of volunteer service at Mustang Island State Park
Apr 21 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event!

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring the family to learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands on activities.
Apr 21 End Date

Spring Adopt-A-Beach

Sea Rim State Park
Join us at our Spring Adopt-A-Beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park to clean 5 miles of beach.
Apr 21 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

McKinney, TX - Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Apr 21 End Date

BioBlitz!

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn to document and identify wildlife using the iNaturalist App.
Apr 21 End Date

Women Only Hike

Huntsville State Park
This hike is for women only! Sorry men.
Apr 21 End Date

Beneath Your Feet!!

Lake Livingston State Park
Join Ranger Joel for a hands on look at the role decomposers play in our ecosystem.
Apr 21 End Date

24 Hour Survival Program

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
In a world of uncertainties, come out to the park to gain the knowledge on how to be prepared in an emergency.
Apr 21 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Apr 21 End Date

Amarillo Zoo Earth Day Event

Amarillo, TX - Amarillo Zoo
Palo Duro Canyon will be represented with a booth at the Amarillo Zoo's Earth Day Event. Come see us!
Apr 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 21 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 21 End Date

Archery in the Park

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Registration is closed.
Apr 21 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Apr 21 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Apr 21 End Date

Family Fishing

Bonham State Park
Come join us for fishing and fun!
Apr 21 End Date

Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics
Apr 21 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come join us on a morning bird walk.
Apr 21 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
Apr 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 21 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
Apr 21 End Date

Kayaking for Beginners

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
**REGISTRATION FULL**
Apr 21 End Date

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a day of fun, food, music and battle-reenactment to celebrate the 18-minute battle that won Texas its Independence from Mexico.
Apr 21 End Date

¡Fiesta de los Niños!

San Antonio, TX - Port San Antonio
Join TPWD Get Outside at Fiesta San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks”.
Apr 21 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Brazos Bend State Park
Walk the walk with a new furry friend!
Apr 21 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Experience superlative wildlife and landscape viewing on a very approachable hiking experience!
Apr 21 End Date

Skins, Skulls, & Tracks

Daingerfield State Park
Who calls this park home? Join us to learn about Daingerfield's animal residents.
Apr 21 End Date

Naturalists: Then & Now - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Do you like watching the birds and bugs? Do you enjoy stopping to smell the roses and sharing pictures of them with your friends? Do you have a young explorer in your life? If so, this hike is for you!
Apr 21 End Date

Animal Architecture Hike

Lockhart State Park
Who’s building things in your backyard?
Apr 21 End Date

Junior Ranger: Skull Detectives (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
You can learn a lot about an animal by looking at its skull!
Apr 21 End Date

Guided Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a Guided Hike on our Wilderness and Sunset trails.
Apr 21 End Date

All-Levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for an outdoors all-levels vinyasa yoga experience!
Apr 21 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
Apr 21 End Date

Bug Picking

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Catch and learn about water critters!
Apr 21 End Date

Battle of San Jacinto Commemorative Ceremony

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Celebrate the 182nd Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto
Apr 21 End Date

Snakes Alive!

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about the animal that people love to hate and why they’re so important to the ecosystem.
Apr 21 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Apr 21 End Date

Spring Outdoor Celebration

Mont Belvieu, TX - Mont Belvieu City Park
Join us for free, fun, outdoor activities!
Apr 21 End Date

Telescope Time: Solar (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Look at the sun safely through a telescope!
Apr 21 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join the park ranger as she talks about the wildflowers that grow in Birch Creek State Park.
Apr 21 End Date

Hiking & Backpacking: The First Steps

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 21 End Date

Incredible Edible Plant Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!
Apr 21 End Date

Wildflower Painting - Art in the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Beautiful wildflowers!
Apr 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Apr 21 End Date

Fishing Fest

Lockhart State Park
Join us for some fishing fun at Lockhart State Park!
Apr 21 End Date

All About Alligators Guided Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn more about Brazos Bend’s most popular resident!
Apr 21 End Date

Kite Festival!

Lake Livingston State Park
April is National Kite Month! Join us on April 21 as we celebrate not only Earth Day but National Kite Month!
Apr 21 End Date

Mayapple Madness Hike

Daingerfield State Park
Join us on a morning hike around the lake!
Apr 21 End Date

Skins and Skulls, Creatures of the Pineywoods !

Mission Tejas State Park
Come learn about the animals that bring our history and woods to life!
Apr 21 End Date

Kayaking for Beginners

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
**REGISTRATION FULL**
Apr 21 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join the park ranger as she talks about the wildflowers that grow in Nails Creek State Park.
Apr 21 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Apr 21 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch a big one!
Apr 21 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Apr 21 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn the classic way to cook outdoors.
Apr 21 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake was meant to be painted!
Apr 21 End Date

Spring Concert

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate spring in song with the Beeville Community Choir.
Apr 21 End Date

Leave Only Tracks

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn about Leave No Trace Principles and make your own track mold.
Apr 21 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
Apr 21 End Date

Stargazing Party

Daingerfield State Park
CANCELLED due to weather. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Apr 21 End Date

Dark Sky Week Special Event

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join Big Bend Ranch State Park and partners for a special event on April 21 in recognition of International Dark Sky Week
Apr 21 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Apr 21 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Apr 21 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Association for an evening of star-gazing fun.
Apr 21 End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Apr 21 End Date

Stargazing & Sky Watching

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
As part of International Dark Sky week, we’d like to introduce YOU to our dark skies and all the stars that inhabit them!
Apr 21 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Apr 21 End Date

Star Stories

Lockhart State Park
Discover the constellations that decorate our spring sky and listen to the exciting tales that surround them!
Apr 21 End Date

Star Party

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The stars have stories to tell! Join the park interpreter to learn about the night sky and our place in the cosmos.
Apr 22 End Date

5K Nature Chaser Trail Run

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join in our Annual Nature Chaser 5K Trail Run here at the Park!
Apr 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 22 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 22 End Date

Trail Recovery & Cleanup

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on a morning of trail maintenance and cleaning!
Apr 22 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Apr 22 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Birds and binoculars! Join a ranger for an introduction to the great hobby of birding.
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Hike the Trash Out

Palmetto State Park
A family service project. Join us on Earth Day and help us hike the trash out of Palmetto SP.
Apr 22 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.
Apr 22 End Date

Prairie Prowl

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
See what lives in the prairie!
Apr 22 End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Guided nature hike on one of our trails.
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Volunteer Clean-Up

Goose Island State Park
Celebrate Earth Day by helping us keep it clean.
Apr 22 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Apr 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 22 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 22 End Date

Guided Hike with Park Guides

San Angelo State Park
Meet at the Burkett Trailhead to hike the Winding Snake Trail with park guides.
Apr 22 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Apr 22 End Date

Buck Lake Trail Nature Walk - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Enjoy the pecan forest with us!
Apr 22 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Experience superlative wildlife and landscape viewing on a very approachable hiking experience!
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Arts & Crafts

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun Arts & Crafts Project this Earth Day!
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Hike

Meridian State Park
Learn how to be a good steward of our environment!
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Adventure: Become a Citizen Scientist!

McKinney Falls State Park
Celebrate Earth Day with us on a citizen scientist adventure!
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's hike AND help keep our park clean!
Apr 22 End Date

It's Hard to be an Alligator

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn more about the challenges that alligators face everyday.
Apr 22 End Date

Finding Your Way In The Wild: Map & Compass Basics

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 22 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Nature Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us in celebrating Earth Day with a Nature Hike!
Apr 22 End Date

Park Clean Up

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Help keep your park clean
Apr 22 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Apr 22 End Date

Wildlife Viewing at Elm Lake

Brazos Bend State Park
Take a peek into the world where the wild things are!
Apr 23 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 23 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Apr 24 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 24 End Date

Native Plant Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Find answers to your botanical questions on this easy walk around the park gardens with a Naturalist. We’ll take a closer look at the adaptations and uses of some of native plants of South Texas.
Apr 25 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a walk to learn about the birds that call the waters of Goose Island State Park home.
Apr 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 25 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 25 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
Apr 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 25 End Date

Wild Wednesday Arts & Crafts

Goose Island State Park
Get crafty with a park ranger!
Apr 25 End Date

Tyke Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Share the enjoyment of the outdoors with your kids! Learn about the animals of Bentsen, feed the birds, do a fun craft, and of course, take a hike with your child. Good for children of all ages. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes and water.
Apr 25 End Date

University of Incarnate Word All Majors Career Fair

San Antonio, TX - University of Incarnate Word - Student Engagement Center Ballroom
University of Incarnate Word All Majors Career Fair
Apr 25 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 25 End Date

Weeknight Yoga in the Park

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered every Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.
Apr 26 End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 26 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 26 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Apr 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 26 End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 27 End Date

City Nature Challenge 2018

Compete against other cities in a bioblitz-style showdown of species identification!
Apr 27 End Date

South Llano River State Park Birding Festival - registration closed

South Llano River State Park
Sponsored by the Friends of South Llano River State Park, this is sure to be an amazing weekend!
Apr 27 End Date

City Nature Challenge

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Help represent Amarillo in this fun challenge to see which city can document the most species of plant and animal life. From April 27th through April 30th, we'll be competing with 7 cities across the state of Texas and numerous cities across the globe.
Apr 27 End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 27 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 27 End Date

City Nature Challenge

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join the global challenge to document the most wildlife species using the iNaturalist app.
Apr 27 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
Apr 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 27 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Apr 27 End Date

South Texas College Dual Enrollment Academy Internship Informational Session

Weslaco, TX - South Texas College Dual Enrollment Academy - Mid Valley Campus
South Texas College Dual Enrollment Academy Internship Informational Session
Apr 27 End Date

Aquatic Discovery

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Discover what lives in our pond!
Apr 27 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Apr 27 End Date

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
(NO PROGRAM 4/20) From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Apr 27 End Date

Jeop-Birdy!

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge.
Apr 27 End Date

Arbor Day Tree Hike

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Flores on a short hike to check out some of the park's trees!
Apr 27 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Inks Lake State Park
Check out what's blooming at Inks!
Apr 27 End Date

Wildflower Photography 101

Bastrop State Park
Do you enjoy wildflowers? Do you want to learn some basics of composition and lighting in order to take wonderful photos of these blooming beauties? Join us for an easy stroll as we look for wildflowers to photograph while also learning about their importance to the ecosystem.
Apr 27 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a tasty history lesson.
Apr 27 End Date

Dog Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Guided "bring your pet" hike on one of our trails.
Apr 27 End Date

Batty for Bats!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about bats
Apr 27 End Date

Moth Madness!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come see moths in a whole new light!
Apr 27 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Apr 27 End Date

Night Hike: 8:30PM

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike after dark!
Apr 27 End Date

Nighttime Narratives

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A History of Caprock Canyons State Park Through Stories
Apr 28 End Date

Media Bass Fishing Tournament

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Please be aware that the boat ramp and parking areas may have more traffic than usual. For more information about the tournament please contact our office at 903-560-7123.
Apr 28 End Date

Birding Walk & Talk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Whether this is your first time birding or you’ve been doing it for decades, come out to Palo Duro Canyon to experience and learn about some of our beautiful wild birds. Join park staff on this easy walk as we explore the amazing variety of birds that live in and visit the canyon.
Apr 28 End Date

Tyler State Park Birding Tour

Tyler State Park
Let's Go Birding!
Apr 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 28 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 28 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Apr 28 End Date

Big Tree Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 28 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Apr 28 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Apr 28 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Apr 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 28 End Date

Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - waitlist forming)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 28 End Date

Snakefesst

Government Canyon State Natural Area
The South Texas Herpetology Association will be bringing local snake species, and giving a special presentation at 1 p.m. With crafts, games, and slithery friends, this event will surely be fun for the whole family!
Apr 28 End Date

Spring Flotilla

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
You're invited to join Canoe Trail Goliad for the Annual Spring Flotilla on the San Antonio River Goliad Paddling Trail.
Apr 28 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
Apr 28 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Apr 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 28 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 28 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Apr 28 End Date

Lost Pines Legacy

Bastrop State Park
Discover the Lost Pines with a Master Naturalist!
Apr 28 End Date

Predators of the Park Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore our prowlin' predators in this fun hike!
Apr 28 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Apr 28 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come join us on a morning bird walk.
Apr 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 28 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Apr 28 End Date

Who Built the Park?

Bonham State Park
See how the Civilian Conservation Corps built this park.
Apr 28 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Explore Copper Breaks State Park!
Apr 28 End Date

Hike to the Summit

Daingerfield State Park
Join a ranger for an interpretive hike to the summit of our tallest hill.
Apr 28 End Date

Little Habitat on the Prairie

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided nature hike along the prairie of Caprock Canyons State Park.
Apr 28 End Date

Mission Tejas Folk Festival

Buffalo Soldiers set up their encampment at Mission Tejas to bring history to Life.
Apr 28 End Date

All-Levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for an outdoors all-levels vinyasa yoga experience!
Apr 28 End Date

City Nature Challenge: Bioblitz Extravaganza!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Help us win by documenting wildlife!
Apr 28 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Miss the 9 a.m. hike? Then join us at 10 a.m.
Apr 28 End Date

Annual Folk Festival

Mission Tejas State Park
Experience the past beneath the pines!
Apr 28 End Date

Tiny Predators; Tiny Prey - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
It's a bug-eat-bug world out there! Discover these tiny predators and what's for dinner.
Apr 28 End Date

Fly a Kite at Fort Leaton

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us as we fly kites at the Fort in celebration of National Kite Month! Our Presidio High School student docents will be lending a hand and offering tours of this historic site in Texas/Mexico history.
Apr 28 End Date

Hike to the Summit

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike to the park's most visited overlook site.
Apr 28 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Apr 28 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join the park ranger as she talks about the wildflowers that grow in Birch Creek State Park.
Apr 28 End Date

Managing Your Land for Wildlife Workshop

Eisenhower State Park
Learn from Texas Parks & Wildlife biologists about how to manage your land for wildlife and hear from the Grayson County Appraisal District on the 1-D-1 requirements for tax valuation. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Apr 28 End Date

Fly Like An Eagle

Sea Rim State Park
Lets make a kite and fly a kite during National Kite Month.
Apr 28 End Date

Plan Ahead and Prepare - The 10 Essentials

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Are you covered for your next outdoor adventure? Let's find out!
Apr 28 End Date

Birding 101

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Come learn about the exciting world of birding in this two-day workshop! Day 1: 1:00 PM- 4:30 PM Day 2: 7:45 AM- 11:45 AM
Apr 28 End Date

Digital Scavenger Hunt!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a Digital Scavenger Hunt!
Apr 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 28 End Date

Incredible Edible Plant Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!
Apr 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Apr 28 End Date

Incredible Edible Plants Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Can I eat this plant???
Apr 28 End Date

Geocaching 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High-tech treasure hunt!
Apr 28 End Date

Kayaking

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for an hour of kayaking fun at Daingerfield State Park!
Apr 28 End Date

City Nature Challenge Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The City Nature Challenge runs from April 27th through April 28th. For more information, check out https://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/wildlife_diversity/texas_nature_trackers/naturechallenge/ Join the park interpreter for a leisurely hike to observe and record living things in the park that will count towards the challenge.
Apr 28 End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Bring your camera for this one!
Apr 28 End Date

South Texas College Dual Enrollment Academy Internship Informational Session

McAllen, TX - South Texas College Dual Enrollment Academy Internship Informational Session - Pecan Campus
South Texas College Dual Enrollment Academy Internship Informational Session
Apr 28 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
Apr 28 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join the park ranger as she talks about the wildflowers that grow in Nails Creek State Park.
Apr 28 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Apr 28 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch a big one!
Apr 28 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Apr 28 End Date

City Nature Challenge: Bioblitz Extravaganza!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Help us win by documenting wildlife!
Apr 28 End Date

Venue for Vultures

Copper Breaks State Park
Did you know a group of vultures is called a venue?
Apr 28 End Date

Out of the Ashes

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile-long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire. Explore how the landscape is bouncing back right before our eyes!
Apr 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
Apr 28 End Date

Finding Feathered Friends - Beginner Bird Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
It's migration time! Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer.
Apr 28 End Date

Moon Madness

Cleburne State Park
Come out and watch the Moon at May Moon Madness at Cleburne State Park.
Apr 28 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Live by the sun, love by the moon.
Apr 28 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Apr 28 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Apr 28 End Date

Creatures of the Night 8:00pm

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore Bentsen State Park on a nighttime nature walk in search of owls, coyotes, glowing scorpions, giant toads and more! Bring bug spray, water and a flashlight.
Apr 28 End Date

Night Hike: 8:30PM

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike after dark!
Apr 28 End Date

Marvel at the Moon!

Lockhart State Park
Take a closer look at our moon!
Apr 28 End Date

Mary Ann Goodnight & the Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Mother of the Panhandle, Darling of the Plains
Apr 29 End Date

Kite Festival

Monahans Sandhills State Park
Kite-making and kite-flying demonstrations by local kite flying group.
Apr 29 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Apr 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 29 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 29 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.
Apr 29 End Date

Prairie Prowl

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
See what lives in the prairie!
Apr 29 End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Guided nature hike on one of our trails.
Apr 29 End Date

City Nature Challenge

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join the global challenge to document the most wildlife species using the iNaturalist app.
Apr 29 End Date

A Little Bit About Bees

Government Canyon State Natural Area
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Apr 29 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Apr 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 29 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 29 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Apr 29 End Date

Skins & Skulls

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
Apr 29 End Date

Afternoon Kite Flying

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Bring a kite and let's celebrate National Kite Month!
Apr 29 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Apr 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 29 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Apr 29 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Apr 29 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Explore the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon under the light of a full moon. THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Apr 29 End Date

Full Moon Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Apr 30 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Apr 30 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.

May 2018

May 1 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Fairfield Lake State Park
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
May 2 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 2 End Date

Party Boat Operator License Exam Administration

Grand Prairie, TX - North Texas Education Center
Make reservations to attend the administration of a Party Boat Operator Exam.
May 2 End Date

Weeknight Yoga in the Park

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered every Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.
May 3 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 4 End Date

First Friday Birding

Palmetto State Park
On the first Friday of every month join park staff as we see what we can see. From first time fledglings to seasoned eagle eyes, all are welcome.
May 4 End Date

West Texas Heritage Days 2018

Fort McKavett, TX - Fort McKavett State Historic Site
Buffalo Soldiers, activities, military drills, Native Indian demonstrations, Buffalo Hunters, Chuck Wagon demonstrations, the Texas Camel Corps, the Texas Longhorn herd, a one-room schoolhouse lesson, frontier woodworking, weavers, seamstresses and much more. There will be infantry and artillery firing demonstrations periodically throughout the day with 6 or more cannons
May 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 4 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
May 4 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
May 4 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
May 4 End Date

Wildflower Photography 101

Bastrop State Park
Do you enjoy wildflowers? Do you want to learn some basics of composition and lighting in order to take wonderful photos of these blooming beauties? Join us for an easy stroll as we look for wildflowers to photograph while also learning about their importance to the ecosystem.
May 5 End Date

Peak Fitness Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Test yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains State Park. Reservations required; for additional information and to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
May 5 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
May 5 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
May 5 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month.
May 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 5 End Date

Catfish Corral: Pond Stocking Event!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Attention aspiring anglers, seasoned fishermen, and lovers of catfish!
May 5 End Date

Little Habitat on the Prairie

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided nature hike along the prairie of Caprock Canyons State Park.
May 5 End Date

Junior Earth Scholars

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Learn through play!
May 5 End Date

Purtis Creek State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Purtis Creek State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 5 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
May 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 5 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 5 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
May 5 End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
May 5 End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Come meet with the park rangers.
May 5 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
May 5 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
May 5 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
May 5 End Date

Seeds of the Past

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Pork, corn, pork, and yet more pork and corn! How in the world did Texans survive in the 1850s with such a monotonous diet? Come discover what the folks at Barrington Farm would have raised in their gardens to add some variety to their meals.
May 5 End Date

Mayfest

Fort Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Fort Worth's most beloved family festival in beautiful Trinity Park on the banks of the Trinity River.
May 5 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
May 5 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join the park ranger as she talks about the wildflowers that grow in Birch Creek State Park.
May 5 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 5 End Date

Caprock Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Caprock Canyons + Bingo = Win, Win!!!
May 5 End Date

How Parks Saved the Country

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an afternoon of discovery as we jump into a time machine and explore how the Civilian Conservation Corps influenced the lives of people across the country!
May 5 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
May 5 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
May 5 End Date

The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for some music in the park!
May 6 End Date

Wiki Wiki Man Triathlon

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Get ready for a super fun day of swimming, biking and running!!
May 6 End Date

Women Only Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Ladies, let's hike up to Ranger Peak!
May 6 End Date

Upper Sunset Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers. This is a relatively easy 2.6-mile hike and is excellent for families, beginner hikers, or geology and wildlife enthusiasts. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
May 6 End Date

Bike and Bird

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park while increasing your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals available.
May 6 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.
May 6 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
May 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 6 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 6 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
May 6 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 9 End Date

Weeknight Yoga in the Park

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered every Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.
May 10 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 11 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
May 12 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
May 12 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Join us on the second Saturday of every month for a guided hike! NOTE NEW START TIME!!
May 12 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
May 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 12 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.)
May 12 End Date

Girl's Outdoor Workshop

Palmetto State Park
REGISTRATION BEGINS APRIL 1, 2018 Kayaking- Fishing- Archery- Wildlife I.D. No experience needed, all equipment provided. Preregistration is required.
May 12 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided hike through the canyons.
May 12 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Kyle, TX - Lake Kyle Nature Preserve
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
May 12 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
May 12 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
May 12 End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - waitlist forming)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 12 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 12 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
May 12 End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
May 12 End Date

Lost Pines Legacy

Bastrop State Park
Discover the Lost Pines with a Master Naturalist!
May 12 End Date

Cooking with Dutch Ovens

Bonham State Park
Join Ranger Linda with hands on cooking in classic Dutch ovens and basic foil cooking.
May 12 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
May 12 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
May 12 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Daingerfield State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, Frontier Army, Fun activities and interactive stories.
May 12 End Date

Mother's Day Craft

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Join us and create a unique gift for mom
May 12 End Date

All-Levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for an outdoors all-levels vinyasa yoga experience!
May 12 End Date

The Animals Around Us

Buescher State Park
Join a Texas Master Naturalist on a guided hike to search for tracks and other signs of the animals that live around us. Discover how they eat, sleep, and communicate through the clues they leave behind.
May 12 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
May 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
May 12 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join the park ranger as she talks about the wildflowers that grow in Birch Creek State Park.
May 12 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 12 End Date

Prairie Safari

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Prairie Tour in our open air shuttle. (Reservations Required)
May 12 End Date

Life in the Civilian Conservation Corps

Buescher State Park
Explore the lives of the men enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps and how their hard work and dedication can still be seen today at Buescher State Park.
May 12 End Date

Become an Animal of the Park

Bastrop State Park
Have you ever wanted to walk in the footsteps of wildlife? This easy walk is an exploration into how the animals of Bastrop State Park move and sound in the wild and how we as humans are different and similar.
May 12 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
May 12 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling tour with sunset views, RSVPs only.
May 12 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
May 12 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!
May 12 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us at Copper Breaks State Park for a volunteer or park ranger to provide information on the night sky.
May 12 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
May 13 End Date

Ottine Swamp Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore with us and learn about botany on this guided hike.
May 13 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.
May 13 End Date

Mother's Day Plant Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Spend Mother's Day with Mother Nature!
May 13 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
May 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 13 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 13 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
May 13 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 13 End Date

Mother's Day Walk

Lockhart State Park
Celebrate Mother's Day by joining us for this special program at Lockhart State Park!
May 16 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Denton, TX - Texas Women's University
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
May 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 17 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 18 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
May 18 End Date

Geology Rocks! Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Do you enjoy stories? Have you ever wondered about the stories rocks can tell us? These silent storytellers change and collect experiences just like everything else in the natural world.
May 18 End Date

Garner State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 18 End Date

Raptors of Central Texas

Lockhart State Park
Join us to meet some local birds of prey!
May 19 End Date

Boater's Education Class

Come get certified in Boater's Education by our local Game Warden!
May 19 End Date

Women-Only Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
May 19 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure! NOTE NEW START TIME!!
May 19 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
May 19 End Date

May Hard Hat Tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
May 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 19 End Date

Frontier Days

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Living History of the Texas Panhandle!
May 19 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Irving, TX - Elise Walker Outdoor Learning Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
May 19 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Zoo
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children.
May 19 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
May 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 19 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 19 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
May 19 End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
May 19 End Date

Lost Pines Legacy

Bastrop State Park
Discover the Lost Pines with a Master Naturalist!
May 19 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
May 19 End Date

Family Fishing

Bonham State Park
Come join us for fishing and fun!
May 19 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
May 19 End Date

Tiny Predators; Tiny Prey - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
It's a bug-eat-bug world out there! Discover these tiny predators and what's for dinner.
May 19 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
May 19 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join the park ranger as she talks about the wildflowers that grow in Birch Creek State Park.
May 19 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
May 19 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 19 End Date

Superior Snakes

Lockhart State Park
Join a park ranger to discover local snakes and the amazing adaptations that allow them to thrive here!
May 19 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
May 19 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
May 19 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waning moon at our Night Sky Party.
May 19 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discovery fun night time activities in the outdoors!
May 20 End Date

Prospect Mine Hike - 8 a.m.

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
May 20 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.
May 20 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
May 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 20 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 20 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
May 20 End Date

Prospect Mine Hike - 10 a.m.

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
May 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 20 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
May 20 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
May 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 23 End Date

Weeknight Yoga in the Park

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered every Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.
May 24 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 25 End Date

Memorial Day Holiday: Campground Open Extra Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
For the Memorial Day Holiday, the campground will be open three nights – Friday through Sunday, May 25-27, 2018.
May 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 25 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
May 25 End Date

Out of the Ashes

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile-long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire. Explore how the landscape is bouncing back right before our eyes!
May 25 End Date

Frog & Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home!
May 25 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
May 26 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
May 26 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Round Mountain, TX - Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
May 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 26 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided hike through the canyons.
May 26 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

South Padre Island, TX - UTRGV Coastal Studies Laboratory
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
May 26 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
May 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 26 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Learn how to catch Blue Crabs
May 26 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 26 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
May 26 End Date

Lost Pines Legacy

Bastrop State Park
Discover the Lost Pines with a Master Naturalist!
May 26 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
May 26 End Date

Scavenger Hunt Hike

Lockhart State Park
Embark on a scavenger adventure - from vultures and insects to a scavenger-themed scavenger hunt - you won’t want to miss this fun hike!
May 26 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
May 26 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
May 26 End Date

All-Levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for an outdoors all-levels vinyasa yoga experience!
May 26 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join the park ranger as she talks about the wildflowers that grow in Birch Creek State Park.
May 26 End Date

Digital Scavenger Hunt!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a Digital Scavenger Hunt!
May 26 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
May 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 26 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
May 26 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
May 26 End Date

Full Moon Paddle Tour

Galveston Island State Park
Late afternoon/evening adult kayak tour, returning as the moon rises. RSVPs only.
May 26 End Date

Music Under the Stars

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Music in similar styles of musicians of the past.
May 26 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
May 27 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
May 27 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.
May 27 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
May 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 27 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 27 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
May 27 End Date

Skins & Skulls - Touch Table

Bastrop State Park
Handle, touch, feel, and see skulls and skins of the various wildlife that inhabits Buescher State Park
May 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 27 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
May 27 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
May 27 End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the history and current status of the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas!
May 28 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach!
May 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Holiday survival hike, with a humorous twist.
May 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
May 30 End Date

Weeknight Yoga in the Park

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered every Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.
May 31 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of May the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.

June 2018

Jun 1 End Date

First Friday Birding

Palmetto State Park
On the first Friday of every month join park staff as we see what we can see. From first time fledglings to seasoned eagle eyes, all are welcome.
Jun 1 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 1 End Date

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 2 End Date

National Trails Day Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike 1000 steps up Ranger Peak and then hike Directisimo down!
Jun 2 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jun 2 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month.
Jun 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 2 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Fort Worth, TX - East Fort Worth Montessori
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jun 2 End Date

Abilene Outdoor Adventures

Abilene, TX - Grover Nelson Park
Youth and adults can celebrate Free Fishing Day and learn about outdoor recreation activities.
Jun 2 End Date

24th Annual Mark Howell Memorial Fishing Rodeo

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Lake Arrowhead State Park invites you to join us for the 24th Annual Mark Howell Memorial Fishing Rodeo, Kid Fish and Adult Rough Fish contest!
Jun 2 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 2 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 2 End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Jun 2 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 2 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
Jun 2 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
Jun 2 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Jun 2 End Date

Tiny Predators, Tiny Prey - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
It's a bug-eat-bug world out there!
Jun 2 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Help Spring Clean on the Farm
Jun 2 End Date

Annual LBJ Fishing Day

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate Free Fishing Day with us by fishing on the Pedernales River.
Jun 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 2 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jun 2 End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Jun 3 End Date

Women Only Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Ladies, let's hike up to Ranger Peak!
Jun 3 End Date

Bike and Bird

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park while increasing your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals available.
Jun 3 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 3 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jun 3 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 5 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Denton, TX - Elm Fork Education Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jun 7 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 7 End Date

LBJ Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 8 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 9 End Date

Lake Tawakoni Sportsman's Association Sand Bass Tournament

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Please be aware that the boat ramp and parking areas may have more traffic than usual. For more information about the tournament please contact our office at 903-560-7123.
Jun 9 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Jun 9 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the second Saturday of every month for a guided hike!
Jun 9 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jun 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 9 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.)
Jun 9 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Jun 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 9 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 9 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 9 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Jun 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Jun 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 9 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jun 9 End Date

Name That Bird!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learn new songs! Songs written and performed by our native birds.”
Jun 9 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us at Copper Breaks State Park for a dark sky presentation provided by volunteers or park ranger.
Jun 10 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 10 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jun 10 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 13 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach!
Jun 13 End Date

Party Boat Operator License Exam Administration

Grand Prairie, TX - North Texas Education Center
Make reservations to attend the administration of a Party Boat Operator Exam.
Jun 14 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 14 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Seagoville, TX - John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jun 14 End Date

LBJ Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 15 End Date

Emancipation Day Holiday: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, June 15 through Monday night, June 18. Open for day use only Tuesday, June 19. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day.
Jun 15 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 15 End Date

Guadalupe River State Park | Texas Outdoor Family Volunteer Recruiting and Training | Central Texas Area |

Guadalupe River State Park
Do you love Camping and State Parks? Texas Outdoor Family (TOF) needs your help to share that love with new users!
Jun 15 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jun 15 End Date

Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Ft Worth Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 16 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jun 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 16 End Date

Guadalupe River State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 16 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Jun 16 End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 16 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 16 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 16 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 16 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
Jun 16 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
Jun 16 End Date

Leave No Trace

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Come and find out how Big Foot has been able to stay under the radar by applying the 7 Leave No Trace principles!
Jun 16 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 16 End Date

Juneteenth Family Fun Day

Waco, TX - Brazos Park East
A family festival celebrating African American heritage and Independence.
Jun 16 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Jun 17 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 17 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jun 17 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 17 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Jun 21 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 21 End Date

LBJ Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 22 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 22 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jun 23 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jun 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 23 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Learn how to catch Blue Crabs
Jun 23 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 23 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 23 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 23 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Jun 23 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 23 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waxing moon at our Night Sky Party.
Jun 23 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jun 24 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Jun 24 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 24 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jun 24 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 24 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Jun 28 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 28 End Date

LBJ Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 29 End Date

July 4th Holiday: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, June 29 through Saturday night, July 7. Open for day use only Sunday and Monday, July 8 and 9. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day.
Jun 29 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 29 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jun 29 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Jun 30 End Date

Media Bass Fishing Tournament

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Please be aware that the boat ramp and parking areas may have more traffic than usual. For more information about the tournament please contact our office at 903-560-7123.
Jun 30 End Date

Red, White, & Blue 5K

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our 2nd annual Red, White, & Blue 5K Run at Daingerfield State Park! This will be the opening event for our Freedom Fest.
Jun 30 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jun 30 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 30 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 30 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 30 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
Jun 30 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

July 2018

Jul 1 End Date

Women Only Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Ladies, let's hike up to Ranger Peak!
Jul 1 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 1 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 1 End Date

A Walk Back in Time

Palmetto State Park
Walk and learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and their legacy here at Palmetto State Park.
Jul 4 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach!
Jul 5 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jul 5 End Date

LBJ Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 6 End Date

First Friday Birding

Palmetto State Park
On the first Friday of every month join park staff as we see what we can see. From first time fledglings to seasoned eagle eyes, all are welcome.
Jul 6 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jul 7 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month.
Jul 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 7 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 7 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 7 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 7 End Date

Mud, Glorious Mud

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come help us repair our cabins.
Jul 7 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 7 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
A park volunteer or park ranger will present information on the night sky.
Jul 8 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 8 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 8 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 12 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jul 12 End Date

LBJ Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 13 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jul 14 End Date

Media Bass Fishing Tournament

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Please be aware that the boat ramp and parking areas may have more traffic than usual. For more information about the tournament please contact our office at 903-560-7123.
Jul 14 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Jul 14 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the second Saturday of every month for a guided hike!
Jul 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 14 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Jul 14 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 14 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 14 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Jul 14 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 14 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the new moon at our Night Sky Party.
Jul 15 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 15 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 15 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 15 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Jul 19 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jul 19 End Date

LBJ Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 20 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jul 21 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Jul 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 21 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 21 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 21 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 21 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
Jul 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 22 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 22 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 26 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jul 26 End Date

LBJ Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 27 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jul 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 28 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Learn how to catch Blue Crabs
Jul 28 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 28 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 28 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 29 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Jul 29 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 29 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

August 2018

Aug 2 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 3 End Date

First Friday Birding

Palmetto State Park
On the first Friday of every month join park staff as we see what we can see. From first time fledglings to seasoned eagle eyes, all are welcome.
Aug 3 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Aug 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month.
Aug 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 4 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 4 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 4 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 4 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 4 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
We will get a close encounter with the mass of stars, constellations and other objects in the night sky.
Aug 5 End Date

Women Only Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Ladies, let's hike up to Ranger Peak!
Aug 5 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 5 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 5 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 8 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach!
Aug 9 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 10 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Aug 11 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Aug 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 11 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 11 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 11 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Aug 11 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 12 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 12 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 12 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 16 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 17 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Aug 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 18 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 18 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 18 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 18 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Aug 18 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 18 End Date

Citizen Science - Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Aug 18 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waxing moon at our Night Sky Party.
Aug 19 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 19 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 19 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 23 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 25 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Learn how to catch Blue Crabs
Aug 25 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 25 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 25 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 25 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 26 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Aug 26 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 26 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 26 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Aug 27 End Date

LBJ’s 110th Birthday

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site to celebrate President Johnson’s 110th birthday.
Aug 30 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 31 End Date

Labor Day Holiday: Campground Open Extra Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
For the Labor Day Holiday, the campground will be open three nights – Friday through Sunday, Aug. 31 through Sept. 2, 2018.

September 2018

Sep 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month.
Sep 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 1 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 1 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 1 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 1 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park volunteer or park ranger that will give a close view of the night sky.
Sep 2 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 2 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 6 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Sep 8 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Sep 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 8 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 8 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 8 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Sep 8 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 9 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 13 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Sep 15 End Date

7th Annual Disc Golf Championship

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Come out and test your skills at the 7th Annual Disc Golf Championship!
Sep 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 15 End Date

Texas Heroes Day

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a day of honoring our fallen Texas Heroes.
Sep 15 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 15 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 15 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 15 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 16 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 16 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 16 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 20 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Sep 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 22 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Learn how to catch Blue Crabs
Sep 22 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 22 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 22 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 22 End Date

Seed Stomp at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us for our annual Seed Stomp!
Sep 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 23 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 23 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 23 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 27 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Sep 28 End Date

2018 State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX - Fair Park
A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone.
Sep 28 End Date

The Search for Bigfoot

Daingerfield State Park
Join us on our 2nd annual Search for Bigfoot weekend!
Sep 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 29 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 29 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 29 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 29 End Date

The Search for Bigfoot

Daingerfield State Park
Join us on our 2nd annual Search for Bigfoot weekend!
Sep 30 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 30 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 30 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

October 2018

Oct 5 End Date

Columbus Day Holiday: Campground Open Extra Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
For the Columbus Day Holiday, the campground will be open three nights – Friday through Sunday, Oct. 5-7, 2018.
Oct 6 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month.
Oct 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 6 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 6 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 6 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 6 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 6 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park volunteer and park ranger that will give a presentation on the night sky.
Oct 6 End Date

Citizen Science - Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Oct 7 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 7 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 7 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 13 End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Come join us and learn about Shoreline Fishing from the beaches of Sea Rim. We will supply the gear or you can bring your own.
Oct 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 13 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 13 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 13 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Oct 13 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 14 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 14 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 14 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 20 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 20 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 20 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 21 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 21 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 26 End Date

Halloween Funfest 2018

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our 3rd annual Halloween Funfest!
Oct 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 27 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Learn how to catch Blue Crabs
Oct 27 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 27 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 27 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 27 End Date

Halloween Funfest 2018

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our 3rd annual Halloween Funfest!
Oct 28 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 28 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

November 2018

Nov 3 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month.
Nov 3 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 3 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 3 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 3 End Date

Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival

Austin, TX - Travis County Exposition Center
Join us at this family friendly event celebrating the traditions and heritage of the American Indian Culture.
Nov 4 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Nov 10 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 10 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 10 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 10 End Date

Veteran's Day Event

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
A day of patriotic fun!
Nov 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Nov 11 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Nov 16 End Date

Thanksgiving: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, Nov. 16 through Saturday night, Nov. 24. Open for day use only Sunday and Monday, Nov. 25 & 26. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day. For more information call the Natural Area at (210) 688-9055.
Nov 17 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 17 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 17 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 18 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Nov 24 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 24 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 24 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Kick off the Holiday Season with a celebration of German Holiday Traditions.

December 2018

Dec 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month.
Dec 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 1 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 1 End Date

Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
This event commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Dec 1 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 7 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 8 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 8 End Date

Yuletide TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Christmas in the Parks
Dec 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 12 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 13 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 14 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 14 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 15 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 15 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 15 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 16 End Date

49th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 49 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 21 End Date

Christmas/New Year: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, Dec. 21, through Saturday night, Jan. 5, 2019. Open for day use only Sunday and Monday, Jan. 6 - 7. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day. For more information call the Natural Area at (210) 688-9055.
Dec 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 22 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 29 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.
Jan 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

February 2019

Feb 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

March 2019

Mar 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 30 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

April 2019

Apr 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

May 2019

May 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

June 2019

Jun 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

July 2019

Jul 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

August 2019

Aug 3 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 10 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 17 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 24 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 31 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

September 2019

Sep 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

October 2019

Oct 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

November 2019

Nov 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 30 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

December 2019

Dec 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.
Jan 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

February 2020

Feb 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

March 2020

Mar 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

April 2020

Apr 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

May 2020

May 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 30 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

June 2020

Jun 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

July 2020

Jul 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

August 2020

Aug 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

September 2020

Sep 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

October 2020

Oct 3 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 10 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 17 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 24 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 31 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

November 2020

Nov 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

December 2020

Dec 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.