Calendar of Events

All Events

April 2017

Apr 27 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 27 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 27 End Date

Hawks by the Hundreds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come experience migration from our Hawk Tower!
Apr 27 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 27 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. .
Apr 27 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Apr 27 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? If you hadn’t noticed, the Davis Mountains are full of interesting wildlife. Have you wanted to learn more about the quirky javelina or the incredible camouflage of the walking stick? Come on over to the Interpretive Center and learn about some of our local characters!
Apr 27 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Come check out the Constellations of Spring this month!
Apr 28 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 28 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 28 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty helping butterflies!
Apr 28 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
Come birding with us!
Apr 28 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 28 End Date

Junior Explorers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger for stories, activities, and a stroll through the park!
Apr 28 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Apr 28 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Apr 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 28 End Date

Jeop-Birdy and Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
So you think you know about birds? Come challenge yourself with some bird-themed games to test your knowledge. These two games were previously separate programs but have now been combined for twice the fun!
Apr 28 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Apr 28 End Date

Arbor Day Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Celebrate Arbor Day by learning about our native trees.
Apr 28 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

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

Rock Star Party and Sunset Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy an evening of stargazing with the Hill Country Astronomers, Friends of Enchanted Rock, and Enchanted Rock staff. View the sun through special optics on the telescopes. Catch a glimpse of the moon, up close.
Apr 28 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.
Apr 28 End Date

Twilight Hike

Inks Lake State Park
A casual hike around the Valley Spring Creek trail as the sun sets.
Apr 28 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake at night!
Apr 28 End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore the park after dark.
Apr 28 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Hike with a ranger to explore the park after dark
Apr 28 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for some stargazing and storytelling.
Apr 29 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 29 End Date

Media 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.
Apr 29 End Date

Birding Classic

Galveston Island State Park
Join our birding contest, called the Big Sit!
Apr 29 End Date

A.M. Birding Walk

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 29 End Date

Songbird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for an easy bird walk of the wooded camping area, listen to the birds, and maybe even learn a few new things.
Apr 29 End Date

Monthly Bird Walk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Look for our feathered friends with us!
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
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 29 End Date

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Watercolor Painting

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let nature inspire you!
Apr 29 End Date

Birding: Spring Migration

Tyler State Park
Lakeshore trail
Apr 29 End Date

Lost Pines Trail Crew!

Bastrop State Park
Lend a hand and become a part of the Lost Pines Trail Crew! Together, we're continuing a legacy and giving the trails a little TLC! We'll teach you how to build a trail, how to stop the soil from eroding away, and other skills that you can even use at your own home!
Apr 29 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
Apr 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Apr 29 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Apr 29 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Apr 29 End Date

Greenery Day Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger to enjoy the new spring growth of the parks plants.
Apr 29 End Date

Estero Llano Grande State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | South TX Area (OPEN)

Estero Llano Grande 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 29 End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Join us for a FREE ranger led kayaking program in the estuary at Fish Pass. Learn the essentials of paddling, launching, and retrieving your kayak and get a fresh perspective on the Corpus Christi bay habitat.
Apr 29 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 29 End Date

Birding: Spring Migration

Tyler State Park
Blackjack Nature Trail
Apr 29 End Date

Cleburne State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Fort Worth Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Cleburne 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.
Apr 29 End Date

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

Lake Livingston 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 29 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Apr 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you see what I see? Join our Interpretive Park Ranger for a one hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
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

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Apr 29 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Apr 29 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Apr 29 End Date

Dutch Oven Breakfast

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a tasty history lesson!
Apr 29 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Fort Boggy State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Fort Boggy State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age
Apr 29 End Date

Bug Eat Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles!
Apr 29 End Date

Zombie Hike

Village Creek State Park
Are you prepared? Can you survive a zombie attack? Come find out if you are a survivor during this family friendly activity about what you need to survive a disaster – even zombies!
Apr 29 End Date

12th Annual Folk Festival

Mission Tejas State Park
Experience a fun-filled day of historical activities and demonstrations the days of our past here beneath the pines!
Apr 29 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a scenic tour down the Caprock Canyons Trailway.
Apr 29 End Date

Blazing New Trails with the Buffalo Soldiers

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Dinosaur Valley State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
Apr 29 End Date

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Eisenhower State Park
Watch a live chainsaw demonstration and create a craft inspired by native wildflowers! We'll be learning how the park protects its prairie habitats.
Apr 29 End Date

The Escontrias Family Legacy - Ranch History of Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Explore early ranch life in El Paso and Socorro from Irma Sanchez Escontrias, granddaughter of Silvario Escontrias.
Apr 29 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
We will teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching
Apr 29 End Date

Animal Architecture - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Discover how animals change their environment to suit their needs!
Apr 29 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 29 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Apr 29 End Date

I Spy! Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
See what you can spy with your little eye on a guided hike with a Master Naturalist!
Apr 29 End Date

Kids Alive!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL
Apr 29 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and Tales

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
There are so many different kinds of critters that live at the park!
Apr 29 End Date

Underwater Discovery!

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Apr 29 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Apr 29 End Date

Bird Adaptations

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 29 End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen! Please Note: the start time for this class has moved to 1pm.
Apr 29 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 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

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Dutch ovens are a fun way to cook when camping!
Apr 29 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Apr 29 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Spring is here, and with it wildflowers!
Apr 29 End Date

Swamp Monsters!

Buescher State Park
Did you know there are strange creatures lurking in the lake? Let's go find them!
Apr 29 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Apr 29 End Date

Pin the Tail on the Bison!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Ok, so not literally but it's a really fun game to learn about bison uses!
Apr 29 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 3:00 pm

South Llano River State Park
Join us on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Apr 29 End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Bring your camera for this one!
Apr 29 End Date

Snake Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 29 End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Apr 29 End Date

RV Water Heater Maintenance Seminar

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come learn how to perform this easy but important maintenance on your rig! Park Host Warren will demonstrate how to do this task in about 20 minutes and will be available to discuss any other RV related topics that you may have questions about. This is a great offering for beginning RV campers!
Apr 29 End Date

Skins N' Skulls

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever pet a bobcat fur? How about held a deer antler?
Apr 29 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Apr 29 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? One of our local experts will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while visiting the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center. Kids welcome!
Apr 29 End Date

Photography at the Park

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Bring your camera and join us for some photography fun!
Apr 29 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Apr 29 End Date

Night Sky Party

Inks Lake State Park
We'll show you all the wonders of the universe when the sun goes down
Apr 29 End Date

Gong Meditation

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 29 End Date

Poetry Slam and Campfire

McKinney Falls State Park
Be inspired by nature!
Apr 29 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Stargazing at Lost Maples with the San Antonio League of Sidewalk Astronomers (SALSA). Learn about Dark Sky and how to save the starry nights from light pollution.
Apr 29 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Hike with a ranger to explore the park after dark
Apr 29 End Date

What creepy crawlies come out at night?

Sea Rim State Park
Come join our informative Park Host on a trek through the marsh on the Gambusia Nature Trail to search out the alligators eyes you can see after dark.
Apr 29 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
Apr 29 End Date

Afloat in the Stars

Balmorhea State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Apr 29 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Apr 30 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
Apr 30 End Date

Great Texas Birding Classic

Blanco State Park
Join the Blanco State Park’s Big Sit! Team, the Hill Country Cuckoos, to help us spot and ID as many birds as possible throughout the day. All ages are welcome! You can spend the whole day, or just a few minutes, it's up to you.
Apr 30 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Challenge yourself and hike to Ranger Peak with us!
Apr 30 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 30 End Date

Spring Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, help keep count raptors migrating north to their breeding grounds.
Apr 30 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
View the specialty birds of South Texas.
Apr 30 End Date

Morning on Wolf Mountain Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join our hike leader on this fun trek to look for signs of spring! You will also enjoy great views of the Texas Hill Country from the Wolf Mountain Trail.
Apr 30 End Date

Prairie Prowl

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
See what lives in the prairie!
Apr 30 End Date

Gong Meditation

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 30 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Botanical Garden, Education Building
REGISTRATION EXTENDED - Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Apr 30 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
Apr 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
Apr 30 End Date

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Apr 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Apr 30 End Date

Photography Scavenger Hunt

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Photography fun for all skill levels!
Apr 30 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 30 End Date

Buck Lake Trail Nature Walk - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Enjoy the pecan forest with us!
Apr 30 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Apr 30 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Apr 30 End Date

Backyard Bass

McKinney Falls State Park
Casting practice for the whole family!
Apr 30 End Date

All About Alligators

Brazos Bend State Park
Apr 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.
Apr 30 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 30 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Apr 30 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park in comfort!
Apr 30 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out what kinds of birds live at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Apr 30 End Date

Photography 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn some photography tips and tricks in your state park!

May 2017

May 2 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.
May 3 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 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 3 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.
May 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
May 4 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
May 4 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 4 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? If you hadn’t noticed, the Davis Mountains are full of interesting wildlife. Have you wanted to learn more about the quirky javelina or the incredible camouflage of the walking stick? Come on over to the Interpretive Center and learn about some of our local characters!
May 5 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
May 5 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 5 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
May 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 5 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 5 End Date

Mayfest

Ft. Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Join TPWD Get Outside at Mayfest for outdoor skills training, music, attractions and fair food.
May 5 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Cleburne State Park
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
May 5 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 5 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 5 End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home! PLEASE NOTE: The start time for this program has been moved to 8PM.
May 5 End Date

Life-Sized Board Game

Balmorhea State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
May 5 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Eisenhower State Park
"I have loved the stars too fondly to be afraid of the night." Poet Sarah Williams
May 6 End Date

Keep Texas Wild Triathlon

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
It's triathlon time at the lake!
May 6 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 6 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
May 6 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 6 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
May 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. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
May 6 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
May 6 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 6 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Join us for a FREE ranger led kayaking program in the estuary at Fish Pass. Learn the essentials of paddling, launching, and retrieving your kayak and get a fresh perspective on the Corpus Christi bay habitat.
May 6 End Date

Catfish Corral: Pond Stocking Event!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Attention aspiring anglers, seasoned fishermen, and lovers of catfish!
May 6 End Date

Guided Mt. Bike Ride

Government Canyon State Natural Area
May 6 End Date

Workout with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join a ranger for a morning trail run!
May 6 End Date

Cinco de Mayo 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Celebrate the joint history of Texas and Mexico with dance, music, food and outdoor activities.
May 6 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 6 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Take a hike in the park with us!
May 6 End Date

Walk a Homeless Dog

Village Creek State Park
Make a Dog’s Day! You can help a shelter dog have the best day ever. Join us at the Park where you can make a difference in the life of a shelter dog by taking it for a walk. Like people, dogs need a change of pace to stay healthy. Can you spare a few minutes to take one of these friendly dogs on a walk in the park with you? You would be helping a dog have a great day and you might even find a new furry friend!
May 6 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
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

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
May 6 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 6 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
May 6 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 6 End Date

We All Need Trees

Come and listen to Master Naturalist Chris Ebling talk about trees
May 6 End Date

Plant Uses: From Caffeine to Poison Arrows

Lockhart State Park
Find out which plants in your backyard can be used as food, medicine, and more! You may be surprised!
May 6 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops Pearland
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
May 6 End Date

Finding the Silver Lining - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
There are two sides to every story. Join a Master Naturalist to discover the silver linings at Buescher State Park.
May 6 End Date

Bugs-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to check out our six-legged wonders.
May 6 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
May 6 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.
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 6 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
May 6 End Date

Caprock Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Play a game and learn about the park all at the same time!
May 6 End Date

Museum Exhibit for the Arts in the Parks Workshop Series

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Come meet the artists and instructors at the opening night for the Arts in the Parks Workshop Series!
May 6 End Date

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Bonham State Park
Join a park ranger to talk about the tools that the park uses to restore habitat.
May 6 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 6 End Date

Nature Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
May 6 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
May 6 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
May 6 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? One of our local experts will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while visiting the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center. Kids welcome!
May 6 End Date

Ve - Day Celebration Dance

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Victory! It's Over! Peace!
May 6 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
View the moon and other celestial delights through our telescopes.
May 6 End Date

Bats of the Texas Panhandle

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Texas may be "batty" but you'll be glad we are with this little critter around!
May 6 End Date

Stars over Texas

Balmorhea State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
May 7 End Date

Wiki Wiki Man Triathlon

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Get ready for a super fun day of swimming, biking and running!!
May 7 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 7 End Date

GRSP Big Year Bird Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
The migrants are coming, the migrants are coming!
May 7 End Date

27th Annual Monumental Bug Bash

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Oodles and Oodles of Bugs & Beetles at the 27th Annual Bay Area Volkswagen Car Show
May 7 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 7 End Date

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
May 7 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake is meant to be painted!
May 7 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 7 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 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.
May 7 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.
May 9 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.
May 10 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 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 10 End Date

Little Naturalists: Wild and Wonderful!

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your little ones to learn about the world of plants.
May 10 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.
May 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
May 11 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
May 11 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 11 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
May 11 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? If you hadn’t noticed, the Davis Mountains are full of interesting wildlife. Have you wanted to learn more about the quirky javelina or the incredible camouflage of the walking stick? Come on over to the Interpretive Center and learn about some of our local characters!
May 11 End Date

Public Meeting: Inks Lake State Park Complex

Burnet, TX - Burnet County Courthouse
Join us to discuss plans and offer input into the future development of Inks Lake State Park, Longhorn Cavern State Park and Park Road 4.
May 12 End Date

Bird Walk - 8:30 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
May 12 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 12 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
May 12 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
May 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 12 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 12 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 12 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (8PM)

Atlanta State Park
Explore Atlanta State Park at night!
May 12 End Date

Spider Hunt!

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Kristen at the Amphitheater to go hunting for spiders!
May 12 End Date

Constellations of Spring Sky Tour

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come and enjoy beautiful spring here at Pedernales Falls IN THE DARK! The sky offers its own special kind of beauty after the sun goes down. Stargazer and author of "Beginner's Guide to Learning the Night Sky", Paul Derrick, will take you on a tour of the night sky. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
May 13 End Date

Spring Wingding

Dinosaur Valley State Park
FREE Bird Fair family fun!
May 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.
May 13 End Date

Great Texas Birding Classic Big Sit!

South Llano River State Park
How many birds can we spot?
May 13 End Date

Bird Walk

Lockhart State Park
How many birds can we find and identify around Lockhart State Park? Take a walk with a park ranger and find out! All ages and experience levels welcome.
May 13 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike. NOTE NEW START TIME!!
May 13 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
May 13 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 13 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
May 13 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.
May 13 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
May 13 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 13 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
May 13 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
May 13 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 13 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
May 13 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Frontier Days

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrate150 years of Buffalo Soldier history with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Free family activities and, living history stories
May 13 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 13 End Date

Hiking & Backpacking: The First Step

Government Canyon State Natural Area
May 13 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 13 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 13 End Date

Ethnobotany Hike

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Everything you might need for survival can be found right here in the Caprock Canyonlands.
May 13 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 13 End Date

Cedar Hill State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Cedar Hill 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 13 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Brazos Bend 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 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
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

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
May 13 End Date

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
May 13 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 13 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 13 End Date

80th Anniversary and Mother's Day Celebration

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for a celebration of Mother's Day and the 80th Anniversary of the "Mother" of Texas State Parks.
May 13 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage! Due to popular demand this program will be offered at three different times: 10AM, 1PM, and 3PM! Pick the time that works best for you!
May 13 End Date

Animal Architects - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
From bird's nests to beehives, join a Master Naturalist to discover how animals are excellent builders!
May 13 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
May 13 End Date

Bark Ranger Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Bring your canine friend to learn their Bark Ranger Skills! After the brief workshop, we will head out on the trail for a short hike down to the river. Participants will receive a Bark Ranger Badge to show off! Registration is required for this event. To register, please email: wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov
May 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
May 13 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage! Due to popular demand this program will be offered at three different times: 10AM, 1PM, and 3PM! Pick the time that works best for you!
May 13 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
May 13 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.
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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
May 13 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Play some games the Native American way!
May 13 End Date

Read with a Ranger (McElligot's Pool, Dr. Seuss) & Backyard Bass

Bastrop State Park
Join Ranger Kristen for a short story time and then learn to fish like the boy in the story! We will be reading the Dr. Seuss classic, McElligot's Pool!
May 13 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
May 13 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
May 13 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage! Due to popular demand this program will be offered at three different times: 10AM, 1PM, and 3PM! Pick the time that works best for you!
May 13 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
May 13 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
May 13 End Date

The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Tap your foot to the music of nature here at Caprock!
May 13 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? One of our local experts will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while visiting the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center. Kids welcome!
May 13 End Date

Owl Prowl

Lockhart State Park
Whooo lives in Lockhart State Park?
May 13 End Date

Constellations of Spring Sky Tour

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come and enjoy beautiful spring here at Pedernales Falls IN THE DARK! The sky offers its own special kind of beauty after the sun goes down. Stargazer and author of "Beginner's Guide to Learning the Night Sky", Paul Derrick, will take you on a tour of the night sky. Please bring a flashlight with "red light" capabilities if possible to preserve our night vision.
May 13 End Date

Moths, Butterflies, and More

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
These pollinators are cute and ecologically important!
May 14 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 14 End Date

Bird Blind Beauties

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come down to the bird blind and see some of the beautiful spring migrants and year-round feathered residents of Pedernales Falls. One of our volunteer bird blind attendants can help you with bird IDs and/or loaner binoculars.
May 14 End Date

Mother's Day at Mother Neff State Park

Mother Neff State Park
Learn who Mother Neff was and her role in creating one of the first state parks in Texas.
May 14 End Date

Mother's Day Plant Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Treat your Mom to a morning with Mother Nature!
May 14 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 14 End Date

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
May 14 End Date

Caddo Lake: Created By Nature, Controlled By Man (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Did you know that Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in Texas? Find out how it was formed!
May 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 14 End Date

Who Built Buescher State Park?

Buescher State Park
Have you ever wondered how Buescher State Park got here? Who built it? Why they picked this spot?
May 14 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 14 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
May 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.
May 14 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.
May 15 End Date

Birds of a Feather

Hill Country State Natural Area
Let’s hang out together on one Monday morning a month. Meet other "birding buddies" and spot our fine feathered friends as they stay or migrate to and from the hill country. Beginners or experienced birders welcome! Come to teach or learn.
May 16 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.
May 17 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 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 17 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.
May 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
May 18 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
May 18 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 18 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 18 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
May 18 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? If you hadn’t noticed, the Davis Mountains are full of interesting wildlife. Have you wanted to learn more about the quirky javelina or the incredible camouflage of the walking stick? Come on over to the Interpretive Center and learn about some of our local characters!
May 19 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 19 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
May 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 19 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 19 End Date

Western Frontier Days 2017

Sheffield, TX - Fort Lancaster SHS
Join the many frontier men and women as they take you on a journey back in time and show you life on the Texas Frontier. 150th anniversary of the Battle of Old Fort Lancaster
May 19 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake at night!
May 19 End Date

Fishin' in the Dark

Eisenhower State Park
Try your luck on the lake! Join us for an evening on the pier.
May 20 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday of the month for a new adventure. NOTE NEW START TIME!!
May 20 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 20 End Date

Lost Pines Trail Crew!

Bastrop State Park
Lend a hand and become a part of the Lost Pines Trail Crew! Together, we're continuing a legacy and giving the trails a little TLC! We'll teach you how to build a trail, how to stop the soil from eroding away, and other skills that you can even use at your own home!
May 20 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 20 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
May 20 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 20 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
May 20 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 20 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Fly Tying Class

Sea Center Texas
Spend a day learning the basics of fly tying. You will learn to tie three saltwater flies.
May 20 End Date

Bird in the Hand

Guadalupe River State Park
May 20 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 20 End Date

REI Campout Lake Tawakoni State Park

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Kickoff marshmallow roasting season with a supercharged campout led by your Dallas REI experts and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Texas Outdoor Family.
May 20 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
May 20 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
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

Island Trail Nature Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
May 20 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun hike!
May 20 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Atlanta State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
May 20 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 20 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 20 End Date

Lost Pines Through the Ages - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Learn how the Lost Pines became lost with a Master Naturalist.
May 20 End Date

Fossil Diggin'

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Play the role of a Paleontologist and pretend that you’re on a real dig.
May 20 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
May 20 End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe, but not sure how to get started? Join a park guide for a fun paddling adventure.
May 20 End Date

Animal Signs Hike

Eisenhower State Park
There are signs all over the park. Can you read the signs that the wildlife has left behind?
May 20 End Date

How People Cheat - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to see what advantages people have used to change their environment.
May 20 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
May 20 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive the aftermath of a major disaster?
May 20 End Date

Birding for Beginners (1PM)

Atlanta State Park
See what birding is all about!
May 20 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
May 20 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
May 20 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.
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

Nature Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
May 20 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (3PM)

Atlanta State Park
Will you survive?
May 20 End Date

Rock Skipping and Rock Stacking

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for old fashioned river fun!
May 20 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
May 20 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
May 20 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? One of our local experts will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while visiting the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center. Kids welcome!
May 20 End Date

Music Under the Stars

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Remembering the music of Chet Atkins and Floyd Cramer
May 20 End Date

Steamboats and Stories of the Neches

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the history of love and life on the Neches river.
May 20 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

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

Bird Blind Beauties

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come down to the bird blind and see some of the beautiful spring migrants and year-round feathered residents of Pedernales Falls. One of our volunteer bird blind attendants can help you with bird IDs and/or loaner binoculars.
May 21 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 21 End Date

Nature Program

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
May 21 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
May 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 21 End Date

Birding for Beginners (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
See what birding is all about!
May 21 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 21 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
May 21 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
May 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.
May 21 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.
May 22 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
May 23 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.
May 23 End Date

Public Meeting: Chinati Mountains State Natural Area

Marfa, TX, TX - Presidio County Courthouse
Join us to discuss revised conceptual plans and offer input into the development of this special place.
May 24 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 24 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Daingerfield State Park
Become a TPWD-certified Angler Education Instructor.
May 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 24 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.
May 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
May 24 End Date

Public Meeting: Chinati Mountains State Natural Area

Presidio, TX, TX - Presidio Activity Center
Join us to discuss revised conceptual plans and offer input into the development of this special place.
May 25 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
May 25 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 25 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 25 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
May 25 End Date

Are You Curious?

Davis Mountains State Park
How curious are you? If you hadn’t noticed, the Davis Mountains are full of interesting wildlife. Have you wanted to learn more about the quirky javelina or the incredible camouflage of the walking stick? Come on over to the Interpretive Center and learn about some of our local characters!
May 26 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 26 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
May 26 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
May 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 26 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 26 End Date

Raptors of Central Texas

Lockhart State Park
Join us to meet some local birds of prey!
May 26 End Date

Chimney Swift Bird Viewing

Bastrop State Park
Join Ranger Kristen at the Scenic Overlook to see if we can spot any Chimney Swifts!
May 26 End Date

Bats of Texas

Guadalupe River State Park
May 26 End Date

Owl Prowl

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger to learn the who's whoooo of the night!
May 26 End Date

The Park After Dark

Eisenhower State Park
What's going bump in the night? Learn about the wildlife that comes out after the sun goes down.
May 27 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
May 27 End Date

Monthly Bird Walk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Help us identify some of our feathered friends!
May 27 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 27 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
May 27 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
May 27 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
May 27 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
May 27 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
May 27 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Rise and Shine Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Awaken mind and body with a morning hike at the park!
May 27 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 27 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
May 27 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Craft time in the morning!
May 27 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a daytime hike to explore nighttime critters!
May 27 End Date

I Spy! Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
See what you can spy with your little eye on a guided hike with a Master Naturalist!
May 27 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 27 End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Master Naturalist to discover who the hunters are in the Lost Pines!
May 27 End Date

Letters from Home

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Learn about the importance of writing letters to keep in touch with family and friends far away.
May 27 End Date

Aprender sobre los dinosaurios

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ven y aprender sobre los dinosaurios que caminaron Texas hace muchos anos.
May 27 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Mustang Island State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Mustang Island State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
May 27 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
May 27 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
May 27 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
May 27 End Date

Caddo Composition: Photography Tips (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn how to use different composition techniques in your nature photography!
May 27 End Date

Geocaching Color Race

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come learn the basics of geocaching with a competitive twist! Can you make it to each animal color station before the other teams? Please email wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov to register.
May 27 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.
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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
May 27 End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
May 27 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
May 27 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how does Sasquatch survive in the wild?
May 27 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
May 27 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
May 27 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? One of our local experts will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while visiting the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center. Kids welcome!
May 27 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing.
May 27 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
May 27 End Date

Prowlin' for Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
May 27 End Date

Stargazing with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to search for and identify constellations.
May 27 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the park at night!
May 27 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 27 End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
The park is still busy with life, even after dark!
May 28 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hear an interpretive story of the dinosaurs that once roamed Texas.
May 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!
May 28 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock, and learn facts and legends surrounding this magical place.
May 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 28 End Date

Nature Program

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

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
May 28 End Date

Junior Ranger: Scavenger Hunt (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake State Park through a scavenger hunt!
May 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 28 End Date

Who Built Buescher State Park?

Buescher State Park
Have you ever wondered how Buescher State Park got here? Who built it? Why they picked this spot?
May 28 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 28 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
May 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.
May 28 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.
May 28 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
May 28 End Date

Campfire Scary Stories

Dinosaur Valley State Park
BOO!
May 29 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
May 30 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Lake Worth, TX - Lake Worth High School
Workshop DATE has CHANGED. Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
May 30 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.
May 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours, Wednesdays through Sundays, at 10 to 11:30 a.m. and then again 3 to 4:30 p.m. No reservations are required. NOTICE: SUMMER TOUR HOURS - No tours offered at 3 p.m. during June, July and August. Tours cancelled during hot weather, wet/rain and other declared hazardous conditions.
May 31 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.
May 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!

June 2017

Jun 1 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 1 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jun 2 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 2 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jun 2 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jun 2 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 2 End Date

Pedernales Falls State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (FULL - Waitlist Forming)

Pedernales Falls 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

Galveston Island State Park| Texas Outdoor Family | Two night event | 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 3 End Date

Guided Hikes for National Trails Day

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jun 3 End Date

Guided Mt. Bike Rides for National Trails Day

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jun 3 End Date

Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby

Kyle, TX - Lake Kyle
Celebrate National Free Fishing Day!
Jun 3 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
Jun 3 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jun 3 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Jun 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. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Jun 3 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 3 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Jun 3 End Date

Family Fishing

Come join us for fishing and fun!
Jun 3 End Date

National Fishing Day at TFFC 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Kick off summer with free hot dogs and soft drinks, games and fishing!
Jun 3 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 3 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 3 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities.
Jun 3 End Date

Abilene Outdoor Adventures

Abilene, TX - Grover Nelson Park
Come join Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, City of Abilene, Abilene Zoo, and various other organizations to experience educational outdoor activities such as fishing, archery, air rifles, wildlife education to learn ways how you could enjoy the outdoors.
Jun 3 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 3 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Zoo
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jun 3 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 3 End Date

Annual LBJ Fishing Day

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Free fishing clinic for children and families.
Jun 3 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 3 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jun 3 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jun 3 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.
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 3 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jun 3 End Date

National Trails Day - Volunteer

Meridian State Park
Help us add some benches and clean up our beautiful trails!
Jun 3 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jun 3 End Date

What Was That?!

Davis Mountains State Park
Have you found yourself wondering what bird just zipped overhead? One of our local experts will show you the common and rare birds that you might encounter while visiting the Davis Mountains! In the Interpretive Center. Kids welcome!
Jun 3 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Bonham State Park
Join Us For an Evening of Stargazing
Jun 4 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jun 4 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 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.
Jun 7 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 8 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 8 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jun 9 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 9 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jun 9 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jun 9 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 10 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 10 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 10 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Jun 10 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Jun 10 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
Jun 10 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jun 10 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Jun 10 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 10 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Jun 10 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Buescher State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 10 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Botanical Garden, Education Building
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jun 10 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - North Haven Gardens
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jun 10 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 10 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jun 10 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.
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 10 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jun 11 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jun 11 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 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.
Jun 14 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 15 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 15 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jun 16 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 16 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jun 16 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jun 16 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jun 16 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 16 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 17 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a new adventure!
Jun 17 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
Jun 17 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jun 17 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 17 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Jun 17 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 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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jun 17 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 17 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 17 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Jun 17 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jun 17 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jun 17 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.
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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jun 17 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jun 17 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Jun 17 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing.
Jun 18 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jun 18 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 18 End Date

National Fishing Day Event

Meridian State Park
Hook, Line & Sinker!
Jun 18 End Date

Father's Day Fishing Tournament

Meridian State Park
Hook, Line & Sinker!
Jun 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.
Jun 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 22 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 22 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jun 23 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 23 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jun 23 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jun 23 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 23 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park- Isle du Bois Unit | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
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 24 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
Jun 24 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jun 24 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Jun 24 End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park on foot!
Jun 24 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Jun 24 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jun 24 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jun 24 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Jun 24 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 24 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 24 End Date

Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
new program for Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park will include artifact exhibits, art displays, prominent guest speakers such as historians and genealogists, living history buffalo soldiers and cowboys, church choir performances, food and more!
Jun 24 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Brazos Bend State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Brazos Bend State Park. History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
Jun 24 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jun 24 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jun 24 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.
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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jun 24 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jun 24 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
Jun 25 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jun 25 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal. Learn how they cleaned out all that dust and dirt in the 1850s. Weekends in June.
Jun 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.
Jun 27 End Date

Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo Workshop

Odem, TX - Nueces Delta Preserve
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jun 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 29 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jun 30 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jun 30 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jun 30 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Corn Harvest and Field Weeding Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come help us harvest our corn and tend to our fields throughout the month ofJuly.
Jul 1 End Date

Become a JUNIOR RANGER!

Garner State Park
KIDS! Learn what it means to be a park ranger and how to protect our beautiful state parks with this SELF-GUIDED program ANY DAY OF THE WEEK!
Jul 1 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 1 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 1 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 1 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 1 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 1 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.
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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 1 End Date

Wreath Laying Ceremony

Fort McKavett, TX - Fort McKavett State Historic Site
wreath laying ceremony to honor members of the armed forces
Jul 1 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 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.
Jul 4 End Date

July 4th at the Farm

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate the 4th of July the old fashioned way at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm.
Jul 4 End Date

Fireworks at the Fisheries 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
One of the biggest fireworks display in East Texas will light up the skies over TFFC and adjacent Lake Athens. Free fishing until 8:30 p.m.
Jul 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 6 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 7 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jul 7 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jul 7 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 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.
Jul 8 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Jul 8 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 8 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Jul 8 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Jul 8 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Jul 8 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 8 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jul 8 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 8 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 9 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 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.
Jul 10 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Wichita Falls, TX - Region 9 ESC
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jul 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 13 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 14 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jul 14 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jul 14 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 15 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 15 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Jul 15 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Buescher State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jul 15 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Glen Rose, TX - Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jul 15 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 15 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 15 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Jul 15 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 15 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 15 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.
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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 15 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 16 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 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.
Jul 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 20 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 21 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jul 21 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jul 21 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 22 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 22 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Jul 22 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Jul 22 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 22 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Jul 22 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 22 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Glen Rose, TX - Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jul 22 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Come and hear the Story of Pvt Cale Carter 25th Infantry Buffalo Soldier. Operation Magic Carpet and the USS Texas.
Jul 22 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 22 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 22 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.
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 22 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 22 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 22 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing.
Jul 22 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
Jul 23 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 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.
Jul 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 27 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Archery Clinic

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Every Thursday night through July 30: Free Basic Archery Clinic.
Jul 28 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Jul 28 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Jul 28 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 29 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Jul 29 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Jul 29 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 29 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 29 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Galveston Island State Park
Buffalo Soldiers in Galveston State Park. Fun in the Sun, Beach Play, History, Outdoor Skills and, tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age.
Jul 29 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 29 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Jul 29 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.
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.
Jul 29 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Jul 29 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 30 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 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.

August 2017

Aug 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 3 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Aug 3 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Aug 4 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Aug 4 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Aug 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 5 End Date

Honey Creek Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join our trained guides for this weekly hike to the beautiful Honey Creek.
Aug 5 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 5 End Date

Field Tending Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Visit Barrington Farm to learn how early Texans tended to their fields and gardens to help keep down bugs, weeds and other pests. Every weekend in August weather permitting.
Aug 5 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Aug 5 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 5 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.
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 5 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Aug 5 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 6 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 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.
Aug 9 End Date

Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo Workshop

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 10 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 10 End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Austin, TX - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators. Prerequisite required.
Aug 10 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Aug 11 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Aug 11 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Aug 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 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.
Aug 12 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Aug 12 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Aug 12 End Date

Women's Hike - Hueco Tanks

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike in Hueco Tanks with Park Interpreter Dr. Kendra Moore.
Aug 12 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Aug 12 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 12 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.
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 12 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Aug 12 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 12 End Date

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Aug 12 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join volunteers to learn about various astronomical objects, including galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. You'll be able to view the night sky with telescopes and binoculars.
Aug 13 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 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.
Aug 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 17 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 17 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Aug 18 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Aug 18 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Aug 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 19 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Aug 19 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Aug 19 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Aug 19 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg World Birding Center
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 19 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Aug 19 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Aug 19 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.
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 19 End Date

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Aug 19 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 20 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 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.
Aug 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 24 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 24 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Aug 25 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Aug 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 26 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Aug 26 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Aug 26 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 26 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Aug 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 26 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

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

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.
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

Guided Interpretive Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the park, its plants, wildlife, and geology! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Aug 26 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 26 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy our night sky presentation with telescope viewing.
Aug 27 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 27 End Date

LBJ’s 109th Birthday Celebration

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Come join us as we commemorate Lyndon B. Johnson's 109th birthday.
Aug 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.
Aug 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Aug 31 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Aug 31 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

September 2017

Sep 1 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 1 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 1 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!
Sep 2 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 2 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

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

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.
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 2 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 3 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 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.
Sep 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Sep 7 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 7 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 8 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 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.
Sep 9 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Sep 9 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join the Fort Sherman Cookers as they demonstrate Dutch oven cooking!
Sep 9 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Sep 9 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

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

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.
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 9 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 10 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 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.
Sep 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Sep 14 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 14 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 15 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 16 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 16 End Date

Texas Heroes Day

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Honor the fallen Texas heroes of the Dawson Massacre and Mier Expeditions of 1842 & 1843.
Sep 16 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 16 End Date

The Sons of the Republic of Texas 2017 Texian Navy Day

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
SRT Texian Navy Day aboard the TEXAS!
Sep 16 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center!
Sep 16 End Date

LBJ State Park Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State Park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park.
Sep 16 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.
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 16 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 17 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 17 End Date

LBJ State Park Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at LBJ State Park to scatter native wildflower seeds in the Park.
Sep 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.
Sep 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Sep 21 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 21 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

25th Annual Lonesome Dove Fest

Karnes City, TX - Karnes City Youth Show Barn
Free fun for the whole family.
Sep 22 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 23 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Sep 23 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 23 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Sea Rim / Sabine Pass
Sep 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 23 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

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

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.
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 23 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 24 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 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.
Sep 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Sep 28 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Sep 28 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 29 End Date

The Indian Lodge and the CCC

Indian Lodge
Join us in the Indian Lodge Lobby, to discover the fascinating history of the Indian Lodge and about the rich history of Camp Washington Seawell and Company 879 who built the lodge in the 1930's. We'll start in the lobby and take a short walk to some of the highlights of the most complicated project that the CCC took on in Texas.
Sep 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 30 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Sep 30 End Date

Outdoor EXPO at TFFC 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Learn a variety of outdoor skills and engage in activities such as fishing and kayaking. Participate in our free family fishing tournament and win great prizes!
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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 30 End Date

Meridian State Park Open House

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!
Sep 30 End Date

National Public Lands Day - GET OUTDOORS

Meridian State Park
Join us for a fun day of FREE activities!
Sep 30 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.
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.
Sep 30 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

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

October 2017

Oct 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 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.
Oct 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 5 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 5 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 6 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!
Oct 7 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 7 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 7 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 7 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.
Oct 7 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 8 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 12 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 13 End Date

“Texas BROADSIDE! 2017”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Wargaming is a means to educate the visiting public about the history of U.S. armed conflict.
Oct 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.
Oct 14 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Oct 14 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 14 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 14 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Oct 14 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.
Oct 14 End Date

Star Party

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Come out and enjoy the beautiful dark night-time skies of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park. Members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society host this free event.
Oct 14 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 15 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 19 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 19 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 21 End Date

October 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!
Oct 21 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 21 End Date

Dairy Daze

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History farm to explore the many uses of milk on a 1915 German family farm.
Oct 21 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Oct 21 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 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.
Oct 21 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

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

Citizen Science- Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Oct 22 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 26 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 26 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 26 End Date

Halloween at the Hatchery 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Local businesses and organizations will hand out free candy, and the center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.
Oct 27 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Start the day with exploration, adventure, and exercise! Take a walk with a guide on one of our beautiful trails. You'll learn about the plants, animals, geology, and history with some of the best views in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 28 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Oct 28 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 28 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 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.
Oct 28 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 29 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!

November 2017

Nov 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 2 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 2 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Nov 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 3 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!
Nov 4 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 4 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.
Nov 4 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 9 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 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.
Nov 11 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Nov 11 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 11 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Glen Rose, TX - Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Nov 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Nov 11 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.
Nov 11 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 16 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 18 End Date

November Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

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!
Nov 18 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Nov 18 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 18 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.
Nov 18 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 23 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 25 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Nov 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 25 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating and German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Your entire family and friends will have fun decorating cookies as it was done for a German Christmas tree in the early 1900’s.
Nov 25 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.
Nov 25 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 30 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

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

December 2017

Dec 1 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!
Dec 2 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 2 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 German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 3 End Date

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted park and enjoy a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 9 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Dec 9 End Date

Yuletide TEXAS “A Sailors Christmas”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Come out and see the ship decorated just as the crew did while serving their country aboard this historic Navy vessel.
Dec 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Dec 9 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

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 16 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Dec 16 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 17 End Date

48th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 48 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 23 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.

January 2018

Jan 1 End Date

Hueco First Day Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
As a new year rolls in, it is time for the Annual First Day Hikes! This year Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site will be offering three hikes on January 1st with varying difficulties for all ages.
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

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!
Jan 13 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

February 2018

Feb 2 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!

March 2018

Mar 2 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!

April 2018

Apr 6 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 2018

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!

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.

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.

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.