Calendar of Events

All Events

July 2024

Jul 19 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 19
9:00a
End Date

Desert Skills Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this easy, two-hour walk 'n' talk, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Jul 19
9:00a
End Date

All Things Birds

Garner State Park
Read a children's book about birds with a ranger, then learn how to use binoculars to find birds at the Pavillion.
Jul 19
9:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the history of the Texas State Bison Herd and walk along the same paths they venture with a ranger!
Jul 19
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Cast iron cooking - cowboy classic! Reservations required to borrow a Dutch oven.
Jul 19
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 19
10:00a
End Date

Amphibians

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Amazing amphibians love land and water!
Jul 19
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU! How about an air-conditioned Transit Van to avoid the heat?!
Jul 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 19
2:00p
End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear stories about the colorful characters and events which shaped the development of the coolest town in Texas (and highest county seat).
Jul 19
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
Jul 19
2:00p
End Date

Knots for Everyday Use

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Master the art of knots and transform ordinary situations into extraordinary solutions with the timeless skill of knot tying.
Jul 19
3:00p
End Date

Watercolor the Canyons

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us in water coloring the features and creatures of the canyon! All supplies are provided.
Jul 19
5:30p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jul 19
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jul 19
7:00p
End Date

Sunset History Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Jul 19
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
Jul 19
8:00p
End Date

Sounds of the Night & Guided Night Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to identify common animals by the sounds they make at night and then go on a guided night walk to try to hear them!
Jul 19
8:30p
End Date

Summer Movie Night

Fort Boggy State Park
Rediscover classic movies at the park.
Jul 19
8:30p
End Date

Wonders of the Night

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Jul 19
8:30p
End Date

Park After Dark

Mustang Island State Park
Scurry in the sand with us to see another side of Mustang Island
Jul 19
8:30p
End Date

Mothing

Bonham State Park
The wonderful world of moths.
Jul 19
8:30p
End Date

Moon Gazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Look at Luna with the park staff and our special guest astronomer!
Jul 19
9:00p
End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a ranger in our hunt to find local spider residents in the canyon!
Jul 20 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 20
8:00a
End Date

Horned Lizard Hike (2-mile)

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Texas Master Naturalist on a Texas horned lizard hike!
Jul 20
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Jul 20
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Jul 20
8:30a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 20
8:30a
End Date

Kayak Tour of St. Charles Bay *Registration is FULL*

Goose Island State Park
What will we see in the bay today?
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

All Things Birds

Garner State Park
Read a children's book about birds with a ranger, then learn how to use binoculars to find birds at the Pavillion.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Morning Check-In (Online)

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Lake Casa Blanca State Park updates, Q&A, and other fun information.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Hike Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Go on a guided hike to Crystal Cave with a park historian who will discuss history of Garner State Park's natural and cultural recourses.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by calling 956-565-3919. No one under 8 years old please.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Family Fishing!

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger or volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike through time, starting in modern history and hiking down to 300-million-year old fossils!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Buffalo Soldier Heritage Day at Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Celebrate Texas Buffalo Soldier Heritage Month at Fort Richardson SHS. This will be a day to honor and celebrate the legacy of Buffalo Soldiers who served in the U.S. Army after the Civil War. Many of the these soldiers were stationed right here at Fort Richardson State Historic Site.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Bluebirds for Budding Birders

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Birding amongst the bluebirds!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's go fishing!
Jul 20
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 20
9:30a
End Date

Hiking Safety

Cleburne State Park
Come join Texas Master Naturalists for a FUN introduction to hiking!
Jul 20
9:30a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring your questions and join Ranger Tessa for this outdoor coffee chat!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a fun-filled day of kayaking and hiking!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Education Center OPEN

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
**CANCELLED** The Education Center will NOT be open on JULY 20** Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

What's in the Water?

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Ever wondered what kind of fish and small organisms make Lake Casa Blanca their home?
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Inks Lake State Park
Learn how an animal's unique fur pattern or skull anatomy helps it survive and touch real specimens!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park: Watercolor Wonders

Fort Parker State Park
Take home your own watercolor masterpiece!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Camp Cooking Basics

Bonham State Park
Feast your eyes, and your tongue, on cooking options before your next adventure into the outdoors.
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Fishing is one of our favorite past times here at the park and all are welcome to come enjoy it with us!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Snakes Alive!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join special guest Ranger Jamie (from Inks Lake State Park) to learn about our native snakes and their important roles in our park.
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the kayaking essentials in the calm waters of Fish Pass
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls!

South Llano River State Park
Check out animal skins and furs found in the Hill Country.
Jul 20
10:30a
End Date

Nature Stroll

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Enjoy a stroll through the park with us!
Jul 20
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 20
11:00a
End Date

Design-a-Dino!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Let's get creative and learn to draw a dinosaur!
Jul 20
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Armadillos!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about armadillos and make a macaroni armadillo to take home!
Jul 20
11:15a
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Snakes

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for storytime and a take-home craft.
Jul 20
12:00p
End Date

Fossil Table

Pedernales Falls State Park
The geology of the falls gives us some great views! Come see the small details that make the view even more special!
Jul 20
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 20
1:00p
End Date

Fishing for Beginners

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get certified! Become a bona fide angler with Bentsen State Park. Open to all ages.
Jul 20
1:00p
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Jul 20
1:30p
End Date

Living Off the Land

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn how to ethically and efficiently forage for Texas plants and fungi in this hands on program.
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet the Minnows

Fort Boggy State Park
Get an up-close look at the organisms in Lake Sullivan
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Davis Mountains State Park
This fun, ranger-led workshop is aimed for kids, ages 5-12 (but open to all), who want to build their outdoor skills.
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn what type of wildlife call Dino Valley home!
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn some tips and tricks to view more wildlife.
Jul 20
3:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jul 20
3:00p
End Date

All About Snakes

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about snakes of East Texas.
Jul 20
3:00p
End Date

Golf for Beginners 3

Lockhart State Park
Join our golf instructor to hone your skills and knowledge of the game! Registration required.
Jul 20
3:30p
End Date

Horned Lizard Trivia

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Texas Master Naturalist for a presentation on our beloved Texas horned lizard!
Jul 20
3:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls!

Eisenhower State Park
Come meet the mammals of Eisenhower State Park! Learn how an animal's unique fur pattern or skull anatomy helps it survive.
Jul 20
5:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Swear-In Ceremony

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join one of our rangers to be sworn-in as a Junior Ranger!
Jul 20
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Jul 20
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Jul 20
7:30p
End Date

CANCELED: Music in the Park – The Brownlees

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Join us to listen to music in the beautiful setting of Caprock Canyons State Park. This weekend features country music by the talented husband and wife duo, "The Brownlees". Come on out and join us!
Jul 20
8:00p
End Date

Sunset Secrets

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy the serene beauty of sunsets and unravel the mysteries behind the evening sky.
Jul 20
8:00p
End Date

Park after Dark at Penn Farm

Cedar Hill State Park
Join our staff for a moon-lit evening at Penn Farm as we explore some of our park's most mysterious residents.
Jul 20
8:00p
End Date

Cowboy Campfire -Poetry, Stories and Songs

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Listening to Cowboy stories and learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jul 20
8:00p
End Date

Horned Lizard Hike (1-mile)

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Texas Master Naturalist on a Texas horned lizard hike!
Jul 20
8:00p
End Date

Space Rangers Adventure Squad

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Learn about constellations and basic astronomy!
Jul 20
8:00p
End Date

National Moth Night

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Despite its name this event is worldwide in scope! Come be a part of this new phenomenon (the first was in 2012!): let's look for MOTHS!
Jul 20
8:00p
End Date

Night Fishing!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Park Rangers and TPWD Angler Educators for a very special night fishing program.
Jul 20
8:30p
End Date

Night Crawlers

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Glow-in-the-dark scorpions, mysterious moths, and more...this night walk is just for invertebrate enthusiasts.
Jul 20
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Livingston State Park
Each Saturday night!
Jul 20
8:30p
End Date

Moon Gazing - Cancelled

Galveston Island State Park
Come see the true master of the tides with our telescope. The one and only moon!
Jul 20
9:00p
End Date

Night Sky Viewing

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate National Space Exploration Day with a night of stargazing and marveling at the moon from the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo!
Jul 20
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Have you ever wondered what the trail is like after dark?
Jul 21 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 21
8:30a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's go fishing!
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger and discover and learn about the great hobby of birding!
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Ranger Coffee Chat

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Got questions about local wildlife? Trees? History? Employment with TPWD? The meaning of life? We're here to chat!
Jul 21
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 21
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jul 21
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 21
10:30a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Curious about kayaking? Learn the basics and enjoy the beautiful resaca.
Jul 21
10:30a
End Date

Seed Paper

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Want to learn how to make your very own seed paper?
Jul 21
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 21
11:00a
End Date

Denio Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
D-in-e-o? How do you even say that?
Jul 21
12:00p
End Date

Ice Cream (in a bag) Social

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate National Ice Cream Day and make your own ice cream with us!
Jul 21
1:00p
End Date

All About Nature

Lake Livingston State Park
Hands on Nature Activities
Jul 21
2:00p
End Date

Predators of the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the predators that hunt in our park!
Jul 21
2:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jul 21
3:00p
End Date

Alligator Talk

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn all about alligators.
Jul 21
3:00p
End Date

Geocache 101

Bonham State Park
Learn a new hobby while on a digital treasure hunt.
Jul 21
9:30p
End Date

Buck Full Moon Hike - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of July’s Buck Moon in this full moon hike.
Jul 22
10:00a
End Date

Paluxy Pals

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the wonders of our park with a Ranger!
Jul 23
8:30a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop - Richmond

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Professional development for anyone who works to educate elementary students
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 23
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Jul 23
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 23
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner nonprofit.
Jul 23
9:00p
End Date

National Moth Week: Moth Exploration

Goose Island State Park
It's National Moth Week! Join us in discovering the nocturnal pollinators of Goose Island.
Jul 24 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 24
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Jul 24
8:30a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop - Richmond

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Professional development for anyone who works to educate elementary students
Jul 24
9:00a
End Date

Reading In The Garden

Garner State Park
Come listen to a ranger read a children's nature book then do an arts and craft activity in our native garden.
Jul 24
9:00a
End Date

Kayak Litter Clean Up (Reservations Required)

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Help keep the park clean from the water!
Jul 24
9:00a
End Date

Going Green Summer Day Camp

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Do you have a kiddo looking for some sustainable summer fun?
Jul 24
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 24
2:00p
End Date

Critters of Davis Mountains State Park

Davis Mountains State Park
What critters call this park home? Come find out!
Jul 24
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Jul 24
3:00p
End Date

Salty Safari

Mustang Island State Park
See some fish, grab a crab, explore the shore
Jul 25 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 25
8:15a
End Date

Birding 101 Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about our feathered friends in the park!
Jul 25
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 25
9:00a
End Date

Along the Riverbank

Garner State Park
This is a nature hike on the Blinn River Trail. Identify plant and animals that call the bank of the Frio River home.
Jul 25
9:00a
End Date

Deer Survey Methods

Online
Join TPWD biologists as they present about the various methods used to survey deer.
Jul 25
10:00a
End Date

Dino-story Time

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Calling all toddlers and preschoolers! Join us for storytime with a ranger.
Jul 25
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Detectives

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
No detective hat needed!
Jul 25
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 25
1:00p
End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Livingston State Park
Come visit the park for a guided hike.
Jul 25
2:00p
End Date

Critters of Davis Mountains State Park

Davis Mountains State Park
What critters call this park home? Come find out!
Jul 25
3:00p
End Date

All About Nature

Lake Livingston State Park
Hands on nature activities.
Jul 25
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner nonprofit.
Jul 25
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Jul 25
8:00p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
Jul 26 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 26
9:00a
End Date

All Things Birds

Garner State Park
Read a children's book about birds with a ranger, then learn how to use binoculars to find birds at the Pavillion.
Jul 26
9:00a
End Date

Guided Paddle Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the sloughs and lake, and discover all about local flora and fauna.
Jul 26
9:00a
End Date

The Ten Essentials

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
The Ten Essentials of Hiking; Ten Things You Should Bring on Every Hike!
Jul 26
9:00a
End Date

Backyard Bass

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Interested in fishing? Want to practice casting? Join us for backyard bass near Lake Theo!
Jul 26
9:00a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop - Galveston

La Marque, TX - Galveston County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Professional development for anyone who works with education of children
Jul 26
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 26
9:30a
End Date

Our Daytime Sky

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Astronomy is not just for night owls! Join us and discover some of the unique features of the daytime sky and the science behind them.
Jul 26
10:00a
End Date

Damsels and Dragons

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come learn how damsel and dragonflies are important to the ecosystems they live in.
Jul 26
10:00a
End Date

Hidden Treasures Scavenger Hunt

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join millions of others in the largest game of scavenger hunt!
Jul 26
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU! How about an air-conditioned Transit Van to avoid the heat?!
Jul 26
11:00a
End Date

Chill with a Ranger

Guadalupe River State Park
World Ranger Day is July 31st. Join us a few days early to celebrate and show appreciation!
Jul 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 26
2:30p
End Date

What Lurks Beneath

Goose Island State Park
What kind of marine life is found in our local bays? Join a ranger to find out!
Jul 26
3:00p
End Date

Leave No Trace Principles

Bonham State Park
Learn how to minimize the human impact on the environment and protect the great outdoors
Jul 26
3:30p
End Date

Atlatl: Prehistoric Spear Throwing

Copper Breaks State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl and dart. Join a park ranger to learn about this ancient hunting tool.
Jul 26
5:00p
End Date

Sunset Fishing on the Boardwalk

Galveston Island State Park
Wanting to level up your fishing skills? You have come to the right place!
Jul 26
5:00p
End Date

Art in the Park!

Purtis Creek State Park
Enjoy nature and unleash your creativity!
Jul 26
5:30p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jul 26
6:30p
End Date

S'mores and Skills

Galveston Island State Park
Learn new outdoor skills or brush up on some you already know with dessert!
Jul 26
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jul 26
7:00p
End Date

The Meaning of Life (on a Hike)

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
What's our place in the universe?
Jul 26
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jul 26
8:30p
End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
I wish I may, I wish I might, wish upon a star tonight!
Jul 26
8:45p
End Date

Park After Dark!

Purtis Creek State Park
Let's learn about nighttime nature!
Jul 26
9:00p
End Date

Light Painting on the Canyon

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Come out and create some artwork under the night sky!
Jul 27 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 27
6:30a
End Date

Sunrise Hike

Big Spring State Park
Enjoy a hike before the day heats up, listen for animals starting their day, and play some sun trivia with us.
Jul 27
7:00a
End Date

Illuminated Horizons: Sunrise Photography Expedition

Galveston Island State Park
Paint your mornings with hues of dawn in our sunrise photography adventure!
Jul 27
8:00a
End Date

Setting the Hook Fishing Tournament at Greenline Park

San Antonio, TX - Greenline Park
Come out and catch some fun, at this free family fishing event!
Jul 27
8:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Share a cup of Joe and a story or two with some of our rangers!
Jul 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Jul 27
8:30a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

All Things Birds

Garner State Park
Read a children's book about birds with a ranger, then learn how to use binoculars to find birds at the Pavillion.
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Hike Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Go on a guided hike to Crystal Cave with a park historian who will discuss history of Garner State Park's natural and cultural recourses.
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by calling 956-565-3919. No one under 8 years old please.
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Birding Basics

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding and put our birding skills into action!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Scat and Tracks Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Investigate what animals leave behind!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Fishing 101

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger or volunteer to learn how to cast a line!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Junior Angler at John Paul Landing

Cypress, TX -
Come out to John Paul Landing in Cypress, TX to learn the basics of fishing at this fun, FREE event.
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Pollinators

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Why are pollinators important?
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Kids Fish

Sea Rim State Park
Bring the kids to the beach for a day of fishing and fun!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Let's try Geocaching

Lake Whitney State Park
What is Geocaching? It is an outdoor adventure that participants use the Geocaching app and/or a GPS device to navigate to cleverly hidden containers called geocaches. There are millions of geocaches in 190 countries waiting to be discovered—there are probably even some near you right now.
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Pollinators

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Raise of hands. Who likes chocolate?
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101 (CLASS FULL)

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn about the fun sport of kayaking out on Lake Casa Blanca!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Plants of the Mission

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore how Native Americans utilized the plants in the area for food, clothing, tools, and more!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Roping with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn to rope a steer at Copper Breaks State Park!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Pond Dipping and Ecology

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn how to pond dip for organisms that live in our Saw Mill Pond!
Jul 27
9:30a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring your questions and join Ranger Tessa for this outdoor coffee chat!
Jul 27
9:30a
End Date

Kayak Shoreline Clean Up

Eisenhower State Park
Help beautify our shorelines while you paddle!
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Beach Fishing Basics

Mustang Island State Park
Learn from the locals!
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Inks Lake State Park
Learn how an animal's unique fur pattern or skull anatomy helps it survive and touch real specimens!
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park: Watercolor Wonders

Fort Parker State Park
Take home your own watercolor masterpiece!
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Kids Compass Class

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Learn how to find the way.
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

We Have Bears, Too!

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger to discover how we can be great neighbors to our resident Black Bear population!
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Gyotaku (Japanese Fish Printing)

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn about Gyotaku and make your own fish print to take home.
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

3 Little Pigs Engineer Challenge

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Do you have what it takes to engineer a home that can stand up to the big bad wolf?
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Rope Making

Fort Boggy State Park
Learn how the early settlers at Fort Boggy would make rope.
Jul 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 27
10:30a
End Date

Through the Ringer

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Want to experience the life of a tree?
Jul 27
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 27
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Jul 27
11:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Animals are on the move here in the park. Join us finding out what tracks belong to which critters while tracing out a few of your own.
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to think like a real park ranger!
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Club

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Fun activities for our future Rangers!
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor Wonders

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Enjoy the outdoors by painting it!
Jul 27
3:00p
End Date

All About Snakes

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about snakes of East Texas.
Jul 27
3:00p
End Date

Salty Safari

Mustang Island State Park
See some fish, grab a crab, explore the shore
Jul 27
3:00p
End Date

Bison Grocery Store

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about how the Southern Plains Bison were more than a source of sustenance for the people of the land.
Jul 27
3:00p
End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Lockhart State Park
Earn a Junior Ranger badge!
Jul 27
3:00p
End Date

Orienteering

Bonham State Park
Come learn the sport of navigation using a detailed map.
Jul 27
3:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn about the animals that call the Rolling Plains home!
Jul 27
4:00p
End Date

Animals from Lake Somerville

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join one of our team members for an educational program. Learn about the park's venomous snakes and learn the answer to questions such as why shouldn't we be afraid of them?
Jul 27
4:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
Jul 27
5:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Swear-In Ceremony

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join one of our rangers to be sworn-in as a Junior Ranger!
Jul 27
5:30p
End Date

Crazy Cicadas!

Purtis Creek State Park
What's all the buzz about our noisy cicada neighbors?!
Jul 27
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Jul 27
6:30p
End Date

Staring at the Sun (Safely)

Pedernales Falls State Park
Using special equipment, we'll look for sunspots, solar flares, and talk about our closest star!
Jul 27
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Jul 27
7:30p
End Date

Fire Safety & S'mores!

Purtis Creek State Park
A perfect way to end the night!
Jul 27
8:00p
End Date

Sunset Hike

Possum Kingdom State Park
Take a leisurely stroll through hardwood forests to charming sunset overlook with the best view on the Lake. Along the way you'll learn all about the rich history and diverse environment that make Possum Kingdom a truly magical place.
Jul 27
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
Jul 27
8:00p
End Date

Night Crawlers: Scorpion Hunt Night Hike

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Hike with a Ranger as we use UV lights to discover what creeps through the night!
Jul 27
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Livingston State Park
Each Saturday night!
Jul 27
8:30p
End Date

Moonlight Moth Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It’s National Moth Week! See what the buzz is about as we light the way for moths and more.
Jul 27
8:30p
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
Jul 27
9:00p
End Date

National Moth Week: Insects of the Night

Goose Island State Park
It's National Moth Week! Join us in discovering the nocturnal pollinators of Goose Island.
Jul 27
9:00p
End Date

Flight Night !

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what is attracted to light at night !
Jul 28 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 28
8:30a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical - Registration full!
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join a Ranger and go fish! On the banks of the San Antonio River, you'll get all the assistance you need to wet a line and try your luck at reeling in a catch!
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Basic Angler Education

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Summer Birds of Cooper Lake State Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come see and hear the birds of summer.
Jul 28
9:30a
End Date

Home on the Plains: Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Living life on the Texas prairie was always an adventure!
Jul 28
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 28
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jul 28
10:00a
End Date

Intro to Fly Fishing

Lockhart State Park
Learn the basics of fly fishing in this fun class!
Jul 28
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 28
10:00a
End Date

Pond Explorers

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Use our long handle dip nets to catch and investigate the tiny creatures that live in Lake Tawakoni!
Jul 28
10:30a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.
Jul 28
10:30a
End Date

Let's Be Pal-igators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Crikey! Scute on over to the park to learn more about the American alligator!
Jul 28
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Jul 28
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 28
11:00a
End Date

Edible Plant Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jul 28
11:00a
End Date

Geology of McKinney Falls

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us at this indoor tabling event to learn about the geology of McKinney Falls.
Jul 28
1:00p
End Date

All About Nature

Lake Livingston State Park
Hands on Nature Activities
Jul 28
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the wonders of our park by creating a masterpiece!
Jul 28
2:00p
End Date

Inks Lake State Park Volunteer Fair!

Inks Lake State Park
Learn about the different ways to volunteer and get involved at our Park.
Jul 28
2:00p
End Date

The Old Tree's Beard: Garlands of the Swamp

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn about those weird, gray vines hanging from our trees: Spanish moss!
Jul 28
3:00p
End Date

Alligator Talk

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn all about alligators.
Jul 28
3:00p
End Date

Skins and Tracks

Bonham State Park
Learn about the common wildlife in the park.
Jul 28
8:30p
End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Grab your flashlight and learn all about the different animals that come out in night!
Jul 29
10:00a
End Date

Paluxy Pals

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the wonders of our park with a Ranger!
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 30
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Jul 30
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 30
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner nonprofit.
Jul 31 End Date

Rio Grande Trail Van Ride

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van and participate in a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm. Click the blue title for more information.
Jul 31
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Jul 31
8:30a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Come and learn some new fishing skills with a ranger!
Jul 31
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this easy walk 'n' talk.
Jul 31
9:00a
End Date

Reading In The Garden

Garner State Park
Come listen to a ranger read a children's nature book then do an arts and craft activity in our native garden.
Jul 31
9:00a
End Date

Kayak Litter Cleanup (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Help us remove trash from the bay from one of our kayaks!
Jul 31
10:00a
End Date

Fish Printing at the Mammen Family Public Library

Bulverde, TX - Mammen Family Public Library
Join Ranger Jessica offsite at the Mammen Family Public Library in Bulverde, Texas!
Jul 31
12:00p
End Date

National Ranger Appreciation Day

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
World Ranger Day is July 31st. Join us to celebrate and show appreciation!
Jul 31
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 31
2:00p
End Date

Critters of Davis Mountains State Park

Davis Mountains State Park
What critters call this park home? Come find out!
Jul 31
9:45p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join us as we appreciate some of the darkest skies in the U.S.

August 2024

Aug 1
8:00a
End Date

Volunteer Work Day

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join us for a volunteer work day in the canyon!
Aug 1
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 1
2:00p
End Date

Beginners Trail Biking

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take to the trails and discover the thrill of trail biking! Boost your fitness this summer in a new exciting way!
Aug 1
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Aug 2
9:00a
End Date

Guided Paddle Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the sloughs and lake, and discover all about local flora and fauna.
Aug 2
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 2
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU! How about an air-conditioned Transit Van to avoid the heat?!
Aug 2
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Fun Facts: Porcupine

Facebook/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
Do you know that porcupine is the second largest rodent in North America?
Aug 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 2
5:00p
End Date

Sunset Fishing on the Boardwalk

Galveston Island State Park
Wanting to level up your fishing skills? You have come to the right place!
Aug 2
8:45p
End Date

Mothing at the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Are you curious about the mysterious and mesmerizing creatures of the night? Embark on a captivating journey into the fascinating realm of moths!
Aug 3
8:00a
End Date

Misty Morning Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a guided hike along the beautiful Island Trail.
Aug 3
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Aug 3
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 3
8:30a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by calling 956-565-3919. No one under 8 years old please.
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop - Carrollton

Carrollton, TX - Rosemeade Recreation Center
Professional development for anyone who works with education of children.
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Walsh Ranch Lake Fishing

Fort Worth, TX - Walsh Ranch Lake
Bring the kids out to Walsh Ranch Lake for a fun morning of fishing!
Aug 3
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 3
9:30a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring your questions and join Ranger Tessa for this outdoor coffee chat!
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

Back to School Fun Run

Fort Boggy State Park
Let's end the summer with a splash!
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

Insect Investigation

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover all about insects as we explore what makes them unique!
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

Medicinal Plant Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover how the forest can be your pharmacy!
Aug 3
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 3
11:00a
End Date

Sea Center Shark Celebration

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for a day of shark exploration!
Aug 3
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 3
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Aug 3
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
Aug 3
1:00p
End Date

Intro to Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to navigate like a pirate and hunt for hidden booty! ARRR!
Aug 3
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Eisenhower State Park
Connect with nature and make a masterpiece to take home!
Aug 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 3
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Davis Mountains State Park
This fun, ranger-led workshop is aimed for kids, ages 5-12 (but open to all), who want to build their outdoor skills.
Aug 3
3:00p
End Date

Block Printing Basics

Lockhart State Park
Try your hand at this unique art technique!
Aug 3
5:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Swear-In Ceremony

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join one of our rangers to be sworn-in as a Junior Ranger!
Aug 3
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Aug 3
6:00p
End Date

Owl Pellet Dissection

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we dissect owl pellets... it'll be a hoot!
Aug 3
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Aug 3
7:30p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sssshhhh...did you hear that? What was that noise?
Aug 3
8:00p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
Aug 3
8:00p
End Date

Give a Hoot

Guadalupe River State Park
Discover the masters of the night sky!
Aug 3
8:30p
End Date

Sunset Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Hike into the night and see how nature changes!
Aug 3
8:30p
End Date

Mothing

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger to learn what flying insects come out at night!
Aug 3
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Aug 3
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discover fun nighttime activities in the outdoors! Call to Reserve a spot! (940) 328-1171 x 222.
Aug 4
8:30a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 4
9:00a
End Date

Basic Angler Education

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Aug 4
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Aug 4
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 4
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 4
10:00a
End Date

Fishing 101

Lockhart State Park
Join Ranger Chris for an introduction to fishing!
Aug 4
10:00a
End Date

Exploration Station: Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate International Owl Awareness Day with us!
Aug 4
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 4
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park - Homemade paper

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for one or all of the programs in this summer series to make your own set of art supplies from natural or recycled materials.
Aug 6
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Aug 6
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 7
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 7
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 8
9:00a
End Date

Footsteps of the CCC

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Walk in the footsteps of the CCC and learn about how they used their ingenuity to build Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Aug 8
10:00a
End Date

Pokémon Safari Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us to catch some real-life Pokémon on this fun hike!
Aug 8
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 8
2:00p
End Date

Beginners Roller Skating

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the thrill of roller skating in our beautifully paved camping loop! Boost your fitness this summer in a new exciting way!
Aug 8
9:15p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Aug 9
9:00a
End Date

Guided Paddle Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the sloughs and lake, and discover all about local flora and fauna.
Aug 9
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 9
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU! How about an air-conditioned Transit Van to avoid the heat?!
Aug 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 9
5:00p
End Date

Sunset Fishing on the Boardwalk

Galveston Island State Park
Wanting to level up your fishing skills? You have come to the right place!
Aug 9
7:00p
End Date

The Meaning of Life (on a Hike)

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
What's our place in the universe?
Aug 9
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Aug 9
8:30p
End Date

Summer Movie Night

Fort Boggy State Park
Rediscover classic movies at the park.
Aug 9
9:00p
End Date

Star Stories

Lockhart State Park
Discover the constellations that decorate our summer sky and listen to the exciting tales that surround them!
Aug 10
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
Aug 10
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds
Aug 10
8:00a
End Date

Misty Morning Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a guided hike along the beautiful Island Trail.
Aug 10
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 10
8:30a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 10
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Aug 10
9:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Aug 10
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by calling 956-565-3919. No one under 8 years old please.
Aug 10
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Lockhart State Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 10
9:15a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

San Antonio, TX - Bass Pro Shop
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 10
9:30a
End Date

Kayak Fishing

Eisenhower State Park
Fish the "Striper Capital of the World" from a kayak
Aug 10
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Aug 10
10:00a
End Date

Guided CCC Hike

Bonham State Park
Take a walk and chat with a ranger about the CCC features hidden around the park and on the Bois d’Arc Trail.
Aug 10
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 10
10:00a
End Date

Daytime Astronomy

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore the wonders of the sky during the day!
Aug 10
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking 101

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Let's get cooking! Join us to get a taste of Dutch oven knowledge...and maybe even a taste of yummy Dutch oven cooking!
Aug 10
10:00a
End Date

National S'mores Day

Huntsville State Park
Join us at Huntsville State Park on Saturday, August 10th to celebrate National Smore's Day.
Aug 10
10:00a
End Date

Reading with a Ranger - Brown Bear

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us this morning to read a book, and then engage in activities related to the story. Jump start your child's reading adventure through hands-on learning.
Aug 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 10
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 10
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 10
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Aug 10
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
Aug 10
1:00p
End Date

Art in the Park - Pens and Brushes

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for one or all of the programs in this summer series to make your own set of art supplies from natural or recycled materials.
Aug 10
1:30p
End Date

S'mores with a Twist

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate National S'mores Day with us!
Aug 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 10
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Davis Mountains State Park
This fun, ranger-led workshop is aimed for kids, ages 5-12 (but open to all), who want to build their outdoor skills.
Aug 10
3:00p
End Date

Fly Fishing Instructor Training Workshop

Lockhart State Park
Become a TPWD certified Fly Fishing Instructor
Aug 10
5:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Swear-In Ceremony

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join one of our rangers to be sworn-in as a Junior Ranger!
Aug 10
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Aug 10
8:30p
End Date

Bug Safari

Eisenhower State Park
Insects and arachnids! Oh my!
Aug 10
8:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association--07/13/2024 CANCELLED!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Aug 10
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Aug 11 End Date

The Perseids Meteor Shower

Fort Boggy State Park
Come out to the park to view the most popular meteor shower.
Aug 11
8:30a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 11
9:00a
End Date

Basic Angler Education

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Aug 11
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 11
10:00a
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Night Sky

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for storytime and a take-home craft.
Aug 11
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Aug 11
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 13
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Cedar Hill State Park
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 13
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Aug 13
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Lake Dip Netting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
“Homeschool Classes” are educational field trip style lessons, only open homeschool families. Open posting to view program description.
Aug 13
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 14
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 14
10:00a
End Date

Stream Safari

Lockhart State Park
Wear your favorite water shoes, and join us to meet the residents of Clear Fork Creek!
Aug 14
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 14
6:00p
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop; 2-part

Online
Become A TPWD Certified Anger Education Instructor
Aug 15
10:00a
End Date

Solar Arts and Crafts

Lockhart State Park
Join us to explore our nearest star and create sun-powered crafts!
Aug 15
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 15
2:00p
End Date

Beginners Trail Biking

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take to the trails and discover the thrill of trail biking! Boost your fitness this summer in a new exciting way!
Aug 15
6:00p
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop; 2-part

Online
Become A TPWD Certified Anger Education Instructor
Aug 16
9:00a
End Date

Guided Paddle Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the sloughs and lake, and discover all about local flora and fauna.
Aug 16
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 16
10:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Lizards

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a belated World Lizard Day celebration to learn about the scaly friends in the park and make a craft to take home!
Aug 16
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU! How about an air-conditioned Transit Van to avoid the heat?!
Aug 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 16
5:00p
End Date

Sunset Fishing on the Boardwalk

Galveston Island State Park
Wanting to level up your fishing skills? You have come to the right place!
Aug 17 End Date

International Geocaching Day

Guadalupe River State Park
Join fellow park visitors in enjoying geocaching!
Aug 17
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 17
8:30a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 17
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Aug 17
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by calling 956-565-3919. No one under 8 years old please.
Aug 17
9:00a
End Date

Hike to the Cave

Eisenhower State Park
The cave is in trouble, find out what you can do to help!
Aug 17
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a fun-filled day of kayaking and hiking!
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

Knot Tying

Fort Boggy State Park
Get started on the path to become a knotter.
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

Hands on Nature

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover how to safely explore nature! We'll learn how to handle live animals and investigate interesting plants.
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

What's all the Buzz About?

Guadalupe River State Park
Find out about pollinators and make your own beeswax candle to take home!
Aug 17
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 17
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 17
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Aug 17
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
Aug 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 17
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Davis Mountains State Park
This fun, ranger-led workshop is aimed for kids, ages 5-12 (but open to all), who want to build their outdoor skills.
Aug 17
2:00p
End Date

Loom Beaded Keychains

Eisenhower State Park
Learn about this Native American art and make a take home souvenir
Aug 17
3:00p
End Date

Sherlock Bones

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover mysteries of the night and discover who was predator and who was prey!
Aug 17
5:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Swear-In Ceremony

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join one of our rangers to be sworn-in as a Junior Ranger!
Aug 17
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Aug 17
8:00p
End Date

Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Aug 17
8:30p
End Date

Frog & Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Join a park ranger to search for the amphibians that call Lockhart home!
Aug 18
8:30a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 18
9:00a
End Date

Basic Angler Education

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Aug 18
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Aug 18
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 18
10:00a
End Date

Intro to Fly Fishing

Lockhart State Park
Learn the basics of fly fishing in this fun class!
Aug 18
10:00a
End Date

Exploration Station: Bees

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in learning all about bees!
Aug 18
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 19
8:30p
End Date

Sturgeon Full Moon Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of August’s Sturgeon Moon in this full moon hike.
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Aug 20
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 21
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 21
9:00a
End Date

Hike with the Pioneers

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the different pioneers through time who first saw Palo Duro’s walls on this hike
Aug 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Aug 21
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 22
10:00a
End Date

Tipis on the Prairie

Lockhart State Park
Join us to set up a tipi and learn about Native American culture!
Aug 22
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 22
2:00p
End Date

Beginners Roller Skating

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the thrill of roller skating in our beautifully paved camping loop! Boost your fitness this summer in a new exciting way!
Aug 23
9:00a
End Date

Guided Paddle Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the sloughs and lake, and discover all about local flora and fauna.
Aug 23
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 23
10:00a
End Date

Animal Signs Bingo Hike

Lockhart State Park
Who pooped in the park? Join us to find out and play a fun game of bingo on the trails!
Aug 23
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU! How about an air-conditioned Transit Van to avoid the heat?!
Aug 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 23
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Aug 23
5:00p
End Date

Sunset Fishing on the Boardwalk

Galveston Island State Park
Wanting to level up your fishing skills? You have come to the right place!
Aug 23
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Aug 23
8:00p
End Date

Sounds of the Night & Guided Night Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to identify common animals by the sounds they make at night and then go on a guided night walk to try to hear them!
Aug 24
8:00a
End Date

Bird Photography Class Presented by Partners in Palo Duro Canyon Foundation

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Want to get that perfect bird photo in Palo Duro Canyon or across the country?
Aug 24
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 24
8:30a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 24
9:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Aug 24
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Breakfast

Fort Boggy State Park
Do you want to expand your camping skills to include cooking over a fire in a Dutch oven?
Aug 24
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by calling 956-565-3919. No one under 8 years old please.
Aug 24
9:30a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring your questions and join Ranger Tessa for this outdoor coffee chat!
Aug 24
9:30a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Eisenhower State Park
Explore the shore and learn the basics of kayaking
Aug 24
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Aug 24
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 24
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 24
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 24
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Davis Mountains State Park
This fun, ranger-led workshop is aimed for kids, ages 5-12 (but open to all), who want to build their outdoor skills.
Aug 24
5:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Swear-In Ceremony

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join one of our rangers to be sworn-in as a Junior Ranger!
Aug 24
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you like with this band.
Aug 24
6:45p
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Bats

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for storytime and a take-home craft.
Aug 24
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Join us for a look at the stars with the San Antonio Astronomical Association.
Aug 24
8:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Shift

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn who takes the "night shift" after the sun goes down!
Aug 24
8:00p
End Date

Bat Walk and Talk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on International Bat Night for a walk and talk!
Aug 24
8:00p
End Date

Cowboy Campfire -Stories, Poetry and Songs

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Aug 25
8:30a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

Basic Angler Education

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Aug 25
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 25
10:00a
End Date

Exploration Station: Bats

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in learning all about bats!
Aug 25
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Aug 25
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 25
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park - Ink and Paint

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for one or all of the programs in this summer series to make your own set of art supplies from natural or recycled materials.
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Aug 27
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 28
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 29
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 29
2:00p
End Date

Beginners Trail Biking

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take to the trails and discover the thrill of trail biking! Boost your fitness this summer in a new exciting way!
Aug 30
9:00a
End Date

Guided Paddle Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the sloughs and lake, and discover all about local flora and fauna.
Aug 30
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 30
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU! How about an air-conditioned Transit Van to avoid the heat?!
Aug 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 30
5:00p
End Date

Sunset Fishing on the Boardwalk

Galveston Island State Park
Wanting to level up your fishing skills? You have come to the right place!
Aug 30
7:00p
End Date

The Meaning of Life (on a Hike)

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
What's our place in the universe?
Aug 31
8:00a
End Date

Misty Morning Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a guided hike along the beautiful Island Trail.
Aug 31
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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. How about from an air-conditioned van?!
Aug 31
8:30a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 31
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by calling 956-565-3919. No one under 8 years old please.
Aug 31
9:00a
End Date

Foliage Frolic: A Journey Amongst the Trees

Guadalupe River State Park
Stay in the shade and come on a guided walk with us!
Aug 31
9:00a
End Date

Project WILD/Project WET Workshop - Waco

Waco, TX - Mayborn Museum Complex
Professional development for classroom educators, pre-service teachers, homeschool parents, and informal educators such as scout leaders, summer camp staff, youth groups. This workshop will cover Project WILD and Project WET.
Aug 31
9:00a
End Date

FREE: 4-H Kickoff & Open House

Lockhart State Park
Join us at Lockhart State Park for an event full of FREE family-friendly fun!
Aug 31
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 31
9:30a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring your questions and join Ranger Tessa for this outdoor coffee chat!
Aug 31
9:30a
End Date

Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore the world of tiny predators and tiny prey; how they see and how they slay.
Aug 31
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Aug 31
10:00a
End Date

Bird Investigation

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover all about birds as we explore what makes them unique!
Aug 31
10:30a
End Date

Legacy in Lockhart: Guided CCC Walk

Lockhart State Park
Hike with a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and their enduring legacy at Lockhart State Park!
Aug 31
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 31
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Aug 31
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
Aug 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 31
3:00p
End Date

Gardening for Wildlife

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the who and why of planting with native plants!
Aug 31
5:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Swear-In Ceremony

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join one of our rangers to be sworn-in as a Junior Ranger!
Aug 31
8:30p
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
Aug 31
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Aug 31
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing (BYOBinoculars)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger on an astronomy tour of stars, planets, and oddities!

September 2024

Sep 1
9:00a
End Date

Basic Angler Education

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Sep 1
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Sep 1
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Sep 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 6
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 6
5:00p
End Date

Sunset Fishing on the Boardwalk

Galveston Island State Park
Wanting to level up your fishing skills? You have come to the right place!
Sep 6
6:30p
End Date

Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Sep 6
7:00p
End Date

Prairie in Your Pocket

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Wildlife habitat isn't just in our parks. Your own yard can provide a place of refuge for butterflies, birds, and other wildlife...as well as yourself.
Sep 6
8:45p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy!

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Sep 7
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Sep 7
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Sep 7
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Sep 7
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Sep 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 7
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you like with this band.
Sep 8
9:00a
End Date

Basic Angler Education

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Sep 8
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Sep 8
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Sep 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Furs & Skulls

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
“Homeschool Classes” are educational field trip style lessons, only open homeschool families. Open posting to view program description.
Sep 13
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Sep 13
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 13
5:00p
End Date

Sunset Fishing on the Boardwalk

Galveston Island State Park
Wanting to level up your fishing skills? You have come to the right place!
Sep 13
6:45p
End Date

Girl Scouts Love State Parks - Sunset Watercolors

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
Sep 13
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Sep 14
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds
Sep 14
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Sep 14
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 14
9:30a
End Date

Galveston Island State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Registration Open)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Sep 14
10:00a
End Date

Guided CCC Hike

Bonham State Park
Take a walk and chat with a ranger about the CCC features hidden around the park and on the Bois d’Arc Trail.
Sep 14
10:00a
End Date

Saturday Sit Down with the Superintendent - June 15th CANCELLED

Fort Boggy State Park
Sit down with the superintendent, JD Miller, to hear about the latest changes and future of Fort Boggy State Park.
Sep 14
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Sep 14
10:00a
End Date

Girl Scouts Love State Parks - Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Sep 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 14
4:00p
End Date

Girl Scouts Love State Parks - S'mores and Skills

Galveston Island State Park
Learn new outdoor skills or brush up on some you already know with dessert!
Sep 14
4:00p
End Date

Night Moves Run

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Trail Racing Over Texas' (TROT)nighttime party race just West of Houston at Stephen F. Austin State Park!
Sep 14
8:30p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Sep 14
8:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association--07/13/2024 CANCELLED!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Sep 15
9:00a
End Date

Basic Angler Education

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Sep 15
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Sep 15
9:00a
End Date

Girl Scouts Love State Parks - Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Sep 15
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Sep 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Sep 20
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 20
6:30p
End Date

Eisenhower State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Eisenhower State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Sep 20
6:30p
End Date

Lake Livingston State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Registration Open)

Lake Livingston State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Sep 21 End Date

Bentsen Outdoor Skills Showcase

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
🎉 An exciting day for fun, games, and getting to know the outdoors!
Sep 21
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Sep 21
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Sep 21
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Sep 21
10:00a
End Date

Hunter Education Course

Lockhart State Park
Class costs $15. Registration required.
Sep 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 21
11:00a
End Date

Wings on the Wind Festival

Abilene State Park
Join Texas Master Naturalists to learn about the mysteries of wind!
Sep 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 21
6:30p
End Date

CANCELED Music in the Park – Roger Martin

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
PROGRAM CANCELED FOR JULY 13 - No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you’ll like!
Sep 22
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Sep 22
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Sep 22
1:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Sep 25
5:30p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Waco, TX - Mayborn Museum Complex
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops. Prerequisite of WILD educator workshop required.
Sep 26
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 27
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 27
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Sep 27
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 27
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Sep 27
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Sep 28
8:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Was that a kinglet, or a kingbird? Learn how you can add birding to your outdoor skills set.
Sep 28
9:00a
End Date

Veteran Suicide Awareness Ruck March

Abilene State Park
March for veteran mental health awareness.
Sep 28
9:00a
End Date

Bull Red Run-A-Palooza

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas as we celebrate the fall BULL RED RUN! 8am – 9am Fun Run around the rearing ponds 9am – 11am Youth Public Fishing 10am – 12:30pm Ask the Experts, Redfish Education Stations 10am - 12:30pm Red drum hatchery tours Food trucks all morning long
Sep 28
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 28
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Sep 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 28
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Sep 28
8:00p
End Date

Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Sep 29
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Sep 29
9:00a
End Date

Birds of a Feather Want to be Identified, Too!

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out what birds we have here on an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been Osprey, Red bellied woodpecker, Bluebirds, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Sep 29
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.

October 2024

Oct 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 4
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 5
7:00a
End Date

Lake Abilene Trail Run

Abilene State Park
Run the trails around Lake Abilene with Friends of Abilene State Park!
Oct 5
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Oct 5
8:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Slow down and deepen your experience of the natural world with mindful observations.
Oct 5
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Oct 5
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Oct 5
9:30a
End Date

Stephen F. Austin State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Registration Open)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

Chuck Wagon Round-Up

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join us as we celebrate the living heritage of Palo Duro Canyon!
Oct 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 5
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you like with this band.
Oct 5
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Oct 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 6
9:00a
End Date

Paws and Paths: Exploring the Bauer Unit *Registration Required*

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
Oct 6
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Oct 11 End Date

Annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz w/iNaturalist

Guadalupe River State Park
Mark your calendars now and come contribute to community science!
Oct 11
8:00a
End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - San Saba or Virtual

San Saba, TX - San Saba Civic Center
Biologists will provide an overview of the wildlife tax valuation, developing a wildlife management plan, and management practices.
Oct 11
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Oct 11
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 11
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Oct 12
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Oct 12
9:00a
End Date

Lake Brownwood Bash

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a day of learning and fun to celebrate our 90th birthday!
Oct 12
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 12
9:30a
End Date

Lake Tawakoni State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 12
10:00a
End Date

Guided CCC Hike

Bonham State Park
Take a walk and chat with a ranger about the CCC features hidden around the park and on the Bois d’Arc Trail.
Oct 12
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Oct 12
12:00p
End Date

Majestic Monarchs

Guadalupe River State Park
Come learn all about monarch butterflies and watch a monarch tagging demonstration!
Oct 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 12
5:30p
End Date

Fall Forest Fest

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come to Stephen F. Austin State Park for a spooktacular evening of family-fun!
Oct 12
8:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association--07/13/2024 CANCELLED!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Oct 13
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Oct 18
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19
8:00a
End Date

Prep for the Pro Hab Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Do you want to hike to Government Canyon’s Protected Habitat (Pro Hab)? Are you feeling unsure about taking on such a long hike? Join experienced guides who will lead you on a series of progressively longer hikes to help you prepare for the annual Hike to the Pro Hab.
Oct 19
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date

Insectigation Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
What's bugging you? Let's take a hike to observe some of the little things that are really running the world.
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date

Wilderness Hike

Abilene State Park
Take a hike on the unbeaten paths around Lake Abilene.
Oct 19
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19
5:00p
End Date

Boo in the Park 2024

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Welcome to our annual "Boo in the Park" celebration. Bring the family out for a campsite decorating contest, pumpkin carving contest, and trick or treating.
Oct 19
8:00p
End Date

Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Oct 20
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Oct 20
2:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Oct 20
3:00p
End Date

Sea Center Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for our annual Halloween Spooktacular. Sunday, October 20th from 3pm-6pm.
Oct 25
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Oct 25
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 25
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Oct 25
6:30p
End Date

Huntsville State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Registration Open)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 25
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Oct 26
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 26
9:30a
End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 26
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Oct 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 26
3:00p
End Date

Trunk or Treat

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a family-friendly trick or treating event!
Oct 26
5:30p
End Date

Trick or Treat in the Park

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for family friendly fun! The Trick or Treat loop will be closed to traffic so we can stay spooky and safe!
Oct 26
6:00p
End Date

Halloween in the Park

Abilene State Park
Safe trick-or-treating in the park.
Oct 26
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Oct 27
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Oct 27
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.

November 2024

Nov 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 1
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 2
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Nov 2
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Nov 2
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Nov 2
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Nov 2
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 2
2:00p
End Date

Colors of the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Create beautiful artwork that captures the colors of an autumn day at Government Canyon.
Nov 2
7:00p
End Date

Stargazing Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park as you explore the galaxy by star maps and telescope. Retired national park ranger/astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars with fascinating facts.
Nov 3
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 3
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 8
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Nov 8
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 9
8:00a
End Date

Veterans Day Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Come out to Government Canyon State Natural Area and celebrate our military members with a Veteran’s Day Hike.
Nov 9
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 9
10:00a
End Date

Guided CCC Hike

Bonham State Park
Take a walk and chat with a ranger about the CCC features hidden around the park and on the Bois d’Arc Trail.
Nov 9
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 9
10:00a
End Date

Frontier Day

Abilene State Park
Immerse yourself in the wild history of the Texas frontier for a day.
Nov 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 9
8:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association--07/13/2024 CANCELLED!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Nov 10
9:00a
End Date

Paws and Paths: Exploring the Bauer Unit *Registration Required*

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
Nov 10
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 15
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 16
8:00a
End Date

Prep for the Pro Hab Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Do you want to hike to Government Canyon’s Protected Habitat (Pro Hab)? Are you feeling unsure about taking on such a long hike? Join experienced guides who will lead you on a series of progressively longer hikes to help you prepare for the annual Hike to the Pro Hab.
Nov 16
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Nov 16
9:30a
End Date

Cedar Hill State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Nov 16
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Nov 16
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 17
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 20
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Nov 20
3:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Seguin, TX - Seguin Outdoor Learning Center
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops. Prerequisite of WILD educator workshop required.
Nov 22
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Nov 22
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 22
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Nov 22
7:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Nov 22
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Nov 22
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt- Youth Deer

Guadalupe River State Park
Guadalupe River State Park (including the Bauer Unit) will be closed starting at 8pm on Friday, November 22, 2024 and will reopen 12pm on Tuesday, November 26, 2024.
Nov 23 End Date

Star Party with Hill Country Astronomers

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join the Hill Country Astronomers for a night of telescope stargazing at a Dark Sky Park.
Nov 23
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 23
9:30a
End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Registration Open)

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Nov 23
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 23
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Nov 24
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Nov 24
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 26 End Date

Pioneer Day

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take a journey back in time and experience the life of pioneers.
Nov 27
10:00a
End Date

Turkey Talk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us the day before Thanksgiving for a gobble-tastic experience!
Nov 29
8:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Was that a kinglet, or a kingbird? Learn how you can add birding to your outdoor skills set.
Nov 29
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 30
9:30a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Nov 30
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Nov 30
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 30
2:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.

December 2024

Dec 1
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Dec 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Dec 6
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 7
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Dec 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Dec 7
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Dec 7
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 7
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Dec 7
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Dec 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 8
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Dec 13
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Dec 13
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 14
8:00a
End Date

Prep for the Pro Hab Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Do you want to hike to Government Canyon’s Protected Habitat (Pro Hab)? Are you feeling unsure about taking on such a long hike? Join experienced guides who will lead you on a series of progressively longer hikes to help you prepare for the annual Hike to the Pro Hab.
Dec 14
8:30a
End Date

Hike to the Dino Tracks

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a 5-mile hike with a ranger to see the dinosaur tracks at Government Canyon.
Dec 14
10:00a
End Date

Saturday Sit Down with the Superintendent - June 15th CANCELLED

Fort Boggy State Park
Sit down with the superintendent, JD Miller, to hear about the latest changes and future of Fort Boggy State Park.
Dec 14
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 14
1:00p
End Date

Christmas with the Fishes

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for an underwater Christmas spectacular.
Dec 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 14
5:00p
End Date

Twinkle Tour 2024

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for our annual Twinkle Tour at Lake Tawakoni State Park. Enjoy all the festive Christmas lights and listen to a reading of The Night Before Christmas at the amphitheater.
Dec 14
6:00p
End Date

Christmas in the Park 2024

Lake Whitney State Park
It's the most wonderful time of the year! For camping, making holiday memories and inviting everyone to see your home on wheels decked out for Christmas. Decorate your campsite for this weekend and you will save 20%. Donations of non perishable food items are also being collected. Candy canes and voting slips will be handed to all that come to see the festive campers during the event timeline.
Dec 14
6:00p
End Date

Country Lights

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Drive, bike or walk thru the 200 camping loop to experience campsites adorned with holiday themed lights, sounds and decorations
Dec 14
6:00p
End Date

Fa La La in the Forest

Abilene State Park
See the dazzling Christmas light at Abilene State Park!
Dec 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Dec 20
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 21
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Dec 21
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 21
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Dec 26
9:00a
End Date

Bluff Spurs Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Get a bird’s-eye view of Government Canyon on this ranger-led hike.
Dec 27
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Dec 27
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 27
9:30a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Dec 27
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Dec 28
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn to cook the old fashioned way!
Dec 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 28
2:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Dec 29
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2025

Jan 3
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 4
8:00a
End Date

Guided Hike to the Protected Habitat Area

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Ready for a longer hike? Join experienced guides for an all-day excursion into the farthest reaches of Government Canyon SNA.
Jan 4
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 4
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Jan 10
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 13
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt- Deer

Guadalupe River State Park
Guadalupe River State Park (including the Bauer Unit) will be closed starting at 8pm on Monday, January 13, 2025 and will reopen 12pm on Friday, January 17, 2025.
Jan 15
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jan 17
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 18
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 24
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 24
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Jan 25
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!
Jan 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 31
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!

February 2025

Feb 1
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Feb 1
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Feb 7
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 14
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 15
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Feb 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Feb 21
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 28
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 28
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!

March 2025

Mar 1
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Mar 1
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Mar 7
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 14
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 15
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Mar 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Mar 21
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 28
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 28
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Mar 29
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

April 2025

Apr 4
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 5
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Apr 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 11
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 12
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Apr 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Apr 18
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 19
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 25
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 26
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

May 2025

May 2
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 3
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
May 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 9
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 10
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
May 16
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
May 23
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 24
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
May 30
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 31
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2025

Jun 6
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 7
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 7
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Jun 13
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 14
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 20
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 21
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 27
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2025

Jul 4
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 5
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 11
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 18
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 19
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 25
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2025

Aug 1
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 2
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 8
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 9
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 15
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 16
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 22
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 23
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 29
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 30
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

September 2025

Sep 5
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 12
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 13
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 19
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 26
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 27
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

October 2025

Oct 3
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 10
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 11
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 17
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 24
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 25
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 31
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!

November 2025

Nov 1
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 7
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 8
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 14
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 15
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 21
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 22
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 28
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 29
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2025

Dec 5
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 6
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 12
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 19
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 20
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 26
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2026

Jan 3
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 17
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 31
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!
Jan 31
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

February 2026

Feb 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

March 2026

Mar 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

April 2026

Apr 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

May 2026

May 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 30
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2026

Jun 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2026

Jul 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2026

Aug 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

September 2026

Sep 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 19
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

October 2026

Oct 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 31
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

November 2026

Nov 14
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2026

Dec 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2027

Jan 9
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 23
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 30
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

February 2027

Feb 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

March 2027

Mar 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

April 2027

Apr 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

May 2027

May 1
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 15
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 29
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2027

Jun 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2027

Jul 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2027

Aug 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

September 2027

Sep 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

October 2027

Oct 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 30
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

November 2027

Nov 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2027

Dec 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2028

Jan 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 29
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

December 2028

Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2029

Jan 27
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

December 2029

Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2030

Jan 26
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!