Calendar of Events

All Events

September 2021

Sep 28
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Sep 28
6:00p
End Date

Two-Part Online Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Online - Zoom
Become a Texas Parks and Wildlife Certified Angler Education Volunteer Instructor
Sep 29
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Sep 29
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience the fun of bird-watching!
Sep 29
9:00a
End Date

Ranger Buddy Walk

South Llano River State Park
Come meet up with a Ranger and go on hike !
Sep 29
10:00a
End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, please note the different dates and times: September 1st to September 14th the Park will only offer the 10am tour, Wednesday through Sunday. After September 14th, we start are two tours Wednesday through Sunday, 10am and then again at 3pm No access at anytime into the canyon without being a participate on the guided tour.
Sep 29
3:00p
End Date

Nature Journaling

Mustang Island State Park
Brush up on your art skills and find a new way to document your experience
Sep 30
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Sep 30
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Sep 30
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger! 9am -11AM

South Llano River State Park
Hike the River trail with a ranger!
Sep 30
10:00a
End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of September, please note the different dates and times: September 1st to September 14th the Park will only offer the 10am tour, Wednesday through Sunday. After September 14th, we start are two tours Wednesday through Sunday, 10am and then again at 3pm No access at anytime into the canyon without being a participate on the guided tour.

October 2021

Oct 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird watch all year round!
Oct 1
8:00a
End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Burnet

Burnet, TX - AgriLife Extension
Biologists will provide an overview of the wildlife tax valuation, developing a wildlife management plan, and management practices.
Oct 1
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 1
9:00a
End Date

Friday Morning Moments of Nature & Park Updates

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy in person or FB live for morning moments of nature.
Oct 1
9:00a
End Date

Devil's Sinkhole 50th Anniversary

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
Join the Buffalo Soldiers Team as they journey to Devils Sinkhole State Natural area to participate in their 50th anniversary.
Oct 1
9:00a
End Date

Golden Anniversary Festival

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
Join us at Devil's Sinkhole to celebrate 50 years as a National Natural Landmark!
Oct 1
10:00a
End Date

UTRGV Fall 2021 Virtual Career and Internship Expo

UTRGV students and alumni may register to virtually speak with TPWD recruiters about careers, volunteer opportunities and internships!
Oct 1
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM Fun Facts - Vinegaroons

Did you know that the vinegaroon is the only whip scorpion in the U.S.?
Oct 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 1
3:00p
End Date

Bird Language Exploration

Eisenhower State Park
Ready to answer the call?
Oct 1
4:30p
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's the annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and we're on the hunt for things that crawl, creep or fly!
Oct 1
5:30p
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a ranger to learn fishing basics. Let's go fishing!
Oct 1
6:30p
End Date

Cedar Hill State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (SOLD OUT)

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 1
7:45p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Oct 1
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Oct 1
8:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above.
Oct 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 2
8:15a
End Date

Bird and Nature Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Take a guided stroll through the park with a ranger!
Oct 2
8:30a
End Date

Paddle with a Park Ranger

Goose Island State Park
*Reservations Required* The bay is calling, and I must go...
Oct 2
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 2
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Oct 2
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.
Oct 2
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/02/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 2
9:00a
End Date

Bug Safari

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a talk on how to identify arthropods!
Oct 2
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what's that bird?
Oct 2
9:30a
End Date

Pedernales Falls State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (SOLD OUT)

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 2
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Bonham State Park Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bonham State Park
Challenge your knowledge of the park and your photography skills.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Reading with a Ranger: Pollinator Storytime

Hill Country State Natural Area
Learn about monarchs, make your own butterfly craft, and look for pollinators in the wild!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Golden Anniversary Festival

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
Join us at Devil's Sinkhole to celebrate 50 years as a National Natural Landmark!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Devil's Sinkhole 50th Anniversary

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
Join the Buffalo Soldiers Team as they journey to Devils Sinkhole State Natural area to participate in their 50th anniversary.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops - Pearland
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Instructor
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Texas Pollinators Bioblitz!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Oct 2
10:00a
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!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Oct 2
10:30a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Oct 2
1:00p
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Oct 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Texas Pollinators Bioblitz!
Oct 2
2:00p
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Oct 2
2:00p
End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour through the park with a ranger! Reservations Required.
Oct 2
2:00p
End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Learn how to garden for butterflies!
Oct 2
2:00p
End Date

Texas Toxics

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn about all things "toxic" in Texas!
Oct 2
2:30p
End Date

Nocturnal Natives

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger to find out more about the nocturnal animals that call the Hill Country home!
Oct 2
3:00p
End Date

Wild About Wildflowers!

Eisenhower State Park
Ready to get your hands dirty?
Oct 2
3:00p
End Date

Watercolor in the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Release your inner artist and come learn how watercolors can capture your visit to Government Canyon!
Oct 2
3:00p
End Date

Bike with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy on a fun bike ride through the Walnut Ridge Unit
Oct 2
3:30p
End Date

Knot your Job

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn some useful knots to improve your outdoor skills.
Oct 2
3:30p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Oct 2
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 2
4:30p
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's the annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and we're on the hunt for things that crawl, creep or fly!
Oct 2
5:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101 - Registration Required

Bonham State Park
Join a ranger to learn the basics of Kayaking. Instruction will be provided. Limited equipment available.
Oct 2
6:00p
End Date

Music in the Park featuring "The Dirt Storm Drifters Band"

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Drift on over to Caprock to hear a mixture of some good music!
Oct 2
7:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 2 hour program will be offered at 7 p.m. Please call the park office or email Rita to sign up for the program.
Oct 2
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike Scavenger Hunt

Eisenhower State Park
Come explore the park at night!
Oct 2
7:00p
End Date

Beaver Tails

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a look at what makes these tree-munching mammals so special!
Oct 2
7:00p
End Date

Austin Astronomical Society Star Party

Inks Lake State Park
View stars on the Central Park Lawn with AAS Volunteers and their telescopes!
Oct 2
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a 1,000-yard walk through a scale model of the solar system.
Oct 2
7:30p
End Date

Star Party

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Celebrate the dark skies over Enchanted Rock!
Oct 2
7:30p
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
Oct 2
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Oct 2
8:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Oct 2
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night! ***Registration required***
Oct 2
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Oct 2
8:30p
End Date

Blacklight Night Hike!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd as we search with a blacklight for scorpions and "sniff" for spiders! Blacklights are provided but feel free to bring your own as they are in limited supply.
Oct 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 3
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird watch all year round!
Oct 3
8:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Lace up your boots and get ready to go!
Oct 3
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 3
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow distancing and ability to hear everything.
Oct 3
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Oct 3
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike - 10/03/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 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!
Oct 3
10:30a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Oct 3
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Spear Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Oct 3
2:30p
End Date

Skin, Skulls, and Bugs

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Look at and learn about the different animals in the park!
Oct 3
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 3
4:00p
End Date

Prehistory in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants who lived here over 10,000 years ago.
Oct 3
4:30p
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's the annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and we're on the hunt for things that crawl, creep or fly!
Oct 3
8:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above.
Oct 4
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 5
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 5
4:00p
End Date

Fall 2021 TXST Virtual Career Fair

Texas State University students and alumni may register to virtually speak with TPWD recruiters about careers, volunteer opportunities and internships!
Oct 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 6
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 6
9:00a
End Date

Texas A&M Fall 2021 AGLS Career Fair

Aggies (current and former) may register to virtually speak with TPWD recruiters about careers, volunteer opportunities and internships!
Oct 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 7
8:00a
End Date

Moth Watch

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Spend an evening learning about moths!
Oct 7
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 7
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Oct 7
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger! 9am -11AM

South Llano River State Park
Hike the River trail with a ranger!
Oct 7
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Caterpillars!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Oct 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 8
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 8
9:00a
End Date

Friday Morning Moments of Nature & Park Updates

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy in person or FB live for morning moments of nature.
Oct 8
9:00a
End Date

Ft. Griffin Living History Days

Albany, TX - Fort Griffin State Historic Site
Step back in time and visit with the living historians of the frontier era. Lt. Dolifka will set up camp for the Buffalo Soldiers and share stories of the first professional African American Soldiers.
Oct 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 8
3:30p
End Date

Arid Adaptations

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn how plants and people survive the heat here at Copper Breaks!
Oct 8
4:30p
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's the annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and we're on the hunt for things that crawl, creep or fly!
Oct 8
7:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Dessert

Eisenhower State Park
Enjoy a sweet treat!
Oct 8
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Oct 8
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.
Oct 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 9
8:00a
End Date

Texas Master Naturalist Bird Count

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join our local Texas Master Naturalists on their monthly bird count.
Oct 9
8:00a
End Date

Family Fishing Skills Workshop

Combine, TX - John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Come out to the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center for a day of family fishing fun.
Oct 9
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds!
Oct 9
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Oct 9
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.
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what's that bird?
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

Fort Griffin Living History Days

Albany, TX - Fort Griffin State Historic Site
Step back in time and visit with the living historians of the frontier era. Lt. Dolifka will set up camp for the Buffalo Soldiers and share stories of the first professional African American Soldiers.
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

CANCELED - Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Corpus Christi, TX - CCA Marine Development Center
Become a Texas Parks and Wildlife Certified Angler Education Volunteer Instructor
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/09/21

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

Explore Bowhunting Workshop

Guadalupe River State Park
Explore the world of Bowhunting and learn some of the skills used by bowhunters everywhere.
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

Boater Education Classroom Course

Sea Center Texas
With more and more people enjoying the lakes and rivers every year, it's important, for everyone, that boaters educate themselves on boating skills and seamanship.
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk on the Savannah

Tyler State Park
October Big Day 2021
Oct 9
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Oct 9
9:30a
End Date

Butterfly Sanctuary

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn how to build your own butterfly sanctuary in the Bentsen gardens.
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Gone To Texas: Settling Austin’s Colony in Mexican Texas

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us as we listen to the team from the Stephen F. Austin State Historical Site tell us about the history of the area.
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

What Lives Here?

Eisenhower State Park
Get Your Sleuth On!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Monarch Tagging Program

Government Canyon State Natural Area
This program will give you the butterflies, in a good way!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

CCC Hike - Guided tour of the Bois d' Arc Trail

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk: Colors in Nature

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get acquainted with the geology, flora, and fauna of the park through color!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Oct 9
10:30a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Oct 9
11:00a
End Date

Geocaching 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park host to find out what geocaching is all about and how to get started in this outdoor sport.
Oct 9
11:30a
End Date

Birding 101: Intro to Birding

Tyler State Park
Let's Go Birding!
Oct 9
1:00p
End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Bring your own boat (or rent one if available) and join a park guide for a fun adventure.
Oct 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 9
2:00p
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.
Oct 9
2:00p
End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Learn how to garden for butterflies!
Oct 9
2:00p
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Oct 9
2:00p
End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Texas Pollinators Bioblitz!
Oct 9
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo with Uncle Mike's Kitchen

Fairfield Lake State Park
Get familiar with the basic equipment. Learn simple recipes. Hear the history of the Dutch oven. Live Q&A with a pro!
Oct 9
2:30p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Oct 9
3:00p
End Date

Bike with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy on a fun bike ride through the Walnut Ridge Unit
Oct 9
3:00p
End Date

Stream Detectives

Eisenhower State Park
Let's Explore the Lake!
Oct 9
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 9
4:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
Oct 9
4:30p
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's the annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and we're on the hunt for things that crawl, creep or fly!
Oct 9
4:30p
End Date

Native American Games

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn about entertainment on the prairie and play some traditional Native American games.
Oct 9
7:00p
End Date

Astronomy 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Learn the basics of Stargazing with various types of equipment!
Oct 9
7:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Hill Country State Natural Area
Celebrate Hill Country Night Sky Month with us!
Oct 9
7:30p
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.
Oct 9
7:45p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Oct 9
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night! ***Registration required***
Oct 9
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.
Oct 9
8:30p
End Date

Blacklight Night Hike!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd as we search with a blacklight for scorpions and "sniff" for spiders! Blacklights are provided but feel free to bring your own as they are in limited supply.
Oct 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 10
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 10
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Oct 10
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how homesteaders and cowboys would brew coffee while out on the range rounding up longhorns or just out on the frontier.
Oct 10
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike - 10/10/21

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

Women's Only Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Do you want to get outdoors, looking for a hiking trail that is not overly packed with people and form wonderful friendships?
Oct 10
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 10
11:00a
End Date

Archery

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Try your hand at the bow and arrow!
Oct 10
11:00a
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's the annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and we're on the hunt for things that crawl, creep or fly!
Oct 10
1:00p
End Date

Fishing for Beginners

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get certified! Become a bonafide angler with Bentsen State Park. Open to all ages.
Oct 10
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a hike and complete your activity book to earn pins!
Oct 10
2:30p
End Date

Nocturnal Natives

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger to find out more about the nocturnal animals that call the Hill Country home!
Oct 10
3:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Oct 10
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Prehistory in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants who lived here over 10,000 years ago.
Oct 11 End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Oct. 11 - 14.

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed October 11-14 for a public hunt (mule deer, archery).
Oct 11
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 12
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Native Plants

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Oct 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 13
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 13
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Native Plants

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Oct 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 14
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 14
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Traveling Tracks

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Identify different animal tracks left in the park!
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Native Plants

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Monarch Migration - CLASS FULL

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Learn all about the Monarch butterflies' migration - Get your name on the waitlist if interested!
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Nature Nuts

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park with your friendly neighborhood Park Ranger!
Oct 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 15
8:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Oct 15
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 15
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 15
9:00a
End Date

Friday Morning Moments of Nature & Park Updates

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy in person or FB live for morning moments of nature.
Oct 15
9:30a
End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Bring your own boat (or rent one if available) and join a park guide for a fun adventure.
Oct 15
10:00a
End Date

Oktoberfisch Fly Fishing Event

Fredericksburg, TX - The Edge and Resort at Fredericksburg
Join the Texas Hill Country Fly Fishers annual 3-day event for all fly fishers, beginner to expert.
Oct 15
11:00a
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's the annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and we're on the hunt for things that crawl, creep or fly!
Oct 15
11:00a
End Date

Cooper Lake State Park 25th Anniversary

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join 1st Sgt. Padilla as he travels to Cooper Lake to help bring in their 25th anniversary. Enjoy stories of the Buffalo Soldiers and much more.
Oct 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 15
6:30p
End Date

Stephen F. Austin State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (SOLD OUT)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 15
7:00p
End Date

Spider Exploration

Eisenhower State Park
Come meet our eight-legged friends!
Oct 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 16 End Date

27th Annual Interpretive Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Bring the whole family to the 27th Annual Interpretive Fair to learn about the history and landscape of Hueco Tanks!
Oct 16
8:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Oct 16
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 10/16/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Limited to 25 participants and online registration required. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Oct 16
8:15a
End Date

Bird and Nature Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Take a guided stroll through the park with a ranger!
Oct 16
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 16
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Oct 16
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.
Oct 16
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what's that bird?
Oct 16
9:00a
End Date

Introduction to Fishing Basics

Sea Center Texas
Learn all about fishing in this interactive session.
Oct 16
9:00a
End Date

Birding the Lakeshore

Tyler State Park
Fall migration around the lake
Oct 16
9:00a
End Date

Cooper Lake State Park 25th Anniversary

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join 1st Sgt. Padilla as he travels to Cooper Lake to help bring in their 25th anniversary. Enjoy stories of the Buffalo Soldiers and much more.
Oct 16
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/16/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 16
9:30a
End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Bring your own boat (or rent one if available) and join a park guide for a fun adventure.
Oct 16
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour through the park with a ranger! Reservations Required.
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Oct 16
11:00a
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's the annual Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and we're on the hunt for things that crawl, creep or fly!
Oct 16
11:00a
End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Oct 16
1:00p
End Date

Medicinal Plant Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover how the forest can be your pharmacy!
Oct 16
1:00p
End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk: Colors in Nature

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get acquainted with the geology, flora, and fauna of the park through color!
Oct 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 16
2:00p
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.
Oct 16
2:00p
End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Learn how to garden for butterflies!
Oct 16
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come work with an actual Park Ranger to earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Oct 16
2:30p
End Date

Nocturnal Natives

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger to find out more about the nocturnal animals that call the Hill Country home!
Oct 16
3:00p
End Date

Bike with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy on a fun bike ride through the Walnut Ridge Unit
Oct 16
3:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Oct 16
3:00p
End Date

Superhero Mammals

Eisenhower State Park
Come meet our super mammals!
Oct 16
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 16
3:30p
End Date

Geocaching 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park host to find out what geocaching is all about and how to get started in this outdoor sport.
Oct 16
4:00p
End Date

Watercolors in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Connect to nature through art!
Oct 16
6:30p
End Date

International Observe the Moon Night

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn about and see the moon!
Oct 16
7:00p
End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Oct 16
7:00p
End Date

Music in the Park Featuring Piano by John Walker

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Listen to live music in the park!
Oct 16
7:30p
End Date

Spiders of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Friend or foe? Uncover the secrets of spiders and learn how to sniff them out.
Oct 16
8:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for Stargazing!
Oct 16
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us as we learn how to navigate the stars above us and about the importance of dark skies.
Oct 16
8:30p
End Date

Blacklight Night Hike!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd as we search with a blacklight for scorpions and "sniff" for spiders! Blacklights are provided but feel free to bring your own as they are in limited supply.
Oct 16
8:30p
End Date

Stars and Stories

Eisenhower State Park
Come explore the night sky!
Oct 17 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 17
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 17
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Oct 17
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike - 10/17/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 17
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 17
10:30a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Oct 17
2:00p
End Date

Jr. Ranger Club

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Fun activities for our future Rangers!
Oct 17
2:30p
End Date

Nocturnal Natives

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger to find out more about the nocturnal animals that call the Hill Country home!
Oct 17
2:30p
End Date

Skin, Skulls, and Bugs

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Look at and learn about the different animals in the park!
Oct 17
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 17
4:00p
End Date

Prehistory in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants who lived here over 10,000 years ago.
Oct 17
7:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
**registration required** Join us for a hike under the light of the moon!
Oct 18
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 18
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops - online
Oct 19
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 19
2:00p
End Date

MSU Environmental, Natural Resources, and Sustainability Fair

Michigan State University students and alumni may register to virtually speak with TPWD recruiters about careers, volunteer opportunities and internships!
Oct 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 20
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 20
2:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Oct 20
4:00p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Oct 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 21 End Date

Recruit Military San Antonio Veterans Job Fair

Service members and their families may register to speak with TPWD recruiters about careers, volunteer opportunities and internships!
Oct 21
8:00a
End Date

Moth Watch

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Spend an evening learning about moths!
Oct 21
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 21
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Oct 21
7:30p
End Date

Hallowed Moon

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Take a closer look at the full moon through a telescope with a ranger.
Oct 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 22
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 22
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 22
9:00a
End Date

Friday Morning Moments of Nature & Park Updates

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy in person or FB live for morning moments of nature.
Oct 22
9:00a
End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop

Buda, TX - YMCA Camp Moody
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Oct 22
10:00a
End Date

Creepy Crawlies

Eisenhower State Park
Come learn about our amazing insects!
Oct 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 22
3:00p
End Date

Case of the Disappearing Log

Eisenhower State Park
The Game is Afoot!
Oct 22
3:30p
End Date

Fire is Living History!

Copper Breaks State Park
Come learn the importance of fire for survival!
Oct 22
6:30p
End Date

Garner State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area (SOLD OUT)

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 22
7:00p
End Date

Astronomy 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Learn the basics of Stargazing with various types of equipment!
Oct 22
7:00p
End Date

Music in the Park Featuring Piano by John Walker

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Listen to live music in the park!
Oct 22
8:00p
End Date

TRAIL OF TERROR

Lockhart State Park
Do you dare to be scared? Registration required.
Oct 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 23
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 10/23/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required and limit of 25 participants. This guided hike takes participants into remote areas of the Seminole and Presa Canyons.
Oct 23
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 23
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Oct 23
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.
Oct 23
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what's that bird?
Oct 23
9:00a
End Date

Beginning Fly Fishing Workshop - Lewisville, TX

Lewisville, TX - Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area
Learn basic fly fishing skills in a fun, free, hands-on workshop!
Oct 23
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/23/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 23
9:00a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Fort Worth, TX - Fort Worth Nature Center; Hardwicke Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Oct 23
9:30a
End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (SOLD OUT)

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 23
9:30a
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.
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Friends of Mother Neff State Park

Mother Neff State Park
Join the Buffalo Soldiers and 1st Sgt. Padilla as he travels to Mother Neff State Park to participate in a program brought to you by the Friends Group of Mother Neff State Park.
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles in this fascinating walk!
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Annual Monarch and Friends Pollinator Fiesta

Guadalupe River State Park
Celebrating monarchs and more!
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists.
Oct 23
10:30a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Oct 23
11:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn basic skills of cooking with a Dutch oven.
Oct 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Butterfly Gardening

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Learn how to garden for butterflies!
Oct 23
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Spear Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Oct 23
2:00p
End Date

Intro to Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to navigate like a pirate and hunt for hidden booty! ARRR!
Oct 23
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" with us while learning all about bats!
Oct 23
2:30p
End Date

Nocturnal Natives

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger to find out more about the nocturnal animals that call the Hill Country home!
Oct 23
3:00p
End Date

Bike with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy on a fun bike ride through the Walnut Ridge Unit
Oct 23
3:00p
End Date

Precious Prairies

Eisenhower State Park
Come explore the prairie!
Oct 23
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 23
3:30p
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Explore Copper Breaks State Park!
Oct 23
5:00p
End Date

Boo in the Park 2021

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, trick or treating, and spooky storytelling.
Oct 23
7:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 2 hour program will be offered at 7 p.m. Please call the park office or email Rita to sign up for the program.
Oct 23
7:00p
End Date

Name That Bird!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learn new songs! Songs written and performed by our native birds.”
Oct 23
7:00p
End Date

Music in the Park featuring Joel and Sharon Brownlee

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Tap your feet to some live music in the park!
Oct 23
7:30p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Oct 23
8:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above.
Oct 23
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night! ***Registration required***
Oct 23
8:00p
End Date

TRAIL OF TERROR

Lockhart State Park
Do you dare to be scared? Registration required.
Oct 23
8:30p
End Date

Blacklight Night Hike!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd as we search with a blacklight for scorpions and "sniff" for spiders! Blacklights are provided but feel free to bring your own as they are in limited supply.
Oct 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 24
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 24
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 24
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Oct 24
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 24
11:00a
End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Oct 24
1:00p
End Date

Halloween Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for an afternoon of family-friendly Halloween fun.
Oct 24
2:00p
End Date

Texas Toxics

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn about all things "toxic" in Texas!
Oct 24
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a hike and complete your activity book to earn pins!
Oct 24
2:30p
End Date

Nocturnal Natives

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger to find out more about the nocturnal animals that call the Hill Country home!
Oct 24
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 24
4:00p
End Date

Prehistory in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants who lived here over 10,000 years ago.
Oct 25 End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Oct. 25-28

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed Oct. 25-28 for a public hunt (Javelina).
Oct 25
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 26
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 27
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 28
8:00a
End Date

USA Archery Level One Instructor Certification

Plano, TX
Become a USA Archery Level 1 instructor and bring archery to your community. You will become certified to set up and run a safe and efficient archery range and teach the basic steps of archery shooting success to audiences of all abilities and backgrounds.
Oct 28
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 28
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Oct 28
10:00a
End Date

Nature Nuts

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park with your friendly neighborhood Park Ranger!
Oct 28
5:30p
End Date

Aquatic Invasive Species in Texas - How Anglers Can Help Stop the Spread!

Join us for an online Zoom presentation by Monica McGarrity, TPWD Senior Scientist for Aquatic Invasive Species
Oct 28
6:00p
End Date

Halloween at the Hatchery 2021

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Grab your costumes and trick-or-treating bags! Our annual Halloween at the Hatchery event returns for an evening of family-friendly fun.
Oct 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 29
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 29
8:30a
End Date

Deer Symposium

Childress, TX - Mashburn Event Center
TPWD Deer Symposium at Mashburn Event Center. Pre-registration is required and must be completed by Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.
Oct 29
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 29
3:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park.
Oct 29
6:00p
End Date

Trunk or Treat

Bonham State Park
Bonham State Park's FIRST ever Trunk or Treat event!
Oct 29
8:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above.
Oct 29
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Oct 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 30 End Date

Jack-o'-lantern Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Can you find the plastic jack-o'-lanterns hidden along park trails?
Oct 30
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 30
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 30
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Oct 30
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.
Oct 30
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how homesteaders and cowboys would brew coffee while out on the range rounding up longhorns or just out on the frontier.
Oct 30
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training - Oct 30, 2021

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Oct 30
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/30/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 30
9:30a
End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Bring your own boat (or rent one if available) and join a park guide for a fun adventure.
Oct 30
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Oct 30
9:30a
End Date

Huntsville State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (SOLD OUT)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 30
9:30a
End Date

Halloween Discovery Tables

Hill Country State Natural Area
Learn about bats, snakes, skulls, and more!
Oct 30
9:30a
End Date

Palmetto State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (SOLD OUT)

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Hard Labor Hike

Lockhart State Park
Hear the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps and discover their legacy in this engaging hike!
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Spooky Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Create your own spooky critter.
Oct 30
11:00a
End Date

Denio Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come hike to one of our least-visited track sites!
Oct 30
12:00p
End Date

Ghost Stories from the Fort - Virtual program

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Join Lt. Dolifka and Ranger Lisa as they share spooky ghost stories from Fort Richardson State Park. Take a tour in person or virtually of the fort grounds that the Buffalo Soldiers and men of the frontier Army walked.
Oct 30
1:00p
End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Bring your own boat (or rent one if available) and join a park guide for a fun adventure.
Oct 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Caprock Campers Hall of Fall

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Let's celebrate Fall and see your decorations!
Oct 30
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get a taste of tradition! Learn some camp cooking the old fashioned way.
Oct 30
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 30
3:30p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" with us while learning all about bats!
Oct 30
3:30p
End Date

Take Aim With Atlatls

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.
Oct 30
5:00p
End Date

Trunk or Treat

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a family-friendly trick or treating event at Lake Brownwood State Park!
Oct 30
5:00p
End Date

Boo in the Park

Eisenhower State Park
Come celebrate Halloween at Eisenhower State Park!!
Oct 30
6:00p
End Date

Ghost Stories at the Chimney

Bonham State Park
Hear local ghost stories collected by a storytelling bard.
Oct 30
6:00p
End Date

Halloween in the Park

Abilene State Park
Safe trick-or-treating at the park!
Oct 30
6:00p
End Date

Candy and Cauldrons

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come to Martin Creek Lake State Park and Trick or Treat at our ghoulishly decorated shelter loop. This is a wonderful opportunity for your goblins and ghouls to trick or treat in a fun and safe way!
Oct 30
6:00p
End Date

Halloween Fest

McKinney Falls State Park
Educational Booths & Trunk-or-Treat
Oct 30
6:00p
End Date

5th Annual Halloween Boo Camp

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a night of family fun this Halloween!
Oct 30
6:30p
End Date

Storytelling Down In The Hollow

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Listen to stories, cowboy poetry and folklore in a beautiful setting.”
Oct 30
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Oct 30
7:30p
End Date

Spooky Sounds of the Night

Lockhart State Park
What goes "bump" in the night? Time to find out!
Oct 30
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night! ***Registration required***
Oct 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Oct 31
8:45a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Oct 31
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Oct 31
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 31
11:00a
End Date

Dino Hunt!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
A dinosaur has gotten out - help us find the dino!
Oct 31
2:00p
End Date

Dino Hunt!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
A dinosaur has gotten out (again!) - help us find the dino!
Oct 31
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 31
4:00p
End Date

Prehistory in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants who lived here over 10,000 years ago.

November 2021

Nov 3 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 3
5:00p
End Date

Corps of Cadets: R U Ready? Presentation

Current Corps of Cadets members may register to virtually speak with TPWD recruiters about careers, volunteer opportunities and internships!
Nov 4 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 4
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Nov 4
10:00a
End Date

Traveling Tracks

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Identify different animal tracks left in the park!
Nov 4
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Counting in Nature!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Counting!
Nov 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 5
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; the perfect place to bird watch year round!
Nov 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 5
7:30p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above.
Nov 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 6
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 11/06/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Nov 6
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.
Nov 6
9:00a
End Date

Introduction to Fishing Basics

Sea Center Texas
Learn all about fishing in this interactive session.
Nov 6
9:30a
End Date

McKinney Falls State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (SOLD OUT)

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Nov 6
9:30a
End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (SOLD OUT)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Nov 6
9:30a
End Date

Insect ID and Art

Hill Country State Natural Area
Search for and identify insects! Create insects-inspired masterpieces!
Nov 6
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Nov 6
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 6
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Nov 6
10:00a
End Date

Seeds and their Secrets Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of our native seeds in this fun walk!
Nov 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 6
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 6
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a 1,000-yard walk through a scale model of the solar system.
Nov 6
7:30p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above.
Nov 6
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Nov 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 7
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; the perfect place to bird watch year round!
Nov 7
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Become a Texas Parks and Wildlife Certified Angler Education Volunteer Instructor
Nov 7
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 7
2:00p
End Date

Fly Fishing Instructor Workshop

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Become a certified Texas Parks and Wildlife Fly Fishing Instructor
Nov 7
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a hike and complete your activity book to earn pins!
Nov 7
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 10 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 11 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 11
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Nov 11
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Fibonacci Fun - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to learn about Fibonacci and start seeing patterns everywhere!
Nov 11
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn to identify birds in this class for beginners!
Nov 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 13
8:00a
End Date

Texas Master Naturalist Bird Count

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join our local Texas Master Naturalists on their monthly bird count.
Nov 13
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds!
Nov 13
9:00a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop

San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Botanical Garden
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Nov 13
9:30a
End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Bring your own boat (or rent one if available) and join a park guide for a fun adventure.
Nov 13
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Nov 13
10:00a
End Date

Gone To Texas: Settling Austin’s Colony in Mexican Texas

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us as we listen to the team from the Stephen F. Austin State Historical Site tell us about the history of the area.
Nov 13
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 13
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Nov 13
1:00p
End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Bring your own boat (or rent one if available) and join a park guide for a fun adventure.
Nov 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 13
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo with Uncle Mike's Kitchen

Fairfield Lake State Park
Get familiar with the basic equipment. Learn simple recipes. Hear the history of the Dutch oven. Live Q&A with a pro!
Nov 13
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 13
8:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for Stargazing!
Nov 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 14
8:15a
End Date

Bird and Nature Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Take a guided stroll through the park with a ranger!
Nov 14
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 14
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 17 End Date

NO TOURS OFFERED During Hunts November 17th, 18th, 19th, 2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates during Park hunt dates of November 17th, 18th and morning of the 19th. Tours resume on afternoon of November 19th at 3pm.
Nov 17
2:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Nov 17
4:00p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Nov 18
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Nov 18
10:00a
End Date

Traveling Tracks

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Identify different animal tracks left in the park!
Nov 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 19
6:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on this guided night hike and learn about nocturnal wildlife.
Nov 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 20 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookoff

Eisenhower State Park
Family, Fun, and Great Dutch Oven Food!!
Nov 20
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 11/20/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required and limit of 25 participants. This guided only hike takes participants into remote areas of the Park.
Nov 20
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training - Nov 20, 2021

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Nov 20
9:00a
End Date

Cancelled - Boater Education Classroom Course

Sea Center Texas
Cancelled - please check for other opportunities.
Nov 20
9:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for this introduction to birding and a guided hike to practice your new skills.
Nov 20
9:30a
End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (SOLD OUT)

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Nov 20
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Nov 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!
Nov 20
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Nov 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 20
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 20
7:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 2 hour program will be offered at 7 p.m. Please call the park office or email Rita to sign up for the program.
Nov 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 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!
Nov 21
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a hike and complete your activity book to earn pins!
Nov 21
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 22
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Brazos Bend State Park
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
Nov 24 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 25 End Date

NO TOURS OFFERED THURSDAY NOVEMBER 25th

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The guided-only tour to Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph and canyon walk will not be offered November 25th, 2021. There is no access into the canyon at anytime, unless on the Park's guided tour.
Nov 25
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Nov 25
10:30a
End Date

3rd Annual Turkey Trot 5K

South Llano River State Park
Come earn those Thanksgiving calories !
Nov 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 26
10:00a
End Date

#OptOutside Hike

Lockhart State Park
Skip the craziness of the mall this Black Friday. Go on a hike instead!
Nov 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 27
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Nov 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!
Nov 27
10:00a
End Date

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn about making Christmas decorations with natural materials
Nov 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 27
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, and make reservations, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR. NO TOURS ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2021
Nov 28
8:15a
End Date

Bird and Nature Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Take a guided stroll through the park with a ranger!
Nov 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!
Nov 28
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 29 End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Nov. 29 - Dec. 2

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed Nov. 29 - Dec. 2 for a public hunt (youth, deer).

December 2021

Dec 2
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 2
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Shapes and Colors in Nature!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Shapes and Colors!
Dec 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 3
9:00a
End Date

Christmas at Old Fort Concho

San Angelo, TX - Fort Concho National Historic Landmark
Join Lt. Dolifka of the Buffalo Soldiers program and many more from the frontier Army as they celebrate Christmas and fort life on the Texas Frontier. Stories and activities for all.
Dec 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 3
6:00p
End Date

Christmas in the Pineywoods

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Ho! Ho! Ho! Martin Creek Lake State Park is full of the Christmas spirit. Come and join our camper elves who have decorated their campsites for your enjoyment.
Dec 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 4
6:30a
End Date

Sunrise Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an early morning guided hike to a scenic overlook.
Dec 4
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Dec 4
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Dec 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!
Dec 4
1:00p
End Date

Christmas with the Fishes

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for an afternoon of holiday festivities at the aquarium.
Dec 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 4
2:00p
End Date

Christmas at the Ranch

South Llano River State Park
Come enjoy some Christmas Cheer!
Dec 4
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 4
5:00p
End Date

Twinkle Tour 2021

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 4
6:00p
End Date

Christmas in the Pineywoods

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Ho! Ho! Ho! Martin Creek Lake State Park is full of the Christmas spirit. Come and join our camper elves who have decorated their campsites for your enjoyment.
Dec 4
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a 1,000-yard walk through a scale model of the solar system.
Dec 4
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Dec 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 5
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; the perfect place to bird watch year round!
Dec 5
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 5
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 6 End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Dec. 6-9

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed Dec. 6-9 for a public hunt (mule deer).
Dec 8 End Date

NO GUIDED TOURS OFFERED During Park Hunts in December on 8th, 9th, 10th

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates of December 8th, 9th and morning of 10th Tours resume on afternoon of December 10 at 3pm.
Dec 8
6:00p
End Date

Introduction to Microfishing

Online - Zoom
Yes, it's a real thing and fun for all ages.
Dec 9
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Watercolor Nature Scenes - Registration Required!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to learn how to watercolor nature scenes.
Dec 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 10
5:00p
End Date

2nd Annual "Light Up the Park"

Eisenhower State Park
Celebrate the Holidays at Eisenhower State Park!!
Dec 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 11
8:00a
End Date

Texas Master Naturalist Bird Count

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join our local Texas Master Naturalists on their monthly bird count.
Dec 11
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 12/11/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required.
Dec 11
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Dec 11
10:00a
End Date

Gone To Texas: Settling Austin’s Colony in Mexican Texas

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us as we listen to the team from the Stephen F. Austin State Historical Site tell us about the history of the area.
Dec 11
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 11
1:00p
End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Bring your own boat (or rent one if available) and join a park guide for a fun adventure.
Dec 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 11
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo with Uncle Mike's Kitchen

Fairfield Lake State Park
Get familiar with the basic equipment. Learn simple recipes. Hear the history of the Dutch oven. Live Q&A with a pro!
Dec 11
2:00p
End Date

Holidays for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Join the elves in Santa’s workshop by making bird feeders for our feathered friends!
Dec 11
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 11
6:00p
End Date

Fa La La in the Forest

Abilene State Park
Come see the Christmas light show at Abilene State Park!
Dec 11
8:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for Stargazing!
Dec 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 12
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 12
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 15
2:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Dec 15
4:00p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Dec 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 16
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 18
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 12/18/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where you will see several remnant sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and the Seminole Watering Hole, a historic stopover/campsite for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Dec 18
9:00a
End Date

Boater Education Classroom Course

Sea Center Texas
With more and more people enjoying the lakes and rivers every year, it's important, for everyone, that boaters educate themselves on boating skills and seamanship.
Dec 18
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Dec 18
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 18
10:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops - Pearland
Become a TPWD Angler Education Certified Instructor
Dec 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 18
2:00p
End Date

Lockhart State Park Taffy Pull

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to make a sweet holiday treat!
Dec 18
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 18
6:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on this guided night hike and learn about nocturnal wildlife.
Dec 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 19
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 19
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 19
5:30p
End Date

52nd Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 52 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 23
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 25
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Dec 25
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 25
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 26
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 26
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 30
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of December, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. NO TOURS OFFERED SATURDAY DECEMBER 25, 2021.
Dec 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

January 2022

Jan 1
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Jan 1
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 1
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 2
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 2
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 3 End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Jan. 3-6

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed Jan. 3-6 for a public hunt (Quail).
Jan 3
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
Jan 6
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Animal Adaptations!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Animal Adaptations!
Jan 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Jan 8
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 8
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 9
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 9
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 13
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Phenology Wheels - Registration Required!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Combine nature observation and art to make a phenology wheel.
Jan 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 15
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 01/15/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required.
Jan 15
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Jan 15
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 15
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 16
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 16
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 22
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 01/16/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Jan 22
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Free fishing clinic held behind the park store.
Jan 22
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 22
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 23
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 23
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 29
10:00a
End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
A nature program that gets wet!
Jan 29
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 29
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 30
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 30
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 31 End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Jan. 31- Feb. 3

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed January 31- February 3 for a public hunt (Quail).

February 2022

Feb 3
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Fish!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Fish!
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 7
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
Feb 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Food Chains - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to learn about food chains and dissect an owl pellet.
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 12
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 02/12/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required.
Feb 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Upper Canyon Half-Guided Hike 02/19/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Feb 19
9:00a
End Date

Fun Fish 2022

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Bring your kids to the 19th Annual Trout Fishing Tournament (for children ages 2 through 12) at the Pair-A-Trees Pond.
Feb 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

March 2022

Mar 3
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Bird Nests!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Bird nests!
Mar 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Homeschool Program - Pi Day - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to learn Pi, and maybe eat some pie too!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 12
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 03/12/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/19/21022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

April 2022

Apr 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 7
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Baby or Lovey Walk!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Baby or lovey walk!
Apr 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 11
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Blanco State Park
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
Apr 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool - Poetry in the Park - Registration Required!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to learn about and create poems!
Apr 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

May 2022

May 2
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Huntsville State Park
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
May 5
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Field Day!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Field Day!
May 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Field Day! - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a fun field day to end the homeschool programs for the year.
May 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 23
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
May 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

June 2022

Jun 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 27
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops

July 2022

Jul 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 18
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Fort Parker State Park
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
Jul 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

August 2022

Aug 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

September 2022

Sep 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 9
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

October 2022

Oct 1
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 7
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

November 2022

Nov 4
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 5
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

December 2022

Dec 2
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 3
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

January 2023

Jan 6
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 7
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

February 2023

Feb 3
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!