Calendar of Events

All Events

March 2024

Mar 4
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Mar 4
9:00a
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.
Mar 4
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Loom Knitting (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a new craft!
Mar 4
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Mar 5
9:00a
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.
Mar 5
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Plant a Seed

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
“Homeschool Classes” are educational field trip style lessons, only open homeschool families. Open posting to view program description.
Mar 5
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class - Pollinators

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 5
7:45p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Mar 6
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 6
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What shorebirds will you see?
Mar 6
9:00a
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.
Mar 6
12:00p
End Date

UT Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs C&I Fair

Austin, TX - UT Austin - LBJ School 1st Floor Lobby
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with UT Austin students.
Mar 6
12:00p
End Date

UT Arlington Spring 2024 All Majors Job & Internship Fair

Arlington, TX - UT Arlington - Maverick Activities Center
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with UT Arlington students.
Mar 6
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Mar 6
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class - Pollinators

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 6
7:30p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join us as we appreciate some of the darkest skies in the U.S.
Mar 7
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 7
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Mar 7
9:00a
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.
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class - Pollinators

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on the first three Thursdays of each month for an easy nature walk with a beautiful view!
Mar 7
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this easy walk 'n' talk.
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Finding Butterflies

Garner State Park
Take a walk through the native garden and identify butterflies, other pollinators and flowers. Find out why they are so important to the park.
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Incredible Edibles of South Texas

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Discover the variety of edible plants that are within Lake Casa Blanca and South Texas!
Mar 7
7:30p
End Date

Sky Guide Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join our rangers for a quick stroll utilizing the SkyGuide App. We will view some of the constellations around us and listen to some of the legends we tell of them.
Mar 8
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 8
9:00a
End Date

News from the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join rangers for a live on social media for park updates highlighting upcoming events, current park conditions, and important information when planning your trip!
Mar 8
9:00a
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.
Mar 8
9:00a
End Date

Isle Info Live

Galveston Island State Park
Pop by our live feed for important park updates, get answers to your questions, and more!
Mar 8
9:00a
End Date

Paddling for Beginners

Village Creek State Park
Have you always wanted to kayak but never knew how or didn't have access? Join Ranger Alex for a guided paddling trip for beginners! We will launch at the park, learn some paddling basics and explore some of the wonders of Village Creek.
Mar 8
10:00a
End Date

Desert Skills Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this easy, two-hour walk 'n' talk, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 8
10:00a
End Date

Guided Kayak Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the sloughs and lake, and discover all about local flora and fauna.
Mar 8
10:00a
End Date

Whooper Walk at Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
Due to popular demand, Goose Island is adding on more Whooper Walks!
Mar 8
10:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Walk the same paths the Southern Plains Bison venture with a ranger!
Mar 8
11:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls Bingo!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a ranger to learn about common wildlife we have in the park!
Mar 8
11:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Spend time in nature and take home your own masterpiece! All supplies provided.
Mar 8
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Friday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 8
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Mar 8
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fort Davis Tales

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear stories about the colorful characters and events which shaped the development of the coolest town in Texas (and highest county seat).
Mar 8
2:00p
End Date

Bison Grocery Store

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about how the Southern Plains Bison were a source of sustenance for the Indigenous people.
Mar 8
5:30p
End Date

Fire-Building 102

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Take your fire building skills to the next level in this follow-up course.
Mar 8
6:00p
End Date

Outdoor Leadership Training | Brazos Bend State Park (Application Open Until February 17th)

Brazos Bend State Park
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Mar 8
7:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Mar 8
7:00p
End Date

Women's Circle - Women's History Month

Eisenhower State Park
Gather around the campfire to celebrate and empower women
Mar 8
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Gaze at the stars and hunt for scorpions on a Copper Breaks night hike!
Mar 8
7:30p
End Date

Spider Sniffing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Go on an adventure, sniffing out spiders.
Mar 8
7:30p
End Date

Constellation StarTour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join our rangers in viewing some of the clearest and well-known constellations in our night sky. Besides viewing them, we’ll tell some of the stories cultures have told about them to better understand their world.
Mar 8
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Mar 9 End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
Mar 9
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds
Mar 9
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Mar 9
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
Mar 9
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 9
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Mar 9
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What shorebirds will you see?
Mar 9
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching for Beginners

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Mar 9
8:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Lockhart State Park
Whet your beak with this introductory bird walk!
Mar 9
8:30a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee Roundup-Backyard Bass

Inks Lake State Park
Join park volunteers for this combination program! Parents can sip hot fresh-brewed coffee while the kids play a fun fishing game.
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

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

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

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

Cooking on the Dancefloor

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

Plants of Palmetto Hike

Palmetto State Park
Do you know which plants could be tools, edible, or dangerous?
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn the basics of bird watching.
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Volunteer Workday

Village Creek State Park
Need volunteer hours for your school or group? We need your help!
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Walk!

Cleburne State Park
Homeless dogs need socializing and exercise too! Come join us and the Cleburne Animal Shelter to give these dogs a great day!
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join the Purtis Creek Dutch Oven Cooks for a demonstration and samples of good old-fashioned cooking!
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Bluff Spurs Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Get a bird’s-eye view of Government Canyon on this ranger-led hike.
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Demonstration and Potluck with the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Black Cowboys: Builders of the Image of the West

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about how cowboys of African American descent created our image of the Wild West in this moderate hike.
Mar 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.
Mar 9
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Introduction to Fishing Basics - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Come learn the basics of fishing at this fun, FREE clinic!
Mar 9
9:30a
End Date

Sea Rim Skills Table

Sea Rim State Park
Add a new skill to your outdoor toolbox!
Mar 9
9:30a
End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

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.
Mar 9
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Davis Mountains State Park
Join Ranger Charlie on this moderate-level hike up to the Keesey Canyon Overlook and learn the lowdown on the park.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Weird Wonders of Mustang Island

Mustang Island State Park
Birds that regurgitate rainbows, ghosts in the sand, cannibal snails...
Mar 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!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Fishing 101 for All Ages

Blanco State Park
Learn all the basics of angling (fishing), practice casting with the backyard bass game, and fish in the Blanco River. A fishing license is not required. Instructions and all equipment are provided.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us on a guided hike to learn about many of the park's plants and animals.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Join a ranger on a relaxing walk to the Ponds to discover what plants and animals we can find.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

The Comanches, Masters of Adaptation

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the Comanche People, and how they changed to achieve success in their ever-changing environment in this short talk.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Texas Pollinators Hike

Bonham State Park
While it still may be too early for the showy wildflowers, search for those first signs of wildflowers that migrating pollinators need for their northward journey on this hike in the park.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Book Signing with Roy Morey

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join author Roy Morey for a signing of his new book, "The Other Side of Nowhere: Exploring Big Bend Ranch State Park and Its Flora."
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Meet a Ranger at the Spring Point Trailhead for a half-mile guided hike!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk on the State Trailway. How many species can we find?
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Monarch Migration

Eisenhower State Park
Each year less and less monarchs are making the migration journey. Find out why and what you can do to help!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Park Cop

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Officer McGarry out by the lake to discover fishing rules and regulations while trying your hand with a rod and reel.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

2nd Saturday Hike: Harmony Hill Trail

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come join a ranger every 2nd Saturday of the month for a guided hike.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Home Improvement: The Beaver Pond

Tyler State Park
Park Improvements made by wildlife!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Women's History in our Parks

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger and learn the major role women played in the history of our parks!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking 101

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Let's get cooking! Join us to get a taste of Dutch oven knowledge...and maybe even a taste of yummy Dutch oven cooking!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Second Saturdays with Steve: Solar Eclipse of February 1831

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Excited for the solar eclipse on April 8? Join the Texas Historical Commission for a presentation on the solar eclipse that shadowed our area during Stephen F. Austin’s time: Feb. 12, 1831.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

TPWD Career Day

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come learn how you can become part of our team!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a ranger for a guided hike along our Juniper Ridge Trail.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl- Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with the atlatl, an ancient hunting tool once used across the globe.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Birding Basics

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding and put our birding skills into action!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Texas Master Naturalist and learn about survival characteristics of the wild!
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Mar 9
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 9
10:30a
End Date

Wildlife Detectives

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn how to hone your observation skills.
Mar 9
10:30a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.
Mar 9
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Armadillos!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about armadillos and make a macaroni armadillo to take home!
Mar 9
11:00a
End Date

River Bugs, Oh My!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Mar 9
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!
Mar 9
12:30p
End Date

Stories from the Trailblazers!

Purtis Creek State Park
Walk the trails and learn about important women in conservation!
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Experience an up-close encounter with Dexter, the corn snake, and discover all about local snakes.
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Footsteps of the CCC

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Walk in the footsteps of the CCC and learn about how they used their ingenuity to build Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Beginner Birding

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn the basics of birding outdoors!
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

FREE: Spring Festival & Native Plant Sale

Lockhart State Park
Join the fun at Lockhart State Park for a celebration of spring, pollinators, and plants!
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

iNaturalist Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's hike North Onion Creek Trail
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Hawk ID Workshop

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get all the tips, tricks, and more to identify the hawk-filled skies this migration season.
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Discovery Table: Skins & Skulls

Big Spring State Park
Stop by to feel fur from a skunk, fox, coyote, and more while also learning about what makes these Texas mammals special.
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Spring Break fun at Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for some family fun at our Recreation Hall. Create an artwork masterpiece or learn about animals of the park or how to cast a pole for fishing! Perhaps you will tackle all of these fun activities today!
Mar 9
1:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Mar 9
1:30p
End Date

Wandering Women

Palmetto State Park
Calling all the ladies! Join this female Ranger led walk for an empowering experience through nature.
Mar 9
1:30p
End Date

Birding 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Birding basics for beginning birders -
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Desert Mindfulness Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
On this meditative nature walk, you will learn the 7 principles of mindfulness through the ecology of the Chihuahuan desert. (Registration required)
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Backyard Birding: Build Your Own Feeder with the Zula B. Wylie Public Library

Cedar Hill State Park
Come join us to learn the basics of backyard birding with the Zula B. Wylie Public Library!
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Cryptozoology : Myths and Legends Walk

Tyler State Park
What strange things lurk in the forest?
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Insect Netting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover all about insects. Practice kind collection techniques!
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Tracks, and SCAT!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get up close with the pelts and skulls of the animals who call Caprock home.
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Mar 9
3:00p
End Date

America's Forgotten Tea

Goose Island State Park
Learn about North America's only caffeine-producing shrub!
Mar 9
3:00p
End Date

Wildlife Detectives

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to hone your observation skills
Mar 9
3:30p
End Date

Geocache 101

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a introduction to the world's biggest scavenger hunt!
Mar 9
4:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls! 4pm

South Llano River State Park
Check out animal skins and furs found in the Hill Country.
Mar 9
4:00p
End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Mar 9
4:00p
End Date

Solar Eclipse Demo and Prep Talk

Lake Whitney State Park
The eclipse will be the biggest event in Texas this year. Learn more about this once in a lifetime experience from an astronomer. Larry Smith has been teaching at Baylor and presenting star talks for many years!
Mar 9
4:30p
End Date

Brazos River Pickers

Brazos Bend State Park
Come and enjoy the Brazos River Pickers as they play live country and bluegrass music from America’s roots.
Mar 9
4:30p
End Date

Star Chart 101!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a ranger to craft your very own star chart and learn about astronomy!
Mar 9
6:00p
End Date

Sunset Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Enjoy a sunset walk on the beach with us!
Mar 9
6:45p
End Date

Charting the Stars!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a ranger to explore the Milky Way!
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

Star Party in the Canyons!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Let's gaze at the night sky in Caprock Canyons with some amazing volunteers and a ranger!
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell?
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

Star Party

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Hosted by the Hill Country Astronomers!
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
The sun is down, the temperature is cooling off, and we're ready to take a stroll!
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

Navigating the Night Sky

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about nature's nighttime navigators and tour some of our brightest stars and constellations (weather-dependent).
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

Spring Break Movie Night!!

Bonham State Park
Enjoy a family friendly movie night at the park.
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
The sun is down, the temperature is cooling off, and we're ready to take a stroll!
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Mar 9
7:00p
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Moonlight Madness Mile Walk

Lake Whitney State Park
See what may be waiting along our 1 mile trail on this self guided walk. Perhaps you will discover bats, spiders and ghosts, Oh My!
Mar 9
7:30p
End Date

Star Party

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a night under the stars!
Mar 9
7:30p
End Date

Night Hike!

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
Mar 9
7:30p
End Date

Airstrip Astronomy

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The Stars at Night are Big and Bright 👏👏👏👏! Join park rangers on a tour across our galactic neighborhood.
Mar 9
8:30p
End Date

Spring Break Dance

Garner State Park
Since the 1940s, young folks (and the young at heart) have been gathering at the park’s concession building on summer evenings for a jukebox dance. They still do so today. Arrive early, as parking lots get full.
Mar 10
7:00a
End Date

Sunrise Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Seize the day with an early start! We'll rise with the sun as we hike the summit of Enchanted Rock.
Mar 10
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Mar 10
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 10
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Mar 10
8:30a
End Date

Birding with Bob

Goose Island State Park
Visit the birding hotspots of the park!
Mar 10
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker., American goldfinch and Egyptian geese.
Mar 10
9:00a
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.
Mar 10
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Rockin' Through Time

Government Canyon State Natural Area
The landscape at Government Canyon is full of clues about the ancient past, if you know how to look.
Mar 10
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger and discover and learn about the great hobby of birding!
Mar 10
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's go fishing!
Mar 10
9:00a
End Date

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a prairie expert for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Mar 10
9:00a
End Date

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

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
Mar 10
9:30a
End Date

Sunday Guided Hike

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger on a hike to learn about our native flora and fauna.
Mar 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!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Atlatl- Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with the atlatl, an ancient hunting tool once used across the globe.
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Astonishingly Amazing Arachnids

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
What is an aracnid, and why are they amazing?
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Hike with the Pioneers of Palo Duro

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the different pioneers through time who first saw Palo Duro’s walls on this hike.
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger: Our Nearest Star

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join Ranger Layla for a cup of coffee and an up close view of the Sun!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Discovery Table : Leave No Trace

Bastrop State Park
Come on out to this fun program anytime between 10am and 12pm!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Fishing 101

Lockhart State Park
Join Ranger Chris for an introduction to fishing!
Mar 10
11:00a
End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a Ranger to create a masterpiece!
Mar 10
11:00a
End Date

Reading Ranger & Craft

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as they read a nature-themed story and host a guided take-home craft. Suitable for ages 5+ with a parent.
Mar 10
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Mar 10
1:00p
End Date

Palo Duro Photo Hunt

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join our rangers to get some tips on taking your own unique photos of the canyon!
Mar 10
1:00p
End Date

Disc Golf with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Play a round of disc golf
Mar 10
1:00p
End Date

Wild Things Scavenger Hunt

Lake Whitney State Park
These wild things are animals that walk, crawl, slither, swim or fly, Oh my! Enjoy the challenge of finding a park location based on our clues that also help you determine what animal you are trying to find. This search will take you around the entire park but it may only take an hour to locate our wild animal posters.
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

Awesome Amazing Aracnids

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
What is an aracnid, and why are they amazing?
Mar 10
2:00p
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Table-top Marshmallow Roast

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a marshmallow roast. Learn about the history of the marshmallow while roasting over a table-top campfire.
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

Mark 9 Search and Rescue Demonstration

Cedar Hill State Park
Come out to learn what the Mark 9 Search and Rescue team does.
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

The Bows that Shaped Texas

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn about how one nation changed Texan culture and history forever!
Mar 10
2:00p
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Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to think like a real park ranger!
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger on a guided hike on one of our trails where we will learn about animals, plants and everything in-between.
Mar 10
3:00p
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.
Mar 10
3:00p
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities

Inks Lake State Park
Come learn about a nature topic followed by an arts and crafts project!
Mar 10
6:00p
End Date

Backyard Birding: Migration Madness Campfire Talk

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us to learn the basics of bird migration; the how, where, and why.
Mar 10
6:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join Ranger Jamie on a night hike! We will talk about nocturnal creatures and see if we hear or see any on the trail!
Mar 10
6:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Sunset Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Enjoy a guided drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Mar 10
6:30p
End Date

Fireside Chat - We Have Bears Too!

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger to discover how we can be great neighbors to our resident Black Bear population!
Mar 10
7:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Mar 10
7:00p
End Date

Sunset Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike to see the setting sun!
Mar 10
8:30p
End Date

Spring Break Dance

Garner State Park
Since the 1940s, young folks (and the young at heart) have been gathering at the park’s concession building on summer evenings for a jukebox dance. They still do so today. Arrive early, as parking lots get full.
Mar 11
6:00a
End Date

Self-guided Nature Journaling and Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Take a moment to collect your thoughts. Then stay out after dark to see how bright the stars are here.
Mar 11
6:00a
End Date

Self-guided Nature Journaling and Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Take a moment to collect your thoughts. Then stay out after dark to see how bright the stars are here.
Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Mar 11
9:00a
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.
Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

Front Porch Birding

South Llano River State Park
Join a Ranger on the front porch of the Buck House for some birding.
Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

Spring Break Geocaching 101

Huntsville State Park
Join us at the Nature Center and learn how to join a global treasure hunt.
Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Calling all birders (and non-birders)! We'll stroll through the park looking and listening for different bird species.
Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

Spring Migration Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of spring migration with us!
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Loom Knitting (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a new craft!
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Building Bridges

Buescher State Park
The Civilian Conservation Corps built Buescher and Bastrop State Parks, learn how they built beautiful archways and try your hand at making a "stone" arch!
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Discovery Table: Building Blocks of the CCC

Buescher State Park
The Civilian Conservation Corps built Buescher and Bastrop State Parks, learn how they built beautiful archways and try your hand at making a "stone" arch!
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

There and Back Again: A Journey through Closed Canyon

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join Ranger Layla on a trek through Closed Canyon to learn how geology shapes life in the park!
Mar 11
11:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Skins & Skulls

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn about the wildlife that lives in the park
Mar 11
1:00p
End Date

Alligator Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a gentle hike while counting alligators!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

River Romp

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come along as we walk the Paluxy River Trail in search of dinosaur tracks!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Carfts & Activities- Ranching & Roping

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn why Goliad is considered the Birthplace of Texas Ranching and try your hand at roping!
Mar 11
3:00p
End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to take a good look at wildlife in the park!
Mar 11
4:00p
End Date

Roping with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn to rope a steer at Copper Breaks State Park!
Mar 11
4:00p
End Date

Snakes Alive!

Inks Lake State Park
Listen to Ranger Jamie teach about some native snakes, and why we actually want them around the park.
Mar 11
7:00p
End Date

Starrytelling & S'mores

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Gather round the fire as we discover the stories that light up our night sky!
Mar 11
7:00p
End Date

Night Fishing

Inks Lake State Park
Join some park rangers for our first-ever night fishing program.
Mar 11
8:30p
End Date

Spring Break Dance

Garner State Park
Since the 1940s, young folks (and the young at heart) have been gathering at the park’s concession building on summer evenings for a jukebox dance. They still do so today. Arrive early, as parking lots get full.
Mar 12
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

South Llano River State Park
Explore with a Birding Volunteer the wonders that our park has in store!
Mar 12
9:00a
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.
Mar 12
9:00a
End Date

University of Arkansas Fayetteville Business Career Fair

Fayetteville, TX - University of Arkansas
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with Arkansas students.
Mar 12
9:00a
End Date

Spring Break Fishing with Fishing’s Future

Huntsville State Park
Join Park Rangers and our partner, Fishing’s Future at the Boathouse for an Angler Education Program on the lake.
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program

Davis Mountains State Park
This outdoor education program promises a fun time for kids and parents, too.
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Birding Basics

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding and put our birding skills into action!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Journal Journey

Caddo Lake State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge with the assistance of a park ranger!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Whooper Walk at Big Tree

Goose Island State Park
Due to popular demand, Goose Island is adding on more Whooper Walks!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

The Atlatl: A Hurl into the Past

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join Ranger Layla to discover how to use an atlatl and how it connects us to the past!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Creekfield Closeup

Come take a look at this lake like you never have before!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Adaptation Artistry

Government Canyon State Natural Area
How do spotted fur, big ears, long tails, and other special features help animals survive in a challenging environment?
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park - Tree Cookies

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for a fun tree slice craft you can take home with you!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Water Education Trailer

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us as we explore the fantastic world of water!
Mar 12
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!
Mar 12
12:00p
End Date

Fishing 101

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger or volunteer to learn how to cast a line!
Mar 12
1:00p
End Date

Natures Touch

Garner State Park
See if you can identify many of the natural resources at GSP by touch alone. Tuesday 1:00 pm at the visitor center.
Mar 12
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Observe our resident corn snake, Dexter, up close. Discover the many different snakes that call this area home.
Mar 12
1:00p
End Date

Black Cowboys: Builders of the Image of the West

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about how cowboys of African American descent created our image of the Wild West in this moderate hike.
Mar 12
1:00p
End Date

Phone Photography

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn how to take some great photos in nature!
Mar 12
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Spring Break Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 12
1:30p
End Date

Plant a Seed, Take a Seed

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn as you grow! Explore seed starting basics, restore the forest, and take seed home!
Mar 12
1:30p
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Come and learn some new fishing skills with a ranger!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts & Activities- Corn Husk Dolls

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Get creative with corn husks! Make your own corn husk doll to take home and learn about the history of corn husk dolls.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

More S'mores

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join us for a daytime S'mores event.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Daingerfield State Park
Who calls this park home? Join us to learn about Daingerfield's animal residents.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Paint a scene, get crafty, and enjoy our beautiful Saw Mill Pond!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls!

South Llano River State Park
Check out animal skins and furs found in the Hill Country.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn what type of wildlife call Dino Valley home!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Fishing 101

Bonham State Park
Grab the whole family and learn the basics to fishing.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Let's check out the Prairie Dog Town and get to know them and their habits!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Reading with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a nature themed story hour at the park!
Mar 12
3:00p
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities

Inks Lake State Park
Come learn about a nature topic followed by an arts and crafts project!
Mar 12
3:00p
End Date

Hands on Nature (RSVP REQ'd)

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover how to safely explore nature! We'll learn how to handle live animals and investigate interesting plants.
Mar 12
6:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Sunset Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Enjoy a guided drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Mar 12
7:00p
End Date

Fireside Chat: Camp Oh No!

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Somebody has been making a mess on the trail! Join Ranger Layla on a journey to uncover how you can reduce your footprint while recreating outdoors.
Mar 12
7:00p
End Date

Plan Your Next Fishing Trip Using Online Resources

Online - Zoom
Learn more about online fishing resources & tools.
Mar 12
7:30p
End Date

Night Hike (RSVP REQ'D)

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the wild after the sun goes down to discover how the world changes at night.
Mar 12
8:30p
End Date

Spring Break Dance

Garner State Park
Since the 1940s, young folks (and the young at heart) have been gathering at the park’s concession building on summer evenings for a jukebox dance. They still do so today. Arrive early, as parking lots get full.
Mar 13
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 13
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What shorebirds will you see?
Mar 13
8:30a
End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us to observe and learn about the many wildflowers in the park!
Mar 13
9:00a
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.
Mar 13
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Did someone say, "Let's go fishing"?
Mar 13
9:00a
End Date

Spring Break Canoeing in Lake Raven

Huntsville State Park
Join us for paddling safety lesson at the Boathouse and a chance to explore Lake Raven.
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Finding Nature

Garner State Park
This is a family friendly scavenger hunt along Blinn River Trail. We will be looking for different plants, animals and insects along the river.
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Join us for a guided hike along the exciting Wildlife Trail!
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

University of Arkansas Fayetteville STEM Career Fair

Fayetteville, TX - University of Arkansas
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with Arkansas students.
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Discovery Table: Animals of the Park

Palmetto State Park
Curious to find out what animals call this park home?
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn about the natural world and how to chronicle your discoveries!
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a handy survival guide with hidden messages!
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

40 Acre Bobcat Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us and earn a patch exclusive to Brazos Bend State Park!
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Eclipse 101

Daingerfield State Park
What makes an eclipse? Join us to learn why these rare events happen.
Mar 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!
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Inflatable Archery

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Practice shooting a bow and arrow for safe-inflatable archery fun
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the kayaking essentials in the calm waters of Fish Pass
Mar 13
10:30a
End Date

Bentsen Easy Nature Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the wonders of the Rio Grande Valley on a guided walk in its wild spaces.
Mar 13
11:00a
End Date

Knotty Time

Tyler State Park
Learn some basics knots every camper should know.
Mar 13
11:00a
End Date

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike the riverbed to our least visited dinosaur track site!
Mar 13
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Spring Break Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 13
1:00p
End Date

Hill Country Rock Art

Devils River State Natural Area
Join us for a pictograph guided tour to learn more about the Lower Pecos Rock Art.
Mar 13
1:00p
End Date

Wildlife Rehab

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about how wild animals get healthcare!
Mar 13
1:00p
End Date

Pond Dipping and Ecology

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn how to pond dip for organisms that live in our Saw Mill Pond!
Mar 13
1:00p
End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Calling all birders (and non-birders)! We'll stroll through the park looking and listening for different bird species.
Mar 13
1:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Palmetto State Park
Learn kayaking essential in Oxbow Lake. *Registration Required*
Mar 13
1:30p
End Date

Art in the Park - Gyotaku, The Art of Fish Prints

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku
Mar 13
1:30p
End Date

CCC Living History Program

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us at Lake Brownwood State Park and meet a CCC Boy who worked in CCC unit 872.
Mar 13
1:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Explore the trails at Stephen F. Austin State Park with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Historic Games: Trap Ball

Tyler State Park
Can you come out and play?
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Fishing with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join a ranger learning the basics of fishing. All ages and stages welcome. No experience required!
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Let's Play Trapball

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Play a historic bat and ball game that predates baseball.”
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Lake Dip Netting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Use our long handled dip nets to investigate the tiny creatures that live in Steinhagen Lake!
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Japanese Fish Printing

South Llano River State Park
Try your hand at the ancient art of Gyotaku.
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Birding Games

Garner State Park
There are many colorful birds at Garner State Park in the springtime. Come and identify some of them and play games that demonstrate some of the many challenges these birds face while migrating. See if you have what it takes to survive.
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park - Watercolors

Daingerfield State Park
Make your own souvenir to take home with you!
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts & Activities- God's Eye Weaving

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn the history behind God's Eye crafts and create your own to take home!
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Frog Watch

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to search for frogs at the trout pond!
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Beaver Build

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Do you have what it takes to live like a beaver?
Mar 13
2:30p
End Date

Gyotaku (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Join us to learn about this Japanese art form and create your own fish print! All supplies will be provided.
Mar 13
3:00p
End Date

Eclipse Story and Craft Time

Government Canyon State Natural Area
There's a total solar eclipse coming to San Antonio on April 8! Get ready with a ranger-led storytime and craft.
Mar 13
3:30p
End Date

Bottomland Forest Hike

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger at Stephen F. Austin State Park on a hike to discover our native flora and fauna along the beautiful bottomland forest.
Mar 13
7:30p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join us as we appreciate some of the darkest skies in the U.S.
Mar 13
8:30p
End Date

Spring Break Dance

Garner State Park
Since the 1940s, young folks (and the young at heart) have been gathering at the park’s concession building on summer evenings for a jukebox dance. They still do so today. Arrive early, as parking lots get full.
Mar 14
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 14
8:30a
End Date

Self-Guided Birding Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us to see how many birds you can find on our checklist!
Mar 14
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Mar 14
9:00a
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.
Mar 14
9:00a
End Date

Paddling for Beginners

Village Creek State Park
Have you always wanted to kayak but never knew how or didn't have access? Join Ranger Alex for a guided paddling trip for beginners! We will launch at the park, learn some paddling basics and explore some of the wonders of Village Creek.
Mar 14
9:00a
End Date

Luck of the Irish Archery Shoot

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Registration is required - Open to ages 10 and up. Limited space.
Mar 14
9:00a
End Date

The Joy of Birding

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger on a peaceful bird walk and learn the benefits of birding!
Mar 14
9:00a
End Date

Kids' Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Start your own nature journal to take along on your outdoor adventures.
Mar 14
9:00a
End Date

Spring Break Birding 101 with Huntsville Audubon Society

Huntsville State Park
Join Park Rangers and volunteers from the Huntsville Audubon Society in the Day Use area to look for our feathered residents.
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Beach Fishing Basics

Mustang Island State Park
Learn from the locals!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

South Llano River State Park
Come hike and explore the backcountry with a ranger.
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on the first three Thursdays of each month for an easy nature walk with a beautiful view!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Walk the same paths the Southern Plains Bison venture with a ranger!
Mar 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!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Inflatable Archery

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Practice shooting a bow and arrow for safe-inflatable archery fun
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover this traditional cooking style and try a tasty dish!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Tech in the Outdoors - Seek

Daingerfield State Park
What's that?! Come find out with a ranger in this fun program.
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find? Reservations required. Make reservations by calling (940) 328-1171, x222.
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Owl Pellet Dissection

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we dissect owl pellets... it'll be a hoot!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Camp Cooking Knowhow

Bonham State Park
Hands-on simple classic campfire cooking for kids and adults. **Registration Required*
Mar 14
10:30a
End Date

Bug a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Take a peek into the lives of insects and the ranger that bugs them.
Mar 14
11:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations: The Savannah Caper

Tyler State Park
Put on your detective's hat.
Mar 14
11:00a
End Date

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Mar 14
11:00a
End Date

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Mar 14
12:00p
End Date

Amphibians & Reptiles In Your Backyard

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about all the interesting amphibians you can find in Texas!
Mar 14
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Spring Break Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 14
1:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Devils River State Natural Area
Get a taste of traditional Dutch Oven cooking the old traditional way.
Mar 14
1:00p
End Date

Palo Duro Photo Hunt

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join our rangers to get some tips on taking your own unique photos of the canyon!
Mar 14
1:00p
End Date

Spring Break Group Paddle

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join our Park Rangers for a Spring Break Group Paddle
Mar 14
1:00p
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!
Mar 14
1:00p
End Date

Guided Hike: Exploring Scenic Mountain

Big Spring State Park
What plants and animals can be found on beautiful Scenic Mountain? How were they used by those before us? What makes this ecosystem tick? Join us for a hike down the nature trail with a visiting ranger as we explore this special area!
Mar 14
1:30p
End Date

Backyard Bass

Lake Brownwood State Park
Come join us to try your hand at fishing in Backyard Bass!
Mar 14
1:30p
End Date

Learn to Fish

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Learn how to catch a fish and test your new skills!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Fishing 101

Bonham State Park
Grab the whole family and learn the basics to fishing.
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Let's check out the Prairie Dog Town and get to know them and their habits!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Sights and Sounds of the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Did you hear that? Did you notice...? Hone your observational skills.
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Snake Break

Caddo Lake State Park
Take a snake break to learn about the wonders of snakes on Caddo Lake!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor

Lockhart State Park
Paint with all the colors of the wind at Lockhart State Park!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC): The Boys in Green

Tyler State Park
Why were the CCC so important for Texas State Parks?
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Tech in the Outdoors - Merlin

Daingerfield State Park
What's that?! Come find out with a ranger in this fun program.
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Amphibians & Reptiles In Your Backyard

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about all the interesting amphibians you can find in Texas!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts & Activities- Pinch Pots

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about Native American pottery making while making your own pinch pot!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Animal Games

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Engage in fun outdoor games!
Mar 14
2:30p
End Date

Intro to Archery (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Discover your new favorite hobby: archery!
Mar 14
3:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to think like a real park ranger!
Mar 14
3:30p
End Date

Bottomland Forest Hike

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger at Stephen F. Austin State Park on a hike to discover our native flora and fauna along the beautiful bottomland forest.
Mar 14
6:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Sunset Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Enjoy a guided drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Mar 14
8:30p
End Date

Spring Break Dance

Garner State Park
Since the 1940s, young folks (and the young at heart) have been gathering at the park’s concession building on summer evenings for a jukebox dance. They still do so today. Arrive early, as parking lots get full.
Mar 15
8:00a
End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Fredericksburg or Virtual

Fredericksburg, TX - AgriLife Extension
Biologists will provide an overview of the wildlife tax valuation, developing a wildlife management plan, and management practices. Attendees may attend in person or via the web. Following the workshop there is an optional field tour at the Ladybird Johnson Municipal Park.
Mar 15
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 15
8:30a
End Date

Golden-cheeked Warbler Hike

South Llano River State Park
Join birding volunteers and park hosts Nancy and Damian for a walk to explore the golden-cheeked warbler habitat and other park birds.
Mar 15
9:00a
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.
Mar 15
9:00a
End Date

Isle Info Live

Galveston Island State Park
Pop by our live feed for important park updates, get answers to your questions, and more!
Mar 15
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Pedernales Falls State Park
Good ole fishing down at the river.
Mar 15
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Mar 15
9:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Mar 15
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Desert Skills Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this easy, two-hour walk 'n' talk, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 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!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Inflatable Archery

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Practice shooting a bow and arrow for safe-inflatable archery fun
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Grandma's Classic Cooking

Bonham State Park
Learn how cooking was done years ago without modern conveniences. **Registration Required**
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Palo Duro Time Machine

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the life of Texas State Parks in this short hike through the Palo Duro Time Machine.
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a guided hike along the beautiful Island Trail
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Campfire 101: Making Camping S’more Fun

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a fire-building demonstration!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

The Old Tree's Beard: Garlands of the Swamp

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn about those weird, gray vines hanging from our trees: Spanish moss!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park - Raccoon Craft

Daingerfield State Park
Make your own souvenir to take home with you!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Discovery Table: Art with Nature

Bastrop State Park
Join us for crafty times in the pines!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Junior Rangers of Mustang Island

Mustang Island State Park
Explore Mustang Island with a specially designed pack
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

What's in the Water?

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Ever wondered what kind of fish and small organisms make Lake Casa Blanca their home?
Mar 15
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger: Monarch Butterfly Storytime

Big Spring State Park
It's almost time for the spring monarch migration! Join us for a monarch story read by a ranger followed by a butterfly craft time.
Mar 15
11:00a
End Date

Reading Ranger & Craft

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as they read a nature-themed story and host a guided take-home craft. Suitable for ages 5+ with a parent.
Mar 15
11:00a
End Date

St. Patrick's Geocaching Adventure

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for an early St. Patrick's Day celebration and find the "treasure" at the end of the "rainbow"!
Mar 15
11:00a
End Date

Archery

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Try your hand at the bow and arrow!
Mar 15
12:00p
End Date

What's All the Buzz About?

Purtis Creek State Park
Get to know all about bumblebees!
Mar 15
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Friday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 15
1:00p
End Date

Daylight Stargazing

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn about the thing all our lives constantly revolve around: the Sun!
Mar 15
1:00p
End Date

Archery

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Try your hand at the bow and arrow!
Mar 15
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Mar 15
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 15
1:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Explore the trails at Stephen F. Austin State Park with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Mar 15
1:30p
End Date

What's In My Pack?

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Unleash your inner adventurer with a pack that ensures you're always equipped with the gear you need for every epic hiking expedition.
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fort Davis Tales

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear stories about the colorful characters and events which shaped the development of the coolest town in Texas (and highest county seat).
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Bison Grocery Store

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about how the Southern Plains Bison were a source of sustenance for the Indigenous people.
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts & Activities- Cordage

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Discover how Native Americans made rope from yucca leaves, then try it yourself!
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Sights and Sounds of the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Did you hear that? Does it feel colder to you? Hone your observational skills.
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Caddo Culture: Everyday Stories and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

S'mores Roasting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Gather around as we enjoy this traditional camping treat!
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Mt. View Hike and Park History

Daingerfield State Park
Let's get those legs working with a short hike and an unexpected discovery!
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Black Cowboys: Builders of the Image of the West

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about how cowboys of African American descent created our image of the Wild West in this moderate hike.
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Women's History Hike

Lockhart State Park
March is Women's History Month!  Take a walk with Ranger Lauren to discover how woman have impacted science and conservation!
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Wildlife Discovery

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn from a ranger about the different wild animals at the park and how to be safe around them!
Mar 15
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Journaling!

Purtis Creek State Park
Learn about Leave No Trace and explore the wonders of nature!
Mar 15
2:30p
End Date

Take Aim with Atlatls (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Atl-what?! Come find out!
Mar 15
3:00p
End Date

Explore the Shore

Mustang Island State Park
Journey with us to see what makes this island magical
Mar 15
3:30p
End Date

Bottomland Forest Hike

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger at Stephen F. Austin State Park on a hike to discover our native flora and fauna along the beautiful bottomland forest.
Mar 15
6:00p
End Date

Fishing Tips Talk with a Ranger!

Cedar Hill State Park
An open discussion with a park ranger about fishing tips, techniques, safety, and more...
Mar 15
6:00p
End Date

Spring Break Campfire Roundup

Huntsville State Park
Join the park ranger at the campfire behind the Nature Center Friday evening to wrap up Spring Break
Mar 15
6:00p
End Date

Campfire Legends

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Gather around the campfire as we discuss the stories that belong to our park.
Mar 15
6:30p
End Date

Texas State Park Adventures

South Llano River State Park
Mar 15
7:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park after dark for a different point of view!
Mar 15
7:00p
End Date

Fireside Chat: Nature Detectives

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Grab your magnifying glass and join a ranger to discover who is hiking on the trail with you!
Mar 15
7:00p
End Date

Cowboy Campfire -Poetry, Stories and Songs

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Listening to Cowboy stories and learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Mar 15
7:00p
End Date

Moonshiner's Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us on a moonshiner's adventure!
Mar 15
7:15p
End Date

Spring Break Night Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a great opportunity for wildlife observation on a night hike!
Mar 15
8:00p
End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Star light, and star bright first star I see tonight.
Mar 15
8:30p
End Date

Spring Break Dance

Garner State Park
Since the 1940s, young folks (and the young at heart) have been gathering at the park’s concession building on summer evenings for a jukebox dance. They still do so today. Arrive early, as parking lots get full.
Mar 16
8:00a
End Date

Grit and Grace: Women's History Month Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Learn about the trailblazing women who impacted Government Canyon on this 9-mile hike.
Mar 16
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 16
8:30a
End Date

Birding Basics

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Everyone is welcome on this beginner bird walk with a ranger. Binoculars available first come, first served!
Mar 16
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Mar 16
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What shorebirds will you see?
Mar 16
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching for Beginners

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Mar 16
8:30a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a Ranger to learn about local and migratory birds of Stephen F. Austin and how to use mobile apps to participate in citizen science.
Mar 16
8:30a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park volunteer for a hot, fresh cup of coffee made the old-fashioned way!
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Birding

Sea Rim State Park
Become familiar with the basics of binoculars and learn to recognize a few of Sea Rim's more common birds!
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Mar 16
9:00a
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.
Mar 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.
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike through time, starting in modern history and hiking down to 300-million-year old fossils!
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Bird Watching at Observation Bridge

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Visit the Observation Bridge for a chance to use our spotting scope and discover the many birds living along the lake!
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

A Slice of Palo Duro Pie

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the geology that makes up each slice of Palo Duro Canyon in this short hike.
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join the Lake Tawakoni State Park Dutch Oven Group at the amphitheater once a month to learn the basics or brush up on your skills!
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Fish with a ranger and check out our 1620ft pier!
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Eclipse Story and Craft Time

Government Canyon State Natural Area
There's a total solar eclipse coming to San Antonio on April 8! Get ready with a ranger-led storytime and craft.
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training - Webster

Webster, TX - Challenger 7 Memorial Park
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor.
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - Blanco State Park

Blanco State Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Mar 16
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 16
9:30a
End Date

Fishing 101

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
It's never too late to learn how to become an angler!
Mar 16
9:30a
End Date

McKinney Falls State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (Registration Open)

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Mar 16
9:30a
End Date

Levee Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Take a guided walk down the levee.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Davis Mountains State Park
Join Ranger Charlie on this moderate-level hike up to the Keesey Canyon Overlook and learn the lowdown on the park.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Saturday Sit Down with the Superintendent

Fort Boggy State Park
Come out to hear the latest at Fort Boggy.
Mar 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!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a fun-filled day of kayaking and hiking!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us on a guided hike to learn about many of the park's plants and animals.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Join a ranger on a relaxing walk to the Ponds to discover what plants and animals we can find.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Walk the same paths the Southern Plains Bison venture with a ranger!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the kayaking essentials in the calm waters of Fish Pass
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Palmetto State Park
Come try your hand at this all age fishing event!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike - Edible/Medicinal Plants

Village Creek State Park
The Big Thicket is teeming with interesting an useful plants. Join a ranger for a guided hike to explore this wonderful wildlife.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Turtle Talk

Daingerfield State Park
Come learn a little about the turtles of Daingerfield State Park!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Life on the Edge

Tyler State Park
Discover Tyler State Park's other natural region.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come learn the basics of birding.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Archeology in the Park: Field Session

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Calling all amateur archeologists! This field session will teach you the methods that archeologists use to preserve the past.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Discovery Table: Leave No Trace

Buescher State Park
Discover through trivia and activities what Leave No Trace means!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Texas State Park Adventures

South Llano River State Park
Mar 16
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!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Historic Carvings Guided Walk

Big Spring State Park
Take in the views while taking a step back in time. Join us on a guided walk that highlights the park's unique overlooks and rock carvings.
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Walk

Lockhart State Park
Discover the critters that call Lockhart State Park home!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Master Naturalist Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Lost Pines Master Naturalist for an adventure on the trails!
Mar 16
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Mar 16
11:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Spring is in the air! Nature is our inspiration. Let loose your inner artist!
Mar 16
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Circadian Rhythms

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about when certain animals are active and how they live their lives.
Mar 16
11:00a
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn what type of wildlife call Dino Valley home!
Mar 16
12:00p
End Date

Old Iron in the Woods Hike!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come out to see a piece of Purtis Creek's history!
Mar 16
12:00p
End Date

Exploring Eclipses

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn all about solar and lunar eclipses.
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Experience an up-close encounter with Dexter, the corn snake, and discover all about local snakes.
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Spring Break fun at Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for some family fun at our Recreation Hall. Create an artwork masterpiece or learn about animals of the park or how to cast a pole for fishing! Perhaps you will tackle all of these fun activities today!
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Palmetto State Park
Learn kayaking essential in Oxbow Lake. *Registration Required*
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Guided Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Take a walk in the wild on this guided walk down to the waters edge.
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Spring Into Action

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for an afternoon of fun!
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Mar 16
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Mar 16
1:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Desert Mindfulness Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
On this meditative nature walk, you will learn the 7 principles of mindfulness through the ecology of the Chihuahuan desert. (Registration required)
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Birding For Beginners

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn the basics of birding at this fun, indoor intro course.
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Tracks, and SCAT!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get up close with the pelts and skulls of the animals who call Caprock home.
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to think like a real park ranger!
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Home on the Plains: Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Living life on the Texas prairie was always an adventure!
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Journals

Daingerfield State Park
Come work on a Junior Ranger Journal with one of our rangers!
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Home on the Plains: Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Living life on the Texas prairie was always an adventure!
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Exploring Eclipses

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn all about solar and lunar eclipses.
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Telescope Moon Viewing

Inks Lake State Park
Look at the moon through a telescope to find details you've never seen.
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Mar 16
2:30p
End Date

Nature Journaling

Sea Rim State Park
Learn how to get started with nature journaling!
Mar 16
2:30p
End Date

Catching the Sun!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a Ranger to craft a colorful suncatcher!
Mar 16
3:00p
End Date

Salty Safari

Mustang Island State Park
See some fish, grab a crab, explore the shore.
Mar 16
3:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Hike

Abilene State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Mar 16
3:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Let loose your inner artist!
Mar 16
3:00p
End Date

Intro to Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to navigate like a pirate and hunt for hidden booty! ARRR!
Mar 16
3:00p
End Date

Fly Fishing Instructor Training Workshop - Blanco State Park

Blanco State Park
Become a TPWD certified Fly Fishing Instructor
Mar 16
3:00p
End Date

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike the riverbed to our least visited dinosaur track site!
Mar 16
3:00p
End Date

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike the riverbed to our least visited dinosaur track site!
Mar 16
3:30p
End Date

Geocache 101

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a introduction to the world's biggest scavenger hunt!
Mar 16
4:00p
End Date

Solar Eclipse Demo and Prep Talk

Lake Whitney State Park
The eclipse will be the biggest event in Texas this year. Learn more about this once in a lifetime experience from an astronomer. Larry Smith has been teaching at Baylor and presenting star talks for many years!
Mar 16
6:30p
End Date

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

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Mar 16
7:00p
End Date

Moonlight Madness Mile Walk

Lake Whitney State Park
See what may be waiting along our 1 mile trail on this self guided walk. Perhaps you will discover bats, spiders and ghosts, Oh My!
Mar 16
7:00p
End Date

Park After Dark

Caddo Lake State Park
Experience Caddo Lake at night! Find out who and what all comes out after the sun goes down!
Mar 16
7:00p
End Date

Discovery Night

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A two-hour hike at night, led by knowledgeable rangers. You've seen the park in the daytime, now see it at night! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Mar 16
7:00p
End Date

Sunset Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Enjoy a sunset walk on the beach with us!
Mar 16
7:00p
End Date

Ranger Talk: Night-time Natives

Inks Lake State Park
Learn about a special nature or park-related topic.
Mar 16
7:30p
End Date

Sky Guide Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join our rangers for a quick stroll utilizing the SkyGuide App. We will view some of the constellations around us and listen to some of the legends we tell of them.
Mar 16
7:30p
End Date

Fireside Chat - The Magnificent Moon

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Gather round the fire as we marvel at the splendor of the Moon!
Mar 16
8:00p
End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Mar 16
8:00p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Mar 16
8:30p
End Date

Spring Break Dance

Garner State Park
Since the 1940s, young folks (and the young at heart) have been gathering at the park’s concession building on summer evenings for a jukebox dance. They still do so today. Arrive early, as parking lots get full.
Mar 16
8:30p
End Date

Star Party!

South Llano River State Park
Come look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Mar 17
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 17
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Mar 17
8:30a
End Date

Birding with Bob

Goose Island State Park
Visit the birding hotspots of the park!
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker., American goldfinch and Egyptian geese.
Mar 17
9:00a
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.
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Birding with a Ranger

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger and discover and learn about the great hobby of birding!
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's go fishing!
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a prairie expert for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

Spring Has Sprung!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Come see early bloomers and other coming attractions as spring gets underway.
Mar 17
9:30a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy a cup of hot coffee while you chat with a Park Ranger!
Mar 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!
Mar 17
10:00a
End Date

Cordage - The Leaves that Bind

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Discover how Native Americans made rope from yucca leaves, then try it yourself!
Mar 17
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Footsteps of the CCC

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Walk in the footsteps of the CCC and learn about how they used their ingenuity to build Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Mar 17
10:00a
End Date

Flint, Floods, and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
The geology of the falls gives us some great views! Come see the small details that make the view even more special!
Mar 17
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!
Mar 17
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Mar 17
11:00a
End Date

Native American Storytelling | Traditional Diné, Ndé and Pueblo Stories of Migration, Creation and Survival

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come join us for an afternoon of Native American storytelling with Alex Mares, who is of Diné and Mexican American descent.
Mar 17
11:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Spend time in nature and take home your own masterpiece! All supplies provided.
Mar 17
1:00p
End Date

Wild Things Scavenger Hunt

Lake Whitney State Park
These wild things are animals that walk, crawl, slither, swim or fly, Oh my! Enjoy the challenge of finding a park location based on our clues that also help you determine what animal you are trying to find. This search will take you around the entire park but it may only take an hour to locate our wild animal posters.
Mar 17
1:00p
End Date

Palo Duro Photo Hunt

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join our rangers to get some tips on taking your own unique photos of the canyon!
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger on a guided hike on one of our trails where we will learn about animals, plants and everything in-between.
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Mar 17
2:30p
End Date

Beachfront Treasure Hunt

Sea Rim State Park
Use geocaching to search for hidden treasure at the beach!
Mar 17
6:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Sunset Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Enjoy a guided drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Mar 18
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Mar 18
9:00a
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.
Mar 18
9:00a
End Date

Spring Migration Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of spring migration with us!
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Mar 19
9:00a
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.
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Preschool in the Park: Camouflage

Lockhart State Park
Come explore, create, and sing with us as we learn about our amazing environment!
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Animals and Their Habitats

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
“Homeschool Classes” are educational field trip style lessons, only open to homeschool families. Open posting to view program description.
Mar 19
1:30p
End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us as we read stories about the fascinating world around us and the animals that live here.
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Reading with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a nature themed story hour at the park!
Mar 20
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 20
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What shorebirds will you see?
Mar 20
9:00a
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.
Mar 20
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

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

A Slice of Palo Duro Pie

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the geology that makes up each slice of Palo Duro Canyon in this short hike.
Mar 20
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Botany- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Mar 20
11:00a
End Date

Texas Tech Hire Red Raiders Job Fair

Lubbock, TX - Texas Tech - Student Union Building
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with Texas Tech students.
Mar 20
1:30p
End Date

Steeped in Legacy

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Celebrate the phenomenal Texas Ebony tree with fresh Ebony Cowboy Coffee and fireside tales.
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Frog Watch

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to search for frogs at the trout pond!
Mar 20
3:00p
End Date

S'more Stories

Goose Island State Park
Share your camping experiences over a nice fire, and enjoy a s'more!
Mar 20
5:00p
End Date

2024 MANRRS National Conference

Chicago, TX - Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with MANRRS students.
Mar 21
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 21
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Mar 21
9:00a
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.
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on the first three Thursdays of each month for an easy nature walk with a beautiful view!
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Botany- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Monarch & Milkweed Survey

Goose Island State Park
Help us conduct a survey for the host plant of the iconic Monarch Butterfly: Milkweed.
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Palo Duro Time Machine

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the life of Texas State Parks in this short hike through the Palo Duro Time Machine.
Mar 21
10:30a
End Date

Grassroots Initiative

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Pull up your sleeves and some Guinea grass, too, as we explore life beneath the soil.
Mar 21
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this easy walk 'n' talk.
Mar 21
1:30p
End Date

Learn to Fish

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Learn how to catch a fish and test your new skills!
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Incredible Edibles of South Texas

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Discover the variety of edible plants that are within Lake Casa Blanca and South Texas!
Mar 22
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 22
9:00a
End Date

News from the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join rangers for a live on social media for park updates highlighting upcoming events, current park conditions, and important information when planning your trip!
Mar 22
9:00a
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.
Mar 22
9:00a
End Date

Isle Info Live

Galveston Island State Park
Pop by our live feed for important park updates, get answers to your questions, and more!
Mar 22
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Mar 22
10:00a
End Date

Desert Skills Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this easy, two-hour walk 'n' talk, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 22
10:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Walk the same paths the Southern Plains Bison venture with a ranger!
Mar 22
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Botany- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Mar 22
10:30a
End Date

Dragons & Damsels

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore a world where dragons and damsels are not only real, but necessary.
Mar 22
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Friday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 22
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Mar 22
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fort Davis Tales

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear stories about the colorful characters and events which shaped the development of the coolest town in Texas (and highest county seat).
Mar 22
2:00p
End Date

Bison Grocery Store

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about how the Southern Plains Bison were a source of sustenance for the Indigenous people.
Mar 22
2:00p
End Date

Wildlife Discovery

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn from a ranger about the different wild animals at the park and how to be safe around them!
Mar 22
2:00p
End Date

Making Sense of the Eclipse!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come out to learn about eclipses!
Mar 22
6:00p
End Date

Campfire Legends

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Gather around the campfire as we discuss the stories that belong to our park.
Mar 22
6:30p
End Date

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

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

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Mar 22
7:30p
End Date

Moonlight Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Registration is required. Spaces are limited. Join us for a Ranger-led tour to experience the Summit Trail by moonlight.
Mar 22
7:45p
End Date

Discoveries in the Dark

Goose Island State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What shorebirds will you see?
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching for Beginners

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

Golden-cheeked Warbler Hike

South Llano River State Park
Join birding volunteers and park hosts Nancy and Damian for a walk to explore the golden-cheeked warbler habitat and other park birds.
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park volunteer for a hot, fresh cup of coffee made the old-fashioned way!
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Cast iron cooking past and present. Reserve a Dutch oven or bring your own Dutch Oven, reserve your spot today.
Mar 23
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Mar 23
9:00a
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.
Mar 23
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this guided hike to learn about the birds that call Palmetto SP home.
Mar 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.
Mar 23
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Hiking With Homeless Dogs

Abilene State Park
Take these lovable canines for a walk on the wild side! Maybe you’ll find a new family member on this adventure too.
Mar 23
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fly Fishing Class

Sea Center Texas
Learn the basics of fly fishing.
Mar 23
9:30a
End Date

Pedernales Falls State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin/San Antonio Area (Registration Open)

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

Hike with a Ranger

Davis Mountains State Park
Join Ranger Charlie on this moderate-level hike up to the Keesey Canyon Overlook and learn the lowdown on the park.
Mar 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!
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Hike the Island Trail

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a guided hike along the beautiful Island Trail.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us on a guided hike to learn about many of the park's plants and animals.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Join a ranger on a relaxing walk to the Ponds to discover what plants and animals we can find.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl- Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with the atlatl, an ancient hunting tool once used across the globe.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Birding Basics

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding and put our birding skills into action!
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever eaten food made in a Dutch Oven? Now is the time!
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Footsteps of the CCC

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Walk in the footsteps of the CCC and learn about how they used their ingenuity to build Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Hidden Treasures Scavenger Hunt

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join millions of others in the largest game of scavenger hunt!
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Guided Paddle Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore the sloughs and lake, and discover all about local flora and fauna.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Virtual Visit to Mustang Island State Park

Mustang Island State Park
Cool views and park updates
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Doeppenschmidt-Weidner Ranch Tour

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join the Friends of Guadalupe River SP/Honey Creek SNA for a rare tour of the Doeppenschmidt-Weidner Ranch.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Games and Crafts Outpost

Bonham State Park
Create camping memories through games and a craft.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

A Trek through the Eras: Tour of Las Cuevas

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join Ranger Layla at Las Cuevas, to explore how this pictograph site has been used across time.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore the world of tiny predators and tiny prey; how they see and how they slay.
Mar 23
10:00a
End Date

Master Naturalist Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Lost Pines Master Naturalist on a fun guided hike!
Mar 23
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 23
11:00a
End Date

Nature Talks: Eclectic Nature

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join honorary Ranger Armadillo Jack for a presentation on the diverse nature you may encounter within and outside of Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Mar 23
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Mar 23
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 23
1:00p
End Date

Meet Dexter the Corn Snake

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Experience an up-close encounter with Dexter, the corn snake, and discover all about local snakes.
Mar 23
1:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn the basics of Dutch Oven cooking in this hands-on class. Reserve your spot today!
Mar 23
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Mar 23
1:00p
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Mar 23
1:00p
End Date

Make and Take: Pinhole Projector

Big Spring State Park
Prepare for the upcoming solar eclipse by making a pinhole projector for safe viewing.
Mar 23
1:00p
End Date

Cowboy Chuckwagon

Bonham State Park
Celebrate Women’s History Month and the pioneers that came to Texas.
Mar 23
1:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Mar 23
1:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Bring the kids out for an arts and crafts project.
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Birding For Beginners

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn the basics of birding at this fun, indoor intro course.
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Tracks, and SCAT!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get up close with the pelts and skulls of the animals who call Caprock home.
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Beaver Build

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Do you have what it takes to live like a beaver?
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Become a Junior Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Does your Kiddo want to be a Ranger when they grow up?
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Orienteering 101

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger to learn how to navigate the backcountry of Big Bend Ranch State Park!
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Tracks, Scat, and ... What's That?

Cedar Hill State Park
Come out to learn the basics of animal tracking on this ranger-led hike!
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Build-A-Bug

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join a Ranger at the Swim Beach to learn about and create your own bugs!
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Founder's Day--Downtown Blanco

Look for Ranger Rena's at Blanco State Park's table at Founders Day on the square in Blanco
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Friends Group Painting Fundraiser

Inks Lake State Park
Join FOIL in a fundraiser by painting with a local artist!
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Enjoy a guided drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Mar 23
2:30p
End Date

Native Plants for Your Garden

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the who and why of planting with our local favorites!
Mar 23
3:00p
End Date

Shipwrecked!

Mustang Island State Park
The beach is a beautiful place to visit but can you survive being stranded?
Mar 23
3:00p
End Date

Amphibian Superheroes!

Purtis Creek State Park
Discover the superpowers of frogs!
Mar 23
3:00p
End Date

Golf for Beginners 3

Lockhart State Park
Join our golf instructor to hone your skills and knowledge of the game! Registration required.
Mar 23
3:30p
End Date

Geocache 101

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a introduction to the world's biggest scavenger hunt!
Mar 23
4:00p
End Date

Snakes Alive!

Inks Lake State Park
Listen to Ranger Jamie teach about some native snakes, and why we actually want them around the park.
Mar 23
7:00p
End Date

Sunset Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Enjoy a sunset walk on the beach with us!
Mar 23
7:00p
End Date

Ranger Talk: Night-time Natives

Inks Lake State Park
Learn about a special nature or park-related topic.
Mar 23
8:00p
End Date

Park After Dark!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come out for a full moon hike!
Mar 23
8:00p
End Date

Snipe Hunt

Lockhart State Park
Ever searched for Easter eggs after dark? It's fun for the whole family – and that’s no joke! Registration required.
Mar 24
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 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 the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Mar 24
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Mar 24
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker., American goldfinch and Egyptian geese.
Mar 24
9:00a
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.
Mar 24
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a prairie expert for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Mar 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!
Mar 24
10:00a
End Date

Intro to Fly Fishing

Lockhart State Park
Learn the basics of fly fishing in this fun class!
Mar 24
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Mar 24
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl- Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with the atlatl, an ancient hunting tool once used across the globe.
Mar 24
10:00a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
Mar 24
12:00p
End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Mar 24
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Mar 24
2:00p
End Date

River Romp

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come along as we walk the Paluxy River Trail in search of dinosaur tracks!
Mar 24
2:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger on a guided hike on one of our trails where we will learn about animals, plants and everything in-between.
Mar 24
2:00p
End Date

The Bows that Shaped Texas

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn about how one nation changed Texan culture and history forever!
Mar 24
3:00p
End Date

Eclipse Basics

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
What can we expect in the valley during the upcoming solar eclipse? Find out what the fuss is about and what we can expect here in the RGV.
Mar 24
6:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike: Park After Dark

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a full moon hike under the March Worm Moon!
Mar 25
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Mar 25
9:00a
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.
Mar 25
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Mar 25
2:00p
End Date

A Slice of Palo Duro Pie

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the geology that makes up each slice of Palo Duro Canyon in this short hike.
Mar 26
9:00a
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.
Mar 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 27
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What shorebirds will you see?
Mar 27
9:00a
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.
Mar 27
9:00a
End Date

Texas Southmost College Spring Job Fair

Brownsville, TX - Texas Southmost College
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with TSC students.
Mar 27
1:00p
End Date

Texas A&M International University All Majors Career Fair

Laredo, TX - TAMIU - Memorial Student Center
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with TAMIU students.
Mar 27
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Mar 27
5:00p
End Date

TCU Criminal Justice & Government Networking Night - Spring 2024

Fort Worth, TX - TCU
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with TCU students.
Mar 28
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 28
8:30a
End Date

Wild Wellness

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Connect with nature through exercise and meditation.
Mar 28
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Mar 28
9:00a
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.
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Hike with the Pioneers of Palo Duro

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the different pioneers through time who first saw Palo Duro’s walls on this hike.
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Texas A&M University Galveston Career Fair

Galveston, TX - TAMU Galveston
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with TAMU Galveston students.
Mar 28
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this easy walk 'n' talk.
Mar 28
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Mar 29 End Date

Mountain View Hike

Daingerfield State Park
Discover the Mountain View Trail on a guided hike with a ranger.
Mar 29
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 29
9:00a
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.
Mar 29
9:00a
End Date

Isle Info Live

Galveston Island State Park
Pop by our live feed for important park updates, get answers to your questions, and more!
Mar 29
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Mar 29
9:00a
End Date

Paddling 101

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn the basics of paddling with a ranger and test your new skills on our Saw Mill Pond!
Mar 29
10:00a
End Date

Desert Skills Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this easy, two-hour walk 'n' talk, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 29
10:00a
End Date

What's in the Water?

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Ever wondered what kind of fish and small organisms make Lake Casa Blanca their home?
Mar 29
11:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Spend time in nature and take home your own masterpiece! All supplies provided.
Mar 29
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Friday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 29
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Mar 29
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fort Davis Tales

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear stories about the colorful characters and events which shaped the development of the coolest town in Texas (and highest county seat).
Mar 29
2:00p
End Date

Fishing on the Bayou

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to cast a pole and test your fishing luck on the Big Cypress Bayou!
Mar 29
2:00p
End Date

Bison Grocery Store

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about how the Southern Plains Bison were a source of sustenance for the Indigenous people.
Mar 29
2:00p
End Date

Old Iron in the Woods Hike!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come out to see a piece of Purtis Creek's history!
Mar 29
7:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park after dark for a different point of view!
Mar 30
8:00a
End Date

Warbler Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Did you know EVERY Golden-cheeked Warbler born on Planet Earth is a Native Texan?? It’s true! Learn about these federally-listed endangered songbirds who come to Government Canyon every Spring to nest, mate and start their families here in the Texas Hill Country.
Mar 30
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 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 the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Mar 30
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What shorebirds will you see?
Mar 30
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching for Beginners

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

Boater Education Certification Course - 3/30/24

Austin, TX - Texas Parks & Wildlife
Learn about boating safety and boating laws. Receive your boater education certificate. Required for anyone born on or after Sept. 1, 1993, who wish to operate certain vessels on Texas waterways.
Mar 30
9:00a
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.
Mar 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.
Mar 30
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Mar 30
9:00a
End Date

Beginners Bird Walk

South Llano River State Park
Join Birding Volunteers and Park Host Nancy and Damian for a walk to explore the parks birds.
Mar 30
9:30a
End Date

Sea Rim Skills Table

Sea Rim State Park
Add a new skill to your outdoor toolbox!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Beach Fishing Basics

Mustang Island State Park
Learn from the locals!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Davis Mountains State Park
Join Ranger Charlie on this moderate-level hike up to the Keesey Canyon Overlook and learn the lowdown on the park.
Mar 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!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Hike the Island Trail

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a guided hike along the beautiful Island Trail.
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us on a guided hike to learn about many of the park's plants and animals.
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Join a ranger on a relaxing walk to the Ponds to discover what plants and animals we can find.
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Ranching & Roping

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn why Goliad is considered the Birthplace of Texas Ranching and try your hand at roping!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt in the meadow!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

A Slice of Palo Duro Pie

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the geology that makes up each slice of Palo Duro Canyon in this short hike.
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Monarch and Friends Pollinator Fiesta

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we celebrate monarchs and all pollinators!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Furs and Skulls

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Drop in at the Swim Beach to see the furs and skulls of some of the park's native animals!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Egg Scavenger Hunt

Eisenhower State Park
This isn’t your average Easter Egg Hunt!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Wonders of the River

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join Ranger Layla to uncover what makes the Rio Grande spectacular!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Wonderful Watercolors

Palmetto State Park
Come and paint the wonderful scenery found here at Palmetto State Park
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Easter at the Farm

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate Easter at an early 20th-century German-Texan farm.
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Birds and More Birds

Bonham State Park
Learn about the birds in Bonham State Park
Mar 30
10:30a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.
Mar 30
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!
Mar 30
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Dragonflies!

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn all about dragonflies and make a jeweled dragonfly to take home!
Mar 30
12:00p
End Date

Making Sense of the Eclipse!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come out to learn about eclipses!
Mar 30
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Mar 30
1:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Palmetto State Park
Learn kayaking essential in Oxbow Lake. *Registration Required*
Mar 30
1:00p
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Mar 30
1:00p
End Date

Make and Take: Solar Viewing Masks

Big Spring State Park
Prepare for the upcoming solar eclipse by making a fun mask for safe viewing.
Mar 30
1:00p
End Date

Alligator Chat (with LIVE gator)

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Meet a LIVE alligator to discover all about alligators and how they survive in the wild! Our Natural Resource Specialist and Park Police have teamed up to share all about their experiences in the wild.
Mar 30
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Mar 30
1:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Mar 30
1:30p
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger - Kid Fish

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come fish with a park ranger.
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Birding For Beginners

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn the basics of birding at this fun, indoor intro course.
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Tracks, and SCAT!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get up close with the pelts and skulls of the animals who call Caprock home.
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Enjoy a guided drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Settler Women

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Pioneers and settlers braved the unknown, yet some of the unknown women settlers were the bravest of them all!
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Eclipse 101

Daingerfield State Park
What makes an eclipse? Join us to learn why these rare events happen.
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt!
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Water Quality Survey and Ecology

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger to test the Big Cypress Bayou water quality and learn the importance of a healthy bayou!
Mar 30
2:30p
End Date

Hammocking 101!

Purtis Creek State Park
Do you have a hammock but not sure how to use it? Well, this is the program for you!
Mar 30
3:00p
End Date

Shipwrecked!

Mustang Island State Park
The beach is a beautiful place to visit but can you survive being stranded?
Mar 30
3:00p
End Date

Survival Games

Daingerfield State Park
Do you think you could survive as an animal?
Mar 30
3:00p
End Date

Alligator Chat (with LIVE gator)

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Meet a LIVE alligator to discover all about alligators and how they survive in the wild! Our Natural Resource Specialist and Park Police have teamed up to share all about their experiences in the wild.
Mar 30
3:30p
End Date

Geocache 101

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a introduction to the world's biggest scavenger hunt!
Mar 30
7:00p
End Date

Discovery Night

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A ranger-guided night hike which may include stargazing, alligators, pauraques, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, frogs, snakes, armadillos, or raccoons-- it's a surprise for all of us! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Mar 30
7:00p
End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Join a park ranger as we search for the amphibians that call Lockhart home!
Mar 30
7:00p
End Date

Stargazing Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park as you explore the galaxy by star maps and telescope. Retired national park ranger/astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars with fascinating facts.
Mar 30
7:30p
End Date

Storytelling Down In The Hollow

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Listen to stories, cowboy poetry and folklore in a beautiful setting.”
Mar 30
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell?
Mar 30
8:30p
End Date

Star Party with the Hill Country Astronomers

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join the Hill Country Astronomers for a night of telescope stargazing at a Dark Sky Park.
Mar 31
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Mar 31
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as the Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Mar 31
9:00a
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.
Mar 31
9:00a
End Date

Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike through time, starting in modern history and hiking down to 300-million-year old fossils!
Mar 31
9:30a
End Date

Sunday Guided Hike

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our Interpretive Ranger on a hike to learn about our native flora and fauna.
Mar 31
9:30a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy a cup of hot coffee while you chat with a Park Ranger!
Mar 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!
Mar 31
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Native American Games

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Sometimes life for Native Americans was all fun and games!
Mar 31
1:00p
End Date

Easter Nature Craft

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
All supplies are provided for this come-and-go Easter-themed craft.
Mar 31
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Mar 31
2:00p
End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a Ranger to create a masterpiece!
Mar 31
2:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!

April 2024

Apr 1
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Apr 1
9:00a
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.
Apr 2
9:00a
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.
Apr 3
9:00a
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.
Apr 4
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 4
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Apr 4
9:00a
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.
Apr 4
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Apr 4
9:00p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Apr 5
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Apr 5
8:00a
End Date

Warbler Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Did you know EVERY Golden-cheeked Warbler born on Planet Earth is a Native Texan?? It’s true! Learn about these federally-listed endangered songbirds who come to Government Canyon every Spring to nest, mate and start their families here in the Texas Hill Country.
Apr 5
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 5
9:00a
End Date

News from the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join rangers for a live on social media for park updates highlighting upcoming events, current park conditions, and important information when planning your trip!
Apr 5
9:00a
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.
Apr 5
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Apr 5
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Fun Facts: Mule Deer

Facebook/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
When you think of animals with good night vision mule deer might not be the first ones to come to mind...
Apr 5
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Solar Eclipse Masks

Lockhart State Park
Prep for the upcoming solar eclipse (on Monday, April 8th) by making a solar eclipse mask!
Apr 5
8:00p
End Date

Mini Star Party

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for an evening of stargazing at a Dark Sky Park. This event is weather-dependent.
Apr 6 End Date

Safe Solar Viewing

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It is possible to look at the sun with the right equipment! Join Park Rangers with a special telescope to safely see our nearest star. Program time TBD.
Apr 6
8:00a
End Date

Eclipse Legends, Lore and Science Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for a special edition of our monthly First Saturday Guided Hike.
Apr 6
8:00a
End Date

5K & Kids Fun Run

Abilene State Park
Apr 6
8:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Village Creek State Park
Have you ever wanted to find out what it takes to be birder? Join members of the Sabine-Neches Master Naturalists for to learn about one of the fastest growing hobbies in the nation!
Apr 6
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 6
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Apr 6
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Apr 6
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Apr 6
9:00a
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.
Apr 6
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 6
9:00a
End Date

Fly Fishing Class

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us for a beginners fly fishing class - no experience required. Master fly-fisher Bob Cappallo will focus on equipment, equipment selection, basic knot tying, casting and casting fundamentals.
Apr 6
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Apr 6
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk *CANCELLED ON MAR. 02,2024*

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Apr 6
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Apr 6
10:00a
End Date

Fire Through Our Forest - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Fire in the woods is natural and necessary find out how and why on this guided hike.
Apr 6
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Apr 6
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Walk

Lockhart State Park
Discover the critters that call Lockhart State Park home!
Apr 6
10:30a
End Date

Eclipse 101

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join a Ranger at the Amphitheatre to learn about the different types of solar eclipses!
Apr 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

The Atlatl: A Hurl into the Past

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join Ranger Layla to discover how to use an atlatl and how it connects us to the past!
Apr 6
3:00p
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Eclipses

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for storytime and a take-home craft.
Apr 6
8:00p
End Date

Great American Eclipse: Exploring the Marvels of Total Eclipses

Guadalupe River State Park
Come join Joe Cheban, president of the Cordillera Ranch Nature Club, for a total solar eclipse presentation!
Apr 6
8:00p
End Date

Stars and Sea Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Come and "sea" the beauty of the beach at night!
Apr 6
8:30p
End Date

Star Party!

South Llano River State Park
Come look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Apr 7
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Apr 7
9:00a
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.
Apr 7
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 7
9:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Take your creativity outside and discover where art, creative writing, and biology converge in this intro to nature journaling!
Apr 7
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Total Eclipse Viewing at the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Come view the total eclipse with us!
Apr 8 End Date

Partial Eclipse Viewing (Self-guided)

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to experience this exciting astronomical event! We will have limited quantities of solar glasses available.
Apr 8
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Apr 8
9:00a
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.
Apr 8
9:00a
End Date

Solar Eclipse Mask

Palmetto State Park
Make your own solar viewing mask!
Apr 8
12:00p
End Date

Eclipse Watch Party

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join Rangers for our Eclipse watch party and celebrate this spectacular event!
Apr 8
12:00p
End Date

Total Eclipse!

Tyler State Park
A total eclipse of the sun is coming to Texas!
Apr 8
12:00p
End Date

"Great American Eclipse" Tabling at the Total Solar Eclipse

Guadalupe River State Park
Join park rangers for information and activities before the celestial show begins!
Apr 8
12:00p
End Date

Partial Eclipse Party

Galveston Island State Park
Experience this amazing celestial event island style!
Apr 8
12:00p
End Date

It's a Solar-bration!

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a rare event of the Total Solar Eclipse, drop in any time between 12am-3pm.
Apr 8
12:30p
End Date

Solar Celebration!

Lockhart State Park
Join us to view the rare solar eclipse happening on Monday, April 8th! We will be giving away FREE eclipse viewing glasses, while supplies last. Drop in any time between 12:30-2:30pm.
Apr 8
12:30p
End Date

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Village Creek State Park
Join a park ranger this October as the skies go dark at mid-day during a Total Eclipse (90% coverage in our area).
Apr 9
9:00a
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.
Apr 9
9:30a
End Date

Junior Ranger Club

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Fun activities for our future Rangers!
Apr 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program

Davis Mountains State Park
This outdoor education program promises a fun time for kids and parents, too.
Apr 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 10
9:00a
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.
Apr 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Conservation (Celebrate Earth Day)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Apr 10
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 11
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 11
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Apr 11
9:00a
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.
Apr 11
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Apr 11
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 11
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Conservation (Celebrate Earth Day)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Apr 12
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 12
9:00a
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.
Apr 12
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Apr 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Conservation (Celebrate Earth Day)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Apr 12
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 12
6:30p
End Date

Palmetto State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (Registration Open)

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Apr 12
6:30p
End Date

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

Lake Livingston State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Apr 12
6:30p
End Date

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

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Apr 12
7:30p
End Date

Karst: It's All About Water

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Discuss all things karst with Brent Doty, Research Manager for the Edwards Aquifer Authority
Apr 12
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Apr 13
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds
Apr 13
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
Apr 13
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 13
8:30a
End Date

Rockin' Through Time

Government Canyon State Natural Area
The landscape at Government Canyon is full of clues about the ancient past, if you know how to look.
Apr 13
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Apr 13
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Apr 13
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Apr 13
9:00a
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.
Apr 13
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 13
9:00a
End Date

Introduction to Fishing Basics - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Come learn the basics of fishing at this fun, FREE clinic!
Apr 13
9:00a
End Date

Prairie Restoration - Volunteer Day

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Want to get involved to make a difference and do a little manual labor in the great outdoors?
Apr 13
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Apr 13
10:00a
End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Texas Master Naturalist and learn about survival characteristics of the wild!
Apr 13
10:00a
End Date

Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore the world of tiny predators and tiny prey; how they see and how they slay.
Apr 13
12:00p
End Date

Is this a Danger Noodle?

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join Ranger Vinnie for a presentation about venomous and non-venomous snakes in the park.
Apr 13
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Apr 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Snake Senses

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Live snake! What?!
Apr 13
4:30p
End Date

Brazos River Pickers

Brazos Bend State Park
Come and enjoy the Brazos River Pickers as they play live country and bluegrass music from America’s roots.
Apr 13
8:00p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Apr 13
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Apr 14
9:00a
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.
Apr 14
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 14
9:00a
End Date

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

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
Apr 14
9:00a
End Date

Wildflower Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Spring is here...what can we find blooming along the trails?
Apr 14
9:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Take your creativity outside and discover where art, creative writing, and biology converge in this intro to nature journaling!
Apr 14
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Apr 15
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Apr 15
9:00a
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.
Apr 16
9:00a
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.
Apr 16
10:00a
End Date

Preschool in the Park: Shape & Color Walk

Lockhart State Park
Come explore, create, and sing with us as we learn about our amazing environment!
Apr 16
6:30p
End Date

Chapel Illumination

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
The annual Illumination occurs when the sun lines up perfectly through a window to illuminate the crucifix above the front altar of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 17
9:00a
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.
Apr 18
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 18
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Apr 18
9:00a
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.
Apr 18
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Apr 19
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 19
9:00a
End Date

News from the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join rangers for a live on social media for park updates highlighting upcoming events, current park conditions, and important information when planning your trip!
Apr 19
9:00a
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.
Apr 19
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Apr 19
10:00a
End Date

Footsteps of the CCC

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Walk in the footsteps of the CCC and learn about how they used their ingenuity to build Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Apr 19
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 20
8:00a
End Date

Warbler Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Did you know EVERY Golden-cheeked Warbler born on Planet Earth is a Native Texan?? It’s true! Learn about these federally-listed endangered songbirds who come to Government Canyon every Spring to nest, mate and start their families here in the Texas Hill Country.
Apr 20
8:00a
End Date

Greenfest on the Greenbelt

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come celebrate spring and a day of fun in the sun at Greenfest on the Greenbelt, presented by the Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County!
Apr 20
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 20
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Apr 20
9:00a
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.
Apr 20
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 20
9:00a
End Date

Goose Island Birding Festival

Goose Island State Park
Join us in celebrating one of the best times of the year: Spring Migration!
Apr 20
9:00a
End Date

"Big Sit!" at the Woodland Blind

Guadalupe River State Park
How many birds can YOU spot from within a 50-foot circle? Join us and find out!
Apr 20
9:30a
End Date

Martin Dies Jr. State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Registration Open)

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Apr 20
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Apr 20
10:00a
End Date

Master Naturalist Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Lost Pines Master Naturalist for an adventure on the trails!
Apr 20
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Apr 20
10:00a
End Date

Edible and Medicinal Plants Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us on Earth Day weekend to explore the wild treats of the woods in this fun hike!
Apr 20
10:00a
End Date

🦋 Spring Wing Ding 🦋

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us as we celebrate everything migratory and winged! 🦋
Apr 20
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join Members of the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society to learn about the skills and techniques of Dutch oven cooking.
Apr 20
11:00a
End Date

Wings on the Wind Festival

Abilene State Park
Join Texas Master Naturalists to learn about the mysteries of wind!
Apr 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 20
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Apr 21
9:00a
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.
Apr 21
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 21
9:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Take your creativity outside and discover where art, creative writing, and biology converge in this intro to nature journaling!
Apr 21
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Apr 21
1:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Apr 22
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Apr 22
9:00a
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.
Apr 23
9:00a
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.
Apr 24
9:00a
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.
Apr 25
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 25
9:00a
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.
Apr 25
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Apr 25
2:00p
End Date

A Slice of Palo Duro Pie

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the geology that makes up each slice of Palo Duro Canyon in this short hike.
Apr 26
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 26
9:00a
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.
Apr 26
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Apr 26
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 26
7:30p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sssshhhh...did you hear that? What was that noise?
Apr 26
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Apr 27
6:00a
End Date

Big Sit- Great Texas Birding Classic

South Llano River State Park
Come bird with us as we compete in the Great Texas Birding Classic.
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

iNaturalists' Hike in the Frontcountry

Government Canyon State Natural Area
You can contribute to science this weekend and help San Antonio compete in the City Nature Challenge!
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

Prescribed Fire Workshop

Gonzales, TX - M.O. Neasloney WMA
This workshop is designed to give landowners and managers a basic understanding of the use and application of prescribed fire to manage habitat for wildlife and forage for livestock.
Apr 27
9:00a
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.
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

City Nature Challenge Mini-Bioblitz

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Help us contribute to the San Antonio effort to document as many species of living things as possible during the City Nature Challenge this weekend!
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Golden-cheeked Warblers: Native Texan Songbirds

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn about Golden-cheeked Warblers and then join Ranger Jessica on a brief walk to try to see or hear one!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Wildlife Walk

Lockhart State Park
Discover the critters that call Lockhart State Park home!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Beginner’s Disc Golf Clinic

Lockhart State Park
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to play disc golf, this class is for you!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Wilderness Hike

Abilene State Park
Take a hike on the unbeaten paths around Lake Abilene.
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

2nd Annual Fun For All

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun filled and all-inclusive day with a variety of programs modified for accessibility needs.
Apr 27
12:00p
End Date

Is this a Danger Noodle?

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join Ranger Vinnie for a presentation about venomous and non-venomous snakes in the park.
Apr 27
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 27
3:00p
End Date

Conservation Hike with a Park Cop (RSVP REQ'd)

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Officer McGarry to discover all about conservation as we hike the beautiful Island Trail. Earn the prestigious "Park Police Pal" badge for completing the hike!
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

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

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 28
9:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Take your creativity outside and discover where art, creative writing, and biology converge in this intro to nature journaling!
Apr 28
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Apr 28
12:00p
End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Apr 29
9:00a
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.
Apr 30
9:00a
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.

May 2024

May 2
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 3 End Date

Great Texas Birding Classic - Big Sit!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Our local Texas Master Naturalists are competing in the Great Texas Birding Classic. Stop by to learn about the birds they've observed or how to become a Master Naturalist
May 3
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
May 3
9:00a
End Date

News from the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join rangers for a live on social media for park updates highlighting upcoming events, current park conditions, and important information when planning your trip!
May 3
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
May 3
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (Registration Open)

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 4
8:00a
End Date

May the Forest Be With You

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for a special holiday edition of our regular First Saturday Hike at Government Canyon SNA.
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Fly Fishing Class

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us for a beginners fly fishing class - no experience required. Master fly-fisher Bob Cappallo will focus on equipment, equipment selection, basic knot tying, casting and casting fundamentals.
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Fly Fishing 101 at Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Learn the basics of Fly Fishing at this fun FREE clinic!
May 4
9:30a
End Date

Purtis Creek State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Purtis Creek State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk *CANCELLED ON MAR. 02,2024*

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Fire Through Our Forest - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Fire in the woods is natural and necessary find out how and why on this guided hike.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore the world of tiny predators and tiny prey; how they see and how they slay.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

90th Anniversary Celebration

Abilene State Park
Come celebrate 90 years of history!
May 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

The Atlatl: A Hurl into the Past

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join Ranger Layla to discover how to use an atlatl and how it connects us to the past!
May 5
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
May 6
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
May 9
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 10
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
May 10
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
May 11
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
May 11
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
May 11
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
May 11
9:00a
End Date

Introduction to Fishing Basics - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Come learn the basics of fishing at this fun, FREE clinic!
May 11
9:00a
End Date

Golden-cheeked Warblers: Native Texan Songbirds

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn about Golden-cheeked Warblers and then join Ranger Jessica on a brief walk to try to see or hear one!
May 11
9:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Slow down and deepen your experience of the natural world with mindful observations.
May 11
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Master Naturalist Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Lost Pines Master Naturalist on a fun guided hike!
May 11
12:00p
End Date

Is this a Danger Noodle?

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join Ranger Vinnie for a presentation about venomous and non-venomous snakes in the park.
May 11
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
May 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
May 12
8:30a
End Date

Mother's Day Plant Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Why buy your mom flowers when you can look at beautiful wildflowers together instead?
May 12
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
May 12
10:00a
End Date

Mother's Day Wildflower Walk *Registration Required*

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on a walk to celebrate Mother's Day out in nature!
May 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program

Davis Mountains State Park
This outdoor education program promises a fun time for kids and parents, too.
May 15
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling (River Bugs)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
May 16
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 16
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling (River Bugs)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
May 17
9:00a
End Date

News from the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join rangers for a live on social media for park updates highlighting upcoming events, current park conditions, and important information when planning your trip!
May 17
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
May 17
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling (River Bugs)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
May 17
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 17
6:30p
End Date

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

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Kayak Clean Up - Volunteer Day

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever wanted to make a difference and have fun at the same time?
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Saturday Sit Down with the Superintendent

Fort Boggy State Park
Come out to hear the latest at Fort Boggy.
May 18
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Scavenger Hunt Hike

Lockhart State Park
Embark on a scavenger adventure - from vultures and insects to a scavenger-themed scavenger hunt - you won’t want to miss this fun hike!
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Texas Master Naturalist to discover what creatures are roaming through the Lost Pines!
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join Members of the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society to learn about the skills and techniques of Dutch oven cooking.
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Nature Talks: Check out these trees

Stephen F. Austin State Park
There are many trees in the forest, but what makes them special? Come find out at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
May 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 18
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
May 19
9:00a
End Date

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

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
May 19
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
May 20
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
May 23
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 24
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
May 24
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 24
7:30p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sssshhhh...did you hear that? What was that noise?
May 24
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
May 25
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Master Naturalist Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Lost Pines Master Naturalist on a fun guided hike!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Inflatable Archery

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Practice shooting a bow and arrow for safe-inflatable archery fun
May 25
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 25
8:00p
End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for an evening of star gazing and planet-watching.
May 26
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
May 26
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
May 27
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
May 30
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 31
9:00a
End Date

News from the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join rangers for a live on social media for park updates highlighting upcoming events, current park conditions, and important information when planning your trip!
May 31
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
May 31
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 31
6:30p
End Date

Blanco State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin/San Antonio Area (Registration Open)

Blanco State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 31
6:30p
End Date

Cleburne State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area (Registration Open)

Cleburne State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.

June 2024

Jun 1 End Date

Annual Mark Howell Memorial Fishing Rodeo

Lake Arrowhead State Park
It's time for our annual kid fish and adult rough fish contest!
Jun 1
8:00a
End Date

Painted Bunting Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Search for one of the most colorful birds in Texas at Government Canyon.
Jun 1
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a special National Trails Day edition of our regular First Saturday Hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk *CANCELLED ON MAR. 02,2024*

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Jun 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 1
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Jun 2
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jun 3
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 6
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 7
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

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

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jun 8
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 9
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

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

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 10
9:00a
End Date

Camp Wild: Summer Day Camp (Registration April 1- May 10, 2024)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Let's get some kids outside this summer at Stephen F. Austin State Park. This 4-day adventure for 10- to 12-year olds actively engages children with nature through outdoor and creative activities.
Jun 11
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program

Davis Mountains State Park
This outdoor education program promises a fun time for kids and parents, too.
Jun 13
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 14
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 17
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 20
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 21
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

Bastrop State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin/San Antonio Area (Registration Open)

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 22
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 24
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 27
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 28
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jun 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

July 2024

Jul 4
9:45a
End Date

4th of July Campground Parade!

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your family, friendly and leashed dog, and/or yourself and join us in a 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 4
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 5
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 6
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jul 6
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Jul 6
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 6
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Jul 11
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 12
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Jul 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 18
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 19
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Jul 20
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 21
12:00p
End Date

Ice Cream (in a bag) Social

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate National Ice Cream Day and make your own ice cream with us!
Jul 25
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 26
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 26
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Kids Fish

Sea Rim State Park
Bring the kids to the beach for a day of fishing and fun!
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

August 2024

Aug 1
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 2
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Aug 3
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 9
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Aug 10
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Aug 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 15
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 16
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

International Geocaching Day

Guadalupe River State Park
Join fellow park visitors in enjoying geocaching!
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Aug 17
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 17
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Aug 22
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 23
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Aug 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 30
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 31
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 31
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!

September 2024

Sep 5
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Sep 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 6
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Sep 7
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Sep 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Sep 13
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 13
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Sep 14
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Sep 14
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 19
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Sep 20
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 21
9:00a
End Date

Veteran Suicide Awareness Ruck March

Abilene State Park
March for veteran mental health awareness.
Sep 21
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Sep 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 26
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Sep 27
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 27
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Sep 28
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Star Party

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

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

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

October 2024

Oct 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 4
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Lake Abilene Trail Run

Abilene State Park
Run the trails around Lake Abilene with Friends of Abilene State Park!
Oct 5
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Oct 5
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Oct 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 11
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Night Creatures

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

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Oct 12
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 18
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date