Calendar of Events

All Events

January 2023

Jan 29
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 29
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 29
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Jan. 29 - Feb. 3

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed January 29 - February 3 for a public hunt (Quail).
Jan 30
9:30a
End Date

Birding Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy a walk between our bird blinds and observe our current winged wildlife residents.
Jan 30
6:30p
End Date

Oyster Boat License Buyback Workshop - VIRTUAL WEBINAR

Join TPWD Coastal Fisheries staff to learn more about the Oyster Boat License Buyback Program and how you can submit your application.
Jan 31
8:00a
End Date

Winter Bird Walk

Cedar Hill State Park
Postponed to 1/31 It’s a pouf! It’s a fluff ball! It’s a feathery orb! No, it’s a bird that is very ready for the winter weather!
Jan 31
5:30p
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop: Online, Two - part

online
Become a Certified Angler Education Volunteer Instructor

February 2023

Feb 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour for February

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of February, the Park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesdays through Sundays. Click on title for more information and get tour tickets. NO PETS ALLOWED ON TOUR.
Feb 1
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!
Feb 1
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 1
10:00a
End Date

Rock ID Hike

Lockhart State Park
Ever wondered what types of rocks are common in Central Texas? Join us to find out!
Feb 1
10:00a
End Date

Sul Ross State University Career Fair

Alpine, TX - Granada Theater
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with Sul Ross students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 1
10:00a
End Date

Texas A&M University AGLS Spring Career Fair

College Station, TX - MSC Bethancourt Ballroom (MSC 2300)-Texas A&M University
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on site to talk with TAMU students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 1
3:00p
End Date

Bayside Nature Tour

Mustang Island State Park
Come take a tour of the bayside!
Feb 1
6:30p
End Date

Oyster Boat License Buyback Workshop

Port Lavaca, TX - Bauer Exhibit Building
Join TPWD Coastal Fisheries staff to learn more about the Oyster Boat License Buyback Program and how you can submit your application.
Feb 2
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 2
9:30a
End Date

Thursday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 2
10:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this Winter for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Feb 2
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Feb 2
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
Feb 2
2:30p
End Date

Animal Adaptations

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the different animals you can find in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Feb 2
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Feb 2
6:30p
End Date

Oyster Boat License Buyback Workshop

Texas City, TX - Captain's Room at the Nessler Center
Join TPWD Coastal Fisheries staff to learn more about the Oyster Boat License Buyback Program and how you can submit your application.
Feb 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!
Feb 3
8:00a
End Date

A Fresh Take on Classic Views a Poster Exhibit

Franklin Mountains State Park
Don't miss out on this unique collaboration between west Texas State Parks and University of Texas at El Paso.
Feb 3
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.
Feb 3
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 3
8:30a
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.
Feb 3
9:00a
End Date

University of Texas @ El Paso Career Expo

El Paso, TX - Tomas Rivera Conference Center, Union East 308-University of Texas @ El Paso
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with UTEP students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 3
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Feb 3
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Feb 3
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Fun Facts: Yellow Bells

Facebook/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
What plant can stand both the extreme summers in the desert and stay in bloom until frost?
Feb 3
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Nurdle Patrol!

Mustang Island State Park
Learn what a "nurdle" is and how to find one by attending this educational event on the Day-Use Beach at Mustang Island State Park
Feb 3
4:00p
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).
Feb 3
6:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike: Park After Dark

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a full moon hike under the February Snow Moon!
Feb 3
6:30p
End Date

Creatures of the Night Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a night hike to discover the critters that come out when the sun goes down!
Feb 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!
Feb 4
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Guided Hike 02/04/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided hike takes you in the upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries to learn of the modern-day history of the park. Click the title for more information and to reserve your spot on tour. NO PETS
Feb 4
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the first Saturday of each month for a guided hike!
Feb 4
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!
Feb 4
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.
Feb 4
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 4
8:30a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our park ranger in viewing local and migrating birds!
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park volunteer or ranger for a hot cup of fresh coffee to start your morning off right!
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Bird and Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Use your senses and relax through a morning walk with a Ranger.
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Gentle Yoga

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Move your body in tandem with your breath on the shores of Lake Somerville under the leadership of an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT200)
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Coffee With a Ranger

Cleburne State Park
Come join us for campfire coffee!
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX - Mayfield Park Baptist Church
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how cowboys would brew coffee on the range rounding up longhorns, and try it for yourself!
Feb 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.
Feb 4
9:00a
End Date

Discovery Walk: Pineywoods Boardwalk Nature Trail

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk and discover the wonders of the forest!
Feb 4
9:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Feb 4
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join our Master Naturalists, Debbie Windham and Bob Lodowski, as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Feb 4
9:30a
End Date

Saturday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 4
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Feb 4
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Hike with a Ranger

South Llano River State Park
Come hike and explore the backcountry with a ranger.
Feb 4
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?
Feb 4
10:00a
End Date

Beach Birds and Binoculars

Mustang Island State Park
Many species of shorebirds visit Mustang Island during migration. Join us for an easy trip to see who is currently stopping through.
Feb 4
10:00a
End Date

Celebrating Black History Month

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join the Buffalo Soldiers Program and a few friends as we celebrate Black History Month. Fun Stories, activities and more.
Feb 4
10:00a
End Date

Ranger Led Trail Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Enjoy a leisurely interpretive hike around Sheldon Lake State Park.
Feb 4
10:00a
End Date

Mosasaurs vs Modern Monsters

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join Ranger Stahr at Closed Canyon to discover how mosasaurs were the T-Rex of the Cretaceous Seas!
Feb 4
10:00a
End Date

Who Were the Buffalo Soldiers

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Hear a story and play a game
Feb 4
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Connections to the past through cooking.
Feb 4
10:30a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Feb 4
11:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Class

Eisenhower State Park
Sit around the campfire with us and learn about the rich history and many uses of the Dutch Oven. Live cooking demonstration and taste testing of a main course dish using a Dutch Oven. Registration required.
Feb 4
1:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Feb 4
1:00p
End Date

Geocache 101 Clinic

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Here's your chance to get in on world-wide FUN!!
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Scat and Tracks

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Club

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Fun activities for our future Rangers!
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Navigation Revelation and the Magnetic Race

Tyler State Park
Map and compass first and then try out orienteering!
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Who Were the Buffalo Soldiers

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Hear a story and play a game
Feb 4
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.
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come work with an actual Park Ranger to earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Critters of East Texas

Lake Livingston State Park
Explore the diversity of local mammals and reptiles.
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Goose Island Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Join a ranger on a ride through the park to learn about the history and ecology that makes Goose Island special.
Feb 4
2:30p
End Date

Junior Rangers Academy

Palmetto State Park
Come join Ranger Samantha to earn your badge to become the next Junior Ranger!
Feb 4
3:00p
End Date

Beach Birds and Binoculars

Mustang Island State Park
Many species of shorebirds visit Mustang Island during migration. Join us for an easy trip to see who is currently stopping through.
Feb 4
3:00p
End Date

Camping Skills 101

Eisenhower State Park
This activity is perfect for those that are new to camping! In this lesson, we will be covering how to pick a good campsite and pitch a tent. Walk-ups welcome!
Feb 4
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 4
3:30p
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn about the nature and history of Copper Breaks on the Juniper Ridge trail.
Feb 4
4:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy this slideshow presentation to discover the many animals that call Davis Mountains State Park home.
Feb 4
5:00p
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.
Feb 4
5:30p
End Date

Moonlight Night Hike

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come join us to explore the night with a ranger led hike to look for nocturnal animals and gaze at the moon's surface.
Feb 4
6:30p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Feb 5
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!
Feb 5
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.
Feb 5
9:00a
End Date

Wildlife Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our park ranger in viewing local wildlife in their native habitat!
Feb 5
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Feb 5
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Feb 5
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 5
10:00a
End Date

Critters of the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge and learn about the critters that call Big Bend home!
Feb 5
10:00a
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!
Feb 5
1:00p
End Date

What's Going on with the Rio Grande?

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger at Hoodoos TH to learn how you can protect the Rio Grande!
Feb 5
1:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass - Learn to Cast

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn to cast for plastic perch with a Ranger!
Feb 5
2:00p
End Date

Bingo Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come play Bingo and hike through nature!
Feb 5
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 5
6:15p
End Date

Snow Moon Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of February’s Snow Moon in this full moon hike.
Feb 6
10:00a
End Date

2023 UT Austin School of Architecture Career Fair

Austin, TX - AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center's Zlotnik Family Ballroom-UT Austin
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with UT Austin Architecture students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 7
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Fire

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Feb 7
5:00p
End Date

Tarleton State Ag & Natural Resources Networking Event

Stephenville, TX - Tarleton State University
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with Tarleton State students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 8
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!
Feb 8
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 8
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Fire

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Feb 8
3:00p
End Date

Facebook Live

Tune in to our Facebook Live event!
Feb 8
6:30p
End Date

Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program - Informational Webinar

Learn more about the Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program and how you can help remove abandoned traps from along the Texas coast.
Feb 9
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 9
9:30a
End Date

Thursday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 9
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees in deep South Texas!
Feb 9
10:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

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

Homeschool Class: Fire

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Feb 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool: Critters of East Texas

Lake Livingston State Park
Explore the diversity of local mammals and reptiles.
Feb 9
11:00a
End Date

UT Tyler College of Arts, Business & Science Spring Career Fair

Tyler, TX - UT Tyler
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with UT Tyler students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 9
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Feb 9
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
Feb 9
3:30p
End Date

Texas State ARE Agency Fair

San Marcos, TX - Texas State University - Jowers Center
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with Texas State Rec students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 9
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Feb 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.
Feb 10
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 10
8:30a
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.
Feb 10
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Feb 10
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Feb 10
3:00p
End Date

Snake Safety Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a quick hike to talk about snake species and safety!
Feb 10
4:00p
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).
Feb 10
6:00p
End Date

Campfire Talk: Backyard Birding, What's in Your Yard?

Cedar Hill State Park
Chirps and tweets are common sounds to hear outside our windows and in our backyards, but what exactly is making those noises?
Feb 10
6:30p
End Date

Star Party in the Badlands

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join us at the West Contrabando Trailhead for a holiday star party in the badlands region of our park!
Feb 10
6:45p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to identify common animals by the sounds they make at night!
Feb 10
7:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Feb 11
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds
Feb 11
8:00a
End Date

Trick-a-Trout

Frisco, TX - Vial Lake at Warren Sports Complex
Get hooked on fishing at Frisco's annual Trick-a-Trout event!
Feb 11
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 02/11/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. Click above blue title for more details.
Feb 11
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!
Feb 11
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.
Feb 11
8:30a
End Date

Second Saturday Volunteer Workday

Hill Country State Natural Area
Help keep our natural area looking beautiful! No experience required.
Feb 11
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park volunteer or ranger for a hot cup of fresh coffee to start your morning off right!
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of Archery in this beginners course
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Bentsen Nature Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the wonders of the Rio Grande Valley on a guided walk in its wild spaces.
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Gentle Yoga

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Move your body in tandem with your breath on the shores of Lake Somerville under the leadership of an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT200)
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Sweetheart's Archery Shoot

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Is it your hearts desire to learn archery? Join us for a morning filled with archery.
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Boater Education Classroom Course

Sea Center Texas
Get your Boaters Education Certification in a fun, educational, and informative class at Sea Center Texas.
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Birding Festival 2023

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join us to celebrate south Texas birds at our annual Birding Festival! Birders of all experiences and ages are welcome to participate in the many activities and guided tours we have planned.
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

South Llano River State Park
Explore with a Birding Volunteer the wonders that our park has in store!
Feb 11
9:00a
End Date

Birding Stroll 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this walk to learn about the birds that call this park home.
Feb 11
9:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Feb 11
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join our Master Naturalists, Debbie Windham and Bob Lodowski, as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Beachcombing Basics

Mustang Island State Park
Wintertime is the best time for shelling!
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Longhorn & Bison Viewing

San Angelo State Park
We will showcase a small portion of the Official State of Texas Longhorn herd as well as our herd of southern plains bison.
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Celebrating Black History Month

Cedar Hill State Park
Join the Buffalo Soldiers Team and friends as we celebrate Black History Month with stories and fun activities.
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Career Fair - 100 Year Celebration

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
🎉 Have you ever thought about being a ranger or working for Texas Parks and Wildlife?
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Kid Fish - Catch a Rainbow Trout

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities.
Feb 11
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?
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Second Saturdays with Steve: Transferring a Government – San Felipe to Washington

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come join us for a program presented by staff of San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. The program will focus on the transfer of political power in San Felipe to Washington-on-the-Brazos towards the end of the Texas War for Independence.
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Kid Fish at Cedar Hill

Cedar Hill State Park
Come learn the basics of fishing at Cedar Hill State Park!
Feb 11
10:00a
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics
Feb 11
11:00a
End Date

Art in the Park- Valentine's Edition

Guadalupe River State Park
Come enjoy the day at the park and create a nature-themed valentine craft to take home.
Feb 11
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!
Feb 11
1:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Feb 11
1:00p
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!
Feb 11
1:00p
End Date

Arch(eology) in the Park : Tour of Las Cuevas

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger at Las Cuevas to explore a pictograph site and learn about the first inhabitants of Big Bend Ranch State Park.
Feb 11
1:00p
End Date

We LOVE Nature Celebration!

Cleburne State Park
Is nature YOUR Valentine? Come join us and celebrate our LOVE for NATURE!
Feb 11
1:30p
End Date

Discovery Table: Buffalo Soldiers

Hill Country State Natural Area
Stop by this table to find out more about the Buffalo Soldiers who fought in many battles, built forts, became some of the first park rangers, pioneered off-road biking, and more.
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Natural Art - Wood Staining

Fort Boggy State Park
George Washington Carver invented many uses for peanuts. Before then he was known as an artist using pigments from nature.
Feb 11
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.
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be "lost in the forest."
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
You can’t sit around and wait for somebody to say who you are. You need to write it and paint it and do it - Faith Ringgold
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Tea for Texas

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Do you love tea? Want to try something new? Get a taste for wild valley tea from native plants!
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Goose Island Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Join a ranger on a ride through the park to learn about the history and ecology that makes Goose Island special.
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Plant Survival Methods

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us to find out how different plants and trees survive in the park!
Feb 11
2:30p
End Date

Block Printing Basics

Lockhart State Park
Try your hand at this unique art technique!
Feb 11
3:00p
End Date

Fire is Living History

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration.
Feb 11
3:00p
End Date

Nurdle Patrol!

Mustang Island State Park
Learn what a "nurdle" is and how to find one by attending this educational event on the Day-Use Beach at Mustang Island State Park
Feb 11
3:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Feb 11
3:00p
End Date

Wild Courtship

Abilene State Park
Looking for a fun Valentines date? Bring your partner out to learn about the unique courtship rituals of native Texas animals! (recommended for ages 18+, parent advisory in description)
Feb 11
3:00p
End Date

Fossil Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Join one of our rangers on a short fossil hunt around our limestone cliffs. Learn about how fossils formed long ago, and discover whether or not you will become a fossil someday!
Feb 11
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 11
4:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy this slideshow presentation to discover the many animals that call Davis Mountains State Park home.
Feb 11
5:00p
End Date

Wild in Love

Lockhart State Park
Bring your spouse or significant other to play a love and marriage game in the park!
Feb 11
5:45p
End Date

Guided Sunset Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Enjoy a short scenic hike along Merrick Mile trail as the daylight turns to twilight.
Feb 11
6:00p
End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join the Austin Astronomical Society in stargazing and astronomy!
Feb 11
6:00p
End Date

Owl Prowl and Timberdoodle Trek

Tyler State Park
A night hike for some night birds.
Feb 12
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!
Feb 12
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.
Feb 12
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Feb 12
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Feb 12
9:30a
End Date

Poetry Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Release your inner Wordsmith on a special, guided hike.
Feb 12
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 12
10:00a
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.
Feb 12
10:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Feb 12
11:00a
End Date

Galentine's Day - Women's Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Ladies, join us for a hike celebrating the achievements of women in the outdoors!
Feb 12
11:00a
End Date

Orienteering 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a ranger to learn how to navigate the backcountry of Big Bend Ranch State Park!
Feb 12
1:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come and learn about wildlife that calls Sheldon Lake State Park home
Feb 12
2:00p
End Date

Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!
Feb 12
2:00p
End Date

Denio Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come hike to one of our least-visited track sites!
Feb 12
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Earn Junior Ranger pins by completing an activity journal with a ranger!
Feb 12
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 14
1:00p
End Date

Texas State University Career Fair

San Marcos, TX - Texas State University
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with Texas State students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 14
1:00p
End Date

Valentine Arts in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring out the people you love to create some park inspired valentines!
Feb 14
6:30p
End Date

Owl Prowl: Park After Dark

Cedar Hill State Park
Love is in the air and the owls are feeling it too!
Feb 15
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!
Feb 15
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 15
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Feb 16
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 16
9:00a
End Date

Bentsen Nature Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the wonders of the Rio Grande Valley on a guided walk in its wild spaces.
Feb 16
9:30a
End Date

Thursday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 16
10:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this Winter for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Feb 16
10:00a
End Date

Stephen F. Austin State University FORS/GIS/ENVR Fair

TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with SFASU students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 16
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Feb 16
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
Feb 16
2:30p
End Date

Animal Adaptations

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the different animals you can find in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Feb 16
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Feb 16
6:30p
End Date

Selecting Flies for Fishing Texas Waters

Online (Zoom)
Save time and money when choosing flies
Feb 17
8:00a
End Date

Great Backyard Bird Count Scavenger Hunt

Cedar Hill State Park
The Great Backyard Bird Count is upon us, and it is time to celebrate the birds!
Feb 17
8:00a
End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Kerrville or Virtual

Kerrville, TX - Hill Country Youth Event Center
Biologists will provide an overview of the wildlife tax valuation, developing a wildlife management plan, and management practices. Attendees have the option of attending in-person or online.
Feb 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.
Feb 17
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 17
8:30a
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.
Feb 17
8:30a
End Date

Great Backyard Bird Count Expo

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for the weekend to explore the wonderful world of winter birds right from Fort Leaton's backyard!
Feb 17
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Feb 17
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Feb 17
10:00a
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Ask-the-Expert: El Paso Cactus & Rock Club

FB/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
Do you think cactus rock?
Feb 17
10:30a
End Date

Reading with a Ranger: "The Thing About Bees" Storytime and Craft

Hill Country State Natural Area
Learn more about bees and their relatives while enjoying a story read by a ranger. Then, make a craft to take home.
Feb 17
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 17
1:30p
End Date

Atlatl and Dart Throwing

Hill Country State Natural Area
Stop by to learn about one of the oldest hunting devices, the atlatl, and then try your hand at using one!
Feb 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Goose Island Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Join a ranger on a ride through the park to learn about the history and ecology that makes Goose Island special.
Feb 17
3:00p
End Date

House Hunters: Bird Edition

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Which house will they choose? Our flighty friends have very specific needs and wants for their homes, come join us to find out what nest feels like home!
Feb 17
4:00p
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).
Feb 17
6:30p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Come explore the park after dark!
Feb 17
7:30p
End Date

Our Night Skies

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
What makes up our night sky? Is there more than meets the eye? Learn about the celestial bodies that make up the sky and the stories told about them.
Feb 18 End Date

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come and join us for a guided kayak trip and hiking trip with experienced and knowledgeable volunteers.
Feb 18
7:00a
End Date

Special Geocache Challenge: It's All About Water

Government Canyon State Natural Area
🎉 Find the treasures hidden within the Natural Area that tell you: It's All About Water
Feb 18
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!
Feb 18
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.
Feb 18
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 18
8:30a
End Date

Great Backyard Bird Count Expo

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for the weekend to explore the wonderful world of winter birds right from Fort Leaton's backyard!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park volunteer or ranger for a hot cup of fresh coffee to start your morning off right!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Wellness Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Enjoy a 3-mile workout walk with a ranger!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Gentle Yoga

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Move your body in tandem with your breath on the shores of Lake Somerville under the leadership of an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT200)
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Iron Riders Biking Workshop

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a mountain biking adventure! Registration required.
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Experience a Day in the Life of a CCC Enrollee

Huntsville State Park
🎉 Take an interactive tour through the life of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Read about their formation, get hands-on with their tools and uniforms, visit the camp store to shop the benefits of being an enrollee. And hear from the men themselves, though their newsletter, as you stand in Ravens Lodge and look out at Lake Raven that they helped create.
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
🎉 At Government Canyon: It's All About Water!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Our Past, Present & Future: 100 Million Years Ago to 100 Years From Now

Government Canyon State Natural Area
🎉 At Government Canyon: It's All About Water!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Hike to the Dinosaur Tracks

Government Canyon State Natural Area
🎉 At Government Canyon: It's All About Water!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Birding the Lakeshore

Tyler State Park
The Great Backyard Bird Count!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Outgoing Outdoors 101

Palmetto State Park
Wait, what are the leave no trace principles?
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Fun Fish 2023

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Bring your kids to the 20th Annual Trout Fishing Tournament (for children ages 2 through 12) at the Pair-A-Trees Pond.
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Dutch Oven Cooking - Mouthwatering meals made here! Reservations required to participate.
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for fishing!
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

Fly Fishing 101 at Fort Parker State Park

Fort Parker State Park
Learn the basics of Fly Fishing at Fort Parker State Park.
Feb 18
9:00a
End Date

"Giving Giant Cane Some Tough Love" Service Project

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join State Park Ambassador Laura Neu in managing the non-native invasive species (NNIS) giant cane.
Feb 18
9:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Feb 18
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join our Master Naturalists, Debbie Windham and Bob Lodowski, as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Feb 18
9:30a
End Date

Saturday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 18
10:00a
End Date

Overlook Trail Hike

South Llano River State Park
Join a Ranger as we take our only single-track trail to the top of a hill and enjoy a great view.
Feb 18
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Celebrating Black History Month

Brazos Bend State Park
Join the Buffalo Soldiers and friends as they celebrate Black History Month.
Feb 18
10:00a
End Date

House Hunters: Bird Edition

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Which house will they choose? Our flighty friends have very specific needs and wants for their homes, come join us to find out what nest feels like home!
Feb 18
10:00a
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Resident Birds

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for story time and a take-home craft.
Feb 18
10:00a
End Date

Black History Month Hike

Atlanta State Park
In honor of the historic contributions of black Americans, Caddo Lake State Park is hosting a history hike concerning the Buffalo Soldiers, and black conservationists, scientists, and environmentalists.
Feb 18
10:00a
End Date

Smokehouse Secrets

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Discover how to preserve meat before refrigeration.
Feb 18
10:00a
End Date

Archery 101 (Session 1)

Cedar Hill State Park
Come out and learn the fundamentals of archery at Cedar Hill State Park!
Feb 18
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike to the Savannah Restoration Area

Government Canyon State Natural Area
🎉 At Government Canyon: It's All About Water
Feb 18
10:30a
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.
Feb 18
10:30a
End Date

Discovery Table: Animals of the Park

Palmetto State Park
Curious to find out what animals call this park home? Stop by this come and go event to make some amazing discoveries!
Feb 18
11:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Class

Eisenhower State Park
Sit around the campfire with us and learn about the rich history of the Dutch Oven. Live cooking demonstration and taste testing of a delicious dessert dish.
Feb 18
11:00a
End Date

The History of Government Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
🎉 Guess what? It's All About Water!
Feb 18
1:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Feb 18
1:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to cast a fishing pole, identify common fish species of Texas, and understand fishing regulations.
Feb 18
1:00p
End Date

Critters of the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge and learn about the critters that call Big Bend home!
Feb 18
1:00p
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Feb 18
1:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Dutch Oven Cooking - Mouthwatering meals made here! Reservations required to participate.
Feb 18
1:00p
End Date

Black History Month Hike

Caddo Lake State Park
In honor of the historic contributions of black Americans, Caddo Lake State Park is hosting a history hike concerning the Buffalo Soldiers, and black conservationists, scientists, and environmentalists.
Feb 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

100 Years of Black History in Texas State Parks

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Let's celebrate Black History and glimpse some history from the past 100 years.
Feb 18
2:00p
End Date

Archery 101 (Session 2)

Cedar Hill State Park
Come out to learn the fundamentals of archery at Cedar Hill State Park!
Feb 18
2:00p
End Date

Dino Detectives

Dinosaur Valley State Park
We've set up a fake campsite. Come investigate!
Feb 18
2:00p
End Date

Backyard Birds

Tyler State Park
A bird sanctuary in your own yard!
Feb 18
2:00p
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.
Feb 18
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a Ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Feb 18
2:00p
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Feb 18
2:30p
End Date

Discovery Table: Skins and Skulls

Hill Country State Natural Area
Feel fur from a skunk, fox, deer, and more while also learning about what makes these Texas mammals special.
Feb 18
2:30p
End Date

Backyard Bass: Fishing Game

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn to cast with Backyard Bass!
Feb 18
2:30p
End Date

Outgoing Outdoors 101

Palmetto State Park
Do you know what makes camping s'more fun?
Feb 18
3:00p
End Date

Camping Skills 101

Eisenhower State Park
This event is perfect for those that are new to camping! In this lesson, learn how to safely handle and start a campfire, and how to clean your dishes at a campsite.
Feb 18
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 18
3:30p
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn about the nature and history of Copper Breaks on the Juniper Ridge trail.
Feb 18
3:30p
End Date

Advanced Archery

Lockhart State Park
Join us to sharpen your skills at international style archery! This program is for folks who have already taken our Intro to Archery class at Lockhart State Park.
Feb 18
4:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy this slideshow presentation to discover the many animals that call Davis Mountains State Park home.
Feb 18
5:30p
End Date

Astronomy 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Learn the basics of Stargazing with various types of equipment!
Feb 18
5:30p
End Date

Solar Viewing

South Llano River State Park
Come join us for solar viewing!
Feb 18
6:30p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
Marvel at the beauty of the night sky with Texas Master Naturalists
Feb 18
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!
Feb 18
7:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Feb 18
7:00p
End Date

Cocoa With a Ranger

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a casual campfire chat
Feb 18
7:15p
End Date

Star Party

South Llano River State Park
Come look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Feb 19
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!
Feb 19
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.
Feb 19
8:30a
End Date

Great Backyard Bird Count Expo

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for the weekend to explore the wonderful world of winter birds right from Fort Leaton's backyard!
Feb 19
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Feb 19
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Feb 19
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 19
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
You can’t sit around and wait for somebody to say who you are. You need to write it and paint it and do it - Faith Ringgold
Feb 19
10:00a
End Date

Herbology 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a ranger at Barton Warnock Visitor Center - Desert Garden to explore the practical (sometimes magical) properties of desert plants!
Feb 19
11:00a
End Date

Japanese Fish Printing

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn about Gyotaku and make your own fish print to take home.
Feb 19
1:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass - Learn to Cast

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn to cast for plastic perch with a Ranger!
Feb 19
2:00p
End Date

Plant Survival Methods

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us to find out how different plants and trees survive in the park!
Feb 19
2:00p
End Date

Herbology 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a Ranger at Barton Warnock Visitor Center - Desert Garden to explore the practical (sometimes magical) properties of desert plants!
Feb 19
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 19
7:00p
End Date

Stargazing with a Ranger

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us in viewing the night sky, taking photographs, and searching for fascinating phenomenon!
Feb 20 End Date

StoryWalk® "The Golden Acorn"

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring the family to stroll through our self-guided and educational storybook walk-through on our trails!
Feb 20
8:30a
End Date

Great Backyard Bird Count Expo

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for the weekend to explore the wonderful world of winter birds right from Fort Leaton's backyard!
Feb 21
7:00a
End Date

Sunrise Hike with a Ranger

Cedar Hill State Park
Calling all early bird hikers!
Feb 21
10:00a
End Date

Preschool in the Park: Habitats

Lockhart State Park
Come explore, create, and sing with us as we learn about our amazing environment!
Feb 22
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!
Feb 22
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 22
8:30a
End Date

Wild Wellness

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Connect with nature through exercise and meditation.
Feb 22
11:00a
End Date

UNT STEM Career Fair

Denton, TX - University of North Texas
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with UNT students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 22
11:00a
End Date

Hispanic Serving Institutions Virtual Career Fair

Virtual, TX - Virtual
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with students from various HSIs about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 22
1:00p
End Date

Stephen F. Austin State University All Majors Career Fair

Nacogdoches, TX - Stephen F. Austin State University
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with SFASU students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 23
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 23
9:30a
End Date

Thursday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 23
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

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

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this Winter for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Feb 23
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool: Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for an afternoon of fishing!
Feb 23
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Feb 23
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
Feb 23
2:00p
End Date

Concordia University Career Fair

Austin, TX - Concordia University
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with Concordia students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 23
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Feb 23
7:15p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Feb 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.
Feb 24
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 24
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Feb 24
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Feb 24
3:00p
End Date

Snake Safety Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a quick hike to talk about snake species and safety!
Feb 24
4:00p
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).
Feb 24
6:00p
End Date

Campfire Talk: The Need for Trees

Cedar Hill State Park
The need for trees is strong in us humans!
Feb 24
7:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Feb 25 End Date

6th Annual Kids Fish

Fort Boggy State Park
Learn how to fish or show off your expertise!
Feb 25
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!
Feb 25
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.
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Back to Nature 5K Trail Run

Mother Neff State Park
Come participate in our annual trail run. We have a 5K competitive run, 2-mile fun run, and a 1-mile kids run. These runs will wind through nature trails and the park road allowing participants to take in the beautiful scenery of the park. Awards will be offered! Don't like to run? That's ok, walking is just as much fun at this event. Registration is required for this event.
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our park ranger in viewing local and migrating birds!
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Golf for Beginners 2

Lockhart State Park
Take another swing at golf! Registration required.
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Caddo Lake State Park
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Enjoy that fall weather with an early morning cup of coffee! Seize the day; stop by Saw Mill Pond for some coffee and a chat.
Feb 25
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park volunteer or ranger for a hot cup of fresh coffee to start your morning off right!
Feb 25
9:00a
End Date

Gentle Yoga

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Move your body in tandem with your breath on the shores of Lake Somerville under the leadership of an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT200)
Feb 25
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Birding Stroll 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this walk to learn about the birds that call this park home.
Feb 25
9:00a
End Date

Kid's Fishing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Need some new fishing stories? Join a ranger learning the basics of fishing.
Feb 25
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Feb 25
9:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
Feb 25
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join our Master Naturalists, Debbie Windham and Bob Lodowski, as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Feb 25
9:30a
End Date

Saturday Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Feb 25
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 25
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?
Feb 25
10:00a
End Date

Black History Month: Story-time with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join Rangers as they read a children's book aloud that celebrates diversity and Black History.
Feb 25
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a Ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Feb 25
10:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Feb 25
10:00a
End Date

Ranger Led Trail Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Enjoy a leisurely interpretive hike around Sheldon Lake State Park
Feb 25
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!
Feb 25
1:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Feb 25
1:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Feb 25
1:00p
End Date

Home on the Plains: Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Come out to Penn Farm to explore the lives of the farmers who made North Texas their home!
Feb 25
1:00p
End Date

Kid's Fishing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Need some new fishing stories? Join a ranger learning the basics of fishing.
Feb 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Skins and Skulls!

South Llano River State Park
Check out animal skins and furs found in the Hill Country.
Feb 25
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. Reservations required. Make reservations by calling (940) 328-1171, x222.
Feb 25
2:00p
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lockhart State Park
Come fish with us! All ages and abilities welcome. Drop in any time between 2-3pm.
Feb 25
2:00p
End Date

Snake Safety Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a quick hike to talk about snake species and safety!
Feb 25
2:00p
End Date

Crafting Clouds

Abilene State Park
Come learn about and create your own clouds!
Feb 25
2:00p
End Date

Leave No Trace Hike: Pineywoods Boardwalk Nature Trail

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk to learn the 7 principles of leave no trace ethics with a Ranger!
Feb 25
2:30p
End Date

Plant Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find native plants in the park on a stroll through the garden.
Feb 25
3:00p
End Date

Fossil Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Join one of our rangers on a short fossil hunt around our limestone cliffs. Learn about how fossils formed long ago, and discover whether or not you will become a fossil someday!
Feb 25
3:00p
End Date

The Daytime Sky

Tyler State Park
Astronomy in the daytime!
Feb 25
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 25
4:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy this slideshow presentation to discover the many animals that call Davis Mountains State Park home.
Feb 25
6:00p
End Date

The Nighttime Sky

Tyler State Park
The Moon, planets, stars, and constellations.
Feb 25
6:30p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Come explore the park after dark!
Feb 25
6:30p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join the knowledgeable San Antonio Astronomical Association to learn about the night sky and to take a closer look through their telescopes.
Feb 26
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!
Feb 26
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.
Feb 26
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With A Ranger

Abilene State Park
Ain't nothing like a warm cup of coffee on a chilly morning around a fire! Come sit with one of our rangers and chat a while.
Feb 26
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 26
12:00p
End Date

Archery in the Park

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Feb 26
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Earn Junior Ranger pins by completing an activity journal with a ranger!
Feb 26
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 28
1:00p
End Date

University of the Incarnate Word Spring Internship Fair

San Antonio, TX - University of the Incarnate Word-Business Career Center
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with UIW students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Feb 28
6:30p
End Date

Spring Bass Fishing in Texas

Online - Zoom
Learn how to catch the big one!

March 2023

Mar 1
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!
Mar 1
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 1
11:00a
End Date

Huston-Tillotson University Career Fair

Austin, TX - Huston-Tillotson University
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with HTU students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Mar 2
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 2
12:00p
End Date

45th Birthday Celebration

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
🎉 Celebrate Enchanted Rock State Natural Area's 45th birthday by spending an afternoon outdoors!
Mar 2
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Mar 2
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
Mar 2
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Mar 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!
Mar 3
8:00a
End Date

Small Acreage Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Goldthwaite or Virtual

Goldthwaite, TX - MC Bank Conference Room
Registration for in-person attendance is closed. Interested parties may still register to attend online.
Mar 3
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 3
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Mar 3
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 3
10:00a
End Date

UT Rio Grande Valley Edinburg Career & Internship Fair

Edinburg, TX - UT RGV @ Edinburg Campus - University Rec
TPWD HR Recruitment team will be on hand to talk with UT RGV students about careers, internships, and volunteer opportunities.
Mar 3
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Fun Facts: Great Horned Owl

Facebook/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
Do great horned owls really have horns?
Mar 3
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 3
4:00p
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 4
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Mar 4
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!
Mar 4
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 4
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Mar 4
9:00a
End Date

Gentle Yoga

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Move your body in tandem with your breath on the shores of Lake Somerville under the leadership of an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT200)
Mar 4
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 4
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Mar 4
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Photography 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Photography tips and tricks
Mar 4
10:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how cowboys would brew coffee on the range, and try it for yourself!
Mar 4
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?
Mar 4
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
Mar 4
1:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Mar 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Outdoor Photography 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Ever wondered how to capture that amazing image? Find out a few tips and tricks for your next photography outing.
Mar 4
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 4
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 4
3:30p
End Date

Take Aim With Atlatls

Copper Breaks State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl and dart. Join a park ranger to learn about this ancient hunting tool.
Mar 4
4:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy this slideshow presentation to discover the many animals that call Davis Mountains State Park home.
Mar 4
5:00p
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 4
6:30p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Mar 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!
Mar 5
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!
Mar 5
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

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

Angler Education Instructor Workshop: Online, Two - part

Online - Zoom
Become a Certified Angler Education Volunteer Instructor
Mar 7
6:45p
End Date

Worm Moon Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of March’s Worm Moon in this full moon hike.
Mar 8
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!
Mar 8
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 8
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 9
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool: Fire is Living History

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration.
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
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
5:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Blanco State Park
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops. Prerequisite of WILD educator workshop required.
Mar 9
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Mar 9
6:30p
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop: Online, Two - part

Online - Zoom
Become a Certified Angler Education Volunteer Instructor
Mar 10
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 10
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 10
4:00p
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 10
6:30p
End Date

Cowboy Campfire Storytelling

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Listening to Cowboy stories and learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Mar 10
7:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Mar 10
7:30p
End Date

Creatures of the Night - Night Prowl

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Nocturnal wanderings amoung the nocturnal.
Mar 11
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds
Mar 11
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 03/11/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Mar 11
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!
Mar 11
8:30a
End Date

Second Saturday Volunteer Workday

Hill Country State Natural Area
Help keep our natural area looking beautiful! No experience required.
Mar 11
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Mar 11
9:00a
End Date

Pioneer and Settler Day!

Lake Livingston State Park
🎉 Join us for a frontier-themed day at the park. We will feature different programs starting at 9 am that cover how people lived and worked in the pioneer era.
Mar 11
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!
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Longhorn & Bison Viewing

San Angelo State Park
We will showcase a small portion of the Official State of Texas Longhorn herd as well as our herd of southern plains bison.
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Mar 11
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 11
10:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Pearland, TX - Deloris Fenwick Nature Center
Become a TPWD Certified Education Instructor
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Second Saturdays with Steve: The Runaway Scrape and Burning of the Town

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a program presented by staff of San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. The program will focus on the families that left the town of San Felipe de Austin in 1837 and the subsequent burning of the town.
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

100 Years of State Parks Celebration

Resaca de la Palma State Park
🎉 Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Mar 11
1:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Mar 11
1:00p
End Date

Angler Education Fly Fishing Instructor Training Workshop

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD Certified Fly Fishing Instructor.
Mar 11
1:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us during a come-and-go program that allows a great way to see and learn about park wildlife close up!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 11
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 11
3:00p
End Date

Fossil Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Join one of our rangers on a short fossil hunt around our limestone cliffs. Learn about how fossils formed long ago, and discover whether or not you will become a fossil someday!
Mar 11
3:00p
End Date

Arboreal Adventure

Eisenhower State Park
Join one of our rangers on a short walk to Lover's Leap and meet some of our resident trees along the way. Learn about different ways that you can identify trees on your day-to-day adventures!
Mar 11
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 11
3:30p
End Date

Map and Compass Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn the basics of map and compass navigation on the Juniper Ridge trail.
Mar 11
4:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy this slideshow presentation to discover the many animals that call Davis Mountains State Park home.
Mar 11
6:30p
End Date

"Texas the State of Water" Documentary

Guadalupe River State Park
Come watch the documentary, "Texas the State of Water", with us!
Mar 11
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Mar 12
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/12/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries to learn about the history of the park. Click title for more information and to reserve your spot on tour. NO PETS
Mar 12
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!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how cowboys would brew coffee on the range, and try it for yourself!
Mar 12
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 12
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 13 End Date

Spring Break Recreation at Huntsville State Park

Huntsville State Park
Spend Spring Break enjoying recreational activities available within Huntsville State Park
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

Backyard Bass

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger and learn the basics of fishing!
Mar 15
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!
Mar 15
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 15
9:00a
End Date

Celtaire String Band

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Try your hand at playing historic tunes!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn about the nature and history of Copper Breaks on the Juniper Ridge trail.
Mar 15
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn basic skills of cooking with a Dutch oven.
Mar 15
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 16
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 16
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn the basics of birding!
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn about the animal adaptations of the critters at Copper Breaks.
Mar 16
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Mar 17
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 17
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 17
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Mar 17
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 17
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Need some new fishing stories? Join a ranger learning the basics of fishing. All ages and stages welcome.
Mar 17
3:00p
End Date

San Felipe Shootout

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come join us alongside TROT (Trail Racing Over Texas) in three different planned races throughout our parks trail system.
Mar 17
4:00p
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 17
4:00p
End Date

Sun Fun

Copper Breaks State Park
Observe the sun through a solar filter and learn about our closest star.
Mar 17
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 17
8:30p
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 17
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a guided ranger hike to explore the park at night!
Mar 18 End Date

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come and join us for a guided kayak trip and hiking trip with experienced and knowledgeable volunteers.
Mar 18
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 03/18/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Mar 18
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!
Mar 18
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 18
9:00a
End Date

Luck of the Irish Archery Shoot

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Go for the gold! Try archery and learn a lifetime sport. **Registration is required, program limited to 12 participants.  More information given after registration.
Mar 18
9:00a
End Date

White Bass Run at the Bend

Colorado Bend State Park
🎉 Join the fun with the White Bass Run. Learn fly casting, how to tie a fly and how to read the river.
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Play Day at Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney State Park
🎉 It's spring break and we want you to have a Play Day with us as we celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks!
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Texas State Parks 100-Year Celebration at San Angelo SP

San Angelo State Park
🎉 Join us for a FREE day in the park to help celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Texas State Parks! There will be events and activities for all to enjoy.
Mar 18
12:00p
End Date

Fishing for Beginners at Little Elm Public Library

Little Elm, TX - Little Elm Public Library
Bring the whole family out for this FREE fishing clinic at Little Elm Public Library!
Mar 18
1:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Mar 18
1:00p
End Date

Women's Month Hike

Caddo Lake State Park
Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks and hike with a ranger along the Pine Ridge Loop for history talk about women in conservation.
Mar 18
1:00p
End Date

Fishing Fest

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a fun learn-to-fish event at Lockhart State Park!
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Calling all artist! Creativity takes courage. - Henri Matisse
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Settler Women

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to take a trip back in time to learn about what life was like for women 100+ years ago.
Mar 18
3:00p
End Date

Fossil Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Join one of our rangers on a short fossil hunt around our limestone cliffs. Learn about how fossils formed long ago, and discover whether or not you will become a fossil someday!
Mar 18
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 18
4:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy this slideshow presentation to discover the many animals that call Davis Mountains State Park home.
Mar 18
4:00p
End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Mar 18
6:30p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
Marvel at the beauty of the night sky with Texas Master Naturalists
Mar 18
7:00p
End Date

Texas State Parks Centennial Dark Skies Celebration

Devils River State Natural Area
🎉 Help us celebrate the Dark Skies of the Devils River State Natural Area in partnership with the Devils River Conservancy and partnering astronomical associations. The event will be held at the recently established Dark Sky Viewing Area.
Mar 18
7:00p
End Date

🎉 Star Gazing Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park as you explore the galaxy by star maps and telescope. Celebrate parks with retired National Park ranger Larry Smith as he guides you through the planets, moon and stars with fascinating facts.
Mar 18
7:30p
End Date

"Finding a Balance" Documentary

Guadalupe River State Park
Come watch the documentary, "Finding a Balance", with us!
Mar 18
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a night under the stars to learn about the night sky!
Mar 18
8:30p
End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Mar 18
8:30p
End Date

Star Party

Copper Breaks State Park
Observe the stars and planets through a telescope at Copper Breaks.
Mar 18
9:00p
End Date

Starry Skies of Balmorhea

Balmorhea State Park
🎉 Join us for an evening under the stars in the world's largest spring-fed swimming pool!
Mar 19
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/19/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries to learn of the modern-day history of the park. Click blue title to learn more and reserve your spot on tour. NO PETS
Mar 19
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!
Mar 19
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Every artist was first an amateur - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mar 19
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Preschool in the Park: Your 5 Senses

Lockhart State Park
Come explore, create, and sing with us as we learn about our amazing environment!
Mar 22
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!
Mar 22
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 23
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 23
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Mar 23
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
Mar 23
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Mar 23
7:15p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Mar 24
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 24
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 24
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 24
4:00p
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 24
7:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Mar 24
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a guided ranger hike to explore the park at night!
Mar 25
8:00a
End Date

Pedal, Paddle and Trek

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
🎉 Join us for guided hiking, kayaking, and bicycling in the park.
Mar 25
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!
Mar 25
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 25
8:30a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Cast iron cooking - cowboy classic! Reservations required to participate.
Mar 25
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Pollinators and Parks!

Guadalupe River State Park
🎉 Celebrating 100 years of State Parks in Texas with an extra special version of our annual Monarch and Friends Pollinator Fiesta.
Mar 25
10:00a
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 25
10:00a
End Date

Sea Center Texas Nature Day

Sea Center Texas
Come celebrate nature with Sea Center Texas! This is a free event to attend. Participate in Catch-&-Release fishing, pet live reptiles, watch the Birds of Prey show, and more!
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Mason Days

Leander, TX - The Mason Homestead
Join Lt. Dolifka of the Buffalo Soldiers program as he attends Mason Days. Step back in time and enjoy some history.
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Ranching Heritage Day

Hill Country State Natural Area
🎉 Celebrate ranching life with us by visiting with exhibitors, making crafts, playing games, and viewing demonstrations.
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Spring Fling - 100 Year Celebration

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
🎉 Who is ready for some spring fun? We are!
Mar 25
1:00p
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Mar 25
1:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Dutch Oven Cooking - Mouthwatering meals made here! Reservations required to participate.
Mar 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Mar 25
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 25
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 25
4:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy this slideshow presentation to discover the many animals that call Davis Mountains State Park home.
Mar 25
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discover fun nighttime activities in the outdoors!
Mar 26
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!
Mar 26
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With A Ranger

Abilene State Park
Ain't nothing like a warm cup of coffee on a chilly morning around a fire! Come sit with one of our rangers and chat a while.
Mar 26
9:00a
End Date

Spring Has Sprung!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a wildflower walk.
Mar 26
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 29
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!
Mar 29
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Mar 30
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Mar 30
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool - Discovery Walk: Pineywoods Boardwalk Nature Trail

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk and discover the wonders of the forest!
Mar 30
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Mar 30
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required: 956-565-3919
Mar 30
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Mar 31
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Mar 31
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Mar 31
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Mar 31
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 31
4:00p
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).

April 2023

Apr 1
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Apr 1
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Apr 1
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Apr 1
9:00a
End Date

Palmetto State Park -100 Years, 100 Species

Palmetto State Park
🎉 Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks at Palmetto State Park by helping us identify 100 different species!
Apr 1
9:00a
End Date

Festival of the Fish

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
🎉 Here fishy, fishy, fish! We will have several come and go programs during this celebration of fish.
Apr 1
9:00a
End Date

Get Hooked on the Outdoors

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
🎉 A new spring fishing event which incorporates multiple styles of fishing. Come learn to fly fish with our partners at Good Fly, experience creek fishing from a kayak, or take a child fishing for the first time in our stocked family fishing pond. All ages and experience levels welcome.
Apr 1
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 1
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
Apr 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 1
5:00p
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 1
6:30p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Apr 2
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 2
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

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

Homeschool Class: Reptiles

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 5
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Apr 5
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Reptiles

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

Homeschool Class: Reptiles

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 6
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
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
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 7
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Apr 7
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Fun Facts: Silverleaf Nightshade

Facebook/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
Did you know that silverleaf nightshade's fruit can be used to make dye?
Apr 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 7
4:00p
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).
Apr 8
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 8
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Apr 8
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 8
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.
Apr 8
10:00a
End Date

Second Saturdays with Steve: Printing Technology in San Felipe de Austin

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a program presented by staff of San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. The program will focus on the printing businesses that were in the town of San Felipe de Austin in the 1820s and 1830s.
Apr 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 8
7:45p
End Date

"The State of Springs" Documentary

Guadalupe River State Park
Come watch the documentary, "The State of Springs", with us!
Apr 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!
Apr 9
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 12
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
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
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Apr 13
5:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops. Prerequisite of WILD educator workshop required.
Apr 14
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Birding Tram Tour (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 14
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Apr 14
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Apr 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 14
4:00p
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).
Apr 14
8:00p
End Date

Caddo Homecoming!

Caddo Lake State Park
🎉 Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks and 30 years of good conservation with the Caddo Lake Institute. Walk into yesteryear at Caddo Lake State Park and try your hand at canoeing, fishing, games, art, and a sock hop! Decorate your campsite with a retro theme, visit an outreach table or local presentation, and grab a bite to eat!
Apr 15 End Date

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come and join us for a guided kayak trip and hiking trip with experienced and knowledgeable volunteers.
Apr 15
7:30a
End Date

🎉 Greenfest on the Greenbelt

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come celebrate 100 Years of Texas State Parks at Greenfest 2023, presented by the Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County! There will be food, fun, & games for the entire family.
Apr 15
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Tram Tour

Goose Island State Park
Birding with ease, hop on our silent tram!
Apr 15
9:00a
End Date

Mustang Island State Park – Explore the Shore Event

Mustang Island State Park
🎉 Help Texas State Parks celebrate 100 years of providing outdoor camping, fishing, and hunting!
Apr 15
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Boats

Martin Creek Lake State Park
🎉 Join us for an introduction to water-based recreation.
Apr 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!
Apr 15
10:00a
End Date

100 Years at South Llano River

South Llano River State Park
🎉 Texas State Parks is 100 years old!! Celebrate this milestone with us at South Llano River State Park.
Apr 15
10:00a
End Date

Annual Spring Wing Ding 🦋

Dinosaur Valley State Park
🎉 Join us as we celebrate everything migratory and with wings!
Apr 15
10:00a
End Date

McKinney Falls Fest: 100-year Celebration

McKinney Falls State Park
🎉 Join us in celebrating 100 years of Texas State Parks and McKinney Falls State Park's 47th anniversary!
Apr 15
10:00a
End Date

Texas State Parks 100-Year Celebration!!

Bonham State Park
🎉 Texas State Parks is 100 years old!! Celebrate this milestone with us at Bonham State Park.
Apr 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 15
6:30p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
Marvel at the beauty of the night sky with Texas Master Naturalists
Apr 15
7:45p
End Date

"The State of Flowing Water" Documentary

Guadalupe River State Park
Come watch the documentary, "The State of Flowing Water", with us!
Apr 15
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Apr 16
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 16
9:00a
End Date

Wildflower Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Apr 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!
Apr 16
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Preschool in the Park: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Come explore, create, and sing with us as we learn about our amazing environment!
Apr 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Apr 20
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Apr 21
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Apr 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 21
4:00p
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).
Apr 22
9:00a
End Date
Apr 22
9:00a
End Date

Earth Day - Beach Clean Up *Registration Required*

Eisenhower State Park
Join us on this spring cleaning, kayaking expedition to celebrate Earth Day!
Apr 22
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 22
10:00a
End Date

Family Adventure Fest

Falcon State Park
🎉 Join us for a one-day event full of wild activities for everyone to enjoy here at the park. This year's event will offer outdoor activities for all ages focusing on different skills such as archery, kayaking, fishing, outdoor cooking, camping, hiking and much more!
Apr 22
10:00a
End Date

16th Annual Folk Festival at Mission Tejas!

Mission Tejas State Park
🎉 Kick back and take a trip back in time!
Apr 22
10:00a
End Date

Village Creek Fun Day!

Village Creek State Park
🎉 Join us as we celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks! Our fun day will feature activities for all ages including primitive skills practice, paddling tutorials, archery, yoga, fishing, guided hikes and so much more. Entry is FREE so come have some fun and immerse yourself in the full park experience.
Apr 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 22
5:00p
End Date

Camping with a Ranger

Village Creek State Park
🎉 New to camping? Don't want to camp alone? Village Creek is excited to host its first ever Camping with a Ranger event! Join us to learn how to set up your site, some primitive skills, and how to keep yourself entertained while you camp.
Apr 22
6:00p
End Date

Airstrip Astronomy

Big Bend Ranch State Park
🎉 Join us for an exciting night of stargazing, astrophotography and astronomy-based oral history at the Sauceda Airstrip!
Apr 22
7:45p
End Date

"The State of the Gulf: America's Sea" Documentary

Guadalupe River State Park
Come watch the documentary, "The State of the Gulf: America's Sea", with us!
Apr 22
8:30p
End Date

Celebration under the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
🎉 Come Celebrate 100 years of State Parks with a party under the stars!
Apr 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!
Apr 23
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 27
1:00p
End Date

Davis Mountains: 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Apr 28
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Apr 28
10:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Apr 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 28
4:00p
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).
Apr 29 End Date

Goose Island Extravaganza!

Goose Island State Park
🎉 Join us in the celebration of 100 years in Texas State Parks! Activities include fishing, archery, kayaking, a star party, demonstrations, food, and much, much more!
Apr 29
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!
Apr 29
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 30
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With A Ranger

Abilene State Park
Ain't nothing like a warm cup of coffee on a chilly morning around a fire! Come sit with one of our rangers and chat a while.
Apr 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!
Apr 30
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

May 2023

May 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!
May 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 5
4:00p
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).
May 5
8:00p
End Date

Full Moon Night Trek

Village Creek State Park
🎉 Are you curious to experience nature in the dark? What will we see? What will we hear? Join this ranger-led hike for your chance to see the unseen, learn how nocturnal creatures communicate, and what effect the moon can have on natural cycles of plants and animals.
May 6
8:00a
End Date

Learn To Fish

Leander, TX - Southwest Williamson County Regional Park
Come out to Southwest Williamson County Regional Park to learn fishing tips and tricks at this fun, FREE, family event!
May 6
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
May 6
9:00a
End Date

100-Year Fun For All Celebration

Inks Lake State Park
🎉 Join us for a fun filled and all-inclusive day with a variety of programs modified for accessibility needs.
May 6
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
May 6
10:00a
End Date

Experience Caprock!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
🎉Join us to learn all about Caprock! From beginner hiker tours to fishing clinics and more, you're sure to learn about and enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities and educational experiences that make Caprock Canyons State Park unique!
May 6
10:00a
End Date

Brazos Bend Expo- Celebrating 100 Years of Texas State Parks

Brazos Bend State Park
🎉 We are excited to announce our BRAZOS BEND EXPO is coming back on May 6!! Join us for this special event that brings the whole community together at Brazos Bend State Park, and celebrate 100 Years of State Parks!
May 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
May 7
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 7
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 12
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
May 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 12
4:00p
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).
May 13
9:00a
End Date

Mile-High Mountains Fest

Davis Mountains State Park
🎉 Please join us for a special day of fun and celebration.
May 13
9:00a
End Date

Lake Brownwood Bash

Lake Brownwood State Park
🎉 Join us for a day of fun, learning and celebration!
May 13
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
May 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!
May 13
10:00a
End Date

New Experiences, New Memories, A New You

Daingerfield State Park
🎉 Come celebrate the Texas State Parks 100-year anniversary at Daingerfield State Park! New to the outdoors or experienced this event is for you! We will be showcasing the various activities to experience the world outdoors at each person's comfort level.
May 13
10:00a
End Date

A Day in the Life of a Cedar Chopper

Colorado Bend State Park
🎉 Take a tour of what tent life might have been like for the hard-working Cedar Choppers. Take time to enjoy some good Dutch oven recipes.
May 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 13
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 14
9:00a
End Date

Mother's Day Plant Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Enjoy Mother Nature with your Mom!
May 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!
May 14
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
May 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 19
4:00p
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).
May 20
9:00a
End Date

Blanco State Park Celebration

Blanco State Park
🎉 Join us for an array of interactive activities and information stations set up throughout the park.
May 20
9:00a
End Date

Lure'ing You in to Eisenhower State Park

Eisenhower State Park
🎉 Take a deep dive into fishing at our Everything Fish Expo!
May 20
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing Clinic - Fairfield Lake State Park

Fairfield Lake State Park
Come learn the basics of fishing at Fairfield Lake State Park.
May 20
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Four Lives of a Fleece

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Processing wool from sheep to shawl
May 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 20
6:30p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
Marvel at the beauty of the night sky with Texas Master Naturalists
May 20
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
May 21
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
May 21
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 21
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 26
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 26
4:00p
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).
May 27 End Date

Copper Breaks Day

Copper Breaks State Park
🎉 Come celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks at Copper Breaks!
May 27
8:30a
End Date

Rowing into a Century

Possum Kingdom State Park
🎉Join us in celebrating 100 years of Texas State Parks!
May 27
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 27
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
May 27
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 27
1:00p
End Date

What's beneath the water at Caddo Lake?

Caddo Lake State Park
Who lives beneath the water? Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks and join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
May 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 28
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With A Ranger

Abilene State Park
Ain't nothing like a warm cup of coffee on a chilly morning around a fire! Come sit with one of our rangers and chat a while.
May 28
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 28
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

June 2023

Jun 1
5:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops. Prerequisite of WILD educator workshop required.
Jun 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 3 End Date

Guadalupe River State Park Birthday Bash!

Guadalupe River State Park
🎉Join us in celebrating 100 years of Texas State Parks and Guadalupe River State Park's 40th!
Jun 3 End Date

Fishing 101!

Lake Livingston State Park
🎉 Join park rangers for a day full of programs designed to teach you all of the skills you need to start fishing!
Jun 3
8:00a
End Date

Lockhart State Park Showcase

Lockhart State Park
🎉 Come see all Lockhart State Park has to offer and more at the Lockhart State Park Showcase!
Jun 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Jun 3
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
Jun 3
10:00a
End Date

Annual LBJ Fishing Day

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate Free Fishing Day with us by fishing on the Pedernales River.
Jun 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Jun 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

A Day in the Park

Lake Colorado City State Park
🎉 Wondering what Lake Colorado City State Park has to offer? This is the day to try it all...for free!
Jun 10
10:00a
End Date

Lakeside Legacy Celebration

Fort Parker State Park
🎉 Celebrate! Texas State Parks is turning 100 this year and Fort Parker State Park is throwing a community-wide birthday bash! Join in the fun!
Jun 10
10:00a
End Date

100-year Celebration Outdoor Community Day!

Cleburne State Park
🎉 Texas State Parks are turning 100! Join us for our 100-year celebration of Texas State Parks!
Jun 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 10
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Jun 16
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

Fly Fishing 101 at Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Learn the basics of Fly Fishing at this fun FREE clinic!
Jun 17
10:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Caddo Lake State Park
Celebrate 100 years of Texas state parks and try out archery! **Registration is required. More information given after registration.
Jun 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jun 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

July 2023

Jul 1 End Date

Happy Birthday Caddo Lake State Park!

Caddo Lake State Park
Join us to celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks and Caddo lake State Park's birthday! We will go on a celebratory birthday hike, followed by birthday cake! Throughout the day, enjoy several interpretive programs. **Instructions below!
Jul 1
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Jul 1
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
Jul 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 1
6:30p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Jul 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Basic Fishing Clinic - Fort Parker State Park

Fort Parker State Park
Come learn the basics of fishing at Fort Parker State Park.
Jul 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Fort Parker State Park
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops. Prerequisite of WILD educator workshop required.
Jul 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 15
9:00a
End Date

Boater Education Classroom Course

Sea Center Texas
Get your Boaters Education Certification in a fun, educational, and informative class at Sea Center Texas.
Jul 15
9:00a
End Date

100-Year Boat-A-Thon

Inks Lake State Park
🎉 Bring your non-motorized watercraft (canoes, kayaks, paddleboards), or borrow one of ours, for a celebration at the lake.
Jul 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 15
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Jul 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jul 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 22
9:00a
End Date

Kids Fish🎉

Bring the kids to the beach for a day of fishing and fun!
Jul 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

August 2023

Aug 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Aug 5
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 5
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX - Mayfield Park Baptist Church
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 5
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
Aug 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

The Stars at Night

Caddo Lake State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright, (clap, clap, clap, clap) deep in the heart of Texas! Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks with a night sky viewing, led by a park ranger and their telescope!
Aug 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 12
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Aug 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Aug 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 19
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Aug 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

LBJ's 115th Birthday

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate President Johnson's birthday at LBJ National Park and LBJ State Park

September 2023

Sep 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Sync Yourself Where "Life’s Better Outside” ...at the Sinkhole!

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
🎉 Celebrate 100-years in state parks with hikes, bats, and stars! What better way to enjoy the outdoors?!
Sep 2
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Sep 2
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
Sep 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Sep 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 15
5:00p
End Date

Prairie Palooza: Palo Duro Canyon – Back to the Future

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
🎉 Celebrate Texas State Parks’ 100-year anniversary at Palo Duro Canyon State Park! This three-day event will chronical 100 years of our past and showcase 100 years of partnerships for the future!
Sep 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
🎉 Plant wildflower seeds for future generations!
Sep 20
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Sep 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Bentsen Outdoor Skills Showcase

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
🎉 An exciting day for fun, games, and getting to know the outdoors!
Sep 23
10:00a
End Date

Seminole Canyon History Fair

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
🎉 Join us on this fun day with activities for all ages.
Sep 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 23
3:00p
End Date

Hispanic Heritage at Caddo Lake

Caddo Lake State Park
Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks and join a ranger for an interpretive presentation on the cultural connections between the Caddoan people, Spanish heritage, and Texas history.
Sep 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 30
10:00a
End Date

Texas State Parks 100-Year Celebration!!

Bonham State Park
🎉 Texas State Parks is 100 years old!! Celebrate this milestone with us at Bonham State Park.
Sep 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

October 2023

Oct 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Oct 7
9:00a
End Date

An "Un" Natural Halloween

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
🎉 Join us for An "Un" Natural Halloween! We will host morning and evening activities.
Oct 7
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
Oct 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Welcome to the Dark Side of State Parks

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
🎉 Cavern tour, eclipse viewing, bat flight, and stargazing- experience darkness like you never have before at Kickapoo Cavern State Park! Watch the eclipse from the bat deck, maybe we will get to see some confused bats exiting midday!
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Annular Eclipse

Abilene State Park
Join us for this spectacle in the sky!
Oct 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 14
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Oct 14
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Oct 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

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

Find Your Trail

Big Bend Ranch State Park
🎉 Embark on you next great adventure at Big Bend Ranch State Park!
Oct 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 21
10:00a
End Date

Harvest Heritage Festival 2023

Cedar Hill State Park
🎉 Come join us for our annual Harvest Heritage Festival here at Cedar Hill State Park!
Oct 21
10:00a
End Date

Parks Through the Years

Atlanta State Park
🎉 Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks! It will be a blast from the past, and you're invited! Atlanta State Park will host a festival of events, booths, music, vintage vehicles, and food.
Oct 21
10:00a
End Date

Hueco Tanks 29th Annual Community Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
🎉 It's time for our Annual Community Fair! Come on out for a fun weekend full of tours, presentations, demonstrations, rock climbing and much more!
Oct 21
11:00a
End Date

Celebrating Wildlife Rehabilitation

Purtis Creek State Park
🎉 We will have rehabilitators from all over north-east Texas educating us about what they do and showcasing some of the animals currently in their care.
Oct 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 21
5:00p
End Date

Sheldon Spooktacular- 100 Year Celebration

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring the family out for a 'haunting' good time!
Oct 21
7:00p
End Date

International Observe the Moon

Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a fall evening of observing the moon at first quarter phase. We will have telescopes available.
Oct 22
10:00a
End Date

Hueco Tanks 29th Annual Community Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
🎉 It's time for our Annual Community Fair! Come on out for a fun weekend full of tours, presentations, demonstrations, rock climbing and much more!
Oct 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 28
11:00a
End Date

The Trees at Caddo Lake

Caddo Lake State Park
The trees at Caddo Lake State Park root humans and animals together! Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks with a fall hike amongst the park's ever watchful trees.
Oct 28
12:00p
End Date

Celebrate Bats, Trains & Astronomy!

Old Tunnel State Park
🎉 We will have booths with activities related to the bats, the railroad and dark skies/astronomy. The booths will shut down for the evening bat viewing. After the bat viewing, we will hold an astronomy program.
Oct 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

November 2023

Nov 3
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 4
8:30a
End Date

100 Year Celebration Native Prairie Plant-a-thon

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join us for our annual Native Prairie Plant-a-thon volunteer event where we put thousands of native grasses and forbs back into the prairie as part of the park's continued restoration efforts.
Nov 4
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Let's go hiking with Texas Master Naturalists!
Nov 4
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Find out more about Bonham State Park.
Nov 4
10:00a
End Date

Fall Fest 2023

Mother Neff State Park
🎉 Mother Neff State Park is one of the first Texas State Parks where people have been coming for thousands of years. It’s now your turn to come explore and make memories of your own or return to make new memories. A fun fall celebration will take place featuring nature hikes, storybook trails, children's activities, demonstrations, and much more.
Nov 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

All about the Caddo

Caddo Lake State Park
Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks and join a park ranger for an interpretive history program on the Caddo nation.
Nov 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!
Nov 9 End Date

100 Years of Camping in Style!

Guadalupe River State Park
🎉Join us to learn how RV and tent camping have changed over time.
Nov 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Explore the Outdoors Day at Franklin Mountains State Park

Franklin Mountains State Park
🎉 Ever wonder "what is there to do in El Paso?" Wonder no more; explore more!
Nov 11
10:00a
End Date

Big Country Frontier Day

Abilene State Park
🎉 Join us to celebrate the Texas State Parks Centennial by immersing yourself in the wild history of the Texas frontier for a day.
Nov 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 11
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Nov 15
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Nov 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 18
11:00a
End Date

100-Year Celebration Dutch Oven Cook-Off

Lake Tawakoni State Park
🎉 Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks with us and put your campfire culinary skills to the test!
Nov 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn about making Christmas decorations with natural materials
Nov 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Giving Thanks for a Desert Haven

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
🎉Watch Fort Leaton come to life and experience what it was like for travelers taking refuge inside the walls of Fort Leaton!

December 2023

Dec 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Dec 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Star Party

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

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Dec 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 16
6:00p
End Date

Posada

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
🎉Experience the holiday traditions of the borderlands at our annual Posada at Fort Leaton!
Dec 17
5:30p
End Date

54th Annual Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
🎉 Enjoy this special tradition started 54 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 20
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Dec 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

January 2024

Jan 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

February 2024

Feb 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

March 2024

Mar 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 2
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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 9
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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 16
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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 23
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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Mar 30
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

April 2024

Apr 5
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 6
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 12
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 13
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 19
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 20
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 26
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Apr 27
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

May 2024

May 3
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 4
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 10
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 11
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 17
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 18
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 24
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 25
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

June 2024

Jun 1
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 7
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 8
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 14
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 15
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 21
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 22
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 28
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 29
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

July 2024

Jul 5
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 6
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 12
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 13
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

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

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 26
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

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

August 2024

Aug 2
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 3
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 9
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 10
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 16
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 17
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 23
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 24
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 30
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 31
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

September 2024

Sep 6
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 7
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 13
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 14
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 20
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 21
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 28
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

October 2024

Oct 4
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 5
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 11
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 12
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 18
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 26
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

November 2024

Nov 1
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 2
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 8
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 15
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 16
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 23
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 29
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

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

December 2024

Dec 6
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 13
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 14
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 20
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 21
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 27
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 28
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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

January 2025

Jan 3
2:00p
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Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 4
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 10
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 11
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 17
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 18
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 24
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 25
2:00p
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Meet The Longhorns

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