Several Texas State Parks are closed due to Tropical Storm Harvey. See state park alerts.

Calendar of Events

All Events

October 2017

Oct 19 End Date

To Protect & Explore: A Texas Rivers Celebration

Austin, TX - Patagonia
Join us for a special event on Texas rivers.
Oct 19 End Date

Public Meeting: Bastrop State Park

Bastrop, TX - Bastrop State Park Refectory
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department will hold a public meeting to discuss future development of the golf course area at the park.
Oct 19 End Date

Are You Curious?

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

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Especially kid-friendly, there's nothing to be afraid of here!
Oct 20 End Date

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Daingerfield State Park
Bring your pre-carved or decorated pumpkins for this pumpkin carving contest.
Oct 20 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Burnet

Burnet, TX - AgriLife Extension
This workshop will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation guidelines and qualifications, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices. Biologists will be available to assist landowners with management recommendations and developing management plans.
Oct 20 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 20 End Date

Conservation Easement Workshop

Katy, TX - Midway Barbeque
For landowners, real estate professionals, attorneys, advisors, natural resource professionals, and city or county officials to learn the hows and whys of conservation easements and land preservation.
Oct 20 End Date

Old Fort Days at Historic Fort Stockton

Fort Stockton, TX - Historic Fort Stockton
Historic Fort Stockton invites you to its annual "Living History Day" event, held on the 3rd weekend in October. The festivities include something for everyone, with re-enactors celebrating our vibrant military history, Army laundress and cannon firing demonstrations, cavalry drills, Native Americans and tipis,Texas Camel Corps, 1800s baseball, Texas Wildlife Trailer and chuck wagon. Listen to stories of cowboy poets, enjoy fiddle music or try some old west cooking. Bring the family out for an educational and fun experience! Admission is free.
Oct 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 20 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Oct 20 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 20 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Oct 20 End Date

Fall Foliage Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
View the fall foliage down a scenic portion of our Trailway!
Oct 20 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us at the park to test your skills.
Oct 20 End Date

Dog Costume Contest

Daingerfield State Park
Dress up your dogs in their best Halloween threads and bring them out to the park!
Oct 20 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Oct 20 End Date

Carnival Games

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for an evening of frightful fun!
Oct 20 End Date

Star Party

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The stars have stories to tell! Join the park interpreter and local astronomers to hear some of them. Hear the stories told in the heavens above, and have a chance to look through some powerful telescopes at the amazing night sky.
Oct 20 End Date

Haunted Trail

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for a night of frightful fun!
Oct 20 End Date

Star Party!

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Kristen at Lake Buescher to view the night sky!
Oct 20 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake State Park in the dark!
Oct 21 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Oct 21 End Date

Bird Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring or borrow binoculars to see some of the amazing birds at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Oct 21 End Date

Hunter Education Class

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Oct 21 End Date

Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site's 23rd Annual Interpretive Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join HTSPHS for our 23rd Annual Interpretive Fair.
Oct 21 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 21 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 21 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Oct 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 21 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
NOTE NEW START TIME!
Oct 21 End Date

Songbird Mania

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore the world of colorful songbirds.
Oct 21 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered every Saturday morning and Wednesday afternoon in September and October except 10/25.
Oct 21 End Date

River Cleanup Day - CANCELLED FOR 10/21

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Volunteer to help clean the Paluxy River.
Oct 21 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Oct 21 End Date

Old Fort Days at Historic Fort Stockton

Fort Stockton, TX - Historic Fort Stockton
Historic Fort Stockton invites you to its annual "Living History Day" event, held on the 3rd weekend in October. The festivities include something for everyone, with re-enactors celebrating our vibrant military history, Army laundress and cannon firing demonstrations, cavalry drills, Native Americans and tipis,Texas Camel Corps, 1800s baseball, Texas Wildlife Trailer and chuck wagon. Listen to stories of cowboy poets, enjoy fiddle music or try some old west cooking. Bring the family out for an educational and fun experience! Admission is free.
Oct 21 End Date

Kid Fish 2017

Sea Rim State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 21, 2017! Bring the kids out for our annual kids fish event. It's a free event for ages 1-12. The first 150 kids will receive a free rod and reel and event t-shirt. Tackle and bait will be provided.
Oct 21 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Zoo
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Oct 21 End Date

Fishing Stations

Tyler State Park
Learn a few skills before wetting your line.
Oct 21 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Los Fresnos, TX - Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Oct 21 End Date

Dairy Daze

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History farm to explore the many uses of milk on a 1915 German family farm.
Oct 21 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 21 End Date

Archery in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn the basics of using a bow and arrow.
Oct 21 End Date

Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Event Cancelled Due to Effects of Hurricane Harvey)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Oct 21 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 21 End Date

Birding for Beginners (10AM)

Atlanta State Park
See what birding is all about!
Oct 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 21 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a Ranger to make fish prints!
Oct 21 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a Ranger led hike!
Oct 21 End Date

Junior Ranger

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Do you have what it takes to be a Junior Ranger? Join a ranger each week to learn something new about the park and what rangers do!
Oct 21 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Oct 21 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Oct 21 End Date

More to Explore Outside Your Front Door - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Do you like watching the birds and bugs? Do you enjoy stopping to smell the roses and sharing pictures of them with your friends? Do you have a young explorer in your life? If so, this hike is for you!
Oct 21 End Date

Family Fishing

Tyler State Park
Let’s Go Fishing!
Oct 21 End Date

Kayaking for Beginners

Bonham State Park
Join a ranger to learn the basics of kayaking! Apologies, this event is being cancelled. Our instructor had a scheduling conflict. Instead we’ll be offering two classes on Sunday October 29th. Save your spot for either the 9 AM – 11 AM or 1 PM – 3 PM class by email kate.saling@tpwd.texas.gov. We’re sorry for any inconvenience.”
Oct 21 End Date

There's a World Going on Underground - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Learn about the world that's teeming with life right beneath our feet!
Oct 21 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided hike!
Oct 21 End Date

Harvest Heritage Day on Penn Farm

Cedar Hill State Park
A day full of fun to celebrate out pioneer past!
Oct 21 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
We will teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching
Oct 21 End Date

Penn Farm Tour with Neighbor Lauren

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
Oct 21 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Oct 21 End Date

Plant Uses: From Caffeine to Poison Arrows

Lockhart State Park
Find out which plants in your backyard can be used as food, medicine, and more. You may be surprised!
Oct 21 End Date

"Not So Creepy Critters"

South Llano River State Park
Find out the truth about those "creepy" animals.
Oct 21 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Stop by our table to ask a ranger any question you may have!
Oct 21 End Date

Intro to High School Bass Tournament Fishing

Austin, TX - Laura Bush Community Library
For 6th-12th grade students
Oct 21 End Date

Backyard Bass (1PM)

Atlanta State Park
Practice your cast on land with this fun game!
Oct 21 End Date

Butter Churning Demo

Cedar Hill State Park
Churn butter the old fashioned way!
Oct 21 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration

Cedar Hill State Park
Cast Iron Cooking!
Oct 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Oct 21 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Oct 21 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Oct 21 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" with fun all while learning about bats!
Oct 21 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Oct 21 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
Oct 21 End Date

Penn Farm Tour with Neighbor Lauren

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about life on a pioneer farm!
Oct 21 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

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

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 21 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Bastrop State Park
If the zombies came tomorrow, would you be prepared?
Oct 21 End Date

Sun Fun

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us at Copper Breaks State Park where volunteers will talk about Space Weather and sun facts.
Oct 21 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling tour with sunset views, RSVPs only.
Oct 21 End Date

Halloween in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Experience the park after dark and join us for games, crafts, Spooky Trail, and more!
Oct 21 End Date

Saturday Night Snakes

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us in learning about the snakes that call McKinney Falls home.
Oct 21 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 21 End Date

Kids Costume Contest

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for a night of frightful fun!
Oct 21 End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Something just zipped by your head and you can't help but wonder 'What Was That?!' Find out the answers at this beginning birding program! Interpretive Center.
Oct 21 End Date

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Experience the canyon after dark.
Oct 21 End Date

Carnival Games

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for an evening of frightful fun!
Oct 21 End Date

Creatures of the Night 7:00 pm

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore after dark in search of owls, glowing scorpions, spiders, toads and more!
Oct 21 End Date

Haunted Trail

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for a night of frightful fun!
Oct 21 End Date

Haunted Trails

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Lake Casa Blanca International State Park invites you to come in costume and explore our half-mile Haunted Trail.
Oct 21 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us at Copper Breaks State Park where volunteers and park staff will present information on fall constellations in the night sky. We will learn where we fit, in this vast space we call the Milky Way and the universe.
Oct 21 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 21 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Oct 21 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Come join us at Lost Maples for stargazing. Learn about the dark skies of the Hill Country and then see the stars with the astronomers.
Oct 21 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
View the night sky through a telescope.
Oct 22 End Date

Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site's 23rd Annual Interpretive Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join HTSPHS for our 23rd Annual Interpretive Fair.
Oct 22 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 22 End Date

Prairie Prowl

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come join us on a leisurely stroll through the prairie as we check out all the plants and animals that live here!
Oct 22 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 22 End Date

Colors of McKinney

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a hike on National Color Day.
Oct 22 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 22 End Date
Oct 22 End Date

Canceled - Snake Talk & Feeding Followed by Arts and Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
At MDJSP we put the welfare of our live animals first and our snakes need a little rest from their public speaking engagements. Thank you for understanding.
Oct 22 End Date

Invasion of the Butterflies

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
See who's taking to flight at the rock.
Oct 22 End Date

Olde Time Games

McKinney Falls State Park
Come try your luck at games from the 1800s.
Oct 22 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.
Oct 22 End Date

Art Extravaganza!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
It is easy to find beauty in nature, let's find inspiration in the park for our own art!
Oct 23 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 24 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 24 End Date

Mommy and Me

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring out your little ones to explore the park through a story, activities, and a stroll!
Oct 24 End Date

Bentsen on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen’s gardens & trails looking for animal tracks, insects, plants, birds and other critters.
Oct 24 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn how to tie a fly
Oct 25 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 25 End Date

Bird Walk Wednesday

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing South Texas specialty birds such as the Altamira Oriole, Green Jay, Plain Chachalaca, and Great Kiskadee.
Oct 25 End Date

Campground Birding Walk!

Davis Mountains State Park
Meet us at the swing set for a walk through the campground as we find and watch the beautiful bird species of the Davis Mountains! Bring your binoculars, water, field guide if you have one.
Oct 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Oct 25 End Date

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Oct 25 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Oct 25 End Date

Critters and Constellations

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
See what creepy creatures come out a night and what stars we can see from the park!
Oct 26 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 26 End Date

Hawks by the 100's

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join a naturalist at the Hawk Tower during fall Hawk Watch.
Oct 26 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Oct 26 End Date

Junior Ranger Adventure

Inks Lake State Park
A fun hike and a chance to learn stewardship from a park ranger.
Oct 26 End Date

Halloween at the Hatchery 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Local businesses and organizations will hand out free candy, and the center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.
Oct 26 End Date

Are You Curious?

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

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a tour of the night sky!
Oct 27 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 27 End Date

Butterfly Gardening

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get your hands dirty while learning about butterfly host plants and how to care for a butterfly garden.
Oct 27 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Oct 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 27 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Oct 27 End Date

Texas Project WILD Facilitator Training

Corpus Christi, TX - ESC Region 2/Early Scholars Academy
MOVED - Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators.
Oct 27 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Oct 27 End Date

Awesome Arachnids

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Along came a spider...
Oct 27 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 27 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Oct 27 End Date

Sssspooky Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Oct 27 End Date

Fall Foliage Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
View the fall foliage down a scenic portion of our Trailway!
Oct 27 End Date

Stay Fed in the Land of the Dead

Davis Mountains State Park
Zombies have invaded and you need to get prepared and know how to survive in the wild. Take a short walk and learn what you need to put in your "Go Bag" and how you can use local plants to survive in the wild, all while fending off zombie staff!
Oct 27 End Date

Scary Campfire Stories and S'mores

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for some pre-Halloween fun.
Oct 27 End Date

Spider Safari!

Bastrop State Park
Come and hunt for amazing arachnids on the old Golf Course trails with a Ranger!
Oct 27 End Date

Spooky Storytelling

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
What is camping without telling scary stories around the campfire?
Oct 27 End Date

Night Hike (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Caddo Forest Trail in the evening hour.
Oct 27 End Date

Scary Stories at the Campsite

Davis Mountains State Park
Bring a chair and gather around to hear some hand-picked scary stories chosen to make sure you stay up all night. We'll start with more gentle stories for the younger crowd, then move on to a scarier tales for the older crowd.
Oct 28 End Date

Jack-o'-lantern Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Can you find the plastic jack-o'-lanterns hidden along park trails?
Oct 28 End Date

Halloween in the Park!

Lake Livingston State Park
Come celebrate Halloween at Lake Livingston State Park this year. This year Halloween is on a Monday, so we will provide you and your family with a day full of fun-filled activities on Saturday, October 28 to help you celebrate Halloween in the Pineywoods!
Oct 28 End Date

Nature Walk About

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Join us for a bird and nature walk with the expert - Gene Blacklock!
Oct 28 End Date

Caprock Campers Hall of Fall

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Come camp with us and decorate for Fall!
Oct 28 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 28 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 28 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Oct 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 28 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Find out how fun birding can be!
Oct 28 End Date

Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo Workshop

Austin, TX - Austin Nature & Science Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Oct 28 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Oct 28 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered every Saturday morning and Wednesday afternoon in September and October except 10/25.
Oct 28 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Oct 28 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Nacogdoches, TX - SFA Pineywoods Native Plant Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Oct 28 End Date

Plant-a-thon Mentor Training

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Would you like to lead planting groups for our upcoming Prairie Plant-a-thon? Make sure to attend this training to learn about the event and how to lead a planting group!
Oct 28 End Date

Junior Ranger: Absolutely Batty (9AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about bats while making a craft to take home!
Oct 28 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 28 End Date

KAYAKING 101

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Join us for a FREE ranger led kayaking program at Lake Corpus Christi State Park. Learn the essentials of paddling, launching, and retrieving your kayak and get a fresh perspective on the fresh water lake habitat.
Oct 28 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 28 End Date

Crabbing 101

Sea Rim State Park
Crabbing at Sea Rim State Park, we have a great time and would love for you to come try it out.
Oct 28 End Date

Hike With a Homeless Dog (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Take a shelter dog for a hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 28 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking FANCY FALL THEME

Bonham State Park
Join us for an outdoor cooking demonstration: Dutch Oven Cooking and Creative Cooking Outdoors.
Oct 28 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a Ranger led hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Junior Ranger

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Do you have what it takes to be a Junior Ranger? Join a ranger each week to learn something new about the park and what rangers do!
Oct 28 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Oct 28 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Oct 28 End Date

Legacy of the Lost Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Explore the past, present, and future of this area on a one mile guided hike led by a Master Naturalist.
Oct 28 End Date

Plow Days

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED** Learn about plowing fields to get ready for winter.
Oct 28 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Fossils! Journey to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about the fossils at Eisenhower and then make your own souvenir out of plaster.
Oct 28 End Date

Lower Falls Day Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder about how the park got its name? Join us for a hike to learn the history of McKinney Falls.
Oct 28 End Date

Nature Cubs Club

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Attention all lil' nature lovers, Sheldon Lake State Park has an event just for you!
Oct 28 End Date

Picnic in the Park with a Ranger

Buescher State Park
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and meet a Ranger on the grassy dam for a picnic lunch!
Oct 28 End Date

Carved Pumpkin Contest

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Participate in our Annual Carved Pumpkin Contest and win Tramway souvenirs!
Oct 28 End Date

Halloween Fest

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Come check out our creepy exhibits!
Oct 28 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Stop by our table to ask a ranger any question you may have!
Oct 28 End Date

Out of the Ashes - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long guided hike on the trails at Bastrop State Park.
Oct 28 End Date

Halloweenfest

Lockhart State Park
Join us for witch crafts, a special spooky storytime, and a costume contest!
Oct 28 End Date

Creepy Crawlies Scavenger Hunt (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Look for the creepy, crawly animals that call Caddo Lake home!
Oct 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Oct 28 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Oct 28 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Oct 28 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding followed by arts and crafts

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

Snakes Alive! Live Snake Program!

Buescher State Park
Get an up close and in person experience with some snakes that call the Lost Pines home!
Oct 28 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" with fun all while learning about bats!
Oct 28 End Date

Monster Mash Cache

Eisenhower State Park
Try your hand at geocaching and create a Halloween craft!
Oct 28 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
Oct 28 End Date

Wonderful West Texas Wildlife

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn about this week's pick! We'll talk about one of the critters you might run into in the Davis Mountains. You'll have to show up to find out which one...
Oct 28 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Bastrop State Park
If the zombies came tomorrow, would you be prepared?
Oct 28 End Date

Atlatl in the Afternoon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
For thousands of years, the atlatl was the main hunting weapon all across the world. If you're not sure what an atlatl is, come learn about this ancient technology and have an opportunity to actually use one yourself.
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Will you survive this humorous Zombie Hike?
Oct 28 End Date

Trunk or Treat

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Trunk or Treat/Ghost Walk
Oct 28 End Date

Trick-Or-Treat in the Park and Canned Food Drive

Cleburne State Park
Trick-Or-Treating will be from 5:30 to 8pm on October 28th. We are also looking forward to a night sounds presentation from our Friends of Cleburne State Park and a family friendly night hike during the main event. Free entry for adults (13+) during Trick-Or-Treat who bring canned food items. 817-645-4215
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us at the park to test your skills.
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 28 End Date

Halloween in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for trick-or-treating along the trails of the park.
Oct 28 End Date

Haunted Trails

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Please join us if you dare for a Halloween scare. Put on your favorite costume and enjoy a night of fun, food, games, and haunted hiking trails!
Oct 28 End Date

2nd Annual Boo Camp

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for some family friendly Halloween fun!
Oct 28 End Date

Halloween Fair

Government Canyon State Natural Area
THIS EVENT IS FULL.
Oct 28 End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Something just zipped by your head and you can't help but wonder 'What Was That?!' Find out the answers at this beginning birding program! Interpretive Center.
Oct 28 End Date

Trunk or Treat

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Be prepared to be Tricked or Treated
Oct 28 End Date

Halloween Creatures of the Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Come trick or treat in costume and meet some of the park's creatures of the night!
Oct 28 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us to discover what goes bump in the night during this special Halloween-themed night hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive the zombie apocalypse? Find out on this spooky and informative hike.
Oct 28 End Date

Night Hike

Meridian State Park
Creepy Crawly Good Time
Oct 28 End Date

What Goes Bump in the Night - Night Hike

Buescher State Park
How do nocturnal creatures prowl and stalk their prey? Learn to walk like a fox and hear like an owl as we explore the park after dark just in time for Halloween!
Oct 28 End Date

Moongazing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Calling all werewolves for International Observe the Moon Night!
Oct 28 End Date

International Observe the Moon Night & Stargazing

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for an evening of moon-gazing and star-finding.
Oct 28 End Date

Spooky Campfire Stories

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Traditional scary stories being told around the campfire.
Oct 28 End Date

North Texas Skywatch Star Party

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright . . .” in our Texas State Park!
Oct 28 End Date

Scorpions Glow and Spiders Shine

Mother Neff State Park
We'll find some of our favorite arachnids just in time for Halloween.
Oct 28 End Date

Not-So-Spooky Night Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Palo Duro Canyon is full of creepy things that go bump in the night. But are they really so scary? Come experience a night hike at the park and learn why the things that come out in the dark really aren't so scary after all.
Oct 28 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 28 End Date

Haunted Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Are you brave enough?
Oct 29 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Dress up and lets hike to the top of Ranger Peak!
Oct 29 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Oct 29 End Date

Prairie Prowl

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come join us on a leisurely stroll through the prairie as we check out all the plants and animals that live here!
Oct 29 End Date

Kayaking For Beginners

Bonham State Park
Join a ranger to learn the basics of Kayaking
Oct 29 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 29 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 29 End Date

Invasion of the Butterflies

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
See who's taking to flight at the rock.
Oct 29 End Date

Hiking With a Homeless Dog

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a homeless dog's day!
Oct 29 End Date

Make a Spider Web

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about spiders and make a craft to take home
Oct 29 End Date

Growing Up Wild Afternoons

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-6 and their parents. Each month we explore a different fun nature concept.
Oct 29 End Date

Trick or Treat Geocaching

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High tech hunt for treats!
Oct 29 End Date

Furs and Skulls

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
Oct 29 End Date

Kayaking for Beginner

Bonham State Park
Join a ranger to learn the basics of kayaking
Oct 29 End Date

Halloween Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Celebrate Halloween in Sea Center Spooktacular style!
Oct 29 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.
Oct 29 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Oct 29 End Date

Art Extravaganza!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
It is easy to find beauty in nature, let's find inspiration in the park for our own art!
Oct 29 End Date

Huntsville SP Pumpkin Carving Contest

Huntsville State Park
Halloween-themed family program & Pumpkin Carving Contest!
Oct 29 End Date

Dinosaur Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Step back in time with the dinosaurs!
Oct 30 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 30 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Lufkin, TX - Ellen Trout Zoo
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Oct 31 End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join Hawk Watch volunteers as they spot and count thousands of migrating raptors.
Oct 31 End Date

Mommy and Me

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring out your little ones to explore the park through a story, activities, and a stroll!
Oct 31 End Date

Bentsen on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen’s gardens & trails looking for animal tracks, insects, plants, birds and other critters.
Oct 31 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 31 End Date

Night Hike with a Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come explore the dark side of Cooper Lake State Park this Halloween!
Oct 31 End Date

Night Sky Party

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

November 2017

Nov 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 1 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

El Paso, TX - TecH2O Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Nov 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Nov 1 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Nov 2 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Nov 3 End Date

Battle for Fort Richardson Civil War Re-enactment

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Civil War Re-enactment
Nov 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 3 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Nov 3 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Nov 3 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Nov 4 End Date

Recharge Run - 15K/8K Trail Run

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Come run where the dinosaurs once roamed–join us for our 4th annual fundraiser trail run!
Nov 4 End Date

Dinosaur Valley Endurance Run

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Nov 4 End Date

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where you will see several remnant sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and the Seminole Watering Hole, a historic stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Nov 4 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 4 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Nov 4 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 4 End Date

Songbird Mania

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore the world of colorful songbirds.
Nov 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45. The event for October 7th has been cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Nov 4 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Nov 4 End Date

Trail Work Day - CANCELLED FOR 10/7 AND 11/4

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Help keep our trails in great shape!
Nov 4 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Arboretum
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Nov 4 End Date

Adult Basic Wilderness Survival Clinic

Government Canyon State Natural Area
If you spend any time in the Backcountry, there's a good chance you'll meet Mr. Murphy. His law states, "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong", and usually at the worst possible time.
Nov 4 End Date

Foraging for Food

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Learn about edible plants
Nov 4 End Date

Beginning Fly Fishing Clinic

Lewisville, TX - Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
Free workshop for youth (ages 10 and up) or adults
Nov 4 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 4 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 4 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 4 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Nov 4 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Nov 4 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Nov 4 End Date

Birding for Beginners (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn the basics of birding!
Nov 4 End Date

Fall Chautauqua Fundraiser

Mother Neff State Park
Join the Mother Neff State Park Association for a day of fun in the park!
Nov 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Nov 4 End Date

Fish Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Park Host Lorinda to make a fun fish arts & crafts.
Nov 4 End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe, but not sure how to get started? Join a park guide for a fun paddling adventure.
Nov 4 End Date

Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival

Austin, TX - Travis County Exposition Center
Join us at this family friendly event to learn more about traditions, heritage and American Indian Culture.
Nov 4 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Nov 4 End Date

Nature Journaling (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Nov 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Nov 4 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Nov 4 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Nov 4 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to make fish prints!
Nov 4 End Date

Full Moon Program and Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
Moon program at the Interpretive Center Full Moon Hike at start at dusk. Please check the current flyer at the Headquarters for location and start time.
Nov 4 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Nov 4 End Date

Steamboats and Stories of the Neches

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the history of love and life on the Neches River.
Nov 4 End Date

Full Moon Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come and explore Hueco Tanks in the moonlight.
Nov 4 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 5 End Date

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Nov 5 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 5 End Date

Discover the Other Side of the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore another side of Enchanted Rock!
Nov 5 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Patriotic Rock in the Park

Meridian State Park
Veteran's Day Music Celebration
Nov 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 7 End Date

Morning Bike Ride

Palmetto State Park
Bike three miles of Palmetto State Park!
Nov 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

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

Homeschool: History

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Nov 8 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Nov 9 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Homeschool: History

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Nov 9 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Nov 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 10 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Nov 10 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Nov 10 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Nov 10 End Date

Night Hike (7PM)

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Volksmarch Trail in the evening hours!
Nov 11 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION Registered participants meet at the Headquarters Building the morning of November 11, 2017 at 8:00 am and the tour leaves promptly at 8:30 with an arrival time back at Headquarters Building at 4:30 pm.
Nov 11 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 11 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Nov 11 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 11 End Date

Prairie Plant-a-Thon

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join us for our annual prairie planting event!
Nov 11 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Nov 11 End Date

Women's Hike!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike at Hueco Tanks.
Nov 11 End Date

Lost Pines Trail Crew!

Bastrop State Park
Lend a hand and become a part of the Lost Pines Trail Crew! Together, we're continuing a legacy and giving the trails a little TLC! We'll teach you how to build a trail, how to stop the soil from eroding away, and other skills that you can even use at your own home!
Nov 11 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Nov 11 End Date

The Buffalo Soldiers at Lost Maples

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Join us for history, outdoor skills, and tons of fun for the entire family no matter your age. See you on the trail.
Nov 11 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 11 End Date

Learn to Fish! *FULL*

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring the family to learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands on activities.
Nov 11 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 11 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Nov 11 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Nov 11 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Nov 11 End Date

Fish Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Park Host Lorinda to make a fun fish arts & crafts.
Nov 11 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Glen Rose, TX - Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
CANCELLED - Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Nov 11 End Date

Introduction to Nature Photography (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn the basics of nature photography!
Nov 11 End Date

Rio! Rio!

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
For centuries people have been settling along the San Antonio River, from native hunters and gatherers to European immigrants. Come see how they lived and changed the surrounding area at this exciting event!
Nov 11 End Date

Behind the Farming Tour

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
See behind the scenes at Barrington Farm.
Nov 11 End Date

Veteran's Day Event

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
A day of patriotic fun!
Nov 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Nov 11 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how would a Sasquatch survive in the wild?
Nov 11 End Date

Animals Signs Hike

Bonham State Park
Can you read the signs that the wildlife has left behind?
Nov 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Nov 11 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Nov 11 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Nov 11 End Date

Nature Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
Nov 11 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 11 End Date

Kayaking for Beginners

Bonham State Park
Join a ranger to learn the basics of kayaking!
Nov 11 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Nov 11 End Date

Victory '1945' Dance!

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Victory! It's Over! Peace!
Nov 11 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 12 End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what's that bird?
Nov 12 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 12 End Date

Get Ready for PHILMONT!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
...and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!
Nov 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Junior Ranger Day: Yucca, the Desert's Multi-Tool

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
What one plant can be used to make rope, sandals, baskets, soap, and soup? The Yucca, of course!
Nov 12 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.
Nov 12 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Nov 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Nov 16 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Nov 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 17 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Nov 17 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Nov 17 End Date

Texas Outdoor Family - Outdoor Leadership Training | McKinney Falls | (Open)

McKinney Falls State Park
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 1,100+ families, with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Nov 17 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (7PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake State Park in the dark!
Nov 18 End Date

Sunrise Photography

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Catch the sunrise at Sheldon Lake State Park! Registration is required.
Nov 18 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year, and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Nov 18 End Date

November Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Nov 18 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 18 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Nov 18 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 18 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Find out how fun birding can be!
Nov 18 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Nov 18 End Date

River Cleanup Day - CANCELLED FOR 10/21

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Volunteer to help clean the Paluxy River.
Nov 18 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Buescher State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing
Nov 18 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 18 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (On Hold Until Hurricane Damage is Assessed - Full, but call to add your name to the Wait List!)

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 18 End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dutch Oven Cooking | Ft Worth Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 18 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 18 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Nov 18 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Nov 18 End Date

Fish Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Park Host Lorinda to make a fun fish arts & crafts.
Nov 18 End Date

Watercolor Wonders (10AM)

Atlanta State Park
An area as beautiful as Atlanta State Park is meant to be painted!
Nov 18 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Dutch Oven Cooking 101
Nov 18 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun afternoon learning out to cook with a Dutch oven
Nov 18 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Nov 18 End Date

Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Sign up for this fun and tasty outdoor cooking workshop winter edition!
Nov 18 End Date

Solar Viewing

Atlanta State Park
View the sun up close!
Nov 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Nov 18 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Nov 18 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Nov 18 End Date

Nature Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
Nov 18 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Nov 18 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 18 End Date

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Experience the canyon after dark!
Nov 18 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Nov 18 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 18 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Come join us at Lost Maples for stargazing. Learn about the dark skies of the Hill Country and then see the stars with the astronomers.
Nov 19 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 19 End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what's that bird?
Nov 19 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Invasion of the Butterflies

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
See who's taking to flight at the rock.
Nov 19 End Date

Growing Up Wild Afternoons

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-6 and their parents. Each month we explore a different fun nature concept.
Nov 19 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.
Nov 21 End Date

Government Canyon Open Thanksgiving Week

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 21 End Date

Morning Bike Ride

Palmetto State Park
Bike three miles of Palmetto State Park!
Nov 21 End Date

Guided Paddling Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe, but not sure how to get started? Join a park guide for a fun paddling adventure.
Nov 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Nov 23 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Nov 23 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a tour of the night sky!
Nov 24 End Date

Turkey Trot up the Mountain

Davis Mountains State Park
Burn off that big Thanksgiving feast from the Black Bear Restaurant by joining a ranger on a guided hike to the top of the Indian Lodge Trail. This is a challenging trail so bring water, wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. We recommend a hiking stick for this trail.
Nov 24 End Date

#OptOutside Paddle Tour

Galveston Island State Park
Skip the shopping and opt outside for a Black Friday kayaking tour.
Nov 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 24 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Nov 24 End Date

Turkey Trot Recovery Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Let's walk off those Thanksgiving feasts!
Nov 24 End Date

Turkey Trot Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Trot on out to Hueco Tanks and work off that turkey!
Nov 24 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Nov 24 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Nov 24 End Date

Let's Talk Turkey

Davis Mountains State Park
This Thanksgiving-themed program at the Interpretive Center will entertain you plus you'll be an expert on turkey and you'll even be able to talk like one by the end! This program is great for little and big kids who like to sing and do crafts.
Nov 24 End Date

Night Hike (7PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Nov 24 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Nov 25 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Nov 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 25 End Date

Discover the Other Side of the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore another side of Enchanted Rock!
Nov 25 End Date

Adult Basic Wilderness Survival Clinic

Government Canyon State Natural Area
If you spend any time in the Backcountry, there's a good chance you'll meet Mr. Murphy. His law states, "Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong", and usually at the worst possible time.
Nov 25 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 25 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Nov 25 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Nov 25 End Date

Fish Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Park Host Lorinda to make a fun fish arts & crafts.
Nov 25 End Date

Geocaching Turkey Style

Inks Lake State Park
We teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching with some fun turkey help.
Nov 25 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?
Nov 25 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating and German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Your entire family and friends will have fun decorating cookies as it was done for a German Christmas tree in the early 1900’s.
Nov 25 End Date

Family Paddling

Galveston Island State Park
Bring the family, come prepared, and team up for paddling.
Nov 25 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake is meant to be painted!
Nov 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Nov 25 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Nov 25 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Nov 25 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.
Nov 25 End Date

Turkey Talk

Meridian State Park
Wild in Texas
Nov 25 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 25 End Date

Twilight Firelight!

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Start your Holiday Season with an evening at Fanthorp Inn!
Nov 25 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

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

Fishing Seminar

San Antonio, TX - Southside Lions Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing at this free event.
Nov 26 End Date

Last Sunday Hike-Turkey Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Burn all those Thanksgiving Day calories hiking up Ranger Peak!
Nov 26 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 26 End Date

Discover the Other Side of the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore another side of Enchanted Rock!
Nov 26 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Hiking With a Homeless Dog

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Make a homeless dog's day!
Nov 26 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.
Nov 26 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Nov 28 End Date

Morning Bike Ride

Palmetto State Park
Bike three miles of Palmetto State Park!
Nov 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Nov 30 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

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

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

December 2017

Dec 1 End Date

Palmetto State Park 5th Annual Photography Contest

Palmetto State Park
Ready, set, click! Will your photo be one of the six winning pictures submitted? There's only one way to find out... come to Palmetto and capture that winning photo! Contest runs Dec. 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.
Dec 1 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Burnet

Burnet, TX - AgriLife Extension
This workshop will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation guidelines and qualifications, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices. Biologists will be available to assist landowners with management recommendations and developing management plans.
Dec 1 End Date

Texas Project WILD Facilitator Training

Nature Center Wildlife Management Area
MOVED - Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators.
Dec 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 1 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Dec 1 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 1 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Dec 1 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Dec 2 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Dec 2 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 2 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Dec 2 End Date

Trail Work Day - CANCELLED FOR 10/7 AND 11/4

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Help keep our trails in great shape!
Dec 2 End Date

Lost Pines Trail Crew!

Bastrop State Park
Lend a hand and become a part of the Lost Pines Trail Crew! Together, we're continuing a legacy and giving the trails a little TLC! We'll teach you how to build a trail, how to stop the soil from eroding away, and other skills that you can even use at your own home!
Dec 2 End Date

Third Annual Mother Neff Christmas

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for creative Christmas crafts, special guests, a holiday hike and more!
Dec 2 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 2 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Dec 2 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Dec 2 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

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

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 2 End Date

Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
This event commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Dec 2 End Date

Christmas with the Fishes

Sea Center Texas
Celebrate Christmas with the Fishes at Sea Center Texas!
Dec 2 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Dec 2 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Dec 2 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.
Dec 2 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 2 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Let the full moon light your way and explore the night!
Dec 2 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 2 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Dec 3 End Date

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Dec 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 3 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 3 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 6 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 6 End Date

Homeschool: Christmas for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Dec 6 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Dec 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 7 End Date

Homeschool: Christmas for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Dec 7 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 8 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Dec 8 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 8 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 8 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted park and enjoy a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 8 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 6th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 9 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Dec 9 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 9 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Dec 9 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 9 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Dec 9 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Dec 9 End Date

Plant Uses: From Caffeine to Poison Arrows

Lockhart State Park
Find out which plants in your backyard can be used as food, medicine, and more. You may be surprised!
Dec 9 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 9 End Date

Holiday Cookie Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hungry to the annual cookie walk through the park! Arrive at several stops to find cookies and a delicious warm drink to keep you warm as you work your way through the state park. At the Interpretive Center join other guests and make your own holiday ornaments.
Dec 9 End Date

Yuletide TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Christmas in the Parks
Dec 9 End Date

Arts in the Parks - Ornament Making!

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Need some more decorations for the Holidays? Join us and make your own!
Dec 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

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

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Dec 9 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Dec 9 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 9 End Date

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Observe an 1870's Christmas Celebration
Dec 9 End Date

Christmas on the Brazos

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come celebrate an 1850's Christmas with us!
Dec 9 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 9 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 6th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 9 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Christmas – Music & Poetry

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Dec 10 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 10 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 10 End Date

Holiday in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Get in the holiday spirit at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Dec 10 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 10 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Dec 13 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 13 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Dec 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 14 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 15 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Dec 15 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 15 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 15 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Dec 15 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 15 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself!
Dec 16 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Dec 16 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 16 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a new adventure!
Dec 16 End Date

River Cleanup Day - CANCELLED FOR 10/21

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Volunteer to help clean the Paluxy River.
Dec 16 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the archery basics at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Dec 16 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the archery basics at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Dec 16 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 16 End Date

Old-Fashioned Holiday Taffy Pull

Palmetto State Park
Homemade candy and holiday fun!
Dec 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 16 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Dec 16 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Dec 16 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Dec 16 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 16 End Date

Holly Jolly Cache

Eisenhower State Park
Santa hid some geocaches! Learn how to use GPS to find them and assemble a unique snowman ornament.
Dec 16 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
Dec 16 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Dec 16 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Dec 16 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Dec 16 End Date

Santa in the Park

Meridian State Park
Merry and Bright!
Dec 16 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 16 End Date

Santa Hat Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Wear your favorite festive gear for this walk through the winter woods.
Dec 16 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Dec 16 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself!
Dec 16 End Date

Holly-days at San Angelo State Park

San Angelo State Park
Campground Light Tour with Prizes, Santa, Decorate Ornaments and S'mores with Texas A&M Forest Service Around the Campfire
Dec 16 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 16 End Date

New Moon Hike-in Star Party

Palmetto State Park
1/4 mile night hike to a star viewing area
Dec 16 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Come join us at Lost Maples for stargazing. Learn about the dark skies of the Hill Country and then see the stars with the astronomers.
Dec 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 17 End Date

Holly Jolly Women's Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
Let's go ladies: This hike is a challenge but we can do it! Meet at the Primitive Area parking lot loaded with water, snacks, hiking sticks, and sturdy shoes to walk our longest trail, the 11 mile Sheep Pen Canyon Trail.
Dec 17 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 17 End Date

Growing Up Wild Afternoons

Palmetto State Park
Get out and Get into Nature. Program for children ages 3-6 and their parents. Each month we explore a different fun nature concept.
Dec 17 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 17 End Date

48th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 48 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 19 End Date

Arts In Parks: Ocean's Ornaments

Galveston Island State Park
Create one-of-a-kind island-style holiday ornaments.
Dec 20 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 20 End Date

Arts In Parks: Ocean's Ornaments

Galveston Island State Park
Create one-of-a-kind island-style holiday ornaments.
Dec 20 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Dec 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 21 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens out of the Great Depression. At the Interpretive Center.
Dec 21 End Date

Arts In Parks: Ocean's Ornaments

Galveston Island State Park
Create one-of-a-kind island-style holiday ornaments.
Dec 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 22 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Dec 22 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 22 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 22 End Date

Arts In Parks: Ocean's Ornaments

Galveston Island State Park
Create one-of-a-kind island-style holiday ornaments.
Dec 22 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Dec 23 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Dec 23 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 23 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 23 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Dec 23 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Dec 23 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 23 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?
Dec 23 End Date

Fish Printing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn basic fish anatomy and create a one-of-a-kind print!
Dec 23 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Dec 23 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Dec 23 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.
Dec 23 End Date

Arts In Parks: Ocean's Ornaments

Galveston Island State Park
Create one-of-a-kind island-style holiday ornaments.
Dec 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 24 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 24 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 24 End Date

Native Plant Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover the edible, medicinal, and common uses of local plants.
Dec 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 27 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 27 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Dec 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 28 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

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

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 29 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Dec 29 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 29 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Dec 29 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Dec 29 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Dec 30 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds."
Dec 30 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 30 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 30 End Date

Saturday Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun Arts & Crafts projects every Saturday Morning @ 10 a.m.!
Dec 30 End Date

Arts & Crafts

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Be creative and make your own nature-themed masterpiece.
Dec 30 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 30 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

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

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Dec 30 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Dec 30 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.
Dec 30 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Dec 31 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Dec 31 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Dec 31 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PLEASE NOTE: NO TOURS WILL BE OFFERED ON DECEMBER, WEDNESDAY 6th, THURSDAY 7th and FRIDAY 8th 2017 For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 31 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.

January 2018

Jan 1 End Date

Hueco First Day Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
As a new year rolls in, it is time for the Annual First Day Hikes! This year Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site will be offering three hikes on January 1st with varying difficulties for all ages.
Jan 1 End Date

1st Day Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's start this new year with the right attitude and the right foot!
Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.
Jan 1 End Date

New Year Hike

Meridian State Park
How will you start the New Year?
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike

Palmetto State Park
Start the New Year off on the right foot with a First Day Hike at Palmetto State Park.
Jan 1 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
A New Year of treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Mountain Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
There's no time like the first day of the year to turn over a new leaf, so grab your hiking stick and let's climb up to the top of Skyline Drive! This trail is rocky, and will take us up to beautiful Keesey Canyon Overlook. There might be a surprise up there, but you'll have to join us to find out...
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Blaze a trail and start your new year off on the right foot....or left foot.
Jan 1 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Live by the sun, love by the moon!
Jan 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Jan 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 5 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jan 6 End Date

Fun Run 5K & 10K

Galveston Island State Park
Benefitting the Friends of Galveston Island State Park!
Jan 6 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 6 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

San Antonio, TX - Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jan 6 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Jan 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Jan 6 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Jan 7 End Date

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Jan 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Jan 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 12 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jan 13 End Date

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Jan 13 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of January, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jan 13 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 13 End Date

Going Whole Hog: Everything but the Squeal

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Harvesting meat for the coming year was important and a matter of survival on the Farm. Come see how we eviscerate and cut up the whole hog and preserve the meat. This program is extremely weather dependent. Please contact the park for updates.
Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

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

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Jan 13 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Jan 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Jan 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 19 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jan 20 End Date

January Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Jan 20 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of January, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jan 20 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 20 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

Palmetto State Park
We will show you how to bake and roast using a Dutch Oven over a campfire.
Jan 20 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Jan 20 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Jan 20 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Jan 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Jan 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 26 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jan 27 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION Registered participants meet at the Headquarters Building the morning of January 27, 2018 at 8:00 am and the tour leaves promptly at 8:30 with an arrival time back at Headquarters Building at 4:30 pm.
Jan 27 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of January, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Jan 27 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 27 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Jan 27 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Jan 28 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Jan 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Total Lunar Eclipse

Palmetto State Park
It's a blood moon morning at Palmetto SP. A total lunar eclipse will be visible in the early morning hours.
Jan 31 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying

February 2018

Feb 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 2 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 2 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Feb 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 3 End Date

Beach Clean-up

Sea Rim State Park
We are having a beach clean-up at Sea Rim State Park and will be picking up trash on 5 miles of beach.
Feb 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 3 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 3 End Date

More Than Meets the Eye

Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains are beautiful, yes, but there are dozens of secret gems and fascinating things to know about the wildlife, plants, rocks, and things to do in the area including the park. Join us at the Interpretive Center! September 22nd program at 10am
Feb 3 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 4 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 7 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Feb 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 9 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 9 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 10 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 10 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 10 End Date

Sweetheart Dance

Meridian State Park
A blast from the past sweetheart dance under the stars!
Feb 11 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 14 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Feb 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 16 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 16 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 17 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 17 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 17 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Feb 18 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 21 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Feb 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 23 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Registered participants meet at the Headquarters Building the morning of February 24, 2018 at 8:00 am and the tour leaves promptly at 8:30 with an arrival time back at Headquarters Building at 4:30 pm.
Feb 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 24 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 24 End Date

Light in the Dark

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Seeing in the dark is something we take for granted today, but making your own light is frugal and satisfying. Come try your hand at candle dipping, for those six years and older, as long as supplies last.
Feb 24 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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 Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 28 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying

March 2018

Mar 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Mar 3 End Date

Tinajas Ultra

Colorado Bend State Park
24 hour Race
Mar 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Mar 4 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Mar 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Mar 7 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Mar 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 10 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Mar 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Mar 11 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Making Hay

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Visitors can watch us mow the grass with a scythe, and they can help with the process of turning it into hay. Raking, drying, and mounding the hay into hay rows and hay cocks, will culminate with good weather, helping us to store it for later use.
Mar 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Mar 14 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Mar 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Texas Project WILD Facilitator Training

Denton, TX - Elm Fork Education Center
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators.
Mar 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Registered participants meet at the Headquarters Building the morning of March 17, 2018 at 8:00 am and the tour leaves promptly at 8:30 with an arrival time back at Headquarters Building at 4:30 pm.
Mar 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Mar 18 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Mar 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Mar 21 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Mar 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Trails Day

Colorado Bend State Park
Hikes, bike rides, caving, music, and more
Mar 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Flint & Steel - Spark of Life

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Starting a fire was a critical skill in the 1850s and fire was the main tool for light, heat, and food preparation. See how flint, steel, and char cloth can be used to ignite a fire. Programs at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. only.
Mar 24 End Date

Texas Wildlife & Woodlands Expo

Conroe, TX - Lone Star College Montgomery
Play for a Day! Learn for a Lifetime!
Mar 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Mar 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Mar 28 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Mar 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Easter Egg Hunt

Colorado Bend State Park

April 2018

Apr 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Apr 4 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Apr 6 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Apr 7 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Turning the fields over, after lying fallow, and plowing under green manure is a rite of spring. See our oxen and other draft animals prepare our fields in this time-honored tradition, and compare their equipment and working styles. Program is extremely weather dependent. Please call park for details.
Apr 7 End Date

A Walk Back in Time

Palmetto State Park
Walk and learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and their legacy here at Palmetto State Park.
Apr 11 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Apr 14 End Date

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Apr 14 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Apr 14 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nature Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this family friendly Nurture Nature Festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 21 End Date

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a day of fun, food, music and battle-reenactment to celebrate the 18-minute battle that won Texas its Independence from Mexico.
Apr 21 End Date

¡Fiesta de los Niños!

San Antonio, TX - Port San Antonio
Join TPWD Get Outside at Fiesta®, San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks.”
Apr 21 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
Apr 21 End Date

Battle of San Jacinto Commemorative Ceremony

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Celebrate the 182nd Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto
Apr 27 End Date

South Llano River State Park Birding Festival

South Llano River State Park
Sponsored by the Friends of South Llano River State Park, this is sure to be an amazing weekend!

May 2018

May 4 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
May 5 End Date

Seeds of the Past

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Pork, corn, pork, and yet more pork and corn! How in the world did Texans survive in the 1850s with such a monotonous diet? Come discover what the folks at Barrington Farm would have raised in their gardens to add some variety to their meals.
May 5 End Date

Mayfest

Fort Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Outdoor Activities for the whole family.
May 12 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
May 19 End Date

May Hard Hat Tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
May 19 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!

June 2018

Jun 9 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Jun 16 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!

July 2018

Jul 1 End Date

A Walk Back in Time

Palmetto State Park
Walk and learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and their legacy here at Palmetto State Park.
Jul 14 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Jul 21 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!

August 2018

Aug 18 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.