Calendar of Events

All Events

June 2024

Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 12 End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Roundabout

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van for a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm Click the blue title for more information.
Jun 12
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 12
3:00p
End Date

What's Washing In?

Mustang Island State Park
You never know what you might find!
Jun 12
9:45p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join us as we appreciate some of the darkest skies in the U.S.
Jun 13 End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Roundabout

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van for a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm Click the blue title for more information.
Jun 13
8:00a
End Date

Volunteer Training: Paddling Guide

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join our volunteer community and learn how to lead Guided Paddling Trips!
Jun 13
8:30a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop - Richmond

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Professional development for anyone who works to educate middle and high school students
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on the first two Thursdays in June for an easy nature walk with a beautiful view!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Family Hike by the Creek

Garner State Park
This is a family friendly hike led by a volunteer that will help you identify some of our natural resources.
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

South Llano River State Park
Come hike and explore the backcountry with a ranger.
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Amphibians & Reptiles In Your Backyard

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about all the interesting amphibians you can find in Texas!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Get to Know Your Game Warden

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn all about what a game warden does to protect us and the environment!
Jun 13
11:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come join us for an art activity.
Jun 13
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 13
1:30p
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Come and learn some new fishing skills with a ranger!
Jun 13
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Jun 14 End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Roundabout

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van for a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm Click the blue title for more information.
Jun 14
8:30a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop - Dallas

Northlake, TX - Northwest ISD Outdoor Learning Center
Professional development for anyone who works in education with children or the public
Jun 14
9:00a
End Date

1st Annual Purtis Creek SP BioBlitz!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come explore nature!
Jun 14
9:00a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX - H.E. Butt Foundation Offices
Professional development for anyone who works in education with children or the public
Jun 14
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 14
10:00a
End Date

Who Visited My Campsite?

Guadalupe River State Park
Come learn how to identify campsite visitors based on the clues they leave behind.
Jun 14
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jun 14
11:00a
End Date

Reading with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a nature themed story hour at the park!
Jun 14
1:00p
End Date

All Things Birds

Garner State Park
Read a children's book about birds with a ranger, then learn how to use binoculars to find birds at the Pavillion.
Jun 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Bison Grocery Store

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about how the Southern Plains Bison were more than a source of sustenance for the people of the land.
Jun 14
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Jun 14
3:00p
End Date

Weird Wonders of Mustang Island

Mustang Island State Park
Birds that regurgitate rainbows, ghosts in the sand, cannibal snails...
Jun 14
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Jun 14
3:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn about the animals that call the Rolling Plains home!
Jun 14
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Jun 14
6:30p
End Date

View the Moon

Big Spring State Park
Look through a telescope at Earth’s closest celestial neighbor.
Jun 14
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jun 14
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

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

Park After Dark

Mustang Island State Park
Scurry in the sand with us to see another side of Mustang Island
Jun 14
8:00p
End Date

Sunset Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park when day meets the night for a different point of view!
Jun 14
8:30p
End Date

Creatures of Caprock: Nocturnal Edition

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Explore South Prong Trail after dark with a ranger!
Jun 14
8:30p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What Stories do the Stars Tell?
Jun 15 End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Roundabout

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van for a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm Click the blue title for more information.
Jun 15
7:00a
End Date

Birding Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join our bird guides for a walk through the park to see some awesome birds of the Southwest!
Jun 15
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 15
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Jun 15
8:30a
End Date

Kayak Tour of St. Charles Bay *Registration Required*

Goose Island State Park
What will we see in the bay today?
Jun 15
8:30a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Birding For Beginners

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn the basics of birding, then apply your skills on a short walk.
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

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

Hike Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Go on a guided hike to Crystal Cave with a park historian who will discuss history of Garner State Park's natural and cultural recourses.
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Morning Check-In (Online)

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Lake Casa Blanca State Park updates, Q&A, and other fun information.
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101 - **PARK IS CLOSED**

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
**CANCELED** Join a ranger to learn the basics of kayaking. Instruction will be provided. Limited equipment available. Reserve your kayak today.
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

TPWD - AGENCY-WIDE CAREER FAIR

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Achieve your career goals while making a difference for Texas! Meet us in person to learn how your expertise aligns with our agency values and mission as we work together to continue to make Texas awesome! Attendees will have the opportunity to: -Speak with hiring managers and HR representatives. -Experience the beautiful Lake Mineral Wells State Park. -View current positions and register on the Career Opportunities website.
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop - Dallas

Northlake, TX - Northwest ISD Outdoor Learning Center
Professional development for anyone who works in education with young children or the public
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join the Lake Tawakoni State Park Dutch Oven Group at the amphitheater once a month to learn the basics or brush up on your skills!
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with Fathers at Padre Park

San Antonio, TX - Padre Park
Come out to Padre Park to learn the basics of fishing at this fun, free family event!
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the history of the Texas State Bison Herd and walk along the same paths they venture with a ranger!
Jun 15
9:30a
End Date

Adaptation Artistry

Government Canyon State Natural Area
How do spotted fur, big ears, long tails, and other special features help animals survive in a challenging environment?
Jun 15
9:30a
End Date

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

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a fun-filled day of kayaking and hiking!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the kayaking essentials in the calm waters of Fish Pass
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101 -- All Kayaking programs are currently at capacity.

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration is required. All programs are currently full and at capacity.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Tracks, and Scat

Caddo Lake State Park
Safely get up close to some of the wild animals found in east Texas and make your own track to take home!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Guadalupe River State Park
Discover the art of Dutch oven cooking!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Pokémon Safari Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us to catch some real-life Pokémon on this fun hike!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Incredible Plants of South Texas

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Discover the variety of plant life that is around Lake Casa Blanca and South Texas!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Healing Through Nature Journaling

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn how nature can heal your body and mind through nature journaling.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Kid Fishing Derby

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come try your hand at fishing in our Kid Fishing Derby. There will be prizes for special categories.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

The S'more You Know

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join us in discovering how you can harness the power of the sun to cook s'mores!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Paddle Palooza!

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for free boat rentals or bring your own for some fun on the water.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Hike With A Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a ranger for a hike!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Palmetto State Park
Learn basic kayaking skills *Registration is required*
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Saturday Sit Down with the Superintendent - June 15th CANCELLED

Fort Boggy State Park
Sit down with the superintendent, JD Miller, to hear about the latest changes and future of Fort Boggy State Park.
Jun 15
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 15
10:30a
End Date

Green Flags

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
It's time to raise your flag!
Jun 15
11:00a
End Date

River Bugs

Garner State Park
Get in the river to catch and identify river bugs. You can learn all about the water quality from these creatures.
Jun 15
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jun 15
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Dragonflies!

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn all about dragonflies and make a jeweled dragonfly to take home!
Jun 15
11:00a
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn what type of wildlife call Dino Valley home!
Jun 15
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 15
1:00p
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Jun 15
1:00p
End Date

Leaf Creatures

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Use your imagination to create whimsical faces, animals, or designs using leaves!
Jun 15
1:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join to us view skins and skulls of animals that live in the park.
Jun 15
1:30p
End Date

Wonderful Watercolors

Palmetto State Park
Come and paint the wonderful scenery found here at Palmetto State Park
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

CANCELED - Geocaching Challenge

Bonham State Park
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED*** Looking to add a challenge to your hiking experience? Learn how to use a GPS tracker to locate hidden caches.
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

CANCELED - The Power of Water

Bonham State Park
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED*** Witness the power of water moving across the landscape, at a small scale.
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Tracks, and Scat

Atlanta State Park
Create a take home track and learn about some of the mysterious animals that live in Atlanta State Park!
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor the Canyons

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us in water coloring the features and creatures of the canyon! All supplies are provided.
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet the Minnows

Fort Boggy State Park
Get an up-close look at the organisms in Lake Sullivan
Jun 15
2:30p
End Date

Intro to Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to navigate like a pirate and hunt for hidden booty! ARRR!
Jun 15
3:00p
End Date

Weird Wonders of Mustang Island

Mustang Island State Park
Birds that regurgitate rainbows, ghosts in the sand, cannibal snails...
Jun 15
3:00p
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Jun 15
3:30p
End Date

Roping with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn to rope a steer at Copper Breaks State Park!
Jun 15
3:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jun 15
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Jun 15
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Jun 15
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Jun 15
8:00p
End Date

June Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join the Austin Astronomical Society and use their equipment for some amazing stargazing!
Jun 15
8:30p
End Date

Astronomy 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Learn how to navigate the stars!
Jun 15
9:00p
End Date

Scorpion Scavenger Hunt

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring an ultra-violet flashlight and join us in searching for scorpions along the trail in this evening hike!
Jun 15
9:00p
End Date

UV Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike with a Ranger as we use UV lights to discover what creeps through the night!
Jun 15
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

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

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Roundabout

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van for a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm Click the blue title for more information.
Jun 16
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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

Father's Day Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Bring your favorite Dad and hike to an amazing view on the Bluff Spurs Trail.
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a prairie expert for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Catfish Cove Kayak Cruise (Reservations Required)

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Explore the park from the water's edge!
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Disc Golf with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Play a round of disc golf
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Father's Day: Fishing 101 for ALL AGES

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Learn all the basics of angling (fishing), practice casting with the backyard bass game, and fish in the Pair-O-Tree Pond or Lake Tawakoni. A fishing license is not required. Instructions and all equipment are provided.
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Painting in The Garden

Garner State Park
Come enjoy the native flowers, birds and other wildlife in our native garden. Use them as inspiration for your watercolor painting. Get painting tips from our expert volunteers.
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

CANCELED - Fossil Fun

Bonham State Park
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED*** Texas Master Naturalists will share fun facts about fossils and where to find them in our area.
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Father's Day Fishing

Goose Island State Park
Spend Father's Day morning fishing from the Goose Island pier.
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls!

Guadalupe River State Park
Ever wonder which mammals call Guadalupe River State Park home?
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Sea Turtle Celebration!

Galveston Island State Park
Join us in celebrating World Sea Turtle Day with activities, crafts, and more!
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Which one is the fastest? Which one is the furriest? Come get an inside look at some of the mammals of the park.
Jun 16
10:30a
End Date

Papas in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
A trip to the park is a great way to celebrate Father's Day!
Jun 16
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jun 16
11:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the wonders of our park by creating a masterpiece!
Jun 16
11:00a
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jun 16
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Jun 16
2:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 16
2:00p
End Date

Dinosaur Hunt

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Track down the dinosaurs that have gotten loose in Dinosaur Valley!
Jun 16
2:30p
End Date

Papas in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
A trip to the park is a great way to celebrate Father's Day!
Jun 16
6:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Let's get cooking!
Jun 17
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 17
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Jun 18
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jun 18
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Jun 18
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Geocaching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
“Homeschool Classes” are educational field trip style lessons, only open homeschool families. Open posting to view program description. ***Geocaching has special requirements to note***
Jun 18
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 18
2:00p
End Date

Anatomy of a Wildfire

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn all about the benefits and harm that wildfires present.
Jun 19 End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Roundabout

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

Davis Mountains 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this easy walk 'n' talk.
Jun 19
9:00a
End Date

Reading In The Garden

Garner State Park
Come listen to a Ranger read a children's nature book then do an arts and craft activity in our native garden
Jun 19
9:00a
End Date

Tree-Mendous Day Camp

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Ready for some tree-riffic summer fun?
Jun 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jun 19
12:00p
End Date

Fireside Folklore

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us around the fire each month as we discuss the stories, myths, and legends of one of the many cultures that have shaped our world!
Jun 19
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

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

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Roundabout

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Participants must be able to get into and out of a Ford Transit van for a short 10-minute hike. Wednesdays through Sundays 2:30pm Click the blue title for more information.
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Family Hike by the Creek

Garner State Park
This is a family friendly hike led by a volunteer that will help you identify some of our natural resources.
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

St. Charles Bay Litter Cleanup (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Help us remove trash from the bay.
Jun 20
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Eisenhower State Park
Get creative in the great outdoors!
Jun 20
10:00a
End Date

Dino-story Time

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Calling all toddlers and preschoolers! Join us for storytime with a ranger.
Jun 20
10:00a
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 20
10:00a
End Date

Loom Beaded Keychains

Eisenhower State Park
Learn the history behind this Native American art and make a take home souvenir!
Jun 20
10:30a
End Date

"Little Texans" at the Bullock Museum

Austin, TX - Bullock Texas State History Museum
Join Rangers Jessica and Katy offsite at the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, Texas!
Jun 20
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 20
3:00p
End Date

Sheppard Air Force Base Travel Expo

Sheppard AFB, TX - Sheppard AF Base
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with attendees.
Jun 20
6:00p
End Date

Summer Solstice Bird Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for an evening bird walk on the longest day of the year!
Jun 20
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Jun 20
8:00p
End Date

Martin Creek Lake State Park Strawberry Full Moon Paddle

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join Rangers Shannon and Nic for one of our most popular paddling programs.
Jun 20
8:00p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
What's the deal with that big, round thing in the night sky?
Jun 21
9:00a
End Date

Desert Plant Discovery Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Take a guided tour around the Front Office to learn about common Chihuahuan Desert plants .
Jun 21
9:00a
End Date

Art in the Park: Solar Printing

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Start this summer with some fun! Create artwork with you imagination and sunlight! All supplies provided.
Jun 21
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 21
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Jun 21
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a guided hike along the beautiful Island Trail
Jun 21
10:00a
End Date

Virtual Visit to Mustang Island State Park

Mustang Island State Park
Cool views and park updates
Jun 21
10:00a
End Date

Reading with the Ranger - Tales of Coyote the Trickster

Fort Boggy State Park
Coyote is always getting into trouble.
Jun 21
10:00a
End Date

Skins & Skulls!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come learn about common wildlife in Texas!
Jun 21
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jun 21
11:00a
End Date

Solar Viewing and Solar Print Creation

Guadalupe River State Park
Come help us kick-off summer with some solar viewing and other activities!
Jun 21
1:00p
End Date

All Things Birds

Garner State Park
Read a children's book about birds with a ranger, then learn how to use binoculars to find birds at the Pavillion.
Jun 21
1:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come learn how to fish!
Jun 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Mammals of the Caprock: Skins and Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get up close with the pelts and skulls of the animals who call Caprock home.
Jun 21
3:00p
End Date

Salty Safari

Mustang Island State Park
See some fish, grab a crab, explore the shore
Jun 21
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Jun 21
3:00p
End Date

Summer Solstice Solar Soiree

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever been told to not stare directly at the sun? Well, what if you could?
Jun 21
3:30p
End Date

Nature Photography Basics

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn photography tips with a ranger, then put them to the test on our Juniper Ridge Nature Trail!
Jun 21
5:00p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jun 21
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jun 21
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
Jun 21
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Come join us to observe wildlife at night!
Jun 21
8:00p
End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Take a little stroll and explore the wildlife in the park after dark. Space is limited!
Jun 21
8:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy the beautiful full moon as it rises over the Davis Mountains.
Jun 21
8:30p
End Date

Nighttime Bioblitz

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Bugs, birds, bats, and how they affect our state park.
Jun 21
8:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Goose Island State Park
It's the first full moon of Summer. Let's explore the park after dark!
Jun 21
9:00p
End Date

Strawberry Full Moon Hike - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of June’s Strawberry Moon, both with the naked eye, and through our telescope.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

Golf for Beginners 2

Lockhart State Park
Take another swing at golf! Registration required.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Slow down and deepen your experience of the natural world with mindful observations.
Jun 22
8:35a
End Date

Guided Morning Hike

Mission Tejas State Park
Come join the park interpreter for a morning hike along our older trails! Bring water and bug spray as we hike the Olen Matchett Trail and discuss the park's cultural and natural history.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Birding For Beginners

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn the basics of birding, then apply your skills on a short walk.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Hike Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Go on a guided hike to Crystal Cave with a park historian who will discuss history of Garner State Park's natural and cultural recourses.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Birding For Beginners

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn what it takes to be a birder and gain firsthand experience!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Morning Check-In (Online)

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Lake Casa Blanca State Park updates, Q&A, and other fun information.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Devil's Waterhole Guided Paddle (Registration Only)

Inks Lake State Park
Learn kayaking basics then follow a Park Ranger or volunteer on a Guided Paddle to Devil's Waterhole!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Stop our ranger as they rove around the park. Try to stump the ranger with your questions about the interpretive items they are carrying around.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike through time, starting in modern history and hiking down to 300-million-year old fossils!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger!

Purtis Creek State Park
Let's go fishin'!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Birding Basics

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding and put our birding skills into action!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Setting the Hook Fishing Tournament at Greenline Park

San Antonio, TX - Greenline Park
Come out and try and catch the big one at this fun, free family event!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's go fishing!
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

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

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the kayaking essentials in the calm waters of Fish Pass
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101 -- All Kayaking programs are currently at capacity.

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration is required. All programs are currently full and at capacity.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Journal Journey

Caddo Lake State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge with the assistance of a park ranger!
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger or volunteer on a short but informative hike!
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Anchored in Safety

Bonham State Park
How to be safe in and around water.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Hummingbirds

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for storytime and a take-home craft.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Summer Solstice Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Take a hike with rangers to celebrate the Summer Solstice.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Have you ever wanted to learn how to fish but don't know how to get started?
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Education Center OPEN

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jun 22
10:30a
End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us as we read stories about the fascinating world around us and the animals that live here.
Jun 22
11:00a
End Date

River Bugs

Garner State Park
Get in the river to catch and identify river bugs. You can learn all about the water quality from these creatures.
Jun 22
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jun 22
11:00a
End Date

Edible Plant Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jun 22
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Fireflies!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about fireflies and make your own firefly magnet.
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Fishing for Beginners

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Get certified! Become a bona fide angler with Bentsen State Park. Open to all ages.
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Pedernales Falls State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Fun in the Sun

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join rangers and stair (with a telescope) into the sun. Can you count the spots?
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Goose Island State Park
Want to become the next junior ranger? We'll help!
Jun 22
1:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join to us view skins and skulls of animals that live in the park.
Jun 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to think like a real park ranger!
Jun 22
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Journal Journey

Atlanta State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge with the assistance of a park ranger!
Jun 22
3:00p
End Date

What's Washing In?

Mustang Island State Park
You never know what you might find!
Jun 22
3:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jun 22
3:30p
End Date

Hike With A Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a ranger for a hike!
Jun 22
5:00p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jun 22
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Jun 22
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Jun 22
7:30p
End Date

Music in the Park – The Brownlees

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to listen to music in the beautiful setting of Caprock Canyons State Park. This weekend features country music by the talented husband and wife duo, "The Brownlees". Come on out and join us!
Jun 22
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Jun 22
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
Jun 22
8:00p
End Date

Moonlight Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Nocturnal wanderings amoung the nocturnal.
Jun 22
8:00p
End Date

Cowboy Campfire -Stories, Poetry and Songs

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jun 22
8:30p
End Date

Wonders of the Night

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Jun 22
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Have you ever wondered what the trail is like after dark?
Jun 22
9:30p
End Date

Astronomy in the Park

Fort Boggy State Park
Come out and enjoy the wonders of the night sky.
Jun 23
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Caminata Sensorial

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Acompáñenos a una caminata de descubrimiento guiada utilizando todos nuestros sentidos y conéctese con el bosque.
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101 (Reservations Required)

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Learn about the fun sport of kayaking out on Lake Casa Blanca!
Jun 23
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Painting in The Garden

Garner State Park
Come enjoy the native flowers, birds and other wildlife in our native garden. Use them as inspiration for your watercolor painting. Get painting tips from our expert volunteers.
Jun 23
10:00a
End Date

Exploration Station: Bats

Guadalupe River State Park
Come wrap up National Pollinator Week with us!
Jun 23
10:30a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Curious about kayaking? Learn the basics and enjoy the beautiful resaca.
Jun 23
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Jun 23
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jun 23
11:00a
End Date

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike the riverbed to our least visited dinosaur track site!
Jun 23
1:00p
End Date

Mysterious Macroinvertebrates

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bugs and crayfish and mollusks, oh my!
Jun 23
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Jun 23
2:00p
End Date

The Old Tree's Beard: Garlands of the Swamp

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn about those weird, gray vines hanging from our trees: Spanish moss!
Jun 23
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn what type of wildlife call Dino Valley home!
Jun 24
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 24
10:00a
End Date

Paluxy Pals

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the wonders of our park with a Ranger!
Jun 24
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
Jun 25
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jun 25
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - Richmond

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jun 25
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Jun 25
10:00a
End Date

Archery

Sealy, TX - Gordon Memorial Library
Discover the exhilarating world of archery at the library, as Stephan F Austin State Park introduces an exciting class tailored for teenagers at Virgil & Josephine Gordon Memorial Library.
Jun 25
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 25
2:00p
End Date

Anatomy of a Wildfire

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn all about the benefits and harm that wildfires present.
Jun 26
8:30a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop - Richmond

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Professional development for anyone who works to educate middle and high school students
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Reading In The Garden

Garner State Park
Come listen to a Ranger read a children's nature book then do an arts and craft activity in our native garden
Jun 26
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 26
9:45p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join us as we appreciate some of the darkest skies in the U.S.
Jun 27
7:30a
End Date

Birding with a Park Ranger

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Summer is a great time to experience the birds who are returning to Palo Duro Canyon.
Jun 27
8:30a
End Date

Growing Up WILD - Richmond

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Professional development for anyone who works to educate young children or the public
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Family Hike by the Creek

Garner State Park
This is a family friendly hike led by a volunteer that will help you identify some of our natural resources.
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Brilliant Birds' Beaks

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about how the shape of a bird's beak can tell us a lot about the bird's life!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Fantastic Fowl and How You Figure In

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn everything about the bird you are closest to in size!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Pokémon Wilderness Hike

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us on Spring Point Trail to catch some real-life Pokémon on this fun hike!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Kayak Litter Clean Up (Reservations Required)

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Help keep the park clean from the water!
Jun 27
9:30a
End Date

Take Aim with Atlatls (Registration Required)

Goose Island State Park
Atl-what?! Come find out!
Jun 27
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jun 27
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Jun 28
9:00a
End Date

Desert Plant Discovery Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Take a guided tour around the Front Office to learn about common Chihuahuan Desert plants .
Jun 28
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - San Antonio

Windcrest, TX - Compass Rose Journey Charter School
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jun 28
9:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the history of the Texas State Bison Herd and walk along the same paths they venture with a ranger!
Jun 28
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 28
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jun 28
1:00p
End Date

All Things Birds

Garner State Park
Read a children's book about birds with a ranger, then learn how to use binoculars to find birds at the Pavillion.
Jun 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Jun 28
2:00p
End Date

Jr. Ranger Journaling!

Purtis Creek State Park
Go exploring and earn a badge!
Jun 28
3:30p
End Date

Take Aim With Atlatls

Copper Breaks State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl and dart. Join a park ranger to learn about this ancient hunting tool.
Jun 28
5:00p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jun 28
6:30p
End Date

Texas Outdoor Family Outdoor Leadership Training | Lake Somerville State Park (Application Open)

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Jun 28
6:30p
End Date

Texas Outdoor Family Outdoor Leadership Training | Lake Mineral Wells State Park (Application Open Until June 4)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Jun 28
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jun 28
7:45p
End Date

Sunset Hangout!

Purtis Creek State Park
Pull up a chair and watch the sunset!
Jun 28
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jun 28
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
Jun 28
8:00p
End Date

Sunset Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park when day meets the night for a different point of view!
Jun 28
8:30p
End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
How many constellations can you name? Have you ever seen the Milky Way or the rings of Saturn?
Jun 29
7:00a
End Date

Family & Friends Fishing - Acequia Park

San Antonio, TX - Acequia Park
Come out to Acequia Park to learn the basics of fishing at this fun, free family event!
Jun 29
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 29
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Jun 29
8:30a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - Weatherford

Weatherford, TX - Weatherford Public Safety
Join the TPWD Angler Education Team!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Birding For Beginners

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn the basics of birding, then apply your skills on a short walk.
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Hike Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Go on a guided hike to Crystal Cave with a park historian who will discuss history of Garner State Park's natural and cultural recourses.
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's go fishing!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Cryptozoology: Myths and Legends Walk

Lake Tawakoni State Park
What strange things lurk in the forest? Learn about the strange creatures like Bigfoot and the Lost Elves and how many cultures share similar stories.
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - Sea Center

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

The Atlatl: A Hurl into the Past

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join Ranger Layla to discover how to use an atlatl and how it connects us to the past!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us during a come-and-go program that allows a great way to see and learn about park wildlife close up!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Breakfast

Fort Boggy State Park
Do you want to expand your camping skills to include cooking over a fire in a Dutch oven?
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101 -- All Kayaking programs are currently at capacity.

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration is required. All programs are currently full and at capacity.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Palmetto State Park
Learn basic kayaking skills *Registration is required*
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Games and Crafts Outpost

Bonham State Park
Come and walk down memory lane, or for those too young to know, come learn a new skill.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Outdoor Community Day!

Cleburne State Park
Join us for the THIRD ANNUAL OUTDOOR COMMUNITY DAY!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Basic Fly Fishing Class

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops - Pearland
Learn the basics of Fly Fishing.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Lake Dip Netting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Use our long handle dip nets to catch and investigate the tiny creatures that live in Steinhagen Lake!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Fishing 101

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger or volunteer to learn how to cast a line!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for a short leisurely hike.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Wood kit building

Inks Lake State Park
Join a volunteer and grab a provided kit to build your own model.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Watercolor in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Come and capture the stunning natural beauty of the park's landscapes on paper.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Discovery Table with the South Plains Texas Master Naturalists!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join our volunteer naturalists and learn something new about Caprock! Stop by anytime!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn about the animals that call the Rolling Plains home!
Jun 29
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 29
10:30a
End Date

Paws and Plaster

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jun 29
11:00a
End Date

River Bugs

Garner State Park
Get in the river to catch and identify river bugs. You can learn all about the water quality from these creatures.
Jun 29
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jun 29
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Jun 29
11:00a
End Date

Scat and Tracks Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Investigate what animals leave behind!
Jun 29
1:00p
End Date

Education Center OPEN - Saturday Hours

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Explore our exhibits, engage in hands-on activities, ask questions!
Jun 29
1:00p
End Date

Solar Artistry

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Harness the power of the sun to showcase the beauty of light and shadow.
Jun 29
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 29
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jun 29
1:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join to us view skins and skulls of animals that live in the park.
Jun 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

River Romp

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come along as we walk the Paluxy River Trail in search of dinosaur tracks!
Jun 29
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Jun 29
2:00p
End Date

Discovery Table: Animals of the Park

Palmetto State Park
Curious to find out what animals call this park home?
Jun 29
3:00p
End Date

Nature Origami

Lockhart State Park
Create a nature-inspired masterpiece from folded paper!
Jun 29
3:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jun 29
3:30p
End Date

Nature Photography Basics

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn photography tips with a ranger, then put them to the test on our Juniper Ridge Nature Trail!
Jun 29
5:00p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jun 29
5:30p
End Date

Birding BINGO!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a ranger to go birding!
Jun 29
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Jun 29
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Jun 29
7:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a fantastic outdoor experience at Lake Somerville State Park with our Backyard Bass program!
Jun 29
8:00p
End Date

Summer Night, Starry Skies

Hill Country State Natural Area
Partner with the San Antonio Astronomical Association to launch into the dark skies of Hill Country SNA. Hill Country summer nights and the stars are storied and legendary. Experience the Milky Way, constellations, and asterisms through the telescopes and staff of HCSNA and SAAA.
Jun 29
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike!

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Discover the park's night life like you never have before!
Jun 29
8:30p
End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
Jun 29
8:30p
End Date

Night Crawlers

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Glow-in-the-dark scorpions, mysterious moths, and more...this night walk is just for invertebrate enthusiasts.
Jun 29
8:45p
End Date

Park After Dark!

Purtis Creek State Park
Let's learn about nighttime nature!
Jun 30
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical.
Jun 30
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jun 30
9:00a
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn about the wildlife that lives in the park
Jun 30
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Painting in The Garden

Garner State Park
Come enjoy the native flowers, birds and other wildlife in our native garden. Use them as inspiration for your watercolor painting. Get painting tips from our expert volunteers.
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Jun 30
10:30a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

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

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jun 30
11:00a
End Date

Denio Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
D-in-e-o? How do you even say that?
Jun 30
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Jun 30
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

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

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!

July 2024

Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 2
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Jul 2
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 3
9:45p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join us as we appreciate some of the darkest skies in the U.S.
Jul 4
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 4
9:45a
End Date

4th of July Campground Parade!

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your family, friendly and leashed dog, and/or yourself and join us in a 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 4
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 4
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Jul 5
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 5
10:00a
End Date

Constitution to Nature

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Rangers Jessica and Katy to learn about the U.S. Constitution, oak-gall ink, and practice your penmanship skills using the ink and a feather quill!
Jul 5
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jul 5
11:00a
End Date

River Bugs, Oh My!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jul 5
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Fun Facts: Woolly Butterfly Bush

Facebook/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
Looking for a west-Texas plant that attract butterflies? You found it!
Jul 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 5
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Jul 5
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jul 5
8:00p
End Date

S'mores Storytime

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Stop by for an evening storytime and nature craft, followed by s'mores and a setting sun.
Jul 5
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell?
Jul 5
9:30p
End Date

Star Party in the Badlands

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The Stars at Night are Big and Bright👏👏👏👏! Join park rangers on a tour across our galactic neighborhood.
Jul 6
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Jul 6
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Cooking with the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society

Eisenhower State Park
The historic art of Dutch oven cooking isn't "new," but it can be a new skill you learn and share!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Jul 6
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 6
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

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

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

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

Track Talk

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

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Jul 6
11:00a
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jul 6
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 6
11:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Palmetto State Park
Come try your hand at this all age fishing event!
Jul 6
12:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
Jul 6
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 6
1:30p
End Date

Wonderful Watercolors

Palmetto State Park
Come and paint the wonderful scenery found here at Palmetto State Park
Jul 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jul 6
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Jul 6
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Jul 6
8:00p
End Date

June 1st event is Canceled - Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Park is closed due to flooding - July 20th should be next event! Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Jul 6
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Jul 6
9:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Fort Boggy State Park
How well do you senses work at night?
Jul 7
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 7
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 7
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 7
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Jul 7
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 7
11:00a
End Date

Sargassum Search

Galveston Island State Park
Search through these tiny floating islands for the organisms that call the sargassum home.
Jul 7
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 8
10:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Sealy, TX - Gordon Memorial Library
Immerse your children ( ages 5-12) in the wonders of nature with Stephan F Austin State Park’s captivating birding class offered at the Gordon Memorial library, including a scavenger hunt.
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Wicked & Wild

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
“Homeschool Classes” are educational field trip style lessons, only open homeschool families. Open posting to view program description.
Jul 9
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 10
9:45p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join us as we appreciate some of the darkest skies in the U.S.
Jul 11
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 11
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 11
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Jul 11
9:30p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy !

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Jul 12
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Lake Brownwood State Park
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 12
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 12
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jul 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 12
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Jul 12
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Jul 12
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jul 12
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Jul 12
8:00p
End Date

Sunset Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park when day meets the night for a different point of view!
Jul 13
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
Jul 13
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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

Morning Ride in the Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Do you have a horse and enjoy riding, but don’t have anyone to ride with? Join us for a mindful morning ride in the canyon.
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Jul 13
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Palmetto State Park
Learn basic kayaking skills *Registration is required*
Jul 13
10:00a
End Date

The Buzz About Bees

Fort Boggy State Park
Bees and other pollinators are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat.
Jul 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 13
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 13
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 13
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Jul 13
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park – Roger Martin

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you’ll like!
Jul 13
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Jul 13
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Jul 14
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 14
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 14
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 14
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Jul 14
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Jul 14
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 15
9:00a
End Date

Fly Fishing Instructor Certification Workshop

San Angelo State Park
Become a TPWD Certified Fly Fishing Instructor
Jul 16
8:30a
End Date

Growing Up WILD - Richmond

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Professional development for anyone who works to educate young children or the public, especially homeschool families.
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join our expert park hosts on a birding adventure through the park.
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Project WILD Combo Workshop - Brownsville

Brownsville, TX - Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park
Professional development for anyone who works in education with children or the public. This workshop will cover Project WILD, Aquatic WILD, and Growing Up WILD.
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Jul 16
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 17
10:00a
End Date

TVC Copperas Cove Regional Career Fair

Copperas Cove, TX - Copperas Cove Civic Center
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with attendees.
Jul 17
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jul 17
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 18
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 18
10:00a
End Date

TVC Job Fair Con

Round Rock, TX - Kalahari Resort Convention Center
TPWD Recruitment representatives will be attending to discuss career, internship, and volunteer opportunities with attendees.
Jul 18
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 18
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Jul 19
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 19
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 19
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Jul 19
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jul 19
8:30p
End Date

Summer Movie Night

Fort Boggy State Park
Rediscover classic movies at the park.
Jul 20
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

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

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Plants of Palmetto Hike

Palmetto State Park
Do you know which plants could be tools, edible, or dangerous?
Jul 20
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

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

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

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

Snakes Alive!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join special guest Ranger Jamie (from Inks Lake State Park) to learn about our native snakes and their important roles in our park.
Jul 20
11:00a
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jul 20
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 20
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 20
1:30p
End Date

Wonderful Watercolors

Palmetto State Park
Come and paint the wonderful scenery found here at Palmetto State Park
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet the Minnows

Fort Boggy State Park
Get an up-close look at the organisms in Lake Sullivan
Jul 20
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

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

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

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

Music in the Park – The Brownlees

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to listen to music in the beautiful setting of Caprock Canyons State Park. This weekend features country music by the talented husband and wife duo, "The Brownlees". Come on out and join us!
Jul 20
8:30p
End Date

Night Crawlers

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Glow-in-the-dark scorpions, mysterious moths, and more...this night walk is just for invertebrate enthusiasts.
Jul 21
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Morning Bird Walk

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

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Jul 21
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 21
12:00p
End Date

Ice Cream (in a bag) Social

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate National Ice Cream Day and make your own ice cream with us!
Jul 21
9:30p
End Date

Buck Full Moon Hike - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of July’s Buck Moon in this full moon hike.
Jul 23
8:30a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop - Richmond

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

Morning Bird Walk

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

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 24
8:30a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop - Richmond

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Professional development for anyone who works to educate elementary students
Jul 24
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 25
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 25
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Jul 25
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Jul 26
9:00a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop - Galveston

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 26
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jul 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Jul 26
7:00p
End Date

"Talkabouts" with Ranger Em

Balmorhea State Park
This series of Friday campground talks will take you on a (meandering) journey!
Jul 26
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jul 26
8:00p
End Date

Sunset Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park when day meets the night for a different point of view!
Jul 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Plant Survival Trail

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

Intro to Archery

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

Junior Angler at John Paul Landing

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

Kids Fish

Sea Rim State Park
Bring the kids to the beach for a day of fishing and fun!
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Palmetto State Park
Learn basic kayaking skills *Registration is required*
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Rope Making

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 27
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

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

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 27
3:00p
End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Lockhart State Park
Earn a Junior Ranger badge!
Jul 27
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Jul 27
7:00p
End Date

"Deep Dives" Summer Speakers Series

Balmorhea State Park
Have you ever wanted to know more about the stars, the uses of native plants, the way nature affects our brains, and more? We have a talk for you every Saturday in June and July!
Jul 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

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

Morning Paddle

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

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

Morning Bird Walk

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

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Jul 28
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

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

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk

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

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

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

Nature Center

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

Nature Center

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

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Jul 31
9:45p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

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

August 2024

Aug 1
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 1
7:00p
End Date

What Was That?

Davis Mountains State Park
Find out which critters have been visiting your campsite!
Aug 2
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Aug 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Aug 3
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

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

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Lake Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop - Carrollton

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

Walsh Ranch Lake Fishing

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

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

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

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

Back to School Fun Run

Fort Boggy State Park
Let's end the summer with a splash!
Aug 3
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

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

Sea Center Shark Celebration

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

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

Owl Pellet Dissection

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we dissect owl pellets... it'll be a hoot!
Aug 3
7:30p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

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

Give a Hoot

Guadalupe River State Park
Discover the masters of the night sky!
Aug 3
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Aug 4
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 4
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

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

Exploration Station: Owls

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

Sargassum Search

Galveston Island State Park
Search through these tiny floating islands for the organisms that call the sargassum home.
Aug 4
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 6
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 7
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 8
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 8
9:15p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Aug 9
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 9
10:00a
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Night Sky

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for storytime and a take-home craft.
Aug 9
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 9
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Aug 9
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Aug 9
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

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

Summer Movie Night

Fort Boggy State Park
Rediscover classic movies at the park.
Aug 10
8:00a
End Date

Second Saturday Birdwatching

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to bird watch with a knowledgeable volunteer!
Aug 10
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 10
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

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

Plant Survival Trail

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

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Aug 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

CCC-ienega Tour

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 10
1:30p
End Date

S'mores with a Twist

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

Davis Mountains State Park
Enjoy an evening program with interpreters from Fort Davis National Historic Site. A variety of topics will be covered every Saturday through early August.
Aug 10
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Aug 10
8:00p
End Date

S'mores Storytime

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Stop by for an evening storytime and nature craft, followed by s'mores and a setting sun.
Aug 11 End Date

The Perseids Meteor Shower

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

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 11
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Aug 11
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

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

CCC-ienega Tour

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

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - Cedar Hill State Park

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

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

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

Homeschool Class: Lake Dip Netting

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 14
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 15
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 16
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 16
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 16
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Aug 17 End Date

International Geocaching Day

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

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 17
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

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

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Aug 17
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

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

Guided Kayak Trip and Hiking Trip

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

Dutch Oven 101

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

Knot Tying

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

What's all the Buzz About?

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

CCC-ienega Tour

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 17
6:00p
End Date

Fort Davis N.H.S. Summer Program Series

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

June 1st event is Canceled - Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Park is closed due to flooding - July 20th should be next event! Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Aug 18
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 18
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Aug 18
11:00a
End Date

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 22
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 23
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 23
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Aug 23
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Aug 23
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Aug 24
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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

Plant Survival Trail

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

Dutch Oven Breakfast

Fort Boggy State Park
Do you want to expand your camping skills to include cooking over a fire in a Dutch oven?
Aug 24
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Aug 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

CCC-ienega Tour

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

Nature Center

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 24
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you like with this band.
Aug 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

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

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Aug 25
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

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

CCC-ienega Tour

Balmorhea State Park
Dive into the history, science, and significance of Balmorhea State Park on this accessible guided walking tour.
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 28
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

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

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
Aug 30
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 30
3:00p
End Date

Family Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come use fishing poles and equipment for free!
Aug 31
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 31
9:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
Aug 31
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 31
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 31
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!

September 2024

Sep 1
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Sep 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 6
7:00p
End Date

Prairie in Your Pocket

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

Astronomy with Buddy!

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

First Saturday Guided Hike

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

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Lake Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

First Saturday Nature Walk

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

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Sep 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

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

What Bird Is That?

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

Homeschool Class: Furs & Skulls

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

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 13
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Sep 13
6:45p
End Date

Girl Scouts Love State Parks - Sunset Watercolors

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

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Sep 14
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 14
10:00a
End Date

Saturday Sit Down with the Superintendent - June 15th CANCELLED

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

Girl Scouts Love State Parks - Geocaching 101

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Girl Scouts Love State Parks - S'mores and Skills

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

Night Moves Run

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

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Sep 15
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

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

Girl Scouts Love State Parks - Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Sep 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 21
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Sep 21
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

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

Dutch Oven 101

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

Hunter Education Course

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Wings on the Wind Festival

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Music in the Park – Roger Martin

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you’ll like!
Sep 21
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Sep 22
9:00a
End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical.
Sep 22
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker, American goldfinch and Painted buntings!
Sep 25
5:30p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

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

Birding Hike

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

Birding Hike

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

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

End of Month Update (Virtual)

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

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Sep 28
9:00a
End Date

Veteran Suicide Awareness Ruck March

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

Birding for Beginners

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

Bull Red Run-A-Palooza

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Star Party

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

June 1st event is Canceled - Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Park is closed due to flooding - July 20th should be next event! Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Sep 29
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

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

October 2024

Oct 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Lake Abilene Trail Run

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

First Saturday Guided Hike

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

Nature Journaling

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

Lake Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

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

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Oct 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

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

Star Party

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

Birding Hike

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

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

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
Oct 11
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 11
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Oct 11
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

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

Cooking on the Dance Floor

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

Lake Brownwood Bash

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fall Forest Fest

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come to Stephen F. Austin State Park for a spooktacular evening of family-fun!
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

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

Wilderness Hike

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Boo in the Park 2024

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

June 1st event is Canceled - Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Park is closed due to flooding - July 20th should be next event! Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Oct 20
3:00p
End Date

Sea Center Spooktacular

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

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Oct 25
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Trunk or Treat

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a family-friendly trick or treating event!
Oct 26
6:00p
End Date

Halloween in the Park

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

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!

November 2024

Nov 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Lake Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

First Saturday Nature Walk

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

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Nov 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Stargazing Party in the Park

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

Birding Hike

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

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Nov 9
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

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

Frontier Day

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

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

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
Nov 15
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 16
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Nov 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 20
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

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

Project WILD Facilitator Training

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

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

End of Month Update (Virtual)

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

Night Sky

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

Night Sky

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

Public Hunt- Youth Deer

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

Star Party with Hill Country Astronomers

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Nov 29
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

December 2024

Dec 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

First Saturday Guided Hike

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

Lake Hike

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

CCC Trail Hike

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

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Dec 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 13
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 14
10:00a
End Date

Saturday Sit Down with the Superintendent - June 15th CANCELLED

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Christmas with the Fishes

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Twinkle Tour 2024

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

Fa La La in the Forest

Abilene State Park
See the dazzling Christmas light at Abilene State Park!
Dec 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 21
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 21
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Dec 28
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn to cook the old fashioned way!
Dec 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2025

Jan 3
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 4
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 4
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Jan 10
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 13
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt- Deer

Guadalupe River State Park
Guadalupe River State Park (including the Bauer Unit) will be closed starting at 8pm on Monday, January 13, 2025 and will reopen 12pm on Friday, January 17, 2025.
Jan 15
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jan 17
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 18
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 24
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 24
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Jan 25
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!
Jan 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 31
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!

February 2025

Feb 1
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Feb 1
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Feb 7
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 14
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 15
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Feb 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Feb 21
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 28
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 28
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!

March 2025

Mar 1
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Mar 1
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Mar 7
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 14
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 15
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Mar 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Mar 21
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 28
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 28
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Mar 29
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

April 2025

Apr 4
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 5
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Apr 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 11
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 12
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Apr 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 19
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 25
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

May 2025

May 2
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 3
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
May 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
May 16
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
May 23
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 24
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 31
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2025

Jun 6
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 7
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

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

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Jun 13
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 14
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 20
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 21
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 27
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2025

Jul 4
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 5
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 11
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 18
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 19
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 25
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2025

Aug 1
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 2
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 8
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 15
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 16
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 22
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 23
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 29
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

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

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

September 2025

Sep 5
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 12
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 13
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 19
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 26
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 27
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

October 2025

Oct 3
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 11
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 17
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 24
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 25
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!

November 2025

Nov 1
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 7
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 8
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 15
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 21
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 22
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 28
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 29
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2025

Dec 5
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 6
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 19
9:30a
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 20
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

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

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2026

Jan 3
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 17
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 31
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!
Jan 31
9:30a
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

February 2026

Feb 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

March 2026

Mar 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

April 2026

Apr 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

May 2026

May 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2026

Jun 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2026

Jul 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2026

Aug 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

September 2026

Sep 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 19
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

October 2026

Oct 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 31
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

November 2026

Nov 14
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2026

Dec 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2027

Jan 9
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 23
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 30
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

February 2027

Feb 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

March 2027

Mar 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

April 2027

Apr 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

May 2027

May 1
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 15
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 29
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2027

Jun 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2027

Jul 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2027

Aug 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

September 2027

Sep 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

October 2027

Oct 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

November 2027

Nov 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2027

Dec 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2028

Jan 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 29
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

December 2028

Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2029

Jan 27
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

December 2029

Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2030

Jan 26
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!