Calendar of Events

All Events

June 2022

Jun 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Bay Seining

Goose Island State Park
What kind of marine life is found in our local bays? Join our rangers to find out!
Jun 29
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 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jun 30
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jun 30
9:30a
End Date

Ranger Station: Skins & Skulls

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Ever wondered what bobcat fur felt like?
Jun 30
9:45a
End Date

Eco-Explorers, Wildlife and Science in the Park

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend will be offering Eco-Explorer programs six Thursday mornings from June 2 through July 7. Come learn about particular groups of wildlife, craft something related to the day's topic, and fun science experiments, too!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Talk with a Master Naturalist

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Bluebirds!!
Jun 30
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jun 30
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jun 30
2:00p
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your detective's hat!
Jun 30
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Jun 30
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!

July 2022

Jul 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 1 End Date

Red, White and Blue Scavenger Hunt

Eisenhower State Park
Explore the park and find our patriotic colors in nature with this self guided scavenger hunt.
Jul 1
10:00a
End Date

Cryptozoology: Myths and Legends Walk

Tyler State Park
Legendary creature connections
Jul 1
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 1
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Fun Facts: Red-Spotted Toad

Facebook/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
It is rain season and that means...red-spotted toads everywhere!
Jul 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 1
2:00p
End Date

Is it Heat Illness?

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Whoa, I feel dizzy....
Jul 1
3:00p
End Date

Salty Safari

Mustang Island State Park
See some fish, grab a crab, explore the shore
Jul 1
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 1
6:30p
End Date

All about the Caddo!

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger for an interpretive presentation on the Caddo people.
Jul 1
8:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Shift

Palmetto State Park
Join Ranger Sam for a night hike full of adventures. Registration is required.
Jul 1
8:30p
End Date

S'mores with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
I love you s'more and s'more each day!
Jul 1
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Jul 1
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike: Nature's Night Shift

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!
Jul 1
9:30p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above.
Jul 1
9:30p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Jul 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 2
8:00a
End Date

Hiking Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Explore the spectacular rock formations of Hueco Tanks with a guide!
Jul 2
8:00a
End Date

Red, White, and Blue Scavenger Hunt

Fort Boggy State Park
Follow the clues on this self-guided hike to win a prize!
Jul 2
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!
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

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

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Iron Riders Biking Workshop

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a mountain biking adventure! Registration required.
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

The Trees of Caddo Lake State Park: A Scavenger Hunt

Caddo Lake State Park
The trees at Caddo Lake State Park root humans and animals together! Walk along the Caddo forest trail for a tree scavenger hunt.
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

The Story of Government Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
It's Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know about your favorite Natural Area!
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Independence Day Celebration Bike Parade

Inks Lake State Park
Bring your decorated bike (or come early to decorate it with us) and join the parade!
Jul 2
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!
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Tour of Historic Fort Leaton

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Leaton has been a cultural crossroads for over 170 years. Join a ranger or guide for a tour that brings the fort’s adobe walls to life!
Jul 2
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

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

Track Talk

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

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 2
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 2
10:00a
End Date

Ice Cream and Cobbler Social

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a ranger at Park Headquarters for homemade ice cream and cobbler! It's a great way to beat the heat.
Jul 2
10:00a
End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for 0.5-mile hike around our Creekfield Lake!
Jul 2
10:00a
End Date

Color the Sky

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come fly kites with us and make your very own!
Jul 2
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Jul 2
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Jul 2
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.
Jul 2
10:30a
End Date

CCC History Hike

Caddo Lake State Park
Hike through our historic park and learn about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps. We will discuss their legacy and view examples of their craftsmanship.
Jul 2
10:30a
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Jul 2
10:30a
End Date

Outgoing Outdoors 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us to learn something useful, new, or old about the great outdoors in order to become a better steward.
Jul 2
11:00a
End Date

4th of July Campground Parade! - 11:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Bring your dog, your bike, or yourself and join us on our 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 2
11:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come work with an actual Park Ranger to earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Jul 2
11:00a
End Date

Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Jul 2
12:00p
End Date

Batty Buddies: Myths

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Izzy and learn about our batty friends of Texas.
Jul 2
12:00p
End Date

Table Talk: Furs and Skulls

Caddo Lake State Park
Ever wanted to get an up-close look at some of the animals that live in our park? Stop by the Caddo Lake Amphitheater for a table talk, and check out some Furs and skulls.
Jul 2
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 2
1:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us during a come-and-go program that allows a great way to see and learn about park wildlife close up!
Jul 2
1:00p
End Date

Fishing Fest - Free Fishing Poles!

Lockhart State Park
Join us this Fourth of July weekend for a fun learn-to-fish event at Lockhart State Park, and take home a FREE fishing pole (while supplies last)!
Jul 2
1:00p
End Date

All About Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our famous residents, the alligators!
Jul 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
Jul 2
2:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cleburne State Park
Come join a ranger and learn about the native wildlife around us!
Jul 2
2:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls!

South Llano River State Park
Check out animal skins and furs found in the Hill Country.
Jul 2
2:30p
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Jul 2
3:00p
End Date

What's Washing In?

Mustang Island State Park
You never know what you might find!
Jul 2
3:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn about the wildlife that lives in the park
Jul 2
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 2
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 2
5:00p
End Date

Roping with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn to rope a steer at Copper Breaks State Park!
Jul 2
8:00p
End Date

Wildlife of Fort Parker State Park

Fort Parker State Park
Curious about what wildlife call our state park home?
Jul 2
8:00p
End Date

Red River Cowboy Music and Poetry

Copper Breaks State Park
Sing under the stars with our rangers!
Jul 2
8:30p
End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Jul 2
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Jul 2
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Jul 2
9:00p
End Date

Walking with Spiders

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring a flashlight and join us in searching for Wolf Spiders along the trail in this evening hike!
Jul 2
9:30p
End Date

Stories in our Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.
Jul 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 3
8:00a
End Date

Independence Day Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Get ready for your July 4th celebrations with a short and easy walk to the Franklin Mountains Nature Trail.
Jul 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!
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

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

Closed Canyon Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a park ranger this holiday weekend for a cool hike on a hot summer day.
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how homesteaders and cowboys would brew coffee while out on the range rounding up longhorns or just out on the frontier.
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for 0.5-mile hike around our Creekfield Lake!
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Ranger Backcountry Hike

Tyler State Park
Adventure through the forest!
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

All American Tea

Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy drinking iced tea in the summer? Learn about some native plants you can add to your steeping rotation!
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Bike Parade

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Pre-July 4th decorated bicycle parade
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a ranger for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Jul 3
11:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Explore Copper Breaks State Park!
Jul 3
11:00a
End Date

Denio Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come hike to one of our least-visited track sites!
Jul 3
11:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a program about the adaptations of our residents!
Jul 3
11:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Pedernales Falls State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Jul 3
11:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Explore Copper Breaks State Park!
Jul 3
11:00a
End Date

Constitution to Nature

Inks Lake State Park
Join Ranger Jamie in learning about the U.S. Constitution, Oak-gall ink, and practice your penmanship skills using ink and a feather quill!
Jul 3
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 3
1:00p
End Date

Seine Nets and Sand Sifters

Sea Rim State Park
Discover what kind of critters call Sea Rim home!
Jul 3
1:00p
End Date

Owls: From Head to Talon

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about our ultimate nighttime predators!
Jul 3
1:00p
End Date

Bike Parade

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Pre-July 4th decorated bicycle parade
Jul 3
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 3
2:00p
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest Hike

Tyler State Park
Explore what it means to be "lost in the forest."
Jul 3
3:00p
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Jul 3
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Arid Adaptations

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn how plants and people survive the heat here at Copper Breaks!
Jul 3
8:00p
End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jul 3
8:30p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a closer look at our nearest celestial neighbor!
Jul 3
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Jul 4
9:00a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Jul 4
9:00a
End Date

Red, White, & Blue Scavenger Hunt Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us this Fourth of July to find our country's colors on park trails!
Jul 4
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Fish ID and fishin' basics!
Jul 4
1:00p
End Date

Popsicles in the Park!

Cleburne State Park
Come join us for free popsicles!
Jul 4
1:00p
End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Lockhart State Park
Earn a Junior Ranger badge this Fourth of July!
Jul 4
8:30p
End Date

Star-spangled Night Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
*registration required*
Jul 5
9:00a
End Date

A Slice of Palo Duro Pie

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the geology that makes up each slice of Palo Duro Canyon in this short hike.
Jul 5
11:30a
End Date

Animal House

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Stop by at our table near the Lighthouse Trailhead to learn about some of the animals that call Palo Duro Canyon State Park home.
Jul 5
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 5
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Jul 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Hike with the Pioneers of Palo Duro

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the different pioneers through time who first saw Palo Duro’s walls on this hike.
Jul 6
10:00a
End Date

City of Deer Park Junior Angler

Deer Park, TX - Jimmy Burke Activity Center
Learn the the basics of fishing at this free event.
Jul 6
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 7
8:30a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Pedernales Falls State Park
Good ole fishing down at the river.
Jul 7
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jul 7
9:45a
End Date

Eco-Explorers, Wildlife and Science in the Park

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend will be offering Eco-Explorer programs six Thursday mornings from June 2 through July 7. Come learn about particular groups of wildlife, craft something related to the day's topic, and fun science experiments, too!
Jul 7
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 7
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 7
2:00p
End Date

The Civilian Conservation Corps: The Boys in Green

Tyler State Park
Who were the Civilian Conservation Corps?
Jul 7
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Jul 7
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Jul 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 8
8:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an introduction to observing the birds around us!
Jul 8
9:00a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop

San Marcos, TX - San Marcos Discovery Center
Professional development for anyone who works with children
Jul 8
9:00a
End Date

Backyard Bass

Hill Country State Natural Area
Stop by to practice your casting skills & learn about aquatic wildlife. No experience or gear required!
Jul 8
9:00a
End Date

Paddling for Beginners

Village Creek State Park
Have you always wanted to kayak but never knew how or didn't have access? Join Ranger Alex for a guided paddling trip for beginners! We will launch at the park, learn some paddling basics and explore some of the wonders of Village Creek.
Jul 8
9:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling: Taking Time to Notice

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Rena for a guided nature journaling experience. This is not about how well you can write or sketch. It is about giving yourself the luxury of sitting, noticing, and taking time to journal that unique-to-you experience.
Jul 8
10:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Richmond, TX - Long Acres Ranch
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 8
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 9
6:45a
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!
Jul 9
7:30a
End Date

Women's Hike - Lower Sunset

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors.
Jul 9
8:00a
End Date

Morning Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Start the day off with a stroll in the woods.
Jul 9
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds!
Jul 9
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jul 9
8:30a
End Date

Birding With a Ranger

Fort Parker State Park
What birds can we find?
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

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

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger on a short .2-mile hike down to Devil's Waterhole to learn about native plants and local geology.
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Kid Fishing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Need some new fishing stories? Join Ranger Alicia as she teaches you the basics of fishing.
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Atlatl & Dart Throwing

Hill Country State Natural Area
Stop by to learn about one of the oldest hunting devices, the atlatl, and then try your hand at using one!
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Fish ID and fishin' basics!
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Archery

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Try your hand at the bow and arrow!
Jul 9
9:30a
End Date

Pokémon Safari Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us to catch some real-life Pokémon on this fun hike!
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Second Saturdays with Steve

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

Track Talk

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

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Beach Fishing Basics

Mustang Island State Park
Fish with the pros!
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Sylvan Saunter

Tyler State Park
Woodland discovery walk
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Fort Boggy State Park
No local grocery store? The land provided many things for the settlers of Fort Boggy.
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn basic kayaking skills. Kayaks are provided. Reservations are required.
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a Ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gathering skills.
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free samples! Yum!
Jul 9
11:00a
End Date

Geocaching 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join millions of others in the largest game of scavenger hunt!
Jul 9
11:30a
End Date

Build Your Own Bird’s Nest

Mission Tejas State Park
Don’t be an egghead, come learn about nests and build your very own!
Jul 9
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 9
1:00p
End Date

Kid Fish with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Fish tales made here.
Jul 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

The 10 Essentials Hike

Tyler State Park
What 10 things should you carry at all times?
Jul 9
2:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.
Jul 9
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 9
4:00p
End Date

Setting the Hook at Greenline Park

San Antonio, TX - Greenline Park
Come out to Greenline Park to learn the basics of fishing at this fun, free family event!
Jul 9
6:00p
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a ranger to learn fishing basics. Let's go fishing!
Jul 9
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jul 9
8:30p
End Date
Jul 9
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
**registration required**
Jul 9
8:30p
End Date

Snakes: Friend or Foe?

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Snakes! Love them? Hate them? Come find out more about some of the snakes that call Texas home.
Jul 9
9:00p
End Date

Walking with Spiders

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring a flashlight and join us in searching for Wolf Spiders along the trail in this evening hike!
Jul 9
9:00p
End Date

Batty Buddies: Adaptations

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Izzy and learn about our batty friends of Texas
Jul 9
9:00p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and get reacquainted with the moon!
Jul 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 10
8:00a
End Date

Lantern-lit Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Step back in time and explore the copper prospecting mine by lantern light.
Jul 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!
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Nature Journaling: Taking Time to Notice

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Rena for a guided nature journaling experience. This is not about how well you can write or sketch. It is about giving yourself the luxury of sitting, noticing, and taking time to journal that unique-to-you experience.
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

Morning Hike With a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join rangers for a morning hike before the heat sets in.
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Jul 10
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 10
10:00a
End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Jul 10
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Creativity takes courage. - Henri Matisse
Jul 10
11:00a
End Date

Heat Hacks Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn how to beat the heat with these outdoor heat hacks and tips!
Jul 10
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 10
1:00p
End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Jul 10
1:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Every artist was first an amateur - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Jul 10
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 10
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 10
7:30p
End Date

Art in the Park: Sunset Watercolors

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening of painting!
Jul 10
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
**registration required**
Jul 11
10:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Pedernales Falls State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Jul 11
1:00p
End Date

Seine Nets and Sand Sifters

Sea Rim State Park
Discover what kind of critters call Sea Rim home!
Jul 11
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
**registration required**
Jul 12
8:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Brock, TX - Brock Jr. High Archery Center
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 12
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Jul 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 13 End Date

American Legion Career Fair

Premier Virtual
Veterans and their families may register to speak virtually with TPWD recruiters about careers, volunteer opportunities, and internships!
Jul 13
9:00p
End Date

Buck Moon Hike - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of July’s Buck Moon in this full moon hike.
Jul 13
9:00p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Grab your flashlight and join a ranger for a guided night hike.
Jul 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 14
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jul 14
9:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Jul 14
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 14
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 14
2:30p
End Date

Animal Adaptations

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the different animals you can find in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Jul 14
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Jul 14
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Jul 14
8:00p
End Date

Night Skies

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
The stars at night are big and bright on valley summer nights!
Jul 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 15
6:30a
End Date

Sunrise Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Start your day with a guided hike up to a scenic overlook.
Jul 15
9:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling: Taking Time to Notice

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Rena for a guided nature journaling experience. This is not about how well you can write or sketch. It is about giving yourself the luxury of sitting, noticing, and taking time to journal that unique-to-you experience.
Jul 15
9:00a
End Date

Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!
Jul 15
9:00a
End Date

Skins & Tracks Discovery Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Hop, waddle, or trot on over to get an up-close look at examples of native wildlife & learn about how they move.
Jul 15
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 15
3:00p
End Date

Salty Safari

Mustang Island State Park
See some fish, grab a crab, explore the shore
Jul 15
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 15
6:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Jul 15
7:00p
End Date

Nature Hike

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to hike along the Caddo Forest Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and explore our surroundings.
Jul 15
8:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Shift

Palmetto State Park
Join Ranger Sam for a night hike full of adventures. Registration is required.
Jul 15
8:30p
End Date

Star Gazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Have you ever seen the man in the moon?
Jul 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 16
8:00a
End Date

Kayaking With a Ranger

Fort Parker State Park
Join a ranger on a kayak tour of some thrilling sights on Fort Parker Lake and/or the Navasota River.
Jul 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!
Jul 16
8:30a
End Date

Rambling with a Ranger (in the morning)

Caddo Lake State Park
Want to beat the heat? Join a park ranger for a morning ramble along the Caddo Forest Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and explore our surroundings.
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

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

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger on a short .2-mile hike down to Devil's Waterhole to learn about native plants and local geology.
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Go Take a Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Get outside, go on a hike!
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Guided Plant Walk

Hill Country State Natural Area
Learn about hill country plants that are adapted to survive rugged conditions & have also helped humans survive throughout time.
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

The Story of Government Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Find out more about San Antonio's largest Natural Area!
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Jul 16
9:30a
End Date

Village Creek Paddling Trash Cleanup

Village Creek State Park
Join us as we get out on the water to clean up trash and debris. Let's make the creek a better place for everyone!
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

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

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn basic kayaking skills. Kayaks are provided. Reservations are required.
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

The Trees of Caddo Lake State Park: A Scavenger Hunt

Caddo Lake State Park
The trees at Caddo Lake State Park root humans and animals together! Walk along the Caddo forest trail for a tree scavenger hunt.
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

Birding 101 - Date Change

Fort Boggy State Park
Birding isn't just for the birds. Learn how to identify birds in this beginner program.
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn the basics of birding!
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk

Mission Tejas State Park
Nature can provide, if you know what to look for!
Jul 16
10:30a
End Date

Beginning Bird Watching

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn the basics of bird watching.
Jul 16
11:00a
End Date

Sea Center Shark Celebration

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for an afternoon of shark exploration!
Jul 16
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Armadillos!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about armadillos and make a macaroni armadillo to take home!
Jul 16
11:00a
End Date

Knock on Wood

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us in the Nature Center as we learn about the Pileated Woodpecker and we make one for you to take home!
Jul 16
11:00a
End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Jul 16
12:00p
End Date

Pond Dipping

Caddo Lake State Park
Who lives beneath the water? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake! (THIS PROGRAM IS IN THE SHADE)
Jul 16
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 16
1:00p
End Date

Go Take a Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Get outside, go on a hike!
Jul 16
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jul 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.
Jul 16
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Club

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Fun activities for our future Rangers!
Jul 16
2:00p
End Date

Pioneer Needlepoint (for Beginners)

Mission Tejas State Park
Learn some history and have some fun with needlepoint!
Jul 16
3:00p
End Date

What's Washing In?

Mustang Island State Park
You never know what you might find!
Jul 16
3:00p
End Date

Nature Origami

Lockhart State Park
Create a nature-inspired masterpiece from folded paper!
Jul 16
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 16
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.
Jul 16
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 16
6:00p
End Date

Erosion Detectives

McKinney Falls State Park
Join a Ranger and search for clues about how the park has changed over time!
Jul 16
7:00p
End Date

Icecream Social!

Cleburne State Park
Come join the Lonestar Dutch Oven Society for free Icecream!
Jul 16
8:00p
End Date

Cross Timbers Folklore, Stories & Tales

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Come listen to Native American stories, cowboy poetry, local folklore and just plain fun stories.
Jul 16
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jul 16
9:00p
End Date

Nocturnals Night Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you see in the dark?
Jul 16
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!
Jul 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 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!
Jul 17
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jul 17
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Nature Journaling: Taking Time to Notice

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Rena for a guided nature journaling experience. This is not about how well you can write or sketch. It is about giving yourself the luxury of sitting, noticing, and taking time to journal that unique-to-you experience.
Jul 17
9:00a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Jul 17
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 17
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 17
10:00a
End Date

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a ranger for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Jul 17
10:00a
End Date

Reading with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 17
11:00a
End Date

Atlatl

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Jul 17
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 17
1:00p
End Date

Reading with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 17
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.
Jul 17
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 17
2:30p
End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn to identify butterflies.
Jul 17
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 17
7:30p
End Date

Art in the Park: Sunset Watercolors

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening of painting!
Jul 18
10:00a
End Date

Geocaching 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join millions of others in the largest game of scavenger hunt!
Jul 18
4:00p
End Date

Project WILD Facilitator Training

Fort Parker State Park
Training to conduct the Suite of Texas Project WILD workshops
Jul 19
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 19
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Jul 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Hike with the Pioneers of Palo Duro

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the different pioneers through time who first saw Palo Duro’s walls on this hike.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Midland, TX - Region 18 Education Service Center
Professional development for anyone who works with children
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 21
8:30a
End Date

Wild Wellness

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Connect with nature through exercise and meditation.
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls May Break my Bones

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about who’s who in the Palo Duro zoo and how carnivores hunt their prey.
Jul 21
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 21
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Jul 21
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Jul 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 22
8:30a
End Date

Wildlife Detective's

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Follow the clues and discover what ate that leaf.
Jul 22
9:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling: Taking Time to Notice

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Rena for a guided nature journaling experience. This is not about how well you can write or sketch. It is about giving yourself the luxury of sitting, noticing, and taking time to journal that unique-to-you experience.
Jul 22
9:00a
End Date

Deer Survey Methods

Webinar
Join TPWD biologists as they present about the various methods used to survey deer.
Jul 22
9:00a
End Date

Watercolor in the Hill Country

Hill Country State Natural Area
Create a Hill Country-inspired watercolor painting. No experience required!
Jul 22
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 22
10:30a
End Date

Wildlife Detective's

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Sleuth, sleuth find the clues.
Jul 22
12:00p
End Date

ONLINE PROGRAM | Ask-the-Expert: Texas State Parks Exhibit Shop

FB/WylerAerialTramwayStatePark
Have you wondered who designs the signs and exhibits at State Parks, where they come from, or how they come to be?
Jul 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

What's Washing In?

Mustang Island State Park
You never know what you might find!
Jul 22
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 22
7:00p
End Date

Astronomy 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn the basics of night sky viewing with various types of equipment!
Jul 22
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Jul 22
9:30p
End Date

Stargazing 101

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 23
8:00a
End Date

Morning Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Kick off Saturday with a leisurely woodland walk.
Jul 23
8:00a
End Date

Nature Walk Trail

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers.
Jul 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!
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

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

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger on a short .2-mile hike down to Devil's Waterhole to learn about native plants and local geology.
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Cleburne State Park
Come join us for Birding 101!
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how homesteaders and cowboys would brew coffee while out on the range rounding up longhorns or just out on the frontier.
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Kids Fish

Sea Rim State Park
Bring the kids to the beach for a day of fishing and fun!
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Try archery and learn a lifetime sport. **Registration is required, program limited to 15 participants. More information given after registration.
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 23
10:00a
End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Create your own critter.
Jul 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!
Jul 23
10:00a
End Date

Virtual Visit to Mustang Island State Park

Mustang Island State Park
Join us on Facebook Live for some beach views and updates.
Jul 23
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 23
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 23
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn basic kayaking skills. Kayaks are provided. Reservations are required.
Jul 23
10:00a
End Date

Watercolor with Arlyne

South Llano River State Park
Join Ranger Arlyne and enjoy some watercolors.
Jul 23
10:30a
End Date

Trekking to Tejas

Mission Tejas State Park
A 600 mile road trip in 1690… sounds like fun!
Jul 23
11:00a
End Date

Knock on Wood

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us in the Nature Center as we learn about the Pileated Woodpecker and we make one for you to take home!
Jul 23
11:00a
End Date

Rock Crawl

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Dip, duck, crouch, and crawl your way through the Paluxy River Trail!
Jul 23
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Jul 23
12:00p
End Date

Batty Buddies: Threats and Conservation

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Izzy and learn about our batty friends of Texas.
Jul 23
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 23
1:00p
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Stop our ranger as she roves around the park. Try to stump the ranger with your questions about the interpretive items she's carrying around.
Jul 23
1:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Pedernales Falls State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Jul 23
1:30p
End Date

What's In This Water?

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explorers of all ages can join us to discover the wonders of water through scientific inquiry.
Jul 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.
Jul 23
2:30p
End Date

Slimy Snails

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about our friends the snails and create some slime!
Jul 23
3:00p
End Date

Secrets In The Sand

Mustang Island State Park
Discover what makes this barrier island special
Jul 23
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Roping with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn to rope a steer at Copper Breaks State Park!
Jul 23
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Jul 23
4:00p
End Date

Setting the Hook Fishing Tournament at Greenline Park

San Antonio, TX - Greenline Park
Come out to Greenline Park to try and catch the big one at this fun, free family event!
Jul 23
7:00p
End Date

Astronomy 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn the basics of night sky viewing with various types of equipment!
Jul 23
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jul 23
8:30p
End Date

Mothing with a Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
Kick off National Moth Week by exploring the area for moths and other nocturnal critters.
Jul 23
8:30p
End Date

Owl Prowl

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Did you ever hear or see an owl at night?. . . Here is a good opportunity!
Jul 23
8:30p
End Date

Star Party - Date Change

Fort Boggy State Park
Learn to navigate the constellations with the Summer Triangle.
Jul 23
8:30p
End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join the Austin Astronomical Society in stargazing and astronomy!
Jul 23
9:00p
End Date

Summer Stargazing

Lockhart State Park
Discover the wonders of the night sky! Drop in any time between 9 - 10pm.
Jul 23
9:30p
End Date

Stories in our Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.
Jul 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 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!
Jul 24
9:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling: Taking Time to Notice

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Rena for a guided nature journaling experience. This is not about how well you can write or sketch. It is about giving yourself the luxury of sitting, noticing, and taking time to journal that unique-to-you experience.
Jul 24
9:00a
End Date

Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!
Jul 24
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 24
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 24
10:00a
End Date

Back Yard Bass Fishing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Here fishy, fishy...
Jul 24
11:00a
End Date

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come hike in the river to our least visited dinosaur track site!
Jul 24
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 24
1:00p
End Date

Back Yard Bass Fishing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Fishing on dry land, you bet.
Jul 24
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 24
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 24
7:30p
End Date

Art in the Park: Sunset Watercolors

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening of painting!
Jul 25
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Frisco, TX - The Grove at Frisco Commons (Art Classroom)
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 26
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Jul 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Spring, TX - Big Stone Lodge at Dennis Johnston Park
Professional development for anyone who works with children
Jul 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 28 End Date

San Antonio RecruitMilitary

San Antonio, TX - Shrine Auditorium
Veterans and their families that attend may register to speak with TPWD recruiters about careers, volunteer opportunities, and internships!
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jul 28
10:00a
End Date

Talk with a Master Naturalist

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Hummingbirds!
Jul 28
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 28
2:30p
End Date

Animal Adaptations

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the different animals you can find in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Jul 28
6:30p
End Date

Line Dancing Class

McKinney Falls State Park
Don't miss the music and fun in this family-friendly dance class! All ages and abilities welcome.
Jul 28
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Jul 28
8:00p
End Date

Moonlight Moth Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It’s National Moth Week! See what the buzz is about as we light the way for moths and more.
Jul 28
9:00p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Jul 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 29
8:30a
End Date

Aquatic Science - Pond Life

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
What is the littoral zone of a pond?
Jul 29
9:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling: Taking Time to Notice

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Rena for a guided nature journaling experience. This is not about how well you can write or sketch. It is about giving yourself the luxury of sitting, noticing, and taking time to journal that unique-to-you experience.
Jul 29
9:00a
End Date

Morning Mothing

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
It’s National Moth Week! See what the buzz is about as we light the way for moths and more.
Jul 29
9:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger: Moth Story & Craft

Hill Country State Natural Area
Celebrate National Moth Week at Hill Country SNA. Learn about moths, enjoy a story, and create a craft to take home.
Jul 29
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 29
10:30a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Cast iron cooking - cowboy classic! Reservations required to participate.
Jul 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 29
7:30p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jul 29
8:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Shift

Palmetto State Park
Join Ranger Sam for a night hike full of adventures. Registration is required.
Jul 29
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Jul 29
9:30p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 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!
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

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

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger on a short .2-mile hike down to Devil's Waterhole to learn about native plants and local geology.
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

Photography 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Photography tips and tricks
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

The Story of Government Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
If you're "natural area curious" this is the place to be!
Jul 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!
Jul 30
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 30
10:00a
End Date

Fun and Games Outpost

Bonham State Park
Test your skills at games from yesteryear
Jul 30
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn basic kayaking skills. Kayaks are provided. Reservations are required.
Jul 30
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a Ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gathering skills.
Jul 30
10:30a
End Date

Outgoing Outdoors 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us to learn something useful, new, or old about the great outdoors in order to become a better steward.
Jul 30
10:30a
End Date

Tejas Tracks, Dirt Detectives

Mission Tejas State Park
Come see how the critters at Mission Tejas leave a strong impression!
Jul 30
10:30a
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Jul 30
11:00a
End Date

Knock on Wood

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us in the Nature Center as we learn about the Pileated Woodpecker and we make one for you to take home!
Jul 30
11:00a
End Date

Snake Safety Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a quick hike to talk about snake species and safety!
Jul 30
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Dragonflies!

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn all about dragonflies and make a jeweled dragonfly to take home!
Jul 30
11:00a
End Date

Virtual Cistern Program

Virtual Program
Discover the hidden history of old cisterns and what they can tell us about the park’s past.
Jul 30
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 30
1:00p
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.
Jul 30
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor in the Park!

Cleburne State Park
Come join a ranger for watercolor in the park!
Jul 30
2:00p
End Date

Scat and Tracks

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
Jul 30
2:30p
End Date

Plant Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find native plants in the park on a stroll through the garden.
Jul 30
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 30
4:00p
End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Jul 30
7:30p
End Date

Astronomy 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Learn the basics of Stargazing with various types of equipment!
Jul 30
8:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Garner State Park
Joins us for an evening under the stars!
Jul 30
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jul 30
8:30p
End Date

Owl Prowl

Lockhart State Park
Whooo lives in Lockhart State Park?
Jul 30
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.
Jul 30
9:00p
End Date

Flight Night !

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what is attracted to light at night !
Jul 30
9:00p
End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Jul 30
10:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Jul 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Jul 31
8:00a
End Date

Last Sunday Hike - Aztec Caves

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join a park ranger on a guided hike through the Western foothills of the Franklin Mountains.
Jul 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!
Jul 31
9:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling: Taking Time to Notice

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Rena for a guided nature journaling experience. This is not about how well you can write or sketch. It is about giving yourself the luxury of sitting, noticing, and taking time to journal that unique-to-you experience.
Jul 31
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX - Mayfield Park Baptist Church
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 31
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 31
10:00a
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Jul 31
10:00a
End Date

Wonderful World of Wings

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Wonder why that wing is different from those wings?
Jul 31
11:00a
End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Jul 31
1:00p
End Date

Visitors Center History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center and learn the fascinating story behind this beautiful building.
Jul 31
1:00p
End Date

Wonderful World of Wings

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Here a wing, there a wing, everywhere a wing wing.
Jul 31
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jul 31
2:30p
End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn to identify butterflies.
Jul 31
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 31
7:30p
End Date

Art in the Park: Sunset Watercolors

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening of painting!

August 2022

Aug 1
9:00a
End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Houston, TX - Kickerillo Mischer Preserve
Professional development for anyone who works with children
Aug 2
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Aug 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 4
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Aug 4
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 4
7:00p
End Date

Summer: Friends of Garner Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join members of the non-profit volunteer organization, Friends of Garner, on a family friendly hayride on the Frio Canyon Trail!
Aug 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 5
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Aug 5
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Aug 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 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!
Aug 6
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

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

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Aug 6
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Tour of Historic Fort Leaton

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Leaton has been a cultural crossroads for over 170 years. Join a ranger or guide for a tour that brings the fort’s adobe walls to life!
Aug 6
9:00a
End Date

Model Raft Race

Fort Boggy State Park
Have fun building a model raft; then race it in Lake Sullivan.
Aug 6
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Aug 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!
Aug 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.
Aug 6
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Aug 6
11:00a
End Date

Cisterns: A Look into the Past

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us online for a live Q&A with a visit to one of our cisterns!
Aug 6
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Frogs!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about frogs and create your own froggy puppet!
Aug 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 6
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Make a nature-themed art piece with a ranger.
Aug 6
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 6
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Aug 6
4:00p
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Explore the Juniper Ridge trail at Copper Breaks State Park. Learn about the geology, plants and history of CBSP while taking a short but beautiful hike.
Aug 6
6:00p
End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a ranger to learn fishing basics. Let's go fishing!
Aug 6
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescope. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. DATE CHANGE: Due to the extreme heat the July 2nd program has been changed to October 8th! We hope to see you at an upcoming event.
Aug 6
8:30p
End Date
Aug 6
8:45p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and get reacquainted with the moon!
Aug 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 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!
Aug 7
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 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!
Aug 7
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 7
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 11
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Aug 11
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Aug 11
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 12
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 12
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Aug 12
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Aug 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 13
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

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

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Aug 13
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Aug 13
10:00a
End Date

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

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Aug 13
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free samples! Yum!
Aug 13
11:00a
End Date

Geocaching 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a ranger to find out what geocaching is all about and how to get started in this outdoor sport.
Aug 13
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Aug 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 13
3:30p
End Date

Knot your Job

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn some useful knots to improve your outdoor skills.
Aug 13
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Aug 13
8:30p
End Date

Star Party

Fort Boggy State Park
Stars and planets and meteors, oh my!
Aug 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 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!
Aug 14
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Aug 14
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how homesteaders and cowboys would brew coffee while out on the range rounding up longhorns or just out on the frontier.
Aug 14
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 14
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 14
2:30p
End Date

Animal Adaptations

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the different animals you can find in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Aug 14
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Aug 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 18
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Aug 18
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 19
9:00a
End Date

Monsoon Magic Bird Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Witness the magical bird diversity created by afternoon rains and the beginnings of fall migration by joining a ranger on a guided hike to a lush oasis in the desert.
Aug 19
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 19
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Aug 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 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!
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Project WILD Workshop

Coppell, TX - Biodiversity Education Center
Professional development for anyone who works with children
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Texas Fly Fishers 13th Annual Mini Expo

Houston, TX - United Methodist Church
For beginner or experienced fly fishing enthusiasts. All ages welcome.
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Basic Geocache

Fort Boggy State Park
There is hidden treasure out there just waiting for you to find!
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Aug 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 20
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Make a nature-themed art piece with a ranger.
Aug 20
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 20
3:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Come learn about the animals that call Copper Breaks home, and even give them a pet!
Aug 20
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Aug 20
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Aug 20
8:00p
End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join the Austin Astronomical Society and use their equipment for some amazing stargazing!
Aug 20
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Aug 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 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!
Aug 21
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Aug 21
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Cowboy Coffee

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn how homesteaders and cowboys would brew coffee while out on the range rounding up longhorns or just out on the frontier.
Aug 21
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 21
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Aug 25
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Aug 25
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 26
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Aug 26
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Aug 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 27
8:00a
End Date

Birding Basics

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Mindy as she teaching birding basics and takes you on a short hike to test out your new knowledge.
Aug 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!
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Cancelled - Basic Fishing Clinic - Fort Parker State Park

Fort Parker State Park
This event has been cancelled.
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Fun and Games Outpost

Bonham State Park
Test your skills at games from yesteryear
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Fort Boggy State Park
No local grocery store? The land provided many things for the settlers of Fort Boggy.
Aug 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 27
2:30p
End Date

Plant Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find native plants in the park on a stroll through the garden.
Aug 27
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 27
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Aug 27
4:00p
End Date

Sun Fun

Copper Breaks State Park
Observe the sun through a solar filter and learn about our closest star.
Aug 27
8:30p
End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Aug 27
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Aug 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Aug 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!
Aug 28
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Aug 28
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Aug 28
2:30p
End Date

Animal Adaptations

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the different animals you can find in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Aug 28
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.

September 2022

Sep 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Sep 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

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

Shore Fishing Clinic

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

Tour of Historic Fort Leaton

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Leaton has been a cultural crossroads for over 170 years. Join a ranger or guide for a tour that brings the fort’s adobe walls to life!
Sep 3
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Sep 3
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.
Sep 3
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Sep 3
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 3
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Food Chain!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about the food chain and create your own food chain by making paper links!
Sep 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Sep 3
8:30p
End Date
Sep 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 4
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 4
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Recreating in Remote Places - Ranger Talk

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Have you ever wanted to plan an epic adventure far, far away but didn't know where to start?
Sep 4
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Earn Your Junior Ranger Badge

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Take a walk with Ranger Regina and become an official Junior Ranger!
Sep 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 9
4:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Sep 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 10
9:00a
End Date

Recreating in Remote Places - Guided Bike Ride

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Explore the Llano loop on two wheels!
Sep 10
10:00a
End Date

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

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

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free samples! Yum!
Sep 10
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Storytime and Crafts: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Sep 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 10
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Sep 10
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescope. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. DATE CHANGE: Due to the extreme heat the July 2nd program has been changed to October 8th! We hope to see you at an upcoming event.
Sep 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 11
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 11
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
SUMMER HOURS: May, June, July, August to September 15, 2022, the park will only be offering one guided-only hike at 10am on Wednesday through Sunday to go down into the canyon to view pictographs. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit and reserve your spot on tour, click on title (above) for FAQs.
Sep 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 16
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Sep 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 17
9:00a
End Date

Recreating in Remote Places - Guided Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Take a guided hike of the Cinco Tinajas Trail and learn tips for hiking in the Chihuahuan desert!
Sep 17
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing Clinic - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Come out and bring the whole family for a day of fishing fun!
Sep 17
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!
Sep 17
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 17
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Fireflies!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about fireflies and make your own firefly.
Sep 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 17
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 17
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Sep 17
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Sep 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 18
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 18
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Sep 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 24
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 24
10:00a
End Date

Become a Junior Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Mindy and become an official State Park Junior Ranger.
Sep 24
10:00a
End Date

Recreating in Remote Places - 4X4 Vehicle Scavenger Hunt

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Learn how to have epic 4-wheel-drive adventures safely and respectfully from our rangers who drive these rough roads everyday!
Sep 24
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Raccoons!

Brazos Bend State Park
Listen to the story and make your own raccoon!
Sep 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 24
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Sep 24
8:00p
End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Sep 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 25
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 25
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 25
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Only access into the canyon and view the pictographs is by participating in the Park's provided tour and at the designated times. September 2-15, 2022, the park will offer the morning guided walking tours at 10 am Wednesday through Sunday September 16-30, 2022, the park will offer two guided walking tours, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm Wednesday through Sunday No pets allowed.
Sep 30
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Sep 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Sep 30
9:00p
End Date

Recreating in Remote Places - Campfire Chat

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join Ranger Regina around the campfire to talk about our upcoming events and adventures to be had!

October 2022

Oct 1
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Oct 1
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Oct 1
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Oct 1
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Oct 1
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Storytime and Crafts: Bats!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story and make your own bat puppet!
Oct 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 1
7:00p
End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join the Austin Astronomical Society and use their equipment for some amazing stargazing!
Oct 1
8:30p
End Date
Oct 2
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk along the Fort Leaton Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Oct 2
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 7
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

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

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Oct 8
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Campfire Building

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Jae as he teaches the basics of how to make a successful campfire.
Oct 8
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Tarantulas!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about tarantulas and create your own eight-legged friend to take home!
Oct 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques. Learn simple recipes. Live Q&A and cooking demonstration. Free Samples! Yum!
Oct 8
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 8
7:00p
End Date

Star Gazing and don't forget the Moon

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park as you explore the galaxy by star maps and telescope. Retired National Park range Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars with fascinating facts. Plan about 2 hours for this program that will start at 7 pm. To ensure the telescopes are not at risk of being toppled over, we ask that children remain seated. Please register your group by calling the park office during business hours at (254) 694-3793 or send an email with your name, phone number and total adults and children attending to rita.eisenschenk@tpwd.tx.gov
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

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

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Burnet or Virtual

Burnet, TX - AgriLife Extension
Biologists will provide an overview of the wildlife tax valuation, developing a wildlife management plan, and management practices. Attendees have the option of attending in-person or online.
Oct 14
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Oct 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 10/15/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Limited to 15 participants and online registration required. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Please click on blue title for more details.
Oct 15
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing Clinic - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Come out and bring the whole family for a day of fishing fun!
Oct 15
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!
Oct 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!
Oct 15
10:00a
End Date

Life in the Desert Nature Walk

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk as we explore how plants, animals, and even people have adapted to the desert for thousands of years!
Oct 15
10:00a
End Date

Mighty Monarch

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Tara to learn about our monarch butterflies that migrate through the area.
Oct 15
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Oct 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 15
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Oct 15
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join us for a walk along the Sauceda Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Oct 16
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 10/22/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required and limit of 15 participants. This guided hike takes participants into remote areas of the Seminole and Presa Canyons. Please click on blue title for full tour description.
Oct 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!
Oct 22
10:00a
End Date

Snake Senses

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Mindy to learn all about Snakes!
Oct 22
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Bats!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story and make your own bat puppet!
Oct 22
11:00a
End Date

Backpacking 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a park ranger to learn about backpacking tips, tricks, and routes for all experience levels.
Oct 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 28
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Oct 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 29
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Oct 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!
Oct 29
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Owls!

Brazos Bend State Park
Listen to the story and make your own owl puppet.
Oct 29
1:00p
End Date

The Misunderstood Bat Ranger Talk

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
When it comes to bats, truth is stranger than fiction!
Oct 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 29
5:00p
End Date

Trunk or Treat

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for an evening of family-friendly trick-or-treating and fun!
Oct 29
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescope. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. DATE CHANGE: Due to the extreme heat the July 2nd program has been changed to October 8th! We hope to see you at an upcoming event.
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

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

November 2022

Nov 2
11:00a
End Date

Aging Deer on the Hoof

Webinar
This webinar provides tips to help determine the age of bucks on the hoof.
Nov 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Nov 5
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Nov 5
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Nov 5
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 5
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 5
7:00p
End Date

Star Gazing and don't forget the Moon

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park as you explore the galaxy by star maps and telescope. Retired National Park range Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars with fascinating facts. Plan about 2 hours for this program that will start at 7 pm. To ensure the telescopes are not at risk of being toppled over, we ask that children remain seated. Please register your group by calling the park office during business hours at (254) 694-3793 or send an email with your name, phone number and total adults and children attending to rita.eisenschenk@tpwd.tx.gov
Nov 5
8:30p
End Date
Nov 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 6
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 6
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 11
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Nov 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 11/12/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Please click on blue title for more details.
Nov 12
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing Clinic - Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Come out and bring the whole family for a day of fishing fun!
Nov 12
10:00a
End Date

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

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Nov 12
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 12
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Armadillos!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about armadillos and make a macaroni armadillo to take home!
Nov 12
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Nov 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques. Learn simple recipes. Live Q&A and cooking demonstration. Free Samples! Yum!
Nov 12
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 12
5:30p
End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join the Austin Astronomical Society and use their equipment for some amazing stargazing!
Nov 13
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 13
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 18
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Nov 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 11/19/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required and limit of 15 participants. This guided only hike takes participants into remote areas of the Park. Click blue title for more details.
Nov 19
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!
Nov 19
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 19
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Turkeys!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us outside the Nature Center for a story and coloring craft about turkeys!
Nov 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 19
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Nov 19
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Nov 20
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 20
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 24
10:30a
End Date

5th Annual Turkey Trot 5K/1mile fun run

South Llano River State Park
Come earn those Thanksgiving calories !
Nov 25
10:00a
End Date

Opt Outside: Cinco Tinajas Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal by joining a park ranger for a moderate hike along one of Big Bend Ranch State Park's hidden-treasure trails!
Nov 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 26
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 26
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Turkeys!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us outside the Nature Center for a story and coloring craft about turkeys!
Nov 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 26
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 26
6:30p
End Date

Starrytelling

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Enjoy a night of stargazing at our International Dark Sky park during the holidays!
Nov 27
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 27
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

December 2022

Dec 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Dec 3
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Dec 3
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Christmas at the Ranch

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Dec 4
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk along the Fort Leaton Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Dec 4
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

NO TOURS OFFERED During Hunts December 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates during Park hunt dates of November 17th, 18th and morning of the 19th. Tours resume on afternoon of December 9 at 3pm.
Dec 6 End Date

NO TOURS OFFERED During Hunts December 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates during Park hunt dates of November 17th, 18th and morning of the 19th. Tours resume on afternoon of December 9 at 3pm.
Dec 7 End Date

NO TOURS OFFERED During Hunts December 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates during Park hunt dates of November 17th, 18th and morning of the 19th. Tours resume on afternoon of December 9 at 3pm.
Dec 8 End Date

NO TOURS OFFERED During Hunts December 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates during Park hunt dates of November 17th, 18th and morning of the 19th. Tours resume on afternoon of December 9 at 3pm.
Dec 9 End Date

NO TOURS OFFERED During Hunts December 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates during Park hunt dates of November 17th, 18th and morning of the 19th. Tours resume on afternoon of December 9 at 3pm.
Dec 9
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Dec 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 12/10/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where you will see several remnant sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and the Seminole Watering Hole, a historic stopover/campsite for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Please click blue title for more details.
Dec 10
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques. Learn simple recipes. Live Q&A and cooking demonstration. Free Samples! Yum!
Dec 10
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 17
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 12/17/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. Please click blue title for more details.
Dec 17
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 17
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 17
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Dec 17
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Dec 18
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

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

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join us for a walk along the Sauceda Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Dec 18
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 23
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Dec 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 24
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 24
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 25
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Christmas Bird Count - Bentsen/Anzalduas

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Birders of all skill levels are invited to help survey birds in our count circle. Participation is free.
Dec 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Starrytelling

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Enjoy a night of stargazing at our International Dark Sky park during the holidays!
Dec 31
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 31
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

January 2023

Jan 1
10:00a
End Date

First Day Hike: Fresno West Rim

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Start the new year off right with a hike to the iconic West Rim overlook in the park's interior.
Jan 6
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Jan 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 7
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 01/07/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Please click on above blue title for more information.
Jan 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jan 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 9 End Date

NO GUIDED TOURS OFFERED During Park Hunts in January 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates of December 8th, 9th and morning of 10th Tours resume on afternoon of January 13 at 3pm.
Jan 10 End Date

NO GUIDED TOURS OFFERED During Park Hunts in January 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates of December 8th, 9th and morning of 10th Tours resume on afternoon of January 13 at 3pm.
Jan 11 End Date

NO GUIDED TOURS OFFERED During Park Hunts in January 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates of December 8th, 9th and morning of 10th Tours resume on afternoon of January 13 at 3pm.
Jan 12 End Date

NO GUIDED TOURS OFFERED During Park Hunts in January 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates of December 8th, 9th and morning of 10th Tours resume on afternoon of January 13 at 3pm.
Jan 13 End Date

NO GUIDED TOURS OFFERED During Park Hunts in January 9, 10, 11, 12, 13

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
No guided tours offered on the following dates of December 8th, 9th and morning of 10th Tours resume on afternoon of January 13 at 3pm.
Jan 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 20
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Jan 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jan 21
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 01/21/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. Click above blue title for more information.
Jan 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

February 2023

Feb 3
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Feb 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Upper Canyon Half-Guided Hike 02/04/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Feb 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 11
8:00a
End Date

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

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. Click above blue title for more details.
Feb 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Feb 17
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Feb 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

Meet The Longhorns

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

March 2023

Mar 3
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Mar 11
8:00a
End Date

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

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Mar 12
8:00a
End Date

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

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Click blue title above for more details.
Mar 17
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Mar 18
8:00a
End Date

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

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Mar 19
8:00a
End Date

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

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Click blue title above for more details.
Mar 31
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Mar 31
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!

April 2023

Apr 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Apr 14
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Apr 28
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!

May 2023

May 12
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
May 26
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!

September 2023

Sep 30
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!

October 2023

Oct 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!