Calendar of Events

All Events

January 2018

Jan 19 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Jan 19 End Date

Night Hike (6PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Bundle up and join a park ranger to explore the Caddo Forest Trail in the evening hour.
Jan 20 End Date

Rainbow Trout Free Fishing Fun Weekends

Daingerfield State Park
We're being stocked with trout! Join us for a fun fishing weekend for the whole family!
Jan 20 End Date

Peak Fitness Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Test yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains State Park. Reservations required; for additional information and to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Jan 20 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Jan 20 End Date

Bird Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring or borrow binoculars to see some of the amazing birds at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Jan 20 End Date

January Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

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

Family Fishing Day

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Bring the whole family out to fish in our quarry lake, it will be freshly stocked with trout
Jan 20 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

McKinney Falls Trail Crew

McKinney Falls State Park
Looking for an opportunity to work outside, gain new skills, and give back to the only state park in Austin, TX? Join our team as a Trail Crew Volunteer!
Jan 20 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Jan 20 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jan 20 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Jan 20 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Reicher Ranch
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jan 20 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Garland, TX - St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Jan 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jan 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Jan 20 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Jan 20 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jan 20 End Date

Moonshiner's Adventure

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn what it was like to be a Texas moonshiner
Jan 20 End Date

Quilting by the Campfire

Inks Lake State Park
Learn how the pioneers did it before modern sewing machines. Make your very own quilted piece by a crackling fire or bring your own work and enjoy nature and company!
Jan 20 End Date

Junior Rangers: Wildlife Detectives

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Calling all Junior Rangers: We need your help to find critter clues!
Jan 20 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Buffalo Soldier encampment, Living History, Stories and activities. Join the buffalo soldiers as they travel through central Texas.
Jan 20 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

Geocaching 101

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn a new game!
Jan 20 End Date

CANCELED: Hike With a Homeless Dog (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
THIS HIKE HAD BEEN CANCELED. Take a shelter dog for a hike!
Jan 20 End Date

All-Levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 20 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Jan 20 End Date

Vinyasa Flow-Beginners Yoga

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 20 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 20 End Date

How Parks Saved the Country

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an afternoon of discovery as we jump into a time machine and explore how the Civilian Conservation Corps influenced the lives of people across the country!
Jan 20 End Date

Field Day!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger for a hike, fishing, game, or another outdoor activity!
Jan 20 End Date

Geocaching 101 - 11:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Join us on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Jan 20 End Date

Storytime And Craft

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 20 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jan 20 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

McAllen, TX - Fireman's Park
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
Jan 20 End Date

Bass Fishing Topics and Strategies - CANCELLED

Austin, TX - Laura Bush Community Library
Sorry, this event has been CANCELLED due to low registration
Jan 20 End Date

Pocket-Square Survival - The Many Uses of a Bandana

Wyler Aerial Tramway
How do you use a bandana?
Jan 20 End Date

Arts in the Parks: Nature Journals

Lake Livingston State Park
Join a park ranger inside the nature center at Sunset Marina, (the park store) to create your very own nature journal!
Jan 20 End Date

Gotta Have Gators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 20 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's get outside and hike the north side of the park!
Jan 20 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Jan 20 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jan 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jan 20 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Jan 20 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Stop by our table to ask a ranger any question you may have!
Jan 20 End Date

Critter Tracks

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Who's track is that?!
Jan 20 End Date

Home Improvement: Beaver Pond Walk

Tyler State Park
Discover this industrious rodent!
Jan 20 End Date

Basic Birders

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us for basic birding for beginners!
Jan 20 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Jan 20 End Date

Animal Signs Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Can you read the clues that wildlife leaves behind?
Jan 20 End Date

What Lurks Beneath?

Inks Lake State Park
There are things lurking at the bottom of Inks Lake that don't belong....
Jan 20 End Date

Ladies Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
A women-only hike on the Duck Pond Trail
Jan 20 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Jan 20 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for fishing!
Jan 20 End Date

Junior Ranger Activities

Cedar Hill State Park
Earn bragging rights at Cedar Hill State Park
Jan 20 End Date

Native American History Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants.
Jan 20 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Jan 20 End Date

Creatures of the Night 6:00 pm

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Bentsen State Park after dark! Search for elusive night birds, prowling mammals, glowing scorpions, giant toads and more! Don’t forget your bug spray, drinking water and flashlight.
Jan 20 End Date

State Park After Dark

Cedar Hill State Park
Enjoy the park after dark!
Jan 20 End Date

Amazing Animal Adaptations

Lockhart State Park
From thermal vision to silent flight, the creatures of Texas have many unique adaptations for survival.
Jan 20 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Guadalupe River State Park
Find out who goes there after the sun sets!
Jan 20 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jan 20 End Date

Star Party

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
What is your place in the cosmos? Come to Palo Duro Canyon State park to explore the night sky with the park interpreter. Learn about our place in the universe and some of the fascinating stories humans have used to understand the stars throughout history. The park's new 10'' telescope will be available for viewing of the night sky.
Jan 21 End Date

Rainbow Trout Free Fishing Fun Weekends

Daingerfield State Park
We're being stocked with trout! Join us for a fun fishing weekend for the whole family!
Jan 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 21 End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jan 21 End Date

Bird Walk - 9:00 am

South Llano River State Park
See what birds you can spot!
Jan 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jan 21 End Date

Incredible Edibles

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!
Jan 21 End Date

Squirrel Appreciation Day - Geocaching 101

McKinney Falls State Park
It’s Squirrel Appreciation Day! Celebrate these tenacious rodent’s most memorable behavior – caching – by learning how to geocache in the park!
Jan 21 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 21 End Date

Hike to the Summit

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike to the park's most visited overlook site.
Jan 21 End Date

Nature Trail Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers. This is an easy 0.7-mile hike and is excellent for families with younger children, beginner hikers, or wildlife enthusiasts. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Jan 21 End Date

Skins & Skulls

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
Jan 21 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's get outside and hike the north side of the park!
Jan 21 End Date

Wild Facts About Reptiles

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 21 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.
Jan 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jan 21 End Date

Painting with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Capture the beauty of Dinosaur Valley State Park with watercolors!
Jan 21 End Date

Turtle, Tortoise, Terrapin

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Do you know the difference between a turtle, tortoise, and terrapin? Join a ranger to learn all about it!
Jan 21 End Date

Wildlife Viewing at Elm Lake

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 23 End Date

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore our gardens and trails and discover the plants and animals that make the south Texas floodplain forest so unique. We may travel on foot, so make sure to bring drinking water, insect repellent and a hat.
Jan 23 End Date

Little Explorers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring out your little ones to explore the park through stories, activities, and a stroll along the trails.
Jan 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

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.
Jan 24 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jan 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Jan 25 End Date

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore our gardens and trails and discover the plants and animals that make the south Texas floodplain forest so unique. We may travel on foot, so make sure to bring drinking water, insect repellent and a hat.
Jan 25 End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Jan 26 End Date

Wildlife Viewing Feature Work Weekend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join park staff and the Compadres del Rancho Grande (Friends of Big Bend Ranch State Park) for the first phase of development on a new wildlife viewing and watering area.
Jan 26 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Burnet

Burnet, TX - AgriLife Extension
This workshop will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation guidelines and qualifications, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices. Biologists will be available to assist landowners with management recommendations and developing management plans.
Jan 26 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 26 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers - School Program

Inks Lake State Park
School programs with the Buffalo Soldiers, Frontier Army, living history, fun activities and interactive stories.
Jan 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Jan 26 End Date

Winter Birding 101

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Jeop-Birdy!

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge.
Jan 26 End Date

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Jan 26 End Date

Moon Viewing

McKinney Falls State Park
Ah, la luna! Re-discover our closest celestial neighbor, the moon, with a Ranger!
Jan 27 End Date

27th Annual Trout Clinic

Fort Parker State Park
The annual trout-fishing clinic introduces children and youth to the fun of fishing! Come help catch the 1,000 fresh, colorful rainbow trout just unloaded into our Lake Springfield!
Jan 27 End Date

Sunrise Photography

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Catch the sunrise at Sheldon Lake State Park! Registration is required.
Jan 27 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Jan 27 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jan 27 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Jan 27 End Date

Garden Party Work Day

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come join us while we dig into the Wildscape Garden at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Jan 27 End Date

Introduction to Fly Fishing Class

Round Rock, TX - Living Waters Fly Fishing
Start your new year learning the basics of fly fishing from TPWD certified instructors Chris and Emily Johnson.
Jan 27 End Date

26th Annual Kid Fish

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Bring your kids age 5 to 12 out to Lake Corpus Christi State Park and learn to fish!
Jan 27 End Date

Women's Only Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Do you want to get outdoors, looking for a hiking trail that is not overly packed with people and form wonderful friendships?
Jan 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jan 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Jan 27 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Jan 27 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jan 27 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Jan 27 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Longhorn Cavern State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, frontier army, fun activities and interactive stories.
Jan 27 End Date

Kid Fish Day

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Join Lake Corpus Christi State park as they host Kid Fish. Find the Buffalo Soldier encampment and join in a game of trap ball or two while you wait for a bite.
Jan 27 End Date

All-Levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 27 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a nature-themed story time.
Jan 27 End Date

Angler Education Instructor Workshop

Pearland, TX - Bass Pro Shops Pearland
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jan 27 End Date

Little Naturalists Storytime and Craft

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to learn about owls!
Jan 27 End Date

29th Annual Kid's Fish Day

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Bring the kids out for a fun day of fishing!
Jan 27 End Date

Environmental Eavesdroppers - Guided Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Search for signs of the critters that call Cedar Hill State Park home!
Jan 27 End Date

Field Day!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger for a hike, fishing, game, or another outdoor activity!
Jan 27 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jan 27 End Date

Dutch Oven Cakes

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Outdoor cooking!
Jan 27 End Date

Critters of North Texas

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn about the native and invasive wildlife of North Texas
Jan 27 End Date

Knots 101

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn several useful camping, fishing, and survival knots during this one hour hands-on lesson.
Jan 27 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Jan 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Jan 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jan 27 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Stop by our table to ask a ranger any question you may have!
Jan 27 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Jan 27 End Date

Backcountry Hike Series

Tyler State Park
We'll choose a different backcountry trail each month.
Jan 27 End Date

Winter Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Keep cabin fever at bay, stretch your legs on a winter walk with us!
Jan 27 End Date

Raiders of the Lost Crafts - Art in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for an adventure back in time where we’ll make some of the same crafts that people have historically made here in the park.
Jan 27 End Date

Make and Take Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join park hosts to make nature-inspired arts and crafts!
Jan 27 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Jan 27 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Jan 27 End Date

Tour of "The Village"

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Below the Palo Duro Canyon State Park Visitor Center are the remains of one of the earliest camp sites in the park - known as the Art Camp or The Village. Take an interpretive walk through this fascinating area and learn about the history of the Civilian Conservation Corp who built it and the local college students who studied their craft there.
Jan 27 End Date

Backyard Bass Fishing Game

Cedar Hill State Park
Learn to cast with Backyard Bass
Jan 27 End Date

Survival Kits 101

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the “ins and outs” of survival kits in this one hour class.
Jan 27 End Date

Native American History Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants.
Jan 27 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration & Campfire Stories

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Observe Dutch oven cooking and listen to campfire stories
Jan 27 End Date

Owls: Silent Hunters of the Night

Tyler State Park
Some things don't "go bump in the night."
Jan 27 End Date

Creatures of the Night 6:00 pm

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Bentsen State Park after dark! Search for elusive night birds, prowling mammals, glowing scorpions, giant toads and more! Don’t forget your bug spray, drinking water and flashlight.
Jan 27 End Date

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Experience the canyon after dark!
Jan 27 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association for a night of stargazing.
Jan 27 End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come take a closer look at the night sky!
Jan 27 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jan 28 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 28 End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Jan 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jan 28 End Date

Incredible Edibles

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!
Jan 28 End Date

Primitive Skills

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore some basic survival skills.
Jan 28 End Date

Hike to the Summit

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike to the park's most visited overlook site.
Jan 28 End Date

Skins & Skulls

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
Jan 28 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.
Jan 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jan 28 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Jan 28 End Date

Turtle, Tortoise, Terrapin

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Do you know the difference between a turtle, tortoise, and terrapin? Join a ranger to learn all about it!
Jan 30 End Date

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore our gardens and trails and discover the plants and animals that make the south Texas floodplain forest so unique. We may travel on foot, so make sure to bring drinking water, insect repellent and a hat.
Jan 30 End Date

Little Explorers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring out your little ones to explore the park through stories, activities, and a stroll along the trails.
Jan 31 End Date

Total Lunar Eclipse

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

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.
Jan 31 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Jan 31 End Date

Blue Moon Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for the second full moon hike of the month!

February 2018

Feb 1 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Feb 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Feb 1 End Date

Prairie Work Day

Eisenhower State Park
Come help improve habitat for the birds, bees, and butterflies! Volunteer and visit the park for FREE!
Feb 1 End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Feb 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 2 End Date

Winter Birding 101

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Jeop-Birdy!

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge.
Feb 2 End Date

Birding Field Trip --Boca Chica

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Our birding program leaves the Park itself in a 15-passenger van, with a birding guide, a driver, and the pleasure of birding the Valley.
Feb 2 End Date

Snakes of the Big Bend!

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

Rocky Raccoon 100

Huntsville State Park
100 mile trail run hosted by Tejas trails.
Feb 3 End Date

Peak Fitness Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Test yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains State Park. Reservations required; for additional information and to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 3 End Date

Geocache Summit

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Feb 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Feb 3 End Date

Beach Clean-up

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Feb 3 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Arboretum
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 3 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Houston, TX - CHI St. Luke's Health–The Vintage Hospital
REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED! - Register now! Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Feb 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 3 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Feb 3 End Date

Moonshiner's Adventure

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn what it was like to be a Texas moonshiner
Feb 3 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Feb 3 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Feb 3 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Feb 3 End Date

Prairie Work Day

Eisenhower State Park
Come help improve habitat for the birds, bees, and butterflies! Volunteer and visit the park for FREE!
Feb 3 End Date

C3: Cast-iron Camp Cooking - Superbowl Edition!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Dutch Oven cooking
Feb 3 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Feb 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Feb 3 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Feb 3 End Date

Make and Take Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join park hosts to make nature-inspired arts and crafts!
Feb 3 End Date

We Can Take It! The CCC in Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Come learn the inspiring history of the men who built Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the Civilian Conservation Corps. There will be a half-hour presentation featuring the history of the CCC's work in the park, followed by a hike down the CCC trail which was used by the CCC enrollees to get to their daily work sites.
Feb 3 End Date

Campfire 101 - Making Camping S’more Fun

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a fun afternoon of campfire instruction and s'mores!
Feb 3 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

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

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Feb 3 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 3 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Feb 4 End Date

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Feb 4 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Coffee with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Feb 4 End Date

Hike to the Summit

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike to the park's most visited overlook site.
Feb 4 End Date

Aztec Caves Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers. This is a moderate, 1.5-mile hike ending at the Aztec Caves (3 miles total). Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 4 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.
Feb 4 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Feb 4 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Feb 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

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.
Feb 7 End Date

Homeschool Class - Astronomy

Lockhart State Park
Explore the mysteries of space with special guests from the Austin Nature and Science Center!
Feb 7 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Feb 8 End Date

Rio Grande Valley Coastal Expo

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Municipal Park
Learn about Texas coastal ecosystems, why they are important, and how to protect them.
Feb 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Feb 8 End Date

Homeschool Class - Astronomy

Lockhart State Park
Explore the mysteries of space with special guests from the Austin Nature and Science Center!
Feb 8 End Date

Celebrating Black History Month with the Buffalo Soldiers

Austin, TX - ACC Eastview Campus
Experience the buffalo soldiers, hear stories of the first professional African American soldiers in the United States Army. Partnership with Austin Community College. Fun activities for all ages.
Feb 8 End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Feb 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 9 End Date

Winter Birding 101

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 9 End Date

Jeop-Birdy!

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge.
Feb 10 End Date

Rocky Raccoon 50

Huntsville State Park
50 mile trail run hosted by Tejas trails.
Feb 10 End Date

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

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

Birding in the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come join us on a morning bird walk.
Feb 10 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the second Saturday of every month for a guided hike!
Feb 10 End Date

Women's Hike!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike at Hueco Tanks.
Feb 10 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Feb 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Feb 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 10 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Feb 10 End Date

Life in the Civilian Conservation Corps

Buescher State Park
Explore the lives of the men enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps and how their hard work and dedication can still be seen today at Buescher State Park.
Feb 10 End Date

Track and Scat Hike

Lockhart State Park
Who pooped in the park? Let's find out!
Feb 10 End Date

Archery 101

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn the basics of archery with a ranger
Feb 10 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

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

Eagle Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hike with a Master Naturalist Volunteer to Eagle Point and view nesting Bald Eagles!
Feb 10 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Richmond, TX - George Memorial Library
Buffalo Soldiers, living history, stories, and much more. This program is open to everyone.
Feb 10 End Date

The 10 Essentials

Wyler Aerial Tramway
What would you pack for a day hike, or a camping trip?
Feb 10 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Feb 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game.
Feb 10 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Feb 10 End Date

What Lurks Beneath?

Inks Lake State Park
There are things lurking at the bottom of Inks Lake that don't belong....
Feb 10 End Date

Make and Take Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join park hosts to make nature-inspired arts and crafts!
Feb 10 End Date

Dutch Oven Cakes

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Mmm...Cake!!!
Feb 10 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Feb 10 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Feb 10 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

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

Old Time Sweethearts Dance

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
February is the most romantic month of the year. It's also often the coldest! Come shake off those winter blues at the first ever Palo Duro Canyon State Park Valentines Sweethearts Dance! Bring your dance partner out and spend some time dancing cheek-to-cheek.
Feb 10 End Date

Sweetheart Dance

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Coffee with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Feb 11 End Date

Hike to the Summit

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike to the park's most visited overlook site.
Feb 11 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.
Feb 11 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Feb 11 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Feb 12 End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo workshop

San Antonio, TX - Phil Hardberger Park - Urban Ecology Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 13 End Date

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo workshop

San Antonio, TX - Phil Hardberger Park - Urban Ecology Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Project WILD/Growing Up WILD Combo Workshop - Spanish/Bilingual

San Antonio, TX - Phil Hardberger Park - Urban Ecology Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children. This workshop is conducted in Spanish for bilingual teachers.
Feb 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of February, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Feb 14 End Date

Celebrating Black History Month with the Buffalo Soldiers

Austin, TX - ACC Riverside Campus
Experience the buffalo soldiers, hear stories of the first professional African American soldiers in the United States Army. Partnership with Austin Community College. Fun activities for all ages.
Feb 14 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.
Feb 14 End Date

Valentine's Day Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a romantic stroll through the woods.
Feb 14 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Feb 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Feb 16 End Date

President’s Day Holiday: Campground Open Extra Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
For the President’s Day Holiday, the campground will be open three nights – Friday through Sunday, Feb. 16-18, 2018.
Feb 16 End Date

Birding Field Trip --Salineno, Falcon State Park, Roma Bluffs

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Our birding program leaves the Park itself in a 15-passenger van, with a birding guide, a driver, and the pleasure of birding the Valley.
Feb 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 16 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 16 End Date

Snakes of Central Texas

Lockhart State Park
Join us to meet some slithering locals!
Feb 17 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Feb 17 End Date

Family Fishing Day

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Bring the whole family out to fish in our quarry lake, it will be freshly stocked with trout
Feb 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Festival

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Mark your calendars for our 2018 Bird Festival!
Feb 17 End Date

Women-Only Hike

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. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Feb 17 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Feb 17 End Date

Fishing 101

Humble, TX - Jesse Jones Park and Nature Center
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing
Feb 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Feb 17 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 17 End Date

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Feb 17 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Feb 17 End Date

How Parks Saved the Country

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an afternoon of discovery as we jump into a time machine and explore how the Civilian Conservation Corps influenced the lives of people across the country!
Feb 17 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Feb 17 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Feb 17 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

San Angelo State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, Family activities, Outdoor fun, Outdoor Learning, History and Culture, Something for the kids to do.
Feb 17 End Date

Neighborhood Fishin' Trout Derby

Abilene, TX - Grover Nelson Park
Feb 17 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join our guided birding walk in the park. How many species can we find?
Feb 17 End Date

Dino "Do-Over" Dive

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Dive into the New Year!
Feb 17 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

San Antonio, TX - Headwaters at Incarnate Word
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Feb 17 End Date

Kayaking Tour Guide Volunteer Orientation

Eisenhower State Park
Do you love to kayak? Attend this orientation session and then volunteer to lead or assist at our kayaking tours this spring and summer.
Feb 17 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Feb 17 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Feb 17 End Date

Ladies Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
A women-only hike on the Duck Pond Trail
Feb 17 End Date

Make and Take Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join park hosts to make nature-inspired arts and crafts!
Feb 17 End Date

Lower Comanche Trail Nature Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Explore the flora, fauna, geology, and history of Palo Duro Canyon on this easy 1.5 mile hike. This hike will last about 2 hours.
Feb 17 End Date

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Feb 17 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Feb 17 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 17 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Eisenhower State Park
"I have loved the stars too fondly to be afraid of the night." Poet Sarah Williams
Feb 17 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 18 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Coffee with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Feb 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Feb 18 End Date

Tin Mine Hike - 10 a.m.

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 18 End Date

Hike to the Summit

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike to the park's most visited overlook site.
Feb 18 End Date

Tin Mine Hike - 1 p.m.

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 18 End Date

Iwo Jima Patriotic Ceremony

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Military Ceremony
Feb 18 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.
Feb 18 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Feb 18 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Feb 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Park Guide Volunteer Orientation

Eisenhower State Park
Learn about your local park and then share your love of nature with others!
Feb 21 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.
Feb 21 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Feb 22 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Feb 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Feb 23 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Lampasas

Lampasas, TX - Courthouse Annex Conference Room
This workshop will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation guidelines and qualifications, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices. Biologists will be available to assist landowners with management recommendations and developing management plans.
Feb 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Texas Independence Bike Tour

Sponsored by Deer Park Rotary
Feb 24 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Registered participants meet at the Headquarters Building the morning of February 24, 2018 at 8:00 am and the tour leaves promptly at 8:30 with an arrival time back at Headquarters Building at 4:30 pm.
Feb 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Trout Fishing Clinic for Kids

Fort Boggy State Park
For youth ages 5 yrs to 12 yrs.
Feb 24 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Buescher State Park
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Feb 24 End Date

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Feb 24 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Feb 24 End Date

Fly Fish Texas

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Join us for a day of fly fishing fun for the whole family! Instructors will lead hands-on classes in a variety of topics including the art of fly-fishing, basic casting instruction, and fly-tying.
Feb 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Feb 24 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 24 End Date

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Feb 24 End Date

Light in the Dark

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Seeing in the dark is something we take for granted today, but making your own light is frugal and satisfying. Come try your hand at candle dipping, for those six years and older, as long as supplies last.
Feb 24 End Date

Nature Day at Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas
Enjoy educational programs and activities that will introduce you and your family to the wonders of nature.
Feb 24 End Date

Kayaking Tour Guide Volunteer Orientation

Eisenhower State Park
Do you love to kayak? Attend this orientation session and then volunteer to lead or assist at our kayaking tours this spring and summer.
Feb 24 End Date

Nature Day Youth Public Fishing

Pack your sunscreen, hat, lawn chair and fishing gear for catch-and-release fishing at our marine fish hatchery and visitor education center.
Feb 24 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Feb 24 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lockhart State Park
All ages and abilities are welcome! Drop in any time between 1:30 and 3:30 pm.
Feb 24 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Feb 24 End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Feb 24 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Feb 24 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 25 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Feb 25 End Date

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where you will see several remnant sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and the Seminole Watering Hole, a historic stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Feb 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Feb 25 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.
Feb 25 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Feb 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

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.
Feb 28 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

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

March 2018

Mar 1 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Mar 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 1 End Date

Trail Workday

Eisenhower State Park
Help us improve Eisenhower's trails! We will pick up trash, trim vegetation, and fix problem areas with hand tools.
Mar 2 End Date

Birding Field Trip --La Sal del Rey (the Salt Lakes), Delta Lake, Rio Beef feedlots

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Our birding program leaves the Park itself in a 15-passenger van, with a birding guide, a driver, and the pleasure of birding the Valley.
Mar 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Snakes of the Big Bend!

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

Tinajas Ultra

Colorado Bend State Park
24 hour Race
Mar 3 End Date

Peak Fitness Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Test yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains State Park. Reservations required; for additional information and to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Mar 3 End Date

7th Annual San Jacinto Texas Independence 10K and 5K Fun Run/Walk

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Fun Run/Walk Sponsored by the San Jacinto Museum Association
Mar 3 End Date

March Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Mar 3 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Mar 3 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Mar 3 End Date

2018 Baytown YMCA Gator Ride

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Bicycle Racing
Mar 3 End Date

Lake Tawakoni State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 3 End Date

Galveston Island State Park| Texas Outdoor Family | one night event | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 3 End Date

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Mar 3 End Date

Trail Workday

Eisenhower State Park
Help us improve Eisenhower's trails! We will pick up trash, trim vegetation, and fix problem areas with hand tools.
Mar 3 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 3 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 3 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Mar 3 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

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

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Mar 4 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 4 End Date

Agave Loop Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers. This is a moderate, 1.5-mile loop. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Mar 4 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.
Mar 4 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

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.
Mar 7 End Date

Homeschool Class - Raptors

Lockhart State Park
Meet your local birds of prey with wildlife rehabilitator, Sallie Delahoussaye!
Mar 7 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Mar 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 8 End Date

Homeschool Class - Raptors

Lockhart State Park
Meet your local birds of prey with wildlife rehabilitator, Sallie Delahoussaye!
Mar 9 End Date

Spring Break: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday, March 9 through Saturday night, March 17. Open for day use only on Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day.
Mar 9 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Gatesville

Gatesville, TX - Civic Center - Small Meeting Room
This workshop will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation guidelines and qualifications, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices. Biologists will be available to assist landowners with management recommendations and developing management plans.
Mar 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Women's Hike!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike at Hueco Tanks.
Mar 10 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Mar 10 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Mar 10 End Date

Buescher State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area | (Open)

Buescher State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 10 End Date

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Mar 10 End Date

Park Guide Volunteer Orientation

Eisenhower State Park
Learn about your local park and then share your love of nature with others!
Mar 10 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 10 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 10 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Mar 10 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Mar 11 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 11 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.
Mar 11 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 12 End Date

Making Hay

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Visitors can watch us mow the grass with a scythe, and they can help with the process of turning it into hay. Raking, drying, and mounding the hay into hay rows and hay cocks, will culminate with good weather, helping us to store it for later use.
Mar 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Mar 14 End Date

Eagle Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hike with a Master Naturalist Volunteer to Eagle Point and view nesting Bald Eagles!
Mar 14 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.
Mar 14 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

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

Birding Field Trip -- Bird Banding with Mark Conway

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Our birding program leaves the Park itself in a 15-passenger van, with a birding guide, a driver, and the pleasure of birding the Valley.
Mar 15 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Mar 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 16 End Date

Texas Project WILD Facilitator Training

Denton, TX - Elm Fork Education Center
Training and certification to conduct Project WILD professional development workshops for educators.
Mar 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 16 End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park- Isle du Bois Unit | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Full - Waitlist Forming)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 16 End Date

Palmetto State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Open)

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 16 End Date

The Battle of Plum Creek

Lockhart State Park
Join local historian, Donaly Brice, to learn about one of the most impactful pieces of our local history!
Mar 17 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is visited by over 200+ different species of birds throughout the year and this is your chance to see some of them! Whether you are a birder or just curious how to tell one bird from the other, this tour is for you.
Mar 17 End Date

Women-Only Hike

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. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Mar 17 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Registered participants meet at the Headquarters Building the morning of March 17, 2018 at 8:00 am and the tour leaves promptly at 8:30 with an arrival time back at Headquarters Building at 4:30 pm.
Mar 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Mar 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 17 End Date

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

Copper Breaks State Park
Our park ranger or volunteer will lead a guided hike on one of our trails.
Mar 17 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Mar 17 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, Family activities, Outdoor fun, Outdoor Learning, History and Culture, Something for the kids to do.
Mar 17 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Turning the fields over, after lying fallow, and plowing under green manure is a rite of spring. See our oxen and other draft animals prepare our fields in this time-honored tradition, and compare their equipment and working styles. Program is extremely weather dependent. Please call park for details.
Mar 17 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 17 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 17 End Date

Ladies Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
A women-only hike on the Duck Pond Trail
Mar 17 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Mar 18 End Date

Tin Mine Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the El Paso Tin Mines, the remains of a mining operation that operated in the early 1900s. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Mar 18 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 18 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Turning the fields over, after lying fallow, and plowing under green manure is a rite of spring. See our oxen and other draft animals prepare our fields in this time-honored tradition, and compare their equipment and working styles. Program is extremely weather dependent. Please call park for details.
Mar 18 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.
Mar 18 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

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.
Mar 21 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Mar 22 End Date

Birding Field Trip --Harlingen Area Hotspots

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Our birding program leaves the Park itself in a 15-passenger van, with a birding guide, a driver, and the pleasure of birding the Valley.
Mar 22 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Mar 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 23 End Date

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Georgetown

Georgetown, TX - AgriLife Extension
This workshop will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation guidelines and qualifications, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices. Biologists will be available to assist landowners with management recommendations and developing management plans.
Mar 23 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers - School Programs

Lake Colorado City State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, Family Activities, Outdoor fun, Outdoor Learning, History and Culture, Something for the kids to do.
Mar 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Trails Day

Colorado Bend State Park
Hikes, bike rides, caving, music, and more
Mar 24 End Date

Harley's Angels 5k Walk/Run

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Walk/Run for a cure to Breast Cancer.
Mar 24 End Date

Ladyfish 2018

Round Rock, TX - Living Waters Fly Fishing Shop
Free Women's Fly Fishing Festival for novice and experienced women fly fishers.
Mar 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
Mar 24 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Mar 24 End Date

Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 24 End Date

Flint & Steel - Spark of Life

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Starting a fire was a critical skill in the 1850s and fire was the main tool for light, heat, and food preparation. See how flint, steel, and char cloth can be used to ignite a fire. Programs at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. only.
Mar 24 End Date

Texas Wildlife & Woodlands Expo

Conroe, TX - Lone Star College Montgomery
Play for a Day! Learn for a Lifetime!
Mar 24 End Date

Birding 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 24 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 24 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Mar 24 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waxing moon at our Night Sky Party.
Mar 25 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Mar 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Texas Independence Relay

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Overnight running relay race through 200 miles of Texas.
Mar 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 25 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.
Mar 25 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

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.
Mar 28 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Mar 29 End Date

Birding Field Trip --Sabal Palm Sanctuary, Nature Conservancy, Old Port Isabel Road

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Our birding program leaves the Park itself in a 15-passenger van, with a birding guide, a driver, and the pleasure of birding the Valley.
Mar 29 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Mar 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Mar 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Mar 31 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Mar 31 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Colorado Bend State Park
Mar 31 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!

April 2018

Apr 1 End Date

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Apr 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Apr 5 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Apr 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Wildlife Tax Valuation Workshop - Burnet

Burnet, TX - AgriLife Extension
This workshop will provide a general overview of the wildlife tax valuation guidelines and qualifications, wildlife management plan development, and applicable management practices. Biologists will be available to assist landowners with management recommendations and developing management plans.
Apr 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
Apr 7 End Date

Pasadena Community Pregnancy " Walk for Life"

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Community Pregnancy Center of Pasadena
Apr 7 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
Apr 7 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Apr 7 End Date

Don't Mess with Texas TRASH-OFF

Meridian State Park
Volunteer Trash Pick-up
Apr 7 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 7 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 7 End Date

Beginning Fly Fishing Clinic

Kerrville, TX - Dietert Center
Learn the basics of fly fishing. For ages 16 and up.
Apr 7 End Date

A Walk Back in Time

Palmetto State Park
Walk and learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and their legacy here at Palmetto State Park.
Apr 7 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Apr 7 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the quarter moon at our Night Sky Party.
Apr 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 8 End Date

Okinawa Patriotic Ceremony

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Hosted by the Battleship TEXAS Foundation and Texas Parks and Wildlife
Apr 8 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Homeschool Class - Pollinators

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Apr 11 End Date

Learn to Tie a Fly

Allen, TX - Cabela's
Youth and adults can learn the art of fly tying
Apr 12 End Date

Birding Field Trip-- Big Day

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Our birding program leaves the Park itself in a 15-passenger van, with a birding guide, a driver, and the pleasure of birding the Valley.
Apr 12 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Apr 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Homeschool Class - Pollinators

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Apr 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 14 End Date

Upper Canyon 1/2 Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Apr 14 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Apr 14 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Apr 14 End Date

Estero Llano Grande State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | South TX Area (Open)

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of March, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of April, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Apr 14 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 14 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nature Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this family friendly Nurture Nature Festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 14 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 14 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Apr 15 End Date

Tin Mine Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the El Paso Tin Mines, the remains of a mining operation that operated in the early 1900s. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Apr 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 15 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Apr 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Apr 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 21 End Date

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a day of fun, food, music and battle-reenactment to celebrate the 18-minute battle that won Texas its Independence from Mexico.
Apr 21 End Date

¡Fiesta de los Niños!

San Antonio, TX - Port San Antonio
Join TPWD Get Outside at Fiesta®, San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks.”
Apr 21 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

Battle of San Jacinto Commemorative Ceremony

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Celebrate the 182nd Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto
Apr 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 21 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Apr 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 22 End Date

Earth Day Hike

Meridian State Park
Learn how to be a good steward of our environment!
Apr 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Apr 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

South Llano River State Park Birding Festival

South Llano River State Park
Sponsored by the Friends of South Llano River State Park, this is sure to be an amazing weekend!
Apr 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us on a guided walk to find and birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, two-hour easy trail walk.
Apr 28 End Date

Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 28 End Date

Snakefesst

Government Canyon State Natural Area
The South Texas Herpetology Association will be bringing local snake species, and giving a special presentation at 1 p.m. With crafts, games, and slithery friends, this event will surely be fun for the whole family!
Apr 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Apr 28 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Apr 29 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Apr 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Apr 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

May 2018

May 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Snakes of the Big Bend!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center to learn from an expert and see live snakes from right here in the Big Bend!
May 5 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Come join the Dutch Oven D.O.G.s for great food and fellowship the first Saturday of the month. Cooking begins at 9 a.m. and food tasting begins at 11:45.
May 5 End Date

Purtis Creek State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area | (Open)

Purtis Creek State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 5 End Date

Seeds of the Past

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Pork, corn, pork, and yet more pork and corn! How in the world did Texans survive in the 1850s with such a monotonous diet? Come discover what the folks at Barrington Farm would have raised in their gardens to add some variety to their meals.
May 5 End Date

Mayfest

Fort Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Outdoor Activities for the whole family.
May 5 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 6 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
May 12 End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 12 End Date

On the trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Daingerfield State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, Frontier Army, Fun activities and interactive stories.
May 12 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 13 End Date

28th Annual Monumental Bug Bash

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Oodles and Oodles of Bugs & Beetles at the 28th Annual Bay Area Volkswagen Car Show
May 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 13 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Garner State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Open)

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 19 End Date

May Hard Hat Tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
May 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 19 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
May 19 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 19 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waning moon at our Night Sky Party.
May 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Memorial Day Holiday: Campground Open Extra Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
For the Memorial Day Holiday, the campground will be open three nights – Friday through Sunday, May 25-27, 2018.
May 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

East Texas Black Pot Cookers

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about cast iron Dutch oven cooking.
May 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
May 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
May 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
May 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

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

June 2018

Jun 1 End Date

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Open)

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 2 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 2 End Date

Chased by Mops and Buckets

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Help Spring Clean on the Farm
Jun 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 3 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 3 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 7 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 9 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Jun 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 10 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 10 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 14 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 15 End Date

Emancipation Day Holiday: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, June 15 through Monday night, June 18. Open for day use only Tuesday, June 19. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day.
Jun 15 End Date

Lake Mineral Wells State Park | Two Night Event! | Texas Outdoor Family | Ft Worth Area | (Open)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 16 End Date

Guadalupe River State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Open)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 16 End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 16 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 16 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 17 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 17 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 21 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 23 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 23 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 23 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waxing moon at our Night Sky Party.
Jun 24 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 24 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jun 28 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 29 End Date

July 4th Holiday: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, June 29 through Saturday night, July 7. Open for day use only Sunday and Monday, July 8 and 9. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day.
Jun 30 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jun 30 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

July 2018

Jul 1 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 1 End Date

A Walk Back in Time

Palmetto State Park
Walk and learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and their legacy here at Palmetto State Park.
Jul 5 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jul 7 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 7 End Date

Mud, Glorious Mud

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come help us repair our cabins.
Jul 7 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 8 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 8 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 12 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jul 14 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Jul 14 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 14 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 14 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the new moon at our Night Sky Party.
Jul 15 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 15 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 19 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jul 21 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 21 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 22 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 26 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jul 28 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 29 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Jul 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

August 2018

Aug 2 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 4 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 4 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 5 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 5 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 9 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 11 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 11 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 12 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 12 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 16 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 18 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 18 End Date

Living History Saturday

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

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 18 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waxing moon at our Night Sky Party.
Aug 19 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 19 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 23 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 25 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 25 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 26 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Aug 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 30 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Aug 31 End Date

Labor Day Holiday: Campground Open Extra Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
For the Labor Day Holiday, the campground will be open three nights – Friday through Sunday, Aug. 31 through Sept. 2, 2018.

September 2018

Sep 1 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 2 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 6 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Sep 8 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 8 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 9 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 13 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Sep 15 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 15 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 16 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 16 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 20 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Sep 22 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 23 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 23 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 27 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Sep 29 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 30 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Sep 30 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

October 2018

Oct 5 End Date

Columbus Day Holiday: Campground Open Extra Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
For the Columbus Day Holiday, the campground will be open three nights – Friday through Sunday, Oct. 5-7, 2018.
Oct 6 End Date

Wheel House Motorcycle Ride 2018

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
The 11th Annual “Road to Recovery” motorcycle ride hosted by the Wheel House.
Oct 6 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 6 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 7 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 7 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 12 End Date

“Texas BROADSIDE! 2018”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Wargaming is a means to educate the visiting public about the history of U.S. armed conflict.
Oct 13 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 13 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 14 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 14 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 20 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 21 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 27 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 28 End Date

Nature Program

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Come learn about the plants and/or animals of Goliad State Park!
Oct 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

November 2018

Nov 10 End Date

Veteran's Day Event

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
A day of patriotic fun!
Nov 16 End Date

Thanksgiving: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, Nov. 16 through Saturday night, Nov. 24. Open for day use only Sunday and Monday, Nov. 25 & 26. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day. For more information call the Natural Area at (210) 688-9055.

December 2018

Dec 1 End Date

Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
This event commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Dec 8 End Date

Yuletide TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Christmas in the Parks
Dec 21 End Date

Christmas/New Year: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, Dec. 21, through Saturday night, Jan. 5, 2019. Open for day use only Sunday and Monday, Jan. 6 - 7. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day. For more information call the Natural Area at (210) 688-9055.

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

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