Calendar of Events

All Events

June 2019

Jun 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 19 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.
Jun 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Jun 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 20 End Date

Bird Walk

Garner State Park
Join a local naturalist for a guided bird walk
Jun 20 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

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

Morning Nature Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a hike while stopping to observe birds, plants, insects, and other critters.
Jun 20 End Date

Proyecto WILD Workshop

El Paso, TX - TecH₂O Water Resources Learning Center
Learn to share conservation with children in Spanish: Professional development for anyone who works with children. This workshop is presented in SPANISH.
Jun 20 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Jun 20 End Date

Afternoon Nature Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park on a guided 1.5-mile hike.
Jun 20 End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 20 End Date

Bring Your Colors!

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a guided hike that supports cancer awareness.
Jun 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 21 End Date

Sunrise Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Are you ready to tackle the first day of summer?
Jun 21 End Date

Morning Nature Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a hike while stopping to observe birds, plants, insects, and other critters.
Jun 21 End Date

Waterfront Watercolors

Goose Island State Park
Sit back, relax, and let nature inspire you to create your own watercolor masterpiece.
Jun 21 End Date

Birding 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience the fun of bird-watching!
Jun 21 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 21 End Date

Jr. Ranger-Campsite Detectives!

Garner State Park
We have a campsite with some serious violations and we need your help!
Jun 21 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.
Jun 21 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Lil' Naturalist Nature Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
A story and a stroll for the lil' nature lovers in your family!
Jun 21 End Date

Beat the Heat With Some Dutch Oven Treats

Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for some home-cooked Dutch oven style treats.
Jun 21 End Date

Afternoon Nature Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park on a guided 1.5-mile hike.
Jun 21 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Jun 21 End Date

Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike through time, starting in modern history and hiking down to 300 million year old fossils!
Jun 21 End Date

Texas Outdoor Family Leadership Training | Lake Mineral Wells State Park | (Application Open Until May 29)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Jun 21 End Date

Evening Track Talk

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jun 21 End Date

Sun & Stars Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Catch sunset from the top of the Rock and stay up to see some stars!
Jun 21 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Jun 21 End Date

Summer Solstice - Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Explore the park after the sun goes down on the longest day of the year!
Jun 21 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
We've put a twist on your average scavenger hunt! Join us to explore Caddo Lake State Park in the dark while using your senses to find the items on our list.
Jun 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 22 End Date

Birding Tour

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!
Jun 22 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jun 22 End Date

Spring Birding Tours

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Walking bird tour with local birding enthusiast - Laura Levy.
Jun 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Jun 22 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Jun 22 End Date

Paddle with a Park Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Are you ready to get your feet wet?
Jun 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 22 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Jun 22 End Date

Invasive Control Patrol

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come help us keep our prairie pristine!
Jun 22 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Jun 22 End Date

Rising From The Ashes

Bastrop State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn on a guided hike to learn how we are recovering after destruction in 2011 and using fire to do it!
Jun 22 End Date

Incredible Edible Plants Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Can I eat this plant???
Jun 22 End Date

Pollinator Week - Planting for Pollinators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join us while we beautify our wildscape garden with beneficial plants for everyone's favorite insects!
Jun 22 End Date

Shoreline Kayaking-Fully Booked!

Eisenhower State Park
See Eisenhower State Park from the water on a guided kayaking tour!
Jun 22 End Date

Junior Ranger Tracks & Scat - Guided Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Search for signs of the critters that call McKinney Falls home.
Jun 22 End Date

Geocaching 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to find out what geocaching is all about and how to get started in this outdoor sport.
Jun 22 End Date

Percolation Pipe Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Discover how the canyon displaces water!
Jun 22 End Date

Old Baldy Summit

Garner State Park
Start your morning with a revitalizing hike up our most popular trail with amazing views of the canyon, Old Baldy!
Jun 22 End Date

Guided Hike with a Park Volunteer

San Angelo State Park
Come out and enjoy a guided hike with some of our amazing park volunteers.
Jun 22 End Date

Morning Springfield Nature Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Explore the Springfield Trail with a ranger!
Jun 22 End Date

Kayaking with a Ranger

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Join rangers on a tour of the Lake!
Jun 22 End Date

Stand-Up Paddle Board 101

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of how to use a stand-up paddle board!
Jun 22 End Date

Nature Program

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

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Join us for a FREE ranger-led kayaking program in the estuary at Fish Pass. Learn the essentials of paddling, launching, and retrieving your kayak and get a fresh perspective on the Corpus Christi bay habitat.
Jun 22 End Date

Skins, Skulls and Bugs

Resaca de la Palma State Park
See and touch skins, skulls and Bugs from the Rio Grande Valley wildlife
Jun 22 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 22 End Date

Archery in the Park

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Jun 22 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 22 End Date

Colours of the Park Hike

Bonham State Park
What is really out there?
Jun 22 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 22 End Date

Track Talk

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Join a ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing!
Jun 22 End Date

Ask-a-Ranger Broadcast

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

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jun 22 End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour in the park!
Jun 22 End Date

Paddlefish: Protecting the Prehistoric (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Paddlefish, the oldest surviving animal in North America, have thrived for millions of years, but now face their greatest threat yet- humans. Join a park ranger to learn about these amazing creatures and how you can help them make a comeback!
Jun 22 End Date

Backyard Bass

Cedar Hill State Park
You don't need water to practice your fishing skills!
Jun 22 End Date

Juneteenth Celebration with the Buffalo Soldiers

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join the Buffalo Soldiers at Washington-on-the-Brazos SHS. The soldiers will be celebrating freedom and opportunity. Join us for family fun and activities for all ages and backgrounds.
Jun 22 End Date

Foraged Teas on Ice!

Mission Tejas State Park
Learn what drinks surround you on the trails of Mission Tejas, and how these unique tonics fit into Texas history!
Jun 22 End Date

Butterfly Walk

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and explore the colors of mother nature !
Jun 22 End Date

Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come celebrate Juneteenth Heritage with us. We'll have guest speakers, live music, historical displays, and Buffalo Soldiers.
Jun 22 End Date

Candy Cartridges

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Can you list the parts of a musket cartridge? Join us to learn about the Texas Revolution by making your own musket cartridges out of candy!
Jun 22 End Date

Make a Starwheel

Village Creek State Park
Do you know how to find the Big Dipper, the Sumer Triangle, or other constellations? Do you know where to look for the North Star? If not, then you need a Starwheel - otherwise known as a planisphere! Come join us In the Nature Center to make your own starwheel to help you navigate the night skies wherever you are.
Jun 22 End Date

Spicewood Loop Guided Hike

Colorado Bend State Park
Come jump in our natural spring-fed pools! Be prepared to get your feet wet on this guided hike along the Spicewood Loop Trails.
Jun 22 End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a Ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Jun 22 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Hike with us down to scenic Twin Falls!
Jun 22 End Date

Water bugs and Watercolor!

Buescher State Park
Let's learn about the critters that call Buescher Lake home! Then we will make a masterpiece in their honor!
Jun 22 End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Jun 22 End Date

Skins, Skulls and Tracks

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
Jun 22 End Date

Pollinator Week - Buggin' Out

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Celebrate Pollinator Week at the park by going on a bug safari!
Jun 22 End Date

Art in the Park

Cedar Hill State Park
Come create your own fish print!
Jun 22 End Date

Kayak with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of kayaking, then take a guided paddling tour!
Jun 22 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Jun 22 End Date

Pond Dipping (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Who lives beneath the water's surface? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Jun 22 End Date

Ask a Park Ranger

Cedar Hill State Park
Ask Ranger Dani your nature or park ranger career questions!
Jun 22 End Date

Let's Get Fishy!

South Llano River State Park
Try your hand at the ancient art of Gyotaku.
Jun 22 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jun 22 End Date

Skins & 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!
Jun 22 End Date

Nature Journaling

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Make your hikes meaningful ― one word, sketch, or detail at a time!
Jun 22 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Skins, Skulls, and Scat

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Check out what evidence you might find that animals have left behind!
Jun 22 End Date

Shipwrecked!

Mustang Island State Park
Can you survive on a deserted island? Come test your survival skills in an interactive game. The beach is a beautiful place to visit but could you survive being stranded? Meet us on the day use beach at 2pm to play the survival game.
Jun 22 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo-poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jun 22 End Date

Caprock Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Caprock Canyons + Bingo = Win, Win!!!
Jun 22 End Date

Fun in the Sun!

Village Creek State Park
Learn more about our closest star and how it affects life on earth from the largest organism to the tiniest microbe. Then, use the power of the sun to make some unforgettable art to take home.
Jun 22 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Jun 22 End Date

Leave Only Tracks

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn Leave No Trace principles and make a track mold you can take home!
Jun 22 End Date

Explore the Day Sky: The Sun and the Moon

Tyler State Park
Discover the Big Clock in the Sky!
Jun 22 End Date

Backyard Bass

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger for a game of Backyard Bass
Jun 22 End Date

Introduction to Kayaking

Inks Lake State Park
Get a quick primer on paddling.
Jun 22 End Date

A Coyote's Tale

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn more about the critter behind all that racket at night.
Jun 22 End Date

A Frontier History Program!

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site presents a Frontier History Program at Davis Mountains State Park's amphitheater.
Jun 22 End Date

Music Under the Stars

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Listen to the music of various musical artists of the past!
Jun 22 End Date

Twilight Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join the Franklin Mountains Rangers for an evening hike to explore the night life at Franklin Mountains State Park.
Jun 22 End Date

Moonshiner's Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us on a moonshiner's adventure!
Jun 22 End Date

Vulture Verses

Fort Parker State Park
A fun read with a ranger about the unloved animals amongst us!
Jun 22 End Date

Explore the Night Sky: The Planets, Stars, and Constellations

Tyler State Park
Discover the summer sky.
Jun 22 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Jun 22 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Mission Tejas State Park
Come admire the moon under the dark sky, and learn about its connection to the Caddo story of creation.
Jun 22 End Date

Night Sky Program

Lake Colorado City State Park
Party with the Stars at Lake Colorado City State Park?
Jun 22 End Date

Night Hike with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Discover the dark side of Johnson Branch State Park!
Jun 22 End Date

Night Hike!

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
Jun 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 23 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Birds and binoculars! Join a ranger for an introduction to the great hobby of birding.
Jun 23 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 from the early 1900s.
Jun 23 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Jun 23 End Date

Coffee with the Birds

Pedernales Falls State Park
Grab your coffee and binoculars then join a ranger at our Bird Blinds!
Jun 23 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 23 End Date

Track Talk

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

Reptile Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger while we search high and low for reptiles and amphibians!
Jun 23 End Date

Junior Ranger Nature Exploration

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us at the playground to explore nature and see what we can find! Exploration supplies provided!
Jun 23 End Date

Skins and Skulls!

South Llano River State Park
Are all animals the same? Let's find out together.
Jun 23 End Date

Creature Feature

Village Creek State Park
Do you want to learn more about the creatures that live in the park? Come join us in the Nature Center Sunday morning and learn about the featured creature of the week. You never know who - or what- you will meet!
Jun 23 End Date

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Jun 23 End Date

Pollinator Week - Wildflower Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see the wildflowers in bloom at your local state park!
Jun 23 End Date

Art in the Parks: Trees!

Colorado Bend State Park
Come paint with us! And learn about how the trees played an important role in the community of Bend, Texas.
Jun 23 End Date

Sunday Hikes with a Park Host

Huntsville State Park
Join Park Host Bruce Bennet for a hike every Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 23 End Date

Corn Husk Doll Workshop

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Learn how to make the must-have toy of 1836: the corn husk doll!
Jun 23 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jun 23 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Jun 23 End Date

Native Edible and Medicinal Plants Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for explorations in ethnobotany! Learn the names and historic uses of common Texas Hill Country plants.
Jun 23 End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Call upon your creative side, grab a paint brush and paint what's in your heart!
Jun 23 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Jun 23 End Date

Track Talk

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

Hike with a Ranger!

South Llano River State Park
Hike the West Canyon Loop trail with a ranger!
Jun 24 End Date

Desert Dwellers Culture Camp

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Kids ages 8-12 are invited to join a ranger for a day of exploring the cultural history of the Big Bend!
Jun 25 End Date

Spring Birding Tours

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Walking bird tour with local birding enthusiast - Laura Levy.
Jun 25 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Lubbock, TX - Region 17 Educational Service Center; Science Lab
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jun 25 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jun 25 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Jun 25 End Date

Wonders of the Night Hike

Colorado Bend State Park
Come experience the trails at Colorado Bend after the sun goes down.
Jun 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 26 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.
Jun 26 End Date

Homeschool - Snake Program

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to learn about snakes.
Jun 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 27 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

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

Project WILD

Lubbock, TX - Region 17 Educational Service Center, Science Lab
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional development for anyone who works with children.
Jun 27 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Jun 27 End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 27 End Date

Bring Your Colors!

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a guided hike that supports cancer awareness.
Jun 27 End Date

Star Party !

South Llano River State Park
Come look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Jun 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 28 End Date

Early Bird Birding

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
Jun 28 End Date

Morning Nature Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a hike while stopping to observe birds, plants, insects, and other critters.
Jun 28 End Date

Explorers' Nature Camp

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Kids ages 8-12 are invited to join a ranger for a ½ day of exploration in the Big Bend!
Jun 28 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 28 End Date

Beginners Hiking

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a Master Naturalist on a easy to moderate morning hike!
Jun 28 End Date

"Lost" in the Forest Hike

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Jun 28 End Date

Junior Ranger Days - Nature Journals

Franklin Mountains State Park
Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints...
Jun 28 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.
Jun 28 End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Jun 28 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Lil' Naturalist Nature Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
A story and a stroll for the lil' nature lovers in your family!
Jun 28 End Date

Nature Journaling 101

Cedar Hill State Park
Discover the fun of nature journaling!
Jun 28 End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Jun 28 End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic knots that every camper needs to know.
Jun 28 End Date

Afternoon Nature Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park on a guided 1.5-mile hike.
Jun 28 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a tasty cooking lesson!
Jun 28 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jun 28 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Jun 28 End Date

Friday Night Frog Talk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come see our green, long-legged friends!
Jun 28 End Date

Friday Night Stargazing

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a night of star talks!
Jun 28 End Date

Night Hike (9PM)

Atlanta State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Jun 28 End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger for a night hike to find what goes bump in the night!
Jun 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 29 End Date

Sunrise Hike

South Llano River State Park
Come enjoy the view with a ranger .
Jun 29 End Date

Birding with Ranger Mark!

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Spring is a great time to experience the birds who are returning to Palo Duro Canyon. Join park staff and volunteers on this fun walk as we search for some of the flying residents of the park.
Jun 29 End Date

Hoodoos Trail Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger for a hike through the Hoodoos, an area rich in history, biodiversity, and geology!
Jun 29 End Date

Lost Pines Scavenger Hunt

Buescher State Park
Explore the Lost Pines Complex (Buescher and Bastrop State Parks) on this fun scavenger hunt! Find everything on the list and win a prize!
Jun 29 End Date

Lost Pines Scavenger Hunt!

Bastrop State Park
Explore the Lost Pines Complex (Bastrop & Buescher State Parks) on this fun scavenger hunt! Try to find everything on the list and win a prize!
Jun 29 End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Jun 29 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jun 29 End Date

Spring Birding Tours

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Walking bird tour with local birding enthusiast - Laura Levy.
Jun 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Jun 29 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Jun 29 End Date

Summer Birding Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Spring migrations bring in amazing and beautiful bird species to our trails!
Jun 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 29 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Jun 29 End Date

Invasive Control Patrol

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come help us keep our prairie pristine!
Jun 29 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Jun 29 End Date

Rambling with a Ranger (9AM)

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger or master naturalist to hike along the Hickory Hollow Nature Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and discuss various topics of interest.
Jun 29 End Date

Hike with a Ranger, Steep Ravine Trail

Mission Tejas State Park
Explore the unique Steep Ravine Trail, under the shade of forest canopy!
Jun 29 End Date

Backcountry Buddies

Hill Country State Natural Area
New to hiking? Need hiking buddies? We’ve got you covered! Note: original mileage posted had an error, please check the updated length!
Jun 29 End Date

Kayaking 101- FULL

Cedar Hill State Park
Reservations for this program are full.
Jun 29 End Date

Morning River Trail Nature Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Explore the River Trail with a ranger!
Jun 29 End Date

Good Morning Coffee (or Hot Chocolate) with a Ranger

Colorado Bend State Park
Come join us in the morning around a campfire to discuss any of your topics of interest with a ranger.
Jun 29 End Date

Women Only Hike

Huntsville State Park
This hike is for women, only! (Sorry, men.)
Jun 29 End Date

Discovery Walk: Pineywoods Boardwalk Nature Trail

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk to learn about the plants and wildlife of Lake Livingston State Park.
Jun 29 End Date

Intro to Archery

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

Nature Program

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

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Jun 29 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 29 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 29 End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists
Jun 29 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 29 End Date

Track Talk

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

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jun 29 End Date

Ask-a-Ranger Broadcast

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

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Jun 29 End Date

Got Bugs?

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what kind of insects live in the river!
Jun 29 End Date

Atlatl in the AM

McKinney Falls State Park
Come learn how to throw an ancient spear!
Jun 29 End Date

Free Family Fishing Day

Village Creek State Park
Have you ever wanted to learn how to fish, but don't know where to begin? Join the Big Thicket National Preserve rangers and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department certified Angler Education Instructors to learn basic fishing skills. Fishing gear will be available for your use or you can bring your own equipment
Jun 29 End Date

Island Time Nature Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about the plants and animals on the Primitive Island!
Jun 29 End Date

Birding for Beginners (10AM)

Atlanta State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Jun 29 End Date

Nature Navigation

Tyler State Park
Find your way through the outdoors without a map and compass.
Jun 29 End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Jun 29 End Date

Hands on History Festival

Galveston, TX - The Bryan Museum
Join the Buffalo Soldiers as they pass through the Bryan Museum in Galveston for a day of fun, activities, stories, and history.
Jun 29 End Date

Hike with a Ranger!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Hike with a Ranger through Dogwood Canyon.
Jun 29 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Village Creek State Park
Hike through the forest with Ranger Alex while you look for creatures great and small. Discover why this area is home to so many species and what we are doing to save it.
Jun 29 End Date

Gorman Falls Guided Hike

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Jun 29 End Date

Museum Tour

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us at Copper Breaks headquarters for a museum tour as we take you through the history of the area.
Jun 29 End Date

Should I be Worried About Alligators in the Lake?

Huntsville State Park
How many alligators live in Lake Raven? Come find out!
Jun 29 End Date

Skins, Skulls and Tracks

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
Jun 29 End Date

The Life of a Honey Bee

Lake Livingston State Park
Come to the park store to view our observation hive and learn about the life cycle, care, and importance of European Honey Bees and our other (native) pollinators
Jun 29 End Date

Critters Keeping Cool ― Summer Survival

Mission Tejas State Park
All those scales, all that fur, all those feathers… how do they stay cool?
Jun 29 End Date

Craft: Starry Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn the stories of the stars
Jun 29 End Date

Geocaching 101

Cedar Hill State Park
Join millions of others in the largest outdoor scavenger hunt!
Jun 29 End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mine.
Jun 29 End Date

Tour of Historic Fort Leaton

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Leaton has been a cultural crossroads for over 170 years. Join a ranger or guide for a tour that brings the fort’s adobe walls to life!
Jun 29 End Date

Bike with a Ranger!

South Llano River State Park
Come explore the park on two wheels !
Jun 29 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jun 29 End Date

Skins & 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!
Jun 29 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Skins, Skulls, and Scat

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Check out what evidence you might find that animals have left behind!
Jun 29 End Date

What's in our Streams?

Huntsville State Park
An afternoon of searching our streams for critters!
Jun 29 End Date

Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make fish print art!
Jun 29 End Date

Pond Dipping

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Let's explore the pond life!
Jun 29 End Date

Creepy Crawly Bug Safari

Colorado Bend State Park
Explore the wonderful, creepy world of insects and arachnids with a ranger.
Jun 29 End Date

Ask a Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Have a weird plant in your yard? Heard a strange noise last night? Want to know what it takes to become a TPWD Park Ranger? Ask Ranger Kristen! She'll be available for an hour to answer all your burning questions.
Jun 29 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Jun 29 End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Come join us and learn how to shoot a bow.
Jun 29 End Date

Knap Time, From Flint to Flight

Mission Tejas State Park
Come see what it takes to turn rock into the edge of an arrowhead!
Jun 29 End Date

Afternoon Nature Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park on a guided 1.5-mile hike.
Jun 29 End Date

Arts in the Park

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Try your hand at watercolors!
Jun 29 End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Jun 29 End Date

Survival Series

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ranger Asa teaches us how to survive in the wild!
Jun 29 End Date

Evening Springfield Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Enjoy the Springfield Trail in the evening hours with a ranger on National Trails Day!
Jun 29 End Date

A Frontier History Program!

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site presents a Frontier History Program at Davis Mountains State Park's amphitheater.
Jun 29 End Date

Sunset Nature Walk on Bald Cypress Trail

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a twilight nature hike!
Jun 29 End Date

Come Party with the Stars!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Party with the stars!
Jun 29 End Date

Snakes: Friend or Foe?

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Snakes! Love them? Hate them? Come find out more about some of the snakes that call Texas home.
Jun 29 End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
Jun 29 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.
Jun 29 End Date

Star Party

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join the Amarillo Astronomy Club astronomers on a trip across the universe!
Jun 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jun 30 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's go for a hike up Ranger Peak!
Jun 30 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jun 30 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Jun 30 End Date

Coffee with the Birds

Pedernales Falls State Park
Grab your coffee and binoculars then join a ranger at our Bird Blinds!
Jun 30 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Huntsville State Park
Come fish with a park ranger!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 30 End Date

Track Talk

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

Reptile Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger while we search high and low for reptiles and amphibians!
Jun 30 End Date

Junior Ranger Nature Exploration

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us at the playground to explore nature and see what we can find! Exploration supplies provided!
Jun 30 End Date

Angler Education Fly Fishing Instructor Training Workshop

Waco, TX - Lake Waco Wetlands
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Fly Fishing Instructor
Jun 30 End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jun 30 End Date

Sunday Hikes with a Park Host

Huntsville State Park
Join Park Host Bruce Bennet for a hike every Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 30 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Stop by our touch table to play with 19th century toys, see weapons from the Texas Revolution, learn how to make a bullet and more!
Jun 30 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jun 30 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

Spear Throwing - Atlatl

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the Bow and Arrow, there was the Atlatl!
Jun 30 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Jun 30 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Jun 30 End Date

Track Talk

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

July 2019

Jul 2 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 2 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Jul 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Jul 3 End Date

Ask a Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Have a weird plant in your yard? Heard a strange noise last night? Want to know what it takes to become a TPWD Park Ranger? Ask Ranger Kristen! She'll be available for an hour to answer all your burning questions.
Jul 3 End Date

Night Hike!

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
Jul 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 4 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

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

4th of July Campground Parade! - 9:00 am

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

Independence Day Bike Parade

Inks Lake State Park
Decorate your bike and ride in patriotic style through the park!
Jul 4 End Date

Solar Viewing - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see our closest star while you celebrate the stars and stripes at the park! View the sun safely with a filtered telescope. Explore how the earth moves through the universe with your own shadow!
Jul 4 End Date

Tracking Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ready for a rousing game of Who Dung It?
Jul 4 End Date

Color the Sky for the 4th of July

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us at Resaca de la Palma for free kite making! Fun for all families!
Jul 4 End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Come join us and learn how to shoot a bow.
Jul 4 End Date

Star-Spangled Star Search

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Celebrate Independence Day aboard Battleship TEXAS!
Jul 4 End Date

Fishing on the 4th!

Lockhart State Park
Come fishing with a Park Ranger and the 4th of July! All experience levels welcome!
Jul 4 End Date

Got Bugs?

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what kind of insects live in the river!
Jul 4 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Jul 4 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 4 End Date

Independence Day Selfie Scavenger Hunt

McKinney Falls State Park
Meet us at the Playground to get the low-down for the Independence Day Selfie Scavenger Hunt!
Jul 4 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger to learn basic skills of cooking with a Dutch oven.
Jul 4 End Date

Fireworks at the Fishery 2019

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Fireworks at the Fishery, held the evening of July 4, features a professionally staged fireworks show that is one of the biggest in East Texas.
Jul 4 End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Join us for a July 4th sunset paddle.
Jul 4 End Date

Hike-in Star Party

Palmetto State Park
Take a 1/4-mile night hike to a star viewing area. Bring a chair or a blanket to sit on (something you don't mind carrying down a trail)
Jul 4 End Date

Stars & Nights Forever

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Celebrate Independence Day with nature's naturally star-spangled banner!
Jul 4 End Date

Stars and Stripes Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Explore the natural stars and stripes as we celebrate Independence Day!
Jul 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 5 End Date

Hike with a Ranger!

South Llano River State Park
Hike the West Canyon Loop trail with a ranger!
Jul 5 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 5 End Date

Jr. Ranger-Campsite Detectives!

Garner State Park
We have a campsite with some serious violations and we need your help!
Jul 5 End Date

Make Your Own Binoculars - Kid Craft

McKinney Falls State Park
Calling all budding birders! Make your own play binoculars out of cardboard and yarn!
Jul 5 End Date

Make Your Own Binoculars - Kid Craft

McKinney Falls State Park
Calling all budding birders! Make your own play binoculars out of cardboard and yarn!
Jul 5 End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Mustang Island State Park
Discover the lost art of fish printing
Jul 5 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Meet the Longhorns

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

Welcome to Cretaceous Park - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Did you know that there is an extinct volcano near McKinney Falls State Park? Did you know that all of central Texas was at one point under a shallow sea? Discover the creatures that lived in the deep at this Cretaceous Park Exploration Station!
Jul 5 End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
Jul 5 End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 5 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 5 End Date

Music in the Park

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Enjoy an evening of music in the scenic canyon landscape of Caprock Canyons State Park.
Jul 5 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Jul 5 End Date

Frog Watch

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger as we discover the amphibians at the park!
Jul 5 End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Jul 5 End Date

Night Hike: Nature's Night Shift (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!
Jul 5 End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we learn to navigate our dark skies.
Jul 5 End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a park ranger and learn how to SNIFF out spiders!
Jul 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 6 End Date

Peak Challenge Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Test yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains State Park.
Jul 6 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jul 6 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Jul 6 End Date

Beginners Birding

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Want to learn how to begin identifying birds? Join us!
Jul 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 6 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jul 6 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Jul 6 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.
Jul 6 End Date

Oh Deer!

McKinney Falls State Park
Join in for a fun and educational game! Learn the challenges faced by white-tailed deer populations in their fight for survival.
Jul 6 End Date

Longhorn & Bison Tour

San Angelo State Park
The Longhorn & Bison tour showcases a small portion of the Official State of Texas Longhorn herd, and goes into the history of the Longhorn on how they shaped Texas centuries ago. You will also see our herd of American Bison and learn of their importance to the Native Americans, and how they once roamed across North America.
Jul 6 End Date

Hike into History (9AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hike through our historic park and learn about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps. We will discuss their legacy and view examples of their craftsmanship.
Jul 6 End Date

Closed Canyon Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a park ranger for a cool hike on a hot summer day.
Jul 6 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jul 6 End Date

Nature Program

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

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Jul 6 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 6 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jul 6 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking 101

Bonham State Park
Dutch Oven Cooking
Jul 6 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 6 End Date

Track Talk

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Join a ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing!
Jul 6 End Date

Battleship Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS as we pick a deck and discover untold stories and overlooked details on this one-hour walk, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Jul 6 End Date

Museum Tour

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us at Copper Breaks headquarters for a museum tour as we take you through the history of the area.
Jul 6 End Date

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
Jul 6 End Date

Cast Iron Camp Cooking

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to cook with Ranger Chris using cast-iron.
Jul 6 End Date

Painting in the Park (11AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Jul 6 End Date

Battleship Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on tours and activities for younger visitors and their families.
Jul 6 End Date

Tour of Historic Fort Leaton

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

Scat and Tracks

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
Jul 6 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jul 6 End Date

Skins & 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!
Jul 6 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
Jul 6 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to play games the Native American way!
Jul 6 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 the park's van. Learn about the flora, fauna, history, and geology of the park, and have your questions answered.
Jul 6 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 6 End Date

Survival Series

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ranger Asa teaches us how to survive in the wild!
Jul 6 End Date

A Frontier History Program!

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site presents a Frontier History Program at Davis Mountains State Park's amphitheater.
Jul 6 End Date

Sun Fun

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn more about our favorite star!
Jul 6 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Practice your inner prehistoric hunting skills!
Jul 6 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 06/08/19 DUE TO FLOODING AND PARK IS CLOSED until 06/27/19. Check back after this date to see if the July event will continue or also be cancelled. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Jul 6 End Date

Nature Photography for Beginners

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Use your camera to connect with nature!
Jul 6 End Date

Sunset Yoga in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join certified yoga teacher and volunteer Aimee for sunset salutations on the scenic balcony of Indian Lodge.
Jul 6 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jul 6 End Date

Summer Nights- Wild Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the different adaptations nocturnal animals use to survive in the dark, then join a Ranger on a walk through the night! Experience how your own senses change in the dark and discover how you can help protect the creatures of the night.
Jul 6 End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger & Volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Jul 6 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Jul 6 End Date

Summer Constellations

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Discover how humans look up to survive!
Jul 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 7 End Date

Women Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's go for a quick hike up Ranger Peak!
Jul 7 End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Jul 7 End Date

Agave Loop Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a guided tour of the Agave loop trail.
Jul 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!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 7 End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Mustang Island State Park
Discover the lost art of fish printing
Jul 7 End Date

Track Talk

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

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Jul 7 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jul 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.
Jul 7 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Jul 7 End Date

Bug Buddies

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your very own bug buddy to take home!
Jul 7 End Date

Track Talk

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

Project WILD Workshop

Wichita Falls, TX - Region 9 Education Service Center -Montague Room
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Jul 9 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 9 End Date

Summertime Stories with the Buffalo Soldiers

Austin, TX - St. Johns Public Library
Looking for some summer fun? Join the Buffalo Soldiers as they stop in the the public library and share stories of the men and women of the frontier time.
Jul 9 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Jul 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 10 End Date

Stroll in the Park

Franklin Mountains State Park
Looking for a slow-paced, mid-week expedition? This is the hike for you! Open to adventurers of all ages and abilities.
Jul 10 End Date

Tot Trek

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join Ranger Lindsay for stories, hikes, and lots of fun for Tots!
Jul 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Jul 10 End Date

Summertime Stories with the Buffalo Soldiers

Austin, TX - Willie Mae Kirk Public Library
Looking for some summer time fun? Join the Buffalo Soldiers as they stop in the the public library and share stories of the men and women of the frontier time.
Jul 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 11 End Date

Bird Walk

Garner State Park
Join a local naturalist for a guided bird walk
Jul 11 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Northlake, TX - Northwest ISD - Outdoor Learning Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jul 11 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

College Station, TX - The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jul 11 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

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

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Jul 11 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 11 End Date

Summertime Stories with the Buffalo Soldiers

Austin, TX - Milwood branch Public Library
Looking for some summer time fun? Join the buffalo soldiers as they stop in the the public library and share stories of the men and women of the frontier time.
Jul 11 End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 12 End Date

Early Bird Birding

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
Jul 12 End Date

Desert Dwellers Culture Camp

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Kids ages 8-12 are invited to join a ranger for a day of exploring the cultural history of the Big Bend!
Jul 12 End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Jul 12 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 12 End Date

Jr. Ranger-Campsite Detectives!

Garner State Park
We have a campsite with some serious violations and we need your help!
Jul 12 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Shipwrecked!

Mustang Island State Park
Can you survive on a deserted island? Come test your survival skills in an interactive game.
Jul 12 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 12 End Date

Five Senses Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
How good is your senses compare to Nature's Night shift?
Jul 12 End Date

Night Hike!

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
Jul 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 13 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the second Saturday of the month for a guided hike.
Jul 13 End Date

Girl Scout Nature Journaling

Cedar Hill State Park
Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
Jul 13 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jul 13 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Jul 13 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.)
Jul 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 13 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Jul 13 End Date

Beating the Heat

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn to stay cool without modern conveniences
Jul 13 End Date

Nature Trail Hike

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join a ranger for a short hike and an introduction to the Chihuahuan Desert.
Jul 13 End Date

Flour Power Gristmill Tour

McKinney Falls State Park
Join Ranger Kristen for a special tour of the mill operations that started here 167 years ago today by the namesake of the park, Thomas Freeman McKinney. We'll visit the site of one of the first flour mills in the Austin area!
Jul 13 End Date

Birding for Beginners (9AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Jul 13 End Date

Girl Scout Habitat Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
Jul 13 End Date

Nature Program

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

Coffee with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Grab a mug and sit down by the lake for a chat with the Head Ranger
Jul 13 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 13 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jul 13 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 13 End Date

Track Talk

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

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jul 13 End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a Ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Jul 13 End Date

Nature Journaling (11AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and find a personal connection with nature through the art of nature journaling!
Jul 13 End Date

Girl Scout Fishing 101

Cedar Hill State Park
Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
Jul 13 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday at Fanthorp Inn

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Take a trip back to 1850 as you explore what life was like traveling on the Texas frontier! Don’t miss this great opportunity to ride our mule-drawn stagecoach.
Jul 13 End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Jul 13 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jul 13 End Date

Skins & 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!
Jul 13 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn to cook the old fashioned way! Join us at Cooper Lake State Park and savor the taste of years gone by.
Jul 13 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
Jul 13 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to play games the Native American way!
Jul 13 End Date

Tour of Historic Fort Leaton

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Leaton has been a cultural crossroads for over 170 years. Join a ranger or guide for a tour that brings the fort’s adobe walls to life!
Jul 13 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 the park's van. Learn about the flora, fauna, history, and geology of the park, and have your questions answered.
Jul 13 End Date

Track Talk

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

A Frontier History Program!

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site presents a Frontier History Program at Davis Mountains State Park's amphitheater.
Jul 13 End Date

Mythbusters: Snake Edition

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
How savvy are you about snakes?
Jul 13 End Date

The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Drift on over to Caprock to hear a mixture of some good music!
Jul 13 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Jul 13 End Date

Moonshiner's Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us on a moonshiner's adventure!
Jul 13 End Date

Summer Nights- Aztec Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Try out a prehistoric hunting weapon, the atlatl, and see if you've got what it took to survive on the ancient plains!
Jul 13 End Date

Moonlight Loop Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for a hike on the Loop Trail under the light of the moon.
Jul 13 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Jul 13 End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a park ranger and learn how to SNIFF out spiders!
Jul 13 End Date

Girl Scout State Park After Dark

Cedar Hill State Park
Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
Jul 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 14 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Birds and binoculars! Join a ranger for an introduction to the great hobby of birding.
Jul 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!
Jul 14 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Jul 14 End Date

Girl Scout Yoga in the Park

Cedar Hill State Park
Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 14 End Date

Track Talk

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

Girl Scout Geocaching

Cedar Hill State Park
Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
Jul 14 End Date

Freeze a Moment in Time

Mustang Island State Park
Create a unique pendant, keychain, sun-catcher or whatever your imagination dreams up with resin casting.
Jul 14 End Date

Spear Throwing - Atlatl

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the Bow and Arrow, there was the Atlatl!
Jul 14 End Date

Girl Scout Camping 101

Cedar Hill State Park
Girl Scouts Love State Parks!
Jul 14 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jul 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.
Jul 14 End Date

Snakes on the Plains

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Like snakes? Join us as we celebrate World Snake Day!
Jul 14 End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jul 14 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Jul 14 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 16 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Jul 16 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Jul 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Jul 17 End Date

(mostly) Full Moon Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join a park ranger or volunteer explore the vibrant night-life of the park by (mostly) full moon.
Jul 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 18 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

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

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Jul 18 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 18 End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 19 End Date

Explorers' Nature Camp

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Jul 19 End Date

Growing Up WILD Workshop

Dallas, TX - Dallas Arboretum
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children
Jul 19 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 19 End Date

Jr. Ranger-Campsite Detectives!

Garner State Park
We have a campsite with some serious violations and we need your help!
Jul 19 End Date

Freeze a Moment in Time

Mustang Island State Park
Create a unique pendant, keychain, sun-catcher or whatever your imagination dreams up with resin casting.
Jul 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.
Jul 19 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 19 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 the park's van. Learn about the flora, fauna, history, and geology of the park, and have your questions answered.
Jul 19 End Date

Evening Plant Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Come learn about the native plants of Palo Duro!
Jul 19 End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 19 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 19 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Jul 19 End Date

Frog Watch

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger as we discover the amphibians at the park!
Jul 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 20 End Date

Birding with Ranger Mark!

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Spring is a great time to experience the birds who are returning to Palo Duro Canyon. Join park staff and volunteers on this fun walk as we search for some of the flying residents of the park.
Jul 20 End Date

Explore the Canyon

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

Closed Canyon Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a park ranger for a cool hike on a hot summer’s day.
Jul 20 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a closer look at our nearest celestial neighbor!
Jul 20 End Date

Women's 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.
Jul 20 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jul 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!
Jul 20 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Jul 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 20 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Jul 20 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jul 20 End Date

Kayaking 101-FULL

Cedar Hill State Park
Reservations for this program are full.
Jul 20 End Date

Chasing the Moon

McKinney Falls State Park
50 years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin defied gravity by being the first creatures from Earth to touch the moon. Come celebrate with us!
Jul 20 End Date

Nature Program

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

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Jul 20 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 20 End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists
Jul 20 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 20 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 20 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Join a ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing!
Jul 20 End Date

Symbiotic Sweeties

Hill Country State Natural Area
There are plenty of #RelationshipGoals in nature!
Jul 20 End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us in a guided vehicle tour of the park!
Jul 20 End Date

Battleship Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on tours and activities for younger visitors and their families.
Jul 20 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jul 20 End Date

Skins & 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!
Jul 20 End Date

Shipwrecked!

Mustang Island State Park
Can you survive on a deserted island? Come test your survival skills in an interactive game.
Jul 20 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Tour of Historic Fort Leaton

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Leaton has been a cultural crossroads for over 170 years. Join a ranger or guide for a tour that brings the fort’s adobe walls to life!
Jul 20 End Date

Being Buffaloed

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to learn about the American bison instead of being buffaloed by confusion!
Jul 20 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 20 End Date

Chemistry Roadshow! by Texas A&M University

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
It's not magic, it's science!
Jul 20 End Date

Survival Series

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ranger Asa teaches us how to survive in the wild!
Jul 20 End Date

A Frontier History Program!

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site presents a Frontier History Program at Davis Mountains State Park's amphitheater.
Jul 20 End Date

Summer Nights- Fish Out of Water

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn how to cast, perfect your aim, and see how many fish you can land in this fun, safe game!
Jul 20 End Date

Nocturnal Critters Program

Abilene State Park
Learn about animals that like the dark.
Jul 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 21 End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Jul 21 End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Jul 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!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 21 End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Mustang Island State Park
Discover the lost art of fish printing
Jul 21 End Date

Track Talk

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

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Jul 21 End Date

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Jul 21 End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mine.
Jul 21 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jul 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.
Jul 21 End Date

Butterfly Walk

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

Make Your Own Geocache

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your own hidden treasure chest and join the phenomenon that is geocaching!
Jul 21 End Date

Track Talk

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

Summertime Stories with the Buffalo Soldiers

Austin, TX - Twin Oaks Branch Public Library
Looking for some summer time fun? Join the buffalo soldiers as they stop in the the public library and share stories of the men and women of the frontier time.
Jul 23 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 23 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Jul 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 24 End Date

Tot Trek

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join Ranger Lindsay for stories, hikes, and lots of fun for Tots!
Jul 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Jul 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 25 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

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

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Jul 25 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Jul 25 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 25 End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 26 End Date

Early Bird Birding

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
Jul 26 End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Jul 26 End Date

Backyard Bass

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the basics of casting and retrieving while playing a fun game.
Jul 26 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 26 End Date

Jr. Ranger-Campsite Detectives!

Garner State Park
We have a campsite with some serious violations and we need your help!
Jul 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.
Jul 26 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 26 End Date

Tenacious Texans

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Come learn how yucca plants and the Comanche people embody Texas tenacity!
Jul 26 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Jul 26 End Date

Read With a Ranger - Nightsong by Ari Berk

McKinney Falls State Park
Celebrate National Moth Week with Ranger Kristen! She'll read a book about a young bat's first hunting trip alone. His target - delicious moths! After we read the book, we'll hunt for real life examples of this predator-prey relationship with black lights.
Jul 26 End Date

Friday Night Frog Chorus (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Ribbit-ribbit! Click-click-click! Whoooomp-whoooomp! Who is making all that racket?!
Jul 26 End Date

Night Hike!

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
Jul 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 27 End Date

9th Texas Infantry Living History

Cedar Hill State Park
Did you know the Civil War divided the Penn Family?
Jul 27 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.
Jul 27 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Jul 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!
Jul 27 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Jul 27 End Date

Learn to Kayak

Lake Tawakoni State Park
ALL CLASSES ARE FULL, REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Join a ranger to learn the basics of kayaking in a relatively shallow and protected cove. All equipment will be provided including kayaks and paddles.
Jul 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 27 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Jul 27 End Date

Intro to Archery

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

Rambling with a Ranger (9AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to hike along the Caddo Forest Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and discuss various topics of interest.
Jul 27 End Date

Baseball on the Beach with the Buffalo Soldiers

Mustang Island State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, Beaches, Baseball, Summer Activities, Kid Friendly.
Jul 27 End Date

Trail Detectives

Hill Country State Natural Area
Help a park ranger solve a wildlife mystery!
Jul 27 End Date

Nature Program

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

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Jul 27 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 27 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 27 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 27 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jul 27 End Date

Permian Track Tour

San Angelo State Park
Permian track tour is an expedition to Little Foot Draw where you will see footprints that are over 200 million years old, left behind from creatures of the Permian Era.
Jul 27 End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a Ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Jul 27 End Date

Art Day at the Battleship

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for fun history-inspired art, music and more aboard Battleship TEXAS!
Jul 27 End Date

Pond Dipping (11AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Who lives beneath the water's surface? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Jul 27 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jul 27 End Date

Skins & 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!
Jul 27 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Ask a Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Have a weird plant in your yard? Heard a strange noise last night? Want to know what it takes to become a TPWD Park Ranger? Ask Ranger Kristen! She'll be available for an hour to answer all your burning questions.
Jul 27 End Date

Tour of Historic Fort Leaton

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Fort Leaton has been a cultural crossroads for over 170 years. Join a ranger or guide for a tour that brings the fort’s adobe walls to life!
Jul 27 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 27 End Date

A Frontier History Program!

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site presents a Frontier History Program at Davis Mountains State Park's amphitheater.
Jul 27 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Practice your inner prehistoric hunting skills!
Jul 27 End Date

Music Under the Stars

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Listen to the music of various musical artists of the past.
Jul 27 End Date

Moth Night at Mother Neff State Park

Mother Neff State Park
Discover the night life at Mother Neff State Park.
Jul 27 End Date

Summer Nights- Conquer the Flame

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn how to build and start a fire in the wilderness with only minimal supplies, then put your fire to good use making campfire treats!
Jul 27 End Date

Stars of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Head for the hills to observe the night sky with the San Antonio Astronomical Association!
Jul 27 End Date

Summer Constellations

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Discover how humans look up to survive!
Jul 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 28 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Ready for a hike around Ranger Peak?
Jul 28 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Birds and binoculars! Join a ranger for an introduction to the great hobby of birding.
Jul 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!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 28 End Date

Backyard Bass

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the basics of casting and retrieving while playing a fun game.
Jul 28 End Date

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Jul 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.
Jul 28 End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jul 28 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Jul 28 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Jul 30 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Jul 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Jul 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)

August 2019

Aug 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 1 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 1 End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Aug 1 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Aug 1 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 1 End Date

Hike-in Star Party

Palmetto State Park
Take a 1/4-mile night hike to a star viewing area. Bring a chair or a blanket to sit on (something you don't mind carrying down a trail)
Aug 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 2 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 2 End Date

Evening Track Talk

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

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Aug 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 3 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Aug 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!
Aug 3 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Aug 3 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 3 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Aug 3 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Aug 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.
Aug 3 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Aug 3 End Date

Nature's Palette

Hill Country State Natural Area
When you look a little closer, the colors of Hill Country State Natural Area may surprise you.
Aug 3 End Date

Nature Program

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

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Aug 3 End Date

Coffee with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Grab a mug and sit down by the lake for a chat with the Head Ranger
Aug 3 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 3 End Date

Track Talk

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

Battleship STEAM Day

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
It's all about the science, technology, engineering, art and math of WATER!
Aug 3 End Date

Scat and Tracks

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
Aug 3 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 3 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 3 End Date

A Frontier History Program!

Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis National Historic Site presents a Frontier History Program at Davis Mountains State Park's amphitheater.
Aug 3 End Date

Sunset Yoga in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Join certified yoga teacher and volunteer Aimee for sunset salutations on the scenic balcony of Indian Lodge.
Aug 3 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Aug 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 4 End Date

Women Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Ladies let's go for a longer hike up and around the mountain!
Aug 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!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 4 End Date

Track Talk

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

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Aug 4 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 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.
Aug 4 End Date

Butterfly Walk

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

Bug Buddies

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your very own bug buddy to take home!
Aug 4 End Date

Track Talk

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

Texas Project WILD Facilitator Training

Edna, TX - Texana Park; Brackenridge Recreation Complex
Training to conduct the Suite of Project WILD workshops - prerequisite required
Aug 6 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Abilene State Park
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 6 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 6 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Aug 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 7 End Date

Aquatic WILD Workshop

Northlake, TX - Northwest ISD - Outdoor Learning Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional development for anyone who works with children.
Aug 7 End Date

Tot Trek

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join Ranger Lindsay for stories, hikes, and lots of fun for Tots!
Aug 7 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Aug 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 8 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 8 End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
New to birding? Interested in learning how to bird? Join us for a fun opportunity to learn how to identify our local specialties!
Aug 8 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Aug 8 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 9 End Date

Early Bird Birding

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
Aug 9 End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Aug 9 End Date

Jr. Ranger Days: Leave No Trace

Franklin Mountains State Park
Big foot has been doing it for years....and so can you!
Aug 9 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 10 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Aug 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!
Aug 10 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Aug 10 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.)
Aug 10 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 10 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Aug 10 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 10 End Date

Track Talk

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

Tracks and Scat

Bonham State Park
Explore animals signs in the park.
Aug 10 End Date

Naturalists in Training

Hill Country State Natural Area
Calling all kids! Do you have what it takes to think like a naturalist?
Aug 10 End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a Ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Aug 10 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn to cook the old fashioned way! Join us at Cooper Lake State Park and savor the taste of years gone by.
Aug 10 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 10 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

Sunset Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock to catch the sunset!
Aug 10 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Aug 10 End Date

Perseids Meteor Shower 2019

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Come check out one of the brighter meteor showers of the year for 2019!
Aug 10 End Date

Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing and shooting stars!
Aug 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 11 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Birds and binoculars! Join a ranger for an introduction to the great hobby of birding.
Aug 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!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 11 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 11 End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Call upon your creative side, grab a paint brush and paint what's in your heart!
Aug 11 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 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.
Aug 11 End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Aug 11 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Aug 11 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 13 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Aug 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 14 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Aug 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 15 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 15 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 15 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Aug 15 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 15 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Aug 15 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the full moon.
Aug 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 16 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 16 End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 16 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Aug 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 17 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Aug 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!
Aug 17 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Aug 17 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 17 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Aug 17 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Aug 17 End Date

Birding 101

Abilene State Park
Learn how to identify birds.
Aug 17 End Date

Nature Program

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

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 17 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 17 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 17 End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Aug 17 End Date

Battleship Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on tours and activities for younger visitors and their families.
Aug 17 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 17 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 17 End Date

Moonshiner's Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us on a moonshiner's adventure!
Aug 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 18 End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Aug 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!
Aug 18 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 18 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 18 End Date

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Aug 18 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 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.
Aug 18 End Date

Butterfly Walk

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

Make Your Own Geocache

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your own hidden treasure chest and join the phenomenon that is geocaching!
Aug 18 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 20 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Aug 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Aug 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 22 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 22 End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
New to birding? Interested in learning how to bird? Join us for a fun opportunity to learn how to identify our local specialties!
Aug 22 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Aug 22 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 23 End Date

Early Bird Birding

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
Aug 23 End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Aug 23 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 24 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Aug 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!
Aug 24 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Aug 24 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 24 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Aug 24 End Date

Nature Program

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

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Aug 24 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 24 End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists
Aug 24 End Date

Track Talk

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

Bees, Bats & Other Pollinators

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Come find out what is all the fuss about!
Aug 24 End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a Ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Aug 24 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 24 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

Sun & Stars Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Catch sunset from the top of the Rock and stay up to see some stars!
Aug 24 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
Aug 24 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 06/08/19 DUE TO FLOODING AND PARK IS CLOSED until 06/27/19. Check back after this date to see if the July event will continue or also be cancelled. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Aug 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 25 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up to Jackaloop!
Aug 25 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Birds and binoculars! Join a ranger for an introduction to the great hobby of birding.
Aug 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!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 25 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 25 End Date

Fossil Dig

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Try your hand at paleontology!
Aug 25 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 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.
Aug 25 End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Aug 25 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Aug 25 End Date

Track Talk

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

LBJ's 111th Birthday

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Old-fashioned fun with some historic games!
Aug 27 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 27 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Aug 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Aug 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 29 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Aug 29 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 29 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Aug 29 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Aug 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 30 End Date

Tracking Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ready for a rousing game of Who Dung It?
Aug 30 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 30 End Date

Evening Track Talk

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

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Aug 30 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Aug 30 End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we learn to navigate our dark skies.
Aug 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Pictograph Shelter/Canyon Guided Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month(s) of June, July and August the park will be offering one guided-only hike at 10am to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. No tours are available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs. Please note: there are designated trails for hiking and biking that park visitors may do on their own, no access into the canyon without guide.
Aug 31 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Aug 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!
Aug 31 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Aug 31 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 31 End Date

Archery 101

Estero Llano Grande State Park
We're providing all equipment, an Eagle Scout archery range, and rangers to teach archery! RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Aug 31 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Aug 31 End Date

Nature Program

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

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 31 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 31 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking 101

Bonham State Park
Dutch Oven Cooking
Aug 31 End Date

Track Talk

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

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
Aug 31 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 31 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Aug 31 End Date

Track Talk

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

Sun Fun

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn more about our favorite star!
Aug 31 End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger & Volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Aug 31 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.

September 2019

Sep 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 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!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 1 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 1 End Date

Celebrating the Harvest

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Make homemade ice cream while enjoying the end of summer
Sep 1 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 1 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.
Sep 1 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 1 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Sep 3 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Sep 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Sep 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 5 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Sep 5 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Sep 5 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Sep 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 6 End Date

Heritage Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on a guided hike to discover the past, present, and future of Hill Country State Natural Area!
Sep 6 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 7 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Sep 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!
Sep 7 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Sep 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 7 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Sep 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.
Sep 7 End Date

Nature Program

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

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
New to birding? Interested in learning how to bird? Join us for a fun opportunity to learn how to identify our local specialties!
Sep 7 End Date

Coffee with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Grab a mug and sit down by the lake for a chat with the Head Ranger
Sep 7 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 7 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 7 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 7 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 7 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Sep 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 8 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 8 End Date

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 8 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.
Sep 8 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Sep 8 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Sep 10 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Sep 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Sep 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 12 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Sep 12 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Sep 12 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Sep 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 13 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 14 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Sep 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!
Sep 14 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Sep 14 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.)
Sep 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 14 End Date

Texas Heroes Day

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Honor the fallen Texas Heroes of the Dawson Massacre and Mier Expeditions of 1842 and 1843.
Sep 14 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 14 End Date

Who Built the Park? The CCC and Hike

Bonham State Park
See how the Civilian Conservation Corps built this park.
Sep 14 End Date

Track Talk

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

Dutch Oven Cooking

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for breakfast samples.
Sep 14 End Date

Symbiotic Sweeties

Hill Country State Natural Area
There are plenty of #RelationshipGoals in nature!
Sep 14 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 14 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn to cook the old fashioned way! Join us at Cooper Lake State Park and savor the taste of years gone by.
Sep 14 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 06/08/19 DUE TO FLOODING AND PARK IS CLOSED until 06/27/19. Check back after this date to see if the July event will continue or also be cancelled. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Sep 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 15 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 15 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 15 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 15 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.
Sep 15 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 15 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Sep 17 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Sep 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Sep 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 19 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Sep 19 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Sep 19 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Sep 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 20 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 21 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Sep 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!
Sep 21 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Sep 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 21 End Date

Public Fishing Day for Youth

Sea Center Texas
Grab your fishing poles, bait, and lawn chairs and join Sea Center Texas for a morning of catch and release!
Sep 21 End Date

Nature Program

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

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
New to birding? Interested in learning how to bird? Join us for a fun opportunity to learn how to identify our local specialties!
Sep 21 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 21 End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Sep 21 End Date

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 21 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

Nocturnal Critters Program

Abilene State Park
Learn about animals that like the dark.
Sep 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 22 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 22 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 22 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 22 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Sep 22 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Sep 24 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Sep 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Sep 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 26 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Sep 26 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Sep 26 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Sep 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 27 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Sep 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 28 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Sep 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!
Sep 28 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Sep 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 28 End Date

Backcountry Buddies

Hill Country State Natural Area
New to hiking? Need hiking buddies? We’ve got you covered!
Sep 28 End Date

Nature Program

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

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Sep 28 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 28 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking 101

Bonham State Park
Dutch Oven Cooking
Sep 28 End Date

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 28 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

Sun Fun

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn more about our favorite star!
Sep 28 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
Sep 28 End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger & Volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Sep 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
September 1-15, 2019, the park will offer the morning guided-only hikes at 10am to go down to view pictographs Wednesday through Sunday. September 18-29, 2019, the park will offer two guided hikes, at 10 am and then again at 3 pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs 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.
Sep 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 29 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 29 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 29 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 29 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 29 End Date

Track Talk

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

October 2019

Oct 1 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 1 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Oct 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Oct 3 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Oct 3 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Oct 3 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 4 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Oct 5 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Oct 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 5 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Oct 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.
Oct 5 End Date

Nature Program

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

Coffee with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Grab a mug and sit down by the lake for a chat with the Head Ranger
Oct 5 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 5 End Date

Track Talk

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

Hill Country Heritage Expo

Inks Lake State Park
Step back in time and visit pocket of history in this cultural extravaganza!
Oct 5 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 5 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 5 End Date

Sun Fun

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn more about our favorite star!
Oct 5 End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger & Volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Oct 5 End Date

Moon Viewing Program

Abilene State Park
International Observe the Moon event
Oct 5 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 06/08/19 DUE TO FLOODING AND PARK IS CLOSED until 06/27/19. Check back after this date to see if the July event will continue or also be cancelled. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Oct 5 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 6 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 6 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 6 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 8 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Oct 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Oct 10 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Oct 10 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Oct 10 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 11 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 12 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Oct 12 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Oct 12 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.)
Oct 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 12 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 12 End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists
Oct 12 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 12 End Date

From Rags to Riches

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn how to re-purpose old fabric into something beautiful
Oct 12 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nurture Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this FREE family friendly festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Oct 12 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn to cook the old fashioned way! Join us at Cooper Lake State Park and savor the taste of years gone by.
Oct 12 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 12 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 12 End Date

Track Talk

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 13 End Date

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 13 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 13 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 15 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Oct 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Oct 17 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Oct 17 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Oct 17 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 18 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Oct 19 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Oct 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 19 End Date

Birding 101

Abilene State Park
Learn how to identify birds.
Oct 19 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 19 End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Oct 19 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 19 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 19 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 19 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 20 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 20 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 20 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 20 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 22 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 22 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Oct 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Oct 24 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Oct 24 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Oct 24 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 25 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 26 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
Oct 26 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Oct 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 26 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 26 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking 101

Bonham State Park
Dutch Oven Cooking
Oct 26 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 26 End Date

Fall Fest

Mother Neff State Park
Save the date!
Oct 26 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 26 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 26 End Date

Spooky Species Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Some animals are scarier than others, and sometimes fear is well deserved!
Oct 26 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 26 End Date

Trick or Trees!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Dress up or put on a mask for a Halloween tradition in the campground!
Oct 26 End Date

4th Annual Boo Camp

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for some family friendly Halloween fun!
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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 27 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 27 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 27 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 27 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Oct 29 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Oct 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Oct 31 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Oct 31 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Oct 31 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)

November 2019

Nov 1 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Nov 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 2 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Nov 2 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.
Nov 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 2 End Date

Track Talk

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

Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival

Austin, TX - Travis County Exposition Center
Join us at this family-friendly event celebrating the traditions and heritage of Native American Culture.
Nov 2 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 2 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 2 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
Nov 2 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 06/08/19 DUE TO FLOODING AND PARK IS CLOSED until 06/27/19. Check back after this date to see if the July event will continue or also be cancelled. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Nov 2 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Nov 3 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Nov 3 End Date

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 3 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Nov 5 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Nov 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Nov 7 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Nov 7 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Nov 7 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Nov 8 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Nov 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 9 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 9 End Date

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 9 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 9 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for delicious dessert samples.
Nov 10 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Nov 10 End Date

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 10 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Nov 12 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Nov 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Nov 14 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Nov 14 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Nov 14 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Nov 15 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 16 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Nov 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 16 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 16 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 16 End Date

Animal Tracks

Abilene State Park
Come learn about animal tracks.
Nov 16 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 16 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 16 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 17 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Nov 17 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 17 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 17 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

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

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Nov 19 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Nov 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Nov 21 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Nov 21 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Nov 21 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Nov 22 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Nov 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 23 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 23 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 23 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 23 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

Nature Program

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

Track Talk

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

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 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.
Nov 24 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 26 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Nov 26 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Nov 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Nov 28 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Nov 28 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Nov 28 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Nov 29 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Nov 30 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 30 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 30 End Date

Track Talk

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

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Make Christmas decorations with natural materials
Nov 30 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 30 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

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

Track Talk

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

December 2019

Dec 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 1 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Dec 1 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 1 End Date

Track Talk

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

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Dec 3 End Date

Welcome to the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Discover our beautiful region where there's more than meets the eye.
Dec 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (SORRY - no program on 6/26)
Dec 5 End Date

Hike with a Homeless Dog

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Dec 5 End Date

Fort Davis Tales

Indian Lodge
Come hear how the coolest town in Texas came to be.
Dec 5 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered. (SORRY - no program on 6/20 and 6/27)
Dec 6 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 7 End Date

Birding Walk on the Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Explore bird life on a slow nature walk through Limpia Canyon with experienced volunteers.
Dec 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 7 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Dec 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.
Dec 7 End Date

Nature Program

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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 7 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 7 End Date

Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Remember Pearl Harbor at the Texas.
Dec 7 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Dec 7 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 7 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 8 End Date

Nature Program

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

Track Talk

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