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Star Party in the Badlands

7:30p to 9:30p
Sat, November 18, 2023
Layla Spurlock
(432) 424-3327, x2

The Stars at Night are Big and Bright👏👏👏👏! Join park rangers on a tour across our galactic neighborhood.

Explore the far out reaches of the universe and share stories behind your favorite constellation. Park Rangers will take you on a guided tour of our night sky and look at some of your favorite planets and stars through a telescope. 

Reservations are required due to limited space. Please contact Ranger Layla at to reserve your spot. 

When: Saturday, November 18, 2023 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Where: West Contrabando Trailhead. Located on FM 170 (River Road) approximately 7 miles from Barton Warnock Visitor Center. 

Bring: Camp Chair, Blankets (it gets cooler in the desert at night), and a red bulb flashlight/headlamp. 

Cost: This event is free with park admission, $5 per person 13 and older. Park Admission is free with a Texas State Parks Pass

Programs are subject to location changes, postponement, or cancellation due to weather. Check our Instagram or Facebook stories for the most up-to-date information on program details.