Calendar of Events

Campfire Gatherings

December 2019

Dec 20
5:00p
End Date

Yuletide Firewalk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join Ranger Lindsay and learn about the origins of Yuletide.
Dec 20
5:00p
End Date

BYO S'mores!

Franklin Mountains State Park
Gather with us around the campfire as people have gathered for thousands of years to share food, fun, and family time. This is a bring your own s'mores event!
Dec 20
7:00p
End Date

A Christmas Story and S'mores

Colorado Bend State Park
After hearing a classic Christmas story, enjoy s'mores and hot chocolate.
Dec 21
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers
Dec 21
2:00p
End Date

Campfire and Cheer

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn some campfire basics and celebrate the season.
Dec 21
2:00p
End Date

Cast Iron Cooking 101

Eisenhower State Park
Interested in learning about what it takes to cook with cast iron? Join us for an introduction to cast iron cooking and learn about the history behind that big black pot while you enjoy a sweet treat!
Dec 21
3:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn basic skills of cooking with a Dutch oven.
Dec 21
5:30p
End Date

Campfire Carols & Stories

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Campfire, music & stories... join us for a camping tradition.
Dec 26
3:00p
End Date

Country Campfire Construction

Pedernales Falls State Park
Learn to make your survival fire through many different methods!
Dec 28
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers
Dec 31
10:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park ranger! Visit the 1/2 mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?
Dec 31
11:00p
End Date

First Day Campfire and First Day Night Hike

Lake Livingston State Park
Join Ranger Joel around a campfire to celebrate New Year's. We might get a chance to see some local fireworks displays! We will take a short "First Day" night hike after the campfire.

January 2020

Jan 4
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers
Jan 4
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Colorado Bend State Park
Learn Dutch oven cooking.
Jan 4
6:30p
End Date

Campfire Sing Along

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join Ranger Jeff around a cozy fire with hot Wassail!
Jan 10
5:00p
End Date

Campfire

Franklin Mountains State Park
Stories have always been a part of our traditions. Join the Park Rangers for a relaxed evening of sharing hot cocoa and stories.
Jan 11
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers
Jan 18
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers
Jan 25
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers
Jan 25
8:30a
End Date

Coffee and Conversation with a Ranger

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a ranger for hot coffee and conversation.
Jan 25
2:00p
End Date

Do It Yourself Dutch Ovens

Eisenhower State Park
Like cooking classes? Enjoy collaborative learning? Interested in learning how to use a camp Dutch oven, but don't have one? Then register for Do It Yourself Dutch Ovens!

February 2020

Feb 1
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers
Feb 8
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers
Feb 15
8:30a
End Date

Coffee With Rangers

Cleburne State Park
Campfire coffee and questions with rangers

March 2020

Mar 13
3:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to learn basic skills of cooking with a Dutch oven.