Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

January 2018

Jan 23 End Date

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore our gardens and trails and discover the plants and animals that make the south Texas floodplain forest so unique. We may travel on foot, so make sure to bring drinking water, insect repellent and a hat.
Jan 24 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 25 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore our gardens and trails and discover the plants and animals that make the south Texas floodplain forest so unique. We may travel on foot, so make sure to bring drinking water, insect repellent and a hat.
Jan 26 End Date

Wildlife Viewing Feature Work Weekend

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

Bird Walk

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Winter Birding 101

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jan 27 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

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

Environmental Eavesdroppers - Guided Hike

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

Backcountry Hike Series

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

Winter Walk

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Bay Tower Hike

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

Tour of "The Village"

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

Native American History Walk

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

Owls: Silent Hunters of the Night

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

Creatures of the Night 6:00 pm

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

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Experience the canyon after dark!
Jan 28 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

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

Nature Program

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

Incredible Edibles

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

Hike to the Summit

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike to the park's most visited overlook site.
Jan 30 End Date

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore our gardens and trails and discover the plants and animals that make the south Texas floodplain forest so unique. We may travel on foot, so make sure to bring drinking water, insect repellent and a hat.
Jan 31 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

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

Blue Moon Hike

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

February 2018

Feb 1 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Feb 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Winter Birding 101

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 3 End Date

Peak Fitness Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

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

Moonshiner's Adventure

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

Out of the Ashes

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile-long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire. Explore how the landscape is bouncing back right before our eyes!
Feb 3 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

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

Art in the Park: Poetry

Buescher State Park
Meet us for some nature observation time, riddle poetry and a short walk to the Big Cedar Elm for more inspiration and to write your own poem. Come set your inner nature poet free! This is a Junior Ranger activity.
Feb 3 End Date

We Can Take It! The CCC in Palo Duro Canyon

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

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Bay Tower Hike

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

Night Hike

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

Women's Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Feb 4 End Date

Nature Program

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

Hike to the Summit

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

Aztec Caves Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers. This is a moderate, 1.5-mile hike ending at the Aztec Caves (3 miles total). Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Winter Birding 101

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Hike the Canyon

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

Women's Hike!

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Feb 10 End Date

Nature Program

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

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

Life in the Civilian Conservation Corps

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

Track and Scat Hike

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

Bird Walk on the Trailway

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

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Bay Tower Hike

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

Become an Animal of the Park

Bastrop State Park
Have you ever wanted to walk in the footsteps of wildlife? This easy walk is an exploration into how the animals of Bastrop State Park move and sound in the wild and how we as humans are different and similar.
Feb 11 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Feb 11 End Date

Nature Program

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

Hike to the Summit

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike to the park's most visited overlook site.
Feb 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Valentine's Day Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a romantic stroll through the woods.
Feb 15 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Feb 16 End Date

Winter Birding 101

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 17 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

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

Choke Canyon Bird Festival

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

Women-Only Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Explore the Canyon

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Feb 17 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

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

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Feb 17 End Date

How Parks Saved the Country

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

Leave No Trace

Buescher State Park
Learn how to camp like a ninja! Discover what it means to Leave No Trace as we take a short hike and complete activities from the Junior Ranger Activity Journal.
Feb 17 End Date

Cross Timbers Bird Walk

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

Geology Rocks! Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Do you enjoy stories? Have you ever wondered about the stories rocks can tell us? These silent storytellers change and collect experiences just like everything else in the natural world.
Feb 17 End Date

Ladies Hike

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

Lower Comanche Trail Nature Walk

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

Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 18 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Feb 18 End Date

Nature Program

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

Prospect Mine Hike - 10 a.m.

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

Hike to the Summit

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

Prospect Mine Hike - 1 p.m.

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Feb 24 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

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

Out of the Ashes

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile-long hike to explore how Bastrop State Park has recovered from the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire. Explore how the landscape is bouncing back right before our eyes!
Feb 24 End Date

Campground Nature Walk

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

Bay Tower Hike

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

Last Sunday Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Feb 25 End Date

Nature Program

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

March 2018

Mar 1 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Mar 2 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 3 End Date

Peak Fitness Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Mar 3 End Date

Nature Program

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Bay Tower Hike

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

Women's Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Mar 4 End Date

Nature Program

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

Agave Loop Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers. This is a moderate, 1.5-mile loop. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Mar 7 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Women's Hike!

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way we will learn about the geology of this gigantic dome and about some of the rare plants that inhabit the area. You'll hear some tales about historic people and find out how Enchanted Rock State Natural Area came to be.
Mar 10 End Date

Nature Program

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Bay Tower Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Nature Program

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

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Mar 13 End Date

Ottine Swamp Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore with us and learn about botany on this guided hike.
Mar 14 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 15 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Mar 16 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

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

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 17 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

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

Women-Only Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Mar 17 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Hike with a Park Ranger or Volunteer

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

Ladies Hike

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

New Moon Hike-in Star Party

Palmetto State Park
1/4 mile night hike to a star viewing area
Mar 18 End Date

Tin Mine Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Nature Program

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

Trails Day

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

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

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

Nature Program

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

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Mar 25 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Nature Program

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Mar 30 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Mar 31 End Date

Full Moon Hike

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

April 2018

Apr 1 End Date

Women's Hike

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

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

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

Nature Program

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

A Walk Back in Time

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

Campground Nature Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
Get out and get your blood moving while finding out which birds are flapping, which bugs are buzzing, which plants are yummy, useful, or will pack a punch! Meet at the Interpretive Center for this fun and interesting program!
Apr 8 End Date

Nature Program

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

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Apr 11 End Date

Homeschool Class - Pollinators

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
Apr 12 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Homeschool Class - Pollinators

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

New Moon Hike-in Star Party

Palmetto State Park
1/4 mile night hike to a star viewing area
Apr 14 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

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

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

Nature Program

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Tin Mine Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

Nature Program

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Ottine Swamp Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore with us and learn about botany on this guided hike.
Apr 22 End Date

Nature Program

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

Earth Day Hike

Meridian State Park
Learn how to be a good steward of our environment!
Apr 26 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Apr 27 End Date

South Llano River State Park Birding Festival

South Llano River State Park
Sponsored by the Friends of South Llano River State Park, this is sure to be an amazing weekend!
Apr 28 End Date

Weekly Nature Walk in the Park

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

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

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

Nature Program

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

Campground Nature Walk

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

Last Sunday Hike

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

Nature Program

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

Full Moon Hike

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

May 2018

May 3 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Ottine Swamp Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore with us and learn about botany on this guided hike.
May 20 End Date

Nature Program

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

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
May 24 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

June 2018

Jun 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 16 End Date

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Jun 28 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Meet at the Interpretive Center to walk an adoptable dog from the local Grand Companions animal shelter. Give these dogs a great experience while maybe making a forever 4-legged friend! Wear sturdy shoes Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1 hour.
Jun 30 End Date

Nature Program

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

July 2018

Jul 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

A Walk Back in Time

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Jul 19 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

August 2018

Aug 2 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Aug 30 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

September 2018

Sep 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

October 2018

Oct 6 End Date

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

Nature Program

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

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.