Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

May 2022

May 26
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
May 27
8:00a
End Date

Storywalk: The Busy Tree (Self-Guided)

Fort Parker State Park
Take a walk along the Bur Oak Nature Trail and read The Busy Tree!
May 27
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
May 27
2:00p
End Date

Roaming Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
On Fridays, walk along our 2-mile concrete trail and find our roaming ranger. Take time to enjoy nature's beauty and ask questions throughout the trail.
May 27
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Explore the park after dark!
May 27
9:00p
End Date

Walking with Spiders

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring a flashlight and join us in searching for Wolf Spiders along the trail in this evening hike!
May 27
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
May 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
May 28
8:30a
End Date

Beautiful Birding Stroll

Palmetto State Park
Flock right up! Come out and join us for our bird walks.
May 28
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
May 28
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 28
9:00a
End Date

Wild Photo Walk

Tyler State Park
Discover the outdoors through your viewfinder
May 28
9:00a
End Date

Plants of the Thornscrub

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Learn which flora call our thornscrub home!
May 28
9:30a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
May 28
10:00a
End Date

Scavenger Hunt Hike

Lockhart State Park
Embark on a scavenger adventure - from vultures and insects to a scavenger-themed scavenger hunt - you won’t want to miss this fun hike!
May 28
10:00a
End Date

Forest Bathing

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a Texas Master Naturalist to learn about the Japanese art of Shinrin-yoku - Forest Bathing!
May 28
11:00a
End Date

Memorial Day Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join us for a 2-mile nature hike on our concrete trail.
May 28
11:00a
End Date

Bingo Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come play Bingo and hike through nature!
May 28
1:30p
End Date

Outgoing Outdoors 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us to learn useful tips and tricks for further enjoyment of the outdoors!
May 28
2:00p
End Date

Dragonflies: An Ode to Odonata

Tyler State Park
Aerobatic hunters of the sky!
May 28
2:00p
End Date

The Trees at Caddo Lake: A Scavenger Hunt

Caddo Lake State Park
The trees at Caddo Lake State Park root humans and animals together! Walk along the Caddo forest trail for a tree ID scavenger hunt.
May 28
2:00p
End Date

River Rock Crawl

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Dip, duck, crouch, and crawl your way through the Paluxy River Trail!
May 28
2:00p
End Date

All About the Moon

Village Creek State Park
What’s the deal with that big, round thing in the night sky? Join a ranger to learn more about that wondrous glowing orb in the sky. Where did it come from? Why does it look the way it does? What would happen if there was no moon? Who needs the moon? Then join us later that night for an almost full moon hike (registration required) to find out about the night life and creatures that depend on the moon.
May 28
4:00p
End Date

Lichen to Lovin' - Epiphytes in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about lichens and the roles these fantastic little creatures play in supporting the ecosystem at McKinney Falls.
May 28
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Explore the park after dark!
May 28
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Village Creek State Park
Join us for an almost full moon hike in the woods. During this ranger-led hike, we will be exploring the adaptations of nocturnal animals and testing our own senses in the dark. Find out more about the creatures that are active when the sun goes down. Registration for hike is required.
May 28
9:00p
End Date

Walking with Spiders

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring a flashlight and join us in searching for Wolf Spiders along the trail in this evening hike!
May 29
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
May 29
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
May 29
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
May 29
9:00a
End Date

Catfish Point Trail Guided Hike

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Get outside and enjoy some time on the trail!
May 29
9:00a
End Date

Hackenburg Loop Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our ranger in hiking along the river, surveying flood damage and erosion!
May 29
10:00a
End Date

Reptile Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger while we search high and low for reptiles and amphibians!
May 29
10:00a
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
May 29
10:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn the basics of birding!
May 29
2:00p
End Date

Navigation by Nature

Tyler State Park
Find your way without a map and compass!
May 30
9:00a
End Date

Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!

June 2022

Jun 2
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jun 2
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Jun 3
9:30a
End Date

Beginning Bird Watching

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn the basics of bird watching.
Jun 3
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jun 3
5:00p
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Explore the Juniper Ridge trail at Copper Breaks State Park. Learn about the geology, plants and history of CBSP while taking a short but beautiful hike.
Jun 3
8:30p
End Date

Frog & Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home!
Jun 3
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Jun 4
8:00a
End Date

National Trails Day-Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Savannah Loop
Jun 4
8:00a
End Date

National Trails Day-Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Bluff Spurs
Jun 4
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 4
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Jun 4
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jun 4
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jun 4
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 4
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jun 4
9:00a
End Date

Hackenburg Loop Trail Day

Pedernales Falls State Park
Its National Trail Day! Join us in caring for one of our favorite trails - Hackenburg Loop!
Jun 4
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn about the basics of birding and why it is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities in the US.
Jun 4
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Jun 4
10:00a
End Date

Outdoor Community Day!

Cleburne State Park
A day filled with all things outdoors! The entire community is invited to spend the day with us learning kayaking, archery, backyard bass, Dutch oven cooking, and much more! Fun for all ages! Entrance Fees are waived for the day!
Jun 4
11:00a
End Date

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come hike and swim in the river to our least visited dinosaur track site!
Jun 4
2:00p
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
Jun 4
2:00p
End Date

Heat Hacks Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn how to beat the heat with these outdoor heat hacks and tips!
Jun 4
3:00p
End Date

Springfield Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Enjoy the Springfield Trail with a ranger!
Jun 4
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jun 5
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 5
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jun 5
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 5
9:00a
End Date

Morning Hike with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join rangers for a morning hike around the park.
Jun 5
9:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we observe observe birds, plants, insects, and other critters.
Jun 5
11:00a
End Date

Snake Safety Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a quick hike to talk about snake species and safety!
Jun 9
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jun 10
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

South Llano River State Park
Come hike and explore the backcountry with a ranger.
Jun 10
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jun 10
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Jun 11
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 11
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jun 11
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 11
9:00a
End Date

Wildlife Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our park ranger in viewing local wildlife in their native habitat!
Jun 11
9:00a
End Date

Go Take a Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Get outside, go on a hike!
Jun 11
9:00a
End Date

Medicinal Plant Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover how the forest can be your pharmacy!
Jun 11
10:00a
End Date

CCC Hike - Guided tour of the Bois d' Arc Trail

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Jun 11
10:00a
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Learn about edible and useful plants.
Jun 11
11:00a
End Date

Go Take a Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Get outside, go on a hike!
Jun 11
2:00p
End Date

Event Cancelled- Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Jun 11
2:00p
End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jun 11
3:00p
End Date

Springfield Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Enjoy the Springfield Trail with a ranger!
Jun 11
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jun 11
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Fort Boggy State Park
Come see the transformation of the park at night.
Jun 11
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
**registration required**
Jun 12
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 12
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jun 12
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 12
9:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we observe observe birds, plants, insects, and other critters.
Jun 12
9:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Stroll through the woods and along the lake on this guided half-mile hike
Jun 12
11:00a
End Date

Denio Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come hike to one of our least-visited track sites!
Jun 12
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
**registration required**
Jun 13
11:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Learn how to become a Citizen Scientist in nature!
Jun 13
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
**registration required**
Jun 14
9:30p
End Date

Strawberry Moon Hike - REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of June’s Strawberry Moon in this full moon hike.
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Jun 17
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jun 17
2:00p
End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Life and death on a flower.
Jun 18
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 18
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Jun 18
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jun 18
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 18
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jun 18
9:00a
End Date

Wild Photo Walk

Tyler State Park
Discover the outdoors through your viewfinder!
Jun 18
11:00a
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 18
2:00p
End Date

Navigation Revelation: Map and Compass

Tyler State Park
Map and Compass Navigation
Jun 18
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Jun 18
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jun 18
8:30p
End Date

Creatures of the Night Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a night hike to discover the critters that come out when the sun goes down!
Jun 19
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 19
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jun 19
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 19
11:00a
End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jun 19
2:00p
End Date

Heat Hacks Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn how to beat the heat with these outdoor heat hacks and tips!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Wildlife Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our park ranger in viewing local wildlife in their native habitat!
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jun 23
7:30p
End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Take a little stroll and explore the wildlife in the park after dark. Seating limited!
Jun 24
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

South Llano River State Park
Come hike and explore the backcountry with a ranger.
Jun 24
9:00a
End Date

Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!
Jun 24
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jun 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 25
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jun 25
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 25
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Jun 25
9:00a
End Date

Twin Falls Nature Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Hike with us down to scenic Twin Falls!
Jun 25
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Earn a junior ranger badge while learning about history, wildlife, and safety.
Jun 25
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn the basics of birding and what makes birdwatching such a popular hobby. No experience required!
Jun 25
11:00a
End Date

Snake Safety Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for a quick hike to talk about snake species and safety!
Jun 25
2:00p
End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Jun 25
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jun 25
8:45p
End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Join a Park Ranger as we search for the amphibians that call Lockhart home!
Jun 25
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

South Llano River State Park
Experience the park after dark!
Jun 26
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 26
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Wildlife Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our park ranger in viewing local wildlife in their native habitat!
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Morning Hike with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join rangers for a morning hike through the state park.
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Stroll through the woods with a ranger on this guided half-mile hike
Jun 26
11:00a
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 30
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!

July 2022

Jul 1
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 2
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 2
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 3
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 3
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 3
11:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Explore Copper Breaks State Park!
Jul 7
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jul 8
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 9
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 9
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

CCC Hike - Guided tour of the Bois d' Arc Trail

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Jul 9
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jul 10
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 10
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 14
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jul 15
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 16
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 16
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 16
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jul 17
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 17
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jul 17
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jul 21
7:30p
End Date

Night Skies

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
The stars at night are big and bright on valley summer nights!
Jul 22
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 23
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 23
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 23
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jul 24
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 24
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Jul 29
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Jul 30
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 30
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 30
2:30p
End Date

Plant Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find native plants in the park on a stroll through the garden.
Jul 30
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night!
Jul 31
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 31
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.

August 2022

Aug 4
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Aug 5
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 6
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 6
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Aug 6
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Aug 6
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 7
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 7
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Aug 7
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 11
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Aug 11
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Aug 12
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 13
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 13
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Aug 13
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 13
10:00a
End Date

CCC Hike - Guided tour of the Bois d' Arc Trail

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Aug 14
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 14
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Aug 14
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 18
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Aug 19
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 20
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 20
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 20
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Aug 21
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 21
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view! Beginning in April, this hike starts at 9 am so we can beat the heat!
Aug 25
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Aug 26
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 27
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike: Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Join a volunteer on an informative guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 27
2:30p
End Date

Plant Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find native plants in the park on a stroll through the garden.
Aug 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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 28
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.

September 2022

Sep 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Sep 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 4
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 10
10:00a
End Date

CCC Hike - Guided tour of the Bois d' Arc Trail

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Sep 11
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 17
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Sep 18
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 25
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.

October 2022

Oct 1
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Oct 2
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 7
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 8
10:00a
End Date

CCC Hike - Guided tour of the Bois d' Arc Trail

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Oct 15
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.

November 2022

Nov 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 5
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Nov 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 12
10:00a
End Date

CCC Hike - Guided tour of the Bois d' Arc Trail

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Nov 19
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.

December 2022

Dec 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Dec 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Dec 17
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.

January 2023

Jan 1
9:00a
End Date

First Day Hike - 2023

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Ring in the NEW year on this OLD trail.
Jan 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!

March 2023

Mar 31
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!

April 2023

Apr 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!

September 2023

Sep 30
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!

October 2023

Oct 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!