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Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

October 2017

Oct 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!
Oct 18 End Date

Bird Walk Wednesday

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing South Texas specialty birds such as the Altamira Oriole, Green Jay, Plain Chachalaca, and Great Kiskadee.
Oct 19 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 19 End Date

Plant Discovery

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Discover the beauty of the native grasses, forbs, shrubs and trees found at Enchanted Rock SNA and expert tips on how to identify them. The discovery journey will be on the lower trails. An optional ascent to the Summit will be offered at the end of the journey.
Oct 19 End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Especially kid-friendly, there's nothing to be afraid of here!
Oct 20 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Oct 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 20 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Oct 20 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.
Oct 20 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us at the park to test your skills.
Oct 20 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Oct 20 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake State Park in the dark!
Oct 21 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.
Oct 21 End Date

Bird Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring or borrow binoculars to see some of the amazing birds at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Oct 21 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 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!
Oct 21 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
NOTE NEW START TIME!
Oct 21 End Date

Songbird Mania

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore the world of colorful songbirds.
Oct 21 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 21 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 21 End Date

Birding for Beginners (10AM)

Atlanta State Park
See what birding is all about!
Oct 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 21 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a Ranger led hike!
Oct 21 End Date

More to Explore Outside Your Front Door - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Do you like watching the birds and bugs? Do you enjoy stopping to smell the roses and sharing pictures of them with your friends? Do you have a young explorer in your life? If so, this hike is for you!
Oct 21 End Date

There's a World Going on Underground - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Learn about the world that's teeming with life right beneath our feet!
Oct 21 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided hike!
Oct 21 End Date

Geocaching 101 Workshop

Inks Lake State Park
We will teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching
Oct 21 End Date

Plant Uses: From Caffeine to Poison Arrows

Lockhart State Park
Find out which plants in your backyard can be used as food, medicine, and more. You may be surprised!
Oct 21 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
Oct 21 End Date

Saturday Night Snakes

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us in learning about the snakes that call McKinney Falls home.
Oct 21 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 21 End Date

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Experience the canyon after dark.
Oct 21 End Date

Creatures of the Night 7:00 pm

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore after dark in search of owls, glowing scorpions, spiders, toads and more!
Oct 21 End Date

Haunted Trails

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Lake Casa Blanca International State Park invites you to come in costume and explore our half-mile Haunted Trail.
Oct 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 22 End Date

Colors of McKinney

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a hike on National Color Day.
Oct 22 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 22 End Date

Invasion of the Butterflies

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
See who's taking to flight at the rock.
Oct 24 End Date

Bentsen on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen’s gardens & trails looking for animal tracks, insects, plants, birds and other critters.
Oct 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!
Oct 25 End Date

Bird Walk Wednesday

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing South Texas specialty birds such as the Altamira Oriole, Green Jay, Plain Chachalaca, and Great Kiskadee.
Oct 26 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Oct 26 End Date

Junior Ranger Adventure

Inks Lake State Park
A fun hike and a chance to learn stewardship from a park ranger.
Oct 27 End Date

Guided Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Join the ranger for a hike that will get you outside connecting with the wilderness, burning off a few dozen calories and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of this Chihuahuan Desert sky island! Bring plenty of water and dress for the weather. Approximately two hours. All ages, dogs welcome.
Oct 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 27 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Oct 27 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.
Oct 27 End Date

Spider Safari!

Bastrop State Park
Come and hunt for amazing arachnids on the old Golf Course trails with a Ranger!
Oct 27 End Date

Night Hike (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Caddo Forest Trail in the evening hour.
Oct 28 End Date

Nature Walk About

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Join us for a bird and nature walk with the expert - Gene Blacklock!
Oct 28 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Oct 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!
Oct 28 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Find out how fun birding can be!
Oct 28 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 28 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 28 End Date

Hike With a Homeless Dog (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Take a shelter dog for a hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 28 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a Ranger led hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Legacy of the Lost Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Explore the past, present, and future of this area on a one mile guided hike led by a Master Naturalist.
Oct 28 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Lower Falls Day Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder about how the park got its name? Join us for a hike to learn the history of McKinney Falls.
Oct 28 End Date

Out of the Ashes - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a mile long guided hike on the trails at Bastrop State Park.
Oct 28 End Date

Creepy Crawlies Scavenger Hunt (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Look for the creepy, crawly animals that call Caddo Lake home!
Oct 28 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Will you survive this humorous Zombie Hike?
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Can you survive a zombie apocalypse? Join us at the park to test your skills.
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 28 End Date

Haunted Trails

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Please join us if you dare for a Halloween scare. Put on your favorite costume and enjoy a night of fun, food, games, and haunted hiking trails!
Oct 28 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us to discover what goes bump in the night during this special Halloween-themed night hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive the zombie apocalypse? Find out on this spooky and informative hike.
Oct 28 End Date

Night Hike

Meridian State Park
Creepy Crawly Good Time
Oct 28 End Date

What Goes Bump in the Night - Night Hike

Buescher State Park
How do nocturnal creatures prowl and stalk their prey? Learn to walk like a fox and hear like an owl as we explore the park after dark just in time for Halloween!
Oct 28 End Date

Not-So-Spooky Night Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Palo Duro Canyon is full of creepy things that go bump in the night. But are they really so scary? Come experience a night hike at the park and learn why the things that come out in the dark really aren't so scary after all.
Oct 28 End Date

Haunted Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Are you brave enough?
Oct 29 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Dress up and lets hike to the top of Ranger Peak!
Oct 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Oct 29 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 29 End Date

Invasion of the Butterflies

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
See who's taking to flight at the rock.
Oct 31 End Date

Bentsen on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Come explore Bentsen’s gardens & trails looking for animal tracks, insects, plants, birds and other critters.
Oct 31 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 31 End Date

Night Hike with a Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come explore the dark side of Cooper Lake State Park this Halloween!

November 2017

Nov 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!
Nov 2 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 3 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Nov 3 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.
Nov 3 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Nov 4 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 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!
Nov 4 End Date

Songbird Mania

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore the world of colorful songbirds.
Nov 4 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 4 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 4 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Nov 4 End Date

Fall Chautauqua Fundraiser

Mother Neff State Park
Join the Mother Neff State Park Association for a day of fun in the park!
Nov 4 End Date

Full Moon Program and Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
Moon program at the Interpretive Center Full Moon Hike at start at dusk. Please check the current flyer at the Headquarters for location and start time.
Nov 4 End Date

Starry Sky Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Experience the beauty of our trails as the sun goes down.
Nov 4 End Date

Full Moon Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come and explore Hueco Tanks in the moonlight.
Nov 5 End Date

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Nov 5 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!
Nov 5 End Date

Discover the Other Side of the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore another side of Enchanted Rock!
Nov 5 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 8 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 9 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 10 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Nov 10 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.
Nov 10 End Date

Night Hike (7PM)

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Volksmarch Trail in the evening hours!
Nov 11 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 November 11, 2017 at 8:00 am and the tour leaves promptly at 8:30 with an arrival time back at Headquarters Building at 4:30 pm.
Nov 11 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 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!
Nov 11 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Nov 11 End Date

Women's Hike!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
A women-only hike at Hueco Tanks.
Nov 11 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 11 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 11 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Nov 11 End Date

Sasquatch Survival Hike (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how would a Sasquatch survive in the wild?
Nov 11 End Date

Animals Signs Hike

Bonham State Park
Can you read the signs that the wildlife has left behind?
Nov 11 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 12 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!
Nov 12 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 15 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Nov 16 End Date

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 17 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Nov 17 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.
Nov 18 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.
Nov 18 End Date

Weekly Birding Walk in the Park

Davis Mountains State Park
Every week a ranger guides a walk to find and identify birds, plants, sights and sounds at one of the most beautiful places in the Big Bend Region! This walk is for the amateur and experienced birder, as well as any visitor, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, binoculars, and field guide.
Nov 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!
Nov 18 End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Find out how fun birding can be!
Nov 18 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of each month for a new adventure!
Nov 18 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 18 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (On Hold Until Hurricane Damage is Assessed - Full, but call to add your name to the Wait List!)

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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 18 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 18 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 18 End Date

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Experience the canyon after dark!
Nov 18 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Nov 19 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!
Nov 19 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 19 End Date

Invasion of the Butterflies

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
See who's taking to flight at the rock.
Nov 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!
Nov 24 End Date

Turkey Trot up the Mountain

Davis Mountains State Park
Burn off that big Thanksgiving feast from the Black Bear Restaurant by joining a ranger on a guided hike to the top of the Indian Lodge Trail. This is a challenging trail so bring water, wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. We recommend a hiking stick for this trail.
Nov 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 24 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Nov 24 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Nov 24 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.
Nov 24 End Date

Night Hike (7PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Nov 24 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Nov 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!
Nov 25 End Date

Discover the Other Side of the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore another side of Enchanted Rock!
Nov 25 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 25 End Date

Geocaching Turkey Style

Inks Lake State Park
We teach you all about the modern day treasure hunt called geocaching with some fun turkey help.
Nov 25 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?
Nov 25 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.
Nov 25 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 26 End Date

Last Sunday Hike-Turkey Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Burn all those Thanksgiving Day calories hiking up Ranger Peak!
Nov 26 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!
Nov 26 End Date

Discover the Other Side of the Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Explore another side of Enchanted Rock!
Nov 26 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Nov 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Take a Hike With a Homeless Dog!

Davis Mountains State Park
The Grand Companions animal shelter brings dogs for visitors to walk on a park trail! Come to the location listed on the weekly flyer and help a dog get some exercise!

December 2017

Dec 1 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Dec 1 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 1 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.
Dec 2 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!
Dec 2 End Date

Third Annual Mother Neff Christmas

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for creative Christmas crafts, special guests, a holiday hike and more!
Dec 2 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 2 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Dec 2 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 2 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.
Dec 2 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 2 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Let the full moon light your way and explore the night!
Dec 2 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Dec 3 End Date

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Dec 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!
Dec 3 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 6 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Dec 8 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 8 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.
Dec 9 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!
Dec 9 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
Dec 9 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 9 End Date

Plant Uses: From Caffeine to Poison Arrows

Lockhart State Park
Find out which plants in your backyard can be used as food, medicine, and more. You may be surprised!
Dec 9 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 9 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 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!
Dec 10 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 13 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.
Dec 15 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 15 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.
Dec 16 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!
Dec 16 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a new adventure!
Dec 16 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 16 End Date

Gifts from the Trees

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Dec 16 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 16 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 16 End Date

Santa Hat Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Wear your favorite festive gear for this walk through the winter woods.
Dec 16 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Dec 16 End Date

New Moon Hike-in Star Party

Palmetto State Park
1/4 mile night hike to a star viewing area
Dec 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!
Dec 17 End Date

Holly Jolly Women's Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
Let's go ladies: This hike is a challenge but we can do it! Meet at the Primitive Area parking lot loaded with water, snacks, hiking sticks, and sturdy shoes to walk our longest trail, the 11 mile Sheep Pen Canyon Trail.
Dec 17 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 20 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 22 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.
Dec 23 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 23 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 23 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?
Dec 23 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.
Dec 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!
Dec 24 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 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!
Dec 29 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 29 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.
Dec 29 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Bring your flashlights and witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Dec 30 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!
Dec 30 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 30 End Date

Bird Walk on the Trailway

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Explore beautiful sandstone formations in remote areas only accessible on this guided hike.
Dec 30 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.
Dec 30 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Dec 31 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Dec 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!
Dec 31 End Date

Summit Trail Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike the Rock!

January 2018

Jan 1 End Date

Hueco First Day Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
As a new year rolls in, it is time for the Annual First Day Hikes! This year Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site will be offering three hikes on January 1st with varying difficulties for all ages.
Jan 1 End Date

1st Day Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's start this new year with the right attitude and the right foot!
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.
Jan 1 End Date

New Year Hike

Meridian State Park
How will you start the New Year?
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike

Palmetto State Park
Start the New Year off on the right foot with a First Day Hike at Palmetto State Park.
Jan 1 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
A New Year of treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 1 End Date

First Day Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Blaze a trail and start your new year off on the right foot....or left foot.
Jan 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!
Jan 5 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 5 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Jan 7 End Date

Women's Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Women! let's hike together to the top of Ranger Peak!
Jan 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!
Jan 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!
Jan 12 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 12 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 13 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Jan 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!
Jan 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!
Jan 19 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 19 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

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

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Jan 20 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 20 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Jan 20 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
Jan 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!
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 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

Beachcombing 101

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
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 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!

February 2018

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

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
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 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 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

Beachcombing 101

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
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 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 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

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 17 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
The stars at night, are big and bright....Deep in the heart of Texas!
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 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 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

Beachcombing 101

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
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 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 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

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

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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!

April 2018

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 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 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!

July 2018

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.

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.