Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

February 2019

Feb 15 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Feb 16 End Date

Sunrise Hike!

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Start your day with the sun. Join a ranger for a 2-mile hike.
Feb 16 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!
Feb 16 End Date

Tyler State Park Birding Tour

Tyler State Park
Let's Go Birding!
Feb 16 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a walk to learn about the birds that call the waters of Goose Island State Park home.
Feb 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!
Feb 16 End Date

Explore the Canyon

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

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 16 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Feb 16 End Date

Hackenberg Loop Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our ranger in hiking along the river, surveying flood damage, and erosion!
Feb 16 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Feb 16 End Date

Guided Hike – Steep Ravine Trail

Mission Tejas State Park
Explore the unique Steep Ravine Trail in the quiet, cool calm of winter.
Feb 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 16 End Date

Tracks & Fossils

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the mighty dinosaurs that once roamed these lands and the fossils that came after them.
Feb 16 End Date

Ask-a-Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Saturday at 10 a.m.
Feb 16 End Date

Buds, Blossoms, & Bounty

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
From your roots to theirs, uncover the secrets of nature's wild garden on this guided hike.
Feb 16 End Date

Hike With a Ranger or Texas Master Naturalist!

Blanco State Park
Please join us on a hike with a ranger or Texas Master Naturalist! This is a great time to enjoy signs of winter on our Caswell Nature Trail.
Feb 16 End Date

Winter Wonderland Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join Ranger Rob and find out the secret gems of winter!
Feb 16 End Date

Furever Yours Homeless Dog Hike and Adoption Event

Fort Parker State Park
Hike with a homeless dog and possibly leave with a new furry family member!
Feb 16 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Come and join us on a ½ mile hike on our beautifully paved trail!
Feb 16 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Feb 16 End Date

Discover the Lost Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
There is much to discover about Bastrop State Park and why it is a unique find in central Texas!
Feb 16 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a Ranger for a guided hike through the park!
Feb 16 End Date

Birding 101: Introduction to Birding

Tyler State Park
Discover a new hobby!
Feb 16 End Date

Rock Art Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Explore the history of Hueco Tanks with a park ranger or volunteer.
Feb 16 End Date

Hike to Cave Kiva

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join a ranger or volunteer on a hike to one of the most interesting sites at Hueco Tanks
Feb 16 End Date

When You Hear the Cannons Go Boom: The Texas Cannons

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a ranger-led walk through the Texian Army’s camp to learn about the Twin Sisters, the Texas Army's cannons.
Feb 16 End Date

San Jacinto Pokémon Safari

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us on a guided walk as we hunt Pokemon in the Birthplace of Texas.
Feb 16 End Date

Rock Art Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Explore the history of Hueco Tanks with a park ranger or volunteer.
Feb 16 End Date

Pre-History Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants.
Feb 16 End Date

Moonlight Night Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the moon.
Feb 17 End Date

Tin Mine Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the El Paso Tin Mines, the remains of a mining operation from the early 1900s. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 17 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 17 End Date

Geology Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Join an experienced volunteer for an in-depth look at the geologic processes that shaped the past and present of McKinney Falls.
Feb 17 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Feb 17 End Date

Bird Walk to the Tower

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Hit the trails with a park ranger to find the birds in the park
Feb 17 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Come and join us on a ½ mile hike on our beautifully paved trail!
Feb 17 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Hike with us down to scenic Twin Falls!
Feb 17 End Date

River Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River trails.
Feb 17 End Date

Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike through time, starting in modern history and hiking down to 300 million year old fossils!
Feb 17 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.!
Feb 17 End Date

Sunset Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock to catch the sunset!
Feb 18 End Date

Rise and Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a hike while stopping to observe birds, plants, insects, and other critters.
Feb 19 End Date

Incredible Plants of South Texas

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Each plant is different from the next- let's get to know them!
Feb 19 End Date

Full Moon Hike

San Angelo State Park
Under the illumination of the full moon we will hike to our day-use area. There we will look through a telescope focused on the moon for a more in depth look, take a constellation tour of the night sky, and then hike back with UV lights to find night animals.
Feb 19 End Date

Supermoon Stroll

Cedar Hill State Park
Come take a moonlit stroll through Penn Farm!
Feb 20 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a walk to learn about the birds that call the waters of Goose Island State Park home.
Feb 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!
Feb 20 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 20 End Date

Stroll in the Park

Franklin Mountains State Park
Looking for a slow-paced, mid-week expedition? This is the hike for you! Open to adventurers of all ages and abilities. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Feb 20 End Date

National Love Your Pet Day - Dog Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Bring your dog and join a Park Ranger for a short 1 mile guided hike!
Feb 21 End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 21 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

South Llano River State Park
Hike the West Canyon Loop trail with a ranger!
Feb 21 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
See the creatures that creep, crawl, and call in the night!
Feb 22 End Date

Big Tree Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 22 End Date

Nature Walk (1 PM)

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for winter nature!
Feb 22 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Feb 22 End Date

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
Feb 22 End Date

Night Hike: Nature's Night Shift (7PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!
Feb 22 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Feb 23 End Date

Sunrise Summit

Garner State Park
Start your day with the sun!
Feb 23 End Date

Fort Sherman Days 2019

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us as we go back in time to view our area history.
Feb 23 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 02/23/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Limited space-reservation required!
Feb 23 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a walk to learn about the birds that call the waters of Goose Island State Park home.
Feb 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!
Feb 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 23 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Feb 23 End Date

Woodland Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Follow the rugged Woodland trail and see the vast beauty of Central Texas
Feb 23 End Date

Four-legged Friend Hike

San Angelo State Park
Load up your lovable pet and bring them out for our Four-legged Friend Hike. All dogs are welcome for this amazing outdoor adventure.
Feb 23 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Feb 23 End Date

Guided Hike – Steps of the CCC

Mission Tejas State Park
Walk in the footsteps of the young men who reshaped our nation and replanted our wilderness.
Feb 23 End Date

Hike Into History at Eisenhower State Park!

Eisenhower State Park
The natural and cultural resources that surround us have a story to tell. Hit the trail with us at Eisenhower to learn a little bit about what the resources of the Red River Valley say about us!
Feb 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike - 10 am

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 23 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Feb 23 End Date

Tracks & Fossils

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the mighty dinosaurs that once roamed these lands and the fossils that came after them.
Feb 23 End Date

Ask-a-Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Saturday at 10 a.m.
Feb 23 End Date

Birds, Butterflies, & Beyond

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join the flock on this guided hike to discover a world of flight.
Feb 23 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Come and join us on a ½ mile hike on our beautifully paved trail!
Feb 23 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Feb 23 End Date

Buds, Blossoms, & Bounty

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
From your roots to theirs, uncover the secrets of nature's wild garden on this guided hike.
Feb 23 End Date

Birding for Beginners (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Feb 23 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a Ranger for a guided hike through the park!
Feb 23 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families.
Feb 23 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 23 End Date

Bird-watching Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Want to learn about the birds that call McKinney Falls home? Join us for an evening of bird-watching.
Feb 23 End Date

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Feb 24 End Date

Last Sunday Hike - Couples Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Grab your significant other and join us for a quick hike up Directisimo trail!
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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 24 End Date

Bark in the Park

Pedernales Falls State Park
Trailblazing with your favorite furry friend!
Feb 24 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Feb 24 End Date

Bird Walk to the Tower

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Hit the trails with a park ranger to find the birds in the park
Feb 24 End Date

Ranger Time! - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Come on an adventure and find out some interesting information about our park and what rangers do to keep the parks running!
Feb 24 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Come and join us on a ½ mile hike on our beautifully paved trail!
Feb 24 End Date

Bringing Back Bygones

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join in on the conversation of the past as we enjoy the present.
Feb 24 End Date

Kerr Property Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come with Ranger Zach as we explore the newest part of the park!
Feb 24 End Date

Scat Attack!

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about park animals from what they leave behind.
Feb 25 End Date

Rise and Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a hike while stopping to observe birds, plants, insects, and other critters.
Feb 26 End Date

Incredible Plants of South Texas

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Each plant is different from the next- let's get to know them!
Feb 27 End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Join us for a walk to learn about the birds that call the waters of Goose Island State Park home.
Feb 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!
Feb 27 End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 27 End Date

Habitat Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Join a park ranger for a guided hike!
Feb 28 End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 28 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

South Llano River State Park
Hike the West Canyon Loop trail with a ranger!
Feb 28 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
See the creatures that creep, crawl, and call in the night!

March 2019

Mar 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Mar 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 1 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 2 End Date

Hike Into History at Eisenhower State Park!

Eisenhower State Park
The natural and cultural resources that surround us have a story to tell. Hit the trail with us at Eisenhower to learn a little bit about what the resources of the Red River Valley say about us!
Mar 2 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 2 End Date

Nature Trail Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Interpretive nature walk focusing on the native plants of Stephen F. Austin S.P.
Mar 2 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Mar 2 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?
Mar 2 End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Mar 2 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families.
Mar 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.
Mar 2 End Date

Hike into History at Bonham State Park!

Bonham State Park
The natural and cultural resources that surround us have a story to tell. Hit the trail with us at Bonham SP to learn a little bit about what the natural and cultural resources of the Red River Valley say about us!
Mar 2 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

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

Women Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Mar 3 End Date

Aztec Caves Hike

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 8 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 9 End Date

Bird Walk

Garner State Park
Join a local naturalist for a guided bird walk
Mar 9 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 03/09/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Limited space-reservation required!
Mar 9 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the second Saturday of each month for a guided hike.
Mar 9 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike - 10 am

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 9 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Mar 9 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided walk!
Mar 9 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.
Mar 9 End Date

Bug Eat Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles in this fascinating walk!
Mar 9 End Date

Birding and Board Games

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us to play The Great Migration Game and learn more about the annual bird migration with a ranger-led bird walk in the marsh.
Mar 9 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families.
Mar 9 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.
Mar 9 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Mar 9 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 10 End Date

Guided Hike with a Park Volunteer

San Angelo State Park
Come join us for an outdoor excursion with one of our amazing park volunteers, and learn about San Angelo State Parks wildlife, plant life, history of Native Americans and European Settlers.
Mar 10 End Date

Birding and Board Games

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us to play The Great Migration Game and learn more about the annual bird migration with a ranger-led bird walk in the marsh.
Mar 10 End Date

A Stroll Through Time

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Follow Ranger Tracie as she traverses through the history of our park.
Mar 10 End Date

Scat Attack!

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about park animals from what they leave behind.
Mar 11 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 11 End Date

Four Legged Friends Hike

San Angelo State Park
Load up your lovable pet and bring them out for our Four Legged Friend Hike. All dogs are welcome for this amazing outdoor adventure.
Mar 12 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 12 End Date

Reading Between the Signs Hike (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
We may not see many animals during the day, but we can see where they’ve been by looking for their tracks! Learn how to spot the signs the animals leave behind.
Mar 13 End Date

Stroll in the Park

Franklin Mountains State Park
Looking for a slow-paced, mid-week expedition? This is the hike for you! Open to adventurers of all ages and abilities. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Mar 13 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 13 End Date

Prairie Safari Hike

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided nature hike along the prairie.
Mar 13 End Date

Reading Between the Signs Hike (10AM)

Atlanta State Park
We may not see many animals during the day, but we can see where they’ve been by looking for their tracks! Learn how to spot the signs the animals leave behind.
Mar 13 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Mar 14 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 14 End Date

Hike into History (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hike through our historic park and learn about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps. We will discuss their legacy and view examples of their craftsmanship.
Mar 14 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?
Mar 14 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.
Mar 15 End Date

Backcountry Buddies

Hill Country State Natural Area
New to hiking? Need hiking buddies? We’ve got you covered!
Mar 15 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 15 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 15 End Date

Nature Photography Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn how to capture the essence of nature on film.
Mar 15 End Date

Night Hike: Nature's Night Shift (8PM)

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!
Mar 16 End Date

Explore the Canyon

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

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 16 End Date

Heritage Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on a guided hike to discover the past, present, and future of Hill Country State Natural Area!
Mar 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 16 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Mar 16 End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Mar 16 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided walk!
Mar 16 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Mar 16 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Mar 16 End Date

Night Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Mar 16 End Date

Night Hike: Nature's Night Shift (8PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!
Mar 17 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 17 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Mar 17 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Mar 17 End Date

A Stroll Through Time

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Follow Ranger Tracie as she traverses through the history of our park.
Mar 17 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Mar 19 End Date

Birding for Beginners (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Mar 20 End Date

Sunrise Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Are you ready to tackle the first day of spring?
Mar 20 End Date

Ranger Woodland Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Follow the rugged Woodland trail and see the vast beauty of Central Texas
Mar 20 End Date

Prairie Safari Hike

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided nature hike along the prairie.
Mar 21 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Mar 21 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Is there anything more fun than hiking under a full moon?!
Mar 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 22 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 23 End Date

PROGRAM FULL- Edible Plant Hike (9AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL! Please see program description for waitlist details.
Mar 23 End Date

Hike Into History at Eisenhower State Park!

Eisenhower State Park
The natural and cultural resources that surround us have a story to tell. Hit the trail with us at Eisenhower to learn a little bit about what the resources of the Red River Valley say about us!
Mar 23 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike - 10 am

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 23 End Date

Fire and Flood: a Walk Through the Natural Process

Inks Lake State Park
Natural disaster or natural process? You decide on this walk with Ranger Rob!
Mar 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 23 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Mar 23 End Date

Hike into History at Bonham State Park!

Bonham State Park
The natural and cultural resources that surround us have a story to tell. Hit the trail with us at Bonham SP to learn a little bit about what the natural and cultural resources of the Red River Valley say about us!
Mar 23 End Date

Naturalists in Training

Hill Country State Natural Area
Calling all kids! Do you have what it takes to think like a naturalist?
Mar 24 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Spring has sprung!
Mar 24 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 24 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Mar 24 End Date

Scat Attack!

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about park animals from what they leave behind.
Mar 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 29 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Mar 29 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Mar 30 End Date

Bird Walk

Lockhart State Park
How many birds can we find and identify around Lockhart State Park? Take a walk with a ranger to find out! All ages and experience levels welcome.
Mar 30 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Mar 30 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Mar 30 End Date

Edible Plant Hike- Registration Required (10AM)

Learn to identify edible and medicinal plants found at Atlanta State Park!
Mar 31 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Y'all are invited to hike up Ranger Peak!
Mar 31 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Mar 31 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

April 2019

Apr 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Apr 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 5 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Apr 5 End Date

Pollution Solutions

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for our Earth Month kick-off!
Apr 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 6 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Apr 7 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Apr 7 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Apr 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 12 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Apr 13 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the second Saturday of each month for a guided hike.
Apr 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 13 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Apr 13 End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Apr 14 End Date
Apr 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Apr 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 19 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Apr 20 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every third Saturday of the month for a new adventure!
Apr 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park!
Apr 20 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Apr 20 End Date

Bug Eat Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles in this fascinating walk!
Apr 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Apr 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Apr 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Apr 27 End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Apr 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

May 2019

May 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
May 4 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
May 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
May 11 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
May 11 End Date

Bug Eat Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles in this fascinating walk!
May 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
May 18 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
May 18 End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
May 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
May 25 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
May 25 End Date

Bug Eat Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles in this fascinating walk!
May 26 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

June 2019

Jun 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jun 1 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 1 End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Jun 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 8 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 15 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 22 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 29 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

July 2019

Jul 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jul 6 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jul 7 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 13 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jul 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

August 2019

Aug 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Aug 4 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 11 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 18 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 25 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

September 2019

Sep 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Sep 1 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 8 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 15 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 22 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 29 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

October 2019

Oct 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Oct 6 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 13 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 20 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 27 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

November 2019

Nov 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Nov 3 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Nov 10 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Nov 17 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

December 2019

Dec 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!