Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

August 2017

Aug 24 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!
Aug 24 End Date

Mid-Morning Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park trails with a naturalist.
Aug 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.
Aug 25 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.
Aug 25 End Date

Looking for Dragons!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a park ranger as we search for the creatures of myth that live in the park!
Aug 25 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.
Aug 25 End Date

Owl Prowl

Lockhart State Park
Whooo lives in Lockhart State Park?
Aug 25 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike after dark!
Aug 25 End Date

Owl Prowl (830PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
***NOTICE: START TIME HAS CHANGED TO 8:30PM*** Learn all about the who's whooooo of the night!
Aug 26 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.
Aug 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!
Aug 26 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.
Aug 26 End Date

Tracks, Scat and What's That?

Bonham State Park
Join us and learn how to spot clues that animals have been around.
Aug 26 End Date

Discovery Walk: Pineywoods Boardwalk Nature Trail

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk to learn about the plants and wildlife of Lake Livingston State Park.
Aug 26 End Date

Who Built Buescher State Park?

Buescher State Park
Have you ever wondered how Buescher State Park got here? Who built it? Why they picked this spot?
Aug 26 End Date

Bark in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring your favorite four-legged friend on a hike!
Aug 26 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 26 End Date

Ranger Led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us at the park for a hike in the park!
Aug 26 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Aug 26 End Date

Hike With a Homeless Dog (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join us to walk a dog and make a difference!
Aug 26 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.
Aug 26 End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants of the Post oak savannah
Aug 26 End Date

Precious Prairie Hike

Cedar Hill State Park
Hike with a ranger!
Aug 26 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Aug 26 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Aug 26 End Date

Bat Hike - 6:30 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike to view the emerging bats at Gorman Cave.
Aug 26 End Date

State Park After Dark

Cedar Hill State Park
See Cedar Hill State Park in a different light!
Aug 26 End Date

Evening Doggy Jaunt

Inks Lake State Park
Enjoy an evening hiking with your pooch on National Dog Day!
Aug 26 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike after dark!
Aug 27 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak!
Aug 27 End Date

Bentsen Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
A guided walk showcasing South Texas specialty birds such as Altamira Oriole, Green Jay, Plain Chachalaca, and Great Kiskadee.
Aug 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!
Aug 27 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.
Aug 27 End Date

Nature Program

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

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Aug 27 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 27 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Aug 27 End Date

Reptile Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger while we search high and low for reptiles and amphibians!
Aug 27 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Aug 29 End Date

Cold-blooded Critter Crawl

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Follow in the footsteps of some of our famous creepy crawly critters to see how they live their lives!
Aug 31 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!
Aug 31 End Date

Mid-Morning Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park trails with a naturalist.

September 2017

Sep 1 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.
Sep 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.
Sep 1 End Date

Night Hike (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Caddo Forest Trail in the evening hour.
Sep 2 End Date

Hike Around the Lake

Daingerfield State Park
Join us on a morning hike around the lake!
Sep 2 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.
Sep 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!
Sep 2 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.
Sep 2 End Date

Rise and Shine Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Awaken mind and body with a morning hike at the park!
Sep 2 End Date

Walk a Homeless Dog

Village Creek State Park
Help us give a dog a great day! Homeless dogs need socializing and exercise too! Please join us and help Hardin County Animal Shelters get their sweet dogs and puppies some time outside, and to provide positive experiences with people. There are so many dogs that need homes and there is such a great need to get the word out about these wonderful animals! Even if you can’t adopt a dog right now, please come to the park, walk a dog, take pictures, post your photos to social media, and let your friends and family know that there are really great dogs that desperately need homes. The dogs will have a great day and maybe even find someone to give them a forever home.
Sep 2 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Sep 2 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 2 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 2 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.
Sep 2 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Take a walk with us in the canyons.
Sep 2 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Atlanta State Park
Hike with a ranger and learn about the plants and animals of Atlanta State Park and the changing ecology after recent flooding.
Sep 2 End Date

Moonshiner's Adventure

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn what it was like to be a Texas moonshiner
Sep 2 End Date

Animal Signs Hike

Eisenhower State Park
There are signs all over the park. Can you read the signs that the wildlife has left behind?
Sep 2 End Date

Can't Touch This!

Inks Lake State Park
Da nah nah nah nah! I know you sang it! And I know you don't want to touch POISON IVY!
Sep 2 End Date

"Lost" in the Forest Hike

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Sep 2 End Date

Wildlife Investigators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Hit the trails with a Park Ranger and discover the many different signs, markings, and clues the wildlife leave behind!
Sep 2 End Date

Bat Hike - 6:30 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike to view the emerging bats at Gorman Cave.
Sep 2 End Date

To the Moon and Beyond...

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for an evening hike followed by star- and moon gazing! "I see the moon like a clipped piece of silver. Like gilded bees the stars cluster round her." -Oscar Wilde
Sep 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!
Sep 3 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.
Sep 3 End Date

Hike the Backcountry

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Discover the backcountry of Cooper Lake
Sep 3 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 3 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 10:30 AM

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
Sep 3 End Date

Incredible Edible Plant Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!
Sep 3 End Date

Night Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Can you see what lurks in the night?
Sep 7 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!
Sep 8 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.
Sep 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.
Sep 8 End Date

Colorado Bend State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (OPEN)

Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 9 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Sep 9 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.
Sep 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!
Sep 9 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Sep 9 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.
Sep 9 End Date

Paws for a Cause

Daingerfield State Park
Daingerfield State Park is teaming together with our local animal shelter to bring shelter dogs to the park to be loved and hopefully be adopted. Bring the family and meet a dog that needs love.
Sep 9 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 9 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.
Sep 9 End Date

Birding 101: Introduction to Birding

Tyler State Park
Everyone is a Birder!
Sep 9 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the river while hunting for dinosaur tracks!
Sep 9 End Date

Can't Touch This!

Inks Lake State Park
Da nah nah nah nah! I know you sang it! And I know you don't want to touch POISON IVY!
Sep 9 End Date

Wildlife Investigators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Hit the trails with a Park Ranger and discover the many different signs, markings, and clues the wildlife leave behind!
Sep 9 End Date

Does This Stream Need a Doctor?

Tyler State Park
Amphibians and insects as indicators
Sep 9 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Sep 9 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discovery fun night time activities in the outdoors!
Sep 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!
Sep 10 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.
Sep 10 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 10 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 10 End Date

Incredible Edible Plant Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!
Sep 14 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!
Sep 15 End Date

Hike Thru Time: Geology of GCSNA for Kids, Ages 10-15

Government Canyon State Natural Area
A very special WEEKDAY guided hike!
Sep 15 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.
Sep 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.
Sep 15 End Date

Night Hike with a Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Explore the dark side of Cooper Lake!
Sep 16 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.
Sep 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!
Sep 16 End Date

Explore the Canyon

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

Lockhart State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (OPEN)

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 16 End Date

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Sep 16 End Date

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

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 16 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 16 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 16 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.
Sep 16 End Date

Moonshiner's Adventure

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn what it was like to be a Texas moonshiner
Sep 16 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the river while hunting for dinosaur tracks!
Sep 16 End Date

Spider Assassins

Buescher State Park
Mud daubers. You see them everywhere. They freak you out. Come learn how they may just be your new favorite ally!
Sep 16 End Date

Wildlife Investigators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Hit the trails with a Park Ranger and discover the many different signs, markings, and clues the wildlife leave behind!
Sep 16 End Date

Fossils! Hike to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Join a ranger as we search for fossils along the trail.
Sep 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!
Sep 17 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.
Sep 17 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 17 End Date

Incredible Edible Plant Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!
Sep 21 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!
Sep 22 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.
Sep 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.
Sep 22 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.
Sep 23 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.
Sep 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!
Sep 23 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.
Sep 23 End Date

Who's Scat?!

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
That's right we're are going to talk about poop!
Sep 23 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 23 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 23 End Date

Hike With a Homeless Dog (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join us to walk a dog and make a difference!
Sep 23 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.
Sep 23 End Date

Wildlife Investigators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Hit the trails with a Park Ranger and discover the many different signs, markings, and clues the wildlife leave behind!
Sep 24 End Date

Last Sunday Hike - Sombrero Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike 1 mile up Ranger Peak!
Sep 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!
Sep 24 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.
Sep 24 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 24 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Sep 24 End Date

Incredible Edible Plant Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!
Sep 28 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!
Sep 29 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.
Sep 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.
Sep 29 End Date

Night Hike (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Caddo Forest Trail in the evening hour.
Sep 30 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.
Sep 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!
Sep 30 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.
Sep 30 End Date

National Public Lands Day

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Help us pick up our trails on your hike today!
Sep 30 End Date

History of Pedernales Falls Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a one mile hike down to the falls. We will discuss the history of Pedernales Falls and how it has shaped the wildlife, plants, and geology of the park as we see it today. This hike ends with a fascinating discovery in the rocks! (30-45 minutes)
Sep 30 End Date

Nature Program

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

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasure, learn exciting facts and stores about Texas State Parks and win prizes!
Sep 30 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.
Sep 30 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the river while hunting for dinosaur tracks!
Sep 30 End Date

Back to School Hike & Scavenger Hunt

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Scavenger Hunt
Sep 30 End Date

National Public Lands Day - GET OUTDOORS

Meridian State Park
Join us for a fun day of FREE activities!
Sep 30 End Date

Bark Ranger Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Bring your canine friend to learn their Bark Ranger Skills! After the brief workshop, we will head out on the trail for a short hike down to the river. Participants will receive a Bark Ranger Badge to show off! Registration is required for this event. To register, please email: wendi.laws@tpwd.texas.gov
Sep 30 End Date

Wildlife Investigators

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Hit the trails with a Park Ranger and discover the many different signs, markings, and clues the wildlife leave behind!
Sep 30 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?

October 2017

Oct 1 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 1 End Date

Nature Program

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 5 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 7 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 7 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
Oct 8 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 8 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

Sasquatch Survival Hike (11AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Just how does Sasquatch survive in the wild?
Oct 12 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 13 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 13 End Date

Mustang Island State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | (OPEN)

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

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Registered participants meet at the Headquarters Building the morning of October 14, 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.
Oct 14 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Oct 14 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 14 End Date

Hueco Tanks Rare Plant Tour!

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Did you know Hueco Tanks SP & HS is home to plants that only grow here in the entire United States?
Oct 14 End Date

Hike the Canyon

NOTE NEW START TIME!
Oct 14 End Date

FLIGHT OF THE MONARCHS TRAIL RIDE AND COWBOY CELEBRATION

San Angelo State Park
Friends of San Angelo State Park presents the Annual Equestrian Trail Ride/Poker Run Cowboy Celebration ~ bring your own horse
Oct 14 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 14 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 14 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 14 End Date

Junior Ranger: Scavenger Hunt (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake State Park through a scavenger hunt!
Oct 14 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
Oct 14 End Date

Incredible Edible Hike: Fall Edition (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn to forage!
Oct 14 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 15 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 15 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

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

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

Explore the Canyon

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
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

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

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
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

Citizen Science - Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
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

Bay Explorations

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

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

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

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
Join us to walk a dog and make a difference!
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

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

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

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

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

November 2017

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 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

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

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
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

Bay Explorations

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

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
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

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
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

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
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

Animals Signs Hike

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

Bay Explorations

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

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
Nov 18 End Date

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

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park 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 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

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

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
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

Edible Plants Hike

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

Winter Birding 101

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

Beachcombing 101

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

Winter Birding 101

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

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
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 15 End Date

Winter Birding 101

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

Kids' Discovery Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Ranger-led eco-scavenger hunt will get kids outdoors with their folks to discover and experience nature through sight, sound, touching and smelling. Magnifying glasses provided!
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 22 End Date

Winter Birding 101

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

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 29 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Dec 30 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!

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

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 5 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 6 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 12 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 13 End Date

Trail Work Days

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Join our staff on trail work days. Please come help the rangers maintain our 40 miles of scenic trails in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural. Area.
Jan 13 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 19 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 20 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 26 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Jan 27 End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
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

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!

February 2018

Feb 2 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 3 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 10 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 17 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
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

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!

March 2018

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 24 End Date

Trails Day

Colorado Bend State Park
Hikes, bike rides, caving, music, and more

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.