Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

September 2021

Sep 29
9:00a
End Date

Ranger Buddy Walk

South Llano River State Park
Come meet up with a Ranger and go on hike !
Sep 30
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Sep 30
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger! 9am -11AM

South Llano River State Park
Hike the River trail with a ranger!

October 2021

Oct 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird watch all year round!
Oct 1
9:00a
End Date

Golden Anniversary Festival

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
Join us at Devil's Sinkhole to celebrate 50 years as a National Natural Landmark!
Oct 1
7:45p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Oct 2
8:15a
End Date

Bird and Nature Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Take a guided stroll through the park with a ranger!
Oct 2
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/02/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 2
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Golden Anniversary Festival

Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area
Join us at Devil's Sinkhole to celebrate 50 years as a National Natural Landmark!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Texas Pollinators Bioblitz!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Plants of the Mission

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore how Native Americans utilized the plants in the area for food, clothing, tools, and more!
Oct 2
10:30a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Oct 2
2:00p
End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Texas Pollinators Bioblitz!
Oct 2
2:00p
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Oct 2
2:00p
End Date

Texas Toxics

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn about all things "toxic" in Texas!
Oct 2
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike Scavenger Hunt

Eisenhower State Park
Come explore the park at night!
Oct 2
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night! ***Registration required***
Oct 2
8:30p
End Date

Blacklight Night Hike!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd as we search with a blacklight for scorpions and "sniff" for spiders! Blacklights are provided but feel free to bring your own as they are in limited supply.
Oct 3
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird watch all year round!
Oct 3
8:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Lace up your boots and get ready to go!
Oct 3
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

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

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike - 10/03/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 7
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Oct 7
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger! 9am -11AM

South Llano River State Park
Hike the River trail with a ranger!
Oct 9
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds!
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/09/21

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

Bird Walk on the Savannah

Tyler State Park
October Big Day 2021
Oct 9
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Oct 9
9:30a
End Date

Butterfly Sanctuary

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn how to build your own butterfly sanctuary in the Bentsen gardens.
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

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

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk: Colors in Nature

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get acquainted with the geology, flora, and fauna of the park through color!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Oct 9
10:30a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Oct 9
11:30a
End Date

Birding 101: Intro to Birding

Tyler State Park
Let's Go Birding!
Oct 9
2:00p
End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Texas Pollinators Bioblitz!
Oct 9
7:45p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Oct 9
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night! ***Registration required***
Oct 9
8:30p
End Date

Blacklight Night Hike!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd as we search with a blacklight for scorpions and "sniff" for spiders! Blacklights are provided but feel free to bring your own as they are in limited supply.
Oct 10
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike - 10/10/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 10
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a hike and complete your activity book to earn pins!
Oct 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Native Plants

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Oct 13
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Native Plants

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Oct 14
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Native Plants

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Nature Nuts

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park with your friendly neighborhood Park Ranger!
Oct 15
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 16 End Date

27th Annual Interpretive Fair

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Bring the whole family to the 27th Annual Interpretive Fair to learn about the history and landscape of Hueco Tanks!
Oct 16
8:15a
End Date

Bird and Nature Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Take a guided stroll through the park with a ranger!
Oct 16
9:00a
End Date

Birding the Lakeshore

Tyler State Park
Fall migration around the lake
Oct 16
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/16/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 16
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Oct 16
11:00a
End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Oct 16
1:00p
End Date

Medicinal Plant Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover how the forest can be your pharmacy!
Oct 16
1:00p
End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk: Colors in Nature

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get acquainted with the geology, flora, and fauna of the park through color!
Oct 16
7:30p
End Date

Spiders of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Friend or foe? Uncover the secrets of spiders and learn how to sniff them out.
Oct 16
8:30p
End Date

Blacklight Night Hike!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd as we search with a blacklight for scorpions and "sniff" for spiders! Blacklights are provided but feel free to bring your own as they are in limited supply.
Oct 17
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike - 10/17/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 17
7:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
**registration required** Join us for a hike under the light of the moon!
Oct 21
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Oct 22
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 22
6:30p
End Date

Garner State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area (SOLD OUT)

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 23
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 10/23/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required and limit of 25 participants. This guided hike takes participants into remote areas of the Seminole and Presa Canyons.
Oct 23
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/23/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 23
9:30a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles in this fascinating walk!
Oct 23
10:30a
End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Oct 23
3:30p
End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Explore Copper Breaks State Park!
Oct 23
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night! ***Registration required***
Oct 23
8:30p
End Date

Blacklight Night Hike!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on October 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd as we search with a blacklight for scorpions and "sniff" for spiders! Blacklights are provided but feel free to bring your own as they are in limited supply.
Oct 24
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 24
11:00a
End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Oct 24
2:00p
End Date

Texas Toxics

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come learn about all things "toxic" in Texas!
Oct 24
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a hike and complete your activity book to earn pins!
Oct 28
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Oct 28
10:00a
End Date

Nature Nuts

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park with your friendly neighborhood Park Ranger!
Oct 29
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 30
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Oct 30
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike 10/30/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Oct 30
9:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Oct 30
9:30a
End Date

Huntsville State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (SOLD OUT)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 30
9:30a
End Date

Palmetto State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (SOLD OUT)

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Hard Labor Hike

Lockhart State Park
Hear the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps and discover their legacy in this engaging hike!
Oct 30
11:00a
End Date

Denio Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come hike to one of our least-visited track sites!
Oct 30
6:00p
End Date

Ghost Stories at the Chimney

Bonham State Park
Hear local ghost stories collected by a storytelling bard.
Oct 30
6:00p
End Date

5th Annual Halloween Boo Camp

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a night of family fun this Halloween!
Oct 30
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Oct 30
7:30p
End Date

Spooky Sounds of the Night

Lockhart State Park
What goes "bump" in the night? Time to find out!
Oct 30
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Come experience the trails at night! ***Registration required***

November 2021

Nov 4
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Nov 5
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; the perfect place to bird watch year round!
Nov 6
9:30a
End Date

McKinney Falls State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (SOLD OUT)

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Nov 6
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Nov 6
10:00a
End Date

Seeds and their Secrets Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of our native seeds in this fun walk!
Nov 7
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; the perfect place to bird watch year round!
Nov 7
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a hike and complete your activity book to earn pins!
Nov 11
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Nov 13
8:00a
End Date

Bird Outing

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join the Texas Master Naturalists: Rolling Plains chapter to look for birds!
Nov 13
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Nov 14
8:15a
End Date

Bird and Nature Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Take a guided stroll through the park with a ranger!
Nov 18
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Nov 19
6:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on this guided night hike and learn about nocturnal wildlife.
Nov 20
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 11/20/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required and limit of 25 participants. This guided only hike takes participants into remote areas of the Park.
Nov 20
9:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for this introduction to birding and a guided hike to practice your new skills.
Nov 20
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Nov 21
2:30p
End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a hike and complete your activity book to earn pins!
Nov 25
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Nov 26
10:00a
End Date

#OptOutside Hike

Lockhart State Park
Skip the craziness of the mall this Black Friday. Go on a hike instead!
Nov 28
8:15a
End Date

Bird and Nature Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Take a guided stroll through the park with a ranger!

December 2021

Dec 2
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 4
6:30a
End Date

Sunrise Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an early morning guided hike to a scenic overlook.
Dec 4
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a short hike as we learn about the native plants that inhabit the three ecozones present at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
Dec 5
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; the perfect place to bird watch year round!
Dec 9
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 11
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 12/11/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required.
Dec 16
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 18
6:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on this guided night hike and learn about nocturnal wildlife.
Dec 23
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Dec 30
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!

January 2022

Jan 15
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 01/15/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required.

February 2022

Feb 12
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 02/12/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required.