Calendar of Events

Hikes & Nature Walks

August 2022

Aug 19
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Aug 19
9:00a
End Date

Monsoon Magic Bird Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Witness the magical bird diversity created by afternoon rains and the beginnings of fall migration by joining a ranger on a guided hike to a lush oasis in the desert.
Aug 19
10:00a
End Date

Shipwrecked!

Mustang Island State Park
Can you survive on a deserted island? Come test your survival skills in an interactive game. The beach is a beautiful place to visit but could you survive being stranded? Meet us on the day use beach at 3pm to play the survival game.
Aug 19
10:00a
End Date

Beach Hike

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Aug 19
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 19
8:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Shift **Canceled 8.19**

Palmetto State Park
Join Ranger Samantha for a night hike full of adventures. Registration is required.
Aug 19
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike!

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
A guided nature hike on our trails - see what the park is like after dark!
Aug 19
8:30p
End Date

Ranger Talk: Fascinatingly Florescent Scorpion Search

Cedar Hill State Park
Come out to search for our florescent friend, the scorpion!
Aug 19
9:00p
End Date

Scorpion Scavenger Hunt

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring an ultra-violet flashlight and join us in searching for scorpions along the trail in this evening hike!
Aug 20
8:00a
End Date

Horned Lizard Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Texas Master Naturalist and a park ranger on a Texas Horned Lizard survey!
Aug 20
8:00a
End Date

Home on the Plains: Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Come out to Penn Farm to explore the lives of the farmers who made North Texas their home!
Aug 20
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Aug 20
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger on a short .2-mile hike down to Devil's Waterhole to learn about native plants and local geology.
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Wildlife Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Explore the different wildlife along 40 Acre Lake with a guided tour of our most popular trail.
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike - Pollinators!

Village Creek State Park
August 20 is World Honeybee Awareness Day and World Mosquito Day. Did you know that both are pollinators? There are many, many pollinators, including beetles, flies, bats, birds, and more! Take a walk with a ranger on the new 1-mile long Longleaf Loop Trail to see how many pollinators and pollinator host plants that we can find.
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Medicinal and Edible Plants Hike

Lake Livingston State Park
Join rangers for a one mile, one and a half hour guided hike featuring edible and medicinal plants on the Pineywoods Nature Trail Boardwalk.
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Aug 20
10:00a
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.
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk

Mission Tejas State Park
Nature can provide, if you know what to look for!
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Basic Geocache

Fort Boggy State Park
There is hidden treasure out there just waiting for you to find!
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Navigation by Nature

Tyler State Park
Find your way without a map and compass!
Aug 20
11:00a
End Date

BioBlitz Beginners

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Want to learn how to use iNaturalist? Join us to learn and participate in a BioBlitz!
Aug 20
1:00p
End Date

Wrack Line Treasure Hunt

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures are hidden in the tide line, if you look closely.
Aug 20
4:00p
End Date

Hawk Tails

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us at Elm Lake Pier to learn about our resident Hawks!
Aug 20
6:00p
End Date

Ramble with a Ranger

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger for an evening ramble along the Caddo Forest Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and explore our surroundings.
Aug 20
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike Safety Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join our rangers for a quick stroll to discuss hiking at night and being safe while hiking after dark.
Aug 20
7:00p
End Date

Sunset Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join us for an evening hike to a scenic overlook.
Aug 20
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Aug 20
8:30p
End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Join a Park Ranger as we search for the amphibians that call Lockhart home!
Aug 20
9:00p
End Date

Walking with Spiders

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring a flashlight and join us in searching for Wolf Spiders along the trail in this evening hike!
Aug 20
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discover fun nighttime activities in the outdoors!
Aug 21
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Aug 21
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Aug 21
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Nature Hike

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

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a ranger for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Aug 21
11:00a
End Date

BioBlitz Beginners

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Want to learn how to use iNaturalist? Join us to learn and participate in a BioBlitz!
Aug 23
6:15a
End Date

Sunrise Hike with a Ranger

Cedar Hill State Park
Calling all early bird hikers!
Aug 23
8:30a
End Date

Morning Hike with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Start your morning off right...
Aug 24
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

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

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Aug 25
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Aug 25
8:00p
End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Take a little stroll and explore the wildlife in the park after dark. Space is limited!
Aug 26
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Aug 26
10:00a
End Date

Beach Hike

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Aug 26
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Aug 26
7:00p
End Date

Essentials Survival Hike

Huntsville State Park
Do you have what it takes to survive in the woods?
Aug 26
8:15p
End Date

Wonders of the Night

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Ever wonder what critters explore the park after dark?
Aug 26
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike!

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
A guided nature hike on our trails - see what the park is like after dark!
Aug 26
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
*Limited availability, registration required* Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Aug 27
8:00a
End Date

Women's Hike - Aztec Caves

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors.
Aug 27
8:00a
End Date

Birding Basics

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join Ranger Mindy as she teaching birding basics and takes you on a short hike to test out your new knowledge.
Aug 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Aug 27
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger on a short .2-mile hike down to Devil's Waterhole to learn about native plants and local geology.
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Junior Rangers in Training

Palmetto State Park
Come join Ranger Samantha to earn your badge to become the next Junior Ranger!
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Woodpecker Hike

Atlanta State Park
Join us for an introduction to woodpeckers in the park! You will learn why woodpeckers are a Keystone Species, the eight types of woodpeckers found in East Texas, and the adaptations that make woodpeckers master carpenters.
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Forest Bathing

Lockhart State Park
Immerse yourself in nature to de-stress and improve your well-being.
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

The Hiking Dead - A Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lake Livingston State Park
Would you survive the zombie apocalypse? Join us for a 1 mile hike to find out.
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Fort Boggy State Park
No local grocery store? The land provided many things for the settlers of Fort Boggy.
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants of the Post oak savannah.
Aug 27
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Detectives

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Follow the clues and discover what ate that leaf.
Aug 27
10:30a
End Date

Dog Days of Summer Guided Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring Fido for a fun, ranger-led hike on Sheldon Lake's trails.
Aug 27
9:00p
End Date

Scorpion Scavenger Hunt

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring an ultra-violet flashlight and join us in searching for scorpions along the trail in this evening hike!
Aug 28
7:00a
End Date

Old Tin Mine Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join a Park Ranger or volunteer guides for a hike out to the El Paso Tin Mines, the remains of a mining operation from the early 1900s.
Aug 28
7:30a
End Date

Last Sunday Hike - West Cottonwood Springs

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join a park ranger on a guided hike through the Western foothills of the Franklin Mountains.
Aug 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Aug 28
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Aug 28
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!
Aug 30
9:00a
End Date

A Slice of Palo Duro Pie

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the geology that makes up each slice of Palo Duro Canyon in this short hike.
Aug 31
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.

September 2022

Sep 1
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Sep 2
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 2
8:00p
End Date

Bat Walk

Lockhart State Park
Join a Park Ranger to search for bats by sight and sound!
Sep 2
8:00p
End Date

Creatures of the Night - Evening Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Nocturnal wanderings amoung the nocturnal.
Sep 2
8:45p
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.
Sep 3
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Sep 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Sep 3
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.
Sep 3
2:00p
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants of the Pineywoods.
Sep 3
3:00p
End Date

Wildlife Detective's

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Follow the clues and discover what ate that leaf.
Sep 4
7:30a
End Date

Peak Challenge - Thousand Steps

Franklin Mountains State Park
Challenge yourself against some of the most difficult hikes in the Franklin Mountains.
Sep 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 4
10:00a
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!
Sep 7
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Sep 8
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Sep 8
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Sep 9
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 9
6:30p
End Date

Outdoor Leadership Training | Huntsville State Park (Application Open Until August 29th))

Huntsville State Park
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Sep 10
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Sep 10
9:00a
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!
Sep 10
9:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
"Nature has the power to renew and refresh.." Helen Keller
Sep 10
9:00a
End Date

Girl Scouts Love State Parks

Abilene State Park
Sep 10
10:00a
End Date

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

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

Girl Scouts Butterfly Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join Ranger Lauren and your local girl scouts on a hunt for beautiful butterflies!
Sep 10
10:30a
End Date

Trekking to Tejas

Mission Tejas State Park
A 600 mile road trip in 1690… sounds like fun!
Sep 10
3:00p
End Date

Ranger Backcountry Hike

Tyler State Park
Thinking about a trip to the backcountry?
Sep 10
8:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Grab your flashlight and join a ranger for a guided night hike.
Sep 10
8:30p
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.
Sep 11
8:30a
End Date

Women's Hike - Schaeffer Shuffle

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to women of all experience levels who are excited to spend more quality time outdoors.
Sep 11
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 14
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Sep 15
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Sep 16
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 17
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Sep 17
8:30a
End Date

Lantern-lit Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Step back in time and explore the copper prospecting mine by lantern light.
Sep 17
9:00a
End Date

Recreating in Remote Places - Guided Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Take a guided hike of the Cinco Tinajas Trail and learn tips for hiking in the Chihuahuan desert!
Sep 17
10:00a
End Date

Poisonous Plants Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the fierce plants of the forest in this fun hike!
Sep 17
10:00a
End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Sep 17
1:00p
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Lockhart State Park
See what the birding buzz is all about!
Sep 17
1:00p
End Date

Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines.
Sep 17
2:00p
End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Sep 17
2:00p
End Date

Trees, Nature's High Rise

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn about the place animals and insects live.
Sep 17
7:45p
End Date

Night Hike

Fort Boggy State Park
How to do the animals in the park get around at night?
Sep 17
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Sep 17
8:30p
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.
Sep 18
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 21
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Sep 22
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Sep 23
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Sep 23
8:30p
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.
Sep 24
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Sep 24
10:30a
End Date

Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk

Mission Tejas State Park
Nature can provide, if you know what to look for!
Sep 24
1:00p
End Date

Legacy in Lockhart: Guided CCC Walk

Lockhart State Park
Hike with a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and their enduring legacy at Lockhart State Park!
Sep 25
9:00a
End Date

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail

Lake Whitney State Park
Explore the 1-mile trail with a master naturalist as you become a bird sleuth. Learn to identify birds not only by sight but by sound using an app on your phone. Call or email Rita at the park to sign up. Group sizes will be limited to 15 to allow all to fit the trail space and hear the speaker.
Sep 28
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Sep 29
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Sep 30
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.

October 2022

Oct 1
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Oct 1
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Oct 1
9:30a
End Date

Lockhart State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (Registration Open)

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 1
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 1
2:00p
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore what it means to be "lost" in the forest.
Oct 1
2:30p
End Date

Plant Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find native plants in the park on a stroll through the garden.
Oct 2
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk along the Fort Leaton Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Oct 5
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Oct 6
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Oct 7
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 7
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 8
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Oct 8
10:00a
End Date

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

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Oct 8
2:00p
End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Texas Pollinator BioBlitz 2022
Oct 12
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Oct 13
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Oct 13
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Oct 14
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 15
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Oct 15
10:00a
End Date

Life in the Desert Nature Walk

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk as we explore how plants, animals, and even people have adapted to the desert for thousands of years!
Oct 15
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join us for a walk along the Sauceda Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Oct 19
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Oct 20
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Oct 21
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 22
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 10/22/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required and limit of 15 participants. This guided hike takes participants into remote areas of the Seminole and Presa Canyons. Please click on blue title for full tour description.
Oct 22
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Oct 22
2:00p
End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Oct 26
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Davis Mountains State Park
Gain a "bird's eye view" of the park while learning about seasonal and migratory birds of the Davis Mountains.
Oct 27
9:00a
End Date

Davis Mountains: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Davis Mountains State Park
Take an introductory deep dive into the Davis Mountains on this 1.5-mile hike.
Oct 27
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Oct 28
9:00a
End Date

Survival Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Sharpen your survival skills on this moderate, 2-hour hike, as you encounter survival scenarios common in the Davis Mountains.
Oct 28
6:15p
End Date

Bat Walk

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Walk with a ranger around Fort Leaton on the lookout for the bats who live there!
Oct 29
8:30a
End Date

Birding On The Wild Side

Davis Mountains State Park
Come observe the vast array of winged wildlife living in DMSP on a birding walk through an area of the park few guests visit.
Oct 29
2:30p
End Date

Plant Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find native plants in the park on a stroll through the garden.

November 2022

Nov 3
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Nov 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Nov 5
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.
Nov 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Nov 12
10:00a
End Date

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

Bonham State Park
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) features hidden around the park and on the Bois d' Arc Trail.
Nov 17
10:00a
End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about the native trees of South Texas!
Nov 19
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 11/19/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required and limit of 15 participants. This guided only hike takes participants into remote areas of the Park. Click blue title for more details.
Nov 19
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Nov 24
10:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how to identify birds in this beginners birding class!
Nov 25
10:00a
End Date

Opt Outside: Cinco Tinajas Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal by joining a park ranger for a moderate hike along one of Big Bend Ranch State Park's hidden-treasure trails!
Nov 26
2:30p
End Date

Plant Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find native plants in the park on a stroll through the garden.

December 2022

Dec 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Dec 3
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 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds; it's the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Dec 4
10:00a
End Date

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk along the Fort Leaton Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Dec 17
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 12/17/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. Please click blue title for more details.
Dec 17
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a walk through a scale model of our solar system.
Dec 18
10:00a
End Date

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join us for a walk along the Sauceda Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!

January 2023

Jan 1
10:00a
End Date

First Day Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Start your year off on the right foot.
Jan 1
10:00a
End Date

First Day Hike: Fresno West Rim

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Start the new year off right with a hike to the iconic West Rim overlook in the park's interior.
Jan 1
10:30a
End Date

First Day Hike

South Llano River State Park
Start off the new year with a park ranger for a hike through the pecan bottom down to Buck Lake.
Jan 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jan 21
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 01/21/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. Click above blue title for more information.

February 2023

Feb 11
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 02/11/2023

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. Click above blue title for more details.

March 2023

Mar 31
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

April 2023

Apr 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

September 2023

Sep 30
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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

October 2023

Oct 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

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