Calendar of Events

History & Culture

October 2018

Oct 16 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Oct 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 18 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Oct 18 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 19 End Date

Palo Duro Canyon History Day

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, Frontier Army, Fun Activities and interactive stories
Oct 19 End Date

Battleship Ranger Walks - Officer's Country

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join our ship interpreter, Park Ranger Mark, on a one-hour thematic tour of Battleship TEXAS with opportunities to go off the public tour route.
Oct 19 End Date

Battleship Junior Ranger Walks - LEAVE NO TRACE

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join our ship interpreter, Park Ranger Mark, for fun, educational programs geared to young visitors ages 6-12.
Oct 19 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 19 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Oct 20 End Date

Interpretive Fair Day 1

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site's Annual Interpretive Fair weekend!
Oct 20 End Date

October Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Unique behind the scenes tour
Oct 20 End Date

Spooky Times Under the Pines!

Bastrop State Park
Come celebrate with us for some fun, family friendly, Halloween activities in the Lost Pines Complex at Buescher and Bastrop State Parks!
Oct 20 End Date

Foraging in the Forest with Brandy McDaniels

Mission Tejas State Park
From fighting hunger to finding medicine, the Pineywoods can provide!
Oct 20 End Date

Stephen F. Austin State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (OPEN)

Stephen F. Austin 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 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 20 End Date

Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Try your hand at writing with a quill pen and sign a copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence. This program will feature: A Hands on Introduction to Land Surveying. Texas Archeology Month, hands-on artifact table.
Oct 20 End Date

History Day 2018

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
History comes alive at Palo Duro Canyon State Park! Experience the past with costumed living historians and hands-on activities. Celebrate the people, places, and events that make us who we are today! A sampling of the events for the day include: - Traditional dancing with the Comanche Nation Youth Dancers at 12:00pm and 2:00pm - Live cannon fire demonstrations every hour on the hour - The Texas Parks & Wildlife Buffalo Soldiers - Flint Knapping - Living historians representing prehistoric and historic Native American life - Living historians representing soldiers and plainsmen - Pottery making in various styles - Historic craftsmen like blacksmiths, wheelwrights, and textile makers - Live music - Plus much, much more!
Oct 20 End Date

19th Century Medicine

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At a time when medicine was more art than science, what would a visit to the doctor be like?
Oct 20 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!
Oct 20 End Date

Naturalists Then and Now

Bastrop State Park
Hike the trails in Bastrop State Park as a Texas Master Naturalist leads you back in time for a spell.
Oct 20 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Stop by our touch table to play with 19th century toys, see weapons from the Texas Revolution, learn how to make a bullet and more!
Oct 20 End Date

Prehistoric Projectiles - Atlatl Show and Throw

Mission Tejas State Park
…because show and tell just won’t cut it when the targets are out!
Oct 20 End Date

Battleground Bike Ride

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Come stretch your legs and honor the memory of the Texas Revolution by taking a guided bicycle tour around the battleground.
Oct 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 20 End Date

Ghosts of the Past

Buescher State Park
Join our Friends of the Lost Pines volunteer, as he guides you through the history of how our park was built!
Oct 20 End Date

Spear Throwing- Atlatl

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Prehistoric hunting!
Oct 20 End Date

Marooned Beneath Moonlight, Moonviewing and the Caddo Creation Myth

Mission Tejas State Park
Admire the moon and stars in your park’s dark sky, and learn about their connection to the Caddo story of creation...
Oct 21 End Date

Tin Mine Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the El Paso Tin Mines, the remains of a mining operation from the early 1900s. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Oct 21 End Date

Intepretive Fair Day 2

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site's Annual Interpretive Fair weekend!
Oct 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 21 End Date

Primitive Skills - Intro to Stone Tools

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us to learn about the different stone tools that made people's lives easier thousands of years ago.
Oct 21 End Date

19th Century Medicine

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Before becoming president, Anson Jones made his fortune as a doctor. At a time where medicine was more art than science, what would a visit to the doctor be like?
Oct 21 End Date

Battleground Bike Ride

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Come stretch your legs and honor the memory of the Texas Revolution by taking a guided bicycle tour around the battleground.
Oct 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 21 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 23 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Oct 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 25 End Date

Battleship Ranger Walks - Officer's Country

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join our ship interpreter, Park Ranger Mark, on a one-hour thematic tour of Battleship TEXAS with opportunities to go off the public tour route.
Oct 25 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Oct 25 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 26 End Date

Fort Belknap Living History Days

Newcastle, TX - Fort Belknap
Buffalo Soldiers, Frontier Army, Fun Activities and interactive stories. Family friendly, Educational.
Oct 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 26 End Date

Battleship Ranger Walks - Officer's Country

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join our ship interpreter, Park Ranger Mark, on a one-hour thematic tour of Battleship TEXAS with opportunities to go off the public tour route.
Oct 26 End Date

Battleship Junior Ranger Walks - LEAVE NO TRACE

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join our ship interpreter, Park Ranger Mark, for fun, educational programs geared to young visitors ages 6-12.
Oct 26 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 26 End Date

Primitive Fire - History in Action

Mission Tejas State Park
Don’t know how easy you have it? Come watch how hard we used to!
Oct 26 End Date

Ghost of the Ancients at Hueco Tanks State Park and Historic Site

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Listen if you will to hawks cry as they fly lazy circles above the cliffs. Footsteps echo faintly behind you on the path. As shadows lengthen and deepen, you feel yourself drawn into prehistoric caves and cliff spaces that whisper about ancient lands revered for millennia. Gaze upon the marks left by man on the rock over the past 8000 years.
Oct 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 27 End Date

Harvest Fest

Mother Neff State Park
Join the Mother Neff State Park and friends for a day of fun in the park.
Oct 27 End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided walk!
Oct 27 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Stop by our touch table to play with 19th century toys, see weapons from the Texas Revolution, learn how to make a bullet and more!
Oct 27 End Date

Driving Tours of San Jacinto Battleground

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Explore the Birthplace of Texas on a ranger-led driving tour of the Battle of San Jacinto. Join us at the top of each hour for a ranger-led tour tour of the battlefield in the park van.
Oct 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 27 End Date

Gone To Texas: Settling Austin's Colony in Mexican Texas

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy a trip through Texas history where we will discuss Austin's Colony and how the people of Texas carried on with their lives and the operations of running the colony in the 1800s.
Oct 27 End Date

Ghosts of the Past

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrating 84th anniversary of the park and fall with family activities, history programs, and a trunk or treat. Activities to include archery, games, stories, historical presentations, and campfire stories.
Oct 27 End Date

NAVY DAY 1945

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for an afternoon of art aboard Battleship TEXAS!
Oct 27 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
Oct 27 End Date

Atlatl - Before the Bow and Arrow

McKinney Falls State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Oct 27 End Date

Storytelling Down In The Hollow

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Listen to stories, cowboy poetry and folklore in a beautiful setting.”
Oct 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Oct 28 End Date

Sowing Seeds

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come help us sow and rake in our Winter Wheat and hope for a bountiful harvest!
Oct 28 End Date

Atlatl - Before the Bow and Arrow

McKinney Falls State Park
Try your hand at ancient spear throwing.
Oct 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 28 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Oct 30 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Oct 30 End Date

All Hallow's Eve Hike!

Inks Lake State Park
Every place has a past... find out about the people of bygone days on the Spring Valley Nature Trail.
Oct 31 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph/Canyon Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of October, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.

November 2018

Nov 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 1 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Nov 2 End Date

Battle For Fort Richardson

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Step back in time with re-enactors as they perform continuous living history demonstrations.
Nov 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 2 End Date

First Friday Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour thematic tour of the ship, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Nov 3 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 11/03/2018

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Nov 3 End Date

Permian Period Tracks Hike

San Angelo State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike to San Angelo State Park's Permian period tracks and learn about the tracks.
Nov 3 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 3 End Date

Legends and Foklore of Texas Plants

Buescher State Park
Join us at Buescher State Park for a guided hike with a Texas Master Naturalist and listen to stories and tales of the past!
Nov 3 End Date

Lytle Public Library Living History Fair

Lytle, TX - Lytle Public Library
Step into the past with the buffalo soldiers. Lytle Public Library, Living History, Buffalo Soldiers, Frontier Texas
Nov 3 End Date

Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival

Austin, TX - Travis County Exposition Center
Join us at this family-friendly event celebrating the traditions and heritage of Native American Culture.
Nov 3 End Date

Cooking at the Quarters

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
For the enslaved at Barrington, this typically meant cooking their ration of cured pork and cornmeal over an open fire, supplemented with seasonal vegetables from their garden.
Nov 3 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Nov 4 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 4 End Date

Cooking at the Quarters

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come join us as we demonstrate cooking a traditional meal for the enslaved using period ingredients and methods!
Nov 6 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Nov 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 8 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Nov 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 10 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 10 End Date

Holiday Foods at Home

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
The Jones family hosted visitors and enjoyed a varied diet full of exotic treats to mark the season.
Nov 10 End Date

Rio! Rio!

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
For centuries people have been settling along the San Antonio River, from native hunters and gatherers to European immigrants. Come see how they lived and changed the surrounding area at this exciting event!
Nov 11 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 11 End Date

Holiday Foods at Home

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Like you, the Jones family hosted visitors and enjoyed a varied diet full of exotic treats to mark the season.
Nov 11 End Date

Armistice Day

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Veteran's Day - 100 Years of Memories
Nov 13 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Nov 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 15 End Date

History of Calliham

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you love history? Perhaps you are just a little curious about the park attractions and local history. Come to this presentation to have your questions answered.
Nov 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 17 End Date

November Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Unique behind the scenes tour
Nov 17 End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Huntsville State Park
Buffalo Soldiers, Frontier Army, Fun Activities and interactive stories. Family Friendly, Kid Friendly. Educational, weekend fun
Nov 17 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 17 End Date

Naturalists Then and Now

Bastrop State Park
Hike the trails in Bastrop State Park as a Texas Master Naturalist leads you back in time for a spell.
Nov 17 End Date

Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Try your hand at writing with a quill pen and sign a copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence. This program will feature: Quill pen writing, flint/steel fire-starting.
Nov 17 End Date

Turning Up & Going Fallow

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come see our strong oxen at work and try your hand at walking behind a plow!
Nov 17 End Date

Harvest Hike!

Inks Lake State Park
Discover past medicinal plants and the bountiful harvest that nature provided for prehistoric peoples, Native Americans, and early settlers of Texas!
Nov 17 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Nov 18 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 18 End Date

Turning Up & Going Fallow

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come see our strong oxen at work and try your hand at walking behind a plow!
Nov 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 22 End Date

Heritage Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on a guided hike to discover the past, present, and future of Hill Country State Natural Area!
Nov 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 23 End Date

Prospect Mine Hike - 8:30 a.m.

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike out to the copper prospecting mines. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Nov 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 23 End Date

Heritage Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on a guided hike to discover the past, present, and future of Hill Country State Natural Area!
Nov 24 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 24 End Date

Legends and Foklore of Texas Plants

Buescher State Park
Join us at Buescher State Park for a guided hike with a Texas Master Naturalist and listen to stories and tales of the past!
Nov 24 End Date

Gone To Texas: Settling Austin's Colony in Mexican Texas

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy a trip through Texas history where we will discuss Austin's Colony and how the people of Texas carried on with their lives and the operations of running the colony in the 1800s.
Nov 24 End Date

Ranger Campfire Story Time

Tyler State Park
Epic Caddo Legends
Nov 25 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Nov 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
For the month of November, the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.

December 2018

Dec 1 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Guided Hike 12/01/2018

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Dec 1 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 1 End Date

Cooking at the Quarters

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come join us as we demonstrate cooking a traditional meal for the enslaved using period ingredients and methods!
Dec 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Dec 1 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Dec 1 End Date

Christmas at the Ranch

South Llano River State Park
Celebrate Christmas with us at Mr. Buck's historic ranch home as we decorate trees, take pictures with Santa, some Christmas tunes on the front porch, hot chocolate, and more!
Dec 1 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 1 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 2 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 2 End Date

Cooking at the Quarters

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come join us as we demonstrate cooking a traditional meal for the enslaved using period ingredients and methods!
Dec 2 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 3 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 4 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 5 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 5 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 6 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 6 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 7 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 7 End Date

First Friday Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour thematic tour of the ship, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Dec 7 End Date

Nature Wonderland Hike

Tyler State Park
Dec 7 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 7 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 8 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 8 End Date

Legends and Foklore of Texas Plants

Buescher State Park
Join us at Buescher State Park for a guided hike with a Texas Master Naturalist and listen to stories and tales of the past!
Dec 8 End Date

Battleship TEXAS Presents “Yuletide TEXAS”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Christmas at the Battleship TEXAS
Dec 8 End Date

Nature Wonderland Hike

Tyler State Park
Dec 8 End Date

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
1870's Christmas
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 8 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 9 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 9 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 10 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 11 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 12 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 12 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 13 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 13 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 13 End Date

The Sky is Falling! Geminids Meteor Shower

Inks Lake State Park
Watch the biggest meteor shower of the year and learn how humans looked up to survive.
Dec 14 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 14 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 14 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 15 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 15 End Date

Naturalists Then and Now

Bastrop State Park
Hike the trails in Bastrop State Park as a Texas Master Naturalist leads you back in time for a spell.
Dec 15 End Date

Staying Warm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Staying warm on the farm is a special challenge during the cold and damp days of winter.
Dec 15 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Dec 15 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 15 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 16 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 16 End Date

Staying Warm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Staying warm on the farm is a special challenge during the cold and damp days of winter.
Dec 16 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 17 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 18 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 19 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 19 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 20 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 20 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 21 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 21 End Date

Winter Solstice Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Take a wintry tour of Inks Lake State park’s history!
Dec 21 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 22 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 22 End Date

Horse High, Bull Strong and Hog Tight

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
With the main crop fields empty, now is the time to repair and restack fencing around the farm.
Dec 22 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 22 End Date

Holiday at the Lake

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrate the Christmas season at the park in the historic Group Recreation Hall. Make historic toys, enjoy refreshments, listen to Ranger talk, and meet Santa.
Dec 23 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 23 End Date

Horse High, Bull Strong and Hog Tight

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
With the main crop fields empty, now is the time to repair and restack fencing around the farm.
Dec 23 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 24 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 25 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 26 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 26 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 27 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 27 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 28 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 28 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 29 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 29 End Date

A Stitch in Time

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Learn some simple stitches and help us with an ongoing 1850's job- mending.
Dec 29 End Date

Gone To Texas: Settling Austin's Colony in Mexican Texas

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy a trip through Texas history where we will discuss Austin's Colony and how the people of Texas carried on with their lives and the operations of running the colony in the 1800s.
Dec 29 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 30 End Date

Fate Bell's Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
PARK CLOSURE DECEMBER 3rd THROUGH DECEMBER 7th, SCHEDULED PUBLIC HUNTS (gates will open at 2pm DECEMBER 7th) For the month of December the park will be offering two guided-only hikes, 10am and then again at 3pm to go down into the canyon to view pictographs (ancient drawings) on Wednesday through Sunday. There are no tours available on Monday and Tuesday. For more information to plan your visit, click on blue title (above) for FAQs.
Dec 30 End Date

A Stitch in Time

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Learn some simple stitches and help us with an ongoing 1850's job- mending.
Dec 30 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.
Dec 31 End Date

History in Lights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy the holidays with a beautiful evening stroll through the grounds of Mission Espiritu Santo.

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

First Starlight Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
See the universe on the cusp of a new year!
Jan 4 End Date

First Friday Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour thematic tour of the ship, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Jan 5 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Jan 5 End Date

Heritage Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on a guided hike to discover the past, present, and future of Hill Country State Natural Area!
Jan 6 End Date

Cooking at the Quarters at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come join us as we demonstrate cooking a traditional meal for the enslaved using period ingredients and methods!
Jan 12 End Date

Butchering & Curing at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Butchering livestock was a very necessary way of life in the mid-19th century.
Jan 13 End Date

Butchering & Curing at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Butchering livestock was a very necessary way of life in the mid-19th century.
Jan 19 End Date

Morning Ablutions

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
What’s your morning routine look like?
Jan 19 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Jan 20 End Date

Morning Ablutions

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
What’s your morning routine look like?
Jan 26 End Date

Parlor Games & Music at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
What games do you play on a rainy day?
Jan 27 End Date

Parlor Games & Music at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
What games do you play on a rainy day?

February 2019

Feb 1 End Date

First Friday Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour thematic tour of the ship, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Feb 2 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 02/02/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Feb 2 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 02/02/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Feb 2 End Date

Logging with Oxen at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Gathering, splitting, and stacking firewood to feed the fires were ongoing tasks during winter.
Feb 2 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Feb 3 End Date

Logging with Oxen at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come join us as we use our team of oxen to drag up logs to split, and help us stack our firewood piles around the farm.
Feb 9 End Date

Pins & Needles; Sewing Basics

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
We invite you to learn a few basic stitches and start your own pincushion to take home.
Feb 9 End Date

Galentine's Day Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Bring your gal pals and come hike the Devil’s Backbone Nature Trail!
Feb 10 End Date

Pins & Needles; Sewing Basics at Barrington

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Make and take a pincushion!
Feb 16 End Date

Breaking up Fallow Ground at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come see our strong oxen at work and try your hand at walking behind a plow!
Feb 16 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Feb 17 End Date

Breaking up Fallow Ground at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come see our strong oxen at work and try your hand at walking behind a plow!
Feb 23 End Date

Fort Sherman Days 2019

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

Light in the Dark

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
How do you see at night?
Feb 24 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 02/24/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Feb 24 End Date

Light in the Dark

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
How do you see at night?

March 2019

Mar 1 End Date

First Friday Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour thematic tour of the ship, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Mar 2 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Mar 16 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/16/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Mar 16 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Various aspects of field preparation using horses, mules and oxen will be demonstrated, with some hands-on opportunities. Activities are dependent on weather and soil conditions.
Mar 16 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Mar 17 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Various aspects of field preparation using horses, mules and oxen will be demonstrated, with some hands-on opportunities. Activities are dependent on weather and soil conditions.
Mar 23 End Date

Spring Tonics at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring has sprung- and there’s so much to do! Who has time to be sick?
Mar 24 End Date

Spring Tonics at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring has sprung- and there’s so much to do! Who has time to be sick?
Mar 30 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/30/2018

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Mar 30 End Date

19th Century Medicine at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At a time where medicine was more art than science, what would a visit to the doctor be like?
Mar 31 End Date

19th Century Medicine

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At a time where medicine was more art than science, what would a visit to the doctor be like?

April 2019

Apr 5 End Date

First Friday Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour thematic tour of the ship, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Apr 6 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Apr 13 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 04/13/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Apr 20 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.

May 2019

May 3 End Date

First Friday Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour thematic tour of the ship, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
May 4 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
May 10 End Date

23rd Annual Open House

Free daily entry into the park, programs and activities for everyone about resources of our park and Texas. Friday area schools are invited to bring out classes, Saturday families can enjoy same activities.
May 18 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.