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Calendar of Events

Holidays

September 2017

Sep 30 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

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

October 2017

Oct 1 End Date

Trick or Treat Geocaching

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High tech hunt for treats!
Oct 6 End Date

Tales of the Night

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Campfire stories
Oct 7 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

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

Make a Spider Web

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about spiders and make a craft to take home
Oct 8 End Date

Trick or Treat Geocaching

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High tech hunt for treats!
Oct 13 End Date

Tales of the Night

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Campfire stories
Oct 14 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

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

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 14 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us to discover what goes bump in the night during this special Halloween-themed night hike!
Oct 15 End Date

Make a Spider Web

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about spiders and make a craft to take home
Oct 15 End Date

Pumpkin Painting with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Oct 21 End Date

"Not So Creepy Critters"

South Llano River State Park
Find out the truth about those "creepy" animals.
Oct 21 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
Oct 21 End Date

Halloween in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Experience the park after dark and join us for games, crafts, Spooky Trail, and more!
Oct 21 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 26 End Date

Halloween at the Hatchery 2017

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
Local businesses and organizations will hand out free candy, and the center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.
Oct 28 End Date

Jack O' Lantern Scavenger Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Can you find the plastic jack o' lanterns hidden along park trails?
Oct 28 End Date

Junior Ranger: Absolutely Batty (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about bats while making a craft to take home!
Oct 28 End Date

Halloweenfest

Lockhart State Park
Join us for witch crafts, a special spooky storytime, and costume contests!
Oct 28 End Date

Creepy Crawlies Scavenger Hunt (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Look for the creepy, crawly animals that call Caddo Lake home!
Oct 28 End Date

Edible Creepy Crawlies

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug?.....on purpose?
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Will you survive this humorous Zombie Hike?
Oct 28 End Date

Trunk or Treat

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Trunk or Treat/Ghost Walk
Oct 28 End Date

Trick-Or-Treat in the Park and Canned Food Drive

Cleburne State Park
Trick-Or-Treating will be from 5:30 to 8pm on October 28th. We are also looking forward to a night sounds presentation from our Friends of Cleburne State Park and a family friendly night hike during the main event. Free entry for adults (13+) during Trick-Or-Treat who bring canned food items. 817-645-4215
Oct 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, easy hike?
Oct 28 End Date

Halloween Fair

Government Canyon State Natural Area
THIS EVENT IS FULL.
Oct 28 End Date

Trunk or Treat

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Be prepared to be Tricked or Treated
Oct 28 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Lockhart State Park
Join us to discover what goes bump in the night during this special Halloween-themed night hike!
Oct 28 End Date

Spooky Campfire Stories

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Traditional scary stories being told around the campfire.
Oct 28 End Date

Haunted Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Are you brave enough?
Oct 29 End Date

Make a Spider Web

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about spiders and make a craft to take home
Oct 29 End Date

Trick or Treat Geocaching

Dinosaur Valley State Park
High tech hunt for treats!
Oct 29 End Date

Halloween Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Celebrate Halloween in Sea Center Spooktacular style!
Oct 31 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

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

November 2017

Nov 11 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 18 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 24 End Date

Turkey Trot Hikes

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Trot on out to Hueco Tanks and work off that turkey!
Nov 25 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating and German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Your entire family and friends will have fun decorating cookies as it was done for a German Christmas tree in the early 1900’s.
Nov 25 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Nov 25 End Date

Twilight Firelight!

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Start your Holiday Season with an evening at Fanthorp Inn!

December 2017

Dec 1 End Date

Christmas with the Fishes

Sea Center Texas
Celebrate Christmas with the Fishes at Sea Center Texas!
Dec 2 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 2 End Date

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 German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 3 End Date

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Walk through the lighted park and enjoy a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 9 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Yuletide TEXAS “A Sailors Christmas”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Come out and see the ship decorated just as the crew did while serving their country aboard this historic Navy vessel.
Dec 9 End Date

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 9 End Date

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Observe an 1870's Christmas Celebration
Dec 9 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

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 16 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

Edible Plants Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Nature's Bounty: A grocery store at your fingertips.
Dec 16 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 17 End Date

48th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 48 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 23 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Dec 30 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

January 2018

Jan 1 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Live by the sun, love by the moon!
Jan 6 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 13 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 20 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 27 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

February 2018

Feb 3 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 10 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 17 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 24 End Date

Beachcombing 101

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

March 2018

Mar 31 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Colorado Bend State Park