Calendar of Events

Kids

We provide tools to help kids learn and explore through the Junior Ranger Program.

June 2018

Jun 3 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Huntsville State Park
Come fish with a Park Ranger!

July 2018

Jul 20 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jul 20 End Date

Spider Walk

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger and sniff out spiders!
Jul 21 End Date

Art in the Park!

Inks Lake State Park
Come paint with us!
Jul 21 End Date

Hike with a Ranger: 8:30AM

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's get outside and hike the north side of the park!
Jul 21 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for fishing!
Jul 21 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jul 21 End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn about the local flora and fauna with a Texas Master Naturalist volunteer.
Jul 21 End Date

Tracks and Traces Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for morning exploration of the park's wildlife.
Jul 21 End Date

Survival Games

Daingerfield State Park
Do you think you could survive as an animal?
Jul 21 End Date

Birding for Beginners (9AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn the basics of birding!
Jul 21 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 21 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 21 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you. (Sorry - no program 7/27 and 7/28)
Jul 21 End Date

Paddle Boarding 101

Daingerfield State Park
Learn how to use our paddle boards!
Jul 21 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
Jul 21 End Date

Pond Ecology

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Use a dip net to explore what critters live beneath the pond's surface!
Jul 21 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger: 10:30AM

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's try to catch some fish!
Jul 21 End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Jul 21 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jul 21 End Date

Island Survivor

Galveston Island State Park
Game of life and death in paradise for beach safety.
Jul 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Jul 21 End Date

Critters of East Texas

Lake Livingston State Park
Explore the diversity of local mammals and reptiles.
Jul 21 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Daytime star gazing activities!
Jul 21 End Date

Event Cancelled for Excessive Heat Warning- Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants of the forest
Jul 21 End Date

Junior Angler Class

Mansfield, TX - Oliver Nature Park
Youth ages 6-16 years old can learn about fishing.
Jul 21 End Date

Free Movie in the Park

San Angelo State Park
San Angelo State Park is pleased to partner with Downtown Movie Night to present Wonder Woman!
Jul 21 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset beach hike and storytelling fun.
Jul 21 End Date

Mythbusters: Snakes Edition

Inks Lake State Park
Come learn about 5 myths from our local expert and make your own rattlesnake!
Jul 21 End Date

Finding Feathered Friends - Beginner Bird Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Shake a tail feather and come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer.
Jul 21 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 21 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Society for a night of stargazing.
Jul 21 End Date

Bats! Texas's Billion Dollar Aerialists

Tyler State Park
Discover those amazing flying mammals.
Jul 22 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 22 End Date

Skins & Skulls - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
Jul 22 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Jul 22 End Date

Nature Crafts

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a whole new way--with art!
Jul 25 End Date

Taste of Texas Kids Day Camp

San Angelo State Park
Join park rangers for a "Taste of Texas"! This is an exciting adventure for children ages 8-12.
Jul 25 End Date

Tot Trek

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring the little ones out to hear a hilarious story of the Old West, then take a half-mile hike on the Paseo del Rio Trail with the park interpreter. This hike is aimed at toddlers and young kids, but anyone who is young at heart is welcome!
Jul 25 End Date

Buggin' out!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come and explore the world of bugs!
Jul 26 End Date
Jul 26 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 26 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Jul 26 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring the kids out to Palo Duro Canyon to become junior rangers! They will learn about the park, its resources, and why it is so important to be stewards of our natural places. They will then have the opportunity to participate in a mini service project. When completed, they will earn a custom sleeve patch!
Jul 27 End Date

Skins & Skulls - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
Jul 27 End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at an ancient Japanese art form!
Jul 27 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors and learn how art has played a role in shaping our National and State Parks!
Jul 27 End Date

Backyard Bass

Garner State Park
Ever wanted to learn how to cast a rod and reel? What fish are swimming in the Frio? Come to Backyard Bass to learn!
Jul 27 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.
Jul 27 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jul 27 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Jul 27 End Date

Junior Rangers: Wildlife Detectives

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Calling all Junior Rangers: We need your help to find critter clues!
Jul 27 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Jul 27 End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger for a night hike to find what goes bump in the night!
Jul 27 End Date

Night Hike: Nature's Night Shift (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature's night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!
Jul 27 End Date

Spider Walk

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger and sniff out spiders!
Jul 28 End Date

Art in the Park!

Inks Lake State Park
Come paint with us!
Jul 28 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jul 28 End Date

Stream Survival Game

McKinney Falls State Park
In the wild, it's eat or be eaten! Test your luck and see if you'd survive in Onion Creek as a crayfish, great blue heron, dragonfly, or largemouth bass.
Jul 28 End Date

Creepy Crawly Bug Safari

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
On the hunt for creepy crawlies!
Jul 28 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.
Jul 28 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Guadalupe River State Park
Jul 28 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 28 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 28 End Date

Navigation Revelation

Tyler State Park
Map and compass navigation
Jul 28 End Date

Art in the Park - Sun Catcher

Daingerfield State Park
Make your own souvenir to take home with you!
Jul 28 End Date

Pond Ecology

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Use a dip net to explore what critters live beneath the pond's surface!
Jul 28 End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Jul 28 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jul 28 End Date

Island Survivor

Galveston Island State Park
Game of life and death in paradise for beach safety.
Jul 28 End Date

The Life of a Honey Bee

Lake Livingston State Park
Come to the park store to view our observation hive and learn about the life cycle, care, and importance of European Honey Bees and our other (native) pollinators
Jul 28 End Date

Wildlife Show and Tell

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever felt a bobcat fur? How about held a deer antler?
Jul 28 End Date

Predators of the Park - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
One of the coolest parts of McKinney Falls State Park is that in some respects it's as wild as it was when Thomas and Anna McKinney moved here in the 1850s. Join a Ranger and discover what kinds of predators still call McKinney Falls home and how we fit in.
Jul 28 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for some fun and games the Native American way!
Jul 28 End Date

Solar Arts and Crafts

Lockhart State Park
Join us to explore our nearest star and create sun-powered crafts!
Jul 28 End Date

Nature Journaling

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Like to write? Start your own nature journal!
Jul 28 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Daytime star gazing activities!
Jul 28 End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic knots that every camper needs to know.
Jul 28 End Date

Junior Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Kids can earn a Junior Ranger Badge exploring with their families and a Park Naturalist.
Jul 28 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset beach hike and storytelling fun.
Jul 28 End Date

Inks Up Close!

Inks Lake State Park
Find the magnificent in the mundane with a tour of Inks through a digital microscope!
Jul 28 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jul 28 End Date

Park After Dark

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park that never sleeps on a nighttime outdoor adventure!
Jul 29 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 29 End Date

Skins & Skulls - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
Jul 29 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Jul 29 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Jul 29 End Date

Nature Crafts

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a whole new way--with art!
Jul 29 End Date

Junior Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Kids can earn a Junior Ranger Badge exploring with their families and a Park Naturalist.

August 2018

Aug 1 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see Nature's beauty in a new way.
Aug 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Aug 2 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 3 End Date

Summer Camps 2018

Sea Center Texas
2018 Aquariumania Summer Camps for ages 8-12 years, $20 per child per session.
Aug 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 3 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors and learn how art has played a role in shaping our National and State Parks!
Aug 3 End Date

Backyard Bass

Garner State Park
Ever wanted to learn how to cast a rod and reel? What fish are swimming in the Frio? Come to Backyard Bass to learn!
Aug 3 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Aug 4 End Date

Plogging!

Galveston Island State Park
Picking up plastics and jogging for fitness on the beach.
Aug 4 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 4 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 4 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 4 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Aug 4 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Daytime star gazing activities!
Aug 4 End Date

Karaoke Dance Night

Daingerfield State Park
So you think you can sing...
Aug 5 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 5 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Aug 5 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 8 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see Nature's beauty in a new way.
Aug 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Aug 9 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 10 End Date

Junior Angler Class

Mansfield, TX - Oliver Nature Park
Youth ages 6-16 years old can learn how to fish.
Aug 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 10 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Aug 10 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Aug 10 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Aug 11 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 11 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.)
Aug 11 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 11 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Aug 11 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Aug 11 End Date

Star Party (Sun Fun!)

Galveston Island State Park
Daytime star gazing activities!
Aug 11 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 11 End Date

Star Party

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join the Franklin Mountains Park Rangers and the Sun City Astronomers for an evening of night sky fun!
Aug 12 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Aug 16 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 17 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Aug 18 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 18 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 18 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 18 End Date

Snakes of Central Texas

Lockhart State Park
Join us to meet some slithering locals!
Aug 18 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Aug 18 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Aug 18 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey Kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
Aug 18 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 19 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Aug 23 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 24 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Aug 24 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Aug 25 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Aug 25 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 25 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Aug 25 End Date

Tot Trek

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring the little ones out for a fun hike and activity with the park interpreter.
Aug 25 End Date

Junior Ranger Program

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bring the kids out to earn their Junior Ranger badge!
Aug 25 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Aug 25 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Aug 25 End Date

Campfire 101 - Making Camping S’more Fun

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a fun evening of campfire instruction and s'mores!
Aug 26 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 26 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Aug 26 End Date

Reading Ranger

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Come to visit the park and enjoy a nature based story and activity! Daycares and homeschool groups are welcome!
Aug 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Aug 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.

September 2018

Sep 1 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 1 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 1 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Sep 1 End Date

Karaoke Dance Night

Daingerfield State Park
So you think you can sing...
Sep 2 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Sep 6 End Date

Intro to Birding

Resaca de la Palma State Park
New to birding? Interested in learning how to bird? Join us for a fun opportunity to learn how to identify our local specialties!
Sep 7 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 8 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
If you ever wanted to try to shoot an arrow with a bow, here is your chance. Come and learn the the fundamentals of archery! (We provide bows and arrows.)
Sep 8 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 8 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Sep 8 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Sep 8 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 9 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 9 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Sep 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Sep 14 End Date

Lonesome Dove Fest 25th Anniversary

Karnes City, TX - Karnes City Youth Show Barn
Free fun for the whole family.
Sep 14 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 15 End Date

Sea Center Texas Youth Fishing Event

Pack your sunscreen, hat, lawn chair and fishing gear for catch-and-release fishing at our marine fish hatchery and visitor education center.
Sep 15 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 15 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 15 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Sep 15 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 16 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 16 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Sep 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Sep 20 End Date

Intro to Birding

Resaca de la Palma State Park
New to birding? Interested in learning how to bird? Join us for a fun opportunity to learn how to identify our local specialties!
Sep 21 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 22 End Date

National Hunting and Fishing Day - Go Fish Event!

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us on Sept 22nd on National Hunting and Fishing Day at McKinney Falls State Park where youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing. Event start time is 9:00 A.M.
Sep 22 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 22 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 22 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Sep 22 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 23 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Sep 28 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 28 End Date

2018 State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX - Fair Park
A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone.
Sep 28 End Date

The Search for Bigfoot

Daingerfield State Park
Join us on our 2nd annual Search for Bigfoot weekend!
Sep 29 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 29 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Sep 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Sep 29 End Date

The Search for Bigfoot

Daingerfield State Park
Join us on our 2nd annual Search for Bigfoot weekend!
Sep 29 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Sep 30 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 30 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.

October 2018

Oct 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Oct 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 6 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 6 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Oct 6 End Date

Karaoke Dance Night

Daingerfield State Park
So you think you can sing...
Oct 7 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Oct 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 13 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 13 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Oct 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Oct 13 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 14 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Oct 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 20 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 20 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Oct 20 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 21 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 24 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Oct 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 26 End Date

Halloween Funfest 2018

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our 3rd annual Halloween Funfest!
Oct 27 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 27 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Oct 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Oct 27 End Date

Halloween Funfest 2018

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our 3rd annual Halloween Funfest!
Oct 27 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Oct 28 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 31 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)

November 2018

Nov 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 3 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 3 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 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

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Nov 3 End Date

Karaoke Dance Night

Daingerfield State Park
So you think you can sing...
Nov 4 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Nov 7 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Nov 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 10 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 10 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Nov 10 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Nov 10 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 11 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Nov 14 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts! (Sorry - no program 7/25)
Nov 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 17 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 17 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Nature Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Join our interpretive park ranger on this short guided hike as we explore all that nature and wildlife have to offer within Choke Canyon State Park.
Nov 17 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game! (Sorry - no program 7/28)
Nov 17 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Nov 18 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Nov 24 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 24 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!

December 2018

Dec 1 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 8 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Dec 12 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 13 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 14 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 15 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 15 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Daingerfield State Park
Come drive through the park lit up like Santa Land and get to meet Santa himself on Friday and Saturday!
Dec 22 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 29 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!

March 2019

Mar 2 End Date

Texas Wildlife & Woodlands Expo

Conroe, TX - Lone Star College Montgomery
Play for a Day! Learn for a Lifetime!

April 2019

Apr 13 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nurture Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this FREE family friendly festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 20 End Date

¡Fiesta de los Niños!

San Antonio, TX - Port San Antonio
Join TPWD Get Outside at Fiesta San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks”.

May 2019

May 4 End Date

Mayfest

Fort Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Fort Worth's most beloved family festival in beautiful Trinity Park on the banks of the Trinity River.