Calendar of Events

Kids

Kid-focused events that explore nature and history of Texas state parks.

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

February 2020

Feb 20
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 21
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 21
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 21
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Feb 22
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 22
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 22
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Feb 22
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl in the AM

McKinney Falls State Park
Come learn how to throw an ancient spear!
Feb 22
11:00a
End Date

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
Feb 22
11:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for fishing!
Feb 22
11:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
Feb 22
1:30p
End Date

Wheel around the Park

South Llano River State Park
Come explore the park on two wheels!
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Discovery Center Loop and Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for an easy trail walk with a great view!
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Cast Iron Cooking 101

Eisenhower State Park
Interested in learning about what it takes to cook with cast iron? Join us for an introduction to cast iron cooking and learn about the history behind that big black pot while you enjoy a yummy treat!
Feb 22
3:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 22
7:00p
End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A two-hour hike at night, led by knowledgeable rangers. You've seen the park in the daytime, now see it at night!
Feb 22
7:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Feb 23
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 23
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Sunday Morning Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 23
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 23
10:00a
End Date

Intro to iNaturalist

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn how to use the free app, iNaturalist, to help identify plants and animals and become a citizen scientist!
Feb 23
11:00a
End Date

Make Your Own Geocache

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your own hidden treasure chest and join the phenomenon that is geocaching!
Feb 23
2:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 23
3:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Spear Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 27
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 27
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Feb 28
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 28
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 28
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Feb 28
2:00p
End Date

Geocaching 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on this high-tech treasure hunt!
Feb 28
5:00p
End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 28
6:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Feb 29 End Date

Annual Kid Fish Day

Fort Boggy State Park
Set your hook into a fun day at Fort Boggy State Park!
Feb 29
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 29
9:00a
End Date

CCC Legacy

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Through hands-on crafts and informative video, learn how the Civilian Conservation Corps left behind a long-lasting legacy that is enjoyed by people across America.
Feb 29
9:30a
End Date

Guided Hike ― Steep Ravine Trail

Mission Tejas State Park
Crunch some leaves with a Ranger on this scenic and winding ETX trail.
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls!

South Llano River State Park
Are all animals the same? Let's find out together.
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Read With a Ranger - The Caterpillar and the Polliwog by Jack Kent

McKinney Falls State Park
Join a Ranger under the shade of the trees to hear the story of a young caterpillar and polliwog. Afterwards we'll explore the wildflower meadow! All ages are welcome, but this book is best for grade levels Preschool - 3rd (4-8 years old).
Feb 29
11:00a
End Date

Tracking Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ready for a rousing game of Who Dung It?
Feb 29
11:00a
End Date

A Year of Nature Journaling

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us as we continue our goal of keeping a year-long nature journal of the park!
Feb 29
1:00p
End Date

Hike into History

Caddo Lake State Park
Hike through our historic park and learn about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps. We will discuss their legacy and view examples of their craftsmanship.
Feb 29
1:00p
End Date

Tejas Tracks, Dirt Detectives

Mission Tejas State Park
Come see how the critters at Mission Tejas leave a strong impression!
Feb 29
1:30p
End Date

Atl What? Atl Who? Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come learn about the animals in the woods.
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Make Your Own Binoculars - Kid Craft

McKinney Falls State Park
Calling all budding birders! Make your own play binoculars out of cardboard and yarn!
Feb 29
3:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 29
3:00p
End Date

Explore the Day Sky: The Sun and the Moon

Tyler State Park
Discover the Big Clock in the Sky!
Feb 29
3:30p
End Date

Build Your Own Bird’s Nest

Mission Tejas State Park
Don’t be an egghead, come learn about nests and build your very own!
Feb 29
4:00p
End Date

Phases of the Moon

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the different phases of the moon and why the moon appears to disappear and reappear each month.
Feb 29
4:45p
End Date

Create Your Own Planisphere!

Lake Livingston State Park
Create your own planisphere, which is a map of the night sky that you can adjust for any date and time!
Feb 29
6:30p
End Date

Explore the Night Sky: The Moon and Constellations

Tyler State Park
Discover the Big Clock in the Sky!
Feb 29
8:00p
End Date

Star Stories: Stargazing at the Park!

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the stars and constellations visible above East Texas.

March 2020

Mar 1
1:00p
End Date

Family/Friends Fishin' Frenzy

Fort Boggy State Park
Net a prize by competing in this family friendly fishing competition!
Mar 4
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Branch Weaving

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a branch loom!
Mar 5
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Mar 6
3:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program

Bulverde, TX - Mammen Family Public Library
Join Ranger Holly at the library every month!
Mar 6
7:00p
End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to learn what goes bump in the night...
Mar 7
6:30a
End Date

Sunrise Hike!

South Llano River State Park
Come enjoy the view with a ranger .
Mar 7
9:00a
End Date

Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with an ancient weapon; the atlatl.
Mar 7
9:30a
End Date

Introduction to Nature Photography

Caddo Lake State Park
Join Park Host and nature photographer, Tom Hadley, for this introduction to the wonderful hobby of nature photography.
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Mar 7
11:00a
End Date

Nature Cubs Club

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Attention all lil' nature lovers, Sheldon Lake State Park has an event just for you!
Mar 7
11:00a
End Date

Rambling with a Ranger

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger or master naturalist to hike along the Hickory Hollow Nature Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and discuss various topics of interest.
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor

Lockhart State Park
Paint with all the colors of the wind at Lockhart State Park!
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Mar 7
6:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Mar 8
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Sunday Morning Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 8
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Get up close and personal with some of the animals of Goliad State Park by looking at, and feeling, their fur, talons, and teeth!
Mar 8
3:00p
End Date

The Pony and Lords of the Plains

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn about the history of the mustang and how the Comanche acquired them and became the best cavalry in the world.
Mar 9
12:00p
End Date

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
See the beautiful features in the park on a scavenger hunt!
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 10
9:00a
End Date

Spring Breakout - Jr. Angler Education Course

Humble, TX - Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
Bring the kids to the park for our annual Spring Breakout fishing class for youth, ages 8-16.
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Detectives

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Calling all Junior Rangers: We need your help to find critter clues!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 10
11:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Atlanta State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Mar 10
1:00p
End Date

Skins N' Skulls

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever felt a bobcat fur? How about held a deer antler?
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 10
3:00p
End Date

Armadillo, the Little Armored One

The official Texas state small mammal!
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic camp knots every camper needs to know.
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Campsite Detectives

Garner State Park
Calling all current and future Junior Rangers: we need your help educating our visitors about the 7 Leave No Trace Principles!!
Mar 11
11:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park.
Mar 11
11:00a
End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your nature detective’s hat!
Mar 12
11:00a
End Date

Pond Dipping

Atlanta State Park
Who lives beneath the water's edge? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Mar 12
1:30p
End Date

Nature's Palette

Lost Maples State Natural Area
When you look a little closer, the colors of Lost Maples State Natural Area may surprise you.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Home Improvement: The Beaver Pond Walk

Tyler State Park
The rodent that changes its world
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

The Boys in Green: The Civilian Conservation Corps

Tyler State Park
Who were the CCC?
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Caddo Culture : Everyday Life and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
Mar 13
3:00p
End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Mar 13
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Mar 13
8:30p
End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a park ranger and learn how to SNIFF out spiders!
Mar 13
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Atlanta State Park
Join us to listen to constellation stories and look through a telescope!
Mar 13
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Won't You Be My Neighbor ? !

South Llano River State Park
Meet and learn about some animal neighbors with a ranger and friends.
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Plant Rubbing / Journaling

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Art and science combine to create an activity that kids and adults both love!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Nature's Palette

Hill Country State Natural Area
When you look a little closer, the colors of Hill Country State Natural Area may surprise you.
Mar 14
11:00a
End Date

Rambling with a Ranger

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to hike along the Caddo Forest Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and discuss various topics of interest.
Mar 14
11:00a
End Date

The Pony and Lords of the Plains

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn about the history of the mustang and how the Comanche acquired them and became the best cavalry in the world.
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Pond Dipping

Caddo Lake State Park
Who lives beneath the water's surface? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Historic Games: Having Fun the Old Fashioned Way

Tyler State Park
Can you come out to play?
Mar 14
3:00p
End Date

Creepy Crawly Bug Safari

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
On the hunt for creepy crawlies!
Mar 14
5:00p
End Date

Owl Power

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come learn all about the who's whoooo of the night!
Mar 14
7:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and learn the stories of the stars.
Mar 14
8:00p
End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to learn what goes bump in the night...
Mar 15
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Sunday Morning Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 16
12:00p
End Date

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
See the beautiful features in the park on a scavenger hunt!
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

Satin, Sandstone, and Silt! Jr. Ranger Roundup

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Stop by and join a park ranger on a nature extravaganza in our spring Junior Ranger Roundup!
Mar 17
11:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Caddo Lake State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey, kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
Mar 17
8:00p
End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the many different wildlife "critters" that make their home at Caprock!
Mar 17
8:30p
End Date

Five Senses Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
How good are your senses compared to Nature's Night shift?
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic camp knots every camper needs to know.
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Campsite Detectives

Garner State Park
Calling all current and future Junior Rangers: we need your help educating our visitors about the 7 Leave No Trace Principles!!
Mar 18
11:00a
End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Mar 18
11:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger: Skull Detectives

Caddo Lake State Park
You can learn a lot about an animal by looking at its skull! Join a park ranger to explore the skulls of animals found at Caddo Lake State Park.
Mar 18
1:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Get creative with the colors of Palo Duro Canyon!
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A hands-on look at the wildlife of Caprock.
Mar 19
9:30a
End Date

Explorers of Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Be you young or old, become explorers of a new land!
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your nature detective’s hat!
Mar 19
11:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and find a personal connection with nature through the art of nature journaling!
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Home Improvement: The Beaver Pond Walk

Tyler State Park
The rodent that changes its world
Mar 19
6:30p
End Date

Texas Time Travel

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join us on a walk through inventions of past peoples who survived and thrived at Palo Duro Canyon!
Mar 20
8:00a
End Date

Bird is the Word

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join us for Birding for Beginners followed by a birding hike!
Mar 20
10:00a
End Date

The Boys in Green: The Civilian Conservation Corps

Tyler State Park
Who were the CCC?
Mar 20
1:30p
End Date

Nature's Palette

Lost Maples State Natural Area
When you look a little closer, the colors of Lost Maples State Natural Area may surprise you.
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Caddo Culture : Everyday Life and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Kid’s Wilderness Survival

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A great program for your child’s outdoor safety and parents learn as much as the kids.
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey, kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
Mar 20
3:00p
End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Come join us and learn how to shoot a bow.
Mar 20
7:00p
End Date

Raptors of Central Texas

Lockhart State Park
Join us to meet some local birds of prey!
Mar 20
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
Mar 20
8:15p
End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the many different wildlife "critters" that make their home at Caprock!
Mar 20
8:30p
End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a park ranger and learn how to SNIFF out spiders!
Mar 20
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike: Nature's Night Shift

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!
Mar 21
9:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Caddo Lake State Park
Begin your brisk spring morning with a cup o' joe!
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Plants of the Mission

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore how Native Americans utilized the plants in the area for food, clothing, tools, and more!
Mar 21
11:00a
End Date

Painting in the Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Mar 21
11:00a
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Mar 21
1:00p
End Date

Rambling with a Ranger

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger or master naturalist to hike along the Hickory Hollow Nature Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and discuss various topics of interest.
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Historic Games: Having Fun the Old Fashioned Way

Tyler State Park
Can you come out to play?
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Hike into History

Caddo Lake State Park
Hike through our historic park and learn about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps. We will discuss their legacy and view examples of their craftsmanship.
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Fishing 101

Lockhart State Park
Join us for some fishing fun at Lockhart State Park!
Mar 21
3:00p
End Date

Geocaching 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger to find out what geocaching is all about and how to get started in this outdoor sport.
Mar 21
3:00p
End Date

Monarch Madness!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
The Spring monarch butterfly migration is underway!
Mar 21
5:00p
End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the night sky.
Mar 21
8:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Mar 21
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Starhop across the winter sky.
Mar 22
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Sunday Morning Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 22
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Get up close and personal with some of the animals of Goliad State Park by looking at, and feeling, their fur, talons, and teeth!
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Outdoor Storytime

Lockhart State Park
Join staff from our local library and a park ranger to sing, read, and craft in the park!
Mar 26
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Mar 27
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Mar 27
8:30p
End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
"The night's a sea of dappled dark, the night's a feast of sound and spark, the night's a wild, enchanted park!"
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Aranama Nature Trail Hike

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the flora, fauna, and history of Goliad State Park on this ranger-led 1/3-mile hike.
Mar 28
11:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Atlanta State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Mar 28
1:00p
End Date

Pond Dipping

Atlanta State Park
Who lives beneath the water's edge? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Mar 28
7:30p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and get reacquainted with the moon!
Mar 28
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Atlanta State Park
Join a master naturalist to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!

April 2020

Apr 2
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 3
3:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program

Bulverde, TX - Mammen Family Public Library
Join Ranger Holly at the library every month!
Apr 4
11:00a
End Date

Nature Cubs Club

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Attention all lil' nature lovers, Sheldon Lake State Park has an event just for you!
Apr 4
6:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Apr 7
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 8
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 9
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 10
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Apr 11
10:00a
End Date

Easter Egg Coloring

Colorado Bend State Park
Have fun painting Easter eggs.
Apr 11
11:00a
End Date

Easter Egg Hunt and Outdoor Extravaganza

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us for a fun filled day for all ages at our annual Easter celebration.
Apr 11
2:00p
End Date

Caprock Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Caprock Canyons + Bingo = Win, Win!!!
Apr 12
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Sunday Morning Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 16
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 18
10:30a
End Date

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
Apr 18
11:00a
End Date

Wings on the Wind Festival

Abilene State Park
A celebration of nature's invisible force: the wind!
Apr 18
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Apr 19
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Sunday Morning Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 23
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 24
2:00p
End Date

Tracking Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ready for a rousing game of Who Dung It?
Apr 25
11:00a
End Date

Nature's Palette

Hill Country State Natural Area
When you look a little closer, the colors of Hill Country State Natural Area may surprise you.
Apr 26
8:00a
End Date

Big Sit! - South Llano River Birding Festival (8 am - Noon)

South Llano River State Park
How many species of birds can we spot from a 17-foot circle?
Apr 26
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Sunday Morning Nature Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 30
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!

May 2020

May 2
6:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
May 8
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
May 9
10:00a
End Date

Archery 101

Copper Breaks State Park
Come join us and learn how to shoot a bow.
May 22
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Copper Breaks State Park
Creatures of the night from scorpions to bats might make an appearance on this hike. Anything is possible! Join us for a hike to see some of these creatures.
May 23
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
May 30
6:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!

June 2020

Jun 4
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 6
10:00a
End Date

Annual LBJ Fishing Day

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate Free Fishing Day with us by fishing on the Pedernales River.
Jun 11
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 12
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Jun 18
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 20
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Jun 25
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jun 27
6:00p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!

July 2020

Jul 2
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 9
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 16
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 18
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Jul 23
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!
Jul 30
6:00p
End Date

Annual Archery Clinics

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the basics of archery at our Annual Archery Clinics!

August 2020

Aug 15
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!

September 2020

Sep 12
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Sep 20
10:00a
End Date

Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Plant wildflower seeds for future generations!

October 2020

Oct 17
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Oct 31
6:00p
End Date

Halloween in the Park

Abilene State Park
Come trick-or-treat through the campsites, learn about creatures of the night, and have a few screams on the haunted trail.

December 2020

Dec 5
1:00p
End Date

Christmas with the Fishes

Sea Center Texas
Bring the young ones out for an afternoon of holiday fun at the Sea Center Texas aquariums.
Dec 16
6:00p
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 17
6:00p
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 18
6:00p
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 19
6:00p
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!