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.

January 2020

Jan 18 End Date

Family Trout Fishing Days

Daingerfield State Park
We're being stocked with trout! Join us for a fun fishing day for the whole family!
Jan 18
3:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 19
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 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.
Jan 19
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Scavenger Hunt

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Put your skills to the test on this wildlife-themed scavenger hunt!
Jan 19
11:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Jan 19
2:00p
End Date

Birds of a Feather

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out what kinds of birds live at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Jan 19
3:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 21
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 23
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 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!
Jan 23
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!
Jan 24
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 24
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.
Jan 24
10:00a
End Date

Pre-K in the Park

South Llano River State Park
Bring the little ones (ages 3-5) and explore the great outdoors!
Jan 24
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!
Jan 24
6:30p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Jan 25 End Date

Family Trout Fishing Days

Daingerfield State Park
We're being stocked with trout! Join us for a fun fishing day for the whole family!
Jan 25 End Date

29th Annual Trout Clinic

Fort Parker State Park
The Annual Trout Clinic introduces children and youth to the fun of fishing! Come help catch the 1,000 fresh, colorful rainbow trout in our Lake Springfield!
Jan 25
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 25
8:30a
End Date

Coffee and Conversation with a Ranger

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a ranger for hot coffee and conversation.
Jan 25
9:00a
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.
Jan 25
9:00a
End Date

28th Annual Kid Fish!

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Bring the entire family out to learn the basics of casting, and enjoy all the fun activities at Lake Corpus Christi State Park during this wonderful annual event.
Jan 25
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.
Jan 25
10:00a
End Date

31st Annual Kid's Fishing Day

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 31st Annual Kid's Fishing Day!
Jan 25
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl in the Morning

Blanco State Park
Prehistoric spear throwing. Come see primitive hunting techniques, and physics in motion!
Jan 25
10:00a
End Date

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
Jan 25
11:00a
End Date

A Year of Nature Journaling

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Let's make 2020 even more epic by keeping a year-long nature journal!
Jan 25
11:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
Jan 25
1:00p
End Date

Birding for Beginners Hike

Bastrop State Park
Being bird brained is fun! Come join us to learn a new hobby for your outdoor adventures!
Jan 25
2:00p
End Date

Lil' Naturalist Nature Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
A story and a stroll for the lil' nature lovers in your family!
Jan 25
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Exploration Trek

San Angelo State Park
This hike is for the kiddos who would like to be sworn in as official Junior Rangers, complete the field journal, and get their badges.
Jan 25
2:00p
End Date

The Atlatl

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Try your hand at throwing a prehistoric weapon
Jan 25
2:00p
End Date

Welcome to Cretaceous Park - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Did you know that there is an extinct volcano near McKinney Falls State Park? Did you know that all of central Texas was at one point under a shallow sea? Discover the creatures that lived in the deep at this Cretaceous Park Exploration Station!
Jan 25
2:00p
End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Bring the little ones out for nature-themed story time!
Jan 25
3:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 25
3:00p
End Date

Fish Printing - Art in the Park!

Buescher State Park
Use your creativity to decorate your own fish creation to take home!
Jan 25
4:00p
End Date

On the Hunt with Geocaching

Goose Island State Park
A modern-day treasure hunt that's fun for the whole family!
Jan 25
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.
Jan 25
4:00p
End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the night sky.
Jan 25
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!
Jan 25
5:30p
End Date

Owls: Silent Hunters of the Night

Tyler State Park
Discover Tyler State Park's 4 owl species.
Jan 25
6:00p
End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
See the creatures that creep, crawl, and call in the night!
Jan 25
7:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Starhop across the winter sky.
Jan 25
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join the Amarillo Astronomy Club astronomers on a trip across the universe!
Jan 25
8:00p
End Date

Star Stories: Stargazing on the Peninsula

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the stars and constellations visible above East Texas.
Jan 26
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 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.
Jan 26
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!
Jan 26
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Scavenger Hunt

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Put your skills to the test on this wildlife-themed scavenger hunt!
Jan 26
10:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Fish ID and fishin' basics!
Jan 26
11:00a
End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Jan 26
2:00p
End Date

Birds of a Feather

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out what kinds of birds live at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Jan 26
2:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 26
2:00p
End Date

Disc Golf with a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Play a round of disc golf!
Jan 28
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

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

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 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!
Jan 31
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Jan 31
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.
Jan 31
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!
Jan 31
5:00p
End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 31
6:30p
End Date

Night Hike

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

February 2020

Feb 1
8:30a
End Date

CCC Camp

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
The 1930's come to life as demonstrators eat, dress, and sleep just as they would if they'd been camping during the era of the Civilian Conservation Corp. With gear from camp stoves and tents to motorcycles and clothing, this functional campsite will take you back almost 100 years!
Feb 1
9:00a
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.
Feb 1
9:00a
End Date

Go Fish - Learn to Fish Event!

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us at McKinney Falls State Park where youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing. Event start time is 9:00 A.M.
Feb 1
9:30a
End Date

Height Hike – Tallest Trees in Tejas

Mission Tejas State Park
Finally answering: Hey Ranger, how tall is that pine tree?!
Feb 1
10:00a
End Date

Scat and Tracks

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
Feb 1
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Feb 1
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!!
Feb 1
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Feb 1
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!
Feb 1
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 1
1:30p
End Date

Primitive Fire ― History in Action

Mission Tejas State Park
Where there’s smoke there’s fire? If only that were true!
Feb 1
2:00p
End Date

Beginner's Birding

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Learn the basics of identifying our winged friends!
Feb 1
2:00p
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.
Feb 1
2:00p
End Date

Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to navigate like a pirate and hunt for hidden booty! ARRR!
Feb 1
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 1
4:00p
End Date

Field Journaling ― Record Your Adventure!

Mission Tejas State Park
Make your hikes more meaningful one word, sketch, or sight at a time.
Feb 1
5:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Feb 1
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a 1,000-yard walk through a scale model of the solar system.
Feb 1
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Feb 1
8:00p
End Date

Gaze at the Galaxy

Colorado Bend State Park
View the first quarter moon through a telescope.
Feb 2
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 2
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 4
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Soil

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Feb 5
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Soil

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Feb 6
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Soil

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Feb 6
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 7
10:00a
End Date

Winter Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Feb 7
3:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program

Bulverde, TX - Mammen Family Public Library
Join Ranger Holly at the library every month!
Feb 8
9:00a
End Date

Coffee and Conversation with a Ranger

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a Ranger at Amphitheater for Coffee and Conversation.
Feb 8
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Feb 8
11:00a
End Date

Cast Iron Cooking

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to cook delicious food outdoors using a Dutch Oven!
Feb 8
1:00p
End Date

Fire Building and More

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn how to build a fire and light it using a fire striker, then reward yourself with a roasted marshmallow or s'more!
Feb 8
1:00p
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.
Feb 8
2:00p
End Date

Geocache 101

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Learn the fundamentals to start Geocaching!
Feb 8
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 9
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 9
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 9
10:00a
End Date

Many Uses of Yucca

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Yuccas and agaves were utilized by Native Americans in many surprising and fascinating ways. Learn how these amazing plants helped native people survive the harsh South Texas plains.
Feb 9
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 9
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park - Valentine's Day Edition

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Feb 9
3:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn the basics of fishing with this kid friendly activity.
Feb 13
9:00a
End Date

Rio Grande Valley Coastal Expo

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Municipal Park
Learn about Texas coastal ecosystems, why they are important, and how to protect them.
Feb 13
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 14
8:00a
End Date

Rio Grande Valley Coastal Expo

Edinburg, TX - Edinburg Municipal Park
Learn about Texas coastal ecosystems, why they are important, and how to protect them.
Feb 14
2:00p
End Date

Treats for Tweets

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Spread the love this Valentine's Day to your feathered friends making pine cone bird feeders!
Feb 14
2:00p
End Date

Symbiotic Sweeties

Hill Country State Natural Area
There are plenty of #RelationshipGoals in nature!
Feb 14
8:00p
End Date

Gaze at the Galaxy

Colorado Bend State Park
View the shadows of the moon through a telescope.
Feb 15
9:00a
End Date

Fun Fish 2020

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Bring your kids to the 18th Annual Trout Fishing Tournament (for children ages 2 through 12) at the Pair-A-Trees Pond.
Feb 15
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls!

South Llano River State Park
Are all animals the same? Let's find out together.
Feb 15
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Feb 15
10:00a
End Date

Decorate Valentine Cookies

Colorado Bend State Park
Have fun decorating Valentine cookies.
Feb 15
10:30a
End Date

Birding 101: Intro to Birding

Tyler State Park
Everybody's a Birder!
Feb 15
11:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
Feb 15
2:00p
End Date

Backyard Birds/Citizen Science

Tyler State Park
Helping birds and helping scientists.
Feb 15
2:00p
End Date

10 Essentials

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Do you know the ten essentials for camping and hiking?
Feb 15
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 15
3:30p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and get reacquainted with the moon!
Feb 15
5:30p
End Date

Star Party

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Feb 16
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 16
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 16
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 20
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 22
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
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

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
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
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 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 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
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

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Feb 29
11:00a
End Date

Tracking Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ready for a rousing game of Who Dung It?
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
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
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
6:30p
End Date

Explore the Night Sky: The Moon and Constellations

Tyler State Park
Discover the Big Clock in the Sky!

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 7
9:00a
End Date

Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with an ancient weapon; the atlatl.
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
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
5:30p
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 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 11
10:00a
End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic camp knots every camper needs to know.
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

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
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

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

Caddo Culture : Everyday Life and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
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
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

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
2:00p
End Date

Historic Games: Having Fun the Old Fashioned Way

Tyler State Park
Can you come out to play?
Mar 14
7:00p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and get reacquainted with the moon!
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 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 18
10:00a
End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic camp knots every camper needs to know.
Mar 18
11:00a
End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
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 18
7:00p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and get reacquainted with the moon!
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your nature detective’s hat!
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

Home Improvement: The Beaver Pond Walk

Tyler State Park
The rodent that changes its world
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

Caddo Culture : Everyday Life and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
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 21
2:00p
End Date

Historic Games: Having Fun the Old Fashioned Way

Tyler State Park
Can you come out to play?
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
8:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
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 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
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
7:30p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and get reacquainted with the moon!

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
5:30p
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 11
10:00a
End Date

Easter Egg Coloring

Colorado Bend State Park
Have fun painting Easter eggs.
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
5:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
May 23
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
May 30
5:30p
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 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 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
5:30p
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!

December 2020

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!