Calendar of Events

Kids

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

December 2017

Dec 1 End Date

Palmetto State Park 5th Annual Photography Contest

Palmetto State Park
Ready, set, click! Will your photo be one of the six winning pictures submitted? There's only one way to find out... come to Palmetto and capture that winning photo! Contest runs Dec. 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.

March 2018

Mar 9 End Date

Ask A Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Friday at 10 a.m.

May 2018

May 28 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see Nature's beauty in a new way.
May 28 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach!
May 28 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Holiday survival hike, with a humorous twist.
May 30 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.
May 30 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 event 6/13).
May 30 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!

June 2018

Jun 1 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.
Jun 1 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 1 End Date

Magnificent Mammals

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever felt a bobcat fur? How about held a deer antler?
Jun 1 End Date

Night Hike (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to explore the Caddo Forest Trail in the evening hour.
Jun 2 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 2 End Date

Plogging!

Galveston Island State Park
Picking up plastics and jogging for fitness on the beach.
Jun 2 End Date

Abilene Outdoor Adventures

Abilene, TX - Grover Nelson Park
Youth and adults can celebrate Free Fishing Day and learn about outdoor recreation activities.
Jun 2 End Date

National Trails Day - Lowlands Loop - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Join us for a slow-paced walk along the river and lake!
Jun 2 End Date

24th Annual Mark Howell Memorial Fishing Rodeo

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Lake Arrowhead State Park invites you to join us for the 24th Annual Mark Howell Memorial Fishing Rodeo, Kid Fish and Adult Rough Fish contest!
Jun 2 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 2 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 2 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
Jun 2 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.
Jun 2 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.
Jun 2 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution! You will be hooked!
Jun 2 End Date

Birding for Beginners (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn the basics of birding!
Jun 2 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 2 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jun 2 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
Jun 2 End Date

Fishing Clinic

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Want to take the kids fishing but don't know exactly how? Come see us!
Jun 2 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks family program on the beach.
Jun 2 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and More! - 1:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Come see and touch animal furs and skulls!
Jun 2 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.
Jun 2 End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Bring your camera for this one!
Jun 2 End Date

Skins & Skulls - Touch Table

Bastrop State Park
Handle, touch, feel, and see skulls and skins of the various wildlife that inhabits Buescher State Park
Jun 2 End Date

Pond Dipping (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
What lives beneath the waters of Big Cypress Bayou?
Jun 2 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jun 2 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Jun 2 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

Daingerfield State Park
Come join us this Saturday for music, dancing, and fun for the whole family!
Jun 3 End Date

Lower Sunset Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Come explore the beautiful Chihuahua desert on a guided hike with one of our park rangers or volunteers. This is a relatively easy 3 mile hike and is excellent for families, beginner hikers, or geology and wildlife enthusiasts. We will meek at the Scenic Overlook in the Tom Mays Unit. Reservations required; to reserve your spot, call the office at (915) 566-6441.
Jun 3 End Date

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Jun 3 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jun 4 End Date

Palmetto SP Explorer Academy Summer Day Camp

Palmetto State Park
Summer Day camp for children 8-12. Monday through Thursday June 4-7 and again June 11-14 Hosted by the Friends of Palmetto SP Cost $129 per week REGISTRATION is REQUIRED
Jun 6 End Date

"Lost" in the Forest Hike

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Jun 6 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 event 6/13).
Jun 6 End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic knots that every camper needs to know.
Jun 6 End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Jun 7 End Date

Weather or Not?

Tyler State Park
How do we get our weather?
Jun 7 End Date

Navigation Revelation: Map and Compass

Tyler State Park
What do you do when your GPS batteries die?
Jun 7 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 7 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Will you survive?
Jun 8 End Date

Little Naturalists Story Time: Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
We'll even read "Owl Babies".
Jun 8 End Date

Wilderness Backpack

Tyler State Park
Jun 8 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.
Jun 8 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 8 End Date

Historic Games: Play Like Your Grandparents!

Tyler State Park
Can you come out and play?
Jun 8 End Date

Owl Power

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come learn all about the who's whoooo of the night!
Jun 9 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 9 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.)
Jun 9 End Date

Tracks and Traces Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for morning exploration of the park's wildlife.
Jun 9 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Jun 9 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 9 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 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.
Jun 9 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.
Jun 9 End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Meet the edible and useful plants of the savannah.
Jun 9 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jun 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Jun 9 End Date

Wildflower Walk and Art

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Take in beauty of summer.
Jun 9 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.
Jun 9 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" playing some bat games and learning all about bats!
Jun 9 End Date

Micros and Giants

Tyler State Park
Change your nature perspective
Jun 9 End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Jun 9 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jun 9 End Date

Make a Star Wheel (7PM)

Atlanta State Park
What are those stars? How can I find Ursa Major of the North Star?
Jun 9 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

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

Stories in the Stars (9PM)

Atlanta State Park
Join us to listen to constellation stories and look through a telescope!
Jun 10 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jun 11 End Date

Palmetto SP Explorer Academy Summer Day Camp

Palmetto State Park
Summer Day camp for children 8-12. Monday through Thursday June 4-7 and again June 11-14 Hosted by the Friends of Palmetto SP Cost $129 per week REGISTRATION is REQUIRED
Jun 12 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see Nature's beauty in a new way.
Jun 13 End Date

Hike with a Ranger

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to discover tracks, traces and more!
Jun 13 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!
Jun 14 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 14 End Date

Lakeshore Nature Hike

Tyler State Park
Discover diversity around the lake.
Jun 14 End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Jun 14 End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic knots that every camper needs to know.
Jun 15 End Date

Friday Morning Story Time: Lessons from a Rattlesnake

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to learn about snakes and read "Lessons from a Rattlesnake"
Jun 15 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.
Jun 15 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 15 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jun 16 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 16 End Date

OPEN HOUSE at Lockhart State Park

Lockhart State Park
Join us for FREE entrance into the park all day, a ton of fun activities, and more! Come check us out!
Jun 16 End Date

Bug-R-Us

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we search high and low for our six-legged wonders!
Jun 16 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 16 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 16 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
Jun 16 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.
Jun 16 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Travel back to where a nation was born in 1836!
Jun 16 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jun 16 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks family program on the beach.
Jun 16 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.
Jun 16 End Date
Jun 16 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" playing some bat games and learning all about bats!
Jun 16 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Jun 16 End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the night sky.
Jun 16 End Date

Saturday Night Dances

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

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Discover the folklore behind the constellations.
Jun 17 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jun 20 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 event 6/13).
Jun 21 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 22 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.
Jun 22 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 22 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jun 22 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a tasty lesson in outdoor cooking.
Jun 23 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 23 End Date

Go Fish!

Galveston Island State Park
Youth and family fishing clinic and fun!
Jun 23 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 23 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 23 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.
Jun 23 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.
Jun 23 End Date

Incredible Edible Plants Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Can I eat this plant???
Jun 23 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jun 23 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks family program on the beach.
Jun 23 End Date

Creepy Crawly Bug Safari

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
On the hunt for creepy crawlies!
Jun 23 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.
Jun 23 End Date

Caprock Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Caprock Canyons + Bingo = Win, Win!!!
Jun 23 End Date

The Big Clock: Daytime Sky

Tyler State Park
Astronomy in the daytime!
Jun 23 End Date

Critter Tracks

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Who's track is that?!
Jun 23 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Society for a night of star-gazing
Jun 23 End Date

Night Sky: The Moon, Planets and Constellations

Tyler State Park
Watch the Sun go down and the night sky shine!
Jun 24 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jun 27 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 event 6/13).
Jun 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!
Jun 28 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 29 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.
Jun 29 End Date

Friday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 29 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jun 29 End Date

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Explore Caddo Lake State Park at night!
Jun 30 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 30 End Date

All A-Buzz about Bees and other Pollinators

Guadalupe River State Park
Jun 30 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 30 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jun 30 End Date

Geocaching 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Find hidden treasures like a modern day treasure hunter!
Jun 30 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.
Jun 30 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jun 30 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks family program on the beach.
Jun 30 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Craft time in the afternoon!
Jun 30 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.
Jun 30 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" playing some bat games and learning all about bats!
Jun 30 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake is meant to be painted!
Jun 30 End Date

Cunning Coyotes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn about the ultimate survivors
Jun 30 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!
Jun 30 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!

July 2018

Jul 1 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 4 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach!
Jul 4 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see Nature's beauty in a new way.
Jul 4 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 event 6/13).
Jul 5 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 6 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.
Jul 6 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jul 7 End Date

Plogging!

Galveston Island State Park
Picking up plastics and jogging for fitness on the beach.
Jul 7 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 7 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 7 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.
Jul 7 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jul 7 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.
Jul 8 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 11 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 event 6/13).
Jul 11 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 12 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 13 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.
Jul 13 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
Jul 14 End Date

Stagecoach Saturday

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Travel back to 1850 aboard a mule-drawn stagecoach!
Jul 14 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 14 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 14 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.
Jul 14 End Date

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

Huntsville State Park
Help Ranger Pick turn an audience member into an alligator!
Jul 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Jul 14 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.
Jul 15 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 18 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 event 6/13).
Jul 19 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 20 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.
Jul 20 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
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.
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

Build-A-Gator Family Workshop

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

Junior Angler Class

Mansfield, TX - Oliver Nature Park
Youth ages 6-16 years old can learn about fishing.
Jul 22 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 25 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 event 6/13).
Jul 25 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 26 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 27 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.
Jul 27 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
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

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.
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

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.
Jul 29 End Date

Bay Exploration

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

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 event 6/13).
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

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

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 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.
Aug 5 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 8 End Date

Beach Paint Party!

Galveston Island State Park
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach!
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 event 6/13).
Aug 8 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 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

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
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

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.
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 event 6/13).
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

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike for sea turtle conservation.
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

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.
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 event 6/13).
Aug 22 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 23 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

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

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
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 event 6/13).

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 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.
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 event 6/13).
Sep 5 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!
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

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.
Sep 9 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
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 event 6/13).
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 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.
Sep 16 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
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 event 6/13).
Sep 19 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!
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 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.
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 event 6/13).
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 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.
Sep 29 End Date

The Search for Bigfoot

Daingerfield State Park
Join us on our 2nd annual Search for Bigfoot weekend!
Sep 30 End Date

Bay Exploration

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

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 event 6/13).
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 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.
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 event 6/13).
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

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.
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 event 6/13).
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 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.
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 event 6/13).
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 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.
Oct 27 End Date

Halloween Funfest 2018

Daingerfield State Park
Join us for our 3rd annual Halloween Funfest!
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 event 6/13).

November 2018

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 4 End Date

Bay Exploration

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

Geocaching 101

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

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
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 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!

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!