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.

March 2019

Mar 28 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 29 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!
Mar 29 End Date

Frog Watch

South Llano River State Park
Look and listen for frogs with a ranger. Learn all about what they are talking about.
Mar 30 End Date

Live Birds of Prey Program!

Lake Livingston State Park
Watch birds of prey soar high above the park! Live hawks, falcons, eagles, and possibly owls will be featured as part of a talk given by a Falconer from EarthQuest.org.
Mar 30 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Mar 30 End Date

Go Fish!

Buescher State Park
Learn how to fish at Buescher State Park!
Mar 30 End Date

Ask-a-Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Saturday at 10 a.m.
Mar 30 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Mar 30 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 30 End Date

Ask a Ranger!

McKinney Falls State Park
Have a weird plant in your yard? Heard a strange noise last night? Want to know what it takes to become a TPWD Park Ranger? Ask Ranger Kristen! She'll be available for an hour to answer all your burning questions.
Mar 30 End Date

Legends and Folklore of Texas Plants

Buescher State Park
Join us at Buescher State Park for a guided hike with a Texas Master Naturalist and listen to stories and tales of the past!
Mar 30 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR MARCH 23. Stop by our touch table to play with 19th century toys, see weapons from the Texas Revolution, learn how to make a bullet and more!
Mar 30 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 30 End Date

Where do Gators go for the Winter?

Huntsville State Park
Check out some cold weather survival techniques!
Mar 30 End Date

Oawesome Opossums

Mission Tejas State Park
Barely a mammal, sometimes creepy, but always helpful!
Mar 30 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Mar 30 End Date

"The Legend of the Bluebonnet"

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Read a special book and then look for our state flower!
Mar 30 End Date

Junior Ranger: Skull Detectives (1PM)

Atlanta 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 Atlanta State Park.
Mar 30 End Date

2019 Lemonade Day Best Tasting Contest - Preliminaries

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
San Jacinto Battleground is hosting one of the Best Tasting Contests for the 2019 Houston Lemonade Day. Come on out and try some delicious lemonade.
Mar 30 End Date

Weekend Afternoon Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun arts & crafts projects every Saturday & Sunday afternoon @ 2 p.m.!
Mar 30 End Date

Pond Dipping

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Use a dip net to explore what critters live beneath the pond's surface!
Mar 30 End Date

Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come and feel the fur of some the local mammals that call this park home!
Mar 30 End Date

River Critters

McKinney Falls State Park
Have you ever wondered what's swimming in the water right next to you? Not all heroes wear capes - meet the teeny tiny river critters we hardly ever notice that play a vital role in river health!
Mar 30 End Date

Dutch Oven Cookin'

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a tasty cooking lesson!
Mar 30 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Mar 30 End Date

Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Take a step back in time to discover Penn Farm!
Mar 30 End Date

Native Tree Tour

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn how the park's unique trees shape the RGV.
Mar 30 End Date

Guided Hike – The CCC Trails

Mission Tejas State Park
Follow the footsteps of the young men who reshaped our nation and replanted our wilderness
Mar 30 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 30 End Date

The Real Stars of Hill Country State Natural Area

Hill Country State Natural Area
No red carpet needed to observe these stars!
Mar 31 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Huntsville State Park
Come fish with a park ranger!
Mar 31 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Mar 31 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Mar 31 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR MARCH 24. Stop by our touch table to play with 19th century toys, see weapons from the Texas Revolution, learn how to make a bullet and more!
Mar 31 End Date

Fossil Dig

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Try your hand out a paleontology!
Mar 31 End Date

Weekend Afternoon Art in the Park

Huntsville State Park
Join us for fun arts & crafts projects every Saturday & Sunday afternoon @ 2 p.m.!
Mar 31 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.
Mar 31 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Hikes

Huntsville State Park
Join Ranger Pick on an easy hike every Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.!
Mar 31 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year old story of our dinosaur tracks!

April 2019

Apr 4 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 5 End Date

Pollution Solutions

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for our Earth Month kick-off!
Apr 6 End Date

Junior Earth Scholars

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Nature-based learning for children in grades 2-4
Apr 6 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Apr 6 End Date

Tiny Predators; Tiny Prey

Buescher State Park
Come enjoy a guided hike with a Texas Master Naturalist as you learn about the frightening side of the insect world!
Apr 6 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Apr 6 End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Eisenhower State Park
Interested in learning how to fish? Want to catch the big one? Learn the basics and take a shot at landing a whopper with the rangers of Eisenhower State Park!
Apr 6 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 6 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Apr 6 End Date

Scat and Tracks!

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
Apr 6 End Date

Ecosystem Engineers

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Did you know that there are engineers here at Caprock Canyons State Park?
Apr 6 End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Apr 6 End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the night sky.
Apr 6 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real Astronomers!
Apr 6 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Explore the spring night sky across Texas!
Apr 7 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Apr 7 End Date

Have a Blast with Backyard Bass!

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Come play a game of Backyard Bass and improve your casting technique! Learn how to cast a fishing line and what types of fish live in Texas.
Apr 7 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.
Apr 9 End Date

Homeschool Class: Stream Study

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

Homeschool Class: Stream Study

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 11 End Date

Homeschool Class: Stream Study

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 11 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 12 End Date

Fort Richardson Days

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Visit Fort Richardson as historical re-enactors take us back to a simpler time
Apr 12 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?
Apr 12 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!
Apr 13 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Apr 13 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.)
Apr 13 End Date

Fort Richardson Days

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Visit Fort Richardson as historical re-enactors take us back to a simpler time
Apr 13 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Apr 13 End Date

Fish with a Ranger

Eisenhower State Park
Interested in learning how to fish? Want to catch the big one? Learn the basics and take a shot at landing a whopper with the rangers of Eisenhower State Park!
Apr 13 End Date

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a day of fun, food, music and battle reenactment to celebrate the 18-minute battle where Texas won its independence!
Apr 13 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nurture Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this FREE family friendly festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 13 End Date

Predators of the Pines

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Texas Master Naturalist and learn about survival in the wild!
Apr 13 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Apr 13 End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Apr 13 End Date

Edible Insect Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug,.....on purpose?
Apr 13 End Date

Wildflower Walk and Art

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Take in the beauty of spring wildflowers.
Apr 13 End Date

Snipe Hunt

Lockhart State Park
Ever searched for Easter eggs after dark? It's fun for the whole family – and that’s no joke! Registration required.
Apr 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Apr 18 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 19 End Date

Campfire Building Basics

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Camping isn't complete without a campfire!
Apr 19 End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Apr 20 End Date

Observe to Conserve

Hill Country State Natural Area
Celebrate Earth Month by observing local wildlife!
Apr 20 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Apr 20 End Date

Predators of the Pines

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Texas Master Naturalist and learn about survival in the wild!
Apr 20 End Date

Incredible Edible Plants Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Can I eat this plant???
Apr 20 End Date

¡Fiesta de los Niños!

San Antonio, TX - Port San Antonio
Join TPWD Get Outside at Fiesta San Antonio's party for “Pint-Sized Folks.”
Apr 20 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Inks Lake State Park
Bring your kiddos out to Inks Lake and have a blast finding Easter Eggs at our annual Easter event!
Apr 20 End Date

Battleship Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on tours and activities for younger visitors and their families.
Apr 20 End Date

Insect Safari

Galveston Island State Park
Catching, observing, and releasing some six-legged friends!
Apr 20 End Date

Monarch Madness!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
The spring monarch migration is underway!
Apr 20 End Date

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
Apr 20 End Date

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Help the little ones of your family find the eggs the Easter Bunny has left for them.
Apr 20 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt!
Apr 20 End Date

Edible Insect Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug,.....on purpose?
Apr 20 End Date

Art in the Park: Critter Bookmarks

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Let nature inspire you as you channel your inner artist.
Apr 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Apr 21 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.
Apr 21 End Date

Edible Insect Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever eaten a bug,.....on purpose?
Apr 25 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 26 End Date

Arbor Day Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Celebrate Arbor Day by learning about our native trees.
Apr 27 End Date

The Big Sit

Galveston Island State Park
Birding with volunteers for citizen science and wildlife observation techniques.
Apr 27 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Apr 27 End Date

Legends and Folklore of Texas Plants

Buescher State Park
Join us at Buescher State Park for a guided hike with a Texas Master Naturalist and listen to stories and tales of the past!
Apr 27 End Date

14th Annual Mission Tejas Folk Festival!

Mission Tejas State Park
Support Mission Tejas with an engaging trip back to our state's frontier past!
Apr 27 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR MARCH 23. Stop by our touch table to play with 19th century toys, see weapons from the Texas Revolution, learn how to make a bullet and more!
Apr 27 End Date

Kayaking for Beginners

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to paddle on Ray Roberts Lake!
Apr 27 End Date

Art Day at the Battleship

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for fun history-inspired art, music and more aboard Battleship TEXAS!
Apr 27 End Date

Kayaking for Beginners

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to paddle on Ray Roberts Lake!
Apr 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

May 2019

May 3 End Date

Naturalists in Training

Hill Country State Natural Area
Calling all kids! Do you have what it takes to think like a naturalist?
May 4 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
May 4 End Date

Predators of the Pines

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Texas Master Naturalist and learn about survival in the wild!
May 4 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!
May 4 End Date

Mayfest

Fort Worth, TX - Trinity Park
Fort Worth's Family Festival on the Banks of Trinity River
May 4 End Date

Battleship Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on tours and activities for younger visitors and their families.
May 4 End Date

Scat and Tracks!

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
May 4 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Families and interested citizens needed for turtle-centric beach hike.
May 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
May 5 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
May 10 End Date

23rd Annual Open House

Lake Brownwood State Park
Free daily entry into the park, programs and activities for everyone about resources of our park and Texas. On Friday, area schools are invited to bring out classes; on Saturday, families can enjoy same activities.
May 11 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
May 11 End Date

Archery 101

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

Family Fishing Clinic

Galveston Island State Park
Free family fun and activities.
May 11 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
May 11 End Date

Mother's Day Crafts

Fort Richardson State Park & Historic Site / Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway
Come and create something beautiful for that special mother in your life.
May 11 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Families and interested citizens needed for turtle-centric beach hike.
May 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
May 17 End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
May 18 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
May 18 End Date

Predators of the Pines

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Texas Master Naturalist and learn about survival in the wild!
May 18 End Date

Trail Detectives

Hill Country State Natural Area
Help a park ranger solve a wildlife mystery!
May 18 End Date

Bay Day

Kemah, TX - Kemah Boardwalk
Join TPWD's Coastal Expo at this free event. Learn about Texas coastal ecosystems, why they are important, and how to protect them.
May 18 End Date

Battleship Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on tours and activities for younger visitors and their families.
May 18 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Families and interested citizens needed for turtle-centric beach hike.
May 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
May 19 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.
May 24 End Date

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
May 25 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
May 25 End Date

Predators of the Pines

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Texas Master Naturalist and learn about survival in the wild!
May 25 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
May 26 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

June 2019

Jun 1 End Date

Public Fishing Day for Youth

Sea Center Texas
Grab your fishing poles, bait, and lawn chairs and join Sea Center Texas staff and volunteers for a morning of catch and release!
Jun 1 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 1 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!
Jun 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 2 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 8 End Date

Archery 101

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

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 8 End Date

Pollution Solutions

Hill Country State Natural Area
How can you celebrate World Ocean’s Day in the Hill Country? Join a park ranger to find out!
Jun 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 15 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 16 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Become a Junior Ranger Explorer by learning about nature through different activities, and borrow one of our Explorer Packs.
Jun 22 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 29 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jun 30 End Date

Junior Ranger Explorers

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

July 2019

Jul 4 End Date

4th of July Campground Parade! - 9:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Bring your dog, your bike, or yourself and join us on our 4th annual 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 4 End Date

Independence Day Bike Parade

Inks Lake State Park
Decorate your bike and ride in patriotic style through the park!
Jul 6 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jul 6 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
Jul 7 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 13 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.)
Jul 13 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jul 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 20 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Chemistry Roadshow! by Texas A&M University

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
It's not magic, it's science!
Jul 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Jul 27 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Art Day at the Battleship

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for fun history-inspired art, music and more aboard Battleship TEXAS!
Jul 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

August 2019

Aug 3 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 10 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 17 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 24 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Aug 31 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

September 2019

Sep 1 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 7 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 14 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 21 End Date

Public Fishing Day for Youth

Sea Center Texas
Grab your fishing poles, bait, and lawn chairs and join Sea Center Texas for a morning of catch and release!
Sep 21 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Sep 28 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
Sep 29 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

October 2019

Oct 5 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 12 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 19 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Oct 26 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 26 End Date

Art Day at the Battleship

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for fun history-inspired art, music and more aboard Battleship TEXAS!
Oct 26 End Date

4th Annual Boo Camp

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for some family friendly Halloween fun!
Oct 27 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.

November 2019

Nov 2 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
Nov 3 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Nov 9 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Nov 16 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Become a Galveston Bay warrior and uncover life on and in the bay waters.
Nov 23 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Ranger-led Hikes

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

December 2019

Dec 7 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 8th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 14 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 8th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 21 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Ranger-led Hikes

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

January 2020

Jan 25 End Date

Art Day at the Battleship

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for fun history-inspired art, music and more aboard Battleship TEXAS!