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.

May 2021

May 15
9:30a
End Date

Garner State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central Texas (SOLD OUT)

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 15
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 15
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 16
9:00a
End Date

Hike Dragonfly Trail

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Hike with a ranger and learn about our state park!
May 16
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 19
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience the fun of bird-watching!
May 21
9:30a
End Date

Bauer Unit Hike - Curry Creek Overlook Trail

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on this beautiful trail!
May 22
9:30a
End Date

Guadalupe River State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central Texas (SOLD OUT)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 22
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 22
10:30a
End Date

Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to learn about the Monarch butterfly.
May 22
11:00a
End Date

"Digging Armadillos" - Children's Story Time and Craft

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about Armadillos and make a macaroni armadillo.
May 22
2:00p
End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make fish prints!
May 22
2:00p
End Date

Dragonflies: An Ode to Odonata

Tyler State Park
Master hunters in the air!
May 22
2:00p
End Date

Japanese Fish Printing

South Llano River State Park
Try your hand at the ancient art of Gyotaku.
May 22
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" with us while learning all about bats!
May 22
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Village Creek State Park
Join a Ranger to learn more about the animals that call the park home. Check out the variety of skins, skulls, scat, and tracks that will help you identify them.
May 22
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 22
5:00p
End Date

On the Hunt with Geocaching

Goose Island State Park
*Reservations Required* A modern-day treasure hunt that's fun for the whole family!
May 22
8:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association - Drop-in!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
May 23
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 26
8:00p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A ranger-guided night hike which may include stargazing, alligators, pauraques, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, frogs, snakes, armadillos on this, the Full Moon night. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
May 28
9:00a
End Date

Dissection Inspection - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
May 28
10:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
May 28
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Experience the park after dark!
May 29
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 29
10:00a
End Date

Wheel Around the Park

South Llano River State Park
Come explore the park on two wheels!
May 29
10:30a
End Date

Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to learn about the Monarch butterfly.
May 29
11:00a
End Date

Alligators - Children's Storytime and Crafts

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about alligators through story time and get creative making crafts!
May 29
2:00p
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what kind of insects live in the river!
May 29
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" with us while learning all about bats!
May 29
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 29
3:30p
End Date

Story Walk Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Come read an awesome story and create something to make your stay memorable !
May 29
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike at Honey Creek State Natural Area

Guadalupe River State Park
Come experience Honey Creek at night!
May 29
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Experience the park after dark!
May 30
9:00a
End Date

Hike Dragonfly Trail

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Hike with a ranger and learn about our state park!
May 30
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience the fun of bird-watching!
May 30
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

June 2021

Jun 4
9:00a
End Date

Wonderful Wetlands - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Jun 5 End Date

Summer Bash Kids Fish

Fort Boggy State Park
Set your hook into a fun day at Fort Boggy State Park!
Jun 5
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 5
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 5
2:00p
End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us as we read stories about the fascinating world around us and the animals that live here.
Jun 5
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 5
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 45 minute program will be offered at 8 and 9 pm. Please call or email to add your group to a time slot.
Jun 6
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 11
9:00a
End Date

From Hatching to Catching - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Jun 12
9:00a
End Date

Introduction to Fishing Basics - FULL

Sea Center Texas
Learn all about fishing in this interactive session. Note: This session is full. The next available session is on July 10th.
Jun 12
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 12
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 12
2:00p
End Date

Creature Feature (Online Event)

Zoom webinar
Attend a Zoom Webinar from Lake Corpus Christi State Park to learn about a creature we have at the park!
Jun 12
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 12
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 45 minute program will be offered at 8 and 9 pm. Please call or email to add your group to a time slot.
Jun 13
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 18
9:00a
End Date

Ocean Commotion - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Jun 19
9:00a
End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Region (SOLD OUT)

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 19
9:30a
End Date

Inks Lake State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family (OPEN)

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 19
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 19
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 19
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association - Drop-in!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Jun 20
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 25
9:00a
End Date

Dissection Inspection - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 26
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 27
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

City of Deer Park Junior Angler (near Houston)

Deer Park, TX - Jimmy Burke Activity Center
Learn the the basics of fishing at this free event.

July 2021

Jul 2
9:00a
End Date

Wonderful Wetlands - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Jul 3
2:00p
End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us as we read stories about the fascinating world around us and the animals that live here.
Jul 3
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 45 minute program will be offered at 8 and 9 pm. Please call or email to add your group to a time slot.
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

From Hatching to Catching - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

Introduction to Fishing Basics

Sea Center Texas
Learn all about fishing in this interactive session.
Jul 10
2:00p
End Date

Creature Feature (Online Event)

Zoom webinar
Attend a Zoom Webinar from Lake Corpus Christi State Park to learn about a creature we have at the park!
Jul 16
9:00a
End Date

Ocean Commotion - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Jul 17
8:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association - Drop-in!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Dissection Inspection - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Jul 24
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 45 minute program will be offered at 8 and 9 pm. Please call or email to add your group to a time slot.
Jul 30
9:00a
End Date

Wonderful Wetlands - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!

August 2021

Aug 6
9:00a
End Date

From Hatching to Catching - Summer Camp

Sea Center Texas
It’s time to register for Sea Center Texas’ Summer Camp Series! Four different camps will be offered on Fridays throughout the summer. Register for one or for all!
Aug 7
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 45 minute program will be offered at 8 and 9 pm. Please call or email to add your group to a time slot.
Aug 12
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Aug 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs
Aug 14
9:00a
End Date

Introduction to Fishing Basics

Sea Center Texas
Learn all about fishing in this interactive session.
Aug 14
2:00p
End Date

Creature Feature (Online Event)

Zoom webinar
Attend a Zoom Webinar from Lake Corpus Christi State Park to learn about a creature we have at the park!
Aug 14
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 45 minute program will be offered at 8 and 9 pm. Please call or email to add your group to a time slot.
Aug 14
8:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association - Drop-in!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!

September 2021

Sep 4
9:00a
End Date

Public Youth Fishing

Sea Center Texas
Bring your own gear (no barbed hooks) and bait and join Sea Center Texas for a morning of catch-and-release fishing. Admission is free.
Sep 9
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Sep 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs
Sep 11
2:00p
End Date

Creature Feature (Online Event)

Zoom webinar
Attend a Zoom Webinar from Lake Corpus Christi State Park to learn about a creature we have at the park!

October 2021

Oct 9
2:00p
End Date

Creature Feature (Online Event)

Zoom webinar
Attend a Zoom Webinar from Lake Corpus Christi State Park to learn about a creature we have at the park!
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Oct 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs
Oct 24
1:00p
End Date

Halloween Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for an afternoon of family-friendly Halloween fun.

November 2021

Nov 11
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Nov 11
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs
Nov 13
2:00p
End Date

Creature Feature (Online Event)

Zoom webinar
Attend a Zoom Webinar from Lake Corpus Christi State Park to learn about a creature we have at the park!

December 2021

Dec 4
1:00p
End Date

Christmas with the Fishes

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for an afternoon of holiday festivities at the aquarium.
Dec 9
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Dec 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs
Dec 11
2:00p
End Date

Creature Feature (Online Event)

Zoom webinar
Attend a Zoom Webinar from Lake Corpus Christi State Park to learn about a creature we have at the park!

January 2022

Jan 13
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Jan 13
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs

February 2022

Feb 10
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Feb 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs

March 2022

Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs

April 2022

Apr 14
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Apr 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs

May 2022

May 12
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
May 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs

June 2022

Jun 9
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Jun 9
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs

July 2022

Jul 14
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs
Jul 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool in the Park - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Homeschool Park Programs