Calendar of Events

Austin Events

Events in and around the Austin area.

June 2021

Jun 24
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger! 9am -11AM

South Llano River State Park
Hike the West Canyon Loop trail with a ranger!
Jun 24
8:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the moon! (RSVP required)
Jun 25
8:30a
End Date

Texas Heroes & Rag Dolls

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park host to learn how to make one of the oldest children's toys in existence!
Jun 25
9:00a
End Date

Story Walk Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Come read an awesome story and create something to make your stay memorable !
Jun 25
11:00a
End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

McKinney Falls State Park
Join the Lt. Dolifka of the Buffalo Soldiers at McKinney Falls State Park as he talks about the historic Buffalo Soldiers and their time on the Texas Frontier. Fun stories and history for all.
Jun 25
2:00p
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what kind of insects live in the river!
Jun 25
5:00p
End Date

Edible, Medicinal and Useful Plants

Bastrop State Park
Take a walk on paved trails in a restoration area and learn about different beneficial native plants in the park!
Jun 25
6:30p
End Date

Texas Outdoor Family Leadership Training | Bastrop State Park (Application Open Until June 1st)

Bastrop State Park
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Jun 25
7:30p
End Date

Bat Talk

Garner State Park
Jun 25
7:30p
End Date

Wildlife Walk

Buescher State Park
Just before sunset is a great time to search and listen for creatures who call the park home! Let's see who we can find or hear as we take a walk around the lake!
Jun 26
7:00a
End Date

Trail Days

Bastrop State Park
Be a State Park Volunteer and help us keep the trails looking beautiful!
Jun 26
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Jun 26
8:30a
End Date

Focus on our Feathered Friends

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join Park Host Lorin as we learn the basics of binocular use and bird identification!
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Garner State Park
Enjoy a guided hike up to Crystal Cave!
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

McKinney Falls State Park
Join Lt. Dolifka at McKinney Falls State Park as he talks about the historic Buffalo Soldiers and their time on the Texas Frontier.
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike - 6/26/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Kid Fish Tournament

South Llano River State Park
Come on out and let’s go fishing!
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Legacy of the Lost Pines

Bastrop State Park
Learn about the fire of 2011 and why the Lost Pines are lost on this fun guided hike!
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

Aquatic Explorations!

Buescher State Park
Let's get our hands wet as we learn about the critters that call Buescher Lake home! Have some cool fun during the hot Texas summer!
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

All A-Buzz about Pollinators and Native Plants, Plus Beeswax Candle Making!

Guadalupe River State Park
Stop by between 10 and 11:30 am, and find out about pollinators and the plants they depend on!
Jun 26
11:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Campsite Detectives

Garner State Park
Calling all current and future Jr. Rangers!
Jun 26
12:30p
End Date

Nature Journaling- Exploring the Waters Edge

Buescher State Park
Come enjoy life by the edge of the water! We will learn about nature journaling and make our first entry with a watercolor picture inspired by what we see!
Jun 26
1:00p
End Date

Intro to Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to navigate like a pirate and hunt for hidden booty! ARRR!
Jun 26
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Jun 27
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.

July 2021

Jul 1
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Jul 2
8:00p
End Date

Bat Bonanza! Evening Program

Guadalupe River State Park
Find out the truth about these flying mammals!
Jul 2
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we talk about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike - 07/03/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lockhart State Park
Come fish with us! All ages and abilities welcome. Drop in any time between 9-11am.
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience the fun of bird-watching!
Jul 3
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we talk about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Jul 4
9:45a
End Date

4th of July Campground Parade! - 10:00 am

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your dog, your bike, or yourself and join us in a 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 8
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Jul 9
9:00a
End Date

Japanese Fish Printing - Drop-in

Guadalupe River State Park
Make your own fish print!
Jul 9
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we talk about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike - 07/10/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

12th Annual Buda Fun Fish

Buda, TX - Bradfield Village Park
Come out to Bradfield Village Pond for a day of FREE fishing fun!
Jul 10
9:00a
End Date

Forest Bathing

Lockhart State Park
Immerse yourself in nature to de-stress and improve your well-being.
Jul 10
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we talk about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Jul 11
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Jul 11
9:00a
End Date

SUNDAY Honey Creek Nature Hike - 7/11/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 15
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Jul 17
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Jul 17
9:00a
End Date

Animal Signs Bingo Hike

Lockhart State Park
Who pooped in the park? Join us to find out and play a fun game of bingo on the trails!
Jul 17
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike - 7/17/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 17
8:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for Stargazing!
Jul 18
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Jul 18
9:00a
End Date

SUNDAY Honey Creek Nature Hike - 7/18/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 22
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Jul 23
9:00a
End Date

Archery in the Park

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Jul 23
8:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the moon! (RSVP required)
Jul 24
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Jul 24
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Jul 24
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike - 7/24/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 24
9:00a
End Date

Geocaching 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience this high-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 24
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jul 25
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Jul 29
8:30a
End Date

Kids' Fishing 101

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us and learn all about fishing!
Jul 29
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Jul 30
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we talk about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Jul 31
9:00a
End Date

Honey Creek Nature Hike - 7/31/21

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 31
10:00a
End Date

Geocaching 101

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a high-tech treasure hunt!
Jul 31
8:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Guadalupe River State Park
Come experience the trails at night!

August 2021

Aug 5
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Aug 12
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Aug 14
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Aug 14
8:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for Stargazing!
Aug 15
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Aug 19
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Aug 21
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
Aug 22
8:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the moon! (RSVP required)
Aug 26
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Hike - new earlier time (beat the heat!)

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us every Thursday this summer for an easy nature hike with a beautiful view!
Aug 27
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we talk about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Aug 29
8:30a
End Date

Guided Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.

November 2021

Nov 27
10:00a
End Date

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn about making Christmas decorations with natural materials