Calendar of Events

Austin Events

Events in and around the Austin area.

August 2017

Aug 20 End Date

Hunter Education Course

Lockhart State Park
Class costs $15. Pre-registration is required.
Aug 21 End Date

Solar Eclipse 2017!

South Llano River State Park
Drop by to safely watch the solar eclipse!
Aug 21 End Date

Solar Eclipse -- OH MY!

Guadalupe River State Park
We'll provide the solar glasses and telescopes to view the Texas version of this amazing event.
Aug 21 End Date

Great American Solar Eclipse - Star Party!

Bastrop State Park
It's happening! The first solar eclipse to cross the entire United States since 1918! Join us at the Historic Golf Shelter to see it safely!
Aug 21 End Date

Inks Lake View of The Great American Eclipse

Inks Lake State Park
Share our partial eclipse view with the Friends of Inks Lake.
Aug 21 End Date

It’s A Solar Celebration!

Lockhart State Park
Come out and learn more about the solar eclipse that has everyone fired up! Peak eclipse time will be 1:10pm, so drop in any time between 12-2pm. PLEASE NOTE: The location for this program has been moved to Park HQ.
Aug 21 End Date

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Colorado Bend State Park
Come join us for the 2017 solar eclipse
Aug 24 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Aug 25 End Date

Mammal Mania

Guadalupe River State Park
Aug 25 End Date

Fishing With a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics of fishing and then try to catch the big one!
Aug 25 End Date

Owl Prowl

Lockhart State Park
Whooo lives in Lockhart State Park?
Aug 25 End Date

Welcome Circle

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park under a big oak tree !
Aug 26 End Date

Guided Mountain Bike Ride

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Aug 26 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 26 End Date

Yoga in the Park!

Bastrop State Park
Join us for an exploration into the connection between your breath, body, mind, and the world around you. Beginners course with certified yoga instructor and Park Host, Vanice Medley (eRYT). This class is offered every Saturday morning in August. It is also offered every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning in September EXCEPT 9/9.
Aug 26 End Date

Who Built Buescher State Park?

Buescher State Park
Have you ever wondered how Buescher State Park got here? Who built it? Why they picked this spot?
Aug 26 End Date

Bark in the Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Bring your favorite four-legged friend on a hike!
Aug 26 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Aug 26 End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Aug 26 End Date

Bird Beaks and More!

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come visit the bird blind and we will examine one of a bird's most important tools-HIS BEAK! We will finish off this activity by building your own bird with its own adaptations to take home if you would like. As a bonus, we might even get visits from feathered friends at the blind while we do our activities!
Aug 26 End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake
Aug 26 End Date

Bat Hike - 6:30 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike to view the emerging bats at Gorman Cave.
Aug 26 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Aug 26 End Date

Evening Doggy Jaunt

Inks Lake State Park
Enjoy an evening hiking with your pooch on National Dog Day!
Aug 27 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Aug 27 End Date

What's all the Buzz About?

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the wonders of bees.
Aug 27 End Date

Walk With Nature/ Talk With the Ranger

Hill Country State Natural Area
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. As John Muir said “In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” Join us on our guided nature walk, exploring the diversity of the Hill Country. (Events may be cancelled with rain or wet trails. Call first!)
Aug 27 End Date

LBJ’s 109th Birthday Celebration

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Come join us as we commemorate Lyndon B. Johnson's 109th birthday.
Aug 30 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!
Aug 31 End Date

Camp Quilting

Inks Lake State Park
Come stitch with us!

September 2017

Sep 2 End Date

Summit Hike with a Ranger

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Learn about the geology of this gigantic granite dome, fascinating facts, tales, and the rare plants that inhabit the area, as you ascend Enchanted Rock and enjoy the magnificent views.
Sep 2 End Date