Calendar of Events

Austin Events

Events in and around the Austin area.

June 2024

Jun 21
5:00p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jun 21
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Slow down and deepen your experience of the natural world with mindful observations.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

Golf for Beginners 2

Lockhart State Park
Take another swing at golf! Registration required.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Devil's Waterhole Guided Paddle (Registration Only)

Inks Lake State Park
Learn kayaking basics then follow a Park Ranger or volunteer on a Guided Paddle to Devil's Waterhole!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

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

*Cancelled - Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
This event has been cancelled.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

*Time change! 9am Guided Nature Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger or volunteer on a short but informative hike! *Time change to 9am
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Hike Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Go on a guided hike to Crystal Cave with a park historian who will discuss history of Garner State Park's natural and cultural recourses.
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

Bastrop State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin/San Antonio Area (Registration Open)

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

Kayaking 101 -- All Kayaking programs are currently at capacity.

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration is required. All programs are currently full and at capacity.
Jun 22
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 22
10:00a
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Hummingbirds

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for storytime and a take-home craft.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jun 22
11:00a
End Date

River Bugs

Garner State Park
Get in the river to catch and identify river bugs. You can learn all about the water quality from these creatures.
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Pedernales Falls State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Jun 22
2:00p
End Date

Scat and Tracks

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
Jun 22
5:00p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jun 22
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Jun 22
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Caminata Sensorial

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Acompáñenos a una caminata de descubrimiento guiada utilizando todos nuestros sentidos y conéctese con el bosque.
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jun 23
10:00a
End Date

Painting in The Garden

Garner State Park
Come enjoy the native flowers, birds and other wildlife in our native garden. Use them as inspiration for your watercolor painting. Get painting tips from our expert volunteers.
Jun 23
10:00a
End Date

Intro to Fly Fishing

Lockhart State Park
Learn the basics of fly fishing in this fun class!
Jun 23
10:00a
End Date

Exploration Station: Bats

Guadalupe River State Park
Come wrap up National Pollinator Week with us!
Jun 25
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Reading In The Garden

Garner State Park
Come listen to a Ranger read a children's nature book then do an arts and craft activity in our native garden
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Family Hike by the Creek

Garner State Park
This is a family friendly hike led by a volunteer that will help you identify some of our natural resources.
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Fossil Table

Pedernales Falls State Park
The geology of the falls gives us some great views! Come see the small details that make the view even more special!
Jun 27
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jun 28
1:00p
End Date

All Things Birds

Garner State Park
Read a children's book about birds with a ranger, then learn how to use binoculars to find birds at the Pavillion.
Jun 28
5:00p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jun 28
6:30p
End Date

Texas Outdoor Family Outdoor Leadership Training | Lake Somerville State Park (Application Open)

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Jun 28
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Hike Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Go on a guided hike to Crystal Cave with a park historian who will discuss history of Garner State Park's natural and cultural recourses.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101 -- All Kayaking programs are currently at capacity.

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration is required. All programs are currently full and at capacity.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Fishing 101

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger or volunteer to learn how to cast a line!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Wood kit building

Inks Lake State Park
Join a volunteer and grab a provided kit to build your own model.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Watercolor in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Come and capture the stunning natural beauty of the park's landscapes on paper.
Jun 29
11:00a
End Date

River Bugs

Garner State Park
Get in the river to catch and identify river bugs. You can learn all about the water quality from these creatures.
Jun 29
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jun 29
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a Ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Jun 29
3:00p
End Date

Nature Origami

Lockhart State Park
Create a nature-inspired masterpiece from folded paper!
Jun 29
5:00p
End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled adventure as we explore the wonders of nature through an exciting scavenger hunt.
Jun 29
6:00p
End Date

Staring at the Sun (Safely)

Pedernales Falls State Park
Using special equipment, we'll look for sunspots, solar flares, and talk about our closest star!
Jun 29
7:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a fantastic outdoor experience at Lake Somerville State Park with our Backyard Bass program!
Jun 29
8:00p
End Date

Summer Night, Starry Skies

Hill Country State Natural Area
Partner with the San Antonio Astronomical Association to launch into the dark skies of Hill Country SNA. Hill Country summer nights and the stars are storied and legendary. Experience the Milky Way, constellations, and asterisms through the telescopes and staff of HCSNA and SAAA.
Jun 29
8:30p
End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
Jun 29
8:30p
End Date

Night Crawlers

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Glow-in-the-dark scorpions, mysterious moths, and more...this night walk is just for invertebrate enthusiasts.
Jun 30
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Painting in The Garden

Garner State Park
Come enjoy the native flowers, birds and other wildlife in our native garden. Use them as inspiration for your watercolor painting. Get painting tips from our expert volunteers.

July 2024

Jul 2
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jul 4
9:45a
End Date

4th of July Campground Parade!

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your family, friendly and leashed dog, and/or yourself and join us in a 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 4
10:00a
End Date

Red, White, & Blue Scavenger Hunt Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us this Fourth of July to find our country's colors on park trails!
Jul 4
11:30a
End Date

4th of July Campground Parade!

South Llano River State Park
Bring your dog, your bike, or yourself and join us on our 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 4
2:00p
End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor

Lockhart State Park
Paint with all the colors of the wind at Lockhart State Park!
Jul 4
2:00p
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jul 4
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jul 5
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Jul 5
10:00a
End Date

Constitution to Nature

Guadalupe River State Park
Join Rangers Jessica and Katy to learn about the U.S. Constitution, oak-gall ink, and practice your penmanship skills using the ink and a feather quill!
Jul 5
11:00a
End Date

River Bugs, Oh My!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jul 5
2:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls!

South Llano River State Park
Check out animal skins and furs found in the Hill Country.
Jul 5
7:00p
End Date

Staring at the Sun (Safely)

Pedernales Falls State Park
Using special equipment, we'll look for sunspots, solar flares, and talk about our closest star!
Jul 5
8:00p
End Date

S'mores Storytime

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Stop by for an evening storytime and nature craft, followed by s'mores and a setting sun.
Jul 5
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell?
Jul 6
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Lockhart State Park
Will you survive?
Jul 6
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.
Jul 6
10:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Jul 6
11:00a
End Date

Stream Safari

Lockhart State Park
Wear your favorite water shoes, and join us to meet the residents of Clear Fork Creek!
Jul 6
12:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
Jul 6
8:30p
End Date

Frog and Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Join a park ranger as we search for the amphibians that call Lockhart home!
Jul 6
9:30p
End Date

Star Party!

South Llano River State Park
Come look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Jul 7
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 9
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jul 11
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jul 11
9:30p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy !

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Jul 12
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger - River Trail

South Llano River State Park
Come meet up with a Ranger and go on hike !
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Edible Plants Walk

Lockhart State Park
Join us to explore the wild treats of the woods in this fun hike!
Jul 13
10:00a
End Date

Scat and Tracks

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
Jul 13
2:00p
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Jul 13
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Jul 14
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 14
10:00a
End Date

Fishing 101

Lockhart State Park
Join Ranger Chris for an introduction to fishing!
Jul 16
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jul 17
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jul 18
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jul 19
7:00p
End Date

Sunset History Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike through time, starting in modern history and hiking down to 300-million-year old fossils!
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jul 20
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.
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Snakes Alive!

Guadalupe River State Park
Join special guest Ranger Jamie (from Inks Lake State Park) to learn about our native snakes and their important roles in our park.
Jul 20
12:00p
End Date

Fossil Table

Pedernales Falls State Park
The geology of the falls gives us some great views! Come see the small details that make the view even more special!
Jul 20
3:00p
End Date

Golf for Beginners 3

Lockhart State Park
Join our golf instructor to hone your skills and knowledge of the game! Registration required.
Jul 20
8:30p
End Date

Night Crawlers

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Glow-in-the-dark scorpions, mysterious moths, and more...this night walk is just for invertebrate enthusiasts.
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 21
12:00p
End Date

Ice Cream (in a bag) Social

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate National Ice Cream Day and make your own ice cream with us!
Jul 23
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jul 25
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.
Jul 26
10:00a
End Date

Hidden Treasures Scavenger Hunt

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join millions of others in the largest game of scavenger hunt!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Jul 27
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Jul 27
3:00p
End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Lockhart State Park
Earn a Junior Ranger badge!
Jul 27
4:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
Jul 27
6:30p
End Date

Staring at the Sun (Safely)

Pedernales Falls State Park
Using special equipment, we'll look for sunspots, solar flares, and talk about our closest star!
Jul 27
9:00p
End Date

Flight Night !

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what is attracted to light at night !
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jul 28
10:00a
End Date

Intro to Fly Fishing

Lockhart State Park
Learn the basics of fly fishing in this fun class!
Jul 30
6:45p
End Date

Hayrides by Friends of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Listen to the history of Garner State Park while touring the park on a hayride. This is a great way to support the Friends of Garner Non-profit.

August 2024

Aug 3
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Aug 3
6:00p
End Date

Owl Pellet Dissection

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us as we dissect owl pellets... it'll be a hoot!
Aug 3
7:30p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sssshhhh...did you hear that? What was that noise?
Aug 3
8:00p
End Date

Give a Hoot

Guadalupe River State Park
Discover the masters of the night sky!
Aug 4
10:00a
End Date

Exploration Station: Owls

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate International Owl Awareness Day with us!
Aug 8
9:15p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Aug 9
10:00a
End Date

Storytime and Craft: Night Sky

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for storytime and a take-home craft.
Aug 10
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.
Aug 10
1:30p
End Date

S'mores with a Twist

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate National S'mores Day with us!
Aug 10
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Aug 10
8:00p
End Date

S'mores Storytime

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Stop by for an evening storytime and nature craft, followed by s'mores and a setting sun.
Aug 17 End Date

International Geocaching Day

Guadalupe River State Park
Join fellow park visitors in enjoying geocaching!
Aug 17
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

What's all the Buzz About?

Guadalupe River State Park
Find out about pollinators and make your own beeswax candle to take home!
Aug 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Aug 24
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.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.

September 2024

Sep 6
7:00p
End Date

Prairie in Your Pocket

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Wildlife habitat isn't just in our parks. Your own yard can provide a place of refuge for butterflies, birds, and other wildlife...as well as yourself.
Sep 6
8:45p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy!

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Sep 7
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Sep 13
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Sep 14
4:00p
End Date

Night Moves Run

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Trail Racing Over Texas' (TROT)nighttime party race just West of Houston at Stephen F. Austin State Park!
Sep 14
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Sep 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Sep 21
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Sep 21
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Sep 21
10:00a
End Date

Hunter Education Course

Lockhart State Park
Class costs $15. Registration required.
Sep 22
1:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Sep 27
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Sep 28
8:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Was that a kinglet, or a kingbird? Learn how you can add birding to your outdoor skills set.

October 2024

Oct 5
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Oct 5
8:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Slow down and deepen your experience of the natural world with mindful observations.
Oct 6
9:00a
End Date

Paws and Paths: Exploring the Bauer Unit *Registration Required*

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
Oct 11
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Oct 12
5:30p
End Date

Fall Forest Fest

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come to Stephen F. Austin State Park for a spooktacular evening of family-fun!
Oct 12
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Oct 19
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Oct 20
2:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Oct 25
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Oct 27
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.

November 2024

Nov 2
2:00p
End Date

Colors of the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Create beautiful artwork that captures the colors of an autumn day at Government Canyon.
Nov 8
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Nov 9
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Nov 10
9:00a
End Date

Paws and Paths: Exploring the Bauer Unit *Registration Required*

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
Nov 16
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Nov 20
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Nov 22
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Nov 22
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt- Youth Deer

Guadalupe River State Park
Guadalupe River State Park (including the Bauer Unit) will be closed starting at 8pm on Friday, November 22, 2024 and will reopen 12pm on Tuesday, November 26, 2024.
Nov 23 End Date

Star Party with Hill Country Astronomers

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join the Hill Country Astronomers for a night of telescope stargazing at a Dark Sky Park.
Nov 24
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Nov 29
8:30a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Was that a kinglet, or a kingbird? Learn how you can add birding to your outdoor skills set.
Nov 30
9:30a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Nov 30
2:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.

December 2024

Dec 7
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Dec 13
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Dec 14
8:30a
End Date

Hike to the Dino Tracks

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a 5-mile hike with a ranger to see the dinosaur tracks at Government Canyon.
Dec 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Dec 21
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Dec 26
9:00a
End Date

Bluff Spurs Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Get a bird’s-eye view of Government Canyon on this ranger-led hike.
Dec 27
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
Dec 27
9:30a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Dec 28
2:00p
End Date

Kallison Ranch Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on a trip back in time with a short but beautiful hike to the historic Kallison Ranch complex.
Dec 29
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.

January 2025

Jan 13
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt- Deer

Guadalupe River State Park
Guadalupe River State Park (including the Bauer Unit) will be closed starting at 8pm on Monday, January 13, 2025 and will reopen 12pm on Friday, January 17, 2025.
Jan 15
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!

February 2025

Feb 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!

March 2025

Mar 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!

April 2025

Apr 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!

May 2025

May 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!