Calendar of Events

Austin Events

Events in and around the Austin area.

September 2018

Sep 21 End Date

Trail Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger or volunteer. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Sep 21 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors and learn how art has played a role in shaping our National and State Parks!
Sep 21 End Date

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (Cancelled Due To Weather)

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Sep 22 End Date

Sunrise Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Celebrate the first day of fall with an early morning hike!
Sep 22 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Sep 22 End Date

Birding 101 - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Catch the birding bug!
Sep 22 End Date

Guided Hikes

Garner State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led or volunteer-led guided hike, where anything from geology, history, or flora and fauna of the park will be discussed.
Sep 22 End Date

National Hunting and Fishing Day - Go Fish Event!

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us on Sept 22nd on National Hunting and Fishing Day at McKinney Falls State Park where youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing. Event start time is 9:00 A.M.
Sep 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 22 End Date

Kayaking 101 - 9 am and 10:30 am Classes - SOLD OUT

Blanco State Park
Come learn the basics of kayaking and enjoy paddling the Blanco River!
Sep 22 End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake!
Sep 22 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!
Sep 22 End Date

Watercolor on the Blanco

Blanco State Park
Get inspired by the beauty of nature!
Sep 22 End Date

Bird Migration Hike

Lockhart State Park
Walk with us to celebrate one of the most spectacular events in the Americas - bird migration!
Sep 22 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch a big one!
Sep 22 End Date

Seed Stomp at LBJ State Park

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join us for our annual Seed Stomp!
Sep 22 End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Sep 22 End Date

Native American History Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Learn about the lives of America's first inhabitants.
Sep 22 End Date

Mammals Inside and Out

Lockhart State Park
Come learn about the insides and outsides that make Texas mammals so special!
Sep 22 End Date

Mythbusters: Snakes Edition

Inks Lake State Park
Come learn about 5 myths from our local expert and see one up close!
Sep 22 End Date

Hike-in Star Party

Palmetto State Park
1/4 mile night hike to a star viewing area. Bring a chair or a blanket to sit on (something you don't mind carrying down a trail)
Sep 22 End Date

Stargazing with the Austin Astronomical Society

Inks Lake State Park
The skies are alight with stars big and bright!
Sep 23 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Sep 23 End Date

Art in the Park

Pedernales Falls State Park
Find your creative inspiration in the sights and shapes of nature!
Sep 23 End Date

Flint, Floods, Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!
Sep 23 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Sep 23 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Sep 28 End Date

Trail Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger or volunteer. Fun for kids ages 5+!
Sep 28 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors and learn how art has played a role in shaping our National and State Parks!
Sep 28 End Date

Spider Walk

Inks Lake State Park
Join a park ranger and sniff out spiders!
Sep 29 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Sep 29 End Date

Guided Hikes

Garner State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led or volunteer-led guided hike, where anything from geology, history, or flora and fauna of the park will be discussed.
Sep 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 29 End Date

Underwater Discovery

Inks Lake State Park
Use a seining net to discover what is living in the shallow waters of the lake!
Sep 29 End Date

River Critters - Exploration Station

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!
Sep 29 End Date

Make Your Own Binoculars - Kid Craft

McKinney Falls State Park
Calling all budding birders! Make your own play binoculars out of cardboard and yarn!
Sep 29 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Come out and try to catch a big one!
Sep 29 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Blanco State Park
Open to all ages. Whether you are experienced, or a first-time angler, come on out and catch some fish with us! We have the poles and the worms, and a fishing license is not required while on state park property.
Sep 29 End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Sep 29 End Date

Day Hiking South Texas

Government Canyon State Natural Area
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.
Sep 29 End Date

Language of the Fan

McKinney Falls State Park
Despite the fact that the first day of fall was 9/22, it’s still hot as blazes around here! Join a Ranger to learn about how ladies like Mrs. Anna McKinney (the first woman to live in the Homestead) stayed cool and sent secret messages to others using the language of the fan in the 1850s.
Sep 29 End Date

Night Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a ranger for a stroll under dark skies along the Loop Trail.
Sep 30 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Sep 30 End Date

Welcome to Cretaceous Park - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Did you know that there is an extinct volcano near McKinney Falls State Park? Did you know that all of central Texas was at one point under a shallow sea? Discover the creatures that lived in the deep at this Cretaceous Park Exploration Station!

October 2018

Oct 5 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 5 End Date

Columbus Day Holiday: Campground Open Extra Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
For the Columbus Day Holiday, the campground will be open three nights – Friday through Sunday, Oct. 5-7, 2018.
Oct 5 End Date

First Friday Birding

Palmetto State Park
On the first Friday of every month join park staff as we see what we can see. From first time fledglings to seasoned eagle eyes, all are welcome.
Oct 5 End Date

Garner State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (FULL - Waitlist forming)

Garner State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Oct 6 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 6 End Date

Hill Country Heritage Expo

Inks Lake State Park
Step back in time and visits pockets of history in this day and a half cultural extravaganza!
Oct 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 6 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us at McKinney Falls State Park where youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing. Event start time is 9:00 A.M.
Oct 6 End Date

Junior Earth Scholars

Government Canyon State Natural Area
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL
Oct 6 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Oct 6 End Date

South Llano River Star Party

South Llano River State Park
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Society and Park Staff for a night under the stars at South Llano River State Park.
Oct 6 End Date

Citizen Science - Frog Watch

Palmetto State Park
Join park staff in an informal frog species survey.
Oct 7 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 7 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Oct 8 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 9 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 10 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 11 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 12 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 13 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 13 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Note new start time! 8:30AM
Oct 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 13 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Oct 13 End Date

Stories Under the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Association and park volunteers for an evening of stargazing starting at sunset in the park’s oversize parking lot.
Oct 13 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing the night sky above the Hill Country!
Oct 14 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 14 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Oct 15 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 16 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 17 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 18 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 19 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 20 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 20 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Note new start time! 8:30AM
Oct 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 20 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Oct 20 End Date

Monarch Walk - 10:30 am

South Llano River State Park
The Monarchs are coming! The Monarchs are coming!
Oct 20 End Date

Overnight Adult Basic Wilderness Survival Clinic

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Spend two days and one night learning wilderness survival skills.
Oct 20 End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Oct 21 End Date

Observation Site for Pollinator BioBlitz

Palmetto State Park
The Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is a statewide effort to observe and identify as many pollinators as possible between October 5 and October 21. Share your observations of Pollinators at Palmetto State Park. Park staff will be out observing on October 13 and October 14 starting at 9 AM
Oct 21 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Oct 21 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Oct 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 27 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Oct 27 End Date

Kids Alive!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a wilderness survival class for kids!
Oct 27 End Date

Creatures of the Night Halloween Walk

Inks Lake State Park
Discover the amazing creatures that roam at night on this trick or treating stroll!
Oct 28 End Date

Summit Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock!
Oct 30 End Date

All Hallow's Eve Hike!

Inks Lake State Park
Every place has a past... find out about the people of bygone days on the Spring Valley Nature Trail.

November 2018

Nov 2 End Date

First Friday Birding

Palmetto State Park
On the first Friday of every month join park staff as we see what we can see. From first time fledglings to seasoned eagle eyes, all are welcome.
Nov 3 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 3 End Date

Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival

Austin, TX - Travis County Exposition Center
Join us at this family friendly event celebrating the traditions and heritage of Native American Culture.
Nov 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?
Nov 3 End Date

Project WILD Workshop

Round Rock, TX - REI Round Rock
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Nov 3 End Date

Junior Earth Scholars

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Nature-based learning for children in grades 2-4.
Nov 3 End Date

Turn of the Clock-Dark Sky Star Party!

Devils River State Natural Area
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Society and Devils River park staff for an evening of stargazing with variety of telescopes for viewing the night sky.
Nov 10 End Date

Hike the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the second Saturday of the month for a guided hike!
Nov 10 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 10 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

McKinney Falls State Park
Join us at McKinney Falls State Park where youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing. Event start time is 9:00 A.M.
Nov 10 End Date

FALLing Skies

Inks Lake State Park
Come learn about our universe with the Austin Astronomical Society!
Nov 11 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Nov 12 End Date

Park Closed

Colorado Bend State Park
Nov 16 End Date

Thanksgiving: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, Nov. 16 through Saturday night, Nov. 24. Open for day use only Sunday and Monday, Nov. 25 & 26. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day. For more information call the Natural Area at (210) 688-9055.
Nov 16 End Date

Dinosaur Valley State Park | Texas Outdoor Family Volunteer Recruiting and Training | DFW Area |

Guadalupe River State Park
Do you love camping and state parks? Texas Outdoor Family (TOF) needs your help to share that love with new users!
Nov 16 End Date

Lake Somerville State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Central TX Area (FULL - Waitlist Forming)

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Nov 17 End Date

Explore the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a new adventure!
Nov 17 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 17 End Date

Kids Alive!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a wilderness survival class for kids!
Nov 17 End Date

Harvest Hike!

Inks Lake State Park
Discover past medicinal plants and the bountiful harvest that nature provided for prehistoric peoples, Native Americans, and early settlers of Texas!
Nov 17 End Date

Stories Under the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join the San Antonio Astronomical Association and park volunteers for an evening of stargazing starting at sunset in the park’s oversize parking lot.
Nov 21 End Date

Turkeys, Turtle Doves and Toucans, Oh My!

Hill Country State Natural Area
It’s almost Turkey Day, so let’s celebrate by learning about our feathered friends!
Nov 22 End Date

Heritage Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on a guided hike to discover the past, present, and future of Hill Country State Natural Area!
Nov 23 End Date

Trails, Cameras, Action!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Get your cameras ready and put your detective skills to the test!
Nov 23 End Date

Heritage Hike

Hill Country State Natural Area
Join a park ranger on a guided hike to discover the past, present, and future of Hill Country State Natural Area!
Nov 24 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 24 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Kick off the Holiday Season with a celebration of German Holiday Traditions.
Nov 24 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Nov 30 End Date

Park Closed

Colorado Bend State Park

December 2018

Dec 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 1 End Date

Junior Earth Scholars

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Nature-based learning for children in grades 2-4
Dec 1 End Date

Christmas at the Ranch

South Llano River State Park
Celebrate Christmas with us at Mr. Buck's historic ranch home as we decorate trees, take pictures with Santa, some Christmas tunes on the front porch, hot chocolate, and more!
Dec 1 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 2 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Dec 7 End Date

First Friday Birding

Palmetto State Park
On the first Friday of every month join park staff as we see what we can see. From first time fledglings to seasoned eagle eyes, all are welcome.
Dec 7 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 8 End Date

Old-Fashioned Candy Making

Palmetto State Park
Homemade candy and holiday fun!
Dec 8 End Date

Overnight Adult Basic Wilderness Survival Clinic

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a special 2-day and 1-night basic wilderness survival class.
Dec 8 End Date

Hotels for the Holidays

Hill Country State Natural Area
Even bugs need a place to stay this holiday season! Join a park ranger to make your very own bug hotel.
Dec 8 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 10 End Date

Park Closed

Colorado Bend State Park
Dec 13 End Date

The Sky is Falling! Geminids Metoer Shower

Inks Lake State Park
Watch the biggest meteor shower of the year and learn how humans looked up to survive.
Dec 14 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 15 End Date

Trail of Lights

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a beautiful walk through the lighted park to the historic Kreische House decorated for a traditional German-Texas Christmas.
Dec 16 End Date

49th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Join the Texas Hill Country Community in this special tradition started 49 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
Dec 21 End Date

Christmas/New Year: Extra Days Open

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Government Canyon State Natural Area will be open for day use as well as overnight camping from Friday night, Dec. 21, through Saturday night, Jan. 5, 2019. Open for day use only Sunday and Monday, Jan. 6 - 7. Natural Area entry fees and overnight camping fees apply each day. For more information call the Natural Area at (210) 688-9055.
Dec 21 End Date

Winter Solstice Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Take a wintry tour of Inks Lake State park’s history!
Dec 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 25 End Date

Park Closed

Colorado Bend State Park
Dec 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 31 End Date

Last Day Hike

Inks Lake State Park
End 2018 on the right foot on our Spring Valley Nature Trail!

January 2019

Jan 1 End Date

First Day Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Begin the new year with Nature!
Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.
Jan 1 End Date

First Starlight Night Hike

Inks Lake State Park
See the universe on the cusp of a new year!
Jan 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 7 End Date

Park Closed

Colorado Bend State Park
Jan 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 14 End Date

Park Closed

Colorado Bend State Park
Jan 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

February 2019

Feb 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 9 End Date

Galentine's Day Hike

Inks Lake State Park
Bring your gal pals and come hike the Devil’s Backbone Nature Trail!
Feb 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

March 2019

Mar 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 30 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

April 2019

Apr 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 26 End Date

2nd Annual South Llano River Birding Festival

South Llano River State Park
Mark Your Calendars for the 2nd Annual South Llano River Birding Festival. April 26-28th. More incredible events! Same Incredible Place! Stay Tuned for Registration in the Fall.
Apr 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

May 2019

May 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

June 2019

Jun 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

July 2019

Jul 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

August 2019

Aug 3 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 10 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 17 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 24 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 31 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

September 2019

Sep 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

October 2019

Oct 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

November 2019

Nov 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 30 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

December 2019

Dec 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

January 2020

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.
Jan 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jan 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

February 2020

Feb 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Feb 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

March 2020

Mar 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Mar 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

April 2020

Apr 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Apr 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

May 2020

May 2 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 9 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 16 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 23 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
May 30 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

June 2020

Jun 6 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 13 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 20 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jun 27 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

July 2020

Jul 4 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 11 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 18 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Jul 25 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

August 2020

Aug 1 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 8 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 15 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 22 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Aug 29 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

September 2020

Sep 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Sep 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

October 2020

Oct 3 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 10 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 17 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 24 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Oct 31 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

November 2020

Nov 7 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 14 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 21 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Nov 28 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

December 2020

Dec 5 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 12 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 19 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.
Dec 26 End Date

Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek.

January 2021

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2022

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.

January 2023

Jan 1 End Date

Start the New Year With a Lost Maples Hike!

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at Lost Maples SNA. Choose your hike: a more family-oriented, short hike around the Maple Trail, or a more rigorous expedition on the East Trail, with the Scenic Overlooks.