Calendar of Events

Dallas and Fort Worth Events

Events in and around the Dallas area.

June 2021

Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Fire Building 101

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Learn tips and tricks for building the perfect campfire!
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Put our knowledge to the test.
Jun 23
1:30p
End Date

Tree Stories

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
What kind of stories can trees tell us?
Jun 24
2:00p
End Date

10 Essentials

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Do you know the 10 essentials for camping and hiking?
Jun 24
8:45p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Are you brave enough to visit the park at night?
Jun 25
9:30a
End Date

Wildlife Watch

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come see the wildlife in our neck of the woods!
Jun 25
10:00a
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore what it means to be "lost" in the forest.
Jun 25
2:00p
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
Jun 25
6:30p
End Date

Texas Outdoor Family Leadership Training | Lake Mineral Wells State Park (Application Open Until May 21st)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Cleburne State Park
Come join us for Birding 101!
Jun 26
9:30a
End Date

Struggling Towards Harmony, Guided Hike

Mission Tejas State Park
Explore how forests fight to grow and regenerate over time.
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

Night Critters

Bonham State Park
Who are the nocturnal animals that are making all that racket at night?
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

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

Guided Ranger Hike

Eisenhower State Park
Hike along with us at Eisenhower!
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 26
10:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create a nature-inspired souvenir
Jun 26
11:00a
End Date

Mythbuster Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Myth or truth? The outdoors can prove us wrong!
Jun 26
1:00p
End Date

Bones and Skulls

Eisenhower State Park
Get ready for some BONE-afide fun!!
Jun 26
2:00p
End Date

Reading with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a nature themed story hour at the park!
Jun 26
3:00p
End Date

Animal Tracks

Eisenhower State Park
Come explore the world through animal tracks!
Jun 26
3:00p
End Date

Explore the Day Sky: The Sun

Tyler State Park
Discover the Big Clock in the Sky!
Jun 26
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 26
8:30p
End Date

Spider Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
A fun nighttime activity involving spiders . . . yes, really, it’s fun!
Jun 26
8:30p
End Date

Explore the Night Sky: Planets and Stars

Tyler State Park
Imagination comes to life in the stories of the stars.
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Explore Dragonfly Trail

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for a leisurely half-mile walk along Dragonfly Trail and learn about the park
Jun 27
2:00p
End Date

Map Reading - Navigate!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join this ranger-led program to learn how to read our maps and navigate the park easier!
Jun 27
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 30
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Put our knowledge to the test.

July 2021

Jul 1
2:00p
End Date

Dragonflies: An Ode to Odonata

Tyler State Park
Colorful Aerial Acrobats of the Insect World
Jul 2
10:00a
End Date

Map Reading - Navigate!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join this ranger-led program to learn how to read our maps and navigate the park easier!
Jul 2
10:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your detective's hat!
Jul 2
2:00p
End Date

Cryptozoology: Myths and Legends Walk

Tyler State Park
Connections in legendary stories
Jul 2
8:30p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jul 3
9:00a
End Date

Hardwood Hike

Mission Tejas State Park
Come scout out the noble, slow growing hardwoods of MTSP!
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Bonham State Park Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bonham State Park
Challenge your knowledge of the park and your photography skills.
Jul 3
10:00a
End Date

Navigation by Nature

Tyler State Park
Rediscover a lost skill
Jul 3
2:00p
End Date

The 10 Essentials Hike

Tyler State Park
What ten things are the most important?
Jul 3
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 3
8:30p
End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Jul 4
10:00a
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
Jul 4
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 7
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Put our knowledge to the test.
Jul 10
9:30a
End Date

Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike

Mission Tejas State Park
Nature always provides, if you know what to look for!
Jul 10
10:00a
End Date

Storytime at the Chimney

Bonham State Park
Listen to stories of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) as told by the men who were there.
Jul 10
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 10
3:00p
End Date

Build Your Own Bird’s Nest

Mission Tejas State Park
Don’t be an egghead, come learn about nests and build your very own!
Jul 10
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 10
8:30p
End Date

Spot the Nature Myth

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Is the Daddy Longleg REALLY the most venomous spider in the world?
Jul 11
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 12
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join this Ranger-led fishing program and come away a better angler!
Jul 12
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 14
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Put our knowledge to the test.
Jul 16
10:00a
End Date

Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join Lt. Dolifka as he travels to Martin Creek Lake State Park during Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month. Family-friendly event.
Jul 17
9:00a
End Date

Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join Lt. Dolifka as he celebrates Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month at Martin Creek Lake State Park.
Jul 17
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 17
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!
Jul 17
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 17
8:00p
End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jul 18
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 19
10:00a
End Date

Map Reading - Navigate!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join this ranger-led program to learn how to read our maps and navigate the park easier!
Jul 19
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 21
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Put our knowledge to the test.
Jul 24
9:30a
End Date

Armadillos, Tough as Texas

Mission Tejas State Park
Discover how these little armored ones can teach us tons!
Jul 24
10:00a
End Date

Turtle Time

Bonham State Park
Create your own turtle.
Jul 24
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 24
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 24
8:30p
End Date

Owl Prowl

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Did you ever hear or see an owl at night?. . . Here is a good opportunity!
Jul 25
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 26
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Put our knowledge to the test.
Jul 29
10:00a
End Date

Fish with a Ranger!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join this Ranger-led fishing program and come away a better angler!
Jul 30
10:00a
End Date

Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Tyler State Park
Join 1st Sgt. Padilla and Lt. Dolifka as they travel to Tyler State Park and celebrate Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month.
Jul 31
9:00a
End Date

Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Tyler State Park
Join 1st Sgt. Padilla and Lt. Dolifka as they celebrate Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month at Tyler State Park.
Jul 31
9:30a
End Date

Struggling Towards Harmony, Guided Hike

Mission Tejas State Park
Explore how forests fight to grow and regenerate over time.
Jul 31
10:00a
End Date

Birds and More Birds

Bonham State Park
Bird facts for bird lovers.
Jul 31
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 31
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 31
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.

August 2021

Aug 1
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 2
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 6
8:30p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Aug 7
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Aug 7
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 7
10:00a
End Date

Bonham State Park Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bonham State Park
Challenge your knowledge of the park and your photography skills.
Aug 7
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 8
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 9
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 14
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 14
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 16
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 21
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 21
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!
Aug 21
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 22
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 23
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 28
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 28
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 30
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

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

September 2021

Sep 4
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Sep 4
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 4
10:00a
End Date

Bonham State Park Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bonham State Park
Challenge your knowledge of the park and your photography skills.
Sep 4
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 5
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 6
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 11
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 11
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 12
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 13
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 18
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 18
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!
Sep 18
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 20
4:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 25
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 25
3:30p
End Date

Track Talk

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

Track Talk

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

October 2021

Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Morning Chat with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Have a burning question or concern? This is the perfect time to find the answers.
Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Bonham State Park Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bonham State Park
Challenge your knowledge of the park and your photography skills.
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Introduction to Dutch Oven

Bonham State Park
Learn how to use a Dutch oven to make your favorite camping recipes!