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July 2015

Jul 8 End Date

Hey! Those Are NOT Pigs!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center for a lively talk full of information on our local campsite visitor, the collared peccary, or you may know it as the javelina!
Jul 9 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Jul 10 End Date

Peak Fitness Hike - Ron Coleman Trail (carpooling necessary)

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a hike on one of the toughest trails in the Franklin Mountains! Your hard work pays off with spectacular views, “fun” challenges climbing 4 sections of chains and over steep 10 -15 ft rock walls, and of course the right to say you conquered the Ron Coleman Trail.
Jul 10 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Jul 10 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Jul 11 End Date

Guided Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride

Franklin Mountains State Park
Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert and Franklin Mountains on two wheels!
Jul 11 End Date

Nature Walk Trail Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Great for families with small children; learn plant identification and visit the bird blind for some nature viewing. Excellent educational opportunity!
Jul 11 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Jul 15 End Date

Hey! Those Are NOT Pigs!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center for a lively talk full of information on our local campsite visitor, the collared peccary, or you may know it as the javelina!
Jul 16 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Jul 17 End Date

Women’s Hike along Lower Sunset Trail

Franklin Mountains State Park
This is a great opportunity for females of all ages who may feel some apprehension or fear about the activity of hiking. Join in on the fellowship and camaraderie of an all female group, learning the basics about safety and hiking in the desert.
Jul 17 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Jul 17 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Jul 18 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
Jul 18 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Jul 18 End Date

Copper Prospect Mine Tour

Franklin Mountains State Park
Let's head underground to explore some of the hidden secrets of the Franklin Mountains!
Jul 18 End Date

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Learn about Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics!
Jul 19 End Date

West Cottonwood Springs Trail hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a guided hike along a scenic trail through canyons up to the spring and a grove of Cottonwood and Choke Cherry Trees - Moderate/Difficult hike.
Jul 22 End Date

Hey! Those Are NOT Pigs!

Davis Mountains State Park
Come to the Interpretive Center for a lively talk full of information on our local campsite visitor, the collared peccary, or you may know it as the javelina!
Jul 23 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Jul 24 End Date

Sunrise Hike along Upper Sunset Trail

Franklin Mountains State Park
Jul 24 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Jul 24 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Jul 25 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Jul 26 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike to the top of Ranger Peak!
Jul 30 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Jul 31 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.

August 2015

Aug 1 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Aug 6 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Aug 7 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Aug 8 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Aug 13 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Aug 14 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Aug 14 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Aug 15 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
Aug 15 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Aug 20 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Aug 21 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Aug 21 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Aug 22 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Aug 22 End Date

Prickly Pear Fest

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Join La Semilla Food Center, sample and learn about the different recipes for Prickly Pear!
Aug 27 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Aug 28 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Aug 28 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Aug 29 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Aug 30 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike and enjoy the mile high view atop Ranger Peak!

September 2015

Sep 3 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Sep 4 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Sep 4 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Sep 5 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Sep 10 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Sep 11 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Sep 11 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Sep 12 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Sep 12 End Date

Geo-Caching

Wyler Aerial Tramway
New to Geo-Caching? Come and learn about all the fun you can have at this modern treasure hunt!
Sep 17 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Sep 18 End Date

Strong Backs and Willing to Work!

Davis Mountains State Park
Join us in the Historic Indian Lodge Lobby for a program on how Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Civilian Conservation Corps permanently changed this country in the 1930s and pulled struggling citizens to their feet.
Sep 18 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Sep 19 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
Sep 19 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Sep 24 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Sep 25 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Sep 26 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Sep 27 End Date

Last Sunday Hike - Sombrero Hike!

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up and around Ranger Peak, don't forget your sombrero!

October 2015

Oct 1 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Oct 2 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Oct 3 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Oct 3 End Date

Franklin Mountains State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | El Paso Area | (Open)

Franklin Mountains 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 8 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Oct 9 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Oct 10 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Oct 15 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Oct 17 End Date

Annual Interpretive Fair (First Day)

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site's Annual Interpretive Fair weekend!
Oct 17 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
Oct 17 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Oct 18 End Date

Annual Interpretive Fair (Second Day)

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site’s Annual Interpretive Fair Weekend!
Oct 22 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Oct 24 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Oct 29 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Oct 31 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.

November 2015

Nov 5 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Nov 7 End Date

Birding on the Seep Trail

Davis Mountains State Park
We will meet at the park headquarters and drive together to the Primitive Area of the park to walk an easy 1.25-mile loop trail to a seep area, birding and talking about the park along the way. Bring your binoculars, bird checklists, and field guides. This hike takes approximately two hours.
Nov 12 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Nov 19 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Nov 21 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.
Nov 26 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.

December 2015

Dec 19 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.

January 2016

Jan 16 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out and join in on one of our monthly birding hikes! The hikes go out every third Saturday of the month, weather allowing, at 8:30 AM.

October 2016

Oct 15 End Date

Annual Interpretive Fair (First Day)

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site's Annual Interpretive Fair weekend!
Oct 16 End Date

Annual Interpretive Fair (Second Day)

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Come on out to Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site’s Annual Interpretive Fair Weekend!

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