Calendar of Events

Tyler Events

June 2024

Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 21
8:30p
End Date

4th of July Night Hike!

Purtis Creek State Park
Celebrate the holiday by joining us for a night hike with the community!
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Jun 22
8:35a
End Date

Guided Morning Hike - CANCELED

Mission Tejas State Park
This event has been canceled.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger - CANCELED -

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Stop our ranger as they rove around the park. Try to stump the ranger with your questions about the interpretive items they are carrying around.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger!

Purtis Creek State Park
Let's go fishin'!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Birding

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join us for a basic intro on how to identify birds around East Texas.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Journal Journey

Caddo Lake State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge with the assistance of a park ranger!
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 22
1:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join to us view skins and skulls of animals that live in the park.
Jun 22
2:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Journal Journey

Atlanta State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge with the assistance of a park ranger!
Jun 22
3:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jun 22
8:00p
End Date

Moonlight Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Nocturnal wanderings amoung the nocturnal.
Jun 22
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Have you ever wondered what the trail is like after dark?
Jun 23
3:00p
End Date

Phases of the Moon with Oreos

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come enjoy a tasty treat and learn about our Moon!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Pokémon Wilderness Hike

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us on Spring Point Trail to catch some real-life Pokémon on this fun hike!
Jun 28
2:00p
End Date

Jr. Ranger Journaling!

Purtis Creek State Park
Go exploring and earn a badge!
Jun 28
7:45p
End Date

Sunset Hangout!

Purtis Creek State Park
Pull up a chair and watch the sunset!
Jun 28
8:30p
End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
How many constellations can you name? Have you ever seen the Milky Way or the rings of Saturn?
Jun 29
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Cryptozoology: Myths and Legends Walk

Lake Tawakoni State Park
What strange things lurk in the forest? Learn about the strange creatures like Bigfoot and the Lost Elves and how many cultures share similar stories.
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us during a come-and-go program that allows a great way to see and learn about park wildlife close up!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for a short leisurely hike.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Survival Forage-Walk

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Hike and Learn the Basics of Foraging
Jun 29
1:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join to us view skins and skulls of animals that live in the park.
Jun 29
3:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jun 29
5:30p
End Date

Birding BINGO!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a ranger to go birding!
Jun 29
8:45p
End Date

Park After Dark!

Purtis Creek State Park
Let's learn about nighttime nature!
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!

July 2024

Jul 4
7:30a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a ranger for some fishin'!
Jul 4
3:30p
End Date

4th of July Bike Parade!

Purtis Creek State Park
Decorate your bike and help us put on a parade around the camp loop!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for a short leisurely hike.
Jul 6
1:30p
End Date

Bluebirds for Beginning Birders

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Birding with bluebirds!
Jul 6
3:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jul 12
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Let loose your inner artist! Picture yourself in the outdoors.
Jul 12
10:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Let's sit a spell and collect our thoughts in nature.
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Wildlife Detectives

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to hone your observation skills
Jul 13
1:00p
End Date

Nature Journaling

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Take a moment to collect your thoughts.
Jul 19
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Cast iron cooking - cowboy classic! Reservations required to borrow a Dutch oven.
Jul 19
10:00a
End Date

Amphibians

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Amazing amphibians love land and water!
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn some tips and tricks to view more wildlife.
Jul 26
9:00a
End Date

The Ten Essentials

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
The Ten Essentials of Hiking; Ten Things You Should Bring on Every Hike!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Pollinators

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Why are pollinators important?

August 2024

Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!

September 2024

Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!

October 2024

Oct 5
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Oct 19
5:00p
End Date

Boo in the Park 2024

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Welcome to our annual "Boo in the Park" celebration. Bring the family out for a campsite decorating contest, pumpkin carving contest, and trick or treating.

November 2024

Nov 2
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!

December 2024

Dec 7
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Dec 14
5:00p
End Date

Twinkle Tour 2024

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for our annual Twinkle Tour at Lake Tawakoni State Park. Enjoy all the festive Christmas lights and listen to a reading of The Night Before Christmas at the amphitheater.