Calendar of Events

Tyler Events

May 2022

May 28
9:00a
End Date

Wild Photo Walk

Tyler State Park
Discover the outdoors through your viewfinder
May 28
10:00a
End Date

Campfire Building 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Tips and tricks to building a campfire.
May 28
2:00p
End Date

Campfire Building 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Tips and tricks to building a campfire.
May 28
2:00p
End Date

Dragonflies: An Ode to Odonata

Tyler State Park
Aerobatic hunters of the sky!
May 28
2:00p
End Date

Build-a-Bug

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Show off your art skills as we learn about the tools bugs use for survival!
May 28
2:00p
End Date

The Trees at Caddo Lake: A Scavenger Hunt

Caddo Lake State Park
The trees at Caddo Lake State Park root humans and animals together! Walk along the Caddo forest trail for a tree ID scavenger hunt.
May 28
4:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint, color, or draw in nature. We will provide the art supplies, you provide the creativity!
May 28
6:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
May 28
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Atlanta State Park
Join us to listen to constellation stories and look through a telescope!
May 29
10:00a
End Date

Talk with a Master Naturalist

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Bluebirds!!
May 29
10:00a
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
May 29
2:00p
End Date

Navigation by Nature

Tyler State Park
Find your way without a map and compass!

June 2022

Jun 2
9:30a
End Date

Beginning Bird Watching

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn the basics of bird watching.
Jun 3
9:30a
End Date

Beginning Bird Watching

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn the basics of bird watching.
Jun 3
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Jun 3
8:45p
End Date

Nature's Night Shift

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!
Jun 4
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Need some new fish tales to share with your friends?
Jun 4
9:30a
End Date

Lake Tawakoni State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 4
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Jun 4
1:00p
End Date

Pond Dipping

Caddo Lake State Park
Who lives beneath the water? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Jun 4
1:00p
End Date

Fishing with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join Ranger Alicia as she teaches you the basics of catching fish.
Jun 4
2:00p
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
Jun 4
3:00p
End Date

Ramble with a Ranger

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to hike along the Caddo Forest Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and discuss various topics of interest.
Jun 5
10:00a
End Date

Reading with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 5
1:00p
End Date

Reading with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 5
2:00p
End Date

Furs, Skulls, and Tracks!

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Stop by this come-and-go program to learn about some of the park's residents!
Jun 10
6:00p
End Date

Furs and Skulls

Caddo Lake State Park
Ever wanted to get an up-close look at some of the animals that live in our park? Stop by the Caddo Lake Amphitheater for a table talk, and check out some skins and skulls.
Jun 10
7:00p
End Date

CCC History Hike

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a ranger on a history hike centered around the Civilian Conservation Corps to learn their Texas legacy!
Jun 10
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Jun 11
9:00a
End Date

Go Take a Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Get outside, go on a hike!
Jun 11
9:00a
End Date

Morning Nature Hike

Caddo Lake State Park
Beat the heat and join a ranger for a nature hike along the Caddo Forest Trail.
Jun 11
10:00a
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Learn about edible and useful plants.
Jun 11
11:00a
End Date

Go Take a Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Get outside, go on a hike!
Jun 11
11:00a
End Date

Art in the park!

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Jun 11
2:00p
End Date

Event Cancelled- Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Jun 11
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
A Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free Samples! Yum!
Jun 11
2:00p
End Date

Become a Jr Ranger!

Caddo Lake State Park
Trying to earn your Jr. Ranger badge? Explore the forest with a park ranger and become a Jr. Ranger!
Jun 12
9:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Stroll through the woods and along the lake on this guided half-mile hike
Jun 12
2:00p
End Date

Three Cheers for Trees!

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join a ranger for this program to learn all about why we're wild for trees!
Jun 17
2:00p
End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Life and death on a flower.
Jun 17
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Jun 18
9:00a
End Date

Wild Photo Walk

Tyler State Park
Discover the outdoors through your viewfinder!
Jun 18
2:00p
End Date

Navigation Revelation: Map and Compass

Tyler State Park
Map and Compass Navigation
Jun 24
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Jun 25
2:00p
End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Jun 25
8:30p
End Date

Bats! Texas’s Billion Dollar Aerialists

Tyler State Park
Discover those amazing flying mammals!
Jun 26
9:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Stroll through the woods with a ranger on this guided half-mile hike
Jun 26
2:00p
End Date

Prairie Walk and Talk

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Learn about the park's pocket prairies and the importance of this habitat.

July 2022

Jul 1
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Jul 8
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Jul 9
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free samples! Yum!
Jul 15
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Jul 22
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Jul 29
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.

August 2022

Aug 5
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Aug 12
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Aug 13
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free samples! Yum!
Aug 19
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.
Aug 26
8:00p
End Date

Observing the Texas Sky

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Observe stars, planets and constellations with our volunteer.

September 2022

Sep 10
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us for a Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free samples! Yum!

October 2022

Oct 8
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
A Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free Samples! Yum!

November 2022

Nov 12
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
A Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free Samples! Yum!

December 2022

Dec 10
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo at Fairfield Lake

Fairfield Lake State Park
A Dutch oven cooking demo presented by Uncle Mikes Outdoor Kitchen. -Get familiar with basic equipment and techniques -Learn simple recipes -Live Q&A and cooking demonstration -Free Samples! Yum!