Calendar of Events

Ranger Talks & Nature Programs

February 2020

Feb 20
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 20
1:30p
End Date

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify and learn about interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Feb 21
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 21
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 21
10:00a
End Date

Mindfulness Walk in Limpia Canyon

Davis Mountains State Park
Join experienced mindfulness practitioners Neal and Pattie on a guided walk and immerse your senses in nature.
Feb 21
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 21
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Feb 22
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 22
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 22
9:00a
End Date

Coffee and Conversation with a Ranger

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a ranger for Coffee and Conversation.
Feb 22
9:00a
End Date

Forest Bathing: Meditation Walk

Lockhart State Park
Immerse yourself in nature to de-stress and improve your well-being.
Feb 22
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 22
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Feb 22
10:00a
End Date

Overlook Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Grab your boots and join a ranger for a hike to the best view in the park!
Feb 22
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl Battle

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
So over the holiday or interested in becoming a prehistoric hunter?
Feb 22
11:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
Feb 22
11:00a
End Date

Children's Story Time - "Armadillo Rodeo"

Brazos Bend State Park
Listen to this story about an armadillo and make an armadillo with macaroni.
Feb 22
1:00p
End Date

Alligators in the Wild

Brazos Bend State Park
Meet at Observation Tower on 40 Acre Lake to learn more about the life of the American Alligator.
Feb 22
1:30p
End Date

Birding Basics

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Feb 22
2:00p
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!
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Erosion Detectives - Guided Hike

McKinney Falls State Park
Join a Ranger and search for clues about how the park has changed over time!
Feb 22
3:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 22
3:00p
End Date

3 pm Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 22
3:00p
End Date

Pioneer Tools! Toiling Through Time

Mission Tejas State Park
From tree, to log, to beam ― every timber tells a story.
Feb 22
3:30p
End Date

Snake Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn more about the animal that people love to hate and its role in the environment.
Feb 22
3:30p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Feb 22
6:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come enjoy the night life in the park!
Feb 22
7:00p
End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A two-hour hike at night, led by knowledgeable rangers. You've seen the park in the daytime, now see it at night!
Feb 22
7:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Feb 22
7:30p
End Date

Winter Constellations

Pedernales Falls State Park
The stars at night at big and bright!
Feb 23
7:30a
End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Up and over it is!
Feb 23
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 23
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 23
9:00a
End Date

Ask a Ranger

Mustang Island State Park
Ever wonder what lives in the holes at the beach or why don't we rake the sargassum seaweed?
Feb 23
9:00a
End Date

Invaders from Earth

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
From plants to animals and beyond, learn about the creatures that don't play nice with the rest.
Feb 23
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 23
10:00a
End Date

Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!
Feb 23
11:00a
End Date

Make Your Own Geocache

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your own hidden treasure chest and join the phenomenon that is geocaching!
Feb 23
1:00p
End Date

Pond Life Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Meet at the intersection of the Elm Lake trail and Spillway trail to discover what animals make up the bottom of the food chain in the swamp.
Feb 23
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Feb 23
2:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 23
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Feb 23
2:00p
End Date

Wildlife Viewing at Elm Lake

Brazos Bend State Park
Meet at the wildlife viewing platform at Elm Lake to discover more about the wildlife that call Brazos Bend home.
Feb 23
2:00p
End Date

Bird & Bee Houses

Mother Neff State Park
Join us at the visitors center to learn about the ins and outs of bird and bee houses.
Feb 23
3:00p
End Date

3 pm Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 23
3:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Spear Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 26
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 26
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Feb 27
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 27
1:30p
End Date

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify and learn about interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Feb 27
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Feb 27
6:00p
End Date

Big Bend Conservation Book Club: Path of the Puma

Alpine, TX - Front Street Books
Join a park ranger from Big Bend Ranch State Park to discuss conservation theory, themes, and inspiration in Path of the Puma by Jim Williams
Feb 28
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 28
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 28
10:00a
End Date

Mindfulness Walk in Limpia Canyon

Davis Mountains State Park
Join experienced mindfulness practitioners Neal and Pattie on a guided walk and immerse your senses in nature.
Feb 28
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Feb 28
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Days

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids!
Feb 28
4:00p
End Date

Arts in the Park: Floral Design Day

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Get ready for spring by designing and creating your very own floral bouquet.
Feb 28
5:00p
End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 28
6:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Feb 29 End Date

Annual Kid Fish Day

Fort Boggy State Park
Set your hook into a fun day at Fort Boggy State Park!
Feb 29
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Feb 29
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 29
9:00a
End Date

Leap Day 4-Mile Hike

Lockhart State Park
Hike 4 miles with a Ranger to celebrate Leap Day!
Feb 29
9:30a
End Date

Guided Hike ― Steep Ravine Trail

Mission Tejas State Park
Crunch some leaves with a Ranger on this scenic and winding ETX trail.
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Read With a Ranger - The Caterpillar and the Polliwog by Jack Kent

McKinney Falls State Park
Join a Ranger under the shade of the trees to hear the story of a young caterpillar and polliwog. Afterwards we'll explore the wildflower meadow! All ages are welcome, but this book is best for grade levels Preschool - 3rd (4-8 years old).
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Feet, Feathers, and Wings

Franklin Mountains State Park
Let's talk feet, feathers, and wings!
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

A Venue for Vultures

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
These guys could use a little love!
Feb 29
11:00a
End Date

Tracking Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ready for a rousing game of Who Dung It?
Feb 29
11:00a
End Date

A Year of Nature Journaling

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us as we continue our goal of keeping a year-long nature journal of the park!
Feb 29
1:00p
End Date

Hawk I.D. Workshop

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn how to identify birds of prey during this three-hour interactive workshop focusing on raptors in flight.
Feb 29
1:00p
End Date

Hike into History

Caddo Lake State Park
Hike through our historic park and learn about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps. We will discuss their legacy and view examples of their craftsmanship.
Feb 29
1:00p
End Date

Tejas Tracks, Dirt Detectives

Mission Tejas State Park
Come see how the critters at Mission Tejas leave a strong impression!
Feb 29
1:30p
End Date

Birding Basics

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come learn about the animals in the woods.
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Reading Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join us for story time with a ranger!
Feb 29
3:00p
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Feb 29
3:00p
End Date

3 pm Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 29
3:00p
End Date

Explore the Day Sky: The Sun and the Moon

Tyler State Park
Discover the Big Clock in the Sky!
Feb 29
3:00p
End Date

Geocaching 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join millions of others in the largest game of scavenger hunt!
Feb 29
3:30p
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!
Feb 29
4:00p
End Date

Evening Bayside Exploration Walk

Mustang Island State Park
Crabs, birds, fish, Oh my! You haven't experienced the whole island if you've never explored the bayside...
Feb 29
6:30p
End Date

Explore the Night Sky: The Moon and Constellations

Tyler State Park
Discover the Big Clock in the Sky!

March 2020

Mar 1
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 1
10:00a
End Date

Twin Falls Nature Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Hike with us down to scenic Twin Falls!
Mar 1
10:00a
End Date

Native Landscaping

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Gardening starts with choosing the right plants. Learn how to let nature work with you by choosing native plants!
Mar 1
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 1
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Mar 1
3:00p
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Mar 4
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 4
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 5
1:30p
End Date

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify and learn about interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 5
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Mar 6
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 6
3:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program

Bulverde, TX - Mammen Family Public Library
Join Ranger Holly at the library every month!
Mar 6
7:00p
End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to learn what goes bump in the night...
Mar 7
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 7
9:00a
End Date

Twin Falls Nature Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Hike with us down to scenic Twin Falls!
Mar 7
9:30a
End Date

Introduction to Nature Photography

Caddo Lake State Park
Join Park Host and nature photographer, Tom Hadley, for this introduction to the wonderful hobby of nature photography.
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour through the park with a ranger!
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Leave Only Tracks

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Make your own track mold!
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Mar 7
11:00a
End Date

Rambling with a Ranger

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger or master naturalist to hike along the Hickory Hollow Nature Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and discuss various topics of interest.
Mar 7
11:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Mar 7
1:30p
End Date

Birding Basics

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Backcountry Hike Series

Tyler State Park
Escape into the forest.
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Squirrel School

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Squirrel!
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
There's lots of talk going on in town... the prairie dog town that is!
Mar 7
3:00p
End Date

Springfield Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Enjoy the Springfield Trail with a ranger!
Mar 7
7:30p
End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park... after dark!
Mar 7
8:00p
End Date

Birds!

Fort Parker State Park
Learn about the cool things birds do for humankind and play a birdcall game!
Mar 8
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 8
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Get up close and personal with some of the animals of Goliad State Park by looking at, and feeling, their fur, talons, and teeth!
Mar 8
9:00a
End Date

Hackenburg Loop Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our ranger in hiking along the river, surveying flood damage and erosion!
Mar 8
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 8
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Mar 8
2:00p
End Date

Bird & Bee Houses

Mother Neff State Park
Join us at the visitors center to learn about the ins and outs of bird and bee houses.
Mar 8
2:30p
End Date

Springfield Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Enjoy the Springfield Trail with a ranger!
Mar 8
3:00p
End Date

The Pony and Lords of the Plains

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn about the history of the mustang and how the Comanche acquired them and became the best cavalry in the world.
Mar 8
7:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Lockhart State Park
Half the park is after dark! Join a Master Naturalist for a trail walk after dark, and experience the full moon!
Mar 9
12:00p
End Date

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
See the beautiful features in the park on a scavenger hunt!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Detectives

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Calling all Junior Rangers: We need your help to find critter clues!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl Battle

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Are you hunter or gatherer?
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 10
11:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Atlanta State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Mar 10
1:00p
End Date

Skins N' Skulls

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever felt a bobcat fur? How about held a deer antler?
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

Hide to Survive

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Let's learn about critter camo!
Mar 10
3:00p
End Date

Armadillo, the Little Armored One

The official Texas state small mammal!
Mar 10
3:00p
End Date

Making Memories From Nature

Fort Parker State Park
Gather inspiration on a short hike before we paint!
Mar 10
6:00p
End Date

Spring Break Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Mar 10
9:30p
End Date

Full Moon Observation

Garner State Park
Bundle up and come check out the Full Worm Moon.
Mar 11
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic camp knots every camper needs to know.
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Campsite Detectives

Garner State Park
Calling all current and future Junior Rangers: we need your help educating our visitors about the 7 Leave No Trace Principles!!
Mar 11
11:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park.
Mar 11
11:00a
End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn the basics of fishing!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Gyotaku

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn the art of fish printing!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your nature detective’s hat!
Mar 12
11:00a
End Date

Pond Dipping

Atlanta State Park
Who lives beneath the water's edge? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Mar 12
1:30p
End Date

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify and learn about interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Ssslitherin' Snakes

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a slitherin' good time!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Home Improvement: The Beaver Pond Walk

Tyler State Park
The rodent that changes its world
Mar 12
3:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Fort Parker State Park
Learn about our amazing local wildlife with skins and skulls!
Mar 12
6:00p
End Date

Spring Break Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

The Boys in Green: The Civilian Conservation Corps

Tyler State Park
Who were the CCC?
Mar 13
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Find out who's who in the park!
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Caddo Culture : Everyday Life and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
Mar 13
3:00p
End Date

Primitive Fire

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Learn how to make fire as our ancestors once did.
Mar 13
7:00p
End Date

Night Hike with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Discover the dark side of Johnson Branch State Park!
Mar 13
7:00p
End Date

Storytelling Down In The Hollow

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Listen to stories, cowboy poetry and folklore in a beautiful setting.”
Mar 13
8:30p
End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a park ranger and learn how to SNIFF out spiders!
Mar 13
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Atlanta State Park
Join us to listen to constellation stories and look through a telescope!
Mar 13
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Mar 14
8:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Demo

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Free Samples!
Mar 14
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided walk in the canyons.
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Won't You Be My Neighbor ? !

South Llano River State Park
Meet and learn about some animal neighbors with a ranger and friends.
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Plant Rubbing / Journaling

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Art and science combine to create an activity that kids and adults both love!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Zombie Apocalypse

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Grab a mug and sit down by the lake for a chat with the head ranger.
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Hard Labor Hike

Lockhart State Park
Hear the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps and discover their legacy in this engaging hike!
Mar 14
11:00a
End Date

Rambling 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.
Mar 14
11:00a
End Date

The Pony and Lords of the Plains

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn about the history of the mustang and how the Comanche acquired them and became the best cavalry in the world.
Mar 14
1:30p
End Date

Birding Basics

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Pond Dipping

Caddo Lake State Park
Who lives beneath the water's surface? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Geocaching 101

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Gone hunting!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Being Buffaloed

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to learn about the American bison instead of being buffaloed by confusion!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Historic Games: Having Fun the Old Fashioned Way

Tyler State Park
Can you come out to play?
Mar 14
3:00p
End Date

Springfield Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Enjoy the Springfield Trail with a ranger!
Mar 14
3:00p
End Date

Falls and Fossils

Pedernales Falls State Park
Discover the secrets behind the wondrous Pedernales Falls!
Mar 14
3:00p
End Date

Creepy Crawly Bug Safari

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
On the hunt for creepy crawlies!
Mar 14
3:30p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Mar 14
5:00p
End Date

Owl Power

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Come learn all about the who's whoooo of the night!
Mar 14
5:00p
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Mar 14
7:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and learn the stories of the stars.
Mar 14
7:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore the park after dark!
Mar 14
7:30p
End Date

See the Moon and Stars by Telescope

Lake Whitney State Park
Join Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service in beautiful Lake Whitney State Park, He will provide star maps and lots of information about what you can see in our Night Sky.
Mar 14
8:00p
End Date

Wonders of the Night

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join a ranger to learn what goes bump in the night...
Mar 14
8:00p
End Date

Winter Constellations

Pedernales Falls State Park
The last Constellation viewing of winter!
Mar 14
8:00p
End Date

Mary Ann Goodnight & the Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Mother of the Panhandle, Darling of the Plains A Women's History Month Presentation
Mar 14
8:00p
End Date

Vulture Verses

Fort Parker State Park
A fun read with a ranger about the unloved animals amongst us!
Mar 15
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Native Landscaping

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Gardening starts with choosing the right plants. Learn how to let nature work with you by choosing native plants!
Mar 15
10:00a
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!
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 15
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Mar 16
12:00p
End Date

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
See the beautiful features in the park on a scavenger hunt!
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

Satin, Sandstone, and Silt! Jr. Ranger Roundup

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Stop by and join a park ranger on a nature extravaganza in our spring Junior Ranger Roundup!
Mar 17
10:00a
End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
Mar 17
11:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Caddo Lake State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey, kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Recycled Arts in the Park

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Go green for St. Paddy's Day!
Mar 17
6:00p
End Date

Spring Break Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Mar 17
8:00p
End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the many different wildlife "critters" that make their home at Caprock!
Mar 18
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic camp knots every camper needs to know.
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Campsite Detectives

Garner State Park
Calling all current and future Junior Rangers: we need your help educating our visitors about the 7 Leave No Trace Principles!!
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided walk!
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Yucca Painting

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a morning of nature inspired art!
Mar 18
11:00a
End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Mar 18
11:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger: Skull Detectives

Caddo Lake State Park
You can learn a lot about an animal by looking at its skull! Join a park ranger to explore the skulls of animals found at Caddo Lake State Park.
Mar 18
1:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Get creative with the colors of Palo Duro Canyon!
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Pond Dipping

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Let's explore the pond life!
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A hands-on look at the wildlife of Caprock.
Mar 18
8:15p
End Date

Bats of the Texas Panhandle

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
"Are all bats hairy, scary things rushing past on muffled wings. Out of caves into the night, on some silent, secret flight? I think not! I think they're great! No matter size or shape or weight. From radio waves to airplane wings. Bats can teach us many things!"
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your nature detective’s hat!
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us in a guided vehicle tour of the park!
Mar 19
11:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and find a personal connection with nature through the art of nature journaling!
Mar 19
1:30p
End Date

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify and learn about interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Home Improvement: The Beaver Pond Walk

Tyler State Park
The rodent that changes its world
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Being Buffaloed

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to learn about the American Bison!
Mar 19
6:00p
End Date

Spring Break Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Mar 19
8:15p
End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the history and current status of the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas!
Mar 20
10:00a
End Date

The Boys in Green: The Civilian Conservation Corps

Tyler State Park
Who were the CCC?
Mar 20
10:00a
End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
Mar 20
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Caddo Culture : Everyday Life and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey, kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
Mar 20
7:00p
End Date

Raptors of Central Texas

Lockhart State Park
Join us to meet some local birds of prey!
Mar 20
8:15p
End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the many different wildlife "critters" that make their home at Caprock!
Mar 20
8:30p
End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a park ranger and learn how to SNIFF out spiders!
Mar 20
9:00p
End Date

Night Hike: 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!
Mar 21
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 21
9:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Caddo Lake State Park
Begin your brisk spring morning with a cup o' joe!
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Zombie Apocalypse

Tyler State Park
Can you survive?
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Gifts from the Trees Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the secrets of your backyard trees in this fun walk!
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Canyon Walk & Talk

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided walk!
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Plants of the Mission

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore how Native Americans utilized the plants in the area for food, clothing, tools, and more!
Mar 21
1:00p
End Date

Rambling with a Ranger

Atlanta State Park
Join a park ranger or master naturalist to hike along the Hickory Hollow Nature Trail. During this relaxed hike we will enjoy nature's beauty and discuss various topics of interest.
Mar 21
1:30p
End Date

Birding Basics

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Historic Games: Having Fun the Old Fashioned Way

Tyler State Park
Can you come out to play?
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Hike into History

Caddo Lake State Park
Hike through our historic park and learn about the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps. We will discuss their legacy and view examples of their craftsmanship.
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Fishing 101

Lockhart State Park
Join us for some fishing fun at Lockhart State Park!
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get all the "dirt" on these comical critters of the prairie.
Mar 21
3:00p
End Date

Springfield Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Enjoy the Springfield Trail with a ranger!
Mar 21
3:00p
End Date

Monarch Madness!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
The Spring monarch butterfly migration is underway!
Mar 21
5:00p
End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the night sky.
Mar 21
8:00p
End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Mar 21
8:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Starhop across the winter sky.
Mar 21
8:15p
End Date

Mary Ann Goodnight & the Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Mother of the Panhandle, Darling of the Plains A Women's History Month Presentation
Mar 22
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 22
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Get up close and personal with some of the animals of Goliad State Park by looking at, and feeling, their fur, talons, and teeth!
Mar 22
1:00p
End Date

Mother Neff World Water Day

Mother Neff State Park
Join us and our Park Ambassador, Lauren Patterson, to learn about water and encourage environmental stewardship.
Mar 22
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 22
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Mar 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Outdoor Storytime

Lockhart State Park
Join staff from our local library and a park ranger to sing, read, and craft in the park!
Mar 25
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 26
1:30p
End Date

Plant Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify and learn about interesting native and non-native plants in the park.
Mar 26
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Mar 27
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Mar 27
1:30p
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led hike through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
Mar 27
8:30p
End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
"The night's a sea of dappled dark, the night's a feast of sound and spark, the night's a wild, enchanted park!"
Mar 28
8:15a
End Date

Tyler State Park Birding Tour

Tyler State Park
Let's Go Birding!
Mar 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Aranama Nature Trail Hike

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the flora, fauna, and history of Goliad State Park on this ranger-led 1/3-mile hike.
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Outdoor Cooking 101

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Join this delicious workshop!
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Plant Bingo Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join a Master Naturalist for a plant bingo game on the trails!
Mar 28
11:00a
End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
Mar 28
11:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Atlanta State Park
Join us for an introduction to birding! You will learn binocular and bird ID tips, followed by a hike where we'll play a game to practice your new skills.
Mar 28
1:00p
End Date

Pond Dipping

Atlanta State Park
Who lives beneath the water's edge? Join a park ranger to learn about the tiny critters that live in our lake!
Mar 28
1:30p
End Date

Birding Basics

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Basic techniques from field guides to binoculars, especially for newbies!
Mar 28
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Mar 28
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
Mar 28
2:00p
End Date

Nature Navigation

Tyler State Park
Learn to read nature.
Mar 28
3:00p
End Date

Springfield Hike

Fort Parker State Park
Enjoy the Springfield Trail with a ranger!
Mar 28
3:00p
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!
Mar 28
7:30p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park ranger and get reacquainted with the moon!
Mar 28
8:00p
End Date

What In the Wild?

Fort Parker State Park
There are many mysteries in nature.
Mar 28
8:30p
End Date

Spring Stargazing

Lockhart State Park
Discover the wonders of the Spring Sky in this special stargazing event!
Mar 29
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed Valley Specialties!
Mar 29
10:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
Mar 29
2:00p
End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Mar 29
2:00p
End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.

April 2020

Apr 2
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 3
3:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program

Bulverde, TX - Mammen Family Public Library
Join Ranger Holly at the library every month!
Apr 4
8:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding with us!
Apr 4
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with the Ranger

Bonham State Park
Grab a mug and sit down by the lake for a chat with the head ranger.
Apr 4
10:00a
End Date

Hard Labor Hike

Lockhart State Park
Hear the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps and discover their legacy in this engaging hike!
Apr 4
10:00a
End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided vehicle tour of the park!
Apr 4
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Apr 4
8:30p
End Date

Caprock Critters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the many different wildlife "critters" that make their home at Caprock!
Apr 7
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 8
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 9
10:00a
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Homeschool Class: Insects

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Apr 9
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 10
10:00a
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Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Apr 10
8:30p
End Date

The Park after Dark

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Discover Caprock Canyons State Park...after dark!
Apr 11
2:00p
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Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Apr 11
2:00p
End Date

Caprock Bingo

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Caprock Canyons + Bingo = Win, Win!!!
Apr 11
6:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get all the "dirt" on these comical critters of the prairie.
Apr 11
7:30p
End Date

See the Moon and Stars by Telescope

Lake Whitney State Park
Join Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service in beautiful Lake Whitney State Park, He will provide star maps and lots of information about what you can see in our Night Sky.
Apr 11
8:30p
End Date

The Texas State Bison Herd

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the history and current status of the Official Bison Herd of the state of Texas!
Apr 16
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 17
7:45p
End Date

Nature Photography for Beginners

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Apr 18
10:00a
End Date

Butterflies and Wildflowers

Bonham State Park
Learn about the butterflies and wildflowers in the park
Apr 18
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Apr 18
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Apr 19
2:00p
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Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Apr 23
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!
Apr 24
2:00p
End Date

Tracking Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ready for a rousing game of Who Dung It?
Apr 25
8:30a
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Birding 101

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding with us!
Apr 25
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Apr 25
2:00p
End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us in a guided vehicle tour in the park!
Apr 25
6:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get all the "dirt" on these comical critters of the prairie.
Apr 30
2:00p
End Date

Bird Bingo

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game!

May 2020

May 2
10:00a
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Hard Labor Hike

Lockhart State Park
Hear the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps and discover their legacy in this engaging hike!
May 8
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
May 9
10:00a
End Date

Plant Bingo Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join a Master Naturalist for a plant bingo game on the trails!
May 23
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
May 30
7:30p
End Date

See the Moon and Stars by Telescope

Lake Whitney State Park
Join Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service in beautiful Lake Whitney State Park, He will provide star maps and lots of information about what you can see in our Night Sky.

June 2020

Jun 12
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we search for the little things that make Enchanted Rock special!
Jun 13
7:30p
End Date

See the Moon and Stars by Telescope

Lake Whitney State Park
Join Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service in beautiful Lake Whitney State Park, He will provide star maps and lots of information about what you can see in our Night Sky.
Jun 20
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!

July 2020

Jul 4
7:30p
End Date

See the Moon and Stars by Telescope

Lake Whitney State Park
Join Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service in beautiful Lake Whitney State Park, He will provide star maps and lots of information about what you can see in our Night Sky.
Jul 18
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!

August 2020

Aug 15
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Aug 22
7:30p
End Date

See the Moon and Stars by Telescope

Lake Whitney State Park
Join Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service in beautiful Lake Whitney State Park, He will provide star maps and lots of information about what you can see in our Night Sky.

September 2020

Sep 11
7:30p
End Date

See the Moon and Stars by Telescope

Lake Whitney State Park
Join Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service in beautiful Lake Whitney State Park, He will provide star maps and lots of information about what you can see in our Night Sky.
Sep 12
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Sep 20
10:00a
End Date

Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Plant wildflower seeds for future generations!

October 2020

Oct 10
7:30p
End Date

See the Moon and Stars by Telescope

Lake Whitney State Park
Join Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service in beautiful Lake Whitney State Park, He will provide star maps and lots of information about what you can see in our Night Sky.
Oct 17
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!

November 2020

Nov 7 End Date

Fall Fest

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for a Fall celebration.