Calendar of Events

Ranger Talks & Nature Programs

May 2019

May 23 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!
May 25 End Date

Breakfast with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Bring your appetite for conversation as we enjoy a breakfast sampler cooked over the fire!
May 25 End Date

Bird & Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided walk to learn about our native habitat and find out who of our "Rio Grande Valley Specialty Birds" can be spotted. This walk is for all visitors, young or old who wants to learn about wildlife, the park, and its bird life. Bring water, one-hour easy trail walk.
May 25 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!
May 25 End Date

Teach a Ranger to Bird

Mission Tejas State Park
Every ranger should be a birder, but some of us are late hatchers!
May 25 End Date

Good Morning Coffee (or Hot Chocolate) with a Ranger

Colorado Bend State Park
Come join us in the morning to discuss any of your topics of interest with a ranger.
May 25 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
May 25 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come see what's blooming at the park!
May 25 End Date

Wild Photography Walk

Tyler State Park
Discover the outdoors through your viewfinder.
May 25 End Date

Skins, Skulls and Bugs

Resaca de la Palma State Park
See and touch skins, skulls and Bugs from the Rio Grande Valley wildlife
May 25 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
May 25 End Date

Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Peer into the world of little bugs and big battles in this fascinating walk!
May 25 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 25 End Date

Ask-a-Ranger Broadcast

Huntsville State Park
Live broadcast from within the park. Every Saturday at 10 a.m.
May 25 End Date

Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a metamorphosis mobile.
May 25 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Join a ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing!
May 25 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
May 25 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!
May 25 End Date

Cactus Craze

Cedar Hill State Park
Come learn about Prickly Pear adaptations in Texas heat!
May 25 End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations Required.
May 25 End Date

I've Got Butterflies

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join in on a guided hike to take a peek into the life of a butterfly and how they affect the world!
May 25 End Date

Hike into History (10AM)

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.
May 25 End Date

Skins, skulls and tracks

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
May 25 End Date

Hike with a Ranger ― Chimney Loop Trail!

Mission Tejas State Park
Get loopy on Chimney Loop, and adventure underneath the vibrant greens of Spring!
May 25 End Date

Should I be Worried About Alligators in the Lake?

Huntsville State Park
How many alligators live in Lake Raven? Come find out!
May 25 End Date

Habitat Hike (1PM)

Atlanta State Park
Join us for a fun, interactive, and informative hike to discover what makes a habitat!
May 25 End Date

Pond Dipping (1PM)

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!
May 25 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!
May 25 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? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
May 25 End Date

Insect Investigations

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come and explore the world of insects like you've never seen before!
May 25 End Date

Nature Journaling

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Make your hikes meaningful ― one word, sketch, or detail at a time!
May 25 End Date

Blooming Beauties - Wildflower Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Discover the wide world of wildflowers with a ranger as your guide.
May 25 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 25 End Date

Busy Beavers

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Architect, engineer, and lumberjack all rolled into one, the American Beaver is truly a renaissance critter.
May 25 End Date

Venue for Vultures

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Did you know a group of Vultures is called a Venue?
May 25 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey, kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
May 25 End Date

Swamp Stomp

Mission Tejas State Park
Bring your rubber boots, go off trail, and stomp the swamp with Ranger Jared!
May 25 End Date

What's in our Streams?

Huntsville State Park
An afternoon of searching our streams for critters!
May 25 End Date

Snake Talk

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
There are 3 things that scare people, come see what these things are and why we shouldn't be afraid.
May 25 End Date

Brainiac or Bonehead

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Are you a Brainiac? How well do you know your fauna? Join in on some trivia!
May 25 End Date

Gorman Falls Guided Hike

Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
May 25 End Date
May 25 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!
May 25 End Date

Saturday in the Park - Camping Skills

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Three afternoons and one evening in May.
May 25 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family sand castle building workshop, equipment provided.
May 25 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 25 End Date

Nature Journaling 101

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Looking for a hobby that will get you outside?
May 25 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Adult paddling tour with sunset views.
May 25 End Date

Snakes and More! Guest Presentation - 7:45 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out what snakes and other reptiles live in the park!
May 25 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR MAY 25. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
May 25 End Date

Frog & Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Discover the frogs and toads that call Lockhart State Park home!
May 25 End Date

Birds!

Fort Parker State Park
Learn about the cool things birds do for humankind and play a birdcall game!
May 25 End Date

Night Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
It's creepy and crawly, but it's also so much more! Learn to appreciate the true night life on a guided hike.
May 25 End Date

Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
The stars at night are big and bright!
May 25 End Date

Caprock Canyons Star Party

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
This event has been canceled due to forecasted cloudy conditions. Sorry for the inconvenience.
May 26 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Ready for a challenge?! Join us for this hike!
May 26 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!
May 26 End Date

Family Paddling Workshop

Galveston Island State Park
FREE kayak safety and instruction class for the whole family
May 26 End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us in a guided vehicle tour of the park!
May 26 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 26 End Date

Damsels & Dragons

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Let's go for a dip! Do some pond dipping with a ranger!
May 26 End Date

Sunday Hikes with a Park Host

Huntsville State Park
Join Park Host Bruce Bennet for a hike every Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
May 26 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
May 26 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.
May 26 End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
May 26 End Date

Storytime - "The Turtle Saver"

Village Creek State Park
Join ranger, Kathy, in the cool of the Nature Center for a reading of the delightful story of a man whose kind act of saving a turtle had far reaching effects that no one could have predicted. Then make a take home turtle craft to remind you how every life is important - even a turtle's!
May 26 End Date

Pretty Fly

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join a ranger to learn about the wild dynamics of flight.
May 26 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 27 End Date

Rise and Hike

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a hike while stopping to observe birds, plants, insects, and other critters.
May 27 End Date

Skins & Skulls - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
May 27 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
May 27 End Date

Memorial Day Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 27 End Date

Memorial Day Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come and feel the fur of some the local mammals that call this park home!
May 27 End Date

Memorial Day Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 28 End Date

Incredible Plants of South Texas

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Each plant is different from the next- let's get to know them!
May 29 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
May 29 End Date

Sunset Wildflower Walk

McKinney Falls State Park
Join a ranger for a leisurely sunset stroll to explore the wildflowers that are blooming in the park.
May 31 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
May 31 End Date

Bees, Bats and Other Pollinators

Franklin Mountains State Park
Pollinators are out and about doing what they do best!
May 31 End Date

Bees, Bats and other pollinators!

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Pollinators are out and about doing what they do best!
May 31 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.
May 31 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!
May 31 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 31 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike with sea turtle conservation fun and games.
May 31 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
May 31 End Date

Night Hike: Nature's Night Shift (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about nature’s night shift and how these animals survive in the dark!

June 2019

Jun 1 End Date

National Trails Day - Hike & Yoga at the Peak

Wyler Aerial Tramway
How about a little yoga at the peak of the mountain?
Jun 1 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!
Jun 1 End Date

National Trails Day

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Walk our trails any time today in celebration of National Trails Day, but on our first hike of the day, Park Rangers will point out wildlife, plant life, geological features, discuss area folklore and tell tales, suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Jun 1 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Jun 1 End Date

National Trails Day Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Celebrate this Trail Day with a hike across the river!
Jun 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Demo

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Free Samples!
Jun 1 End Date

Texas Fishing Event

Bonham State Park
Join us for family fishing, coffee with a ranger and fish printing.
Jun 1 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jun 1 End Date

Marvelous Mammals Hike

Lockhart State Park
Meet the mammals of Lockhart State Park!
Jun 1 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 1 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 1 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 1 End Date

Ramblings with a Ranger (10AM)

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 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

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

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Jun 1 End Date

Guess Who! State Park Style

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Find out who's who in the park.
Jun 1 End Date

Skins, skulls and tracks

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn more about who's who in the park
Jun 1 End Date

Battleship Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS as we pick a deck and discover untold stories and overlooked details on this one-hour walk, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Jun 1 End Date

The Secret Life of Spanish Moss (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Spanish moss does more than just hang around! Learn about the life, legend, and legacy of this incredible plant.
Jun 1 End Date

Seed Needs

Mission Tejas State Park
Join our Park Ambassador in exploring how seeds work!
Jun 1 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!
Jun 1 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? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
Jun 1 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 1 End Date

Wildflower Walk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come see what's blooming in the park!
Jun 1 End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
Jun 1 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family sand castle building workshop, equipment provided.
Jun 1 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 1 End Date

Survival Series

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ranger Asa teaches us how to survive in the wild!
Jun 1 End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the night sky.
Jun 1 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Jun 1 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Explore the Texas night sky.
Jun 2 End Date

Women Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Come on ladies, let's hike straight to the top!
Jun 2 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!
Jun 2 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 2 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 2 End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jun 2 End Date

Sunday Hikes with a Park Host

Huntsville State Park
Join Park Host Bruce Bennet for a hike every Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.!
Jun 2 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.
Jun 2 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 2 End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Especially kid-friendly, there's nothing to be afraid of here!
Jun 5 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jun 5 End Date

"Lost" in the Forest Hike

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Jun 5 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 5 End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Jun 5 End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic knots that every camper needs to know.
Jun 6 End Date

Savannah Saunter

Tyler State Park
Treat yourself and rediscover the outdoors at a slow pace.
Jun 6 End Date

Historic Games: Trap Ball

Tyler State Park
Play like your great-grandparents!
Jun 7 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 7 End Date

Wildfood Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and useful plants
Jun 7 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.
Jun 7 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 7 End Date

Navigation Revelation and the Magnetic Race

Tyler State Park
It's a compass race!
Jun 7 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike with sea turtle conservation fun and games.
Jun 7 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Jun 7 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jun 7 End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 7 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Jun 8 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!
Jun 8 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Jun 8 End Date

Guided Hike ― Big Pine Trail

Mission Tejas State Park
Adventure underneath the vibrant greens of Summer and watch water transform the landscape!
Jun 8 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 8 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 8 End Date

Track Talk

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

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Join a ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing!
Jun 8 End Date

Sylvan Saunter

Tyler State Park
Treat yourself and rediscover the outdoors at a slow pace.
Jun 8 End Date

Junior Ranger: Skull Detectives (10AM)

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.
Jun 8 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jun 8 End Date

Tracks and Scat

Bonham State Park
Explore animals signs in the park.
Jun 8 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!
Jun 8 End Date

Tejas Tracks, Dirt Detectives

Mission Tejas State Park
Come see how the critters at Mission Tejas leave a strong impression!
Jun 8 End Date

Smokey The Bear's 75th Birthday Party

It's Smokey the Bear's Birthday 75 Years Preventing Forest Fires
Jun 8 End Date

Nature Journaling (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and find a personal connection with nature through the art of nature journaling!
Jun 8 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!
Jun 8 End Date

Nature Journaling

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Make your hikes meaningful ― one word, sketch, or detail at a time!
Jun 8 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 8 End Date

Wildflowers, Pollinators, and Predators

Tyler State Park
Bring your camera for this one!
Jun 8 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo-poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jun 8 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family sand castle building workshop, equipment provided.
Jun 8 End Date

Twin Falls Nature Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Hike with us down to scenic Twin Falls!
Jun 8 End Date

The Astounding Armadillo

Mission Tejas State Park
Discover how these little armored ones can teach us tons!
Jun 8 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR MAY 25. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Jun 9 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!
Jun 9 End Date

Track Talk

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

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Jun 9 End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Want to learn the basics of kayaking? In this two-hour program we will learn to paddle in the safe environment of Fish Pass where the water is only about 24-36". We provide the kayak, paddle, life jacket and instructions. Minimum age and size is 8 years old/80 pounds with adult participation. We have 8 tandem and 3 single sit-on-top kayaks
Jun 9 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.
Jun 9 End Date

Butterfly Walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Discover an array of dazzling butterflies in the park's butterfly garden.
Jun 9 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 12 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jun 12 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 14 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 14 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.
Jun 14 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 14 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 14 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike with sea turtle conservation fun and games.
Jun 14 End Date

Flag Retirement Ceremony

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
In honor of national flag day.
Jun 14 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jun 14 End Date

Owl Prowl (9PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn all about the who's whoooo of the night.
Jun 15 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!
Jun 15 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Jun 15 End Date

Ssssnakes!

Franklin Mountains State Park
How much do you know about snakes?
Jun 15 End Date

Height Hike, Tallest Trees in Tejas

Mission Tejas State Park
Finally answering: Hey Ranger, how tall is that pine tree?!
Jun 15 End Date

Amazing Trees Hike

Abilene State Park
The trees are talking! Can you hear them?
Jun 15 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 15 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 15 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jun 15 End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Jun 15 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn the basics of fishing!
Jun 15 End Date

Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Party in the Parks

Mother Neff State Park
Texas A&M Forest Service will host this event at Mother Neff State Park to celebrate Smokey’s 75th birthday!
Jun 15 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? Come to the day-use beach to get some answers!
Jun 15 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!
Jun 15 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 15 End Date

Craft for Dad!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn the art of fish printing just in time for father's day!
Jun 15 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family sand castle building workshop, equipment provided.
Jun 15 End Date

Bag Some Bugs, Critter Catch and Release

Mission Tejas State Park
Bug out with Ranger Jared, the fastest net in the West…
Jun 15 End Date

Survival Series

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ranger Asa teaches us how to survive in the wild!
Jun 16 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!
Jun 16 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 16 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 16 End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Want to learn the basics of kayaking? In this two-hour program we will learn to paddle in the safe environment of Fish Pass where the water is only about 24-36". We provide the kayak, paddle, life jacket and instructions. Minimum age and size is 8 years old/80 pounds with adult participation. We have 8 tandem and 3 single sit-on-top kayaks
Jun 16 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.
Jun 16 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 16 End Date

Full Moon Party

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Jun 19 End Date

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jun 19 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 21 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 21 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.
Jun 21 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 21 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike with sea turtle conservation fun and games.
Jun 21 End Date

Outdoor Cooking

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Bring your own favorite camp snacks and gather around the fire with Ranger Jose!
Jun 21 End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 21 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jun 21 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Jun 22 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!
Jun 22 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Jun 22 End Date

Skins, Skulls and Bugs

Resaca de la Palma State Park
See and touch skins, skulls and Bugs from the Rio Grande Valley wildlife
Jun 22 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 22 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 22 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 22 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Join a ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing!
Jun 22 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jun 22 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!
Jun 22 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!
Jun 22 End Date

Nature Journaling

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Make your hikes meaningful ― one word, sketch, or detail at a time!
Jun 22 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 22 End Date

Scat and Tracks

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out the poo-poo platter at the nature center and make an animal track booklet!
Jun 22 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family sand castle building workshop, equipment provided.
Jun 22 End Date

Leave Only Tracks

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn Leave No Trace principles and make a track mold you can take home!
Jun 22 End Date

A Coyote's Tale

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn more about the critter behind all that racket at night.
Jun 22 End Date

Moonshiner's Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us on a Moonshiner's adventure!
Jun 22 End Date

Vulture Verses

Fort Parker State Park
A fun read with a ranger about the unloved animals amongst us!
Jun 22 End Date

Night Hike with a Ranger

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Discover the dark side of Johnson Branch State Park!
Jun 23 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!
Jun 23 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 23 End Date

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Jun 23 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Jun 23 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.
Jun 23 End Date

Track Talk

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

Junior Rangers

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A free Activity Journal is included in this ranger-led exploration of the park culminating in a Junior Ranger Badge.
Jun 26 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jun 28 End Date

Explorers' Nature Camp

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Kids ages 8-12 are invited to join a ranger for a ½ day of exploration in the Big Bend!
Jun 28 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 28 End Date

Jr Ranger Days - Nature Journals

Franklin Mountains State Park
Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints...
Jun 28 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.
Jun 28 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 28 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 28 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike with sea turtle conservation fun and games.
Jun 28 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jun 28 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Jun 28 End Date

Friday Night Frog Talk

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come see our green, long-legged friends!
Jun 29 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!
Jun 29 End Date

Bird Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger for a guided bird walk through the park!
Jun 29 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jun 29 End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists
Jun 29 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jun 29 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 29 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jun 29 End Date

Guided Hike

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to hike our beautiful Island Trail.
Jun 29 End Date

Island Time Nature Hike

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Learn about the plants and animals on the Primitive Island!
Jun 29 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!
Jun 29 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 29 End Date

Pond Dipping

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Let's explore the pond life!
Jun 29 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family sand castle building workshop, equipment provided.
Jun 29 End Date

Survival Series

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ranger Asa teaches us how to survive in the wild!
Jun 30 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's go for a hike up Ranger Peak!
Jun 30 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!
Jun 30 End Date

Track Talk

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

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jun 30 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.
Jun 30 End Date

Track Talk

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

July 2019

Jul 3 End Date

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 4 End Date

Stars and Stripes Stargazing

Pedernales Falls State Park
Explore the natural stars and stripes as we celebrate Independence Day!
Jul 5 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 5 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.
Jul 5 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 5 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike with sea turtle conservation fun and games.
Jul 5 End Date

Evening Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 5 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 5 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Jul 5 End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a park ranger and learn how to SNIFF out spiders!
Jul 6 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!
Jul 6 End Date

Longhorn & Bison Tour

San Angelo State Park
The Longhorn & Bison tour showcases a small portion of the Official State of Texas Longhorn herd, and goes into the history of the Longhorn on how they shaped Texas centuries ago. You will also see our herd of American Bison and learn of their importance to the Native Americans, and how they once roamed across North America.
Jul 6 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jul 6 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 6 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 6 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 6 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Join a ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing!
Jul 6 End Date

Battleship Ranger Walk

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS as we pick a deck and discover untold stories and overlooked details on this one-hour walk, including to some areas not on the normal public tour route.
Jul 6 End Date

Cast Iron Camp Cooking

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to cook with Ranger Chris using cast-iron.
Jul 6 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!
Jul 6 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 6 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family sand castle building workshop, equipment provided.
Jul 6 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 6 End Date

Survival Series

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ranger Asa teaches us how to survive in the wild!
Jul 6 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Practice your inner prehistoric hunting skills!
Jul 6 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR MAY 25. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Jul 6 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Jul 7 End Date

Women Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike to the top and enjoy the view!
Jul 7 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!
Jul 7 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!
Jul 7 End Date

Track Talk

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

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Jul 7 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Jul 7 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.
Jul 7 End Date

Track Talk

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 12 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!
Jul 12 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 12 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.
Jul 12 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 12 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
A sunset hike with sea turtle conservation fun and games.
Jul 12 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 13 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!
Jul 13 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
Jul 13 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 13 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 13 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 13 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jul 13 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!
Jul 13 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!
Jul 13 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 13 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family sand castle building workshop, equipment provided.
Jul 13 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 13 End Date

Mythbusters: Snake Edition

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
How savvy are you about snakes?
Jul 13 End Date

Moonshiner's Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us on a Moonshiner's adventure!
Jul 13 End Date

Night Sounds

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“After attending the Night Sounds program, I found my daughter sitting on the back porch the next night, not watching TV or playing video games, but listening to nature!” – Park Visitor
Jul 13 End Date

Spider Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join a park ranger and learn how to SNIFF out spiders!
Jul 14 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!
Jul 14 End Date

Track Talk

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

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jul 14 End Date

Track Talk

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 19 End Date

Explorers' Nature Camp

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Jul 19 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 19 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.
Jul 19 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 19 End Date

Evening Plant Walk

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Come learn about the native plants of Palo Duro!
Jul 19 End Date

Evening Track Talk

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

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 19 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Jul 20 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a closer look at our nearest celestial neighbor!
Jul 20 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!
Jul 20 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jul 20 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 20 End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists
Jul 20 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 20 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 20 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Join a ranger or Master Naturalist and discover the basics of fishing!
Jul 20 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!
Jul 20 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 20 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 20 End Date

Survival Series

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ranger Asa teaches us how to survive in the wild!
Jul 20 End Date

Nocturnal Critters Program

Abilene State Park
Learn about animals that like the dark.
Jul 21 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!
Jul 21 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!
Jul 21 End Date

Track Talk

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

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Jul 21 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.
Jul 21 End Date

Track Talk

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!
Jul 26 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!
Jul 26 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 26 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.
Jul 26 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 26 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 26 End Date

Tenacious Texans

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Come learn how yucca plants and the Comanche people embody Texas tenacity!
Jul 26 End Date

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Jul 27 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!
Jul 27 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Jul 27 End Date

Native American Plant Walk

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Are you interested in how to use plants to survive off the land or the history of how others used to do so? If so, this may be the program for you.
Jul 27 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 27 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Jul 27 End Date

Permian Track Tour

San Angelo State Park
Permian track tour is an expedition to Little Foot Draw where you will see footprints that are over 200 million years old, left behind from creatures of the Permian Era.
Jul 27 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!
Jul 27 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!
Jul 27 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 27 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 27 End Date

Atlatl Demo

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Practice your inner prehistoric hunting skills!
Jul 28 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's go for a quick hike!
Jul 28 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!
Jul 28 End Date

Track Talk

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

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Jul 28 End Date

Track Talk

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

Choke Canyon Bird and Wildlife Tracks

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Do you want to become an expert tracker? Get started by coming to this introductory program to learn how to identify some common Texas wildlife tracks and have some fun with arts and crafts!

August 2019

Aug 2 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 2 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 2 End Date

Evening Track Talk

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

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Aug 3 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!
Aug 3 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Aug 3 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
Aug 3 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 3 End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 3 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 3 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Aug 4 End Date

Women Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Ladies let's go for a quick hike up the mountain.
Aug 4 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!
Aug 4 End Date

Track Talk

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

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Aug 4 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.
Aug 4 End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 9 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 10 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!
Aug 10 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 10 End Date

Track Talk

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

Tracks and Scat

Bonham State Park
Explore animals signs in the park.
Aug 10 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!
Aug 10 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 10 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 11 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!
Aug 11 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 11 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.
Aug 11 End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Aug 11 End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 16 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 16 End Date

Evening Track Talk

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

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Aug 17 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!
Aug 17 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Aug 17 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 17 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 17 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 17 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 17 End Date

Moonshiner's Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us on a Moonshiner's adventure!
Aug 18 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!
Aug 18 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!
Aug 18 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 18 End Date

Mystery Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger on this mysterious hike through the park!
Aug 18 End Date

Sunday Afternoon Ranger Walks

Palmetto State Park
Join us for a guided hike of Palmetto State Park. All ages welcome.
Aug 18 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.
Aug 18 End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 23 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 24 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!
Aug 24 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 24 End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists
Aug 24 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 24 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!
Aug 24 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 24 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 24 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR MAY 25. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Aug 25 End Date

Last Sunday Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let's hike up Ranger Peak
Aug 25 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!
Aug 25 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 25 End Date

Fossil Dig

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Try your hand at paleontology!
Aug 25 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.
Aug 25 End Date

Edible Plant Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
Aug 25 End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 30 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 30 End Date

Evening Track Talk

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

Night Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join a ranger on a nighttime hike to witness the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Aug 30 End Date

Night Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Explore the sounds, smells, and sights of the park at night!
Aug 31 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!
Aug 31 End Date

River Expedition

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger as we explore the Paluxy River and all its wonders on foot!
Aug 31 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Aug 31 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Aug 31 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 31 End Date

Track Talk

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

September 2019

Sep 1 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!
Sep 1 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 1 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.
Sep 1 End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 7 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!
Sep 7 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
Sep 7 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 7 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 7 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 7 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 8 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!
Sep 8 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 8 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.
Sep 8 End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 14 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!
Sep 14 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 14 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 14 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 14 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 14 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR MAY 25. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Sep 15 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!
Sep 15 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 15 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.
Sep 15 End Date

Track Talk

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

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 21 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!
Sep 21 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 21 End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Sep 21 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 21 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 21 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 21 End Date

Nocturnal Critters Program

Abilene State Park
Learn about animals that like the dark.
Sep 22 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!
Sep 22 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 22 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.
Sep 22 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 27 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 28 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!
Sep 28 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Sep 28 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 28 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 28 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 29 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!
Sep 29 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Sep 29 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.
Sep 29 End Date

Track Talk

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

October 2019

Oct 4 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 5 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
Oct 5 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 5 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 5 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 5 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 5 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR MAY 25. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Oct 6 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 6 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.
Oct 6 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 11 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 12 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 12 End Date

Nature Talk

Bonham State Park
Meet with the Master Naturalists
Oct 12 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 12 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 12 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 13 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 13 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.
Oct 13 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 18 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 19 End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Oct 19 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 19 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 20 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 20 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.
Oct 20 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 25 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 26 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Oct 26 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 26 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 26 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 27 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Oct 27 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.
Oct 27 End Date

Track Talk

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

November 2019

Nov 1 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 2 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 2 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 2 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 2 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 2 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
SORRY, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED FOR MAY 25. Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Nov 3 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 3 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.
Nov 3 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 8 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 9 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 9 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 9 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 9 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 10 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 10 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.
Nov 10 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 15 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 16 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 16 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 16 End Date

Animal Tracks

Abilene State Park
Come learn about animal tracks.
Nov 16 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 16 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 17 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 17 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.
Nov 17 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 22 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 23 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 23 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 23 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 23 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 24 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 24 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.
Nov 24 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 29 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 30 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Nov 30 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Nov 30 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 30 End Date

Track Talk

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

December 2019

Dec 1 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 1 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.
Dec 1 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 6 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 7 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 7 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 7 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 7 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 8 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 8 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.
Dec 8 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 13 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 14 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 14 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 14 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 14 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 15 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 15 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.
Dec 15 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 20 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 21 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 21 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 21 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 21 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 22 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 22 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.
Dec 22 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 27 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 28 End Date

Ranger-led Hikes

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Enjoy nature with a ranger-led hike!
Dec 28 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 28 End Date

Meet the Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 28 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 29 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Dec 29 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.
Dec 29 End Date

Track Talk

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

January 2020

Jan 4 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 4 End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the tale 113 million year old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jan 5 End Date

Track Talk

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