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Ranger Talks & Nature Programs

July 2015

Jul 29 End Date

Bird Walk

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 29 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.
Jul 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Jul 30 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Jul 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Jul 30 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 30 End Date

Reptile Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've heard of Bird Walks, Plant Walks and Butterfly Walks-- now we explore the Reptiles of the Park, including our ALLIGATORS!
Jul 31 End Date

Sea Center Mini Camp - Aquariumania

Sea Center Texas
Take an in-depth look at what it takes to run the Sea Center aquariums. Go on an aquarium scavenger hunt, take a behind the scenes tour and dissect a squid!
Jul 31 End Date

Storybook Trail

Guadalupe River State Park
Meet our trail side characters from a bat to a butterfly!
Jul 31 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Jul 31 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Jul 31 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Jul 31 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Jul 31 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Jul 31 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Jul 31 End Date

Fridays on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Jul 31 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.
Jul 31 End Date

Night Hike

Bring your flashlights and discover the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Jul 31 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park around a fire at our amphitheater -- *FREE S'MORES*

August 2015

Aug 1 End Date

Bird Walk

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 1 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Aug 1 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Aug 1 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 1 End Date

Become a Junior Ranger!

Lockhart State Park
Earn a Junior Ranger badge!
Aug 1 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Aug 1 End Date

Kool for Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Camping or hiking with the kids this summer? Bring them in and cool them off! Spend an hour seeing and doing cool stuff with a ranger in the air-cooled headquarters of HCSNA.
Aug 1 End Date

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for kids ages 5-12!
Aug 1 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this special hike?
Aug 1 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 1 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Tyler State Park
Be inspired by the outdoors!
Aug 1 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

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.
Aug 1 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Aug 1 End Date

Sand Art Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Sand art contest for everyone on the beach - shade and materials provided!
Aug 1 End Date

Cross Timbers Folklore, Stories & Tales

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Come listen to Native American stories, cowboy poetry, local folklore and just plain fun stories.
Aug 1 End Date

Night Sounds Program

Purtis Creek State Park
Listening, learning and identification program of nocturnal species that inhabit the park.
Aug 2 End Date

Bird Walk

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 2 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Aug 2 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 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.
Aug 2 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Aug 5 End Date

Bird Walk

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 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.
Aug 5 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 6 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Aug 6 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 6 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!
Aug 6 End Date

Reptile Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've heard of Bird Walks, Plant Walks and Butterfly Walks-- now we explore the Reptiles of the Park, including our ALLIGATORS!
Aug 7 End Date

Sea Center Mini Camp - Water World

Sea Center Texas
Water, H2O, or agua, no matter how you say it, nothing is more important than water. Absorb yourself in the water cycle, make a cloud in a jar and create a mini rainwater harvest system.
Aug 7 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Aug 7 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Aug 7 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 7 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Aug 7 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Aug 7 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 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.
Aug 7 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park around a fire at our amphitheater -- *FREE S'MORES*
Aug 8 End Date

Bird Walk

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 8 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Aug 8 End Date

Edible Plants Walk

Lockhart State Park
In the event of a zombie apocalypse, it would be really useful to know which wild forest plants can be eaten! Better join us on this short hike, just in case.
Aug 8 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Aug 8 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Aug 8 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 8 End Date

Chautauqua Time - Stories in Stone

Mother Neff State Park
Learn about the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Aug 8 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Aug 8 End Date

Kool for Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Camping or hiking with the kids this summer? Bring them in and cool them off! Spend an hour seeing and doing cool stuff with a ranger in the air-cooled headquarters of HCSNA.
Aug 8 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 8 End Date

Discover the Trees of the Park – Nature Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
What kind of trees grow in the Blackland Prairie? This short hike will help you figure it out!
Aug 8 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Aug 8 End Date

Night Sky: Daytime Activities

Tyler State Park
Get ready for night time sky viewing!
Aug 8 End Date

Sand Art Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Sand art contest for everyone on the beach - shade and materials provided!
Aug 8 End Date

Fish Prints

Galveston Island State Park
Easy, quick ranger program on fish biology and crafts.
Aug 8 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Night hike and storytelling with Ranger Lisa
Aug 8 End Date
Aug 9 End Date

Hike With a Ranger

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join Ranger Joe on a 5.5-mile hike.
Aug 9 End Date

Bird Walk

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 9 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Aug 9 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 9 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 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.
Aug 9 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Aug 12 End Date

Bird Walk

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 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.
Aug 12 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 13 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Aug 13 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 13 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!
Aug 13 End Date

Reptile Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've heard of Bird Walks, Plant Walks and Butterfly Walks-- now we explore the Reptiles of the Park, including our ALLIGATORS!
Aug 14 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Aug 14 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Aug 14 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 14 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Aug 14 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Aug 14 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 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.
Aug 14 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a Ranger to learn how to fish.
Aug 14 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park around a fire at our amphitheater -- *FREE S'MORES*
Aug 15 End Date

Bird Walk

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 15 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Aug 15 End Date

Two-hour Guided Kayak Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to explore our sloughs on kayak but not alone?
Aug 15 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Aug 15 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Aug 15 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 15 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Aug 15 End Date

Birding 101: Everybody's a Birder

Tyler State Park
Discover one of the fastest growing hobbies in the nation.
Aug 15 End Date

Water is Life

Tyler State Park
Aug 15 End Date

Kool for Kids

Hill Country State Natural Area
Camping or hiking with the kids this summer? Bring them in and cool them off! Spend an hour seeing and doing cool stuff with a ranger in the air-cooled headquarters of HCSNA.
Aug 15 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 15 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Aug 15 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

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.
Aug 15 End Date

Snakes Alive!

Eisenhower State Park
Cold-blooded killers or misunderstood reptiles? You decide. Come out and meet a snake face to face!
Aug 15 End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Aug 15 End Date

Leaf Impressions

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
What are leaves good for? What do they do for the tree? Come find out and then make a casting or rubbing of leaves to take home!
Aug 15 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Aug 15 End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic knots that every camper needs to know.
Aug 15 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Paddling tour with sunset views.
Aug 15 End Date

Pier Fishing With A Ranger

Purtis Creek State Park
Mentored fishing opportunity to learn about the bait and tackle many use to catch fish from the piers.
Aug 15 End Date

Campfire Turtle Talk

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Turtles are nature's submarines, come and see why.
Aug 15 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
in its 20th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is an International Dark Sky Park.
Aug 15 End Date

Stargazing - Perseid Meteor Shower

Lockhart State Park
Discover the wonders of the perseid meteor shower in this special stargazing event!
Aug 16 End Date

Bird Walk

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 16 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Aug 16 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 16 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Aug 16 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 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.
Aug 16 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Aug 19 End Date

Bird Walk

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 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.
Aug 19 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 20 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Aug 20 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 20 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!
Aug 20 End Date

Reptile Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've heard of Bird Walks, Plant Walks and Butterfly Walks-- now we explore the Reptiles of the Park, including our ALLIGATORS!
Aug 21 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Aug 21 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Aug 21 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 21 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Aug 21 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Aug 21 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 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.
Aug 21 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park around a fire at our amphitheater -- *FREE S'MORES*
Aug 22 End Date

Bird Walk

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 22 End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen! UPDATE: CLASS IS FULL
Aug 22 End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what was that bird?
Aug 22 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Aug 22 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Aug 22 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 22 End Date

Chautauqua Time - Stories in Stone

Mother Neff State Park
Learn about the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Aug 22 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Aug 22 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 22 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

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.
Aug 22 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Aug 22 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Aug 22 End Date

Campfire Turtle Talk

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Turtles are nature's submarines, come and see why.
Aug 22 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
Aug 22 End Date

Stargazing

Purtis Creek State Park
Come and learn about viewing the night sky.
Aug 23 End Date

Bird Walk

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 23 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Aug 23 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 23 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Aug 23 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 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.
Aug 23 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Aug 26 End Date

Bird Walk

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 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.
Aug 26 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 27 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Aug 27 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 27 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!
Aug 27 End Date

Reptile Walks

Estero Llano Grande State Park
You've heard of Bird Walks, Plant Walks and Butterfly Walks-- now we explore the Reptiles of the Park, including our ALLIGATORS!
Aug 28 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Aug 28 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Aug 28 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 28 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Aug 28 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Aug 28 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Aug 28 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 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.
Aug 28 End Date

Night Hike

Bring your flashlights and discover the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Aug 28 End Date

Fireside Chat with a Ranger

Inks Lake State Park
Get introduced to the park around a fire at our amphitheater -- *FREE S'MORES*
Aug 29 End Date

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.
Aug 29 End Date

Bird Walk

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 29 End Date

Two-hour Ranger Guided Canoe Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe, but not sure where? Join a ranger for a fun paddling adventure.
Aug 29 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Aug 29 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Aug 29 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 29 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Aug 29 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this special hike?
Aug 29 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Aug 29 End Date

Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM

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.
Aug 29 End Date

Bug Picking

McKinney Falls State Park
Is your water clean or dirty? The water critters will tell us!
Aug 29 End Date

Homemade Sundial Activity

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Who needs a watch when you have a portable sundial?
Aug 29 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Aug 29 End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore the definitions of what it means to be “lost in the forest.”
Aug 29 End Date

Sand Art Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Sand art contest for everyone on the beach - shade and materials provided!
Aug 29 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Tyler State Park
Explore the park by the light of the full moon.
Aug 29 End Date

Moon Viewing - In the Night Sky

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take a close up look at our lovely Luna.
Aug 30 End Date

Bird Walk

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 30 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Aug 30 End Date

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Guided Tour

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
The park offers guided tours-only on Wednesday through Sunday throughout the month; no reservations needed. Fall/winter/spring seasons begin Sept. 1 through May 31, with 10 am/morning and 3 pm/afternoon tours. *Beginning the summer months, June 1 to Aug. 31, this tour is only offered at 10 am/morning.
Aug 30 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Aug 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.
Aug 30 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.

September 2015

Sep 2 End Date

Bird Walk

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 3 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Sep 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!
Sep 3 End Date

Eisenhower Book Club

Sherman, TX - Sherman Public Library
Start reading now! Our first book will be "Into the Wild" by Jon Krakauer.
Sep 4 End Date

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Sep 4 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Sep 4 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 4 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Sep 4 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a Ranger to learn how to fish.
Sep 5 End Date

Bird Walk

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 5 End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what was that bird?
Sep 5 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Sep 5 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Sep 5 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Sep 5 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution, you will be hooked!
Sep 5 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 5 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Sep 5 End Date

Caddo Culture

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
Sep 5 End Date

Draw Wild!

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led Arts in the Parks program and mini-hike.
Sep 5 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Sep 5 End Date

Campfire Turtle Talk

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Turtles are nature's submarines, come and see why.
Sep 6 End Date

Bird Walk

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 6 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Sep 6 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Sep 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.
Sep 6 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Sep 7 End Date

Horse Whispering

Copper Breaks State Park
Horse trainer Larry Hannon will present "horse sense," an ancient Chinese technique of understanding and training horses and other mammals. After explaining the method, Hannon will lead a unique presentation of "Meet the Longhorns" by applying the technique to the steers at Copper Breaks.
Sep 9 End Date

Bird Walk

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 10 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

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

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Sep 11 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 11 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a Ranger to learn how to fish.
Sep 12 End Date

Bird Walk

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 12 End Date

Two-hour Ranger Guided Canoe Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to go out on a canoe, but not sure where? Join a ranger for a fun paddling adventure.
Sep 12 End Date

Archery 101

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn the basics of archery at Resaca de la Palma State Park!
Sep 12 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Sep 12 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Sep 12 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Sep 12 End Date

Birding 101: Introduction to Birding

Tyler State Park
Everyone's a Birder!
Sep 12 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Sep 12 End Date

Draw Wild!

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led Arts in the Parks program and mini-hike.
Sep 12 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Sep 12 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Cool, calm water paddle on bay as sun sets.
Sep 13 End Date

Bird Walk

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 13 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Sep 13 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Sep 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.
Sep 13 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Sep 16 End Date

Bird Walk

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 17 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

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

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Sep 18 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 19 End Date

Bird Walk

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 19 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Sep 19 End Date

Two-hour Guided Kayak Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to explore our sloughs on kayak but not alone?
Sep 19 End Date

International Migratory Bird Day - Twice!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Celebrate Birds!
Sep 19 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Sep 19 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Sep 19 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Sep 19 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 19 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Sep 19 End Date

Draw Wild!

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led Arts in the Parks program and mini-hike.
Sep 19 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Sep 19 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Cool, calm water paddle on bay as sun sets.
Sep 19 End Date

Campfire Turtle Talk

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Turtles are nature's submarines, come and see why.
Sep 19 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
Sep 20 End Date

Bird Walk

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 20 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Sep 20 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Sep 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.
Sep 20 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Sep 23 End Date

Bird Walk

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 24 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

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

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Sep 25 End Date

Reading Rangers

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Listen to a collection of nature books read by a park ranger and partake in an activity or craft after the reading.
Sep 25 End Date

Night Hike

Bring your flashlights and discover the nocturnal world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Sep 26 End Date

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.
Sep 26 End Date

Bird Walk

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 26 End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what was that bird?
Sep 26 End Date

Nature Hike

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Increase your fitness and knowledge of local flora and fauna as you discover the natural world of Resaca de la Palma State Park.
Sep 26 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Sep 26 End Date

Fishing 101: Blacktop Fishing

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
New to fishing? Come join us to learn some basics of fishing and put your new skills to the test with a blacktop fishing game.
Sep 26 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Sep 26 End Date

Geocaching 101

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Interested in geocaching, but don't know how to get started?
Sep 26 End Date

Draw Wild!

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led Arts in the Parks program and mini-hike.
Sep 26 End Date

Alligator Act

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
How much do you know about alligators? Come act out the life of an alligator with one of our park rangers. This is a fun, active and educational event great for families and children.
Sep 26 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
In its 20th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks State Park is an International Dark Sky Park. The 'super moon' will be the focus of this month's program
Sep 26 End Date

Moon Viewing - In the Night Sky

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Take a close up look at our lovely Luna.
Sep 27 End Date

Bird Walk

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 27 End Date

Choke Canyon Skins and 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.
Sep 27 End Date

Snake Talk & Feeding

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come discover the world of snakes and watch our non-venomous corn snakes feed.
Sep 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.
Sep 27 End Date

Butterfly walk

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Explore our butterfly garden and hiking trails as we identify an array of dazzling butterflies.
Sep 30 End Date

Bird Walk

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!

October 2015

Oct 1 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Oct 2 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
Oct 3 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 3 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Oct 3 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 3 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Oct 3 End Date

Mythunderstanding

Copper Breaks State Park
Ranger Carl Hopper presents and explains myths and misunderstandings about wildlife
Oct 3 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike - Jr. Rangers

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike? (kid-oriented)
Oct 4 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 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.
Oct 7 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 8 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Highlights of the Park and the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Please come to the Interpretive Center for a program on the attractions of the Big Bend area, including our plants, animals, rocks, and the history of the park, and Fort Davis.
Oct 9 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
Oct 10 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 10 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Oct 10 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 10 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike - Jr. Rangers

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike? (kid-oriented)
Oct 11 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 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.
Oct 14 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 15 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Oct 16 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
Oct 17 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 17 End Date

Two-hour Guided Kayak Trip

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Want to explore our sloughs on kayak but not alone?
Oct 17 End Date

Government Canyon SNA 10th Anniversary Celebration!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Oct 17 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Oct 17 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 17 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Oct 17 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike - Jr. Rangers

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike? (kid-oriented)
Oct 17 End Date

StarWalk

Copper Breaks State Park
In its 20th year, the StarWalk is a naked eye tour of the night sky over Copper Breaks State Park followed by a closer look through telescopes and binoculars. Copper Breaks is one of four International Dark Sky parks in Texas.
Oct 18 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 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.
Oct 21 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 22 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Oct 23 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
Oct 24 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 24 End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Hey, what was that bird?
Oct 24 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Oct 24 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 24 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike - Jr. Rangers

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike? (kid-oriented)
Oct 25 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 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.
Oct 28 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 29 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

Davis Mountains State Park
This popular program continues this year each Thursday at 9 am. Please check with the front gate staff for start location. Wear sturdy shoes as the trail can be rocky and steep. Bring WATER! This program is approximately 1.5 hours.
Oct 30 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike?
Oct 31 End Date

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.
Oct 31 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Oct 31 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Oct 31 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Oct 31 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike - Jr. Rangers

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this short humorous hike? (kid-oriented)

November 2015

Nov 1 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 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.
Nov 4 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 5 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 7 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Nov 7 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 8 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 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.
Nov 11 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 12 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 14 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Nov 14 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 15 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 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.
Nov 18 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 19 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 21 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Nov 21 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 22 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 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.
Nov 25 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 26 End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Hike!

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

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.
Nov 28 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 28 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Nov 28 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Nov 29 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Nov 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.

December 2015

Dec 2 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 5 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 5 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Dec 5 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Dec 6 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 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.
Dec 9 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 12 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 12 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Dec 12 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Dec 13 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 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.
Dec 16 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 19 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 19 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Dec 19 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Dec 20 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 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.
Dec 23 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 26 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 26 End Date

Guided Nature Programs and Tours

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Experience a nature program at Goliad State Park
Dec 26 End Date

Guided History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a historic tour of Mission Espiritu Santo
Dec 27 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Dec 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.
Dec 30 End Date

Bird Walk

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!

January 2016

Jan 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.

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