Calendar of Events

Stargazing

Texas Parks & Wildlife is working to improve night skies in our state parks through the Dark Skies Program.

July 2021

Jul 30
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Jul 31
6:00p
End Date

Create Your Own Planisphere!

Lake Livingston State Park
Create your own planisphere, which is a map of the night sky that you can adjust for any date and time!
Jul 31
8:00p
End Date

AAS Star Party

Inks Lake State Park
View stars on the Central Park Lawn with AAS Volunteers and their telescopes!
Jul 31
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Jul 31
9:00p
End Date

Star Stories: Stargazing at the Park!

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the stars and constellations visible above East Texas.
Jul 31
9:30p
End Date

Summertime Stargazing

Lockhart State Park
Discover the wonders of the Summer Sky in this special stargazing event!
Jul 31
9:30p
End Date

Marvel at the Moon and Stars

Goose Island State Park
Let's look to the sky to marvel at the moon and see stories in the stars.

August 2021

Aug 6
8:30p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Aug 7
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 45 minute program will be offered at 8 and 9 pm. Please call or email Rita to add your group to an available time slot.
Aug 12
9:30p
End Date

Open Scope Astronomy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars !
Aug 14
8:00p
End Date

Star Talks in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening walk across the galaxy by using star maps and a laser pointer. Retired National Park Ranger Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars. The 45 minute program will be offered at 8 and 9 pm. Please call or email Rita to add your group to an available time slot.
Aug 14
8:30p
End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for Stargazing!
Aug 14
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell? Are they different from one continent to the next?
Aug 14
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright …” Learn more about one of Texas’ best natural resources – the night sky.
Aug 14
9:00p
End Date

Star Party!

South Llano River State Park
Come look through a telescope, find constellations, and more!
Aug 20
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the moon! (RSVP required)
Aug 21
8:30p
End Date

Almost Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the moon! (RSVP required)
Aug 22
8:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
No more availability for Summer Full Moon hikes, check back later for Fall Availability.
Aug 27
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)

September 2021

Sep 3
8:30p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Sep 4
8:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a 1,000-yard walk through a scale model of the solar system.
Sep 4
8:30p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Sep 4
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Sep 5
8:30p
End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a Park Ranger as we learn about the importance of dark skies while learning to navigate the stars above. (RSVP required)
Sep 20
7:30p
End Date

Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the moon! (RSVP required)

October 2021

Oct 2
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a 1,000-yard walk through a scale model of the solar system.
Oct 2
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

November 2021

Nov 6
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a 1,000-yard walk through a scale model of the solar system.
Nov 6
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

December 2021

Dec 4
7:00p
End Date

Solar System Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Ever wondered how close the planets are to each other? Come with us as we take a 1,000-yard walk through a scale model of the solar system.
Dec 4
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

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