Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

August 2017

Aug 24 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a tour of the night sky!
Aug 26 End Date

State Park Star Party

Cedar Hill State Park
Spend time under the stars!
Aug 26 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Aug 26 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come enjoy our night sky presentation and telescope viewing.

September 2017

Sep 2 End Date

To the Moon and Beyond...

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for an evening hike followed by star- and moon gazing! "I see the moon like a clipped piece of silver. Like gilded bees the stars cluster round her." -Oscar Wilde
Sep 2 End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Come take a closer look at the night sky!
Sep 2 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 2 End Date

Stargazing

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Gaze into the night sky through a telescope
Sep 16 End Date

Star Party! - 7:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Join San Antonio Astronomical Association and other organizations for a star party!
Sep 16 End Date

Star Party in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Sep 16 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and enjoy the night sky presentation and telescope viewing.
Sep 22 End Date

Star Party!

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Kristen at Lake Buescher to view the night sky!
Sep 22 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Eisenhower State Park
"I have loved the stars too fondly to be afraid of the night." Poet Sarah Williams
Sep 23 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Come join us at Lost Maples for stargazing. Learn about the dark skies of the Hill Country and then see the stars with the astronomers.
Sep 23 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.
Sep 28 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a tour of the night sky!

October 2017

Oct 7 End Date

The Spectacular Sun (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Look at the sun safely through a telescope!
Oct 21 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Come join us at Lost Maples for stargazing. Learn about the dark skies of the Hill Country and then see the stars with the astronomers.
Oct 26 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a tour of the night sky!
Oct 28 End Date

North Texas Skywatch Star Party

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“The stars at night are big and bright . . .” in our Texas State Park!

November 2017

Nov 18 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Come join us at Lost Maples for stargazing. Learn about the dark skies of the Hill Country and then see the stars with the astronomers.
Nov 23 End Date

Hueco Tanks Constellation Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a tour of the night sky!

December 2017

Dec 2 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Let the full moon light your way and explore the night!
Dec 16 End Date

Stargazing and Dark Sky Education

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Come join us at Lost Maples for stargazing. Learn about the dark skies of the Hill Country and then see the stars with the astronomers.

January 2018

Jan 1 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Live by the sun, love by the moon!