Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

July 2019

Jul 25 End Date

Summer Star Party

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site for a night of stargazing, stories, and planetary viewing.
Jul 26 End Date

Starrytelling

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Take a closer look at the night sky!
Jul 27 End Date

Star Party

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for a star party at the park!
Jul 27 End Date

Stars of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Head for the hills to observe the night sky with the San Antonio Astronomical Association!

August 2019

Aug 1 End Date

Hike-in Star Party

Palmetto State Park
Take a 1/4-mile night hike to a star viewing area. Bring a chair or a blanket to sit on (something you don't mind carrying down a trail)
Aug 3 End Date

Star Party

Fort Parker State Park
Explore the night sky at Fort Parker!
Aug 3 End Date

Starrytelling

Copper Breaks State Park
Come spend a night under the stars!
Aug 3 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 3 End Date

Starry Night!

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The Stars at night are big and bright....
Aug 10 End Date

Perseids Meteor Shower 2019

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Come check out one of the brighter meteor showers of the year for 2019!
Aug 10 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Aug 10 End Date

Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing and shooting stars!
Aug 10 End Date

Stargazing - Perseid Meteor Shower

Lockhart State Park
Discover the wonders of the perseid meteor shower in this special stargazing event!
Aug 15 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Palmetto State Park
Explore the Ottine swamp with a ranger under the light of the Full Moon.
Aug 15 End Date

Full Moon to Moon Snails

Sea Rim State Park
Discover the mysteries of the full moon while exploring the nocturnal wildlife where the land meets the sea.
Aug 15 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike under the light of the full moon.
Aug 24 End Date

Sun & Stars Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Catch sunset from the top of the Rock and stay up to see some stars!
Aug 24 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
Aug 24 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Aug 30 End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we learn to navigate our dark skies.
Aug 31 End Date

Sun Fun

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn more about our favorite star!
Aug 31 End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger & Volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Aug 31 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.
Aug 31 End Date

Starry Night!

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The Stars at night are big and bright....

September 2019

Sep 1 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 7 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Sep 14 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Sep 14 End Date

Full Comanche Moon Star Party

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Take in a magnificent view of the full moon with us!
Sep 28 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
Sep 28 End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger & Volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.

October 2019

Oct 5 End Date

STARWALK

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a Park Ranger & Volunteers on a night of deep sky exploration of our solar system where we can see planets, constellations, nebulas, and distant galaxies.
Oct 5 End Date

Moon Viewing Program

Abilene State Park
International Observe the Moon event
Oct 5 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Oct 5 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!
Oct 19 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!

November 2019

Nov 2 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!
Nov 2 End Date

Star Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for a relaxing evening at beautiful Lake Whitney State Park. See the moon and stars through a telescope with Larry Smith, a retired astronomy ranger of the National Park Service.
Nov 2 End Date

Star Party with San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing!

December 2019

Dec 14 End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!