Calendar of Events

Stargazing

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

May 2018

May 26 End Date

Telescope Time: Solar (1PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Look at the sun safely through a telescope!
May 26 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Guadalupe River State Park
Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Society for a night of star-gazing
May 26 End Date

That's No Space Station... That's a MOON!

Inks Lake State Park
Join the park ranger and the Austin Astronomical Society for a special lunar viewing!
May 26 End Date

Marvel at the Moon

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Take a closer look at our nearest celestial neighbor!
May 29 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a hike along the Loop Trail under the light of the full moon.
May 30 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

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

June 2018

Jun 2 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 2 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.
Jun 9 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 9 End Date

Make a Star Wheel (7PM)

Atlanta State Park
What are those stars? How can I find Ursa Major of the North Star?
Jun 9 End Date

Stargazing Party

Garner State Park
Interested in learning more about the night sky? This is the program for you! Join the San Antonio Astronomical Association for an evening of planetary and deep-sky viewing.
Jun 9 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us at Copper Breaks State Park for a dark sky presentation provided by volunteers or park ranger.
Jun 13 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Jun 15 End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we learn to navigate our dark skies.
Jun 16 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 16 End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Equip yourself to discover the night sky.
Jun 16 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Discover the folklore behind the constellations.
Jun 23 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 23 End Date

The Big Clock: Daytime Sky

Tyler State Park
Astronomy in the daytime!
Jun 23 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waxing moon at our Night Sky Party.
Jun 23 End Date

Night Sky: The Moon, Planets and Constellations

Tyler State Park
Watch the Sun go down and the night sky shine!
Jun 27 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Jun 30 End Date

Summer Nights

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate summer with family-friendly activities every Saturday evening in June! Click for schedule.
Jun 30 End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area

July 2018

Jul 7 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
A park volunteer or park ranger will present information on the night sky.
Jul 11 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Jul 14 End Date

Night Sky Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the new moon at our Night Sky Party.
Jul 25 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

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

August 2018

Aug 4 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
We will get a close encounter with the mass of stars, constellations and other objects in the night sky.
Aug 8 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Aug 18 End Date

Star Party

Lake Whitney State Park
Come out and view the waxing moon at our Night Sky Party.
Aug 22 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

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

September 2018

Sep 1 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park volunteer or park ranger that will give a close view of the night sky.
Sep 5 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

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

Full and New Moon Parties

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

October 2018

Oct 6 End Date

Starwalk

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a park volunteer and park ranger that will give a presentation on the night sky.