Calendar of Events

State Park Events

Browse all events in state parks, or view events by park.

May 2024

May 16
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 17
9:30a
End Date

Lake Tawakoni State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 17
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 17
6:30p
End Date

Huntsville State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family (Registration Open)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 18
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 19
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 19
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 19
9:00a
End Date

Paws and Paths: Exploring the Bauer Unit *Registration Required*

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for a paws-itively delightful adventure at the Bauer Unit!
May 19
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Birding

Sea Rim State Park
Become familiar with the basics of binoculars and learn to recognize a few of Sea Rim's more common birds!
May 19
9:30a
End Date

Sunday Stroll with a Ranger

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our interpretive ranger on a 1-2 mile a guided walk discovering the Bottomland Forest.
May 19
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 19
10:00a
End Date

Painting in The Garden

Garner State Park
Come enjoy the native flowers, birds and other wildlife in our native garden. Use them as inspiration for your watercolor painting. Get painting tips from our expert volunteers.
May 19
10:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join a Ranger and go fish! On the banks of the San Antonio River, you'll get all the assistance you need to wet a line and try your luck at reeling in a catch!
May 19
10:00a
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
May 19
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
May 19
11:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to think like a real park ranger!
May 19
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
May 19
2:00p
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
May 19
2:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
May 19
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
May 19
2:00p
End Date

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike the riverbed to our least visited dinosaur track site!
May 19
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 19
6:30p
End Date

Meander to the Permian Tracks

San Angelo State Park
Take a guided hike to tracks left by ancient animals.
May 20
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
May 20
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
May 21
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
May 21
2:00p
End Date

Anatomy of a Wildfire

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn all about the benefits and harm that wildfires present.
May 21
6:00p
End Date

Birding for Beginners

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer!
May 22
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 23
8:30a
End Date

Wild Wellness

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Connect with nature through exercise and meditation.
May 23
8:30a
End Date

Self-Guided Birding Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us to see how many birds you can find on our checklist!
May 23
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
May 23
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 23
9:00a
End Date

Interpretive Hike using iNaturalist

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join volunteer Park Interpreters for a morning hike and learn how to use iNaturalist.
May 23
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
May 23
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 23
8:00p
End Date

Full Moonrise Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Come enjoy the beautiful full moon as it rises over the Davis Mountains.
May 23
8:00p
End Date

Full Moon Paddle

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join Ranger Shannon for a Full Moon Paddle
May 24
9:00a
End Date

Vultures of Enchanted Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy an informative talk with a park ranger!
May 24
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
May 24
9:00a
End Date

Desert Blooms Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Come see and learn about the plants popping out with springtime color here in the Chihuahuan Desert.
May 24
10:00a
End Date

iNaturalist Hike!

Purtis Creek State Park
Come explore nature and learn something new!
May 24
10:00a
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Let's check out the Prairie Dog Town and get to know them and their habits!
May 24
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
May 24
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 24
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 24
2:00p
End Date

Bison Grocery Store

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about how the Southern Plains Bison were more than a source of sustenance for the Indigenous people.
May 24
2:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Garner State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking, then go on a trip through the Frio River with a park ranger.
May 24
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 24
3:00p
End Date

Salty Safari

Mustang Island State Park
See some fish, grab a crab, explore the shore
May 24
4:00p
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
May 24
5:30p
End Date

Star Chart 101!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a ranger to craft your very own star chart and learn about astronomy!
May 24
7:30p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park after dark for a different point of view!
May 24
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
May 24
8:00p
End Date

Moonlight Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us on a moonlit walk. Every wondered what happens at nighttime in the park?
May 24
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.
May 24
8:30p
End Date

Charting the Stars!

Purtis Creek State Park
Join a ranger to explore the Milky Way!
May 25
3:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
May 25
8:30a
End Date

Golf for Beginners 1

Lockhart State Park
Take a swing at golf! Learn the basics of the sport in this fun class. Registration required.
May 25
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
May 25
8:30a
End Date

Ask a Birder - Agarita/Lora's

South Llano River State Park
Come ask your burning birding questions to some knowledgeable birders.
May 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Pedernales Falls State Park
Good ole fishing down at the river.
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Morning Check-In (Online)

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Lake Casa Blanca State Park updates, Q&A, and other fun information.
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Migratory Birds

San Angelo State Park
Come learn about migratory birds with Jana at the Wildlife Viewing Area.
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for a Dutch Oven camp cooking demo!
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Birding

Sea Rim State Park
Become familiar with the basics of binoculars and learn to recognize a few of Sea Rim's more common birds!
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Pickleball Lessons

Garner State Park
Curious about pickleball? Come learn the basics from our instructor. Already know how to play? Show up once lessons are over for open play.
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Desert Mindfulness Walk

Davis Mountains State Park
On this meditative nature walk, you will learn the 7 principles of mindfulness through the ecology of the Chihuahuan desert. (please email charles.ewing@tpwd.texas.gov if you plan to attend)
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Hike Crystal Cave

Garner State Park
Go on a guided hike to Crystal Cave with a park historian who will discuss history of Garner State Park's natural and cultural recourses.
May 25
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Did someone say, "Let's go fishing"?
May 25
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
May 25
9:30a
End Date

Enchanted Rock Bird Walk

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join volunteer Park Interpreters on bird walk!
May 25
9:30a
End Date

Shoreline Kayaking Tour

Eisenhower State Park
Experience your park from a different angle, down on the water!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Yoga and Forest Bathing

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Need to relax after a stressful week? Join yoga instructor Sandra for morning yoga and forest bathing.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Trail Mix: Edible Plants - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Hit the trails with a Lost Pines Master Naturalist on a fun guided hike!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Touch Table: Skins and Skulls

Big Spring State Park
What kind of mammals live in Big Spring State Park? What does skunk fur feel like? Stop by and visit with us to have these questions and more answered.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl

South Llano River State Park
Join a ranger and practice your ancient hunter and gather skills.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Inflatable Archery

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Practice shooting a bow and arrow for safe-inflatable archery fun
May 25
10:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the history of the Texas State Bison Herd and walk along the same paths they venture with a ranger!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

"Lost" in the Forest

Tyler State Park
Explore what it means to be "lost" in the forest.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Edible Plants Walk

Lockhart State Park
Join us to explore the wild treats of the woods in this fun hike!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Furs and Skulls

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join a Ranger at the amphitheater to see the furs and skulls of some of the park's native animals!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Water is Life

Bonham State Park
Come see what makes up good, quality water for wildlife?
May 25
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Beach Fishing Basics

Mustang Island State Park
Learn from the locals!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl - Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with the atlatl, an ancient hunting tool once used across the globe.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Nature Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us on a guided hike to learn about many of the park's plants, animals, and some of its history.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Nature Walk

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Join a ranger on a relaxing walk to the Ponds to discover what plants and animals we can find.
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Plant Survival Trail

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Lost in the woods? Come learn what plants you could use to survive in the wild!
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Have you ever wanted to learn how to fish but don't know how to get started?
May 25
10:00a
End Date

Edible Plant Walk *Registration Required*

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to learn about different edible plants in our area!
May 25
10:30a
End Date

Mini-Mammals

San Angelo State Park
Learn about animals you may encounter in the park at this Skins and Skulls program.
May 25
10:30a
End Date

Super Special Snakes!

Mission Tejas State Park
Although our snakes may get a bad rap, these shy, slithery serpents play important roles in our lives and the Texas ecosystem. Join our park interpreter for a presentation on the stories we tell about these important animals and design your own paper snake!
May 25
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Hummingbirds!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
May 25
11:00a
End Date

Scat and Tracks Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Investigate what animals leave behind!
May 25
1:00p
End Date

Snakes Alive!

Inks Lake State Park
Listen to Ranger Jamie teach about some native snakes, and why we actually want them around the park.
May 25
1:00p
End Date

The Atlatl

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about this ancient hunting tool
May 25
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
May 25
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 25
1:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join us at the Trammel Trace Pavilion for our Art in the Park program.
May 25
1:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join to us view skins and skulls of animals that live in the park.
May 25
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Mammals of the Caprock: Skins and Skulls

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get up close with the pelts and skulls of the animals who call Caprock home.
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Block Printing Basics

Lockhart State Park
Try your hand at this unique art technique!
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Edible Plant Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 25
2:00p
End Date

We Have Bears Too!

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a ranger to discover how we can be great neighbors to our resident Black Bear population!
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Fishing with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join a ranger learning the basics of fishing. All ages and stages welcome. No experience required!
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the kayaking essentials in the calm waters of Fish Pass
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass

Lake Somerville State Park - Nails Creek Unit
Join us for a fantastic outdoor experience at Lake Somerville State Park with our Backyard Bass program!
May 25
2:00p
End Date

Critters of Davis Mountains State Park

Davis Mountains State Park
What critters call this park home? Come find out!
May 25
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 25
3:00p
End Date

Roving Ranger

Eisenhower State Park
Stop by our ranger's table to see the featured animal of the week!
May 25
3:00p
End Date

Scat and Tracks

South Llano River State Park
Come discover what animals leave behind!
May 25
3:30p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
May 25
3:30p
End Date

Roping with a Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Learn to rope a steer at Copper Breaks State Park!
May 25
3:30p
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
May 25
4:00p
End Date

Butterflies of Garner State Park

Garner State Park
Come spend an hour walking through the park identifying and cataloging some of the parks most beautiful pollinators.
May 25
4:00p
End Date

Cryptozoology : Myths and Legends Walk

Tyler State Park
What stranger things lurk in the forest?
May 25
6:00p
End Date

Expert Talk-Owls

Inks Lake State Park
Retired Game Warden Michael Mitchell will give a presentation about native owls and how to attract your own at your house.
May 25
6:00p
End Date

Along the Riverbank

Garner State Park
This is an evening nature hike on the Blinn River Trail. Identify plant and animals the call the bank of the Frio River home.
May 25
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park – Roger Martin

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you’ll like!
May 25
8:00p
End Date

Discovery Night

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A ranger-guided night hike which may include stargazing, alligators, pauraques, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, frogs, snakes, armadillos, or raccoons-- it's a surprise for all of us!
May 25
8:00p
End Date

Explore the Night Sky

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for an evening of star gazing and planet-watching.
May 25
8:00p
End Date

Cowboy Campfire -Poetry, Stories and Songs

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Listening to Cowboy stories and learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
May 25
8:00p
End Date

Owl Prowl

Lockhart State Park
Whooo lives in Lockhart State Park?
May 25
8:00p
End Date

Night Nature Hike

Garner State Park
Take a hike after sunset on the Frio Cayon Trail. The goal is to see some the nocturnal creatures in the park.
May 25
8:30p
End Date

Discoveries in the Dark

Goose Island State Park
Explore the park after dark!
May 26
8:30a
End Date

Ask a Birder - Juniper/Acorn

South Llano River State Park
Come ask your burning birding questions to some knowledgeable birders.
May 26
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
May 26
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
May 26
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 26
9:00a
End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical.
May 26
9:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
May 26
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our park ranger in viewing local and migrating birds!
May 26
9:30a
End Date

Sunday Stroll with a Ranger

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join our interpretive ranger on a 1-2 mile a guided walk discovering the Bottomland Forest.
May 26
10:00a
End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
May 26
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
May 26
10:00a
End Date

Intro to Fly Fishing

Lockhart State Park
Learn the basics of fly fishing in this fun class!
May 26
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us during a come-and-go program that allows a great way to see and learn about park wildlife close up!
May 26
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
May 26
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
May 26
10:00a
End Date

Atlatl - Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with the atlatl, an ancient hunting tool once used across the globe.
May 26
10:30a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.
May 26
11:00a
End Date

Fossil Table

Pedernales Falls State Park
The geology of the falls gives us some great views! Come see the small details that make the view even more special!
May 26
11:00a
End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a ranger to create a masterpiece!
May 26
1:00p
End Date

Red, White and Bluegill!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Celebrate Memorial Day with us by creating a patriotic paper craft!
May 26
1:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come and enjoy a land lover's spin on fishing!
May 26
1:00p
End Date

The Atlatl

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join a park ranger to learn about this ancient hunting tool
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Get an inside look at some of the mammals of the park.
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Mission History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Enjoy a guided history tour of Mission Espiritu Santo as you learn about life in and around the mission during the Spanish Colonial Era.
May 26
2:00p
End Date

The Old Tree's Beard: Garlands of the Swamp

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn about those weird, gray vines hanging from our trees: Spanish moss!
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Prehistoric Hunting - The Atlatl

Pedernales Falls State Park
How well can you use ancient technology to survive?
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Animal Tracking

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
A fun hike where you will learn how to identify animal tracks and other animal signs.
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a fantastic outdoor experience at Lake Somerville State Park with our Backyard Bass program!
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
May 26
2:00p
End Date

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
May 26
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 26
3:30p
End Date

Hike With A Ranger

Copper Breaks State Park
Join a ranger for an afternoon hike!
May 26
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.
May 27
8:00a
End Date

Memorial Day Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Hike with us as we remember those military members who are no longer with us.
May 27
9:00a
End Date

Hiking Through History

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join us on a hike through time, starting in modern history and hiking down to 300-million-year old fossils!
May 27
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
May 27
10:00a
End Date

Dino-story Time

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Calling all toddlers and preschoolers! Join us for storytime with a ranger.
May 27
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
May 27
11:30a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
May 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 27
2:00p
End Date

First Peoples of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come hear about the various cultures that have inhabited the Davis Mountains long before the arrival of Fort Davis.
May 27
3:30p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Copper Breaks State Park
Join us to learn about the animals that call the Rolling Plains home!
May 28
10:00a
End Date

Drawing 101: Art in the Park Conservation Series

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
May 28
2:00p
End Date

Anatomy of a Wildfire

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn all about the benefits and harm that wildfires present.
May 29
2:00p
End Date

Amazing Microscopes!

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Learn how to use simple prism microscopes to experience the tiny living things at Choke Canyon Reservoir!
May 29
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Mustang Island State Park
Watercolor time! Create a memory of your visit to Mustang Island State Park.
May 29
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 29
9:00p
End Date

Dark Sky Tour

Davis Mountains State Park
Come join us as we appreciate some of the darkest skies in the U.S.
May 30
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
May 30
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 30
9:00a
End Date

Interpretive Hike using iNaturalist

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join volunteer Park Interpreters for a morning hike and learn how to use iNaturalist.
May 30
9:30a
End Date

Birding 101 Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about our feathered friends in the park!
May 30
10:00a
End Date

Butterfly Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join Ranger Lauren on a hunt for beautiful butterflies!
May 30
1:30p
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Come and learn some new fishing skills with a ranger!
May 30
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 30
7:30p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
May 31
9:00a
End Date

Vultures of Enchanted Rock

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy an informative talk with a park ranger!
May 31
9:00a
End Date

Little Naturalists Preschool Class

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for preschool-age kids!
May 31
9:00a
End Date

Desert Blooms Hike

Davis Mountains State Park
Come see and learn about the plants popping out with springtime color here in the Chihuahuan Desert.
May 31
9:00a
End Date

News from the Big Bend

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join rangers for a live on social media for park updates highlighting upcoming events, current park conditions, and important information when planning your trip!
May 31
10:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn about the history of the Texas State Bison Herd and walk along the same paths they venture with a ranger!
May 31
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
May 31
12:30p
End Date

Go Fish!

Purtis Creek State Park
Learn the basics of fishing!
May 31
1:00p
End Date

Nature Center

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come see (and touch!) skulls, feathers, skins and more! Learn about Calliham and Choke Canyon State Park. Great for kids!
May 31
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 31
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
May 31
2:00p
End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Goose Island State Park
Fish with a ranger and check out our 1620ft pier!
May 31
2:00p
End Date

Watercolor the Canyons

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us in water coloring the features and creatures of the canyon! All supplies are provided.
May 31
2:30p
End Date

Van-Tastic Rio Grande Romp

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Join us for a drive down the Rio Grande Trail to the Panther Cave Overlook.
May 31
3:00p
End Date

Bayside Birds and Binoculars

Mustang Island State Park
Explore the bayside of Mustang Island on an easy one-mile journey
May 31
4:00p
End Date

Peddle the Canyon with 24 Hours Bike Race

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join us for 24 Hours in the Canyon which is the only simultaneous 24-hour road and mountain bike event in the country!
May 31
6:30p
End Date

Blanco State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin/San Antonio Area (Registration Open)

Blanco State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 31
6:30p
End Date

Cleburne State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Dallas Area (Registration Open)

Cleburne State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 31
8:00p
End Date

Nocturnal Hike

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
Join us for a guided nocturnal hike to improve night vision and spot and observe nocturnal wildlife.

June 2024

Jun 1 End Date

Annual Mark Howell Memorial Fishing Rodeo

Lake Arrowhead State Park
It's time for our annual kid fish and adult rough fish contest!
Jun 1
3:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Jun 1
6:00a
End Date

Sunrise Hike

Big Spring State Park
Celebrate National Trails Day with a hike up the Nature Trail to view the sunrise.
Jun 1
8:00a
End Date

Painted Bunting Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Search for one of the most colorful birds in Texas at Government Canyon.
Jun 1
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike: National Trails Day!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Celebrate National Trails Day by joining the June edition of our regular First Saturday Guided Hike.
Jun 1
8:00a
End Date

National Trails Day Hike: Bluff Spurs

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Celebrate National Trails Day with an adventure on the Bluff Spurs Trail.
Jun 1
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Did someone say, "Let's go fishing"?
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Fishing with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join a ranger learning the basics of fishing. All ages and stages welcome. No experience required!
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Carleton's Catfish Catch-A-Thon

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join rangers for our annual Catfish Catch-A-Thon.
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Caldwell County Girls’ Outdoor Workshop

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a FREE outdoor skills workshop exclusively for girls ages 10-18! Registration required.
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Cooking with the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society

Eisenhower State Park
The historic art of Dutch oven cooking isn't "new," but it can be a new skill you learn and share!
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Bonham State Park Angler Expo Event

Bonham State Park
Grab the whole family and enjoy fishing and aquatic activities on Bonham State Park Lake.
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jun 1
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

Prairie Plantings Ranger Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Looking for garden inspiration? Curious about the plants you see while hiking around Galveston? If so, this program is for you!
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

Fishing 101 for All Ages

Blanco State Park
Learn all the basics of angling (fishing), practice casting with the backyard bass game, and fish in the Blanco River. A fishing license is not required. Instructions and all equipment are provided.
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

First Saturday Nature Walk

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Enjoy the diverse plants and animals found at our park every first Saturday each month. Join us in A guided Nature Walk that highlights some of the common species of plants and animals representing the three distinct ecosystems present within the park.
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

Geocaching 101

Fort Boggy State Park
Geocaching - Fun for the whole family!
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jun 1
10:00a
End Date

90th Anniversary Celebration

Abilene State Park
Come celebrate 90 years of history!
Jun 1
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 1
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Jun 1
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 1
3:00p
End Date

Feeders for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Let's make bird feeders for our feathered friends!
Jun 1
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you like with this band.
Jun 1
8:00p
End Date

Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Jun 1
8:30p
End Date

Fishy Feud

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
This is a fun way to learn Texas fish!
Jun 2
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 2
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 2
9:00a
End Date

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a prairie expert for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Jun 2
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
The great outdoors is our inspiration! Picture yourself in the outdoors.
Jun 2
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
The great outdoors is our inspiration - join us picturing yourself in nature
Jun 2
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 2
10:00a
End Date

Painting in The Garden

Garner State Park
Come enjoy the native flowers, birds and other wildlife in our native garden. Use them as inspiration for your watercolor painting. Get painting tips from our expert volunteers.
Jun 2
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jun 2
2:00p
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Jun 2
3:00p
End Date

Sargassum Search

Galveston Island State Park
Search through these tiny floating islands for the organisms that call the sargassum home.
Jun 3
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 4
10:00a
End Date

Poisonous Plants Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover the fierce plants of the forest in this fun hike!
Jun 6
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on the first three Thursdays of each month for an easy nature walk with a beautiful view!
Jun 6
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 6
9:00a
End Date

The Beautiful Life of Birds

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about the wonderful diversity of birds in Texas!
Jun 6
9:00a
End Date

Crucial Caterpillars & Bountiful Butterflies

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about the importance of caterpillars and butterflies to the environment and humans!
Jun 6
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 7 End Date

Lakeside Legacy Celebration

Fort Parker State Park
Fort Parker State Park is throwing a community-wide celebration! Join in the fun on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8! More than 20 different activities for the whole family to enjoy. Come and join the fun!
Jun 7
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jun 7
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 7
7:00p
End Date

Bat Talk and Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join our special guests from Bat Conservation International, who will discuss bats and their importance. Following the presentation, we will walk the trails with a handheld bat detector to see which bat species are in the air above us.
Jun 7
8:30p
End Date

Creatures of the Night Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a night hike to discover the critters that come out when the sun goes down!
Jun 8 End Date

Lakeside Legacy Celebration

Fort Parker State Park
Fort Parker State Park is throwing a community-wide celebration! Join in the fun on Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8! More than 20 different activities for the whole family to enjoy. Come and join the fun!
Jun 8
8:00a
End Date

Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Combo Workshop

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Professional development for anyone who works in education with children or the public
Jun 8
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Kid Fish Tournament

South Llano River State Park
Come on out and let’s go fishing!
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us on a guided hike.
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for a short leisurely hike.
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jun 8
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jun 8
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

Guided CCC Hike

Bonham State Park
Take a walk and chat with a ranger about the CCC features hidden around the park and on the Bois d’Arc Trail.
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

Join the Wool Brigade

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate Knit in Public Day and learn how public knitting was important during World War I.
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 8
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jun 8
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Jun 8
12:30p
End Date

2nd Saturday with Steve (Stephen F. Austin): Enslaved and Free Black Citizens of San Felipe De Austin

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join educators from the San Felipe de Austin Historic Site and Texas Historic Commission for a historical presentation!
Jun 8
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 8
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 8
3:30p
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jun 8
8:30p
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
Jun 8
9:15p
End Date

Star Party in the Canyons!

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Let's gaze at the night sky in Caprock Canyons with some amazing volunteers and a ranger!
Jun 9
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 9
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 9
10:00a
End Date

Painting in The Garden

Garner State Park
Come enjoy the native flowers, birds and other wildlife in our native garden. Use them as inspiration for your watercolor painting. Get painting tips from our expert volunteers.
Jun 9
10:00a
End Date

All About Us!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to experience the park, like it's your first time, on our Creekfield Lake Trail.
Jun 9
10:00a
End Date

Fishing 101

Lockhart State Park
Join Ranger Chris for an introduction to fishing!
Jun 10
9:00a
End Date

Camp Wild: Summer Day Camp (Registration April 1- May 10, 2024)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Let's get some kids outside this summer at Stephen F. Austin State Park. This 4-day adventure for 10- to 12-year olds actively engages children with nature through outdoor and creative activities.
Jun 10
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 11
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program

Davis Mountains State Park
This outdoor education program promises a fun time for kids and parents, too.
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on the first three Thursdays of each month for an easy nature walk with a beautiful view!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Amphibians & Reptiles In Your Backyard

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about all the interesting amphibians you can find in Texas!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Get to Know Your Game Warden

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn all about what a game warden does to protect us and the environment!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 14
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jun 14
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 14
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Jun 14
6:30p
End Date

View the Moon

Big Spring State Park
Look through a telescope at Earth’s closest celestial neighbor.
Jun 14
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Jun 15
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join a ranger to learn the basics of kayaking. Instruction will be provided. Limited equipment available. Reserve your kayak today.
Jun 15
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jun 15
9:30a
End Date

Adaptation Artistry

Government Canyon State Natural Area
How do spotted fur, big ears, long tails, and other special features help animals survive in a challenging environment?
Jun 15
9:30a
End Date

Galveston Island State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Registration Open)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Guadalupe River State Park
Discover the art of Dutch oven cooking!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Pokémon Safari Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join us to catch some real-life Pokémon on this fun hike!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Healing Through Nature Journaling

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Learn how nature can heal your body and mind through nature journaling.
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

The S'more You Know

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join us in discovering how you can harness the power of the sun to cook s'mores!
Jun 15
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Jun 15
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 15
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Dragonflies!

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn all about dragonflies and make a jeweled dragonfly to take home!
Jun 15
1:00p
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Geocaching Challenge

Bonham State Park
Looking to add a challenge to your hiking experience? Learn how to use a GPS tracker to locate hidden caches.
Jun 15
2:30p
End Date

Intro to Orienteering

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to navigate like a pirate and hunt for hidden booty! ARRR!
Jun 15
3:00p
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Jun 15
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Jun 15
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.
Jun 16
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 16
9:00a
End Date

Prairie Adventure Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Join a prairie expert for an adventure through the remaining 1% of coastal prairie habitat.
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Fossil Fun

Bonham State Park
Texas Master Naturalists will share fun facts about fossils and where to find them in our area.
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Sea Turtle Celebration!

Galveston Island State Park
Join us in celebrating World Sea Turtle Day with activities, crafts, and more!
Jun 16
10:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Which one is the fastest? Which one is the furriest? Come get an inside look at some of the mammals of the park.
Jun 16
11:00a
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jun 16
2:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 17
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 19
9:00a
End Date

Tree-Mendous Day Camp

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Ready for some tree-riffic summer fun?
Jun 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Scenic Overlook Nature Walk

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on the first three Thursdays of each month for an easy nature walk with a beautiful view!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 20
10:00a
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 20
3:00p
End Date

Summer Solstice Solar Soiree

Galveston Island State Park
Have you ever been told to not stare directly at the sun? Well, what if you could?
Jun 21
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jun 21
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 21
8:30p
End Date

Nighttime Bioblitz

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Bugs, birds, bats, and how they affect our state park.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Slow down and deepen your experience of the natural world with mindful observations.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

Golf for Beginners 2

Lockhart State Park
Take another swing at golf! Registration required.
Jun 22
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Roving with the Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Stop our ranger as they rove around the park. Try to stump the ranger with your questions about the interpretive items they are carrying around.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

Bastrop State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin/San Antonio Area (Registration Open)

Bastrop State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Jun 22
9:30a
End Date

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Anchored in Safety

Bonham State Park
How to be safe in and around water.
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 22
10:00a
End Date

Summer Solstice Hike

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Take a hike with rangers to celebrate the Summer Solstice.
Jun 22
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Fireflies!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about fireflies and make your own firefly magnet.
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 22
1:00p
End Date

Fun in the Sun

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join rangers and stair (with a telescope) into the sun. Can you count the spots?
Jun 22
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 22
3:30p
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jun 22
7:30p
End Date

Music in the Park – The Brownlees

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to listen to music in the beautiful setting of Caprock Canyons State Park. This weekend features country music by the talented husband and wife duo, "The Brownlees". Come on out and join us!
Jun 22
8:00p
End Date

Moonlight Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Nocturnal wanderings amoung the nocturnal.
Jun 22
8:00p
End Date

Cowboy Campfire -Stories, Poetry and Songs

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jun 23
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical.
Jun 23
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jun 23
10:00a
End Date

Father's Day Fishing

Goose Island State Park
Spend Father's Day morning fishing from the Goose Island pier.
Jun 23
10:00a
End Date

Intro to Fly Fishing

Lockhart State Park
Learn the basics of fly fishing in this fun class!
Jun 23
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Jun 23
2:00p
End Date

The Old Tree's Beard: Garlands of the Swamp

Brazos Bend State Park
Come learn about those weird, gray vines hanging from our trees: Spanish moss!
Jun 24
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Brilliant Birds' Beaks

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about how the shape of a bird's beak can tell us a lot about the bird's life!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Fantastic Fowl and How You Figure In

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn everything about the bird you are closest to in size!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jun 27
7:45p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
Jun 28
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jun 28
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 28
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Jun 28
6:30p
End Date

Texas Outdoor Family Outdoor Leadership Training | Lake Somerville State Park (Application Open)

Lake Somerville State Park - Birch Creek Unit
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Jun 28
6:30p
End Date

Texas Outdoor Family Outdoor Leadership Training | Lake Mineral Wells State Park (Application Open Until June 4)

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
The Texas Outdoor Family program provides 900+ families with a "Learn to Camp" experience in Texas State Parks each year. Could you help?
Jun 28
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jun 28
8:30p
End Date

Stargazing

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
How many constellations can you name? Have you ever seen the Milky Way or the rings of Saturn?
Jun 29
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

The Atlatl: A Hurl into the Past

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join Ranger Layla to discover how to use an atlatl and how it connects us to the past!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us during a come-and-go program that allows a great way to see and learn about park wildlife close up!
Jun 29
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Games and Crafts Outpost

Bonham State Park
Come and walk down memory lane, or for those too young to know, come learn a new skill.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Outdoor Community Day!

Cleburne State Park
Join us for the THIRD ANNUAL OUTDOOR COMMUNITY DAY!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
Jun 29
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for a short leisurely hike.
Jun 29
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 29
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Jun 29
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jun 29
1:00p
End Date

Alligators: From Egg to Apex

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to hear how the largest predator at Brazos Bend starts at the bottom!
Jun 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jun 29
3:00p
End Date

Nature Origami

Lockhart State Park
Create a nature-inspired masterpiece from folded paper!
Jun 29
8:30p
End Date

Night Crawlers

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Glow-in-the-dark scorpions, mysterious moths, and more...this night walk is just for invertebrate enthusiasts.
Jun 30
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jun 30
10:00a
End Date

Becoming a Junior Ranger

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Learn how to become a Junior Ranger and earn your badge!
Jun 30
11:00a
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
The Gulf of Mexico is our destination. What exciting things will we see along the way?
Jun 30
2:00p
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!

July 2024

Jul 4
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 4
9:45a
End Date

4th of July Campground Parade!

Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your family, friendly and leashed dog, and/or yourself and join us in a 4th of July patriotic parade!
Jul 5
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jul 5
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 5
8:00p
End Date

S'mores Storytime

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Stop by for an evening storytime and nature show-and-tell, followed by s'mores and a setting sun.
Jul 6
8:00a
End Date

First Saturday Guided Hike

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for an informative and FUN hike at Government Canyon SNA.
Jul 6
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Cooking with the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society

Eisenhower State Park
The historic art of Dutch oven cooking isn't "new," but it can be a new skill you learn and share!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Jul 6
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Jul 6
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Jul 6
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Jul 6
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Jul 6
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 6
3:30p
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jul 6
8:00p
End Date

Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Jul 7
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 7
3:00p
End Date

Sargassum Search

Galveston Island State Park
Search through these tiny floating islands for the organisms that call the sargassum home.
Jul 11
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 11
9:30p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy !

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Jul 12
9:00a
End Date

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Lake Brownwood State Park
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
Jul 12
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jul 12
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 12
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Jul 12
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Jul 13
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Jul 13
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Jul 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 13
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park – Roger Martin

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you’ll like!
Jul 13
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Jul 14
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 17
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jul 18
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 19
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jul 19
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 20
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 20
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
Jul 20
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Jul 20
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Jul 20
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 20
3:30p
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jul 20
7:30p
End Date

Music in the Park – The Brownlees

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to listen to music in the beautiful setting of Caprock Canyons State Park. This weekend features country music by the talented husband and wife duo, "The Brownlees". Come on out and join us!
Jul 20
8:30p
End Date

Night Crawlers

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Glow-in-the-dark scorpions, mysterious moths, and more...this night walk is just for invertebrate enthusiasts.
Jul 21
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 21
12:00p
End Date

Ice Cream (in a bag) Social

Guadalupe River State Park
Come celebrate National Ice Cream Day and make your own ice cream with us!
Jul 25
9:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Jul 26
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Jul 26
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 26
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Jul 26
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Jul 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Intro to Archery

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to shoot like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen!
Jul 27
9:00a
End Date

Kids Fish

Sea Rim State Park
Bring the kids to the beach for a day of fishing and fun!
Jul 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 27
1:00p
End Date

Ancient Spear Throwing

Lockhart State Park
Join us to learn the basics of prehistoric hunting with an atlatl!
Jul 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Jul 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical.
Jul 28
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.

August 2024

Aug 2
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Aug 2
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 3
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Aug 3
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Aug 3
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Aug 3
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 3
7:30p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sssshhhh...did you hear that? What was that noise?
Aug 4
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 4
3:00p
End Date

Sargassum Search

Galveston Island State Park
Search through these tiny floating islands for the organisms that call the sargassum home.
Aug 8
9:15p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Aug 9
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Aug 9
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 9
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Aug 9
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Aug 10
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 10
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Aug 10
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Aug 10
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Aug 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 10
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
Aug 10
8:00p
End Date

S'mores Storytime

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Stop by for an evening storytime and nature show-and-tell, followed by s'mores and a setting sun.
Aug 11
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 16
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Aug 16
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 17 End Date

International Geocaching Day

Guadalupe River State Park
Join fellow park visitors in enjoying geocaching!
Aug 17
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 17
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Aug 17
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Aug 17
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 17
8:00p
End Date

Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Aug 18
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Aug 23
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Aug 23
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 23
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Aug 24
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 24
10:00a
End Date

Animals of the Park Discovery Table

Lockhart State Park
Stop by Park HQ to test your nature knowledge! Drop in any time between 10am-2pm.
Aug 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 24
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 24
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you like with this band.
Aug 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical.
Aug 25
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Aug 30
10:30a
End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Tours

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a ranger-led tour for all ages and experience levels through the park noting these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. This tour is for YOU!
Aug 30
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 30
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Aug 31
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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, followed by an optional birding presentation on Sundays.
Aug 31
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Aug 31
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 31
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Aug 31
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

September 2024

Sep 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 6
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 6
7:00p
End Date

Prairie in Your Pocket

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Wildlife habitat isn't just in our parks. Your own yard can provide a place of refuge for butterflies, birds, and other wildlife...as well as yourself.
Sep 6
8:45p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy!

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Shore Fishing Clinic

Sea Rim State Park
Learn tips and tricks for fishing from the beach!
Sep 7
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Sep 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 7
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you like with this band.
Sep 13
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 13
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Sep 13
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Sep 14
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Sep 14
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Sep 14
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Sep 14
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Sep 20
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 20
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 21
9:00a
End Date

Veteran Suicide Awareness Ruck March

Abilene State Park
March for veteran mental health awareness.
Sep 21
9:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Explore the trails at Government Canyon with a ranger and earn your Junior Ranger badge.
Sep 21
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Sep 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 21
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 21
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park – Roger Martin

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you’ll like!
Sep 22
9:00a
End Date

Morning Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Morning kayaking on the bay is simply magical.
Sep 22
9:00a
End Date

The Wonder of Texas' Native Plants

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Take a plant walk to discover the diverse native wildflowers, trees, and shrubs of Bexar County.
Sep 27
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 27
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Sep 27
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Sep 28
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Sep 28
9:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Was that a kinglet, or a kingbird? Learn how you can add birding to your outdoor skills set.
Sep 28
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
Sep 28
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 28
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Sep 28
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Sep 28
8:00p
End Date

Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Sep 29
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!

October 2024

Oct 4
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 4
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 5
7:00a
End Date

Lake Abilene Trail Run

Abilene State Park
Run the trails around Lake Abilene with Friends of Abilene State Park!
Oct 5
8:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Slow down and deepen your experience of the natural world with mindful observations.
Oct 5
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Oct 5
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Oct 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 5
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 5
6:30p
End Date

Music in the Park - The Dirt Storm Drifters

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
No matter your taste in music, you're sure to find something you like with this band.
Oct 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Oct 11
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 11
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
Oct 11
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Oct 12
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
Oct 12
9:00a
End Date

Lake Brownwood Bash

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a day of learning and fun to celebrate our 90th birthday!
Oct 12
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 12
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Oct 18
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date

Wilderness Hike

Abilene State Park
Take a hike on the unbeaten paths around Lake Abilene.
Oct 19
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 19
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 19
5:00p
End Date

Boo in the Park 2024

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Welcome to our annual "Boo in the Park" celebration. Bring the family out for a campsite decorating contest, pumpkin carving contest, and trick or treating.
Oct 19
8:00p
End Date

Let's View the Moon and Stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.
Oct 25
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 25
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 25
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Oct 25
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Oct 26
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Oct 26
3:00p
End Date

Trunk or Treat

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a family-friendly trick or treating event!
Oct 26
6:00p
End Date

Halloween in the Park

Abilene State Park
Safe trick-or-treating in the park.
Oct 26
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

November 2024

Nov 1
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 1
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 1
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 2
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Nov 2
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Nov 2
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
Nov 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 2
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 2
7:00p
End Date

Stargazing Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park as you explore the galaxy by star maps and telescope. Retired national park ranger/astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars with fascinating facts.
Nov 3
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Nov 8
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 8
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 8
7:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
Nov 9
10:00a
End Date

Frontier Day

Abilene State Park
Immerse yourself in the wild history of the Texas frontier for a day.
Nov 9
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 9
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 15
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 16
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
Nov 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 16
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 20
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Nov 22
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 22
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 22
7:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Nov 22
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt- Youth Deer

Guadalupe River State Park
Guadalupe River State Park (including the Bauer Unit) will be closed starting at 8pm on Friday, November 22, 2024 and will reopen 12pm on Tuesday, November 26, 2024.
Nov 22
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Nov 23 End Date

Star Party with Hill Country Astronomers

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join the Hill Country Astronomers for a night of telescope stargazing at a Dark Sky Park.
Nov 23
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 23
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 23
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Nov 29
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Nov 29
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Nov 30
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 30
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!

December 2024

Dec 6
8:00a
End Date

Birding Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Brazos Bend State Park is home to over 300 species of birds making it the perfect place to bird-watch all year round!
Dec 6
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 6
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 7
9:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Daingerfield State Park
Interested in learning to cook in a Dutch oven over a campfire? Daingerfield State Park is the place to be!
Dec 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
Dec 7
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 7
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 13
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 13
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 14
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 14
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
Dec 14
5:00p
End Date

Twinkle Tour 2024

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Join us for our annual Twinkle Tour at Lake Tawakoni State Park. Enjoy all the festive Christmas lights and listen to a reading of The Night Before Christmas at the amphitheater.
Dec 14
6:00p
End Date

Fa La La in the Forest

Abilene State Park
See the dazzling Christmas light at Abilene State Park!
Dec 18
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Dec 20
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 21
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 21
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Dec 27
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 27
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Dec 28
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dance Floor

Abilene State Park
Learn to cook the old fashioned way!
Dec 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2025

Jan 3
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 4
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 10
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 13
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt- Deer

Guadalupe River State Park
Guadalupe River State Park (including the Bauer Unit) will be closed starting at 8pm on Monday, January 13, 2025 and will reopen 12pm on Friday, January 17, 2025.
Jan 15
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Jan 17
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 18
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 24
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 25
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!
Jan 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 31
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jan 31
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!

February 2025

Feb 1
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Feb 7
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 14
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 15
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Feb 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Feb 21
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 28
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Feb 28
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!

March 2025

Mar 1
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Mar 7
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 14
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 15
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Mar 19
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Mar 21
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 28
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Mar 28
2:00p
End Date

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park
Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Mar 29
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

April 2025

Apr 4
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 11
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 12
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Apr 16
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
Apr 18
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 19
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 25
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Apr 26
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

May 2025

May 2
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 9
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 10
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
May 16
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 21
10:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger

Buescher State Park
Join Ranger Madalyn at the Smithville Public Library for themed book readings and a craft! All ages welcome!
May 23
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 24
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
May 30
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
May 31
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2025

Jun 6
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 7
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 13
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 14
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 20
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 21
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jun 27
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jun 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2025

Jul 4
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 5
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 11
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 18
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 19
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jul 25
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Jul 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2025

Aug 1
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 2
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 8
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 9
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 15
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 16
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Aug 22
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 23
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 29
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Aug 30
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

September 2025

Sep 5
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 12
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 13
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Sep 19
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 26
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Sep 27
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

October 2025

Oct 3
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 10
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 11
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 17
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 24
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Oct 25
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Oct 31
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!

November 2025

Nov 1
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 7
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 8
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 14
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 15
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 21
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 22
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Nov 28
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Nov 29
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2025

Dec 5
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 6
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 12
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 19
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 20
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Dec 26
1:30p
End Date

Wilderness Survival Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the plants and other resources native people used in our area!
Dec 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2026

Jan 3
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 17
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!
Jan 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 31
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!
Jan 31
1:30p
End Date

CCC Trail Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps in our park!

February 2026

Feb 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

March 2026

Mar 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

April 2026

Apr 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

May 2026

May 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 30
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2026

Jun 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2026

Jul 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2026

Aug 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 22
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

September 2026

Sep 5
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 19
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

October 2026

Oct 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 31
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

November 2026

Nov 14
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 28
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2026

Dec 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2027

Jan 9
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 23
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 30
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

February 2027

Feb 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Feb 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

March 2027

Mar 6
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Mar 20
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

April 2027

Apr 3
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Apr 17
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

May 2027

May 1
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 15
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 29
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

June 2027

Jun 12
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 26
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

July 2027

Jul 10
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jul 24
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

August 2027

Aug 7
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Aug 21
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

September 2027

Sep 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Sep 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

October 2027

Oct 2
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 16
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Oct 30
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

November 2027

Nov 13
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Nov 27
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!

December 2027

Dec 11
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 25
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2028

Jan 8
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jan 29
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

December 2028

Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2029

Jan 27
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!

December 2029

Dec 31
9:30p
End Date

Black Light Hike & Scavenger Hunt at Midnight!

Fort Parker State Park
Take a New Year’s hike at midnight with a Fort Parker State Park Ranger! Visit the 1/2-mile Bur Oak Trail and see what you might with an awesome black light! Continue the New Year's fun with a "Riddle-Me-This" scavenger hunt by moonlight. Can you answer the riddles to ring in the New Year?

January 2030

Jan 26
8:30a
End Date

Kid Fish

Fort Parker State Park
Fish for rainbow trout at Lake Springfield!