Calendar of Events

State Park Events

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April 2024

Apr 22
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 22
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Apr 22
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.
Apr 23
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 23
10:00a
End Date

Make Your Mark with Art in the Park

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Apr 23
2:00p
End Date

Anatomy of a Wildfire

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn all about the benefits and harm that wildfires present.
Apr 23
8:00p
End Date

Pink Full Moon Hike

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Experience the rising of April’s Pink Moon in this full moon hike.
Apr 24
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 24
10:00a
End Date

Medicinal Plant Hike

Lockhart State Park
Discover how the forest can be your pharmacy!
Apr 24
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!
Apr 24
2:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Mustang Island State Park
Learn the kayaking essentials in the calm waters of Fish Pass
Apr 25
8:30a
End Date

Wild Wellness

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Connect with nature through exercise and meditation.
Apr 25
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 25
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 25
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
Apr 25
10:00a
End Date

Guided Nature Hike

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger on a guided hike on one of our trails where we will learn about animals, plants and everything in-between.
Apr 25
10:00a
End Date

Make A Snake!

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Come to the Canyon and make your own pet snake to take home!
Apr 25
2:00p
End Date

A Slice of Palo Duro Pie

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Learn about the geology that makes up each slice of Palo Duro Canyon in this short hike.
Apr 25
7:15p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
Apr 26
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Birding

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Apr 26
9:00a
End Date

The Joy of Birding

Caddo Lake State Park
Channel your inner "Bob Ross" as we search for birds high and low!
Apr 26
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 26
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!
Apr 26
10:00a
End Date

Wildflower Walk and the City Nature Challenge *Registration Required*

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us for a guided walk of Honey Creek State Natural Area to enjoy this season's beautiful wildflowers and contribute to community science to help San Antonio win the 2024 City Nature Challenge!
Apr 26
10:00a
End Date

Birding Basics

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding and put our birding skills into action!
Apr 26
10:00a
End Date

BioBlitz - iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
This multi day event will take you on different adventures throughout the park to capture and record photos of nature!
Apr 26
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?
Apr 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!
Apr 26
1:00p
End Date

The Joy of Birding

Caddo Lake State Park
Channel your inner "Bob Ross" as we search for birds high and low!
Apr 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!
Apr 26
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

End of Month Update (Virtual)

Log on and listen to updates on park construction!
Apr 26
2:00p
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!
Apr 26
3:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Mustang Island State Park
Watercolor time! Create a memory of your visit to Mustang Island State Park.
Apr 26
6:00p
End Date

Twilight Hike

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join the Franklin Mountains Rangers for an evening hike to explore the night life at Franklin Mountains State Park.
Apr 26
7:00p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park after dark for a different point of view!
Apr 26
7:30p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sssshhhh...did you hear that? What was that noise?
Apr 26
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
Apr 27
6:00a
End Date

Big Sit- Great Texas Birding Classic

South Llano River State Park
Come bird with us as we compete in the Great Texas Birding Classic.
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

iNaturalists' Hike in the Frontcountry

Government Canyon State Natural Area
You can contribute to science this weekend and help San Antonio compete in the City Nature Challenge!
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

Birdwatching with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us to learn the skills and tools to watch birds!
Apr 27
8:30a
End Date

Birding the Lakeshore

Tyler State Park
Colorful spring migrants and summer resident birds are arriving!
Apr 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.
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Catfish Corral

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come catch the fun!
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this guided hike to learn about the birds that call Palmetto SP home.
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

City Nature Challenge Mini-Bioblitz

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Help us contribute to the San Antonio effort to document as many species of living things as possible during the City Nature Challenge this weekend!
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Festival of the Fish

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Here fishy, fishy, fish! We will have several come and go programs during this celebration of fish.
Apr 27
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Wildflower Walk and the City Nature Challenge *Registration Required*

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Join us for a guided walk of Honey Creek State Natural Area to enjoy this season's beautiful wildflowers and contribute to community science to help San Antonio win the 2024 City Nature Challenge!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Caddo Adventure Day

Caddo Lake State Park
Choose your adventure at our 1st annual Caddo Adventure Day! Fish, paddle, hike, paint, explore, learn, and more all inside our beautiful park!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Mission Tejas Folk Festival

Mission Tejas State Park
Come to Mission Tejas for our annual folk festival! Come see presentations of pioneer life in Texas around the early to mid-1800's with activities such as butter churning, sewing and other aspects of pioneer life! Food and snacks will be offered by local vendors!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Walk

Lockhart State Park
Discover the critters that call Lockhart State Park home!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Inflatable Archery

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Practice shooting a bow and arrow for safe-inflatable archery fun
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Beat the Burn: Hiking Safely in Texas Summers

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us to learn about introductory survival and outdoor skills to keep you safe while hiking in Texas State Parks!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Beginner’s Disc Golf Clinic

Lockhart State Park
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to play disc golf, this class is for you!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Knot Tying

Fort Boggy State Park
Experienced knotter and park volunteer, Jerry, will take knot tying to a whole new level!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Fossils of North Texas

Bonham State Park
Fossils? Here? You bet! Join us for a talk about fossils in North Texas.
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Wilderness Hike

Abilene State Park
Take a hike on the unbeaten paths around Lake Abilene.
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Explore the Shore

Mustang Island State Park
Journey with us to see what makes this island magical
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Historic Carvings Guided Walk

Big Spring State Park
Take in the views while taking a step back in time. Join us on a guided walk that highlights the park's unique overlooks and rock carvings.
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

City Nature Challenge with iNaturalist

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn how to use the free app, iNaturalist, to help identify plants and animals and participate in a citizen science project- the City Nature Challenge!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

The Path of a Bison

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Walk the same paths the Southern Plains Bison venture with a ranger!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Guided Nature Hike!

Purtis Creek State Park
Hike and learn with a Ranger!
Apr 27
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.
Apr 27
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.
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

BioBlitz - iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
This multi day event will take you on different adventures throughout the park to capture and record photos of nature!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

Guinea Grass Pull Party (Reservations Required)

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
It's a natural resource conservation party, whoop!
Apr 27
10:00a
End Date

2nd Annual Fun For All

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled and all-inclusive day with a variety of programs modified for accessibility needs.
Apr 27
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.
Apr 27
10:30a
End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us as we read stories about the fascinating world around us and the animals that live here.
Apr 27
11:00a
End Date

Wildcraft: Armadillos!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about armadillos and make a macaroni armadillo to take home!
Apr 27
11:00a
End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a Ranger to create a masterpiece!
Apr 27
12:00p
End Date

Is this a Danger Noodle?

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join Ranger Vinnie for a presentation about venomous and non-venomous snakes in the park.
Apr 27
1:00p
End Date

Spectacular Snakes!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a talk about our slithery friends, the snakes!
Apr 27
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!
Apr 27
1:00p
End Date

Earth Day Girl Scout Cleanup

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Girl Scout service opportunity! In honor of Earth Day, all Girl Scouts are welcome to come and clean up trash along the shoreline of Choke Canyon Reservoir.
Apr 27
1:00p
End Date

Kayak Litter Clean Up (Reservations Required)

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Help keep the park clean from the water!
Apr 27
1:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Make memories of your park with art!
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Backyard Bass!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Bring out your friends and family for a land lover's spin on fishing!
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

Beach Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Enjoy a walk on the beach with us!
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

Orienteering 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a ranger to learn how to navigate the backcountry of Big Bend Ranch State Park!
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

THE Palo Duro Van Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Beat the heat with a drive through Palo Duro Canyon from the comfort of our van.
Apr 27
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.
Apr 27
2:00p
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. (Registration required)
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

River Bugs!

South Llano River State Park
Join us as we discover what lives in the river!
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

Leave No Trace

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Come and learn what Leave No Trace principles are all about and how you can apply them to your daily life!
Apr 27
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.
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

Predators of the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the predators that hunt in our park!
Apr 27
2:00p
End Date

Critters of DMSP

Davis Mountains State Park
What critters call this park home? Come find out!
Apr 27
3:00p
End Date

Junior Rangers of Mustang Island

Mustang Island State Park
Explore Mustang Island with a specially designed pack
Apr 27
3:30p
End Date

Geocache 101

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for a introduction to the world's biggest scavenger hunt!
Apr 27
5:30p
End Date

Evening Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds without the need for an alarm clock!
Apr 27
7:30p
End Date

BioBlitz - iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
This multi day event will take you on different adventures throughout the park to capture and record photos of nature!
Apr 27
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!
Apr 27
8:00p
End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Apr 28
8:30a
End Date

Birding with Bob

Goose Island State Park
Visit the birding hotspots of the park!
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a ranger and discover and learn about the great hobby of birding!
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

Birding Tour

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Spot some of the over 200 species of birds identified at Lake Corpus Christi State Park!
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

Last Sunday Hike - Nature Walk

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join a park ranger on a guided hike through the Western foothills of the Franklin Mountains.
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 28
9:00a
End Date

City Nature Challenge Bioblitz

Lost Maples State Natural Area
Ever wonder what types of plants and animals are right outside our front doors?
Apr 28
9:30a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Take your creativity outside and discover where art, creative writing, and biology converge in this intro to nature journaling!
Apr 28
10:00a
End Date

Archery in the Park

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn how to shoot a bow and arrow!
Apr 28
10:00a
End Date

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
Apr 28
10:00a
End Date

CANCELED: Intro to Fly Fishing

Lockhart State Park
*This program has been CANCELED. Sorry for the inconvenience!* Learn the basics of fly fishing in this fun class!
Apr 28
10:00a
End Date

BioBlitz - iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
This multi day event will take you on different adventures throughout the park to capture and record photos of nature!
Apr 28
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.
Apr 28
2:00p
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come learn more about the wildlife that call Sheldon Lake State Park their home!
Apr 28
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Let's get cooking!
Apr 28
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!
Apr 28
2:00p
End Date

River Romp

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come along as we walk the Paluxy River Trail in search of dinosaur tracks!
Apr 28
2:00p
End Date

Rock Stars of the Davis Mountains

Davis Mountains State Park
Come learn about the eruptive origin of our amazing geology.
Apr 28
2:00p
End Date

What's in the Water?

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Ever wondered what kind of fish and small organisms make Lake Casa Blanca their home?
Apr 29
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 29
10:00a
End Date

BioBlitz - iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
This multi day event will take you on different adventures throughout the park to capture and record photos of nature!
Apr 29
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.
Apr 30
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Using keen eyesight, binoculars and spotting scopes, watch in awe and help keep count of the many raptors flying over as they continue their migration.
Apr 30
10:00a
End Date

Make Your Mark with Art in the Park

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
Apr 30
2:00p
End Date

Anatomy of a Wildfire

Davis Mountains State Park
Learn all about the benefits and harm that wildfires present.

May 2024

May 2
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
May 2
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 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!
May 3
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 3
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 3
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 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!
May 3
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Inks Lake State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area (Registration Open)

Inks Lake State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 4
7:00a
End Date

Birding Tour

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
Join our bird guides for a walk through the park to see some awesome birds of the Southwest!
May 4
8:00a
End Date

May the Forest Be With You

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join dedicated volunteers for a special holiday edition of our regular First Saturday Hike at Government Canyon SNA.
May 4
8:00a
End Date

Big Sit! Great Texas Birding Classic

Tyler State Park
A birding competition as big as Texas!
May 4
8:00a
End Date

Texas Birding Classic - Big Sit Birding event

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Did you know that birding could be competitive? Join Rangers to compete in the Texas Birding Classic.
May 4
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this guided hike to learn about the birds that call Palmetto SP home.
May 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.
May 4
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 4
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 4
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! SPECIAL NOTE: April's event has been CHANGED to Monday, April 8th starting at 11:00am. It will not be happening on the first Saturday of the month. Sorry for the inconvenience.
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Take a Homeless Dog on a Walk! (RESCHEDULED TO MAY 4TH)

Cleburne State Park
Homeless dogs need socializing and exercise too! Come join us and the Cleburne Animal Shelter to give these dogs a great day!
May 4
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.
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Sink Your Shucks Community Oyster Reef Restoration Event (May 4th is FULL)

Goose Island State Park
Support local waterways and marine life by helping us restore oyster reefs!
May 4
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
May 4
9:30a
End Date

Purtis Creek State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Purtis Creek State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
May 4
10:00a
End Date

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

Canceled 4/6 - Fire Through Our Forest - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
4/6 hike is Canceled - Fire in the woods is natural and necessary find out how and why on this guided hike.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

Bug-Eat-Bug Hike

Lockhart State Park
Explore the world of tiny predators and tiny prey; how they see and how they slay.
May 4
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 4
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.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Water is life – paint a water themed work of art.
May 4
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
May 4
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 4
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 4
11:00a
End Date

Predators of the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the predators that hunt in our park!
May 4
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 4
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 4
2:00p
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 4
2:00p
End Date

Reading with the Ranger - A Tale About Coyote

Fort Boggy State Park
Coyote is always getting into trouble. Ranger Heather will read you one of coyote's many stories.
May 4
2:00p
End Date

Geocaching 101

Lockhart State Park
Join us for a high-tech treasure hunt!
May 4
2:00p
End Date

A Warbler's Journey

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the adventures of our Golden Cheeked Warblers in this fun tale from a Park Ranger!
May 4
2:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Water is life - Paint a water themed work of art.
May 4
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.
May 4
7:00p
End Date

Astronomy 101

Pedernales Falls State Park
Learn the basics of Stargazing with various types of equipment!
May 4
8:00p
End Date

Frog & Toad Watch

Lockhart State Park
Join a park ranger to search for the amphibians that call Lockhart home!
May 4
8:30p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Pedernales Falls State Park
What stories do the stars tell?
May 4
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
May 4
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Abilene State Park
A night of stargazing!
May 5
8:30a
End Date

Rockin' Through Time

Government Canyon State Natural Area
The landscape at Government Canyon is full of clues about the ancient past, if you know how to look.
May 5
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 5
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 5
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.
May 5
9:00a
End Date

Morning Bird Walk & Geology Exploration

McKinney Falls State Park
Come see the wonderful variety of resident and migratory birds the park has to offer! Learn more about the rocks of McKinney Falls too!
May 5
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 5
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 5
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 5
11:00a
End Date

Wildlife Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our ranger in hiking along the river, surveying flood damage and erosion!
May 5
11:00a
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to think like a real park ranger!
May 5
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 5
2:00p
End Date

Edible Plant Walk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Can I eat that? Find out with this ranger-led hike!
May 6
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
May 7
10:00a
End Date

Make Your Mark with Art in the Park

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
May 8
10:00a
End Date

Wildflower Bingo Walk

Lockhart State Park
Learn how to identify common wildflowers, and play a game of bingo on the trails!
May 8
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 9
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
May 9
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 9
10:00a
End Date

River Life

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger to look at the importance of the river to the Chihuahuan Desert environment.
May 9
9:00p
End Date

Astronomy with Buddy- Cancelled!

South Llano River State Park
Come by for a quick look at the stars!
May 10
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 10
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 10
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 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!
May 10
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 10
5:30p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Join a certified kayak guide to learn the basics of kayaking.
May 10
8:00p
End Date

Night Creatures

Bonham State Park
Discover the wild side of the night life at Bonham State Park.
May 11
8:30a
End Date

Birding the Savannah

Tyler State Park
Global Big Day!
May 11
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk 101

Palmetto State Park
Join us on this guided hike to learn about the birds that call Palmetto SP home.
May 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.
May 11
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 11
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 11
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
May 11
9:00a
End Date

CANCELED-Nature Journaling

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Slow down and deepen your experience of the natural world with mindful observations. **This event has been canceled but we're doing it again on October 5**
May 11
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 11
9:00a
End Date

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
May 11
9:00a
End Date

Sink Your Shucks Community Oyster Reef Restoration Event

Goose Island State Park
Support local waterways and marine life by helping us restore oyster reefs!
May 11
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
May 11
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
May 11
10:00a
End Date

Golden-cheeked Warblers: Native Texan Songbirds

Guadalupe River State Park
Learn about Golden-cheeked Warblers and then join Ranger Jessica on a brief walk to try to see or hear one!
May 11
10:00a
End Date

Wildlife Walk

Lockhart State Park
Discover the critters that call Lockhart State Park home!
May 11
10:00a
End Date

Naturalists: Then & Now - Guided Hike

Buescher State Park
Do you like watching the birds and bugs? Do you enjoy stopping to smell the roses and sharing pictures of them with your friends? Do you have a young explorer in your life? If so, this hike is for you!
May 11
10:00a
End Date

Our Nearest Star: Taking a Closer Look at the Sun

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join Ranger Layla on a tour across our solar system to explore the sun!
May 11
10:00a
End Date

Wildflower Walk

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Texas is known for her wildflowers. Come see the wildflowers of the Cross Timbers of Texas.
May 11
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 11
10:00a
End Date

Paws for a Cause!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join Park Rangers, Hill Country SPCA, and the Friends of Enchanted Rock to learn about having pets in State Parks while meeting adoptable pups.
May 11
10:00a
End Date

Guided Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us on a guided hike.
May 11
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 11
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 11
11:00a
End Date

Scat and Tracks Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Investigate what animals leave behind!
May 11
11:30a
End Date

Birding 101: Intro to Birding

Tyler State Park
Global Big Day!
May 11
12:00p
End Date

Is this a Danger Noodle?

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join Ranger Vinnie for a presentation about venomous and non-venomous snakes in the park.
May 11
1:00p
End Date

Kayaking 101

Palmetto State Park
Learn kayaking essential in Oxbow Lake. *Registration Required*
May 11
1:00p
End Date

Spring Fling

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
A Celebration of Native Plants
May 11
1:30p
End Date

Flower Smash Art Card Making

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Surprise Mom with a beautiful card made with the natural dyes from flowers at Stephen F. Austin State Park!
May 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!
May 11
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 11
2:00p
End Date

Guided Hike

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Join us for a short leisurely hike.
May 11
2:00p
End Date

Wild Food Walk

Tyler State Park
Edible and Useful Plants
May 11
2:00p
End Date

Set in Stone

Pedernales Falls State Park
The Geology of Pedernales Falls
May 11
2:00p
End Date

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike the riverbed to our least visited dinosaur track site!
May 11
3:30p
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
May 11
7:45p
End Date

Star Party with the San Antonio Astronomical Association

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us for stargazing and planet watching!
May 11
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Pedernales Falls State Park
Come join the Austin Astronomical Society in viewing stars, planets and galaxies through dozens of different telescopes!
May 11
8:00p
End Date

Weather cancellation for 4-20-24 program - 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.
May 11
9:00p
End Date

Light Painting

Fort Boggy State Park
Light painting uses light and night setting on a camera or phone to create art.
May 11
9:00p
End Date

Stargazing

Lockhart State Park
Discover the wonders of the night sky! Drop in any time between 9-10pm.
May 12
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 12
8:30a
End Date

Mother's Day Plant Walk

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Why buy your mom flowers when you can look at beautiful wildflowers together instead?
May 12
9:00a
End Date

Sunday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 12
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 12
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 12
10:00a
End Date

Mother's Day Wildflower Walk *Registration Required*

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us on a walk to celebrate Mother's Day out in nature!
May 12
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
May 12
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 12
10:00a
End Date

Fishing 101

Lockhart State Park
Join Ranger Chris for an introduction to fishing!
May 12
11:00a
End Date

Wildlife Hike

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join our ranger in hiking along the river, surveying flood damage and erosion!
May 12
11:00a
End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a Ranger to create a masterpiece!
May 12
2:00p
End Date

Predators of the Park

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the predators that hunt in our park!
May 13
10:00a
End Date

Dino-story Time

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Calling all toddlers and preschoolers! Join us for storytime with a Ranger.
May 14
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program

Davis Mountains State Park
This outdoor education program promises a fun time for kids and parents, too.
May 15
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling (River Bugs)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
May 15
10:00a
End Date

Legacy in Lockhart: Guided CCC Walk

Lockhart State Park
Hike with a ranger to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps and their enduring legacy at Lockhart State Park!
May 15
10:00a
End Date

River Life

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger to look at the importance of the river to the Chihuahuan Desert environment.
May 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!
May 15
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 16
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
May 16
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling (River Bugs)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
May 16
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 17
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 17
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 17
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling (River Bugs)- FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience Guadalupe River State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids!
May 17
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 17
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 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!
May 17
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
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 17
7:30p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park after dark for a different point of view!
May 17
8:00p
End Date

Bataptations

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us to find out how bats are possibly the most unique group of mammals and what they do to succeed in their unique roles around the Big Bend.
May 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.
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Saturday Honey Creek Guided Walk

Honey Creek State Natural Area
Experience the natural and cultural history of Honey Creek!
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Birding basics for beginning birders
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Colors of the Canyon

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Create beautiful artwork that captures the colors of a May day at Government Canyon.
May 18
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 18
9:00a
End Date

Kayak Clean Up - Volunteer Day

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
Have you ever wanted to make a difference and have fun at the same time?
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Forest Bathing

Lockhart State Park
Immerse yourself in nature to de-stress and improve your well-being.
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Wild Photo Walk

Tyler State Park
Discover the art of nature through your viewfinder!
May 18
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. (Registration required)
May 18
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Kayaking 101

Blanco State Park
Learn the basics of kayaking. All equipment provided.- Pre-registration required
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven 101

Bonham State Park
Introduction to cooking with a Dutch oven.
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Hidden Treasures Scavenger Hunt

Pedernales Falls State Park
Join millions of others in the largest game of scavenger hunt!
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Scavenger Hunt Hike

Lockhart State Park
Embark on a scavenger adventure - from vultures and insects to a scavenger-themed scavenger hunt - you won’t want to miss this fun hike!
May 18
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 18
10:00a
End Date

ACA - Kayaking 101

Galveston Island State Park
Summer is right around the corner and kayaking is a great way to enjoy Texas’ beautiful outdoors! Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD), the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and the certified paddle-sports instructors of American Canoe Association (ACA) Texas are teaming up to get you started!
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Predators of the Pines - Guided Hike

Bastrop State Park
Join a Texas Master Naturalist to discover what creatures are roaming through the Lost Pines!
May 18
10:00a
End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the marsh and bay ecosystems, on land and below the surface.
May 18
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 18
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 18
10:00a
End Date

Nature Talks: Check out these trees

Stephen F. Austin State Park
There are many trees in the forest, but what makes them special? Come find out at Stephen F. Austin State Park.
May 18
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
May 18
1:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
What can we learn about wildlife from what they leave behind?
May 18
1:00p
End Date

S'more House Building Competition

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Test your building skills in our S'more House Building Competition.
May 18
1:00p
End Date

Birding 101

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn the basics of bird watching.
May 18
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 18
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

Copper Breaks State Park
Meet some of the official state longhorn herd!
May 18
2:00p
End Date

Tipis on the Prairie

Lockhart State Park
Join us to set up a tipi and learn about Native American culture!
May 18
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, and Fossils

Bonham State Park
Let's learn about the animals of the past and present!
May 18
2:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Dessert

Fort Boggy State Park
Ranger Heather will be demonstrating how to cook a simple dessert in a Dutch oven.
May 18
2:00p
End Date

Create a Constellation

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Get creative and write your own story in the stars!
May 18
5:00p
End Date

S'mores and Skills

Sea Rim State Park
Celebrate National Kids to Parks Day by learning a new skill and making some s'mores!
May 18
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!
May 18
8:30p
End Date

Owl Prowl

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Did you ever hear or see an owl at night?. . . Here is a good opportunity!
May 18
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
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
9:30a
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

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

Taylor Site Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Hike the riverbed to our least visited dinosaur track site!
May 20
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
May 21
10:00a
End Date

Make Your Mark with Art in the Park

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
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
2:00p
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 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

Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop

Lake Tawakoni State Park
Become a TPWD Certified Angler Education Instructor
May 23
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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
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
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
7:30p
End Date

Nature's Night Show

Palmetto State Park
Explore the park after dark for a different point of view!
May 24
7:30p
End Date

Sounds of the Night

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Sssshhhh...did you hear that? What was that noise?
May 24
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

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

Moon Light Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Join us on a moonlit walk. Every wondered what happens at nighttime in the park?
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

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

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. (Registration required)
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
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

Inflatable Archery

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Practice shooting a bow and arrow for safe-inflatable archery fun
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

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

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
11:00a
End Date

Scat and Tracks Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Investigate what animals leave behind!
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

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

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

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
3:30p
End Date

Turtle Talk

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

Cryptozoology : Myths and Legends Walk

Tyler State Park
What stranger things lurk in the forest?
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

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 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
9:30a
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

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
11:00a
End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join a Ranger to create a masterpiece!
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

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

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

Atlatl - Dart Throwing

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Before the bow and arrow, there was the atlatl!
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

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 28
10:00a
End Date

Make Your Mark with Art in the Park

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come relax, unwind and record your time at Choke Canyon State Park with a piece of art!
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 30
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
May 30
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
May 30
10:00a
End Date

Butterfly Hike

Lockhart State Park
Join Ranger Lauren on a hunt for beautiful butterflies!
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

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

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
10:30a
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
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
4:00p
End Date

Pedal 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.

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
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
8:30a
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

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! SPECIAL NOTE: April's event has been CHANGED to Monday, April 8th starting at 11:00am. It will not be happening on the first Saturday of the month. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
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

Morning Coffee with a Ranger

Bonham State Park
Ask your questions about Bonham State Park and other Texas State Parks.
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

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
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

Weather cancellation for 4-20-24 program - 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 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

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

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

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
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 6
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 6
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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
6:30p
End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Two 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 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 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

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

Cooking on the Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
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
9:30a
End Date

Wildflower Hike

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join us for a hike to see our wildflowers!
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

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
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
1:30p
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 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
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 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 12
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!
Jun 13
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 13
10:00a
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
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

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
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 101

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

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 15
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

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

Sea Turtle Celebration!

Galveston Island State Park
Join us in celebrating World Sea Turtle Day with activities, crafts, and more!
Jun 16
11:00a
End Date

Turtle Talk

Galveston Island State Park
Turtle-y awesome talk about turtles
Jun 17
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
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 19
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!
Jun 20
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 20
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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 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

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

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
Jun 22
9:00a
End Date

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
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

Track Talk

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Gather round and hear the 113-million-year-old story of our dinosaur tracks!
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 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
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 24
9:00a
End Date

Surf Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Beachside fishing? Yes please!
Jun 26
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!
Jun 27
9:00a
End Date

Basic Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Need the basics for fishing? We've got them!
Jun 27
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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
8:00p
End Date

Night Sky

Bonham State Park
Night sky viewing
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

Bait and Bay Fishing

Galveston Island State Park
Learn some tips and tricks for fishing in Galveston Bay.
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
10:30a
End Date

Reptiles with a Ranger

Lake Brownwood State Park
Join a ranger to meet some of our native reptiles!
Jun 29
2:00p
End Date

Meet The Longhorns

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

July 2024

Jul 3
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!
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 4
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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! SPECIAL NOTE: April's event has been CHANGED to Monday, April 8th starting at 11:00am. It will not be happening on the first Saturday of the month. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Jul 6
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

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

Bird Walk

Galveston Island State Park
Explore the wonderful world of birds with us!
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

Weather cancellation for 4-20-24 program - 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 10
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!
Jul 11
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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
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 Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
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 17
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!
Jul 18
10:00a
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
10:00a
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
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

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
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.

August 2024

Aug 1
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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! SPECIAL NOTE: April's event has been CHANGED to Monday, April 8th starting at 11:00am. It will not be happening on the first Saturday of the month. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Aug 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

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

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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
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 Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
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 15
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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

Weather cancellation for 4-20-24 program - 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 22
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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 29
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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 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 5
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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 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! SPECIAL NOTE: April's event has been CHANGED to Monday, April 8th starting at 11:00am. It will not be happening on the first Saturday of the month. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Sep 7
9:00a
End Date

Lake Hike

Abilene State Park
Get outside, get fit!
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 12
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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
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 Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
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 19
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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 26
10:00a
End Date

Hike with Homeless Dogs

Davis Mountains State Park
Help a homeless dog have a great time on the trail!
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
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

Weather cancellation for 4-20-24 program - 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! SPECIAL NOTE: April's event has been CHANGED to Monday, April 8th starting at 11:00am. It will not be happening on the first Saturday of the month. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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
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 Dancefloor

Abilene State Park
Learn how to cook the old-fashioned way!
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
8:00p
End Date

Weather cancellation for 4-20-24 program - 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
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
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! SPECIAL NOTE: April's event has been CHANGED to Monday, April 8th starting at 11:00am. It will not be happening on the first Saturday of the month. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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 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! SPECIAL NOTE: April's event has been CHANGED to Monday, April 8th starting at 11:00am. It will not be happening on the first Saturday of the month. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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
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 28
9:00a
End Date

Cooking on the Dancefloor

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!

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!

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 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!