Calendar of Events

Tours

July 2018

Jul 20 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 21 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Jul 21 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 21 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Jul 21 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset beach hike and storytelling fun.
Jul 22 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Jul 22 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 24 End Date

Summer Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Jul 26 End Date

Summer Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Jul 27 End Date

Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Jul 27 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us for a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Jul 27 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Jul 28 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Jul 28 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Jul 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 28 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset beach hike and storytelling fun.
Jul 28 End Date

Park After Dark

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Explore the park that never sleeps on a nighttime outdoor adventure!
Jul 29 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Jul 29 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Jul 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Jul 31 End Date

Summer Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!

August 2018

Aug 2 End Date

Summer Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Aug 3 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 4 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Aug 4 End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Take a guided vehicle tour through the park with a ranger! Space is limited so reservations are required.
Aug 4 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 4 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 5 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Aug 5 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 5 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 7 End Date

Summer Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Aug 9 End Date

Summer Hayrides

Garner State Park
Join our Friends of Garner volunteers on a fun and informative hayride through the park!
Aug 10 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 10 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Aug 11 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Aug 11 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 11 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 12 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Aug 12 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 12 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 17 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 18 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Aug 18 End Date

Caprock Van Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Take a guided vehicle tour through the park with a ranger! Space is limited so reservations are required.
Aug 18 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 18 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 18 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Aug 19 End Date

Bike and Bird

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park while increasing your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals available.
Aug 19 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Aug 19 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 19 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 24 End Date

Canyon Driving Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Take a driving tour of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park in the comfort of our van. Learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of the canyon, and have a chance to have your questions answered.
Aug 24 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.
Aug 24 End Date

Full and New Moon Parties

Estero Llano Grande State Park
An especially kid-friendly Ranger-led hike which may include stargazing, owls, scorpions, tarantulas, alligators, frogs, bats and more!
Aug 25 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Aug 25 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Aug 25 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 25 End Date

Geology Tour

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join the park interpreter to learn about the geology of Palo Duro Canyon on this combination walking and driving tour.
Aug 26 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Aug 26 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Aug 26 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Aug 31 End Date

Bat Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us on a guided vehicle tour to historic Clarity Tunnel for the bat emergence flight. Reservations are required. Please call the park at (806)455-1492 for reservations.

September 2018

Sep 1 End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Sep 1 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 1 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 2 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 2 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 8 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 8 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 9 End Date

Bike and Bird

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Join us on a guided 3-mile bicycle tour to enjoy the wildlife found at our park while increasing your fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Your own bicycle is recommended, but rentals available.
Sep 9 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 9 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 15 End Date

Texas Heroes Day

Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy a day of honoring our fallen Texas Heroes.
Sep 15 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 15 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 16 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 16 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 22 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 22 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 23 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 23 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 29 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Sep 29 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Sep 30 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Sep 30 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

October 2018

Oct 6 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 6 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 7 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 7 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 13 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 10/13/2018

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where you will see several remnant sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and the Seminole Watering Hole, a historic stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Oct 13 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 13 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 14 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 14 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 20 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 20 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 21 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 21 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 27 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Oct 27 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.
Oct 28 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Oct 28 End Date

Tour of Mission Espiritu Santo

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn about the Spanish mission system and the daily life at Mission Espiritu Santo.

November 2018

Nov 3 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 11/03/2018

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Nov 3 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 4 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Nov 10 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 11 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.
Nov 17 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures.
Nov 18 End Date

Bay Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Hands-on discovery of what's lurking beneath the murky bay waters.

December 2018

Dec 1 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Guided Hike 12/01/2018

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.

February 2019

Feb 2 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 02/02/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Feb 2 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 02/02/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Feb 24 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 02/24/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.

March 2019

Mar 16 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/16/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Mar 30 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/30/2018

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.

April 2019

Apr 13 End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 04/13/2019

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad-era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.