Calendar of Events

Wheelchair-friendly

The events are accessible for people with mobility impairments. 

February 2020

Feb 25
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 27
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 28
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 29
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing special resident birds such as Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Feb 29
9:00a
End Date

CCC Legacy

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Through hands-on crafts and informative video, learn how the Civilian Conservation Corps left behind a long-lasting legacy that is enjoyed by people across America.
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Read With a Ranger - The Caterpillar and the Polliwog by Jack Kent

McKinney Falls State Park
Join a Ranger under the shade of the trees to hear the story of a young caterpillar and polliwog. Afterwards we'll explore the wildflower meadow! All ages are welcome, but this book is best for grade levels Preschool - 3rd (4-8 years old).
Feb 29
1:00p
End Date

Hawk I.D. Workshop

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn how to identify birds of prey during this three-hour interactive workshop focusing on raptors in flight.
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Make Your Own Binoculars - Kid Craft

McKinney Falls State Park
Calling all budding birders! Make your own play binoculars out of cardboard and yarn!
Feb 29
3:15p
End Date

Keeper's Cottage Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center as a ranger presents the fascinating story of this beautiful building.
Feb 29
3:30p
End Date

Build Your Own Bird’s Nest

Mission Tejas State Park
Don’t be an egghead, come learn about nests and build your very own!

March 2020

Mar 1
10:00a
End Date

Native Landscaping

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Gardening starts with choosing the right plants. Learn how to let nature work with you by choosing native plants!
Mar 1
3:15p
End Date

Keeper's Cottage Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center as a ranger presents the fascinating story of this beautiful building.
Mar 7
9:00a
End Date

Ancient Hunting

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Test your skills with an ancient weapon; the atlatl.
Mar 7
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Mar 7
3:30p
End Date

Mission Rosario History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
See the ruins of Mission Rosario and learn about its history on a Ranger-led tour of this unique site.
Mar 8
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Get up close and personal with some of the animals of Goliad State Park by looking at, and feeling, their fur, talons, and teeth!
Mar 8
3:15p
End Date

Keeper's Cottage Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center as a ranger presents the fascinating story of this beautiful building.
Mar 11
10:00a
End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic camp knots every camper needs to know.
Mar 11
11:00a
End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Mar 13
10:00a
End Date

The Boys in Green: The Civilian Conservation Corps

Tyler State Park
Who were the CCC?
Mar 13
2:00p
End Date

Caddo Culture : Everyday Life and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
Mar 13
9:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Atlanta State Park
Join us to listen to constellation stories and look through a telescope!
Mar 14
10:00a
End Date

Plant Rubbing / Journaling

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Art and science combine to create an activity that kids and adults both love!
Mar 14
3:15p
End Date

Keeper's Cottage Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center as a ranger presents the fascinating story of this beautiful building.
Mar 14
8:00p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discovery fun night time activities in the outdoors!
Mar 15
10:00a
End Date

Native Landscaping

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Gardening starts with choosing the right plants. Learn how to let nature work with you by choosing native plants!
Mar 15
3:15p
End Date

Keeper's Cottage Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center as a ranger presents the fascinating story of this beautiful building.
Mar 18
10:00a
End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic camp knots every camper needs to know.
Mar 18
11:00a
End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Mar 20
10:00a
End Date

The Boys in Green: The Civilian Conservation Corps

Tyler State Park
Who were the CCC?
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Caddo Culture : Everyday Life and Epic Legends

Tyler State Park
Explore the Caddo Confederacy.
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Plants of the Mission

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore how Native Americans utilized the plants in the area for food, clothing, tools, and more!
Mar 21
3:30p
End Date

Mission Rosario History Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
See the ruins of Mission Rosario and learn about its history on a Ranger-led tour of this unique site.
Mar 22
9:00a
End Date

Skins and Skulls

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Get up close and personal with some of the animals of Goliad State Park by looking at, and feeling, their fur, talons, and teeth!
Mar 22
3:15p
End Date

Keeper's Cottage Tour

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Explore the unique history of the CCC-built "Keeper's Cottage" at the El Camino Real Visitors Center as a ranger presents the fascinating story of this beautiful building.

May 2020

May 23
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

June 2020

Jun 20
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

July 2020

Jul 18
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

August 2020

Aug 15
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

September 2020

Sep 12
9:00p
End Date

Star Party

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

October 2020

Oct 17
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

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