Calendar of Events

Wheelchair-friendly

November 2019

Nov 17
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds. We'll look for Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Nov 17
11:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one of a kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Nov 19
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds. We'll look for Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Nov 21
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds. We'll look for Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Nov 22
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds. We'll look for Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Nov 22
7:00p
End Date

Stories in the Stars

Atlanta State Park
Join us to listen to constellation stories and look through a telescope!
Nov 23
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking

Blanco State Park
Join Ranger Dan as he shows you how to cook in a Dutch oven!
Nov 23
1:00p
End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a traditional Japanese art form!
Nov 23
2:00p
End Date

Chili Cook-off!

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Think you make the best chili in these here parts? Well, come and prove it!
Nov 24
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds. We'll look for Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Nov 24
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come and feel the fur of some the local mammals that call this park home!
Nov 24
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park - Thanksgiving Edition

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one of a kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Nov 24
7:00p
End Date

Starry Eyed & Star-Crossed

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Is our fate written in the stars? Which stars steal the show? Join in on some stellar storytelling of the night sky!
Nov 26
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds. We'll look for Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Nov 28
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds. We'll look for Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Nov 29
8:30a
End Date

Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us for a guided walk showcasing migratory as well as tropical resident birds. We'll look for Plain Chachalaca, Great Kiskadee, Green Jay and Altamira Oriole.
Nov 29
10:00a
End Date

#OptOutside Big Tree Watercolors

Goose Island State Park
Skip the lines on Black Friday and opt outside instead!
Nov 30
12:30p
End Date

Savages or Survivors?

Mission Tejas State Park
Learn to howl and hear the story of the mysterious and misunderstood “Prairie Wolf”!
Nov 30
1:00p
End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a traditional Japanese art form!

December 2019

Dec 7
10:00a
End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Dec 7
1:00p
End Date

Holiday Ornament Workshop

Goose Island State Park
Discover your new favorite holiday tradition!
Dec 7
3:30p
End Date

Reading Ranger Campfire Stories

Tyler State Park
Christmas Edition!
Dec 7
6:00p
End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Christmas – Music & Poetry

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Bring the whole family to the Lone Star Amphitheater and experience Christmas cowboy style.
Dec 7
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Dec 13
5:00p
End Date

A Pineywoods Christmas Lighted Drive-thru

Tyler State Park
Take a break from the Holidays rush.
Dec 14
1:00p
End Date

Christmas in the Valley

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Join us for our 4th Annual Christmas in the Valley celebration!
Dec 14
3:00p
End Date

Dutch Oven Gingerbread

McKinney Falls State Park
Join Ranger Kristen at the Amphitheater to help her bake a special holiday treat – Anna McKinney’s gingerbread!
Dec 14
5:00p
End Date

A Pineywoods Christmas Lighted Drive-thru

Tyler State Park
Take a break from the Holidays rush.
Dec 14
6:00p
End Date

Caroling at Penn Farm

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for Christmas carols around the campfire!
Dec 21
1:00p
End Date

Holiday Ornament Workshop

Goose Island State Park
Discover your new favorite holiday tradition!
Dec 31
10:00a
End Date

Catching Rainbows - Family Trout Fishing

Tyler State Park
They're just waiting to be caught!

February 2020

Feb 1
8:00p
End Date

Star Party

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