Calendar of Events

Wheelchair-friendly

May 2019

May 27 End Date

Skins & Skulls - Exploration Station

McKinney Falls State Park
Ever wonder what wildlife calls McKinney Falls home?
May 27 End Date

Penn Farm Tour

Cedar Hill State Park
Take a step back in time to discover Penn Farm!
May 27 End Date

Penn Family Pastimes

Cedar Hill State Park
Bring your family or a friend for some historic games!
May 27 End Date

Memorial Day Skins & Skulls

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Come and feel the fur of some the local mammals that call this park home!
May 28 End Date

Incredible Plants of South Texas

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Each plant is different from the next- let's get to know them!

June 2019

Jun 1 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 1 End Date

Dutch Oven Cooking: History in a Black Pot

Tyler State Park
Caution: You will be hooked!
Jun 1 End Date

Seed Needs

Mission Tejas State Park
Join our Park Ambassador in exploring how seeds work!
Jun 1 End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we learn to navigate our dark skies.
Jun 1 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Jun 5 End Date

Kids' Wilderness Survival

Tyler State Park
Create a survival guide with hidden messages!
Jun 5 End Date

Knotty-time for Kids

Tyler State Park
Learn some basic knots that every camper needs to know.
Jun 8 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 8 End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a traditional Japanese art form!
Jun 8 End Date

Nature Journaling

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Make your hikes meaningful ― one word, sketch, or detail at a time!
Jun 8 End Date

The Astounding Armadillo

Mission Tejas State Park
Discover how these little armored ones can teach us tons!
Jun 15 End Date

Tracking Table

Hill Country State Natural Area
Ready for a rousing game of Who Dung It?
Jun 15 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 15 End Date

Build Your Own Walking Stick

Mission Tejas State Park
Stand strong on the trails and express yourself, Mission Tejas style!
Jun 15 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
“Learning about our cowboy heritage can be fun!”
Jun 21 End Date

Waterfront Watercolors

Goose Island State Park
Sit back, relax, and let nature inspire you to create your own watercolor masterpiece.
Jun 22 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 22 End Date

Nature Journaling

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Make your hikes meaningful ― one word, sketch, or detail at a time!
Jun 23 End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Call upon your creative side, grab a paint brush and paint what's in your heart!
Jun 29 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jun 29 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.

July 2019

Jul 5 End Date

Stargazing 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we learn to navigate our dark skies.
Jul 6 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jul 6 End Date

Cast Iron Camp Cooking

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn to cook with Ranger Chris using cast-iron.
Jul 6 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Jul 13 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for coastal treasures with state park naturalists.
Jul 13 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

August 2019

Aug 3 End Date

Star Party

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Celebrate the night sky and learn from real astronomers!
Aug 11 End Date

Paint with a Ranger

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Call upon your creative side, grab a paint brush and paint what's in your heart!
Aug 31 End Date

Stories in the Stars

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an exploration of the stories in our stars.

September 2019

Sep 28 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!

November 2019

Nov 2 End Date

Inks Lake Star Party!

Inks Lake State Park
Join Austin Astronomical Society and get up close and personal with our solar system!