Calendar of Events

Wheelchair-friendly

July 2019

Jul 20 End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a traditional Japanese art form!
Jul 20 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Stop by our touch table to play with 19th century toys, see weapons from the Texas Revolution, learn how to make a bullet and more!
Jul 20 End Date

Skins and Skulls, Critters of the Pineywoods

Mission Tejas State Park
Come learn about the animals that bring our history and woods to life!
Jul 20 End Date

Backyard Bass

Bastrop State Park
Practice your casting skills while learning more about fish identification and regulations!
Jul 26 End Date

Christmas in July

Goose Island State Park
Discover your new favorite summertime tradition!
Jul 26 End Date

Read With a Ranger - Nightsong by Ari Berk

McKinney Falls State Park
Celebrate National Moth Week with Ranger Kristen! She'll read a book about a young bat's first hunting trip alone. His target - delicious moths! After we read the book, we'll hunt for real life examples of this predator-prey relationship with black lights.
Jul 27 End Date

Ticked Off!

Mission Tejas State Park
Learn more about the clingiest critter in the Pineywoods…
Jul 27 End Date

"Neat"ure Journaling!

Bastrop State Park
There's a lot to learn about nature that's neat! Let's follow in the path of John Muir and find a fun way to keep memories of our discoveries!
Jul 27 End Date

Fishing Skills 101

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn the basics of fishing with a ranger and become a Jr. Angler!
Jul 27 End Date

Create Your Own Camo

Mission Tejas State Park
Sometimes you have to stand out to blend in!

August 2019

Aug 10 End Date

Night Hike

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Discover fun night time activities in the outdoors!
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 17 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
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 7 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
Sep 21 End Date

Cross Timbers Cowboy Poetry and Stories

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