Calendar of Events

Wildlife Viewing

October 2021

Oct 21
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger! 9am -11am

South Llano River State Park
Hike the River trail with a ranger!
Oct 22
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

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.
Oct 22
6:30p
End Date

Owls

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you all? Who makes this call?
Oct 23
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Oct 23
9:30a
End Date

Useful and Edible Plants

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Learn about the plants of deep south Texas and their importance to people & wildlife.
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Monarch Walk - 10:00 am

South Llano River State Park
Come join a Ranger and explore the great monarch migration!
Oct 24
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

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.
Oct 24
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Oct 24
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Oct 28
9:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger! 9am -11am

South Llano River State Park
Hike the River trail with a ranger!
Oct 29
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

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.
Oct 29
9:00a
End Date

Birding with a Ranger

Guadalupe River State Park
Experience the fun of bird-watching!
Oct 29
8:00p
End Date

Batty Hike

Galveston Island State Park
What lurks after dark at the state park?
Oct 30
8:30a
End Date

Bentsen Birds

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.
Oct 30
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Oct 30
11:00a
End Date

Longhorn & Bison Viewing

San Angelo State Park
The Longhorn & Bison tour showcases a small portion of the Official State of Texas Longhorn herd, and goes into the history of the Longhorn on how they shaped Texas centuries ago. You will also see our herd of American Bison and learn of their importance to the Native Americans, and how they once roamed across North America.
Oct 30
2:00p
End Date

Wildlife Walk

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Every wonder what creatures live at the park? Take a short walk and keep a sharp eye out for our creatures.
Oct 30
7:00p
End Date

Halloween Night Hike! - PROGRAM FULL

Guadalupe River State Park
We're sorry, this program is full, with a full waitlist as well.
Oct 30
7:00p
End Date

Halloween Critter Crawl

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Bring a flashlight and your costume! We'll wonder around 75 Acre Lake and Hawk Ally Trail to find all the nocturnal critters on Hallow's Eve!
Oct 30
8:00p
End Date

Batty Hike

Galveston Island State Park
What lurks after dark at the state park?
Oct 31
9:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!

November 2021

Nov 6
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 11/06/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. 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 6
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Nov 7
2:00p
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Nov 13
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Nov 13
9:00a
End Date

Birding for Beginners

Lockhart State Park
See what the birding buzz is all about!
Nov 13
9:00a
End Date

Birding the Savannah

Tyler State Park
Winter birds arriving!
Nov 20
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Nov 20
11:00a
End Date

Birding 101: Intro to Birding

Tyler State Park
Everybody's a birder!
Nov 20
1:00p
End Date

Smartphone Nature Photography

Goose Island State Park
You don't need a fancy camera to take a picture worth a thousand words!
Nov 21
10:30a
End Date

Skins, Skulls, Scales and Scat

Pedernales Falls State Park
See, feel, and smell examples of local Hill Country Wildlife!
Nov 26
9:00a
End Date

14th Annual "Walk Off the Bird" Bird Walk

Tyler State Park
Avoid the Black Friday madness!
Nov 26
2:00p
End Date

Fall in the Savannah

Tyler State Park
Bring your camera for this one!
Nov 27
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Nov 27
9:00a
End Date

Fall Colors Lakeshore Photography Hike

Tyler State Park
Bring your camera!
Nov 27
1:00p
End Date

Smartphone Nature Photography

Goose Island State Park
You don't need a fancy camera to take a picture worth a thousand words!

December 2021

Dec 4
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Dec 11
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Dec 18
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 12/18/2021

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
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/campsite for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis.
Dec 18
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!
Dec 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Birding Tours

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!

January 2022

Jan 22
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 01/22/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. 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 2022

Feb 19
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Guided Hike 02/19/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Online registration required. 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 2022

Mar 12
8:00a
End Date

Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike 03/12/2022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.
Mar 19
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 03/19/21022

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
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.