Calendar of Events

Wildlife Viewing

February 2020

Feb 20
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 20
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 21
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Discover the birds that call the shorelines of Goose Island State Park home!
Feb 21
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 21
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 22
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 02/22/2020

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION.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.
Feb 22
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 22
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 22
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Feb 22
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 22
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Feb 22
3:00p
End Date

3 pm Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 22
6:30p
End Date

Night Hike

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come enjoy the night life in the park!
Feb 22
7:00p
End Date

New Moon Hike

Estero Llano Grande State Park
A two-hour hike at night, led by knowledgeable rangers. You've seen the park in the daytime, now see it at night!
Feb 23
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 23
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Feb 23
3:00p
End Date

3 pm Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
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 26
8:30a
End Date

Woodland Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
What will you find on a bird walk through the woods?
Feb 26
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
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 27
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 27
10:00a
End Date

Hike with a Ranger!

South Llano River State Park
Hike the West Canyon Loop trail with a ranger!
Feb 28
8:30a
End Date

Shorebird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Discover the birds that call the shorelines of Goose Island State Park home!
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 28
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
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
8:30a
End Date

Big Tree Natural Area Bird Walk

Goose Island State Park
Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area!
Feb 29
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

10 am Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Feb 29
3:00p
End Date

3 pm Tram Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Join us while we explore Bentsen State Park from the comfort of an electric park shuttle.

March 2020

Mar 1
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 4
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 7
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Backcountry Hike Series

Tyler State Park
Escape into the forest.
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
There's lots of talk going on in town... the prairie dog town that is!
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Mar 8
8:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Mar 8
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 11
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your nature detective’s hat!
Mar 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Class: Birds

Lockhart State Park
Experience Lockhart State Park as an outdoor classroom in this program for school-age kids! Registration required.
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Home Improvement: The Beaver Pond Walk

Tyler State Park
The rodent that changes its world
Mar 14
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 14
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Mar 15
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 17
10:00a
End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
Mar 18
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 19
10:00a
End Date

Critter Scene Investigations Walk

Tyler State Park
Put on your nature detective’s hat!
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Home Improvement: The Beaver Pond Walk

Tyler State Park
The rodent that changes its world
Mar 20
10:00a
End Date

Trailway Tour

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
A guided vehicle tour down the historic Caprock Canyons Trailway. Reservations are required.
Mar 20
7:00p
End Date

Raptors of Central Texas

Lockhart State Park
Join us to meet some local birds of prey!
Mar 21
8:00a
End Date

CANCELLED Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.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.
Mar 21
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 21
9:00a
End Date

Birds, Bugs, and Botany

Hill Country State Natural Area
Birding is about more than just identification, it’s about discovering the secrets of a bird’s habitat.
Mar 21
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Mar 22
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 25
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 27
8:00a
End Date

Birdwatching

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
Mar 28
8:15a
End Date

Tyler State Park Birding Tour

Tyler State Park
Let's Go Birding!
Mar 28
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!
Mar 28
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Mar 29
8:30a
End Date

World Birding Center Bird Walks

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!

April 2020

Apr 4
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 04/04/2020

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION. 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.
Apr 4
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Apr 10
8:00a
End Date

Birdwatching

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
Apr 11
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Apr 11
6:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get all the "dirt" on these comical critters of the prairie.
Apr 12
8:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!
Apr 18
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Apr 25
8:30a
End Date

Birding 101

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Learn the basics of birding with us!
Apr 25
2:00p
End Date

Skins & Skulls

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Come learn about wildlife found at Choke Canyon State Park and other areas of Texas with one of our park rangers! Then put your identification skills to the test with a game!
Apr 25
6:00p
End Date

Prairie Dogs: Talk of the Town

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Get all the "dirt" on these comical critters of the prairie.

May 2020

May 8
8:00a
End Date

Birdwatching

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
May 10
8:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!

June 2020

Jun 12
8:00a
End Date

Birdwatching

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we go in search of the birds that call Enchanted Rock home.
Jun 14
8:00a
End Date

Birding 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for an introduction to birdwatching!