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Stay up-to-date on operations adjustments and temporary closure of TPWD offices, state parks, recreation facilities and water access points due to COVID-19. Please follow guidance from local authorities, Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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Calendar of Events

Wildlife Viewing

September 2020

Sep 26
9:00a
End Date

Hawk Watch!

Tyler State Park
Look to the skies during peak hawk migration.

October 2020

Oct 3
9:00a
End Date

Lake Livingston State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family

Lake Livingston State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Oct 3
10:00a
End Date

BioBlitz

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the 2020 Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and how to become a Citizen Scientist!
Oct 3
2:00p
End Date

BioBlitz

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Learn about the 2020 Texas Pollinator BioBlitz and how to become a Citizen Scientist!
Oct 17
9:00a
End Date

Stephen F Austin State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family- FULL

Stephen F. Austin State Park
No more available reservations
Oct 24
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 10/24/2020

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site
Limited to 10 participants and 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.
Oct 24
9:00a
End Date

Sheldon Lake State Park | One Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.

November 2020

Nov 14
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 11/14/2020

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.

December 2020

Dec 5
8:00a
End Date

Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike 12/05/2020

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 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.