Calendar of Events

Wildlife Viewing

September 2015

Sep 4 End Date

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages.
Sep 4 End Date

Fridays on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 4 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 5 End Date
Sep 5 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 5 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 5 End Date

Become a Jr. Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Short lesson and hike with Ranger Lisa.
Sep 5 End Date

Draw Wild!

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led Arts in the Parks program and mini-hike.
Sep 5 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Sep 5 End Date

Bat Hike - 6:30 PM

Colorado Bend State Park
Join a park ranger for a hike to view the emerging bats at Gorman Cave.
Sep 5 End Date

Bat Bonanza! - 7:30 pm

South Llano River State Park
Find out the truth about these flying mammals.
Sep 5 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 6 End Date

Bentsen Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 6 End Date
Sep 6 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 6 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 6 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 6 End Date

Sunset Hike

Eisenhower State Park
"It's almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream."
Sep 9 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 10 End Date
Sep 10 End Date

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 11 End Date
Sep 11 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 11 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Sep 11 End Date

Fridays on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 11 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 12 End Date
Sep 12 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 12 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 12 End Date

Hike the Hill Country

Inks Lake State Park
A 4 mile adventure exploring our back country trails guided by a Master Naturalist.
Sep 12 End Date

Draw Wild!

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led Arts in the Parks program and mini-hike.
Sep 12 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 12 End Date

Things That Go Bump in the Night

Lockhart State Park
Explore the park after dark and learn about nocturnal animals that thrive at night!
Sep 13 End Date

Bentsen Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 13 End Date
Sep 13 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 13 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 13 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 16 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 17 End Date
Sep 17 End Date

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 18 End Date
Sep 18 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 18 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Sep 18 End Date

Fridays on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 18 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 18 End Date

Sunset Kayak Tour to Devil's Waterhole

Inks Lake State Park
A quick kayak jaunt to Devil's Waterhole in kayaks as the sun sets.
Sep 19 End Date
Sep 19 End Date

Hueco Tanks Birding Hike

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Sep 19 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 19 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 19 End Date

Draw Wild!

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led Arts in the Parks program and mini-hike.
Sep 19 End Date

Get Wild!

Garner State Park
Do you know which land mammal can walk underwater? Enjoy learning about the different features, adaptations, and neat behaviors of our native Texas wildlife during this fun and informative presentation.
Sep 19 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 20 End Date

Bentsen Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 20 End Date
Sep 20 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 20 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 20 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 20 End Date

Chautauqua Time - Ranger Hike

Mother Neff State Park
Join a park ranger for a guided 1.4 mile hike.
Sep 23 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 24 End Date
Sep 24 End Date

Hawk Watch!

Tyler State Park
It is hawk migration time!
Sep 24 End Date

Nature Tour

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 25 End Date
Sep 25 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 25 End Date

Hawk Watch!

Tyler State Park
It is hawk migration time!
Sep 25 End Date

Wildlife Walk and Scavenger Hunt

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
Hike or hunt? Why not both? Join one of our park rangers for a walk along the park trails and a scavenger hunt you compete with your friends to complete along the way.
Sep 25 End Date

Fridays on Foot

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 25 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 25 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Live by the sun, love by the moon!
Sep 26 End Date
Sep 26 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 26 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 26 End Date

Hawk Watch!

Tyler State Park
It is hawk migration time!
Sep 26 End Date

Hike the Hill Country

Inks Lake State Park
A 4 mile adventure exploring our back country trails guided by a Master Naturalist.
Sep 26 End Date

Draw Wild!

Galveston Island State Park
Ranger-led Arts in the Parks program and mini-hike.
Sep 26 End Date

Creatures of the Night

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 27 End Date

Bentsen Bird Walk

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Sep 27 End Date
Sep 27 End Date

Exploration Packs

Mother Neff State Park
Check out an Exploration Pack before you hit the trails.
Sep 27 End Date

Bird Walk

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!
Sep 27 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Sep 27 End Date

Chautauqua Time - Ranger Hike

Mother Neff State Park
Join a park ranger for a guided 1.4 mile hike.
Sep 30 End Date

Bird Walk

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!

October 2015

Oct 1 End Date
Oct 2 End Date
Oct 3 End Date

Bird Walk

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 3 End Date
Oct 3 End Date

Become a Jr. Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Short lesson and hike with Ranger Lisa.
Oct 3 End Date

2nd Annual Park Celebration

Meridian State Park
Fun-filled family activities!
Oct 3 End Date

Mythunderstanding

Copper Breaks State Park
Ranger Carl Hopper presents and explains myths and misunderstandings about wildlife
Oct 4 End Date

Bird Walk

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 4 End Date
Oct 4 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 5 End Date
Oct 6 End Date
Oct 7 End Date

Bird Walk

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 7 End Date
Oct 8 End Date
Oct 9 End Date
Oct 10 End Date

Tyler State Park Birding Tour

Tyler State Park
Let's Go Birding!
Oct 10 End Date

Bird Walk

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 10 End Date
Oct 10 End Date

Hike the Hill Country

Inks Lake State Park
A 4 mile adventure exploring our back country trails guided by a Master Naturalist.
Oct 10 End Date

Birding 101: Introduction to Birding

Tyler State Park
Everybody's a Birder!
Oct 10 End Date

Woodpeckers!

Tyler State Park
Oct 10 End Date

Sunset Paddle Tour

Galveston Island State Park
Cool, calm water paddle on bay as sun sets.
Oct 11 End Date

Bird Walk

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 11 End Date
Oct 11 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 12 End Date
Oct 13 End Date
Oct 14 End Date

Bird Walk

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 14 End Date
Oct 15 End Date
Oct 16 End Date
Oct 17 End Date

Bird Walk

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 17 End Date
Oct 17 End Date

Snakes Alive!

Eisenhower State Park
Cold-blooded killers or misunderstood reptiles? You decide. Come out and meet a snake face to face!
Oct 17 End Date

Sunset Paddle Tour

Galveston Island State Park
Cool, calm water paddle on bay as sun sets.
Oct 18 End Date

Bird Walk

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 18 End Date
Oct 18 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 19 End Date
Oct 20 End Date
Oct 21 End Date

Bird Walk

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 21 End Date
Oct 22 End Date
Oct 23 End Date
Oct 23 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Live by the sun, love by the moon!
Oct 24 End Date

Bird Walk

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 24 End Date
Oct 24 End Date

Hike the Hill Country

Inks Lake State Park
A 4 mile adventure exploring our back country trails guided by a Master Naturalist.
Oct 25 End Date

Bird Walk

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 25 End Date
Oct 25 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Oct 26 End Date
Oct 27 End Date
Oct 28 End Date

Bird Walk

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 28 End Date
Oct 29 End Date
Oct 30 End Date
Oct 31 End Date

Bird Walk

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 31 End Date

November 2015

Nov 1 End Date

Bird Walk

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 1 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 4 End Date

Bird Walk

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 End Date

Bird Walk

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 End Date

Become a Jr. Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Short lesson and hike with Ranger Lisa.
Nov 8 End Date

Bird Walk

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 8 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 11 End Date

Bird Walk

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 14 End Date

Bird Walk

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 15 End Date

Bird Walk

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 15 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 18 End Date

Bird Walk

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 21 End Date

Bird Walk

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 22 End Date

Bird Walk

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 22 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Nov 25 End Date

Bird Walk

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 28 End Date

Bird Walk

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 29 End Date

Bird Walk

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 29 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.

December 2015

Dec 2 End Date

Bird Walk

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 5 End Date

Bird Walk

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 5 End Date

Become a Jr. Ranger!

Galveston Island State Park
Short lesson and hike with Ranger Lisa.
Dec 5 End Date

Holiday Kick-off at Bentsen!

Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
Family friendly holiday fun!
Dec 6 End Date

Bird Walk

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 6 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 9 End Date

Bird Walk

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 12 End Date

Bird Walk

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 13 End Date

Bird Walk

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 13 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 16 End Date

Bird Walk

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 19 End Date

Bird Walk

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 20 End Date

Bird Walk

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 20 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 23 End Date

Bird Walk

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 26 End Date

Bird Walk

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 27 End Date

Bird Walk

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 27 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.
Dec 30 End Date

Bird Walk

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 2016

Jan 3 End Date

Electric Tram Tour

Estero Llano Grande State Park
Join us on a narrated ranger-driven, two-hour tour of the park in a quiet electric tram. Reservations required.

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