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September 2022

Sep 30
9:30a
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News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Sep 30
9:00p
End Date

Recreating in Remote Places - Campfire Chat

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join Ranger Regina around the campfire to talk about our upcoming events and adventures to be had!

October 2022

Oct 2
10:00a
End Date

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk along the Fort Leaton Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Oct 8
9:00a
End Date

Recreating in Remote Places - Guided Bike Ride

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Explore the Llano loop on two wheels!
Oct 8
9:00a
End Date

If You Give a Bear a Cookie

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you gave a bear a cookie? Join us at Closed Canyon Trailhead to find out more!
Oct 9
9:00a
End Date

Herbology 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a Ranger at Barton Warnock Visitor Center - Desert Garden to explore the practical (sometimes magical) properties of desert plants!
Oct 9
10:00a
End Date

Coffee with a Ranger

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Come and join us for a hot cup of coffee and conversation!
Oct 9
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Oct. 9-14

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed Oct. 9-14 for a public hunt.
Oct 14
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Oct 15
10:00a
End Date

Life in the Desert Nature Walk

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk as we explore how plants, animals, and even people have adapted to the desert for thousands of years!
Oct 16
10:00a
End Date

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join us for a walk along the Sauceda Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Oct 22
9:00a
End Date

If You Give a Bear a Cookie

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you gave a bear a cookie? Join us at Closed Canyon Trailhead to find out more!
Oct 22
11:00a
End Date

Backpacking 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a park ranger to learn about backpacking tips, tricks, and routes for all experience levels.
Oct 23
9:00a
End Date

Herbology 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a Ranger at Barton Warnock Visitor Center - Desert Garden to explore the practical (sometimes magical) properties of desert plants!
Oct 23
10:00a
End Date

Earn Your Junior Ranger Badge

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Take a walk with Ranger Regina and become an official Junior Ranger!
Oct 27
7:00p
End Date

Legends of Fort Leaton (By Reservation Only)

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
La Llorona, shots in the dark, colorful characters, and legends passed down through the oral traditions of the borderlands—all of these come to life through the stories and features of Fort Leaton.
Oct 28
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Oct 28
6:15p
End Date

Bat Walk

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Walk with a ranger around Fort Leaton on the lookout for the bats who live there!
Oct 29
1:00p
End Date

The Misunderstood Bat Ranger Talk

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
When it comes to bats, truth is stranger than fiction!

November 2022

Nov 11
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Nov 18
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Nov 19
9:00a
End Date

Herbology 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a Ranger at Barton Warnock Visitor Center - Desert Garden to explore the practical (sometimes magical) properties of desert plants!
Nov 25
10:00a
End Date

Opt Outside: Cinco Tinajas Hike

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal by joining a park ranger for a moderate hike along one of Big Bend Ranch State Park's hidden-treasure trails!
Nov 26
6:30p
End Date

Starrytelling

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Enjoy a night of stargazing at our International Dark Sky park during the holidays!
Nov 27
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed Nov. 27-Dec. 2 for a public hunt.

December 2022

Dec 4
10:00a
End Date

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Join us for a walk along the Fort Leaton Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Dec 4
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Dec. 4-9

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed December 4-9 for a public hunt.
Dec 9
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Dec 17
9:00a
End Date

Herbology 101

Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Join a Ranger at Barton Warnock Visitor Center - Desert Garden to explore the practical (sometimes magical) properties of desert plants!
Dec 18
10:00a
End Date

Why Does Everything Hurt?

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join us for a walk along the Sauceda Nature Trail to learn why desert plants are so prickly!
Dec 23
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Dec 30
6:30p
End Date

Starrytelling

Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Enjoy a night of stargazing at our International Dark Sky park during the holidays!

January 2023

Jan 1
8:00a
End Date

First Day Hike: Fresno Divide Trail

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Ring in the New Year with a ranger led hike. You will explore some of the most spectacular natural and historical landscapes in Big Bend Ranch State Park!
Jan 1
10:00a
End Date

First Day Hike: Fresno West Rim

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Start the new year off right with a hike to the iconic West Rim overlook in the park's interior.
Jan 6
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Jan 20
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Jan 29
8:00p
End Date

Public Hunt: Park Interior Closed Jan. 29 - Feb. 3

Big Bend Ranch State Park
The interior of Big Bend Ranch State Park will be closed January 29 - February 3 for a public hunt (Quail).

February 2023

Feb 3
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Feb 17
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!

March 2023

Mar 3
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Mar 17
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Mar 31
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!

April 2023

Apr 14
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
Apr 28
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!

May 2023

May 12
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!
May 26
9:30a
End Date

News from the Big Bend (Online)

Big Bend Ranch State Park
Join a ranger on Facebook Live for Big Bend Ranch State Park updates, park conditions, and other exciting information!