Lake Whitney State Park

Eclipse viewing

Events

March 2024

Mar 3
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker., American goldfinch and Egyptian geese.
Mar 9
1:00p
End Date

Spring Break fun at Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for some family fun at our Recreation Hall. Create an artwork masterpiece or learn about animals of the park or how to cast a pole for fishing! Perhaps you will tackle all of these fun activities today!
Mar 9
4:00p
End Date

Solar Eclipse Demo and Prep Talk

Lake Whitney State Park
The eclipse will be the biggest event in Texas this year. Learn more about this once in a lifetime experience from an astronomer. Larry Smith has been teaching at Baylor and presenting star talks for many years!
Mar 9
7:00p
End Date

Moonlight Madness Mile Walk

Lake Whitney State Park
See what may be waiting along our 1 mile trail on this self guided walk. Perhaps you will discover bats, spiders and ghosts, Oh My!
Mar 10
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker., American goldfinch and Egyptian geese.
Mar 16
1:00p
End Date

Spring Break fun at Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for some family fun at our Recreation Hall. Create an artwork masterpiece or learn about animals of the park or how to cast a pole for fishing! Perhaps you will tackle all of these fun activities today!
Mar 16
4:00p
End Date

Solar Eclipse Demo and Prep Talk

Lake Whitney State Park
The eclipse will be the biggest event in Texas this year. Learn more about this once in a lifetime experience from an astronomer. Larry Smith has been teaching at Baylor and presenting star talks for many years!
Mar 16
7:00p
End Date

Moonlight Madness Mile Walk

Lake Whitney State Park
See what may be waiting along our 1 mile trail on this self guided walk. Perhaps you will discover bats, spiders and ghosts, Oh My!
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker., American goldfinch and Egyptian geese.
Mar 24
9:00a
End Date

What Bird Is That?

Lake Whitney State Park
Let's find out as you walk an easy one-mile trail with a master naturalist. Learn to identify birds by sight or sound and hopefully see a bird you have not noticed before. The latest discoveries have been osprey, neotropical cormorants, Red bellied woodpecker., American goldfinch and Egyptian geese.
Mar 30
7:00p
End Date

Stargazing Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park as you explore the galaxy by star maps and telescope. Retired national park ranger/astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars with fascinating facts.

April 2024

Apr 20
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.

May 2024

May 11
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.

June 2024

Jun 1
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.

July 2024

Jul 6
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.

August 2024

Aug 17
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.

September 2024

Sep 28
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.

October 2024

Oct 19
8:00p
End Date

Let's view the moon and stars in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park viewing the galaxy by using star maps, a laser pointer and telescopes. Retired National Park Ranger and Astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars.

November 2024

Nov 2
7:00p
End Date

Stargazing Party in the Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Enjoy an evening in the park as you explore the galaxy by star maps and telescope. Retired national park ranger/astronomer Larry Smith will guide you through the planets, moon and stars with fascinating facts.