Austin Events

Events in and around the Austin area.

October 2014

October 31 End Date
Halloween at Enchanted Rock
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Come celebrate Halloween at the park and with the staff of Enchanted Rock. Trunk or treat, Spooky Campfire Stories, and a night hike.
October 31 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
October 31 End Date
Kickapoo Halloween Cave Tour
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Join us for Halloween cave tours into Kickapoo Cavern. These slightly haunted night cave tours will depart at 7:30 p.m.

November 2014

November 1 End Date
Recharge 8K/15K Trail Run
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Trail run benefiting the Friends of Government Canyon
November 1 End Date
Birds at Breakfast
Blanco State Park
Come to the park for a morning of bird-watching. Bring your family and your breakfast.
November 1 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 1 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 1 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
November 1 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
November 1 End Date
Guided Hikes
Lockhart State Park
Start your Saturday morning off with a hike at Lockhart State Park! Discover the plants, animals and people that have made their homes here.
November 1 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
November 1 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
November 1 End Date
Stumpy Hollow Hike
Inks Lake State Park
Explore the lake trail to Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
November 1 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM - SOLD OUT
Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
November 1 End Date
Geocaching 101 Workshop
Inks Lake State Park
Get some tips, tricks, and the skills you need to discover the awesome outdoor game called geocaching!
November 1 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 1 End Date
Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
November 1 End Date
Junior Ranger Activities
Bastrop State Park
Earn your very own Junior Ranger Badge!
November 1 End Date
From Boys to Men
Buescher State Park
CCC enrollees grew into men as they worked and built Texas State Parks
November 1 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 1 End Date
Creatures of the Night
Inks Lake State Park
A fun way to learn about our park's animals and score some Halloween candy!
November 1 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
November 1 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 1 End Date
November 1 End Date
Zombies Versus Wildlife
Bastrop State Park
Where to run in the zombie apocalypse? Learn why your nearest state park may be the best destination!
November 1 End Date
Kickapoo Halloween Cave Tour
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Join us for Halloween cave tours into Kickapoo Cavern. These slightly haunted night cave tours will depart at 7:30 p.m.
November 2 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 2 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 2 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
November 2 End Date
Learn to Fly Fish - Basic Class (registration is full 10/27)
Mckinney Falls State Park
Youth and adults learn the basics of fly fishing, including basic casting, fish ecology, and safety.
November 5 End Date
November 6 End Date
November 7 End Date
Fishing With a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
November 7 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 7 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger for a full moon hike to the top of Enchanted Rock.
November 7 End Date
Wild Hogs!
South Llano River State Park
Was it a javelina or a feral hog that you saw?
November 8 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 8 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 8 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
November 8 End Date
Hike the Canyon...to the Dinosaur Tracks!
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a very special version of our monthly Hike the Canyon guided hike.
November 8 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
November 8 End Date
Guided Hikes
Lockhart State Park
Start your Saturday morning off with a hike at Lockhart State Park! Discover the plants, animals and people that have made their homes here.
November 8 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
November 8 End Date
Hike the Hill Country
Inks Lake State Park
Experience beautiful vistas on this challenging five-mile hike led by a master naturalist.
November 8 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
November 8 End Date
Bastrop State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Full - Try Nearby McKinney Falls on 11/15!)
Bastrop State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 8 End Date
Geology Rocks!
Inks Lake State Park
A mile hike that focuses on our park's unique geology.
November 8 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 8 End Date
Fawn Trail Hike
South Llano River State Park
Enjoy the fall with an afternoon hike.
November 8 End Date
Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
November 8 End Date
Eye Spy Walk
Bastrop State Park
November 8 End Date
Junior Ranger Activities
Buescher State Park
November 8 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 8 End Date
Night Hike
Government Canyon State Natural Area
A not-quite-full moon awaits...come hike with us!
November 8 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
November 8 End Date
Moonlight Paddle
Inks Lake State Park
Get a whole new paddling experience by going out canoeing when the sun goes down.
November 8 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 8 End Date
Bowlegged and Pigeon-Toed!
South Llano River State Park
November 8 End Date
Owl Prowl
Buescher State Park
Who-Who-Who's out there at night?
November 9 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 9 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 9 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
November 14 End Date
Fishing With a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
November 14 End Date
Stars in the Park
Blanco State Park
Join us for a fun-filled evening under the stars.
November 14 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 14 End Date
Bowlegged and Pigeon-Toed!
South Llano River State Park
November 15 End Date
The Nature of Yoga
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join Patty Williamson and Tracy Donley for a morning of contemplation, reverent movement and selfless service at Enchanted Rock.
November 15 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 15 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 15 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
November 15 End Date
Explore the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us each month every third Saturday for a new adventure!
November 15 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
November 15 End Date
Guided Hikes
Lockhart State Park
Start your Saturday morning off with a hike at Lockhart State Park! Discover the plants, animals and people that have made their homes here.
November 15 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
November 15 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
November 15 End Date
Stumpy Hollow Hike
Inks Lake State Park
Explore the lake trail to Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
November 15 End Date
McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Mckinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 15 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Blanco State Park
Join us for a wonderful morning of catch and release fishing on the Blanco River!
November 15 End Date
The Original Wild Cave Tour - 10:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
November 15 End Date
Nature Walk - Autumn in the Hill Country
Hill Country State Natural Area
Come walk with a ranger as your guide. See the autumn colors show, from native grasses to Texas red oak trees, along the peaceful scenic trails of the Hill Country State Natural Area. This walk will be offered twice in November: Saturday the 15th or Friday the 21st.
November 15 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
November 15 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 15 End Date
Geocaching 101 Workshop
Inks Lake State Park
Get some tips, tricks, and the skills you need to discover the awesome outdoor game called geocaching!
November 15 End Date
Fawn Trail Hike
South Llano River State Park
Enjoy the fall with an afternoon hike.
November 15 End Date
Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
November 15 End Date
From Boys to Men
Buescher State Park
CCC enrollees grew into men as they worked and built Texas State Parks
November 15 End Date
Camping Basics 101
Government Canyon State Natural Area
November 15 End Date
The Original Wild Cave Tour - 2:00 PM - SOLD OUT
Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
November 15 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Bastrop State Park
You bring the bait!
November 15 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 15 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
November 15 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 15 End Date
November 15 End Date
Wild Hogs!
South Llano River State Park
Was it a javelina or a feral hog that you saw?
November 15 End Date
Half Moon Hike
Bastrop State Park
November 16 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 16 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 16 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
November 21 End Date
Nature Walk- Autumn in the Texas Hill Country
Hill Country State Natural Area
Come walk with a ranger as your guide. See the autumn colors show. from our native grasses to Texas Red Oak trees as we walk along the peaceful, scenic trails of the Hill Country State Natural Area. This walk will be offered twice in November: Saturday, Nov. 15, and Friday, Nov. 21.
November 21 End Date
Fishing With a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
November 21 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 22 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 22 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 22 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
November 22 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
November 22 End Date
Guided Hikes
Lockhart State Park
Start your Saturday morning off with a hike at Lockhart State Park! Discover the plants, animals and people that have made their homes here.
November 22 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
November 22 End Date
Hike the Hill Country
Inks Lake State Park
Experience beautiful vistas on this challenging five-mile hike led by a master naturalist.
November 22 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
November 22 End Date
McKinney Falls State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Austin Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Mckinney Falls State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 22 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
November 22 End Date
The Original Wild Cave Tour - 1:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
November 22 End Date
Stories in Stone
Blanco State Park
A high tech scavenger hunt to reveal the stories left in stone by the Civilian Conservation Corps Company 854.
November 22 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 22 End Date
Geology Rocks!
Inks Lake State Park
A mile hike that focuses on our park's unique geology.
November 22 End Date
Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
November 22 End Date
The Adventure Wild Cave Tour - 2:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
Are you ready for the ultimate caving adventure? Here is your opportunity to take your caving to the next level with an experienced guide.
November 22 End Date
Birds, Beaks and Adaptations
Bastrop State Park
November 22 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 22 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
November 22 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 22 End Date
What's Eating You?
Buescher State Park
November 23 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 23 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 23 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
November 28 End Date
Pedal Off the Pie Trail Ride
Inks Lake State Park
Grab your bike for a 2.5 mile trail ride to Pecan Flats and back to help burn off some that Thanksgiving pie!
November 28 End Date
Fire! Fire!
Bastrop State Park
Hike and learn about the devastating 2011 wildfire in Bastrop State Park
November 28 End Date
Fishing With a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
November 28 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 28 End Date
Welcome to Bastrop State Park!
Bastrop State Park
Get tips on what to see and do and learn about the unique history of Bastrop State Park
November 29 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 29 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 29 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
November 29 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
November 29 End Date
Guided Hikes
Lockhart State Park
Start your Saturday morning off with a hike at Lockhart State Park! Discover the plants, animals and people that have made their homes here.
November 29 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
November 29 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
November 29 End Date
Stumpy Hollow Hike
Inks Lake State Park
Explore the lake trail to Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
November 29 End Date
The Original Wild Cave Tour - 10:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Join us for a spelunking adventure. An experienced guide will take you on an underground journey where you will find fun, challenge, and an unforgettable experience.
November 29 End Date
Holiday Cookie Decorating and German Traditions
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Get into the holiday spirit at LBJ State Park and Historic Site.
November 29 End Date
Stories in Stone
Blanco State Park
A high tech scavenger hunt to reveal the stories left in stone by the Civilian Conservation Corps Company 854.
November 29 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
November 29 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 29 End Date
Geocaching 101 Workshop
Inks Lake State Park
Get some tips, tricks, and the skills you need to discover the awesome outdoor game called geocaching!
November 29 End Date
Gorman Falls Hike - 2:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
This hike will take you on a journey where you will experience the geology, history, and landscape of Colorado Bend and view the famous Gorman Falls.
November 29 End Date
From Boys to Men
Buescher State Park
CCC enrollees grew into men as they worked and built Texas State Parks
November 29 End Date
The Adventure Wild Cave Tour - 2:00 PM
Colorado Bend State Park
Are you ready for the ultimate caving adventure? Here is your opportunity to take your caving to the next level with an experienced guide.
November 29 End Date
Pedaling Tour: The CCC at Bastrop State Park
Bastrop State Park
Bring your bike for this tour of our historic CCC structures
November 29 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
November 29 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
November 29 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
November 29 End Date
November 29 End Date
Sounds of the Night
Bastrop State Park
November 30 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
November 30 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
November 30 End Date
Thanksgiving Birds
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Now that you’ve eaten your Thanksgiving turkey, come out and look for some early winter birds of a different feather!
November 30 End Date
Guided Mountain Bike Ride
Buescher State Park
Pedal off the Thanksgiving Calories!
November 30 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!

December 2014

December 5 End Date
Fishing With a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
December 5 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 6 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
December 6 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
December 6 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
December 6 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
December 6 End Date
Guided Hikes
Lockhart State Park
Start your Saturday morning off with a hike at Lockhart State Park! Discover the plants, animals and people that have made their homes here.
December 6 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
December 6 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
December 6 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
December 6 End Date
Christmas at the Ranch
South Llano River State Park
Celebrate the holiday season at South Llano River State Park
December 6 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
December 6 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
December 6 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
December 6 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Government Canyon State Natural Area
December 6 End Date
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights
December 6 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 6 End Date
The Grinch's Full Moon Hike to the Summit
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join Park Staff on an exhilarating hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Once to the top, a reading of Dr. Seuss's classic "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!", will be enjoyed by participants young and old.
December 7 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
December 7 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
December 7 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
December 12 End Date
Fishing With a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
December 12 End Date
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights
December 12 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 13 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
December 13 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
December 13 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
December 13 End Date
Hike the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike!
December 13 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
December 13 End Date
Guided Hikes
Lockhart State Park
Start your Saturday morning off with a hike at Lockhart State Park! Discover the plants, animals and people that have made their homes here.
December 13 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
December 13 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
December 13 End Date
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
December 13 End Date
Christmas in the Park
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Enjoy a Hill Country Christmas at the legendary Enchanted Rock, where a variety of Holiday-themed events will be happening throughout the day.
December 13 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 11:00 AM
Colorado Bend State Park
Enjoy a visit to one of Colorado Bend’s most popular caves. Come and observe the amazing stalactites, flowstone, and other speleothems that exist right beneath your feet. Your experienced cave tour guide will cover the formation of the geology within, and share the joys of caving.
December 13 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
December 13 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
December 13 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
December 13 End Date
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights!
December 13 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 14 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
December 14 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
December 14 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
December 19 End Date
Fishing With a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
December 19 End Date
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights!
December 19 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 20 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
December 20 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
December 20 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
December 20 End Date
Explore the Canyon...to the dinosaur tracks!
Government Canyon State Natural Area
December 20 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
December 20 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
December 20 End Date
Old-Fashioned Holiday Taffy Pull
Palmetto State Park
Candy-making fun the whole family can enjoy!
December 20 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
December 20 End Date
North Star Party
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
The North Star is missing and we need your help to find it!
December 20 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
December 20 End Date
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights!
December 20 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 21 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
December 21 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
December 21 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
December 21 End Date
It's a CCC Christmas
Bastrop State Park
See how the CCC celebrated the holidays far from home
December 21 End Date
Annual LBJ Tree Lighting
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Come join the Texas Hill Country community in this special tradition started 45 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.
December 26 End Date
Fishing With a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
December 26 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 27 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
December 27 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
December 27 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
December 27 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
December 27 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
December 27 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger! (Ages 10 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
December 27 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics (ages 7 and up)... Sorry - class full 11/15.
December 27 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Sit, relax and enjoy the evening while learning about the different features, adaptations and behaviors of our native Texas wildlife. (SORRY - no program on 11/8)
December 27 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
December 28 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
December 28 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
December 28 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!

January 2015

January 1 End Date
First Day Hikes and Runs and Yoga!
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Happy New Year! It's time for First Day Hikes, and Runs, and Yoga. Start 2015 off right with a commitment to hiking, running, or yoga in our Texas State Parks.
January 1 End Date
Cowgirl Round-up and Show-deo
Hill Country State Natural Area
Annual event on New Year's Day features horsewomen and cowgirls in the arena, lining up for a panoramic photo at noon, showing their horses in a parade of breeds and filling the day with demonstrations and fun riding activities. Everyone who loves horses is invited to this free event.
January 1 End Date
First Day Hike at Mother Neff State Park
Mother Neff State Park
Help us make it three in a row!
January 2 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 3 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
January 3 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
January 3 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 9 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 10 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
January 10 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
January 10 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 16 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 17 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
January 17 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
January 17 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 23 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 24 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
January 24 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
January 24 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
January 24 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 30 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
January 31 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
January 31 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
January 31 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!

February 2015

February 6 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 7 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
February 7 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
February 7 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 13 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 14 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
February 14 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
February 14 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 20 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 21 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
February 21 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
February 21 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 27 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
February 28 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
February 28 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
February 28 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
February 28 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!

March 2015

March 6 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 7 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
March 7 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
March 7 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 13 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 14 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
March 14 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
March 14 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 20 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 21 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
March 21 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
March 21 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 27 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!
March 28 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
March 28 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
March 28 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
March 28 End Date
Night Sky Party
Inks Lake State Park
Take this opportunity to see stars, planets, and galaxies with some high tech equipment!

April 2015

April 4 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
April 4 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
April 11 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
April 11 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
April 18 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
April 18 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
April 25 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
April 25 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
April 25 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!

May 2015

May 2 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 2 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
May 9 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 9 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
May 16 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 16 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
May 23 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 23 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
May 23 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
May 30 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
May 30 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger

June 2015

June 6 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
June 6 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
June 13 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
June 13 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
June 20 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
June 20 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
June 27 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
June 27 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger

July 2015

July 4 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
July 4 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
July 11 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
July 11 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
July 18 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
July 25 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.

August 2015

August 1 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
August 8 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
August 15 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
August 22 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
August 29 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.

September 2015

September 5 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
September 12 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
September 19 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
September 26 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.

October 2015

October 3 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.

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