Austin Events

Events in and around the Austin area.

October 2014

October 3 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
October 3 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 2 Night Workshop | (Full - Waitlist Forming)
Inks Lake 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.
October 3 End Date
Blanco Bat Count
Blanco State Park
Join a park ranger in counting Mexican free-tailed bats as they fly out of the bat house for the night.
October 3 End Date
Campfire Scary Stories
Mckinney Falls State Park
Join us for scary stories around a campfire!
October 3 End Date
Monarch Migration
South Llano River State Park
Look around you. Do you see any butterflies?
October 4 End Date
Go Fish! Learn-to-Fish Event
Mckinney Falls State Park
Families can learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
October 4 End Date
Bird in the Hand
Guadalupe River State Park
Meet songbirds nose-to-beak and learn about bird-banding.
October 4 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
October 4 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
October 4 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
October 4 End Date
Guadalupe River State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | San Antonio Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Open)
Guadalupe River 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.
October 4 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
October 4 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
October 4 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.
October 4 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
October 4 End Date
Stumpy Hollow Hike
Inks Lake State Park
Explore the lake trail to Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
October 4 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.
October 4 End Date
Fawn Trail Hike
South Llano River State Park
Let's walk!
October 4 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
October 4 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Join us for a wild cave tour into Kickapoo Cavern. Learn about formations and the history of the cave. Kickapoo Cavern is home to the largest formations in Texas!
October 4 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.
October 4 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.
October 4 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Buescher State Park
BYOB- Bring Your Own Bait
October 4 End Date
Bird Walk
Bastrop State Park
What's that chirp?
October 4 End Date
Discovery Cave Tour - 3:00 PM
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.
October 4 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
October 4 End Date
Stories in the Stars
Guadalupe River State Park
Stargazing in the Park!
October 4 End Date
Let's Talk Turkey
South Llano River State Park
October 4 End Date
Bats-trop
Bastrop State Park
Going Batty in Bastrop!
October 5 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
October 5 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
October 5 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
October 8 End Date
Full Moon Hike
Mckinney Falls State Park
Come explore McKinney Falls under the light of a full moon!
October 10 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
October 10 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 2 Night Workshop | (Full - Waitlist Forming)
Inks Lake 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.
October 11 End Date
The Nature of Yoga
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join Yoga instructors Patty Williamson and Tracy Donley for a morning of contemplation, reverent movement and selfless service at Enchanted Rock.
October 11 End Date
October 11 End Date
Hike the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us every second Saturday for a guided hike! Note new start time!! 8:30AM
October 11 End Date
Birds at Breakfast
Blanco State Park
Come to the park for a morning of bird-watching. Bring your family and your breakfast.
October 11 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
October 11 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
October 11 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
October 11 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Blanco State Park
Sorry this program has been cancelled.
October 11 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
October 11 End Date
Fish-O-Rama at the Park!
Guadalupe River State Park
Learn the basics of fishing.
October 11 End Date
Birds for Beginners
Government Canyon State Natural Area
"Tweet" yourself to something special!
October 11 End Date
Junior Ranger Induction Day
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Are your children ready to become a Junior Ranger in Texas State Parks? Bring the whole family to Enchanted Rock to get your kids started on the NEW "Junior Ranger Activity Journal" with a park ranger! The park ranger will hand out the free journals and get you started on an activity at the park.
October 11 End Date
Nature Walk
Blanco State Park
Learn about the history and biology of Blanco State Park.
October 11 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.
October 11 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
October 11 End Date
Hike the Hill Country
Inks Lake State Park
Experience beautiful vistas on this challenging five-mile hike led by a master naturalist.
October 11 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
October 11 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.
October 11 End Date
Fishing with the Ranger
South Llano River State Park
Try your hand at fishing.
October 11 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
October 11 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Join us for a wild cave tour into Kickapoo Cavern. Learn about formations and the history of the cave. Kickapoo Cavern is home to the largest formations in Texas!
October 11 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.
October 11 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.
October 11 End Date
Jr. Ranger Activities
Bastrop State Park
Earn bragging rights at your state park!
October 11 End Date
From Boys to Men
Buescher State Park
CCC enrollees grew into men as they worked and built Texas State Parks
October 11 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
October 11 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Get up close and personal with our state's wild nature during a sunset presentation.
October 11 End Date
Creatures of the Night
Guadalupe River State Park
October 11 End Date
Monarch Migration
South Llano River State Park
Look around you. Do you see any butterflies?
October 11 End Date
An Almost Full Moon Hike
Bastrop State Park
Hiking by the light of the moon.
October 12 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
October 12 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
October 12 End Date
Dinosaur George
Blanco State Park
Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the amazing creatures that once ruled our planet.
October 12 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
October 12 End Date
Dinosaur George
Blanco State Park
Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the amazing creatures that once ruled our planet.
October 17 End Date
Wilderness Skills Course - Lost Maples
Lost Maples State Natural Area
A three-day, two-night backpacking experience for women only.
October 17 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
October 17 End Date
Inks Lake State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Hill Country | 2 Night Workshop | (Full - Waitlist Forming)
Inks Lake 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.
October 17 End Date
Nature's Night Shift
South Llano River State Park
October 18 End Date
Explore the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us each month every third Saturday for a new adventure! Note new start time!! 8:30 AM
October 18 End Date
Run with the Ranger
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
It's Back!! Now that it's cooling off again, it's time to take another morning run with a park ranger. Learn trail running etiquette, have fun, and get to know Enchanted Rock State Natural Area from a different perspective.
October 18 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
October 18 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
October 18 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
October 18 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Blanco State Park
Join us for a wonderful morning of catch and release fishing on the Blanco River!
October 18 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
October 18 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
October 18 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
October 18 End Date
Stumpy Hollow Hike
Inks Lake State Park
Explore the lake trail to Stumpy Hollow with a Master Naturalist.
October 18 End Date
Kids Alive!
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Join us for a wilderness survival class for kids!!
October 18 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.
October 18 End Date
Ranch Heritage Day
Hill Country State Natural Area
Free family fun with demonstrations and hands-on activities.
October 18 End Date
Fawn Trail Hike
South Llano River State Park
Let's go for a walk!
October 18 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
October 18 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Join us for a wild cave tour into Kickapoo Cavern. Learn about formations and the history of the cave. Kickapoo Cavern is home to the largest formations in Texas!
October 18 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.
October 18 End Date
Jr. Ranger Activities
Buescher State Park
October 18 End Date
Bird Walk
Bastrop State Park
What's that chirp?
October 18 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
October 18 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Get up close and personal with our state's wild nature during a sunset presentation.
October 18 End Date
Prowlin' for Owls
Guadalupe River State Park
Join the Park Ranger for a hootin' of a good time!
October 18 End Date
Let's Talk Turkey
South Llano River State Park
October 18 End Date
The Path of Wealth, Opportunity and Adventure: El Camino Real de los Tejas
Bastrop State Park
Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of this Historic Path's Designation
October 19 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
October 19 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
October 19 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
October 24 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
October 24 End Date
Let's Talk Turkey
South Llano River State Park
October 25 End Date
October 25 End Date
Lost Pines Mountain Biking Tour
Bastrop State Park
Take a Guided Ride to See Hidden Sites
October 25 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
October 25 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
October 25 End Date
Honey Creek Hike
Guadalupe River State Park
Tour Honey Creek State Natural Area.
October 25 End Date
Summit Trail Hike
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock with an interpretive ranger
October 25 End Date
Fun with Fiber
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
See all types of handcrafts and domestic arts made out of fiber.
October 25 End Date
Nature Walk
Blanco State Park
Learn about the history and biology of Blanco State Park.
October 25 End Date
Geocaching 101
Guadalupe River State Park
October 25 End Date
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
October 25 End Date
Hike the Hill Country
Inks Lake State Park
Experience beautiful vistas on this challenging five-mile hike led by a master naturalist.
October 25 End Date
Discover the Lost Pines
Bastrop State Park
Take a short hike to learn about this unique forest
October 25 End Date
Kids in the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Have some family fun every fourth Saturday!
October 25 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.
October 25 End Date
Animal Masks
South Llano River State Park
A special time of creativity for the park's younger campers.
October 25 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
October 25 End Date
Kickapoo Cavern Tour
Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Join us for a wild cave tour into Kickapoo Cavern. Learn about formations and the history of the cave. Kickapoo Cavern is home to the largest formations in Texas!
October 25 End Date
The Original Wild Cave Tour - 2:00 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.
October 25 End Date
Geocaching 101
Guadalupe River State Park
October 25 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.
October 25 End Date
From Boys to Men
Buescher State Park
CCC enrollees grew into men as they worked and built Texas State Parks
October 25 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
October 25 End Date
Halloween at the Canyon
Government Canyon State Natural Area
BooooooOOOOOOOoooooo!!!! (heh-heh-heh...)
October 25 End Date
Get Wild!
Garner State Park
Get up close and personal with our state's wild nature during a sunset presentation.
October 25 End Date
Slitherin' Snakes Alive
Guadalupe River State Park
October 25 End Date
Creepy Creatures of Texas
South Llano River State Park
October 25 End Date
Stargazing
Bastrop State Park
October 26 End Date
Interpretive Hike
Garner State Park
See and experience Garner State Park in a whole new way... on foot!
October 26 End Date
Become a Junior Ranger!
Garner State Park
Fun and interactive activity for kids ages 6-12.
October 26 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.
October 26 End Date
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!
October 26 End Date
Halloween in the Park
Guadalupe River State Park
Bring your family out for our Friends Group Halloween trail walk
October 31 End Date
Fishing with a Ranger
Inks Lake State Park
Learn the basics and spend some quality time trying to catch the big one!
October 31 End Date
Creepy Creatures of Texas
South Llano River State Park
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
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
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
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 1 End Date
Fawn Trail Hike
South Llano River State Park
Enjoy an autumn day hike.
November 1 End Date
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
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
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
November 1 End Date
Nature's Night Shift
South Llano River State Park
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
Mckinney Falls State Park
Youth and adults learn the basics of fly fishing, including basic casting, fish ecology, and safety.
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
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
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 | (Filling Fast!)
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
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
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
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
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 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
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
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
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
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
Camping Basics 101
Government Canyon State Natural Area
November 15 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
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 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
Exploring the Forest
Buescher State Park
Join a master naturalist on an easy one-mile hike
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
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
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
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
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 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
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
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
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
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
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
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
Nature Trail Scavenger Hunt
Garner State Park
Seek out nature's treasures with a ranger. Fun for KIDS!

December 2014

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
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
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
December 6 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
December 6 End Date
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights
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
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights
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
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
Geocache Greenhorns
Garner State Park
Learn how to use a GPS and go geocaching with a ranger. Great family or scout troop activity!
December 13 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
December 13 End Date
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights!
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
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights!
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
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. Great family or scout troop activity!
December 20 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
December 20 End Date
Trail of Lights
Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site
Enjoy the fantastic Trail of Lights!
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
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 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. Great family or scout troop activity!
December 27 End Date
Angler Education
Garner State Park
Got fish? Take this beginner's course to learn the basics.
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)
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Happy New Year! It's time for First Day hikes (and Runs). Start 2015 off right with a commitment to hiking (or running) in our Texas State Parks.
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 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 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 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 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

February 2015

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 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 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 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!

March 2015

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 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 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 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!

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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