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February 2019

Woodland Bird Walk

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Goose Island State Park, 202 Palmetto St
Rockport, TX 78382 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

What will you find on a bird walk through the woods? Join us for an exploratory walk through the woods of Goose Island State Park. We'll learn about and identify the birds we see on our route, which includes a stop at the bird viewing area. When: 8:30-11:00 A.M. Where: Meet at the Turks Cap parking lot by site #157. Bring: Binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, camera, and weather-appropriate clothing. The park offers a limited number of binoculars available…

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Plant Hike

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park. Ever wonder what the names of those plants were?! Ever wonder about that beautiful flower?! Join us on a two-hour leisurely stroll to explore the fauna of the park led by very knowledgeable Park Host Rick Snider!

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Bird Bingo

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game! So you think you know birds... Let's find out! Join one of our park rangers for a game of bird bingo including some birds found here in the park. This game is held every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center across from the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. We hope we'll see you…

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Big Tree Bird Walk

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Friday, repeating until February 22, 2019

Goose Island State Park, 202 Palmetto St
Rockport, TX 78382 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come along with us to view birds at the Big Tree Natural Area! What will you see beyond the Big Tree? Join us for a hike through the Big Tree Natural Area, an area of the park that is otherwise closed to the public. We'll observe birds in a variety of habitats including coastal oak forests, coastal prairies, marshes, and bay shorelines. We may even be lucky enough to see an endangered Whooping Crane! When: 8:30-11:00 A.M. Where: Check in…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

February 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages. About 300 species of butterflies and about 100 species of dragonflies make South Texas their home, many of which are found nowhere else in North America. Binoculars, closed shoes and a hat are suggested for participants. Meet on the deck overlooking beautiful Ibis Pond just outside the Park Store. Checklists are provided. A knowledgeable guide will lead. Free with regular park…

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Jeop-Birdy!

February 22 @ 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge. Have you ever wanted to play on the Jeopardy game show? Well now's your chance with a little birding twist! This game is held every Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. This program is free to park campers and day users. Park entrance fees are $5 per person (13 years and up).

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Presa Canyon All-Day Guided Hike

February 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST
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One event on January 26, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on February 9, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on February 23, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on February 9, 2019 at 8:00am

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site, P.O. Box 820
Comstock, TX 78837 United States
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Limited space-reservation required! Why is this a guided-only hike? This is for your safety and protection of the park's natural and cultural resources. Your safety and well-being is your responsibility, you are expected to stay with the group and listen to the guide(s) instructions. Who provides the guide(s) for the hike and where does it go? The park provides an approved guide (either staff or docent), leading the group into remote areas within the bottom of both Seminole and Presa…

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Fort Sherman Days 2019

February 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, 341 State Park Road 2117
Pittsburg, TX 75686 United States
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Join us as we go back in time to view our area history. Come experience the early 1800s from authentic fur trappers, spinsters, settlers and Buffalo Soldiers. Fort Sherman was commissioned in 1838 and was essential to the founding of local communities, such as Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Mount Vernon and Winnsboro. This event is good for all ages, so bring the whole family out to sit by the campfire and learn about the beginnings of East Texas as we know…

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Shorebird Walk

February 23 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Goose Island State Park, 202 Palmetto St
Rockport, TX 78382 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. Join us for a shorebird walk. We will look for various birds that call the coast home on this bird walk. Where to meet: The parking area next to the fishing pier. Things to bring: Binoculars, water, sun screen, shoes suitable for walking, a camera, and wear weather appropriate clothing. There will be a few pairs…

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Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
+ Google Map
$2 – $9

Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek. Join us for a guided walk to the beautiful Honey Creek to learn about both the natural and cultural history of the area. This 2-hour hike begins at the Rust House inside the park. This hike is free beyond the park admission of $7 per person 13 and over (free with a current TPWD Park Pass) and a requested donation of $2 per person to the…

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Growing Up WILD Workshop – Dallas

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm CST
Dallas Zoo, 650 S R L Thornton Fwy.
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with young children Growing Up WILD invites you to explore and share the fascinating world of wildlife and ecosystems using fun, hands-on educational activities. You will experience engaging TEKS-aligned activities while networking with other educators. Workshop participants receive: 6 hours TEA-approved CPE and TEEAC Credit Growing Up WILD Early Childhood Guide (for 3-7 yr olds) Texas-specific resources Anyone who works with children, including teachers, homeschoolers, informal educators, and…

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Summit Hike

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Birding 101 – Enchanted Rock

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until February 24, 2019

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Birds and binoculars! Join a ranger for an introduction to the great hobby of birding. Have you seen a bird? Do you want to see birds? Do you want to know what birds you see? Join us for a guided introduction to birdwatching. We'll start with binoculars and basic identification, then go for a short stroll to try out our new skills and see what we can find! What do they see? Come find out! Loaner binoculars are available for…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Beachcombing 101

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 9, 2019

One event on January 1, 2019 at 10:00am

Galveston Island State Park, 14901 FM 3005
Galveston, TX 77554 United States
+ Google Map

Treasures await you at the water's edge! Join Ranger Lisa for a great shell hunting workshop, identification, and collecting expedition! Cold winter water is the best time for beach combing, so dress for the weather and be prepared to get your feet wet! We'll start at the Day Use Beach parking lot for a brief park orientation before we stroll to the beach where we can review the best treasure hunting practices, identification basics, hand out equipment, and use the…

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Light in the Dark at Barrington Farm

February 23 @ 10:00 am - February 24 @ 4:00 pm CST

How do you see at night? Come learn about candles and how most families would have needed to make their own light for nighttime. We’ll show the process of hand-dipping candles and talk about what the Jones’ family and enslaved people did to see at night. The demonstration is ongoing from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., contact Barb King for more information at 936-878-2214 x.246

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Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike

February 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 8:00am

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site, P.O. Box 820
Comstock, TX 78837 United States
+ Google Map

THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Why is this a guided hike? This is for you safety and protection of the cultural and natural resources. The park only…

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Summit Hike

February 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Plant Hike

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park. Ever wonder what the names of those plants were?! Ever wonder about that beautiful flower?! Join us on a two-hour leisurely stroll to explore the fauna of the park led by very knowledgeable Park Host Rick Snider!

Find out more »

Shorebird Walk

February 27 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2019

Goose Island State Park, 202 Palmetto St
Rockport, TX 78382 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Join us for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters, marsh, and brush around Goose Island State Park home. Join us for a shorebird walk. We will look for various birds that call the coast home on this bird walk. Where to meet: The parking area next to the fishing pier. Things to bring: Binoculars, water, sun screen, shoes suitable for walking, a camera, and wear weather appropriate clothing. There will be a few pairs…

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Woodland Bird Walk

February 28 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Goose Island State Park, 202 Palmetto St
Rockport, TX 78382 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

What will you find on a bird walk through the woods? Join us for an exploratory walk through the woods of Goose Island State Park. We'll learn about and identify the birds we see on our route, which includes a stop at the bird viewing area. When: 8:30-11:00 A.M. Where: Meet at the Turks Cap parking lot by site #157. Bring: Binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, camera, and weather-appropriate clothing. The park offers a limited number of binoculars available…

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Plant Hike

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park. Ever wonder what the names of those plants were?! Ever wonder about that beautiful flower?! Join us on a two-hour leisurely stroll to explore the fauna of the park led by very knowledgeable Park Host Rick Snider!

Find out more »

Bird Bingo

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game! So you think you know birds... Let's find out! Join one of our park rangers for a game of bird bingo including some birds found here in the park. This game is held every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center across from the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. We hope we'll see you…

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March 2019

First Friday Birding – Palmetto

March 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day 1 of the month, repeating until March 1, 2019

Palmetto State Park, 78 Park Road 11 South
Gonzales, TX 78629-5180 United States
+ Google Map

On the first Friday of every month join park staff as we see what we can see. From first time fledglings to seasoned eagle eyes, all are welcome. Bring your binoculars, your bird book, comfortable shoes, dress for the weather and be prepared to be outside for about 3 hours. This is an open invitation for birders of all skills to come out and see what you can see. Check-in at the Park HQ for the birding location.

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

Find out more »

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

March 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages. About 300 species of butterflies and about 100 species of dragonflies make South Texas their home, many of which are found nowhere else in North America. Binoculars, closed shoes and a hat are suggested for participants. Meet on the deck overlooking beautiful Ibis Pond just outside the Park Store. Checklists are provided. A knowledgeable guide will lead. Free with regular park…

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Jeop-Birdy!

March 1 @ 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge. Have you ever wanted to play on the Jeopardy game show? Well now's your chance with a little birding twist! This game is held every Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. This program is free to park campers and day users. Park entrance fees are $5 per person (13 years and up).

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First Saturday Junior Rangers – Battleship Texas

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until March 2, 2019

Battleship Texas State Historic Site, 3523 Independence Parkway South
LaPorte, TX 77571 United States
+ Google Map

Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on tours and activities for ages 6-12. Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour program and activity for our younger visitors ages 6-12. Upcoming programs include "Chow Time! Feeding TEXAS' Crew" and "What's That Smell?!" Participants may have opportunities to explore areas of the ship normally off the public tour route. Junior Ranger programs are free with paid ship admission. No reservation required, unless stated. Schedule is subject to…

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Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
+ Google Map
$2 – $9

Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek. Join us for a guided walk to the beautiful Honey Creek to learn about both the natural and cultural history of the area. This 2-hour hike begins at the Rust House inside the park. This hike is free beyond the park admission of $7 per person 13 and over (free with a current TPWD Park Pass) and a requested donation of $2 per person to the…

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Flying WILD Workshop

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CST
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8657 Garland Rd.
Dallas, TX 75218 United States
+ Google Map

Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children Although Flying WILD is not part of the Texas Project WILD Suite that is sponsored by Texas Parks & Wildlife, we post workshops as a sister program from the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. The Flying WILD curriculum contains over 40 activities that teach students about birds, their migration and what people can do to help birds and their habitats. In this interactive workshop, participants…

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Summit Hike

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

Find out more »

Beachcombing 101

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 9, 2019

One event on January 1, 2019 at 10:00am

Galveston Island State Park, 14901 FM 3005
Galveston, TX 77554 United States
+ Google Map

Treasures await you at the water's edge! Join Ranger Lisa for a great shell hunting workshop, identification, and collecting expedition! Cold winter water is the best time for beach combing, so dress for the weather and be prepared to get your feet wet! We'll start at the Day Use Beach parking lot for a brief park orientation before we stroll to the beach where we can review the best treasure hunting practices, identification basics, hand out equipment, and use the…

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Texas Wildlife & Woodlands Expo

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CST
Lone Star College Montgomery, 3200 College Park Drive
Conroe, TX 77384 United States
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Play for a Day! Learn for a Lifetime! Texas Wildlife & Woodland Expo is a free, hands-on event for families to learn about the natural environment and our overall health. This event brings experts from the natural resources for live demonstrations and hands-on application. Don't miss the Family Adventure Zone where youth can participate in archery, kayaking, fishing, digging in the dirt with earthworms, make a birdhouse and much more.

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Summit Hike

March 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Plant Hike

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 5, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a ranger-led hike to identify interesting native and non-native plants in the park. Ever wonder what the names of those plants were?! Ever wonder about that beautiful flower?! Join us on a two-hour leisurely stroll to explore the fauna of the park led by very knowledgeable Park Host Rick Snider!

Find out more »

Bird Bingo

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game! So you think you know birds... Let's find out! Join one of our park rangers for a game of bird bingo including some birds found here in the park. This game is held every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center across from the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. We hope we'll see you…

Find out more »

Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

Find out more »

Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

March 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages. About 300 species of butterflies and about 100 species of dragonflies make South Texas their home, many of which are found nowhere else in North America. Binoculars, closed shoes and a hat are suggested for participants. Meet on the deck overlooking beautiful Ibis Pond just outside the Park Store. Checklists are provided. A knowledgeable guide will lead. Free with regular park…

Find out more »

Jeop-Birdy!

March 8 @ 2:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge. Have you ever wanted to play on the Jeopardy game show? Well now's your chance with a little birding twist! This game is held every Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. This program is free to park campers and day users. Park entrance fees are $5 per person (13 years and up).

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Crazy Desert Trail Race

March 9 @ 6:00 am - March 10 @ 5:00 pm CST
San Angelo State Park, 3900-2 Mercedes Road
San Angelo, TX 76901 United States
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Crazy Desert Trail Race 100k, 50k, 13.1, 10k and 5k March 9th 2019 San Angelo State Park 6:00 am Start 100k 7:00 am Start of 50k 8:00 am Start of 13.1 Half 8:15 am Start of 10k 8:30 am Start of 5k http://www.trailracingovertexas.com/crazy-desert-trail-race/

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Hike the Canyon

March 9 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CST
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One event on January 12, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on February 9, 2019 at 8:30am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 8:30am

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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Join the Friends of Government Canyon and the Sierra Club for a jointly-led guided hike on one of the many trails at Government Canyon State Natural Area. 8:30 AM until Noon. The hike will range from 4 to 7 miles depending on the group. Open to ages 13 and over; minors must be accompanied by an adult. Group size is limited; no pets please. Dress appropriately; sunscreen and hat recommended. Wear sturdy footwear appropriate for rough trails; bring two liters…

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Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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$2 – $9

Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek. Join us for a guided walk to the beautiful Honey Creek to learn about both the natural and cultural history of the area. This 2-hour hike begins at the Rust House inside the park. This hike is free beyond the park admission of $7 per person 13 and over (free with a current TPWD Park Pass) and a requested donation of $2 per person to the…

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Summit Hike

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Beachcombing 101

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 9, 2019

One event on January 1, 2019 at 10:00am

Galveston Island State Park, 14901 FM 3005
Galveston, TX 77554 United States
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Treasures await you at the water's edge! Join Ranger Lisa for a great shell hunting workshop, identification, and collecting expedition! Cold winter water is the best time for beach combing, so dress for the weather and be prepared to get your feet wet! We'll start at the Day Use Beach parking lot for a brief park orientation before we stroll to the beach where we can review the best treasure hunting practices, identification basics, hand out equipment, and use the…

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On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm CST
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 10:00am

Lost Maples State Natural Area, 37221 F.M. 187
Vanderpool, TX 78885 United States
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Buffalo Soldiers, Frontier Army, Fun Activities and interactive stories, Texas State Parks, For the Family, Weekend Fun Join the Buffalo Soldiers at Lost Maples State Natural Area for interactive games, historical interpretation, outdoor skills, and fun for audiences of all ages. Explore our Buffalo Solider camp, and listen to stories about the lives of these trail blazing soldiers—view displays of artifacts and tools, discover how to track an animal, cook over a campfire, learn Native American skills, or even play…

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Birding 101 – Galveston Island

March 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST
Galveston Island State Park, 14901 FM 3005
Galveston, TX 77554 United States
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Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families. Ranger Lisa invites you to join us on a brief birding orientation and hike, to discover some of the great opportunities on Galveston Island. We'll discuss identification, field skills, listing, and why this island is a birding paradise! Binoculars, scope, and lots of information available to everyone. Pets welcome on leash, but make birding more challenging. What to bring: Park permit (left in vehicle) Water bottle Hiking and birding gear (dress for the outdoors)…

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The Brazos River Pickers Live

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 13, 2019

Brazos Bend State Park, 21901 FM 762
Needville, TX 77461 United States
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Live bluegrass music at the Brazos Bend SP Amphitheater near the Nature Center. www.brazosriverpickers.com

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Summit Hike

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Fort Inge 170th Anniversary

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST
Fort Inge, Country Road 375
Uvalde, TX 78801 United States
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Join the Buffalo Soldiers at Historic Fort Inge for interactive games, historical interpretation, outdoor skills, and fun for audiences of all ages. Explore our Buffalo Solider camp, and listen to stories about the lives of these trail blazing soldiers—view displays of artifacts and tools, discover how to track an animal, learn Native American skills, or even play a round of early frontier baseball! You never know what our Buffalo Soldiers will bring with them on the trail, and they may…

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Bird Bingo

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game! So you think you know birds... Let's find out! Join one of our park rangers for a game of bird bingo including some birds found here in the park. This game is held every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center across from the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. We hope we'll see you…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

March 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
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Free – $5

Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages. About 300 species of butterflies and about 100 species of dragonflies make South Texas their home, many of which are found nowhere else in North America. Binoculars, closed shoes and a hat are suggested for participants. Meet on the deck overlooking beautiful Ibis Pond just outside the Park Store. Checklists are provided. A knowledgeable guide will lead. Free with regular park…

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Jeop-Birdy!

March 15 @ 2:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge. Have you ever wanted to play on the Jeopardy game show? Well now's your chance with a little birding twist! This game is held every Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. This program is free to park campers and day users. Park entrance fees are $5 per person (13 years and up).

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Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 8:00am

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site, P.O. Box 820
Comstock, TX 78837 United States
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THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Why is this a guided hike? This is for you safety and protection of the cultural and natural resources. The park only…

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McKinney Falls Trail Crew

March 16 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 8:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 28, 2019

McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway
Austin, TX 78744 United States
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Free

Looking for an opportunity to work outside, gain new skills, and give back to the only state park in Austin, TX? Join our team as a Trail Crew Volunteer! Trail maintenance experience is a plus, but not necessary. We will train you in proper tool usage, trail specifications, and natural resource management. Our goal is to have a committed group of individuals to service our trails once a month and lead community groups on additional service days in the park…

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Explore the Canyon

March 16 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 8:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:30am

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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Join us every third Saturday of the month for a new adventure! Knowledgeable guides discuss the flora, fauna, natural and cultural history of this awesome natural area on this exploration. Length of hike and interpretive topic will vary, depending on the group. Open to all ages; minors must be accompanied by an adult; group size limited to the first 12 people; no pets please. Dress appropriately, sunscreen and hat recommended, wear sturdy footwear for hiking over rough terrain; bring two…

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Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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$2 – $9

Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek. Join us for a guided walk to the beautiful Honey Creek to learn about both the natural and cultural history of the area. This 2-hour hike begins at the Rust House inside the park. This hike is free beyond the park admission of $7 per person 13 and over (free with a current TPWD Park Pass) and a requested donation of $2 per person to the…

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Summit Hike

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Beasts of Burden at Barrington Farm

March 16 @ 10:00 am - March 17 @ 4:00 pm CST

We'll show various aspects of field preparation using horses, mules and oxen, with some hands-on opportunities. Activities depend on weather and soil conditions. Turning the fields over after lying fallow and plowing under green manure is a rite of spring. Livestock trained to work, such as horses, mules, and oxen, played a vital role in the operations of early Texas farms. Whether it was pulling plows, harrowing fields, hauling cotton or cultivating corn, beasts of burden made light work of…

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Third Saturday Junior Rangers – Battleship Texas

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
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One event on December 19, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 11:00am

Battleship Texas State Historic Site, 3523 Independence Parkway South
LaPorte, TX 77571 United States
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Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on tours and activities for ages 6-12. Join Park Ranger Mark aboard Battleship TEXAS for a one-hour program and activity for our younger visitors ages 6-12. Upcoming programs include "Sending Messages by Signal Flags" and "Chow Time! Feeding TEXAS' Crew." Participants may get to explore areas of the ship normally off the public tour route. Junior Ranger programs are free with paid ship admission. No reservation required, unless stated. Schedule is subject…

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Heritage Hike

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
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One event on January 25, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 2:00pm

Hill Country State Natural Area, 10600 Bandera Creek Rd
Bandera, TX 78003 United States
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Join a park ranger on a guided hike to discover the past, present, and future of Hill Country State Natural Area! We will be hiking the 1.1-mile Heritage Loop to explore how humans have used the land of Hill Country throughout the years. Throughout our journey, we will discover plants with a purpose, non-native animals, and historic buildings! The Heritage Loop is an easy trail. However, it is not paved and contains loose rock, so be sure to bring sturdy…

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Summit Hike

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Bird Bingo

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game! So you think you know birds... Let's find out! Join one of our park rangers for a game of bird bingo including some birds found here in the park. This game is held every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center across from the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. We hope we'll see you…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

March 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages. About 300 species of butterflies and about 100 species of dragonflies make South Texas their home, many of which are found nowhere else in North America. Binoculars, closed shoes and a hat are suggested for participants. Meet on the deck overlooking beautiful Ibis Pond just outside the Park Store. Checklists are provided. A knowledgeable guide will lead. Free with regular park…

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Jeop-Birdy!

March 22 @ 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge. Have you ever wanted to play on the Jeopardy game show? Well now's your chance with a little birding twist! This game is held every Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. This program is free to park campers and day users. Park entrance fees are $5 per person (13 years and up).

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Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
+ Google Map
$2 – $9

Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek. Join us for a guided walk to the beautiful Honey Creek to learn about both the natural and cultural history of the area. This 2-hour hike begins at the Rust House inside the park. This hike is free beyond the park admission of $7 per person 13 and over (free with a current TPWD Park Pass) and a requested donation of $2 per person to the…

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Summit Hike

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Spring Tonics at Barrington Farm

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - March 24 @ 4:00 pm CST

Spring has sprung- and there’s so much to do! Who has time to be sick? Many families had their own special recipes for a Spring Tonic to boost their immune systems for a jump on their spring chores. Learn how families concocted these remedies from their own herbs and other items in their garden and house. Contact Barb King for more information at 936-878-2214 x.246

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Summit Hike

March 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Project Wild Workshop

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CST
Region 8 ESC, 4845 US Highway 271 N
Pittsburg, TX 75686 United States
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Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children Project WILD invites you to explore and share the fascinating world of wildlife and ecosystems using fun, hands-on educational activities. You will experience engaging TEKS-aligned activities while networking with other educators. Workshop participants receive: 6 hours TEA-approved CPE and TEEAC Credit Project WILD K-12 guide Texas-specific resources Anyone who works with children, including teachers, homeschoolers, informal educators, and scout leaders is welcome. Held at Region 8…

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Bird Bingo

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game! So you think you know birds... Let's find out! Join one of our park rangers for a game of bird bingo including some birds found here in the park. This game is held every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center across from the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. We hope we'll see you…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Texas Project WILD Facilitator Training

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - March 30 @ 4:00 pm CST
Jacob’s Well Natural Area, 1699 Mt Sharp Rd.
Wimberley, TX 78676 United States
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Training to conduct the Suite of Project WILD workshops - prerequisite required Share WILD with your peers and colleagues! Join the corps of volunteer Facilitators who lead the suite of Project WILD workshops. After attending this two-day workshop, participants may be certified to facilitate Project WILD, Aquatic WILD, and Growing Up WILD professional development workshops for formal and informal educators. Must have previously attended a Project WILD or Aquatic WILD regular educator workshop and be willing to lead one workshop…

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Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

March 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
+ Google Map
Free – $5

Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages. About 300 species of butterflies and about 100 species of dragonflies make South Texas their home, many of which are found nowhere else in North America. Binoculars, closed shoes and a hat are suggested for participants. Meet on the deck overlooking beautiful Ibis Pond just outside the Park Store. Checklists are provided. A knowledgeable guide will lead. Free with regular park…

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Jeop-Birdy!

March 29 @ 2:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge. Have you ever wanted to play on the Jeopardy game show? Well now's your chance with a little birding twist! This game is held every Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. This program is free to park campers and day users. Park entrance fees are $5 per person (13 years and up).

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Upper Canyon Half-Day Guided Hike

March 30 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on March 30, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 8:00am

Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site, P.O. Box 820
Comstock, TX 78837 United States
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THIS EVENT REQUIRES REGISTRATION. This guided-only hike takes you into the remote upper sections of Seminole Canyon boundaries, where the participants will be led to several remnant-sites of the Southern Pacific railroad era (1882--1892) and to the Seminole Watering Hole, a historical stopover/camp site for the U.S. Army's Detachment Black Seminole-Indian Scouts and their Lt. John L. Bullis. Why is this a guided hike? This is for you safety and protection of the cultural and natural resources. The park only…

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March Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship Texas

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm CST
Battleship Texas State Historic Site, 3523 Independence Parkway South
LaPorte, TX 77571 United States
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Looking for something fun and different to do? Ever wonder what’s behind all those locked doors aboard the Battleship TEXAS? Well look no more we have just the thing for you! First Texas Volunteers (FTV) in cooperation with Battleship Texas Foundation (BTF) and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) will host a very special unique guided behind the scenes “Hard Hat Tour” aboard the ship, Saturday, March 30th, 2019. This tour will last approximately (3 ½) hours and participants will…

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Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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$2 – $9

Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek. Join us for a guided walk to the beautiful Honey Creek to learn about both the natural and cultural history of the area. This 2-hour hike begins at the Rust House inside the park. This hike is free beyond the park admission of $7 per person 13 and over (free with a current TPWD Park Pass) and a requested donation of $2 per person to the…

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Summit Hike

March 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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19th Century Medicine at Barrington Farm

March 30 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 4:00 pm CST

At a time where medicine was more art than science, what would a visit to the doctor be like? Before becoming president, Anson Jones made his fortune as a doctor. At a time where medicine was more art than science, what would a visit to the doctor be like? Come take a peek behind the curtain with us at Barrington as we uncover the tricks and tools of the trade. Contact Barb King for more information at 936-878-2214 x246.

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Summit Hike

March 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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April 2019

Bird Bingo

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game! So you think you know birds... Let's find out! Join one of our park rangers for a game of bird bingo including some birds found here in the park. This game is held every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center across from the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. We hope we'll see you…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

April 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
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Free – $5

Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages. About 300 species of butterflies and about 100 species of dragonflies make South Texas their home, many of which are found nowhere else in North America. Binoculars, closed shoes and a hat are suggested for participants. Meet on the deck overlooking beautiful Ibis Pond just outside the Park Store. Checklists are provided. A knowledgeable guide will lead. Free with regular park…

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Jeop-Birdy!

April 5 @ 2:30 pm CST
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Join our Interpretive Ranger in this fun game to test your bird knowledge. Have you ever wanted to play on the Jeopardy game show? Well now's your chance with a little birding twist! This game is held every Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. This program is free to park campers and day users. Park entrance fees are $5 per person (13 years and up).

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Honey Creek Saturday Morning Guided Hike

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

Government Canyon State Natural Area, 12861 Galm Rd
San Antonio, TX 78254 United States
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$2 – $9

Join us to learn the about the cultural and natural history of Honey Creek. Join us for a guided walk to the beautiful Honey Creek to learn about both the natural and cultural history of the area. This 2-hour hike begins at the Rust House inside the park. This hike is free beyond the park admission of $7 per person 13 and over (free with a current TPWD Park Pass) and a requested donation of $2 per person to the…

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Frontier Forts Muster

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CST
Fort Worth Stockyards, 106 E. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164 United States
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Join the Buffalo Soldiers at the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards for interactive games, historical interpretation, outdoor skills, and fun for audiences of all ages. Explore our Buffalo Solider camp, and listen to stories about the lives of these trail blazing soldiers—view displays of artifacts and tools, discover how to track an animal, learn Native American skills, or even play a round of early frontier baseball! You never know what our Buffalo Soldiers will bring with them on the trail, and…

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Summit Hike

April 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Summit Hike

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2020

One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on January 3, 2019 at 9:30am

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 16710 Ranch Rd. 965
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Free – $7

Join a park ranger or Master Naturalist as we climb to the top of Enchanted Rock! Along the way, we'll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place. We'll hear tales of derring-do and see sweeping panoramic views! Meet at the Gazebo at the beginning of the Summit Trail. Time: Approximately 2 hours. Distance: 1.5 miles there and back again. Elevation gain: 425 feet. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes Plenty of water Sunscreen Dress for the weather…

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Bird Bingo

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Do you like Bingo? Well, how about birds? Come put your bird identification skills to the test with a Bird Bingo game! So you think you know birds... Let's find out! Join one of our park rangers for a game of bird bingo including some birds found here in the park. This game is held every Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Nature Center across from the Gymnasium and lasts 30 minutes to an hour. We hope we'll see you…

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Choke Canyon Bird Walk

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Choke Canyon State Park – Calliham Unit, P.O. Box 2
Calliham, TX 78007 United States
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Free – $5

Come join our interpretive park ranger for a one-hour bird walk at Choke Canyon State Park! Join our interpretive park ranger for a stroll along Choke Canyon State Park’s trails and lake edge. Watch and listen for common and rare birds found here in the winter and during migrations. You are welcomed to bring your own binoculars and bird identification book. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather! This walk takes place every Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. and…

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Butterfly and Dragonfly Walk

April 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Estero Llano Grande State Park, 3301 S. International Blvd. (FM 1015)
Weslaco, TX 78596 United States
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Free – $5

Observe and identify butterflies and dragonflies on a leisurely hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Suitable for all ages. About 300 species of butterflies and about 100 species of dragonflies make South Texas their home, many of which are found nowhere else in North America. Binoculars, closed shoes and a hat are suggested for participants. Meet on the deck overlooking beautiful Ibis Pond just outside the Park Store. Checklists are provided. A knowledgeable guide will lead. Free with regular park…

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