Weekend Rambles: April 1st-3rd 2022

Happy Spring! Here is the April 1st – April 3rd edition of the Weekend Rambles, brought to you by Ramblin’ ’round Texas

CENTRAL TEXAS

Friday

GARNER STATE PARK | Concan, TX

Birding with a Ranger — 8:30AM

Bring your own binoculars.

PEDERNALES FALLS STATE PARK | Johnson City, TX

Stories in the Stars — 8:30PM

Saturday

LOCKHART STATE PARK | Lockhart, TX

Bird Walk — 8AM

MCKINNEY FALLS STATE PARK | Austin, TX

Birding with a Ranger — 9AM 

ENCHANTED ROCK STATE NATURAL AREA | Fredericksburg, TX

Guided Summit Hike — 9:30AM

HILL COUNTRY STATE NATURAL AREA | Bandera, TX

Reading with a Ranger — 9:30AM

Sunday

GUADALUPE RIVER STATE PARK | Spring Branch, TX

Honey Creek Nature Hike — 9AM

Registration is required. Register here.

ENCHANTED ROCK STATE NATURAL AREA | Fredericksburg, TX

Nature Walk — 12PM

MCKINNEY FALLS STATE PARK | Austin, TX

Archery 101 — 1PM

Registration required. Ages 8 and up only. Call Ranger Lauren at 512.243.1643 for registration information.

WEST TEXAS

Friday

SEMINOLE CANYON STATE PARK & HISTORIC SITE | Comstock, TX

Fate Bell Shelter Pictograph Walking Tour — 10AM + 3PM

Tour tickets can be purchased in advance on the Texas State Parks reservation site. No pets.

Saturday

ABILENE STATE PARK | Abilene, TX

Lake Hike — 9AM

Sunday 

FRANKLIN MOUNTAINS STATE PARK | El Paso, TX

Women’s Hike — 8:30AM

Reservations required. Call 915.566.6441 to reserve your spot.

NORTH TEXAS

Friday 

COPPER BREAKS STATE PARK | Quanah, TX

Meet the Longhorns — 2PM

Star Walk — 8:30PM

Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

CEDAR HILL STATE PARK | Cedar Hill, TX

Campfire Talk — 7PM

Limited seating – bring a chair or blanket.

Saturday 

BONHAM STATE PARK | Bonham, TX

Morning Chat with a Ranger — 10AM

DINOSAUR VALLEY STATE PARK | Glen Rose, TX

Track Talk — 10AM

Solar System Walk — 8PM

Star Party — 9PM

LAKE MINERAL WELLS STATE PARK & TRAILWAY | Mineral Wells, TX

Stargazing the Texas Night Sky — 8:30PM

Sunday 

LAKE WHITNEY STATE PARK | Whitney, TX

Bird Sleuths of the Two Bridges Trail — 9AM

EAST TEXAS

Friday

MARTIN CREEK LAKE STATE PARK | Tatum, TX

Observing the Texas Sky — 8PM

Saturday

MARTIN CREEK LAKE STATE PARK | Tatum, TX

Coffee with a Ranger — 8AM

BRAZOS BEND STATE PARK | 

Birding Hike — 8AM

Kids Program & Crafts — 9AM

Learn about the food chain!

DAINGERFIELD STATE PARK | Daingerfield, TX

Dutch Oven Cooking — 9AM

MARTIN DIES JR STATE PARK | Jasper, TX

Fishing with a Ranger — 9AM

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE PARK | San Felipe, TX

Nature Walk — 10AM

No pets allowed.

SOUTH TEXAS

Friday

BENTSEN-RIO GRANDE VALLEY STATE PARK | Mission, TX

Hawk Watch — 9AM

Attendance is limited. Reserve your spot by calling 956.584.9156.

ESTERO LLANO GRANDE STATE PARK | Weslaco, TX

Butterfly & Dragonfly Tours — 1:30PM

Saturday

GOLIAD STATE PARK & HISTORIC SITE | Goliad, TX

Mission History Tour — 2PM

Max attendance of 24. First come, first served – no reservations available.

RESACA DE LA PALMA STATE PARK | Brownsville, TX

Slimy Snails — 2:30PM

MUSTANG ISLAND STATE PARK | Corpus Christi, TX

Salty Safari — 3PM

Sunday

RESACA DE LA PALMA STATE PARK | Brownsville, TX

Bird & Nature Tour — 8:15AM

Find more programs and important information on the Texas Parks & Wildlife event calendar. Always remember to reserve your day pass in advance! Many parks reach capacity on weekends and without a reservation you will not be able to enter the park. 

Visit parks often? Invest in a Texas State Parks Pass! Not only will it waive your entrance fees, but you’ll get camping coupons and discounts on Park Store items! At only $70, they pay for themselves in just a few visits.

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