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State Park Events
Our Past, Present & Future: 100 Million Years Ago to 100 Years From Now
At Government Canyon, it’s all about water. Celebrate with a day’s worth of activities looking at the park’s past, present and future. Find treasures in the “Special Geocache Challenge.” Learn about nature in “The Wonder of Texas’ Native Plants” and “Guided Hike to the Savannah Restoration Area.” History takes the spotlight in “Hike to the Dinosaur Tracks” and “The History of Government Canyon.”
Galveston Island State Park
Sunrise Beach Walk
Spend 2023’s first sunrise strolling along the sand.
Lake Corpus Christi State Park
First Day Birding Tour
Join a ranger for a two-hour bird-watching hike through the park and get a start on your year’s birding list.
Balmorhea State Park
First Day Swim
Get a start celebrating Texas State Parks’ 100th year with the first swim of 2023 in the world’s largest spring-fed swimming pool.
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
First Day Guided Summit Hike
Join a park ranger and stroll into the new year by hiking to the top of Enchanted Rock. Along the way, you’ll learn about the geology, history and biology of this special place.
Courtesy of Davis Mnts State Park interpreter
Davis Mountains State Park
Mile-High First Day Hike
Start 2023 off on the right (or left) foot by joining the park’s Mile-High First Day Hike. This moderate hike follows the Skyline Drive Trail and includes a break at the Keesey Canyon Overlook for a First Day Selfie.
Inks Lake State Park
First Day Hike, Bike, Run, Paddle
Start the New Year with multiple activities in the park. Join rangers for a midnight hike, a morning run, a morning ride or an afternoon paddle.
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