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State Park Events
Fall Fest 2023
November 4: People have visited the land that is now Mother Neff State Park for thousands of years. Now it’s your turn: come explore and make memories of your own at the park’s Fall Fest. The celebration will feature nature hikes, children’s activities and more.
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
100-Year Celebration Native Prairie Plant-a-thon
Come out to the annual Native Prairie Plant-a-thon volunteer event and plant thousands of native grasses and forbs as part of the park’s continued prairie restoration efforts.
Bastrop State Park
Bastrop Field and Fun Fest
Celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks at Bastrop with booths from the Houston Zoo, archeologists, entomologists and activities such
as the Houston Toad Hop.
Monahans Sandhills State Park
Centennial Celebration at Monahans Sandhills
Bring your friends and family to play in the sand and learn about the local history while connecting with nature.
Guadalupe River State Park
100 Years of Camping in Style
See unique RVs that represent different decades from the past 100 years.
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Veterans Day Hike
Celebrate our military members with a Veterans Day Hike.
Abilene State Park
Big Country Frontier Day
Celebrate the Texas State Parks Centennial by immersing yourself in the wild history of the Texas frontier for a day.
Goliad State Park & Historic Site
For centuries, people have been settling along the San Antonio River, from native hunters and gatherers to European immigrants. See how they lived and changed the surrounding area at this event.
Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Archeology in the Park: Field Session
Calling all amateur archeologists! This field session will teach you the methods that archeologists use to preserve the past.
Estero Llano Grande State Park
Estero Outdoor Family Fiesta
Head to the park for a day of outdoor family fun.
Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Join a certified nature therapist to reconnect before the holiday season.
Lake Tawakoni State Park
100-Year Celebration Dutch Oven CookOff
Put your campfire culinary skills to the test and celebrate 100 years of Texas State Parks.
South Llano River State Park
6th Annual Turkey Trot 5K/1-Mile Fun Run
South Llano River State Park is home to a Rio Grande turkey roost, so we found it fitting that we have a Turkey Trot. Why not?
Longhorn Cavern State Park
Happy 91st Birthday, Longhorn Cavern!
Celebrate Longhorn Cavern State Park’s 91st birthday. The first 100 guests will receive free cupcakes, and all guests can join special birthday activities throughout the day.
Fort Leaton State Historic Site
Giving Thanks for a Desert Haven
Watch the old fort come to life and experience what it was like for travelers taking refuge inside its walls.
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