Texas Parks & Wildlife

August's Activity Of The Month: SwimmingHow can you escape the dog days of summer? Why not join thousands of Texans who take their families swimming in a Texas State Park to beat the heat -- while enjoying a fun, healthy activity in the outdoors?
July's Activity Of The Month: PaddlingKeep cool this summer and have fun with your family! Go paddling in a state park or along a designated Texas Paddling Trail.
June's Activity Of The Month: FishingFishing in a Texas State Park or local Neighborhood Fishin' lake stocked with fish is fun, affordable and a great way for family and friends to be together in nature.
May's Activity Of The Month: PicnickingWhether you relax on a blanket, sit at a picnic table or cook outdoors on an open grill -- food just tastes better outside!
April's Activity Of The Month: BirdingApril is a great time to get outdoors with your family, and birding is an activity that the whole family can enjoy -- even while hiking, biking or picnicking.
March's Activity Of The Month: PhotographyVisiting a state park offers plenty of opportunities for amazing photographs and outdoor family fun.
February's Activity Of The Month: BikingThis month, take your family biking in a Texas State Park! Ride together along shaded creeks, limestone bluffs and stream beds while pedaling through prairies, deserts, fields or forests.
January's Activity Of The Month: HikingThis month, take your family hiking! You can try a night hike, a nature hike, an easy hike along a tree-shaded river, or a hike back in time.
December's Activity Of The Month: Family GatheringsBringing your family gathering outside this holiday season is easier than ever. That's because 70 state parks throughout Texas offer group facilities, from dining and recreation halls to group bunkhouses and open-air pavillions.
November's Activity Of The Month: CampingCamping is a great way to connect with nature and your loved ones. Whether it's stargazing, s'mores and stories around the campfire or encounters with night owls, crickets and other wildlife, you'll be sure to bond over your experiences.
October's Activity Of The Month: HistoryMake history this month at Texas State Parks. From rock art sites to historic structures, missions, military frontier forts or pioneer farms, history is better outside!
September's Activity Of The Month: GeocachingGo on a treasure hunt the whole family can enjoy -- geocaching! Geocaching takes your child's love for technology into the great outdoors.