E.g., Jul 24 2019
E.g., Jul 24 2019
Kids to Parks Day!
Sat, 5/18/2019 9:30am to 10:00pm
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Bastrop SP
100 Park Road 1A
, , 78602
United States

Head on Over to Bastrop State Park for a day full of fun activities!

Looking for something to do on Saturday, May 18th?  Want to get your kids out of the house and have them burn off some energy?  How about giving them a fun learning experience while they do that?  Bring your family on out to Bastrop State Park for our Kids to Park Day!!

We will have fun activities and programs through out the whole day from 9:30am to 10pm!  Come out and make some memories with your family in the Great Outdoors while learning something new!

Adventures await you, whether you choose . . .

Birding With a Pro - Guided Walk, Master Naturalist Guided Hike, Audubon Society Backyard Birds & Giveaways, Backyard Bass and Basics of Fishing with the 4H Bullseye Club who will be raffling off free rods & reels to participants, Smokey the Bear meet and greet with the Texas Forest Service Wildland Firefighters, Local Game Warden meet and greet and the Game Thief Trailer, Wildlife Touch Table, Full Moon Night Hike, Night Sky Program, and more!

Activities and Program Schedule Below!

9:30am to 10:30am - Birding With a Pro from the Bastrop Audubon Society! Guided Walk - Bastrop State Park Refectory Parking lot meeting place

9:30am to 12:30am - Birds in the Park Birding Table by the Bastrop Audubon Society! Giveaways and information! -Bastrop State Park Refectory

10am to 11:30am - Discover the Lost Pines Guided Master Naturalist - Moderate 1 Mile Hike - Bastrop State Park - Playground Parking Lot meeting place

10am to 11:30am - Predators of the Pines Guided Master Naturalist - Easy 2 Mile Hike - Buescher State Park - Winding Woodland Trailhead parking lot meeting place

12pm to 3pm - Backyard Bass, Basics of Fishing tables, and Rod/Reel raffle giveaways with the Bullseye 4H Club! -Bastrop State Park Refectory

1pm to 4pm - Smokey the Bear & Texas Forest Service! -Bastrop State Park Refectory

1pm to 4pm - Texas Game Warden & Operations Game Thief Trailer - Bastrop State Park Refectory

5:30pm to 7pm - Canoeing 101 at
Buescher State Park - Must sign up in advance; Limited Spots available. Sign up at - madalyn.miller@tpwd.texas.gov

8:30pm to 10:00pm - Full Moon Night Hike with a Night Sky Program to follow at Bastrop State Park.  Playground Parking Lot Meeting Place
– Hike from 8:30pm to 9:30pm
- Night Sky Program from 9:30pm to 10pm


All programs are free after park entrance fee is paid.  Kids 12 and under are free.  Adults 12 and up are $5 per person.  Or free with Texas State Park Pass.




Things To Do: 
Canoeing/ Kayaking
Hiking/ walking
All ages