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July Programs

River Critters
Saturday, July 5, 2014 10-11:30 a.m.
Join Craig Hensley, Park Ranger at Guadalupe River State Park as we wade into the Guadalupe River in search of tadpoles, fish, insects and more during this sure-to-be-fun morning activity. Meet at the Amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. Be sure to dress to get wet as we will get in the water! This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Stories in the Stars
Saturday, July 5, 2014 8-10 p.m.
Head out to Guadalupe River State Park for an evening of stargazing with members from the San Antonio Astronomical Society. Following a presentation at the Amphitheater behind the Discovery Center, you'll get a chance to check out seasonal constellations, moon, Jupiter and other celestial wonders through our telescopes. This program is free with a TPWD Park Pass or after paying the $7 entrance fee (children ages 12 and under are free).

Fishing 101
Friday, July 11, 2014 9-11 a.m.
If you are looking for a lifetime gift for your child, consider joining the staff and volunteers at Guadalupe River State Park for an introduction to fishing. We'll provide the rods and reels as well as the bait as we go in search of sunfish, bass and catfish. Your child will learn the basics of casting, setting the hook and how to properly release a fish. We do have a limited number of rods and reels, so please email Park Ranger Craig Hensley at craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov to reserve a spot for your child, or call 830.438.7653. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Insect-a-Mania
Saturday, July 12, 2014 10-11:30 a.m.
Join the Park Ranger at Guadalupe River State Park for a morning of chasing six-legged wonders from butterflies to grasshoppers. The Park will provide the nets for this insect-catching fun for children and adults, alike. This program is Free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free). Please meet at the amphitheatre behind the Discovery Center.

Night Watch
Saturday, July 12, 2014 8:30-10 p.m.
Guadalupe River State Park will present a talk on the natural history of the night. Following a short presentation at the Amphitheatre, located behind the Discovery Center, you'll head into the night in search of bats, owls, spiders and more during this sure-to-be-fun evening hike. Be sure to bring a flashlight. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

The Mysterious Case of the Guadalupe Fledermaus: A Ranger Sam Mystery
Friday, July 18, 2014 10-11:30 a.m.
Join birder and Park Ranger Craig Hensley at Honey Creek for a bird walk in search of Painted Buntings, Summer Tanagers, Golden-cheeked Warblers and other spring songbirds. This walk is for ages 10 and above. We'll meet at the Rust House inside Guadalupe River State Park. This event is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Fishing 101
Saturday, July 19, 2014 9-11 a.m.
If you are looking for a lifetime gift for your child, consider joining the staff and volunteers at Guadalupe River State Park for an introduction to fishing. We'll provide the rods and reels as well as the bait as we go in search of sunfish, bass and catfish. Your child will learn the basics of casting, setting the hook and how to properly release a fish. We do have a limited number of rods and reels, so please email Park Ranger Craig Hensley at craig.hensley@tpwd.texas.gov to reserve a spot for your child, or call 830.438.7653. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Honey Creek at Night
Saturday, July 19, 2014 8:00-10 p.m.
Join the Park Ranger at Guadalupe River State Park for hike to the beautiful Honey Creek under the cover of dark. Following a presentation at the Rust House, you'll head out in search of bats, fireflies, owls and more as we venture to creek. Be sure to bring a flashlight. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).