Brazos Bend State Park
Volunteer Organization   
Gator Hatch

July 20th - 21th, 2019

Nature Center Hours
Monday through Friday   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday   9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Major holidays (except Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - Guided hike on a 1/2 mile, paved trail approximately 1.5 hours. Bring drinking water.
11:00 a.m. CHILDREN’S STORYTIME & CRAFT - “FIREFLIES”- Listen to the story about Fireflies & make your own glittering firefly.
12:30 p.m. NATURE JOURNALING - Join us for a short, guided hike and get in touch with nature through art and scientific note taking by creating your own nature journal. All ages are welcome, materials provided.
1:30 p.m. SNAKE PROGRAM - Learn more about the animal that people love to hate and its role in the environment.
8:00 p.m. NIGHT HIKE - Meet at 40 Acre Lake for a 1-mile guided hike to see what comes out when the light go off. Learn about nocturnal animals and how to identify them. Bring flashlights, water and insect repellant.


8:00 a.m. Guided Bird Watching Hike - Meet at the 40 Acre lake restrooms. Bring binoculars and drinking water. All skill levels welcome.
10:00 a.m. CREEKFIELD LAKE NATURE HIKE - Guided hike on a 1/2 mile paved trail, approximately 1.5 hours. Bring drinking water.
2:00 p.m. WILDLIFE VIEWING at ELM LAKE - Meet at the wildlife viewing platform at Elm Lake to learn more about the wildlife that call Brazos Bend home.

Brazos Bend State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife on Facebook

Programs are free and take place at the Nature Center unless noted otherwise.
All programs are posted one week in advance and are subject to change without notice.

Updated: Jul 16, 2019