Events

Cerrillos Hills State Park offers a full range of recreational, educational and nature-based programs held throughout the year. Activities include native grass & wildflower hikes, bird watching, landscape photography, geology, snakes, high desert animals, star gazing, lunar facts and lore with the ranger & talented guest speakers.

From cultural and historical facets, to natural history and traditional programs, you’re invited to learn, to play and to enjoy! We encourage families, friends and youth to enjoy the great outdoors. Get updates in your inbox on Park events! Just drop a line to peter.lipscomb@state.nm.us. We never share or sell your e-mail.

For more information about any of the events listed below, please contact the Cerrillos Hills State Park
(505) 474-0196.

Hike - Night Program
Friday - August 17, 2018

Twighlight Hike

The transition from day to night is a wonderful time to experience the rhythm of nature. The air cools, the wind stills, and the land grows quiet. Come welcome nightrise on this guided hike. $5 per car cash or check or use your state park pass. Meet at the park entrance 1/2 mile N of Cerrillos village on CR 59.

Program starts promptly at 7pm.

Amigos Fundraiser - Visitor Center
Saturday - August 25, 2018

Annual Amigos Yard Sale

Town wide yard sale event.  Support the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park by snapping up some great deals! 9-4pm. The Amigos are accepting donations of non-electronic items. Contact Susan (505) 216-5216 to arrange pick up.

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
37 Main St.,  Cerrillos, NM 87010

Hike
Sunday - September 02, 2018

Amigos Hike

The Amigos are the park friends group. As part of their mission to enhance the visitor experience of the park, they host monthly hikes. Come join this volunteer-led guided hike through the hills. $5 per car cash or check or use your state park pass. Meet at the park 1/2 mile N of Cerrillos village on CR 59.

Program starts promptly at 10am

Night Program
Friday - September 14, 2018

Star Party

Explore the night sky above the park. See the green laser tour of bright stars and constellations then marvel at views of Mars, Saturn, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies through telescopes. $5 per car cash or check or use your state park pass. Meet at the park 1/2 mile N of Cerrillos village on CR 59. Photo: M101 Peter Lipscomb

Program starts promptly at 7:30pm.

Visitor Center
Saturday - September 15, 2018

Cerrillos Fiesta

Join us at the Visitor Center during this celebration of life in and around Cerrillos. We will have presentations and activities for visitors of all ages. 9-4pm.

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
37 Main St., Cerrillos, NM 87010

Hike
Sunday - September 23, 2018

Tarantula Hike

Spiders the size of beer coasters. Where are they going? What are they doing? Come find out on this creepy jaunt through the hills. $5 per car cash or check or use your state park pass. Meet at the park 1/2 mile N of Cerrillos village on CR 59.

Program starts promptly at 10am.

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