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 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.

Saturday - June 02, 2018

Plants & Wildflowers

Join the park’s herbarium curator Pete Peterson for this look at plants & wildflowers. We will begin by exploring the area around the main parking lot before moving on to look at flora along one or more trails.

Hike starts promptly at 11 am.

Meet in the main parking lot, ½ mile north of Cerrillos village on County Road 59.

$5 exact change cash or check per vehicle or free with a valid New Mexico State Parks pass.

Amigos Fundraiser - Visitor Center
Saturday - June 16, 2018

Art in the Park & Ice Cream Social

The range of artistic talent found along the Cerrillos/Madrid corridor spans a variety of media and styles. Come meet the artists and learn about their creative process.

10am - 3pm

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

Program - Visitor Center
Saturday - June 30, 2018

The Galisteo Basin & Cerrillos Hills

Guest presenter, Paul Secord will share images from the new book he co-authored with Homer Milford; The Galisteo Basin & Cerrillos Hills. Get a peek at life during the Territorial mining period as Paul reveals the stories, people and history depicted in these old photos.

Program starts promptly at 2pm

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
37 Main Street
Cerrillos, NM 87010 

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