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.

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

Hike
Saturday - March 03, 2018

Amigos Hike

Come out and stretch your legs on this volunteer-led, guided hike through the hills. Hike starts promptly at 10am

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.

Hike
Sunday - March 04, 2018

Geology Hike

Decode the ancient past through the eyes of a geologist. Local rock hound Scott Renbarger will be your guide. 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.

Night Program
Friday - March 09, 2018

Star Party

Star Party Friday, March 9th,7PM

Explore the night sky above the park. Catch the green laser guided tour of bright stars and constellations followed by close-up views of star clusters, nebulae and distant galaxies through telescopes.

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.

Hike
Friday - March 23, 2018

Twilight Hike

The air cools, the wind stills, and the land grows quiet. Experience a splash of color at sunset and welcome nightrise on this guided hike. Hike starts promptly at 7pm.

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.

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