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.

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

Program - Visitor Center
Saturday - January 21, 2017

Skies of Our Ancestors

Our ancestors shared an intimate connection with the night sky. By carefully observing patterns of celestial movement they developed techniques to ensure survival. Learn about their skills and how you can protect and enjoy the nighttime environment.

Program starts promptly at 2pm

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

Approximately 16 miles south of Santa Fe and 3 miles north of Madrid via NM 14. Take County Road 57 west into Cerrillos village. Donations welcome


Hike
Saturday - February 04, 2017

Cabin Fever Hike

Suffering from cabin fever? This hike will cure what ails you. Stretch your legs and learn the natural and cultural history of the Cerrillos Hills on this guided hike.

Program starts promptly at 11am

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.


Program - Visitor Center
Saturday - February 18, 2017

Estevan The Black

Estevan, a Moor and Spanish slave is given credit for being the first European to set foot in what is now the states of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. How he accomplished that feat is an all most unbelievable tale, filled with danger, adventure, and a date with fate. Co-sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council & the Department of Cultural Affairs, this program is made possible by the generous support of The Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park.

Program starts promptly at 2pm

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

Approximately 16 miles south of Santa Fe and 3 miles north of Madrid via NM 14. Take County Road 57 west into Cerrillos village. Donations welcome


Hike
Sunday - March 05, 2017

Geology Hike

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

Program 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 10, 2017

Star Party

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.

Program 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.

Saturday - June 17, 2017

Art in the Park and Ice Cream Social

An Ice Cream Social & outdoor art market featuring local artists hosted by the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park on the grounds of the park Visitor Center. Vendors take cash or check, 10-4pm

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
37 Main St
Cerrillos, NM 87010
http://www.cerrilloshills.org
(505) 474-0196

Saturday - August 19, 2017

Cerrillos Town Wide Yard Sale

Cerrillos Town Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, August 19, 2017
The town of Cerrillos hosts an annual town wide yard sale event. There are booths and tables of treasures scattered through the town. Special sales tables benefit the Cerrillos Hills State Park Amigos at the Park Visitor Center.  From 9-4 on Saturday. 

Cerrillos, NM 87010
(505) 438-3008

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