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.

Sunday - December 16, 2018

Pelts and Skulls Hike

Hike the trails and examine our collection of skulls and pelts to learn how their shapes and characteristics allow animals like cougars, bobcats and their prey survive in the wild. 

Hike starts promptly at 11am.

Meet at the park entrance 1/2 mile north of Cerrillos village on County Road 59. $5 per vehicle, exact change cash or check.

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