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.

Night Program
Friday - September 19, 2014

Star Party

Star Party      Friday, Sept. 19th, 7:30PM

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

Program starts promptly at 7:30 pm.

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


Program
Saturday - September 20, 2014

Cerrillos Fiesta

Cerrillos Fiesta     Saturday, Sept. 20th, 9-4pm

Join us at the Visitor Center during this celebration of life in and around Cerrillos.

At 10am The Harrell House of Natural Oddities and Bug Museum presents a special program on local insects and tarantulas. 

Visitor Center  37 Main Street


Hike
Saturday - September 27, 2014

Tarantulas

Tarantulas  Saturday, Sept. 27th, 3PM

Spiders the size of doughnuts. Where are they going? What are they doing? Come find out on this creepy jaunt through the hills.

Program starts promptly at 3:00 pm.

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

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