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.

Amigos Fundraiser - Visitor Center
Saturday - August 19, 2017

Cerrillos Town Wide Yard Sale

Support the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park by snapping up some great deals. Proceeds help fund speaker programs, school bus trips to the park, the annual art show and other activities.  9-4pm

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center - 37 Main Street, Cerrillos, NM.

Hike
Saturday - August 26, 2017

Mining History Hike

On this guided hike you will be introduced to the origins and practices of mining in the hills during the past 1,000 years. Learn how natural history influenced cultural history of the Cerrillos Mining District.

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.

Hike
Saturday - September 02, 2017

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.

Night Program
Friday - September 15, 2017

Star Party

Explore the night sky above the park. See the green laser tour of bright stars and constellations then marvel at views of star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies through telescopes.

Program starts promptly at 7:30pm.

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center - 37 Main Street, Cerrillos, NM.

Visitor Center
Saturday - September 16, 2017

Cerrillos Fiesta

Join us at the Visitor Center during this celebration of life in and around Cerrillos. We will have wildlife presentations and activities for visitors of all ages.

9am-4pm

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center - 37 Main Street, Cerrillos, NM.

Hike
Saturday - September 30, 2017

Tarantula Hike

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

Program starts promptly at 9am.

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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