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 09, 2016

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 7:30 pm.

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

Saturday - September 17, 2016

Fiesta de Cerrillos

Join us for the annual Fiesta de Cerrillos. Daylong family activities including art & crafts, food and music along First and Main Streets. Displays at the State Park Visitor Center.

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
37 Main St
Cerrillos, NM 87010
(505) 474-0196

Hike
Saturday - September 24, 2016

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 3 pm.

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


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