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. Get updates in your inbox on Park events! Just drop a line to peter.lipscomb@state.nm.us. 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 at (505) 474-0196.

Amigos Fundraiser - Visitor Center
Saturday - August 24, 2019

Amigos Bake Sale

Stop by the Cerrillos Hills State Park visitor center for delicious baked goods during the Town Wide Yard Sale. 9-4pm

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

Night Program
Friday - September 20, 2019

Star Party

Explore the night sky above the park. See the green laser tour of bright stars and constellations and marvel at telescope views of star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and the planets Saturn and Jupiter. Program starts promptly at 7:30pm. 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
Sunday - September 29, 2019

Tarantula Hike

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

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