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.

Program
Saturday - June 22, 2019

Solstice Sun Watching

Join us in the park for midsummer solar observing and learn about the park’s noon analemma. We will have specially-filtered solar telescopes set up so you can safely view our nearest star, the sun. 

Program 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.

Program
Sunday - June 30, 2019

Feathers, Flight and Food

Learn about the plumage, flying and feeding habits of our feathered friends. This fun, interactive program created by Audubon New Mexico, will answer the question “What bird are you?”

Program 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.

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