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
(505) 474-0196.

Night Program
Friday - March 08, 2019

Star Party

Explore the night sky above the park. Catch a green laser guided tour of bright stars, constellations and marvel at close-up views of star clusters, nebulae and distant galaxies through telescopes.

Program starts promptly at 7pm

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 - March 10, 2019

Geology Hike

Decode the ancient past through the eyes of a geologist. Local rockhound Scott Renbarger will be your guide.

Hike starts promptly at 11am

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 - Visitor Center
Saturday - March 30, 2019

A’birding on a Bronco

Guest presenter Karen Herzenberg will share the life story of Florence Merriam Bailey, a pioneer in bird conservation. A field ornithologist at a time when women wore corsets and floor length skirts, she wrote eight books including Birds Through an Opera Glass (1889) and Birds of New Mexico (1928). Free event, donations welcome.

Program starts promptly at 2pm

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

Amigos Fundraiser - Visitor Center
Saturday - May 25, 2019

Art in the Park

An annual event featuring artists along the Turquoise Trail corridor. The range of work includes art cards & books, ceramics, Cerrillos turquoise, fused glass, jewelry, magnets, metal work, paintings, photography, silk scarves, T-shirts, water colors and wood art.  A feast for the eyes in a country setting.  Enjoy yummy baked goods by the Amigos. 

Show Hours: 10am - 3pm

Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
37 Main Street    Cerrillos, NM 87010
www.cerrilloshills.org
(505) 474-0196

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