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21 Scheduled Events

Third Saturday of the month   4:30-7:30 p.m.

Kartchner Caverns Photo Tours!

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Have you ever wanted to take photos of the amazing underground world of Kartchner Caverns? Here's your chance! Arizona State Parks and Trails now offers an opportunity to take photos inside the cave every month. Registration for this tour is $125 per person.

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June 19 and July 17, 2021   7:30 p.m.

Desert Scorpion Hunting at Lost Dutchman

Lost Dutchman State Park

Enjoy the desert under the glow of black light in search scorpions! Listen to a brief informative talk about scorpions before journeying into the desert night on your hunt.

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Various Wednesdays and Saturdays   7 a.m.

Guided Bird Walks

Red Rock State Park

Join us at Red Rock State Park for guided bird walks! Learn about Sedona's diverse and beautiful bird species while taking a stroll through this gorgeous park with a veteran bird enthusiast.

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Monthly June-October   Various

Full Moon Hikes

Red Rock State Park

The Full Moon Hike is among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Join us for an exciting evening under the night sky of Sedona.

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June 26 and July 24, 2021   7:30 p.m. | 7:15 p.m. in July

Sunset Stroll

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join a ranger for an easy, guided hike that focuses on the aesthetic with opportunities to enjoy what you can see along the trail.

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June 27, July 11 and 25, 2021   8 a.m.

Power Hour

Lost Dutchman State Park

This in-person casual presentation invites you to empower yourself and your community - because knowledge is power! Join a ranger as we enlighten you with special guests and topics of interest.

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Saturday, July 3, 2021   6:00 p.m.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Nancy Elliott

Catalina State Park

Join Catalina State Park on for its popular Music in the Mountains concert series featuring a Southwestern Americana performance by Nancy Elliott!

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Saturday, July 3, 2021   3:30-7:00 p.m.

Stroll and Roll Light Parade

Lyman Lake State Park

Bring your bicycle, tricycle, scooter, or stroller and as many red, white, and blue decorations as you can, and stroll or roll in Lyman Lake State Park's patriotic light parade!

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July 12   12:15 p.m.

Lunchtime Virtual Lecture: Frontline Women in Arizona

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

The Frontline Women presentation explores the important contributions of Arizona women to the nation’s success during times of crisis and specifically during World War Two.

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July 17, 2021   6:30 a.m.

Saguaro Saunter

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join Ranger Jody for a quick guided tour of the day use area, providing you the opportunity to learn about the lived experience of the saguaro.

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Saturday, August 7, 2021   6:00 p.m.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Lazaret

Catalina State Park

Come out to Catalina State Park and enjoy a very fun concert in front of the beautiful Santa Catalina Mountains where local band “Lazaret” will be performing their psychedelic setlist!

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September 11-12, 2021

Family Campout

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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September 18, 2021   5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Taste at the Bridge

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

Sample some of rim country's best wine, beer, food, art and music that rim country has to offer! This gala event will raise funds to benefit Tonto Natural Bridge State Park.

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September 18-19, 2021

Family Campout

Slide Rock State Park

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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October 2-3, 2021

Family Campout

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Arizona Family Campout Programweekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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October 16-17, 2021

Family Campout

Lake Havasu State Park

Arizona Family Campout Programweekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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October 23-24, 2021

Family Campout

Roper Lake State Park

Arizona Family Campout Programweekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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November 4-5, 2021

Family Campout

Oracle State Park

Arizona Family Campout Programweekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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November 13-14, 2021

Family Campout: Tombstone State Historic Park

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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December 11-12, 2021

Family Campout

Lost Dutchman State Park

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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March 29-April 3, 2023

Save the Date: Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans 2023

Fort Verde State Historic Park

The Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event has been moved to March 29-April 3, 2023.

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Ongoing Programs

Daily   9:00 a.m.

Daily Guided Nature Walks at Red Rock

Red Rock State Park

Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life.

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Ongoing Daily

Stargazing at American Avenue Trailhead Parking Lot

Oracle State Park

Stay late or come enjoy the amazing night-sky viewing at this International Dark Sky Park!

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Ongoing Daily

Self-guided tours of the Historic Kannally Ranch House

Oracle State Park

Visit the park office/gift-shop and take a self-guided tour through the multi-level Kannally family home.

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