Experience a Sunset Hike at Kartchner Caverns State Park!

September 21, 2018

Phoenix– Join a park ranger at Kartchner Caverns State Park for an incredible hike through the Whetsone Mountains at sunset! Arizona sunset views can’t be beat, and you’ll have a front row seat from the trail! Embark on this incredible experience at Kartchner on September 29, 2018.


Enjoy the 2.4-mile trail during this moderate to difficult hike along the paths of KartchnerHikers on the trail at Kartchner Caverns State Park, with the beautiful surroundings. Caverns State Park. Views include the Whetstone Mountains, the San Pedro River Valley, and of course, the sun sinking down over the Arizona horizon. This hike is approximately two hours long, and you should be sure to bring plenty of water and wear closed-toe shoes!


Kartchner Caverns State Park offers nearly 10 miles of trails through the desert and Whetstone Mountains, as well as day-use areas. Cave tours are available during regular hours (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), and reservations are encouraged. View the event flyer HERE.


WHAT: Sunset Hike – The cost is $7 per vehicle.


WHERE: Kartchner Caverns State Park – Located 9 miles south of Benson near Tucson.


WHEN: Saturday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m. Visit azstateparks.com/kartchner.


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