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September 23, 2017   4pm - 7pm

Taste at the Bridge at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

Sample some of rim country's best wine, beer, food, art and music at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park's annual Taste of the Bridge event, sponsored by the hidden gem of Pine, THAT Brewery.

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September 24, 2017   6am

Sunday Hike: September 24, 2017

Catalina State Park

Nature Trail/Canyon Loop. Hike Nature Trail to Montrose Pool and Birding Trail.

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Selected Dates from Sept. 23 - Nov. 5, 2017   10:00am

Tours of Homolovi IV at Homolovi State Park

Homolovi State Park

Come join a Ranger for a tour of Homolovi IV, one of the park’s archaeological sites that is not usually open to the public. The pueblo consisted of approximately 200 masonry rooms built in a step-wise fashion down the sides of a small butte on the west side of the Little Colorado River.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017   5:30 pm.

Solar Eclipse Tour and Star Party

Oracle State Park

Join us for a Star Party and solar eclipse slideshow presentation at the Kannally Ranch House. The Star Party will offer telescope views of the night sky.

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September 23, 2017   9am

Butterfly Walk with Adriane Grimaldi

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Butterfly expert Adriane Grimaldi (she’s the education director at Butterfly Wonderland!)   guides a walk through the gardens. This leisurely guided outing proceeds along paths that are wheelchair-accessible, exploring our Hummingbird-Butterfly Garden, Demonstration Garden and Children's Garden collections.

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September 23, 2017   8am

Geology Walking Tour Guided by ASU Prof. Steve Semken

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Learn about rocks and volcanic formations along our main trail on a tour with professional geologist and ASU Prof. Steve Semken as your guide for a lively tour that compresses almost two billion years of geologic history into just over one educational hour!

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Saturday, September 23, 2017   7:00 pm.

Northern Arizona Space Training

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Flagstaff played a key role in preparing to send astronauts to the moon. Learn how engineers, geologists and artists joined in the effort.

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Saturday, September 23, 2017   4 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Star Party at Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

Enjoy the beauty of the night sky in the cool climate of Arizona rim country at Fool Hollow’s Star Party! The Little Colorado River Valley Astronomy Club will be on hand to provide their expertise as well as high-powered professional telescopes. Marvel at the wonders of the cosmos and learn how to take pictures of celestial bodies with your cell phone! Guests can even bring your own telescope!

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September 23, 2017   6:00am - 3:00pm

Smithsonian "Museum Day" FREE Admission Coupon

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Smithsonian's Museum Day Live promotes museums across the nation, more than a dozen here in AZ (including Jerome State Historic Park and other Arizona State Parks).

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September 23, 2017   7:00am

"Bye-Bye Buzzards" Annual Migration Celebration

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Join ASU Professor Dave Pearson for a morning observing the big, black birds. Events are included with adult admission. Arrive early for the 7am special Vulture Viewing Saturday to observe our famous flock of Turkey Vultures perched on the cliffs before they depart to spend their day soaring the skies

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September 24, 2017   2pm

57th Annual Colonel's Daughter Contest

Fort Verde State Historic Park

A Camp Verde tradition, sponsored by the Camp Verde Cavalry. Young women from the Camp Verde area compete in poise and horsemanship for the title of "Colonel's Daughter."

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September 24, 2017   6:30am - 9:30am

Split Endz Trail & Road Run

Catalina State Park

September means the April course in reverse, but this year we're adding a 5k road race on the park's paved roads. All feature those same spectacular mountain views!

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September 24, 2017   8:30am - 11:00am

Southwest Monarch Study at Red Rock State Park

Red Rock State Park

Nestled in the red rock country of Sedona, Oak Creek provides a flyway for migrating monarchs hurrying to their overwintering grounds each September. Join Gail Morris, coordinator of the southwest Monarch Study, for a morning of butterfly netting and tagging.

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September 24, 2017   8am

Beginner's Painting Class with Chuck Davison

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Chuck Davison invites you to learn basic painting -- and take home your own unique piece -- following a beginners’ painting class where he’ll give step-by-step instruction and coaching to help beginners paint a colorful Dragonfly design.

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September 24, 2017   8am

Edible, Useful & Medicinal Plants of the Sonoran Desert

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Ethnobotanist David Morris guides a leisurely one-hour stroll up the Curandero Trail,  pointing out prickly pear cacti, mesquite trees, agaves and many more native plants of the Sonoran Desert.

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September 24, 2017   10am

Intro to Photography Workshop, Walk & Guided Shoot

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

A quintet of photographers volunteer a day here at the Arboretum each month -- sharing their camera skills and coaching beginners. The goal is to share a few basic camera lessons while photographing the gardens. These photo walks include time for participants to learn basic camera functions ranging from aperture and exposure to white balance.

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September 24, 2017   10am

Intro to Cameras Guided Walk for Beginner-to-Intermediate Photographers

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

These photo walks include time for participants to learn basic camera functions ranging from aperture and exposure to white balance. In addition, participants will be able to ask their specific questions answered in a supportive small groups, each with a friendly camera coach whose goal is to "put the fun in camera functions, and eliminate aspects of photography that can be intimidating to beginners."

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September 30, 2017   9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Verde River Day 2017

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Celebrate all things outdoors while learning about the dynamic ecology of the Verde River. A free family event from your state parks.

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Friday, September 29, 2017   10:30am.

Volunteer Training Orientation

Red Rock State Park

Volunteer positions offer a wide range of options: entry station attendant, school program instructor, visitor center attendant, landscaping and gardening, hike leader, maintenance, trail maintenance, multi-media and special projects.

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October 1, 2017   6:30am

"Park's Best Short Trails Loop" at Catalina State Park

Catalina State Park

Meet at the CSPark’s main trailhead, in the parking near the two buildings. Return to the main trailhead by using different short trails.

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Saturday, September 9, 2017   3:00 pm.

Phenology Bingo

Oracle State Park

Join a Talk and Walk with plant specialist, Hilary Cox. Meet in the Kannally Ranch House living room for a 45-minute Powerpoint slideshow to learn more about the National Phenology Program that allows public participation in scientific research, connecting people with nature to benefit our changing planet.

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September 30, 2017   5pm - 7pm

Sunset Hike with a Ranger

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Enjoy a cool evening hike exploring the geology, flora and fauna along the 2.5 mile Foothills Loop Trail.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017   7:00 pm.

Science and Policy in Action!

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Environmental scientists try to improve collaboration with the public and those who make environmental policies by addressing questions.

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Sunday, October 1, 2017   2:00 pm.

From Sun Rise to Meteor Falls: Cultural Astronomy of the Prehistoric Southwest with Ken Zoll

Red Rock State Park

Throughout history, the ability of a people to survive and thrive has been tied to environmental conditions. The Skill to predict the climate change of the seasons was an essential element in the ability to “control” those conditions.

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Sunday, October 1, 2017   7:00 pm.

Merging Black Holes

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

The technology to measure gravitational waves has lead to the first detection of a black hole merger.

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October 5 to 8

91st Annual Graham County Fair

Roper Lake State Park

Come join the fun at the 91st Annual Graham County Fair in Safford AZ. Carnival, exhibits, animal shows and auction, gymkhana, horse show, live entertainment, talent show and free games with cash prizes.

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Tuesday, October 3

11th Annual IJSBA Parade of Nations Celebration

Lake Havasu State Park

Come view this International competition for best personal watercraft race with hundreds of participants from over 35 nations.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017   9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Hike for First Time Hikers in the Sonoran Desert

Lost Dutchman State Park

This is an introduction to hiking in the Sonoran Desert, starting on Treasure Loop Trail and converging to Jacobs Crosscut Trail. The trail includes a short, steeper and rockier section followed by a smooth well-maintained section, giving hikers experience in both terrains.

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October 4, 2017   4:45pm

Full Moon Hike at Red Rock State Park

Red Rock State Park

Moonlight Hikes are among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a knowledgeable naturalist, hikers get the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from a park overlook and return by the light of the moon.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017   1:00 pm.

Volunteer Training Class

Red Rock State Park

Volunteer positions offer a wide range of options: entry station attendant, school program instructor, visitor center attendant, landscaping and gardening, hike leader, maintenance, trail maintenance, multi-media and special projects.

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October 6, 2017   8:30am

Guided Bird Walk Friday with Lisa & Peggy

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Fall-Winter migrating birds visit the gardens in October; visit this week to see  chorus around the gardens. Sharpen your birding skills on a bird walk guided by Lisa & Peggy at 8:30 a.m.

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Saturday, October 7

Clarktoberfest – 2017

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Come enjoy this fall festival and street fair with live music and a beer garden. Lots of fun for dogs, kids and adults. Held in Historic Downtown Clarkdale, Arizona.

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Thursday 10/5 to Friday 10/6

46th Annual Art in the Park

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Come enjoy the day browsing and shopping at one of the Southwest's largest and most popular outdoor arts and crafts fair in Sierra Vista, Arizona.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017   10 a.m.

Hopi Pottery Talks

Homolovi State Park

Join Park Ranger and Hopi Potter, Gwen Setalla for a discussion and demonstration of traditional Hopi pottery. She will explain how traditional pottery is made and talk about how to recognize authentic made pottery.

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October 7, 2017   5:00pm

First Saturday Concerts: A Musical Celebration by Wendy Sweet

Catalina State Park

Catalina State Park is pleased to welcome back Wendy Sweet on October 7th, 2017!  Join this themed vocalist as she performs to high quality background tracks in a Musical Celebration featuring a wide variety of music - standards, country, pop and old rock and roll!

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Saturday, October 7, 2017   3:00 pm.

Common Butterflies in Southern Arizona

Oracle State Park

Join butterfly enthusiast, Larry Fellows, of the South-Eastern Arizona Butterfly Association for a Powerpoint slideshow presentation in the living room of the Kannally Ranch House.

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October 7, 2017   10am

Saturday History Walking Tour with Sylvia Lee

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Phoenix historian Sylvia Lee narrates this two-hour walking tour focused on the life and times of Colonel William Boyce Thompson, and his Arboretum.

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2nd Sunday of the month (Oct.-May)   1 p.m.

Geology Hike

Red Rock State Park

Join our knowledgeable volunteers as they venture out on the trails and discuss how Sedona transform into what you see today. This interpretive experience is for both the beginner and the experienced hiker, lasting between 2-2.5 hours with an elevation gain of 250 feet.

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October 7, 2017   8:30am

Guided Bird Walk with AZ Audubon Naturalists Steven & Cathy

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Fall-Winter migrating birds visit the gardens in October; join a guided bird walk this month to hear their chorus around the gardens. Sharpen your birding skills on a bird walk guided by Arizona Audubon naturalists Steven & Cathy.

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October 7-8

Family Campout

Lyman Lake 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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Saturday, October 7, 2017   9 a.m.

Hike the Peak on Hunter Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

Join a park volunteer guide on the Hunter Trail and enjoy 360-degree views from the top of Picacho Peak.

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Every Saturday in October   4 p.m.

October Evening Program

Picacho Peak State Park

Join a park ranger in the campground amphitheater for a 30-minute program. Topics vary, please call the park directly at (520) 466-3183 for current schedule.

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Sunday, October 8, 2017   1:00 pm.

Second Sunday Tour: Cemetery Tour

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Volunteers will be on hand to share stories from the past on this special, self-paced tour of headstone history.

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Monday, October 9, 2017   12:15 pm.

Brown Bag Lecture

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Save the date! The topic is yet to come.

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October 8, 2017   8:30am

Guided Bird Walk with Kathe Anderson

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Fall-Winter migrating birds visit the gardens in October; visit this week to see  chorus around the gardens. Sharpen your birding skills on a bird walk guided by Lisa & Peggy at 8:30 a.m.

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October 8, 2017   9:00am - 11:00am

Butterfly Walk with Gail Morris - A

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Butterfly researcher Gail Morris coordinates the Southwest Monarch Migration Study -- and guides a special Sunday walk through the gardens: a slow-paced tour where you can see, photograph and learn about colorful species ranging from Empress Leilia to Queen, Spring Azure and more.

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October 8, 2017   6:30am

Cabin, Cargodera & Sutherland Trail Loop

Catalina State Park

Meet at the main trailhead. Take the Nature Trail following Sutherland Wash to the “stone cabin” at the N. end of the Park. This spot is, apparently, the location of the original Sutherland Ranch. Take the Sutherland Link trail (nice trail) E to the Sutherland Trail and Cargodera Flatrock. Return on the Sutherland and Canyon Loop trails.

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October 8, 2017   12:30-1:30pm

Ocean Conservation in the Sonoran Desert Region

Oracle State Park

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is currently in the process of focusing their interpretive and conservation efforts by educating the public about ocean conservation. Join Julie Xelowski-Brooker, Marine Biology Education Specialist for the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, who will also share details of the museum’s new Stingray Touch Exhibit.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017   8:30 - 11 a.m.

Nature Hike

Lost Dutchman State Park

Follow the treasure Loop Trail and discover the area’s geology, history, flora, and the legend of the Lost Dutchman. This is a moderate 2.5 mile round trip hike with an elevation change of approx 520 feet. Hikers should wear appropriate shoes and carry ample water. Start at the Cholla Day Use area.

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October 14-15, 2017

Fort Verde Days

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Take a trip through time and commemorate the history of Fort Verde with historic reenactors, vintage baseball games, and talks on the history of our nation's servicepeople.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017   9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Geology Hike

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join volunteer hiking leader, Jim, on a 2.5 mile round trip with an elevation change approx. 520 feet. Along the hike, discussions will cover the Superstition Mountain geology and Superstition-related lore. This is a moderate hike; wear appropriate hiking shoes, and carry at least two bottles of water.

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October 13-15

32nd Annual Butterfield Overland Stage Days

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Come join the celebration of Overland mail route. This family-friendly event features a rodeo, car show, Pony Express, Buffalo Soldiers, vendors, art, and food.

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Saturday, October 14

30th Annual Cars in the Park

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Come enjoy this favorite annual event featuring a fantastic display of cars plus music, food and product vendors, raffles, door prizes, and more.

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October 13 to 15, 2017

29th Annual Fall Festival – A Celebration of Music & Art

Patagonia Lake State Park

Join in on fun for the entire family with A Celebration of Music & Art. This free event features an outdoor festival with live music, art and food,150 exhibitors, a silent auction, and children's rides and activities.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017   4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Beginner’s Photography

Lost Dutchman State Park

Learn tips and tricks for improving your photography skills from Professional photographer, Princely (at no extra charge)! What better time to practice photography basics than at sunset amidst the backdrop of the warmly-lit mountain with distinctive cacti/native plants in view?

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Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15

43rd Annual Huachuca Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Come join the 43rd Annual Huachuca Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. A certified gemologist will be available and food vendors will be on site.

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October 13-15, 2017

Birding/Wildlife Event and Camporee to Benefit Audubon Chapters

Oracle State Park

Support your local Audubon Society chapters and come to the Birding/Wildlife Event and Camporee at Arizona Zipline Adventures in Oracle, AZ.

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Saturday, October 14, 2017   2 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Astronomy Program and Star Night

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Don't miss your chance to enjoy the Dark Skies at Kartchner Caverns State Park! Solar telescopes, a guest speaker, and night-sky viewing will all start at 2 p.m.

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Friday, October 13, 2017   6 p.m.

Outdoor Survival 101

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Join us for Outdoor Survival 101, where you'll learn about fire starting, water purification, shelter building and even get a certificate of completion!

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October 14, 2017   6:30pm - 9:30pm

Star Party at Catalina State Park

Catalina State Park

Some amazing solar system and deep-sky objects will be in the sky. These include Saturn (early evening), Uranus, Neptune, the Andromeda Galaxy (2.5 million light years away), Nebulae, double star systems, star clusters, and other fascinating objects.

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3rd Sunday of the month (Oct.-May)   1 p.m.

Archeololgy Hike

Red Rock State Park

Come and hear the fascinating story of the pre-Columbian people who lived and traveled in the park. The hike will identify the various archeological features and interpret them into the wider context of important regional Sinagua sites.

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October 13 to 15, 2017   10 a.m.

61st Annual Fort Verde Days

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Come celebrate Camp Verde's historic Military Heritage with a pancake breakfast, car show, parade, carnival, quilt show, vendors, live music, and abundant family fun.

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October 14-29, 2017   8:00am - 5:00pm

Fall Plant Sale

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Need planting and landscaping advice? Arboretum staff are joined by helpful volunteers from Pinal County's Superstition Mountain Master Gardeners program there to advise and assist buyers with suggestions for trees and smaller plants ideal for awide range of landscaping projects.

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October 14, 2017   1:30pm - 2:30pm

Agave Nectar, Mesquite Flour, and a Taste of Desert Edibles with Jim Shepherd

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

During his walk, Jim narrates ways cacti, ratany, agaves and jojobas have fed, healed and clothed Sonoran desert peoples for more than 1,000 years.

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October 14-15

Family Campout

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

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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Saturday, October 14, 2017   7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Dr. Sky

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join Dr.Sky, a radio/TV journalist based in Phoenix, for An Amazing Night Under the Skies. What planets will we see in the dark desert sky? Dress appropriately and be prepared to be amazed. At Palo Verde (weather permitting).

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October 15, 2017   7:00am

Fifty-Year Trail & Beyond

Catalina State Park

Meet at the Equestrian Center trailhead. (If you don’t know its direction, please inquire at the entrance kiosk and get a free small map). An easy hike along an old jeep road leaving from the Equestrian Center. Return, using different pleasant trails.

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October 14, 2017   3:00-6:00pm

Friends of Oracle State Park Fall Party

Oracle State Park

Arizona Craft Distillers Guild will be at Oracle State Park for the afternoon, to offer a variety of tastings of adult beverages – beer, wine and spirits – created around the state.

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October 15, 2017   8:00am

Tree Tour with Miguel Hernandez

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

If you love all things sylvan and want to learn more about trees – don’t miss this relaxed, slow-paced tour featuring Arboretum staff; a chance to learn about trees both native to the Sonoran Desert and exotic, with a skilled professional's tips on tree care and horticulture.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017   8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Getting To Know the Birds Around You

Lost Dutchman State Park

Meet in the Saguaro Day Use area to discuss how to distinguish between birds, then seek out resident birds from hawks to hummingbirds and any late migrants on their way south.

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Third Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October

Tombstone Helldorado Days

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Come join the celebration in Tombstone during Helldorado Days! Featuring gunfight re-enactment shows, street entertainment, fashion shows and the annual parade.

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October 20, 2017   8:30am

Guided Bird Walk with Lisa Murphy

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Fall-Winter migrating birds visit the gardens in October. Sharpen your birding skills and join a guided bird walk this month to hear their chorus around the gardens.

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October 20 to October 22

The Wild Bunch Film Festival

Roper Lake State Park

Join in on a fun weekend and experience a film festival competition in Arizona with solely western genre and sub genres. It'll be filled with great indie films, music and fun that will be legendary.

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October 21, 2017   9am - 3:30pm

Fall Fest 2017

Slide Rock State Park

Visit Slide Rock State Park during our signature event. Enjoy food, games, a hay ride for the whole family, and learn more about our picturesque Oak Creek.

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October 21, 2017   8:00am - 12:00pm

Anza Days 2017

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Tubac Presidio's hallmark event, historic reenactors enter the park on horseback from the Anza Trail to recreate the 1775 expedition of Juan Bautista de Anza to the Pacific.

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October 21, 2017   30 minutes after sunset

Star Party at Homolovi State Park

Homolovi State Park

Native peoples have been marveling at the stars at Homolovi for centuries. Share the same views experienced by native Hopis hundreds of years ago at our Star Parties.

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October 21, 2017   10am

Digital Photographers Roundtable: Lightroom, Photoshop, and More

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Photographers of all skill levels who enjoy digital image post-processing are invited to meet in the Smith Building Lecture room, beginners are definitely welcome to attend this popular recurring meetup, which expands this year to include programs and platforms beyond LightRoom.

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4th Sunday of the month (Oct-Nov, Jan-May)   1 p.m.

Ethnobotany of Sedona Guided Hike

Red Rock State Park

Learning more about the native plants and trees here in the Sedona area is a great way to enhance any hike. Our volunteer guides explain how plant life is interconnected with indigenous cultures, pioneer settlers, people in our contemporary time and wildlife.

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October 21, 2017   8:30am

Guided Bird Walk with Mark Ochs

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Fall-Winter migrating birds visit the gardens in October. Sharpen your birding skills and join a guided bird walk this month to hear their chorus around the gardens.

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Saturday, October 21

4th Annual Petrified Forest Marathon and Half Marathon

Homolovi State Park

Come run through the Petrified Forest National Park. The marathon takes place on a scenic, point-to-point course during the cool fall air. Also offered a half marathon.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017   10 a.m.

Beginner Guide Hike

Picacho Peak State Park

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017   7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Star Party

Lost Dutchman State Park

Members of the Superstition Astronomical League will provide opportunities to see the moon, planets, star clusters, galaxies and other astronomical phenomena using sophisticated telescopes!

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October 21, 2017   12:00pm

Mineralogy Program

Oracle State Park

Join local mineralogist, Wolfgang Mueller, for his presentation in the living room of the Kannally Ranch House. Topics include gems, minerals, and the copper industry of Arizona.

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October 22, 2017   8:30am

Guided Bird Walk with Anne Leight

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Fall-Winter migrating birds visit the gardens in October. Sharpen your birding skills and join a guided bird walk this month to hear their chorus around the gardens.

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October 22, 2017

Edible, Useful, and Medicinal Plants of the Sonoran Desert

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

October 22, 2017   7:00am

Hike to Romero Pools

Catalina State Park

From CSP's main trailhead, hike towards Romero Pools (upper) until we have hiked for 70 minutes and return. This hike is NOT a race to reach our destination.

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October 24, 2017   11am - 1pm

Home Schoolers "Backyard Butterflies"

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Homeschool families will gather on special days where kids can learn during the same programs and guided tours popular with thousands of public school kids. October 24 brings the Tuesday debut for a new workshop on ‘Backyard Butterflies’.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017   8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Get the Tails on the Trails (Hike with Dogs)

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join this dog friendly hike starting from the Cholla Day Use Area and follow a social trail down to the Crosscut Trail towards First Water Road and back. Hike will be approx. 4 miles round trip and last 2-3 hours, allowing for lots of play time for the dogs.

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October 28, 2017

Olympic & Sprint Distance Triathlon 2017

Patagonia Lake State Park

A perfect opportunity for endurance racers to challenge themselves immersed in the unique vistas around Patagonia Lake. Swim, bike, and run to the registration page to sign up!

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October 27 - 29   7pm, 8pm, and 9pm

Halloween Tours at Riordan Mansion

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Halloween is a great time of year for a story. The Riordan Mansion provides a perfect backdrop. Tour this beautiful historic house and hear tales of the fantastic and the factual.

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Saturday-Monday   7:00 pm., 8:00 pm., 9:00 pm.

Flagstaff Special Evening Halloween Tours

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Riordan Mansion State Park offers a special nighttime program during the week of Halloween every year. This very popular guided tour is a storytelling session involving tales of the fantastic and the factual

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October 28, 2017   9:30am

Butterfly Walk at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

This leisurely guided outing proceeds along paths that are wheelchair-accessible, exploring our Hummingbird-Butterfly Garden, Demonstration Garden and Children's Garden collections.

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October 28, 2017   1:30am

Geology Walking Tour Guided by Phil St. George

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Learn about rocks and volcanic formations along our main trail on a tour with professional geologist Phil St. George as your guide for a lively tour that compresses almost two billion years of geologic history into just over one educational hour!

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Saturday, October 28, 2017   6:30-8 p.m.

Bats: Truth or Tales

Lost Dutchman State Park

Bat guy (Brian Buttazoni) will talk about the truth or tales of bats during this one-hour program. Join us to learn about the wide variety of bats around the world and here in Arizona.

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Saturday, October 28   5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Halloween Party

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Join us for a spook-tacular time at Kartchner Caverns State Park this Halloween! We'll have games, kids' crafts, candy and a costume contest with prizes. Park entry is free with a canned food donation for the Benson Food Bank.

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October 28, 2017

Main Street Spooktacular Festival in Show Low

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

Come enjoy this festive Halloween event featuring trunk or treating, hay rides, pony rides, haunted house, pumpkin bowling, costume contest, car bash, food vendors, entertainment, scaryoke, and live radio remotes.

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Sunday, October 29, 2017   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Brown Bag Series: Skins and Skulls

Lost Dutchman State Park

Check out skins and bones found at the park, and find out who left them there! At the Palo Verde Ramada.

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October 29, 2017   7:00am

Hole-in-Boulder Hike

Catalina State Park

Meet near the two buildings (rest room & store )at the main trailhead parking.

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Sunday, October 29, 2017   9 a.m.

Petroglyph Tour at Homolovi State Park

Homolovi State Park

Join a Park Ranger in a tour of Homolovi's petroglyph sites. This will require participants to have their on vehicle. Please be prepared for weather and bring plenty of water as the tour will last approximately three hours.

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October 29, 2017   12:30-4:00pm

Poetry, Live Music, and Book Signing

Oracle State Park

From the living room of the Kannally Ranch House, Heidi Blankenship inspires thought while evoking adventure. Her new book "Memorizing Shadows; Inspiration from the Arizona Trail" will be available at the event.

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October 29, 2017   2:00-4:00pm

Music in the Park

Oracle State Park

Eric Schaffer and the Troublemakers perform a unique blend of Alternative Folk/Americana with great harmonies.

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November 3, 4, 12, 17, 18, and 26   8:30am

Guided Bird Walks in November

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Red-naped Sapsucker, Hermit Thrush and other Fall-Winter migrant birds have returned to the gardens by November; join a guided bird walk this month to sharpen your birding skills.

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Friday 11/3 to Saturday 11/4

Colors of Copper Art Show and Wine Tasting Festival

Roper Lake State Park

The Gala Colors of Copper Art Show and Wine tasting will be held on Historic Chase Creek in Downtown Clifton Arizona. Wines from some of Arizonas finest vineyards. Art Show will showcase a variety of submittals from Arizona, California and Colorado.

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Friday 11/3 to Saturday 11/4

Colors of Copper Art Show and Wine Tasting Festival

Dankworth Pond State Park

The Gala Colors of Copper Art Show and Wine tasting will be held on Historic Chase Creek in Downtown Clifton Arizona. Wines from some of Arizonas finest vineyards. Art Show will showcase a variety of submittals from Arizona, California and Colorado.

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November 4-5

Family Campout

Picacho Peak 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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Saturday, November 4, 2017   10 a.m.

Picacho Peak via Sunset Vista Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

Join a park volunteer guide on the scenic Sunset Vista Trail that will lead you to the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,300 feet.

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Every Saturday in November   4 p.m.

Evening Program

Picacho Peak State Park

Join a park ranger in the campground amphitheater for a 30-minute program. Topics vary, please call the park directly at (520) 466-3183 for current schedule.

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November 4, 2017   11am

'Container Gardening' with Pinal Master Gardeners

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Green-thumbed volunteers with Pinal County's Superstition Mountain Master program present ‘Container Gardening’ Nov. 4 when their Saturday series of 11am outdoor workshops resumes at the Arboretum.

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November 4, 2017   10:00am

'Arboretum Pictures from the Past' Slideshow and History Talk

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Phoenix historian and author Sylvia Lee guides monthly walking tours narrating nuggets of Arboretum history - and putting her anecdotes in perspective next to 1920s structures, and the very first trees planted here.

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November 4, 2017   3:00-5:30pm

Bird Talk and Guided Walk

Oracle State Park

After her one-hour presentation in the Kannally Ranch House living room, Kathy Anderson takes participants outside to fully experience her new program “Woodpeckers and Wrens”.

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November 5, 2017   7:30am

Birding and Breakfast

Oracle State Park

Kathy Anderson offers an early morning guided bird walk followed by a special breakfast offering on the patio of the Kannally Ranch House, courtesy of the Friends of Oracle State Park.

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November 11, 2017   1:30pm

Agave, Mesquite and Prickly Pear: Edible Desert Plants with David Morris

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Join ethnobotanist David Morris and hear the edible and useful qualities of plants along the Curandero Trail duirng a leisurely one-hour guided walk.

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November 12-13, 2017

Beginning Oil and Acrylic Painting Two-Day Workshop with Carla Keaton

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Professional artist Carla Keaton expands upon her popular series of ‘art & wine’ basic painting classes with a new 2-day course for beginning painters to master basic techniques, properly use tools and media, and apply color strategically – and with flair!

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November 17, 2017   11am - 1pm

Home Schoolers "Backyard Butterflies"

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Homeschool families will gather on special days where kids can learn during the same programs and guided tours popular with thousands of public school kids.

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November 17, 2017   11:00am

Home School Days at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Homeschool families will gather on special days where both kids and adults learn, having access to the same programs and guided tours popular with thousands of public school kids.

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November 18   3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Alamo Lake State Park's Night Under the Stars 2017

Alamo Lake State Park

Alamo Lake offers some of the best conditions for stargazing. Be prepared to stay up late and use your imagination as we view the night sky through professional telescopes.

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November 18, 2017

Veterans Day Memorial Service

Fort Verde State Historic Park

We pay tribute our veterans from the past, present, and throughout history with our annual celebration. Give Old Glory a proper sendoff by bringing in your old and tattered flags for retirement.

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November 18, 2017   30 minutes after sunset

Star Party at Homolovi State Park

Homolovi State Park

Native peoples have been marveling at the stars at Homolovi for centuries. Share the same views experienced by native Hopis hundreds of years ago at our Star Parties.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017   10 a.m.

Beginner Guided Hike

Picacho Peak State Park

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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November 19, 2017   1:30pm

Tree Tour with Certified Arborist Jeff Payne

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

If you love all things sylvan and want to learn more about trees – don’t miss this relaxed, slow-paced tour featuring Arboretum staff; a chance to learn about trees both native to the Sonoran Desert and exotic, with a skilled professional's tips on tree care and horticulture.

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November 25 - 26, 2017   11am - 3pm

Thanksgiving Weekend Fall Foliage Finale Festival

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is THE place for Arizona's Fall Foliage Finale; leaves in the famous grove of pistachio trees usually change one glorious month after the colorful aspen and maple leaves have already fallen and denuded trees of Arizona's higher elevation deciduous forests – perfectly timed to be at peak color during the latter two weeks of November, and Thanksgiving weekend.

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November 25, 2017   1:30pm

Geology Walking Tour Guided by Rich Leveille

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Learn about Pinal schist, the volcanic origins of Picket Post Mountain and the Apache Leap tuff.

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December 1-2, 2017

35th Annual Christmas Boat Parade of Lights on Lake Havasu

Lake Havasu State Park

Bring your family to Lake Havasu State Park to watch the holiday boat parade of lights. Watch brightly-lit floats from over 50 participants float around the lake.

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December 2017

Holiday Wreath-Making Workshop at Oracle State Park

Oracle State Park

Make a holiday wreath out of natural, locally-sourced plant materials gathered around the park. Visitors usually can't take natural materials from the park, so make the most of this rare opportunity.

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December 1 - 3, 2017   8am - 5pm

Arizona Roundup Vintage and Teardrop Trailer Gathering

Buckskin Mountain State Park

If you have a vintage trailer (1979 or older) then Arizona Roundup invites you to gather with other enthusiasts for Buckskin Mountain State Park's roundup gathering!

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Thursdays-Mondays   11:00 am.

Holiday Tours at Riordan Mansion

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

The Mansion is festively decorated in turn-of-the-century style with wreaths, garlands, greenery and a towering fir tree trimmed with old-fashioned ornaments.

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December 2, 2017   10am - 2pm

Holidays in the Parks: Victorian Ornament Workshop

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Come to Fort Verde's Victorian ornament workshop where we'll look at classic period decorations and use similar materials to recreate the texture, style, and appearance of that bygone era.

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December 2, 2017 - January 5, 2018   Ongoing

Holidays in the Parks: A Victorian Christmas

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Celebrate the holidays with Fort Verde State Historic Park when we decorate the fort with Victorian-style holiday decorations. A perfect backdrop for your family holiday card!

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December 2-3

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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Saturday, December 2, 2017   10 a.m.

Hike the Peak on Hunter Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

Join a park volunteer guide on the Hunter Trail and enjoy 360-degree views from the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,600 feet.

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December 7, 2017   11am - 1pm

Home Schoolers "Backyard Butterflies"

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Homeschool families will gather on special days where kids can learn during the same programs and guided tours popular with thousands of public school kids.

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December 7, 2017   11am - 1pm

Home School Days: Edible and Medicinal Desert Plants

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Homeschool families are invited to gather on special days where they can  partake of the same programs and guided tours popular with thousands of public school kids.

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December 8-9, 2017   5pm - 830pm

Holidays in the Parks: Candlelight Tours

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Take a candlelight tour of the Officers's quarters at Fort Verde State Historic Park, decked in Victorian-style decorations.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017   9:00 am.

Riordan Mansion Annual Christmas Party and Crafts

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Santa will be on hand to visit with children and Mrs. Claus will read Christmas stories.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017   2:00 pm.

Second Sunday Tour: Holiday Photographers Tour

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

A 90 minute guided tour of Riordan Mansion with a focus on Holiday Traditions and the opportunity to take photographs.

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Monday, December 10, 2017   12:15 pm.

Brown Bag Lecture

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Brown Bag Lecture details TBA

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Saturday, December 16, 2017   6:30pm - 8:30pm

Lighting of the Luminaries at Tombstone Courthouse

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

The staff at the courthouse will begin lighting the luminaries at dusk.   All luminaries and the Courthouse tree will be fully lit upon conclusion of the Tombstone Christmas Parade.

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Saturday, December 16, 2017   10 a.m.

Beginner Guided Hike

Picacho Peak State Park

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Every Tuesday in January and February 2018   9:30 a.m.

Coffee with a Ranger

Picacho Peak State Park

Meet our staff and volunteers and get your questions answered. (Bring your own coffee mug.)

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Monday, January 1, 2018   10 a.m.

First Day Hike - Calloway Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

Hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. This trail is moderately difficult. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring a water bottle. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Every Saturday in January and February 2018   4:30 p.m.

Campfire Chat

Picacho Peak State Park

Don’t feel like building your own campfire? Meet new friends and make memories at ours! Bring your own chair and beverage to the campfire circle adjacent to the campground amphitheater. Don’t forget your roasting sticks and marshmallows!

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Saturday, January 6, 2018   10 a.m.

Picacho Peak via Sunset Vista Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

Join a park volunteer guide on the scenic Sunset Vista Trail that will lead you to the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,300 feet. Total distance is 6.2 miles round-trip and takes about 5 hours to complete.

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Saturday, January 20, 2018   10 a.m.

Beginner Guided Hike

Picacho Peak State Park

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Saturday, February 3, 2018   10 a.m.

Hike the Peak on Hunter Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

Join a park volunteer guide on the Hunter Trail and enjoy 360-degree views from the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,600 feet. Total distance is 4 miles round-trip and takes 4-5 hours to complete.

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Saturday, February 3, 2018   4 p.m.

Live Music – The Marty Davis Show

Picacho Peak State Park

Enjoy some good old Western Music that tells the story of our cowboy heritage as it was presented in the movies on the Silver Screen. Reminisce about the days when the West was still “wild” and the good guys always won.

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Saturday, February 17, 2018   10 a.m.

Beginner Guided Hike

Picacho Peak State Park

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Every Saturday in March   4:30 p.m.

Campfire Chat

Picacho Peak State Park

Don’t feel like building your own campfire? Meet new friends and make memories at ours! Bring your own chair and beverage to the campfire circle adjacent to the campground amphitheater. Don’t forget your roasting sticks and marshmallows!

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Saturday, March 3, 2018   10 a.m.

Picacho Peak via Sunset Vista Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

Join a park volunteer guide on the scenic Sunset Vista Trail that will lead you to the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,300 feet. Total distance is 6.2 miles round-trip and takes about 5 hours to complete.

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Every Tuesday in March   9:30 a.m.

Coffee with a Ranger

Picacho Peak State Park

Meet our staff and volunteers and get your questions answered. (Bring your own coffee mug.)

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Saturday, March 17, 2018   10 a.m.

Beginner Guided Hike

Picacho Peak State Park

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018   8 a.m.

Hike the Peak on Hunter Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

Get an early start to beat the heat and join a park volunteer guide on the Hunter Trail and enjoy 360-degree views from the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,600 feet. Total distance is 4 miles round-trip and takes 4-5 hours to complete.

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August 4, 2018

Suvoyuki Day at Homolovi State Park

Homolovi State Park

Homolovi State Park's signature event with native dancers, pottery firing demonstrations, artists's marketplace, and a traditional native corn roast.

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Saturday, November 17, 2018   9am. - 4pm.

Civil War in the Southwest

Picacho Peak State Park

Join us for the annual re-enactment celebration, same place, different time. This event has been moved from March 2018 to November 2018. We'll have cooler weather & a bigger event to celebrate the start of the re-enactment season.

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November 17, 2018

Water/Ways Exhibit

McFarland State Historic Park

Arizona Humanities and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives and School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University are pleased to announce an exclusive Arizona tour of Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution.

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October 19, 2018

Water/Ways Exhibit

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Arizona Humanities and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives and School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University are pleased to announce an exclusive Arizona tour of Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution.

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Ongoing Programs

Ongoing

Ongoing Exhibit: Unique 1800's Ambulance

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

This exhibit at the Tubac Presidio is a rare original 1800’s period carriage called an ambulance.  It has been restored and modified to replicate the ambulance that Phocion R. Way, an engraver from Cincinnati, Ohio, rode on from Mesilla on the Rio Grande River to Tucson in June of 1858.

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Ongoing

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. The Mediterranean-Revival Style ranch house built 1929-1933, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Ongoing   Seasonal

Daily Naturalist Hike

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

Homolovi IV Pueblo Guided Tour

Homolovi State Park

Tour only offered in the fall season. Tour the oldest of the Homolovi group of pueblos with our limited access tour of Homolovi IV. Learn about history of this ancestral Hopi site and its significance to their people.

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Ongoing   Seasonal

Wednesday and Saturday Bird Walks

Red Rock State Park

Take an invigorating and enjoyable tour of the park learning about all of the feathered friends that call the park home.

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Monday 5/29 to Saturday 12/30

Experience Our New Children's Garden

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

The children’s garden by the schoolhouse allows children of all ages to play hopscotch, marbles, and jump rope the old-fashioned way. Come be as sunny as the sunflowers and delight in some summer fun.

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Ongoing

Exhibit of Paintings by Lee Kannally

Oracle State Park

An exhibit of impressionist-style paintings by self-taught cowboy artist, Lee Kannally, is on display at the Kannally Ranch House. Nearly 30 oils are included in the exhibit, thanks to the Oracle Historical Society and Friends of Oracle State Park.

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Ongoing

Ongoing Exhibit: The Arizona Cavalcade of History

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

The Alan B. Davis Gallery is open with 16 paintings by renowned Western artist William Ahrendt, each depicting a significant event in Arizona’s colorful history. The paintings and their historical narratives were featured as a special 16-part “Cavalcade of History” series in Arizona Highways magazine from 1987 through 1990.

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Ongoing

Wildlife Slideshow

Oracle State Park

See what's showing up at waterhole cameras in the park.

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Saturdays and Sundays   11am

Guided Tour of the Historic Kannally Ranch House

Oracle State Park

Guided Tours of the historic Kannally Ranch House begin at 11am every Saturday and Sunday, for the drop-in public. 45-minute duration.

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