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18 Scheduled Events

October 31, 2020   8:00 p.m.

Spooky Stories of the Superstitions

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join us on Facebook Halloween night and prepare for the secrets of the Superstitions to be revealed during this special virtual event!

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Saturday, October 31, 2020   5:00 p.m.

4th Annual Best-Decorated Campsite Contest and Treasure Hunt

Patagonia Lake State Park

Get into the spooky spirit with a treasure hunt and decorate your camper for Halloween!

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November 7-8, 2020

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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Saturday, November 7, 2020   9:00 a.m.

Pending: Guided Veterans' Hike

Cattail Cove State Park

Join rangers for a guided hike in honor of Veterans' Day.

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November 9, 2020   6:30 p.m.

Virtual campfire program: Stories for the Young & Young at Heart!

Lost Dutchman State Park

This pre-recorded virtual program is all about sharing stories about wildlife, nature and how to be great stewards of our planet.

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November 14, 2020   11:00 a.m.

Flag Disposal Ceremony

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Fort Verde State Historic Park and American Legion Post #135 will be hosting the annual flag disposal ceremony.

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Nov. 14   10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Foothills Loop Hiking Series

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Join a ranger for a guided hike along the Foothills Loop Trail. The trail climbs across rocky terrain of the limestone hill north of the cave and descends into the wash that follows the fault between the Whetstone Block and the San Pedro Block.

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November 14, 2020 to April 10, 2021

Art in the Park Series: Exuberance: An Artistic Botanical Experience

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Calling all creative thinkers, independent spirits and garden dreamers. The Presidio, dedicated to the conservation and preservation of history and art, is inviting you to participate in an outdoor garden art exhibit for an entire Tubac season!

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November 17   8:00 a.m.

Get to know our desert birds- Online Event!

Lost Dutchman State Park

On this virtual recorded program, Vera, one of the Arizona State Park volunteers, will take you on a journey to discover the birds of the Sonoran Desert.

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December 12-13, 2020 and March 13-14, 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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4th Saturday of the month   Sunset

CANCELLED through 2020: Star Parties at Homolovi State Park

Homolovi State Park

CANCELLED through November: On the fourth Saturday of every month, Homolovi State Park hosts a star party at the park's observatory! Come and marvel at the wonders of the cosmos!

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March 27-28, 2021

Family Campout

Catalina 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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April 10-11, 2021

Family Campout

Patagonia 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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April 17-18, 2021

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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April 24-25, 2021

Family Campout

Red 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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May 8-9, 2021

Family Campout

River Island 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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May 15-16, 2021

Family Campout

Dead Horse Ranch 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, June 12, 2021

Parker Tube Float

Buckskin Mountain State Park

In June 2021, Parker, Arizona becomes Float Town, U.S.A.! Join us for the 42nd Annual Parker Tube Float. Float down the gorgeous Parker Strip on the Colorado River from Buckskin Mountain State Park to La Paz County Park.

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Ongoing Programs

Various Dates   Oct. 8 a.m. | Nov. 10 a.m. | Dec. 10 a.m.

Ask A Ranger

Lost Dutchman State Park

Tune in on Facebook LIVE for this special Ask a Ranger event, and bring the burning questions you've always wanted to ask! Our passionate rangers can't wait to share their knowledge with you.

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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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Daily   10:00 a.m.

CANCELLED (Until further notice) 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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Oct. 10 | Dec. 12   10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ocotillo Trail Hiking Series

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Get a taste of the Whetstone Mountains backcountry on the Ocotillo Trail! Join an experienced park ranger for a 3.2 mile hike over moderate terrain.

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Every Wednesday and Saturday   8:00 a.m.

CANCELLED (Until further notice) Wednesday and Saturday Bird Walks

Red Rock State Park

Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a guided walk appropriate for beginners and advanced birders. The greatest diversity of bird species can be found in the riparian area next to Oak Creek or along the field behind the Visitor Center.

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January 18, 2020-January 10, 2021

Life Along the River: Ancestral Hopi at Homol'ovi

Homolovi State Park

Life Along the River: Ancestral Hopi at Homol’ovi is on display at the La Posada Hotel in Winslow until January 2021. The exhibit looks at the community of Homol’ovi, formed by immigrants more than 700 years ago, along the Little Colorado River near present-day Winslow.

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