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Sunday, September 22, 2019   6:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Everyone Runs Split Endz 5 & 10 Mile Trail Race

Catalina State Park

One of Arizona's finest trail races. Catalina St. Park features easy to manage trails and unreal mountain views! Come join the fun that is Everyone Runs!

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September 22   6:30-7:30 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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Sunday, September 22, 2019   7 p.m.

Flagstaff Festival of Science Evening Lecture: First Man in the Northland: Neil Armstrong’s Adventures in Northern Arizona

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Join us for an evening lecture about Neil Armstrong's adventures in northern Arizona.

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Sunday, September 22, 2019   7 p.m.

Flagstaff Festival of Science Evening Lecture: First Man in the Northland: Neil Armstrong's Adventures in Northern Arizona

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

The first man to walk on the moon walked here first! Retrace Neil Armstrong’s steps before he made one giant leap for mankind.

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Friday-Saturday, September 27-28, 2019

Lake Havasu Classic

Lake Havasu State Park

The "Lake Havasu Classic" bass fishing tournament is produced by National Bass West.

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September 28, 2019   9:00 am - 3:00 p.m.

Verde River Day 2019

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Celebrate all things outdoors while learning about the dynamic ecology of the Verde River. All day events and activities for the whole family! This event is free!

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4th Saturday of the Month   30 minutes after sunset

Star Party at Homolovi State Park

Homolovi State Park

Come out to Homolovi's Visitor Center Museum and Observatory for a night under the stars. Dress warmly and bring your sense of wonder.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019   6:45 p.m.

STAR Party

Red Rock State Park

The dark skies of Red Rock State Park allow visitors to easily see the stream of stars and dark dust lanes with the unaided eye. Join us for great times under the stars of Sedona!

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Saturday, September 28, 2019   Times vary

Sunset Hiking Series

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Hike through the beautiful Whetstone Mountains as we journey along this trail that climbs 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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Saturday, September 28, 2019   8:30 a.m.

Following the Monarch Migration through Red Rock State Park

Red Rock State Park

Join the Southwest Monarch Study for an exciting morning of butterfly netting and tagging. This program is an outdoor event so please be ready to be outdoors.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019   6 - 8 p.m.

Arizona's Incredible Insect Diversity

Oracle State Park

Join Margarethe Brummermann, PhD, at the historic Kannally Ranch House for a slide show presentation including spectacular images from her photographic collection.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019   7 p.m.

Flagstaff Festival of Science Evening Lecture: Moon: A World Away, Not a World Apart

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Learn about Arizona’s connections to the exploration and understanding of the moon, and the prospects of future space tourism!

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September 29, 2019   1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Colonel's Daughter/Little Britches & Petticoat Contest

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Young women from the Camp Verde area compete in poise and horsemanship for a set of spurs and the title of "Colonel's Daughter," inspired by the 1882 novel by Capt. Charles E. King.

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September 29; October 5, 13, 20, 27; and November 2   10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Homolovi IV Pueblo Guided Tour

Homolovi State Park

Learn about the history of the Homolovi IV Pueblo by touring this rarely seen site. Tours are limited to 15 people, so please call to make reservation.

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Sunday, September 29, 2019   7 p.m.

Flagstaff Festival of Science Evening Lecture: Climate Change Solutions Panel

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Hear climate science updates. Panelists will discuss challenges in the first year of implementing Flagstaff’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.

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Every Tuesday in October   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Volunteer at Red Rock State Park!

Red Rock State Park

Volunteer opportunities are available at Red Rock State Park! Click to learn more about how to become a volunteer at this beautiful Arizona State Park!

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Friday, October 4, 2019   9 a.m.

Book Club: People of the Blue Water

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Flora Gregg, a young school teacher in Oklahoma, first heard of the Havasupai Indians, a small Arizona tribe, in 1900.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019   9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Fall Fest 2019

Slide Rock State Park

Fall is on its way, and it’s time to celebrate the changing seasons at Slide Rock State Park! Join us for the annual Fall Festival. Colored leaves, red rocks, and cooler temperatures will have the whole family enjoying the transition to autumn!

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Every Saturday in October   10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Nature Program: Saturdays in October

Catalina State Park

Learn about and see many reptiles that live naturally in the Sonoran Desert. Listen to our experts talk about the creatures and their adaptions to survive in the desert.

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October 5, November 9, December 7   4:30 p.m. - 7:05 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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Saturday, October 5, 2019   6:30-9:30 p.m.

Star Party at Catalina State Park

Catalina State Park

Imagine what you can see with up to 10 large telescopes provided by the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association at Catalina State Park! Join us for an exciting, educational Star Party! Astronomers will be on hand to help visitors stare in amazement into the night sky.

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Saturdays, October 5 and Nov. 23, 2019   5-6 p.m. | Nov. 4-5 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Steve Holmquist

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join singer-songwriter Steve Holmquist for original stories and songs in the heart of the desert.

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October 5-6, 2019

Family Campout

Cattail Cove 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, October 5, 2019   5-6 p.m.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series: A Musical Celebration with Wendy Sweet

Catalina State Park

Celebrate the joy of music at Catalina State Park with Wendy and her husband Chuck!  Wendy’s repertoire includes standards, country, pop and old rock and roll.

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Oct. 5 | Dec. 7 | Feb. 1 | Apr. 4   Times Vary

Hike the Peak!

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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Saturday, October 5, 2019   11 a.m.

The Prickly Garden: Desert and Desert-adapted Plants for your Garden

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Do you know how to choose and use cacti and succulents in your garden? Learn how to select, safely transplant, and care for a variety of cactus and succulents that are proven to do well in the Sonoran Desert with the Superstition Mountain Master Gardeners.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019   1 p.m.

Amazing Arachnids

Oracle State Park

Join Jillian Cowles, retired clinical microbiologist, naturalist, and photographer to learn about the rich diversity of amazing arachnids in the southwestern United States. Welcome to the world of arachnids!

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Sundays in October   7:30 a.m.

Sunday Guided Bird Walks

Catalina State Park

Experienced bird guide Mike leads this bird walk.  He will help you spot and identify various birds that live and visit the park.  Novices, seasoned birders, and every experience level of birder will enjoy this event.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019   8:30 a.m.

Dragonfly Walk at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Observe the remarkable aerobatics of dragonflies and learn about their fascinating life cycle on a morning stroll. Maricopa Audubon Program Director Laurie Nessel will guide the walk.

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Sundays   9:00 a.m.

Introduction to Geocaching

Catalina State Park

Did you ever wonder about geocaching?  It's a high-tech treasure hunt! Join park volunteer Tony for this introduction to geocaching.  It includes a hands on demonstration.

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Sunday, October 6, 2019   2 p.m.

Harness the power of the fungus among us: Improving restoration in a changing world

Red Rock State Park

Jackie Parker and Julia Hull, PhD students at Northern Arizona University, will talk about their research focusing on ways to help land managers improve restoration outcomes by using vegetation stock that is "pre-adapted" to face those challenges and how citizen scientists can get involved.

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October 11, 2019   10 a.m.

Top 10 Landscape Plants Walk

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Bring photos or blueprints of your yard, patio or landscape and get expert advice on ideal trees, shrubs, cacti, flowers and herbs that thrive in our beautiful corner of Arizona.

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October 12-13, 2019

Fort Verde Days

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Fort Verde State Historic Park celebrates Fort Verde Days with a flag-raising and lowering ceremony, living history presentations with the Buffalo Soldiers and Indian Wars period re-enactors, special presentations, a fashion show, cavalry drills and a vintage baseball game.

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October 12   4:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hike

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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October 12   6:30-8:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hikes

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join us for a guided 2.5-mile hike on Jacob’s Crosscut Trail at the base of the mysterious Superstition Mountains. August event has been canceled.

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October 12-13, 2019

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 12 and 27, 2019   1:30 p.m.

Edible and Medicinal Plants Tour

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Learn the edible and medicinal uses of native desert plants along our Curandero Trail on a leisurely walk guided by Jim Shepherd.

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Saturdays, October 12, November 9, 2019   12:20 p.m.

Sign Language Saturday Cave Tours

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Come out and see the caves! Arizona State Parks and Trails is excited to announce our new Sign Language Saturdays. We will be offering tours joined by a sign language interpreter to help make the experience the most fun and educational for those in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

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2nd Sunday of the month, October to May   1:00 p.m.

Geology Hike at Red Rock State Park

Red Rock State Park

Our monthly-guided geology hike led by our knowledgeable volunteers will take you out on our trails to discuss how Sedona transformed into what we see today. This interpretive experience is for both the beginner and experienced hiker.

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Sundays, October 12 and 27, 2019   8:00 a.m.

Geology Walks

Catalina State Park

Learn about the geology of Catalina State Park with experienced geologist, Karen.

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Sunday, October 13, 2019   9-11 a.m.

Photography - Walking Workshop

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

This is a fun, interactive beginner/intermediate recurring monthly class. Class coaches teach a specific lesson and then we all go out into the arboretum to practice the lesson.

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Sunday, October 13, 2019   1-4 p.m.

Second Sunday Special Tour: Citizen’s Cemetery Tour part 2

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Headstone Hosts 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 14, 2019   12:15-1 p.m.

Brown Bag Lecture: Rescaling Geography: Grand Canyon Exploratory and Topographic Mapping, 1777-1978

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

This fast-paced presentation will cover the first two hundred years of Grand Canyon exploratory and topographic cartography, starting in 1777 when Grand Canyon was first labeled on a map (albeit with a name far different from what we are accustomed to), and culminating with a 1978 masterpiece that has become known as one of the iconic maps of the region ever created.

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October 16 and November 14, 2019   9 a.m.

Getting to Know the Birds Around You!

Lost Dutchman State Park

Learn how to distinguish between birds and find resident birds (from hawks to hummingbirds) and for any late migrants on their way south.

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Oct. 18-20   See Description

Tombstone Helldorado Days

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

Come celebrate Arizona’s oldest and most exciting event – Tombstone’s annual Helldorado Days, celebrating their 90th year! People travel from all over the world just to join in the fun, with many of them repeating their travel plans year after year often commenting that Tombstone Helldorado Days is their favorite event of the year!

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Saturday, October 19, 2019   8:30 a.m.

Butterfly Walk

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Boyce Thompson Arboretum is a hub for local pollinators, making it a perfect place to learn about butterflies in the great outdoors!

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October 19 to December 1, 2019

Water/Ways Exhibit the Santa Cruz River Children’s Art 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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Saturday, October 19, 2019   7-8 p.m.

Dr. Sky: Moon and Meteors

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?

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Saturday, October 19, 2019   2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Star Party at Kartchner Caverns!

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Want to learn more about the stars and planets? Do you have any little ones curious about the cosmos? Then head to Kartchner Caverns, an International Dark Sky Park, for a star party!

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Saturday, October 19, 2019   3 p.m.

Roadrunners and Cuckoos, with Guided Bird Walk

Oracle State Park

Roadrunners and cuckoos are members of the same odd family of birds. These species play a significant role in human culture for good reasons – they exhibit extraordinary behavior. The class will be followed by a Guided Bird Walk at 4 p.m.

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Oct. 19 | Nov. 16 | Dec. 21 | Jan. 18 | Feb. 15 | Mar. 21   10:00 am

Beginner Guided Hike

Picacho Peak State Park

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

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3rd Sunday of the month, October to May   1:00 p.m.

Archaeology Hike at Red Rock State Park

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 archaeological features visible from park trails and interpret them into the wider context of important regional Sinagua sites. The guide will also touch on ideas of other cultures that likely have made use of the park’s resources.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019   7:00 a.m.

Birding and Breakfast

Oracle State Park

Join Kathe Anderson, resident birding expert, on an early morning walk through Oracle State Park in search of the various bird species that call this beautiful place home, followed by a special breakfast on the patio.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019   5-7 p.m.

Halloween Party at Kartchner Caverns!

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Join us at Kartchner Caverns for some Halloween fun! Bring the kids for a night of fun, games, and of course, candy.

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October 26-27, 2019

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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Saturday, October 26, 2019   1:30 p.m.

Geology Tour

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

Learn about rocks and volcanic formations along our main trail on a tour with a professional geologist as your guide for a lively tour that compresses almost two billion years of geologic history.

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October 27, 2019   12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Tubac’s 6th Annual Traditional Day of the Dead Celebration

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

The Tubac celebration of Día de los Muertos is an event exuberantly honoring our ancestors and community. Everyone is welcome to create an ofrenda or altar and these will be displayed throughout the community.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019   9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Gourd Art Class: Basics & Beyond

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park

This class is perfect for beginners or for repeat students wanting to improve their skills. Participants will cover the basics of gourd art.

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November 2, 2019   4 p.m.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Parties with Townies

Catalina State Park

Come on out to Catalina State Park for a night of music with Parties with Townies alternative rock!

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November 2, 2019   10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Vintage Baseball Opener

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Saturdays, November 2 and 30, 2019   6:30-9 p.m.

Star Party at Lost Dutchman

Lost Dutchman State Park

Want to learn more about the stars and planets? Do you have any little ones curious about the cosmos? Then head to Lost Dutchman State Park for a star party!

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November 2-3, 2019

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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Nov. 2 | Jan. 4 | Mar. 7 |   10:00 am

Guided Hike- 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.

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

14th Annual Havasu Classics Veterans Day Car Show

Lake Havasu State Park

14th Havasu Classics Veterans Dar Car Show Presented by Anderson Chrysler Lake Havasu State Park - Windsor 4 Event Area

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Lowe House, Rio Compartido/Shared River Project: Along the Santa Cruz River - We Live Here!

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Join us for a celebration with a purpose! Experience this fabulous day-long village-wide event that will have exhibits, lectures, performing arts, films, educational workshops and activities in celebration of the Santa Cruz River.

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Saturday, November 9th   10 am - 8 pm

Festival of the Superstitions

Arizona State Parks

Join the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce for this annual event that includes paint in the park (wine and paint), paint with Punz (paint with Rapunzel for kids) and our favorites like the pie eating, car show, food trucks, vendor booths, beer garden, Veterans Tribute and sooooo much more!!

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Sunday, November 10, 2019   2-3:30 p.m.

Second Sunday Special Tour: Stickley Room by Room

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Join us for a Stickley furniture tour of Riordan Mansion. Enjoy hearing which were Caroline and Timothy Riordan’s favorite chairs. Hear how the five Stickley Brothers competed and mostly succeeded in a very competitive market.

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Monday and Tuesday, November 11-12, 2019   6:30-8:30 p.m.

Full Moon Hikes

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join us for a guided 2.5-mile hike on Jacob’s Crosscut Trail at the base of the mysterious Superstition Mountains during the full moon.

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Monday, November 11, 2019   8-10 a.m.

Hiking 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. Make the most of this opportunity to get your dog used to hiking and socializing with other dogs while you get some exercise!

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November 16   3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Alamo Lake State Park's Night Under the Stars 2019

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 16-17, 2019   9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

8th Annual Sand,Water, RV Expo

Lake Havasu State Park

The 2019 Sand-Water-RV Expo captures the spirit and passion of these complementary outdoor recreation activities, providing motivated consumers the opportunity to browse, compare, and shop for the latest and greatest in off-road vehicles, trucks, sand rails, ATVs, UTVs, 4x4s, buggies, golf carts, motorcycles, electric vehicles, mobility scooters, RVs, toy haulers, travel trailers, fifth wheels, power boats, pontoons, personal watercraft, kayaks, paddleboards, bicycles, camping/hunting equipment and all related accessory recreational products and services.

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November 16, 2019   11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.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 on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019   2 p.m.

Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series presents: Jack Lasseter -“The Sonoran Desert, This Place Where We Live”

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Are you interested in learning more about the ecology of Southern Arizona? Come and hear Jack explain why jackrabbits have such long ears, why mountain lions’ forepaws are larger than their hind paws, why the grooves on the south side of the saguaros are deeper than those on the north, and much more about the Sonoran Desert’s flora and fauna.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Kartchner Caverns 20th Anniversary!

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Kartchner Caverns is celebrating 20 years as a state park, and we'll have fun activities, events, and celebrations all day! Stop by to help us say happy birthday to the Best Cave in the USA!

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Thursday, November 21, 2019   8:15 a.m.

Bird Walk

Lost Dutchman State Park

Join "birder Vera" for an amazing experience learning about the birds of the desert!

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Saturday, November 30, 2019   7-8 p.m.

Dr. Sky: An Amazing Night Under the Skies

Lost Dutchman State Park

Explore the constellations and planets in the dazzling sky overhead with Dr. Sky, a sparkling experience you won't soon forget!

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Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2019

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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December 6, 2019 - January 4, 2020   5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Victorian Christmas at Fort Verde State Historic Park

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Celebrate the holidays with Fort Verde State Historic Park when we decorate the fort with Victorian-style holiday decorations. Discover all of the events celebrated at the Fort and in the town of Camp Verde!

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December 6,7 & 13,14, 2019   5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Candlelight Tours

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Join us as we host candlelight tours through Fort Verde State Park's historic homes along Officer's Row. December 8 is a fee free day sponsored by Camp Verde Parks & Recreation!

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December 14, 2019   2 p.m.

Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series presents: Jack Lasseter -“Navajo Code Talkers”

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

This is the famous story of the Navajo Code Talkers in the Pacific during WWII, through the eyes of Chester Nez who, like so many other Navajos, just wanted to serve his country and make his father proud.

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Jan. 1, 2020   10:00 am

First Day Hike on Calloway Trail

Picacho Peak State Park

First Day Hike! Hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak.

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Feb. 1, 2020   4:30 pm

Wild West Outdoor Concert

Picacho Peak State Park

Enjoy some good old western music that tells the story of our cowboy heritage as it was presented on the silver screen.

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February 8 to March 22, 2020

Water/Ways Exhibit

Lake Havasu State Park

Community Event - Lake Havasu Museum of History

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Ongoing Programs

Daily   10:00 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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Every Saturday   2:00 p.m.

Ice Cream Social

Buckskin Mountain State Park

Join staff and visitors for an Ice Cream Social at the Buckskin Center!

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Every Saturday   2 p.m.

Ice Cream Social at the Buckskin Center

River Island State Park

Join staff and visitors for an Ice Cream Social at the Buckskin Center in Buckskin Mountain State 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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Every Wednesday and Saturday   8:00 a.m.

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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