Park staff urges you to reserve cave tickets online in advance to guarantee your tour. Thank you.


Camping just got comfortable! Enjoy a private cabin amongst the scenic beauty of Kartchner Caverns State Park. Sit on the porch and take in the wildlife or explore the surrounding trails. Your cabin awaits.

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Programs & Events

Earth Day at Kartchner Caverns

Saturday, April 21, 2018   10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Day with us in beautiful southern Arizona's Kartchner Caverns! Learn about wildlife rehabilitation and see wild animals up close with Fallen Feathers bird rescue! Come dig for fossils with Tom Olson! There will be special presentations, games, and activities for the whole family.  READ MORE



As snow flurries fly across the Whetstone Mountains and San Pedro Valley, Kartchner Caverns State Park rangers thoughts begin to turn to warm, furry, little creatures that fly the summer night skies in the park.

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Park and Facility Hours

Gates are closed from 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.

Discovery Center

December 19 - May 31
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

June 1 - December 18
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Park Entrance Fee

Per vehicle (1-4 Adults): $7.00
Individual/bicycle: $3.00

Cave tour tickets are extra. Entrance fee waived for cave tour and campsite reservations.