Please see our Cave Tours page for information on how to prepare for your visit. 

Cabins

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

Junior Ranger Experience at Kartchner

Feb. 11 | March 11 | Apr. 8 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Wondering about the Junior Ranger program at Kartchner Caverns? Come out and get a well rounded experience on what it means to be a junior ranger. Reservations are required!

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Spring Nature Hike at Kartchner Caverns

Saturday, March 18, 2023 1 p.m.

Join rangers at Kartchner Caverns State Park to celebrate the changing of the season with this 2.5-mile nature hike. Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

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Nature at Night: Bat Talk at Kartchner

Saturday, March 25, 2023 5 p.m.

Come learn all about the amazing bats here at the park as well as some around the world. We will talk about the importance bats play in our everyday lives and some misconceptions facing bats.

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Star Party at Kartchner Caverns!

Saturday, April 22, 2023 1 - 9 p.m.

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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Desert Night Life on the Wing

Saturday, April 29, 2023 7 p.m.

Join us on a walk through the park as our rangers and their handy bat detector help you learn about the 13 different species of bats that live in the park.

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Scorpion Seek and Find

Saturday, July 15 | Aug. 12, 2023 Varies by Date

Learn about scorpions and their natural habitat! Join a short ranger talk about these predatory arachnids, then hike around the desert with us to locate some scorpions. Registration required.

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Bats

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

Discovery Center

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Christmas

Closed 

Park Entrance Fee

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

Cave tour tickets are extra. Park entrance fee is waived with cave tour and campsite reservations.

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