Programs & Events

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Junior Ranger Experience at Kartchner

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!


Earth Day at Kartchner Caverns

Saturday, April 22, 2023 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Join us at Kartchner Caverns to celebrate Earth Day! Learn how you can protect our earth with presentations in the amphitheater throughout the day, crafts fun for all ages, local vendors and displays set up in the Discovery Center, and a guided hike led by our rangers.


Star Party at Kartchner Caverns!

Saturday, April 22, 2023 featuredImg 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!


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.


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.