Programs & Events

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Sunset Hiking Series

Saturday, September 28, 2019   Times vary

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.


Kartchner Caverns Photo Tours!

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

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.


Sign Language Saturday Cave Tours

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

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.


Family Campout

October 12-13, 2019

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!


Star Party at Kartchner Caverns!

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


Halloween Party at Kartchner Caverns!

Saturday, October 26, 2019   5-7 p.m.

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


Kartchner Caverns 20th Anniversary!

Saturday, November 16, 2019

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!