Programs & Events

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Cave Fest

Saturday, January 25, 2020   10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Celebrate the scientific value and the beauty of caves at Kartchner Caverns State Park. The day will include expert talks by bat researchers, games, crafts, activities, science experiments, live animals, and more!


Marty Davis Concert

February 6, 2020   5-6:30 p.m.

Join us for an enlightening country western concert featuring the very talented Marty Davis!


Sign Language Saturday Cave Tours

February 8, March 14, April 11   9:40 a.m. and 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.


Ocotillo Trail Hiking Series

Feb. 8 | April 11 | Oct. 10 | Dec. 12   10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Get a taste of the Whetstone Mountains backcountry on the Ocotillo Trail! Join an experienced park ranger for a 3.2 mile hike over moderate terrain.


Foothills Loop Hiking Series

March 14 | May 9 | Sept. 12 | Nov. 14   10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join a ranger for a guided hike along the Foothills Loop Trail. The trail climbs across rocky terrain of 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.


Summer Sunset Hikes

June 13 | July 11 | Aug. 8 | Sept. 12   Times vary

Hike through the beautiful Whetstone Mountains at sunset on the Ocotillo Trail or the Foothills Loop Trail!