Bat Walk

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Saturday, April 27, 2024   6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

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Kartchner Caverns invites you to join us for a walk in the park as we uncover and learn about some of the 13 different neighboring bat species in the park. We will use bat detectors while on a walk through the beautiful desert night to see and hear some of them while learning about the diversity of these flying mammals. Boldly go where the public generally doesn't get to walk. Bring your friends and family (registration required) and these items to make the most of your adventure: 

  • A headlamp or flashlight (black light for children)
  • Night vision goggles or equipment
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Your personal bat detector (if you have one)
  • Plenty of water 

Cave Tour and live bat handling not included, walk will be slightly over a half mile. Program starts at 6:45 p.m. and ends at 8:15 p.m. Registration is required ($10 per person fee applies).

Please register to attend this event here.

(Photo by J Scott Altenbach)