Desert Night Life on the Wing
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Saturday, April 29, 2023 7 p.m.
Come join us for a walk in the park as we learn about some of the neighboring bats in the park. There are 13 different species of bats at Kartchner Caverns State Park, and we will be using a bat detector while on a walk through the beautiful desert to observe some of them and learn about the diversity of these flying mammals. Please bring family and friends, a flashlight, and a bottle of water.
Registration is required for this special event. Click here to sign up online.
This program is free but the park's day-use fee applies.
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Nature Hike at Kartchner Caverns
Join rangers at Kartchner Caverns State Park on a 2.5-mile-long hike to explore the geology and history of the San Pedro River Valley.
Feb. 11 | March 11 | Apr. 8
Junior Ranger Experience at Kartchner
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!
Saturday, March 18, 2023
Spring Nature Hike at Kartchner Caverns
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.
Saturday, March 25, 2023
Nature at Night: Bat Talk at Kartchner
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.
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Star Party at Kartchner Caverns!
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!
Saturday, July 15 | Aug. 12, 2023
Scorpion Seek and Find
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.