Kartchner Caverns Photo Tours!
Kartchner Caverns State Park
December 22 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.
To register, call 877-MY-PARKS and select opt. 2. Registration for this tour is $125 per person.
- Tour is limited to 15 participants, minimum four.
- All participants must be 18 or older.
- All photos are for personal use only and may not be posted on any web page. All participants will sign a non-commercial photography release form to participate.
- Participants must manage their own gear; tripods are allowed.
- Tour will be on the existing paved trail only and participants will spend more time in the cave and standing than on regular tours.
- No food or drinks are permitted inside the cave.
4:30 p.m. - Registered participants meet at the Discovery Center
4:45 p.m. - Tram leaves for cave entrance
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Time in cave
7:05 p.m. - Tram leaves to return to Discovery Center 7:05 p.m.
- Rangers and guides will be available in the cave while on tour.
- Please note that the cave is 70 degrees and 98 percent humidity. Please take all necessary precautions to ensure that your lenses don't fog upon entering.
Thank you for your participation. We look forward to seeing you in the cave!
December 22, 2018
Hike Series of the Ocotillo Trail
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.
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Celebrate the scientific value and the beauty of caves at Kartchner Caverns State Park. The day will include expert talks by cave researchers, games, crafts, activities, science experiments, live animals, and more!
April 20-21, 2019
Earth Day at Kartchner Caverns
Join us in an Earth Day celebration at Kartchner Caverns State Park. We will have live animals, an owl pellet dissection activity, crafts, presentations, and interactive activities of all sorts to showcase and celebrate the beauty of our planet and to foster good stewardship of our natural resources.