Summer Camp at Kartchner Caverns
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Every Tuesday in June 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Every Tuesday in June, Kartchner Caverns State Park, in partnership with the City of Benson Parks & Recreation Department, will host an afternoon of activities, education, and fun for kids of all ages. Kids can experience different activities, arts & crafts, and adventures every week, culminating on week four with a guided hike and scavenger hunt in the park.
Kids can attend one or all four sessions and should come with outdoor-appropriate clothing, sunscreen and closed-toe shoes. The themes of each week are:
- Water World– Learn the importance of water conservation!
- Cave Craze– Recreate nature’s cave decorations and formations!
- Bugs, Bats, and Blooms– Study the bugs and bats who live at the park!
- Scavenger Hunt– Hike the Foothills Loop trail HELD AT 5:45 P.M.
The cost of the each of the first three dates is $5 (parents are free), and week four is $10 per family. For more information, visit AZStateParks.com/Kartchner. Guided tours inside the cave are available for an additional fee, but should be reserved in advance.
August 25, September 22, October 20, November 24, December 22
Kartchner Caverns Photo Tours!
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.
August 25, and September 29
Southern Arizona Hiking: Sunset Hike Series
Enjoy beautiful views of the San Pedro River Valley and Whetstone Mountains during this 2.4 mile moderate trail experience.
Kartchner Star Party
Join us at this award winning venue October 13! The International Dark Sky Association has deemed Kartchner Caverns State Park worthy of special designation, be amazed at what you're seeing!