Spring Nature Hike at Kartchner Caverns
Kartchner Caverns State Park
Saturday, March 18, 2023 1 p.m.
Spring is the start of a new beginning. The sun is bringing life to new vegetation and wildlife. Come out to celebrate the changing of the season with a 2.5-mile ranger-led nature hike. The trail offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding landscapes. Please wear sun protection and good footwear. This is a moderate hike with some elevation changes, loose gravel, and rocky and steep terrain. You will encounter stairs along the way and traverse some washes along the trail.
Meet at the group Ramada. This guided hike is free but the park's day-use fee applies. Event is weather-permitting.
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 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, April 29, 2023
Desert Night Life on the Wing
Join us on a walk through the park as our rangers and their handy bat detector help you learn about the 13 different species of bats that live in the park.
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.