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The lower loop campground restroom will be closed starting at 2 p.m. April 23 until further notice.

 

The park will be under a fire ban starting June 1. No fires at any time, excluding propane grills (which cannot be left unattended).

 

Please excuse our mess. We are working hard to make future improvements to the Kartchner Caverns campground. Several areas are under construction and there may be construction noises as early as 7:00 a.m.

 

Please see our Cave Tours page for information on how to prepare for your visit. 

Cabins

Camping just got comfortable! Enjoy a private cabin amongst the scenic beauty of Kartchner Caverns State Park. Sit on the porch and take in the wildlife or explore the surrounding trails. Your cabin awaits.

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Programs & Events

June 22 | July 20 | Aug. 24 | Sept. 21, 2024 Varies by Date

Kartchner Caverns invites you to join us for a nighttime walk in the park to learn about bats! Guests will see and hear bats interacting within their natural environment while learning about the diversity of these awesome flying mammals. Registration required.

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Sept. 7 | Oct. 5 | Nov. 2, 2024 1 - 9 p.m.

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!

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Saturday, October 19, 2024 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join park rangers, partners and vendors for this day long celebration of our flying friends!

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Bats

As snow flurries fly across the Whetstone Mountains and San Pedro Valley, Kartchner Caverns State Park rangers thoughts begin to turn to warm, furry, little creatures that fly the summer night skies in the park.

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Park and Facility Hours

Discovery Center

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Christmas

Closed 

Park Entrance Fee

Per vehicle (1-4 Adults): $7.00
Individual/bicycle: $3.00

Cave tour tickets are extra. Park entrance fee is waived with cave tour and campsite reservations.

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