The dump station and showers are closed to anyone not camping at the park.
Happy Trails Hike
Lost Dutchman State Park
Dec. 10 and 17 | Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 10 a.m.
Seasoned backpacker and happy hiker, Maggie, takes you on a fun and casual 2-3 mile hike in the park at the base of the iconic Superstition Mountains! Be prepared to be outside for about 2 hours, walking on rocky terrain with a slight elevation gain, some dips, and narrow sections. Please, no strollers or dogs. Bring your water bottle, hiking shoes, sun protection, questions and enthusiasm!
Meet at Saguaro Day use ramada
January 7, 14, 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18
March 3, 10, 17
Tuesdays, Nov. 28 | Dec. 26 | Jan. 30
Desert Birding at Lost Dutchman
Meet in the Saguaro day use area to learn how to distinguish between birds and seek out hawks to hummingbirds all throughout the trail!
Fridays, Dec. 1, 15, 22, and 29 | Jan. 5, 12, 26
Music at the Mountain Karaoke Jam
Miss America is back to host a creative musical event at the park, featuring Y-O-U! Bring your talent (or plain enthusiasm is fine too!), voice or other instruments to this combination karaoke/ jam session!
Sunday, Dec. 3 | Jan. 7
Music in Lost Dutchman State Park: Singer Songwriter Steve Holmquist
Local singer, guitarist, & songwriter from Copper Country will be performing all original stories and songs focusing on our local areas, animals, and characters. Bring a chair and join us around the campfire!
Sunday, December 10 | January 28
Adaptive Planet: Fire and Ice
What do the Arctic tundra and the Sonoran Desert have in common? More than you might think! Discover desert marvels and fascinating survivors of the extreme on this journey through opposing biomes.
Wednesday, December 13 | January 16
Guided Bird Walk at Lost Dutchman
Join us at Lost Dutchman State Park for a program that covers the basics of bird watching and includes a guided walk on the trails searching for our feathered friends.
December 16-17, 2023
Family Campout at Lost Dutchman
Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!
December 16, 2023 | Jan. 13
Star Party at Lost Dutchman
Want to learn more about the stars and planets? Then head to Lost Dutchman State Park for a star party! Registration is required!
Wednesday, Dec. 20 | January 17
Nature's Bounty - Discovering the Herbal Riches of the Desert
Come out to the park and find out how the Native Peoples of the Sonoran Desert treated a variety of ailments using the plants found in their habitat.
Dec. 23 | Jan. 24 and 25
Full Moon Hike at Lost Dutchman
This beautiful program is designed to start with a famous Arizona sunset draping gracefully over the Superstition Mountains, and end under the light of the full moon.
January 1, 2024
First Day Hikes at Lost Dutchman
Step off the year on the right foot with our First Day Hikes, open to all! Meet your guides at the Saguaro Day Use Ramada and choose your hike!
Sunday, January 14 | February 25
America's Greatest Idea: A Park Origins Story
How many parks have you been to? Did you know that many parks today would not exist without the Roosevelt Presidents, who were both highly instrumental in pioneering the park movement in the United States? How might you and your family have benefited from their interest in promoting public lands?
February 11 | March 17
Wildfire - Friend or Foe?
Throughout history, foresters have had an interesting relationship with wildfires as they learned more about their ecological impact. More than a destructive force, fires promote growth and revitalization. Bring a chair to sit around a campfire and ignite your curiosity for this historical narrative of the old fire tower system and how nature recovers. Bring all your burning questions!
February 17 and March 30, 2024
Music at Lost Dutchman with Steve Jones
Yampa Valley Steve (Steve Jones), a singer-songwriter, will entertain you at Lost Dutchman State Park.
March 16 | April 13, 2024
Music in Lost Dutchman State Park: Mark Fogelson
Enjoy a live musical performance in the park by singer and songwriter Mark Fogelson. Sit back and listen to the quiet stories and emotions that linger in his folk songs.
March 30, 2024
Superstitions Spectacular Celebration
Join us for the first annual Superstitions Spectacular at Lost Dutchman State Park!