Star Party at Lost Dutchman
Lost Dutchman State Park
Saturday, June 8, 2019 8-10 p.m.
Want to learn more about the stars and planets? Do you have any little ones curious about the cosmos? Then head to Lost Dutchman State Park for a star party!
Every year, the Superstition Astronomical League holds a public viewing to give people the opportunity to see the moon, planets, star clusters, galaxies and other astronomical phenomena using sophisticated telescopes!
Star parties are popular draws for people who want to take advantage of the chance to learn from knowledgeable and experienced local astronomers. Who knows what will be in the sky?
Admission is free with park entrance fee. Please park at Palo Verde parking lot and follow the solar lit trail to Saguaro day use. Arizona State Parks and Trails would like to thank the Superstition Astronomical League for providing this opportunity to our visitors.
June 8, 2019
Dr. Sky: An Amazing Night Under the Skies
Join Dr. Sky, a radio/TV journalist based in Phoenix, for An Amazing Night Under the Skies. What planets will we see in the dark desert sky?
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Desert Scorpion Hunting at Lost Dutchman
Enjoy the desert under the glow of black light in search scorpions! Listen to a brief informative talk about scorpions before journeying into the desert night on your hunt.
June 16, 2019
Full Moon Hikes
Join us for a guided 2.5-mile hike on Jacob’s Crosscut Trail at the base of the mysterious Superstition Mountains. After the hike, come and gather ‘round the campfire to roast marshmallows (marshmallows and sticks provided).
Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2019
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!