Programs & Events

Picacho Peak State Park

Beginner Guided Hike

Saturday, November 18, 2017   10 a.m.

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Hike the Peak on Hunter Trail

Saturday, December 2, 2017   10 a.m.

Join a park volunteer guide on the Hunter Trail and enjoy 360-degree views from the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,600 feet.

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Beginner Guided Hike

Saturday, December 16, 2017   10 a.m.

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Coffee with a Ranger

Every Tuesday in January and February 2018   9:30 a.m.

Meet our staff and volunteers and get your questions answered. (Bring your own coffee mug.)

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First Day Hike - Calloway Trail

Monday, January 1, 2018   10 a.m.

Hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. This trail is moderately difficult. Wear sturdy hiking shoes and bring a water bottle. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Campfire Chat

Every Saturday in January and February 2018   4:30 p.m.

Don’t feel like building your own campfire? Meet new friends and make memories at ours! Bring your own chair and beverage to the campfire circle adjacent to the campground amphitheater. Don’t forget your roasting sticks and marshmallows!

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Picacho Peak via Sunset Vista Trail

Saturday, January 6, 2018   10 a.m.

Join a park volunteer guide on the scenic Sunset Vista Trail that will lead you to the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,300 feet. Total distance is 6.2 miles round-trip and takes about 5 hours to complete.

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Beginner Guided Hike

Saturday, January 20, 2018   10 a.m.

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Hike the Peak on Hunter Trail

Saturday, February 3, 2018   10 a.m.

Join a park volunteer guide on the Hunter Trail and enjoy 360-degree views from the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,600 feet. Total distance is 4 miles round-trip and takes 4-5 hours to complete.

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Live Music – The Marty Davis Show

Saturday, February 3, 2018   4 p.m.

Enjoy some good old Western Music that tells the story of our cowboy heritage as it was presented in the movies on the Silver Screen. Reminisce about the days when the West was still “wild” and the good guys always won.

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Beginner Guided Hike

Saturday, February 17, 2018   10 a.m.

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

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Campfire Chat

Every Saturday in March   4:30 p.m.

Don’t feel like building your own campfire? Meet new friends and make memories at ours! Bring your own chair and beverage to the campfire circle adjacent to the campground amphitheater. Don’t forget your roasting sticks and marshmallows!


Picacho Peak via Sunset Vista Trail

Saturday, March 3, 2018   10 a.m.

Join a park volunteer guide on the scenic Sunset Vista Trail that will lead you to the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,300 feet. Total distance is 6.2 miles round-trip and takes about 5 hours to complete.

LEARN MORE


Coffee with a Ranger

Every Tuesday in March   9:30 a.m.

Meet our staff and volunteers and get your questions answered. (Bring your own coffee mug.)


Beginner Guided Hike

Saturday, March 17, 2018   10 a.m.

Learn a little about hiking safety and enjoy the scenic surroundings as you hike the Calloway trail up to an overlook below the face of Picacho Peak. Elevation gain 300 feet. 1.5 miles round-trip, about 1.5 hours.

LEARN MORE


Hike the Peak on Hunter Trail

Saturday, April 7, 2018   8 a.m.

Get an early start to beat the heat and join a park volunteer guide on the Hunter Trail and enjoy 360-degree views from the top of Picacho Peak. This is a challenging hike that involves steep switchbacks, rock scrambles, climbing up several cableways and an elevation change of 1,600 feet. Total distance is 4 miles round-trip and takes 4-5 hours to complete.

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