Programs & Events

Red Rock State Park

Daily Guided Nature Walks at Red Rock

Daily   10:00 a.m.

Every morning a volunteer naturalist leads a guided nature walk informing visitors about the different life zones of Red Rock State Park. The subjects discussed on this walk include geology, wildlife, history, archaeology, and plant life.

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Archaeology Hike at Red Rock State Park

3rd Sunday of the month, October to May   1:00 p.m.

Come and hear the fascinating story of the pre-Columbian people who lived and traveled in the park. The hike will identify the various archaeological features visible from park trails and interpret them into the wider context of important regional Sinagua sites. The guide will also touch on ideas of other cultures that likely have made use of the park’s resources.

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Ethnobotany Guided Hike

4th Sunday of the month, January through May   1:00 p.m.

Learn more about the native plants of Sedona and how they're interconnected with indigenous cultures, pioneer settlers, wildlife, and even modern society.

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The Navajo Long Walk (1863 through 1869): Through the Eyes of Navajo Women

Sunday, February 2, 2020   2 p.m.

Dr. Evangeline Parsons Yazzie will present a lecture about the Navajo people who were forced to leave their homes. The Long Walk has been collected in historical literature by non-Navajo authors. Absent from the literature is the Navajo perspective. The audience will hear the Navajo female elders’ version of the Long Walk in this presentation.

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Geology Hike at Red Rock State Park

2nd Sunday of the month, October to May   1:00 p.m.

Our monthly-guided geology hike led by our knowledgeable volunteers will take you out on our trails to discuss how Sedona transformed into what we see today. This interpretive experience is for both the beginner and experienced hiker.

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Family Campout

April 25-26, 2020

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!

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