Programs & Events

Red Rock State Park

Ethnobotany of Sedona

May 28, 2017   1pm

Learning more about the native plants and trees here in the Sedona area is a great way to enhance any hike. Our volunteer guides explain how plant life is interconnected with indigenous cultures, pioneer settlers, people in our contemporary times and wildlife.

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Red Rock Reptiles

June 4, 2017   2pm.

Learn about snakes and other reptiles in the Sedona area. Russell L. Dunn of Red Rock Reptiles and his crew of dedicated reptile rescuers will share with you the beauty and importance of Arizona’s snake populations.

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Full Moon Hike at Red Rock State Park

June 9, 2017   6:15pm

Moonlight Hikes are among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a knowledgeable naturalist, hikers get the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from a park overlook and return by the light of the moon.

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Sunday Lecture - Those Terrible Lizards with Ken Bork

Sunday, June 18, 2017   2:00pm

Over the last half century our understanding of dinosaurs has undergone a revolution. From dull, cold-blooded, slow creatures to feathered and highly colored, fast, dynamic and crafty!

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Sunday Lecture: Killer Bees: What they tell us about who we are with Patrick Pynes

Sunday, July 2, 2017   2:00pm

Arizona is the only state in the Union that has been documented as having Africanized bees in every single county. The story of Africanized bees in Arizona is very much a story about the Southwest, and its distinct differences from the rest of the United States.

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Full Moon Hike at Red Rock State Park

July 8, 2017   6:30pm

Moonlight Hikes are among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a knowledgeable naturalist, hikers get the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from a park overlook and return by the light of the moon.

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Sunday Lecture - Sedona and Our Relationship with Nature with Dr. Robin Weeks

Sunday, July 16, 2017   2:00pm

Many visitors come to Sedona looking for a kind of healing or searching for something meaningful in their lives. For many, Sedona’s incredible natural beauty “speaks to them” and can motivate questions about the human relationship with the natural world. Can we hear what nature is saying to us?

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Full Moon Hike at Red Rock State Park

August 7, 2017   6pm

Moonlight Hikes are among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a knowledgeable naturalist, hikers get the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from a park overlook and return by the light of the moon.

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Sunday Lecture: Conserving Arizona's Streams and Biodiversity in a Changing Environment

Sunday, August 20, 2017   2:00pm

Experimental forests were planted from Arizona to Alberta, Canada as part of habitat restoration. Findings from these forests have played an important role in the development of genetics solutions to help mitigate the impacts of drought, invasive species and other challenges to which southwestern streams are especially susceptible

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Full Moon Hike at Red Rock State Park

September 5, 2017   5:30pm

Moonlight Hikes are among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a knowledgeable naturalist, hikers get the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from a park overlook and return by the light of the moon.

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Star Party at Red Rock State Park

September 16, 2017   7pm

Come join the Astronomers of Verde Valley as they present the celestial happenings of the late April sky.  This program is limited to 75 participants.

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Full Moon Hike at Red Rock State Park

October 4, 2017   4:45pm

Moonlight Hikes are among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park. Led by a knowledgeable naturalist, hikers get the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from a park overlook and return by the light of the moon.

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