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.


Volunteer at Red Rock State Park!

Every Tuesday in October   1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Volunteer opportunities are available at Red Rock State Park! Click to learn more about how to become a volunteer at this beautiful Arizona State Park!


Wednesday and Saturday Bird Walks

Every Wednesday and Saturday   8:00 a.m.

Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a guided walk appropriate for beginners and advanced birders. The greatest diversity of bird species can be found in the riparian area next to Oak Creek or along the field behind the Visitor Center.


The Rich Natural History of Red Rock State Park

Sunday, November 3, 2019   2 p.m.

Our discussion will focus on aspects of botany, geology, and zoology that can be found at Red Rock State Park. Topics treated will range from the majesty of the red rocks to the beauty of riparian-zone trees and flowers to the diversity of animal life. There is a lot to see and enjoy!


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.


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.


Nature Journaling for Beginners

Saturday, November 23, 2019   8:30 - 11 a.m.

Discover the pleasure of the art of nature journaling! This class is designed to introduce the student to the different types and methods of keeping a nature journal.


Internationally Recognized Sedona Bamboo Flute Player- Jesse Kalu

Sunday, December 1, 2019   2 p.m.

Jesse performs regularly in the Sedona area. He utilizes a wide-variety of bamboo flutes sweeping from the soprano to bass ranges, all made by his own hand. Many who hear his music praise his ability to imbue his creations with the deep connecting spirit of the natural world.