Monarch Migration through Red Rock State Park

Red Rock State Park

Sunday, September 23, 2018   8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Nestled in the Red Rock Country of Sedona, Oak Creek provides a flyway for migrating monarchs hurrying to their overwintering grounds each September. Many will stop and consume nectar on nearby plants such as sunflowers and golden crownbeard.

Join the Southwest Monarch Study for an exciting morning of butterfly netting and tagging. This program is an outdoor event so please be ready to be outdoors. Participants should wear sturdy closed-tow shoes that can get wet (NO sandals) long pants and long sleeve shirts, hat and sunscreen. Bring sufficient water for hydration. Once registered for this program, participants must complete a liability/photo release form that can be downloaded at

This program is included with park entrance fees. $7 per adult (14+) and $4 per youth (7-13). However, space is limited to 15 participants, so call to reserve your spots at (928) 282-6907.