The park will be closed on October 11, 2023 for an all-employee training conference.
For the protection of habitat, please stay on designated trails. Swimming and wading in the creek are prohibited. ADA service animals only.
Volunteer at Red Rock State Park!
Red Rock State Park
Oct. 15, 22, 28 and Nov. 4 Time varies
Join the passionate and dedicated volunteer team at Red Rock State Park! Attend our annual Volunteer Training Class this fall. We are looking for volunteers who are friendly, patient, have an interest in or ability to learn about the natural world in the Sedona area, have a desire to share their appreciation for the natural world with others, and have the ability to deliver clear and concise information to the public.
The course will consist of four training sessions (registration required, see below):
Sunday, October 15 - 12-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 22 - 12:45 - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 28 - 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday, November 4 - 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Types of volunteer opportunities include:
- Visitor center attendant
- Entry station attendant
- School of Connection Program assistant
- Nature hike leader
- Bird walk leader
- Maintenance assistant
- Special projects/events
Please call the visitor center at 928-282-6907 and ask to speak with Eric or Heidi, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about volunteer opportunities or to enroll in the course. Other training/orientation opportunities exist for those unable to attend one or all of the training sessions listed above.
Daily Guided Nature Hikes at Red Rock
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.
Wednesdays and Saturdays
Guided Bird Walks at Red Rock
Join us at Red Rock State Park for guided bird walks! Learn about Sedona's diverse and beautiful bird species while taking a stroll through this gorgeous park with a veteran bird enthusiast.
April - September
Moonlight Hikes at Red Rock
The Moonlight Hike is among the most popular interpretive hikes at Red Rock State Park in Sedona. Join us for an exciting evening under the night sky of Sedona.
Sunday, October 8, 2023
Geology Hike at Red Rock State Park
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. Reservations are required.
Sunday, October 15, 2023
Archaeology Hike at Red Rock State Park
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. Reservations are required.
Sunday, October 22
Ethnobotany Guided Hike at Red Rock
Learn more about the native plants of Sedona and how they're interconnected with indigenous cultures, pioneer settlers, wildlife, and even modern society.