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6 Events in for the next 12 months at Cerrillos Hills
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Saturday, August 3
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Adventures with Ed
Guest presenter Jack Loeffler will address how Edward Abbey's life experience and perspective of the natural world informed the radical environmental movement. Join us as Jack chronicles adventures he shared with Ed as they traveled the American Southwest. Co-sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and the New Mexico Humanities Council, this program is made possible by the generous support of the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196




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Sunday, August 11
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cerrillos Hills
Scavenger Hunt
Join Marissa for this fun and family-friendly activity. Follow clues, fine tune your skills of observation and creativity.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196




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Friday, August 23
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Twilight Hike
The transition from day to night is a wonderful time to experience the rhythm of nature. The air cools, the winds stills, and the land grows quiet. Come welcome night rise on this guided hike.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196




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Friday, September 20
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Star Party
Explore the night sky above the park. See the green laser tour of bright stars and constellations and marvel at telescope views of star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and the planets Saturn and Jupiter.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196




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Saturday, September 21
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Cerrillos Fiesta
Join us at the visitor center during this celebration of life in and around Cerrillos. We will have activities for visitors of all ages.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196




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Sunday, September 29
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Tarantula Hike
Spiders the size of doughnuts. Where are they going? What are they doing? Come find out on this creepy jaunt through the hills.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196




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