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9 Events in for the next 12 months at Cerrillos Hills
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Saturday, October 7
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Amigos Hike
Prime hiking season returns with more Amigos Hikes. Every first Saturday of the month come out and cover some ground on these volunteer-led hikes.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Sunday, October 22
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Trekking and Trapping
Trapping and trekking in the western frontier. What was it like? Come find out as Stephen Dixon, in costume and character, shares the story of James Ohio Pattie. Co-sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council & the Department of Cultural Affairs, 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, October 29
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Bats!
With more than 1,000 species, bats comprise 1/4 of the world’s mammal population. The only mammal that flies, these creatures have more in common with us than the mice they resemble.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, November 4
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Amigos Hike
Want to stretch your legs and get moving? Amigos hikes are a great way to meet new people and start each month with a hike. Come join this volunteer-led hike!
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Sunday, November 12
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Volunteer Training
Do you like talking to strangers? We need you! Volunteers help us extend the visitor center open hours. Share your knowledge. Enhance the visitor experience of the park.
Fees: waived for this event
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Friday, November 24
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Stuffing Strut
Join our annual post-holiday ramble along the trails. Strut your stuff and leave those turkeys behind!
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, December 2
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Amigos Hike
Come out and stretch your legs on this volunteer-led, guided hike through the hills.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, December 9
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Lew Wallace
Territorial Governor and Ben Hur author Lew Wallace held a mine claim in the Cerrillos Hills. In costume and character, Dr. Noel Pugach will share the story of how Wallace made his fortune. Co-sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council & the Department of Cultural Affairs, 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, December 17
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Winter Hike
Mild daytime temperatures and soft light make it the perfect time to explore the park on this guided hike.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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