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Saturday, July 7
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Animal Superpowers
Native peoples worldwide celebrate the special abilities of animals through ritual practice and ceremony. Comic book superheroes offer a pop culture take on our fascination with these abilities. Learn about animal superpowers at this family friendly program.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Sunday, July 15
02:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Snakes of New Mexico
The New Mexico Wildlife Center’s resident snake expert Tom Wyant brings live snakes including rattlers to the park visitor center.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Friday, July 20
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Moon Hike
On this guided hike, learn interesting lunar facts, folklore and enjoy close-up views of the moon through our spotting scope.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, August 11
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Mining History Hike
On this guided hike you will be introduced to the origins and practices of mining in the hills during the past 1,000 years. Learn how natural history influenced cultural history of the Cerrillos area.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Friday, August 17
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 wind stills, and the land grows quiet. Come welcome nightrise on this guided hike.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, August 25
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Annual Amigos Yard Sale
Support the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park by snapping up some great deals! The Amigos are accepting donations of non-electronic items. Contact Susan at 505-216-5216 to arrange pick up.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Sunday, September 2
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Amigos Hike
The Amigos are the park friends group. As part of their mission to enhance the visitor experience of the park, they host monthly hikes. Come join this volunteer-led guided hike through the hills.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Friday, September 14
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 then marvel at views of Mars, Saturn, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies through telescopes.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, September 15
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Annual Cerrillos Fiesta
Join us at the Visitor Center during this celebration of life in and around Cerrillos. We will have presentations and activities for visitors of all ages.
Fees: donations welcom
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Sunday, September 23
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Tarantula Hike
Spiders the size of beer coasters. 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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