Red Rock State Park in Sedona, Arizona
September Events, Guided Hikes, Workshops and More!
Red Rock State Park in Sedona, Arizona is ready to rock out the fall season with some great events, hikes and workshops. On the weekend of September 12th and 13th, the Arizona Natural History Association is sponsoring Bob Shuman who will present a two day introductory class on Adobe Photoshop. The Annual Yavapai-Apache Nation Cultural Awareness Day will also take place at the park on September the 19th, and the popular “Guided Moonlight Hike” on the 27th! The Park would also like to invite you to come celebrate National Public Lands Day on September the 26th and 27th!
Adobe Photoshop for Beginners
September 12th – 13th, 2015
The Arizona Natural History Association is sponsoring Bob Shuman who will present a two day introductory class on Adobe Photoshop at Red Rock State Park. The first evening will consist of an outside night photo shoot of the Milky Way starting at 6pm. to 10pm. On the second day starting at 1pm.. Bob will teach a class on how to edit your own Milky Way shots on Adobe CS6 to perfection!You must have the ability to hike and bring the following equipment: Camera, tripod, long lens (i200-400mm), good hiking shoes, and a flashlight. You will need to know how to work your own camera settings. On the second day bring a laptop to work directly on your photos or take notes. The cost for the weekend is $75.00 Sign up now because space is limited. To register call: 928-821-6277. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.
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Annual Yavapai-Apache Nation Cultural Awareness Day
September 19th, 2015 (10:30 am – 3:00 pm)
Throughout the day there will be performances by the Bird Dancers, Gourd Singers, and the Crown Dancers at Red Rock State Park. There will also be guest speakers including Gertrude Smith Director of Cultural Resources among others. Nation arts and crafts vendors will be selling their wares and various types of delicious Indian fry bread will be served. Don’t miss out!!! Parking is limited so please carpool if possible. Folding chairs and or blankets are recommended for your viewing comfort. The City of Sedona is sponsoring Sedona residents to get in free with applicable ID. All others only pay regular park admission fees of $5.00 per adult (14 and up), $3.00 per youth (7-13) and children (0-6) are always free. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.
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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
Every Wednesday and Saturday Morning (8:00 am)
Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures.For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.
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Daily Nature Walk
Every Day at 10:00 am
you can join a naturalist for a guided nature walk of one and a half to two hours. You will be introduced to the riparian ecosystem of Oak Creek and other aspects of the Park. Some of the subjects that may be discussed include plants, wildlife, geology, history, and archaeology. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.
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Public Lands Volunteer Day at Red Rock State Park
September 26th – 27th, 2015
Come celebrate National Public Lands Day with a heartfelt day of service Red Rock State Park. Volunteers are invited to help maintain and clean up park facilities, trails and Oak Creek riparian areas. Interpreters will be available for questions regarding the Oak Creek riparian area and its major importance to northern Arizona. You’re also welcome to take a 10:00 am guided hike and watch the Loved to Death documentary in their theater presented by the Oak Watershed Council. Your participation will be greatly appreciated. Please call 928-282-6907 and let them know that you’re coming! For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.
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Red Rock State Park – Guided Moonlight Hike
September 27th, 2015 (Arrive at 5:00 pm)
The Moonlight Hike is among the most popular interpretive hikes at the Park. Led by a naturalist, it gives hikers the rare opportunity to enjoy the sunset and moon rise from an overlook and return by the light of the moon, while also having the chance to learn about Sedona and its surrounding areas.The hike lasts two to 2 1/2 hours and covers a distance of approximately two miles. Reservations are required, please call 928.282.6907 to reserve your spot. A $5.00 reservation fee is required as well as an entry fee upon arrival. Night viewing programs may be canceled due to inclement weather. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.
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