Skip to main content
  1. Travel
  2. City Guides

Cerrillos Hills State Park Star Party Friday night

See also

Tour the stars at Cerrillos Hills State Park with Peter Lipscomb on Friday February 28, 7-9 p.m.

Starry, starry night at your favorite State Park. Follow Peter's green laser tour of the stars and constellations, marvel at Jupiter, and then ooh and ah at telescope views of the Orion Nebula, distant star clusters and interestingly shaped galaxies. If you have a red flashlight, bring it.

Park at the main park entrance, 1/2 mile north of Cerrillos Village on County Road 59. $5 per vehicle, exact change or check. A staff member will be at the entrance to help orient you and collect fees.

Park Location & Hours

The park is open sunrise to 9 p.m. daily. The entrance is off County Road 59, about 1/2 mile north of Cerrillos Village. There is a $5 per vehicle day use fee, payable at the self-pay station at the park entrance. Pick up a park brochure at the entrance or download one here.

The park's Visitor Center is in Cerrillos Village, at 37 Main Street on the corner of 1st and Main. It is open 2-4 p.m. daily, sometimes longer on weekends, and by appointment. Call 505 474-0196.



Today's top buzz...

  • Amazon Prime
    Amazon Prime: Share the gift of expedited shipping with up to four freeloaders
    Tech Tips
  • Celebrity couples
    Take a look at the most powerful celebrity couples in Hollywood
    20 Photos
  • Deviled eggs
    This is the only deviled egg recipe you’ll need this Easter
    Delicious Eggs
  • Famous celebrity redheads
    These famous faces turn heads with their perfectly styled red manes
    27 Photos
  • Short obituary
    A Swedish man decided to create his own obituary and now it's gone viral. See why
    Top News
  • Watch a new sport: Twenty reasons for you to start watching rugby
    20 Photos

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!