Pelts and Skulls Hike at Cerrillos Hills State Park

Pelts and Skulls hike at Cerrillos Hills State Park

On this guided hike, we will hit the trail and learn how the shapes and characteristics of different animal skulls and pelts allow them to survive the rigors of life in the wild.
Expect varied surfaces with moderate difficulty covering a distance of about 1.5 miles. Dogs welcome but must be on leash at all times. Note: The Park is Open every day from sunrise to 9PM. Park entrance is 1/2 mile north of Cerrillos Village on County Road 59. Visitor Center: 37 Main Street at the corner of 1st and Main in Cerrillos Village. Open Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm and by appointment. Call 505 474-0196.

Date: Saturday, December 10th, 2022

Time: 11:00 am

Location: Cerrillos Hills State Park,37 Main Street Cerrillos, NM 87010. Meet at the main parking lot just past the park entrance, 1/2 mile north of Cerrillos village on County Road 59.

Cost: Permit fee is $5 per vehicle exact cash or check and due upon arrival at the self-permit station. Streamline your arrival and bring $5 exact cash or check per vehicle. Follow the self-permitting steps to get your permit. No change available. Free with a valid New Mexico State Parks pass.

Event Information

Location: Cerrillos Hills State Park,37 Main Street Cerrillos, NM 87010

https://www.emnrd.nm.gov/spd/find-a-park/cerrillos-hills-state-park/

Cost: $5 per vehicle

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