Join PEEC Outing To Los Luceros Historic Site Sunday


Created by Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and Los Luceros Historic Site, the New Mexico Outdoor Pass (NMOP) is a FREE booklet included with FREE community events for families where everyone gets rewarded for spending time outside.

Participate in this activity and get a stamp for your New Mexico Outdoor Pass booklet. Fill your book with stamps and you’ll be rewarded with prizes.

Join PEEC for an NMOP special event: Earth and Sky!, 10 a.m.  Sunday, Nov. 6. During this earth and sky-themed day at Los Luceros Historic Site (253 Country Road 41, Alcalde), enjoy a tour of the grounds, make arts and crafts and have time to take a look through a telescope at Saturn and Jupiter (6-8:30 p.m. for the sky portion of the event). This is the perfect Sunday outing for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

  • 6:30 a.m. – Los Luceros opens early for Dawn to Dusk Day. Take a nice walk on the property in the early morning and enjoy the crisp fall temperatures.
  • 9-11 a.m. – EARTH – (more info coming soon).
  • 11 a.m. to noon – Ranger-led tour of the Los Luceros historic district, with a special focus on the geology and importance of soil and rocks at the site.
  • 5:30 p.m. – Los Luceros trails close to the public, but the main site will stay OPEN LATE for night sky viewing.
  • 6-8:30 p.m. – SKY – Take a look through a telescope at the almost full moon, and both Saturn and Jupiter. If conditions permit, astronomy experts will point out constellations, Globular clusters and deep-sky objects upon request.
  • Special thanks to the following sponsors for making this program possible: Clif Family Foundation, N3B, BCBS, EDD and the Outdoor Equity Fund. 

For more information about this event, visit New Mexico Outdoor Pass: Earth and Sky!, and for other PEEC programs, visit, email, or call 505.662.0460. 

PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts several interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and gift shop merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35.

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