The Colorado Springs Astronomical Society hosts a FREE family star party from 8:30 to 10 p.m. on Monday, June 12 at the Garden of the Gods. Members of the society will be in attendance with telescopes and information n about the night sky.All ages welcome. It’s held in the parking lot at the Garden of […]
Mueller State Park is has a full calendar of programs designed for every month of the year. Guided hikes take you into the backcountry to see and enjoy wildflowers and wildlife in summer, snow sports in winter. Children’s programs help them discover nature. Learn a new hobby in archery, fly fishing or water color painting. Enjoy […]
National parks – “America’s Best Idea” – offer a wealth of free entertainment options. Admission is modest for what they have to offer (or you can wait for one of their FREE days – the next one is Tuesday, Aug. 25, National Park Service birthday). Even if you pay to get in, there are a […]
The $10 America the Beautiful Senior Lifetime pass is the best deal in travel. Now according to AARP it’s increasing in price to $80 sometime in 2017. Given the fact that the pass price hasn’t changed since 1994 and that many of the National Park facilities are dilapidated this price increase is long overdue. Even […]
Learn lots about local history, biology and geology at events hosted at the Garden of the Gods, our amazing city park. The nature center programs there offer 1- to 2-hour programs, including nature hikes, lectures and classes. All are FREE bur preregistration is required by calling 219-0104 or by emailing email@example.com. There also are FREE […]
El Paso County has opened a new Equestrian Skills park , located on the east edge of Bear Creek Regional Park. The FREE venue is open to the public. It includes “steps” and a water feature. For more information on the course, contact Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you plan to do some serious hiking this summer? There’s a website that might get you inspired. It’s a comprehensive article at Boot Bomb (https://bootbomb.com) on the Top 50 Long Distance Hiking Trails In The USA. Access is FREE and it not only gives you descriptions and locations of those trails, but also offers tips […]
Every month is an exciting month at El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center. For a full list of events for kids and families, 719-520-6387 or 520-6745 or visit www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com.
Looking to join kindred spirits for a weekly fun run? Check out “Gallop in the Garden” from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Garden of the Gods city park. Meet in the lower lobby of the visitor’s center on North 30th Street, across from the park entrance. It’s FREE but they ask you to preregister […]
Take a hike through history at Rock Ledge Ranch and Garden of the Gods Park. Join Elizabeth Barber, Lead Interpreter and historian for Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of every month on an easy 2 mile loop starting and ending at the Garden of the Gods Visitor & […]