They call our national parks “America’s Best Idea,” and rightly so. Though our parks are in need of some upgrading, and admission fees have gone up a bit, they’re still a bargain. Even more so on FREE days. The National Park Service offers the following Entrance Fee Free Days this year: September 30: National Public […]
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 […]
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). Even if you pay to get in, there are a multitude of activities that don’t cost a penny. Here are a few […]
El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center offer a full slate of events and activities for all ages in September, including painting, photography, volunteer training,children’s programs and a bird count. To locate them, get their schedules and fees, visit www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com.
The Pikes Peak Library District is urging you to visit Colorado’s state parks. And they;’re making it free and easy to do. Reserve your free State Parks Pass and Backpack today by clicking here! This program is a partnership with the Colorado Department of Education, State Library, local library systems, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. […]
Military members and their families can take advantage of uncounted discounts through a terrific local Web site, http://springsbargains.com/military-discounts/ I mean, they offer discounts on everything from auto parts to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Get discounts on bikes, books, hair cuts, restaurants — you name it! The list is ever-changing, so check it often.
It’s easy to keep kids entertained with local library programs, and they’re FREE. Between Penrose Library, East Library, Library 21c and all the branches, there are programs almost every day somewhere. The list is way too long to publish here …. so for all the kids’ programs at the library, go ONLINE.
It’s a city park that vies with national parks for stunning beauty. We’re talking, of course, about the Garden of the Gods. The Colorado Springs city park not only has acres of gorgeous and sometimes whimsical red sandstone formations, but also plenty of acreage for hiking and mountain biking. Take a ranger-guided tour if you […]
Colorado Parks and Wildlife encourages outdoor enthusiasts and recreationists get out and enjoy Colorado’s trails. Get outdoors and experience the unique panorama of Colorado while horseback riding, hiking, biking or off-highway vehicle riding on more than 30,000 miles of trails throughout the state.Accept the challenge to explore a nearby trail, learn a new outdoor skills, or […]
Looking for a fun way to spend a day? Take a ranger-guided tour at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Florissant. A variety of programs will be offered throughout the summer which includes ranger talks, guided walks, science demonstrations at an excavation site, a fossil discovery lab and much more. Call ahead for times and schedules. […]