El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center offer a full slate of events and activities for all ages all year round, including such activities as painting, photography, volunteer training,children’s programs . To locate them, get their schedules and fees, visit www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 […]
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. […]
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 email@example.com.
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 […]
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 & […]
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 […]