First Saturday HikeSaturday, December 6
Explore along the Platte River and Plum Creek and learn about plants and animals in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Historic Persse Place Open HouseSunday, December 7
Hike the Fountain Valley Trail to this nationally registered historic home. Naturalists on-site to share stories of the people who lived here in the early 1900's. No reservations needed. Make it a family outing! Dress for the weather as it may be snowy. Call 303-973-3959 for updates.
Eleven Mile First Day HikeThursday, January 1
What a great way to spend the First Day of the New Year! First Day Hiking is an activity that is taking place at State Parks across the country. Join park naturalist Beth Dodd on New Year’s Day for a First Day Hike that will focus on the survival challenges faced by the plants and animals of Eleven Mile during the winter season. We will explore the winter woods and the shores of the frozen lake. Weather and snow conditions permitting, we will hike a mile along the Ponderosa Loop.
For a complete list of upcoming events, view the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Calendar.
Select a pin point for a description of the location and wildlife viewing information. There are over 200 sites to choose from. These sites are also published on the official Map to Colorado. Order yours today (included with the Vacation Guide). Look for the brown wildlife viewing signs at (most) location destinations. Download our wildlife viewing tips and checklist to use on your next wildlife viewing adventure.