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Bighorn sheep on the side of a mountain.

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Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival

Bighorn Sheep viewing. Saturday, November 11, 2017

Celebrate the Georgetown Clash 'n Bash! Join us for the 11th annual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival honoring Colorado's state animal! This event is scheduled during the peak of bighorn sheep breeding season when rams’ contest for dominance, called the clash, is at its peak.

The Town of Georgetown and Colorado Parks and Wildlife​ offer opportunities to watch and learn about one of Colorado’s oldest bighorn sheep herds. Also, kids can make sheep horns of their own, make s'mores at the park campfire, enjoy short wildlife educational programs for the whole family, and more! Guests to Georgetown can also ride the historic Georgetown Loop train (fees apply) with special sheep tours included!

For more informaiton, visit the Georgetown event page or call 303-569-2555.

 
Mountain Biking, Road Biking, and Family Biking suggestions.​​​Buy A parks pass..​​​More outdoor recreation opportunities.
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Events

Tuesday Evening on the Eagle Express
Tuesday, October 17

Sit back and ride aboard the Eagle Express for a 2-3 hr excursion around the lake.

Hike: Nobel Cabin Trail
Wednesday, October 18

Join Naturalist Rose on a 4 mile hike to Nobel Cabin. Imagine what it was like to attempt to homestead this area without modern amenities. Learn about some of Mueller State Park’s early residents.

Tuesday Evening on the Eagle Express
Tuesday, October 31

Sit back and ride aboard the Eagle Express for a 2-3 hr excursion around the lake.

​ Wildlife Viewing Guides​

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Bighorn Sheep
& Mountain Goats

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Deer ​& Elk

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Grouse, Prairie​-Chickens
& Ptarmigan

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