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Wildlife Viewing


Toddler Story Time
Tuesday, September 2

Bring your pre-school child to listen to stories about the natural world. Join Ranger Amy and Friends in the Nature Center on Tuesday, September 2 at 10:00 AM for a story, a snack and a craft sure to entertain your little one. The theme for September is Bears. Please RSVP to the Nature Center to reserve your child’s spot. Program designed for children 3-5 accompanied by an adult.

Education and Bird Banding Station
Wednesday, September 3

Discover a songbird’s amazing life story by stopping by Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory’s (RMBO) Education and Bird Banding Station. The station is a short, five-minute walk from Barr Lake Nature Center. See migrating songbirds up close, learn how they make a living, discover where they spent the summer and are headed for the winter. All ages welcome.

16th Annual Fall Birding Festival
Saturday, September 6

Fly over to Barr Lake State Park to celebrate the fall bird migration, an experience worth sharing with others. Be entertained at this festive community event filled with food, fun, and lore, something for everyone. Admission per vehicle is a $7 daily or an annual parks pass.


Brown Wildlife Viewing SignSelect 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.