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!
Halloween at Highline Lake-Creepy Crawly Creatures and Halloween MovieFriday, October 28
Come out to Highline Lake State Park for a weekend filled with Halloween Fun! Friday evening join us in the campground for a program on Creepy Crawly Creatures at 5:00 pm! Come learn about all the spooktacular animals of Halloween and why we really have nothing to be afraid of! This will be followed by a Halloween movie at 7:00 pm. There will be popcorn and hot apple cider provided!
Chatfield BirdwalkSaturday, October 29
Join naturalist & bird expert Joey Kellner in exploring various areas inside the park in search of feathered treasure. All ability levels are welcome. No sign-up necessary. Meet at the Platte River parking lot. No pets. Dress for the weather. Sunscreen and insect repellant as needed.
Chatfield BirdwalkSaturday, November 26
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