Nestled between the plains and mountains, Roxborough is the ideal place to bring school groups.
All school programs at Roxborough are designed with the state education standards in mind to accommodate your curriculum needs.
- Our park offers the unsurpassed beauty of a billion years of geologic history.
- Roxborough's unique location, nestled between the plains and mountains, provides an ideal environment for abundant wildlife and plant communities.
- Coyote, deer, golden eagles, red fox, bear, and mountain lion share this natural haven with a landscape resplendent with montane, shrublands, grassland, and riparian ecosystems.
Review Our Availability Calendar & Reserve
Please check for available dates on our program event calendar page and then fill out our request for a program form.
About Our Programs
Guided Hike Information
All program hikes take place on the Fountain Valley or Willow Creek trails.
Scheduling for spring and summer guided hikes begins on August 1 and fall scheduling begins on January 1. Schedule early to ensure a reservation.
Class size capacity is 60 in spring and fall and 40 during the summer.
Naturalist to student ratio is 1 to 10.
The program length is 1.5—2.5 hours.
All hikes take place on the Fountain Valley or Willow Creek Trails.
Pre and post-visit activities are provided on request.
There is no charge for programs, however, donations are appreciated.
There is an entry fee of $9 per vehicle for non-profit organizations. Please inquire about the fee schedule if you are a for-profit group.
No picnic facilities in the park.
Daily park's pass purchased here is accepted at Chatfield State Park for entry. Chatfield has lunch facilities. Their swim beach is open during the summer.
For additional school scheduling information, please contact:
Volunteer & Interpretive Services Manager
Phone: (303) 973-3959 or
Roxborough State Park. 4751 E. Roxborough Drive. Roxborough, CO 80125