Location & What to Bring
Program: Pond SafariThursday, July 19
What is that swimming in the water? Join Naturalists Linda and Erin to find out what types of amazing pond life are in the water and why they are important.
Cheesman Ranch HikeSaturday, July 21
Learn about the rich history of Mueller State Park as you see the sights, breathe in the mountain air and look for wildlife and wildflowers. Visit the many structures of the Cheesman Ranch, the best preserved historical buildings in the park. We may also go to Cahill Still, Cahill Pond and Cahill Cabin (which will add no extra mileage). Naturalist Cindi will guide you on this 5 mile long but moderate trail.
Nature Walk & TalkSaturday, July 21
Share your knowledge, experiences and enthusiasm with other Barr Lake visitors and volunteers as we discover and rediscover the park's hidden treasures.
Lost Pond and Geer Pond HikeSunday, July 22
Join Naturalist Erin for this 2.5 mile hike. We will look for Tiger Salamanders in Lost Pond and listen for Chorus Frogs in Geer Pond.
Evening Eagle ExpressTuesday, July 24
Sit back and ride aboard the Eagle Express for a rare evening excursion on the entire Lake Perimeter Trail. (conditions permitting)
Full Moon Hike - Surf's UpFriday, July 27
Explore Barr Lake at dusk! July is Lake Appreciation Month. Come discover some relationships between water and the moon, using Barr lake as an example. We'll also explore the importance and use of Barr Lake's water.
Grand Mesa Moose DaySaturday, July 28
A free event for the entire family. Take a scenic drive on Grand Mesa and learn about moose! Practice fly casting & prizes for kids; touch table with hides and tracks; programs on moose viewing and safety; moose biology & telemetry demonstrations.
J.A.T.T Bike RideFriday, August 3
"Just At Twilight Time" explore the Barr Lake 9 mile trail at dusk by bike.
& Mountain Goats
Deer & Elk
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