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All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status.

CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745,


Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817


Nature Adventures: Eggsploring Eggs

Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows or stories, crafts, hands-on activities, and discovery time on the trail. $3 per person including siblings 2 and over and adults. Prepaid registration required.

2s & 3s Outdoors: Hungry Herons

Thursday, April 14 and Friday, April 15, 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Explore nature with your 2 or 3 year-old through interactive activities, a story, and a short hike. $3 per person including siblings 2 and over and adults. Prepaid registration required.

Chocolate Bunny Walk & Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 16, 9:00-10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. & 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Meet a live rabbit, learn about rabbits via a fun, interactive slide show, then hunt for eggs as you hike through the woods. For children ages 2-10 with an adult. $6 per child, $5 per member child. Prepaid reservations required.

Homeschool Fridays: Discover Wetlands

Friday, April 22, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Explore the five habitats and discover how they are shaped by water at Fountain Creek Regional Park. Watch a short video, do a wetland metaphor activity, and go for a hike with a pond study. Designed for grades 3-6. $4 per person. Prepaid registration required.

Fountain Creek Birding Pledge Drive

Saturday, April 24 – May 21

Go birding for a cause! Raise donations for The El Paso County Nature Centers and Aiken Audubon Society by gathering pledges from friends and family then identifying as many birds as you can during spring migration in Fountain Creek Regional Park. More details coming!

Great American Clean-up

Saturday, April 30, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Join the community in this effort to complete cleanup projects at parks, trails, creeks, and roadways. To volunteer, please email All ages welcome!