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CONTACT: Victoria Dinkel, Nature Center Interpretive Program Coordinator, 719-520-6767,


Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817; 719-520-6745;

Nature Adventures: Who Gives a Hoot?

Friday, April 5, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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

2’s & 3’s Outdoors: The Eyes Have It

Friday, April 12, 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

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

Fountain Creek – A Pathway of History

Saturday, April 13, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Explore the history of Fountain Creek and how it’s shaped our human history. We’ll travel through the years together and look for signs from the past along the trails. Afterwards you’re sure to appreciate what the creek’s given us, and perhaps we’ll be able to see into the future. Ages 7+. Prepaid registration required. $5 per person, $4 per member.

Mapping our Place

Saturday, April 20, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Share a sensory hike with the family around the Cattail Marsh Wildlife Area. When we are done with the hike, each family will create their own map of the sights, sounds, and smells that we encountered along the way. Prepaid registration required. $5 per person, $4 per member.

Homeschool Fridays: Discover Wetlands

Friday, April 28, 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. Prepaid registration required. $4 per person.

Great American Clean-up

Saturday, April 27, 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 visit All ages welcome!