FIRESTONE, Colo. - St. Vrain State Park offers high quality recreation and great educational programs. Through the interpretive programs, made possible by funding from the Colorado Lottery and Great Outdoors Colorado, St. Vrain provides over 45 educational programs related to the natural and cultural resources of St. Vrain State Park. Get to know the park, and naturalist Sarah Olsen, with these hands-on programs happening this fall!
Friday, Oct. 5
Owl Adaptations - Camper Services Building - 8 p.m.
Owls have always fascinated people. Their beauty, stealth and wisdom have made them a staple in folklore and myths from all around the world. Join us to learn about the lives and adaptations of these amazing creatures!
Saturday, Oct. 6
Jr. Ranger Program - Camper Services Building - 11 a.m.
Check out our newest Jr. Ranger Program! Learn what it takes to become a Jr. Ranger, and participate in fun outdoor games to get started. Complete your handbook to earn a badge!
Bugs of St. Vrain - Camper Services Building - 3 p.m.
Come and learn all about the amazing insects that call St. Vrain their home. Use bug jars to collect bugs, learn the difference between bugs and insects, and make your own bug!
Sunday, Oct. 7
Art Hour - Camper Services Building - 11 a.m.
Join St. Vrain State Park for an hour of art projects, including your very own field journal, and express your creativity through the beauty of nature!
Nature Games - Camper Services Building - 3 p.m.
Learn how to work together with activities inspired by nature!
Programs are free with admission to the park, $7 per day or $70 for an annual pass. All ages and abilities are welcome. Visitors are asked to please dress in weather-appropriate clothing, bring plenty of water, sunscreen and bug spray, and be prepared to spend about an hour outside. No reservations needed. For questions or comments, please call St. Vrain State Park at 303-485-0186.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife was created by the merger of Colorado State Parks and the Colorado Division of Wildlife, two nationally recognized leaders in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado's wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. To learn more about Colorado's state parks, please see: http://www.parks.state.co.us
. To learn more about Colorado's wildlife programs, please see: http://wildlife.state.co.us