LITTLETON, Colo. - Chatfield State Park offers nature programs to visitors of all ages. Programs vary from hikes, history talks, and nature education to the Junior Ranger programs and Beach Mania. These programs help connect children and adults to the great outdoors and Chatfield State Park. All programs are free but every vehicle entering the park must have either an annual ($70) or daily ($8) Colorado State Parks pass. To schedule group programs or for more information call 303-979-9115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday Oct. 12
Interesting Arthropods - Amphitheater - 6 p.m.
Join GOCO Interpretive Ranger Tiffany Gagne and discover the arthropods that live on the park. Find out how interesting they are and why they are important to Chatfield State Park.
Saturday Oct. 13
Junior Ranger Program - Amphitheater - 10 a.m.
Become a Junior Ranger of Chatfield State Park by completing activities in our Junior Ranger guidebook. These activities encourage exploration, examination and excitement for the park. Complete the correct amount of activities and receive a Junior Ranger Badge. Ages six to 12.
Wild Animals of Chatfield - Amphitheater - 10 a.m.
Join GOCO Interpretive Ranger Tiffany Gagne and see real animal pelts and learn about the habits and habitats of species that share Chatfield State Park with us. This program is for all ages.
Slocum Cabin Open House - Slocum Cabin - 11 a.m.
Explore the history of the park and the wonderful Slocum Cabin, one of the oldest standing houses in Colorado. This program is for all ages and the cabin stays open till noon.
Nature Journal Hike - Lakeview Parking Lot - 6 a.m.
Create a nature journal and capture experiences in the wonderful nature around Chatfield while hiking along the lake.
Sunday Oct. 14
The Big Sit - Heron Outlook - Dawn till Dusk
Join Chatfield State Park and the Denver Field Ornithologists for a day of bird watching at The Big Sit. Sitters count any bird seen or heard or that scouts and beaters identify, providing a Sitter sees/hears it from a 17 foot diameter circle. Come for an hour in the morning, the afternoon or stay all day! Bring binoculars, field guides, water and snacks; bring chairs, breakfast, lunch, dinner.
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