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Nature programs in Roxborough; Roxborough State Park

 

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April 28

Hike with a Naturalist

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Hike one of the many trails of Roxborough with Naturalist Skip Pumfrey. Explore the park’s geology, ecosystems, homesteads, flora and fauna. Varied difficulty, call for more information on the specific trail for the days hike. Please bring a snack, water, and appropriate clothing for the weather. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.

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April 30

Birding by Ear

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Please join Naturalist Alison Kondler for this unique program at Roxborough. She will teach you how to hear bird sounds with your eyes by using personalized creative mnemonics (helpful ways to memorize). Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.roxb1 copy

 

April 30

Nature & Knitting

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Begin your morning with a hike on one of our trails with Naturalist Deb Wright to get your hearts and muscles pumping. Take in the fresh air and beauty of Roxborough. Next on to your journey of yarn colors and fibers! Don’t know how to knit? We’ll be happy to show you how to with some spare needles and yarns on hand. Bring your lunch and stay for a while. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the eventrox4 copy

May 1

Roxborough Archaeology

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Come and learn about the archaeological sites at Roxborough State park with Naturalist Derald Hoffman. We have identified 60 sites that are of the Archaic(7500 years ago- A.D.. 150) Hunter Gatherers and Woodland people who occupied the area from A.D.150-1540Proto-History greatly influenced by Spain and other Europeans.presentation. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.RangeTracker and RangeTrackerTV are self-funded and make no gains of any kind from or by promoting outdoor Colorado and all it’s agencies. RangeTracker and RangeTrackerTV are created and maintained by Colinda de Groen on an all volunteer basis

 

 

 

 

May 3

Kids Hour Roxborough

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Get your children involved in nature! Bring your kids to the park for fun activities, stories, and/or short nature hikes. Ages: 5 years and younger accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to sign up 24 hours prior to the event.roxb3 copy
May 5 Roxborough

Hike with a Naturalist

http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/Calendar.aspx

Hike one of the many trails of Roxborough with Naturalist Skip Pumfrey. Explore the park’s geology, ecosystems, homesteads, flora and fauna. Varied difficulty, call for more information on the specific trail for the days hike. Please bring a snack, water, and appropriate clothing for the weather. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.good programs

May 6

Roxborough Ride

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Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.

Roxborough RangeTracker (13)May 7

Roxborough State Park

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Birding by Ear

Please join Naturalist Alison Kondler for this unique program at Roxborough. She will teach you how to hear bird sounds with your eyes by using personalized creative mnemonics (helpful ways to memorize). Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (5)

May 7

Fountain Valley Homesteads Hike

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In celebration of National History & Archaeology Month join Naturalists Jimmie & Richard Crabb to visualize the lives of the original Homesteaders along this 2.3 mile hike along the Fountain Valley Trail in Roxborough. Enjoy learning about the families and their histories. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Untitlfhed-1 copyMay 7

Nature & Knitting

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Begin your morning with a hike on one of our trails with Naturalist Deb Wright to get your hearts and muscles pumping. Take in the fresh air and beauty of Roxborough. Next on to your journey of yarn colors and fibers! Don’t know how to knit? I’ll be happy to show you how to with some spare needles and yarns on hand. Bring your lunch and stay for a while. Reservations are requires. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (19)

May 7

Roxborough Revealed

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Join naturalist Roger Dowell on a wildflower hike in Roxboough. Meet at the visitor center.

 

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Roxborough Ride

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Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.Roxborough RangeTracker (33)

 

May 8

Mother’s Day Roxborough Ride

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Take your mother out for a special treat on a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.
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May 10

Kids Hour

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Get your children involved in nature! Bring your kids to the park for fun activities, stories, and/or short nature hikes. Ages: 5 years and younger accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to sign up 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (4)

May 11

Birds & Blooms

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Grab your bird book and binoculars and join us for bird watching adventures at Roxborough with naturalist Phil Lyon. This hike is for all ability levels. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (3)

May 13

Roxborough Ride

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Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.Roxborough RangeTracker (1)

May 14

Roxborough Revealed

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Join naturalist Paul Bleau on a family hike on Willow Creek trail in Roxborough. Meet at the visitor center.Roxborough RangeTracker (30)

May 14

Roxborough Ride

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Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.Roxborough RangeTracker (11)

May 15

Guided Bird Walk

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Join naturalist Doris Cruze for a hike to identify birds in Roxborough. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (10)

May 15

Meet the Natives

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Join Naturalist Ann Sarg on a hike along the Willow Creek trail in Roxborough. We’ll watch for native plants and wildflowers and learn how to identify them, common uses, andinteresting tidbitsplant lore. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (13)

May 17

Kids Hour

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Get your children involved in nature! Bring your kids to the park for fun activities, stories, and/or short nature hikes. Ages: 5 years and younger accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to sign up 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (14)

May 20

Roxborough Ride

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Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.

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May 20

Moonlight Hike – Friends Sponsored

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Join Naturalists for an evening hike in Roxborough. Afterwards enjoy refreshments and other celestial delights. A donation of $7.50 per hiker is requested. To reserve, send a check payable to the Friends of Roxborough. The address is 4751 E. Roxborough Drive, Roxborough, CO 80125. Non-refundable tickets for your confirmed hike will be sent to you.

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May 21

Homesteads Hike

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In celebration of National History & Archaeology Month join Naturalists Mike Thomas & Betsy Healey for this hike to see 6 homesteads. This is a 7-mile hike but will have turn around points to make a shorter hike at 1.5 miles, 2.5 miles, or 4 miles. The hike to the last two remote stops are steep but worth it. Bring water, lunch, and appropriate gear for weather. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.

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May 21

Migratory Bird Day

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Birds play a crucial role in keeping our natural world and economies healthy, stop by and find out how. Join us on the patio and spread your wings for bird conservation!Roxborough RangeTracker (4)

May 21

Junior Naturalist: Walk on the Wild Side

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Families can spend time together as they discover the many wonders of Roxborough State Park. Gain knowledge of nature in this outdoor wonderland. Kids can earn a Certificate of Completion or continue on for their official Junior Naturalist Patch! Two Naturalist led hikes are required for patch. Geared for ages 7-12. Join Naturalist Ann Sarg for a hike searching for wildflowers and plants. We’ll discover if any of the flowers look like those in your garden or yard. You’ll learn some cool things about our plants such as who eats them, did early inhabitants use them, could they be used for medicine and much more! Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (8)

May 21

Roxborough Revealed

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Join naturalist Jim Remley learn about living with bears. Meet at the visitor center.Roxborough RangeTracker (6)

May 21

Roxborough Ride

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Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.

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May 22

Bird Watching & Wildflowers

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Join Front Range Birding Company and Roxborough’s Naturalists on a hike to search for birds and learn about the flowers and history of Roxborough. Bring binoculars and water. All above the age of 12 are welcome. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (16)

May 24

Art Class: Watercolor: Waterfalls & Rock

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Learn how to capture the beauty of Roxborough’s buildings, landscape, and foliage using a variety of techniques with Naturalist Phyllis Vandehaar. Age restrictions do apply. Call for a materials list. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (28)

May 27

Roxborough Ride

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Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.Roxborough RangeTracker (39)

May 27

Roxborough Ride

http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/Calendar.aspx

Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.

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May 28

National Wildflower Week

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Join Naturalists and Native Plant Masters for a variety of activities all weekend long to see Roxborough’s beautiful landscape. Planned activities include short hikes, practice using a simple identification key, playing wildflower bingo, and sketching. Bring a journal and pencil. Pick up the schedule at the table.

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May 28

Roxborough Ancient Residents

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In celebration of National History & Archaeology Month join Betsy Healey and learn how the Archaic and Woodland era people lived and thrived at Roxborough thousands of years ago. A walk along Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough to view a few of our archaeological sites will follow a brief lecture. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (37)

May 28

Nature & Knitting

http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/Calendar.aspx

Begin your morning with a hike on one of our trails with Naturalist Deb Wright to get your hearts and muscles pumping. Take in the fresh air and beauty of Roxborough. Next on to your journey of yarn colors and fibers! Don’t know how to knit? I’ll be happy to show you how to with some spare needles and yarns on hand. Bring your lunch and stay for a while. Reservations are requires. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (35)

May 28

Roxy Puppet Theater

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Join the Puppet Players for fun, wild, and wacky tales of Roxborough wildlife. Ages: eight and younger, accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event.Roxborough RangeTracker (34)

May 28

Roxborough Revealed

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Join naturalist Mike Thomas to learn about the beautifully ugly turkey vulture. Meet at the visitor center.

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May 28

Roxborough Ride

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Take a naturalist guided tour in our electric five-passenger golf cart around the Fountain Valley trail in Roxborough. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event. Donations requested for vehicle maintenance.Roxborough RangeTracker (24)

May 29

National Wildflower Week

http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/Calendar.aspx

Join Naturalists and Native Plant Masters for a variety of activities all weekend long to see Roxborough’s beautiful landscape. Planned activities include short hikes, practice using a simple identification key, playing wildflower bingo, and sketching. Bring a journal and pencil. Pick up the schedule at the table.Roxborough RangeTracker (19)

May 29

Colorful Characters of the Pea Family: Hike

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Join Naturalist Courtney James for a short hike to the Lyons Overlook in Roxborough and meet some of the colorful characters of the Pea Family, which range from friendly and helpful to deadly poison. Reservations are required.Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to register 24 hours prior to the event

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May 30

National Wildflower Week

http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/Calendar.aspx

Join Naturalists and Native Plant Masters for a variety of activities all weekend long to see Roxborough’s beautiful landscape. Planned activities include short hikes, practice using a simple identification key, playing wildflower bingo, and sketching. Bring a journal and pencil. Pick up the schedule at the table.

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May 31

Kids Hour

http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/Calendar.aspx

Get your children involved in nature! Bring your kids to the park for fun activities, stories, and/or short nature hikes. Ages: 5 years and younger accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Meet at the visitor center. Call (303) 973-3959 to sign up 24 hours prior to the event.

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