Drop-In Nature Discoveries

Third Tuesday of Each Month, 10 to 11 a.m. All ages, free. Drop-in on Tuesday morning to discover nature’s wonderful surprises! Discovery Stations are free, hands-on style programs featuring a range of nature topics. Outdoor location and topics will change monthly, check the website calendar for details. Stations are suitable for all ages. Children under…
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Birding for Everyone

Adults, free. Whether you’re new to birding or you can ID any bird with a glance, autumn is a great time for seeing migratory birds as they pass through Colorado. Join us for a leisurely walk as we go looking for birds throughout Arvada. Bring your own binoculars, limited pairs will be available. Locations will…
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Nature Playdate

Geared toward ages 2-12 yrs, free. Connect with your little ones in our Nature Explore Space. Try new activities or simply free play in nature with wood cookies, forts, and more. Dress for the weather-outdoors only.

Drop-In Nature Discoveries

Third Tuesday of Each Month, 10 to 11 a.m. All ages, free. Drop-in on Tuesday morning to discover nature’s wonderful surprises! Discovery Stations are free, hands-on style programs featuring a range of nature topics. Outdoor location and topics will change monthly, check the website calendar for details. Stations are suitable for all ages. Children under…
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Wacky Weather

Ages 6-10, $5 Lightning, snowstorms, tornados, oh my! As the seasons change, so does the weather. Come learn about Colorado’s wacky weather and make fun weather-crafts!
american kestrel

Birding for Everyone

Adults, free. Whether you’re new to birding or you can ID any bird with a glance, autumn is a great time for seeing migratory birds as they pass through Colorado. Join us for a leisurely walk as we go looking for birds throughout Arvada. Bring your own binoculars, limited pairs will be available. Locations will…
grandpa showing nature

Nature Playdate

Geared toward ages 2-12 yrs, free. Connect with your little ones in our Nature Explore Space. Try new activities or simply free play in nature with wood cookies, forts, and more. Dress for the weather-outdoors only.
kids explore nature map

G.O. Time (Get Outdoors)

Ages 4 – 9yrs., free. Anything can happen when you spend an hour out in nature!  Go on a scavenger hunt, build the best stick house anyone has ever seen, sketch a flashy bird, discover hidden insects, and so much more.
kids explore nature map

G.O. Time (Get Outdoors)

Ages 4 – 9yrs., free. Anything can happen when you spend an hour out in nature!  Go on a scavenger hunt, build the best stick house anyone has ever seen, sketch a flashy bird, discover hidden insects, and so much more.
kids explore nature map

G.O. Time (Get Outdoors)

Ages 4 – 9yrs., free. Anything can happen when you spend an hour out in nature!  Go on a scavenger hunt, build the best stick house anyone has ever seen, sketch a flashy bird, discover hidden insects, and so much more.