Nature/Outdoors | What’s happening in Denver

Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch

Enjoy birding at our songbird feeding stations, or peruse our seasonally changing exhibits on local plants and animal life. Costumes, blocks, puppets, kids' books, and live animal exhibits make Morrison Nature Center for kids, too.
16002 E. Smith Road
Aurora , CO , 80011
Phone: 303-739-2428
39° 45' 13.5396" N, 104° 48' 3.33" W

Plains Conservation Center

The Plains Conservation Center is a true-to-life homestead: Historic ranch houses, a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and barn plus an heirloom garden and chicken coop and a Cheyenne camp with tipis bring the experience to life year-round to the public.
21901 E. Hampden Ave.
Aurora , CO , 80013
Phone: 303.693.3621
39° 39' 21.726" N, 104° 44' 13.2576" W

Senac Creek Nature Center at Aurora Reservoir

The Senac Creek Nature Center features a stunning photography display, and encourages educational play with electronic games, hand-made puzzles and animal costumes. Learn about Aurora ecosystems, food chains and the importance of water to our natural and human communities through interactive, rotating exhibits. Entrance to the nature center and reservoir property is FREE if visiting the nature center ONLY.
5800 S. Powhaton Road
Aurora , CO , 80016
Phone: 303.326.8429
39° 36' 50.2452" N, 104° 40' 32.7972" W

Anderson Farms

Anderson Farms’ Fall Festival is Colorado’s Largest Fall Family Entertainment Destination. Open daily September 25th – November 3rd, 2019. Enjoy farm favorites like the 25-acre corn maze, wagon rides to the pumpkin patch, barrel train, pedal karts, jump pads and a combine slide. After dark, check out Terror in the Corn and Zombie Paintball Hunt.
6728 County Road 3 1/4
Erie , CO , 80516 40° 5' 55.5504" N, 105° 1' 54.9228" W

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Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

2020 Annual Plant Sale - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
05/23/2020
05/24/2020
05/25/2020
Time: 
Saturday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday & Monday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location:

Washington Park (S Downing St) - Denver, CO
1000 S Downing St
Denver, CO, 80209
United States

Phone:

720.359.3100

2020 Denver Polar Plunge & 5k presented by Westerra Credit Union

Dates: 
03/01/2020
Time: 
7:30AM Registration and Plunge Plaza

Location:

700 14th Street
Denver, CO, 80202
United States

Phone:

(303) 228-8000

2020 DENVER TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE SHOW

Dates: 
02/22/2020
02/23/2020
Time: 
see website for details

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Location:

28194 US Hwy 6
Keystone, CO, 80435
United States

Phone:

888-ARAPAHOE (272-7246)

2020 Fireman's Firehose Relay - Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Dates: 
02/21/2020
Time: 
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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Location:

8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO, 80128
United States

Phone:

720-865-3500

Denver Botanic Gardens 2020 Free Days - Chatfield Farms

Dates: 
02/04/2020
03/03/2020
04/07/2020
Time: 
Whole Day

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Location:

1007 York Street
Denver, CO, 80206
United States

Denver Botanic Gardens 2020 Free Days - York Street

Dates: 
02/17/2020
03/22/2020
04/19/2020
Time: 
Whole Day

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Location:

2300 Steele St.
Denver, CO, 80205
United States

Phone:

720-377-1400

FREE DAY at Denver Zoo

Dates: 
02/02/2020
04/09/2020
10/20/2020
Time: 
see website for details

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Location:

3000 W Carson Dr
Littleton, CO, 80120
United States

Phone:

303.730.1022

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Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

Global Tiger Day - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
07/29/2020
Time: 
11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

719-633-9925

Military Appreciation Week 2020 - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
09/14/2020
09/15/2020
09/16/2020
Time: 
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m. daily)

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Location:

245 Bear Creek Road
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719)-520-6399

Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival

Dates: 
05/15/2020
05/16/2020
05/17/2020
Time: 
varies

Location:

Chain Reaction Brewing Company
902 S Lipan St,
Denver, CO, 80223
United States

Reaction Run Club and Social Group

Dates: 
01/29/2020
02/05/2020
02/12/2020
Time: 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

719-633-9925

Run to the Shrine 2020 - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
05/16/2020
Time: 
7 a.m.

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Location:

700 Water St.
Denver, CO, 80211
United States

Phone:

303-561-4450

Sharkey's Sweetheart Breakfast at the Downtown Aquarium

Dates: 
02/08/2020
Time: 
8:30 AM & 9:30 AM

Location:

Memorial Park - Colorado Springs
1605 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80910
United States

The Great Inflatable Race - Colorado Springs, CO

Dates: 
07/25/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

Carpenter Park Fields in Thornton
11000 Colorado Blvd
Thornton, CO, 80233
United States

Phone:

303-255-7800

Thorntonfest

Dates: 
06/06/2020
Time: 
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

Wolf Awareness Week - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
10/18/2020
10/19/2020
10/20/2020
Time: 
9 AM - 5 PM

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

World Elephant Day - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
08/12/2020
Time: 
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO, 80906
United States

Phone:

(719) 633-9925

World Giraffe Day - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Dates: 
06/21/2020
Time: 
10:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.