2021 marks the 50th Anniversary of El Paso County Parks! El Paso County Parks began as an answer to a community need to provide increased access to outdoor recreation opportunities and open spaces for citizens of all ages and backgrounds throughout the County. Over the past fifty years, the County Park system has grown to 8,000 acres of parks and open space, 130 miles of trails, two award winning nature centers- Bear Creek and Fountain Creek, and a wide variety of education and recreation programs and facilities.

Register for programs at Bear Creek and Fountain Creek Nature Centers online. You can view program descriptions, dates, and cost. To register for a program online, you will need to create an account.

Please call Bear Creek Nature Center at 719-520-6387 or Fountain Creek Nature Center at 719-520-6745 if you have questions or would prefer to register for a program via phone.

Bear Creek Rentals

719-520-6387
maryjolewis@elpasoco.com

Bear Den table seating

Nestled in a beautiful setting, 930+ square feet, tables and chairs, projector and 72 x 92 inch screen. Seating capacity is 75 theater style, and 50 seated at tables.

Nature Center Rentals

Bear Creek and Fountain Creek Nature Centers are available for rentals for all occasions:

  • Board meetings
  • Birthday parties
  • Weddings
  • Family reunions
  • Business meetings

Nature Center Room Rental Agreement

Nature Center Room Rental Agreement

El Paso County Parks Facilities Rentals

Information on Other Park Facilities Rentals

Fountain Creek Rentals

719-520-6767
jessicamiller@elpasoco.com

Fountain Creek Nature Center Front Doors

Program Room at Fountain Creek Nature Center

Great view with 1,184 square feet, tables and chairs, a kitchenette, and AV capability. Seating capacity is 75 theater style, and 50 seated at tables.

Explore our Parks- Bear Creek Nature Center

Explore our Parks- Fountain Creek Nature Center