COVID 19 Update
Bear Creek Nature Center and Fountain Creek Nature Centers are now open to the public. To combat the spread of COVID 19, we strongly encourage visitors to wear masks. At this time, we are limiting the number of visitors at one time to 9 individuals and we ask that you maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from other visitors and staff while in the center.
At this time, all public programs through May 23 have been cancelled or rescheduled. Public programs beyond this date may be cancelled if necessary.
Bear Creek Nature Center 719-520-6387
Fountain Creek Nature Center 719-520-6745
We apologize for the inconvenience and we look forward to serving you in the near future.
* May be extended if necessary
El Paso County Public Health also encourages residents to seek out credible, reliable sources of information on COVID-19:
• El Paso County Public Health COVID-19 website
• Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment COVID-19 website
• CDC COVID-19 website
• Call CO HELP at 1-877-462-2911 or email COHELP@RMPDC.org
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
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
- Family reunions
- Business meetings
Nature Center Room Rental Agreement
El Paso County Parks Facilities Rentals
Fountain Creek Rentals
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.