Special Events

The El Paso County Nature Centers offer a wide diversity of special events. From the annual Fountain Creek Family Fun Day, Girl and Boy Scout Events, to Bear Creek by Candlelight, there is something for everyone across El Paso County. Check back often to find what exciting upcoming event you can participate in!

Special Events in 2019

Chocolate Bunny Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20

Nature Scavenger Hunt at Bear Creek

Saturday, May 11

Happy Trails BBQ

Friday, August 23, 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Webelos Badge Day

September 14

Fall Harvest Festival at Gold Hill Mesa to Benefit Bear Creek

October 12, 11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Bear Run 3K Fun Run and Walk

November 9, 2018

Bear Creek by Candlelight

December 6, 5:00- 8:00 p.m.

Fountain Creek Logo

Special Events in 2019

Chocolate Bunny Walk & Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20

Girl Scout Day

April 28, 2018

Fountain Creek Family Fun Day Festival

May 5, 2018

Girl Flying Kite

Girl Flying Kite

Fifth Annual Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival

May 17-19, 2019

Pumpkin Carving Party

October 26, 2019

Happy Halloween

Jack-o-Lantern “Happy Halloween”

Jack-O-Lantern Trail

October 26, 2019

Nature Hikes with Santa

December 14 & 21, 2019

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

December 14 & 21, 2019

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for most programs. Space may be limited. General Program Cancellation Policy: No refunds are given for public program registrations unless the program is cancelled by the Nature Centers. In the case of severe or dangerous weather staff may deem the conditions unsafe and may reschedule or cancel an event or program. All refunds will be paid by check. Check refunds may take 3-4 weeks to process.