Nature Hikes and Programs
Natural Selections is our ongoing series of educational nature programs on topics including ecology, wildlife, local history, night hikes, children’s programs, plus many more. All programs are free and open to the public. Please do not bring dogs.
Do you want Natural Selections sent to you by email? Follow this link to join our mailing list! Select "Natural Selections" from the drop down list. You will receive a weekly notice about upcoming programs. We will not share your email address.
Teachers, scout troops and community groups can obtain free individual programs from Open Space and Mountain Parks naturalists, visit the Request an Environmental Education Program page to learn more.
Upcoming Nature Hikes & Programs
@ 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Natives are gorgeous xeriscape additions to any garden. They need virtually no water or care, and support our local ecology.
@ 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Naturalist and gardener Dave Sutherland will share information and growing tips so you can enjoy Boulder’s wildflowers in your own yard.~
@ 1 to 3 p.m.
Play games and explore the signs of spring on a kid-friendly hike with Debora Martin OSMP Volunteer Naturalist. ~
@ 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Families can visit a prairie dog town up close and personal with naturalist Debora Martin. Learn how prairie dogs communicate!
@ 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Discover history about Pluto, interesting and forgotten trivia about other planets and moons, and then view Jupiter, Saturn, star clusters, galaxies, and more.
@ 6 to 8 p.m.
This program is best for children who have never fished or have limited fishing experience. Equipment and bait will be provided. ~
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