Stagecoach State Park invites you to attend one of the many exciting nature programs on Fridays and Saturdays this July. Programs will focus on local wildlife, area history, outdoor safety and making a connection between youth and nature. Check the weekly schedule below for program details. All programs are free with a parks pass and are open to all ages.

Friday, July 15 & Saturday, July 16

  • Edible Fires – Friday, 4:30 pm – Location: Marina Porch
  • Build a pretend campfire out of candy and learn about fire safety and efficiency. Yum!
  • Creatures of the Night – Friday, 7:30 pm – Location: Yampa Theater
  • Join the park naturalist by the fire to hear a coyote tale, a wise owl myth, and bat songs.
  • Furs & Skulls – Saturday, 11 a.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Feel real animal furs and see their skulls. Learn where animals live and what they eat.
  • Gyotaku Fish Printing – Saturday, 1 p.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Learn this ancient art by painting fish replicas and take your print home.
  • Beavers – Saturday, 3 p.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Get front row seats for this interesting and hilarious presentation on the beavers’ aquatic life.

Friday, July 22 & Saturday, July 23

  • Become a Junior Ranger – Friday, 11 a.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Learn about Leave No Trace and Stagecoach State Park History and earn a shiny badge.
  • Makin’ Tracks – Friday, 1 p.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Make your own plaster track cast of an animal footprint and learn about tracks and scat.
  • Bat Bingo – Friday, 3:30 p.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Play bingo while learning how bats contribute to the world around us.
  • Cougar Wise – Saturday, 11 a.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Discover the secret life of mountain lions, their lifestyle, and what to do if you see one.
  • Edible Fires – Saturday, 1 p.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Build a pretend campfire out of candy and learn about fire safety and efficiency. Yum!
  • Owls – Saturday, 3 p.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • See the size of owl eyes and come prepared for a detailed program on these amazing birds.

Friday, July 29 & Saturday, July 30

  • Bald Eagles – Friday, 11 a.m. – Location TBD
  • Join a special guest in a fun and exciting bald eagle program.
  • Bird watching 101 – Friday, 2 p.m. – Location TBD
  • Join local birders to learn about bird watching and catch a view through the spotting scope.
  • Family Mystery Hike – Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Solve a riddle while looking for hidden clues on a moderate hike up Pinnacle Peak.
  • Gyotaku Fish Printing – Saturday, 1 p.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Learn this ancient art by painting fish replicas and take your print home.
  • Edible Fires – Saturday, 3:30 p.m. – Location: Marina Porch
  • Build a pretend campfire out of candy and learn about fire safety and efficiency. Yum!

Colorado State Parks get everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado’s 42 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado’s economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado State Parks is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state’s favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities. Colorado State Parks also manage more than 4,300 campsites, and 63 cabins and yurts. For more information on Colorado State Parks or to purchase an annual pass online, visit www.parks.state.co.us<http://www.parks.state.co.us>.

 

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