St. Vrain State Park offers visitors high quality recreation and great educational programs. Through the interpretive programs, made possible by funding from the Colorado Lottery and Great Outdoors Colorado, St. Vrain provides 45 educational events that explore the natural and cultural resources at the park. Get to know the park and naturalist Sarah Olsen with these hands-on programs that continue all summer!

Friday, Aug. 17

Cats of Colorado – Camper Services Building – 8 p.m.
Learn about the wild cats that live in Colorado, and the differences between these mysterious animals! See and feel examples of mountain lion, bobcat, and lynx fur, skulls, and scat!

Saturday, Aug. 18

Jr. Ranger Program – Camper Services Building – 11 a.m.
Check out our newest Jr. Ranger Program! Learn what it takes to become a Jr. Ranger, and participate in a St. Vrain Safari to get started. Complete your handbook to earn a badge!

Saturday, Aug. 18

Mammals of St. Vrain – Camper Services Building – 3 p.m.
Mammals have unique characteristics that set them apart from other classes of animals. Learn about your favorite mammals in this fun, hands-on class!

Programs are free with admission to the park, $7 per day or $70 for an annual pass. All ages and abilities are welcome. Visitors are asked to please dress in weather-appropriate clothing, bring plenty of water, sunscreen and bug spray, and be prepared to spend about an hour outside. No reservations needed. For questions or comments, please call St. Vrain State Park at 303-485-0186.

Image courtesy of Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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