Chatfield State Park offers nature programs to visitors of all ages. Programs vary from hikes, history talks, and nature education to the Junior Ranger programs and Beach Mania. These programs help connect children and adults to the great outdoors and Chatfield State Park. All programs are free but every vehicle entering the park must have either an annual ($70) or daily ($8) Colorado State Parks pass. To schedule group programs or for more information call 303-979-9115 or email

Friday Sept. 14

Let’s Meet a Tree – Amphitheater – 10 a.m.

Discover how every tree is unique and how important they are to us and the planet. Join Great Outdoors Colorado Interpretive Ranger Tiffany Gagne and meet some of the unique trees at Chatfield State Park.

Skins and Skulls – Amphitheater – 7 p.m.

Meet the wild creatures of Chatfield State Park. Join Great Outdoors Colorado Interpretive Ranger Tiffany Gagne to see skins and skulls of the wildlife in the park and appreciate the variety of wildlife the park has to offer.

Saturday Sept. 15

Junior Ranger Program – Amphitheater – 10 a.m.

Become a Junior Ranger of Chatfield State Park by completing activities in our Junior Ranger

guidebook. These activities encourage exploration, examination and excitement for the park.

Complete the correct amount of activities and receive a Junior Ranger Badge. Ages six to 12.

Wild Animals of Chatfield – Amphitheater – 10 a.m.

Join Interpretive Ranger Tiffany Gagne and see real animal pelts and learn about the habits and habitats of species that share Chatfield State Park with us. This program is for all ages.

Tree-Mendous Trees – Amphitheater – 7 p.m.

Meet with interpretive ranger Tiffany Gagne and become a tree at Chatfield State Park and understand how each part of a tree works together to allow for a tall and healthy tree under all conditions.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife was created by the merger of Colorado State Parks and the Colorado Division of Wildlife, two nationally recognized leaders in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, all of

Colorado’s wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. To learn more about Colorado’s state parks, please see: To learn more about Colorado’s wildlife programs, please see:

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