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. 28

Scavenger Hunt Hike – Lakeview Parking Lot – 10 a.m.

Take a hike along the lake with Great Outdoors Colorado Interpretive ranger Tiffany Gagne and look closely at the environment to find everything on the Chatfield Scavenger Hunt List.

Rowdy Reptiles – Amphitheater – 7 p.m.

Rowdy reptiles can be seen throughout the park if you know where to look and what to look for. Join interpretive ranger Tiffany Gagne and learn about what makes a reptile and where you can go to spot one being rowdy. This program is for all ages.

Saturday Sept. 29

Slocum Cabin Open House – Slocum Cabin – 11 a.m.

Explore the history of the park and the wonderful Slocum Cabin, one of the oldest standing houses in Colorado. This program is for all ages and the cabin stays open till noon.

Chatfield Jeopardy – Amphitheater – 7 p.m.

How much do you know about Chatfield State Park? Play a round of Chatfield Jeopardy to find out and learn some new facts along the way.

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