Colorado Springs Area Outdoor Events Begin November 14 | event calendar

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Hike

Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Registration: 719-520-6387; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

• Forest Bathing Walks, Saturdays 1pm-3:30pm, $20-$30.

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Registration: 719-520-6745; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

• Nature Walks with Santa, 10am-11:30am and 1pm-2:30pm, December 10-17, $4-5.

Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, share. Day pass $9 per vehicle; 719-687-2366.

• Elk Meadow, 9am-11am Saturday, Elk Meadow Trailhead.

• Outlook Ridge, Nov. 26 9-11 am, Outlook Ridge Trailhead.

COTREX — Colorado’s Official Hiking App; trail.colorado.gov.

Rocky Mountain Trails — information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainwanderwege.com.

NOV. 26

Post Gobble Wobble Hike – 10am-12pm, Fox Run Regional Park, 2110 Stella Drive, $4-5. Registration: communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

Nature

Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Registration: 719-520-6387; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

• Nature Classroom: Winter Adaptations, for grades 1-3, Tuesday 1-3pm, prices on request.

• Naturalist: Natural Math, for 4-5 year olds, 9-10:30 am, Wednesday-Thursday, $3 per person.

• Children’s Morning Outing: Bear Aware, Why Should We Care? for 7-12 years, Saturday 10am-2pm, $15-20.

• Little Miracles: Fall Festival, for 2-3 year olds, 9-10:15 am, Nov 23, $3 per person.

• Bear Creek by Candlelight, December 2, 5-8 p.m., $7-8.

• Kids Morning Out – Food Science, 9am-1pm, December 10, $20-25.

Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, share. Day pass $9 per vehicle; 719-687-2366.

• Natural handicrafts, from 3 years, Saturday 2-3 pm, Visitor Center.

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Registration: 719-520-6745; communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers.

• Outdoor 2s & 3s: Cottonwood Tales, for 2-3 year olds, 9-10:15 am, Thursday-Friday, $3 per person.

• Nature Adventures: Winter Green, for children aged 3-6 accompanied by an adult, 10-11:30 am, 1-2. December, $3 per person.

• Outdoor 2 & 3: December, for 2-3 year olds, 10-11:15am, 8-9 December December, $3 per person.

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — 4729 Twin Rocks Road, share. Registration: 719-687-9742, wolfeducation.org.

• Turkey Toss, November 24, 9am-11am, $20 for 6-11 year olds, $40 for 12 year olds and older.

Colorado Birding Trail — Coloradobirdingtrail.com lists places to see birds and wildlife.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site — 3106 Gateway Road. Living history programs with guided tours, demonstrations and hands-on activities. $3-8 admission. Maps: rockledgeranch.com.

operation

DEC 10

Jingle jogging 5K – 9 a.m., Fountain-Fort Carson High School, 900 Jimmy Camp Road, Fountain. Go online for prices. Registration: ppymca.org/programs/health-fitness/races/jingle-jog-5k.

Jack Quinn’s Running Club — 5K, 17:15-19:00 Tuesdays, Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub, 21 S. Tejon St.; jackquinnsrunners.com.

Pike’s Peak Roadrunner — Go online for events: pprrun.org.

voluntary work

Many state parks are looking for volunteers. Visit tinyurl.com/y9qafa2o for more information.

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