Outdoor Events in the Colorado Springs Area Starting March 14 | Events Calendars

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Hiking

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

• Active Adults: COS History Walk Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment, Saturday 10-11:30 am, $5-$6.

• Walks in the March forest, Saturday from 1 to 3:30 p.m., $20 to $30.

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

• Active adults: conference and Full Worm Moon hike, Friday from 7 to 9 p.m., $4 to $5.

Garden of the Gods Nature and Visitor Center — 1805 N. 30th St. 1805 N. 30th St. Listing: gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/calendar.

• Splash! Splash! Forest Baths Walk, for ages 7 and up with an adult, 1 to 3 p.m. March 21, $10.

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

COTREX – The official Colorado Trails app; trails.colorado.gov.

Rocky Mountain Trails — Information on more than 70 hikes; rockymountainhikingtrails.com.

SATURDAY

St. Patrick’s Day Volksmarch — Hosted by the Falcon Wanderers Walking Club, departs 8:30 a.m.–noon, Modern Woodmen of America, 2924 N. Beacon St. Strollers may follow the route, wheelchairs are not recommended, pets on leashes are permitted on trails; Meg McDevitt, 719-271-6916, Dan Forbeck, 719-648-3176, falconwanderers.org.

Nature

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

• Nature Explorers: Green is Great, for ages 4-5, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, $3.

• Children’s evening: Full moon celebration, Friday from 5:30 to 9 p.m., $15 to $20.

• Spring Break Camp: Colorado-Land, for students in grades 1 to 5, 9 am to 3 pm, March 21 to 25, $140 to $150.

Garden of the Gods Nature and Visitor Center — 1805 N. 30th St. Listing: gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/calendar.

• Indoor children’s treasure hunt, for ages 3 to 9 with an adult, from 10:00 to 11:00 from Wednesday to March 30.

• Fire ecology, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, $3.

• Photography workshop, Sunday from 7 to 9 am, $20.

Colorado Birdwatching TrailColoradobirdingtrail.com lists places to watch birds and wildlife.

outdoor skills

Garden of the Gods Nature and Visitor Center — 1805 N. 30th St. Listing: gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/calendar.

• Introduction to Wilderness Survival, Saturday 12-3 pm, $20.

Trout fly fishing — 1025 Zuni St., Denver. Registration: 303-733-1434, troutsflyfishing.com.

• Fly tying 201, Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m., $50.

Functioning

Garden of the Gods Nature and Visitor Center — 1805 N. 30th St. 1805 N. 30th St. Listing: gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/calendar.

• Gallop in the garden 5 km, from 3 pm to 5 pm on Thursdays until March 31; gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/5k-fun-run.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Go online for events: pprrun.org.

snow sports

UNTIL MARCH 31

Snowshoe walks led by Rocky Mountain National Park rangers — Open to all levels of experience from 8 years old; 970-586-1206, nps.gov/romo/planyourvisit/ranger-led-snowshoe-walks.htm.

Volunteering

Numerous state parks are looking for volunteers. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/y9qafa2o.

Ads are published according to available space. Information by e-mail at least two weeks in advance: listings@gazette.com.

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