The Metro District offers a variety of programs to foster responsible stewardship of the environment and our community. These programs offer youth and adults hands-on learning opportunities and encourage viewing our environment in a respectful manner.
Throughout the year, the Metro District’s park rangers and staff offer programs that emphasize education and stewardship of the parks and open space areas in Highlands Ranch. Nature programs and presentations are also available to groups and schools. For more information or to schedule a park ranger to visit your organization, please call the Metro District’s Recreation Services staff at 303-791-2710.
Unless noted otherwise, Nature EdVenture programs will be held at:
Highlands Ranch Metro District
Parks Recreation & Open Space Service Center
3280 Redstone Park Circle.
Class minimums: 5 Class maximums: 25
Registration deadline is one week prior to class start date.
Unless otherwise noted, all classes will have the following fee: Resident: $10 Nonresident: $12
Group rates (three or more): Resident: $7/person Nonresident: $8/person
- Introduction to Geocaching: April 24
- Nesting Owls: April 26
- Mother’s Day Wildflower Hike: May 11
- Map and Compass Treasure Hunt: May 15
- For Goodness Snakes!: May 16
- Stop Bugging Me!
- Nature Camp: June 23-27
- Nature Camp: July 14-18
- Little Nature Explorers: Rain, Rain – April 24
- LittleNature Explorers: Squirmy Wormy – May 22
- Little Nature Explorers: Hug a Tree – June 12
- Spontaneous Snow Fun!: Date TBD
- Introduction to Fishing: June 4
- Kids’ Fishing Day at Fly’n B Park: June 7
The Metro District allows people to geocache in the parks and open space areas of the community. For more information about geocaching including rules, click here.
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