Bighorn Sheep Day at Garden of the Gods

Bighorn Sheep Day Festival (February)

Kids of all ages can see our state mammal in its natural habitat, learn fascinating animal facts and make crafts.


Check back in 2020 for next year's event details!

 

Date: February 9, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, Colorado Springs

Join us for the 14th Annual Bighorn Sheep Day. Look for bighorns in their natural habitat through our high-power telescopes. Bighorn presentations and door prizes. Guided nature walks. Children's activities and crafts. Live Zoo animals. No-charge - all activities are FREE! Don't forget your binoculars. It's a full day of free family fun!

Activities (schedule subject to change)

Guided Nature Walks in the Park–the Central Garden Trail-head from Parking lot #2
Wildlife Viewing Stations on the Visitor Center Terrace or Take the Free Shuttle to Offsite Viewing Area at the Mesa Road
Youth Crafts 

Presentations in the Red Rocks Room (lots of Door Prizes!)

10:30 a.m.     An Active Bighorn Survival Game for Youth 6+ and Adults.
11:45 a.m.     Bighorn Sheep in Garden of the Gods Park
1:00  p.m.      Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Presents “Animal Jobs” featuring live animals
 2:15 p.m.      Rampart Range Bighorns (our local herd)

Browse the Colorado Springs Event Calendar or find other free things to do in the area!