Bighorn Sheep Day Festival

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


Date: February 10, 2018 
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Location: Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, Colorado Springs

Join us for the 13th Annual Bighorn Sheep Day.  Look for bighorns in their natural habitat through our high-power telescopes.  Bighorn presentations and door prizes.  Free cookies and cider.  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– meet at the Perkins Central Garden Trail Head 10 am, 11 am, Noon, 1 pm & 2 pm
Wildlife Viewing Stations on the Visitor Center Terrace or Take the Free Shuttle to Offsite Viewing Area at the Mesa R
Youth Crafts 
Presentations in the Visitor Center Theater (lots of Door Prizes!)
10:30 am: Youth Wildlife Game
11:45 am: Wildlife & Disasters
1:00 pm: See the amazing powers of some of our animal friends from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
2:15 pm: Bighorn Biology, followed by radio collar scavenger hunt

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

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