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Sep 27th - Oct 31st


GPS and Geocaching at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Nov 1st


Royal Gorge Route Railroad - Santa Express Train

Nov 1st - Dec 31st


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Nov 14th - May 31st


Family Mystery Hike at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Nov 15th


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Animal Adventures

Erie
 Anderson Farms     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Anderson Farms offers two different types of field trips in the fall - The Pumpkin Patch where students learn how to identify pumpkin seeds & how pumpkins & other everyday products "grow" from the farm to their house. They will also take a wagon ride to pick their own pumpkin & visit with the farm animals. Recommended for Preschool - 4th grades. And the Corn Maze Field Trip where students will learn how GPS - Global Positioning Systems - are used to design and cut our intricate corn mazes. They will then go into the maze to enhance their orientation, map reading skills and have fun getting lo ... (see more text) 
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Littleton
 Chatfield Stables     Email Us    Map It

 
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Boulder
 Cottonwood Farms     Email Us    Reviews

Open Daily 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. September 27 through October 31. Free Admission: Welcome to Cottonwood Farm. We are opening our fall festival on September 27, 2014 with pumpkins, animals and mazes. Cottonwood Farm is located east of Boulder on 75th Street & Arapahoe Rd. with a great view of the Front Range. Bring your camera to capture of all the family fun. Corn Maze Bring the whole family for a walk in the corn maze free of charge. Our two acre corn maze provides the "real feel" of being on the farm. Straw Bale Maze: Get ready to snap some shots of your children in the straw bale maze fr ... (see more text) 
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Parker
 The Wildlife Experience     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

The Education Team at The Wildlife Experience has plenty of materials and classes to help teachers enhance their classroom activities, such as school tours, outreach programs to teacher workshops. Bring your class to the museum for tours, Extreme Screen films and a visit to the Discovery Den or Cubs Corner.

$1 OFF Museum Admission

Print out this coupon to receive $1 Off General Admission. Open Daily 9am - 5pm Not valid with any other offers. $1 off applies to each member of your group up to 4 people.

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Colorado Springs
 Wishing Star Farm     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Part of our mission at Wishing Star Farm, Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival is to provide education through entertainment. We now live in a time when many children think milk comes from refrigerators and vegetables are grown in produce aisles. The land that is now Wishing Star Farm and Pumpkin Patch has been a working farm and ranch for over 80 years. When school children visit Wishing Star Farm, we want them to have fun running through the pumpkin fields and visiting our petting corral, but our greatest hope is that they will leave with a greater understanding of agriculture and an appreciation f ... (see more text)

$1 OFF ADMISSION TO THE FALL FESTIVAL

Good September 25 - October 31, Thursdays through Sundays only. Festival Hours: 8am - 5pm. Expires November 1, 2014



Attractions

Denver
 Adams Mystery Playhouse     Email Us    Map It

Adams Mystery Playhouse is the ONLY Mystery company with shows that are all-age appropriate and kid-friendly - with Interactive Mysteries written and produced JUST FOR KIDS! These Mysteries are the perfect choice for your School's next Field Trip! Kids love mysteries and participate all through the show. The kids get special times on stage, reading clues and becoming deputy detectives. Our Mysteries are fun, funny and very interactive, and your students get a chance to solve the crime as a team, while using logic, imagination and creativity! Come to the coolest party venue in Colorado and Denv ... (see more text) 
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Denver
 American Paintball Coliseum     Email Us    Map It

American Paintball Coliseum is the best indoor paintball field with indoor and outdoor paintball fields, laser tag, and indoor and outdoor airsoft fields. Come see our paintball store and our airsoft store for the latest in gear for both sports! APC has something for people of all ages. Host your next birthday party, company party, holiday party, bachelor party, bachelorette party, or team building event. We have party packages including food. Come check us out! 
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Idaho Springs
 Argo Gold Mine     Email Us    Map It

Your tour begins In Argotown where an experienced guide will inform you of the history of the tunnel, the mine and the mill and give a live demonstration of the crushing, milling and rock drilling. You will be transported up to the mine which is the same level as the top of the mill. You can walk through the mine and down through the mill, reading and observing the equipment, tools and the process used to extract the gold. The Museum displays tools and relics used by the miners at the turn of the century.

$1.00 off gemstone panning with adult tour

Schedule your adventure today. Call 303-567-2421 for information.

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Arvada
 Big Time Trampoline Fun Center     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Big Time is the place for having fun, fitness and great times together. Race through the obstacle course, be "last-person-standing" on the Wrecking Ball, help mates get through a maze, play giant chess or dodgeball, fly into the foam pit, jump on giant floor-level trampolines – and more! All activities included in one low price. All ages. All abilities/disabilities. Ask about Big Time's sack-lunch room availability!

BEST PRICE METRO DENVER!

We meet or beat competitors' pricing, coupons, specials and online deals. Plus one adult plays for free with consenting kids 7 and under! (Limit one free adult per family)

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Denver
 Bladium Denver     Email Us    Map It

Bring your Class in for a healthy and active field trip at Bladium! You can choose from an hour of any sport from Lil Kickers to dodge ball! And then have a hour in our Fun Zone. For more information please contact our Youth Director Betsy Till at 303-320-3033 Ext 1008 or email at DenverKids@bladium.com 
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Northglenn
 Boondocks Fun Center     Email Us    Reviews

Are you looking for some place to hold you next event- Corporate Outing, Company Picnic, Team Builder, Family Reunion? Any event you want super charged with Great Food and Great Fun, Boondocks is the place. They have a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities in a clean, fun, friendly environment. Plus they take care of set-up to clean-up and everything in between. Please call Boondocks today and make your next event your best event!

$3 Off Unlimited Fun Pass

$3 Off Unlimited Fun Pass or Jr. Unlimited Fun Pass Unlimited Fun Passes Offered- October 1st to March 30th: Monday-Friday 4pm-close; All Day Saturday, Sunday, and specific holidays. April 1st to September 30th: Open to close every day Limit one coupon per guest. Not good with indoor unlimited pass. Not valid with any other discount offer.

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Westminster
 Butterfly Pavilion     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

School children learn through immersive experience and play in Butterfly Pavilion's Education Programs! Students can take an introductory class where they get up and close to the world of invertebrates and then embark on an adventure to the realm of Rosie, our famous tarantula. Step to Water's Edge to be immersed in an underwater world full of sea creatures. Explore our tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky! Students can end their journey in our gardens and nature trails where they are sure to see critters of all kinds. Transport to Butterfly Pavilion - the zoo of small wond ... (see more text)

$2 off admission for up to 4 people!

Offering daily adventures in scientific discovery! Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with last entrance at 4:15. Not valid with any other offers. Not valid on "$5 Days."

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Morrison
 Friends of Dinosaur Ridge     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Looking for an amazing dinosaur and geology site? Then Dinosaur Ridge is the field trip for you! The Dinosaur Ridge guided tour visits 4-6 sites, each with around 20 minutes of interpretation by our guide(s). Explore Colorado's ancient environments and creatures as you see and touch real dinosaur footprints and bones! Learn about the changing landscapes by looking at the geology of the foothills! Age Appropriateness: 2nd grade to adult. Fee: $3 per participant.

Free Admission into Trek Through Time

Receive free admission into Dinosaur Ridge's exhibit hall, Trek Through Time.

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Golden
 Heritage Square Amusement Park     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Treat your classroom to a day of fun at Heritage Square Amusement Park. Family fun- enjoy our amusement rides, bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, magic shows, pony rides and more! We offer fantastic class room packages and have facilities for large outdoor events.

Get $4 off an Unlimited Pass!

Get $4 off an Unlimited Pass. Not able to redeem on Tuesdays, Saturdays, or Sundays. Not valid with other specials or discounts. Limit six per family. No electronic copies accepted, must present original coupon.

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Denver Metro Area
 iFly Denver     Email Us    Map It

Ready to try indoor skydiving? iFly Denver located in Lone Tree, is just minutes from anywhere in Denver and Colorado Springs. Indoor wind tunnel conditions are perfect for skydiving day or night and in any weather! All ages and abilities can now skydive! iFly Denver provides the free fall adrenaline without the plane! Bring your family and friends for the indoor skydiving adventure of a lifetime! Reservations are strongly suggested! Call to make yours today! 
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Loveland
 Jumpin     Email Us    Map It

Colorado's Best Inflatable Play and Party Place. We have 6 Inflatable’s, Toddler Area with Small Inflatable, Toys and a Little Tykes House’s. 3 Party areas, Free Wireless Internet and Cable TV, General Seating Area with Picnic Tables and Lounge Area. Outside Food and Beverages are permitted. Buy our Family 10 punch card, see store for details. Socks are required to play. Party reservations are required. Rates Age 1 $5 Ages 2-10 $9 Adults are Free!

$1 Off Entry or Free $1 Snack per child!

Not valid after 5pm Mon-Fri ONLY ONE COUPON NEEDED PER FAMILY! CHECK OUT OUR HAPPY HOURS AND ENTRY FEES ON OUR WEBSITE.

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Centennial
 Lollipop Park     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Indoor Children's Amusement Park with rides & attractions including a horse carousel, ferris wheel, swing ride, train, teacup, giant air bounce, & more! Pizzeria & Ice Cream, too! World's Greatest Birthday Parties since 1982! All Day Admission Wristband Pass (good for unlimited rides & unlimited time!) Adults can ride for Free! Call our manager for day care, church, & school group rates at (303)761-8701.

Great Deals on Weekends!

10 or more kids automatically get a $1.00 discount per child! That's $13.95 for unlimited rides and unlimited time on Saturday and Sunday!!!

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Golden
 Miner's Maze Adventureland     Email Us    Map It

Get lost in Denver's NEWest family fun entertainment experience in town! Miner's Maze Adventureland has the first and only two-level human labyrinth in the Denver metro area. With the brand new 5,500 sq ft Miner's Maze, Silver Spring Bungee, Magic Mountain Climb'n Wall, Mineshaft Maze Web Crawl, Jewel Jump'n Bouncy, Tunnel Tumbler, Squirt Gun Fun, and many more fun activities, Adventureland offers an awesome, affordable, and action-packed twist for birthday, group, and family fun. Call Miner's Maze Adventureland at 303.278.4FUN and let us customize a teambuilding workshop, birthday party, f ... (see more text) 
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Denver
 Putter's Pride Mini Golf     Email Us    Map It

Opened since 1996 we have created a great place for your family and friends to gather. We offer entertaining fun for everyone with individual and group rounds of 18-hole miniature golf. Stop in for great golf fun at our memorable atmosphere. Give your family & friends a party that they will never forget. Putter’s Pride is great for every age and groups of any size.Local Fundraiser: Do you have a local school or organization seeking to raise funds for a good cause? Putter’s Pride can partner with you to create a fundraiser for your organization. Raise money while people are playing miniat ... (see more text)

Buy 1 Round Get 1 Round FREE Or 20% Off Birthdays

Buy One Round, Get One Round FREE (Playable by same players only and applicable for up to 4 players) OR 20% Off our regular rates for groups of 10 golfers or more and FREE use of picnic area. Coupons may not be combined with any other offers. Must present coupon at time of purchase.

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Colorado Mills Mall
 Putting Edge Glow in the Dark Mini Golf     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Enter a new dimension of FUN with Putting Edge Glow in the Dark Mini Golf! Engage in a social atmosphere for any group, any size. From the moment you walk through the front door, you have left "the real world" and have entered a world full of Fun, Imagination, and Activity. Whether six or sixty, male or female, Putting Edge Glow in the Dark Mini Golf delivers a high energy, high quality experience that is ideal for birthday parties, an outing with family or friends, special interest groups, corporate functions and more. So take a break from reality, and visit your Putting Edge Glow in the Dark Mini Golf Today!

Save $2 Off Your Next Visit!

Experience the excitement of 18 holes of glow-in-the-dark mini golf. Perfect for a night out with family and friends, parties and more! Use this coupon and SAVE $2 off the purchase of any green fee. (One coupon per customer per visit. No cash value. Cannot be combined with any other offer.) Coupon Code: USFGS2

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Canon City
  Royal Gorge Route Railroad         Map It    Reviews

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is Colorado's finest and most exhilarating way to explore the riches and beauties of the Royal Gorge. Whether enjoying the breathtaking views from an open railroad car or enjoying a meal garnished with spectacular sights, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad has bounties of fun for all those who board. The train departs daily now through October 31. Looking for a Christmas adventure the whole family will enjoy? The Santa Express Train is the answer for this year's holiday fun! Take part in the magical journey up the gorge to the "North Pole" where the train makes a sp ... (see more text)

Santa Express Train Tickets On Sale Now!

Join us for the popular Santa Express Train through Colorado’s beautiful Royal Gorge! This year we’re offering even more chances to ride, with 1, 5 and 8 p.m. departures. Kids get an opportunity to meet Santa Claus, receiving a special bell from the jolly old elf. The Santa Express is a winter wonderland where passengers are encouraged to wear cozy pajamas, relaxing with family and friends. This is a 1.5 hour ride, decorated like a Christmas town, with 17,000 lights for its most famous resident — Santa. Christmas music and Santa’s Elves will keep you entertained. The Santa Express, which runs Nov. 21 through December 26, offers comfortable coach, club and vista dome seating. This year, skip the fast food and eat local on the train. Choose from their family friendly lunch and dinner grill menus, made with mostly Colorado ingredients. Tickets go fast, make your reservations today. Visit RoyalGorgeRoute.com for a full annual schedule, or call 1.888.724.5748 to book your trip today!

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Parker
  Sky Zone PARKER         Map It

Looking for a way to get kids active? Sky Zone Parker offers field trip packages and welcomes all club teams, athletics, and class field trips to their wall-to-wall indoor trampoline park. Experience flying high and fly safe while bouncing off the walled trampolines, flipping into the foam cube pit, and dunk like a pro on the SkySlam hoops! Visit our website for more information, and reserve your group jump time by calling today! 
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Federal Heights
 Water World     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Celebrate 35 epic summers at Water World! Season opens May 24th, 2014. America's largest family water park features over 40 attractions on 67 beautifully landscaped acres, including two giant wave pools, white-water rapids, speed slides, Voyage to the Center of the Earth, Lost River of the Pharaoh's, Storm, Revolution, Turbo Racer, Double Dare, Wally World for tots and the Big Top for young families, plus the Mile High Flyer - Colorado's first hydro-magnetic water coaster. Located just 15 minutes north of downtown Denver, parking is free and picnics are welcome. Visit our website for opera ... (see more text) 
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Grand Junction
 Western Colorado Botanic Gardens and Butterfly House     Email Us    Map It

The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House is a tranquil and beautiful 15-acre site with multiple locations for hosting your special events. Centrally located at the southern end of 7th Street in Grand Junction, the Gardens offer both outside and inside rental opportunities. Please contact us between 10am and 5pm at 245-9030 or see us at www.wcbotanic.org 


Museums

Denver
 Children's Museum of Denver     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

The Children's Museum is dedicated to making education richer and more dynamic by using Colorado Model Content Standards and Building Blocks when we create our school programs. Bring your class to the Museum for programs like Bubble Lab and Just Toolin' Aroundor we can come to you with Star Lab, the Earth Balloon, Stories from Around the World and more! For more information, please call 303.561.0113.

2 for 1 Wednesday Nights

Come play from 4 - 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday evening! Buy 1 admission ticket, get 1 free. Offer valid on Wednesday evenings only.

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West side of Sports Authority Field at Mile High
 Colorado Sports Hall of Fame     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Come explore the history of Colorado Sports in our museum located at Sports Authority Field at Mile High - the home of the Denver Broncos. Museum is open special hours on Bronco home games and other special events. So arrive early to take the family through the Museum. See how sports have progressed throughout history. See exhibits with many of the 228 inductees in the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, including World Champion Ice skater Peggy Fleming, Former Supreme Court Justice Byron "Whizzer" White, and former Bronco Quarterback John Elway. Spend some time in the "Kids Zone" - an interactive e ... (see more text)

$2.00 off any Stadium Tour*

Visit the free Colorado Sports Hall of Fame museum located at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, gate 1 and take a 75-minute walking tour of the Broncos stadium. Prices are $15 for adults, $12 for kids 5-12 and seniors. Tours Thurs-Sat 10am to 2pm (Mon-Sat June, July, August) Some days and areas may be unavailable due to stadium events. Call for reservations and more info 720-258-3888 *Coupon not valid for group tour pricing * Limit 4 per coupon - 1 coupon per visit

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Colorado Springs
 Dinosaur Resource Center     Email Us    Map It

With over 30 specimens and a number of hands on exhibits, your class will be given the latest dinosaur information from the people who find them! Guided tour lasts approximately 2 hours and includes: Explore our fabulous dinosaur exhibits, Understand what a Paleontologist does, Discover how fossils are formed and preserved, Identify what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur, Learn where fossils are found, See what lived in the oceans 65 million years ago. And see fossils prepared in our lab! Teachers can download a pre-tour packet that includes dinosaur and museum background information, pre-tour te ... (see more text)

$2 OFF 4 regular admissions & 10% OFF Parties

Print out this coupon to receive $2 Off up to 4 regular price admission. Contact 719-686-1820 to Receive 10% OFF any party package. Not Valid with any other offers.

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Evergreen
 Humphrey History Park and Museum     Email Us    Map It

The Humphrey History Park and Museum is pleased to offer you a unique field trip called Digging Through Time. The goal of the program is to educate students in archaeological methods. Education in archaeology serves two purposes. First, it promotes a sense of responsibility and stewardship of America's cultural heritage. Secondly, archaeology is an innovative means to capture a student's attention while addressing many educational concerns. Archaeologists ask questions rooted in the social science, and research those questions using scientific methods. This fusion of the social and physical sc ... (see more text)

10% off

Celebrate Your Birthday at Kinnikinnick Ranch. Step back in time for an old-fashioned rustic birthday party and receive 10% off with this coupon!

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Morrison
 Morrison Natural History Museum     Email Us    Map It

Morrison Natural History Museum offers a glimpse of the first important dinosaur discoveries in Colorado including fossils from the first Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus ever discovered. The 3,000 square foot exhibition also offers an overview of local life history in context of area geology. Many of the fossils and fossil casts on display are touchable. The Museum continues to actively research local Jurassic ecosystems. Recent excavations have yielded famous baby dinosaur footprints that have been featured in Smithsonian magazine and media outlets around the world. Guided tours are available daily. Check www.mnhm.org for details.

Free Tiny Dino Toy with Child Admission

Receive a free tiny dinosaur toy with every purchase of a Child Admission ticket while supplies last. Printed coupon must be presented at time of ticket purchase.

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Parker
 The Wildlife Experience     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

The Education Team at The Wildlife Experience has plenty of materials and classes to help teachers enhance their classroom activities, such as school tours, outreach programs to teacher workshops. Bring your class to the museum for tours, Extreme Screen films and a visit to the Discovery Den or Cubs Corner.

$1 OFF Museum Admission

Print out this coupon to receive $1 Off General Admission. Open Daily 9am - 5pm Not valid with any other offers. $1 off applies to each member of your group up to 4 people.

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Colorado Springs
 Western Museum of Mining and Industry     Email Us    Map It

WMMI offers visitors the best guided museum tour in the region! The museum offers special rates for groups/bus tours with prior arrangements. Please call 719-488-0880 for reservations.  
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Lafayette
 WOW! Children's Museum     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Play! Learn! Imagine! Geared for children ages 15 months-11 years old, WOW! Children's Museum (World of Wonder) is dedicated to providing educational interactive exhibits, activities, and programs for all children - bringing families together in a creative environment that sparks imagination, inspires learning through play, and supports school readiness. WOW! is full of ways for school groups to have fun, be amazed, and learn while doing! WOW! offers two hour self guided field trip opportunities for school groups on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Special field trip admission rates avai ... (see more text)

Buy 1 Get 1 Free Child Admission

Museum admission is valid all day! Free admission for adults and infants (under 1 year). One coupon per family please. Coupon is not valid for birthday parties, field trips or special ticketed events.



Nature/Geology

Idaho Springs
 Argo Gold Mine     Email Us    Map It

Your tour begins In Argotown where an experienced guide will inform you of the history of the tunnel, the mine and the mill and give a live demonstration of the crushing, milling and rock drilling. You will be transported up to the mine which is the same level as the top of the mill. You can walk through the mine and down through the mill, reading and observing the equipment, tools and the process used to extract the gold. The Museum displays tools and relics used by the miners at the turn of the century.

$1.00 off gemstone panning with adult tour

Schedule your adventure today. Call 303-567-2421 for information.

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Salida
  Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area         Map It

On any spring or summer day, hundreds of rafters and kayakers will challenge the churning rapids of the Arkansas, the most popular whitewater boating river in the United States. AHRA visitors also enjoy fishing, hiking, camping, picnicking, wildlife watching, mountain biking, rock climbing, and even gold panning along the river's shores, canyons and mountain peaks found within the upper Arkansas River valley. AHRA offers multiple campsites scattered along the Arkansas River. All of the campgrounds are open 365 days a year, barring severe weather. The AHRA also conducts a wide variety of family ... (see more text) 
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Loveland
  Boyd Lake         Map It

Boyd Lake State Park is a water-sports haven for northern Colorado. The lake lies at the western-most edge of the plains at the foot of Long's Peak. Boyd Lake State Park has something for everyone: boating, fishing, picnicking, swimming, hiking and biking. All types of watercraft: ski boats, fishing boats, jet skis, sailboats, canoes, use Boyd Lake's 1,700 surface-acres of water. Boyd even has a sandy beach and a pavilion for swimmers. Boyd Lake State Park also has a modern campground with numerous paved pull-through sites that can accommodate vehicles up to 40 feet in length. 
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Franktown
  Castlewood Canyon         Map It

At Castlewood Canyon, nature lovers and groups enjoy environmental diversity on several hiking trails ranging from mild to moderate. The trails range from a half mile to four miles and can be combined for longer journeys. The winding Cherry Creek flowing along the canyon floor provides wonderful rest stops. Pets,on a leash, are welcome on most trails. Many different naturalist-guided educational programs are also available for visitors of all ages. Casual groups and families enjoy the picnic areas at both entrances. Rock climbing walls up to 60 feet and canyon face climbing are also available for all skill levels. 
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Littleton
  Chatfield         Map It

Float your boat in the lake, bicycle or hike on a trail that provides scenic views, fish, camp, ride a horse and even fly a model airplane - all at Chatfield State Park. Boaters of all types enjoy Chatfield Reservoir's waters. Boat rentals, a floating restaurant and a marina are also available. Campers have their choice of many different campsites, all with electrical hookups and many with full hookups in four campgrounds. All campsites are within walking distance to the lake and have picnic tables and grills. Numerous picnic sites are also located throughout the park. 
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Aurora
  Cherry Creek         Map It

Cherry Creek State Park is Denver's natural and spacious backyard playground. There's so much to see and enjoy. Summers are busy and action packed while off-peak times are quiet and laid back. Anchored around a 880 surface acre reservoir, the park offers a natural prairie environment of gentle, rolling hills and complete outdoor recreation facilities, including camping, picnicking and facilities for group events. Campground amenities vary from deluxe full hook-up sites to basic tent sites. Cherry Creek also has hard-to-find and unique activities like model airplane flying, horseback riding and a family shooting range is available too. 
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Colorado Springs
  Cheyenne Mountain         Map It

Enjoy Cheyenne Mountain State Park year round! Connect with the outdoors while enjoying the sunny but cool days at the newest state park in Colorado. Enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, or biking on our 20 miles of trails. Explore amidst nature's diversity with prairie-to-peak eco-systems. Stop by the visitor center for information, shopping, educational exhibits or to just relax by the stone fireplace. Cheyenne Mountain has numerous campsites: most are full hook-ups (with water, sewer and electricity). Cheyenne Mountain also hosts a junior ranger program and lots of educational and interpretive p ... (see more text) 
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Statewide
  Colorado Parks & Wildlife     

Enjoy scenery that captures the beauty of Colorado from mountains to plains. Affordable vacations and some of the highest-quality recreation destinations in the state including hiking, biking, nature programs, boating, fishing, hunting and more. Colorado Parks & Wildlife is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state's favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities. Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year Colorado Parks & Wildlife manages more than 4,300 campsites, and 58 cabins and yurts. For more informati ... (see more text)

ONE PASS 42 GREAT STATE PARKS!

Annual Parks Pass are $70 and are half-priced for each additional vehicle. Annual passes provide unlimited access to all Colorado State Parks for a 12 month period. Additional vehicle passes (Multiple) are purchased separately and are valid the same dates as the primary Annual Park Pass. To purchase a Multiple Pass for additional vehicles registered in the same name, please provide 1) Proof of registration on all vehicles under the same name and address, and 2) Proof of first Annual Pass purchased or receipt of original. Multiple passes are not available online, but can be purchased at any State Park or parks office.

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Boulder
 Cottonwood Farms     Email Us    Reviews

Open Daily 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. September 27 through October 31. Free Admission: Welcome to Cottonwood Farm. We are opening our fall festival on September 27, 2014 with pumpkins, animals and mazes. Cottonwood Farm is located east of Boulder on 75th Street & Arapahoe Rd. with a great view of the Front Range. Bring your camera to capture of all the family fun. Corn Maze Bring the whole family for a walk in the corn maze free of charge. Our two acre corn maze provides the "real feel" of being on the farm. Straw Bale Maze: Get ready to snap some shots of your children in the straw bale maze fr ... (see more text) 
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Crawford
  Crawford         Map It

Crawford State Park invites anglers, boaters, hikers and water sports enthusiasts to the western slope, for one day or several. Jet skiing, motor boating and water skiing are very popular action-oriented activities at peak times like summer weekends. The park is quiet and restful during the week and lower peak times. Crawford is a great place to take a break with the family to enjoy great recreation and stunning scenery. It offers numerous campsites spread across two campgrounds. Sites range from full hookups with showers and rest rooms to more primitive campsites. 
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Southwest Colorado
 Crow Canyon Archaeology Adventures     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Archaeology engages students in the study of the past. Through hands-on activities and unique field trips, students learn that archaeology, history and culture are exciting, relevant, and fun. It also reinforces concepts used in a wide range of subjects, including history, language, mathematics, social studies, environmental stewardship, and science. March-November.

$75 Discount on 2015 Summer Camps!

One-week archaeology camps for middle school and high school students (age 12 and up). Three-week High School Field School. Work with professional archaeologists in the field and analyze artifacts in the lab. 170-acre rural campus in southwest Colorado. Present this coupon for $75 discount on any 2015 summer camp tuition.

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Colorado Springs
 Dinosaur Resource Center     Email Us    Map It

With over 30 specimens and a number of hands on exhibits, your class will be given the latest dinosaur information from the people who find them! Guided tour lasts approximately 2 hours and includes: Explore our fabulous dinosaur exhibits, Understand what a Paleontologist does, Discover how fossils are formed and preserved, Identify what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur, Learn where fossils are found, See what lived in the oceans 65 million years ago. And see fossils prepared in our lab! Teachers can download a pre-tour packet that includes dinosaur and museum background information, pre-tour te ... (see more text)

$2 OFF 4 regular admissions & 10% OFF Parties

Print out this coupon to receive $2 Off up to 4 regular price admission. Contact 719-686-1820 to Receive 10% OFF any party package. Not Valid with any other offers.

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Eldorado Springs
  Eldorado Canyon         Map It

Eldorado Canyon is a treasure right in Boulder's backyard! Discover this hidden jewel and take home memories that will last a lifetime. Eldorado Canyon offers over five hundred technical rock climbing routes luring climbers from around the world to challenge their skills on Eldo's golden cliffs. The beauty of this canyon engages all who visit. Hike or mountain bike our picturesque trails that vary from easy to difficult and connect with Boulder's trail systems. Enjoy a picnic by, or fish in, scenic South Boulder Creek. In the winter, Eldorado Canyon offers cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. 
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Lake George
  Eleven Mile         Map It

Anglers and writers consistently tout Eleven Mile's large reservoir for its outstanding fishing but there are also nearly five miles of scenic hiking and biking trails that await exploration. Ideal wind conditions make Eleven Mile a popular but not overly crowded destination for sailing, kayaking, motor boating, windsurfing and winter ice boating. With multiple campgrounds, there is a wide range of camping facilities at the park. The 11-Mile Marina has boat rentals available that include pontoon, V-Hull, and several canoes and kayaks. A fishing guide service is also available for hire. 
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Hayden
  Elkhead Reservoir         Map It

Elkhead State Park, in the beautiful Yampa Valley in northwestern Colorado, provides endless recreational opportunities. They include, boating, swimming, jet skiing, skiing, picnicking, wildlife watching, hiking, camping, bird watching, biking, fishing and many photo opportunities. The newly built campground at Elkhead (Bear's Ears) has been a long awaited camping opportunity by many. It contains numerous campsites with fire pits, picnic tables and shade shelters. The campground sits majestically over the reservoir and offers convenience for boaters, skiers and fisherman not ready to end their day. 
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La Salle
 Fritzler Corn Maze     Email Us    Map It

The Fritzler Corn Maze is Colorado's original and premier corn maze offering bushels of farmtastic fun! Located just seven miles south of Greeley, Colorado on Highway 85, our corn maze is just a short drive from anywhere across the Colorado front range. At the Fritzler Corn Maze, we've been providing a fun, exciting atmosphere suitable for all ages since we started in the Fall of 2000, and this year we're gearing up for even more corn maze fun! We have designed a great new corn maze this year for lots more "agritainment" fun! The corn maze design and more information about the fall fun can be found on our website!

$2 off in September or $1 off in October!

Save $2 off a daytime combo ticket in September or $1 off a daytime combo ticket in October. You can combine this offer with the coupon found on our website at www.Fritzlermaze.com and save even more! Must bring coupons. Not valid for Haunted tickets or Saturday nights in October.

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Golden
  Golden Gate Canyon         Map It

Visitors who want a mountain vacation can choose between camping, cabins, yurts and a guest house at Golden Gate Canyon. Only 30 miles from Denver, Golden Gate Canyon offers 50 miles of trails, campgrounds, stocked fishing ponds, horseback riding, mountain biking, winter sports, picnic sites and the Panorama Point Scenic Overlook, where visitors can see 100 miles of the Continental Divide. Also available at Golden Gate, Harmsen Ranch, a beautiful four bedroom, two bathroom house, and the Works Ranch Group Area, consisting of a camper cabin and group camping area, are available for rent. 
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Rifle
  Harvey Gap         Map It

Harvey Gap State Park is a favorite spot for families throughout the year. Harvey Gap offers shaded picnic tables by the water, boating for boats with motors 20 hp or less, canoes, windsurfing, fishing, and even a swim beach. All are great activities if you are looking for a fun-filled day! Visitors also may see a variety of wildlife, including migrating waterfowl. Harvey Gap is a day-use area, but overnight camping is available nearby at Rifle Falls State Park and Rifle Gap State Park, which are approximately six miles west of Harvey Gap. 
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Loma
  Highline Lake         Map It

No matter the season, Highline Lake State Park is a diverse and welcome retreat. The park offers a variety of activities for families and groups including, biking, birding, boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking, swimming, and wildlife viewing. Camping is offered year-round at grassy campsites accommodating tents or RVs. Campground amenities include coin operated hot showers and laundry facilities in the camper services building. Winter campers enjoy the mild climate and relatively little snow accumulation at the park. Children's educational programs are also offered year-round, with special sum ... (see more text) 
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Littleton
 Hudson Gardens & Event Center     Email Us    Map It

Get your students outside this year! By making The Hudson Gardens your destination for environmental education, you'll enter a world of leaping frogs, towering trees, and chocolate plants, all amidst our 30 acres of spectacular gardens. Our children's education program is highlighted by the Hudson Explorers program, which consists of six different activities. Each activity comes in the form of a Hudson Explorer Pack, complete with hands-on materials such as "tree cookies," spy glasses, UV detection bracelets, and insect eye lenses. Hudson Explorers activities are geared toward preschool and lo ... (see more text)

Family Nature Day - Snow Birds

Nature Discovery Day: Snow Birds Saturday, November 8th 2014 10AM-12PM Not all birds fly south for the winter! Join us on a hike of Hudson Gardens and our winter bird feeders as we search for the birds that call Colorado ‘home’ all year ‘round. We will then escape indoors to drink hot cocoa and to learn more about how these birds survive the winter and why some birds migrate to warmer climates. $7/child with one free adult. To register: Call (303) 797-8565 x 306 or visit shop.hudsongardens.org.

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Orchard
  Jackson Lake         Map It

Jackson Lake is ranked one of the "Top 15 Park Beaches" by Reserve America. Anglers, boaters, swimmers, and naturalists enjoy the variety of water or land based recreational facilities found here. An abundance of wildlife can also be observed and photographed in the park. The list includes pelicans, eagles, hawks, heron, deer, coyote, turkeys, waterfowl and numerous shore birds. Quiet winter months provide hearty wildlife viewers some excellent opportunities to spot the many animals that live here. Jackson Lake has numerous campsites, most have electrical hookups and many are available year-round. 
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Clifton
  James M Robb-Colorado River         Map It

From Fruita on the west end, to Island Acres on the east end and three stops in-between, James M. Robb is one park split into five sections. The sections or "pearls" listed from east to west, each offer something different: Island Acres, Corn Lake, Colorado River Wildlife Area, Connected Lakes, and Fruita. Visitors can boat, fish, hike, picnic, swim, and watch wildlife at spots throughout the James M. Robb sections. All five park sections are located along the Colorado River and provide river access. Camping is offered year-round at the Island Acres section and the Fruita section. 
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Hasty
  John Martin Reservoir         Map It

John Martin is a peaceful paradise in which people play, birds flock and wildlife roams. John Martin Reservoir provides uncrowded birding, fishing, hiking, boating, picnicking and spectacular conditions for a wide variety of wind water sports. The mild southeastern Colorado weather provides plenty of great days throughout the year. The campground has electrical hookups at each of the sites. The park supports a diverse community of wildlife including deer, coyote, rabbits, raccoons, squirrels, and prairie dogs. Bald eagles and golden eagles can also be seen during winter at John Martin. 
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Pueblo
  Lake Pueblo         Map It

Lake Pueblo provides 4,500 surface acres of water, 60 miles of shoreline and almost 10,000 acres of land. Along with the sunny days and a mild climate, visitors quickly learn that one day is not enough. Water recreation includes sailing, motor-boating, waterskiing, river tubing and prime fishing. Land recreation includes hiking, biking, picnicking and diverse nature exploration. Miles of trails make it easy to discover the beauty of the shady Arkansas River. Lake Pueblo is one of the most popular camping destinations in Colorado. It has numerous electrical and non-electrical campsites spread throughout the park. 
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Walsenburg
  Lathrop         Map It

Lathrop State Park is nestled in the shadow of the Spanish Peaks in Southern Colorado and offers two lakes for a variety of water recreation. Martin Lake offers water skiing, power and sail boating, and is also great for swimming. Horseshoe Lake is a peaceful haven for canoeists, kayakers, sailors and other boaters at wakeless speeds. Both are also great spots for fishing. Lathrop's two campgrounds have numerous campsites that can accommodate motor homes, trailers and tents, and offer either a basic or improved camping experience. 
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Bellvue
  Lory         Map It

Hit the trail at Lory State Park and enjoy mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding amid some fabulous foothills scenery. The variety of trails is great for families interested in short or long hikes, mountain bike rides, horseback rides and jogs. Backcountry camping is also available for visitors looking for a quiet getaway close to suburban Fort Collins. Lory State Park offers guided interpretive hikes, by reservation, where visitors can observe some of the 175 known species of birds, gorgeous geology and the phenomenal plant life. 
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Mancos
  Mancos         Map It

Mancos State Park, in southwestern Colorado, is a haven for the year-round outdoor enthusiast and traveler. In the spring, summer and fall, canoeists, kayakers and wakeless power boaters enjoy the calm waters of Jackson Gulch Reservoir. In the winter, there are great opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. Biking, birding, hiking, and picnicking are also available throughout the year. The park has numerous campsites spread across two campgrounds as well as two year-round yurts, which provide visitors with an alternative to RV and tent camping. Family-friendly educ ... (see more text) 
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Morrison
 Morrison Natural History Museum     Email Us    Map It

Morrison Natural History Museum offers a glimpse of the first important dinosaur discoveries in Colorado including fossils from the first Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus ever discovered. The 3,000 square foot exhibition also offers an overview of local life history in context of area geology. Many of the fossils and fossil casts on display are touchable. The Museum continues to actively research local Jurassic ecosystems. Recent excavations have yielded famous baby dinosaur footprints that have been featured in Smithsonian magazine and media outlets around the world. Guided tours are available daily. Check www.mnhm.org for details.

Free Tiny Dino Toy with Child Admission

Receive a free tiny dinosaur toy with every purchase of a Child Admission ticket while supplies last. Printed coupon must be presented at time of ticket purchase.

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Divide
  Mueller         Map It

Mueller State Park's 55 miles of trails provide a 5,000-acre playground for the hiker, mountain biker, wildlife watcher and winter sports enthusiast. A popular Watchable Wildlife Area, Mueller is home to elk, black bear, hawks, and mule deer. Visitors traverse the park's numerous trails on foot, snowshoes, cross-country skis, horseback and mountain bike, depending on the season. Mueller has two options to stay overnight. There are numerous campsites in the park, with some open for winter camping, and the park has cabins for rent year-round. Modern restrooms, coin operated showers and laundry are also available on site. 
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Arboles
  Navajo         Map It

At Navajo State Park, boaters and campers enjoy the park year-round while biking, boating, camping, skiing, fishing, picnicking, hiking and swimming. Navajo's campgrounds have numerous sites with showers and flush toilets, as well as RV hookups. Navajo also has two-bedroom cabins that are fully furnished with many conveniences, including restrooms, showers, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. Navajo State Park boasts its own full-service marina. Two Rivers Marina sells fuel, ice, tackle, boating supplies, snacks and accessories; has boat slips and mooring buoys; rental boats (pontoon boats ... (see more text) 
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Sterling
  North Sterling         Map It

North Sterling State Park draws visitors from May through September and waterfowl hunters during the hunting season. Anglers, boaters and water skiers enjoy the water all day, while land lovers hike, bike, or picnic. However you spend the day, you'll find a place to spend the night at one of the many campsites, accommodating everything from the largest motor homes to the smallest pup tent. North Sterling also offers many seasonal family friendly activities including bingo, campfire programs, a junior ranger program, and even activity backpacks, which are available to borrow at the Visitor Center. 
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Crawford
  Paonia         Map It

Steep mountainsides, pristine water, alpine scenery and peaceful environment make Paonia a haven for water and nature lovers. Camp near a babbling stream, water-ski on a mountain reservoir, have a picnic, observe wildlife, all in view of the majestic Ragged Mountains. The park's natural beauty and abundance of wildflowers make it a "must see" for photographers and nature lovers. There are multiple campsites scattered over two campgrounds, each of which are great for an intimate family camping experience. In addition to the scenic views, all campsites have a picnic table, a fire ring and nearby vault toilets. 
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Clark
  Pearl Lake         Map It

Pearl Lake sits in a quiet forest setting, nestled in the mountains north of Steamboat Springs. Surrounded by mountains, visitors can stay in a yurt or camp along the lake. There's excellent fishing, a shoreline trail that takes explorers deep into the forest and picture-perfect picnicking around the lake. This is a true escape from the day-to-day routine. Reservations for the campsites are accepted seasonally and the yurts can be reserved year round. All campsites at Pearl Lake can accommodate tents, trailers and smaller motor homes and include a table, fire ring and vault toilets. 
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Ridgway
  Ridgway         Map It

Mountain scenery mingles with magnificent campgrounds at Ridgway State Park. Modern, universally-accessible recreation areas and the five-mile long reservoir make memorable days and nights. The park's popular campgrounds, beautiful reservoir, picnic and playground areas, extensive trails, and diverse wildlife offer family-friendly activities for all types of outdoor enthusiasts. Ridgway State Park offers year-round modern camping with campsites available for RVs, trailers, campers, motor homes as well as traditional tent sites. For those interested in an alternative to RV and tent camping, yur ... (see more text) 
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Rifle
  Rifle Falls         Map It

Rifle Falls State Park is a lush area of trees and greenery kept moist by the spray of the cascading triple waterfall. Picnicking near the majestic falls is very popular. Mysterious limestone caves beneath the falls entice spelunkers and other curious visitors to explore their dark depths. Rifle Falls State Park has numerous campsites that sit to the south along East Rifle Creek. Amenities include picnic tables, fire rings and 30 amp electrical outlets. Fun and educational interpretive programs are also held at the Mountain Mist Amphitheater at Rifle Falls from May through September. 
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Rifle
  Rifle Gap         Map It

The clean, clear waters of Rifle Gap State Park's 350-acre reservoir provide some of the best boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking, water-skiing and windsurfing in Colorado. The beach on the west side of the reservoir is popular for its family-friendly swimming. Campers like Rifle Gap's campgrounds for their wide-open sites, breathtaking views of the reservoir, and spectacular mountain vistas. Campsites can accommodate tents, small trailers, large motor homes and pickup campers and have varying amenities, from full hookups to basic tent only sites. Fun and educational interpretive programs are also presented from May through September. 
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Roxborough
  Roxborough         Map It

Roxborough State Park is one of nature's jewels and a short drive southwest of Denver. The 3,339-acre park is filled with dramatic red-rock formations, distinct plant communities, and a host of wildlife ranging from black bears to mule deer. Visitors can take in all of Roxborough's geological wonders via a series of trails for every level of hiker. The Fountain Valley Overlook is only 100 yards from the Visitor Center and provides spectacular views of several beautiful rock formations. Roxborough's "Nature's Classroom" also regularly hosts a variety of kid-friendly educational programs throughout the year. 
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Canon City
 Royal Gorge Bridge and Park     Email Us

NOTE: The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is closed for the 2013 season due to wildfires. We may be partially open this fall (bridge only) but the park was devastated and 48 of our 52 structures were completely damaged. We are anticipating being open for the 2014 season but have no confirmed dates at this time. The theme park 3 million years in the making: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park. Rides, shows, and attractions include world's longest single span aerial tram and steepest Incline Railway. The awesome Gorge and Bridge are Colorado's Grand Canyon and Eiffel Tower.

Royal Gorge Re-Opening

The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is in the midst of construction following the fire which shut down the park in 2013. Bus Tours March 15 - Summer, Weekends Only All guests will board a Royal Gorge vehicle to tour the gorge. This tour will include a stop on the 85-year-old Royal Gorge Bridge so guests can step out to enjoy the views, and a stop at the Royal Rush Skycoaster (extra pay feature) and Point Sublime. Bus tours will be on a first come, first serve basis and cost $10 per head. 2014 Grand Re-Opening (August) Experience the Bridge and Park in a brand new way. New rides and architecture will accentuate the natural surroundings while the same amazing Colorado scenery will be sure to please. Updates: www.facebook.com/RoyalGorgeBridge

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Canon City
  Royal Gorge Route Railroad         Map It    Reviews

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is Colorado's finest and most exhilarating way to explore the riches and beauties of the Royal Gorge. Whether enjoying the breathtaking views from an open railroad car or enjoying a meal garnished with spectacular sights, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad has bounties of fun for all those who board. The train departs daily now through October 31. Looking for a Christmas adventure the whole family will enjoy? The Santa Express Train is the answer for this year's holiday fun! Take part in the magical journey up the gorge to the "North Pole" where the train makes a sp ... (see more text)

Santa Express Train Tickets On Sale Now!

Join us for the popular Santa Express Train through Colorado’s beautiful Royal Gorge! This year we’re offering even more chances to ride, with 1, 5 and 8 p.m. departures. Kids get an opportunity to meet Santa Claus, receiving a special bell from the jolly old elf. The Santa Express is a winter wonderland where passengers are encouraged to wear cozy pajamas, relaxing with family and friends. This is a 1.5 hour ride, decorated like a Christmas town, with 17,000 lights for its most famous resident — Santa. Christmas music and Santa’s Elves will keep you entertained. The Santa Express, which runs Nov. 21 through December 26, offers comfortable coach, club and vista dome seating. This year, skip the fast food and eat local on the train. Choose from their family friendly lunch and dinner grill menus, made with mostly Colorado ingredients. Tickets go fast, make your reservations today. Visit RoyalGorgeRoute.com for a full annual schedule, or call 1.888.724.5748 to book your trip today!

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Mosca
  San Luis         Map It

In the shadow of the Great Sand Dunes National Park is the peaceful San Luis State Park and Wildlife Area. A variety of wildlife ranging from elk to migratory waterfowl and a combination of wetlands and a desert-like environment make San Luis a unique, family-friendly place to experience nature. The park features a seasonal campground with all sites having electrical hookups, sheltered tables, fire grills, nearby drinking water hydrants, and an available dump station. Campsites have a panoramic view of San Luis Lake, the surrounding Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range and the Great Sand Dunes. 
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Lake George
  Spinney Mountain         Map It

For gold medal fishing, it'd be hard to find any better than Spinney Mountain Reservoir. Anglers of all ages can find shoreline or fly fishing, belly boating or trolling opportunities in a peaceful and scenic setting. This isolated retreat is ideal for visitors seeking beautiful views of the Collegiate Mountain Range or a little solitude from busy city life. Birders have plenty to see between the ducks, waders and birds of prey. Boating enthusiasts enjoy the 2,500 surface-acre reservoir with two boat ramps that are available, depending upon water levels. The park is open seasonally from about April to October. 
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Firestone
  St Vrain         Map It

St. Vrain State Park is a family-friendly destination for visitors seeking a peaceful and simple outdoor break. It offers 604 acres of land and 152 acres of water split among several ponds. It's a great place for first-time campers, anglers, photographers, birders, walkers and anyone who loves nature. There are numerous campsites scattered across the park; most sites are on or near the banks of the ponds. About half of the campsites have electrical hookups with water. All sites also include a grill, picnic table and concrete pad. Campgrounds are open year-round and often fill on the weekends. 
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Oak Creek
  Stagecoach         Map It

Stagecoach State Park sets the stage for great recreation in the lush Yampa Valley, near Steamboat Springs. Vistas and views are backdrops to the 780-acre reservoir providing renowned lake and river fishing. A year-round destination, the park also makes a great base to explore the variety of attractions of the area including boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking and camping. Campgrounds at Stagecoach State Park offer varying degrees of amenities. Some have electrical hookups, water, showers, flush toilets, and dump stations while others offer more basic amenities. Stagecoach also offers a varie ... (see more text) 
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Walden
  State Forest         Map It

State Forest State Park offers visitors 71,000 acres of forest, jagged peaks, alpine lakes, wildlife and miles of trails. The park stretches along the west side of the Medicine Bow Mountains and into the north end of the Never Summer Range. Visitors can experience a bountiful array of family-friendly outdoor recreational favorites such as camping, hiking, horseback riding, skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, fishing, birding, wildlife viewing and geocaching. Lodging is available year-round, with cabins and yurts nestled in scenic locations throughout the park. Campsites are also available in m ... (see more text) 
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Pine
  Staunton         Map It

From high grassy meadows at 8,100 feet to soaring granite cliffs over 10,000 feet, Staunton State Park's varied geology, soils, water features, and climate support rare and unexpected plant communities and a rich diversity of wildlife and provide a myriad of outdoor recreation opportunities. Colorado's newest state park opened to the public on May 18, 2013. The park is located approximately 40 miles southwest of downtown Denver, north of US Highway 285 and about six miles west of Conifer. 
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Clark
  Steamboat Lake         Map It

Steamboat Lake State Park offers family fishing, camping, picnicking, trail and boating recreational opportunities. A full-service marina and swim beach provide amenities for active water play. Winter comes alive with snowmobiling, ice fishing, and peaceful cross-country skiing or snow-shoeing in a valley surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Camper cabins are located near the marina and are open year round. Campsites, scattered throughout the park, are available for reservation Memorial Day weekend through mid-September. Coin operated showers, flush toilets, and laundry facilities are also available on site. 
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Delta
  Sweitzer Lake         Map It

Sweitzer Lake provides day-use nature, picnic and water recreation. Visitors come to Sweitzer Lake, near Delta, for action-packed boating and water skiing on busy days and relaxed nature play on mellow days. Built solely for recreation, Sweitzer Lake fulfills its planned purpose well. Water-ski, swim, picnic, fish, boat, bird watch or just breathe-in the clean air. Sit on the grass, at a picnic site or on the sandy shore and enjoy the day. Sweitzer Lake is considered a good fishing spot for youngsters, so pack up the family and head out to enjoy the day at this wonderful state park. 
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Eagle
  Sylvan Lake         Map It

Sylvan Lake provides serenity in an alpine park perfect for daydreaming. Overnight visitors can camp, stay in a cabin or lounge in a yurt while gazing at majestic mountains piercing the deep blue sky. Spring, summer and fall are all about fishing, hiking, nature study, non-motorized boating and picnicking. During the winter, snowshoes and poles are available to rent, and during the summer you can rent a kayak, canoe or paddle boat. Campsites are scattered throughout the state park and accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. 
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Parker
 The Wildlife Experience     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

The Education Team at The Wildlife Experience has plenty of materials and classes to help teachers enhance their classroom activities, such as school tours, outreach programs to teacher workshops. Bring your class to the museum for tours, Extreme Screen films and a visit to the Discovery Den or Cubs Corner.

$1 OFF Museum Admission

Print out this coupon to receive $1 Off General Admission. Open Daily 9am - 5pm Not valid with any other offers. $1 off applies to each member of your group up to 4 people.

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Boulder
 Thorne Nature Experience     Email Us

Our site is in east Boulder on 42 acres of Open Space, which includes a unique salt marsh - one of only two natural bodies of water in Boulder County's Front Range. It is an excellent place for kids to explore and get a little muddy! If you are looking for a self-directed experience, please come by. The marsh is owned and managed by the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks. We just ask that people stay on the trails and take only photos, leave only footprints. If you want to borrow some of our supplies, that's fine, too, just call ahead to be sure someone is here to help you. We have ... (see more text) 
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Trinidad
  Trinidad Lake         Map It

The mild climate and large Trinidad Lake are ideal for water sports. Anglers catch a wide variety of fish while boaters appreciate the open waters and modern services. Miles of trails also wind through the ancient and spectacular scenery. There are two campgrounds at Trinidad Lake with numerous sites available for camping. They range from full hook-up RV sites, with shower and laundry facilities, to basic tent sites. Year round camping is available at many of the sites. Family friendly education programs are also offered regularly throughout the summer. 
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Collbran
  Vega         Map It

At an elevation of 8,000 feet, Vega State Park's high-mountain lake sits on the western edge of Grand Mesa National Forest, southeast of Grand Junction. The park is a haven for year-round recreation: fishing, boating, water skiing, birding, hiking, ice fishing and cross-country skiing. The park's numerous campsites surround the lake, and Vega's five cozy heated cabins are available and affordable year round. The cabins are also located adjacent to a great sledding hill! Fun family programs are offered year-round that feature varying topics including the area's history, flora & fauna, astronomy and more! 
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Grand Junction
 Western Colorado Botanic Gardens and Butterfly House     Email Us    Map It

The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens and Butterfly House is a tranquil and beautiful 15-acre site with multiple locations for hosting your special events. Centrally located at the southern end of 7th Street in Grand Junction, the Gardens offer both outside and inside rental opportunities. Please contact us between 10am and 5pm at 245-9030 or see us at www.wcbotanic.org 
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Hayden
  Yampa River         Map It

Yampa River State Park is located in the beautiful Yampa Valley west of Steamboat Springs. It has campsites scattered along its 134-mile stretch of the Yampa River, including multiple sites for larger group camping. Its 13 river access points offer families excellent fishing, boating, birding, picnicking, hiking and camping options. Camp amenities range from full service campsites with RV hookups, and shower and laundry facilities, to basic tent only sites. There is also a display area, at the Visitor Center which emphasizes Native American history, agricultural heritage and river ecology, which captivates visitors young and old alike. 
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Estes Park
 YMCA of the Rockies - Snow Mountain Ranch     Email Us    Map It

Affordable Lodges and Cabins. Horseback riding, hiking, biking,ropes courses, rock climbing, swimming, skiing and more. Outdoor education for school groups. Serving families, groups and conferences in a wholesome environment since 1907.

Stay 2 nights, get the 3rd free!

Stay 2 nights & get the 3rd free in lodge rooms from Sept 1 through Nov 30, and in cabins Sept 1 through Nov 25. Call 888-613-9622 to book or visit www.snowmountainranch.org



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Erie
 Anderson Farms     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Anderson Farms offers two different types of field trips in the fall - The Pumpkin Patch where students learn how to identify pumpkin seeds & how pumpkins & other everyday products "grow" from the farm to their house. They will also take a wagon ride to pick their own pumpkin & visit with the farm animals. Recommended for Preschool - 4th grades. And the Corn Maze Field Trip where students will learn how GPS - Global Positioning Systems - are used to design and cut our intricate corn mazes. They will then go into the maze to enhance their orientation, map reading skills and have fun getting lo ... (see more text) 
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Boulder
 Cottonwood Farms     Email Us    Reviews

Open Daily 10 A.M. - 6 P.M. September 27 through October 31. Free Admission: Welcome to Cottonwood Farm. We are opening our fall festival on September 27, 2014 with pumpkins, animals and mazes. Cottonwood Farm is located east of Boulder on 75th Street & Arapahoe Rd. with a great view of the Front Range. Bring your camera to capture of all the family fun. Corn Maze Bring the whole family for a walk in the corn maze free of charge. Our two acre corn maze provides the "real feel" of being on the farm. Straw Bale Maze: Get ready to snap some shots of your children in the straw bale maze fr ... (see more text) 
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Denver Metro
 Mile High Farms     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

Our field trips are educational, fun, and always full of inspiration for all ages. From plant cycles to scavenger hunts, we have something to get the noggin going! Host your birthday parties and events with us in our newly upcycled 1937 Chevy school bus! What's more fun than party hats, pumpkins, and an imaginative yellow Fun Bus!

$2 OFF Adult / $1 OFF Children & Seniors

$2 OFF Adult Admission $1 OFF Children & Senior Admissions Valid on all open days. September 27 - October 31, 2013. OPEN WEEKENDS ONLY: Friday-Sunday. Print out this coupon and redeem discount at our ticket booth. Admission price BEFORE discount: FREE for children 3 years and under, $10 for children 4-12 yrs, $12 for Adults 13-59 yrs, $10 for seniors 60+ yrs and Military (with ID). Limit 2 Adults, 2 Children, and 2 Seniors per transaction. Open from 10AM till 6PM. Not valid with any other offer.

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Canon City
 Royal Gorge Bridge and Park     Email Us

NOTE: The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is closed for the 2013 season due to wildfires. We may be partially open this fall (bridge only) but the park was devastated and 48 of our 52 structures were completely damaged. We are anticipating being open for the 2014 season but have no confirmed dates at this time. The theme park 3 million years in the making: Royal Gorge Bridge & Park. Rides, shows, and attractions include world's longest single span aerial tram and steepest Incline Railway. The awesome Gorge and Bridge are Colorado's Grand Canyon and Eiffel Tower.

Royal Gorge Re-Opening

The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is in the midst of construction following the fire which shut down the park in 2013. Bus Tours March 15 - Summer, Weekends Only All guests will board a Royal Gorge vehicle to tour the gorge. This tour will include a stop on the 85-year-old Royal Gorge Bridge so guests can step out to enjoy the views, and a stop at the Royal Rush Skycoaster (extra pay feature) and Point Sublime. Bus tours will be on a first come, first serve basis and cost $10 per head. 2014 Grand Re-Opening (August) Experience the Bridge and Park in a brand new way. New rides and architecture will accentuate the natural surroundings while the same amazing Colorado scenery will be sure to please. Updates: www.facebook.com/RoyalGorgeBridge

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Canon City
  Royal Gorge Route Railroad         Map It    Reviews

The Royal Gorge Route Railroad is Colorado's finest and most exhilarating way to explore the riches and beauties of the Royal Gorge. Whether enjoying the breathtaking views from an open railroad car or enjoying a meal garnished with spectacular sights, the Royal Gorge Route Railroad has bounties of fun for all those who board. The train departs daily now through October 31. Looking for a Christmas adventure the whole family will enjoy? The Santa Express Train is the answer for this year's holiday fun! Take part in the magical journey up the gorge to the "North Pole" where the train makes a sp ... (see more text)

Santa Express Train Tickets On Sale Now!

Join us for the popular Santa Express Train through Colorado’s beautiful Royal Gorge! This year we’re offering even more chances to ride, with 1, 5 and 8 p.m. departures. Kids get an opportunity to meet Santa Claus, receiving a special bell from the jolly old elf. The Santa Express is a winter wonderland where passengers are encouraged to wear cozy pajamas, relaxing with family and friends. This is a 1.5 hour ride, decorated like a Christmas town, with 17,000 lights for its most famous resident — Santa. Christmas music and Santa’s Elves will keep you entertained. The Santa Express, which runs Nov. 21 through December 26, offers comfortable coach, club and vista dome seating. This year, skip the fast food and eat local on the train. Choose from their family friendly lunch and dinner grill menus, made with mostly Colorado ingredients. Tickets go fast, make your reservations today. Visit RoyalGorgeRoute.com for a full annual schedule, or call 1.888.724.5748 to book your trip today!



Technology

Metro Denver
 Bits, Bytes & Bots Computer Adventures     Email Us

We offer FUNdamental Technology Education through after school classes, summer camps, birthday parties, and school workshops. Build and program robots, make animated movies and create computer games. This is our 6th year of offering the best computer camps in Colorado, educational birthday parties with battling robots, and popular in-school and after-school classes. Early bird summer camp discount.

$10 off After-School Class, Birthday Party, Camp

Receive $10 off one after school class, birthday party, or summer camp. Enter coupon code ck2 when registering to get the discount. One coupon per family. Visit our website http://denverco.bitsbytesbots.com to register or view programs.

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Boulder Area
 Challenge Island     Email Us    Map It

Now you can take your students on an action-packed Island adventure without ever leaving school grounds! Preschool, elementary, and middle school children go so gaga over our Challenge Island field trips that they never seem to notice the hearty STEM-based curriculum and national math, science, and language arts standards that are so intricately woven into the CI experience. Simply pick a Challenge Island field trip destination (like Rocket Heights or Roller Coaster Ridge) that meets your school’s current curricular needs, and we’ll take your students on a one-of-a-kind educational journey ... (see more text)

Take $15.00 OFF ANY BIRTHDAY PACKAGE!

Let your child explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in a fun and creative way on their BIRTHDAY! $15.00 OFF Any birthday package.

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Statewide
 Mad Science of Colorado     Email Us    Map It

Mad Science is the world's leading provider of science based enrichment activities that spark the imaginative learning in children ages 4-12. We spark imaginative learning when school is out! These fun science activities are held before and after classes, and typically last from 5 to 12 weeks. For a list of schools please visit our website or call 303-403-0432. 


Theater/Arts

Denver
 Adams Mystery Playhouse     Email Us    Map It

Adams Mystery Playhouse is the ONLY Mystery company with shows that are all-age appropriate and kid-friendly - with Interactive Mysteries written and produced JUST FOR KIDS! These Mysteries are the perfect choice for your School's next Field Trip! Kids love mysteries and participate all through the show. The kids get special times on stage, reading clues and becoming deputy detectives. Our Mysteries are fun, funny and very interactive, and your students get a chance to solve the crime as a team, while using logic, imagination and creativity! Come to the coolest party venue in Colorado and Denv ... (see more text) 
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Denver
 Denver Children's Theatre     Email Us    Map It    Reviews

The Denver Children's Theatre (DCT), a company of adult professional actors performing works for school groups and families, received the Henry Award (Colorado's Tony Award) for "Outstanding Children's Theatre" and was named "Top Children's Theater" by the Rocky Mountain News. Take a field trip to the theatre with your group or come as a family to the 2013 Production of Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse, based on the book by Kevin Henkes and adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling. DCT school group productions offer ample opportunities for integrating theatre and visual arts into an investigation of ... (see more text) 


   
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