Outdoor Events in the Colorado Springs Area Starting April 18 | Events calendars

Bike

SATURDAY SUNDAY

Classic Pueblo Bike Race – Registration: bikereg.com.

Hiking

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

• Earth Day on the Trail and Recycled Crafts Story Hour, 10 am to 1 pm Saturday.

• Walks in the forest, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on April 30, $20 to $30.

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

• Fridays from School to Home: Discover the Wetlands, for children in grades 3 to 6, 2 to 4 pm on Fridays, $4.

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

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

Nature

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

• Morning without engine, 8h-12h on April 30th. Registration not required; coloradosprings.gov/motorlessmorning.

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

• Mindful photography workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., May 7, $30.

• Nature’s Classroom: Incredible Insects, for children in grades 5 to 8, 1 to 3 p.m., May 10, $4.

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

• Nature Adventures: Animal Mothers, for ages 3 to 6 with an adult, 10 to 11:30 a.m., May 5 and 6, $3.

• Family Fun Day at Fountain Creek, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, May 7.

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

Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center — 4729 Twin Rocks Road, Division. Limited tours available. Registration: 719-687-9742, wolfeducation.org.

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site — 3106 Gateway Road. Living history programs available with tours, demonstrations and hands-on activities. Admission from $3 to $8. Tickets: rockledgeranch.com.

outdoor skills

Colorado Parks and Wildlife – Registration: tinyurl.com/2mp445n4.

• Ladies Night Out: Backcountry Gear and Trip Planning, Thursday, 6 p.m., Denver

• Fly fishing for beginners, Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm, Littleton.

• Warm water fishing for beginners, 8 am to noon on April 30, Loveland.

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

• Fly fishing school for beginners, Saturday-Sunday, May 28-29 or June 25-26, Frisco, $595; tinyurl.com/4n2wb7n8.

Working

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, 3 pm to 5 pm on Thursdays; gardenofgods.com/things-to-do/things-1/5k-fun-run.

Life’s 2 Fitness Shorts — Registration and cost: lifes2shortfitness.com.

• Women’s Trail Running Training Group, 9 am April 30, Lakewood.

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

MAY 14-15

Run to the shrine – Benefiting Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 5-8 p.m., Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road, $30-$60. Registration: cmzoo.org/run.

Volunteering

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

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