Bear Creek Nature Center, Colorado Springs

4.7
#12 of 25 in Parks in Colorado Springs
Stop by Bear Creek Nature Center before exploring the trails that wind through meadows, pine forests, and foothills of the regional park on a self-guided or guided hiking tour. Located on the western side of the park, the center hosts various interpretive programs and media presentations throughout the year. Note that the regional trails are open to horseback riding, bicycles, and pets, while the nature center trail is for hiking only. Make Bear Creek Nature Center a part of your Colorado Springs vacation plans using our Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker app.
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  • We have enjoyed Bear Creek Park and Dog Park frequently, but had never gone to the trouble of finding this place. The building offers interesting informational exhibits and the nearby trails are very....  more »
  • What a fun way to spend an hour with our kids. The teacher was amazing, and I wish I could remember her name. Strongly recommend. We saw an ant hill that was older than 35 years old. It was awesome!  more »
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  • One of our favorite places in Springs! Lots of easy trails for kids to hike. There is a creek that winds through that is accessible from many many areas . summer and fall are my favorite times to go because of all the beautiful trees and flowers. During the fall time the leaves are stunning! It’s very well kept - I’ve never seen trash or dog poop on the trails. My favorite area is the curved path where the bench is at (the fall picture below). There is a small bridge over the creek and then this cute little bench. Love it! Wonderful place to spend the day or an afternoon!
  • Great place to take the family for nature walks. They also have some fantastic elementary school and middle school week long day camps in the summer!

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