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Bear Creek Nature Center

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What a great place to ride your bike, or go for a hike, or even just a walk. Lots of open space... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dwayne A
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Parker, Colorado
Award winning Nature center

For a contemplative walk on the creek & birding trail, or fun visit with the kids, this nature... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
JuliaJ0
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5803
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to ride your bike, or go for a hike, or even just a walk. Lots of open space, and it leaves you in awe with all the beauty as you look around. Easy to get to this place, and ample parking.

1  Thank Dwayne A
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

For a contemplative walk on the creek & birding trail, or fun visit with the kids, this nature center has something for everyone. It isn’t uncommon to see a few furry friends along the way. Bear Creek has its name for a reason! The center...More

Thank JuliaJ0
Reviewed 13 September 2018

My family loves all the programs that they have here at the Bear Creek Nature Center. My kids love to go and learn about all the exhibits they have. We've never been able to take advantage of some of the kids camps they have but...More

Thank 651debm
Reviewed 28 June 2018

While this is a nice little interpretive center, usually staffed with helpful and friendly volunteers, the location and surroundings are just average for the are... which is to say very nice, but there is more interesting terrain available very nearby (e.g. Cheyenne Mountain, Red Rock...More

1  Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Big parking lot, clean, has restrooms for the humans, a gated part for smaller dogs, and a creek that runs through it for water fun!

1  Thank mamahart7
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We visited over Veteran's Day weekend so the visitor center was closed, but we enjoyed the loop trails. You can choose the length you want. Many beautiful birds along the trails and creeks!

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a neat little museum with beautiful grounds to explore. Great for active kids on a sunny day!

Thank Ted E
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We stop here every time we come to the Springs. Our dog loves it here. She absolutely loves the creek! For the most part the dogs get along great. I just really wish that there weren't so many small children wandering around. I wouldn't bring...More

Thank mmmPatron
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely area for a walk or hike. The section we walked was well maintained and very beautiful. The woman in the visitors center was also very friendly. A nice way to spend the afternoon when the weather is nice!

Thank heatherjordan56
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This place should be listed separately, for dog owners to find easily. It is just the best! We have visited 3 mornings during our time here. Our little Cavalier has so much fun, she loves running off-leash with nice dogs big and small. All the...More

1  Thank Pam U
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