Explore a Larimer County park or open space.

Join us for a scheduled program or take some time to explore on your own. The Department of Natural Resources offers a variety of educational programs such as guided hikes, school field trips, community trips and more! Or, schedule a time to bring your group to a property for your own programming. Programs are free or low cost but do require registration. To register, please create a free account in Offero (name, email and phone number are all that is required).


See also:  Larimer County Extensions - Classes & Workshops

For questions, contact Angela Borland, Education and Volunteer Supervisor, at aborland@larimer.org or (970) 619-4489.

Have you ever wondered about a  plant, animal, geologic formation or the cultural history at a Larimer County Open Space or Park?  Send your question to us and our team of staff and volunteer naturalists will work to find an answer and share our natural history knowledge with you.

 Ask A Naturalist

All On-Site Education Programs Currently Suspended

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources has currently suspended all education programs to abide by the safer-at-home order. Please enjoy nature close to home with some of our other education resourcesFor guidance on how to stay safe and healthy while visiting our parks, open spaces, and trails, view these tips and if you do go out to an open space please carefully step off trail do not walk off trail Natural Resources is focused on ensuring employees, their families, volunteers, and visitors are safe. As this evolving situation unfolds, we will be monitoring and adjusting our response to ensure the continued safety of our community.

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Contact Us

Angela Borland
Education and Volunteer Supervisor
(970) 619-4489