Upcoming Events

Science backs up our view that nature is good for your mental and physical health! That's why we create events and programs to bring in people from all backgrounds - get out, get involved and reap the benefits of being in nature!

A day in the life of a NPS Chief Park Ranger

Saddlehorn Visitor Center 11 Rim Rock Drive, Fruita, CO, United States

Chief Ranger Perrin Pring talks about her career path with the National Park Service, the trainings and capabilities of National Park Service Protection Rangers, and what Colorado National Monument Protection Rangers do. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Perrin Pring is a Colorado Native. Her National Park Service career started in Rocky Mountain National Park in 2010. Since then her …

Free

Lizards – walk, talk and draw for kids

Saddlehorn Visitor Center 11 Rim Rock Drive, Fruita, CO, United States

Story time and a short hike to look for lizards, and some lizard art to follow! Event will be led by Denise Wright, retired d51 school Art teacher.

Free

Art in the Park

Saddlehorn Visitor Center 11 Rim Rock Drive, Fruita, CO, United States

Take a walk with art teacher, Denise Wright, to Saddlehorn Campground ~ noticing along the way all the beautiful patterns, colors and textures the monument has to offer. We will make colorful Sharpie marker art, using a slight abstract and expressive art style to reflect our own creativity as we see the great outdoors! Open …

Free

Other Events

Everybody Has Their Faults. Even the Monument.

Monument on Tap Series

Everybody Has Their Faults. Even the Monument. — 04/24/2024

Hike Through Geologic Time

Talks & Presentations

Hike Through Geologic Time — 04/25/2024

Lizards and Stories and Art, Oh My!

Talks & Presentations

Lizards and Stories and Art, Oh My! — 05/04/2024

Exploration Beyond Art Hike

Talks & Presentations

Exploration Beyond Art Hike — 05/09/2024

Prehistoric Living Spaces of Western Colorado

Monument on Tap Series

Prehistoric Living Spaces of Western Colorado — 05/22/2024

New Member Social Hike ~ Connecting Nature and Community

Talks & Presentations

New Member Social Hike ~ Connecting Nature and Community — 06/01/2024

Yoga Flow and Meditation Hike Nourishing Mind & Body

Talks & Presentations

Yoga Flow and Meditation Hike Nourishing Mind & Body — 06/08/2024

Bullfrogs for Beers: Citizen Science & Bullfrog Eradication in Western Colorado

Monument on Tap Series

Bullfrogs for Beers: Citizen Science & Bullfrog Eradication in Western Colorado — 06/12/2024

Save the Date: Saddlehorn Amphitheater Celebration and Concert

Save the Date: Saddlehorn Amphitheater Celebration and Concert — 08/02/2024

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