Things To Do at the
Audubon Center at Chatfield
Walk the Wetlands
First Sunday of Every Month
November to March at 9 am
April to OCTOBER at 8 am
Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise! This is a great opportunity to learn about the birds of the Denver area. Dress for the weather and wear sunscreen. Bring binoculars, field guides, water and a snack (a scope if you have one); We can lend you binoculars and field guides if you don’t have them
**You may now download the Chatfield Bird List to carry with and record your birds for the day.**
Activity level: Some of the trails are narrow and moderately steep for a few feet. Elevation 5430 ft.
Leaders: Karen von Saltza, Mary Keithler and Audubon Master Birders
Meeting Place: Parking lot at the Audubon Center at Chatfield. The Audubon Center is located on Waterton Road, 4.4 miles south of C-470 and Wadsworth.
Registration is NOT required. Donations to ASGD appreciated.
Bird Banding Station: Open May 2015
April 25 to May 31, 2015
Visitors watch research in action and see warblers, sparrows, woodpeckers, thrushes, and other songbirds up close at Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory’s bird banding research station. The Audubon Center will be open Saturdays & Sundays, 8am-noon to greet you and guide you to the station. Easy to moderate walking required on flat trails.
Meeting Place: Audubon Center at Chatfield
Registration NOT required unless group exceeds 10 people. If the bird banding station is busy, there may be timed sessions. Group visits over 10 people are available by reservation only. Please contact email@example.com to register your group for Spring 2015.
On Your Own
Visit the Audubon Center at Chatfied on your own for hiking, bird and wildlife watching, and to stroll the native gardens surrounding the buildings.
Scout Programs and School Field Trips
Bring your Scouts or students on a field trip where our Naturalists share information about Chatfield area wildlife and habitats.
Choose a group program and schedule your adventure today!
Summer Camp Programs
Spend a week exploring nature and wildlife at the Audubon Center. Camps are run by experienced summer program partners and taught by passionate naturalists. Find more details on summer programs and Audubon camp partner contact information and register today!