Family Programs

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Audubon Society of Greater Denver







Birds 1015 Snowy egret smallWalk the Wetlands 

Sunday June 1, 8am
Sunday July 6, 8am
(Walk the Wetlands begins at 8am April through September, and at 9am October through March)
Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for residents and migratory birds. We always have a surprise! Bring binoculars, field guides, water and a snack. We can lend you binoculars and field guides if you don’t have them.
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.
Leaders: Audubon Master Birders
Registration NOT required. Donations to ASGD appreciated.

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Bird Banding Station Open Yellow Breasted 2 by Linda Covnot cropped

Through June 1, 8am-12pm

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 is open Saturdays & Sundays, 8am-12pm on the above dates 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. However, if the station is busy, there may be timed sessions. Group visits over 10 people are available by reservation only. Please contact to register your group. 



Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Third Friday of the Month June-November from 7-9pm

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails at the Nature Center in search of beavers, owls, raccoon, deer and other nocturnal animals. After the hike we will be gazing at the night sky and discussing the constellations, planets, stars, and the moon phase.

Meeting Place:Audubon Center at Chatfield

Registration required. $5 ASGD members; $8 non-members; $12 per member family; $20 per  non-member family. (Family = 3 or more people)

Limited to 20 people (Please call our office) or Register Online!

Notes: Please wear shoes to hike in, weather appropriate clothing, and bring a flashlight if you’d like. Wear long pants and hiking shoes, as the poison ivy along the river is growing really well!”

If the weather is inclement, this outing may be cancelled. Please call our office (303-973-9530) before 4pm the day of the hike to see if  it has been canceled.

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 On Your Own

Please call 303.973.9530 for directions to the Nature Center or use link below for directions:

DO NOT use Mapquest, Google Earth, or GPS.

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**BBFGWS: bring binoculars, field guides, water and snacks

Audubon Center at Chatfield – From C470 & Wadsworth, go south on Wadsworth 4.4 miles. Turn left onto Waterton Road. Turn left immediately into the first parking lot, at the Audubon Center sign.