Learn all about raptors in this close-up encounter with our resident, non-releasable birds of prey the Golden Eagle, Great Horned Owl, and Red-tailed Hawk. Visitors of all ages will enjoy this one-hour program!
$10 suggested donation per family / free for members.
Rain or shine!
6/16/2014 - 8/30/2014
4PM Monday - Friday
• 10:15am AND 1:15pm Crater Lake Hike
3.6 miles round trip, 500 ft. elevation gain
Join a naturalist for a one-way hike to Crater Lake. This one-hour hike focuses on the flora, fauna, and geology along the trail.
• 10:15am AND 1:15pm Landmarks in Time Walk
Walk along Maroon Lake for 45 minutes with a naturalist. Investigate the history of this geologic wonder and ecological paradise.
All programs meet at the Maroon Information Center (MIC) at Maroon Lake
Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service
Wildflowers on Aspen Mountain
Ride the gondola to the summit of Aspen Mountain and enjoy a naturalist-guided walk surrounded by inspiring views. These 45-minutes-walks are offered EVERY HOUR between 11 am and 3 pm.
No reservations necessary. Courtesy of the Aspen Skiing Company with the purchase of a gondola pass.
Meet every day atop of Aspen Mountain at the ACES Information Station.
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
Join ACES and RFTA to celebrate the re-opening of the Rio Grande Trail between Catherine Store Bridge and Rock Bottom Ranch. This section of the trail is closed from November to May to protect the sensitive habitats and wildlife migration corridors. The event kicks off at 5PM at Catherine Store Bridge with the official trail opening. Guests will enjoy pizza and RFTA goodies at the Catherine Store trailhead, a scavenger hunt along the trail, as well as pies and special Rock Bottom Ranch Farm Tours at 5:30PM and 6:00PM at the Hooks Lane trailhead. Please bike or carpool as there is limited parking at the trailheads and at Rock Bottom Ranch.
Rock Bottom Ranch
Join ACES staff and community members for evenings of spring gardening at Hallam Lake. The garden is one of our favorite teaching spaces, help us make it beautiful and productive! Please wear sturdy shoes and bring your own work gloves if you have some. Snacks provided, BYOB.
Tuesdays, May 6 - May 27
Please RSVP and let us know in the notes field which dates you will be attending.
5/06/2014 - 5/27/2014