Nature and Wildlife Discovery Center


River Campus and Raptor Center

The mission of the Nature and Wildlife Discovery Center is to promote environmental stewardship and population health through nature education, wildlife rehabilitation, and outdoor recreation.
Nature and Wildlife Discovery Center

Facility Rental and Lodging

River Campus Facility Rental

We offer our facilities for meetings, parties, family reunions, memorials and weddings!

Rent our Yurt for business meetings and take a walk along the trail for lunch.

Rent our Yurt for business meetings and take a walk along the trail for lunch.

BBQ at our covered Pavilion alongside the Arkansas River.

BBQ at our covered Pavilion alongside the Arkansas River.

The Deck overlooks the Arkansas River in front of the Coyote Grille Restaurant.

The Deck overlooks the Arkansas River in front of the Coyote Grille Restaurant.

Picnic at the Herb Garden by the playground with close access to the river and trail.

Picnic at the Herb Garden with close access to the river and trail.

2018 facility rental form with costs and guidelines and 2018 wedding rental form with costs and guidelines – click on applicable form below.

Call the office at (719) 549-2414 if you have any questions, to check a date’s vacancy, complete a Rental Form, or to pay for your Rental.

Enjoy a Birthday Party at the Nature and Wildlife Discovery Center!

Raptor Ambasidor with Earnest the Swainson's Hawk

Raptor Ambassador with Earnest the Swainson’s Hawk

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Get your kids outdoors for their Birthday Party. Visit the Nature and Wildlife Discovery Center and enjoy a birthday party along the Arkansas river for 2 hours with access to the trails!

$200 Adventure Package Includes a 30 Minute Bird of Prey Presentation!  Set up your party in our indoor yurt or outside at a picnic area!

Please schedule at least 2 weeks in advance – Call (719) 549-2414 for Reservations.
 
 
 
 

Mountain Campus Facility Rental and Lodging

$200.00 refundable security deposit required for Mountain Campus Rentals.

Total price determined by total number of participants.

Arthur’s Kitchen

Every meal is prepared fresh and delicious for your group. Lunch begins at $12.00 per person, Dinner begins at $17.00 per person. Email guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org so we can customize a meal plan for your group.

Challenge Course

Each program is tailored to your group’s goals and needs. Email guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org to find out how affordable it is to bring your group here for a great team building day.

Classroom

Our classroom is ideal for any group. Whether you need a presentation set up or open space for yoga, our classroom can work for your groups needs. Email guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org to find out how to reserve this space of your meeting needs.

Naturalist

Our Naturalists are very familiar with the terrain of the Pueblo Mountain Park and happy to prepare a day that is ideal for your groups needs. Be it a guided hike or an Earth Studies program, we have a Naturalist that will help you choose the best fit. Email guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org to get more information about bringing your group for the day.

Pavilion

The Pavilion is a beautiful stone building that is perfect for any occasion. Weddings, reunions, anniversary or birthday parties we’ll complete the table set up to your specifications. Email guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org to get details to secure the Pavilion for your next special event.

Red Cabin Dorm

Our girls dorm is warmly decorated and perfect for all age groups. Dorms are affordably priced and rental can include three delicious meals a day plus any of our other add-on’s. Email guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org to get information on how to book your group today.

The Pines Dorm

Our boys dorm is warmly decorated and perfect for all age groups. Dorms are affordably priced and rental can include three delicious meals a day plus any of our other add-on’s. Email guestrelations@hikeandlearn.org to get information on how to book your group today.

Horseshoe Lodge Overnight Rooms

The Horseshoe Lodge is the perfect place to retreat into the beauty and simplicity of Nature. Surrounded by towering hundred year-old pines, the historic Horseshoe Lodge is a true escape from the hectic pace and bustle of our busy lives. Built in the 1930s by WPA crews, the Lodge has been lovingly and tastefully renovated into an eco-lodge, making it an ideal place to comfortably experience Nature’s peace and wonder. Click here to book a room today!