BEAVER PONDS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER
PO Box 995
2234 Busch Run Road
Fairplay, CO 80440
GETTING TO BEAVER PONDS
From the intersection of U.S. 285 and Colorado 9 in Fairplay take CO 9 north for ~2 miles to Park County Road 14, a left only turn. Follow 14 for 1.5 miles to Busch Run Road, a left only. Beaver Ponds is the first drive on the right at the Sacramento Creek Ranch. From Breckenridge, head toward Alma over Hoosier Pass ~ go through the town of Alma and take a right at Park County Road 14. Take a left on Busch Run Road. Beaver Ponds is the first drive on your right.
*Please note that Google gets our visitors lost…a lot! If you search “Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center” it should get you to our doorstep.
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Events & Programs
Winters are wonderful at Beaver Ponds.
Here are some upcoming programs and events.
Forest Camp at Beaver Ponds - March Friday Sessions
March 1, 8, 15, 22 - 9am to 1pm
COST: $150 per child for all 4 Fridays
A nature immersion camp awakening a sense of wonder and reverence for the natural world.
Forest exploration followed by lunch and nature-inspired art.
For more information, contact Briana Legaspi at email@example.com or call (719) 838-0143,
visit our website here or CLICK HERE to download a printable PDF with all the information you'll need!
SnowSchool at Beaver Ponds
March 16, 2019 - 9:30am to NOON
Class Theme: Winter Survival
COST: $35 per child AGES 8-12
A magical morning of snow science and games while enjoying a snowshoe hike!
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