Old Stuff Day: Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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Do you "dig" old stuff? You’re in luck because Red Rock Canyon Open Space is full of it! Join the City’s Park Rangers as we explore the history, paleontology, and geology of this unique area.

Paleontology Hike

10 AM TO 12 PM | ACTIVITY # 11895

What creatures roamed Red Rock Canyon before mountain bikers and mule deer?

On this guided hike you will discover what dinosaurs and other ancient life that called this space home millions of years ago.

  • 3-mile hike, ~2 hours, moderate difficulty
  • No strollers or pets
  • Meet @ the Mesa Trailhead

Register Online

History Hike

1 PM TO 3 PM | ACTIVITY # 11896

What was Red Rock Canyon before it became an Open Space?

A Park Ranger will fill you in on the fascinating history of this site as well as demonstrate how to spot signs of the area’s unique past, both ancient and modern.

  • 3-mile hike, ~2 hours, moderate difficulty
  • No strollers or pets
  • Meet @ the Mesa Trailhead

Register Online

Archaeology Booth 1

10 AM TO 3 PM

Located at the Mesa Trailhead

Event dates

Location Red Rock Canyon Open Space (map)
3550 W High St
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Date/Time Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm