The Fountain Creek Nature Center is a wetland park south of Colorado Springs off I25 and Hwy 85-87. There are programs, movies, walking trails and events throughout the year. Great Blue Heron, turtles, monarch butterlies are among the 300 species of wildlife that can be seen at the wetland park. The park is open to hikers, no dogs or horses allowed.
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 9 AM – 4 PM
Fountain Creek Nature Center
320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817
Directions: From I-25 Exit 132A, go east on CO 16 to US Hwy. 85, then south one-half mile. Turn west on Cattail Marsh Road to parking area.