Facility Activities

The Refuge offers a variety of visitor activities for all ages! Discover wildlife nature programs, environmental education programs for elementary students, guided nature hikes, pollinator and stewardship programs, and more, plus all programs are free! For more information call 303-289-0232 or click on the activity links below for details. 

We invite you to walk the trails that meander through prairie meadows, wetlands, and riparian woodlands. The west side of the Refuge (Prairie Management Area) is open year-round sunrise to sunset (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day, and federal holidays). The east side of the...

The Refuge’s trail system offers excellent opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Wildlife viewing is at its best in the early morning or late afternoon when wildlife is the most active. Be sure to bring your binoculars or camera!

The Refuge is a great photography destination to photograph a variety of wildlife. Please stay on the trail to protect habitat.

Weather you are a beginner or an expert birder, the Refuge offers something for everyone! Did you know more than 120 species of birds have been recorded at the Refuge? Visit eBird to view current sightings.

Teachers and home school educators, are you looking for a place where you can take your students to learn about native Colorado plants, wildlife, and conservation? Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge offers several free self-led and teacher-led activities available throughout the year. Call 303-...

Free, year-round nature programs are offered for all ages. Check the Events page of the website for details.