“Zuke’s” April Walk Your Dog Hike

With Sandy Christensen

April 2, 2017
A perfect opportunity to bring your canine friend with you on a guided hike (or a snowshoe, weather permitting – and we have the snowshoes if you don’t). Dress for the weather and be ready for fun and exercise. Dogs must be leashed. Hike Difficulty: Moderate For those in fairly good hiking condition. Trails are generally in good condition. Mileage (2-3) Moderate elevation gain.

Celebrate the Earth Hike

With Sandy Christensen

April 22, 2017
“It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” —David Attenborough Join us as we saunter along the trails of the park, enjoy the emerging spring, and celebrate the Earth on this Earth Day hike. Check the weather and dress accordingly. Hike Difficulty: Moderate For those in fairly good hiking condition. Trails are generally in good condition. Mileage (2-3) Moderate elevation gain.    

“Zuke’s” May Walk Your Dog Hike

With Sandy Christensen

May 6, 2017
A perfect opportunity to bring your canine friend with you on a guided hike. Dress for the weather and be ready for fun and exercise. Dogs must be leashed. Hike Difficulty: Moderate For those in fairly good hiking condition. Trails are generally in good condition. Mileage (2-3) Moderate elevation gain.

Yoga in Nature Saunter

With Julie Emmons

May 20, 2017
Yoga-in-Nature Hike What better way to enjoy a spring afternoon than a guided hike among the pines sprinkled with some trailside yoga. Julie Emmons of Pueblo’s Open Studio Yoga will guide the trailside yoga, which is appropriate for beginners and experienced alike. Bring along a yoga mat if you have one.  

Spring Wildflower Hike/ Intro to Watercolor Hike

With Henry Pounds

May 21, 2017
Mountain Park Environmental Center
  Enjoy learning about the wildflowers in bloom and the basics of how to paint them with watercolors on this guided hike. You will be walked through flower identification as well as the foundation of watercolor painting. This is suitable for all levels of artists. Painting Materials Provided Bring along plenty of water, and maybe a snack on these moderately strenuous hikes that are educational and fun. Unless otherwise noted, most hikes last from two to three hours and are appropriate for adults and children over 12.

“Zuke’s” June Walk Your Dog Hike

With Sandy Christensen

June 4, 2017
A perfect opportunity to bring your canine friend with you on a guided hike. Dress for the weather and be ready for fun and exercise. Dogs must be leashed. Hike Difficulty: Moderate For those in fairly good hiking condition. Trails are generally in good condition. Mileage (2-3) Moderate elevation gain.

Full Moon Music Hike

With Dave Van Manen

June 9, 2017
Pueblo Mountain Park in Beulah!
Be out among the pines as June’s “Strawberry” Moon rises over the ridge that separates the Beulah Valley from the eastern plains – a magical experience. This hike will include a mini trailside folk concert by Ranger Dave.  

Birding Hike

With Dave Van Manen

June 10, 2017
Pueblo Mountain Park is breeding habitat for many birds, and we will be up early with the birds, looking – and listening – for them. Bring along your field guides and your binoculars. A perfect way to welcome the approaching summer season! Hike Difficulty: Moderate For those in fairly good hiking condition. Trails are generally in good condition. Mileage (1-2) Moderate elevation gain.

Summer Solstice Hike

With Sandy Christensen

June 17, 2017
Enjoy a Mountain Park morning saunter a few days before the official solstice, when spring gently slips into summer. Hike Difficulty: Moderate For those in fairly good hiking condition. Trails are generally in good condition. Mileage (2-3) Moderate elevation gain. Check the weather and dress accordingly.