Staunton State Park 2019 Visitor Programs

Staunton State Park 2019 Visitor Programs was created by FriendsofStauntonStatePark

Visitor Programs and Hikes in June!
Free with Park Pass - $8 daily vehicle pass or $80 annual pass
(Please note that programs are held at various locations)

Saturday, June 1
Archery in the Park! 10am-2pm
Come enjoy archery! All skill levels welcome. This event is Instructor guided. All equipment is provided. Fun for all ages! The archery range is located above the Meadow Parking lot.

Sunday June 2
Archery in the Park! 10am-2pm
Come enjoy archery! All skill levels welcome. This event is Instructor guided. All equipment is provided. Fun for all ages! The archery range is located above the Meadow Parking lot.

Tuesday June 4
Wildflower Hike 10am
Take a wildflower hike with a plant expert! Learn interesting facts and some fun fiction about Staunton’s beautiful wildflowers! Meet at the Ranch Hand Group Picnic Area.

Taste of Fishing 6pm
Join Colorado Parks and Wildlife for a weeknight evening of fishing fun. Instructors will provide equipment and instruction on bait, spin, and fly-fishing a Colorado high country lake. Later in the clinic, we will show how to prepare fish in the field and even cook some fish up to sample. This clinic is for anyone new to bait, spin, or fly-fishing. Participants 16 years old or older are required to have a valid fishing license. Meet at the visitor center parking lot.

Sunday June 9
Interpreter’s Table: Hummingbirds 10am-2pm
Did you know that hummingbirds have really long tongues that wrap around their brains? Visit the hummingbird display and learn other amazing facts about these tiny creatures.

Tuesday June 11
Wildflower Hike 10am
Take a wildflower hike with a plant expert! Learn interesting facts and some fun fiction about Staunton’s beautiful wildflowers! Meet at the Ranch Hand Group Picnic Area.

Taste of Fishing 6pm
Join Colorado Parks and Wildlife for a weeknight evening of fishing fun. Instructors will provide equipment and instruction on bait, spin, and fly-fishing a Colorado high country lake.
Later in the fishing clinic, we will show how to prepare fish in the field and even cook some fish up to sample. This clinic is for anyone new to bait, spin, or fly-fishing. Participants 16 years old or older are required to have a valid fishing license. Meet at the visitor center parking lot.

Saturday June 15
Wildlife Photography Clinic and Hike! 10am
Learn how to take breathtaking photographs! Bring your own camera for a short instructional class and then hike with a photographer along the beautiful trails to use your new skills to photograph the many wonders of Staunton State Park! Meet at the Visitor Center.

Interpreter’s Table: Butterflies 10am-2pm
Butterflies are floating and fluttering about! Let’s learn about their unique life cycle and then walk the trails with nets and capture their beauty! Location is Meadow Parking Lot.

Sunday June 16
Happy Father’s Day!
Enjoy a Day of Fishing with Dad! 10am-2pm

Fish are hopping at the Davis Ponds (stocked with Rainbow trout) as well as Elk Pond (Brookies everywhere!)! Equipment and bait provided at Davis Ponds. Those 16yrs and older must have a valid Colorado fishing license.

Tuesday June 18
Wildflower Hike 10am
Take a wildflower hike with a plant expert! Learn interesting facts and some fun fiction about Staunton’s beautiful wildflowers! Meet at the Ranch Hand Group Picnic Area.

Saturday and Sunday June 22 and 23 6th Annual Marmot Fest! 9am-3pm
Naturalist Guided Marmot Hikes 9am and 11am
Come celebrate the Park’s Mascot, Raymond the Marmot!! Free activities include: Rock Climbing, Burrow Crawling, Puppet Making, Game Playing, Marmot Scoping, and a spectacular art show! Location is Meadow Parking Lot.

Tuesday June 25
Wildflower Hike 10 am
Take a wildflower hike with a plant expert! Learn interesting facts and some fun fiction about Staunton’s beautiful wildflowers! Meet at the Ranch Hand Group Picnic Area.

Saturday June 29
Wildlife Photography Clinic and Hike! 10am
Learn how to take breathtaking photographs! Bring your own camera for a short instructional class and then hike with a photographer along the beautiful trails to use your new skills to photograph the many wonders of Staunton State Park! Meet at the Visitor Center.

Interpreter’s Table: Edible Medicinal Plants 10am-2pm
Come learn how Drs. Rachael and Archibald Staunton used plant preparations to treat the people of the mountains! Location is Meadow Parking Lot.

Sunday June 30
Interpreter’s Table: Edible Medicinal Plants 10am-2pm
Come learn how Drs. Rachael and Archibald Staunton used plant preparations to treat the people of the mountains! Location is Meadow Parking Lot.

Summer Jr Ranger Program
This program is designed for kids to enjoy an independent experience and gain knowledge of the outdoors. Parents are invited and encouraged to attend the final day graduation event.
Each session includes a three day program held Wed. Thur. Fri. 12noon-3:00pm.
Meet at the Ranch Hand Group Picnic Pavillion.
Sign up on-line at the Staunton State Park Website or at the Visitor center.
2019 Sessions-
June 12, 13, 14
July 10, 11, 12
August 7, 8, 9
Friends of Staunton State Park Website
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Staunton State Park Website
Location: 12102 S. Elk Creek Rd, Pine CO 80470
Active park hours 6:00am-10:00pm
Campground quiet hours are 10:00pm-6:00am
Phone: 303-816-0912
Mission Statement:
Our mission is working in partnership with others to preserve, promote, and protect the wildlife, natural beauty and historic legacy of Staunton State Park for current and future generations.
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12 May 2019 16:20 #1

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