Punkin Chunkin Colorado Alert
Watch for flying pumpkins and heavy traffic near the area of Quincy Avenue and Gun Club Road as the city of Aurora prepares for Punkin Chunkin Colorado Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11. Prepare for heavier than usual traffic in this area. We apologize for any inconvenience. For more information and directions to Punkin Chunkin Colorado, visit www.auroragov.org/punkinchunkin.
16002 E. Smith Road, Aurora 80011
Wednesday through Friday, noon to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday, closed
Morrison Nature Center is your gateway to discovering Aurora's true nature. Consult our library of field guides, reference books, and natural history favorites; enjoy the birding at our songbird feeding stations, or peruse our seasonally changing exhibits on local plants and animal life. Costumes, blocks, puppets, kids' books, and live animal exhibits make Morrison Nature Center for kids, too.
Join us for a naturalist-guided walk, talk, or stroll. Schedule a naturalist talk for your HOA, civic, or social club by calling 303-326-8445.
Pet pick-up courtesy bag stations, trailside benches, water station (pump with spigot), horse corral, shelter with picnic tables, and hassle-free parking. Morrison Nature Center has restrooms, water, exhibits, a classroom, and a library.
Star K Ranch "regulars" include mule deer, painted turtles, snapping turtles, red-tailed hawks, American kestrels, western meadowlarks, great horned owls, and blue jays.
Our trail system is open daily, dawn to dusk.
at the Aurora Reservoir
(Aurora Water Quality Understanding & Appreciation)
5800 S. Powhaton Road, Aurora 80012
located at Aurora Reservoir across the marina plaza from the main office
May 24 to Aug. 3
Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday, closed
Programs by request any time of year.
Call 303-326-8445 for more information or email email@example.com.
$10 per vehicle entrance fee to enter Aurora Reservoir
Drip into the AWQUA Lounge and find yourself immersed in all the information you can drink. Talk to a storm drain, dress up like a fish, play watershed roulette, AWQUA bingo, or AWQUA energy blocks; explore a water sample and get to know all the cool creatures that call Aurora Reservoir home.
Join us for a naturalist-guided walk, talk or stroll. Check out our current menu of public programs. Schedule a naturalist talk by calling 303-326-8445.
Aurora Reservoir is a great place to view waterbirds including gulls, geese, grebes, ducks, herons and plovers. Anglers test the water for trout, perch, wipers, walleye and catfish. Kids love the crawdads and other aquatic critters!
8.5 miles of gentle hills, reservoir views, and open prairie via soft or hard surface.