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History Hikes

Alt Text: people walking on a path through trees. "History Hikes. A new hike in or near Aurora every month May to Oct. Details below."

Sod Houses

Plains Conservation Center, Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.
Learn about the construction, use and longevity of sod homes in the late 19th century with a naturalist from Aurora PROS.
Note: $5 per person.


Anschutz Medical Campus, Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m.
1.5 mile guided walk around CU Anschutz to learn about the history of the site and Aurora's military history with museum educators.

Beginner Birding

Jewell Wetlands, Saturday, July 6, 8:30 a.m.
Walk around a wetland in the heart of Aurora and learn the basics of birding and history of the park.
Note: 8:30 a.m.


DeLaney Farm, Friday, August 2, 11:30 a.m.
Walk around DeLaney Historic Farm learn about coyotes with a naturalist from Aurora PROS.

Beginner Walks and Rocky Mountain Arsenal

Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Saturday, September 7, 10 a.m.
On this ADA accessible hike learn about the history of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal and see the wildlife with influencer Nelson Holland (@fatblackandgettingit).

Aurora Reservoir

Saturday, October 5, 10 a.m.
Come to the Aurora Reservoir to learn about the journey water takes to come out of your tap with Aurora Water.
Note: $10 entry fee per vehicle
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