The Bear Creek Nature Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado is located on Bear Creek Road and is one of two nature centers in the El Paso region.
The area offers a variety of hiking opportunities, a natural history museum as well as a large wildlife area and bird sanctuary. Those that love the outdoors or that want to learn about the history of the area can visit the nature center to get an in depth experience.
The Bear Creek Nature Center offers a variety of exhibits, all of which are educationally based. They teach about the various types of wildlife found in Colorado and the surrounding states. Once guests arrive, they generally spend some time touring the exhibits. You are welcome to ask questions as the tour is a self guided tour. After completing your journey around the center, you are encouraged to enjoy the number of nature trails within the area that allow you to see some of the most beautiful landscapes available as well as wildlife of all types. Catch a glimpse of an animal running by or the birds flying overhead.
The Bear Creek Nature Center is open year round. It is open general business hours but visitors should call prior to arriving to verify their time schedule. The center welcomes groups and provides a variety of opportunities for school groups or youth organizations that want to visit as well. The Nature Center does not charge a fee for entrance. Most will spend at least two to three hours touring the location.