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Geology of Red Mountain Open Space

 06/09/2023  |  10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
  Red Mountain Open Space  |  Registration Required

Public Program - Mixed Ages

Explore the beauty of Red Mountain Open Space and learn about the wonderful geology of the area with a Larimer County Naturalist. See the unique geological formations that have been eroded by Sand Creek, and walk on the area's massive gypsum beds. Ages 12 yrs. - adult Hike rating: Bent Rock Trail - moderate 3.1 mile dirt trail, small elevation change, uneven ground Please dress appropriately for the weather, wear appropriate footwear and be prepared for possible flowing creek crossings. Your feet might get wet; extra socks recommended. Bring sunscreen, water and lunch for eating on the trail. Program is limited to 12 people including Naturalists. Program is free, but registration is required. This program is weather dependent

Minimum Participants: 4
Maximum Participants: 10

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Herb S - Naturalist

Besides my love of earth science, I am an educational scriptwriter, VR photographer, videographer-editor and instructional designer. I specialize in geoscience education, local history, climate, energy, and water resources topics. I have been leading interpretive geology walks since becoming a Volunteer Naturalist in 2016. I recently retired from the Poudre School District to spend more time appreciating our amazing Northern Colorado landscapes.