Fountain Creek Nature Center

Walk the wetlands, search for great blue herons, and explore Fountain Creek – only 15 minutes south of downtown Colorado Springs! An “oasis on the plains” with ponds marshes, meadows, cottonwood forests, and Fountain Creek, the nature center is attractive to visitors of all ages. The nature center offers a unique look into the Cattail Marsh Wildlife Area and serves as an entry to a variety of discovery experiences. Wetlands nature exhibit feature life in, on and around the water. Other exhibits include plants, wildlife, weather and climate, and the mountain backdrop. Interpretive programs, special events, group tours, and environmental education programs for schools are offered throughout the year. Fountain Creek Nature Center is open year round and requires no entry fee. Is two miles from bus routes and within cell reception.

See El Paso County Recreation and Cultural Services for more information.

Address: 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 | Get Directions

Get a quick look at Fountain Creek Nature Center through this video from El Paso County Recreation and Cultural Services: