James VanHoy and the City of Colorado Springs

Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center

Cherished as a local landmark for many years, this stone building was originally the home of the Starsmore family. It was purchased by the City of Colorado Springs and moved to its present location in 1992. It serves as an introduction to Cheyenne Cañon and its beautiful waterfalls, rock formations, wildflowers and wildlife. Here you will discover activities for guests of all ages.

Begin your exploration of the park at Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center, where you will find:

  • Free Cañon Maps
  • Regional Information
  • Bird-watching Window
  • Fascinating Dioramas and hands-on Nature Exhibits
  • Books, videos, and hummingbird feeders for sale
  • Programs: Guided hikes, children’s nature programs, Golden Prospects, Birthday Parties, Tipi
  • Raising & Ute Heritage Workshop, Junior Ranger Program, Cheyenne Cañon Camp and more!

Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center requires no entry fee is required and is open during the Spring, Summer, and Fall seasons.

For more information, please see the City of Colorado Springs website here.

Address: 2120 S Cheyenne Cañon Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 | Get Directions