Animal Life

Alligator Farm
9162 County Road 9 North
Mosca, CO 81146

Barr Lake State Park
13401 Picadilly Road
Brighton, CO 80601
For veiwing eagles, water fowl, and many other birds.

Bear Creek Nature Center
245 Bear Creek Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Boone Egg Farm
29643 County Road 17
Elizabeth, CO 80107

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Highway 36 and Church Ranch exit

Colorado Department of Wildlife
6060 Broadway
Denver, CO 80216
Fish and Wildlife: 303-291-8150
Project Wild School Programs: 303-291-7328
Colorado Springs: 719-473-2945
Fort Collins: 970-472-4300
Grand Junction: 970-255-6100
Montrose: 970-249-3431

CSU College of Veterinary Science and Teaching Hospital
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1670
Conducts an open house each spring as well as year-round seminars.

Denver Zoo
City Park
23rd and Colorado
Denver, CO 80207

Great Divide Llama Farm
7902 North County Road 27
Loveland, CO 80538
Great for younger children.

Henderson Museum
University of Colorado-Boulder Campus
Campus Box 218
Boulder, CO 80309

May Natural History Museum
710 Rock Creek Canyon Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80926
Nine miles south of Colorado Springs on Colorado 115. Has over 7,000 tropical invertebrates (BUGS!!). Also has a space history museum.

Prairie Wind Animal Refuge
Agate, CO 80101
Sanctuary for large animals such as tigers, bears, and lions. Call for tours on Saturday or Sunday at 11:00 and 1:00.

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Area
Building 111
Commerce City, CO 80022
Bus tours give an overview of history, wildlife, and enviroment cleanup.

Southwest Taxidermy
1837 6400 Road
Montrose, CO 81401
Owned by a homeschool dad.

Wildlife Experience
10035 South Peoria
Parker, CO80134
Natural history/wildlife art museum, featuring the works of many well-known wildlife artists as well as natural history exhibits on the Colorado grasslands and the African savannah.

Majestic View Nature Center
7030 Garrison Street
Arvada, CO
The park encompasses over 80 acres, which includes wetland areas, the interpretive trail, prairie grasses, and a variety of wildlife.  the 3000 square foot Nature Center Features hands-on nature and environmental displays, wildlife exhibits, classrooms, and meeting space.