Backyard Explorations

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Cultivating Your Love of Nature.

Join our Cheyenne Mountain Zoo keeper as your guide for how to safely live with, manage, learn from and enjoy the wildlife all around you.

Topics include:

  • Rocky Mountain birding,
  • Raising backyard chickens,
  • What’s out there at night?
  • Protecting our pollinators,
  • Backyard beekeeping

Classes are open to adults and children.
Classes are recommended for children ages 6 and up.

Cost per class:

Adult Member: $15.75
Adult non-member: $30.75
Child: $10.75

If the prescheduled class times below don’t work for you, call 719-424-7827 to customize a date that works for you and your group of 4 or more.

  Prescheduled Backyard Explorations (online registration)


Chickens in YOUR Backyard – 5/11/2019 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Register NOW
Are you thinking about starting a backyard chicken coop? Come to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and learn all about the chicken breeds, coops, care and so much more!


Email [email protected] or call 719-424-7827.