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November Guided Hikes and Programs on Larimer County Open Spaces


Nature Notes Club

Larimer County Natural Resources Nature Notes Club is accepting new members throughout the fall.  You can join current members already journaling in the style of John Muir and Aldo Leopold with Volunteer Naturalist Lisa.

The club will have several outings throughout the county’s open spaces system, allowing members to immerse themselves in the full range and scope of what the open spaces have to offer. Club members will receive basic instruction on sketching, ecology, geology, wildlife, and other natural sciences to enhance the experience. Club members can participate in all sessions, or just a few, whatever fits their schedules. Please email Heather Lindsey at or call (970) 679-4489 for more details and to sign up.

Guided Hikes and Programs

  • Wednesday, November 9 “Nature Notes Club Meeting” Join the nature notes club for its regular November meeting. You’ll get the chance to journal in the vein of Leopold or Muir with this fun group of people.  This program will be stationary with some easy walking. Approximately 3-hour program. Please dress appropriately for the weather, and bring along all of your journaling supplies.  Contact Rob at (970) 679-4561 for more details, time, and location.


  • Saturday November 26 at 9:00 a.m. “Thanksgiving Tooth Climb” Shake off the post-holiday blues with a hike up to Horsetooth Rock after Turkey Day with Volunteer Naturalist Janet. Plan on the hike and have an extra piece of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving! Recover from the craziness of holiday shopping with a beautiful day in the foothills. Hike rating: moderate. Approximately 3.5 hour program. Program is free; a $6/vehicle entrance permit is required.  Registration required at Please dress appropriately for the weather, and bring along plenty of water, and leftovers for the trail. Please direct questions to Heather at (970) 679-4489. 
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