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Mueller State Park naturalist programs for December
12/3/2013
Credit:
CPW
All of our offered programs are free, but you must have a $7 daily parks pass or a $70 annual pass on your vehicle to enter the park. When enjoying the outdoors, always have a map and be prepared with water, sun protection, dress in layers, and have proper footwear.

For weather updates or for more information, call Mueller State Park at 719-687-2366.

Mueller State Park is located four miles south of Divide on Highway 67.

Sunday, Dec. 8
Hike: Hikersí Choice
Meet at Visitor Center
Volunteer naturalist Carole will lead a hike determined by the folks who join in. Carole is knowledgeable about all of the trails of the park and leads interesting adventurous hikes. Bring sturdy shoes, layered clothing, sun protection and water. 1 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 14
Program: Basics of Volcanoes
At Visitor Center Auditorium
Please join us for a 1.5 hour program introducing the basics of volcanoes. We will discuss how volcanoes are formed, the basic parts of a volcano, the different types of volcanoes and the common different types of volcanic materials found here in central Colorado. There will be hands-on examples of these common volcanic materials and their magma equivalents found in the Earthís crust. 10-11:30 a.m.

Touch Table: Volcanic Rocks
At Visitor Center
View, feel, touch, and identify rocks from around this region. In addition, there will be special specimens of volcanic rock. Check out the hands-on samples and learn about local geology with volunteer naturalist Bob Hickey. Bring your favorite rock to show Bob! 1-3 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 15
Hike: Hikersí Choice
Meet at Visitor Center
Volunteer naturalist Carole will lead a hike determined by the folks who join in. Carole is knowledgeable about all of the trails of the park and leads interesting adventurous hikes. Bring sturdy shoes, layered clothing, sun protection and water. 1 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 21
Hike: School Pond
Meet at School Pond Trailhead
Join volunteer naturalist Nancy Remmler for a gentle hike to School Pond and experience the breathtaking beauty of winter on this 1.5-mile round-trip. Wear sturdy boots, warm layered clothing and bring water and sun protection. 10 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 22
Hike: Hikersí Choice
Meet at Visitor Center
Volunteer naturalist Carole will lead a hike determined by the folks who join in. Carole is knowledgeable about all of the trails of the park and leads interesting adventurous hikes. Bring sturdy shoes, layered clothing, sun protection and water. 1 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 28
Hike: Homestead Trail
Meet at Homestead Trailhead
Join volunteer naturalist Nancy Remmler for a pleasant two-mile hike through forest, meadows and rock formations on the Homestead Trail. Wear sturdy shoes, warm layered clothing and bring water and sun protection. 10 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 29
Hike: Hikersí Choice
Meet at Visitor Center
Volunteer naturalist Carole will lead a hike determined by the folks who join in. Carole is knowledgeable about all of the trails of the park and leads interesting adventurous hikes. Bring sturdy shoes, layered clothing, sun protection and water. 1 p.m.


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