Special Programs, Classes & Events - Sandstone Ranch

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Sandstone Ranch Visitors Learning Center lawn steps
Sandstone Ranch Visitors Learning Center school group tour
Sandstone Ranch Visitors Learning Center lawn class
All programs are held or begin at the Sandstone Ranch Visitors & Learning Center unless otherwise noted.

Community Nights @ the Ranch

Seasonal Offerings

Most of the following programs are free with suggested donation of $2/child, $4/adult. Spaces are limited.
Registration is available online with keyword "SSRVLC" or by calling 303-774-4692.  All ages are welcome unless specified. Download the seasonal Sandstone Ranch informational brochure.

Single Day Events/Classes

Sandstone Ranch Volunteer Training

Sandstone volunteers participate in monthly trainings to learn the information to share to others about SSR. Topics include history of SSR, mammals, plants, birds, and the art of interactive and engaging interpretation. If this sounds interesting to you, come volunteer with us - it all begins with an online volunteer application!

Guided Bird Walks

Tuesday, 8:30am:  Sept 18 or Oct 2
Local birder, Carl Starace, guides you around the loop trail identifying as many of bird species that call Sandstone home. Bring binoculars. Walks start at the covered picnic shelter at the SE corner of the soccer fields. No registration required.

Geology Walk

Sept 8, Sat, 10:30am-noon   
Join a volunteer naturalist to explore and learn about the geology of Sandstone Ranch and Boulder County.  Outdoor event, weather permitting. Dress for walking and weather.  Meet in the upper parking lot. Register online keyword “SSRVLC”

Guiding History Tours

Sept 22, Sat, 10:30am or 12:30pm at Sandstone Visitors & Learning Center, 3001 Sandstone Dr
A 90 minute guided walking tour inside and outside the Historic Coffin Family Home.  Learn about Morse Coffin and life in the 1800s. All ages welcome.  406403  Register online keyword “SSRVLC”

 Fall Harvest at the Ranch

Oct 13, Sat, 10am-1pm at Sandstone Visitors & Learning Center, 3001 Sandstone Dr
Oink! Moo! Cock-a-doodle-do!  Put on your best pair of overals and join us for some barnyard fun. Enjoy fall crafts, games, music and more. Fun for all ages.  Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen & bug repellent.  Please carpool and use the upper parking lot.  Handicap parking near house. $10 per family/ $3 per person donation collected at event. 

The Raven Mystery

Oct 27, Sat, 10:30am-12pm at Sandstone Visitors & Learning Center, 3001 Sandstone Dr
The black feathers of the raven have often been associated with omens and evil throughout history, but did you know their intelligence rivals chimpanzees and dolphins? Learn about these amazing birds and their corvid cousins. For ages 10 and  up. 406118  Register online keyword "SSRVLC"

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