October and November at Bear Creek Nature Center

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Date(s) - 10/09/2021 - 11/19/2021
All Day


All programs require pre-registration. In light of COVID-19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call the nature center or check website for current status.

Fall Harvest Festival at Gold Hill Mesa
To Benefit Bear Creek Nature Center
Saturday, October 9, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Head to Gold Hill Mesa’s Community Center for live music by Red Mountain Boys, a petting zoo, pony rides, vendors, food trucks, beer and wine, pumpkins, and more. Great fun for all ages. FREE to attend, activity wristbands for purchase.

Boo! At Bear Creek!
Friday, October 22, 6-9 p.m.
Traverse the trails at Bear Creek Nature Center, meeting creepy creatures along the way that will unravel and dispel myths about things that go bump in the night.
Pre-register for specific times. Recommended for ages 7+.
$7 per member / $8 per non-member.

Kids’ Morning Out: Bear Creek Boo Bash
Saturday, October 23, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Grownups, drop off your young spooks (ages 6-12, costumes encouraged!) for a morning spent hiking along spooky trails while learning about some of Bear Creek’s creepiest creatures, and meet some LIVE misunderstood creatures. Lunch included. Educational Halloween fun!
$25 per child / $20 per member child.
Prepaid registration required.

Forest Bathing Walk
Saturday, November 6, 1-3:30 p.m.
Practice mindfulness in nature with a certified Forest Therapy Guide on a gentle walk through the woods concluding with a beautiful tea ceremony. For more information on Forest Therapy please visit listeningpines.com.
$30 per nonmember/ $20 per member.
Prepaid registration required.

Bear Creek Nature Center’s 7th Annual Bear Run: Fun Run and Walk Fundraiser
Saturday, November 13, 10 a.m.
Join the community for Bear Creek’s 7th Annual Bear Run – a silly, charity fun run and walk for a cause. Choice of 3k or 5k course along the beautiful trails of Bear Creek Regional Park. All new runners receive a bear suit to wear during the run and to keep! Returning runners register at a discounted rate. Come early for pre-run festivities! Find more information and registration at elpasoco.com/bearrun.

Full Moon Hike
Friday, November 19, 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy a hike to search for beaver activity while celebrating November’s full “Beaver Moon.”
$5 per person / $4 per member.
Recommended ages 7+.
Prepaid registration required.

For more information, visit elpasocountynaturecenters.com.