Youth Tours

Make The Gardens your next group destination!

The Gardens on Spring Creek is a beautiful setting to dig into life science education. We offer hands on school programs for all grades that are unique, interactive and standards-based. Each program brings a different lens to the beautiful landscapes at The Gardens.

Each program includes a planting activity for students to take home. Cost is $4 per student. Spanish interpretation is available upon request.

Offered Apr. 1 through Oct. 31:

Monday: 12:30 or 1 p.m.
Tuesday:12:30 or 1 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 or 1 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 or 1 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 or 1 p.m

To reserve your tour time, please complete and submit our School Intake Form.

The Gardens' staff requires at least two weeks advance notice to book a field trip. The Gardens are able to accommodate 70 youth per field trip. We request one adult chaperone for every 15 youth. There is no charge for adult chaperones.

Selections include:

Sensory Garden Tour

Tree-mendous Treasure Hunt

Seed-centric Scientists


Pollinators Among Us

Gardens and City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Combined Tour

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Contact Us:

2145 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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Our Hours:

May 1–Sept. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
noon–5 p.m. Sun.

Oct. 1–Apr. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
(closed Sunday)


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