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Geology Hike



Bring earth science and geography to life through an experiential outdoor field trip. Students will learn about basic hiking safety, Leave No Trace principles, and become geologist as they hike up on top of North Table Mountain.


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In our geology hiking program, students will:

  • Participate in hands-on activities and games to learn about the rock cycle and three rock types
  • Learn about Colorado’s unique geological history and how North Table Mountain was formed
  • Identify landforms and rock types, and read topographic maps
  • Observe how rocks and soil type shapes the ecosystem


Academic Standards and Additional Resources


Suggested Grades: 3-5


Group Size: 10-60 students


Available: Fall & late Spring


Length: 3-4 hours


Location: North Table Mountain


Cost: $12/student

* scholarship application available upon registration


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