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Cycling

SATURDAY

Silver Cliff-Cañon City MTB Tour — 7:30 a.m., meet at Fitness 30, 3430 Austin Bluffs Parkway, $40. Registration required by Thursday: 310-0529.

Hiking

ONGOING

Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366.

• Cahill Cabin, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

• Pond Safari, 2 p.m. Thursday, Dragonfly Pond.

• Outlook Ridge to Lost Pond, 8 a.m. Friday, Outlook Recreation Trailhead.

• Cheeseman Ranch, 8 a.m. Saturday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

• Lost Pond and Geer Pond, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Grouse Mountain Trailhead.

Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 576-2016.

• Senior Stroll, 9:30 a.m. Friday, Visitor Center.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument — Florissant, entrance fee, $7 for 16 or older; 748-3253.

• Ranger Guided Walk, 11 a.m. daily, through Sept. 3.

SATURDAY

Venetian Village Walk — Hosted by Falcon Wanderers Walking Club, start between 8 and 11 a.m., Anchor Way Baptist Church, 3125 Virginia Ave, free; Curt Converse, 591-8193.

Nature

ONGOING

Mueller State Park — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7/vehicle; 687-2366.

• Nature Crafts, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Visitor Center Patio.

• Bats, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Amphitheater.

• Children’s Program: Butterflies, 1 p.m. Sunday, Campers Services.

Fountain Creek Nature Center — 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain. Register: 520-6745; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

• 2’s & 3’s Outdoors — Great Grasshoppers, for ages 2 and 3, 9-10:15 a.m. Thursday and Saturday, $3.

• Cattail Kids I Nature Camp, for children entering grades 1-5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 23-27, $140.

Bear Creek Nature Center — 245 Bear Creek Road. Register: 520-6387; tinyurl.com/yarxcazm.

• Nature Explorers: Nature’s Clean-Up Crew, for ages 4-5 with an adult, 9-10:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, $3.

• Fossil Learning Lab, 1:30-3:30 p.m. daily, through Sept. 3.

Cheyenne Mountain State Park — 410 JL Ranch Heights Road. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 576-2016.

• Raptors, 7 p.m. Saturday, Camp Site No. 19.

Outdoor skills

ONGOING

Mueller State Park programs — 21045 Colorado 67, Divide. Day pass $7 per vehicle; 687-2366, ext. 110.

• Fly Fishing for Beginners, 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Dragonfly Pond.

• Children’s Program: Make Your Own Compass, 1 p.m. Friday, Visitor Center.

Running

ONGOING

Mountain Post Running Club — 5K or 10K, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Main PX, 6220 Martinez St., Fort Carson, free. Children, strollers and pets welcome; Kris Spiller, kspiller@bbcgrp.com.

Pikes Peak Road Runners — Cost and Register: pprrun.org.

• Sat, Jul 21 2018 Kickers For Kids Fun Run, 7 a.m. Saturday, Palmer Lake Regional Recreational Area, Palmer Lake.

SATURDAY

Falcon 5K and Kid Dash — To benefit Gold Star Family Charity, 8 a.m.-noon, Rock Solid Chiroprac-tic, 11605 Meridian Market View, Falcon, $15-$25. Register: atpr4rocksolid@gmail.com.

SUNDAY

Speedway 5K — 8 a.m., Pikes Peak International Raceway, 16640 Midway Ranch Road, Fountain, $25-$35. Registration: tinyurl.com/ycxdnxkf.

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