Schweiger Ranch Natural Heritage Walking Tours with South Suburban Parks & Rec – Birds of Schweiger Ranch

May 30, 2024

Schweiger Ranch: Just south of RidgeGate Parkway, on the frontage road (S. Havana Street) across I-25 from Cabela’s

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Among RidgeGate’s cultural facilities is the 38-acre historic Schweiger Ranch, located just east of the RidgeGate Parkway and I-25 interchange. The historic restoration of the ranch and its buildings, led by the nonprofit Schweiger Ranch Foundation, gives us an important glimpse into the settlers’ lives in the late 1800s. Today, Schweiger Ranch is open to the public for self-guided visits every third Saturday, and free guided tours, storytelling campfires and nature hikes are also offered. Registration is required for most events – register and learn more here.

Natural Heritage Walking Tours with SSPRD – Birds of Schweiger Ranch

From owls to eagles, hummingbirds to sparrows, get up early and explore the various birds that call Schweiger Ranch home!

Schweiger Ranch has teamed up with South Suburban Parks & Recreation District to provide free, guided walking tours led by professional naturalists from SSPRD. These tours offer insight and education into the natural environment on and around Schweiger Ranch, while offering a chance to get some fresh air and exercise. Join us to see and hear the early morning cheery birds of spring.

This event is held outside. It will be modified or canceled due to inclement weather or poor walking conditions.

Registration Required | Click here to register