December Morning Hike at Pueblo Mountain Park, 9161 Mountain Park Rd., Beulah. Hikes last from two to three hours and are appropriate for adults and children over 12. $3. Sat., Dec. 7, 9 a.m. Registration required; 485-4444.
Explore the Paint Mines. Hike with El Paso County Parks & Leisure Services for a guided tour of the Paint Mines Interpretive Park, and learn more about the geological, ecological and historical significance of this unique land. Sat., Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to noon. Reservations required, 520-6387.
Hike by Moonlight with El Paso County Parks & Leisure Services. Enjoy an invigorating hike along the Santa Fe Regional Trail under the light of the full moon and hear tales of yesteryear. Fri., Dec. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. Meet at Palmer Lake Recreation Area off County Line Road and Highway 105. Reservations required, 520-6387.