Hours and Location

Open Hours

Trails Open: Mondays – Saturdays  8am – 4pm

Exhibits Open: Saturdays 8am – 4pm

Admission is free.

PCC is a great place to explore:

  • Over 5 miles of hiking trails
  • Visitor center with live animal displays and interactive exhibits
  • 1837 Cheyenne Indian camp
  • Replica 1887 sod homestead with soddies, one-room schoolhouse, workshop with blacksmith forge, and farm animals.

 

Location

PCC's main campus is located in east Aurora, about 6 miles east of Cherry Creek State Park. Our address is 21901 E. Hampden Ave., Aurora, CO 80013. PCC's West Bijou site is currently only accessible with naturalist-led programs. Please see our calendar of events for upcoming trips to West Bijou.

Directions from I-225:

Take the Parker Road exit (Hwy. 83).
Go southeast to East Hampden Ave. exit. 
Go east on Hampden Ave. approximately 6 miles. 
PCC will be on your left (north). 

Directions from the north via E-470:

Take the Jewell Ave. exit.
Go east to Gun Club Road.
Go south to East Hampden Ave.
Go west 1 mile and PCC will be on your right (north).

Directions from the south via E-470:

Take Quincy Ave. exit.
Go east to Gun Club Road.
Go north to East Hampden Ave.
Go west 1 mile and PCC will be on your right (north).

 

Visit the Center

Monday – Saturday 8 am - 4 pm