Discover ruins, canyons, sand dunes and all the surprises Colorado's wild outdoors has in store.
Prepare for a great experience in our one-of-a-kind outdoor space! See our seasonal tips at the bottom of this page.
Discover our state's outdoor phenomena, like canyons, ruins and sand dunes.
Fly through the air and get a new perspective on your surroundings as they whoosh past.
Balance, hop and climb the red rocks. The water is off for the season, but there is still plenty to discover!
Explore ruins and build your own structures using large swaths of fabric and stacking blocks.
Use shovels and dump trucks to move sand, dig holes, make piles and create sand sculptures.
The truck is getting a tune-up. It'll be back soon!
Make tracks with your boots, build a snow fort or just run as fast as you can!
You might find us flying kites or making snowmen...join us each day at 12 pm!
Dress for the weather with coats and boots. It may be cold or wet. Bring a change of clothes and extra socks. For safety reasons, please do not bring your own sled.
Please note: The water in Joy Park is off for the season. Joy Park closes in the event of inclement weather and/or extreme temperature conditions (temperatures under 20° and over 100°). Joy Park may also be closed for safety reasons at the discretion of Museum staff.
We wanted to help other non-profit organizations craft world-class learning experiences, so we created The Exhibits Team. Our exhibit experts can provide advice on the many decisions involved with designing, fabricating, installing and maintaining museum exhibits.