Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival

Join the historic Town of Georgetown and Colorado Parks & Wildlife for the 9thAnnual Georgetown Bighorn Sheep Festival onSaturday, November 8.There will be childrens activities and crafts, music, wildlife programs, hikes, tours and so much more! Be sure to stop by the Bighorn Sheep Viewing Station and the Georgetown Gateway Visitor Center as trained volunteers with binoculars and spotting scopes help viewers locate the head-banging sheep and offer a brief lesson on the animals! For more information please contact the Georgetown Gateway Visitor Center at(303) 569-2405. Cant make it to the festival? Visit the Bighorn Sheep Viewing Area atGeorgetown Lake. It is open daily and there is a small fee for scopes. Bring your binoculars to get an even better look. To visit the viewing station, take I-70 west from Denver to the Georgetown exit (#288). Turn left on Alvarado Road and follow the brown and white binocular signs until you reach the viewing station near Georgetown lake. Bighorns may be noticed from the highway, but, for the safety of both people and wildlife, please view sheep from the viewing station.

Event Dates: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00am to Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 12:00am