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.
Build a snowman or roll down the hill!
Fly through the air and get a new perspective on your surroundings as they whoosh past.
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.
Hop in the back of our 1953 green Chevy or find your way through the straw bale maze.
It may be cold outside, and it's definitely going to get messy! Bring coats, mittens, boots, a change of clothes and extra socks.
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.