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Flowers are blooming and Birds are nesting

Spring has sprung in all the parks.

Red Crossbills @ JKRB

image by Ken Butler at JKRB

Birders and Wildlife Watchers Wanted!

Are you a birder or love wildlife?  Would you like to lead a monthly survey walk?  Current bird counts are over-flowing with participants.  If you are interested in a bird or wildllife walk, email

Come see the green!

The parks are greening up and filled with flowers and wildlife.

Rainy days are just fine in the park

Rainy days are great days to have the park all to yourself. Put your rain jacket on and take a walk, sit in the blinds, get some peacefulness, and relax in the wonder of nature.

Sweetheart Stroll

Spend some quiet time with your sweetheart at one of our serene and peaceful parks!

Time for Birding

Time to go birding at Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area. A record 41 species were observed at the last bird count!

Ready for a walk?

James Kiehl River Bend Park has 1-1/2 miles of trails waiting for you!

It's time for a walk in the park!

It's a lovely time for a walk in the park. KCNA has ~ 3 miles of improve and unimproved trails - follow the trail signs.

Criitter Condos

Now is the perfect time to check out our critter condos at JKRB.  These wildlife habitat brushpiles are teeming with birds, insects, and other critters.

Outdoor Dirt

Knowledge you can dig

Find articles, commentaries, and stories by our members and guest contributors.

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Interpretive Education

KCPP's interpretive signs are found throughout each park. Our interpretive signs are engaging and educationally-sound. They are terrific resources that help visitors understand and appreciate important aspects of the natural and cultural heritage of each park. We researched and complied scientific information, and fun facts!

James Kiehl River Bend Park

Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area

Joshua Springs Park and Preserve

  • Alien Invaders - Exotic Species ››
  • Coming Soon - Ecosystems
  • Coming Soon - Harvester Ants
  • Coming Soon - Herps
  • Coming Soon - Historical Usage
  • Coming Soon - Hydrology
  • Coming Soon - Animals
  • Coming Soon - Birds
  • Coming Soon - Plants