Frequently Asked Questions

What is the closest airport?
The Colorado Springs Airport is located 52 miles from The Nature Place. Denver International Airport is located 2 ½ hours from our conference center. It is best to fly into Colorado Springs where we can help plan airport transportation service. 

How far is it from Colorado Springs and Denver?
We are approximately 100 miles from central Denver and 35 miles from downtown Colorado Springs.

Do you have wireless Internet access?
Yes, and it is complimentary for all our guests.

Can I use my cell phone at The Nature Place?
Most carriers provide a bar or two in certain on campus locations, Verizon is best here with 3 – 4 bars.  We do have landlines available.

What is the closest town to The Nature Place for shopping?
Florissant is located 10 minutes from our facilities and has a couple convenience stores and a gas station. The closest town of size is Woodland Park, which is a 30-minute drive east on Highway 24.   Several grocery stores, restaurants, health food stores, Walgreens, Wal-Mart, and a movie theater are located there.

How early should I book for my stay?
We recommend you book at least two-to-three months ahead of your event. Summer and fall months fill up the quickest and many of our repeat clients reserve particular dates 2-4 years in advance.  Please call the office at 719-748-3475 or email us:

Do you have a laundry service?
Yes, we can provide laundry service for you for a slight charge.

Do you have access to skiing?
Ski Monarch and Breckenridge are approximately 90 minutes from The Nature Place. Keystone and Copper Mountain are a two-hour drive. We have cross-country skiing on site depending on snowfall. 

Do you allow pets?
Sorry, we like pets but they are not allowed at our facility.   There are several boarding services in Woodland Park and Colorado Springs.

How do I get to The Nature Place? 

Please use this map to guide you here.  These written instructions will be very helpful and specific to help you get here without getting lost. 

If you have problems please call us at (719) 748-3475.

And, for those of you with GPS, we are located at: N38 54.14 W105 19.48  but mapquest and car GPS systems can get you lost!  We recommend you follow these written instructions.

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