International Archaeology Day

Roxborough State Park is hosting a celebration and expo for International Archaeology Day on October 20th, 2018. The expo will feature talks, activities and more, with food trucks on site from 11am – 1pm. For more information on the event, take a look at the History Colorado page. Or find more information about International Archaeology day as well.

Booths and Demonstrations

  • Lithophones
  • Ancient Skills and Tool Manufacturing
  • Hands on Pottery
  • Artifact Show and Tell
  • Food processing: Mano and Metate
  • Archaic Snack Stand
  • Dig like an Archaeologist
  • Kids Arts and Crafts, Face Painting
  • Careers in Archaeology
  • Archaeology Tool Kit

Lecture Series

  • 9:00 AM — Jack Warner: Ancient People of the Hogback and Foothills: Golden to Roxborough
  • 10:30 AM — Kevin Gilmore: A Short Prehistory of the Palmer Divide: Everything You Need to Know in a Hour or Your Money Back
  • 12:00 AM — Neil Hauser: The Blackfoot Cave Dig in SE Douglas County
  • 1:30 PM — Douglas Bamforth: Mahaffy Clovis Cache

Site Visits

Lamb Spring

  • Guided tours at 10:00 AM, 11:30 PM, & 1:00 PM
  • Atlatl demonstration following tours

Roxborough State Park

  • Walk & Talk Tours at 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
  • Walk Through Time Poster Show
  • Artifacts of the Park
  • Animals of the Archaic

South Valley Park

  • Walk and Talk Tours at 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM