Backcountry Parties

Our parties are naturally fun!

Let your little explorer spend his/her big day in the Backcountry! You pick the theme (choices below) and we tailor a party to what your birthday kid loves most! Whether they love bugs, ponies, unicorns, or just being outdoors, we’ll put on a celebration to remember!


Princess Unicorn



Put on your best dress and your hiking boots and come see our very own unicorns, Bella and Buster! Guests will enjoy a meet and greet with the unicorns before heading out to explore the kingdom and look for other magical creatures.

Cost: $275
Included Capacity: 20 children


Camo Adventure



Come dressed in camo and ready to explore! We’ll paint faces, build hideout shelters, learn how animals use camouflage to survive, and play a camouflage game in the woods to see if you’re as well hidden as the animals.

Creature Feature: Add a 30-minute live animal presentation featuring birds of prey or reptiles and their clever camouflage for $90.

Cost: $200.
Included Capacity: 20 children


Pony Party



If your child asks for a pony for his or her birthday, here’s your chance to make it happen! Guests will enjoy unlimited pony rides for the first hour of the party as well as games that are sure to get them horsin’ around!

Cost: 1 Pony $275; 2 ponies $300.
Included Capacity: 15 kids with 1 pony, 25 kids with 2 ponies


Wild for Wildlife



Calling all party animals! Become a nature detective and learn all about the wild animals that call the Backcountry home. Search for signs of wildlife from insects to mountain lions. Come ready to let your wild side show!

Creature Feature: Add a 30-minute live animal presentation about Colorado wildlife featuring birds of prey or reptiles for $90

Cost: $200
Included Capacity: 20 children


Wild West



Put on your boots and trot on over for an old fashioned good time! Explore the unchartered territory of the Backcountry just like the cowboys did in the Wild West, then try your hand at throwing a lasso, compete in a potato sack race, and play other Western games. All the cowboys and cowgirls at your party are sure to have some boot-stompin’ fun!

Cost: $200
Included Capacity: 20 children


Horse-Drawn Hayride



This birthday party is on a roll! Venture out into the Backcountry by a rustic horse-drawn hayride. Once out of bounds, there will be opportunity to explore the woods and fields or simply relax and enjoy the striking scenery that surrounds.

Cost:
$325
Included Capacity: 15 people (including adults)


Details For All Parties:


Times: Times: All parties are two hours in length. You may choose from the following time slots: 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ages:
Our parties are recommended for children ages 4-12.

Capacity: Most of our parties have a capacity of 20 children. There is an additional charge of $10 for every child that exceeds the included capacity, up to a maximum of 30 participants (exception: hayride maximum is always 15). Parents are welcome to stay and are not included in the head count (exception: hayrides).

Activities: The first 90 minutes of your party will be led by our naturalists/wranglers and will include the activities or games mentioned above. The last 30 minutes of the party are the responsibly of the host family. This is a great opportunity to eat cake or other food/drinks and open presents.

Decorations: We provide and set up basic decorations and themed tablecloths. You are welcome to bring additional decorations to set up, but please keep in mind the wind can be a factor in setting up delicate decorations. We do NOT allow balloons or piñatas due to their potential for litter and impact on wildlife.

Food and Drink: We will have a water cooler filled—please ask that your guests bring a reusable water bottle to use. Outside food and drink are welcome (with the exception of alcohol). We do not have any refrigeration services available and recommend using coolers for items that need to remain cold. We do NOT provide any tableware or utensils.

Set up and Clean up: Our staff will set up the table cloths and basic decorations. Host families are welcome to arrive 30 minutes before the party start time to set up their own food or additional decorations. We ask that you sort your trash and recycling appropriately and ask our staff if you are unsure of what is recyclable. Our staff will take care of basic clean up and removal of the trash and recycling.

What to Wear: All guests MUST wear closed toe shoes. Our birthday parties run rain or shine, so be sure guests dress appropriately for the weather. We will be active and outdoors so we recommend wearing comfortable clothes that can get a little dirty.

Pricing: All party prices are listed above. Parties must be paid in full at the time of booking to secure reservation.
  • Campfire and S’mores Add-On: For $40, you can add on a campfire (pending fire restrictions) and s’mores for all participants in the included party capacity. 
  • Creature Feature Add-On: For $90, you can add on a creature feature to any party. We recommend pairing the creature feature with our Wild for Wildlife and Camo Adventure parties.

Location: Backcountry Base Camp: 6005 Ron King Trail, Littleton, 80125. Map & Directions

Weather: Our birthday parties run rain, snow, or shine with the exception of excessive rain, heavy snow, lightening, or temperatures below 25 degrees. Refunds will not be issued for inclement weather. In the event of heavy rain, heavy snow, or temperatures below 25 degrees, we will contact you to reschedule your party. (Hayride only: If roads conditions do not allow for they hayride, we will contact you to reschedule your party. Refunds will not be issued for poor road conditions.) If a thunderstorm delays the planned activities for more than 1 hour, we will work with you to reschedule your party. If 30 or fewer minutes of the party remain when a thunderstorm moves in, your party is considered completed. We reserve the right to make decisions regarding weather and safety of participants. 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made more than 7 days in advance of the party will be refunded minus a $50 cancellation fee. Refunds will not be given for cancellations made fewer than 7 days before the scheduled party. We reserve the right to modify or terminate any party to accommodate unforeseen circumstances. In said event, every attempt will be made to notify the planner as soon as possible. If a mutually agreeable alternative date/time cannot be agreed upon by the planner and the BWA, a full refund will be offered.


Book Your Party

Contact: jess.fangman@hrcaonline.org or 303-471-7054

Please provide the following information:
  • Your name and phone number
  • Choice of party theme
  • First and second choice of date and time 
  • The birthday child’s name 
  • The birthday child’s age that they are turning
  • If you would like the campfire/s’mores add-on or the creature feature add-on
  • Estimate on party size
  • Your information will not be given out and will strictly be used for the purpose of sending information as it relates to HRCA

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