Start Your Discovery Here

There is no other region quite like the Colorado Plateau. And there’s no better place to learn about it than right here at the Canyon Country Discovery Center. Our place-based learning experiences provide a fun, creative way for students and teachers to learn about:  

 Local Culture  Natural History
 People and Places  Landscapes
 Land Use and Energy  Astronomy
 Water and Climate  



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30 interactive exhibits make it a fun way to learn about science, nature, and local culture.


Hands-on indoor and outdoor education programs facilitated by our staff.


We can bring the learning right to your school in our Discovery 2 Go van.



Areas of Education

While the Colorado Plateau is at the core of our education, it also serves as a foundation for other areas of learning.



Our Standards For Education

We offer place-based learning activities for grades K-12 that align with national standards:

  • NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards)
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
  • Geography for Life: National Geography Standards
  • Common Core State Standards


Tell Us What You’re Looking For

We are here to help you create a customized field trip for you and your students. Learn more about what we offer from our Canyon Country Discovery Center brochure and education program guide.

Call today or email us at for more information or to book a program on our campus or at your school.

Dates fill quickly so book early!