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Butterfly Pavilion will be closing early 9/30/22. Last entry is at 2:15 pm and the front doors close at 3 pm. We will re-open at 9:00 am 10/1/22. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Spiders of Colorado Backyard

Explore Colorado's unique spiders and learn about tarantula migration in Colorado Backyard! Learn more about these spiders' essential role in our ecosystem, and the fantastic story of tarantula migration!

Spider Conservation & Research

Did you know that Butterfly Pavilion is involved in tarantula conservation efforts around the world to help protect and conserve different species of tarantulas? Click the link below to learn more about our important efforts!

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Check out the Spiders!

Wolf Spider (Hogna aspersa) 

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Vinegaroon (Mastigoproctus giganteus) 

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Western Black Widow Spider (Latrodectus hesperus) 

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