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Naturalist Guided Hike at Bear Creek Lake Park Campfire Program at Bear Creek Lake Park

Bear Creek Lake Park and the City of Lakewood Regional Parks Division offer a wide range of programs and events at all of our locations. Find out what's happening and get outside and visit us at Bear Creek Lake Park, William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain and the Bear Creek Greenbelt.

 

Please note that Bear Creek Lake Park will have limited access and availability due to events in the park on the following days:

 

  Friday, July 21
Wednesdays, September 6-27
Saturday, September 16
Saturday, September 30
Sunday, October 1
Saturday, October 14

 

Please call the visitors center at 303.697.6159 for more information.

National Public Lands Day Volunteer Service Project
Sat, Sep 30
8 a.m. - Noon
Bear Creek Greenbelt
2800 S. Estes St., Lakewood CO 80227

Join us for the largest national volunteer service day dedicated to parks and public lands! Lunch will be provided.

 

Ages: All ages

Registration: Call 303.697.6159. Registration is required to get an accurate count for lunch.

 

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Hunters Full Moon
Thu, Oct 5
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Leave those flashlights at home for this unique hiking adventure! You will be guided by a park naturalist along Bear Creek Lake Park's trails and surrounding green spaces. Wear comfortable hiking shoes, dress for weather conditions and bring water. These hikes are designed for the whole family, and each will average an hour and a half of walking on uneven terrain. Meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.


Ages: All ages

Cost: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived.

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.


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Senior Naturalists
Wed, Oct 11
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Bats



Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of Bear Creek Lake Park through hands on education, programs and hikes. We will meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.

 

 

 

Ages: 55 and over

Cost: $5 per person (park entrance fee is waived)

Registration Deadline: Monday before the session

 

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Bear Cubs
Thu, Oct 12
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Bats



Join us for this program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs.


Ages: 3-5

Cost: $5/person, park entrance fee is waived

Registration closes the Monday before the event


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Haunted Trail Adventure
Sat, Oct 14
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Experience Bear Creek Lake Park in all its haunted magic with an evening of ghostly trails and tales.! Walk along the Owl Trail and discover critters of the night. We'll have games and even a visit from live owls! After your hiking adventure, warm your toes by the fire at the amphitheater and enjoy marshmallows and hot chocolate. We also will have food for purchase as well as the Friends of Paha's Pumpkin Patch. Costumes encouraged!

 

Ages: All ages

Cost: $5/person (children 3 and under free), park entrance fee is waived. Registration is required and space is limited. No refunds for cancellations. No dogs, please.

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.

 

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Nature Photography
Tue, Oct 17
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Intrigued in documenting nature's wonders, big and small, with your camera? Com learn and practice with a professional photographer! We will learn from iconic photographers who changed the course of nature photography, dive into fundamentals of composition and manual camera settings, and then head out for a photography walk and practice session. Bring your camera and boots for a night of focusing on nature! A camera with manual settings is required.

 

Ages: All ages

Cost: $5/person, park entrance fee is waived.

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.

 

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Live Bat Encounter
Wed, Oct 25
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wheat Ridge Recreation Center 4005 Kipling St. Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Wheat Ridge Recreation Center and Bear Creek Lake Park partner together for a live bat encounter! Learn about the benefits of bats, the need for conservation, and what we can do to help these unique mammals. There will be live bats from North America, Africa and Asia. Bring your camera! Registration is required: Call 303.231.1300 to sign up. Event is at Wheat Ridge Recreation Center.

 

Ages: 5+

Cost: $5/person, $7 the day of the program.

 

Raven Full Moon Hike
Sat, Nov 4
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Leave those flashlights at home for this unique hiking adventure! You will be guided by a park naturalist along Bear Creek Lake Park's trails and surrounding green spaces. Wear comfortable hiking shoes, dress for weather conditions and bring water. These hikes are designed for the whole family, and each will average an hour and a half of walking on uneven terrain. Meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.


Ages: All ages

Cost: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived.

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.


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Senior Naturalists
Wed, Nov 8
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Leave No Trace



Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of Bear Creek Lake Park through hands on education, programs and hikes. We will meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.

 

 

 

Ages: 55 and over

Cost: $5 per person (park entrance fee is waived)

Registration Deadline: Monday before the session

 

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Bear Cubs
Thu, Nov 9
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Aquatic Wonders



Join us for this program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs.


Ages: 3-5

Cost: $5/person, park entrance fee is waived

Registration closes the Monday before the event


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Cold Full Moon Hike
Sun, Dec 3
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Leave those flashlights at home for this unique hiking adventure! You will be guided by a park naturalist along Bear Creek Lake Park's trails and surrounding green spaces. Wear comfortable hiking shoes, dress for weather conditions and bring water. These hikes are designed for the whole family, and each will average an hour and a half of walking on uneven terrain. Meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.


Ages: All ages

Cost: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived.

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.


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Winter Solstice
Thu, Dec 21
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Celebrate the first day of Winter with us at Bear Creek Lake Park! We will go on a short night hike and then gather around the campfire for a marshmallow roast and celebration of the Winter Solstice that includes the traditional burning of the yule log. Please bring your own mug to enjoy a hot beverage!

 

Ages: All ages

Cost: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived. No dogs, please.

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.

 

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Contact Information:

Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center
15600 W. Morrison Rd.
Lakewood, CO 80465
Direct: 303-697-6159 | Email: BCLP@Lakewood.org

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