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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.
Flower Full Moon Hike
Wed, May 10
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465
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The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. Leave those flashlights at home and come spend the evening with a park naturalist as he/she guides you along one of the many trails at Bear Creek Lake Park and the surrounding green space.s These hikes are for the whole family and average about 1-1.5 miles. The trails are on uneven terrain and last about an hour and a half. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's ever-changing weather. No dogs please.


Ages: All ages

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

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.


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FREE! Pollinators of Belmar
Thu, May 11
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lakewood Heritage Center
801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood CO 80226

Enjoy a little classroom time learning about bees, butterflies, birds and more, then head outside to walk around Kountze Lake with rangers to look for some daytime and evening pollinators.


Ages: All ages

Cost: Free!

Preregistration recommended


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Free Wildflower Hike
Sat, May 13
10 a.m. - Noon
William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain
1000 S. Rooney Rd., Lakewood CO 80228

Join the park naturalist and members of the Bureau of Land Management as we explore the spring floral display on William Frederick Hayden Park on Green Mountain. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. No dogs please. Meet at the Florida parking lot.


Cost: Free
Register by May 9


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Weed 'em Out!
Sat, May 20
8 a.m. - Noon
Lakewood Heritage Center
801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood CO 80226

Volunteer for Weed 'em Out and help us battle noxious weeds! Join park staff and area plant experts at Belmar Park for a volunteer event focused on invasive weed education and removal. Event will include educational tables, stations, activities and giveaways. Lite breakfast and lunch will be provided. Volunteers will meet at the Lakewood Heritage Center, 801 S. Yarrow Street, Lakewood, CO 80226.

 

The event will run from 8am-noon. The work project will last about 2 hours, leaving plenty of time to learn about invasive weeds, native plants and pollinators! A waiver form will be required for all volunteers. Registration is requested to ensure we order enough lunches.

FREE! Bats of Belmar
Thu, Jun 8
12 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Lakewood Heritage Center
801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood CO 80226

Join staff from Bear Creek Lake Park and Lookout Mountain Nature Center for a 45-minute lecture about how these flying mammals work, then take a guided walk around Kountze Lake to find some bats!


Ages: All ages

Cost: Free!

Preregistration recommended


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National Trails Day
Sat, Jun 10
9 a.m. - Noon
William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain
1000 S. Rooney Rd., Lakewood CO 80228

Join us for a volunteer trail project at William Frederick Hayden Park at Green Mountain in partnership with the Colorado Mountain Bike Association. Lite breakfast and lunch will be provided.


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Bear Creek Bear Cubs - Wetland Wonders
Thu, Jun 15
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

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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FREE! Family Birding Adventures
Sat, Jul 8
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Lakewood Heritage Center
801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood CO 80226

Join Audubon staff and volunteers on a summer bird walk meant to engage all outdoor enthusiasts! Toddlers, teenagers and seniors will improve their spotting skills and bird identification through this fun program


Ages: All ages

Cost: Free!

Preregistration recommended


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Bear Creek Bear Cubs - Insects of Bear Creek
Thu, Jul 27
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

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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FREE! Stars of Belmar
Thu, Aug 3
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lakewood Heritage Center
801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood CO 80226

Discover constellations and other objects in the sky you never knew existed. Staff from Bear Creek Lake Park and Lookout Mountain Nature Center will bring their telescopes out to Belmar Park to give you a new view of the moon, stars and more.


Ages: All ages

Cost: Free!

Preregistration recommended


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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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