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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 call the visitors center at 303.697.6159 for more information.

Ice Fishing 101
Sat, Jan 20
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Just because the water is frozen doesn't mean fishing is over! Come to this one hour class starting at 8am to learn the essentials of ice fishing. After the class students will put their new skills to the test and ice fish in Bear Creek Lake Park! CPW will be here as well as some other great guest speakers!

 

 If you have ice fished before but want a little more guidance from one of our guides then come out around 9am on this day to enjoy the fishing portion of the course! Fishing licenses are required.Limited space is available for the classroom portion.


Ages: All ages

Cost: Program is free, park entrance fee still applies.

 


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Lunar Eclipse and Blue Moon Hike
Wed, Jan 31
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure, so leave those flashlights at home hone your night vision as a park naturalist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and the surrounding green spaces. Keep in mind each one will average an hour and a half of walking and observing. We will meet at the visitor center unless otherwise noted. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's everchanging weather. No dogs please.


Ages: All ages

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

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.


This program is full.

Senior Naturalists
Wed, Feb 7
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Seed Saving Basics



This program is designed specifically for older adults. Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands on education, programs and hikes. All programs are at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

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, Feb 8
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Sights, Sounds and Colors of Winter



Join us for a program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. Please meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.

 

 

 

Ages: 3-5

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

Registration Deadline: Monday before the session

 

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Snow Full Moon Hike
Wed, Feb 28
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure, so leave those flashlights at home hone your night vision as a park naturalist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and the surrounding green spaces. Keep in mind each one will average an hour and a half of walking and observing. We will meet at the visitor center unless otherwise noted. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's everchanging weather. No dogs please.


Ages: All ages

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

Registration closes the Monday before the hike.


This program is full.

BCLP Volunteer Open House
Tue, Mar 6
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465
Visitor Center

This is your chance to give back to Lakewood's open space parks! Attend our open house to learn about volunteer opportunities in the park. There are several ares of interest in which to volunteer. 

 

 

No registration required, just show up to find out what volunteering for Lakewood's open space is all about!



Senior Naturalists
Wed, Mar 14
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Flight of the Butterflies



This program is designed specifically for older adults. Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands on education, programs and hikes. All programs are at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

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, Mar 15
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Babies of Bear Creek



Join us for a program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. Please meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.

 

 

 

Ages: 3-5

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

Registration Deadline: Monday before the session

 

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Shamrock Full Moon Hike
Sat, Mar 31
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure, so leave those flashlights at home hone your night vision as a park naturalist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and the surrounding green spaces. Keep in mind each one will average an hour and a half of walking and observing. We will meet at the visitor center unless otherwise noted. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's everchanging 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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Senior Naturalists
Wed, Apr 11
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Raptors of Bear Creek



This program is designed specifically for older adults. Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands on education, programs and hikes. All programs are at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 

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

Birds of Bear Creek



Join us for a program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. Please meet at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.

 

 

 

Ages: 3-5

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

Registration Deadline: Monday before the session

 

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Earth Day Volunteer Project
Sat, Apr 28
12 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at Bear Creek Lake Park! Join us and get involved in a few projects throughout the park. A lite breakfast and lunch will be provided.

 

Saturday, April 28

8:30 a.m.-noon

Bear Creek Lake Park

Registration information coming soon

 

 

Frog Returns Full Moon Hike
Sun, Apr 29
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Stone House 2900 S. Estes St. Lakewood, CO 80227

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure, so leave those flashlights at home hone your night vision as a park naturalist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and the surrounding green spaces. Keep in mind each one will average an hour and a half of walking and observing. We will meet at the Stone House. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's everchanging 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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Wildflower Hike at William F. Hayden Park
Sat, May 12
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Trailhead at the intersection of W Alameda Pkwy and W. Florida Dr.

Join the park naturalist and staff of the Bureau of Land Management as we explore the spring floral display of the park. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. No dogs please. We will meet at the trailhead at Florida and Alameda. Registration required.


Ages: All ages

Cost: Free

Registration deadline: May 9


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Flower Full Moon Hike
Tue, May 29
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain
1000 S. Rooney Rd., Lakewood CO 80228

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure, so leave those flashlights at home hone your night vision as a park naturalist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and the surrounding green spaces. Keep in mind each one will average an hour and a half of walking and observing. We will meet at William F Hayden Park at Green Mountain. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's everchanging 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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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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