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Swim Beach

The sandy swim beach at Big Soda Lake is perfect for swimmers of all ages and abilities.


Accessibility and Services

  • Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • No lifeguards on duty
  • Concession stand
  • Picnic sites
  • Lap swimming lane, 400-feet long (please stay within designated area)
  • Playground, two sand volleyball courts
  • The beach picnic shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis only
  • Personal charcoal grills are prohibited in the park. Propane grills are allowed, however grills are not allowed on the sand area and must not sit directly on the turf grass.
  • Pets are not permitted in the sand area at the swim beach.
    Smoking is not permitted anywhere at the swim beach, including playground, shelters and turf grass areas.

Soda Lakes Marina Boat Rentals

Paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, sailboards and paddleboards are available for rent from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Call 303-697-1522 for more information.

Big Soda Lake is limited to non-motorized craft. All trailered boats and sailboats must be inspected prior to launching.


Soda Lakes Water Ski School, Little Soda Lake


  • Water ski and wakeboard lessons for all ability levels
  • Organized children's classes throughout the summer
  • Reservations are recommended
  • More information please call 303-697-0121

    Contact Information:

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

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