Bear Creek Lake Park is an ideal outdoor classroom. The programs we offer are hands-on experiences designed to provide a positive and fun outdoor learning environment for all participants. We have many different habitats that will enhance any group’s educational experience. The Park Naturalist can introduce a variety of natural resources to enhance environmental education in your curriculum. Families can also take advantage of our many programs and learn about the great outdoors all year long.View the complete calendar of programs and events. The Events feature to the right displays upcoming events for the next 30 days.
Group programs for schools, preschool, homeschools, daycares, senior assisted living centers and boy/girl scouts include:
Pubic Programs for all park visitors include:
To schedule a program call 303-697-6157 or email.
Registration for programs is now available online!
The visitor center at Bear Creek Lake Park offers an array of educational displays and exhibits, informational brochures and a wealth of other environmental information. Stop by and check out our educational displays!
Naturalist Guided Night Hikes!
The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure.So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park naturalist guides you along the park’s trails and surrounding green spaces. These hikes are designed for the whole family, but keep in mind each one will average an hour and a half of walking and observing. And don’t forget to dress appropriately for Colorado’s ever changing weather. No dogs please.
$2/person; park entrance fee is waived.All registration close dates are the Monday preceding the hike.
More information 303-697-6159
Use Activity #159945-03
Join a park naturalist at Main Reservoir and learn how to catch the big one! We will learn about fishing ethics, habitat and techniques. Then, cast your line and try your hand at catching these elusive aquatic inhabitants. We will have 20 free fishing rods for children under the age of 16 to take home on a first-come, first-serve basis.More information 303-697-6159
Registration deadline: Mar 24
Use Activity #159936