Did you know that Lakewood has over 5,000 acres of open space parks? This Earth Day, we will be celebrating Lakewood Regional Parks and the open space areas they provide. We will hike a trail in the Bear Creek Greenbelt as it takes us along Bear Creek. Please dress for unpredictable spring weather. No dogs please.$2/person; park entrance fee is waived.More information 303-697-6159Registration deadline: Apr 21
Use Activity #159937
Join park staff as we celebrate Earth Day and help clean up the park! Volunteers get their hands dirty while working on projects like trail maintenance, collecting trash and recyclables from throughout the park, and removing non-native vegetation and sowing plants and trees – all to beautify and improve their local parks. The project will run from 8:30 a.m.-noon. A light breakfast will be provided and all volunteers are invited to stay for lunch. Participants should remember to bring extra water and snacks, sunscreen, gloves and appropriate work clothes. We will provide all required tools. Individuals and small groups are welcome. Parking is limited, so carpooling is highly encouragedPark entrance fee is waived.Registration is required. Registration deadline April 21.
More information or to register groups of 15 or more: 303-697-6159.
Naturalist Guided Night Hikes!The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. 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. 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
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Join us for a volunteer trail project at William Frederick Hayden Park at Green Mountain in partnership with the Colorado Mountain Bike Association. This is a trail project geared toward the entire family with fun and educational activities for the kids while parents work on the trail. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Registration deadline: May 30
For more information please call 303-695-6159 or email.
Third Annual Fishing TournamentCast your line and reel in the big one at the Bear Creek Lake Park Trout Fishing Tournament! The target fish for this event will be rainbow trout, and the winner will be determined by weight. The tournament will take place on Bear Creek Reservoir, with 25 available slots for watercraft and 25 slots for shore fisherman. This is a team event; at least one team member must be 18 years or older. There will be cash prices for first, second and third place. All boats will require a mandatory boat inspection.
Fee: $60/team (includes park entrance fee)
Registration deadline: June 16
For more information call 303-697-6159 or email.
This annual family adventure race involves teams of two completeing a lake crossing, mountain bike course and a run. Participants will receive an event shirt.
There are two categories for teams:
Fee: $20/person $40/teamRegistration deadline: Jul 17Registration begins Apr 25
Use Activity # 259904-01 Adult/Youth # 259904-02 Adult