Fire restriction news item

Published on October 04, 2019

Fire restrictions for Lakewood open space parks


Lakewood has issued fire restrictions starting today for Lakewood’s natural areas and open space parks such as Bear Creek Lake Park, Thunder Valley Motocross Park and William Frederick Hayden Park on Green Mountain. For more details, visit

Park visitors to these facilities can only have fires that are contained in a designated barbecue grill or fire ring, and fireworks are always prohibited throughout the city. With the fire restriction, additional limits are now in place:

  • No smoking is allowed at these facilities unless you are in an enclosed vehicle or building or you are standing in an area 6 feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all combustible material. Smoking materials must be discarded in approved containers.