Bear Creek Lake Park

Bear Creek Lake Park Reservoir Dock

Similar in size and activities to a state park, Bear Creek Lake Park is a 2,624-acre gem that provides opportunities to hike, picnic, camp, fish, boat, windsurf, mountain or road bike, hit the swim beach or head to the archery range. 


Trail construction

None at this time. View the Lakewood Trail Map for up-to-date trail conditions.

2022 events and park areas impacted: 

January 23, 8 a.m.-noon: Yeti Chase Running Race, park roads and paved trails.

February 12: Tightline Outdoors Ice Fishing Tournament, Pelican Point and Bear Creek Reservoir.

February 26, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.: All Out Mardi Crawl Running Race, park roads and paved trails

March 19: Perri Jaye 6k running race, Pelican Point, dirt trails.

April 2, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.: The Bear mountain bike race, almost all park trails. Equestrians and other trail users are highly encouraged to seek other venues on this day.

May 9: School of Mines Concrete Canoe Race, Big Soda Lake.

Wednesdays, May 9 and July 13: Rattler Mountain Bike Race Series, Coyote Crossing and north park trails.

June 16 and 30; July 14 and 28: Open Water Swim evenings at Big Soda Lake.

September 10, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.: Littlefoot Triathlon, Big Soda Lake and park roads/paved trails.

September 24-25 (TWO DAY EVENT): Bear Chase running race (10k, ½ marathon, 50k, 50mi, 100k), majority of park trails.

October 2,  8 a.m.-4 p.m.: Beti Bash women’s mountain bike race, Coyote Crossing and north park trails.

October 16: Beware the Bear running race, Coyote Crossing and north park trails.

October 22, 8 a.m.-noon: Great Trailhead running race, Pelican Point and dirt trails.

Two bikers head along a Bear Creek Lake Park road.

Thank you for your support of Bear Creek Lake Park. Your fees support the visitor experience and protect resources for generations to come. View impactful projects completed in recent years.

Day Pass (per vehicle)

General: $10
Seniors (age 62 and older): $5
Person with Disabilities: $5

2022 Annual Pass 


Annual passes are valid from date of purchase and expire on Dec. 31 of the pass calendar year. Passes are available for purchase online, at the park entrance station or at the Visitor's Center. Keep your email receipt until you receive your annual pass sticker in the mail.

General: $80
Senior (62+)/Person With Disabilities: Discounted rate of $50
Each additional vehicle*: $30 
*Additional vehicle passes must be registered to the same address. They can only be purchased in-person with proof of vehicle registration.

Purchase a Pass

Purchase a pass as a gift

Purchase a 2022 annual pass as a gift! 

Give the gift of the outdoors this year by purchasing an annual pass gift certificate. 


  1. Purchase the gift certificate online via this link.
  2. The gift certificate will be mailed to you. This is not a pass!
  3.  The person receiving the gift certificate will follow the instructions on the certificate to redeem their pass. They must present the the certificate and a current vehicle registration in-person at the park to be given their annual pass.

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15600 W. Morrison Road, Lakewood, CO 80228  View Map

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