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.

View the activities list for details.

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 2019.

Day Pass (per vehicle)

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

2021 Annual Pass 

2021 annual passes go on sale December 1. They 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: $50 
Each additional vehicle*: $30 
*Additional vehicle passes must be registered to the same address.

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Trail construction

None currently.

Areas of the park impacted by upcoming events

None currently.


Reservations for all park picnic shelters are not available until further notice. 2021 reservations are scheduled to be available January 2, 2021. We will post information on how to reserve prior to opening day.

Reservation rules and regulations

General Information

  •  All shelter rental hours are seasonal and based on park hours.
  • Fees do not include the daily vehicle entrance fee.
  • As of November 16, 2020, a $10 cleaning fee will be charged for each rental until further notice.
  • If alcohol over 6% will be consumed, a permit is required and can be obtained at the time of reservation for $100/event.
  • Commercial activities or special events are prohibited without a valid permit.

Cancellation Policy
Reservations canceled four (4) or more weeks in advance will be fully refunded. Reservations canceled up to two (2) weeks in advance will be refunded half of the fee and those canceled less than two (2) weeks in advance will not be refunded.

Inclement Weather Policy
Events canceled or rescheduled due to rain or snow will be approved on the day of the event only if the cancellation is made prior to the scheduled start time.

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

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