Bear Creek Lake Park

Bear Creek Lake Park Reservoir Dock

The Bear Creek Lake Park Campground will be closed for the season on October 30th and will reopen April 1, 2024. Reservations for the 2024 season are now available. 2025 reservations will be available beginning January 2, 2025 at 10 a.m. MST.

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.

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Trail construction

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

events and park areas impacted:    

  • January 29, Yeti Chase Running Race, 8am-noon, park roads and paved trails
  • February 11, Tightline Outdoors Ice Fishing Tournament, Pelican Point and Bear Creek Reservoir
  • March 18, Perri Jay 6k running race, Pelican Point
  • April 1, The Bear mountain bike race, 7am-5pm, almost all park trails
    (equestrians and other trail users are highly encouraged to seek other venues on this day
  • April 22, Earth Day Volunteer Service Project, Meadowlark Cove
  • April 29, BCLP Trout Fishing Tournament, Bear Creek Reservoir
  • May 20, Rocky Mountain Paddleboard Paddle the Rockies SUP race, Big Soda Lake
  • June 3, National Trails Day Volunteer Service Project, Green Mountain
  • Mid-week Melee Mountain Bike Race Series, Wednesdays June 7 and June 21, Coyote Crossing and north park trails
  • Lakewood Trail Running Serieseach Wednesday in September, 6pm, Pelican Point.
  • September 9, Littlefoot Triathlon, 7am-1pm, Big Soda Lake and park roads/paved trails,
  • September 16, Rocky Mountain Paddleboard Paddle the Rockies SUP race, Big Soda Lake
  • September 23, National Public Lands Day Volunteer Service Project, Bear Creek Greenbelt
  • September 23-24 (TWO DAY EVENT) Bear Chase running race (10k, ½ marathon, 50k, 50mi, 100k), majority of park trails.
  • September 30-October 1, Beti Bash women’s mountain bike race, 8am-4pm, Coyote Crossing and north park trails (October 1 clinic day, October 2 race day)
  • October 14, Halloween Haunted Trail (park educational event).
  • October 15, Beware the Bear running race, Coyote Crossing and north park trails
  • October 21, Great Trailhead running race, 8am-noon, Pelican Point and dirt trails
 The 2024 Annual Pass is on sale now.

Get Your Pass

2024 Annual Pass  
Annual passes are on sale in December. 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: $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.

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)

Cash and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard and Discover) accepted.

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




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