Programs locations may vary; please register with an email to receive location updates. Hiking programs may take place on uneven terrain. For assistance, contact the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center at 303-697-6159.
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Try your hand at archery at the Bear Creek Lake Park Archery Range. Adult and Family options. $5 per person
Bat Appreciation Day
Bats are an important part of the Bear Creek Lake Park ecosystem, but they continue to be misunderstood. Join us as we separate fact from fiction and learn what we can do to protect the bats.
Bear Creek Birding
Spend a Tuesday morning searching for birds with Lakewood's Parks Naturalists! We will explore different parks in search of our feathered friends! Bring your binoculars or cameras. Ages 16+.
BCLP Earth Day Event
Celebrate Earth Day by getting involved with your local park, Bear Creek Lake Park. Projects will be outside and involve some manual labor. A light breakfast, lunch and tools will be provided.
BCLP Trout Tournament
The target fish for this event will be rainbow or brown trout and the winner will be determined by weight. This is a two-person team tournament that will take place on Bear Creek Reservoir.
Full Moon Night Hikes
Full moon hikes are back! Leave those flashlights at home for this unique hiking adventure. These hikes are designed for the whole family. Each will average 90 minutes and will be on uneven terrain. All ages welcome.
Spend your Saturday morning hiking along a winding trail! You will learn about the flora, fauna, and history of the area from Lakewood's Parks Naturalist. All ages welcome.
Join in on these evening excursions with Lakewood's Park Naturalists and see all the park has to offer before the night sets in. With beautiful views and a variety of wildlife, you're sure to have a good time. All ages welcome.
World Bee Day
Celebrate World Bee Day with us at Bear Creek Lake Park! Colorado has 946 species of native bees. Together we will learn about the important role they play in pollination, the interesting ways they live, and what we can do to protect them. Participants will also get to make a native bee home that they can take home with them.
Educational Nature Programs
Educational nature programs are available for schools, preschools, homeschools, daycares, senior assisted living centers and boy/girl scouts. Topics include bats, bears, birds of prey, camping safety, ecosystems, insects, mammals, plants, scout badges and wetlands.