The following programs are located at Bear Creek Lake Park unless otherwise noted. Contact the Visitor Center at 303-697-6159 for more information.
Adult Nature Explorers (ages 18+)
Participants will explore Bear Creek Lake Park through activities including hikes, special guests and so much more! So leave the kids at home and enjoy an evening out in the park! Registration is required. Cost is $5.
Bear Cubs (ages 3-5)
Designed specifically for young children, Bear Cubs allows participants to explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. Registration is required. Cost is $5.
New! Birding (ages 16+)
On the last Tuesday of every month, explore different parks in search for birds alongside Park Naturalists. Bring your binoculars and warm clothes.
Locations vary: Register with a valid email address to receive updated location information. Cost is $5.
View schedule/register (Registration opens Dec. 5)
Campfire Programs (all ages)
This program is offered seasonally spring-summer.
Roasting marshmallows and learning about the area, that's what the Campfire Programs are all about!
Each Saturday, participants will learn about a different subject with occasional special guests. This is a free program but a park pass is required.
Guided Night Hikes (all ages)
Leave your flashlight at home for this unique hiking adventure! You will be guided by the park naturalist along trails and green spaces.
Wear comfortable hiking shoes, dress for weather conditions and bring water. These hikes are designed for the whole family and each will average an hour and a half of walking on uneven terrain. Registration is required. Cost is $5.
Hike along a winding trail and learn about the flora, fauna and history of the area from a park naturalist. Bring your water and sunscreen.
Registration is required. Cost is $5.
Educational Nature Programs
Bear Creek Lake Park staff offer educational programming for all ages and group sizes. To request a nature program at the park or on location, please fill out a request.
Nature Program Request