The following programs are located at Bear Creek Lake Park unless otherwise noted. Contact the Visitor Center at 303-697-6159 for more information.
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Come out to Bear Creek Lake Park and try your hand at archery! Learn about the skills, ethics and practice of archery while getting a chance to sharpen your new skills. Choose from an adult class for ages 16+ or a family class.
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+.
Full and New Moon Guided Night Hikes
Leave those flashlights at home for this unique hiking adventure in the dark! 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.
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.
New: Pre-K Nature Day
Join us for a program designed specifically for young children at Bear Creek Lake Park. Participants will self-explore with activities in the nature play area. An educational program will take place at the beginning of every hour. Choose when to stop by; no registration needed.
Time/Date: Aug. 3, Sep. 7, Oct. 5, and Nov. 9 from 9 a.m.-noon.
New: Sunset Hikes
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.
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