From young children to
older adults, people of all ages will find opportunities to enjoy the outdoors
in Lakewood. Whether your interest is in finding the neighborhood playground, a
space to hold the company picnic, or retreating to nature, we have an
staff manage and care for the beautiful parks and open space in our city,
Celebrate Earth Day by volunteering at Bear Creek Lake Park! Join us and get involved in a few projects throughout the park. A lite breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Registration is full. Please call 303-697-6159 to be added to the waitlist.
The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure, so leave those flashlights at home hone your night vision as a park naturalist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and the surrounding green spaces. Keep in mind each one will average an hour and a half of walking and observing. We will meet at the Stone House. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's everchanging weather. No dogs please.
Ages: All ages
Cost: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived.
Registration closes the Monday before the hike.
This program is full.
Bear Creek Lake Park Trout Fishing Tournament
Cast your line and reel in the big one! This is a 2-person team tournament that will take place on Bear Creek Reservoir with 25 team slots available for watercraft and 25 team slots available for shore fishermen. Rainbow or Brown Trout are the target fish and there will be cash prizes awarded for first, second and third place! This event is $60/team. Registration required by May 11. Check in at 5:30am. One person in the team must be 16 years old. All state fishing rules and regulations apply and will be enforced.
Join the park naturalist and staff of the Bureau of Land Management as we explore the spring floral display of the park. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. No dogs please. We will meet at the trailhead at Florida and Alameda. Registration required.
Registration deadline: May 9
Join park staff and other area experts to learn about the threats associated with invasive weed species and the efforts being taken to combat them. Volunteers will then help staff remove some of these invaders from Belmar Park. Lite breakfast and lunch will be provided.