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Bear Creek Lake Park, Lakewood

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Bear Creek Lake Park is a 2600 acre Open Space Park managed by the City of Lakewood. The park contains a swim beach; marina with boat rentals; a 47 site campground; horseback riding stables; 15 miles of multiple use trails; water ski school; picnic shelters; an archery range and three lakes. The park is also a great place for fishing, boating (restrictions apply), hiking, cycling, horseback riding and nature observation. The park Visitor Center is a great place to learn about the park, and a variety of ranger programs are offered throughout the year.

A daily fee is required for all vehicles entering the park:

Day Pass:

$10 - General

$5 - Senior/ADA

Jefferson County Resident Annual Pass:

$60 - General

$40 - Senior/ADA

$20 - Multiple Vehicle Pass

Nonresident Annual Pass:

$75 - General

$50 - Senior/ADA

$20 - Multiple Vehicle Pass

Please see the website (www.Lakewood.org/Camping) for camping information and fees.

Park hours vary with the season. Please visit the website for more information.

The Lakewood Regional Parks division manages Bear Creek Lake Park, and is also responsible for the following parks: William Frederick Hayden Park; the Bear Creek Greenbelt; Main, Smith and East reservoirs; and Thunder Valley.
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  • On the eve of the Super Blue Moon the parks ranger naturalist guided a dusk hike into the park’s Redtail Trail. The hike was sold out and about 40 people showed up. The ranger was very well versed in ...  more »
  • Love this suburban oasis for a perfect sub- one hour, sub- ten mile loop... 500-600 vertical... park across from the gas station on Rooney Road and ride in for free... saw coyote, geese, and a magnifi...  more »
  • We went there when the lake was pretty full, which it almost never is. But our goal was to use the archery range, which is pretty good, not busy at all when we went. The park is generally pretty level...  more »
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