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Naturalist Guided Hike at Bear Creek Lake Park Campfire Program at Bear Creek Lake Park

Bear Creek Lake Park and the City of Lakewood Regional Parks Division offer a wide range of programs and events at all of our locations. Find out what's happening and get outside and visit us at Bear Creek Lake Park, William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain and the Bear Creek Greenbelt.

 

Please note that Bear Creek Lake Park will have limited access and availability due to events in the park on the following days:

 

  Friday, July 21
Wednesdays, September 6-27
Saturday, September 16
Saturday, September 30
Sunday, October 1
Saturday, October 14

 

Please call the visitors center at 303.697.6159 for more information.

Saturday Night Campfire
Sat, Jul 29
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Join us at the Learning Circle Amphitheater behind the visitor center for na evening of fun and education for the entire family! A marshmallow roast will follow, weather permitting. 


July 29 - Bug Safari... Butterfly Pavilion

 

Take a trip around the bug world with the Butterfly Pavilion! Join us as we explore animals and insects from the desert to the rainforest and everywhere in between.

 

Agesall ages

Cost: Activity is free, park entrance is $10 per vehicle ($5 for seniors) or free with an annual pass.

No preregistration required


FREE! Stars of Belmar
Thu, Aug 3
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lakewood Heritage Center
801 S. Yarrow St., Lakewood CO 80226

Discover constellations and other objects in the sky you never knew existed. Staff from Bear Creek Lake Park and Lookout Mountain Nature Center will bring their telescopes out to Belmar Park to give you a new view of the moon, stars and more.


Ages: All ages

Cost: Free!

Preregistration recommended


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Saturday Night Campfire
Sat, Aug 5
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Join us at the Learning Circle Amphitheater behind the visitor center for na evening of fun and education for the entire family! A marshmallow roast will follow, weather permitting. 


August 5 - The Real Beetlejuice

 

Discover insect collection, cultivation and cooking techniques as we dive into the topic of Entomophagy! We will treat our taste buds to some delectable treats!

 

Agesall ages

Cost: Activity is free, park entrance is $10 per vehicle ($5 for seniors) or free with an annual pass.

No preregistration required


Saturday Night Campfire
Sat, Aug 12
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Join us at the Learning Circle Amphitheater behind the visitor center for na evening of fun and education for the entire family! A marshmallow roast will follow, weather permitting. 


August 12 - Backyard Astronomy

 

Bring your sense of cosmic wondering as we look to the night skies! Lookout Mountain Nature Centers' astronomy team will join us as we learn about the tools astronomers use and how you can use the same tools in your own backyard.

 

Agesall ages

Cost: Activity is free, park entrance is $10 per vehicle ($5 for seniors) or free with an annual pass.

No preregistration required


Total Solar Eclipse Viewing
Mon, Aug 21
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Join the park naturalist as we engage in viewing the total solar eclipse where almost 100% of the sun will be covered by the moon! There will be a discussion on safe viewing practices and what makes this eclipse so special. We will conduct the program at the Learning Circle Amphitheater

 

Ages: all ages

Cost: Activity is free, park entrance fee is $10 per vehicle ($5 for seniors) or free with annual pass.

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Sponsored by:

 

Foothills Credit Union logo  Westerra

 

Contact Information:

Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center
15600 W. Morrison Rd.
Lakewood, CO 80465
Direct: 303-697-6159 | Email: BCLP@Lakewood.org

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