Program and Event Calendar

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.
Winter Solstice Celebration
Sun, Dec 21
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Celebrate the first day of winter with us. We will go on a short night hike and then gather around the campfire for a marshmallow roast and celebration of the winter solstice that will include the traditional burning of the yule log. Please bring your own mug to enjoy a hot beverage. No dogs please.

 

Ages: All
Fee: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived
Registration deadline: December 16 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Wolf Full Moon Hike
Sun, Jan 4, 2015
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park naturlaist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and surrounding green spaces. These hikes are designed for the whole family, but keep in mind each one will average an hour-and-a-half of walking and observing. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's ever-changing weather. No dogs, please. 

 

Ages: All
Fee: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the hike 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Senior Naturalists: Mammals and Animal Signs
Wed, Jan 14, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Senior Naturalists is a new program at Bear Creek Lake Park this year! Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands-on education, programs and hikes. 

 

Ages: 55 and over
Fee: $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the session 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Bear Creek Bear Cubs: Exploring with Senses
Thu, Jan 22, 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Join us for this new program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. 

 

Ages: 3-5
Fee: $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the session 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Senior Naturalists: Front Range Fossils
Wed, Jan 28, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Senior Naturalists is a new program at Bear Creek Lake Park this year! Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands-on education, programs and hikes. 

 

Ages: 55 and over
Fee: $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the session 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Snow Full Moon Hike
Tue, Feb 3, 2015
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Naturalist Guided Night Hikes!

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park naturlaist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and surrounding green spaces. These hikes are designed for the whole family, but keep in mind each one will average an hour-and-a-half of walking and observing. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's ever-changing weather. No dogs, please. 

 

Ages: All
Fee: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the hike

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Bear Creek Bear Cubs: Wildlife Moms and Babies
Thu, Feb 5, 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Join us for this new program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. 

 

Ages: 3-5
Fee: $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the session 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Senior Naturalists: Spring Babies
Wed, Feb 11, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Senior Naturalists is a new program at Bear Creek Lake Park this year! Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands-on education, programs and hikes. 

 

Ages: 55 and over
Fee: $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the session 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

February Star Party
Sat, Feb 21, 2015
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain
1000 S. Rooney Rd., Lakewood CO 80228

Did you know that the winter sky looks different from the summer sky? Join Bear Creek Lake Park and the astronomy team from Lookout Mountain Nature Center for a special evening program as we explore the winter night sky on William Frederick Hayden Park on Green Mountain. We will have telescopes and binoculars set up to view through. We will meet in the Rooney Road parking lot, please dress for winter weather. 

 

Ages: All
Fee: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: February 16

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Senior Naturalists: Wonders of Wetlands
Wed, Feb 25, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Senior Naturalists is a new program at Bear Creek Lake Park this year! Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands-on education, programs and hikes. 

 

Ages: 55 and over
Fee: $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the session 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Shamrock Full Moon Hike
Thu, Mar 5, 2015
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Naturalist Guided Night Hikes!

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park naturlaist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and surrounding green spaces. These hikes are designed for the whole family, but keep in mind each one will average an hour-and-a-half of walking and observing. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's ever-changing weather. No dogs, please. 

 

Ages: All
Fee: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the hike

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Senior Naturalists: Insects
Wed, Mar 11, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Senior Naturalists is a new program at Bear Creek Lake Park this year! Participants will learn about the wildlife and natural history of the park through hands-on education, programs and hikes. 

 

Ages: 55 and over
Fee: $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the session 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Fishing at Main Reservoir
Sat, Mar 21, 2015
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Main Reservoir
1305 S. Kipling Pkwy., Lakewood CO 80232

Join a park naturalist at Main Reservoir and learn how to catch the big one! We will learn about fishing ethics, habitat and techniques. Then, cast your line and try your hand at catching these elusive aquatic inhabitants. Will will have 20 free fishing rods for children under the ages of 16 on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

 

Ages: All
Fee: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: March 16

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Bear Creek Bear Cubs: Nature through Shapes and Colors
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Join us for this new program specially designed for children ages 3-5. Participants will explore their natural environment through stories, songs and interactive programs. 

 

Ages: 3-5
Fee: $5/person/session, park entrance fee is waived 
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the session 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Frog Return Full Moon
Sat, Apr 4, 2015
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Naturalist Guided Night Hikes!

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park naturlaist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and surrounding green spaces. These hikes are designed for the whole family, but keep in mind each one will average an hour-and-a-half of walking and observing. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's ever-changing weather. No dogs, please. 

 

Ages: All
Fee: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the hike 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Earth Day Volunteer Project
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
8 a.m. - Noon
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

We will celebrate Earth Day by getting involved in a few projects throughout the park. 

 

Ages: All
Registration deadline: April 21

 

To register, please call 303-697-6159.

Earth Day Volunteer Project
Sat, Apr 25, 2015
8 a.m. - Noon
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

We will celebrate Earth Day by getting involved in a few projects throughout the park. 

 

Ages: All
Registration deadline: April 21

 

To register, please call 303-697-6159.

Flower Full Moon Hike
Sun, May 3, 2015
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 W. Morrison Rd., Lakewood CO 80465

Naturalist Guided Night Hikes!

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park naturlaist guides you along the trails of Bear Creek Lake Park and surrounding green spaces. These hikes are designed for the whole family, but keep in mind each one will average an hour-and-a-half of walking and observing. Don't forget to dress appropriately for Colorado's ever-changing weather. No dogs, please. 

 

Ages: All
Fee: $2/person, park entrance fee is waived
Registration deadline: Monday preceding the hike 

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

Wildflower Hike
Sat, May 16, 2015
10 a.m. - Noon
William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain
1000 S. Rooney Rd., Lakewood CO 80228

Join the park naturalist and members of the Bureau of Land Management as we explore the spring floral display at the park. Bring comfortable hiking shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. No dogs, please. We will meet at the Florida parking lot. 

 

Ages: All
Fee: Free 
Registration deadline: May 11

 

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For more information please call 303-697-6159 or email BCLP@Lakewood.org.

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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