Bear Creek Lake Park

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Location:
15600 W. Morrison Rd.
Lakewood, CO 80465
 Hours:

May to Sept: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Mar, Apr, Oct: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Nov to Feb: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 

Visitor's Center hours
Daily:  8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Winter hours: (Jan-Mar & Oct-Dec)
                        Mon-Sat 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
                        Sun 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Phone:
303-697-6159
     Fax:
303-697-4766

Please be aware that positive cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) have been confirmed in Colorado. Horse owners are encouraged to be vigilant with surveillance for disease symptoms. Strict fly control is an important factor to inhibit the transmission of the disease. VS disease prevention procedures include minimizing the sharing of water and feed/equipment, applying insect repellent daily (especially to the animal’s ears), and closely observing animals for signs of VS.


More information can be found by visiting the Colorado Department of Agriculture website! 

 

 

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TRAIL CONSTRUCTION AND CLOSURES:


ATTENTION: Beginning September 1st the US Army Corps of Engineers will be replacing the roadway on the upstream side of Mt. Carbon Dam as a result of damages during last years flood event. Alternate routes are advised. Depending on weather conditions the work is scheduled for completion by mid-November. The roadway will reopen once construction is completed.



Construction to repair a section of the concrete trail in Bear Creek Lake Park has been delayed, and the trail will remain open during the delay.

Construction will not get underway until a new bidding process is completed for repairs to a mile-long section of the trail south of the reservoir in the park, 15600 W. Morrison Road. The trail was expected to be closed starting July 28 to repair cracks and other issues. Updates will be posted here and available at 303-697-6159.

 

View a map of closure points and alternative routes.


Conditions and closures may change at any time. Please abide by all posted signs and closure markers.

 

2014 Entrance Fees

2014 Annual Passes are now available for purchase online or at the park entrance station or Visitor Center.

 

Half price annual passes are available for the remainder of the year!
$25 General
$20 Senior
*No discount for multiple passes.



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Daily Passes (per vehicle) Annual Passes (Good for calendar year)
$7 General $50 General
$5 Senior/Persons with Disabilities* $40 Senior/Persons with Disabilities
(*ages 62 and older) $15 each additional vehicle*
  (*if registered to same address)

 

Located at Morrison Road and C-470, Bear Creek Lake Park offers an abundance of recreational and educational opportunities for all ages:

  • 2,600 acres of open space
  • Miles of multiple-use trails to explore on foot, bicycle or horseback
  • Visitor Center featuring displays and naturalist programs
  • Swim beach and marina with boat rentals
  • 47 site campground with electrical hook ups
  • Horseback riding stables offering guided rides and day camps
  • Water ski school and fishing opportunities
  • Endless opportunities to explore, relax or learn!

Amenities

  • BBQ Grills
  • Concession Stand
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Reservable Picnic Shelter

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Events

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9/3/2014  6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
9/6/2014  5:30 a.m. - Noon
9/8/2014  6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
9/10/2014  6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
9/14/2014  8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
9/17/2014  6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
9/22/2014  6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
9/24/2014  6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
9/27/2014  8 a.m. - Noon
9/28/2014  7 a.m. - Noon
10/4/2014  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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FAQs

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What does the Bear Creek Lake Park entrance fee include?
Are the swim beach picnic shelters available for reservation?
Is Bear Creek Lake Park a Colorado State Park and will my state park pass work?
Is a state fishing license required to fish? Can I buy one at the park?
Is the Bear Creek Lake Park annual park pass good for one year from the date of purchase?
Is the Bear Creek Lake Park annual park pass transferable?
What park trails are paved?
Are dogs allowed on the swim beach?