Bear Creek Lake Park

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15600 W. Morrison Rd.
Lakewood, CO 80465

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
Mon - Sat 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Please take a short survey about Bear Creek Lake Park and be entered to win an Annual Pass!


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UPDATE: Due to flooding, the following trails remain open on a limited basis until further notice:


  • Cottonwood Trail
  • Mount Carbon Trail the segment east of Muskrat Meadows and the bridge crossing over Turkey Creek

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

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2014 Entrance Fees

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


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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!


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

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4/22/2014  6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4/26/2014  8:30 a.m. - Noon
5/3/2014  8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
5/14/2014  7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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What does the Bear Creek Lake Park entrance fee include?
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Is Bear Creek Lake Park a Colorado State Park and will my state park pass work?
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