Naturalist Programs

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Bear Creek Lake Park is an ideal outdoor classroom. The programs we offer are hands-on experiences designed to provide a positive and fun outdoor learning environment for all participants. We have many different habitats that will enhance any group’s educational experience. The Park Naturalist can introduce a variety of natural resources to enhance environmental education in your curriculum. Families can also take advantage of our many programs and learn about the great outdoors all year long.

View the complete calendar of programs and events. The Events feature to the right displays upcoming events for the next 30 days.


Group Programs

Group programs for schools, preschool, homeschools, daycares, senior assisted living centers and boy/girl scouts include:

  • Insects
  • Spiders
  • Camping Safety 
  • Mammals
  • Bears
  • Bats
  • Plants
  • Wetlands
  • Ecosystems
  • Scout Badges
  • Birds of Prey

Park Visitor Center

The visitor center at Bear Creek Lake Park offers an array of educational displays and exhibits, informational brochures and a wealth of other environmental information. Stop by and check out our educational displays!


Mon-Sat 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sun 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


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Public Programs

Public Programs for all park visitors include:

  •  Campfire programs
  •  Full Moon hikes
  •  Take your kid fishing day
  •  Halloween de-haunted trail
  •  Winter Solstice Walk
  •  Fishing For Fun

Schedule a Program

To schedule a program call 303-697-6157 or email.

Registration for programs is now available online!

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Contact Information:

Park Naturalist
Direct: 303-697-6157 | Email:


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9/22/2014  6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
9/24/2014  6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
9/27/2014  6:30 a.m. - Noon
9/27/2014  8 a.m. - Noon
9/28/2014  7 a.m. - Noon
10/4/2014  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10/8/2014  6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
10/11/2014  8 a.m. - Noon
10/18/2014  4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
10/19/2014  7:30 a.m. - Noon

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