The Colorado National Guard will be conducting helicopter training for firefighting situations during various times of the day from Tuesday, March 25 through Thursday, March 27 and again on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5 at Lakewood’s Bear Creek Lake Park, 15600 W. Morrison Road.
Please do not be alarmed. This is only a training exercise, which is for routine purposes and not an indication of any current conditions in the park or the surrounding area.
Activities will include takeoffs, landings, filling helicopter buckets from the park’s reservoir and dropping water from the buckets along with other training components. The park will remain open to visitors and boaters although selected areas may be closed during certain times.
These activities could be noticeable from Morrison Road, C-470 and surrounding areas.
For more information, please call the park’s Visitor Center at 303-697-6159.
Posted on: Friday, March 21, 2014