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Bear Creek Lake Park

15600 W Morrison Rd, Lakewood, CO 80465-9321
+1 303-697-6159
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Paddle Boarding with a view

Great time paddle boarding this morning! Rented a board, paddle and life vest for $20 cash. Nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debbie N
Lakewood, Colorado
via mobile
Not enough Trees in camp area

I loved fly fishing with my grown son. For a day trip. Rented a cabin in September and friends... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lakewood, Colorado
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15600 W Morrison Rd, Lakewood, CO 80465-9321
+1 303-697-6159
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time paddle boarding this morning! Rented a board, paddle and life vest for $20 cash. Nice view of Red Rocks from the water, plenty of places for families to hang out on the beach. Also have kayaks, paddle boats for rent, Memorial Day to...More

Thank Debbie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved fly fishing with my grown son. For a day trip. Rented a cabin in September and friends camped. Even in September too hot without shade so no napping. Without trees no privacy. Love the park as a whole.

Thank dottie575
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bear Creek has much nicer swim beach than Chatfield. Good snack bar too with pizza and ice cream. If you need swim inflatables they have those also.

Thank Rebarsing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a nice hike in here-there are lots of trails. It does get really crowded right around the lake area on weekends. I want to go back and try stand up paddle boarding. you can do it here, and it looks like fun!.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Spent one afternoon at this park and it was a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. Not a large area but sufficient to get away and have a good time. Very clean and does offer paddle board and paddle boat rentals if desired. Fun place for...More

Thank alanm012011
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The Park itself is really nice. There are some nice, easy hikes and they offer camping and other activities, as well as a Visitor's Center. The Soda Lakes are neither particularly scenic nor large, and while that isn't such a bad thing, the beaches do...More

Thank MortyNik
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I rode around the park early in the morning. The paths are concrete and all in good shape. There was no traffic or people. Great time to go. The paths hook up with the C 470 bike path so there is easy access.

Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of trails for people, horses, and bikes; volleyball; camping; and water sports. Only negative so far is that you must pay to enter, except on occasional free days.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Bear Creek reservoir is an awesome place to take a boat out on the water. Bring your own (no motor) or rent a canoe or kayak. Awesome views of Red Rocks and the surrounding foothills. Great place for family picnics and water recreation on the...More

Thank Nate D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I started going to Bear Creek Lake Park in 1996. It's easy to get to, isn't overly crowded (except for holidays) and is a great place to walk dogs, ride bikes or hang out by the lake. I wish dogs could be off leash, but...More

Thank rabbitgirl7
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Ileana A
25 July 2017|
Response from smoke58 | Reviewed this property |
Ileana, depends on day of week and what is generally happening that weekend. That said you are usually good to get a spot if you arrive about two hours before lunch time.
13 July 2017|
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Response from balage2016 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure there is a guaranteed time that will work. However, weekdays appear to be usually safer, and on the week-ends, you would really need to be there as soon as the park opens.
Craig D
2 June 2017|
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Response from JenSBrooks | Reviewed this property |
There are both paved and unpaved however if you are looking for primarily unpaved there are areas with even more options.