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Bear Creek Lake, CO

US Army Corps of Engineers

Overview

Bear Creek Dam, the last of three dams built to protect the Denver region from floods, is located on the southwest edge of suburban Lakewood at the confluence of Bear Creek and Turkey Creek. This project is known for its diverse bird and waterfowl population and its striking scenic views. Recreation opportunities include camping, horseback riding, picnicking, hiking, boating, archery and nature study.

Recreational Activities:

  • BIKING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING
  • HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED
  • OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE
  • PICNICKING
  • PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE
  • WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

9307 S. Wadsworth Blvd
Littleton,CO,80128-6901

Directions:

Located just west of Denver near Morrison, on CO 8.

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