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.
Located just west of Denver near Morrison, on CO 8.
9307 S. Wadsworth Blvd Littleton, CO 80128-6901
Biking Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Picnicking Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Other Recreation Concession Site Hotel/lodge/resort Privately Owned
USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers