Lair o' the Bear Park

Creekbed view of the hillside, taken by Steven Conley

Lair o’ the Bear Trailhead
22550 State Highway 74
Idledale, CO 80453

Lair o’ the Bear Park is a favorite of Open Space visitors and families due to its abundance of picnic tables and proximity to Bear Creek for fishing. For a challenging experience, enjoy a 12.6-mile, round-trip journey on Bear Creek Trail passing through three adjoining Denver Mountain Parks to the west.

Bear Creek Trail*

The Bear Creek Trail is a natural surface trail within Lair o’ the Bear Park to Denver Mountain Park’s Pence Park. View Bear Creek Trail Map

*Notice: This trail crosses multiple jurisdictions beyond land owned/managed by Jeffco Open Space and may fall under different regulations.

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Park Regulations

Recreation & Activity Management Guide

Jeffco Non-emergency Number: 303.980.7300

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