CLOSED: Bruin Bluff Trail and Castor Cutoff Trail at Lair o' the Bear Park are closed as crews work on new trail construction above. For your safety, please use other trails at the park until the closure is lifted. Thanks for your patience!
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.