CLOSED Road work between Morrison and Idledale will affect access to Lair o' the Bear Park for rock fall mitigation work. Work in Bear Creek Canyon will begin on September 2, 2020 and go until February 28, 2021. Rockfall mitigation will involve week day full closures on CO 74 from Mile Point 16.1 to MP 18.
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.