BRIGHTON, CO. – After a great boating season, the boat ramp at Barr Lake State Park will close for the season on Tuesday Nov. 1. This closure applies to all boats, motorized and non-motorized (belly boats, canoe and kayaks). Visit Barr Lake this winter for ice fishing. Watch for details on the ice fishing workshop on Dec. 10, sponsored by Eagle Claw.
The Nature Center is open Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and closed on Monday and Tuesdays. Visitors can purchase park passes and registrations at the Nature Center. The Nature Center also carries a wide variety of children’s books, puzzles, and gadgets field and hiking guides natural history books stuffed animals and puppets numerous and unique bird items and ornaments fabulous Barr Lake clothing and much more. Your purchases support educational programs at Barr Lake as a portion of the proceeds from our retail sales comes back to the park.
Barr Lake State Park, located less than 25 miles from downtown Denver, provides a sanctuary for both wildlife and humans. It is a unique place to pause and re-create a kinship with nature’s world. Recreation at Barr Lake State Park harmonizes with nature. It is a park to drive to, not to drive through. Visitors may boat, fish, hike, bicycle, horseback ride, participate in nature study, bird watch and, in winter’s snows, cross-country ski. Additional information on Barr Lake State Park is available at: www.parks.state.co.us/Parks/BarrLake.