[Lakewood Heritage Center. Photo: Jared Winkler] Lakewood is a Mile High City suburb that lies west of Denver, spanning to the base of the Rocky Mountains. It’s a mostly commercial strip, with its “downtown” section in a modern shopping district known as Belmar.
Bear Creek Lake Park – Centered around a Bear Creek Reservoir, this city park features hiking, biking, boating and fishing. Overnight accommodations include camping, 3 cabins and 2 yurts.
Green Mountain – Rising high above town and the rest of the front range, Green Mountain makes a great place for day hikes and bike rides. Bring your dogs to this pet friendly park and enjoy the view from the top.
May – Trout Fishing Tournament – Up to 50 teams compete annual in mid May for cash prizes. It’s held at Bear Creek Reservoir in the foothills of Lakewood.
Things to do near Lakewood