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Lake Appreciation Day at Barr Lake State Park
July 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Celebrate lakes by participating in fun, educational, and recreational activities. Show your appreciation for Barr Lake State Park through service activities on Saturday, July 13th at both the park and Bird Conservancy. Bring your family, friends, and/or coworkers. Free park admission for volunteers!
Volunteer projects at Bird Conservancy will include landscaping, gardening, trail maintenance, and more!
RSVP IS REQUIRED
Call Barr Lake’s Nature Center at 303-659-6005 to register
Volunteer Service Projects from 8am-11am includes a free Barr Lake State Park t-shirt!
Meet at the Nature Center
Complimentary zero-waste BBQ lunch for clean-up volunteers at 11:00am at the Meadowlark Pavilion.
AFTERNOON FUN ACTIVITIES Boat Ramp Area 12pm-3pm
☼ Archery demonstration
☼ Face Painting
☼ Boat demos
☼ Jumping Castle & Climbing Wall
☼ Boat safety information from Colorado State Park mascot
Talon – a red-tailed hawk
☼ Brighton Fire Department with their boat and truck
☼ Variety of local outdoors vendor booths
☼ Boat rides with the park rangers
☼ Free canoe instruction*
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