About The Friends of Barr Lake

Friends of Barr Lake is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that enhances education, recreation, and conservation at the park by providing funds from grants, donations and fundraising events. 

Do you want to join Friends of Barr Lake or renew your membership?  Visit our “Join Our Family or Renew Your Membership” page. 

You can make a difference while you shop Amazon Prime Day deals on October 13 & 14!!! Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/46-2017236 or with AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app and AmazonSmile donates to Friends of Barr Lake.

Friends of Barr Lake and the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies are working jointly to build a sensory garden in the grove just west of the Old Stone House at Barr Lake State Park. The funds for the sensory garden were provided through a Legacy Grant awarded to us by City of Brighton. Read all about it here!

Fall Harvest Festival Photos are Here!

It was a great time, even with the scaled-down activities. 

Do you know what the 7 Leave No Trace Principles are? Why they are so important? Click here to find out and take our Leave No Trace Survey!

KingSoopersWe hope all of our Friends are safe, healthy, and practicing social distancing! If you need to head out to the grocery store though don’t forget about the King Soopers Community Rewards Program that supports non-profits like us! 

King Soopers is committed to helping communities grow and prosper. They have created a super easy way for shoppers to give back to non-profits like us! All you have to do is enroll in the King Soopers Community Rewards program using your normal SooperCard (or your Alt ID).

Sign into your digital account at https://www.kingsoopers.com/…/king-soopers-community-rewards. If you don’t have a digital account, you can create one. It’s easy!

After creating an account, go to My Account and scroll down to Community Rewards and select Friends of Barr Lake State Park. (Our new NOP number is WD921, although you won’t need it).

Any transactions moving forward using your normal King Soopers savings SooperCard will be applied to the rewards program. It takes about 10 days for the King Soopers Community Rewards total to begin displaying on your receipt.

You can also enroll using the King Soopers app on your phone by going to Account Details and clicking on Community Rewards under the Loyalty section. Click enroll and search Friends of Barr Lake State Park then you are good to go.

Assigning a non-profit to your account WILL NOT affect the accumulation of fuel points.

A percentage of your purchase will go to the Friends of Barr Lake – a support group for Barr Lake State Park! This is a super easy way to give back without having to take any extra money out of your pocket! Thank you to everyone who is already participating!

Bergman Barn at Barr Lake State Park

Please consider helping us renovate the Bergman Barn! Your donations are sincerely appreciated and will give us more opportunities to provide programs for our community.

More upcoming events

  • Events are currently curtailed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, Barr Lake State Park is open, and we encourage you to get out in nature and enjoy the peace and quiet that is so restorative in times of crisis.


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