Barr Lake State Park is located just outside the city of Brighton, Colorado at 13401 Picadilly Road. It’s a perfect place to spend some time enjoying the fresh air and natural beauty of the park. It’s a special setting where people come from all over to photograph the park’s beauty, not to mention the birds! Check out this gallery of photos taken by our members and park volunteers and visitors.
Barr Lake has a rich history in Brighton. Read all about it here.
Our 2019 Eaglets grew like weeds. We are eager for our new 2020 Eaglets in the near future!
Many of our events are hosted and/or supported by the Friends of Barr Lake, the 501(c)3 organization with the sole purpose of supporting Barr Lake.
There is something for everyone at Barr Lake!
You can find more information about the park at their Colorado Parks & Wildlife Barr Lake State Park web site.
Friends of Barr Lake is involved in many activities at Barr Lake State Park. We not only raise funds for special events–we work with Rangers and Park Volunteers to help maintain the park and its structures.
Friends of Barr Lake is working to provide $25,000 in matching grant money to renovate the Bergman Barn. Please take a moment to read about the history of this site and our plans for the renovation. And please consider donating to this effort that…
Friends of Barr Lake is working hard to help make Barr Lake State Park a gold standard park! By receiving this highest standard of recognition, Gold Standard Sites become exemplary models, encouraging other public lands to ensure that Leave No Trace education is part of everyone’s experience when spending time outdoors.
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.