Category: Brighton, Colorado

Autumn at Barr Lake

Autumn is an exciting season at Barr Lake.  Our premier event is our 7th Annual Harvest Festival on October 12th. So much fun, and so much to do! There are tons of other events planned like Friday Night Campfire Tales, Drawing from Nature, Bark…

Summertime, Summertime!

This summer has already been an extremely busy one at Barr Lake, with the Friends of Barr Lake hosting and supporting a ton of activities. We’ve had birthday parties, day camps, archery lessons, overnight adventure camps, pontoon boat rides on Barr Lake, Friday Night…

Bergman Barn Renovation

Now that the construction is complete on the new fishing pier, we are starting to ramp up to try to raise $25,000 in matching grant donations to renovate the Bergman Barn and Corral on Barr Lake State Park property. This effort will start with…

Friends of Barr Lake Makes A Difference

Boardwalk and Gazebo

Over the years, Friends of Barr Lake has contributed funds and manpower for various projects at Barr Lake State Park.  Many of the projects they work on are not readily seen by the public…things like helping to maintain trails, and keeping the Nature Center…

Bald Eagle Intimidation

As the sun was setting, a juvenile Bald Eagle was eating something in a tree across the meadow. Before long, a mature Eagle came to make a challenge. It circled the tree and then landed at the top. Next came a couple of good…

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