Friends of Barr Lake is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that enhances the education, conservation and recreational facets of Barr Lake State Park by providing funds from grants and fundraising events.
The Leave No Trace 7 Principles may be difficult for young children to understand.
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.
We had so many wonderful volunteers that came out to help us on Lake Appreciation Day! All volunteers either wore masks or social distanced while helping to keep Barr Lake State Park the incredible oasis that it is for the community and wildlife! We… Continue Reading “Lake Appreciation Day”
This year there have been over 100 Bald Eagles counted Barr Lake in just one day. Take a look at this article and video from local news in Denver.