Location: Bear Creek has several entrances and parking lots, near 21st Street & West Rio Grande Ave. Nature center: 245 Bear Creek Road.
Park Hours: April – October 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM, November – March 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Amenities: 10 miles of trails, playground, picnic pavilion and tables, equestrian skills course, sports court: basketball, tennis, pickle ball and volleyball, playing fields, dog park, archer range, nature center, community garden and restrooms/drinking fountain.
Bear Creek Regional Park spans 575 acres. It’s a local favorite for running, biking, dog walking/park, gardening and equestrians love the trail obstacle course.
This Park is managed by El Paso County Parks Department: (719) 520-7529.
Funds from Initiative 1A were used to upgrade Bear Creek Nature Center exhibits to provide a more interactive and educational presentation, resurface parking lots and tennis courts, and other facility improvements.
For more info visit communityservices.elpasoco.com.