Prairie Welcome Trail (BSP)

  • Bullock's Oriole in Barr Lake State Park near Denver.


Dogs Yes


1 (miles)



Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)


Prairie Welcome Trail is a short trail that is great for those hiking with small children. Barr Lake State Park is a short drive from downtown Denver.The park says this is "the newest trail, Prairie Welcome Trail, circles the east from the Nature Center into the prairie for a little more than one mile and has several trailheads. Hikers are encouraged to use binoculars and spotting scopes to get a closer look at the wildlife. Several wildlife observation stations have been constructed at good viewing locations." There are no campgrounds in Barr Lake State Park.

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Entrance Fee
Contact: Barr Lake State Park 13401 Picadilly Road Brighton, CO, 80603

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