5 Family-Friendly Bike Paths in Lakewood
Those who love and live in or around Lakewood, Colorado know that one of the best activities for residents and visitors alike is biking. It’s so popular, in fact, that the city of Lakewood created an entire Bicycle System Master Plan in 2018 to make bike paths more safe and accessible for everyone, including families. So when you and your pack are ready for your next adventure, air up your tires, strap on your helmets, and go for a ride.
Family Friendly Bike Paths in Lakewood, Colorado
Here are five family-friendly bike paths in the Lakewood area to enjoy!
Bear Creek Lake Park
Bear Creek Lake Park is one of Lakewood’s biggest parks, spanning over 2,600 acres. In addition to miles of family friendly bike paths, Bear Creek Lake Park has tons of family-friendly activities like fishing, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, boating, and more!
Belmar Park also surrounds a beautiful lake and is conveniently located near Belmar Shopping Center in the heart of Lakewood. With close to two miles of paved paths, the park is perfect for kids of all ages. This park is also home to the Lakewood Heritage Center, where the entire family can explore artifacts, galleries, and exhibits.
If you want a less crowded biking experience for your family, check out Sunset Park. It offers 21 acres and overlooks Lakewood Gulch, making it the perfect place for a more peaceful bike ride. In addition to biking, you can shoot some hoops at the basketball courts, hit the playground, or bring some lunch to eat at one of the many picnic tables.
You can turn your next biking adventure into an entire fun-filled day at Addenbrooke Park. First, take in the beauty of the lake and mountains as you cruise around the many bicycle paths in the park. Plus, you can always stick around to enjoy activities like baseball, softball, football, soccer, horseback riding, tennis, and more. This park even has grills so you can fuel up after a long day of biking.
Sloan’s Lake Park
Sloan’s Lake sits on Denver’s far western edge, just minutes from Lakewood. Sloan’s Lake is home to Denver’s biggest lake, boasting spectacular views of both the mountains and the city. A paved 2.8 mile trail circles the lake, where park visitors enjoy fishing, boating, and water skiing.
Find Family-Friendly Living at Westline Village
Lakewood isn’t just a great place for family-friendly biking — it’s perfect for family-friendly living. You can find that and more at West Line Village, a new community of Lakewood townhomes that sit right on a bike path that leads straight into Downtown Denver. Learn more about the Westline Village community – schedule your tour today!