"This long ramble explores the riparian habitats along Bear and Turkey Creeks, the summit of Mount Carbon, the shores of Bear Creek Reservoir, and an expansive prairie dog town.
An expansive prairie dog colony is one highlight of this long loop. Bear Creek Lake Park surrounds Bear Creek Reservoir, with 15.7 miles of trail winding through 2,600 acres of rolling prairie at the base of the foothills. Recreational opportunities abound, from hiking and biking to fishing and camping. The Soda Lakes, host to a variety of water-born activities, also lie within this well-loved park." Read more