Bear Creek Regional Park
21st St. and Rio Grande
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Park: Bike, Picnic, Playground, Tennis, Walk
Among the Rocky Mountain foothills of the Pikes Peak region, Bear Creek Regional Park supports a variety of plants including scrub oak, yucca, mountain mahogany, native grasses, and brilliant wildflowers in season. Prominent wildlife include mule deer, coyotes, black bears, red-tailed hawks, and peregrine falcons. Scrub oak thickets, cottonwood riparian areas, ponderosa pine forests, native grasslands, and interesting geological formations give this park its varied character.