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Lakewood Hidden Gems

The Divorce Matters offices spread across the Front range and give the perfect opportunity for our employees to explore our beautiful state! While Lakewood isn’t one of Colorado’s major cities, it offers plenty to explore! Thanks to some help from the Crazy Tourist, we’ve listed some of our favorites for you below:

Bear Creek Lake Park

Bear Creek Lake Park is a gorgeous 2,000+ acre park perfect for hiking, picnics, camping, fishing, boating, windsurfing, biking, swimming, and even archery! The swimming beach is open from the end of May through Labor Day and hours for the park depend on the month. Check out their website for the specifics!

Belmar Downtown District

The Belmar Downtown District is a vibrant area based around a central plaza. In the summer months, you can check out concerts and performances and in the winter months, the plaza turns into an ice skating rink! Learn more about the downtown area on their website!

Denver Federal Center Farmer’s Market

You can check out the Denver Federal Farmer’s Market at Bicentennial Park in Lakewood, CO. The Market features easy public access, free parking, and amazing local vendors!

Great Frontier Brewing Company

The owner of Great Frontier Brewing Company has been brewing beer for years, starting with a home brewing kit he got for Father’s Day! Great Frontier specializes in gluten-free and gluten-reduced beers for celiac and gluten free customers! Check out their hours in their website!

Kendrick Lake Park

Kendrick Lake Park is home to one of the most gorgeous xeric gardens in the state! A xeric garden is a garden specifically adapted to dry conditions, perfect for the Colorado weather. In addition to checking out the gorgeous garden, you can walk the measured mile path, fish, or take your kids to play on the playground. Learn more on their website!

Bear Creek Greenbelt Park

The Bear Creek Greenbelt Park is an almost 400 acre preserve parallel to Bear Creek. The paths provide gorgeous views of the creek and are dog friendly! Check out more on their website.

Dinosaur Hotel

While a Best Western may not be what comes to mind when you think of “hidden gems”, the Best Western Southwest is just that. Denver’s “Dino Hotel” features dino skeletons, dino statues, a jurassic dig pit, and more! To book, visit their website!