The Soda Lakes region in Colorado provides a great location for anglers to fish. The three lakes making up the region provide different opportunities for fishing and recreation. The nearby nature centers also make for memorable experiences while visiting the location nearby Morrison. Tourists to the location can benefit from stocked lakes, nature trails, and boating opportunities at the nearby lakes.
Jefferson County, CO
Soda Lakes provides anglers with an out of the way location filled with catfish, trout, and pike. The location is the nearest spot for those staying at a Morrison Bed and Breakfast. Soda Lakes offers a variety of fishing for bait, spin, and fly-fishing. Soda Lakes is best to visit during the month of May when the rainfall is at its peak. The Big Soda Lake Marina provides non-motorized boating rentals for taking on the water.
Bear Creek Lake Park
15600 West Morrison Rd.
Lakewood, CO 80565
Bear Creek Lake Park, located near to Soda Lakes, provides the ultimate recreation park for all ages. The park offers visitors staying at a nearby Morrison Inn the opportunity to enjoy mountain biking, swimming, fishing, and boating. The lake provides year round fishing with stock of trout, bass, perch, and saugeye during the months of May through September, according to the local Jefferson County Parks and Recreation Department. Boaters can take an up to ten horsepower boat or rent paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, and sailboats. The Soda Lakes Marina offers these rentals.
Lookout Mountain Nature Center & Preserve
910 Colorow Road
Golden, CO 80401
Visitors staying at nearby Morrison can experience the beauty of nature while exploring this 110-acre park in Jefferson County. The pine forest is home to several birds migrating to Colorado throughout the year. The trails provide scenic views of the forest throughout the pines and meadows located in this wildlife habitat. The programs available through the nature center provide hands-on opportunities for learning and discovering more about the local area. The nature center's hours vary throughout the week and the preserve is open from 8 a.m. until dusk.
Bear Creek Greenbelt
2800 S. Estes St.
The Bear Creek Greenbelt, located near Morrison, offers a fishing pier for anglers to enjoy the acreage surrounding Bear Creek. The outdoor location also provides several trails for walking. Biking paths also snake through the 340-acres in Lakewood. Visitors to the area can bring a picnic and enjoy the shade of a covered spot while experiencing the outdoors.
Majestic View Nature Center
7030 Garrison St.
The nature center of Arvada offers visitors in the nearby Morrison area a chance to enjoy the outdoors and learn. The hands-on exhibits offer plenty of education for adults and kids alike while visiting the over 3000 square-foot center. The trails include an interpretive view of the wetlands and prairie environments surrounding the nature center. Visitors can explore across the 80 acres of different ecological systems.