Here’s the release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife:
July is Lake Appreciation Month at Barr Lake State Park. To celebrate on Saturday, July 14, Park staff and volunteer crews will collect trash and debris along the shoreline, plant tress. remove weeds and stain boardwalks between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Show appreciation for Barr Lake and volunteer with your family, friends, and/or coworkers! Please R.S.V.P. for groups of five or more by calling the Nature Center at (303) 659-6005. Volunteers will receive free park admission, earn a t-shirt and enjoy a complimentary BBQ lunch sponsored by a grant awarded to Barr Lake from Adams County Open Space Program at 11:30.
Free recreational activities and information booths will be open at the boat ramp between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., including face painting, canoe lessons, archery range, boat rides, jumping castle, climbing wall and FREE boat safely t-shirts for kids.. Talon, the red-tailed hawk, boating safety mascot for Parks and Wildlife and the Brighton Fire Department will on hand for the fun too.