Lair O' the Bear

A short enough hike we could do it twice! A perfect opportunity for families with small children. Join us after the hike for ice cream in old town Morrison.


The parking area is approximately four miles west of Morrison on the south side of State Highway 74.


Subject: Pack 559 Hike & Ice Cream - Lair O' the Bear - Saturday May 19th 1 pm

Hello, Pack 559!

We have another great Pack 559 Outdoor Activity planned for Saturday, May 19th, a hike at Lair O the Bear.

Important Reminder: YOU MUST RSVP to Scott Arnold ( or 303.562.7888) or Janet Arnold (303.562.7878) the Hike Leaders if you plan on attending so we know how many to expect and who to meet up with at the trail head!

What: Lair O' the Bear Hike. We will hike a 1 mile loop, with an option to complete the loop a second time.

Why: Scouts do fun stuff outdoors; We live in Colorado and it's beautiful; A Scout is Physically Strong and hiking is good exercise; Need I say loopies!

Where: Lair O the Bear Park

When: Saturday, 5/19, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Who: All Pack 559 Scouts, their family and human friends! (please leave the furry ones at home)

Attire: Class-B uniforms (new blue or old gold Pack T-Shirts) and all scouts should bring their ten outdoor essentials in a day pack. The ten essentials (eight for wolves and tigers) are an important part of the BSA motto "Be Prepared!" and should be a part of every outdoor scouting event.

The Wolf Eight Essentials are:First aid kit, Filled water bottle, Flashlight, Trail food, Sunscreen,Whistle, Rain gear, Pocket knife. The Bear and Webelos Ten Essentials are all of the above plus Map/Compass and Matches/Fire starter.

What Else to Bring: Please wear sneakers or hiking boots, no sandals, wear Pack559 gold t-shirt. Also, please be sure to bring day a pack, including rain gear, hat, enough water, lunch and snacks.

Brush up on the Outdoor Code and Leave No Trace Guidelines before the hike so that we can all act like Scouts while we are there!