Camping is allowed by permit only.
This area is owned by Clear Creek Open Space and they are currently in negotiations to gain more of the surrounding area. It is great for a hiking and picnic destination. We wanted to stay overnight so I reached out and got a permit for an overnight stay.
From the parking area you will need to head down a beautiful little columbine lined trail to the water. There are ample spaces to pitch a tent or have a picnic.
While we were there it was almost like we were far away from the city even though we were just in the foothills. I didn't hear one car or person other than our group.
There aren't bathrooms, trash, or water so you will need to be prepared for that.