Completed Plans

Current list of Planning Projects

Select from the list below to view a completed plan.

Flores Park Playground
For questions or comments please contact Greg Kaiser at 720.913.0621 or

Flores Park Concepts pdf

Berkeley Lake Park Improvements Project - June 2011 - Summer 2012

Read full details here.
Berkeley Park Concept Site Plan 

Cesar Chavez Park Improvements

In conjunction with the Tennyson Street Improvements, Chavez Park will be receiving much needed park improvements with a focus on better access between the park and surrounding community.

Contact DPR project manager Greg Cieciek at 720.913.0622 or at

Concept Diagram  Conceptual Plan  Imagery
 Section A  Section B  Site Images
 Survey Results  Timeline  
 Field Reports    
 August 29, 2012

River South (RISO) Greenway Master Plan

The River South Greenway Master Plan is a park, recreation and open space plan that sets a vision for the South Platte River and creates development, financial and regulatory guidelines for parkland along the River between 20th Street to the Denver-Englewood/Sheridan city limits on the south.

    - Chapter 2     - Chapter 3      - Chapter 4      - Appendix

River North Greenway Master Plan Adopted (RINO)

Berkeley Lake Park Improvements Project Summer 2012
The park, located at Sheridan and W 46th, is scheduled to be completed in Summer 2012.  
Berkeley Park Concept Site Plan 

Sloan's Lake Pump and Marina Master Plan
See master plan here.

Washington Park Trail Realignment
December 8, 2011 Public Meeting Flyer
Running Trail Summary Comments (8/3/2011)
South Trail Plan Views

Washington Park Master Plan
The most popular regional park in Denver, Washington Park attracts people from throughout the city and the region. Washington Park is also one of the City’s historically significant parks and landscapes.

Washington Park Master Plan - final draft

Parkfield Lake Master Plan
In anticipation of upcoming Better Denver Bond construction, the Parkfield Lake Master Plan has been updated with a focus on active recreation.  The program includes football, soccer and baseball fields, basketball and tennis courts as well as a large play and skate area and many family gathering spaces.  Construction of these master plan updates is scheduled to begin in fall 2009.  The park will be open to the public in spring of 2011. For questions please contact the DPR project manager Britta Herwig at 720.913.0614 or at

2011 Projected Completions (33 projects – 0 planning / 33 construction)

*Better Denver Bond Projects

6 New Restrooms (Berkeley, Vanderbilt, Rosamond, Garland, Bible, Sloan’s Lake)*
Sloan’s Lake North and GVR East Playground Equipment Replacement
Swansea Park Improvements*
Cheesman Irrigation (Phase 3)*
Alameda Parkway Irrigation*
Civic Center Broadway Terrace Restoration*
Cheesman Pavilion Restoration*
MLK Park Irrigation*
4 Irrigation Rehabilitations (Ashgrove, Weir Gulch, Dailey, Richtofen, Habitat)*
Inspiration Point Picnic Terrace Rehabilitation
4 Playground Rehabilitations (Bezoff, DeBoer, Sanderson Gulch, West Bar Val Wood)*
Bear Creek Pedestrian Bridge
Bear Creek Regional Trail Improvement
City of Axum Park Improvements*
Harvard Gulch Irrigation*
Berkeley Lake Shoreline Improvements*
Barnum North Irrigation*
City Park Duck Lake Improvements*
Eisenhower Park Irrigation
Ruby Hill Park Improvements (playground, pavilion, restroom, parking)
Sloan’s Lake Marina Improvements
Washington Park City Ditch Restoration
*Better Denver Bond projects

*Cheesman Park Trails Schematic Design is Complete
Based on public input from an open house held in February 2009 and several follow-up meetings with neighborhood groups, the schematic design for an improved system of park trails is complete and ready for implementation through the Better Denver Bond. See schematic design pdf here.

Babi Yar Park Improvements

Click Here to view the concept plan presented at the public meeting on December 03, 2009. Please send comments to  

Civic Center 
Civic Center Park located in the heart of downtown is under going an extensive renovation, thanks to the voters of Denver and the Better Denver Bond Program. This $4.4 million project, with the completion scheduled for mid-June 2010, includes restoring the Greek Amphitheater, Voorhies Memorial and historic balustrade. To find out more about the restoration timeline, click here.

Denver Playground Master Plan
Denver’s first public playground was built in 1911 and, over ninety years later, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) maintains almost 150 public playgrounds.  Each of the City’s playgrounds has been re-assessed for condition, safety, ADA accessibility, play value and maintenance practices.  Denver Playground Master Plan

Denver Dog Park Master Plan

More and more citizens are experiencing their neighborhood, community and regional park with their dog. Dogs and their owners present Denver Parks with a unique challenge in addressing the impacts of more dogs in the parks.

Other completed master plans:

63 projects – 3 planning / 60 construction

*Better Denver Bond Funded
City Park New Restroom*
Barnum Park Pool and Splash Pad*
4 Playground Rehabilitations (Pferdesteller, Argo, Elmendorf, Hampden Heights)*
Parkfield Park Development Phase II*
Lowry Great Lawn Park Development
GVR Town Center Park Development
Gulch Master Plan
Dog Park Master Plan
Patrick House Roof
Highland Park Walks*
Cheesman Pavilion Roof Repair
Cheesman Irrigation (Phases 1A & 1B)*
Cheesman Transportation Improvements (Phase 2)*
8 Irrigation Rehabilitations (City of Kunming, Overland, Veterans, Alamo Placita, Village Place, Garland, Pasquinels, 38th / Colorado)*
Verbena Park Walks and Irrigation*
Lincoln Park Irrigation Pumps*
Garfield Park Walks and Garden
Lindsley Park Walks
Westside Line Ramp @ 19th Street
River South Greenway Master Plan
7 Recreation Center Renovations*
12 Restroom Rehabilitations (Washington Park (2), Ruby Hill, McWilliams, Observatory, Veterans,Bible, Crestmoor, Robinson, Cook, Kennedy, Pulaski)*
Prairie Park (Buchtel Trail) Restoration
Civic Center Greek Theater & Voorhies Memorial Restoration *
8 Regional Trail Renovations (Bear Creek, Clear Creek, Harvard Gulch, Lake of Lakes, Lakewood Gulch, Sanderson Gulch, High Line, Platte River)*
Bible Park (High Line) Trail Renovation
13 Park Walk Renovations (Concrete Replacements)
34 Bridge Renovations on 8 different waterways
22 Tennis Court Renovations at 5 parks (SW Auto, Observatory, Sloan’s, City Park, Bear Valley)
Willis Case Golf Clubhouse

Completions (22 projects) 
Washington Park Master Plan
Operations Headquarters Master Plan
Multi-Modal Trails Plan
Park Avenue Irrigation*
Highland Park Irrigation*
Summit Lake Trail
Congress Park Irrigation*
New Central Park (Stapleton) Recreation Center*
Central Platte Valley Dog Park
City Park Greenhouse Rehabilitation*
Hampden Heights Park Storm Water Line and Walks
Highline Canal Trail (at Iliff) Rehabilitation*
Paco Sanchez Irrigation*
Park Avenue Parkway Irrigation*
Speer Boulevard Irrigation*
Fred Thomas Field Rehabilitation
Red Rocks Circulation Study & Road Rehabilitation
Pahaska Teepee Fire Suppression
Civic Center Ballustrade Restoration *
Platte River Vision Implementation Plan
Rosamond Park Walk Renovation
City Park Golf, First Tee Walk

Tennis and Basketball Court Assessment
The City and County of Denver Parks Department has conducted a court inventory on all the existing outdoor tennis and basketball courts in order to prioritize improvements to courts throughout the city.
Court Study Book061109.pdf

Final Gulch Master Plan, October 2009

Pages 1-25   Pages 26-50   Pages 51-75   Pages 76-100   Pages 101-113   Pages 114-125   Pages 126-144

Daily Park Master Plan

51 projects – 4 planning / 47 construction

*Better Denver Bond Projects

River North Concept Plan
Dailey Park Master Plan
Washington Park Ditch Study
City Park Bandstand Renovation*
12 Recreation Center Renovations*
6 Restroom Rehabilitations (Berkeley, Chaffee, Jefferson Rudy, Pferdestellar, City Park)*
Garfield Park New Restroom*
Bear Creek Playground
Chief Hosa Lodge Restroom and Deck
Echo Lake Lodge Restroom Rehabilitation
Magna Carta and Frontier West Irrigation Rehabilitations*
Green Valley Ranch East Park Development and Irrigation*
6th Avenue Irrigation*
Barnum Park South Irrigation and Walks
City Park, 3 Irrigation Projects*
Daniels Park Road Improvements
Monaco Parkway Median Rehabilitation
Platte River Retaining Walls
Washington Park Irrigation Pump*
Skyline Fountain Rehabilitation
20Th Street Recreation Center Window Replacement*
River North Greenway Master Plan
42 Court Renovations (Tennis and Basketball)
Summit Lake Restrooms
2 In-House Irrigation Rehabilitations*
Lincoln Park Irrigation*
Cherry Creek Regional Trail Improvement*
Valverde Park PAL Ballfield and Irrigation Improvements
Kittridge Walk Renovations

20 projects – 4 planning / 16 construction

*Better Denver Bond Projects

Cheesman Park Master Plan (pdf)
System-wide Playground Master Plan
Court Study and Maintenance Plan

Daniels Park Barn Restoration
Mountain Park Vault Toilets
Pahaska Teepee/Echo Lake Lodge Interior Remodels
Summit Lake Parking Lot
Cranmer Park Irrigation*
Wagon Trail Renovation*
Cherry Creek Trail University Ave. Underpass
Cherry Creek 13th Ave. Ramp
Chambers Road (Bolling to Gateway) Greenway Landscape Improvements
Auraria Parkway Median*
Berkeley Park Irrigation*
Sloan's Lake Park NW Parking Improvements
3 Restroom Rehabilitations (Silverman, Bear Creek, Montbello)
City Park Electric Fountain Rehabilitation
Babi Yar Park Entry and Parking Improvements*