Washington Park Boathouse

Located on the south shore of Smith Lake at East Exposition Avenue and South Humboldt Street, this outdoor pavilion was built in 1913 by architect Jules Jacques Benedict. You and your guests will enjoy a spectacular view of Washington Park’s legendary flower beds and broad landscape that personifies the ‘City Beautiful Era’ of Denver’s early years.

Available mid-April to mid-October
Hours available 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. (maximum rental is nine hours/day)
Basic fees $350 - $600 per event (security deposit $200)

Contact Us

Rental Inquiries:
Event Venue 
Events Coordinator
(720) 913-0766
jim.johnson@denvergov.org   

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Parks Permit Office
201 W. Colfax Ave
Dept 1.G.1 (1st floor)

Denver, CO 80202

Office Hours
8am - 4pm

Phone: (720) 913-0700
Fax: (720) 913-0778
park.permits@denvergov.org
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