Parks, Trails & Golf

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Southeast Denver is home to 11 parks, 2 golf courses, 1 recreation center, the High Line Canal, Goldsmith Gulch Trail and the Cherry Creek Trail! 

Parks:

  • Babi-Yar Park
  • Bible Park
  • Eastmoor Park
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Golden Key Park
  • Hampden Heights Park
  • Jefferson Square Park
  • Magna Carta Park
  • Rosamond Park
  • Southmoor Park
  • Wallace Park

Golf Courses:

  • Kennedy Golf Course
  • Wellshire Golf Course

Recreation Center:

  • Eisenhower Recreation Center 

Southeast Denver Parks & High Line Canal Projects:

Southeast Denver Parks Projects

  • University Hills North Park: The city purchased the Groundcovers Greenhouse property near Iliff Avenue and Birch Street for a new neighborhood park. Demolition is expected to begin in 2021. Park planning and community engagement will begin in 2022.
  • High Line Canal Trail:  See updates in Mobility section above.
  • Bible Park Playground:  A new playground will be constructed in 2021.
  • Hampden Heights Trails: Once permits are approved, trail resurfacing is expected to begin February 2021 for the trails east of Yosemite. The trails on the west side of Yosemite are not yet designed or scheduled.
  • Rosamond Park Tennis Courts: Resurfacing is needed, but not yet funded or scheduled.
  • Rosamond Park Basketball Courts resurfacing is funded in the Elevate Denver Bond, but is not scheduled.
  • Rosamond Park Playground upgrades are funded in the Elevate Denver Bond, but have not been designed or scheduled.
  • Southmoor Park Paths upgrades are funded in the Elevate Denver Bond, but have not been designed or scheduled.
  • Southmoor Park Basketball Courts upgrades are funded in the Elevate Denver Bond, but have not been designed or scheduled.
  • Southmoor Park Playground upgrades have been requested and are being evaluated by Denver Parks & Recreation.
  • Eisenhower Picnic Area upgrades are funded in the Elevate Denver Bond, but have not been designed or scheduled.

 

High Line Canal

  • Construction of two High Line Canal tunnels under Hampden & Colorado Boulevard connecting the Denver portion of the trail to Cherry Hills Village will be complete in June 2021.
  • A tunnel connecting the High Line Canal Trail under Yale and Holly has been funded by the Elevate Denver Bond. It has not yet been designed. Project timeline is TBD. 
  • Stormwater Quality Project along the High Line Canal between Wellshire Golf Course and I-25 is under construction. Three structures are being installed to hold stormwater and release it slowly over an extended period of time to clean the water and increase water for trees.
  • The High Line Canal bridge at Holly and Eastman replacement is TBD.
  • To learn more about High Line Canal planning efforts, visit the High Line Canal Conservancy website