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City Parks

The City and County of Denver maintains more than 200 city parks, 100 miles of trails and 11 dog parks; providing 5,000 acres of urban parkland to Denver residents and visitors. Parks are open daily from 5:00AM - 11:00PM.

Download: Parks and Recreation guide and map.

Reserve a picnic site.

To make your visit to your parks more enjoyable here are some basic rules:

  • No glass containers allowed at anytime
  • Only 3.2% alcoholic beverages allowed
  • All dog must be on a leash unless they are in a designated dog park.
  • Do not feed wildlife when you are in the parks
  • Restrooms are open from May through September - Portolets are in regional parks only year round
  • Always use trash receptacles or carry your trash out. (recycle bins in regional parks only)