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City Parks

Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) facilities are unrivaled in the Rocky Mountain West. The DPR system spans over a 148-year history, from the first park created in 1868 to nearly 20,000 acres of urban parks and mountain parkland today. Parks are open daily from 5:00AM - 11:00PM.

Reserve a picnic site | Apply for a permit | Park rules & policies

Park rules overview:

  • 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 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