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Beautiful spot in downtown Denver

It's currently getting a little face lift. It's a great place to walk, enjoy the lake and the view... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Gail D
Aurora, United States
Good Place for a Walk and Some People and Bird Watching

Had a big breakfast at a neighborhood eatery and wanted to walk it off a little so strolled around... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Columbus, Indiana
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The most popular park in the city, this 320-acre sanctuary offers recreation opportunities galore and houses the Denver Zoo, the Colorado Museum of Natural History and an IMAX Theatre.
Colorado Blvd. and York St., Denver, CO 80205
City Park
+1 303-964-2500
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

It's currently getting a little face lift. It's a great place to walk, enjoy the lake and the view of downtown.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Gail D
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Had a big breakfast at a neighborhood eatery and wanted to walk it off a little so strolled around the southern half of this good sized park for a while on a sunny Saturday morning. Walked around the two ponds and the more park-like grounds...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

City park offers the most variety of experiences of any park in Denver.With Jazz in the park on Sundays, the Colfax marathon, other races, events, biking, sports, the activities are endless. My only issue is the safety at night as there are homeless who sleep...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MariaDilo
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We spent the afternoon meandering the Denver City Park and experiencing its many venues. We even rented a bicycle carriage for the 5 of us--what fun!! It was lots of fun for adults and kids.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JWM1004
Reviewed 21 April 2017

and my children did also. Sunday jazz in the park is great for a few weeks during the summer, but any day in the park is swesome.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ahutton61
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My son and DIL live on City Park. You have this great park with walking, ponds, biking, playgrounds and more. You also have the Zoo and the Science Museum and so much more. Great city park and amenities.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JoelK382
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Convenient location in a nice neighborhood. Lovely place to walk around the lake. Lots of couples and dogs. You can golf there too.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Kate O
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I think this is the most underrated park in Denver, despite being the biggest and just 1.5 miles from downtown. It houses the Zoo and Museum of Nature & Science, and there are a few lakes/ponds, soccer fields, fountains, tennis courts, a big playground, and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank nb923
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We spent a couple hours walking around this park on a recent trip to Denver and it is just lovely. Tons of people out enjoying the weather, lots of dogs and families.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank CobyS824
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very big park bordered by the Denver Zoo and Museum of Nature & Science (from which you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Rockies and sunsets). Several playgrounds for kids, tennis courts, lakes and lots of paths for running/walking. Only downside is the geese,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank judylikestea
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Mo O
20 May 2018|
Response from MaryKathleenMc | Reviewed this property |
It wasn’t closed, just filled with the homeless.
Ghosh S
24 April 2017|
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Response from judylikestea | Reviewed this property |
Good answer. I'd just add that the museum and zoo both have ample parking (and flank the park on two sides). Those parking lots can be crowded on weekends and during special events. Even when busy, though, both have... More
13 September 2016|
Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
I am almost positive you can. You have to go through the city to reserve your day if it is available though. There is a certain time of year when brides line up around a block downtown to request to have their wedding at a... More