Denver’s mountain parks are outside of Denver's city limits. Please review the notes below which are applicable to all picnic permits in Denver Mountain Parks:
Mountain Park Picnic Season:
May 1 – September 30; daily from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Corwina Park, Genesee Park, Lookout Mountain Park, and O’Fallon Park are unavailable for permitting on Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day.
Fire Bans and Restrictions:
FIRE RESTRICTIONS are in effect. No open fires or charcoal grills are allowed. ONLY GAS GRILLS ARE ALLOWED. Additional fire restrictions (if enacted) would restrict all open flames and use of gas grills. For current fire bans and restrictions in place, visit denvergov.org/mountainparks.
- No fires or charcoal grills are allowed
- No fires are allowed in shelter fireplaces
- No ground fires are allowed
- Only gas grills with an on/off switch or shut off are allowed. Gas grills must be placed so that they are at least twelve (12) inches off the ground and not on picnic tables or benches
Parking is limited at many picnic sites and is only allowed in designated areas. Please ensure there is sufficient parking at your picnic site for your group size. Surrounding meadows cannot be used as overflow parking.
Affixing decor or other items to trees or structures is prohibited.
Picnic Site Access
Entry gates will be opened or lock combinations provided. Call Mountain Park Staff for information: 720-865-0900.
Download the full Mountain Parks Picnic Site Information sheet.(PDF, 85KB)
For additional questions about picnic sites in Denver Mountain Parks, please call 720-865-0900.