Parks, Trails, & Open Space

District 5 is home to 19 public parks, 9 private parks, 3 parkways, a dog park, a golf course, a recreation center, and the Highline Canal.

Private (LCMA) Parks

Liberator Park

Linear Park (open space)

Maple Park (open space)

Mustang Park

Powerhouse Pedestrian Plaza (open space)

Quantum Park (open space)

Roslyn Park (open space)

Sunset Park

Tailwind Park

Learn more about the Lowry Community Master Association Parks here.

 

Parkways

  • East Alameda Avenue 
  • 6th Avenue Parkway
  • Hale Parkway
  • Monaco Street Parkway

Rules and answers to common questions about parkways can be found here.

 

Recreation Centers

District 5 Parks Projects

  • Crestmoor Park

Summer 2021 Project Update:
Walks and an accessible picnic area have received the notice-to-proceed for construction, and the contractor has begun mobilizing with construction scheduled started summer 2021. The project is anticipated to be complete late 2021.

As funded by the Elevate Denver Bond, Denver Parks and Recreation is improving walks and the picnic site at Crestmoor Park to make them more accessible to the neighborhood and the community. Crestmoor Park is a 37 acre park located in the Hilltop neighborhood in Denver.

Funding and Timeline:
The design and construction is funded through the Elevate Denver Bond Program. Concept design for the park walks and picnic area was completed in Fall 2020. Construction is underway.

Public outreach details:

View the public meeting presentation.

View the Q & A sheet.

Recording of the public meeting.

For more information, email Project Manager Lindsay Koehnke at lindsay.koehnke@denvergov.org.

  • Montclair Park

 Montclair Park has upgrades to the tennis courts, horseshoe pits and picnic area. With the community’s input, these improvements make the park safer and more accessible. 

  • Robinson Park

Project Scope
Located in Denver's Hilltop neighborhood, Robinson Park playground and basketball court have been redesigned with input from the surrounding community.  Accessibility upgrades, including an attached walk along 2nd Avenue, and improvements to the adjacent picnic facilities and landscape will also be included.

Funding & Timeline
This project is being funded by the Elevate Denver Bond Program with additional Capital Improvement Program (CIP) dollars.  DPR would also like to formally thank the Hilltop community for raising supplemental funds to support additional play elements.  Design should be complete by mid-2020, with construction beginning in early 2021.  The project has an anticipated completion date in the Fall of 2021.

 View the park design rendering.

  • Verbena Park

Project Scope

Located in the East Colfax neighborhood, Verbena Park playground and basketball court will be redesigned with input from the surrounding community. The project will include accessibility upgrades for the playground; athletic field drainage; and improvements to picnic facilities as budget allows.

Funding and Timeline

This project is funded by DPR's Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

  • Mid-2021: Conceptual design complete
  • Late 2021: Design development and construction documents complete
  • Early 2022: Construction to begin

Public Outreach Details

Public Meeting #2 - May 6, 2021

View the meeting presentation (PDF, 3MB)

 View the meeting recording in English

 View the meeting recording in Spanish

 View the meeting recording in Burmese

Public Meeting #1 - March 18, 2021

Watch the meeting recording in English

 Watch the meeting recording in Spanish

 Watch the meeting recording in Burmese

 View the meeting presentation(PDF, 918KB)

 

 

 

High Line Canal

The High Line Canal underpass at Parker and Mississippi is currently under construction and despite recent delays the project is expected to be completed this fall.

Stay tuned for more and for our opening ceremony upon completion!