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Washington Park, Denver
(4.6/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
One of the city's most popular recreational areas, Washington Park boasts an array of opportunities for enjoying the great outdoors and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visit the historic 67 hectare (165 acre) park, originally built in 1899, and wander its multitude of paths and trails by foot or bicycle. Or swing by the boat rental center at the lake and view the park from the water as you paddle around. Don't miss taking a stroll through the surrounding neighborhoods, which are also included on the National Register, and admiring the multitude of 19th- and 20th-century brick homes in the area. Make Washington Park a part of your Denver vacation plans using our Denver tourist route planner.
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  • In this park go regularly when visit in Denver. The Park is very large, well-kept summer planted many flowers. It happens a lot of people as involved in sport and those who comes here to meet friends, celebrate an event outdoors, take a walk with children or animals here can find people of all ages. the presence of 2-x Lakes extends the capabilities of a holiday in Vashparke, as the locals call it Add attractiveness, and waterfowl, which are many here!
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  • This beautiful park lies in the middle of a large urban area, providing some much needed outdoor space to city dwellers. Our son, who lives in the Denver Metro area, regularly runs or roller skis arou...  more »
  • This park has everything! Paddle boats and canoes on the lake, dancing lessons at the pavilion, miles of trail around both lakes, a creek for dogs to play in, volleyball and soccer, flower gardens and...  more »
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  • Beautiful lake view. I enjoy the garden path alive and well in October. Open space and trees are pretty amazing considering it's in the city. Only draw back no City views. However easier to get to than other city parks.
  • A nice park for going for a walk or run. It's definitely not big enough for anything but the most casual of rides, though. When I've visited I've found there to be ample parking around the park but this was probably at offpeak times and probably offpeak days.
  • Great park with plenty of opportunities to be active. There are trails for biking, running, or walking; lots of open grassy areas for volleyball or laying out and relaxing; as well as two lakes, tennis courts, gardens, horseshoe pits, lawn bowling, kids playgrounds, and a recreation center to enjoy.
  • Nice big park although it is beginning to suffer from its popularity! Definitely try and bike if you can to avoid the congestion from parking.
  • Always a good place to run year round. Pull up bars available. Huge open lawn area good fit frisbee, volleyball, etc.