Trip Planner:   USA  /  Colorado  /  Denver  /  Washington Park

Washington Park, Denver

4.6
#5 of 13 in Parks in Denver
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. Using our online itinerary creator, Denver attractions like Washington Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Create an itinerary including Washington Park
map
Places to stay near Washington Park
Washington Park Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
523 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • Great for running, volleyball, BBQ, and just relaxing on a beautiful Denver day! It has two ponds and two playgrounds for kids, basketball and tennis courts.  more »
  • Love to spend some time in nature and Washigton park provides it.I've done some jogging and relaxed on a chair a bit.  more »
  • Wash park it somewhere we visit every time we are in town it's relaxing and fun for the whole family .  more »
Google
  • Washington Park is a good place to spend your time on weekends. The park attracts lots of people but still it is very peaceful place. You can come for cycling, jogging or walk. You will see lots of people playing volleyball and other games during daytime in winters. There is a small beautiful lake which freezes in winter. Sometimes it does get dirty because of lots of ducks. Plenty of parking space is there and locality is really nice.
  • Outstanding park right in south central Denver. Well planned and maintained recreational spaces, including clearly marked and separated cycling, running and walking lanes. Nice open space for picnics, with Denver County Rec Center in the middle of the park. Love coming here with the kids and the dog!
  • My favorite park of all times! It has the lakes, and the spaces for almost any park activity, from the playground for kids to the pedal boats in summer for everyone and the areas where you can play tennis or soccer for example. It always looks beautiful with the fresh flowers and many birds. Great place to jug, bike, skate, walk your dog, or watch your kids play.
  • One of my favorite parks in the area. There is so much to look at between the beautiful homes that line the park to the green spaces the people playing tennis the Garden area all the activity from different people cycling walking running and plenty of dogs. I also like that there are essentially three different paths you can choose to use depending on whether you want to walk jog on softer or harder surface and then there is a separate path for bikes so that they can move faster and not run people over LOL. It's also a nice distance around so whether you want to do two miles or closer to 5 you can make one or two loops and get plenty of distance in.
  • nice place to go walkies with the doggie, butt there's lots of goose poop. Otherwise quite pleasant!

Plan your trip to Denver

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Washington Park by other users

6 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Salt Lake City & Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM GUATEMALA December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 42 days in Denver BY A USER FROM SWEDEN July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans