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City Park - Denver

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Address: Colorado Blvd. and York St., Denver, CO 80205
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The most popular park in the city, this 320-acre sanctuary offers...

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.

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What a great cost-effective experience

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... read more

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Janet M
Northville, New York, United States
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Northville, New York, United States
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

Thank Janet M
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

Thank ahutton61
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,506 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Joel K
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Kate O
Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 plenty of open space. Super easy to get to, and lots of trails criss-crossing. Great... More 

Thank nb923
Rapid City, South Dakota
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454 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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.

Thank Coby S
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 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, who poop all over the park. Watch where you walk!

Thank judylikestea
Denver, Colorado
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98 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a real Denver jewel. The park has a lot to offer in terms of history and it is just a great place to take a walk.

Thank cofloater
New Albany, Ohio
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81 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

If you are short on time when visiting the mile high city this is the place to see downtown with the beautiful Rocky Mountains in the background. We only had a few hours before heading to Fort Morgan to see family so this was a great spot to take in the awesome city/mountain views. And even if you have a... More 

Thank russandange
Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

The park is great--jazz nights in the Summer on Sundays are hard to beat. The lake brings geese, and with geese come goose "presents," so just watch where you put your blanket before you sit down. Great place for pets and families!

Thank Kaitlin R

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