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The largest public park in Denver

City Park is an urban park and neighborhood in Denver, Colorado, 330 acres in the east-central area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
Wide open beauty

With trails and parks & nature this is a spectacular park in the heart of the city! With the zoo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TXMARTINS
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Seattle, Washington
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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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Colorado Blvd. and York St., Denver, CO 80205
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 August 2012

The City Park is a short cab ride from downtown Denver but the view alone was worth the trip. We didn't have time to take in the museum or explore all of the park grounds but this is THE PLACE to go if you're looking...More

2  Thank Susan R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 March 2008

Not a bad spot. Near the Zoo and Museum of Natural Science/IMAX. A nice place to walk or jog. Recenlty completed infrastructure improvements. Two lakes, with geese and ducks. Keep in mind it is near the intersection of Colfax Avenue and Colorado Blvd. This area...More

10  Thank TheDenverDude
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City Park is an urban park and neighborhood in Denver, Colorado, 330 acres in the east-central area of town that is home to the Denver Zoo, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Ferril and Duck Lakes and a boathouse. To the immediate north of...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With trails and parks & nature this is a spectacular park in the heart of the city! With the zoo & other fun. Things located in the heart of the park this is a great stop for exploration. Lots of parking, but they fill up...More

Thank TXMARTINS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of Denver's older parks. It is off of 18th between York and Colorado Blvd. You can enter the park a few ways, perhaps the easiest is at the Museum of Natural History off of 20th and Colorado Blvd. You are looking for...More

1  Thank finesilver
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We went for a walk with our sons two dogs mainly around the lake. This park is very large and well kept. People were very friendly and enjoying the nice fall temps. If I lived in Denver, I would come here every day for a...More

Thank Hans M
Reviewed 27 September 2018

best park in denver. IDK what is going down in the golf course (I hope they are making it larger habitats for the Zoo) but the park it self is awesome large lake, good playground, nice monuments

Thank Luke H
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

πŸ”†Need some Sunday-Funday ideas that don't include mimosas...? (🎈 Disclaiiimer: I love mimosas πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ...no judgements here πŸ€—πŸŽ‰). Head to your nearest farmers market on bike, rrrollerblades, or those new scooter thangs I see all around town! The City Park Farmer's Market on Sundays (9am-1pm) are...More

Thank Natasha A
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Loved this park. Great for any activity. We were part of an organized walk. Lots of trees and areas to play your relax.

Thank terrigriffin
Reviewed 5 September 2018

the playground at City Park was a ton of fun for my kids!! they love exploring playgrounds and this was one of their favorites. A couple of tables to sit in the shade. Cute mini tire swing, and lots of climbing structures. As others have...More

Thank Jeanie C
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Attended a wedding at the lake pavilion an enjoyed the ambiance. Rest Room situation a little strange.

Thank W.S. W
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Attended the last city front jazz session at the park tonight. Music was awesome and it was easy to hear from almost anywhere around the pond. Music starts at 6 and goes until around 8. Parking is free. There are about 30 food trucks there...More

Thank maryjok456
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Mo O
20 May 2018|
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Response from MaryKathleenMc | Reviewed this property |
It wasn’t closed, just filled with the homeless.
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Ghosh S
25 April 2017|
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Response from judylikestea | Reviewed this property |
Good answer. I'd just add that the museum and zoo both have ample parking (and flank the park on two sides). Those parking lots can be crowded on weekends and during special events. Even when busy, though, both have... More
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Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
I am almost positive you can. You have to go through the city to reserve your day if it is available though. There is a certain time of year when brides line up around a block downtown to request to have their wedding at a... More
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