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Washington Park, Denver

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#5 of 17 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.
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  • 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 »

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