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Civic Center Park "EATS"

The concierge at hotel informed of things happening while in downtown Denver; this was the largest... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Katie S
Naples, Florida
Best Walk in Town

One of the best things about City Park is the walking paths are numerous, but well groomed. Making... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Denver, Colorado
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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.
Colorado Blvd. and York St., Denver, CO 80205
City Park
+1 303-964-2500
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

The concierge at hotel informed of things happening while in downtown Denver; this was the largest gathering of food trucks in the metro Denver area. After museum visit, stopped by to see what was there. The park area was quite pleasant & accommodated the large...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Katie S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

One of the best things about City Park is the walking paths are numerous, but well groomed. Making for an easy mile loop if that is all you want, or a four mile loop. Based on what you want you can wander the outside path...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

City Park has some of the best (if not) views in Denver. The high rise buildings of Denver outlined against the mountains is stunning. You can walk around the lake, take a paddle boat out on the lake, play on the play ground or run...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This park is located in the same area as the science/natural history museum and the zoo so you can do all three while there! The park was beautiful and I enjoyed the MLK quotes they have in stone. There are a lot of Canadian geese...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

City Park has great open spaces, and beautiful little lakes. There are plenty of benches surrounding the lake, allowing visitors to relax and enjoy the view. Beware if you are waking through the grassy areas. There are large amounts of duck poop in the grass.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Spent two days riding the surrey pedal boats and cycles. The lake was interesting, especially because of the island with interesting birds, and the water display shooting out. My grandson was steering the boat, and, of course, went too close to the water spray -...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Rent a B-cycle and take it on the Cherry Creek Trail. You can go miles without any worry of cars! Denver is really flat so just because it is next to the mountains does not mean there are hills in town. It's really a fun...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank lyn698
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I took my son to the park so that he could run. I was so happy that while he was running my daughter and I could paddleboat around the lake. Very fun and not expensive at all. The park is very pretty. We decided to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank jhmartinez2017
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It's currently getting a little face lift. It's a great place to walk, enjoy the lake and the view of downtown.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Gail D
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Had a big breakfast at a neighborhood eatery and wanted to walk it off a little so strolled around the southern half of this good sized park for a while on a sunny Saturday morning. Walked around the two ponds and the more park-like grounds...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank interceptpubs
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Mo O
21 May 2018|
Response from MaryKathleenMc | Reviewed this property |
It wasn’t closed, just filled with the homeless.
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
14 September 2016|
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