Skip to content

Top park recommendations from locals

Amphitheater
“Amazing views, with both live music and movie showings throughout the summer. Also, home to some short hiking trails.”
  • 949 locals recommend
Park
“More advanced hiking, if you want. Can be a busy place, but out of the way of tourist areas. 20 mins from the Carriage House.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Trail
“Amazing views and great trails! Choose the length you want to run or hike. Warning, this area can get very busy, but much easier during weekdays and avoiding 4-6pm rush. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Park
“Mount Falcon is another great hike that you can do not too far from the city. At the top you're rewarded with some amazing views of Denver!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Park
“Great easy hike, with views of downtown Denver, red rocks, and the mesas. You will sometimes spot elk, foxes and rarely there’s a small mountain lion who hangs out up here. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Trail
“A fun, local environment in historic Morrison, Colorado where you can see fossils and footprints from the local area! They have an informative and interactive visitors center, with a mountain side viewing area.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Trail
“Great hiking. Sledding hill in the winter. Right off Hwy 285. Short 10 min drive away.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Ok, this is a huge attraction for the kiddies; but Tiny Town has been a Colorado tradtion since the 1920s. Some of the little houses date back that far. So grab your sunscreen, get an ice cream cone and relive your chilhood!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“A beautiful park with a series of trails that can give you a nice workout. You might even run into a herd of elk. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“Great for all ages and close to the home. Fun hiking trails and beautiful nature to see ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Trail
“Nothing too strenuous, but a very close spot for a leisurely walk or bike through the red rocks. (Meets up with other mountain biking trails)”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“This park has a fantastic view overlooking downtown Denver in the distance. Good variety in the trails.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“See the entire city from here Or listen to the beats from red rocks concert for free ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“We love to swim here in the summer or mountain bike here any time of the year.”
  • 6 locals recommend