September 13, 2014
Denver has 205 parks in its city limits which makes it the largest park system in the U.S.. City Park is the largest park in Denver. I think if I walk the nine blocks from my house to the park, circle it and return, it is almost 4 miles!
The park is home to all sorts of indoor and outdoor activities for anyone to enjoy. Just take a walk around the park and enjoy a nice day like I did a few weekends ago or try something else.
Want to play tennis, well use the courts at City Park. How about horseshoes? You can find horseshoe pits by the tennis courts on the west end. Want to join a kick ball, volley ball or soccer league. You can probably find one at City Park.
Is that too active? Then enjoy a picnic in the shade or by the ponds. Watch your kids play on either one of the playgrounds. You could even press your luck and feed the geese, though that might turn into an active activity when you have to run away from them.
The park is also home to the Denver Zoo (look for a post soon), the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and City Park Golf Course. But that is not all, try out a surrey, a pedal boat, kayak, or paddle board. There are ample things to do at the park and in the summer Jazz in the Park is free on Sunday nights!
Enjoy some fall days at the park before the snow comes and the mountains call skiers to their peaks. ETB