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Parks, Forestry and Open Space

Addenbrook Park Shelters BCLP Fall Shot Hikers at Hayden Green Mountain National Trails Day


From young children to older adults, people of all ages will find opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in Lakewood. Whether your interest is in finding the neighborhood playground, a space to hold the company picnic, or retreating to nature, we have an adventure waiting.

Did you Know?

Urban and Regional Parks staff manage and care for the beautiful parks and open space in our city, including:

  • 99 parks totaling more than 7,100 acres of open space.
  • More than 180 miles of trails for biking, walking, hiking and horseback riding.
  • Forestry and horticulture programs that protect and manage our urban forest.
  • Diverse environmental education experiences to excite and inform the public.

Public meeting about military munitions in park on Green Mountain. Details here.

The north side of Hayden Park on Green Mountain was used as an artillery target range for the nearby Camp George West, the Colorado National Guard’s training facility during the first half of the 20th century. As such, the possibility of old military munitions and debris exists in the park. Park visitors should stay on marked trails as the park rules require. The U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado Army National Guard are working to investigate the presence of old munitions to determine ways to clean up the area. For more information, please visit

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12/21/2015  6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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