Forestry

Tree branches hang over a river in Bear Creek Lake Park.

Report tree and shrub concerns

To report a concern, submit a query via Request Lakewood.

Mulch pickup

Mulch is available to Lakewood residents at the City Greenhouse, 9556 W Yale Ave. Load yourself only; staff not available to assist.
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Fri., 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. 

About Lakewood forestry

The City of Lakewood has received a Tree City USA award for almost 40 years running, and it's no mystery why. The city boasts an extensive park system and miles of urban forests lining city streets. Parks staff maintain over 10,000 trees within parks, 33,000 street trees, as well as trees located in the city's two public golf courses.

 

Contact Us

Our knowledgeable Parks Division staff can provide information regarding the topic listed below. To speak with a staff member, contact the Parks Division at 720-963-5240.

  • Insect and disease problems.
  • Tree selection, planting and maintenance.
  • Hazardous trees and tree inspections.
  • Arbor Day activities.
  • Locating a licensed arborist. 
  • Vegetation ordinance-related issues.