Denver Parks And Recreation

Copter4 flew over a dog rescue in Green Valley Ranch on Wednesday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Frozen Lakes And Ponds In Denver Parks Are Not Considered Safe

Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) released a statement on Thursday reminding visitors that walking or skating on frozen lakes or ponds in the Denver park system is prohibited.

01/11/2013

The Goosinator helps keep geese out of Denver parks. (credit: CBS)

‘Goosinator’ Keeps Geese From Flocking To Parks

They’re loud, make messes and their droppings can spread disease. Geese can be destructive to some of Denver’s most popular parks.

12/20/2012

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Denver Golf Reduces Fuel Consumption, Pollution With New Mowers

Golfers will be able to breathe easier while hitting the links now that Denver Parks and Recreation has purchased environmental mowers.

12/14/2012

Copter4 flew over Sloan's Lake in Denver on Friday. The lake will close to boaters on Monday, earlier than expected. (credit: CBS)

Sloan’s Lake Closes To Boaters Early

It has been so dry this spring and summer in the Denver metro area that one popular recreation is closing up early for the season.

09/14/2012

A portion of the bike path was under water on Wednesday thanks to hours of continuous rain. It was deep enough for kayakers to use. (credit: CBS)

Flooding Forces Bike Path Closures In Denver

Heavy rains on Wednesday have forced Denver Parks and Recreation to close some bike trails.

09/12/2012

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Parks & Rec To Keep Public Pools Open Longer

With heat continuing and Denver schools not starting for another couple of weeks, Parks and Recreation is trying to keep everyone cool.

08/13/2012

Children playing at the new Freedom Park (credit: CBS)

New Park A Blessing To Refugee Community In Denver

The new Freedom Park is in a neighborhood where refugees from war-torn countries are making a new life in Denver.

06/24/2012

Cherry Creek (credit: CBS)

Cherry Creek Water Levels Return To Normal After Flushing Of Reservoir

Cherry Creek should be back to normal levels Wednesday evening after the Army Corps of Engineers flushed the Cherry Creek Reservoir.

05/23/2012

The event at Swansea Park (credit: CBS)

EcoMedia Helps Little League Ballpark Go Green

Some little league players in Denver are going green. They will soon be playing their games with a new environmentally-friendly LED scoreboard.

04/29/2012

The Washington Park Boathouse (credit: CBS)

Renovated Washington Park Boathouse Reopens

Denver Parks and Recreation showed off the historic Washington Park boathouse to the public on Saturday. It was the grand reopening for the landmark which has undergone a major rehabilitation.

04/15/2012

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