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Top Denver Skate Parks

December 6, 2010 1:30 PM

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Colorado is considered a state with some of the highest quality skaters in the nation. Here’s a look at some to the best picks for skaters looking for a ride in the Mile High City.

Denver Skate Park

2205 19th street
Denver, Colorado 80202
denverskatepark.com

The Denver Skate Park is between Platte Street and Little Raven in Denver. The park is open from 5 a.m. – 11 p.m. daily. It is large and offers a number of terrain options for the very best skaters to the beginner. The park features concrete, rails, transitions and coping. Its bowls range from three feet to nine and a half feet. The park is free, has an on-sight water fountain, bathroom and snacks. Anyone under ten must have an adult with them. A number of skaters rank the Denver Skate Park as the best they’ve ever skated.

Roxborough Skate Park

4751 North Roxborough Drive
Littleton, CO 80125
http://roxboroughmetrodistrict.org/skatepark.htm
(303) 973-3959

The Roxborough Skate Park in Littleton has a great street course and two of the best bowls in the state. The park features pool coping, stairs, death boxes and a Roman-style deep end. The park is near Roxborough State Park so it provides a little bit of city in the wilderness.

Pioneer Park

5902 Holly Street
Commerce City, CO 80022
(303) 287-8100
http://pioneerskatepark.webs.com

Pioneer Park in Commerce City was voted the Best Skatepark by Westword in 2008. The park is 20,000 square feet. It offers a clover-shaped bowl attached to a massive, twenty-foot-tall capsule as one of its biggest highlights. There’s also plenty of stairs, rails and ledges for street skaters.

Memorial Skate Park

1605 E. Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado, Springs 80909
springsgov.com

Memorial Skate Park in Colorado Springs offers 40,000 square foot of space for skaters. It cost $1 million to build. It’s packed full of perfectly formed bowls, stairs and rails. It also offers some wacky features that provide something new for skaters to enjoy. The park is a good venue for spectators. It has an events plaza with a picnic pavilion and natural boulders for seating.

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