DENVER (CBS4) – Johnson Habitat Park in Denver is now open to visitors.
Mayor Michael Hancock helped celebrate the grand opening of the newly remolded park Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Delayed Start: Aurora Public Schools To Start Classes On Monday An Hour Later In The Spring
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The park cost more than $7 million to rebuild. It was once a city landfill but today it’s filled with bike trails, playgrounds and access to the South Platte River.
“Today we are cutting the ribbon of not just a newly renovated park, but a new chapter in our city’s rich history,” Hancock said.MORE NEWS: No Restrictions Yet, But Denver Water Customers Should Be Water Wise This Winter To Avoid Them
This project is one of five aiming to improve the South Platte River corridor.