Washington Park

Type: Parks

Map / Directions 10Best Says

"Wash Park" is a 155-acre expanse of gorgeous gardens, lakes and green lawns–and arguably the most beautiful spot in the city to watch a sunset. Smith Lake in particular, at the park's northern end,...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Park Free
    Recreation Center $5.50

  • Romantic Things to Do: "Take a photo of your sweetheart with the park's spectacular sunset as the backdrop, then head a few blocks east to Gaylord Street or west to Old South Pearl, to enjoy dinner together."
  • Parks: "Join local shutterbugs who come to photograph the park's spectacular sunsets, then head east a few blocks to Gaylord Street or west a few blocks to Old South Pearl, two of Denver's prime thoroughfares for restaurants and taverns."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Washington Park sunsets are truly breathtaking and draw crowds every evening.
  • Best for Parks Because: Washington Park is a beauty with its two lakes, vibrant flower gardens and expansive lawns and walkways, and it's home to a popular rec center.

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