Sloan’s Lake

Sloan’s lake stands out from all the other parks around the Denver Metro Area with the occasional entertainment of water skiers enjoying the lake. Sloan’s Lake is the biggest lake in Denver, and at 177 acres, this is the city’s second-largest park. Boasting two playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, boating, and picnic areas.  It’s one of the best parks for sunsets with a view of the Rocky Mountains and Downtown Denver's skyline. Having the option to loop the 2.6-mile trail for evening walks, runs, or bike rides. You will also see Paddleboarding, kayaks, and canoes circling the lake to catch the morning sunrise above the city or the sunsets behind the mountains. This location is new to lakeside restaurants, and rooftop breweries. Odell brewing offers a view of the Mountains, and Sloans Lake, and adjacent you will find Joy Ride Brewery. A block from the lake during the spring and summer Denver Bazaar is filled with food trucks and eloquent pop-up shops where you can listen to live music and dance the night away.  Sloan’s Lake is diverse with a wide range of housing styles including 1920’s brick bungalows, to new post-modern architecture. This area has brand new construction adding single-family homes, apartment buildings, duplexes, and modern townhomes. You will see old homes being restored, and new row homes being built. Another young neighborhood, with a median age of 37.5 years old. 

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Washington Park Denver

Washington Park is a largely residential desirable neighborhood space covering 165 acres of grassy meadows full of summer activity. Begin your day by jogging or cycling around the winding trails of Washington Park looking over the lush flower gardens, and lakes. An elegant boathouse on the lake offers water activities with views of the park and the surrounding homes. If you are looking to join a sports league, you have found the right park. Wash Park is filled with back-to-back volleyball matches from morning until dusk covering the laws on summer weekends, you also have the option to layout your yoga mat to join the community for a nice yoga flow. Along with grass activities, Wash Park contains tennis and basketball courts. This communal location is perfect to take a break from the busy downtown, whether that is to shop the desirable boutiques on the outskirts of the park, attend an art or music festival or come and relax. Wash Park is a perfect place to meet people both during the summer and winter months. In the winter months, the park is great for sledding, snowshoeing, or cross country skiing. This park is here to entertain you year-round. Location is desirable, close to South Pearl Street, home to galleries, wine, and cocktail bars, and some of Denver's finest restaurants.  Houses near this park boast both contemporary and Victorian architecture and the majority of the homes have been renovated. You will find a variety of properties from single-family to duplexes and condos offering an urban-suburban mix feel. 

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Cheesman Park

Tucked away in Cap Hill’s historic neighborhood, 80 acres of unique beautiful grass built over a cemetery overlooked by the Pavillion is Cheesman Park. Walking along the outskirts of the park you will see volleyball, spikeball, frisbee, and slacklining. Cheesman is full of activities every day of the week including weddings at the Pavillion. The Pavilion is a perfect wedding venue because of its picturesque architecture surrounded by delightful flower gardens. Cheesman park offers movie nights on brisk cool summer evenings on the wide-open grassy field. Just east of the park, Denver Botanic Gardens containing a variety of theme gardens and an amphitheater that host concerts throughout the summer.  This park is located in a beautiful and popular neighborhood, located close to the state capital building and downtown Denver. Homes range from historic single-family homes to newly constructed condo buildings making for a variety of lifestyles in this tranquil residential area. 

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Confluence Park Denver

Confluence Park is one of the smaller parks but the central location draws large crowds. Encompasses the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River in Denver’s lower Downtown. With warm weather and ample sunshine, this is a perfect place to dangle your feet into the man-made white water to fish while keeping your eyes peeled for kayakers, rafters, and surfers! If you imagined you were in a landlocked state, Confluence park has so many water activities to offer to make it feel the opposite. The trail runs along both Cherry Creek and South Platte River for running and biking.  Along the river, you have a stunning view of Denver's amusement park Elitch Gardens located in the heart of the city. The park is adjacent to new up- scare townhouses, apartments, and loft developments offering a great location for nearby experiences.

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