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You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Experienced This One Incredible Park In Denver

Developed in 1899 and recently designated as one of the “Great Public Spaces in America,” Washington Park in south central Denver is a little slice of heaven where locals and visitors can relax, recreate, and recharge. Paddle around the lakes, saunter through the gardens, or escape the summer swelter under a sprawling shade tree at this 160-acre mile-long Mile High urban oasis. Wash Park is undoubtedly one of the most popular and picturesque parks in Denver and is the perfect spot for a summer getaway right here in the middle of the city.

Want to know one of my other favorite parks…and one where your dog can actually legally swim!? This lesser-known open space and nature preserve is pure bliss!

R. Phillips
Exploring the wilds of Denver, Colorado, and beyond.