The “Northeast” includes parks north of 26th Ave at Colorado Blvd, east of Quebec St all the way to the eastern county line in Green Valley Ranch down to Mississippi Ave. Think parts of Park Hill, Stapleton, Green Valley Ranch, and Lowry.

Check out the posts below & learn more about these Denver parks.

41st & Ensenada


Location: 4100 N. Ensenada St., Denver
Acreage: 5
Amenities: Benches, picnic tables, playground, picnic shelter, bike/pedestrian path

Getting there
By car Take I-70 E. to Tower Rd. Drive north. Turn right on E. 38th Ave. Turn left to Ensenada St to the park.
By transit Bus 42 stops nearby.
By bike Take the High Line Canal Trail to Green Valley Ranch. Exit at mile marker 64.

42nd & Lisbon


Location: 4000 N. Kirk St., Denver
Acreage: 18
Amenities: Benches, picnic tables, picnic shelter, playground, restroom, drinking fountain, basketball court, tennis court, bike/pedestrian path, baseball/softball field, disc golf course, picnic area, parking lot

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Tower Rd. Go north. Turn right on 38th Ave. Turn left on Himalaya Rd. Take a right on E. 42nd Ave. to the park.
By transit Bus 42 stops nearby.
By bike Take the Sand Creek Trail. Turn right onto Chambers Rd. Turn right onto E. 32nd Ave. Turn left onto N. Airport Blvd. Take the exit. Turn left. Slight right. Turn right onto E. 40th Ave. Continue onto E. 38th Ave. Turn left on Himalaya Rd. Turn right onto E. 42nd Ave.

Barr Lake


Location: 13401 Picadilly Rd., Brighton
Acreage: 2,715
Amenities: Fishing, hunting, hiking, biking canoeing, kayaking, picnic tables, hunting, archery, duck blinds, nature center, boat ramps, trails, cross-country skiing, limited dog access, horseback riding, ice fishing, sailboarding, snowshoeing. No camping.

Getting there
By car Take I-76 to exit 22. Go east to Piccadilly Rd., take a left to the park.
By transit No available transit.
By bike Take South Platte River Trail to Front Range Trail. Turn right on E. 120th Ave. Turn left on Tower Rd. Turn right on E. 128th Ave. Turn left on Piccadilly to the park.

Central Park, Uplands Prairie Park, and Westerly Creek Park


Location: 8801 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Denver
Acreage: 76 (Central Park), 44 (Prairie Uplands Park)plus 64 (Westerly Creek Park)
Amenities: Lake, benches, picnic shelter, restroom, drinking fountain, playground, soccer field, bike/pedestrian path, natural areas, interactive fountain, picnic area, bocce ball court, climbing rocks, sledding hill.

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Central Park Blvd. Turn left on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to the park.
By transit Many bus lines and the A train stop at Central Park station.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Westerly Creek Trail to the park.

City of Axum


Location: 3200 N. Birch St., Denver
Acreage: 5
Amenities: Drinking fountain, picnic tables, picnic shelter, playground, restroom, basketball court, benches, walking/jogging path, picnic area

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Colorado Blvd. Go south to Bruce Randolph Ave. Take a left, then right right on Birch St.
By transit Buses 33 and 43 stop nearby.
By bike Take the Sand Creek Trail to 48th Ave. Go west to Holly St. Turn south to Bruce Randolph Blvd. to the park.

City of Ulaanbaatar


Location: 500 N. Roslyn St., Denver
Acreage: 5.1
Amenities: Benches, playground, natural areas, drinking fountain, bike/pedestrian path, shade structure

Getting there
By car Take Quebec St. to E. 6th Ave. Pkwy. Turn right on Rosalyn St. to the park.
By transit Buses 65 and 73 stop nearby.
By bike Take Quebec St. to E. 6th Ave. Pkwy. Turn right on Rosalyn St. to the park.

Cottonwood Gallery

For video, see Prairie Meadow below.

Location: 5100 Verbena St., Denver
Acreage: 16
Amenities: Playgrounds, open space, native grasses, creek, benches, bathrooms, trails

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Northfield Blvd. Turn north. Take Verbena St. to the left to the park.
By transit Bus 88 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Quebec St. Go north on Northfield Blvd. Veer left under Northfield to Trenton St. Follow the trail through Prairie Basin Park to the park.

Crescent


Location: 782 N. Roslyn St., Denver
Acreage: 7
Amenities: Benches, drinking fountain, picnic tables, picnic shelter, playground, natural areas, bike/pedestrian path, picnic area

Getting there
By car Take Colorado Blvd. to Quebec St. Go east to 8th Ave. to the park.
By transit Buses 6, 10 15, and 73 stop nearby.
By bike Take Colorado Blvd. to Quebec St. Go east to 8th Ave. to the park.

Elmendorf


Location: 12701 E. Elmendorf Pl., Denver
Acreage: 5.7
Amenities: Benches, picnic tables, playground, basketball court, baseball/softball field, soccer field

Getting there
By car From I-70, take Peoria north. Take a right on E. 51st Ave. then a left on Scranton St.
By transit Buses 42 and 121 stop nearby.
By bike Take the Sand Creek Trail to the Dahlia St. trailhead. Head north to 56th Ave. Turn east to Peoria. Go south to E. 54th Avenue Dr. Take a left on E. Elmendorf Pl.

Falcon


Location: 13650 E. Maxwell Pl., Denver
Acreage: 9.6
Amenities: Benches, picnic tables, playground, basketball court, football field, baseball/softball field, bike/pedestrian path

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Peoria. Go north. Turn left toward Peoria St. Turn right onto Peoria St. Turn right onto E. 46th Ave. Turn right onto Albrook Dr. Turn left onto Crown Blvd. Turn left onto 51st Ave. Turn right onto Xanadu St. Turn right onto Maxwell Pl.

First Creek


Location: 4055 N. Picadilly Rd., Denver
Acreage: 37
Amenities: Bike/pedestrian path, First Creek Trail, open space, natural areas

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Tower Rd. Head north. Take a right on E. 56th Ave. Take a right on Picadilly Rd. to the park.
By transit Bus 42 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Trail. Turn right onto Laredo St. Turn right onto E. Smith Rd. Turn left onto Picadilly Rd. to the park.

Ford (Barney L) Park


Location: 14480 E. Maxwell Pl., Denver
Acreage: 4.3
Amenities: Benches, picnic tables, soccer field

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Peoria. Go north. Turn left toward Peoria St. Turn right onto Peoria St. Turn right onto E. 46th Ave. Turn right onto Albrook Dr. Turn left onto Crown Blvd. Turn left onto 51st Ave. Turn right onto Xanadu St. Turn right onto Maxwell Pl. Pass Falcon Park to arrive at Ford Park.
By transit Bus 121 stops nearby.
By bike Take the Sand Creek Trail. Turn left toward Peoria St. Turn right onto Peoria St. Turn right onto E. 46th Ave. Turn right onto Albrook Dr. Turn left onto Crown Blvd. Turn left onto 51st Ave. Turn right onto Xanadu St. Turn right onto Maxwell Pl. Pass Falcon park to arrive at Ford Park.

Great Lawn Park


Location: 101 N. Yosemite St., Denver
Acreage: 43 + 59 + 51 + 56 + 19
Amenities: Benches, picnic tables, picnic shelter, restroom, drinking fountain, playground, lake, bike/pedestrian path, overlook plaza, natural areas, picnic area, natural areas, wetlands, pedestrian path, soccer field complex, tennis court, drinking fountain, restroom, benches, basketball court, synthetic field, baseball/softball field complex, press box, pavilion, dog park

Getting there
By car Take Colorado Blvd. to E. 6th Ave. Pkwy. to the park.
By transit Buses 6 and 10 stop nearby.
By bike Take Colorado Blvd. to E. 6th Ave. Pkwy. to the park.

Green Valley Ranch East


Location: 4455 N. Jebel St., Denver
Acreage: 13.4
Amenities: Dog park, benches, drinking fountain, picnic shelter, picnic tables, playground, football field, baseball/softball field, tennis court, basketball court, outdoor pool, sand volleyball court, parking lot, picnic area

Getting there
By car: Take I-70 to Peña Blvd. Turn right on Green Valley Ranch Road. Turn right on Jezebel to the park.
By transit: Buses 42 and 45 stop nearby.
By bike: Take the Sand Creek Trail. Turn right onto Chambers Rd. Turn right onto E. 32nd Ave. Turn left onto N. Airport Blvd. Take the exit. Turn left. Slight right. Turn right onto E. 40th Ave. Continue onto E. 38th Ave. Turn left onto Ensenada St. Turn right onto High Line Canal Trail. Turn left onto Lisbon St. Turn left onto E. 45th Ave. Turn left onto Jebel St.

Green Valley Ranch West


Location: 4500 N. Argonne St., Denver
Acreage: 3.5
Amenities: Picnic tables, grills, playground, basketball court, football field, baseball/softball field, picnic area

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Peña Blvd. Turn right on Green Valley Ranch Rd. Turn right on Tower Rd, left on E. 45th Ave., right on Argonne St. to the park.
By transit Bus 42 stops nearby.
By bike Take the Sand Creek Trail. Turn right onto Chambers Rd. Turn right onto E. 32nd Ave. Turn left onto N. Airport Blvd. Take the exit. Turn right on E. 40th Ave. Turn left on Tower Rd. Turn right on E. 45th Ave. Turn left on Argonne St. to the park.

Greenway Park

Video coming.

Location: 8180 E. 26th Ave., Denver
Acreage: 40.5
Amenities: Dog park, picnic tables, restroom, drinking fountain, playground, skate park, tennis court, bike/pedestrian path, Stapleton Greenway Trail, picnic shelter, community garden, natural areas, picnic area

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Central Park Blvd. Go south to the park.
By transit Bus 88 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Westerly Creek Trail. Go south to the park.

Martin Luther King Jr


Location: 3880 N. Newport St, Denver
Acreage: 11.3
Amenities: Recreation center, playground, basketball court, bike/pedestrian path, football field, soccer field, baseball/softball field, tennis court, pickleball court, picnic tables, benches, picnic area

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Monaco Pkwy. Head south. Turn left on Smith Rd. Turn right on Newport.
By transit Buses 34 and 88 stop nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Trail to E. 48th Ave. Turn south on Holly St. Turn left on Smith. Right on Newport.

McNichols (William H) Park


Location: 1700 N. Rosemary St., Denver
Acreage: 3.2
Amenities: Picnic tables, playground, football field, baseball/softball field, benches, bike/pedestrian path, picnic area

Getting there
By car Take Colorado Blvd. to E. 17th Ave. Pkwy. Take a left on Rosemary St. to the park.
By transit Buses 15L and 20 stop nearby.
By bike Take E. 17th Ave. Pkwy. to Rosemary St. Go north to the park.

Montbello Central


Location: 14255 E. Andrews Dr., Denver
Acreage: 36
Amenities: Picnic shelter, playground, baseball/softball field complex, press box, soccer field, tennis court, restroom, drinking fountain, picnic tables, benches, bike/pedestrian path, parking lot

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Peoria St. Go north to Andrews Dr. Take a right to the park.
By transit Buses 42 and 45 stop nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Central Park Blvd. Go north to E. 47th Ave., which turns into Albrook Dr. Take a left on Crown Blvd to the park.

New Freedom


Location: 8800 E. 13th Ave., Denver
Acreage: 2.13
Amenities: Picnic tables, synthetic field, playground, community garden, bike/pedestrian path, Westerly Creek Trail

Getting there
By car Take Colfax Blvd. to Yosemite. Go south. Turn right on E. 13th Ave. to the park.
By transit Buses 15, 15L, and 105 stop nearby.
By bike Take E. 13th Ave. to the park.

Prairie Basin

Video coming.

Location: 5099 Unita St., Denver
Acreage: 33
Amenities: Open space, creek, public art, benches, concrete path, jogging path

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Northfield Blvd. Turn north. Take Unita St. to the left to the park.
By transit Bus 88 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Quebec St. Go north on Northfield Blvd. Veer left under Northfield to Trenton St. Follow the trail to the park.

Prairie Meadow


Location: 5400 Prairie Meadow Dr., Denver
Acreage: 14.6
Amenities: Trails, open space, nature play, vista point, public art

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Northfield Blvd. Turn north. Take Verbena to the left to the park.
By transit Bus 88 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Quebec St. Go north on Northfield Blvd. Veer left under Northfield to Trenton St. Follow the trail through Prairie Basin Park to the park.

Sandhills Prairie

For video, see Prairie Meadow above.

Location: 5400 Prairie Meadow Dr., Denver
Acreage: 14.6
Amenities: Trails, open space, nature play, vista point, public art

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Northfield Blvd. Turn north. Take Verbena to the left to the park.
By transit Bus 88 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Quebec St. Go north on Northfield Blvd. Veer left under Northfield to Trenton St. Follow the trail through Prairie Basin Park to the park.

Silverman (Melvin F) Park


Location: 12875 E. Andrews Dr., Denver
Acreage: 9
Amenities: Benches, picnic shelter, picnic tables, playground, restroom, drinking fountain, basketball court, football field, bike/pedestrian path, picnic area, fitness zone

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Peoria St. Go north to Andrews Drive. Take a right to the park.
By transit Buses 42 and 45 stop nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Central Park Blvd. Go north to E. 47th Ave. which turns into Albrook. Take a right on Andrews Dr. to the park.

Skyland


Location: 3334 N. Holly St., Denver
Acreage: 8
Amenities: Recreation center, benches, playground, basketball court, football field, baseball/softball field, tennis court, pickleball court, bike/pedestrian path

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Holly St. exit. Go south. The park is at the corner of 35th Ave., on the left.
By transit Buses 34, 43, and 65 stop nearby.
By bike Take the Sand Creek Trail to 48th Ave. Go west to Holly St.

Thomas (Fred N)


Location: 2400 N. Quebec St., Denver
Acreage: 29
Amenities: Pavilion, benches, picnic tables, picnic shelter, playground, restroom, drinking fountain, basketball court, football field, soccer field, baseball/softball field, tennis court, sand volleyball court, bike/pedestrian path, picnic area

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Quebec St. Go south to the park.
By transit Buses 20, 28, and 43 stop nearby.
By bike Take E. 26th Ave. bikeway to the park.

Town Center


Location: 5050 N. Argonne St., Denver
Acreage: 25
Amenities: Recreation center, lake, restroom, drinking fountain, playground, benches, picnic shelter, baseball/softball field, basketball court, skate park, bike/pedestrian path

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Peña Blvd. Turn right on Green Valley Ranch Rd. Turn left on Tower Rd. Turn right E. 50th Ave. to the park.
By transit Buses 45 and 169L stop nearby.
By bike Take the Sand Creek Trail. Turn right onto Chambers Rd. Turn right onto E. 32nd Ave. Turn left onto N. Airport Blvd. Take the exit. Turn right on E. 40th Ave. Turn left on Tower Rd. Turn right on E. 50th St. to the park.

Uplands Park


Location: 5000 Uinta St., Denver
Acreage: 9
Amenities: Benches, open space, ping-pong tables, picnic tables, concrete paths, running paths, public art, volleyball courts, basketball courts, playgrounds

Getting there:
By car Take I-70 to Northfield Blvd. Turn north. Take Uinta St. to the left to the park.
By transit Bus 88 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Quebec St. Go north on Northfield Blvd. Veer left under Northfield to Trenton St. Follow the trail through Prairie Basin Park to the park.

Verbena


Location: 1151 N. Verbena St., Denver
Acreage: 7.1
Amenities: Picnic shelter, picnic tables, benches, playground, basketball court, baseball/softball field, soccer field, bike/pedestrian path

Getting there
By car Take Colfax Blvd. to Verbena St. Go south to the park.
By transit Buses 10 and 15L stop nearby.
By bike Take 12th Ave. to Verbena St.

Village Place


Location: 14029 E. Albrook Dr., Denver
Acreage: 9.7
Amenities: Benches, drinking fountain, picnic shelter, flower beds, picnic tables, playground, basketball court, soccer field, baseball/softball field, bike/pedestrian path, picnic area

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Peoria St. Go north to Albrook Dr. Take a right to the park.
By transit Bus 42 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Central Park Blvd. Go north to E. 47th Ave. which turns into Albrook to the park.

Willow Bark Park

Video coming.

Location: 5300 Spruce St., Denver
Acreage: 3
Amenities: High energy and low energy sections, shade structure, water, open spaces, off-leash dog areas

Getting there
By car Take I-70 to Northfield Blvd. Turn north. Take left on Prairie Meadow Dr. to the park.
By transit Bus 88 stops nearby.
By bike Take Sand Creek Greenway to Quebec St. Go north on Northfield Blvd. Veer left under Northfield to Trenton St. Follow the trail through Prairie Basin Park to the park.