Civic Center Park is Denver’s most urban green space, bordered by the Capitol, Art Museum and City and County Building. It features a symmetrical Neoclassical design, with numerous statues, flower gardens, a Greek amphitheater, a war memorial.
Throughout the year there are numerous festivals, parades and protests in the Civic Center. Annual events include:
After years of planning by former Denver mayor Robert Speer, Civic Center Park officially opened in 1919. It quickly became the Colorado nexus for arts, history, learning and government.
Hiking: There’s no trail system, but you can circle the park checking out some of Denver’s premiere attractions.
Picnicking: Several picnic tables, park benches, and grassy areas exist for a relaxing picnic or place to chill out.
Address: 101 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204
Season: Year round, daily
Pets: Yes, on-leash
Map: Civic Center Park (PDF)