Parks, Trails, and Open Space

The City of Arvada manages a 4,200-acre system of parks, open spaces, and trails guided by the Arvada Park System Master Plan. The parks system includes more than 90 neighborhood parks, one within a ten-minute walk of 96% of residents in our community.

  1. Tennis court next to a bike path in a park

    Davis Lane Park Sewer Line Project

    Posted on February 20, 2024

    Sewer line replacement project in spring of 2024 will impact Davis Lane Park users. Additional Info...
  2. Rendered image of Gold Strike Park depicts boardwalk, low-flow crossing and wetland.

    Gold Strike Park Final Design Now Available

    Posted on February 15, 2024

    New elements include nature playground, water access, educational pavilion and more! Additional Info...
  3. Dragon dance performance at a winter festival

    Join us for WinterFest on Feb. 24!

    Posted on January 26, 2024

    Annual outdoor celebration includes cultural performances, pet parade, ice sculpting and more! Additional Info...
  4. Volunteer posing in front of a reservoir check-in building

    Reservoir Volunteers Needed

    Posted on January 24, 2024

    Apply now to join us for the 2024 season! Training is on March 12. Volunteers get free access to the... Learn more...
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The City of Arvada's Parks Maintenance Team is made up of 55 skilled professionals who are dedicated to delivering superior services that enhance the lives of everyone in our community. 

The goal of the City's Parks Maintenance team is to maintain the highest parks and open space standards possible making the best use of City resources in a sustainable, equitable and consistent fashion.

Trails and Open Space

Arvada's 150-mile trail network consists of primary, regional and local trails with both paved and soft surfaces. Our trails are suitable for recreational enjoyment and commuting. 

Arvada-Blunn Reservoir 

The Arvada-Blunn Reservoir is located between Highway 93 and W. 64th Parkway. The reservoir is open daily from April 1 through Oct. 31. 

Trees and Urban Forestry 

Trees are a major part of the City's infrastructure, providing natural beauty while supporting vital ecosystems. Visit the trees and urban forestry page to learn more about the City's Forestry Team or click on one of the topics below.