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.

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    Trail Etiquette Tips

    Posted on September 8, 2023

    Follow these tips to make Arvada's trails safe and enjoyable for everyone! Learn More...
  2. new playground featuring a wildlife theme

    New playground now open at Creekside Park

    Posted on August 22, 2023

    The playground renovation is part of the City's Taking Lasting Care program. Learn More...
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    Volunteers needed at the Arvada Reservoir

    Posted on August 9, 2023

    Reservoir Rangers help with the daily operations at the Arvada-Blunn Reservoir. Become a volunteer t... Additional Info...
  4. Ash tree infected by emerald ash borer

    Help save Arvada's ash trees

    Posted on August 8, 2023

    Emerald ash borer (EAB) continues to spread in Arvada. Learn how you can help protect the city's ash... Additional Info...
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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.