Located in a residential section, Washington Park centers on its namesake green space, a rectangular expanse with sport facilities, formal flower gardens, and winding trails for cycling and jogging. An elegant boathouse overlooks Smith Lake, which is popular with kayakers and anglers. On this tour, pedal along with the group as you explore this beautiful park. Afterwards, you can choose to paddle in Grasmere Lake or try your luck at croquet.
The croquet green located in Washington Park has been in the park for more than 90 years. Learn about the public-private partnership Denver Parks and Recreation has with the Denver Croquet Club who continue to maintain the historic green. The tour will also include history and lessons learned in exploring problems and solutions to managing use in a heavily loved park.
Note: Sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended.