Within its borders, the city oversees 27 parks and open spaces that cover more than 250 acres. These parks are connected by the 28 miles of the Greenway Trail System, which criss-cross the city and connect with some of the major trail systems of the Denver area.
Due to COVID-19 the skate park, athletic courts and playgrounds are closed.
City parks, dog park, open space and trails are open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Within our parks, you can:
- Ride on pedal boats in the middle of Webster Lake at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park as ducks and geese swim by.
- Visit the children’s playground at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, which has been honored as one of the best in the north metro area.
- Take your pups to the Bill Goodspeed Happy Tails Dog Park.
- Go fishing at the Croke Reservoir Nature Area or Webster Lake
- And much more!
People of Colorado value undeveloped natural land perhaps more than any other state, and we’re no different here in Northglenn.
The city has designated outdoor areas of vegetation and other natural features that can support a diverse wildlife habitat and opportunities for people to move about, relax and experience nature.Northglenn has two designated open space areas:
A healthy open space ecosystem cannot exist in urban settings without management, so the city developed an Open Space Management Plan to guide the maintenance activities for each open space area.Park Rules
- Clean up after your pets
- Visitors on skateboards, inline skates and bicycles should yield to pedestrians
- No alcohol without permit
- No unleashed pets***
- No smoking or vaping
- No piñatas
- No glass containers
- No camping
- No overnight parking
- No model airplanes, rockets or other projectiles
- No defacing or damaging park property
- No feeding or harassing wildlife
- Amplified music
- Organized use of park areas
*** - No dogs are allowed in nature areas, while dogs can be off-leash at the Happy Tails Dog Park.