Washington Park is a 100 year old public amusement park located at S Downing St. It is one of the largest parks of Denver. With hosting over 250 picnic permits per year, it also features a 2.6 mile jogging path, a recreation center and 2 of the most flamboyant flower gardens of the Mile High City. Washington Park comprises of many soccer fields, 2 playgrounds- with 1 being handicap accessible, a basketball and roller blade court, a horseshoe court, 10 amazing tennis courts and a lawn bowling green. This unique and huge park also boasts of having 2 lakes and a pond in its area.
The recreation center has just recently been renovated with an addition of an indoor pool and gym facilities for people to enjoy indoor as well as outdoor activities. It is a great place to hold free concerts that can accomodate a large number of people and a favorite place to view Denver Country Club’s annual fireworks display in July. Plenty of shops and restaurants surround this great park making it a favorite tourist attraction.