There's lots to see and do in Centennial's natural and spacious backyard playground!

Broncos Parkway TrailWhether you are seeking an outdoor adventure, historical and environmental education or a place to relax, you will find it in the various parks and facilities in and surrounding the City.

State Parks

Cherry Creek State Park - A scenic oasis in the Denver area offering a wide variety of water and land activities for outdoor enthusiasts. The 4,200-acre park and modern campground are open year-round. View birds and wildlife, recreate or relax with the majestic Rocky Mountains as a backdrop.

On-site Activities: Archery, Biking, Birding, Boating, Camping, Canoeing/Rafting/Kayaking, Cross-country Skiing, Fishing, Hiking/Nature Trails, Horseback Riding, Horseshoes, Ice Skating, Jet Skiing Allowed, Nature/Interpretive Trail, Snowshoeing, Swimming, Volleyball Court, Waterskiing, Wildlife Viewing.

Other Regional Parks and Facilities

17 Mile House Farm Park - Residents can step back in time during a visit to 17 Mile House, which served pioneers traveling on the Cherokee/Smoky Hill wagon trails in the 1860’s. This County-designated heritage area includes a historic house, silo, barn and windmills. The County has restored the structures to their known condition in the early 1900's.

Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Park - The fairgrounds provides a variety of facilities for year-round community rental. It hosts a horse show arena, rodeo arena and 35,000 square-foot event center - the first building of several planned for the site. Park, trail and open space plans are currently under development. Amenities include a trailhead and trails, nature play area, and a multi-use field with large picnic pavilion.

Cherry Creek Valley Ecological Park - Step into a natural riparian area right in the middle of town and learn about the native plant and wildlife species that thrive in this educational nature preserve along the Cherry Creek Regional Trail. Enjoy the crusher fine trails that wind to overlooks of the small pond or meandering Cherry Creek. Stroll along the wood boardwalk that crosses the wetlands and view the pond up close. Interpretive signage within the park gives the visitor a glimpse of local natural and cultural history.

Dove Valley Regional Park - From spring to fall, this park is filled with athletes young and old. This sports park includes: eight soccer fields, one championships multi-use field, two lighted baseball diamonds, four sand volleyball courts, four picnic pavilions (with barbecues), one mile loop paved walking path and two large gravel parking areas.

David Lorenz Regional Park - The recently update park includes multi-purpose synthetic turf fields, a disc golf course, dog park and BMX track offers something for everyone.

  • The Centennial Senior Commission’s Centennial Active Seniors program is in full swing! This is a series of FREE programs for seniors in our community. On Thursday, June 21 learn strategies to prote...

  • Enjoy a picnic in the park Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the amphitheater of Centennial Center Park . Experience performances by dance troop Mile-High Stars Athletics and live music by ...

  • Due to other commitments, Mayor Piko’s weekly Meet the Mayor meetings are cancelled the next three Tuesdays: June 19, 26 and July 3. Mayor Piko will be available Tuesday, July 10 between 10 and 11 a....

  • Due to dry conditions, the Arapahoe County Sheriff has issued a ban on all open fires and open burning within Unincorporated Arapahoe County, to include the Cherry Creek State Park, the City of Cen...

  • Applications for Centennial 101, a free program to discover how our City works, are available until June 29. In just seven weeks participants will understand how Centennial is unique, learn about ho...

  • The City of Centennial is currently accepting applications to fill openings on the Senior Commission. This is an Advisory Board to City Council to foster a greater understanding of the concerns of se...

  • The City of Centennial and Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) have executed an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) for CCSD’s five year lease along the central ring of Centennial’s fiber optic backbon...

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Centennial, CO  80112

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