Parks

Courtney Ryley Cooper

2350 Colorado Blvd

Clear Creek runs along this large grassy expanse, which is spotted with picnic tables.
A playground is located at the east end of the park, as well as a pavilion. The City does not take reservations for the pavilion, it is first come-first served. In the summer the park hosts a Farmers Market every Friday.

Citizens

1545 Miner St

Located in the lively downtown district, this park is a popular hangout and meeting spot. A public restroom is located in the park.

Macy/Ruth Mill

655 Colorado Blvd

This quiet park on the west side of town houses a playground and public restrooms.

Shelly/Quinn Fields

101 E Idaho Springs Rd

On the eastern end of town, the complex houses two ball fields. Open to the public, but pets not allowed.

Water Wheel Park

Visible from the interstate, the often photographed Water Wheel is a historic icon. Behind City Hall a paved path leads under the interstate and along the creek for a better view. Currently the trail is undergoing renovations and access is closed to the public. 

Heritage Park

2312 Miner St

Heritage Park is located across from Courtney – Ryley Cooper Park. This is where you will find the Steve Canyon Statue, along with several picnic tables, horseshoe pit, tennis court, multi-use court/basketball court and a public restroom facility. The RV dump station is located here.

Anderson Park

Located behind City Hall, this park is home to the Steam Locomotive Colorado & Southern No. 60 and Passenger Car Colorado & Southern No. 70. It sits on a piece of the original rail line that once ran through Idaho Springs.