The Park People works to preserve, enhance, and advocate for Denver's parks, recreation resources, open space and urban forest. We pursue this mission by raising private funds for capital projects of various sizes, parks enhancements, and through our programs: Denver Digs Trees, Mile High Tree Champions, Community Forester and the Park Legacy programs.


Quick Links:

Tree Planting Guide & Tree Care Guide

Want free street trees? Apply at: Be A Smart Ash

Sign up to be notified when Denver Digs Trees 2018 applications are available

Exciting news about the Save Our Sundial project at Cranmer Park!

Emerald Ash Borer threatens Denver's trees. Learn more: Be A Smart Ash

Tree Keeper has info on each of Denver's public street trees




Birds Eye View - Civic Center Park

Above: Birds Eye View - Civic Center Park

Spring Flowers

Above: Spring Flowers

Cheesman Park Pavillion

Above: Cheesman Park Pavillion

Spring Trees Arrive!

Above: Spring Trees Arrive!

Fleming Mansion

Above: Fleming Mansion

West Wash Park Garden

Above: West Wash Park Garden

Play in the Gates Interactive Fountain in City Park

Above: Play in the Gates Interactive Fountain in City Park

Wynken, Blyken, and Nod

Above: Wynken, Blyken, and Nod

Sponsor Highlight  

Thanks to our 2017 Denver Digs Trees Program Sponsors:




Upcoming Events

Jul 01


Cranmer Park Festival

 Jul 08


Community Forester Workshop #5 - Volunteer Leadership & Community Engagement 

Aug 12  

Colorado Brewery Running Series at Renegade Brewing Co



What's New

Over 1,250 trees recently distributed through Denver Digs Trees 

The Park People is hiring!  Check out the Job Description

Save Our Sundial: ALL FUNDS RAISED!

Sign up for 2018 Denver Digs Trees notification

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