Pinecrest Village Park

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Southwest Metro Denver Playgrounds | Posted on 12-08-2013

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A small park, with gorgeous fields of green grass and a nice little playground.

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It is well maintained but there are no facilities.

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Denver’s City Park, Best Playground Around!

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Downtown | Posted on 09-02-2012

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This one scored huge, HUGE on the kids scale of FUN!  A huge, wooden labyrinth of bridges, stairs, tunnels, slides, so many structures.  Monkey bars, swings, balance beams, climbing nets, zip line, tire swing, you name – they have it!  There is a lake with paddle boat rentals, tennis courts, a second playground and a spray-ground.

City Park Denver

City Park is located next to the Denver Zoo and Museum of Nature and Science.

There are over 330 acres to enjoy at this park.  The wood playground is the best!

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Bridge at City Park

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The huge negatives: No flushing bathrooms, no drinking fountains.

Marina Park Lake Dillon Colorado

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Mountains of Fun | Posted on 07-10-2011

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Beautiful Dillon, Colorado, we love this town!

Dillon Colorado

By far one of the coolest playgrounds in Colorado.  The equipment is diverse and extensive, it is fantastic.

Marina Park Lake Dillon

But the best thing about this playground:

Lake Dillon

They have positioned the park and the picnic tables to take advantage of this amazing view.  LOVE IT!

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Marina Playground Dillon Colorado

Marina Playground Dillon Colorado

Marina Playground Dillon Colorado

We highly recommend Marina Park.  Pack a picnic and head west on I-70 just about an hour from Denver.  You can also rent boats at the marina, eat at some of the breweries and also go shopping at the outlets in Silverthorne.


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Hudson Gardens – A Treat for Flower Lovers

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Southwest Metro Denver Playgrounds | Posted on 15-08-2011

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Stopping to smell the roses, is not just a cliche.  It is a perfect way to unwind and enjoy nature’s beauty. Recently, we headed to Hudson Gardens in Littleton for a treat in the Rose Garden.

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Purple Flowers at Hudson Gardens

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Hudson Gardens is located at 6115 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton 80120


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Mordecai Children’s Garden

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Downtown | Posted on 07-09-2010

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Denver Botanic Gardens
Wow! Want to engage your children in a fun, interactive learning environment? Take them to the Mordecai Children’s Garden at the Denver Botanic Gardens. You could easily spend 2-3 hours there, it is so much fun. We highly recommend it!
Mordecai Children's Garden
Some features of the Mordecai Children’s Garden:
-Scavenger Hunt Cards
-Binocular Station with a lookout over the Gardens and the city.
-A bear cave
-A Mountain complete with bring and more binoculars
-A garden to dig and play in
-A stream that you can build a dam in
-Mini-interactive stations, rock stacking, smelly flowers,wood stacking
-Mini magnifying glasses throughout
-So much more!
Mordecai Children's Garden