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PARK DIVISION:

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1460
Cañon City, CO 81215-1460

Physical Address:
221 Griffin Avenue
Cañon City, CO 81212

Phone: 719-269-9028
Fax: 719-269-9017


FORESTRY DIVISION:

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1460
Cañon City, CO 81215-1460

Physical Address:
221 Griffin Avenue
Cañon City, CO 81212

Phone: 719-269-9028
Fax: 719-269-9017


CEMETERY DIVISION:

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1460
Cañon City, CO 81215-1460

Physical Address:
1525 S. 9th Street
Cañon City, CO 81212

Phone: 719-269-9024
Fax: 719-269-9034

 

Parks, Forestry, Cemetery
   Park Ownership Schedule

PARK, RECREATION, TRAILS, OPEN SPACE:

The City of Cañon City owns and operates specific parks, trails, open space, and cemetery areas in Canon City. The City is also responsible for the maintenance of trees along right of ways throughout the community. The City does not provide any park and recreation activity programming. A separate governmental district called the Cañon City Area Metropolitan Recreation & Park District schedules and provides a wide range of sports activity programming such as soccer, basketball, baseball, football, swimming, trails, and many other activities. The following PARK OWNERSHIP SCHEDULE provides a listing of all physical park and recreation sites in the Cañon City area and which public entity operates and maintains them:

CITY OWNED PUBLIC PARK OWNERSHIP SCHEDULE:

  PUBLIC AREA NAME ACREAGE ADDRESS TYPE OF PARK
1 Mountain View Park 14.70 922 N. Orchard Neighborhood w/skate park,
pavilion, restrooms,
playground, soccer field
2 Skyline Drive Open Space 160.00 Skyline Drive Open space
3 Margaret Park 1.88 5th & Burrage Avenue Neighborhood w/picnic tables
4 Magdalene Park .47 5th & Cooper Vest pocket grass only
5 Greydene Park .46 8th & College Vest pocket grass only
6 Rudd Park 3.68 12th & College Neighborhood w/tennis,
playground, restrooms, picnic shelters
7 Veterans Park 4.70 211 South 3rd Street Events area, stage, restrooms, road side rest area
8 Centennial Park & Park
Admin/ Maintenance Facility
8.20 221 Griffin Avenue Neighborhood, w/river front picnic shelters, restrooms, tennis, basketball, fish pond, playground, volleyball,
baseball
9 River Front Recreation
Area
10.00 401 Water Street River access, trail head, restrooms, playground, fishing pier
10 Denver & Rio Grande Park 1.20 816 Royal Gorge Blvd Events area, no restrooms
11 Royal Gorge Bridge & Theme Park, Royal Gorge Park
(Mountain park - Camp & picnic)

 

5300.00 County Rd 3A –
10 miles west of town on US Hwy 50 & County Rd 3-A
Theme park concession, tourism, natural mountain park, open space, camping, picnic areas, vaulted toilets
12 Temple Canyon Park
(Mountain park - Camp & picnic)
600.00 Temple Canyon Road –
7 miles south east of town off of 1st Street and US Hwy 50
Natural mountain park/open space, camping, picnic areas, vaulted toilets, Grape Creek primitive area, winding narrow gravel roads
13 Red Canyon Park
(Mountain park - Camp & picnic)
640.00 Red Canyon Road – 7 miles north of town off of US Hwy 50 and Reynolds Avenue Natural mountain park/open space, camping, picnic areas, vaulted toilets, narrow winding gravel roads, dead end

CAÑON CITY AREA METROPOLITAN RECREATION & PARK DISTRICT OWNERSHIP
(NOT City of Cañon City)
0575 Ash Avenue
Cañon City, CO 81212
719-275-1578 

PARK & RECREATION AREAS, TRAILS - OWNED BY RECREATION DISTRICT

  PUBLIC AREA NAME ACREAGE ADDRESS TYPE OF PARK
1 Recreation District Admin Bldg & Griffin Regional Park - Arkansas River Walk Trail 75.00 0575 Ash Avenue – one mile south of US Hwy 50 & Reynolds Avenue on Arkansas River

Trail - 4.5 miles long from Centennial Park to McKenzie Avenue

Open space, trails, riparian areas, vaulted toilets along trail
2 Rouse Park & Maintenance Facility 14.00 1600 Park Avenue Sports Park w/baseball,
football, restrooms, tennis,
playground, shelters
3 Tunnel Drive Trail Tunnel Drive – west of town at Tunnel Drive Road and Hwy 50, go .6 of mile west on road to trailhead, trail is 2 miles long, dead end River trail
4 Icabone Swimming Pool 1.00 12th & College Avenue Outdoor swim pool
5 Ecology Park – owned by
Fremont County (reclaimed landfill) Operated by Canon City High School Ecology Club
40.00 Temple Canyon Road Ecology, open space

 

 

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