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Downed Tree Limb Response The City team is working hard to respond to the downed and damaged trees and tree limbs resulting from the spring snowstorm. For more information...

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Ralston Central Park and Splash Pad Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports / Water Activities

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The Ralston Central Splashpad will be open Saturday, May 28. Please Note: Ralston Central Park is NOT intended for large private gatherings. If your gathering is large and intended to last all day, please consider renting one of our reservable parks and pavilions. Splash Pad Information...

Parks Maintenance Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Parks and Open Space

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Update May 20-- In response to a possible freeze this weekend, our parks team is programming our irrigation systems to allow a cycle of water intermittently between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m. If you see this happening in a neighborhood park, there is no need to call and report it. It is a strategic...

Homeowner Tips for Tree Care Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Urban Forestry (Trees)

Winter Tips for Trees From the Colorado Forest Service:  Winter tips for trees  Selecting, Planting and Caring for Trees Careful planning is necessary when selecting and planting a tree. It is important to plant the right tree in the right location at the right time of year....

Parks/Trails Maintenance FAQs Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Parks and Open Space

"Hot" Topic--Parks irrigation schedule: Our parks team is ahead of schedule getting our irrigation systems charged up and watering all 90+ Arvada parks. We are about 75 percent complete. Unfortunately, the hot, dry weather conditions are lengthening the time it takes for grounds to soften...

Arvada Wins Gold Leaf Award Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Urban Forestry (Trees)

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Arvada, CO – The City of Arvada Parks Division was honored with the Gold Leaf Award for Arbor Day Activities from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISARMC). The Gold Leaf Award acknowledges projects that have had a significant impact upon a community...

Trees Across Arvada Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Urban Forestry (Trees)

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The Trees Across Arvada program for 2021/2022 has concluded. Thank you for your purchases. Check back in the fall of 2022 for 2022/2023 program information. Want to beautify your yard, add tree diversity and reduce your summer utility bill by increasing the shade on your home?...

Urban Forestry (Trees) Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Urban Forestry (Trees)

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Trees overhanging power lines: Please contact Xcel Energy at 1-800-895-4999 to report. More info. Trees are a major part of the City’s infrastructure, providing beauty, while supporting vital ecosystems. More than 14,000 trees on City of Arvada property have been inventoried by...

Public Art Updated
Explore / Culture and Community / Arts and Culture

The City of Arvada owns hundreds of pieces of art.  One of the main responsibilities of the Arvada Arts and Culture Commission is to catalog and maintain these pieces so that they may be enjoyed long into the future.  The Commission will also be exploring ways to expand the City's...

Park Loops and Neighborhood Routes Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature

Park Loops (under 2 miles) North East North West South West South East Lake Arbor Park Loop: 1.16 miles Saddlebrook Park Lake Loop: 0.34 mi Allendale Park Loop: 0.25 miles. Four Acre Lake Park Loop: 0.35 miles Pomona Lake Loop:...

Olde Town Transit Hub Updated
Explore / Olde Town Arvada

The Olde Town Hub is located at 7510 Grandview Ave. The Hub has a total of 600 parking spaces shared between RTD passengers and visitors to Olde Town. You can enter the Hub from Vance Street and from Olde Wadsworth Boulevard. If you are visiting Olde Town, there are...