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Arvada Reservoir Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports / Fishing

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Dates and Hours of Operation April 1 through May 31 - 6:30 A.M. to 7:30 P.M. June 1 through August 31 - 5:30 A.M. to 8:30 P.M. September 1 to October 31 - 6:30 A.M. to 7:30 P.M. The Reservoir is located between Highway 93 and Indiana on W. 64th Parkway. Annual Passes Annual...

Arvada Days Festival Updated
Explore / Culture and Community

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2nd Annual Festival Take a walk back in time and celebrate Arvada’s pioneering heritage during the 2nd annual Arvada Days, produced by the Arvada Festivals Commission and Hyland Hills Parks and Recreation District. Saturday, September 22, all day event Clear Creek Valley Park, W. 58th Ave....

Public Classes Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Majestic View Nature Center

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Programs Explore nature and experience outdoor fun at the Nature Center! Browse our upcoming programs by visiting our Active.com registration or view our Summer 2018 Brochure under resources. All programs require registration, unless specified otherwise. Arvada Report...

FAQs for Two Big Projects. No New Taxes Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / Two Big Projects

The following questions are related to the Two Big Projects. No New Taxes ballot measure. For additional information, please see the Introduction to Two Big Projects. No New Taxes.  Frequent Questions How do these projects figure into the City Council priority areas? Projects align and...

Arvada Parks and Peck Elementary Celebrate Arbor Day Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Trees (Urban Forestry)

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The City of Arvada Parks Division has been awarded the Gold Leaf Award for their Arbor Day activities with Peck Elementary School. Read more. The 32nd Annual Arbor Day tree planting celebration with Peck Elementary students and the City of Arvada Parks Department was held on Wednesday, May 16 at...

Olde Town Water Fountain Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports

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The last day to enjoy the Olde Town Water Fountain for the 2018 season will be September 30! May 1 - September 30, 7 days a week * Days and Hours of Fountain Operation 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. * The fountain may be shut...

Indiana Street and 72nd Avenue Intersection Upgrade Project Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / My Commute (Major Routes)

Beginning Monday, 9/24, a section of 72nd Ave. just west of Indiana will be closed for approximately 3 months for bridge construction. LOCAL access only will be permitted on 72nd Ave. between Quaker and Indiana Streets. View detour map below. Beginning Tuesday, 9/25, a section of 72nd...

Ralston Creek Trail Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Trails

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The Ralston Creek Trail will be completely closed from Pierson Court west 300 feet to the Ralston Creek bridge 9 a.m. - noon on Wednesday, 9/26 for trail maintenance. In 1850, the Colorado Gold Rush began on the banks of Ralston Creek. Today, Arvada’s longest and...

West Arvada Dog Park Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature

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Park Location 17975 West 64th Parkway, Arvada, CO General Information The West Arvada Dog Park opened on June 18, 2005. It is a "Special Use" park. It is operated by volunteers on City-owned property and is funded 100% through donations. If you would like to be...

Financing Two Big Projects  Updated
Explore / Roads and Transit / Two Big Projects

The following information is related to the Two Big Projects. No New Taxes ballot measure. Please see the Introduction to Two Big Projects. No New Taxes for a project overview. Voters Decide The Colorado Constitutional provision known as  TABOR...