Parks, Rivers, Trails & Trees: 2024 Recap

On Saturday, May 11th, 2024, 474 volunteers spread out across 17 parks throughout the city to ensure our parks remain vibrant, sustainable, and accessible to all.

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The Denver Park Trust celebrates Black History Month

Did you know there are at least eleven parks in Denver named after Black leaders who helped shape our history? From local trailblazers like Sonny Lawson to national icons like Madam C.J. Walker, we’re celebrating the individuals who have made Denver a better place and shining a spotlight on the parks that serve as living tributes to the diversity and strength that built our community.

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Community Unity: Preserving Denver’s Parks Amidst Budget Cuts

February 14, 2024: In an emotional press conference last Friday, Denver Mayor Mike Johnston announced heavy budget cuts of close to $5 million to Denver Parks & Recreation and the DMV—and it’s not expected to end there.

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George Morrison, Sr. playing violin

George Morrison, Sr. will be inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame

The Denver Park Trust and Colorado Music Hall of Fame are proud to announce that George Morrison Sr., Denver’s ‘Godfather of Jazz’, will be inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame on October 17th.

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Denver Park Trust Welcomes Mikayla Perry

October 4th, 2023: The Denver Park Trust (DPT) has named Mikayla Perry (she, her, hers) as its first Director of Development and Engagement. In her role, Perry, a top talent with a track record of success, will lead fundraising, event planning, and community outreach for DPT. 

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Parks, Rivers, Trails & Trees (PRTT) 2023 Recap

Held on May 13, 2023, the Denver Park Trust’s second annual Parks, Rivers, Trails, & Trees was a success! Over 300 volunteers came out to clean up 13 parks throughout Denver, showcasing the importance of our parks and shared public outdoor spaces.

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