Top Parks Near Johnstown, CO to Spend Time Outside This Fall

Oct 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Top Parks around Denver this FallIf you've never experienced a Denver fall, you're in for a treat as this season in Colorado is extraordinary. Since there’s no shortage of parks near Johnstown, residents of our Springs at Sandstone and Springs at 2534 apartments will be able to maximize their time outdoors this fall.

Here are the top parks in the area to add to your fall bucket list:

1. Golden Ponds Park and Recreation Area
2499 3rd Ave, Longmont

Pet lovers will appreciate this gorgeous park and its well-maintained trails, which are perfect for long walks with your four-legged furry friend. The park includes several ponds and prairies throughout the property, providing spectacular views and opportunities to encounter wildlife. Whether you visit this picturesque park first thing in the morning or later in the afternoon, you'll want to return to it again and again.

2. Sandstone Ranch Park
3001 CO-119, Longmont

This enormous park spans over 313 acres and offers something for everyone, from playgrounds and sports fields to historic sites and trails. The skate park is a major attraction at Sandstone Ranch and is a great source of entertainment for skaters and spectators alike. Kids flock to the adventure playground, which offers areas for climbing, digging, splashing, spinning, hopping and exploring. Sandstone Ranch Park is located along the St. Vrain Greenway, which connects to other parks in the area, including Golden Ponds.

3. Mehaffey Park
3285 W 22nd St, Loveland

Looking for the best place in Loveland to fly a kite this fall? Check out Mehaffey Park, which is open and spacious with 64 acres to explore. The Great Lawn is ideal for picnicking and overlooks a waterfall and stream. The 9-hole disc golf course is a popular park attraction and is open for year-round fun. With its "treehouse" play structure and onsite dog park, Mehaffey Park offers fun for the whole family.

4. Fairgrounds Park
700 S Railroad Ave, Loveland

As its name suggests, Fairgrounds Park is located at the site of the former Larimer County Fairgrounds location. The site also served as a POW camp during World War II and housed as many as 3,000 German prisoners. Most of the structures have since been torn down, although a few historic buildings and bridges still remain, including the Milner-Schwartz house. The site today offers 320 acres of park space and includes two large pavilions for hosting gatherings, several playgrounds, athletic fields, a skate park, fishing pond and dog park.

5. Parish Park
11 Raymond Pl, Johnstown

This quaint and peaceful family-friendly park is a local favorite in Johnstown and offers two picnic shelters, a playground and a volleyball court. The town hosts several special events throughout the year at Parish Park, including Fun in the Sun, to encourage members of the community to spend time outdoors.

What are your favorite parks near Johnstown? Please leave your suggestions and what makes each park unique in our comments section below.New Call-to-action

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