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Washington Park

Highly rated as one of Denver’s best places to live and famed for its public urban parks, outdoor trails and etc.

About Washington Park, Denver Real Estate

Trendy living in a charming community
Set in a prime location just four miles south of downtown Denver, Washington Park is highly rated as one of Denver’s best places to live. Washington Park is famed for its public urban parks, playgrounds, ornamental gardens, recreational centers, lakes, and outdoor trails. A year-round calendar of events, markets, and races illuminate the vibrancy of the community.

What to love

Washington Park’s outdoor lifestyle amenities complement the area's bustling dining and entertainment scene, set against a backdrop of charming homes and bungalows. Washington Park is beloved by residents who seek chic boutique experiences on the cusp of Denver’s urban center.
This community is built on the vibrancy of its namesake: Washington Park. In addition to winding trails, green spaces, and ornamental flower gardens, the park is famed for its expansive lakes. Smith Lake is popular amongst anglers and kayakers, a nearby elegant boathouse overlooks the water.

People and Lifestyle

With an abundance of dining and entertainment options, there is always a new dish to sample and jaunt to explore. Washington Park residents are famed for their shared love of great food and company in relaxed settings.
South Gaylord Street is an affluent cultural epicenter of Washington Park, largely due to the street's iconic clustering of galleries, boutiques, bars, and restaurants. Nearby Washington Park Grille serves American-Italian cuisine in a relaxed, lounge and patio setting.
Further west, Pearl Street also buzzes with restaurants and bars to explore. Izakaya Den serves traditional and intricate Japanese dishes in a stylish setting. A mere block across from Pearl Street, fine dining restaurant Bittersweet makes elegant occasions especially memorable.

Things to Do

This thriving neighborhood famously attracts affluent residents who seek a Colorado outdoor lifestyle in a chic urban environment. Washington Park hosts a year-round schedule of events that contribute to the community’s vibrancy.
Weekends in Washington Park can be spent browsing the neighborhood's shops and markets. South Pearl Street Farmers’ Market features locally grown produce and live music, as well as vendors selling organic and handcrafted wares. The market hosts special events each month such as art shows, antique markets, and craft beer festivities. The start of summer is marked by the arrival of the Memorial Day Festival. The festival runs across an entire weekend packed with live music, food and beer vendors, sidewalk sales to be enjoyed.
Washington Park is famed for the extensive range of recreational amenities there are to enjoy. The park itself is a treasured green space and heralded as one of the best places to visit in Denver. Washington Park is tranquil and scenic with decorative gardens, lakes, and wildlife. The park has paved and unpaved trails that can be enjoyed year-round. Additionally, Washington Park – one of the largest in Denver – has a dedicated recreation center that houses an indoor swimming pool, community fitness classes and is home to sports leagues.
Washington Park holds several races throughout the year that are cornerstones to the community. Races include the Furry Scurry which raises funds for homeless pets and horses, and the Turkey Trot, an annual Thanksgiving Day run.


Washington Park residents have the luxury of selecting from a varied range of academic programs in the Denver Public School District. Several schools are located in the heart of Washington Park such as Denver South High School and Silicon STEM Academy. Washington Park residents are also served by award-winning Byers Middle School and Merrill Middle Schools, in addition to Cory Elementary School. Select private schools such as St. Anne’s Episcopal School are close to the area.

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Overview for Washington Park, CO

7,302 people live in Washington Park, where the median age is 47 and the average individual income is $103,812. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Washington Park, CO

Washington Park has 3,177 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Washington Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,302 people call Washington Park home. The population density is 6,007.426 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Washington Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Around Washington Park, CO

There's plenty to do around Washington Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Cabu Latte, Wine Dispensary, and Taquitos More.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.36 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.22 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.05 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.46 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.85 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
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