Wheat Ridge Parks, Forestry and Open Space Division maintains 21 city parks occupying more than 170 acres, seven miles of trails, 300 acres of open space, urban forestry, community gardens, nature programs and volunteers.
We know that parks are essential to the physical, social, environmental and economic health of our community.
That's why our goal is to ensure that parks, trees, trails and open space in Wheat Ridge remain attractive, inviting and safe for you and your family to enjoy.
We Are Smoke Free
As of 2015, pursuant to Wheat Ridge municipal code #1584, smoking and vaping are prohibited in the following areas;
City parks, trails, open space, sports fields and other public recreation areas
Public transit waiting areas including bus stops, shelters and light rail platforms
Within a 15-foot perimeter of public buildings and entrances
Inside facilities and businesses open to the public