About the Area

Surrounded by arts, culture and world-class recreation just 20 minutes from the Denver Tech Center, Parker is the second most populous town in Douglas County. Parker has become a commuter town at the southeastern most corner of the Denver Metropolitan Area.

Nearby Schools:
Pine Lane Elementary
Sierra Middle School
Legend High School
Parker Core Knowledge Charter School - Parker


The Cherry Creek Trail runs north and south along Cherry Creek, through Parker. Bicycling,hiking, nature walks, and
cross-country skiing are all popular uses.


The Rueter–Hess Reservoir is located west of town and is not yet open for recreational use. However, planned activities there include fishing, hiking, and non-motorized boating.


The Parker Recreation Center is located alongside Lincoln Rd. and has several amenities such as gyms, swimming pools, fitness and cycling studios, sports and fitness classes, and more.

The town currently maintains about 250 acres of developed parkland and more than 900 acres of open space.


The Wildlife Experience, now part of CU South Denver, is an art and natural history museum located in Parker.


Parker is also home to the Parker Arts, Culture, & Events Center (PACE). It is a venue that hosts art exhibits, art classes, theater productions, and concerts. It is the official home of the Parker Symphony Orchestra, a community orchestra established in 1994, that offers a full season of orchestra concerts annually.

Nearby Emergency Care/Hospitals:

Parker Adventist Hospital

Childrens Hospital CO at Parker Adventist

Hospital Emergency Care

UC Health Emergency Room

Centura Health Emergency & Urgent Care -Parker