Parks

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Park listing

Browse through all 34 City of Durango park and open space amenities to plan your activities and adventures.

Park permit

Request a park permit for your next activity in one of Durango's parks.

Current projects

Learn more about current Parks and Recreation Department construction projects.

Park maintenance

The City of Durango promotes Best Management Practices in the stewardship of City lands to ensure the safe enjoyment of parks and open spaces in the community. The City has contracted with a third party provider for noxious weed abatement. Applications are conducted to improve the quality of the right-of-ways, parks and open spaces in the City’s system. The weed control is repeatedly tested and approved by the Environmental Protection Agency and third party provider services are licensed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture.  

View the park maintenance schedule for spraying

View a list of organically managed parks

For additional information, contact the Parks and Recreation, Park Maintenance Division at 375-7384.

Restrooms are open in the Durango park system for the season

Due to vandalism no soap is provided in park restrooms. Bring your own hand sanitizer.

Due to vandalism and misuse the portable toilets at Santa Rita Park playground have been removed.  There are public restrooms for park users on the east side of the Santa Rita Water Reclamation Administration building adjacent to Whitewater Park.

Tennis courts open for the season

  • Mason Center, 301 E. 12th St
  • Smith Sports Complex at Fort Lewis College, 700 Talon Lane
  • Jenkins Ranch Park, 435 Jenkins Ranch Road

Irrigation & Landscape Standards

View the irrigation and landscape standards used by the Parks and Recreation Department (PDF)

Durango Community Park Master Plan

View the Durango Community Park Master Plan.

Learn about the History of Naming Parks, Open Space and Recreational Facilities (PDF)