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Genesee Park

Exit 254 off Interstate 70, Denver, CO 80202
+1 303-526-1550
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Wish we had seen the buffalo but it was too cold to walk around in the park. The park is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lok-yi M
via mobile
Nice picnic spot

This is conveniently just off the I-70 freeway, but it seems further away. We drove as high up the... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Fort Collins, CO
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Travellers talk about
“bison herd” (2 reviews)
“beaver brook” (2 reviews)
“hiking trails” (2 reviews)
Exit 254 off Interstate 70, Denver, CO 80202
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wish we had seen the buffalo but it was too cold to walk around in the park. The park is beautiful from what we could see driving around. The views are spectacular.

Thank Lok-yi M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is conveniently just off the I-70 freeway, but it seems further away. We drove as high up the road as we could which ended in a parking area and picnic area. It was quiet and peaceful with pretty mountain views. There are some picnic...More

Thank laneybelle
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by here twice and wasn't sure where the Buffalo were. We walked around the path which is lovely and would be great for all ages. We never saw any animals.

Thank cometexp
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is about a 12 minute drive off of I-70, and worth the stop. We drove up to the second highest parking area (the road was blocked to the top), and we walked up the rest on a very easy trail. The views are nice,...More

2  Thank Hiker1812
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've worked right by here for several years now and I really enjoy watching the local bison herd. The city of Denver manages it and they do a great job. Very soon the baby bison will start to show up. There's a new bike path/pedestrian...More

2  Thank bubblesbubbles
Reviewed 7 December 2016

There are more hiking trails here than I anticipated. We ended up doing a pretty long hike and, even though it was an August weekend, we didn't see all that many people. There are trails for all levels of fitness here. I recommend.

1  Thank intlwanderlust
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband, son and daughter-in-law and three grand children, to were six and one was 2 all went hiking in Genesse Park. The trials were marked and it was a beautiful area. Took us about an hour on the trail we took.

Thank 133cjones
Reviewed 29 August 2016

20 minutes after getting into the car two blocks from Coors Field, we were in the land that inspired Coors beer. Took the Braille Trail to the Chavez to the Beaver Brook - and somehow got back to the car. Yes, the trail is not...More

Thank testy24
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

This park has amazing views, great anytime of year. The park has a small fee to enter but has many trails. Added bonus it has views of Denver.

3  Thank Julia M
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

From reading some other post, we were expecting to see bison roaming "freely" along side several acres of fenced in highway. What we really found were several bison pinned in a smaller fenced area alongside someone's property.....

Thank Joy A
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26 September 2017|
Response from cometexp | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there are elk in this park but instead buffalo. This park is huge and it is a hit or miss if you see the animals.
16 August 2017|
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Response from Hiker1812 | Reviewed this property |