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​Thornton Parks

PLEASE NOTE:

PARK PAVILION RESERVATIONS WILL BEGIN 1/2/2018 FOR THORNTON RESIDENTS AND EARLY FEBRUARY FOR NON-RESIDENTS.

Click Here for Park Pavilion Reservations

If you have specific questions regarding the pavilion rental process, please call the Thornton Community Center at  303-255-7830 for assistance.

PAVILIONS REQUIRING RESERVATIONS:

  • CARPENTER PARK PAVILIONS
  • CHERRY PARK
  • CHERRYWOOD PARK
  • COMMUNITY PARK
  • NORTH STAR PARK
  • WOODGLEN-BROOKSHIRE PARK
  • YORKBOROUGH PARK 

Mulch

Thornton residents can pick up free mulch for their yards Monday-Friday between 6:30am and 5pm at 8651 Colorado Blvd.  The mulch bin is located inside the gate immediately to the right.  One truckload per resident, hand shoveling only. 

Contact the Parks Division to find out if there is mulch available: parks@cityofthornton.net or 303-255-7833.

Thornton Park System

There are twenty-five major parks and sports facilities -- plus innumerable smaller parks, water detention and open space areas --  in the city of Thornton, providing plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation for residents and visitors.

The Parks and Forestry Division is responsible for the general maintenance of all the above, and manages the City's forestry program. The Parks and Forestry Division's responsibilities also include mowing, shrub and flower bed management, playground maintenance, and park facility maintenance. This Division also provides landscape and turf care for medians, streetscapes, rights-of-way.