Please remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, garland, plastic wrap, tree stands, wire, rope, nails, etc. before bringing trees to be recycled. Live trees with artificial snow sprayed on the branches cannot be mulched. Please check with your local jurisdiction or newspaper during the holiday season as Christmas trees are typically accepted at the following locations, but are subject to change.
Drop-off dates: Dec. 26 through Jan. 31
Contact Information: Douglas County Parks at 720-733-6990
Mulch: Available on-site while supplies last
Bayou Gulch, 4815 Fox Sparrow Road, Parker
Challenger Regional Park, 17299 E. Lincoln Ave., Parker
Fairgrounds Regional Park, 500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock
Highland Heritage Regional Park, 9651 S. Quebec St.
Drop-off dates: Dec. 25 through Jan. 17
Contact Information: Highlands Ranch Metro District at 303-791-0430; Douglas County Parks for Highland Heritage Park (see below)
Mulch: Available on a self-serve basis on-site while supplies last
Dad Clark Park, 3385 Asterbrook Cir.
Redstone Park, 3280 Redstone Park Cir.
Toepfer Park, 9480 Venneford Ranch Rd.
Drop-off dates: Dec. 25 through Jan. 29
Hours: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Contact Information: Town of Parker at 303-840-9546
Mulch: Available on a self-serve basis on-site while supplies last for the first week in January
Salisbury Park (East paved parking lot), 12010 S. Motsenbocker Rd.