Bayou Gulch Regional Park, Open Space and Trail

Location:  Bayou Gulch Road and Fox Sparrow Road in Parker

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Size: 205 acres

Active Area – 4815 Fox Sparrow Road, Parker, CO 80134

  • Playground
  • 1.48 miles of concrete trails
  • Synthetic ballfield (baseball, softball, football, soccer)
  • Synthetic multi-use field
  • Basketball court
  • 2 picnic shelters: one seats 64 and one seats 48
  • Drinking fountain
  • Portable restrooms
  • Parking for 207 cars

Passive Area – 4728 Fox Sparrow Road, Parker, CO 80134 (North of Bayou Gulch Road)

  • 4.68 miles of soft-surface trails (open to pedestrians and equestrians for non-motorized uses)
  • 2-acre dog off-leash area
  • Mountain Bike Skills Course
  • Picnic shelter seats 32
  • Drinking fountain
  • Portable restroom
  • Parking for 24 cars
  • Parking for 3 horse trailers, no hitch rails, asphalt-surface parking lot

Bayou Gulch Open Space and Connector Trail:  The connector that runs west under Highway 83 to the Cherry Creek Regional Trail is open to pedestrians, equestrians, and bicyclists. The peripheral trail may be closed occasionally to accommodate equestrian events associated with the Colorado Horse Park. Horse jumps and pathways leading to the jumps are not open to the public as they are privately owned by the Colorado Horse Park. Direct any questions regarding Bayou Gulch Regional Park to Douglas County Parks, Trails, and Building Grounds at 720-733-6990.  All trail and open space questions should be directed to Douglas County Open Space and Natural Resources at 303-660-7495.

Hours: Open sunrise to sunset