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26. Van Bibber ParkVan Bibber Park

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Van Bibber Park, Jefferson County Open Space.

Van Bibber Park, Jefferson County Open Space. USGS Contour Map.

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Location Map:

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Location & Access:

East Trailhead & Parking: 5575 Ward Road, Arvada, CO 80002

West Trailhead & Parking: Indiana and 56th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80002

Acreage:

164 Acres

Park Hours:

Open one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset.

Activities:

Cycling Cycling

Hiking Hiking

Horseback Riding Horseback Riding

Picnic Tables Picnicking

Picnic Shelters Picnic Shelter

Wildlife Viewing Wildlife Viewing

Amenities:

Restrooms, Observation Deck (pond & wetlands), Picnic Tables, Picnic Shelter, Interpretive Signage, Parking

Elevation:

Approx. 5500 ft.

Life Zone(s):

Plains Zone

Weather forecast for Arvada, Colorado:

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Park Rules:

Stay on the designated trails – this will ensure the quality of the park by preserving plants (including grasslands) and wildlife habitat.

Trails:

Total: 4.8 miles - Equestrian & Multi-Use Trails

Hiking Dogs On-Leash Horseback Riding Mountain Biking

Trail Rules: Bikers yield to all other trail users; Hikers yield to Equestrians. Stay on the designated trails—this will ensure the quality of the park by preserving plants (including grasslands) and wildlife habitat.

Trail Ratings:

Trail Rating Legend

Trail Rating - Least DifficultJimmy Go Trail

See also: JCOS Trail Difficulty Ratings

Trail Etiquette: Be aware & expect other trail users. Use a friendly greeting to gain attention when passing. Pass on the left. Yield to traffic traveling uphill when possible. Step off the trail when you are on your cell phone. Read the JCOS guide: Trail Etiquette

Trail Connections to other Parks:

Trails connect to local roadways.

Features:

Van Bibber Creek

Ponds & Wetlands with Observation Deck

Photos:

Click to see photos of Van Bibber Park at Jefferson County Open Space on Flickr

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History:

Jefferson County Open Space acquired the land that became Van Bibber Park in 1978.

Park Acquisition

Acreage

Year

Action

Funding/Grant

Van Bibber Park

1978

Acquisition


Links:

To ensure that you have the most current & accurate information regarding park closures, changes to rules & regulations, or any other changes to the parks or park systems call or visit Jefferson County Parks & Open Space online:

Van Bibber Park (at jeffco.us)

Jefferson County Open Space: 303.271.5925

Trails Hotline: 303.271.5975

Comments or suggestions for Jefferson County Open Space Staff? Submit them online through the Jeffco Open Space: Contact Form

Jefferson County website: jeffco.us

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Park News:

Extending the Van Bibber Creek Trail to Expand Recreation Opportunities

Jefferson County Open Space Outdoor Insights

March 1, 2011

Extending the Van Bibber Creek Trail has been a long-standing objective of the Open Space program. The vision behind this goal is of Van Bibber Park visitors beginning and continuing longer trips here within an interconnected, regional trail system ...

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