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27. Welchester Tree Grant ParkWelchester Tree Grant Park

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Welchester Tree Grant Park, Jefferson County Open Space.

Welchester Tree Grant Park, Jefferson County Open Space. USGS Contour Map.

Location Map:

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Access & Parking:

Trailhead: Parking is available on West 8th Avenue (roadside) between Yank St and Zang St.

Acreage:

19.8 Acres

Park Hours:

Open one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset.

Activities:

Hiking Hiking

Wildlife Viewing Wildlife Viewing

Amenities:

Parking, Benches

Elevation:

Approx. 5600 ft.

Life Zone(s):

Plains Zone

Weather forecast for Golden, 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: .6 miles of Multi-Use Trails

Hiking Dogs On-Leash

Trail Rules: Be aware & expect other trail users. Use a friendly greeting to gain attention when passing. Pass on the left. Stay on the designated trails—this will ensure the quality of the park by preserving plants (including grasslands) and wildlife habitat. Step off the trail when you are on your cell phone. Read the JCOS guide: Trail Etiquette

Trail Ratings:

Trail Rating Legend

Trail Rating - Least DifficultConcrete Trail

Trail Rating - Least DifficultCrusher 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:

An historic tree grove that was established in about 1878 under the Timber Cultural Act (1873).

Lakewood Gulch

Photos:

Click to see photos of Welchester Tree Grant Park at Jefferson County Open Space on Flickr

See photos of Welchester Tree Grant Park Jefferson County Open Space on Flickr Welchester Tree Grant Park (Jefferson County Photo Album)

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:

Welchester Tree Grant 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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