The Town of Estes Park's Parks Division is responsible for the maintenance, renovation, and management of all Town-owned park land. The Parks Division crew consists of 5 full-time employees and 12 seasonal workers.
Each year, the Parks Division plants more than 38,000 annual flowers and 8,000 perennial flowers; and manages and maintains all the Town right-of-way and park trees, 3 acres of turf, 32 irrigation systems, 53 flower beds, 12 bronze statues, both bronze sculptures and 6 bronze Armed Services plaques at Veterans Monument Park, 14 bronze benches located along the Riverwalk, and 12 bronze pikas to be discovered through the Pikas in the Park downtown scavenger hunt.
Parks Division staff also care for all Town-owned property grounds, some of which include the Estes Park Museum properties, Estes Park Visitor Center, the parking structure, and Stanley Park Fairgrounds; open spaces; and 16.4 miles of trails. Additionally, they keep all downtown areas clean and tidy, and assists with snow removal during the winter and spring.
- Helpful Resources from the Parks Division
The Parks Division, with the assistance of the former Parks Advisory Board, offers the following list of resources for the educational and recreational needs of Estes Valley residents and visitors: