Denver Mountain Parks Foundation



Since 1912

gateway to the
Rocky Mountains

Since 1912, the Denver Mountain Parks have served as Denver’s gateway to the Rocky Mountains. We work in partnership with Denver Parks and Recreation to ensure the continued stewardship and enjoyment of our unique Mountain Park System for generations to come.

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Denver Zoo Conservation Internship

Denver Zoo Conservation Internship

We will provide $30,000 over two years to cover the salary of an intern from the Community College of Denver to work with scientists from the Denver Zoo working in the Denver Mountain Parks: Studying the effects of mountain lion urine on big horn sheep and mountain...

Transportation Micro-Grant Program

Transportation Micro-Grant Program

The Denver Mountain Parks Foundation believes that equity of access is vital. For many citizens of Denver, the greatest barrier to visiting the Denver Mountain Parks is affordable, available transportation. The Denver Mountain Parks Foundation is addressing this...

Axton Ranch Floristic Study

Axton Ranch Floristic Study

In 2021 and 2022, we collaborated with the Denver Botanic Gardens to undertake a complete floristic inventory of the Axton Ranch Mountain Park. Over the course of two years, interns from the Denver Public Schools and Denver Botanic Gardens scientists cataloged...

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