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Transportation Micro-Grant Program

Transportation Micro-Grant Program

The Denver Mountain Parks Foundation recognizes 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...

Denver Zoo Conservation Internship

Denver Zoo Conservation Internship

We are committed to creating opportunities for Education, Conservation and Preservation in the Denver Mountain Parks. In 2023 we began a two-year collaboration with the Denver Zoo to fund a college-level internship for work on Zoo science projects at Summit Lake and...

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...

Axton Ranch Floristic Study

Axton Ranch Floristic Study

The Denver Mountain Parks Foundation is excited to announce that it has partnered with the Denver Botanic Gardens on a floristic study of the newest Denver Mountain park Axton Ranch. Thanks to the...

A New Mountain Park?

A New Mountain Park?

Thanks to the amazing generosity of the Axton Family, Denver hopes to add on to the Mountain Park System. The Axton Family Ranch, to be known as the Axton Ranch Mountain Park, is a 450 acre parcel located in Gilpin County. The new park will likely start as a...

Youth Education and Outreach

Youth Education and Outreach

Big City Mountaineers: Camping program for underserved 8-13 year olds at Genesee and Katherine Craig Mountain Park. Our first education grant doubles the number of 8-12 year olds from Denver Parks and Recreation La Familia and Central Park rec centers that will get to...