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 incredible generosity of the Axton Family, the Axton Ranch was recently...
Denver Gifts Bison to Arapahoe and Cheyenne Tribes

Denver Gifts Bison to Arapahoe and Cheyenne Tribes

The Denver Mountain Parks Foundation is excited to share an important update about Denver’s 2 bison herds. The donation of bison to the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes and the Tall Bull Memorial Council will help “…return wild bison to their native homes and help...
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...
Interpretive Signage

Interpretive Signage

Though Genesee Mountain Park features one of the Front Range’s most iconic attractions, it has long suffered without quality signage to educate the public about Denver’s historic bison herds. The foundation has taken a lead role in advocating for and...