National and State Register

Rocky Mountain Lake Park

Denver County

The park is typical of the water parks planned for Denver before 1900.  The lake, once a watering hole for a branch of the Overland Trail, covers most of the park area. 

A view of the park with mountains in the background and a series of clouds overhead. In the foreground there is a large area of green grass and the lake behind it.

Rocky Mountain Lake Park 

The park features a beautifully planted lake shore, designed in the Edwardian manner, for strolling.  Park construction took place between 1906 and 1910.  The property is associated with the Denver Park and Parkway SystemThematic Resource.