Improvement Projects

Johnson Park Trailhead / Clear Creek Trail Construction

The construction project will improve rider safety, ADA accessibility, fire access, maintenance operations, and parking. Project includes:

  • Johnson Park Trailhead parking lot improvements
  • realigning two 90 degree turns on the trail
  • rebuilding a portion of the trail that crosses the drainage channel in Johnson Park

Construction contract was awarded to Murphy Construction in the amount of $154,645. The Department received a Federal Trail grant which will cover 50% of the cost of the project.

Began: August 2018

Completed: November 2018

Trail is complete but work continues on the parking lot. The parking lot and access road remain CLOSED through the winter season.

New portion of Clear Creek Trail at Johnson Park

Boyd's Crossing Playground

The new playground features standalone peak rock climber, attached rock climber, arch bridge, croquet climber, summit climber, vertical ladder, bongo plate, ball maze, bubble panel, cork screw slide and straight slide. Playground equipment was supplied by Landscape Structures. Demo and installation was completed by Rocky Mountain Recreation.

Began: July 2018

Completed: August 2018

New Playground at Boyd's Crossing

Panorama Park Irrigation

A new irrigation system was installed to improve water use efficiency, water coverage and water delivery. Irrigation can be controlled and adjusted remotely via mobile devices reducing maintenance time.

Began: October 2017

Completed: August 2018

Panorama Park new irrigation system being installed