Parks, Open Space & Cultural Arts

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Clear Creek Trail Notice: Due to spring runoff and flooding, there is a detour in place at the York Street underpass. Please also use caution when using the Pecos Street underpass.

NOTICE: Rotella Park pavilion reservations can now be completed online. The two links below will get you started. It is recommended completing the reservation on a desktop browser.

  • Click here to open the reservation site. Then click the back arrow to return to Parks home page. 
  • Click here to begin your reservation.

If you prefer, you can make a reservation in person at the Parks office. The hours are Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Rotella Park pavilions are $100 and you can pay with cash or check in person.

To see a PDF tutorial, click here.

Purpose Statement

To significantly enhance quality of life, enrich communities & INSPIRE

Capital Project Updates

What We Offer

The Parks, Open Space & Cultural Arts Department provides planning, management and maintenance of the county parks system that includes:

Open Space Sales Tax Program

The Adams County Fair and the Open Space Sales Tax Program are administered by the Parks, Open Space & Cultural Arts Department.

Click here to view Open Space Advisory Board meeting information. 


Byron Fanning
Byron Fanning
9755 Henderson Rd.
Brighton, CO 80601


Phone Hours
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Office Hours
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.