The Open Spaces program is funded by a 2003 voter-approved 0.25 percent sales and use tax. In 2011, the tax was extended by Arapahoe County voters to 2023. Please visit the Open Spaces home page and click on the "About Us" section and then funding for more information.
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Yes, the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds Event Center is available to rent. Please visit the Fairgrounds Event Center webpage for more information and to contact us about your future event. Learn more at www.arapahoecountyeventcenter.com.
Yes, photography of a non-commercial nature is allowed at the 17 Mile House Farm Park. Please respect the following rules:
Please contact us at 720-874-6540.
Please contact Bill Bauer at 720-874-6555.
Please visit the Open Spaces Events page for more information about current Open Spaces events. Open Spaces hosts the Arapahoe County Fair annually in July.
The following parks and open space properties are currently open to the public: 17 Mile House Farm Park, Cherry Creek Valley Ecological Park, Cheyenne/Arapaho Park, Fairgrounds Park, Richmil Ranch Open Space, and Welch Park. Please visit the Open Spaces home page and click on Places to Go for park-specific information.