Wash Park

Welcome to Wash Park

An enclave of vibrancy and refined living
Washington Park, often affectionately called “Wash Park,” is one of Denver's most beloved and vibrant neighborhoods. Nestled in the heart of the Mile-High City, this historic community offers a unique blend of urban amenities and natural beauty. Named after the expansive Washington Park, which graces its eastern border, this neighborhood has become a haven for those seeking an active and community-centric lifestyle.
Wash Park resonates with a lively ambiance, where the canvas of streets unfolds with the grace of walkability and the charm of accessible conveniences. Positioned strategically, the neighborhood grants its residents the leisure of effortless commutes and the delight of engaging in the vibrancy that colors its streets and skies. 
With tree-lined streets, charming bungalows, and a friendly atmosphere, Washington Park exudes comfort. Its central location places residents just a stone's throw away from Denver's downtown core, yet the neighborhood retains a distinct, residential charm. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, an art lover, or simply someone who values a tight-knit community, Washington Park has something to offer.

What to Love

  • Seamless connectivity to DTC, downtown, and Cherry Creek
  • Pulsating heart of Denver’s vibrant recreational scenes
  • A delightful ambiance of walkable elegance
  • Recognized as a pinnacle of Denver’s prestigious neighborhoods
  • Flourishing with the charming Shops & Restaurants of Old S Gaylord

Local Lifestyle

Wash Park combines elegant leisure and vibrant activity. The Old S. Gaylord area emerges as a canvas of exquisite tastes and delightful encounters, where shops and restaurants unveil a tapestry of luxury and comfort, allowing residents to plunge into experiences marked by quality and charm, crafting a local lifestyle that echoes with sophistication and warmth.
Luxury real estate in Wash Park offers a premium and upscale living experience that complements the neighborhood's charm and convenience. While the area is known for its historic homes and cozy atmosphere, it also boasts a selection of elegant and exclusive properties for those seeking the epitome of refined living.

Dining and Entertainment

Explore the culinary artistry at Perdida, where dining transforms into an immersive experience of delightful flavors and enchanting atmospheres, each visit curated to unfold as a magnificent feast of extraordinary tastes and supreme service.
Indulge in the vibrant culinary spheres of Homegrown Tap & Dough and Washington Park Grille, where dining unveils its charm in atmospheres radiating warmth and luxury and menus that flourish with a festival of flavors, promising experiences crafted to captivate the senses and elevate the spirit.

Things to Do

Unleash your spirit in embracing Wash Park’s vibrant ambiance, where various activities bloom in the heart of natural beauty and lively communities. Residents are cradled in an atmosphere where nature and activity dance in harmony.
The neighborhood's namesake, Washington Park, is a central hub of activity. It features two large lakes, beautiful gardens, and a looped running and biking path. You can enjoy picnics, paddle boating, or simply relaxing in the park's serene atmosphere. The park also hosts numerous sports facilities, including tennis courts, a recreation center with a pool, and sports fields. It's an ideal spot for staying active and enjoying outdoor recreation.
South Pearl Street is a historic district known for its charming boutiques, restaurants, and vibrant community events. The South Pearl Street Music & Beer Festival is always popular, while during the summer months, the South Pearl Street Farmers Market offers fresh produce, artisanal goods, and delicious food. It's a great place to shop for local products and enjoy a weekend outing.
Engage in the lively rhythms of the Denver Tennis Park and Cherry Creek Trail, or explore the dynamic avenues of S Broadway. Each corner, each street, echoes with a melody of things to do, unfolding spaces where adventure and leisure blend in a symphony of exquisite experiences.


Wash Park locals are served by Denver County School District 1. Students may attend:
  • Steele Elementary
  • South High School

Overview for Wash Park, CO

7,302 people live in Wash Park, where the median age is 47 and the average individual income is $103,812. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

47 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Wash Park, CO

Wash Park has 3,177 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wash Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,302 people call Wash Park home. The population density is 6,007.426 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

51.7 / 48.3%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Schools in Wash Park, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Wash Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
St John's Lutheran School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Steele Elementary School
K - 5th
9th - 12th

Around Wash Park, CO

There's plenty to do around Wash Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Very Bikeable
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Some Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taqueria Guerrero, Eat'Ya Pizza, and Sun Market.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.09 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.87 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.35 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.72 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.45 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

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