Parker, Colorado Real Estate & Information
Parker, Colorado is a popular suburb located south of Denver, in Douglas County.
Parker currently has a population of approximately 50,000 people and is steadily growing! In Parker, you will find all of the small town charm but with easy access to the "big city" amenities.
Parker is proud to be the home of the PACE (Parker Arts, Culture & Events) Center - a beautiful state-of-the-art performing arts center that hosts concerts, activities, musicals, plays and more throughout the year. No matter where you live in Parker, you are literally just minutes from everything else.
Easy access to the Denver is provided through E-470 toll road that runs on the north end of town. Or, you can hop onto I-25 and be in downtown Denver in 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic.
Parks and Recreation:
With miles of trails that wind throughout the community there is always somewhere available for you to be outside enjoying the great outdoors! O'Brien Park, located in the center of town, has a huge park, basketball courts, a baseball field and pool area that all residents can utilize.
The Parker Recreation Center and Fieldhouse have workout facilities, daily classes, and areas where local sports teams can play.
The popular Cherry Creek runs through the Town of Parker and the newly built Hess Reservoir may offer even more recreational opportunities in the future.
Parker is located in the award-winning Douglas County School District.
Three high schools, three middle schools and several elementary schools are available as a public school option and there are also charter and private schools for those who prefer an alternative to public schools.
The graduation rate for Douglas County schools is 91.4%, one of the highest in the state.