10 Reasons to Live in Parker
A network of trails for outdoor exercise! During one of the 300+ days of Colorado sunshine you can get out and enjoy it on your bike. The Cherry Creek trail is paved to accommodate lots of cyclists throughout the day while the Hidden Mesa trail is a single track dirt ride with steeper challenges.
Indoor learning and outdoor play at Stonegate! Just off Lincoln road near the northwestern corner of Parker sits the Wildlife Experience Natural History and Theaters and the Meridian Golf Club. There are rent to own homes in this area at a median sales price of $322,375.
Taste the work of local microbreweries! The microbrewery revolution is in full effect and Parker is in on the action. Sample the handcrafted creations of local brewers at the Elk Mountain Brewing Company, the Parker Station Grill and Brewery, and the 20 Mile Tap House. All three business are located near neighborhoods with rent to own houses at an average price of $158 per square foot.
No shortage of parks in Parker! Enjoy a game of baseball and a cookout at the western-themed Tallman Meadows Park. Or, you can work on your carves and your swing at the Railbender Skate and Tennis Park.
A great place for horsing around! The Salisbury Equestrian Park offers an environment specifically designed for equestrian fun and can be accessed from the east by the Cherry Creek Trail. Contrary to the name, the Iron Hose Park is just meant for human running around -- primarily in one of the three baseball fields available year round.
Specialized shopping options! It's true that big-chain stores have their place, but one-of-a-king boutiques and markets do, too. Peruse the gifts and clothing at Wrought'n Apples near downtown Parker and choose from specialty foods, artwork and jewelry at the Parker Country Market in the Pine Bluffs neighborhood. Both areas offer rent to own houses and condos at a median value of $276,322.
Removed from the city but not too far! Parker is a suburb to the southeast of Denver, approximately 20 miles from the downtown district. The town connects with major Denver traffic routes via highway C-470, Parker Road and Interstate 225. This makes going to Denver or heading further away from it a piece of cake!
A night for a bite on the town! Dozens of local restaurants can satisfy your hankering for an exotic meal. Try the Crab Rangoon at Indochine Cuisine or the Spicy Salmon Roll at Yukata Sushi Restaurant.
Make time for a warm beverage! Fika Swedish-style coffee house in downtown Parker emphasizes a medium pace, catching up with friends and the value of relaxation. Kunjani World Coffeehouse let's you grab a cup on the go with their drive-up service available as early as 5:30 am.