Parker is located in the Douglas County, in the State of Colorado. As a Home Rule Municipality, Parker has been declared a "town" by the local administrative bodies. Parker is one of the top populous towns in the region, having a population which numbers approximately 45,300 inhabitants. The town of Parker was incorporated in 1981 and it is now part of the Denver Metropolitan Area, as one of its major commuter towns.
The Parker Trail System includes a variety of walking, bicycle riding and hiking trails. These are divided according to the area they pass through and to their designated purpose. Several of the most interesting trails you could take in this region are: the Baldwin Gulch Trail, the Cherry Creek Trail, the Preservation and Park Trail, the Sulphur Gulch Trail and the Tallman Gulch Trail. These trails are highly recommended for family outings and for getting a little bit of exercise while vacationing in the town.
The Parker Arts, Culture and Events Main Street Centre is the most important provider of cultural development in the community. There are numerous representations and shows performed here, offering people a unique chance to admire both classical and modern productions. In addition to all the shows that can be witnessed, visitors may also be interested in taking up some classes at the Main Street Centre. These are focused on developing a variety of skills and on working on your talents.
The Parker Recreation Center is a multi-purpose facility that provides all the best facilities and equipments for playing a variety of sports and for taking on fun activities. One of the most attractive features here all throughout the year is the indoor swimming pool, which features a sauna room and a water slide. People may also enjoy taking up some gymnasium and fitness exercises, which will help them stay fit during their vacation. For people visiting Parker during the summer, the Recreation Center opens several sports fields in the Challenger Regional Park. There is a wide number of sports to be played in the park, while your children enjoy the playground.