Cheesman Park, located near Capital Hill is not only a Denver neighborhood, but it is one of the cities most popular parks. Spread across only 11 city blocks, the Cheesman Park neighborhood may seem small but don't underestimate this downtown gem! Packed with outdoor activities, Cheesman Park is also home to the 24-acre Denver Botanic Gardens. Also, this neighborhood has a spooky history! Cheeseman Park didn't become the outdoor oasis we know and love today until 1890, prior to that it was the Denver City Cemetery. In 1890 the process of moving over 5,000 graves began, but rumor has it not all bodies were removed. Despite it's haunting history, Cheeseman Park remains a beloved spot to enjoy a summer concert, eat delicious food (hello, Voodoo Doughnut!) and gawk at the historic mansions that line these streets.
Cheesman Park is in the center of the action with it's centralized location. Close to fun Denver entertainment, but this neighborhood offers some fun of it's own! Catch a concert at Denver Botanic Gardens and continue walking through to Capital Hill for fun nightlife and delicious food.
Some of Denver's best kept secrets reside in Cheeseman Park (and no, we aren't talking about the Denver Cemetery). If you have a large sweet tooth you'll need to swing by Voodoo Doughnut and try Liks Ice Cream. If savory foods are more your style there is no shortage of great dining options in and near Cheeseman Park.
When the name of the neighborhood has the word 'park' in it's title you know it's outdoor scene will be impressive. And Cheesman Park lives up to that assumption. Cheesman Park is a beloved Denver Park, and many also visit due to it's proximity to the Denver Botanic Gardens. On any given day you can find people enjoy the outdoors in many ways from running and cycling to a pick up game of volleyball. If sports aren't your thing, Cheesman Park is a wonderful place for a picnic or to enjoy a concert.
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