Wash Park restaurants boast urban park access
Wash Park restaurants like Fooducopia are great starting points
Wash Park restaurants in Denver like farm to table restaurant Fooducopia know how good they got it. The view of the Rocky Mountains and an urban park covering 165 acres as their backyard. In fact, many people who dine at Fooducopia head straight for a walk around the beloved park. Why not? It’s too close not too.
“Wash Park is a gift from nature,” said Tim Lymberopoulos, owner of Fooducopia who often sees diners enjoy the walk to the park from the restaurant. “The beauty of it is that Fooducopia is three blocks from this wonderful huge urban park. It can’t get any better than that.”
Yep, Washington Park, or commonly known as Wash Park is the best of both worlds—when it comes to nature.
The mountains off in the distance and over a hundred acres of footbed for walking. So in honor of national walking day we put together some fun facts about Wash Park.
Did you know the Washington Park Loop is a 2.2-mile loop? This popular route for walkers and cyclists who use the park is now set to get a facelift.
The park boasts a famous statue of Wynken, Blynken, and Nod in Washington Park. The statue is in honor of American writer and poet Eugene Field known by many as the childhood poet. Be sure to check it out on your next walk.
Look up in the trees. Be on the lookout for this bird in Wash Park! America’s emblem of freedom is known to find its way to Wash Park. A few years, ago, visitors to Wash Park were treated with a bald eagle sighting.
The sun is out so why not celebrate national walking day with a trip around Wash Park followed by a menu of good honest food at Fooducopia? The day can’t get much better than that!
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