Recreation is a large part of life for residents in Parker. The Cherry Creek Trail runs along Cheery Creek, which cuts through the city. Residents can often be found biking, hiking and going on nature walks along this trail and in surrounding areas. Cross-country skiing is also a popular sport in the winter. For those who wish to stay a little closer to home, the Parker Recreation Center is often where the fun can be found. It boasts an Olympic sized pool, sauna and water slide for fun for all ages. Those more interested in the arts can enjoy a wide variety of science, arts and recreational programs at the Mainstreet Center in Olde Town Parker.

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Located just 35 minutes southeast of Denver, the mid- to upper-class community of Parker, Colorado, is filled with gorgeous homes of all types and styles. New homes dot the area, which has recently become a hotbed for young professionals who wish to commute from the metropolitan area in order to experience the great community and open space that Parker has to offer. A large number of established homes are also available, from simple ramblers with a bit of land to elaborate multi-million dollar homes on lavish estates.

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