The Highlands Ranch Metro District owns and maintains an impressive network of outdoor recreation amenities. With 23 parks, more than 70 miles of trails, and 2,200 acres of natural open space areas, Highlands Ranch is home to active people and a diverse wildlife population. In fact, 85 percent of homes in Highlands Ranch are located within one quarter mile of a park, open space area or trail. Our community has approximately 25 acres of park land per one thousand residents.
In addition, there are two skate parks, an outdoor inline hockey rink, four dog off-leash areas, eight lighted public tennis courts, three lighted ball fields, an historic park and three community gardens.