Arvada, Colorado is a town of approximately 106,000 people near Denver and Boulder. The first discovery of gold in the Rocky Mountains happened in Arvada in 1850. The town was founded by people looking for gold in 1870. Arvada has an extensive park and trail system, which includes 90 parks in total: 600 acres and 60 miles of trails. There are areas for soccer, softball, disc golf courses, regular golf courses, a skateboard park and a dog park. Arvada's skateboard park includes a six foot half pipe, pyramid, and ollie box. There are several festivals in Arvada, including wine tasting events, Harvest Festival Friday, the Annual Chocolate Affair, Arvada High Tea for Seniors, Arvada Kite Festival, and Festival of Scarecrows. There is an off leash dog park where you can let your dog run free, open seven days a week from dawn to dusk. Arvada has a 24 hole disc golf course on forty acres of land, with rolling pastures, tree lined holes and even differing elevations, located right in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado yellow pages can provide more ideas of things to do; and our business directory can provide names of local businesses in Arvada and other cities as well. The Arvada Center has many cultural attractions: theater programs, children's theater programs, concerts, art exhibitions, a history musuem and an arts and humanities class. With so much to do, you will never grow bored when visiting Arvada, Colorado.
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