Maybe you’re a dried-in-the-moisture-wicking-wool Colorado native looking to buy a home in Central Park, or a newcomer relocating to the Denver area. Explore this helpful guide full of fast facts, helpful links and real perspectives on life in the 80238 from actual residents.

Where exactly is Central Park?

Central Park is in a prime location. It’s just 15 minutes east of downtown Denver by car or light rail, and 20 minutes from DIA. Easy access to the I-70/I-270 interchange at Central Park Boulevard makes it a great base to enjoy and explore the entire Denver metro area, or anywhere else you may want to go.

Each of the twelve Central Park neighborhoods has its own unique style. Within the city of Denver’s 80238 zip code, Central Park has its own identity. Within the Central Park community, each neighborhood is distinct in its own right — drawing its identity from a nearby park or landmark, and its unique spice of life from the people who call it home.

The Central Park community is among Denver’s most dynamic and vibrant—filled with passionate people who believe in strong community involvement and improving the world around them. It is home to an eclectic mix of growing families, young professionals, empty nesters and numerous stand-out community leaders who are making positive change throughout Denver, the region and the world. 

Good schools are a parent’s top priority, and Central Park schools are ranked among the very best in Colorado. They’re new, they’re innovative and they come with an entire community of actively involved, well-educated parents who support these schools and each other.

There is always something to do in the community.

  • Over 100 community events from farmer’s markets to movie nights to concerts on the green and much more.
  • 60+ parks throughout the community including 7 pools (the pool located in North End has two water slides)
  • Central Park is 3rd largest park in Denver that has a Dr. Seuss inspired playground, water feature in the summer and Sledding Hill for winter, and much more. It also inspired the new name for the community.
  • Check out our What’s Happening page for events in and around our community

Known for its intriguing streetscapes, the community exhibits a broad range of award-winning architecture, from updated traditional favorites to bold, ultra-modern designs. From charming bungalows and cottages to town homes. Here is a list of builders that are currently building new homes in Denver’s 80238:

Luckily for you, we made a helpful Who to Contact guide with even more information about the nuts-and-bolts of life in Central Park Denver, check it out! Or email