Bench by the lake in Washington Park, Denver, Colorado.

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Washington Park


People somehow just look better in Wash Park. They are fitter, trimmer, more tanned and even taller than your average Denverite. Must be the rec center found in the middle of the park ($5.50 for a day pass), which includes a pool, weights and more. Or maybe it's the bike path and lakes, nearby restaurants, volleyball games and tennis matches that mark this park as one of the city's best.

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