Four Mile Historic Park

715 S Forest St
Denver CO  80246

Phone: (720) 865-0800

Four Mile Historic Park

GENERAL PARK ADMISSION
FMHP Members: FREE
Adults (18-64): $5.00
Seniors (65+) & Military (with ID): $4.00
Youth (7-17): $3.00
Children 6 & Under: Free

Included with admission to Four Mile Historic Park:
• Guided tour of the Four Mile House Museum
• Try Your Hand at Gold-Panning
• Explore the Park with our Family Activity Packs (by availability) and
• See our historic reproduction buildings & barns, Native American Tipi, and Miner & Trapper area.
• And we have Fun Games & Park Maps.
Stop in for more information!

Closures:
New Years Day (January 1)**
Memorial Day**
Labor Day**
Thanksgiving Day**
Day After Thanksgiving*
Christmas Eve**
Christmas Day**

*Administrative Office Only
**Park and Administrative Offices

Special Considerations
Due to the historical significance of this site, extra care must be taken to ensure its preservation for future generations. To this end, rules and restrictions apply.

Rules and Regulations
1. No smoking
2. No alcohol, unless approved by authorized personnel
3. No feeding of Park animals
4. No pets allowed (except service animals)
5. Prohibited activities/items include, but are not limited to: inflatable games/objects, airborne games/objects, fireworks, athletic games, model boats or airplanes, and search lights. Weapons, including but not limited to knives, firearms, bows and arrows, and martial arts weapons are prohibited unless approved by authorized personnel.
6. It is unlawful for any person, other than authorized personnel, to mark, remove, break, or climb upon or in any way injure, damage or deface the trees, shrubs, turf, buildings, fences, bridges, fountains, restrooms, or any other structures, plantings, or property within or upon Four Mile Historic Park grounds.
7. Visitors are responsible for their actions and the actions of their guests
8. Sales of goods are only permitted during pre-approved events or by authorized personnel.
9. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on Four Mile Historic Park property, lawns, and restricted roadways unless approved by authorized personnel. Roadways and parking areas are clearly marked and established.
10. Photography for personal use is permitted anywhere on the Park except for the interior of the historic house museum. Commercial photography is prohibited unless approved by authorized personnel.


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Celebrating the 150 years of where the Frontier Comes to Life!

The Four Mile House was built in 1859 as a homestead four miles from Denver City along the Cherokee Trail on 160 acres of unclaimed land that eventually grew into a prosperous 600+ acre farm. The Four Mile House is now documented as the oldest standing structure in the City and County of Denver.

Community members saw an opportunity for a unique educational setting in the 12 acres of remaining land that surrounded the Four Mile House. However, the structure, surrounding outbuildings, and land were in severe need of restoration to transform the property into an interpretive vehicle for students and visitors. In 1978, FMHP was dedicated to the citizens of Denver as a public park and museum to preserve and interpret the western rural heritage and environment of Colorado to educate a diverse public.

The vision for the organization was and continues to be to educate, preserve, and interpret to the community and visitors about the history of Colorado, westward expansion, the brave people who settled the West, and the significant importance of this site. Today, the house and outbuildings continue to provide a medium for a journey into the past, where visitors can directly experience what it was like to travel to the new frontier in 1859-1899.


The mission of Four Mile Historic Park is to educate, preserve and interpret the western rural heritage and environment of Colorado to a diverse public.

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Founded: May 1, 1978
Parking: Parking Lot

Categories: Historical Place, History Museum, Landmark, Museum, Park

Hours

Wed: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm



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Events

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 10/12/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 11/09/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 12/14/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Past Events

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 09/14/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 08/10/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 07/13/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 06/08/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 05/11/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 04/13/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 03/09/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 02/09/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

Denver Adaptive Divers Fundraiser Dinner

Denver Adaptive Divers Fundraiser Dinner
06:00 pm - 01/28/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Join us as we celebrate Denver Divers' non-profit, Denver Adaptive Divers ("DAD"), bringing the wonders of the underwater world to people with physical disabilities....

Art Barn at the Park: Jewelry Art Class

Art Barn at the Park: Jewelry Art Class
10:00 am - 01/28/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

In this class, students will create wearable leather art using embossing technique, vintage beads, wire, and stamps. $40, ages 5-13. Visit fourmilehistoricpark.eventbrite.com...

Art Barn at the Park: Greeting Cards & Feather Pens Class

Art Barn at the Park: Greeting Cards & Feather Pens Class
10:30 am - 01/26/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

In this class, students will create beautiful and unique cards from a variety of art mediums, as well as their own plume feather pen. $40, ages 4-13. Visit fourmilehistoricpark.eventbrite.com...

Art Barn at the Park: Interactive Art History Class

Art Barn at the Park: Interactive Art History Class
10:30 am - 01/25/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

This class will consist of a 20-minute art history lesson covering famous artists and artistic styles throughout time, followed by an art project pertaining to the...

Art Barn at the Park: Indian Gond Art Class

Art Barn at the Park: Indian Gond Art Class
12:45 pm - 01/24/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Using dots and dashes, Gond Art is a type of Mosaic that takes inspiration from nature and the legends of the Gond people of India. In this class, students will...

Art Barn at the Park: Nature Art Class

Art Barn at the Park: Nature Art Class
10:00 am - 01/23/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

In this class, students will create an Art Barn favorite using decorative art branches and brightly patterned textiles. $40, ages 4-13. Visit fourmilehistoricpark.eventbrite.com...

Art Barn at the Park: All About Birds! Class

Art Barn at the Park: All About Birds! Class
10:00 am - 01/22/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

In this class, participants will learn about a breadth of bird species native to Colorado including Robins, Hummingbirds, Finches, Owls, Prairie Hawks, Red Tail...

Art Barn at the Park: Mixed Media Class

Art Barn at the Park: Mixed Media Class
10:00 am - 01/20/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

In this class, students will be creating mixed media birds on canvas using decoupage, newsprint, twigs, wire, fabric, buttons… The end result is a unique masterpiece!...

Art Barn at the Park: Art Chalk and Pastels Class, Ages 5-13

Art Barn at the Park: Art Chalk and Pastels Class, Ages 5-13
03:45 pm - 01/15/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

In this class, students will create art chalk flower masterpieces on black paper using oil pastels and art chalk. $30, ages 5-13. Visit fourmilehistoricpark.eventbrite.com...

Art Barn at the Park: Art Chalk and Pastels Class, Ages 3-4

Art Barn at the Park: Art Chalk and Pastels Class, Ages 3-4
12:30 pm - 01/15/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

In this class, students will create art chalk flower masterpieces on black paper using oil pastels and art chalk. $30, ages 3-4. Visit fourmilehistoricpark.eventbrite.com...

Art Barn at the Park: Dale Chihuly-Inspired Class

Art Barn at the Park: Dale Chihuly-Inspired Class
10:00 am - 01/14/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Dale Chihuly is a world-renowned American glass sculptor whose art forms are both inspirational and beautiful. In this Art Barn class, the students will learn about...

Four Mile Free Day

Four Mile Free Day
12:00 pm - 01/12/2018

At Four Mile Historic Park

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore our 12-acre grounds, sample a treat from the summer kitchen, and say hello to our farm...

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