• Hours 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday
    5 a.m. - 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday (excluding City Parks and Recreation Programs)
Prairie Gateway is northeast of the Commerce City Civic Center. It is 190 acres in size. The main attractions this park offers is it's 2.4 mile, soft surface perimeter trail, shelters, benches and overlook area with mountain views. The park is open to the public at all times however, this park has a shelter area that can be rented out.




Park size 190 acres
Park structures Shelters andRestrooms
Shelter Fees Resident-$75.00Non-Resident- $105.00
Shelter Rental Hours 8a.m. - dusk
Sports None
Activities Walking trail
Parking Lot parking
Public Restrooms Yes
Drinking Fountain Yes
Electrical Outlet No
Offices None
Emergency Commerce City Police Department: 9-1-1
Special Events Special event permits are required for park uses such as bands, a circus, car show etc.
Alcohol Permits Alcohol permits are required to consume 3.2% beer at all Commerce City parks. Glass containers are not allowed at any city park.
  • Shelters are limited to 75 people per shelter.
  • Operate as a first come first serve basis.
  • Reservations are for the pavilion only.
  • Rentals are available March-October.
  • Applications accepted after March 1.
  • Reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to event.
  • Reservations form is required to reserve a shelter.
  • Deposit is due at time of reservation.
  • Payment of the full is due two weeks before the event.
  • Top 10 things you need to know.
  • Trails reservation form is required to run events on the trail.
  • Contact:
    Tim Moore
    Recreation Supervisor
    Commerce City Recreation Center
    6060 E Parkway Dr
    Commerce City, CO 80022

    Phone: 303-289-3763
    Email: tmoore@c3gov.com


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