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The BIG Day at South Suburban Park Foundation

“It's the BIG Day! Come and help clean-up our community trails.”
To celebrate the day, the Foundation will be hosting community trail clean-ups where we live, work and play. Grab your work gloves and come help clean the trails we all use and love!

Ages: There are no age restriction for this location, but minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Project Contact: Julie Madden,[masked]

Other information: Bathroom & water will be available. Please bring a refillable water bottle, gloves, sunscreen, and wear appropriate clothing (long sleeves, long pants, boots).  Lunch will be available.

WHERE: The Big Dry Creek; Progress Park Shelter.

To reach the Progress Park picnic shelter, go south on Broadway, turn west on Lehow Ave., cross over the Big Dry Creek; turn north on Huron St. into the parking lot. By trail, walk east along the trail from Belleview Park; from Broadway, walk west. The shelter is south of Belleview and east of Hickory St.

About South Suburban Park Foundation: Founded in 1979, the South Suburban Park Foundation was created to enrich open spaces and to improve park and recreational amenities for residents of the south suburban communities. We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board who represent businesses, civic groups, trail users and community members of the south metro area.

For more than a quarter century our vision has been instrumental in creating much-needed open space opportunities for south metro communities and residents of all ages.

Margaret Mead once said "never doubt what a small group of committed people can accomplish." In the early 1980's, Mary Hampton Carter took on the task of leading such a group of committed people. Aimed with a vision and little more that $5 in the South Suburban Park Foundation treasury, she stepped forward to lead what seemed to be a daunting task— the creation of an 8-mile, $4 million greenway running the length of Platte through Arapahoe County. That’s just the beginning!

Being a non-profit community organization, the South Suburban Park Foundation accepts and encourages grants and contributions from public and private partners to help us meet our mission. For more information please visit our website at

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  • Jacquie T.

    Great way to volunteer with friends and associates-lunch was terrific.

    April 22, 2012

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