Lew Walsh Park

Address: W. 68th Ave. & Otis St., Arvada, 80003

Lew Walsh Park, a City owned park, was originally named Hideaway Park. Lew Walsh was a cowboy from Wyoming, who took horses to school to let the children ride. He was quite a friend of the young people. It was discovered he had Lou Gehrig Disease in 1991 and he died in the spring of 1992. City of Arvada officially change the name to Lew Walsh Park July 6, 1992.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada
Sec/Town/Range: S1, T3S, R69W
Elevation: 5350
Source: Interview, Harry Johnson, City of Arvada Planning Departme nt; North Jeffco Files.
Other Names: Hideaway Park.
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012

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