Dedisse Park

Address: 29614 Upper Bear Creek Rd., Evergreen, 80439

A Denver Mountain Park of 420 acres acquired by condemnation in 1919 for $25,000 from heirs of French pioneers Jerome and Mary de Disse. The Evergreen Dam was built on the property in 1926-1927. The Park features fireplaces, picnic areas, shelter house, golf course, skating in winter, fishing , volleyball, club and warming house. Early photos show hay meadows and ranch buildings in the area now covered by Evergreen Lake. The spelling of the name varies. The park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (5JF645) on November 15, 1990.
Quad Map/Date: Evergreen, 1965
Sec/Town/Range: S9, T5S, R71W
Elevation: 7160
Source: Sternberg, "Evergreen Our Mountain Community," p. 105; Denver Mountain Parks Records.
See Also: Evergreen Lake.
Last Modified: Wed, March 15 1995

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