Bergen Park

Address: At the intersection of Hwy. 74, County Rd. 65 and Squaw Pass Rd.

The village and park are named for Thomas C. Bergen, who came by wagon train from Illinois in 1859. He was the first white settler in the area, became a rancher and operated a way station on the stage coach and wagon roads to the mines. The Denver Mountain Park called Bergen has 25 acres, fireplaces, picnic area, volleyball court and shelter house, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 15, 1990, 5JF290.
Quad Map/Date: Evergreen, 1965 (1979)
Sec/Town/Range: S20, T4S, R71W
Elevation: 7791
Source: Hamilton, "Our Memories of Bergen Park," pp. 9-11; Jefferson County Records; Denver Mountain Parks Office.
Last Modified: Thu, March 16 1995

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