Adjacent to Metro Denver and next to the Foothills, Lakewood enjoys all the amenities of the big city and all the advantages of the mountains. In a 15 minute drive, Lakewood residents can enjoy all the cultural amenities that Denver offers.
With a population of over 142,000 people in 45 square miles, Lakewood still has plenty of open space.
In 2004, Lakewood residents will see the completion of Belmar District, the city’s new downtown, near Alameda Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard. Belmar is designed for every dimension of daily life: home, office, shops, galleries, restaurants, outdoor cafes, movies and even parks and plazas.
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Lakewood is part of Jefferson County which has a 600 mile-long trail system that is number one on the list of top ten trail system communities in the U.S. according to the American Hiking Society. In fact, there are over 7,000 acres of open space and over 80 miles of hiking and biking trails. The award winning trail system includes parts of the Colorado Trail and the American Discovery Trail.
Additionally, living in Lakewood offers easy access to world class skiing in the resorts 70-100 miles west of the city.
Lakewood residents can enjoy five of the finest golf courses in the metro area. Bear Creek Golf Club, Foothills Golf Course, Green Gables Country Club, and Lakewood Country Club and The Fox Hollow Golf Course.
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