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Parks, Open Space & Trails Permit
General Information on Park, Open Space & Trails Permit
Please read all the information on this page before continuing with a permit.

All permit applications are pending until approved by the Parks and Recreation Director.
Please email the permit to: Parks and Recreation, or drop it off at the Administrative Office in the Recreation Center at 2700 Main Avenue.

Refer to the chart below for the amount required for your event.
Nonrefundable Application Fee
Buckley Park 
Rotary Park  $100
All other parks
50 people or less
50 - 199 people (non special event*
200 people + or competitive and/or sporting events* $200
*Some large special events may require an increased damage deposit and a Special Activities Permit request. 
Parks Used for Monetary Gain
First day
Second day
Third day and subsequent days
Nonprofit organizations holding a 501(c)3 are exempt from monetary gain fees.

Be sure to view our list of all parks and amenities, including locations and pictures of each.

Additional Information

Contact Info
Lions Den
Cathy Metz


Parks & Recreation Office
949 E. 2nd Ave.
Durango, CO 81301-5109

Ph: (970) 375-7321

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Community Recreation Center
2700 Main Ave.
Durango, CO 81301

Ph: (970) 375-7300
Fx: (970) 375-7337