Parks Department

McPhelemy Parks department

The Parks Department maintains parks, playgrounds, cemeteries, trails, medians, flower planters, and other public grounds for the community. We aim to provide you with a clean, safe, and attractive environment to enjoy.

The Town of Buena Vista owns and maintains the following parks and facilities:

  • McPhelemy (Lakeside) Park at 220 US N Hwy 24
  • Columbine Park at 51 Linderman Avenue
  • Forest Square Park at 343 S Hwy 24
  • River Park at 800 E Main St
  • Millie Crymble Park at 602 Marquette Avenue
  • South main Town Square Park, South Lawn
  • Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds at 2001 Gregg Drive
  • Mt. Olivet Cemetery at 257 Rodeo Road

For more information on our parks and how to reserve one for an event, go to our Parks and Facilities page.

The Town of Buena Vista’s open space is fundamentally intertwined with several outside agencies. These agencies include:

Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Southeast Region, Salida Office, 719-530-5520
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area, Salida Visitor Center, 719-539-7289
Bureau of Land Management, Royal Gorge Field Office, 719-269-8500
United States Forest Service, Salida Ranger District, 719-539-3951