dirty-woman-park-monument-CO

Parks We Love: Dirty Woman Park in Monument

We went to Dirty Woman Park in Monument for the first time a few weeks ago and had a great time.  Don’t let the name scare you off – it’s apparently named after a woman who lived on the land with particularly unsanitary lifestyle, including pigs in her house!  You can read a little bit more about the history of this woman in this Gazette article.

dirty woman park in monument 1

The park features a small playground…

dirty woman park in monument 2

A basketball court – and sand volleyball, too…

dirty woman park in monument 5

Picnic pavilions and large playfields…

dirty woman park in monument 8

And a creek, which is much more attractive to my bigger kids than a playground these days!

dirty woman park in monument 9

I told my friend that creeks are Colorado’s waterparks and pool, because we certainly don’t have many of those but my kids don’t know the difference!  The concept of spending all summer at a pool would shock my kids. :)

dirty woman park in monument 4

dirty woman park in monument 7

We really liked this park, and we’ll definitely be back!  The address for Dirty Woman Park is 17575 Mitchell Rd. in Monument.

 

email
3 Comments
Post-Banner---Circa-Group

Comments

  1. I love this park feature you are doing!!

    • Thanks! I hope I can keep it up! I’ve been thinking of doing one for a couple of years and never got it together. I’m not sure if I have it together better this year but I decided to just do whatever I can and hope that even a few posts in the “series” is better than nothing! :)

  2. Thanks for these park reviews- I love finding new great parks and haven’t heard about this one.

Leave a Comment

*

Please abide by our comment policy.

Subscribe to comments without leaving a comment: