Welcome to Greenwood Village
Located in Arapahoe County, only 13 miles from Denver, Greenwood Village has all of the benefits of big city living combined with a tranquil suburban vibe. Consisting of 8.1 square miles, this area features 22 parks, 26.8 miles of trails, and 184 acres of open spaces.
Pedestrian-friendly, most primary schools and supermarkets are walkable, and over 200 restaurants and coffee shops serve the area’s residents. Part of the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area, some parts of this city are busier than others, but the majority of space here is tranquil.
Single-family detached homes are the most common housing type, and 70 percent of the population owns their residences. Several large apartment buildings offer lofts and other spaces for renters. This business/residential hub has a lot to offer.
What to Love
- Offers the benefits of big city living combined with a tranquil suburban vibe
- Most attractions are walkable
- Features more than 200 restaurants and shops
People & Lifestyle
Families are drawn to the quiet seclusion of Greenwood Village, but many young professionals also choose this area thanks to its proximity to the city. This suburban oasis is favored by those who love the outdoors but still enjoy all of the restaurants and retail that Denver has to offer.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Dining and shopping options abound in Greenwood Village, with residents enjoying a mix of local favorites as well as all Denver has to offer.
Local favorites include Ocean Prime
, an upscale chain known for its sophisticated decor, long wine list and classic steak and seafood menu, and Del Frisco’s Steak House
, a lavishly outfitted chain restaurant specializing in prime steaks and seafood and fine wines. Eddie V’s Seafood
is a stylish and sophisticated fine dining experience that delivers artistically prepared dishes and features an ever-changing array of seasonal seafood and critically acclaimed prime steaks.
Residents here also enjoy shopping at the Village Shops at the Landmark, a retail center located in the Denver Tech Center area of Colorado. Offering retail, restaurant, and entertainment services, the space is beautifully landscaped with flowering shrubs and ornamental grasses.
Things to Do
Boasting 22 different parks, Greenwood Village offers plenty in terms of outdoor recreation, and lots of events are held in this greenspace.
A Summer Concert Series is offered weekly from June to August. Presented at the Crescent Amphitheater, these free events feature various acts playing everything from Top 40 to Country.
Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater
, which has an 18,000-person capacity, is considered the largest outdoor amphitheater in the Denver metropolitan area and is open every year from May to September.
At the Marjorie Perry Nature Preserve, the Village’s most significant open space, you’ll find the High Line Canal—one of Colorado’s premier trail networks. It offers breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains, wildlife habitats, and natural vegetation.
There are also eight equestrian parks and trails in Greenwood Village, great for a casual ride or a leisurely stroll.
Greenwood Village is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Cherry Creek High School, grades 9-12, one of the largest high schools in the Denver metro area, with an 80-acre campus.